Past public events since 2013
December 10. Leading a hike on the Asheville Camino for Carolina Mountain Club.
December 27. Leading a hike for Carolina Mountain Club at Montreat.
October 2. Speaking at the Western North Carolina chapter of the American Pilgrims on the Camino. I’ll be speaking about The history and culture along the Camino del Norte.
Saturday September 9. Leading a hike for MST in a Day.
Sunday September 24. Leading a hike for Carolina Mountain Club on the Boogerman Trail in Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
Sunday February 26. Leading a hike for Carolina Mountain Club to Montreat.
Tuesday March 21. Leading a Webinar on Self-publishing for North Carolina Writers Network.
Wednesday November 9. Leading a hike for Carolina Mountain Club.
Saturday November 26. Small business Saturday. Recommending books at Malaprops Bookstore. The event is 10am to 4pm. I’ll be there from 10 am to 11.
Friday to Sunday, October 7 to 9. Camping Con 2016: Outside Public History. A camping conference in Cades Cove.
Friday September 9. Signing books at Mast General Store in Winston-Salem, 4 pm to 6 pm.
Saturday September 10. On a panel at Bookmarks in Winston-Salem
Thursday September 15. Speaking at Laurel Forum in Karpen Hall at UNC-Asheville, 12:00 – 1:15.
Saturday September 17. Leading a hike for the Great Smoky Mountains Association on the Smokemont loop.
August 21. Signing books at Diamond Brand Outdoors, Downtown on Biltmore Ave. 4 pm to 6 pm.
August 25. Happy anniversary to the National Park Service.
Wednesday June 1. Speaking at the Sierra Club, Wenoca Chapter in Asheville at 7 pm.
Friday June 3. Speaking at City Lights Bookstore in Sylva at 6:30 pm.
Thursday June 9. Speaking at Union Ave Books, Knoxville, 6 pm.
Friday June 10. Book signing at the Swain County Visitor Center and Heritage Museum, 11-2 pm.
Thursday June 23. Speaking at Pomegranate Books, Wilmington, NC at 7 pm.
Saturday June 25. Speaking at Fort Moultrie, South Carolina, at 1 pm.
Monday May 2. Speaking at the Oconee Hiking Club, Walhalla, SC.
Friday, May 6. Speaking at Burry Books, Hartsville, SC. at 6 pm.
Tuesday May 10. Leading a hike for hike.f or call Anna at 828-452-0720.o Hyatt Ridge. To sign up, go to
Wednesday/Thursday May 18/19. Leading a hike and giving a talk at Wilderness Wildlife Week in Pigeon Forge.
Sunday May 22. Speaking at Chimney Rock State Park, 1-4 pm.
Monday May 23. Speaking at the Wonderland Book Club, Raleigh, 7 – 9 pm.
Friday April 8. Book launch of Forests, Alligators, Battlefields: My Journey through the National Parks of the South at Malaprops Bookstore, Asheville at 7 pm.
Sunday April 10. Leading a hike forto Balsam Mountain Preserve. You must be a CMC member for this hike. Please join.
Tuesday April 12. Leading a hike for hike.friendsofthesmokies.org or contact Anna Lee at 828-452-0720.o Porter Creek. To sign up, go to
Friday April 22. Speaking at the Fontana Regional Library in Franklin, NC at 10 am.
Friday April 22. Guest speaker at the Tennessee Eastman Hiking & Canoeing Club in Kingsport, TN at 6 pm.
Saturday April 23. Speaking at the Carolina Mountain Club Spring Social. Sign up for this great barbecue and program.
Wednesday April 27. Speaking at St. Peters Catholic Church, Charlotte at 6:30 pm.
Thursday April 28. Speaking at Jesse Brown’s Outdoors at 6 pm in Charlotte
Friday April 29. Speaking at Main St. Books at 12 pm in Davidson
Saturday April 30. Speaking at the Friends of the Smokies Spring Social at the Swag.
Tuesday March 8. Leading a hike for hike.friendsofthesmokies.org or 828-452-0720.on the Little Cataloochee Trail. To sign up, see
Tuesday March 15. Forests, Alligators, Battlefields: My Journey through the National Parks of the South available online.
