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Travel Calendar

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October

Art After Dark, Oct. 4 (6 – 9 p.m.). Waynesville. DowntownWaynesville.com

Maggie Valley Oktoberfest, Oct. 4-5. Maggie Valley. MaggieValleyOktoberfest.com

Nunsense, Oct. 4-13. Highlands Playhouse. 828.526.2695, HighlandsPlayhouse.org

Color Fest – Art & Taste of Appalachia, Oct. 5 (10 a.m. – 4 p.m.). Dillsboro. 828.586.5100, VisitDillsboro.org.

Dave Coulier, Oct. 5 (7:30 p.m.). Smoky Mountain Center for the Performing Arts, Franklin. 866.273.4615, GreatMountainMusic.com.

Cherokee Indian Fair. Oct. 8-12. Cherokee Indian Fairgrounds. 828.554.6471. VisitCherokeeNC.com

Autumn Leaves Craft Show. Oct. 10-12 . Franklin. 828.349.4324 • Franklin-Chamber.com

Leaf Festival. Oct. 11-13 (9 a.m. – 5 p.m.). Cashiers. 828.743.8428 . VisitCashiersValley.com

Oktoberfest. Oct. 12. Snow Hill Inn, Franklin. 828.349.6887. Franklin-Chamber.com

Maple Leaf Fall Festival. Oct. 12 (10 a.m. – 4 p.m.). Whittier. 828.497.7589. GreatSmokies.com

Church Street Art & Craft Show. Oct. 12 (10 a.m. – 5 p.m.)Waynesville. DowntownWaynesville.com

The Tuckasegee Ramblers. Oct. 12 (6:30 – 8 p.m.). Bryson City Train Depot. GreatSmokies.com

Fall Hike Week at Fontana. Oct. 13-17. Fontana Village Resort. 828.498.2122 • FontanaVillage.com

Alash Tuvan Throat Singing Ensemble. Oct. 16 (7:30 p.m.). Western Carolina University, Cullowhee. WCU.edu

Singing in the Smokies. Oct. 18-19. Inspiration Park, Bryson City. TheInspirations.com

Stecoah Harvest Festival. Oct. 18-20. Stecoah Valley Center, Robbinsville. StecoahValleyCenter.com

Sapphire Valley Arts and Crafts Show. Oct. 19 (8 a.m. – 5 p.m.). SapphireSapphireValley.com

Apple Harvest Festival. Oct. 19 (10 a.m. – 5 p.m.). Waynesville. HaywoodAppleFest.com

Chili Cook Off. Oct. 19 (11 a.m. – 3 p.m.). Bryson City Train Depot. 800.867.9246 • GreatSmokies.com

Avelina.  Oct. 19 (6:30 – 8 p.m.). Bryson City Train Depot. GreatSmokies.com

Russell Moore & Illrd Tyme Out. Oct. 19 (7:30 p.m.). Stecoah Valley Center, Robbinsville. StecoahValleyCenter.com

David Cassidy. Oct. 19 (7:30 p.m.). Smoky Mountain Center for the Performing Arts, Franklin. 866.273.4615 • GreatMountainMusic.com

Pumpkin Fest. Oct. 25-26. FranklinFranklin-Chamber.com

Leaf Lookers Gemboree. Oct. 25-27. Franklin Franklin-Chamber.com

Haunted Indian Village Oct. 25-31 Oconaluftee Indian Village, Cherokee 828.497.1126 • VisitCherokeeNC.com

NOCtoberfest. Oct. 26. Nantahala Outdoor Center. NOC.com

VeggieTales Live! Oct. 26 (6 p.m.). Smoky Mountain Center for the Performing Arts, Franklin. 866.273.4615. GreatMountainMusic.com

Blue Eyed Girl. Oct. 26 (6:30 – 8 p.m.). Bryson City Train Depot. GreatSmokies.com

Halloween in the Park. Oct. 31. Franklin. 828.349.2010 • Franklin-Chamber.com

Downtown Trick or Treat. Oct. 31 (3:30 – 6 p.m.). Bryson City. GreatSmokies.com

Treats on the Street. Oct. 31 (5 – 7 p.m.). Waynesville. DowntownWaynesville.com

Halloween Masquerade Dinner Train. Oct. 31 (8 p.m.. )Bryson City Train Depot. GSMR.com

 

November

Art After Dark. Nov. 1 (6 – 9 p.m.). Waynesville. DowntownWaynesville.com

Rumble in the Rhododendron Fish Tournament. Nov. 1-3. CherokeeFishCherokee.com

WNC Pottery Festival. Nov. 2 (10 a.m. – 4 p.m.). Dillsboro. (828) 586-5100. VisitDillsboro.org

Ronnie Milsap. Nov. 2 (7:30 p.m.). Smoky Mountain Center for the Performing Arts, Franklin. 866.273.4615. GreatMountainMusic.com

Zumz Zuma Performance. Nov. 8 (7:30 p.m. Smoky Mountain Center for the Performing Arts, Franklin. 866.273.4615. GreatMountainMusic.com

