Tales and Tea Events 

$35 per person includes all your food,tea, tax, gratuity and entertainment.  When you call we will need your credit card information to secure your reservation.  You will be charged the day of the event.  Cancellations will not be accepted 24 hours before the event.

Doors open at 6 p.m. High Tea is served at 6:30 p.m. Storytelling begins at 7 p.m. The event is over at 8 p.m.

We will have a raffle for a free Tea Pot and other small items at the end of the event.

We can accommodate Vegetarian, Vegan and Gluten Free High Tea if informed when reservation is made there is a $5.00 surcharge. Champagne, Wine and Beer available at menu price.

 

Meet our Storytellers of the Round Table 

Mary Lou Williams is a professional storyteller and writer.  A retired educator, she holds a master’s degree in Education from Columbia University. She is a member of the Florida Storytellers Association, Toastmasters International, and the Tamiami Tales Tellers of Fort Myers.
Tashahara Jallad adapts and weaves traditional tales and personal stories with a universal message that touches the heart, challenges the mind, and tickles the funny bone.  With her energetic style that will lift your spirit, she imparts an age old truth that a story is the shortest distance between two hearts.
Rhonda Brazina moved to Southwest Florida from Ohio.  As a member of Toastmasters International and the Storytellers of the Round Table, She has found a new love creating and telling stories.  She loves acting classes at the Sugden and being on stage.  She is living her dream.
Dr. Joel Ying, MD, is a Naples physician practicing integrative & holistic health.  Toastmasters introduced him to the art of storytelling and the National Storytelling Festival.  In this Age of Information, it is not the data but the stories that captivate, inspire, and motivate us.  Join him as he spins his tales, tall and short, true and false, folk and myth.

 


 

Thursday October 12th 2017 (“Spoooky Stories”) will be featured.  Fun, whimsical evening to put you in the mood for Halloween.


6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Tales & Tea $35
 

Menu

Scones:   Pumpkin Scone served with Honey Butter from Florida’s own “Honey Feast” Mangrove Honey.

Tea Sandwiches:  Turkey and Green Apple on Croissant, Chicken Pasty, Southern Pimento Cheese on Pumpernickel Rye Swirl Bread and  Black Forrest Ham and Swiss cheese on Hawaiian Rolls.

Pastries:   Pumpkin Roll and Fresh Fruit

Teas:   Yorkshire Gold Black Tea, Buccaneer Tea consisting of (Organic Indian Black Tea, Organic Rooibos, Organic Coconut, Apple, Cocoa Beans, and White & Dark Chocolate Bits) and Orange Spicer Herbal Decaf

 


 

Thursday November 9th 2017  “Tales of Gratitude” will warm your heart as we prepare for the Thanksgiving Season.  (Sold Out)


6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Tales & Tea $35

Menu

Scone: Pear and Cinnamon Scones with Honey Butter

Tea Sandwiches:  Thanksgiving in a Roll, Green Bean Casserole Palmiers, Egg Salad on Whole Wheat, Celery stuffed with Cream Cheese, Cranberries and Bacon.

Pastries:  Pumpkin Cheesecake and Fresh Fruit

Teas:  Pumpkin Crème, Herbal Decaf Apple Cinnamon Twist and Vanilla Earl Grey

 


 

Saturday December 9th 2017  “Children Special” New this year our storytellers will be giving a special performance on Saturday morning for children.  Starting at 9:30 a.m. till 11:00 a.m. Brambles will feature a special Christmas Time Tales and Tea.  


9:30 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.
Tales & Tea  Children $20  Adults $30

Menu

Scone: Cinnamon Swirl Scones with Honey Butter

Children Tea Sandwiches: Christmas Trees with Cucumbers and Cream Cheese. Reindeer’s with Peanut Butter and Strawberry Preserves, Snowflakes with Honey Turkey and Snowmen with Honey Ham.

Adult Tea Sandwiches:  Maple Sausage and Swiss Cheese Quiche, Egg Salad on Honey Wheat, Cucumber and Herb Cream Cheese, and Chicken Salad on Croissant.

Pastries: Mr. Brambles Sugar Cookies, Oreo Skier Cupcakes and Fresh Fruit.

Teas: Strawberry Herbal Decaf, Pink Lemonade, Hot Chocolate and Creme Brulee Black Tea.

