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Arts, crafts show in Cashiers

The Cashiers Rotary Arts and Crafts Fair will be from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 3-4 at the Village Green in Cashiers.

With over 90 artisans from which to choose, there will be pottery, artworks, furniture, quilts, jewelry, and clothing. You can expect to see mountain and nature themes in many of the crafts, from bear sculptures and paintings to handcrafted wooden bowls and ceramics and much more. 

The Rotary Club of Cashiers Valley will also run a concessions stand. All proceeds from admission and food sales benefit local Rotary programs and community service efforts. The arts and crafts show is sponsored by the Rotary Club of Cashiers Valley.

Admission is free, with donations accepted.


Waynesville’s Art After Dark 

Art After Dark will continue from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, Sept. 2, in downtown Waynesville.

Enjoy a stroll through working studios and galleries on Main Street and Depot Street. Festive Art After Dark flags denote participating galleries, including the Haywood County Arts Council Gallery and Gifts, Burr Studio, Earthworks Gallery, The Jeweler’s Workbench, Studio SG, Twigs & Leaves Gallery, TPennington Art Gallery, Cedar Hill Studios, Moose Crossing Burl Wood Gallery, and the Village Framer. or


Paint Nite Waynesville

Paint Nite Waynesville will be held at 7 p.m. on Fridays at the Panacea Coffeehouse, with the next installment being Aug. 26. Grab a cup of coffee, glass of wine or pint of craft beer and get creative. $20 per person. Group rates available. Sign up at Panacea or call host Robin Smathers at 828.400.9560. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..">.



• There will be a “Raku Beadmaking” workshop from 6 to 8 p.m. Aug. 25-26 and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 27 at Riverwood Pottery in Dillsboro. Cost is $120 per person. 828.586.3601 or 

• “Art Beats for Kids” will be held from 4 to 5 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 25, at the Charles Heath Gallery in Bryson City. A new project every week. $20 per child, with includes lesson, materials and snack. To register, call 828.538.2054. 

• The Haywood County Arts Council’s “Gallery & Gifts” (formerly Gallery 86) is hosting their annual ArtShare exhibit through Aug. 27 in downtown Waynesville. ArtShare is a fundraising exhibit of fine works of art, both original and prints, which have been donated, or consigned with the Haywood County Arts Council for the purpose of financially underwriting the ongoing operating costs of the nonprofit organization. 

• Fine art photographer Brian Hannum will be the special guest at the upcoming “Meet the Artist” event from 3 to 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 26, at Gallery Zella in Bryson City. Live music, hors d’ouevres, wine, newly unveiled art, and more. $25 per couple. 

• The “Photography of Bayard Wootten” exhibit will be on display through Nov. 23 in the Mountain Heritage Center at Western Carolina University in Cullowhee. Wootten was a female pioneer in the field of photography from the early 1900s to 1950s, when men dominated the field. All 35 photographs in this exhibition are of North Carolina subjects, which are on loan through from North Carolina Collection Photographic Archives at UNC-Chapel Hill.

• The Adult Coloring Group will meet at 2 p.m. on Fridays in the Living Room of the Macon County Public Library in Franklin. An afternoon of creativity and camaraderie. Supplies are provided, or bring your own. Beginners are welcome as well as those who already enjoy this new trend. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 828.524.3600.

• “Stitch,” the gathering of those interested in crochet, knit and needlepoint, meet at 2:30 p.m. every first Sunday of the month at the Canton Public Library. All ages and skill levels welcome. 

• Laurey-Faye Dean will be the featured artist with a live demonstration and discussion at “The Potter’s Wheel” series from noon to 5 p.m. Aug. 27 at The Wild Fern in Bryson City. 

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