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.

2018 Appearances

None yet scheduled

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

Mon., Sept. 18, noon, Midlothian Woman’s Club meeting
(Giving presentation on Ocracoke: The Pearl of the Outer Banks, and signing all books.)
Midlothian, VA

Wed., Sept. 20, 1:30-2:30 p.m., Osher Lifelong Learning Institute
(Giving presentation on The Forum Files: The Stories Behind The Richmond Forum, and signing all books.)
118 Jepson Hall, University of Richmond, Richmond, VA

Sun., Oct. 1, 4-5:30 p.m., Wrightsville Beach Museum of History
(Publication Day launch and signing of 10th Anniversary edition of Wrightsville Beach: The Luminous Island.)
NC Coastal Federation Stanback Education Center, 309 West Salisbury Street, Wrightsville Beach, NC

Thursday, Oct. 5, Noon-3 p.m., Fountain Bookstore
(Signing 10th Anniversary edition of Wrightsville Beach: The Luminous Island, other books.)
1312 East Cary St. Richmond, VA 23219, 804-788-1594

Sat., Oct. 14, 2-5 p.m., Barnes & Noble, Mayfair Town Center
(Signing 10th Anniversary edition of Wrightsville Beach: The Luminous Island, other books.)
Mayfaire Town Center, 850 Inspiration Drive, Wilmington, NC 28405

Thurs., Nov. 16, 10:30 a.m.-noon, Women’s Club of Bon Air meeting
(Giving presentation and signing all books.)
Richmond, VA

Fri., Nov. 17, 5-7 p.m., Barnes & Noble, Libbie Place
(Signing 10th Anniversary edition of Wrightsville Beach: The Luminous Island, other books.)
Libbie Place, 5501 W. Broad St., Richmond, VA  23230, 804-282-0781

Wed., Nov. 29, to Sun., Dec. 3, The Bizarre Bazaar
Richmond Raceway Complex, 600 E. Laburnum Ave. Richmond, VA, 804.673.7015

Sat., Dec. 9, 1-4 p.m., Barnes & Noble, Short Pump Town Center
(Signing 10th Anniversary edition of Wrightsville Beach: The Luminous Island, other books.)
Short Pump Towne Center, 11640 W. Broad Street, Richmond, VA 23233, 804-360-0103

Sat., Dec. 16, 1-4 p.m., Barnes & Noble, Chesterfield Town Center
(Signing 10th Anniversary edition of Wrightsville Beach: The Luminous Island, other books.)
Chesterfield Town Center, 11500 Midlothian Turnpike, Space 440, Richmond, VA 23235, 804-794-6640

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

2-4 p.m., Wed., July 17, Quarter Moon Books and Gifts
708 S. Anderson Blvd., Topsail Beach, NC, 910.328.4969

11 a.m.- 1 p.m., Tues., July 23, Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum*
59200 Museum Drive, Hatteras Village, NC, 252.986.2995

3-5 p.m. Tues., July 23, Books to be Red
34 School Road, Ocracoke, NC, 252.928.7050

10-11 a.m. Wed., July 24, Buxton Village Books
47918 N.C. Highway 12, Buxton, NC, 252.995.4240

Noon- 2 p.m., Thurs., Aug. 8, Virginia Historical Society*
428 N. Boulevard, Richmond, VA, 804.358.4901

Sat.-Sun., Oct. 19-20, Autumn With Topsail festival
In front of the Assembly Building, Topsail Beach, N.C.

1-5 p.m., Sat., Nov. 23, Barnes & Noble, Mayfaire
Mayfaire Town Center, 750 Inspiration Drive, Wilmington, N.C., 910.509.1464

1-4 p.m., Sat., Nov. 30, Barnes & Noble, Short Pump
11640 W. Broad Street, Richmond, Va., 804.360.0103

Thurs., Dec. 5, to Sun., Dec. 8, The Bizarre Bazaar
Richmond Raceway Complex, 600 E. Laburnum Ave. Richmond, VA, 804.673.7015

2-4 p.m., Sat., Dec. 14, Barnes & Noble, Chesterfield Towne Center
11500 Midlothian Tnpk. Space 440, Richmond, Va., 804.794.6640

1-4 p.m., Sun., Dec. 15, Barnes & Noble, Libbie Place
5501 W. Broad St., Richmond, Va., 804.282.9781

1-3 p.m., Sun., Dec. 21, Barnes & Noble, Brandermill
4600 Commonwealth Center Pkwy., Midlothian, Va., 804.744.5483*lecture and signing

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