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Wednesday, 20 August 2014 00:00

The trick to achieving your dreams

art frWhen he was just five years old, Michael Turco knew what he wanted to do with his life

“All I wanted to do was be a magician,” the 29-year-old said.

Now a professional magician, Turco tours across the country and around the globe, mesmerizing and astounding audiences every night. Currently a performer with Six Flags Magic Mountain (right outside of Los Angeles), he will be one of the many world-class magicians going on tour with Masters Of Illusion — Believe The Impossible, which will hit the stage on Aug. 23 at Harrah’s Cherokee.

Tuesday, 19 August 2014 15:27

This must be the place

art theplaceThis sucks. 

One of the finest actors, comedians and pop culture icons of our lifetime, Robin Williams, gone, just like that — a bright flame, snuffed out.

Tuesday, 19 August 2014 15:32

Local Food Crawl served up in Haywood

art foodcrawlThe Buy Haywood initiative will host the inaugural Uniquely Local Food Crawl around Haywood County Aug. 21-24 and 28-31.

art bigfootA red carpet release party to celebrate the release of “Bigfoot Wars,” a major motion picture based on the novel written by Canton author Eric S. Brown, will be held at 6 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 23, at the RE/MAX Mountain Realty on Main Street in Waynesville. 

Tuesday, 19 August 2014 15:30

Botanical watercolor class in Highlands

art botanicalA botanical watercolor workshop will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 27, at the Highlands Biological Station.

Tuesday, 19 August 2014 15:29

Southern gospel to hit Franklin stage

art oldpathsAcclaimed southern gospel groups The Whisnants and The Old Paths will perform at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 29, at the Smoky Mountain Center for the Performing Arts in Franklin.

Wednesday, 13 August 2014 13:16

Masters of Illusion come to Harrah’s

art illusionThe Masters of Illusion’s Believe The Impossible professional magic showcase will be held at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 23, at Harrah’s Cherokee.

Wednesday, 13 August 2014 13:14

Music, animals and fun return to Haywood fair

art haywoodfairThe 2014 Haywood County Fair will be held Aug. 19-24 at the Haywood County Fairgrounds in Lake Junaluska.

Bingo will take place at 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 21, in the Apple Orchard Building. Just a few of the door prizes include restaurant and automotive gift certificates, pottery, jewelry, crafts, and silk flower arrangements. All proceeds raised will go back into the Haywood County Fairgrounds maintenance and upkeep. 828.712.3458.

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