Special Valentine’s Book Events, February 2016

Book Salon, Malaprops Books/Cafe, 55 Haywood Street, Asheville, NC 28801   Mon, Feb 15th and Mon, Feb 22, 7-8:15pm

Join us for a lively book salon using the art and words from Messages to the Heart to discuss ideas for personal growth and empowerment. Purchase of book required to attend Salon.

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Book Signing Events

Meet and greet the authors at these Messages to the Heart presentations and book signing events.

Elise & Phil Okrend-Flyer


First Congregational Church, Sunday, March 29th, 9:15-10:15am, 1735 5th Avenue West, Hendersonville, NC 28739  828.692.8630

Blue Ridge Books, Saturday, April 4th, 3:00-4:00pm, 152 S Main Street, Waynesville, NC 28786, 828.456-6000


Grateful Steps Bookstore – Join us for a Book Reading and Discussion
Friday, September 19th, 5:30-7:00. 159 S Lexington Ave., Asheville, NC


Come meet Elise and Phil Okrend and Phil Okrend at Blowing Rock Art in the Park. The authors will be signing books:  July 19th 10-5pm, downtown Blowing Rock

What a great book launch event for Messages to the Heart at Hotel Indigo. The night was filled with wonderful energy. We gave a talk about how Messages to the Heart was born and read a passage on Trust. It was a magical night with many more to come.




Hotel Indigo, Asheville NC - April 9th, Wednesday 5-7pm
Elise and Phil Okrend are joining with Hotel Indigo to host the launch of
their new coffee table book, Messages to the Heart with an author reading,
book signing and art display. Join us for this fun event including hors d’oeuvres,
cocktails and mingling.

Chifferobe Home and Garden, Black Mountain, NC
Pre-Mothers day Afternoon Tea and Book Signing
Friday, April 25th, 4-6pm
Enjoy a cup of tea with Elise and Phil Okrend, and experience the release of Messages to the
Heart in this unique mountain art boutique.

Join Elise and Phil for these Spring Renewal events!

On Sunday, February 9th, we had the privilege of participating in an Author’s Event at Malaprop’s Book Store in Asheville, NC.  We talked about the process of creating Messages to the Heart, and shared several passages from the book.  We were also inspired by the other writers who shared their work. Thanks to all who made this event a success!


Malaprop’s Book Store, Asheville NC
Sunday, February 9, 2014