Calendar of Events

Member Events

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.

July 27
Black Box Storytelling Theater presents Kristin Pedemonti.  New Mountain SOL Bar, 38 N French Broad Avenue.  7:PM.

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 17
No ASC meeting.

August 19
Asheville Storytelling Circle 20th Anniversary Celebration.  ISIS Theater, Haywood Road. West Asheville.  5:30 PM.  $10 cover charge.

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 20
Jackson Gillman Concert.  BeBe Theater, 20 Commerce Street, Asheville.  2:PM.  General admission $12.

September 21
High Performance Coaching Workshop with Jackson Gillman.  9:30 AM – 3:30 PM.  Lenoir Rhyne University, Room 316, 36 Montford Avenue.  $25.  Information:  623-491-7351.

September 21
Hook ‘Em or Lose ‘Em Workshop with Jackson Gillman.  7–9:PM.  Asheville Terrace Community Room, 200 Tunnel Road.  Free to ASC members.  No ASC meeting.

September 25-26:
The Heart of North Carolina Storytelling Festival @ Greensboro, NC.  Sponsored in part by the North Carolina Storytelling Guild.  Features ASC teller Michael Reno Harrell @ 7:PM on the 25th.  Other performers include Donna Washington, Linda Goodman, Vicky Town, Ray Mendenhall and Naomi Faw.  Info:  828-274-1123 or gudgers@bellsouth.net.

November 22
ASC 20th Anniversary Tellabration! Celebration featuring Lloyd Arneach, Marvin Cole, Rose Lynn Katz, Gwenda Ledbetter, Sherry Lovett, David Novak, Wayne & Jane Sims, and Donna Marie Todd.  ASC Founder, Sandra Gudger, will introduce the program with a short History of ASC.  3:PM.  Folk Art Center on the Blue Ridge Parkway.  General Admission:  $10.

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