Calendar of Events

Member Events

 

June 6
Michael Reno Harrell performs in the Firemen’s Kitchen at Hickory Community Theatre.  Hickory, NC.  8:PM.

June 13
Michael Reno Harrell is featured at the Appalachian Lifestyle Celebration in Downtown Waynesville, NC.

June 13
Freeman Owle presents Living in a Multicultural Community at Feed and Seed in Fletcher, NC.  Elena Diana Miller, MC.  Free admission but donations appreciated.  Info:  http://www.feedandseednc.com/

June 13
Donna Marie Todd presents A Widow’s Tale retreat at Christmount Conference Center, Black Mountain, 9:AM – 4:PM.  http://donnamarietodd.net/

June 13
Connie Regan-Blake performs at Bluff Mountain Festival in Hot Springs, NC.  Music, dance, arts & crafts, & down home food.  Silent auction benefits Madison County Arts Council.  Free admission.

June 15
ASC Monthly Meeting. 7:PM.  Asheville Terrace Community Room, 200 Tunnel Road.  New members welcome.  Info:  274-1123

June 20
A Visit With Laura Ingalls Wilder, presented by Daphne Ruth Darcy,
Smith McDowell House, 10:30 am to 12:30 pm.  Make  reservation by June 18.  www.wnchistory.org or 828-253-9231.

June 28
ASC Annual Picnic @ WNC Nature Center.  Swannanoa River Road at Gashes Creek Road, Pavilion #3.  Picnic at 4:PM; Storytelling open to public at 5:PM.  Information: 828-667-4227.

June 29
Black Box Storytelling Theater OPEN MIC.  7:PM; sign up at 6:PM.  New Mountain SOL Bar, 39 N French Broad Avenue; Downtown Asheville.  Stories limited to 10 minutes.  $5 at door.

July 9
Michael Reno Harrell performs at the Purple Onion, Saluda, NC.  7:30 to 9:30 PM.
July 9
Dorothy Jean Kirk’s one-woman show, Burn Baby Burn.  Altamont Theatre, Asheville.  7:30 PM.  Information & tickets: http://thealtamont.com.

July 10
Music on the Square, Jonesborough, TN, features Michael Reno Harrell.  7:00 to 8:30 PM.

July 11
Toe River Storytelling Festival, @ Bowman Middle School, Bakersville, NC.
12 Noon – 5:PM.

July 11
Michael Reno Harrell presents a Storytelling Workshop: Your Stories Should Be Told.  Blowing Rock Art and History Museum, Blowing Rock, NC.  10:AM – 12:30 PM.

July 11
Stories on Asheville’s Front Porch.  Rhino Courtyard of Diana Wortham Theater (enter through theater).  10:AM – Noon.  Regi Carpenter, Debbie Gurrier, and Saundra Kelley.  Free Admission.

July 12-18
Connie Regan-Blake presents the 10th annual week-long storytelling retreat in Asheville.  Info: 828-258-1113 or Http://storywindow.com

July 18
Stories on Asheville’s Front Porch.  Rhino Courtyard of Diana Wortham Theater (enter through theater).  10:AM – Noon.  John Thomas Fowler, Marci Nimick, and Wallace Shealy.  Free Admission.

July 20
ASC Monthly Meeting. 7:PM.  Asheville Terrace Community Room, 200 Tunnel Road.  New members welcome.  Info:  274-1123

July 25
Stories on Asheville’s Front Porch.  Rhino Courtyard of Diana Wortham Theater (enter through theater).  10:AM – Noon.  Kristin Pedemonti, Susan Lachman and Todd Lester.  Free Admission.

August 1
Stories on Asheville’s Front Porch.  Rhino Courtyard of Diana Wortham Theater (enter through theater).  10:AM – Noon.  Cecil Bothwell, Sandra Gudger, Randy Robins, Michael Cronin, Jada Nye, and Lynn Foster.  Free Admission.

August 8
Stories on Asheville’s Front Porch.  Rhino Courtyard of Diana Wortham Theater (enter through theater).  10:AM – Noon.  Features rescue and adoption stories by Brother Wolf Animal Adoption staff.  Pets will be available for adoption.  Free Admission, but donations to Brother Wolf appreciated.

August 20-22
Taking Your Story to the Stage, a workshop presented by Connie Regan-Blake for returning students (limited to six).  Registration fee is $450, $395 if paid in full by July 30.    Info: 828-258-1113 or Http://storywindow.com 

August 21:  A Slice of Life performed by workshop participants at Metro Wines, 169 Charlotte Street.  7:30 PM.  $15 Admission includes glass of wine.

September 12
Ronnie Pepper presents Living in a Multicultural Community at Feed and Seed in Fletcher, NC.  Elena Diana Miller, MC.  Free admission but donations appreciated.  Info:  http://www.feedandseednc.com/

September 13
Lloyd Arneach featured at the National Folk Life Festival, Greensboro, NC.  http://nationalfolkfestival.com/
 
September 25-26:
The Heart of North Carolina Storytelling Festival @ Greensboro, NC.  Sponsored in part by the North Carolina Storytelling Guild.  Features ASC member Michael Reno Harrell @ 7:PM on the 25th.  Other performers include Donna Washington, Linda Goodman, Vicky Town, Ray Mendenhall and Naomi Faw.  Info: Contact Sandra Gudger: 828-274-1123 or gudgers@bellsouth.net.

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

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