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Wednesday, 22 September 2010 18:38

Carden play premiers in Highlands Oct. 1-3

The Martin Lipscomb Performing Arts Center and the Highlands Cashiers Players will present the world premier of Gary Carden’s newest play, “Signs and Wonders,” on Oct. 1, 2 and 3.  This Small Stages production will also include another of Carden’s…
“Confessions of a Clergy Wife,” performed by Barbara Bates Smith, will take the spotlight at 3 p.m. Sept 26 in Thatcher Hall at Grace Church in the Mountains in Waynesville. The candid and humorous spiritual journey has led to thought-provoking…
Wednesday, 22 September 2010 18:36

Fiddling Dills Sisters to perform in Sylva Oct. 18

The Fiddling Dills Sisters will appear at the Jackson County Public Library at 7 p.m. on Oct. 18. Amanda Dills Stewart and Sharon Dills have been playing music together for many years. Amanda started playing violin at age 5 and Sharon…
A free guest artist concert beginning at 8 p.m. Monday, Oct. 4, at Western Carolina University Coulter Building recital hall will feature The Trio de Llano, a chamber music ensemble based at Northwestern State University in Natchitoches, La. The Trio…
Irish dancing and fiery fiddling take center stage when the Hunt Family performs at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 24, at the Fine and Performing Arts Center at Western Carolina University. The Hunt Family, Clint, Sandy and their seven children: Jessica,…
Wednesday, 22 September 2010 18:28

Tickets on sale for WCU gala event

Western Carolina University will mark five years of art and entertainment beginning at 6 p.m. on Friday, Oct.22, at the Fine and Performing Arts Center with a gala featuring art, music and a theatrical revue of songs by George and…
Wednesday, 22 September 2010 18:27

Oct. 2 motorcycle ride to benefit Haywood school

Registration for Central Haywood High School’s eighth Annual Dawgs on Hawgs Motorcycle Ride fundraiser will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Oct. 2 at Ghost Town Harley Davidson on the Waynesville Bypass. This event raises much-needed school…
Wednesday, 22 September 2010 18:26

Senior belly dancing offered in Waynesville

Middle Eastern (belly) dancing classes for seniors will be held every Thursday from 9 to 10:15 a.m. at the Creative Thought Center on Pigeon Street in Waynesville. Exercise & Movement for Middle Eastern Dance is a basic class that offers…
The Haywood County Arts Council is seeking artists for its third annual Small Works show to be held Nov. 17-Dec. 31 at Gallery 86 at 86 N. Main Street in Waynesville. The show has grown from 68 western North Carolina…
Wednesday, 22 September 2010 18:15

Fontana to host clogging weekend

The eighth-annual Fontana Clogging weekend will be held at The Fontana Village Resort Sept. 24-26. Dancers from more than 20 states (as far away as California), Canada and Germany will be on hand for a weekend of clog dancing workshops,…
Wednesday, 22 September 2010 18:14

Wildlife artist to speak in Highlands

Bruce Bunch — outdoorsman, conservationist and wildlife artist — will be the guest speaker at the Art League of Highlands at 5 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 27, at the Highlands Civic Center. Bunch is a familiar figure in outdoors circles…
Wednesday, 22 September 2010 18:14

Landscape painting workshop at Waterrock

Catch the Spirit of Appalachia (CSA) will hold a landscape-painting workshop from 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 2, as part of a fall series of painting workshop. The workshop will be held at Waterrock Knob on the Blue Ridge…
Wednesday, 22 September 2010 18:13

Art workshop series kicks off Sept. 27

Fall art classes for all ages will be held at the First Baptist Church of Waynesville beginning Sept. 27. The classes are a six-week series that will be held on Monday and Tuesday afternoons that feature adult drawing, photography and…
Wednesday, 22 September 2010 18:09

Jackson celebrates crafters Oct. 1

In conjunction with the national American Craft Week, Jackson County craftsmen are hosting and opening for the exhibition “Hand + Craft: A Jackson County Celebration” from 6 to 9 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 1, at Gallery One as part of…
Wednesday, 22 September 2010 18:06

Treat yourself to a ‘Taste of Fall’

