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Wednesday, 31 July 2013 14:02

Dharma teachings offered in Cullowhee on Aug. 3

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Dharma teacher Trish Thompson, ordained by Thich Nhat Hanh and a certified Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction instructor, will offer a workshop…
Wednesday, 31 July 2013 14:02

Dining out for The Bascom

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“Dining for The Bascom” will be from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 7, at the Lakeside Restaurant in Highlands. …
Wednesday, 31 July 2013 14:01

Renowned illusionist family brings spectacle to Franklin

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Spencers Theatre of Illusion will take the stage at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 3, at the Smoky Mountain Center for…
Wednesday, 31 July 2013 14:00

Downtown Waynesville goes to the dogs

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The 8th annual Sarge’s Animal Rescue Foundation Downtown Waynesville Dog Walk will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 3. Sign up…
Wednesday, 31 July 2013 13:57

Tanner exhibition at Gallery 86

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Painter Kel Tanner will have a solo exhibition from Aug. 7 to Sept. 2 at Haywood County Arts Council’s Gallery…
Wednesday, 31 July 2013 13:51

Pop Ferguson brings the blues to Stecoah Arts Center

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The Pop Ferguson Blues Review will perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 3, at the Stecoah Valley Cultural Arts Center…
Wednesday, 31 July 2013 13:49

The Black Crowes come to Harrah’s

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Legendary southern rock group, The Black Crowes, performs at 9 p.m. Friday, Aug. 2, at Harrah’s Cherokee.
Wednesday, 31 July 2013 13:47

This must be the place

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I wanted to be close to the source. When I was 20 years old, I decided to become a writer.…
Wednesday, 31 July 2013 13:45

Festival honors moonshine, Popcorn Sutton

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The 4th Annual Popcorn Sutton Summer Jam will be from 4 to 11 p.m. Friday, Aug. 2, and 11 a.m.…
Wednesday, 24 July 2013 13:53

Mountain Momma

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I never realized little old ladies had such sharp elbows, or just how willing they were to use them, until…
Wednesday, 24 July 2013 13:52

Friends of the Library holds book sale

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Support your local library by coming to the Haywood County Library annual Book Sale from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.…
The Light of the Lake, a theatrical production evoking 100 years of Lake Junaluska history, will have its premier performance…
Wednesday, 24 July 2013 13:51

Make your own pottery in Bryson City

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People of any skill level will have the opportunity to make their own pottery from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday,…
Wednesday, 24 July 2013 13:50

HART reaches goal for new stage

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The Haywood Arts Regional Theatre (HART) in Waynesville reached its fund-raising goal of $600,000 sooner than expected, thanks to John…
Wednesday, 24 July 2013 13:49

Gemboree returns to Macon

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Gem, mineral dealers and rock hounds will converge on the 48th annual Macon County Gemboree July 25-28 at the Macon…
Supporters of Francis Mill recently helped celebrate the mill’s designation as a National Register of Historic Places site. 
Wednesday, 24 July 2013 13:47

Renowned Gospel, Christian groups in Franklin

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The Talleys and Brian Free & Assurance will perform at 7:30 p.m. Friday, July 26, at the Smoky Mountain Center…
Wednesday, 24 July 2013 13:45

This must be the place

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Don’t go in there. As long as I can remember, I’ve been told this. From my parents, teachers, friends or…
Wednesday, 24 July 2013 13:24

Folkmoot, 30 years in the making

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It was a phone call Rolf Kaufman will never forget. The year was 1983, and on the other end of…
Wednesday, 24 July 2013 13:23

Bringing the world into your home

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The house is silent, but soon, it will be overflowing with voices, faces, words and languages known and unknown. Awaiting…
Wednesday, 17 July 2013 14:50

Mountain Momma

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A whirlwind of global cultures, languages, costumes, music and dance has landed in WNC this week. The annual arrival of…
Wednesday, 17 July 2013 14:46

‘Brigadoon’ comes to HART

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Legendary Broadway musical “Brigadoon” runs at 7:30 p.m. July 18-20, 25-27, Aug. 1-3, and at 3 p.m. July 14, 21,…
The 10th annual Franklin Folk Festival, a “Celebration of Appalachian Heritage,” runs from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, July…
Wednesday, 17 July 2013 14:39

Voices in the Laurel sings in New Orleans

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Members of Voices in the Laurel Children’s Choir have just returned from the Crescent City Choral Festival in New Orleans.…
Wednesday, 17 July 2013 14:38