Sunday March 20. Leading a hike forto Sassafras Mountain on the Foothills Trail.
Saturday February 6. Friends of the Mountains-to-Sea Trail meeting at Elon University.
Thursday February 18. Speaking at REI-Asheville on hiking in the Smokies with Friends of the Smokies at 7 pm.
Thursday February 5. Speaking at the Rotary Club in Marion.
Saturday February 7. At the Friends of the Mountains-to-Sea Trail Annual meeting, Elon University
Tuesday March 3. Speaking at Medea’s Expresso and Juice Bar at 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm. It’s on Introduction to Hiking.
Wednesday March 25. Diamond Brand Outdoor Book Fest. 6 pm to 7 pm. Come and meet favorite outdoor writers.
Sunday June 28 to Thursday July 2. Leading hikes for Family Nature Summits.
Wednesday July 29. Speaking at the Pack Square Library, 67 Haywood St. on Hungry For History: The History of the Mountains to the Sea Trail.
Saturday September 19. Leading a hike for Great Smoky Mountains Association at their membership weekend.
Friday October 23. Giving a talk about Hiking the MST at OLLIE at the Reuters Center at UNC-Asheville.
Friday-Sunday November 20-22. North Carolina Writers Network Conference. I’m giving a workshop on “Guiding Others through places you love” on Sunday Nov. 22 at 11 am.
Tuesday December 9. Leading a hike for Friends of the Smokies on Kephart Prong. To sign up, contact Anna Lee at email@example.com or 828-452-0720.
Saturday December 27. Leading a hike for Carolina Mountain Club at Dupont State Forest.
Tuesday November 11. Leading a hike for Friends of the Smokies in Deep Creek. To sign up, contact Anna Lee at firstname.lastname@example.org or 828-452-0720.
Thursday October 9. Speaking at the annual meeting of High Country Hikers, Hendersonville, NC.
Sunday October 19, 3 pm. Reading at Writers at Home, Malaprops Bookstore, Asheville.
Tuesday August 12. Leading a hike for Friends of the Smokies to Charlies Bunyon. To sign up, contact the Brent at email@example.com or 828-452-0720.
Tuesday August 19. Leading a hike for Great Smoky Mountains Association to Bone Valley. It’s going to be a long one.
Sunday September 21. Leading a hike for Carolina Mountain Club to Hemphill Bald.
Tuesday July 8-9. An overnight at Buckspring Lodge in the Greenbriar area forto Ramsay Cascades. To sign up, contact Brent at or 828-452-0720.
Tuesday May 13. Leading a hike forto Ramsay Cascades. To sign up, contact the Brent at or 828-452-0720.
Tuesday April 8. Leading a hike forto Newton Bald. To sign up, contact the Brent at or 828-452-0720.
Sunday April 27. Leading a hike forin Highlands, NC.
Tuesday, March 11. Leading a hike foron the Little Cataloochee Trail. To sign up, contact the intern at or 828-452-0720.
Saturday March 15. Speaking at thein Dahlonega, GA at 2 pm.
Saturday March 29. Leading a hike foron Porter Creek Trail in Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
Saturday February 1.Annual meeting. I’ll have a booth selling my book, The Mountains-to-Sea Trail Across North Carolina with a hefty portion going to the Friends group.
Monday December 2 – 7 pm. Speaking at REI Asheville about Le Chemin de St. Jacques, my 440 mile hike through France. The talk is free but youwith REI.
Wednesday December 4. Leading a hike for Carolina Mountain Club in Montreat. See thefor all details.
Tuesday, December 17. Leading a hike foron the Sugarlands Trail. To sign up, contact the intern at or 828-452-0720.
Thursday November 7 – 4 pm. Speaking at the Mountains-to-Sea Trail across North Carolina. 245 Brickyard Road. Etowah. 828-891-6577of the Hendersonville Library about the
Tuesday, November 19. Leading a hike foron the Boogerman Trail. To sign up, contact the intern at or 828-452-0720.
Sunday, November 24. Leading a hike for Carolina Mountain Club to Dupont State Forest. See thefor all details.
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Thursday October 17. Leading a hike forto Chasteen Creek to celebrate the park’s reopening.
Friday, August 2, 10 am – 12 pm., 1240 Duck Rd, Duck, 252-261-5510.
