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Wednesday, 01 August 2012 00:00

Stanley slated for Franklin Aug. 11

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Dr. Ralph Stanley and the Clinch Mountain Boys will bring traditional bluegrass music to the stage of the Smoky Mountain…
The Land Trust for the Little Tennessee (LTLT) will host festivities on Aug. 4 to celebrate its purchase of T.M.…
Wednesday, 01 August 2012 00:00

Mater Fest returns to Canton Aug. 3-4

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The town of Canton will host the ninth annual Mountain Mater Fest from noon on Friday, Aug. 3, to 11…
Wednesday, 01 August 2012 00:00

Visual arts series hosting open house, fundraiser

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The public is invited to Western Carolina University’s School of Art and Design at 1 p.m. Aug. 3 for an…
Wednesday, 01 August 2012 00:00

Shady Ladies ‘Pushing Tradition’ with Gallery 86 show

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The Haywood County Arts Council’s Gallery 86 will host an exhibition of art quilt pieces by the Shady Ladies quilting…
Wednesday, 01 August 2012 00:00

Russian pianist to perform in Waynesville

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Russian pianist Margarita Shevchenko will display her chops at 7:30 p.m. on Aug. 10 at the Performing Arts Center on…
Wednesday, 01 August 2012 00:00

WCU to offer stained glass course

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A course in “Creating Stained Glass” is being from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursdays for the month of August at…
Wednesday, 01 August 2012 00:00

Bryson City library to host community jam

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The next community music jam at the Marianna Black Library in downtown Bryson City will be from 6-7:30 p.m. Aug.…
Wednesday, 01 August 2012 00:00

Mountain High BBQ Festival and Car Show comes to Franklin

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Franklin will be hopping with all things barbecue when the fourth annual Mountain High BBQ Festival and Car Show comes to…
Wednesday, 01 August 2012 00:00

WestCare supporters vie for ‘Disco King and Queen’

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Six professionals are hoping to be crowned Disco King and Queen, based on donations they collect for the MedWest-Harris &…
Wednesday, 01 August 2012 00:00

Glass blowing class at the Green Energy Park

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The Green Energy Park in Dillsboro will host a glass blowing classes on Aug. 4. The classes will be split…
Wednesday, 01 August 2012 00:00

Writing workshop offered in Waynesville

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Teachers Curt and Julie Cloninger will lead a writing seminar designed to help teachers and parents teach writing to their…
Wednesday, 01 August 2012 00:00

Haywood arts council seeking artists

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The Haywood County Arts Council invites artists to submit work samples for consideration in its art in business program, which…
Wednesday, 25 July 2012 14:09

World beat hits Main Street

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By Garret K. Woodward • Staff Writer If Norman Rockwell ever ventured out of New England, as the crow flies,…
Wednesday, 25 July 2012 14:08

The ties that bind – one high five at a time

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By Garret K. Woodward • Staff writer I had just finished my third steamed carrot when the yelling began. It…
Wednesday, 25 July 2012 13:47

Audition for upcoming HART production

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The Haywood Arts Regional Theatre will hold auditions for its October production of the hit Broadway musical “The Light in…
Wednesday, 25 July 2012 13:47

Kathy Griffin slated for Harrah’s Aug. 11

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Two-time Emmy winning comedian, Grammy nominee and best-selling author Kathy Griffin will appear at Harrah’s Cherokee Casino at 7:30 p.m.…
Wednesday, 25 July 2012 13:46

Benefit performance for Haywood County Democratic Party

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Local actress Barbara Bates Smith will star in a one-woman benefit performance titled “Go, Granny,Go: A Walk to Washington to…
Wednesday, 25 July 2012 13:45

Macon County Gemboree opens July 26

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Gem and mineral dealers and rock hounds from across the country will converge on Franklin for the 47th Annual Macon…
The hour-long radio show “Stories of Mountain Folk” airs every Saturday at 9 a.m. on Jackson County’s WRGC Radio at…
Wednesday, 25 July 2012 13:42

Learn more about modern roller derby

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Krista Robb of the Smoky Mountain Roller Girls will give a program and slide show presentation on modern Roller Derby at 7…
Wednesday, 25 July 2012 13:41

Two workshops planned at Franklin library

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The Macon County Library in Franklin will hold two programs on July 26. Avid coin collector Paul Biery will present…
Wednesday, 25 July 2012 13:41

Learn the art of faux finishing Aug. 4

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A class teaching beginning faux finish instruction will be held from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. on Aug. 4 at the Leapin’…
Wednesday, 25 July 2012 13:40

Join a community art show in Bryson City

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Local artists and artisans in Swain and surrounding counties are invited to submit up to four original works of art…
Wednesday, 25 July 2012 13:40

Lifelike drawing taught in Swain

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Art League of the Smokies will meet at 6:15 p.m. on Aug. 2 at the Swain County Center for the…
Wednesday, 25 July 2012 13:38