Haywood Habitat for Humanity (HHGH ) is providing a way for citizens to showcase their culinary skills, treat their taste buds, and support a good cause at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 19 at the Maggie Valley Club. Bring a favorite food…
The talents of Western North Carolina’s top traditional musicians and singers will be showcased during the 36th annual Mountain Heritage Day, coming up Saturday, Sept. 25, on the campus of Western Carolina University. The festival’s newly named “Mountain” and “Heritage”…
The traditional folkways of the Southern Appalachian Mountains will once again take center stage as the Western Carolina University community presents the 36th annual Mountain Heritage Day on Saturday, Sept. 25. WCU’s annual festival offers a smorgasbord of traditional mountain…
Wednesday, 16 December 2009 12:59

Recipes, 12/16/09

My Mother’s Chicken Pot Pie • 1 pound skinless, boneless chicken breast halves—cubed • 1 cup sliced carrots • 1 cup frozen green peas • 1/2 cup of sliced celery • 1/3 cup butter • 1/3 cup chopped onion •…
Wednesday, 23 December 2009 13:45

Accomplished musician will head Junaluska Singers

Melodie G. Galloway will take over as the new musical director for the Lake Junaluska Singers starting Jan. 1. “Directing the Junaluska Singers represents a lifelong dream for me,” said Galloway. “I am thrilled to have the opportunity to work…
Anna Fariello believes that artifacts — somewhat like windows — can act as passageways to a culture’s soul. “Material culture can be a window onto the changes that occur in social and cultural history,” said Fariello, an associate professor and…
It’s the end of another year, and everyone knows what that means — a deluge of countdowns featuring the year’s best releases, of course. While every expert in the world pieces together a list of the best books, movies and…
Western Carolina University’s Pride of the Mountains Marching Band has been awarded the prestigious Sudler Trophy, the nation’s highest and most-coveted award for college and university marching bands. Formal presentation of the award, which has been called the “Heisman Trophy”…
By Karen Dill • Special to the Smoky Mountain News My memories of Thanksgiving in the mountains are of simple seasonal foods spread on a rough plank table in my mother’s old home place in Madison County. My mother’s people,…
Tickets go on sale Monday, Nov. 30, for an appearance at Western Carolina University by Garrison Keillor, host of the popular public radio show “A Prairie Home Companion.” An acclaimed author, storyteller, humorist and musician, Keillor will take center stage…
Wednesday, 18 November 2009 14:10

Recipes

Turkey Rubs Before cooking the big bird, I like to use a poultry rub. I have two recipes: one that is sweet and the other one is rather spicy. Spicy rub: • 3/4 cup paprika (Hungarian is best if you…
Western Carolina University will sponsor its fifth annual Mountain Dulcimer Winter Weekend beginning Thursday, Jan. 7, and continuing through Sunday, Jan. 10, at the Terrace Hotel at Lake Junaluska. The husband and wife team of Larry and Elaine Conger of…
Local singer-songwriter Lorraine Conard celebrates the release of her new CD, “Riding on Your Wings,” with a release party to be held at 7 p.m. Oct. 17 at the Colonial Theater in Canton. Influenced by a vast and varied mix…
Wednesday, 07 October 2009 15:31

A little hometown appreciation

Country music recording artist Matt Stillwell will return to his roots Thursday, Oct. 15, for a hometown Homecoming week concert at Western Carolina University to help his alma mater celebrate a major milestone. Stillwell, a Sylva native who played baseball…
Wednesday, 14 October 2009 15:52

Waynesville welcomes Apple Harvest Festival

The 21st annual Haywood County Apple Harvest Festival will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 17, in historic downtown Waynesville. The annual festival, which celebrates the beauty of the harvest season in Haywood County, will have…
Wednesday, 14 October 2009 15:55

Downtown Waynesville prepares for a new arrival

The Waynesville Public Art Commission will celebrate the installation of “Celebrating Folkmoot,” their third commissioned public art piece, on Nov. 5. The event will begin at 6 p.m. in front of the new Waynesville Police Station. Colossal in scale, the…
The Haywood County Arts Council’s Gallery 86 will host the exhibit, “Natural Perspectives,” featuring the photographic work of Vietnam veteran George Schober. The concept for Natural Perspectives, which opens Oct. 31, is based on three groups of subject matter: clouds,…
Wednesday, 14 October 2009 16:06

