Tea ‘n’ Tales is back for its 15th season and have added some family-themed performances. It is presented by the Guelph Guild of Storytellers.
Every Friday from June 18 to Sept. 8 tales will be told at 10:30 a.m.
There will be a special Canada Day performance featuring Robert Munsch, James Gordon, and Larry Gibbs. Music from Shepherd's Knot will also be featured.
This Tea ‘n’ Tales season will have more family-themed performances than last year and are called Under the Magic Ash. These will be held on Saturdays at 10:30 a.m. on July 1 and 15, and Aug. 5 and 19. Each of these performances will include Munsch and other performers.
Audience members are encouraged to bring lawn chairs and mugs for free refreshments.
The event is free but donations are accepted to cover costs and assist in the Guelph Enabling Garden and the Guelph Guild of Storytellers programs.
The schedule for the Friday tales will be performed at the Enabling Garden at Riverside Park:
June 16: Brenda Byers and Don Conibear, with prelude entertainment by Trillium Jazz Trio.
June 23: Norman Perrin and Brian Holstein, with prelude entertainment by The Silver Strummers.
June 30: Jay Wilson and Brad Woods, with prelude entertainment by Djembe drummers.
July 1: James Gordon, Robert Munsch and Larry Gibbs, with entertainment by the Shepherd’s Knot.
July 7: Donna McCaw and JennyQ with prelude entertainment by The Silver Strummers.
July 14: Kait Taylor and Mary McCullum Baldersaro, with prelude entertainment by violinist Bridget Walsh.
July 15: Family Friendly Storytelling Under the Magic Ash, with Robert Munsch, Sarah Abusarar and friends.
July 21: Anna Kerz and June Brown with prelude entertainment by The Shepherd’s Knot.
July 28: Lynn Torrie and Donna Dudinski, with prelude entertainment by Djembe Drummers.
Aug. 4: Cecilia Vizcaino and Maria del Carmen Ordonez, with prelude entertainment by Señor Banana.
Aug. 5: Family Friendly Storytelling Under the Magic Ash, with Robert Munsch, Kait Taylor and friends.
Aug. 11: Heather Whaley and Michael “Rusty” Dougherty, who will also provide prelude music.
Aug. 18: Beve & Elizabeth Matson and Ruth Danziger with prelude entertainment by Royal City Ambassadors.
Aug. 19: Family Friendly Storytelling Under the Magic Ash, with Robert Munsch, Ruth Danziger and Elizabeth Matson.
Aug. 25: Paul and Judy Caufield and Susan Ida Boucaud, with prelude entertainment by Egan Baird.
Sept. 1: Jan Sherman and Sarah Abusarar with prelude entertainment by Violinist Bridget Walsh.
Sept. 8: Adwoa Badoe and Sya VanGeest with prelude entertainment to be announced.