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Wednesday, 26 September 2012 00:00

Mountain Heritage Day returns to Cullowhee

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Mountain Heritage Day gets under way Sept. 29 at Western Carolina University with a variety of arts and crafts, music,…
Wednesday, 26 September 2012 00:00

WCU to celebrate Homecoming in October

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Western Carolina University will celebrate Homecoming 2012 — whose theme is “Tradition Long, Catamount Strong — with a host of…
Wednesday, 26 September 2012 00:00

Cruisin’ show coming to Franklin

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The “Cruisin’ in the Mountains” car, truck and bike show will be held Oct. 5 and 6 at Southwestern Community…
Wednesday, 26 September 2012 00:00

Cashiers Valley Leaf Festival is Oct. 5-7

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The Cashiers Valley Leaf Festival will include everything from concerts to crafts during its three-day run Oct. 5-7. The Lovin’…
Wednesday, 26 September 2012 00:00

Cherokee Indian Fair turns 100

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The Cherokee Indian Fair will mark its 100th year Oct. 2-6 with a five-day celebration of great music and traditional…
Wednesday, 26 September 2012 00:00

Rooted in the Mountains to be held at WCU

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The Rooted in the Mountains symposium — designed to raise awareness of the intersection of health, language, environmental and indigenous…
Wednesday, 26 September 2012 00:00

Illusionist coming to WCU

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Western Carolina University brings magician Jason Bishop to the John W. Bardo Fine and Performing Arts Center in Cullowhee at…
Wednesday, 26 September 2012 00:00

Scarecrow festival coming to Bryson City

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The scarecrows are coming to Bryson City from Oct. 6 through Oct. 20.
Wednesday, 26 September 2012 00:00

Georgia historian to deliver talk at WCU

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A historian and author from the University of Georgia who specializes in Native American history will speak at 7 p.m.,…
Wednesday, 26 September 2012 00:00

Skate Jam rolls into Cherokee

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The inaugural “SK8 Jam” will take place at noon Oct. 6 on the SK8 Park in Cherokee, with registration available…
Wednesday, 26 September 2012 00:00

Flying Cat Studio celebrates a decade

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Professional potters Susan Phillips and Velda Davis will hold a special kiln opening and pottery sale from 10 a.m. to…
Wednesday, 26 September 2012 00:00

Art/craft exhibition opens in Highlands

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“American Craft Today” opened on Sept. 22 and will run through Dec. 29 in the Bunzl Gallery at The Bascom…
Wednesday, 26 September 2012 00:00

Demonstrations at Dogwood Crafters

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Craft demonstrations at Dogwood Crafters in Dillsboro this week include Susie Ray, Susan Lingg, Claudia Lampley and Mary Ethel Prater.…
Wednesday, 26 September 2012 00:00

Call for art/writing submissions

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Daydreamz Project is partnering with several local entities to display artistic expressions that promote healing of domestic violence, sexual assault…
Wednesday, 19 September 2012 13:45

Kephart play comes to Bryson City

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Western North Carolina writer Gary Carden will present his play “Outlander” at 7 p.m., Sept. 25, at the Swain County…
Wednesday, 19 September 2012 13:45

Mainstage season kicks off with ‘Pump Boys’

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The musical “Pump Boys and Dinettes” will start off the 2012-13 mainstage season, presented by the students and faculty of…
Wednesday, 19 September 2012 13:44

Library to host community jam

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Bryson City will host a community music jam from 6-7:30 p.m. Sept. 20 at the Marianna Black Library. Anyone with…
Wednesday, 19 September 2012 13:44

Concerts to hit Franklin

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“Rock the Square,” a vintage rock concert and street dance, will be held at 7 p.m. Sept. 21 on the…
Wednesday, 19 September 2012 13:42

Darryl Worley to perform in Franklin

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Acclaimed country artist Darryl Worley will perform at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 28 at the Smoky Mountain Center for the Performing…
Wednesday, 19 September 2012 13:42

WCU presents faculty brass recital

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Western Carolina University’s School of Music will present a free faculty brass recital at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 25 in the…
Wednesday, 19 September 2012 13:41

Youth arts festival to be held in Dillsboro

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The fifth annual Youth Arts Festival will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sept. 22 at the…
Wednesday, 19 September 2012 13:40

Smithsonian exhibit opens at WCU

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“Journey Stories,” an exhibit from the Smithsonian Institution, will be on display at Western Carolina University’s Mountain Heritage Center from…
Wednesday, 19 September 2012 13:40

Colorfest coming to Dillsboro Oct. 6

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More than 30 artisans will demonstrate their craft at the upcoming Colorfest: Art & Taste of Appalachia from 10 a.m.…
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…