Calendar of Events

Member Events

 

July 10
Michael Reno Harrell performs at the Purple Onion in Saluda, NC, 7:30 to 9:30 PM.

July 12
Stories on Asheville’s Front Porch, Rhino Courtyard of Pack Place in Downtown Asheville, 10:30 to 11:45 AM, featuring Tim Lowry and Shanita Jackson.  Free admission and free parking at the Police Station by Pack Tavern.

July 12
Toe River Festival in Bakersville, NC, 10:AM to 5:PM.  Workshop 10 to 11:30 AM with Connie Regan-Blake.  Other featured tellers include Michael Reno Harrell, Kim Weitkamp, Lloyd Arneach, and Chuck Brodsky.

July 13
Michael Reno Harrell performs at Blowing Rock Art and History Museum, Blowing Rock, NC.  5:30 PM.  Wine and light refreshments served after the concert.  $20.  Reservations:  828-295-9099, ext. 3006.

July 19
Stories on Asheville’s Front Porch, Rhino Courtyard of Pack Place in Downtown Asheville, 10:30 to 11:45 AM, featuring Howard Hangar.  Free admission and free parking at the Police Station by Pack Tavern.
 
July 21
ASC monthly meeting.  Asheville Terrace community Room, 200 Tunnel Road.  7:PM.  New members and guests welcome.  828-274-1123

July 26
Stories on Asheville’s Front Porch, Rhino Courtyard of Pack Place in Downtown Asheville. 10:30 to 11:45 AM. ASC storytellers Sherry Lovett, Kaleo Wheeler, Pete Koschnick, Zane Chait, Larry Kakenowash, Kathy Gordon, with Wallace Shealy as MC. Free admission.

August 2
Jane & Wayne Sims perform A Storytelling Dinner Theatre fund-raiser for St. Johns Episcopal Church at 290 Old Haw Creek Road, Asheville. Italian dinner with all the fixings will be served in the parish hall at 6:PM followed by the concert in the church at 7:PM. Tickets: $20 dinner and concert; $15 concert only. Reservations Required for Dinner. Information / Reservations / Confirmation available from the church at 298-3553 or Sara Davis at 298-1330. (Voice mail at either number assures reservation.) Or stjohnsasheville@gmail.com.

August 3 – 9
Connie Regan-Blake presents the Ninth Annual StoryWindow Summer Retreat, seven days of telling, coaching, and fun in Asheville. connie@storywindow.com

August 17
ASC Annual Picnic, WNC Nature Center, Gashes Creek Road, Pavilion #3. Bring a covered dish. Set up 4:PM, picnic 5:PM, storytelling 6 -7:45 PM.

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

Brevard StoryFest
Brevard, NC   (828) 884-3151.
Sponsored by NC Storytelling Guild & Friends of Transylvania County Library System
www.ncstoryguild.org/events

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