Public art and community involvement

When Wayne Trapp made his proposal to the WPAC last April, he suggested that rather then depict actual countries in the “Celebrating Folkmoot” work, members of the community contribute designs for the seven flags that would become part of his…
Downtown Sylva will host ColorFest: Art of the Blue Ridge from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 24. The event spotlights Western North Carolina artists’ work in shops and on Main Street sidewalks. Artists will be demonstrating their work throughout…
Wednesday, 28 October 2009 20:13

Recipes

Spiced Pumpkin, Lentil and Goat Cheese Salad (loosely based on the recipe from the October 2009 Bon Appétit magazine) • 3/4 cup lentils • 6 cups 1-inch pieces peeled seeded sugar pumpkin (from about one 2-pound whole pumpkin or butternut…
Wednesday, 28 October 2009 20:41

Old houses, spirits and comfort food

By Karen Dill • Special to Smoky Mountain News October is a glorious month. Brilliant colors dot the mountains against clear blue Carolina skies. Fall leaves turn our world into an amazing canvas and spirits soar like the geese that…
Lessie Williams, a well-known and nationally recognized gospel singer, will give a concert of inspirational music at 7 p.m. Oct. 30 at the Community Services Building in Sylva. The performance is a fundraiser for the new Jackson County library. Williams’…
Christmas is still two weeks away, but I’ve been rehearsing the dramatic tale of Santa’s arrival with my toddler for a month already. “Talk about Santa on the roof again!” my 2-year-old daughter insists several times a day. It’s her…
Every year for more than a quarter century, the village of Dillsboro transforms itself into a quintessential Christmas scene, warm with the glow of luminaries and white lights. This year, the festival, is slated for Dec. 4-5 and Dec. 11-12.…
Bestselling author Cecil Murphey will sign books from 2 to 3 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 17, at Dalton’s Christian Bookstore in Waynesville. Murphey has authored or co-authored 112 published books in more than 30 years. The book he wrote with…
Wednesday, 15 September 2010 19:18

Mountain music lessons offered to students

Students can soon receive instruction in banjo, fiddle, or guitar in the traditional way mountain music has been taught for generations. Registration for the Junior Appalachian Musician program will be held from 3:30 to 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 21,…
Dr. Ralph Stanley and The Clinch Mountain Boys will perform at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 17, at the Smoky Mountain Center for the Performing Arts in Franklin. After 55 years in the business, Stanley’s still one of the best…
The Pulitzer Prize winning drama, “Doubt” by John Patrick Shanley will return to Haywood Arts Regional Theatre for three final performances, Sept. 17, 18 and 19. The play will run at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 17, and Saturday, Sept.…
Wednesday, 15 September 2010 19:12

Local choirs to perform at peace conference

Several local and regional choirs, including the Womansong Community Chorus of Asheville, the Waynesville Middle School Chorus, and the Carolina Concert Choir of Hendersonville, will perform at the Lake Junaluska Peace Conference. Womansong will perform at 7 p.m. during the…
Wednesday, 15 September 2010 19:12

Performance to benefit HAWA

“Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story” will be performed on Thursday, Sept. 23, as a benefit for Haywood Animal Welfare Association. Proceeds will help HAWA continue to provide very low-cost spay/neuter surgery for Haywood County pets. So far this year, HAWA…
Eldred Spell, professor of flute at Western Carolina University, will present a recital at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 21, as part of the School of Music’s Catamount Concert Series for 2010-11. The free performance will be held in the recital…
Cullowhee, named for the community where its sound was born, will reunite for a concert at 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 18, in Hoey Auditorium at Western Carolina University. The band began in the 1970s as a folk trio and evolved…
More than 190 million CDs feature their music. John Michael Montgomery and Garth Brooks have made their songs No. 1 hits. Come face-to-face with three successful songwriters during a 7:30 p.m. show on Saturday, Sept. 25, at the Balsam Mountain…
Wednesday, 15 September 2010 19:01

Belly dance your way to good health

Seniors can stay fit with a basic belly dancing class now offered from 9 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. every Thursday at the Creative Thought Center in Waynesville. The classes are ongoing until Thanksgiving and will resume after Jan. 1. “Exercise…
The inaugural Autumn High Tea will run from 2 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 26, at Country Traditions in Dillsboro. The event will raise money for Catch the Spirit of Appalachia, a nonprofit dedicated to keeping heritage alive. In…
Heritage Crafts Weekend, a celebration of Southern Appalachia traditions, will be held Sept. 25 and 26 at The North Carolina Arboretum in Asheville. The event, now in its fifth year, features craft demonstrations and juried crafts vendors, plant sales and…
Wednesday, 15 September 2010 18:59

