Hickory – Enjoy an evening of storytelling and music with Michael Reno Harrell at Patrick Beaver Memorial Library on Tuesday, August 17th at 6:30 pm. Michael Reno Harrell will exploreStoryteller And Songwriter Michael Reno Harrell Southern Appalachian culture, history, and day to day life in the South through his stories and self-penned songs.

Michael Reno Harrell is an award-winning songwriter, a published author, a nationally known storyteller and a visual artist. He is from the Southern Appalachian Mountains of North Carolina where all those things are as much a part of life as breathing. Michael’s talents in the aforementioned fields have taken him to forty-four states and several foreign countries over his over fifty-three-year career. His work is based in life experiences that reflect the culture of his mountain roots, which go back eight generations. Michael’s stories, songs and artworks reflect not only the southern experience, but also American’s story. His work, in whichever form it may take, all comes down to one thing…story.

This program is free but space is limited so advance registration is required. To register call 828-304-0500 or sign up online at www.hickorync.gov/content/library-events. For more information, please call 304-0500.  Patrick Beaver Memorial Library is located at 375 3rd Street NE on the SALT Block, Hickory, NC.