Tags: Food / Wine / Travel

Wednesday: Mar 16

Food, Songs, & Southern Stories: Roy Blount, Jr. and Lee Smith

Wed. March 16, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM


V. Earl Dickinson Building, Piedmont VA Community College

501 College Drive, Charlottesville, Va. 22902

Exquisite, master storytellers Roy Blount, Jr. (Save Room for Pie) and Lee Smith (Dimestore: A Writer’s Life) share the stage and tales from their lives, involving Appalachian music, small towns, dimestores, and, of course, all kinds of ruminations on pie.

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Tags: Biography / Memoir, Food / Wine / Travel, Headliners, Southern / Appalachian

Thursday: Mar 17

How to Eat in the South

Thu. March 17, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM


Barnes & Noble

1035 Emmet Street North, Barracks Road Shopping Center, Charlottesville, VA 22903

Thomas Head (Greens), Bridgette Lacy (Sunday Dinner), and Nicole Taylor (The Up South Cookbook) will talk about Southern food traditions and recipes from their cookbooks that will tantalize your taste buds.
Due to unforeseen circumstances Thomas Head has had to cancel his participation.

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Tags: Biography / Memoir, Food / Wine / Travel, Language / Culture / Folklife, Nonfiction, Southern / Appalachian

Eat Your Greens!

Thu. March 17, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM


The Charlottesville Cooking School

2041 Barracks Road (in the Meadowbrook Shopping Center), Charlottesville, VA 22903

Edward Davis (Collards: A Southern Tradition from Seed to Table) and Ira Wallace (The Timber Press Guide to Vegetable Gardening in the Southeast) will share stories behind their books and give a hands-on cooking demonstration with collards.

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Tags: Food / Wine / Travel, Nonfiction, Workshop

Literary Landscapes: Nature Stories from Real and Imagined Ramblers

Thu. March 17, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM


Crozet Library

2020 Library Avenue, Crozet, VA 22932

Leap across continents with authors Kathryn Aalto (The Natural World of Winnie-the-Pooh: A Walk Through the Forest That Inspired the Hundred Acre Wood) and Bland Simpson and Ann Cary Simpson (author and photographer of Little Rivers and Waterway Tales: A Carolinian’s Eastern Streams) as they share stories and photographs from their own travels through well-known landscapes, the picturesque Carolina coast, and A.A. Milne’s enchanted “Hundred Acre Wood.”

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Tags: Environment / Science, Food / Wine / Travel, Nonfiction, Publishing / Books / Writing

Friday: Mar 18

Sunday: Mar 20