Calendar of Events

Member Events

 

March 13 - 14
Michael Reno Harrell is featured at Charleston Tells Storytelling Festival,
Charleston, SC.

March 14
Double event:  Mark Twain: Tall Tales and Anecdotes with Marvin Cole, and three short stories from Ron Rash is Funny, Too! featuring Barbara Bates Smith and Joe Rob.  The tellers are members of the weekly Haywood Street Methodist Church Story Circle.  4:PM.  YMI Cultural Center, 39 S. Market Street. Donations benefit YMI Cultural Center.         

March 14
Storytelling at Fletcher Feed & Seed features David Joe Miller with MC Elena Diana Miller.  4:00 PM.  Free; donations appreciated.

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

March 19
Michael Reno Harrell performs at Purple Onion, Saluda, NC, 7:30- 9:30 PM.

March 20
Michael Reno Harrell and Minton Sparks perform at The Down Home in Johnson City, TN.  8:PM.

March 21
Connie Regan-Blake conducts a workshop, Finding the Storyteller in You.  9:30 AM to 4:30 PM, 36 Montford Avenue (third floor Asheville Visitors’ Center).  All are welcome, beginner to experienced.  Fee is $135 or $99 if received by February28.  828-258-1113 or connie@storywindow.com.

March 21
Magic, Mirth, and Meaning.  St. Mary’s Episcopal Church, 336 Charlotte Street, Asheville.  6:30 PM.  Suggested donation:  $10; Children: $5.  Performance benefits The Vanishing Wheelchair program.

March 26
Celebrating Women’s History Month:  Strong Women (Not Necessarily from Lake Wobegon)Reuters Center at UNCA.  7:15 to 9:PM.  Program includes ASC tellers Roy Harris, Sherry Lovett and Sarah Larson.  Suggested $10 donation benefits Stories on Asheville’s Front Porch.

April 10 - 11
Wayne & Jane Sims present America’s First Travel Writers: Naturalist William Bartram & Author Constance Fenimore Woolson aboard St. Johns Riverkeeper Eco-Heritage Cruises.  Online registration available.  Info: Shannon Blankinship, 904-256-7613 or Shannon@Stjohnsriverkeeper.org

April 18
Magic, Mirth, and Meaning.  St. Mary’s Episcopal Church, 336 Charlotte Street, Asheville.  6:30 PM.  Suggested donation:  $10; Children: $5.  Performance benefits The Vanishing Wheelchair program.

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

April 26
Do Tell Storytelling Festival  featuring Karen-eve Bayne, Donna Marie Todd, Shanita Jackson, and Becky Stone.  3:PM.  Lutheran Church in Hendersonville.

April 27
Diverse Divorce Stories  New Mountain SOL Bar,38 N. French Broad Ave.,
Asheville.  7:PM.  Sponsored by Black Box Theater.  $8 advance, $10 at the door.  www.newmountainavl.com

May 14
Romanza Festivale of the Arts presents The Three Tellers (Wayne & Jane Sims and Margaret Kaler) in World War II in Saint Augustine: Shortages, Submarines, Saboteurs, Strong Women & War Bonds.  12 noon.  Corazon Cinema & Café, Downtown Saint Augustine.  Lunch also available.  General admission: $10; or 2 for $15.  http://www.romanzafestivale.com/

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