October Events at Blue Ridge Books
Blue Ridge Books has a full calendar of events scheduled for the month of October. These happenings are great for locals and tourists alike. Blue Ridge Books is located at 152 S. Main Street in Waynesville. For more information, please call 456-6000.
Wednesday, October 10 at 6:30 pm
Sandra Brannan, author of the mystery Widow's Might
Widow's Might is the third book in the series, following In the Belly of Jonah and Lot's Return to Sodom.
Saturday, October 13 10:00 am until 5:00 pm
Smoky Mountain Chess Club Tournament
The tournament is in recognition of National Chess Day. All ages and levels of players are welcome.
Saturday, October 20 at 3:00 pm
Nan Watkins, translator of Dreamweed: Posthumous Poems by Goll Yvan
This is the first English translation of the last poems of Yvan Goll, one of the twentieth century's finest European poets.
Wednesday, October 24 at 6:00 pm
Faith Hunter, author of Death's Rival: A Jane Yellowrock Novel
Author of the famous Rogue Mage novels and Jane Yellowrock series, you won’t want to miss the best in the biz’s new novel, Death’s Rival, or the chance to meet the author herself!
Saturday, October 27 at 3:00 pm
Johnnie Sue Meyers, author of The Gathering Place: Traditional Cherokee Dishes and Southern Appalachian Cooking
Her specialties are the preparation of wild game meats and the gathering and preparation of wild vegetables in the Cherokee and Southern Appalachian traditions. She will be serving Sweet and Sour venison meatballs and Cherokee Apple Cake.
Monday, October 29 at 6:30 pm
Eric S. Brown, author of Boggy Creek: The Legend is True
Local author Eric S. Brown is nationally known for zombie novels and horror fiction.
Don’t Forget Our Regularly Scheduled Events
Each Monday at 10:30 am Book Babies—story time for children four years old and younger
Second Tuesday of each month at 1:00 pm Mountain Writers Group—a group of poets, authors, and literary lovers. It's an open to anyone who would like to attend.
Each Thursday from 2:00 pm until 4:00pm Smoky Mountain Chess Club—local chess club welcomes players of all levels.