Calendar of Events

Member Events

 

November 17
ASC monthly meeting. Asheville Terrace Community Room, 200 Tunnel Road. 7:PM. New members and guests welcome. 828-274-1123.

November 22
Minton Sparks presents a writing and performance workshop, Create Your Story. 10:AM – 1:PM. 144 E. Chestnut St., Asheville. Fee: $75. Space is limited. http://mintonsparks.populr.me or maddison.sinclaire@gmail.com
 
November 22
Charlotte Ross presents The Social Function of Narrative in Appalachian Society. 2:PM. Manheimer Room of the Reuter Center at UNCA. This is a part of the Asheville History Center’s exhibit, “Hillbilly Land.” Sponsored by North Carolina Humanities Council. Free and open to the public.

November 23
ASC presents Tellabration! at the Folk Art Center on the Parkway. 3:PM. Program features Grammy Nominated storyteller, poet & author Minton Sparks and ASC tellers Pete Koschnick, Zane Chiat, and Daphne Darcy. Karen-Eve Bayne Emcees. Admission $10.

December 7
ASC’s Annual Holiday Party for Circle members. Information: kgordon54@gmail.com or 828-484-8371. Parking limited. Car pool information or directions: charliestclair@charter.net.
 
December 14
Michael Reno Harrell and Sheila Kay Adams present A Blue Ridge Christmas at White Horse in Black Mountain. 3 – 5:PM.

December 15
No ASC monthly meeting.

December 18
Michael Reno Harrell and Sheila Kay Adams present A Blue Ridge Christmas at The Strand Theatre, 38 Main St., Waynesville. 7:45 to 9:30 PM.

January 19
ASC monthly meeting. Asheville Terrace Community Room, 200 Tunnel Road. 7:PM. New members and guests welcome. 828-274-1123.

January 30
North Carolina Storytelling Guild’s Winter Workshop with Kim Weitkamp presenting Marketing the Intangible at Baptist Assembly in Fort
Caswell. NC. Information: Terry Rollins at bardelf@gmail.com.

Regional Events

 

April

The Storytelling Festival of Carolina
Laurenburg, NC   (910) 291-0929.
http://www.storytellingfestivalofcarolina.org/

Stone Soup Storytelling Festival
Woodruff, SC   (864) 476-8770.
http://www.stonesoupsc.com/festival.aspx

May

Mountain Echoes Festival: A Homecoming
Clyde, NC.  (828) 627-4544.
www.mountainechoeshomecoming.org

June

Stories on Asheville's Front Porch
Asheville, NC (828) 450-5462
Saturdays, June–August

July

Toe River Storytelling Festival
Bakersville, NC.  (828) 467-9955,
thelovetts3@gmail.com.

October

National Storytelling Festival
Jonesborough, TN.  (800) 952-8392.
www.storytellingcenter.net/festival/

November

Brevard StoryFest
Brevard, NC   (828) 884-3151.
Sponsored by NC Storytelling Guild & Friends of Transylvania County Library System
www.ncstoryguild.org/events

Tellabration!
Asheville Folk Art Center, Blue Ridge Parkway.
Sunday before Thanksgiving
Sponsored by Asheville Storytelling Circle, Southern Highlands Craft Guild, and the National Storytelling Network.
(828) 664-1429 or (828) 777-9177