Appearances

Ray McAllister will be signing OCRACOKE: The Pearl of the Outer Banks, HATTERAS ISLAND: Keeper of the Outer Banks, WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH: The Luminous Island, TOPSAIL ISLAND: Mayberry By The Sea and/or THE FORUM FILES: The Stories Behind The Richmond Forum at various times and locations.

Events below are signings only unless otherwise indicated. Many sellers stock signed books after author appearances.

2017 Appearances

Sat., May 20, 9:30-10 a.m., 11:30 a.m.-noon, Friends of Portsmouth annual meeting
(Signing Portsmouth: The Way It Was, by the late Ellen Fulcher Cloud, with her daughters,
Deidra Cloud Ramsey and Simona Rae Spickett. Ray published Portsmouth and wrote its foreword.)

N.C. Center for the Advancement of Teaching, 2 Irvin Garrish Hwy (former Coast Guard station), Ocracoke, NC

Sat., May 20, 1-3 p.m., Books to be Red
(Signing Portsmouth: The Way It Was, by the late Ellen Fulcher Cloud, with her daughters,
Deidra Cloud Ramsey and Simona Rae Spickett. Ray published Portsmouth and wrote its foreword.)

934 School Road, Ocracoke, NC

2016 Appearances

Thurs., April 7, noon, Shepherd’s Center, Open University*
First Presbyterian Church, 4602 Cary Street Road, Richmond, VA 23226, 804.355.7282

Wed., April 20, 7 p.m., Bon Air Presbyterian Church*
9201 W. Huguenot Road, North Chesterfield, VA 23235, 804.272.7514, Annual Fundraising Dinner begins 6:15 p.m.

Thurs., May 5, 6-8 p.m., Friends of the Chesterfield County Public Library*
Courthouse Road library, 325 Courthouse Road, North Chesterfield, VA 23236

Mon., May 9, 7-7:55 a.m., Richmond West Breakfast Lions Club*
Heilman Dining Center, University of Richmond, Richmond, VA, 804.720.7720

Tues., May 17, PricewaterhouseCoopers “Virginia Hot Spring Topics” event*
Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, [Invitation Only]

Monday, Sept. 26, noon, Shepherd’s Center, Open University*
St. Luke Lutheran Church, 7757 Chippenham Parkway, Richmond, VA, 804.355.7282

Wed., Oct. 12, noon, Shepherd’s Center, Open University*
St. Mary Catholic Church, 9505 Gayton Road, Richmond, VA, 804.355.7282

Thurs., Oct. 27, SummerHill at Stoney Point event*
9250 Forest Hill Avenue, Richmond, VA, [Residents and Invited Guests Only]

Wed., Nov. 30, to Sun., Dec. 4, The Bizarre Bazaar
Richmond Raceway Complex, 600 E. Laburnum Ave. Richmond, VA, 804.673.7015

Sat., Dec. 10, 1-4 p.m., Barnes & Noble at Libbie Place
5501 W. Broad Street, Richmond, VA, 804.282.0781

Sun., Dec. 11, 3-5 p.m., Barnes & Noble at Chesterfield Towne Center
11500 Midlothian Turnpike, Space 440, North Chesterfield, VA, 804.794.6640

Fri., Dec. 16, 7-9 p.m., Barnes & Noble at Short Pump
11640 W. Broad Street, Richmond, VA, 804.360.0103

*lecture and signing

2015 Appearances

  • 12:30-2 p.m., Wed., April 15, Shepherd’s Center, Open University*
  • St. Mary Catholic Church, 9505 Gayton Road, Richmond, VA 23229, 804.355.7282

  • Noon – 1:30 p.m., Mon., April 29, Richmond Kiwanis*
  • Virginia Historical Society – 428 No. Boulevard, Richmond, VA 23220, 804.358.4901

  • 5-7 p.m., Fri., July 3, Quarter Moon Books & Gifts
  • 708 S. Anderson Blvd., Topsail Beach, NC. 910.328.4969

  • Sat.-Sun., Oct. 17-18, Autumn With Topsail festival
  • In front of the Assembly Building, Topsail Beach, N.C.

  • Wed., Dec. 2, to Sun., Dec. 6, The Bizarre Bazaar
  • Richmond Raceway Complex, 600 E. Laburnum Ave. Richmond, VA, 804.673.7015

  • Sat., Dec. 12, Noon-2 p.m., Virginia Historical Society
  • 428 North Boulevard, Richmond, VA, 804.358.4901

  • Sun., Dec. 13, 1-4 p.m., Barnes & Noble at Libbie Place
  • 5501 W. Broad Street, Richmond, VA, 804.282.0781

  • Sat., Dec. 19, 1-4 p.m., Barnes & Noble at Short Pump
  • 11640 W. Broad Street, Richmond, VA, 804.360.0103

  • Sun., Dec. 20, Noon-3 p.m., Barnes & Noble at Chesterfield Towne Center
  • 11500 Midlothian Turnpike, Space 440, North Chesterfield, VA, 804.794.6640

    *lecture and signing

    2014 Appearances

  • 12:30-2 p.m., Mon., Sept. 29, Shepherd’s Center, Open University*
  • St. Luke Lutheran Church, 7757 Chippenham Parkway, Richmond, VA 23225, 804.355.7282

  • 10:30 a.m., Wed., Oct. 15, Commonwealth Woman’s Club*
  • Wellsley Community Center, 3601 Lauderdale Drive, Richmond, VA. (Members only; new members welcome.)

  • Sat.-Sun., Oct. 18-19, Autumn With Topsail festival
  • In front of the Assembly Building, Topsail Beach, N.C.

  • Thurs., Dec. 4, to Sun., Dec. 7, The Bizarre Bazaar
  • Richmond Raceway Complex, 600 E. Laburnum Ave. Richmond, VA, 804.673.7015

    2013 Appearances

    2016 Appearances

    Thurs., April 7, noon, Shepherd’s Center, Open University*
    First Presbyterian Church, 4602 Cary Street Road, Richmond, VA 23226, 804.355.7282

    Wed., April 20, 7 p.m., Bon Air Presbyterian Church*
    9201 W. Huguenot Road, North Chesterfield, VA 23235, 804.272.7514, Annual Fundraising Dinner begins 6:15 p.m.

    Thurs., May 5, 6-8 p.m., Friends of the Chesterfield County Public Library*
    Courthouse Road library, 325 Courthouse Road, North Chesterfield, VA 23236

    Mon., May 9, 7-7:55 a.m., Richmond West Breakfast Lions Club*
    Heilman Dining Center, University of Richmond, Richmond, VA, 804.720.7720

    Tues., May 17, PricewaterhouseCoopers “Virginia Hot Spring Topics” event*
    Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, [Invitation Only]

    Monday, Sept. 26, noon, Shepherd’s Center, Open University*
    St. Luke Lutheran Church, 7757 Chippenham Parkway, Richmond, VA, 804.355.7282

    Wed., Oct. 12, noon, Shepherd’s Center, Open University*
    St. Mary Catholic Church, 9505 Gayton Road, Richmond, VA, 804.355.7282

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