2020 Events and Itinerary

Selected public concerts, programs and workshops

Feb 5-9 O’Brien, FL
Florida Earthskills Gathering, woodslore, stories, baskets, music & much more

Feb 27 St. Petersburg, FL
Sacred Lands PreserveWoodslore and Wildwoods Wisdom — Stories, Songs and Lore Celebrating the Natural World – 7pm (1620 Park St. North  727-347-0354)

Feb 28-March 1 Lake Wales, FL
Florida Herbal Conference

March 6-8 Mars Hill, NC
26th Annual Organic Grower’s School Spring Conference — over 150 classes offered, including Elliott’s program — given both days:  Woodslore and Wildwoods Wisdom — Stories, Songs and Lore Celebrating the Natural World
“Whether he’s singing about catfish, pontificating on possums, or telling wild snake tales, naturalist, storyteller, Doug Elliott, presents a lively collection of traditional lore, natural history facts, and outrageous personal narratives, all flavored with lively harmonica riffs, and more than a few belly laughs.”

April 1-5 Durham, NC
Piedmont Earthskills Gathering at G.W. Hill Forest,. ( 918 State Forest Rd, Bahama, NC 27503 )
Woodslore, herbs, stories, baskets, music & much more

April 17-18 Floyd, VA
Floyd Herb Fest    Friday eve: Woodslore, Weeds, and Wildwoods Wisdom— Stories, Songs, and Lore Celebrating the Natural World and Useful Wild Plants
Saturday morn: Weeds, Woodslore and Useful Wild Plants Walk with Doug Elliott

April 20-26 Westminster, SC
Rivercane Rendezvous– Primitive Life Skills Workshops
Woodslore, herbs, stories, baskets, music &much more (I hope to be there early in the week)

April 24 -26th, Reidsville, NC
NC Wild Food Weekend

May 29-June1 Black Mountain, NC
Medicines from the Earth/Gaia Herb Conference – To Be Held as a Live Streaming, Virtual Event – Herb Seminars, Discussions, Symposiums, Continuing Education Credits — 541-482-3016

Event Cancelled for 2020
June 3-7  Mills River, NC
Firefly Gathering
“for people seeking to deepen and expand their connection with the natural world…classes focusing on self-sufficiency and wilderness skills taught by over 40 masterful teachers… for adults and children, evening entertainment, and on-site camping” at Deerfields Retreats

October 2 Earthaven Ecovillage, Black Mountain,NC
Wild Tales—Strange but True Adventures in the Natural World
Have you ever had a swarm of bees fall on your head, slurped fresh turtle eggs, dined on coon, or read God’s handwriting on the back of a trout? Well, Doug Elliott has, and he’ll be telling you all about it, along with a few soulful harmonica tunes and more than a few belly laughs. Co-sponsored by the School of Integrated Living and The Academy of Forest Kindergarten Teachers as a part of the 9th Annual Reaching Nature Connection Conference 

October 2–4 Jonesborough, TN
National Storytelling Festival – I hope to be there in some capacity.