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Tuesday, 08 October 2013 19:37

Cutting through to your passion

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Standing in his basement workshop, furniture maker Roy DuVerger looks around the cluttered, dusty space. It may look like chaos…
Thursday, 03 October 2013 01:06

Poetry slam at WCU to feature big-name poet

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Slam poetry champion, teacher and coach Matthew Cuban will present a spoken-word workshop at 3:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 4, in…
Thursday, 03 October 2013 01:05

Sarge’s Furry Friends benefit in Waynesville

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Sarge’s Animal Rescue Foundation’s 5th annual Furry Friends Benefit Bash will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 3, at…
Thursday, 03 October 2013 01:04

Print studio opens in Dillsboro

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The new printing/binding studios of SpeakEasy Press will hold an open house from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 11,…
Thursday, 03 October 2013 01:03

WNC band wins accolades for latest album

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Haywood County’s own Balsam Range won album of the year for “Papertown” at the 2013 International Bluegrass Music Awards this…
Thursday, 03 October 2013 01:01

‘Jammin’ at the Millpond’ returns

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Jammin’ at the Millpond will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12, at Haywood Community College…
Thursday, 03 October 2013 00:58

Weaver honored withs N.C. Heritage Award

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Weaver Susan Morgan Leveille, owner of the Oaks Gallery in Dillsboro, was named one of the recipients of the North…
Wednesday, 25 September 2013 15:01

Cowee Pottery School forming

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A group of friends have come together to create a non-profit entity to operate a new pottery school in the…
Wednesday, 25 September 2013 15:00

Acclaimed painter offers demo in Swain

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Watercolor and oil painter Jo Ridge Kelley will demonstrate oil painting techniques in a naturescape for Art League of the…
Wednesday, 25 September 2013 14:58

Youth String Ensemble begins in Haywood

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Voices in the Laurel will hold auditions for “Laurel Strings,” a new string ensemble open to students in grades two-12…
Wednesday, 25 September 2013 14:57

Musician/folklorist Lee Knight spins tales in Sylva

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Acclaimed musician/folklorist Lee Knight will perform at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 1, at the Jackson County Public Library Complex in…
Wednesday, 25 September 2013 14:51

Boho show coming to Waynesville

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The Boho Stage Show will bring aerial trapeze, circus acts, belly dancing, hula-hooping and other eccentric forms of performance art…
Dillsboro will soon be graced with a large mural depicting the cultural heritage of the village, its key landmarks and…
Wednesday, 18 September 2013 14:13

Mountain Momma

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I recently took stock of our craft supply cupboard and realized it’s looking a little paltry. At one time, I…
Wednesday, 18 September 2013 14:08

Mountain Heritage Day brings Appalachian culture to WCU

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The 39th Mountain Heritage Day will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 28, at Western Carolina…
Wednesday, 18 September 2013 14:07

Fall harvest festival comes to Mountain Farm Museum

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The annual Mountain Life Festival in Great Smoky Mountains National Park will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.…
Wednesday, 18 September 2013 14:03

HART breaks ground on new facility

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The Haywood Arts Regional Theatre will hold a ceremonial groundbreaking for the new Daniel and Belle Fangmeyer Theater on the…
Wednesday, 18 September 2013 13:52

Racy ‘Ave. Q’ comes to HART

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The Tony Award-winning puppet musical “Ave. Q” hits the stage at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 20-21, 27-28 and Oct. 4-5, and…
Wednesday, 18 September 2013 13:48

McCreery returns to WNC

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Country sensation Scott McCreery hits the stage at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 5, at Harrah’s Cherokee Event Center.
Wednesday, 18 September 2013 13:47

Chicago tribute band to perform at WCU

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Called “the world’s greatest tribute to Chicago,” musical group Brass Transit will perform at 5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 29, at…
Wednesday, 11 September 2013 15:15

Macon Aero Modelers Barbecue Fundraiser

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The Macon Aero Modelers is holding its 5th annual BBQ Charity Fun Fly at 9 a.m. Sept. 21-22, at the…
Wednesday, 11 September 2013 15:15

Join the famed Pink Glove Dance, be in a national video contest

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MedWest-Haywood is asking the community to step up to the plate and do their best rendition of the ‘Pink Glove…
Wednesday, 11 September 2013 15:09

Crafts, contests and music at Railfest

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The 12th annual Railfest will bring a taste of railroad food, memorabilia, storytelling, Appalachian music and dance, and special train…
Wednesday, 11 September 2013 15:07

Youth Art Festival coming to Dillsboro

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The 6th annual Youth Arts Festival will be from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21, at the Jackson…
Wednesday, 11 September 2013 15:06

Wrestler brings musical talents to Maggie rally

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Professional wrestler and country singer Mickie James will perform at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 14, at Thunder In The Smokies bike…
Wednesday, 04 September 2013 14:29

