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Storyteller’s Cottage: September events

Updated: Jul 17

• For more info about these events: 860-877-6099

• The Storyteller’s Cottage, 750 Hopmeadow Street, Simsbury • www.storytellerscottage.com

“Murder She Wrote” Mystery Tea Party

Wednesday 9/4— 1 pm

$20 • Play a mystery room and celebrate after with treats and tea

Get Published: Kid’s Writing Workshop

Wednesday 9/4 — 3:45 pm $150 for 5 hour-and-a-half long classes • Learn writing practices and get published in an online literary magazine

Friday Night Mystery Writer’s Club (for kids)

Fridays — 4:30 pm

$10 • Play a mini mystery game, choose a writing prompt or write on your own.

Get Published: Writing Retreat

Saturday 9/7 — 9:00 am

$125• Take 4 practical and useful classes to learn how to get published

“Beauty and the Beast” Tea Party Club for Kids

Sunday 9/8 — 2 pm

$15 • Storytime, crafts & tea party with snacks

Launch Party: “I’m Mad at the Moon”

Sunday 9/8 -- 3 pm Free • Come celebrate Mary Grace Dembeck’s new charming children’s book and enjoy cookies & sparkling cider

“Story Teller’s” Beginning Acting Classes (ages 5-8)

Wednesday 9/11-- 4pm $150 for 6 week session • Beginning acting class for ages 5-8

Write a Legacy Book for Your Grandchildren

Thursday 9/12 — 1 pm

$120 for 3 weeks • Learn how to compile family memories into a memory book

“Acting Up” Intermediate Acting Classes (ages 9-13)

Thursday 9/12— 4 pm

$150 for 6 weeks • Intermediate acting classes for ages 9-13

“The Actor’s Cottage” Advanced Acting Classes (ages 13-17)

Thursday 9/12— 5:15 pm

$150 for 6 weeks • for students aged 13-17 interested in auditioning for school shows, regional and community theater or just love to perform

Write Your Memoir or Novel: Fall Session I

Thursday 9/12 — 6 pm

$250 for 6 weeks • Learn to write a memoir or novel under the guidance of a talented editor

Writing Historical Fiction

Thursday 9/12 — 6:30 pm

$120 for 6 weeks • Learn how to create historical fiction

Author Talk: Tina Angeli “We are Angels”

Thursday 9/12 — 7 pm

$5 • Live discussion & book signing with author, light reception afterward

Cub Reporters (for kids)

Friday 9/13— 4:30 pm

$20 • Learn how to be a journalist and get published in a magazine

Children’s Book Open House

Saturday 9/14 — 1:00 pm

Free • Come meet local children’s authors, hear stories and create crafts

Fantastic Books and How to Write Them: Youth Writing Workshop

Saturday 9/14 — 1:30 pm

750 Hopmeadow Street Simsbury, CT 06070

$160 for 4 weeks • Learn the building blocks of writing sci-fi, fantasy & magical realism

Return to Downton Abbey: Formal Afternoon Tea

Saturday 9/14 — 4 pm

$25 • Come enjoy a high tea with fellow Downton Abbey fans

Back to School at Hogwarts (for kids)

Sunday 9/15— 1 pm

$50 • Spend a day taking classes at Hogwarts and enjoying Harry Potter themed activities

Dinner with an Author: Marilyn Simon Rothstein

Thursday 9/19— 5:30 pm

$50 (includes three course dinner and signed copy of Marilyn’s book) • Chat with author Marilyn Simon Rothstein and learn about her writing process and more

Author Salon: Marilyn Simon Rothstein “Lift and Separate”

Thursday 9/19 — 7 pm

$5 • Live discussion & book signing with author, light reception afterward

Learn How to Draw Cartoons: A Design Class for Kids

Friday 9/20 — 4:30 pm

$45 • Kids will learn the basics of cartooning with professional graphic designer Robin Towle-Fecso

Writing for Your Blog

Friday 9/20 — 6:30 pm

$40 • Learn how to write ten different types of blog posts

Learn How to Draw Anime: A Design Class for Teens

Friday 9/20 — 7:00 pm

$45 • Learn how to draw figures, anime faces and explore line art with professional graphic designer Robin Towle-Fecso

Tea and Tips: How to Get Published

Saturday 9/21 — 4 pm

Free • Published author will share secrets about how to become a successfully published author

Murder on the Trans-Siberian Express

Saturday 9/21 — 8 pm

$50 • Come solve a mystery that occurred on the Trans-Siberian Express surrounded by Russian aristocrats, oriental royalty and a mysterious psychic

A Grand Adventure: A Mystery Game and Tea Party for Grandparents & Grandchildren

Sunday 9/22— 2 pm

$20 • Solve a mystery together and then celebrate with treats and tea

Author Salon: Serene Hackel “Skipper Goes to War”

Sunday 9/22— 3:30 pm

$5 • Live discussion & book signing with author, light reception afterward

Author Talk: Mary K. Savarese "Tigers Love Bubble Baths & Obsession Perfume: Who Knew?" Thursday 9/26 — 7 pm $5 • Live discussion & book signing with author, light reception afterward

Wizard Academy (for kids)

Friday 9/27— 3:30 pm

$150 for 5 weeks • Kids aged 10-14 will learn how to do a mix of tricks and bring home their own magic kit

Night Circus: Midnight Dinner

Saturday 9/28— 10 pm

$60 for event or $80 for dinner with tarot card reading • Enjoy a three course meal, themed decor and exciting literary games

Magical Pencraft: Harry Potter Writing Workshop

Sunday 9/29— 1 pm

$20 per class • Kids will write Harry Potter themed writing included fan fiction, spells and more

Author Afternoon: James M. Chesbro “A Lion in the Snow”

Sunday 9/29— 3 pm

$5 • Live discussion & book signing with author, light reception afterward


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