 


 

Thursday December 14th 2017  “Tis the Season” will be the theme of the tales to enjoy with your family and friends during the holiday season.


6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Tales & Tea $35

Menu

Scone: Cranberry and Orange Scone with Clotted Cream and Cranberry Strawberry Preserves.

Tea Sandwiches: Christmas Ham and Swiss Cheese on Hawaiian Rolls, Mini Beef Pasties,  Chicken Salad on Crossiant, and Fig and Brie Crostini.

Pastries:  Chocolate Yule Log, Mince Pies and Fresh Fruit

Teas: Pomegranate Green Tea, Royal Wedding and English Breakfast

 


 

Thursday January 11th 2018 “New Beginnings” tales will be the perfect way to start the New Year.


6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Tales & Tea $35

Menu

Scone: Dark Cherry Scones with Clotted Cream and Cherry Preserves

Tea Sandwiches: Herb Chicken Salad on Croissant, Quiche Lorraine, and Cucumber and Cream Cheese.

Pastries:  Sticky Toffee Pudding and Fresh Fruit

Teas:  Apricot, Assam and Velvet Fog (a Cinnamon Creme Flavor).

 


 

Tuesday February 8th 2018 “Love Stories” Bring your Valentine or special friend for a night of beautiful tales about Love.


6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Tales & Tea $35

Menu

Scone: Strawberry Scone with Clotted Cream and Strawberry preserves.

Sandwiches: Turkey, Provolone, Lettuce, Tomatoes and Black Olives on Pumpernickel Rye Swirl Bread, Shrimp Divina on Croissant,  Roast Beef and Boursin Cheese

Pastries: Chocolate Dome and Fresh Fruit

Teas:  Blackcurrant, Afternoon Darjeeling and Peach Brandy Decaf

 


 

Tuesday February 20th 2018 An encore performance will be offered this year of our most popular event  “Love Stories”


6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Tales & Tea $35

Menu

Scone: Lemon Poppy Seed Scone with Clotted Cream and Lemon Curd.

Sandwiches:  Black Forrest Ham and Pepper Jack Cheese on Pretzel Bun,  Waldorf Chicken Salad on Croissant, Spinach, Artichoke and Walnut on Pumpernickle Rye and

Pastries: Chocolate Dome and Fresh Fruit

Teas:  Blackcurrant, Afternoon Darjeeling and Peach Brandy Decaf

 


 

Thursday March 8th 2018 “Irish Tales” will be our March Event.  Wear your green and sip some green tea as you listen to heartfelt Irish Tales.

Menu


6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Tales and Tea $35

Scone: Apricot Scone with Clotted Cream and Apricot Preserves.

Tea Sandwiches:  Corned Beef and Swiss on Rye, Pineapple and Cucumber Cream cheese on country white and Florentine Quiche.

Pastries:  Carrot Cake and Fresh Fruit

Teas:  Irish Breakfast, Royal Wedding and Tropical Rainforrest Green Tea

 


 

Thursday April 5th 2018 “Tall Tales” will be the highlight of our April Event.  Enjoy a beautiful spring night with lively tales.


6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Tales & Tea $35

Menu

Scones: Cherry Scones with Cherry Preserves and Clotted Cream

Tea Sandwiches:   Roast Beef and Cheddar on Pumpernickel,  Italian Marinated Chicken Breast on Croissant, Ham Salad on Honey Wheat Bread and Egg Salad on Potato Bread.

Pastries: Strawberry Millionaire Pie and fresh fruit.

Teas: Blue Lady, Butterscotch Toffee Decaf and Earl Grey Raspberry

 


 

Thursday May 10th 2018  “Mother Stories” The perfect place to show your love for Mom.  An extra special night of stories about Mom and and a high tea to remember.


6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Tales & Tea $35

Menu

Scone: Traditional English Scone with Clotted Cream, Strawberry Preserves and Lemon Curd.

Tea Sandwiches:  Cucumber and Mascarpone, Scarlotta Grape Chicken Salad, Quiche Florentine, English Egg Salad.

Pastries:  Wedding Cake and fresh fruit.

 Teas:  Royal Wedding, Scottish Breakfast and Herbal Peach Paradise

 


 

Price is per person that includes tax and gratuity. Events and Menus are subject to change.