Calendar of Events

Events

January 21
ASC’s Holiday Party was postponed due to inclement weather, it has been rescheduled. Members and guests will gather at Crowfields clubhouse, 1745 Hendersonville Road, for a dinner and storytelling. Bring a side dish or dessert and serving utensil. ASC provides ham and turkey, plates, cups, eating utensils, coffee and tea. BYOB permitted. Set-up 2:00PM; dinner 3:00PM; followed by storytelling. You may wish to bring a sweater.

January 22
Power of Naming. Workshop led by Daphne Ruth Darcy. 7:00PM. Lake Point Landing, Hendersonville.

January 25
Wayne and Jane Sims, The Storytelling Sims, present Oldest City Tourism: 1870 – 1940 -- tantalizing tales and tidbits concerning early travelers who made their way into Florida by steamboat, rail, and tin lizzie seeking recreation and romance. St. Augustine Lighthouse & Museum. 6:00PM. Particulars & Info: 904-823-7969.

January 24 – February 28
Explore the Landscape of Story and Telling, a six-week session with Connie Regan-Blake. Wednesdays, 10:00AM – noon. Asheville campus of Lenoir-Rhyne University (Chamber of Commerce building), 36 Montford Avenue. Information: www.storywindow.com or 828-258-1113.

January 26 
The Vanishing Wheelchair presents, Magic, Mirth, & Meaning, featuring storytellers, singers, jugglers, and magicians. The Little Theatre, 175 Weaverville Highway, Suite K. Free, but donations appreciated. Info: T.J. Shimeld, tjshimeld@gmail.com or 828-391-6965.

January 27 – 28
Michael Reno Harrell featured at Pike Piddlers Storytelling Festival, Brundage, AL. Info: 334-735-3125.

February 2
The Vanishing Wheelchair presents, Birthday Magic, features audience participation to celebrate children with birthdays each month. 3:00PM. The Little Theatre, 175 Weaverville Highway, Suite K. Tickets: $5, may be purchased online at www.VanishingWheelchair.org, or contact 828-645-2941.

Febuary 19
ASC Monthly Meeting. 7:00PM. Asheville Terrace Community Room, 200 Tunnel Road. New members welcome. Info: 274-1123.

February 23 - 24
Michael Reno Harrell featured at Rocket City Storytelling Festival, Huntsville, AL. http://www.trinityhsv.org/engage/events/

February 27
Wayne & Jane Sims, The Storytelling Sims, perform When Florida Was The Wild West – fascinating tales of Cracker cattle barons, ranchers & cow hunters who forged Florida’s gigantic cattle industry. 2:00PM. Port Orange Regional Library, 1005 City Center Circle, Port Orange, FL. (386) 322-5152.

March 2 – 4
Michael Reno Harrell featured at Azalea Storytelling Festival, LaGrange, GA. http://www.lagrange.edu/events/azalea/index.html

March 13
Michael Reno Harrell at Weaverville Library, Weaverville, NC. Special Family Storytelling Event. 7:00PM. Free and open to the public.

March 19
ASC Monthly Meeting. 7:00PM. Asheville Terrace Community Room, 200 Tunnel Road. New members welcome. Info: 274-1123.

April 13 – 14
Michael Reno Harrell featured at Georgia Mountain Storytelling Festival. Union County Fine Arts Center, 926 Panther Overlook, Blairsville, GA. https://www.gamountainstoryfest.org/2018-festival/

April 20 - 22
Taking Your Story to the Stage, a three-day workshop focusing on performance skills with Connie Regan-Blake. Enrollment limited to 6 tellers. Participants are asked to bring an almost “stage ready” story. Participants will perform Saturday evening at the Black Mountain Center for the Arts. Information: www.storywindow.com or 828-258-1113

May 9
Romanza Festivale of Culture & the Arts brings The Three Tellers (Margaret Kaler, Jane Sims & Wayne Sims) back for the 4th year to regale listeners with their most recent program of history and humor, Saint Augustine’s Scoundrels. Tickets: $10., limited seating. Luncheon menu also available. Noon. Corazon Cinema & Café, 36 Granada Street. Info: 904-823-7969; http://www.corazoncinemaandcafe.com/

Regional Events

 

April

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

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

October

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

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

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.
828-274-1123 or 828-777-9177