Glaze techniques shared at SCC workshop

Artist Laura Davis will demonstrate and discuss her glaze techniques from 6 to 9 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 16, at the Swain Center of Southwestern Community College. Davis, who has been working with clay since 2002, owns Core Clay, a pottery…
Wednesday, 15 September 2010 18:54

Immersed in art

Spiral Creek stands as a contrast to the everyday. Away from jarring news reports and routine responsibilities, the Bryson City artists’ sanctuary allows guests to work with only art in mind. During the day, students take arts and crafts classes…
Audience members knew from the start that this concert would be different. Instead of beginning the Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver show by bringing out the legendary bluegrass band, concertgoers were given an acting lesson of sorts. They were instructed to…
Fellow ice carvers Jeff Pennypacker and Cary Shackelford are ever ready to etch out any sculpture that will satisfy their client’s whimsy. The recently departed holiday season means Pennypacker has carved heaps of reindeers, snowflakes, New Year’s signs, champagne bottles…
Wednesday, 06 January 2010 15:43

New generation takes over at City Lights Books

What is a bookstore? The question was unimaginable when Joyce Moore bought City Lights Books in Sylva from Gary Carden in 1986. But as Moore calls time on her career, e-books and online booksellers have challenged bricks and mortar bookstores…
Area music fans will have a unique opportunity to help make history as a bluegrass/gospel music legend celebrates the 30th anniversary of his solo career with a live DVD recording session and concert at the Smoky Mountain Center for the…
Forget Asheville. Forget cities altogether. Angela Faye Martin’s impressive first full-length album “Pictures from Home” could only have materialized deep in the mountains. With no shortage of characters and inspiring natural beauty, the Smokies have served as an ever-giving muse…
Wednesday, 08 September 2010 20:00

Go behind the scenes of historic canning house

“Women’s Work Preserving the Past, Educating the Future,” will exhibit from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 11, at The Appalachian Women’s Museum, located at the Monteith Farmstead in Dillsboro. The opening of the exhibit celebrates the restoration…
Wednesday, 08 September 2010 19:54

Southeastern tribes share cultural traditions

The 6th annual Southeastern Tribes Cultural Arts Celebration will bring together master dancers, craftsmen, artists and athletes from the five main southeastern tribes:  Cherokee, Creek, Chickasaw, Seminole and Choctaw. The celebration takes place Friday, Sept. 17, and Saturday, Sept. 18,…
Wednesday, 08 September 2010 19:52

Motorcycle stunts and more at Rally in the Valley

The Carolina Harley-Davidson Dealers Association’s 10th Annual Rally in the Valley will take place from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Sept. 17 and 18 at the Maggie Valley Festival Grounds. The rally features two days of great riding, live…
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2006 Inductee Artimus Pyle from Lynyrd Skynyrd is coming to Maggie Valley on Saturday, Sept, 11, for the Thunder in the Smokies Motorcycle Rally. Also appearing are Thunderfoot, DB Bryant, Preacher Stone and Big…
Two Haywood Community College Professional Crafts—Wood students brought home awards recently from the International Woodworking Fair in Atlanta. Joshua Janis and Melissa Engler took high honors in the biennial Design Emphasis student competition. The contest draws entries from top design…
Wednesday, 08 September 2010 19:43

Sylva concert series concludes with gospel acts

An all-star lineup of regional gospel performers will take the stage from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, Sept. 10, at the Bridge Park Pavilion in downtown Sylva. Artists scheduled to appear are: Tim Jamerson, Skeeter Hindman, Promises and 3 or…
Wednesday, 08 September 2010 19:42

Classical concert features Bach, Mozart and Grieg

Pianist Bruce Murray and violinist Jason Posnock will play a program of classical music at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 12, at Franklin’s First Presbyterian Church. Works will include J.S. Bach’s Sonata in G, Beethoven’s Sonata in C minor, and…
Arledge Armenaki, Western Carolina University associate professor of cinematography, is recipient of a Telly Award for his work as director of photography on “Wesley,” a historical movie about a co-founder of the Methodist church. Armenaki won the bronze prize in…
Auditions for the fall production of the classic Broadway play, “The Little Foxes,” by Lillian Hellman will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 11, and at 6:30 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 12. The Haywood Arts Regional Theatre production…
Wednesday, 08 September 2010 19:35

