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Wednesday, 06 June 2012 20:34

The Bascom to host Family Fun Day June 9

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The Bascom, a visual arts center in Highlands, will hold a Family Fun Day from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.…
Wednesday, 06 June 2012 20:33

Kids, hone your hula hooping skills

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Kelly Jewell-Timco will lead a hula hooping class at 4 p.m. June 13 at the Jackson County Public Library. This…
Wednesday, 06 June 2012 20:32

Summer art workshops offered in Cullowhee

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Cullowhee Mountain ARTS is gearing up for its Youth Week art workshops for children ages 5 and up from July…
Tuesday, 05 June 2012 20:41

‘Vincent’ to stage in Highlands

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Highlands Performing Arts Center will perform a two-weekend run of the play “Vincent.” Performances are at 7:30 p.m. June 7-9…
Wednesday, 30 May 2012 13:27

International Festival Day moved to July 21

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Folkmoot USA has changed the date of its popular International Festival Day celebration to July 21. The event will take…
Since it is the 150th anniversary of Civil War, the Waynesville library has decided to make the momentous war the…
Wednesday, 30 May 2012 13:26

Carden’s new play to premiere in Greensboro

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The world premiere of Outlander, a play written by Gary Carden of Sylva and Horace Frank Lee of Bryson City,…
Wednesday, 30 May 2012 13:25

Summer reading programs focus on dreaming big

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Registration has begun for the “Dream Big – Read” summer reading program at the Marianna Black Library in Bryson City…
Wednesday, 30 May 2012 13:24

Book arts workshops at City Lights

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Jackson County Visual Arts Association will present two workshops on book arts from 9 a.m. to noon on June 2…
The Jackson County Arts Association will hold an artist reception as part of  “Sylva After Dark” from 6 p.m. to…
Wednesday, 30 May 2012 13:21

Gourd Art Festival in Cherokee

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The 10th annual Gourd Artists Gathering and Art Festival will be held at the fairgrounds in Cherokee from 1 to…
Wednesday, 30 May 2012 13:21

Leapin’ Frog Gallery to hold collage workshop

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The Leapin’ Frog Gallery in Waynesville will host a workshop on mixed media abstract collages from 11 a.m. to 2…
Wednesday, 30 May 2012 13:20

WWII display to stop in Franklin

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A World War II exhibit from the Museum of Military Memorabilia in Naples, Fla., will travel to Franklin in June.…
Wednesday, 30 May 2012 13:19

Motorcycle ride comes to Maggie Valley

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“Thunder On the Parkway,” a new motorcycle ride from Gainesville, Ga., to Maggie Valley, will take place from June 8-10.…
Haywood County Arts Council’s will host an artist reception for its new exhibit, “Celebrating Appalachia,” from 6-9 p.m., June 1,…
The Cherokee Voices Festival will take place from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on June 9 at the Museum of…
Catch the Spirit of Appalachia awarded the Elmer and Irene Hooper Civic Leadership Scholarship to Autumn Skye Baird. The scholarship…
Wednesday, 30 May 2012 13:13

Take time to traverse the quilt trail

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The Haywood County Quilt Trails project is bringing tourists to Haywood County with the colorful display of traditional quilting patterns.…
Wednesday, 30 May 2012 13:12

Midtown Men to perform in Franklin June 2

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The Midtown Men will take the stage at The Smoky Mountain Center for the Performing Arts at 7:30 p.m., June…
Wednesday, 30 May 2012 13:11

Two comedy acts to perform at Smoky Mountain Center

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The Smoky Mountain Center for the Performing Arts will welcome two comedy acts to its stage at 7:30 p.m., May…
Wednesday, 30 May 2012 13:10

Free concert by Smoky Mountain Brass Band

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Smoky Mountain Brass Band will perform a free concert at 2 p.m., June 2, on the lawn of the historic…
Wednesday, 23 May 2012 18:53

Mountain Garden Club to hold yearly plant sale

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The Mountain Garden Club will host its annual plant sale from 9 a.m. to noon on May 26. The sale…
Wednesday, 23 May 2012 18:52

New belly dance troupe to offer classes in Bryson City

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Belly dancing group Smoky Mountain Shimmy will teach its first “Introduction to Belly Dance” class from 10 a.m. to noon,…
The Chapter 2 Books in Cashiers will host a Memorial Day fund-raising event to benefit the Special Operations Adventure Race…
Wednesday, 23 May 2012 18:50

