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Wednesday, 24 June 2015 15:08

This must be the place

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art theplaceI fixed my hair in the rearview mirror and exited the truck.

Heading up the steps, I was already five minutes late when I reached for the doorknob. Leaving the heat of a sizzling Thursday afternoon last week in downtown Waynesville, I entered the cool air of Bosu’s Wine Shop.

art frHeading down N.C. 28, between Bryson City and Robbinsville, is a flat stretch of highway, unusual to the continuous curves on this mountainous route. It indicates a valley, and just past a quaint diner, is a side road to your left, where a sign with an arrow points you in the right direction. You’re in the creative heart of Graham County. You’re at the Stecoah Valley Cultural Arts Center. 

“We’re not in the middle-of-nowhere, we’re actually the center of everywhere here,” said Beth Fields.

Wednesday, 24 June 2015 15:25

Cherokee Pow Wow turns 40

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art powwowThe Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians’ 40th annual Pow Wow will be held July 3-5 at the Acquoni Expo Center.

Wednesday, 24 June 2015 15:21

Fourth of July in Southern Appalachia

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art july4Nothing says summer more than the 4th of July, and in Western North Carolina, we celebrate Independence Day with gusto. Between majestic fireworks, sizzling hot dogs and hamburgers, cotton candy, games, live music and craft demonstrations, there’s a little of bit of everything for any and all. So, grab your lawn chair, sunglasses and adventurous spirit, and enjoy this special day.

Wednesday, 24 June 2015 15:20

Eaglenest to host grand reopening

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art eaglenestA state-of-the-art entertainment facility, Eaglenest will have its grand reopening at 7 p.m. Saturday, June 27, in Maggie Valley.

Wednesday, 24 June 2015 15:18

Alabama brings hit country to Harrah’s

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art alabamaCountry superstars Alabama will perform at 8 p.m. Thursday, July 2, at Harrah’s Cherokee Casino Resort.

Wednesday, 24 June 2015 15:11

Nantahala Brewing pours ‘Week of Rock’

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art ownersunThe “Week of Rock” celebration will run at 8 p.m. June 26-July 4 at Nantahala Brewing Company in Bryson City.

Wednesday, 17 June 2015 14:46

HART presents Hitchcock classic

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art hartThe stage production of the classic Alfred Hitchcock thriller “The 39 Steps” will held at 7:30 p.m. June 19-20, 26-27 and July 3-4; at 3 p.m. June 21, 28, July 11, 18, 15 and Aug. 1 at the Haywood Arts Regional Theatre in Waynesville.

Wednesday, 17 June 2015 14:44

Bryson City craft beer, barbecue

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art bbqbeerA “BBQ & Brews Dinner Train” will be departing at 7 p.m. Saturday, June 27, at the Great Smoky Mountain Railroad depot in Bryson City.