Star in HCC’s next film

Local acting talent is being sought for Haywood Community College’s fall semester short film project called, “The Pond.” Casting takes place from noon until 3 p.m. Friday, Sept. 10, and from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday, Sep. 13, in the…
Wednesday, 08 September 2010 19:33

Bold art featured in ‘Fire and Heat by Three’

Gunpowder, furnaces and kilns are used by three featured artists in the “Fire and Heat by Three” exhibit, which opens on Saturday, Sept. 11, at the Bascom in Highlands. Experience traditional and innovative uses of materials glass artist Alex Bernstein,…
Wednesday, 08 September 2010 19:21

Bold art featured in ‘Fire and Heat by Three’

Gunpowder, furnaces and kilns are used by three featured artists in the “Fire and Heat by Three” exhibit, which opens on Saturday, Sept. 11, at the Bascom in Highlands. Experience traditional and innovative uses of materials glass artist Alex Bernstein,…
Wednesday, 08 September 2010 19:13

WNC sees boom in performance venues

The days of driving hours away from Western North Carolina to see your favorite acts may well be over. In the past five years, three major performance venues have debuted in the region: Western Carolina University’s Fine and Performing Arts…
There’ll be a movie for every taste at the third annual Short Circuit Traveling Film Festival this year. The festival’s selections include both fiction and documentaries, with experimental and animated films also in the mix. This festival is the only…
Wednesday, 24 March 2010 19:03

Carden wrestles with storyteller legacy

There are two voices inside Sylva storyteller and playwright Gary Carden. One belongs to the mountain man of letters whom author Lee Smith coined “the Appalachian Garrison Keillor.” The other belongs to an orphaned child who clung to a pink…
One of the region’s most beloved and authentic cultural traditions, Shindig on the Green, will present “A Celebration of Mountain Traditions” annual fundraiser with headliner Balsam Range plus Laura Boosinger and Bobby Hicks and the Cole Mountain Cloggers at 7…
Foodies can have it all at the sixth annual Mélange of the Mountains culinary gala in Haywood County. Many of the region’s best chefs will assemble at The Gateway Club in Waynesville to show off their finest fare and engage…
What happens when a smart, talented young man desires to serve God, but is mostly driven by his fear of death and Hell? How is a conflicted heart torn by love and desire? And what happens when that heart finally…
Wednesday, 10 February 2010 17:04

The Oak Tree and the Great Dumpling Debate

By Karen Dill The ancient oak tree is bare. It stands majestic in the yard of our old two-story farmhouse. Our house sits on a small knoll and is surrounded by magnolias, dogwoods and mountain laurel, but it is the…
Wednesday, 10 February 2010 17:04

Recipes - Feb. 2

Chicken and Dumplings: 1 chicken, about 3 pounds 2 Quarts water 1 Teaspoon Salt 1/2 Teaspoon Pepper 2 Cup All-purpose flour 1/2 Teaspoon Baking soda 1/2 Teaspoon Salt 3 Tablespoon Shortening 3/4 Cup Buttermilk A dash of sherry Place chicken…
Ricky Skaggs, the legendary, fourteen-time Grammy-award winning country and bluegrass artist, will be featured at Lake Junaluska’s 10th Annual Appalachian Christmas this December, in addition to two Lake Junaluska Singers concerts and the Christmas Craft Show. Skaggs and his talented…
Vertigo Jazz Project will drop their second full-length studio album on March 12 at Emerald Lounge in Asheville. VJP’s new disc ‘Paragon’ is almost one year in the making and showcases the band’s expansive growth since their debut on the…
Wednesday, 28 April 2010 17:37

