Calendar of Events



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

February 17
David Joe Miller presents OPEN MIC! @ Buffalo Nickel, 747 Haywood Road, West Asheville. Free event; 7:PM. Sign up begins at 6:30. Come early to order dinner.

February 19
Wayne & Jane Sims present “Memories & Stories of Growing Up Southern” for St. Johns County Reads sponsored by the St. Johns County (FL) Library System. 6:PM. Info:

February 26
Wayne & Jane Sims, The Storytelling Sims, present Mark My Word: Aphorisms & Tales of America’s greatest humorist Mark Twain. Port Orange Regional Library, Port Orange, FL. 2:PM. Info: 386-322-5152, or Free and open to the public.

March 4 – 6
Michael Reno Harrell is a featured teller at Azalea Storytelling Festival, LaGrange, GA.

March 11 – 12
Connie Regan-Blake is a featured teller at Charleston Tells Storytelling Festival, Charleston, SC.

March 18 – 19
Michael Reno Harrell is a featured teller at Do Tell Storytelling Festival, Madison, GA.

March 24
Michael Reno Harrell performs at Purple Onion, Saluda, NC. 7:30 – 9:30 PM.

April 8 & 9
Wayne & Jane Sims, The Storytelling Sims, perform A Trip Back in Time with America’s First Travel Writers: William Bartram & Constance Fenimore Woolson. 15 years stepping aboard St. Johns Riverkeeper Eco Heritage Cruises on the St. Johns River. Information:

April 9
Connie Regan-Blake presents a one day workshop, Finding the Storyteller in You. 9:30 AM – 4:30 PM. Lenoir Rhyne University Center for Graduate Studies at Asheville (2nd floor of Visitors Center), 36 Montford Avenue. Info:

April 22 – 23
Michael Reno Harrell is a featured teller at Kansas Storytelling Festival, Downs, KS. More information coming:

May 11
Romanza Festivale of the Arts presents The Three Tellers (Wayne & Jane Sims and Margaret Kaler). 12 noon. Corazon Cinema & Café, Downtown Saint Augustine. Lunch also available. General admission: $10; or 2 for $15.

Regional Events



The Storytelling Festival of Carolina
Laurenburg, NC   (910) 291-0929.

Stone Soup Storytelling Festival
Woodruff, SC   (864) 476-8770.


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


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


Toe River Storytelling Festival
Bakersville, NC.  (828) 467-9955,


National Storytelling Festival
Jonesborough, TN.  (800) 952-8392.


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