Mattea brings heart and soul string music to Franklin

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Acclaimed singer/songwriter Kathy Mattea will perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, July 20, at the Smoky Mountain Center for the Performing…
Wednesday, 17 July 2013 14:37

Tickets on sale for Miranda Lambert

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Mega-country star Miranda Lambert hits the stage at 9 p.m. Friday, July 19, at Harrah’s Cherokee Event Center.
Wednesday, 17 July 2013 14:00

Tapping into Folkmoot

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Folkmoot is a Western North Carolina tradition, and this year, the festival is tapping into the growing craft beer industry…
Wednesday, 17 July 2013 13:56

The countries of Folkmoot USA

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Japan: Quichar Paradise The name Quichar Paradise means “Be Happy Anytime.” This performing group is from Tokyo, Japan, but represent dance…
Wednesday, 17 July 2013 13:50

Folkmoot: Schedule of events

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Wednesday, 10 July 2013 13:45

Cullowhee Mountain ARTS offers mini-workshops

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Two artist-in-residence mini-workshops will be offered as part of the Cullowhee Mountain ARTS programs at Western Carolina University.
Wednesday, 10 July 2013 13:44

‘Unto These Hills’ opens in Cherokee

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Showcasing the dramatic retelling of Cherokee history and culture, “Unto These Hills” has hit the mid-point in its 10-week summer…
Wednesday, 10 July 2013 13:43

Mountain Momma

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Ever since we splurged on a $2.99 plastic magician’s wand at Santa’s Land last year, my daughter has treated us…
Wednesday, 10 July 2013 13:42

Claymates celebrates one year in business

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Claymates, a “Paint-Your-Own-Pottery & Glass Fusing Experience,” is celebrating its one-year anniversary from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday, July 13,…
Wednesday, 10 July 2013 13:41

Hula-hoop jam for kids and teens in Bryson

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Two hula-hoop jams will be held at 11 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 17, at Marianna Black Library in…
Wednesday, 10 July 2013 13:40

Rained out fireworks rescheduled

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Due to record-breaking rainfall throughout Western North Carolina, Cashiers, Dillsboro and Highlands Fourth of July fireworks were canceled and moved…
Wednesday, 10 July 2013 13:38

Chamber music comes to Waynesville

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The 19th annual Swannanoa Chamber Music Festival continues at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, July 14, at the Haywood Arts Regional Theatre…
Wednesday, 10 July 2013 13:37

This must be the place

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It’s the question I get asked the most. “Is there any music around tonight?”
Wednesday, 03 July 2013 02:09

Mountain Momma

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My husband is from South Carolina — the state where you don’t have to wear helmets on a motorcycle and…
Wednesday, 03 July 2013 02:09

Cathey memoir on life, metal sculpture

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Metal sculptor Grace Cathey will hold a signing for her book, Fire & Steel: The Sculpture of Grace Cathey, from…
Wednesday, 03 July 2013 02:05

SCC quilts for returning soldiers

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Quilting students from Southwestern Community College recently participated in the Quilts of Valor project, a non-profit organization with the goal…
Wednesday, 03 July 2013 02:00

Dunham brings comedy to Cherokee

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Acclaimed comedian Jeff Dunham will perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, July 6, at Harrah’s Cherokee.
Wednesday, 03 July 2013 01:59

Spice and tea store opens in Highlands

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The Spice & Tea Exchange opens its doors this Independence Day weekend in downtown Highlands. The new retail destination is…
The “Mountains in Bloom” fundraiser for The Bascom Visual Arts Center will be July 11-14 in Highlands.
Wednesday, 03 July 2013 01:53

Battistelli, Jars of Clay play Franklin

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Christian singer Francesca Battistelli and rock group Jars of Clay perform at the Smoky Mountain Center for the Performing Arts…
A mountain dulcimer historian who discovered the instrument while living in Greenwich Village in the 1960s and a 19-year-old dulcimer…
Wednesday, 03 July 2013 01:49

This must be the place

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It had been 10 years. I kept thinking those words while boarding a plane in Charlotte this past weekend, bound…
Wednesday, 26 June 2013 00:00

This must be the place

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Getting poison ivy is my official sign summer is here. Like old men whose knees ache when there’s an impending…
Wednesday, 26 June 2013 00:00

July 4th in Southern Appalachia

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Nothing says summer more than the 4th of July, and in Western North Carolina, we celebrate Independence Day with gusto.
Wednesday, 26 June 2013 00:00

Jazz festival heats up Waynesville

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Enjoy traditional, bop, and original jazz during the Summer Jazz Festival on Saturdays from June 29 to July 20 at…