2021 Events and Itinerary

Selected public concerts, programs and workshops

April 9-11 – Virtual
National Storytelling Network’s Earth Up Conference – A Weekend of Storytelling Aimed at Changing Our World
I’ll be presenting one pre-recorded storytelling concert celebrating the natural world and during the lunch hour (1pm EDT) on Sunday I’ll be hosting a live Zoom storytelling Circle with a theme “Nature Tales”

April 15 – Zoom webinar
Weeds for Your Needs – A Celebration of Useful and Interesting Wild Plants, Their Stories, Songs and Lore
Register in advance for this webinar, which is being produced by Protect Geauga Parks. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

April 23 -25 – Reidsville, NC
NC Wild Food Weekend. Has strict attendance limits –register soon. Download the form and email it to

May 28-30 – KY
Wild Health Summit 

June 5&6 –  Online & Weaverville, NC
Medicines from the Earth Herb Conference – Mostly online but I’ll be leading 2 Herb Walks at Herb Mountain Farm in Weaverville, NC at Saturday 6/5, 2:00-4:00 PM Eastern Time and Sunday 6/6, 2:00-4:00 PM Eastern Time. For questions, call 541-482-3016.

June 18 – Black Mountain, NC
School of Integrated Living at Earthaven Ecovillage – Wild Tales
“Join us for dinner and an outdoor evening of storytelling with well-known naturalist and humorist Doug Elliott on the Earthaven Village Green. Enjoy Doug’s Strange but True Adventures in the Natural World with a few soulful harmonica tunes and more than a few belly laughs.”

Oct 14, 15,17 – Wesminster, SC
Falling Leaves Rendezvous

Oct 16 – Pickens, SC
Hagood Mill Storytelling Festival  –  purchase tickets