Calendar of Events

Events

September 14
Spoken Word Open Mic!, presented by David Joe Miller.  The Block Off Biltmore.  8:PM; sign-up @ 7:PM.  Free.
 
September 16
David Joe Miller presents WORD.  Trade and Lore Coffeehouse, Wall Street, Downtown Asheville.  8:PM; doors open at 7:30 PM. Featuring poet and Story Slam champion Steve Shell, storyteller and actress Becky Stone, and Jay Ward.  $15; $12 advance online: www.eventbrite.com.

September 18
Tim Lowry & Roy Harris @ the Buffalo Nickel, 747 Haywood Road, West Asheville.  7:PM.  $14 or $12 advance online: www.eventbrite.com.

September 19
ASC Monthly Meeting. 7:PM.  Asheville Terrace Community Room, 200 Tunnel Road.  New members welcome.  Info:  274-1123

September 21
Spoken Word Open Mic! celebrating World Peace Day.  Buffalo Nickel, 747 Haywood Road, West Asheville.  7:PM; Sign-up 6:30 PM. Free.  828-575-2844 for dinner reservations.

September 24
Storytelling at Feed & Seed featuring New Five Cents.  4:PM.  Fletcher.

September 31
Open Mic!  Buffalo Nickel, 747 Haywood Road, West Asheville.  7:PM. Free.

October 2
A Lesbian Bell Tolls.  One-woman show featuring Elizabeth McCain, winner of the Washington DC Fringe Festival.  2:PM; Doors open at 1:30 PM.  Altamont Theater.  $20; $17 advance online at altamonttheater.com.  Thirty VIP seats available.

October 7 – 9
National Storytelling Festival, Jonesborough, TN.  Featuring ASC member Michael Reno Harrell.

October 14
David Joe Miller presents WORD.  Trade and Lore Coffee House, 37 Wall Street, Downtown Asheville.  8:PM; doors open at 7:30 PM.  $15; $12 advance online at www.eventbrite.com.

October 17
ASC Monthly Meeting. 7:PM.  Asheville Terrace Community Room, 200 Tunnel Road.  New members welcome.  Info:  274-1123

October 19
Spoken Word Open Mic!  Scary story theme.  Buffalo Nickel, 747 Haywood Road, West Asheville, 7:PM; sign-up 6:30PM.  Free.  828-575-2844 for dinner reservations.

November 11
David Joe Miller presents WORD.  Trade and Lore Coffeehouse, Wall Street, Downtown Asheville.  8:PM; doors open at 7:30 PM. Featuring Elizabeth Ellis and Cherokee Native Storyteller Lloyd Arneach.  $15; $12 advance online at www.eventbrite.com.

November 12
Storytelling Workshop with Elizabeth Ellis, room 314 at Lenoir-Rhyne University Asheville campus (3rd floor of Asheville Chamber of Commerce building), 36 Montford Avenue.  1 – 5:PM.  Contact David Joe Miller at davidjoetells@yahoo.com.

November 20
ASC presents Tellabration! at the Folk Art Center on the Blue Ridge Parkway near Asheville.  3:PM.  Features Donald Davis and ASC members Kathy Gordon, David Joe Miller, Elena Diana Miller, Wallace Shealy, and Emcee Charlie St. Clair.  $10.  Advance reservations recommended:  828-274-1123 or 828-777-9177.

November 21
No ASC monthly meeting.

November 21
ASC presents two workshops with Donald Davis.
Master Workshop When Life Turned Over, 9:AM – Noon.  ASC members $25; non members $35.  Limited space.
General Workshop Exploring the Attic of Personal Memories, 6 – 9:PM.  ASC Members $20; non-members $25.  Lenoir-Rhyne University Asheville campus (3rd floor of Asheville Chamber of Commerce) 36 Montford Avenue.  Contact Zane Chait at zbc1399@gmail.com for reservations, or mail check to ASC Treasurer, 8 Prospect Street, Asheville, NC 28804.

December 2 – 4
Connie Regan Blake presents Taking Your Story to the Stage a storytelling performance workshop.  Open to Connie’s returning participants and coaching students.  connie@storywindow.com

December 14
All new Carolina Christmas with Michael Reno Harrell.  Buffalo Nickel, 747 Haywood Road, West Asheville.  7:PM.  $15; $12 advance online at www.eventbrite.com.

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