Catch the Spirit of Appalachia is a group of dedicated Western North Carolina individuals who are holding local memory in place by saving the stories, by sharing through art and the spoken word, by validating the local human community —sustaining our sense of place.

BOOK PUBLISHING

Over the last 10 years we have published 111 books by local authors. This grouping of books  consists of books for children, genealogy, historical , fiction and non-fiction. The list continues to grow.  To check out our publishing policies,  click on  "Publishing" above.

CSAbooks.com


2016  SCHEDULED EVENTS

Sept 13    Deadline for ordering  tickets

                     for  our  Scholarship

                     Fundraising      Dinner.

                     See:

Sept 14  "A Splash of Color Afternoon"

                    Booksigning/Reading & Art

                    Show/Sale at the Cashier's

                    Senior   Center- 217 Frank Allen

                    Road, Cashiers.

Sept 24    Mountain Heritage Day—WCU

                        Cullowhee, NC—Heritage Alive!  

                         Mountain Youth   Talent   Best of           

                          Show

Sept 27        Scholarship Fundraising Dinner

                          SCC, Sylva, NC.  See Endowed

                         Scholarship.
Oct. 1            Colorfest—Dillsboro's Fine Arts &      

                          Fine Crafts Fair, Dillsboro, NC.

                          Click here  for more information

Oct 15          Harvest Festival at Stecoah

                           Valley  Center, Stecoah, NC.

                           Click here for more information

Oct 22           Pumpkin Fest, Franklin, NC

                           Click here for more information



   



Welcome to the Love of Story

Keeping Appalachian Heritage Alive!

A501(c)(3) nonprofit art & heritage organization

ORAL HISTORY PODCAST

Produced by Catch the Spirit of Appalachia, the oral history podcast "Stories of Mountain Folk" is a professional program featuring storytelling and interviews from Caucasian, African-American, and Cherokee people living in Western North Carolina.

storiesofmountainfolk.com

ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP

In 2016 the nonprofit, Catch the Spirit of Appalachia,  is working to complete and establish a $15,000 Endowed Scholarship with the local Southwestern Community College in Sylva, NC, with priority given to the study of the arts and environment.  Our Scholarship fundraising dinner is very popular with our own recipes and entertainment.

Date:  September 27, 2016.

Deadline for purchasing tickets:

September 13, 2016


You can now purchase tickets by clicking on the link below:






Catch the Spirit of Appalachia, Inc