Book and Lecture Events

Book and Lecture Events


February 13 – Eagle Eye Book Shop, Decatur, GA – Mark will be offering a new program called Storytelling & Ceremony: Secret Tips for Parents, Grandparents, Scout Leaders, Schoolteachers, and Other Educators! “The right story is like a seed planted in a fertile mind, providing a perfect stepping-off place for any adventure.” Join us for the adventure!

February 18 – UGA Extension, Carrollton, GA – The West Georgia Chapter of the Georgia Native plant society will host Mark for a program on ““Using Native Plants and Trees in the Way of the Early Cherokee and Muscogee Tribes.” This event is free and open to the public. More information here!

February 27 – Barnes & Noble Athens, GA – Mark will present on his new book Promised Land, and then switch gears to his popular Secrets of the Forest book series. Get the details here!

March 3 – Sautee Nacoochee Cultural Center, Sautee, GA – A talk and Show-and-tell on the Cherokees of Southern Appalachia. Join us to learn how the land shaped the Native cultures. Bring a dish to share for this friendly community event and lunch and learn! Here’s the scoop! 

March 4 – Booth Western Art Museum, Cartersville, GA – Mark will present as “Guest Historian” at one of our finest Western Art Museums in the country. This is an “Art for Lunch” program where Mark will give a slide show on “What Made Wyatt Earp Tick?” You can enjoy a delicious catered lunch or just come for the presentation. For more information and for a link to register Click Here!

March 7 – Dahlonega Literary Festival, Dahlonega, GA – Mark will participate as a “Featured Author” at this popular yearly festival. Join us for panel discussions, workshops and signings! Check it out!

March 14 – Outdoor Expo 2020, Gainesville, GA – This free event at the Gainesville Civic Center will feature dozens of outdoor resources for hiking, fishing, kayaking, etc. Mark will present two programs, “Survival Tricks for Hikers” and “Stalking for Nature Lovers…” Get the details here!

March 21 – Dunwoody Preservation Trust, Dunwoody, GA – Mark will present “The Ancient Ways of the Cherokee.” Learn about our native plants and trees and how they were used by the Cherokee for food, medicine and crafts. Here’s the info!

March 28 – Georgia Bushcraft Spring Gathering, Watkinsville, GA – This event will run March 27-29 and will feature over 30 classes. Mark will teach “Plants of the Cherokee” and “Animal Gaits and Tracks.” Check out the event here!

April 2 – Blue Ridge Books, Waynesville, NC – Mark will finally get to see some old friends in Waynesville when he gives a presentation on “The Ancient Ways of the Cherokee.” This is a presentation on native plants, and he will also have hand-made crafts to show-and-tell. Get all the info here!

April 4 – Adventure Bound Books, Morganton, NC – We had such a wonderful event with the folks in Morganton last January, we thought let’s do it again! But this time, Mark will focus on the Earp trilogy with a presentation on “What Made Wyatt Earp Tick?” Get the details here!

April 25 & 26 – 7 Trails Festival, Ellijay, GA – Hikers, bikers, music lovers and lovers of the great outdoors, come join us for this brand new festival in Ellijay. Mark will be offering “Through the Eyes of the Cherokee” walk/talk at 11am and 2pm each day. More info here!

April 29 – The Phoenix at Lake Lanier, Gainesville, GA – Come join us for a presentation on our most famous American Lawman, Wyatt Earp. Find out the true story behind the so-called Gunfight at the OK Corral, and the bloody vendetta that followed. Here’s the scoop! 

May 20 – Newnan Carnegie Library, Newnan, GA – Join us at the historic Carnegie Library for a program on the legendary lawman, Wyatt Earp. Mark will speak on his highly acclaimed trilogy Wyatt Earp, An American Odyssey. Find out more here!

Stay tuned for more events coming up in April, May and June!

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