Stone Soup Books and Cafe: March 2013 Events

Mar -Apr “Off the Walls” Art Exhibit – Sandy Motto

For the Month of March READ WITH ME

–2 for 1 Book purchase of “A Walk in the Woods” by Bill Bryson to encourage reading together with a younger or older member of the family or friend. Books included as part of The Community Read!


Sat, Mar 2nd, 4:30PM – New York Poetry Stew with Poems from the American West,
Stone Soup dishes out Prize Poetry

Poets Robert Mezey and Olivia Ellis will read from the New Yorker Book of Poems along with their own poems about the authors and poems read. The audience will learn by tasting how this melting pot of poets forms a thick familial stew. You have never been to a poetry reading like this one! Dessert is from the American West. Mezey selected the ingredients, Ellis salted & stirred – It will be served HOT!

“Poems this direct and this honest are hard to come by and must be praised.”

– Pulitzer Prize Winner Donald Justice

Poems by Olivia Ellis hit you square in the chest”

– Robert Bly

Poetry Stew is Free and open to all ages. Café refreshments & books available. Stone Soup Books and Café, 908 W. Main St., Waynesboro 540-943-0084,


Sat, Mar 16 – Hike in the Waynesboro “Woods”

& earn a Free Harvest Hiker’s Cookie from Stone Soup!

· 8AM Walk on Waynesboro Greenway & scout out the birds with Andrew Clem of the Augusta Bird Club. Meet at Dominion Shelter of the Constitution Park at the beginning of the Greenway

Take a stroll in downtown Waynesboro, The Greenway or Hiking the woods through Tree Streets into Ridgeview Park and swing by Stone Soup to pick up the Free Harvest Hiker’s Cookie – You’ll find we’re centrally located to many hike and our patios love to host your canine walking companions! If you don’t know our Waynesboro “Woods”, stop by a free map and orientation that day – we’ll even route you by the Oldest Tree in Waynesboro and some of those Bill Bryson featured laundromats.


Sat, Mar 23rd, 3:30-5PM

– Share your Hiking Story around the Stone Soup Fire pit

Join us Sat, Mar 23 from 3:30-5:00pm to share and hear Hiking Stories from all types of Appalachian Trail Hikers. Whether it’s a sad story, funny story, odd story, nature story - we want to hear your Hiking tale. Maybe you’re just thinking about hiking the trail, join us to learn from these hiker’s stories.


Tuesday, Mar 19th , 7:00 PM, “Books We Couldn’t Put Down “ Winter Series Book Discussion of “The Man Who Planted Trees” by Jean Giono

“This extraordinary fables brings to life a shepherd who plants one hundred acorns a day for thirty years. The shepherd’s tireless efforts transform the countryside, revitalize his community, and teach us about hope, humanity, and our own ability to create change in the world.”

Book Discussion is Free and open to all ages. Books are available at Stone Soup Books. Stone Soup Books and Café, 908 W. Main St., Waynesboro 540-943-0084, 


Mar 25, 5:30pm

– Of Vine & Verse Hiker’s style

Wine Tasting & Poetry Sharing, ” featuring Community Read Hiking & Nature Poetry