The Polar Express. Nov. 8-Dec. 29. Bryson City Train Depot. GSMR.com

African Acrobats International. Nov. 8 (7:30 p.m.). Smoky Mountain Center for the Performing Arts, Franklin. 866.273.4615. GreatMountainMusic.com

Gun Show. Nov. 9-10. Franklin. 828.524.2064. Franklin-Chamber.com

Veteran’s Day Celebration. Nov. 11. Cherokee Indian Fairgrounds, Cherokee. 828.508.2657. CherokeeSmokies.com

Veteran’s Parade. Nov. 11 (11 a.m.). Franklin. Franklin-Chamber.com

Songwriters in the Round. Nov. 16 (6 – 9 p.m.). Balsam Mountain Inn, Balsam. 800.224.9498. MountainLovers.com

Rhonda Vincent. Nov. 16 (7:30 p.m.). Smoky Mountain Center for the Performing Arts, Franklin. 866.273.4615. GreatMountainMusic.com

Holiday Open House. Nov. 24 (Noon – 4 p.m.). Waynesville. DowntownWaynesville.com

Ring of Fire: The Music of John Cash. Nov. 24 (5 p.m.). Western Carolina University, Cullowhee. WCU.edu

Thanksgiving Family Festival at Fontana. Nov. 27-30. Fontana Village Resort. 828.498.2122. FontanaVillage.com

Hard Candy Christmas Arts & Crafts Show. Nov. 29-30 (10 a.m. – 5 p.m.). Cullowhee. mountainartisans.net

Stecoah Artisans Drive About Tour. Nov. 29-30 (10 a.m. – 5 p.m.). Stecoah/Robbinsville. GreatSmokies.com

 

December

Christmas in the Smokies. Dec. 1-30. Fontana Village Resort. 828.498.2122. FontanaVillage.com

Christmas Parade. Dec. 1 (3 p.m.). FranklinFranklin-Chamber.com

An Enchanted Broadway Holiday Show. Dec. 3 (7:30 – 9 p.m.). Western Carolina University, Cullowhee. WCU.edu

Art After Dark. Dec. 6 (6 – 9 p.m.). Waynesville. DowntownWaynesville.com

Winter Wonderland. Dec. 6/13 (5 – 8 p.m.). FranklinFranklin-Chamber.com 

Dillsboro Lights & Luminaries. Dec. 6-7/13-14. Dillsboro. VisitDillsboro.org

Mark O’Conner and Friends: An Appalachian Christmas. Dec. 6 (7:30 p.m.). Smoky Mountain Center for the Performing Arts, Franklin. 866.273.4615. GreatMountainMusic.com

Cherokee Christmas Parade. Dec. 7Cherokee. 828.554.6491. CherokeeSmokies.com

Waynesville Christmas Parade. Dec. 9 (6 p.m.). Waynesville. DowntownWaynesville.com

White Christmas: The Musical. Dec. 12-15. Smoky Mountain Center for the Performing Arts, Franklin. 866.273.4615 • GreatMountainMusic.com

Christmas Arts & Crafts Show. Dec. 14. Stecoah Valley Center, Robbinsville. StecoahValleyCenter.com

Bryson City Christmas Parade. Dec. 14 (2 p.m.). Bryson City. GreatSmokies.com

A Night Before Christmas. Dec. 14 (6 – 9 p.m.). Waynesville. DowntownWaynesville.com

The Nutcracker Ballet. Dec. 20-21. Smoky Mountain Center for the Performing Arts, Franklin. 866.273.4615 • GreatMountainMusic.com

Holiday Homecoming. Dec. 21 (10 a.m. – 4 p.m.). Oconaluftee Visitor Center, Cherokee. NPS.gov

New Year’s Eve at Fontana. Dec. 31. Fontana Village Resort. 828.498.2122 • FontanaVillage.com

Songwriters in the Round. Dec. 31 (6 p.m.). Balsam Mountain Inn, Balsam. 800.224.9498 • MountainLovers.com

New Year’s Eve Fireworks. Dec. 31 (8 p.m.). Acquoni Expo Center, Cherokee. VisitCherokeeNC.com

New Year’s Gala with Great Smoky Mountains Railroad. Dec. 31 (8 p.m.). Bryson City Train Depot. GSMR.com

 

January-March

Smokey Joe’s Café. Jan. 26 (5 – 6:30 p.m.). Western Carolina University, Cullowhee. WCU.edu

1964 – The Beatles Tribute. Fe. 9 (5 – 7 p.m.). Western Carolina University, Cullowhee. WCU.edu

Squirm Burpee Circus. March 2. (5 – 7 p.m.). Western Carolina University, Cullowhee. WCU.edu

Carolina Chocolate Drops. March 3 (7:30 – 9 p.m.). Western Carolina University, Cullowhee. WCU.edu

This Must Be the Place

  • This must be the place

    art theplaceMonday is the new Saturday. Heading down Frazier Street in Waynesville to BearWaters Brewing Company, one can barely find a place to park on a typical Monday evening. For the last couple of months, the location has played host to a weekly open mic event called the Spontaneous CombustJam.

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