Bringing home the brew

Zach Phillips and Mike Valente graduated from Western Carolina University just in time to enter the worst job market in 80 years. Instead of crying into their beers, they decided to brew their own. “I’d applied for a few jobs…
Any actor or director at Haywood Arts Regional Theater will tell you there’s nothing wrong with “The Sound of Music.” Or “Oklahoma” for that matter. But that doesn’t mean they want to spend all season shuffling through seasoned classics, singing…
Two plays crafted by Sylva writer Gary Carden will be presented at Western Carolina University in March to benefit the new library fund of the Friends of the Jackson County Main Library. Carden’s “Birdell” will be staged at 7 p.m.…
Diehard fans of “The Andy Griffith Show” would know there’s more than meets the eye to Rafe Hollister. The coarse hillbilly overall-clad farmer turns up to audition for the skeptical local choir and blows the crowd away with his powerful…
Looking for a high-energy spring art evening that’ll make your jaw drop, open your eyes and please your palate, give a vantage point to view creation, and make you eager to come back the next year? It’s time for Waynesville’s…
Wednesday, 07 April 2010 17:37

Quintessential quilts

In 1980, Gov. Jim Hunt signed a proclamation declaring Franklin as the “Quilting Capital of the World.” That tradition has been preserved and is being expanded in a major way. Maco Crafts — a nonprofit cooperative that operated from 1969…
Steve Lloyd, executive director of Haywood Arts Regional Theatre in Waynesville, has been honored with The Herman Middleton Distinguished Service Award, given by the North Carolina Theatre Conference for service to the state’s theatre community. Lloyd has worked as an…
Just a month ago, no one here would believe that the President and First Lady of the United States would one day be savoring smoked trout from Sunburst Farm in Canton while on vacation. Or munching on fresh lettuce directly…
Haywood Heritage Trail: Quilts of Bygone Years opening Wednesday, May 12, will feature traditional quilt squares for sale by area quilters and quilting guilds. In addition, several full-sized and heirloom quilts will be displayed alongside tools of the quilting trade…
Many who walk into Joel Queen’s gallery mistakenly assume the artwork there solely represents Cherokee tradition. After all, Queen comes from a long line of Cherokee potters and basketmakers who passed down their art to him as soon as he…
Enjoy plow demonstrations, food tasting, sack races, live music and more at the 10th Annual Strawberry Jam starting 10 a.m. Saturday, May 15, at Darnell Farms in Bryson City. The event is hosted by The Swain County High School Future…
Steve Lampl paints with acrylics and loves to golf. But last year when he had shoulder surgery, he had to put golfing on hold. That’s when he decided to organize The Mainstreet Artists Co-op Gallery. A year later, the co-op…
The traditions of spinning, weaving, quilting, caning, blacksmithing, sewing, hand stitchery, and other folk arts have survived in the Appalachian culture through the generations. At the Patchwork Folk and Fabric Festival, these skills will be showcased and honored, demonstrated and…
Start your Labor Day weekend with free live music at the Concerts on the Creek series in downtown Sylva. The Porch Music Club, an old-time string band, will play a two-hour show beginning at 7 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 3,…
Tuesday, 31 August 2010 20:08

FPAC anniversary gala features music, drama

Western Carolina University will mark five years of art and entertainment at the Fine and Performing Arts Center with a gala featuring art, music and a theatrical revue of songs by George and Ira Gershwin on Friday, Oct. 22. Tickets…
Grammy-winning singer, songwriter and producer Brett James, along with Ginny McAfee, will perform on Saturday, Sept. 18, at the Haywood Community College auditorium. Doors open at 6 p.m. Money raised from this evening’s concert will support art, music and literacy…
Tuesday, 31 August 2010 20:06

WCU presents 2010-11 arts and events series

A string band, an all-male chorus, irreverent sketch comedy and an environmental writer with a question fill the bill for the 2010-11 Arts and Cultural Events Performance Series at Western Carolina University. The series entertainment is as follows: • Doxita,…
Modern country artist Corey Smith will perform at 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 9, at Western Carolina University’s Ramsey Regional Activity Center. Smith is a Georgia-based singer/songwriter who has sold an impressive 150,000 albums and 700,000 singles to date — all…
Wild Bill Turner will play the Sunday Series at 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 19, at the Haywood County Public Library in Waynesville. Wild Bill will show off his mastery of jazz skills on the saxophone, clarinet and trumpet, offering an…
Tuesday, 31 August 2010 20:02

P.A.W.S holds wine tasting, silent auction

The Seventh Annual P.A.W.S. Wine Tasting and Silent Auction — benefitting the only animal welfare organization in Swain County — will be held on Saturday, Sept. 4, at the Lands Creek Log Cabins “Harmony Hall” in Bryson City. Doors open at…
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