Calendar of Events

Events

 

May 1
Do Tell Storyfest. 3 – 6:PM @ Grace Lutheran Church, 1245 6th Avenue, West Hendersonville. Features Sherry Lovett, Nancy Basket, Karen-Eve Bayne, and singing storytellers Kim Richardson and Jenna Lindbo. General Admission: $12. Proceeds benefit Homes for Youth of Henderson County. Info: karenevebp@gmail.com or 828-388-0247.

May 9 – 12
Michael Reno Harrell featured at Dowagiac Dogwood Fine Arts Festival, Dowagiac, MI. Info: https://dogwoodfinearts.org/index.html

May 11
Romanza Festivale of the Artspresents The Three Tellers (Wayne & Jane Sims and Margaret Kaler). “Oldest City Tourism: 1870 – 1940.” 12 noon. Corazon Cinema & Café, Downtown Saint Augustine. Lunch also available. General admission: $10; or 2 for $15. Info: http://www.romanzafestivale.com/

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

May 18
Daphne Ruth Darcy performs as Laura Ingalls Wilder. Owen Library @ All Souls Cathedral, Biltmore Village. Noon – 2:00 PM. Potluck lunch precedes program. Information: 828-505-5019.

May 18
Three Storytellers Walk Into a Bar, featuring David Joe Miller, Pete Koschnick, and Charlie St. Clair. Buffalo Nickel, 747 Haywood Road, West Asheville. 7:PM. Admission $12 at the door or $10 online at www.eventbrite.com.

May 18
Zane Chiat presents Ray Bradbury’s A Flicker of Light at Hendersonville Central Library on Washington St. 6:PM. Free admission.

May 19
Open Mic! at Willow Tree Coffee House and Listening Room, 216 E.Main St., Johnson City, TN, 7:30 PM (sign-up 7:PM), co-hosted by David Joe Miller and Jim Nave’. No cover charge.

May 27 – 29
The Storytelling Sims, Wayne & Jane Sims: 23rd year @ Florida Folk Festival, White Springs, FL. Headliners include Arlo Guthrie, Jim Stafford, Brother Brother & Billy Dean. Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park, White Springs, FL. (I-75, exit 439) Information: https://www.floridastateparks.org/folkfest/directions-to-folkfest; 1-877-6FL-FOLK

June 2
David Joe Miller takes the popular WORD show to Willow Tree Coffee House and Listening Room, 216 E. Main St., Johnson City, TN, 7 pm Featured tellers are Ray Christian, Steve Shell, and Peter Lutz, all champions of the Asheville Moth Story Slam. Co-hosted by David Joe Miller and Kiran Singh Sirah, President of the International Storytelling Center. Admission is $12 at the door or $10 online at www.eventbrite.com

June 15
Skinny Dipping and Other Life’s Lessons, featuring Martha Reed Johnson from South Carolina and Amy Yeary Holmes from Johnson City, TN, Buffalo Nickel, 747 Haywood Rd. in West Asheville, 7:PM. Admission $12 at the door or $10 online at www.eventbrite.com

June 15
The Storytelling Sims, Wayne & Jane Sims, present “A Trip Back in Time with America’s First Travel Writers: William Bartram & Constance Fenimore Woolson” @ Master the Possibilities, Inc., A Lifelong Learning Center. Ocala, FL. Info: 352-387-7571; www.Masterthepossibilities.com

June 20
ASC Monthly Meeting. 7:PM. Asheville Terrace Community Room, 200 Tunnel Road. New members welcome. Info: 274-1123

Regional Events

 

April

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

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

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/

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