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art folkfestCanton Labor Day Festival

The town of Canton will kick off its annual Labor Day Festival on Aug. 31. The celebration takes place at Canton Recreational Park on 77 Penland St. through Sept. 3. Admission is free.

The festival features a parade, live music entertainment, heritage day crafters, food vendors, kiddie rides, a bag-toss event, an outdoor movie night and a car show. The parade is the oldest Labor Day celebration and parade in the south. This year marks the its 106 year.

The celebration will wind down on Monday, with a live performance by the Hoss Howard Band at 3:30 p.m. and Chase Rice at 7 p.m.

828.648.2363 or www.cantonnc.com.

 

Smoky Mountain Folk Festival

The festival will feature a wide variety of the region’s finest traditional performers Aug. 31-Sept. 1 at Stuart Auditorium at the Lake Junaluska Conference & Retreat Center.

Scores of the region’s finest fiddlers, banjo players, string bands and square dancers perform as well as sounds of the dulcimer, harmonica, Native American flute and a carpenters saw can be enjoyed.

The Open Tent Show starts at 5 p.m. and is free. Main Stage Show is from 6-11 p.m. Tickets available at the door for $12.

828-452-1688 or www.smokymountainfolkfestival.com.

 

Maggie Valley Labor Day Weekend Craft Show

Artists and crafters from throughout the Southeast will present a variety of unique handmade crafts and jewelry from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 1-2 at the Maggie Valley Festival Grounds.

A few food vendors will be on hand to service the public. The event is free and open to the public.

828.497.9425, 828.736.3245 or www.maggievalleycraftshows.com

 

Waynesville Block Party

Downtown is Alive at Night! Dancing in the Street with live bands, a children’s area, shops and restaurants open from 7-10 p.m. Sept. 1.

Main Street is closed to traffic. Limited bleacher seating available so bring a chair. The event is free and open to the public.

828.456.3517 or www.downtownwaynesville.com.

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