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Wednesday, 19 September 2012 13:39

Kennel club to hold agility trial

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The Western Carolina Dog Fanciers Association, an area kennel club, will host a three-day AKC Dog Agility Trial in the…
Wednesday, 19 September 2012 13:39

Demonstrations at Dogwood Crafters

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Craft demonstrations at Dogwood Crafters in Dillsboro this week include Anthony Cariveau, Linda Parrish, Jeri Buek and Joyce Lantz. • …
Wednesday, 19 September 2012 13:39

Cornhole tournament to benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters

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Headwaters Brewing Company will host a Cornhole Tournament to benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of Haywood County from 2-4:30 p.m.…
Wednesday, 19 September 2012 13:38

Canton to host BBQ and bluegrass festival

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The second annual Smokin’ BBQ and Bluegrass Festival will take place at 10 a.m. Sept. 29 at the Cold Mountain…
Great Smoky Mountains National Park will celebrate Appalachian folkways at its annual Mountain Life Festival from 10 a.m. to 4…
Wednesday, 12 September 2012 00:00

Democrats to host ‘Go, Granny, Go’

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Actress Barbara Bates Smith will perform the play “Go, Granny, Go”, the inspiring story of Doris “Granny D” Haddock, at…
Greater Haywood County Chamber of Commerce is currently accepting applications for nonprofits and agribusinesses for the 24th annual Haywood County…
Wednesday, 12 September 2012 00:00

Scarecrow Festival to benefit Swain schools

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The Swain County Public Schools Foundation is looking for people to participate in its first-ever Scarecrow Festival. Handmade scarecrows will…
Wednesday, 12 September 2012 00:00

Celebrate ‘anti-art’ at Dada Festival

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For three days in September, the first-ever Dada Festival at Western Carolina University brings together music, dance, the visual arts…
Wednesday, 12 September 2012 00:00

Sylva library to host jewelry workshop

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Jackson County Library in Sylva begins its new Teen Advisory Group (TAG) from 6-7:30 p.m. Sept. 18 with a special…
Wednesday, 12 September 2012 00:00

Haywood’s Got Talent competition finalists announced

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16 acts have beat out the competition to go on to the finals of Haywood’s Got Talent at 7:30 p.m.…
Wednesday, 12 September 2012 00:00

Duo, choir to be featured at Pickin' in the Square

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Guitar duo Jazz Mountain and the male choir Men Macon Music will perform at a double-bill concert starting at 4…
Wednesday, 12 September 2012 00:00

Beading, needlework focus of crafting demonstrations

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Craft demonstrations at Dogwood Crafters in Dillsboro during the next week include beading by Nan Smith and punch needlework by…
Wednesday, 12 September 2012 00:00

Stay out late in Sylva Sept. 14

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Sylva businesses will stay open late Sept. 14 for its monthly art stroll. Sylva Art Strolls, which are sponsored by…
Wednesday, 12 September 2012 00:00

Piano legend Hornsby to play Harrah’s

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Tickets are on-sale to see pianist Bruce Hornsby at Harrah’s Cherokee Event Center at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 12. Hornsby writes…
Wednesday, 12 September 2012 00:00

Jo Kelley to teach expressive landscape painting

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Well-known Waynesville artist Jo Kelley will teach a one-day painting workshop from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 6 at…
Wednesday, 12 September 2012 00:00

Award-winning Christian trio to perform Sept. 21

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Phillips, Craig, and Dean, an award-winning contemporary Christian music trio, will be in concert at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 21 at…
Wednesday, 12 September 2012 00:00

Experiment with art at Waynesville workshop

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Silvia Williams will instruct a workshop on experimental art from 1-3 p.m. on Sept. 14 at Leapin’ Frog Gallery. Williams…
The Haywood Arts Regional Theatre will hold auditions for its November production of the celebrated Broadway play “August Osage County”…
Wednesday, 12 September 2012 00:00

Library hosting ‘Living around Bears’ program

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Macon County Public Library in Franklin will show a short film, “Living in Bear Country: Practical Advice on Living Responsibly…
Wednesday, 12 September 2012 00:00

ColorFest showcases fall colors and flavors

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Autumn’s colors and flavors take center stage from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 6 during the fourth annual “ColorFest…
Wednesday, 12 September 2012 00:00

Mountain Heritage Day to include traditional foods competition

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Western Carolina University’s 38th annual Mountain Heritage Day Local is set for 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 29 on…
Wednesday, 05 September 2012 02:39

More A&E briefs

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Fall storytimes to get under way at Sylva library The Jackson County Public Library in Sylva will begin its fall…
Wednesday, 05 September 2012 02:39

RailFest rolls in to Bryson City

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The Great Smoky Mountain Railroad’s 11th Annual RailFest will be held the weekend of Sept. 15 and 16 in Bryson…
Wednesday, 05 September 2012 02:37

Dynamic flute and guitar duo to perform in Canton

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Flutist Kate Steinback and guitarist Amy Brucksch will play in concert at 3 p.m. on Sept. 16 at the Canton…
Wednesday, 05 September 2012 02:36

