Calendar of Events



Wayne & Jane Sims, The Storytelling Sims, perform at the Fall Country Jamboree!   Pioneer Settlement for the Creative Arts, Barberville, FL.  Info:  (386) 749-2959;

November 7
Gwenda Ledbetter performs for the 2nd annual Dinner Theatre at St. Johns Episcopal Church, 290 Old Haw Creek Rd., Asheville.  $20 includes dinner and concert.  Dinner: 6:PM; Performance: 7:PM.  Bill of fare includes assorted soups, salads, breads, desserts and beverages.  Info: 828-274-11123 or 828-777-9177.

November 11
For Veteran’s Day Wayne & Jane Sims, The Storytelling Sims, perform their patriotic  World War II program Holding Down the Homefront: Shortages, Submarines, Saboteurs, & War Bonds @ Victoria Park, DeLand, FL.
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:

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

November 21
Donna Marie Todd performs at Feed & Seed in Fletcher.  4:PM.  Free admission; donations appreciated.

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.  Tickets at the door, or call 828-274-1123 or 828-77-9177 to reserve for pick-up.

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