Schedule

On the Same Page
Literary Festival Events

Tuesday, September 16

4:00 pm
Workshop for Teachers with Allan Wolf.  Ashe Library  Friends Room

7:30 pm
An Evening with Elliot Engel.  Ashe Arts Center.

Wednesday, September 17

11:00 am
Alan Hodge of Our State magazine.  See how much you know about North Carolina!  Ashe Library Friends Room.

2:00 – 4:00 pm
Georgann Eubanks presents a workshop, Writing from Nature.  Ashe County Library Friends Room.  Reservations required.

Thursday, September 18

9:00 am
Workshop with Allan Wolf.  Topic TBA.  Ashe County Library Friends Room.  Reservations required.

Noon
Literary Trails Luncheon with Georgann Eubanks and Donna Campbell.  Rivers and River Basins.  Reservations required.  Charge for this event.

2:00 pm
Bob Inman will discuss his newest book, The Governor’s Lady, and other topics.  Ashe County Library Friends Room.

7:30 pm
Wiley Cash.  Readings and discussion.  Ashe Arts Center.

Friday, September 19

10:00 am
Phillip Gerard.  Readings and discussion.  Ashe County Library Friends Room.

Noon
Lunch with an Author.  Have lunch (various locations TBA) with your favorite author and visit up close and personal.  Dutch Treat.  Authors include Wilton Barnhardt, Kathryn Stripling Byer, Wiley Cash, Phillip Gerard, Bob Inman and Daniel WallaceReservations required, limited seated at each luncheon.

2:00 pm
Kathryn Stripling Byer.  Readings as discussion.  Ashe County Library Friends Room.

2:30 pm
Georgia Bonesteel.  Readings and discussion.  Quilt Fair, Jefferson Station.

3:00 – 6:00 pm
Book Fair.  In addition to our Festival authors, we have many wonderful local authors.  Come and meet them and take a look at their offerings!  Ashe Arts Center.

7:30 pm
Daniel Wallace.  He has been on the NY Times bestseller list.  His book has become a Broadway hit – now come and meet him and hear about his latest endeavors!  Ashe Arts Center.

Saturday, September 20

8:00 am – 1:00 pm
Ashe County Farmers Market.  Browse the wonderful produce, crafts, baked goods and more all handmade and homegrown in beautiful Ashe County.

8:30 am
Page Turner’s Breakfast.  Doss-Arvidson home.  By Invitation Only.  Want to become a Page Turner and join this event?  Please visit the Page Turner’s link under How to Help on this website.

10:00 am
Wilton Barnhardt.  Readings and discussion from his novels including Lookaway, Lookaway.  Ashe County Farmers Market.

10:15 am
Georgia Bonesteel.  Readings and discussion.  Quilt Fair, Jefferson Station.

Noon
On the Same Plate Luncheon.  Enjoy a delicious catered luncheon and an always interesting and spirited panel discussion featuring our Festival authors Wilton Barnhardt, Kathryn Stripling Byer, Wiley Cash, Georgann Eubanks, Phillip Gerard, Bob Inman, and Daniel Wallace.  Charge for this event, reservations required. West Jefferson United Methodist Church, Hensley Hall.

2:30 pm
Page Crafters Awards.  Always a treat to hear the winning entries in the categories of fiction, nonfiction and poetry read by the authors themselves!  Ashe County Library Friends Room.