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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.…
Wednesday, 29 August 2012 00:00

Fall demonstrations at Dogwood Crafters

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Craft demonstrations will begin in September at Dogwood Crafters in Dillsboro. Mary Ethel Prather will make her delicate hummingbirds from…
Wednesday, 29 August 2012 00:00

Haywood’s Got Talent semi-finals this week

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The first leg of this year’s Haywood’s Got Talent comes this weekend when 25 acts show off their abilities in…
Western Carolina University’s 38th annual Mountain Heritage Day Local is set for 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 29 on…
Wednesday, 29 August 2012 00:00

Dierks Bentley to perform at Harrah’s Sept. 21

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Dierks Bentley will play his country music hits at 9 p.m. Sept. 21 at Harrah’s Cherokee Event Center.
Wednesday, 29 August 2012 00:00

‘Art Rosenbaum: Voices’ opening Sept. 1

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Art Rosenbaum: Voices, featuring a small collection of monumental paintings of American folk musicians, opens in the Loft Gallery at…
Wednesday, 29 August 2012 00:00

Horace Kephart exhibit to open at WCU

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An iconic figure of Western North Carolina history and culture who penned the classic “Our Southern Highlanders” and helped spearhead…
Wednesday, 29 August 2012 00:00

Haywood women present ‘Piercing the mundane’

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An exhibition featuring The Women of NoHa called “piercing the mundane” will go on display Aug. 29 at Gallery 86…
Wednesday, 29 August 2012 00:00

Fun things for kids

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Pre-school storytime resumes in Bryson City Marianna Black Library in Bryson City will begin its pre-school storytime program at 10:30-11:30 a.m. on…
Wednesday, 22 August 2012 00:00

2012 Haywood County Fair

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It’s that time of year again. The Haywood County Fair will be taking place from Wednesday, Aug. 22, to Sunday,…
Wednesday, 22 August 2012 00:00

Labor Day celebrations

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Canton Labor Day Festival The town of Canton will kick off its annual Labor Day Festival on Aug. 31. The…
Wednesday, 22 August 2012 00:00

Audition for Haywood’s Got Talent

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The Haywood Arts Regional Theater is once again presenting a chance for area talent to show take home the gold…
Wednesday, 22 August 2012 00:00

Tablescapes luncheon at Grace Church

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Grace Church in the Mountains in Waynesville will be having its annual “Tablescapes” luncheon starting at 11:30 a.m. Aug. 25. The…
Wednesday, 22 August 2012 00:00

Ellison to lead reading at Rickman Store

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Writer and naturalist George Ellison will read from his new collection of poems, Permanent Camp, at the Rickman Store at…
Wednesday, 22 August 2012 00:00

Lee Knight to present free educational music program

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Folk singer/storyteller Lee Knight will bring his unique sounds to the stage of the Village Commons in Cashiers at 7…
Wednesday, 22 August 2012 00:00

WCU screens series of free documentaries

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Western Carolina University will offer a series of films on topics from local food to the life of a forgotten…
Wednesday, 22 August 2012 00:00

‘Fox on the Fairway’ opens this week

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The comedy “Fox on the Fairway” opens the Highlands Cashiers Players at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 23 at the Performing Arts…
The Overlook Theatre Company in Franklin will present “The Civil War, an American Musical,” at 7:30 p.m. on Aug. 23-25…
Wednesday, 22 August 2012 00:00

Metal artist featured in lecture

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Noted artist Grace Cathey will share the story about her chosen craft genre – metal sculpture – with her presentation…