Friday August 2, 5 pm – 8 pm., 105 Sir Walter Raleigh St. Manteo. 252-473-1056
Saturday August 3, 11 am – 2 pm., 111 South Water St. Elizabeth City 252-335-PAGE(7243).
Wednesday, August 7, 3 pm – 6 pm., 1170 Duck Road, Duck, 252.261.8981 Duck.
Tuesday, August 20. Leading a hike forto Mt. Sterling. To sign up, contact Keith at or 828-452-0720.
Tuesday July 16. Leading a hike forfrom Newfound Gap to Kephart Prong. To sign up, contact Keith at or 828-452-0720.
Monday July 22, 8 pm.at Western Carolina University, Cullowhee.
Saturday June 1, 3 pm.152 S. Main St. Waynesville. 828-456-6000.
Thursday June 6, 7 pm. Asheville, 828-687-0918., 31 Schenck Parkway
Friday June 7, 3 pm.150 Bill’s Creek Road Lake Lure, 828-625-0456
June 18, June 19 – Overnight trip to Fontana Village, sponsored by.
Saturday May 4. Mountains-to-Sea Trail Day in– Oconaluftee Visitor Center. I’ll lead a short hike from 10 am-12 pm. At 1 pm, I’ll be on the porch doing a book reading and answering questions about the MST.
Wednesday May 8, 7 pm., 4291 The Circle at North Hills Raleigh, 919-571-5031
Thursday May 9, 4 pm., 101 East New Bern Road, Kinston, 252-522-0004
Saturday May 11, 11 am to 1 pm., New Bern.
Tuesday May 14, 6:30 pm., Moorehead City. Talk followed by pot luck supper.
Sunday May 19. Leading a hike foron the Mountains-to-Sea Trail.
Monday May 20, 7 pm.talk. 111N. Front St. Elkin. 336-835-5586.
Friday, April 5, 7:30 pm.3522 Wade Ave. Raleigh, 919-828-1588. Book launch in the Triangle Area.
Sunday, April 7, 2 pm., Glencoe Mill Village 2440 Glencoe St. Burlington
Wednesday, April 10, 10:30 am. Givens Estate 2360 Sweeten Creek Road Asheville 28803 828-271-6937
Wednesday, April 10, 6 pm. Eat your Words atRestaurant. Eat and join in the discussion of The Mountains-to-Sea Trail Across North Carolina.
Saturday April 13, 10:30 am. North County Regional Library,, 16500 Holly Cress Lane Blvd, Huntersville, 704-416-6000, ext. 4.
Saturday, April 13, 2:00 pm. Morrison Regional Library,, 7015 Morrison Blvd, Charlotte, 704-416-5431
Tuesday, April 16. Leading a hike to Hyatt Ridge for. To sign up, contact Keith at or 828-452-0720
Wednesday April 17, 4 pm., 408 N Main St., Hendersonville 828-697-1870.
Wednesday April 24, 6 pm.at 81 Broadway Street Asheville.
Friday April 26 6 pm.854 Merrimon Ave Asheville 828-252-6255
Tuesday March 5, 6 pm., 2623 Hendersonville Rd., Arden, 828-684-6262. Book launch for The Mountains-to-Sea Trail Across North Carolina. Food and festivities.
Tuesday March 19. Leading a hike at Deep Creek for. To sign up, contact Keith at or 828-452-0720
Thursday March 21, 6:30 pm., Sharon Corners 4732 Sharon Road – Suite 2M, Charlotte, 704-556-0020.
Friday March 22, 7 pm.55 Haywood St., Asheville, 828-254-6734.
Friday March 29, 6:30 pm., 3 E. Jackson St. Sylva, 828-586-9499
Saturday March 30, 10 am.
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Tuesday February 19, 4 pm. Participating in Hiking in the Smokies 101. Presented byat 152 S. Main St. Waynesville 456-6000.
Sunday, February 24. Leading a hike forin Dupont State Forest.
Wednesday, February 27. Leading a hike foron Kitsuma Peak.
Thursday February 28, 6:30 pm. Participating in Hiking in the Smokies 101. Presented byat 31 Schenck Parkway, Asheville 828-687-0918.