See country legend Don Williams in concert Sept. 15

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Don Williams, a highly acclaimed country music singer and songwriter, will perform at 7:30 p.m. on Sept. 15 at the…
Wednesday, 05 September 2012 02:35

‘Simply Sinatra’ to kick off Galaxy of Stars at WCU

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The sounds of Frank Sinatra will arrive at Western Carolina University on Sept. 16 for the first installment of the…
Wednesday, 05 September 2012 02:34

Sock Hop brings Golden Oldies to Junaluska

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Disc jockey Alan Price will be hosting a “Golden Oldies Sock Hop Extravaganza” at the Lake Junaluska Conference and Retreat…
Wednesday, 05 September 2012 02:34

Contra dance your way to Sylva library

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The next Second Sunday Contra Dance will be held from 2:30-5 p.m. on Sept. 9 in the community room on…
Wednesday, 05 September 2012 02:33

Guest trumpeter to give free recital at WCU

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Trumpet player Brandon Craswell will perform a free recital at 7:30 p.m. on Sept. 7 in the Coulter Building recital…
Wednesday, 05 September 2012 02:33

Grab your instruments for a community jam

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The next community music jam at the library in Bryson City will be from 6-7:30 p.m. on Sept. 6 in…
Wednesday, 05 September 2012 02:32

Making music in Maggie Valley

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Accordion stars to appear in Maggie Valley The second annual Smoky Mountain Accordion Festival will be held at 2 p.m.…
Karen Peck and New River, an award-winning Southern gospel group from Gainesville, Ga., and The Kingsmen Quartet, a Southern gospel…
Wednesday, 05 September 2012 02:30

Bluegrass bands to duel in Highlands

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The Highlands Performing Arts Center will present the Bluegrass Duel 8 p.m. on Sept. 15. The event will feature Asheville’s…
Wednesday, 05 September 2012 02:29

Youth art classes back at The Bascom

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Kids can enjoy a wide range of youth art classes at The Bascom this September and October. • Creation Station,…
Wednesday, 05 September 2012 02:29

Artist reception to kick off ColorFest in Dillsboro

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ColorFest’s “Art & Taste of Appalachia Artist’s Reception” will be held at the historical Jarrott House in Dillsboro at 6…
Wednesday, 05 September 2012 02:28

Waynesville celebrates local artists with weekend art event

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The Waynesville Gallery Association presents Art After Dark from 6–9 p.m. on Sept. 7 and a Saturday Stroll from 11…
Wednesday, 05 September 2012 02:27

Paper, pins, scissors: new stories from old quilts

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Textile historian Suzanne Hill McDowell will host a luncheon program from noon to 2 p.m. on Sept. 15 and tell…
Wednesday, 05 September 2012 02:27

Experiment with art at Waynesville workshop

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Silvia Williams will instruct a workshop on experimental art from 1-3 p.m. on Sept. 14 at Leapin’ Frog Gallery. Williams…
Wednesday, 29 August 2012 00:00

Larry Barnett, students to present Future of Mountain Music

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As part of the summer music series, the Marianna Black Library in Bryson City will present “The Future of Mountain…
Wednesday, 29 August 2012 00:00

Stone Mountain Wobblers featured at Bascom Barn Dance

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The music of The Stone Mountain Wobblers, a traditional old time string band, will highlight the Bascom Barn Dance from…
Wednesday, 29 August 2012 00:00

Junior Appalachian Musicians program accepting students

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The Haywood County Arts Council will hold registration for students wishing to enroll in the Junior Appalachian Musicians (JAM) program…
Wednesday, 29 August 2012 00:00

Taking control of your digital photography

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Master photographer Ed Kelley is teaching a four-week course in “Taking Control of Your Digital Photography” from 6:30-9 p.m., beginning…
Wednesday, 29 August 2012 00:00

Class to demonstrate mountain landscapes

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Landscape artist and instructor in watercolor painting and drawing Sandra Brugh Moore of Asheville will demonstrate watercolor techniques in a…
Wednesday, 29 August 2012 00:00

WCU student film accepted into 2012 Atlanta Shortsfest

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A senior project film created by Western Carolina University students last year has been accepted into the third annual Atlanta…
Wednesday, 29 August 2012 00:00

Outdoor sale features traditional Cherokee art

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The Qualla Arts and Crafts Mutual will host an open-air native art market on Sept. 1 on Tsali Boulevard in…
Wednesday, 29 August 2012 00:00

Art show to feature North Carolina artist

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The upcoming Village Square Art & Craft Show on Sept. 1-2 at Kelsey Hutchinson Park and Highlands Village Square in…
Wednesday, 29 August 2012 00:00

Sylva to host vintage Pontiacs car show

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A selection of rare Pontiac automobiles will be on display during a vintage car show from 9 a.m. to 3…
Wednesday, 29 August 2012 00:00

September clay classes offered at SCC

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Southwestern Community College will offer three clay classes beginning in September. • Hand building: 2-6 p.m., Mondays from Sept. 10-Nov.…