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Appalachian Folk Tales with Delanna Reed at Honey + The Hive in Asheville

August 16, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Enjoy an Evening of Appalachian Folk Tales

The Vance Birthplace is partnering with Dry Ridge Museum for an evening of Appalachian Folk Tales with Delanna Reed 6:30-8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 16.  The free program will be held at Honey + the Hive (formerly Wild Mountain Bees) at 23 Merrimon Ave.

A member of the Jonesborough Storytellers Guild, Reed is a professor in the Department of Communication and Performance at East Tennessee State University.
Listen to Reed bring folk tales of southern Appalachia to life, weaving in stories of the Vance family. David Vance Sr. and his wife Priscilla Brank settled in the Reems Creek Valley in the 1790s. Their farm grew to almost 900 acres, including 18 enslaved people. These stories celebrate the traditions and cultures of the people who called the North Carolina mountains home in the early 1800s.

Space is limited and reservations are encouraged. To reserve a space call the Vance Birthplace at 828-645-6706. Enjoy light refreshments or purchase some local honey to enjoy later.


August 16, 2018
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

To list an event, contact davidjoe@davidjoemiller.com.

This Spoken Word calendar and its listings are curated by David Joe Miller, professional storyteller and executive director of David Joe Miller Presents! David Joe has been a professional storyteller and narrative consultant since 1989 and has entertained audiences such as Disney, World Bank, The Library of Congress, The Smithsonian and former Vice President, Al Gore. David Joe not only tells stories but he also consults with small businesses, corporations and organizations as he trains leaders in the importance and effectiveness of “storytelling” in the workplace, with donors and with clients. He has worked with World Bank, Citi-Bank, Pfizer, Philips Medical Devices and The Nature Conservancy as well as several other Fortune 500 corporations and leading non-profits. Find more information at www.davidjoemiller.com.