Calendar of Events

Member Events

 

August 13
Michael Reno Harrell performs at Southern Quarter, Forest City, NC. 7:00-8:15 PM.

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. Info: 828-581-4603. Venue: http://isisasheville.com/.

August 20
Wayne & Jane Sims, The Storytelling Sims, perform All’s Fair in Love and War concerning the Civil War romance of CSA General Edmund Kirby-Smith and his bride Cassie Selden. 6:30 PM. Palm Coast Civil War Roundtable, Palm Coast, FL. Information: http://www.palmcoastcwrt.com/ or gengrant711@gmail.com.

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 Connie’s workshop participants at Metro Wines, 169 Charlotte Street. 7:30 PM. $15 Admission includes glass of wine.

August 21
Michael Reno Harrell performs at ISIS Restaurant & Music Hall. 7:00PM. West Asheville. Info: http://isisasheville.com/.

August 22
Michael Reno Harrell performs in The Wine Room @ The Grind Café. Morganton, NC. 8:PM.

August 28
Michael Reno Harrell @ The Cary Theatre – Six String Presents. With Chuck Brodsky. 8:PM. Cary, NC.

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.

October 1 – 4
Michael Reno Harrell: Appalachian Hideaway Songwriters Workshop @ Wildacres Retreat. 1565 Wildacres Road, Little Switzerland, NC. Info: http://www.wildacres.org/workshops/octoberevents.html

October 9
Wayne & Jane Sims, The Storytelling Sims, perform A Trip Back in Time with America’s First Travel Writers: William Bartram & Constance Fenimore Woolson. Our 15th year: St. Johns Riverkeeper Eco Heritage Cruises on the St. Johns River. Information: http://www.stjohnsriverkeeper.org/events/2-day-eco-heritage-boat-trip-42/

October 19
ASC Monthly Meeting. 7:PM. Asheville Terrace Community Room, 200 Tunnel Road. New members welcome. Info: 274-1123

November 12 & 13
Wayne & Jane Sims, The Storytelling Sims, perform All’s Fair in Love and War concerning the Civil War romance of CSA General Edmund Kirby-Smith and his bride Cassie Selden. Friday: Suwannee River Regional Library, 6:30 PM; Saturday: Suwannee County Historical Museum Luncheon, Noon. Live Oak, FL. Info: http://liveoakfestivals.com/raid-on-the-suwannee/

November 16
ASC Monthly Meeting. 7:PM. Asheville Terrace Community Room, 200 Tunnel Road. New members welcome. Info: 274-1123

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