Tales and Tea Events

The Storytellers of The Round Table

return for their 5th Season.

Tales and Tea events are $35 per person includes all your food, tea, tax, gratuity and entertainment.  You may purchase your reservation on the links below or call and purchase your reservation over the phone.  Reservations must be paid for in advance of the event.

Doors open at 6 p.m. High Tea is served from 6:00 p.m. to 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.

Menus will be listed for each event below.  We can accommodate Vegetarian, Vegan and Gluten Free High Tea however you must call and give us your special dietary needs at least 48 hours before the event.  We will inform you at that time if there will be any additional fee.  Champagne, Wine, and Beer will also be available for an additional menu price the night of the event.

 Tea Events are by reservation only.  Cancellations will not be accepted less than 24 hours before the event.


Meet our Storytellers of the Round Table 

Mary Lou Williams is a retired teacher. She holds a masters degree in education from Columbia University.  She has served on the board of the Florida Storytelling Association and has produced local storytelling workshops and concerts featuring national tellers.  She is also a member of Toastmasters and has achieved the Distinguished Toastmaster award.  She has written a book of her stories called Ten Fractured Fairy Tales.
Tashahara Jallad joined Toastmasters in 2008.  After achieving the level of Distinguished Toastmaster, she began exploring storytelling.  She joined The Florida Storytelling Association and founded the Storytellers of the Round Table.  Tashahara adapts and weaves universal messages that touch the heart, challenge the mind, and lift the spirit.  With a belief that a story is the shortest distance between two hearts, she will inspire you to pass them along.
Rhonda Brazinahas co-authored a children’s book, Carrots for Charlie. She also found her dream job as a professional storyteller.  Combining her career as an educator, her love for acting and the theater, and her passion for stories, she is grateful to have found her niche with the Storytellers of the Round Table. Rhonda is a member of Toastmasters and earned the Distinguished Toastmaster award, the highest award that Toastmasters bestows. She delights in connecting with her audience.

Joel Ying, MD, is a physician practicing traditional & alternative medicine. As a Distinguished Toastmaster, he discovered a passion for storytelling as a performance art and a healing art. He attends storytelling festivals, produces local events, and performs eclectic world folk tales and personal stories. His style is unique, unexpected, and powerful.

Tales and Tea Event Calendar


Thursday October 24th 

 “BOO”  Fun for everyone tales.


Scone:  Apple Cinnamon

Savories: Brambles Chicken Salad “Finger” sandwich, Ham and Swiss Mummy, English Egg Salad Eyeballs, and Spider Florentine Quiche

Dessert:  Pumpkin Cheesecake and Ghost Brownies

Tea: English Breakfast, Voodoo and Apple Spice Herbal Decaf seats still available please call us direct 239-262-6165

November 14th

“Cornucopia of Tales”   All kinds of wonderful tales.


Scone:  Sweet Potato

Savories:  Mini Beef Pasty, Cornucopia filled with Turkey and Cranberry Salad, Roasted Veggie Tea sandwich and Black Forrest Ham with Maple Bacon Jam.

Dessert:  Spice Apple Cake, Pumpkin Macaroons and Fruit

Tea:  Scottish Breakfast, Pumpkin Creme and Peachy Fruit Infusion Caffeine Free



Saturday December 7th

10 a.m. to 11:30 p.m.  Adults $35  Children $25

“Mr. Brambles Christmas Tea”  Our Storytellers favorite children stories will come to life.

Children Menu:

Scone:  Cinnamon Roll Scone

Savories: Peanut Butter and Jelly Reindeer, Brambles Chicken Salad Stars, Honey Ham Snowman, and Turkey Teapot sandwich.

Dessert:  Mr. Brambles cookies, The Grinch Cupcakes

Tea:  Pink Lemonade, Hot White Chocolate and Strawberry Herbal Decaf

Adult Menu: 

Scone:  Cinnamon Roll Scone

Savories:  Mini Quiche Lorraine, Brambles Chicken Salad on Croissant, English Egg Salad tea sandwich, and Fig and Brie Crostini.

Dessert:  Red Velvet Cupcake,  White Chocolate Christmas Turtle and Fruit.

Tea:  Buccaneer, Cha Cha Chi, and Raspberry Earl Grey


Thursday December 12th 

“My Favorite Things”  Enjoy the holiday season with your family and friends as the storytellers tell tales about their favorite things.


Scone:  Sweet Potato

Savories: Baked Turkey and Arugula Tea Sandwich, Broccoli Cheddar and Watercress quiche, Ham and  Egg Salad tea sandwich and Roast Beef Puffs.

Desserts:  Christmas Pudding, Cranberry Orange Petite Fours and Fruit

Tea:  Fine Assam, Pomegranate Green Tea, and Creme Brulee


Thursday January 9th

“In the Beginning”  Tales about beginnings will be a perfect way to start the New Year.


Scone:  English Banofee Scone (Banana and Toffee)

Savories: Sour Cherry and Pate Crostini, Waldorf Turkey Salad on Croissant, Italian Meat Sandwich, and Cucumber Feta and Tomato tea sandwich.

Desserts: London Fog Cake (Chocolate), Fruit Tarts and Fruit

Teas:  Velvet Fog, Butterscotch Caramel Toffee and Blackcurrant Herbal Decaf


Thursday February 13th

“All you need is Love”  Treat yourself to the perfect Valentines gift.


Scone:  Strawberry

Savories:  Caprese (mozzarella, tomato and basil on focaccia),  Scarlatta Grape Chicken Salad on Croissant, Bacon, Cheddar and Leek Quiche and Smoked Salmon on Everything Bagel.

Dessert:   Chocolate Mocha Cheesecake, Assorted Macaroons and Fruit

Tea:  Royal Wedding, Oh Darjeeling, and Strawberry Rhubarb Fruit Infusion Caffeine Free


Thursday March 12th

“Stories and Riggamoral”  Bring in March Madness with our crazy and wild tales.


Scone:  Nutty Pecan Scone

Savories:  Turkey Spinach and Artichoke Palimers, Corned Beef and Swiss Froggy sandwich, Mini Cucumber Crostini, and Grilled Chicken and Avocado wraps.

Dessert:   Ooey Gooey Squares, Banana Split Truffles and Fruit

Tea:  Irish Breakfast, Lemon Lime Herbal Decaf and Chocolate Mint


Thursday April 9th

“Balderdash and Gobbley Goop”  Humorous stories we all need more of today.


Scone:  Black and Blue Scone (Blackberry and Blueberry)

Savories:  English Egg Salad Flip Flop tea sandwich, Crabby Chicken Salad Sandwich, Mixed veggie and cream cheese toast and Roast Beef and Cheddar on Pumpernickel.

Dessert:   Jam Rolly Polly Cake, Wacky Chocolate Mendants and Fruit

Tea: Blue Lady, Blueberry Bliss Herbal Decaf and Brambles Blend


Thursday May 14th

“My Mother Done Told Me”    Can you relate to some of those great tales about Mom.


Scone:  Hummingbird Scone (Pineapple, Banana and Walnut)

Savories:  Coronation Chicken Salad tea sandwich, Ricotta and Orange Crostini, Ham, Brie and Green Apple Croissant,  and Smoked Salmon and Asparagus tea sandwich.

Dessert:   Victoria Sponge, Dark Chocolate Fudge Love Truffle and Fruit

Tea:  Peach Brandy, Tropical Rainforrest Green and English Breakfas

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