Storytellers Recounts Growing Up In WNC - TribPapers

Storytellers Recounts Growing Up In WNC

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Weaverville – Prepare to immerse yourself in the rich tales of “Mountain Strong: Tales of Growing Up in WNC.” On Friday, January 26th, at 7 pm, join us at the iconic Weaverville Community Center, nestled at the serene Dottie Sherrill Knoll. This enchanting storytelling event promises an unforgettable evening of captivating narratives that depict the journey of adolescence within extended and multi-generational families, set against the backdrop of the idyllic rural communities of our beloved mountains.

Guiding us through this remarkable storytelling experience will be the esteemed archivist Ashley McGhee Whittle, who will be joined by the renowned storyteller Sherry Lovett. Together, they will weave a tapestry of tales that celebrate the vibrant and cherished tradition of mountain life. Allow yourself to be transported to a time of simplicity, resilience, and the enduring spirit that defines the essence of our mountain communities.

As a testament to our commitment to fostering a sense of community and preserving cultural heritage, this program is offered free of charge. Presented by the esteemed Wilma Dykeman Legacy and the Weaverville Center for Creative and Healthy Living, “Mountain Strong: Tales of Growing Up in WNC” promises an evening of nostalgia and celebration of the timeless beauty of our mountains.

Join us at the esteemed Weaverville Community Center, located at 60 Lakeshore Dr., as we embark on a remarkable journey through the mountain narratives that have shaped our past and continue to inspire our present.