Sarge’s Dog Walk returns Aug. 4

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The 7th annual Downtown Waynesville Dog Walk hosted by Sarge’s Animal Rescue Foundation starts at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Aug.…
Wednesday, 25 July 2012 13:37

Voices in the Laurel members make an appearance in Spain

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Members of Voices in the Laurel Children’s Choir recently returned from the Kingsway International Children’s Choir Festival in Spain.
Wednesday, 25 July 2012 13:36

Texas Tenors take the stage July 28

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The Texas Tenors, a phenomenal trio who has been entertaining sold out audiences around the world, will perform at 7:30…
Wednesday, 25 July 2012 13:36

Feel the beat of the tambourine Aug. 3

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The ABBA tribute band Arrival from Sweden will perform at the Smoky Mountain Center for the Performing Arts in Franklin…
Wednesday, 25 July 2012 13:35

Summer music series continues in Bryson

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The Marianna Black Library in Bryson City continues its Summer Music Series with Carolina Dusk, fronted by Dusk Weaver, at…
Wednesday, 25 July 2012 13:34

Natalie Grant coming to Franklin Aug. 4

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Natalie Grant, an award-winning singer/songwriter of contemporary Christian music, will be in concert Saturday, Aug. 4, at the Smoky Mountain…
Wednesday, 18 July 2012 14:15

Schedule of Events

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Wednesday, 18 July 2012 14:08

The countries of Folkmoot USA

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New Zealand — Whitireia Performing Arts Whitireia Performing Arts is affiliated with New Zealand College of Performing Arts. This school…
Wednesday, 18 July 2012 14:06

Guides serve as ambassadors to visiting performers

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For many teens growing up in Haywood County, becoming a Folkmoot guide is a dream come true. The job means…
Wednesday, 18 July 2012 00:00

Historic Windover Inn joins Haywood Quilt Trails

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The Haywood County Arts Council will dedicated “Four Little Birds,” the first quilt block at a Haywood County bed and…
Wednesday, 18 July 2012 00:00

Island Park also gets a quilt square

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The second quilt square hanging — part of the Quilt Trail Project — will be held at Island Park in…
The Glenville Historical Society’s second annual Historical Tour featuring sites in the Norton Community will be held from 10 a.m.…
Wednesday, 18 July 2012 00:00

Canton library presents ‘Images of Historic Canton’

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More than 40 historic photographs of Canton are on display at the Canton library from now through Aug. 31, and…
Wednesday, 18 July 2012 00:00

‘Liars’ plan Franklin Folk Fest appearance

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The Liars Bench, a troupe of award-winning storytellers and musicians, bring “Tall Tales, Mountain Myths, & Flat-Out Lies” to the…
Wednesday, 18 July 2012 00:00

Contra dance in Waynesville July 22

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A Waynesville Contra Dance will be held from 2-4:30 p.m. on July 22 at the Gateway Club ballroom at 37…
Wednesday, 18 July 2012 00:00

Belly dancing workshop set at WCU

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Western Carolina University’s Department of Intercultural Affairs will offer a free belly dancing workshop from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday,…
Wednesday, 18 July 2012 00:00

Weaver offering classes in Dillsboro

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Susan Morgan Leveille, a professional weaver and teacher in Dillsboro for more than 35 years, has day and evening classes…
Wednesday, 18 July 2012 00:00

‘Greater Tuna’ to stage at SMCT starting July 20

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The Smoky Mountain Community Theatre will present its summer production, “Greater Tuna,” with special arrangements with Samuel French.
Wednesday, 18 July 2012 00:00

Horse show fundraiser planned in Haywood

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The Waynesville Lions Club will hold its 60th annual horse show at 3 p.m. on July 21 at the Haywood…
Wednesday, 18 July 2012 00:00

Mentalist Erik Dobell will see you July 25

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“Mentalist” Erik Dobel, who uses psychology and trickery to create the illusion of psychic ability, will be the featured guest…
Wednesday, 18 July 2012 00:00

Hone your drawing skills in Waynesville

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The next session of the Inspired Art Ministry (Iam) classes begins the week of July 23 with drawing classes on…
Wednesday, 18 July 2012 00:00

Songcatchers series continues July 22

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Laura Boosinger will perform at 4 p.m. on July 22 at the Cradle of Forestry amphitheater as part of the…
Wednesday, 18 July 2012 00:00

Randy Flack slated for Fontana July 19

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Singer-songwriter Randy Flack will perform from 8-11 p.m. on Thursday, July 19, and Saturday, July 21, at Fontana Village as…
Wednesday, 18 July 2012 00:00

Jazz programs offered for children

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MusicWorks! Studio of Performing Arts in Waynesville will offer a new jazz music program on July 26. The “School of…