• Laughs Storytelling Festival, Loudoun County, Va
• Virginia Storytelling Alliance (Vasa) gatherings
• Molly Copes Back to the Mountains Festival, Wytheville,Va
• The Lincoln Theater, Marion, Va
• Luray Performing Arts Series, Luray, Va
• Glenn Allen Performing Arts Center,Richmond, Va
• Blue Ridge Community College Folk Arts Festival
(6 years), Weyers Cave, Va
• Skyland Resort, Skyline Drive, Va (each week for 6 summers)
• Andiena Ann Tromley series, Central Rappahannock
• First Night-Charlottesville, Harrisonburg, Waynesboro, Va • Johnson County Library, Johnson City, Tn
• Dozens of schools and libraries throughout Virginia
They are both charter members of Virginia Storytelling Alliance, for whom Joan served as its president. They also also helped charter the Shenandoah Valley Storytelling Guild, which promotes storytelling throughout the area.
For their tandem storytelling, the Folk Arts Revival Society awarded them Fiddlin’ Frog award.
Most recently, as a part of the Jamestown 400th Anniversary Celebration, the Augusta County Historical Society commissioned Mack to co-author a musical with Richard Adams celebrating Augusta County’s past. The co-authors of the play, The Spirit of Augusta, won the 2008 National Association of Counties achievement award.