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TAC Talk: Seeds & Songs
May 2 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm$5
Enjoy a Thursday Arts & Culture Talk focused on local food, music, and traditions!
Musician, storyteller, and avid gardener William Ritter will give a music and humor-filled presentation on the heirloom seeds and old songs he has collected first-hand in North Carolina and beyond. In addition, William will bring seeds to share, and give a demonstration on the finer points of saving seeds.
About the Speaker
William is a native of Bakersville, NC, and an alum of Western Carolina University. He graduated with a degree in Technical Theatre, but spent most of his time in school studying the musical folk traditions of Western North Carolina. Recently, William received his MA in Appalachian Culture and Music from Appalachian State University. William plays banjo, fiddle, guitar, and other “string-ed things.” He is particularly interested in old apple trees and mountain humor–ever eager to swap lies, half-truths, jokes, and seeds.