Macon County Fair opens in Franklin

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The 60th annual Macon County Fair will be Sept. 11-14 at the Wayne Proffitt Agricultural Center in Franklin. Highlights of…
Wednesday, 04 September 2013 14:28

‘Boots and Bling’ to benefit REACH

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The Boots and Bling benefit will be held at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 14, at Bloemsma Farm Barn in Franklin.…
Wednesday, 04 September 2013 14:28

Sylva church offers a taste of cookbook recipes

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A cookbook tasting experience will be at 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 12, at The First United Methodist Church in Sylva.
Wednesday, 04 September 2013 14:26

Music festival comes to Burningtown

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The Burningtown Music Festival will be Sept. 14 in the Nantahala National Forest in the Burningtown Township of Macon County.
Wednesday, 04 September 2013 14:24

DePaolo to be exhibited in The Strand at 38 Main

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Works by artist Dominick “Nick” DePaolo will be on display throughout the month of September in the lobby at The…
Wednesday, 04 September 2013 14:24

Annual charity bingo event in Haywood

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The St. John the Evangelist Catholic Women’s Circle will hold its annual “Baskets and Bags Bingo” charity event at 6…
Monks from the Drepung Loseling monastery will demonstrate the art of mandala sand painting and perform sacred music and dance…
Wednesday, 04 September 2013 14:21

Mountain Faith, Primitive Quartet in Franklin

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Acclaimed gospel groups Mountain Faith and the Primitive Quartet will perform at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 13, at The Smoky…
Wednesday, 04 September 2013 14:19

Merle Haggard to bring honky-tonk to Franklin

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Legendary country singer Merle Haggard will perform at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 6, at the Smoky Mountain Center for the…
A new public art sculpture will be unveiled in downtown Waynesville this week by renowned Western North Carolina metal sculptor…
Wednesday, 28 August 2013 00:00

Waynesville taps into craft beer festival

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The inaugural Waynesville Craft Beer Festival will be from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 31, at the American Legion…
Wednesday, 28 August 2013 00:00

WCU chancellor, first lady and friends to perform

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Western Carolina University’s first couple will team up with other WCU performers, including recent Tony Award-nominated Broadway star Terrence Mann,…
Wednesday, 28 August 2013 00:00

Smoky Mountain Folk Festival returns to Lake J

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The 43rd annual Smoky Mountain Folk Festival will be Aug. 30-31 at Stuart Auditorium at Lake Junaluska.
Wednesday, 28 August 2013 00:00

Hank Williams Jr. to perform at Harrah’s

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Legendary outlaw country singer Hank Williams Jr. will play at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 1, at Harrah’s Cherokee Event Center.
Wednesday, 28 August 2013 00:00

Labor Day in WNC

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Labor Day LakeAlooza at Fontana Village The 4th annual Labor Day Weekend LakeAlooza celebration will be Aug. 30 to Sept. 1,…
Wednesday, 28 August 2013 00:00

Copper Pot named by Food & Wine

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The editors of Food & Wine magazine honored Waynesville’s Copper Pot & Wooden Spoon in the September issue. The artisan…
Wednesday, 28 August 2013 00:00

‘How to create a mural’ presentation in Bryson City

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Artist, writer and speaker Doreyl Ammons Cain will do a demonstration and presentation on the four-step process of creating a…
Wednesday, 28 August 2013 00:00

Mountain dulcimer concert, workshop

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Champion mountain dulcimer players Lois Hornbostel and Ehukai Teves will perform at 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 8, at the Swain…
Wednesday, 28 August 2013 00:00

Open Air Indian Art Market in Cherokee

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The Open Air Indian Art Market will be from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 31, at the Qualla…
Wednesday, 21 August 2013 13:45

Photographer exhibit, reception at WCU

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Photographer Dr. Rick Cary will have a reception for his exhibit “Credo: Documentary Photographs of Signs Following Believers” from 6…
Wednesday, 21 August 2013 13:44

SCC offers voice acting

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In order to introduce area residents to the potential of a voice acting career path, Voice Coaches presents “Getting Paid…
Wednesday, 21 August 2013 13:38

Haywood County Fair schedule of events

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WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 21 5:00 p.m. Carnival Rides Open 5:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m. Open to the Public 6:00 p.m. Opening Ceremonies Followed…
Wednesday, 21 August 2013 13:36

Cherokee exhibit on view at SCC

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The Cherokee exhibit “Understanding our Past, Shaping our Future” is on display through Sept. 19 in the Balsam Building Lobby…
Wednesday, 21 August 2013 13:34

Craft beer festival on tap in Waynesville

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The inaugural Waynesville Craft Beer Festival will be from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 31, at the American Legion…