Pisgah student receives Bryson scholarship

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The Annie Lee Bryson Memorial Scholarship was awarded to Skylar Clark from Pisgah High School. The scholarship provides $500 to…
Wednesday, 23 May 2012 18:49

HART to preview musical for REACH fundraiser

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The Haywood Regional Arts Theater will preview its next musical production, The Marvelous Wonderettes, at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 24,…
Wednesday, 23 May 2012 18:49

Highlands Cashiers Players hosting auditions

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Auditions for “The Fox on the Fairway” by the Highlands Cashiers Players will be held at 3 p.m. on June…
Wednesday, 23 May 2012 18:47

Concert to benefit children’s programs

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A gala concert will be held to benefit the summer program at Pigeon Community Multi-Cultural Development Center at 7 p.m.…
Wednesday, 23 May 2012 18:47

‘Twelfth Night’ comes to Bryson City

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Smoky Mountain Community Theatre in Bryson City is hosting “Twelfth Night” by William Shakespeare at 7:30 p.m., May 25-28. Tickets…
Wednesday, 23 May 2012 18:41

Green Energy Park to offer paperweight-making class

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Jackson County Green Energy Park in Dillsboro is offering a class that will teach students how to create a glass…
Wednesday, 23 May 2012 18:41

Mainstreet co-op adds three new artists

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Three new artists — Crystal Allen from Canton, Hank Shuler from Franklin and Janice Swanger from Waynesville — will now exhibit…
Wednesday, 23 May 2012 18:39

Stecoah Valley Leftovers to host spring concert

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The instructors of Stecoah Junior Appalachian Musicians will host a Spring Bluegrass Celebration at Stecoah Valley Cultural Arts Center on…
Wednesday, 23 May 2012 18:38

Sheryl Crow hits the stage at Harrah’s

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Sheryl Crow will be performing at Harrah’s Cherokee Event Center at 7:30 p.m. June 24. Crow has sold 16 million…
Wednesday, 23 May 2012 18:37

Shady Ladies Quilt Show to debut in Haywood

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The Shady Ladies Quilting Group is selling tickets for a chance to win a unique quilt made by the entire…
Wednesday, 16 May 2012 20:45

Stecoah Valley Leftovers to host spring concert

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The instructors of Stecoah Junior Appalachian Musicians will host a Spring Bluegrass Celebration at Stecoah Valley Cultural Arts Center on…
Wednesday, 16 May 2012 20:44

Last weekend of ‘The Dixie Swim Club’

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The Highland Cashiers Players will spend their last weekend as Sheree, Lexie, Dinah, Vernadette, and Jeri Neal of “The Dixie…
Wednesday, 16 May 2012 20:43

Foreigner to perform in Cherokee in June

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Legendary rock band Foreigner will take the stage at Harrah’s Casino and Hotel at 9 p.m., June 8. With over…
Wednesday, 16 May 2012 20:43

Green art and mud coming to The Bascom

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New exhibits are heading to The Bascom art gallery in Highlands this month. Admission for these exhibitions is free. • …
The Jackson County Public Library will host a free two-part drawing class with Norma Hendrix at 7 p.m. on May…
Wednesday, 16 May 2012 20:41

OICA to offer summer art program

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This summer, high school students and recent graduates can participate in a summer art program at Oconaluftee Institute for Cultural…
Wednesday, 16 May 2012 20:40

Coffee with the Poet to feature Dave Waldrop

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The City Lights Coffee with the Poet series continues at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, May 17, and will feature the…
Wednesday, 16 May 2012 20:39

Tail Wagging Tutors returns to Cashier

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The summer Tail Wagging Tutors reading hours will return to the Albert Carlton-Cashiers Community Library, starting May 23. The reoccurring…
Wednesday, 16 May 2012 20:39

HART to stage ‘The Marvelous Wonderettes’

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The Haywood Arts Regional Theater will perform “The Marvelous Wonderettes” at 7:30 p.m., May 25, 26, June 1, 2, 8…
Wednesday, 16 May 2012 20:38

Bryson City library to hold Blacklight Party

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The Marianna Black Library in Bryson City will host a Blacklight Party for teens in sixth-12th grade from 3:30-5 p.m. on…
The 18th Annual Swain County Heritage Festival will take place on Memorial Day weekend and feature local arts and crafts,…
Wednesday, 16 May 2012 20:36

Sunday series features singers and ringers

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The SongSpinners and the First Ringers will perform at 3 p.m., May 20, at the Waynesville Public Library as part…
The Liars Bench will perform the third of the Balsam Chronicles series with the story of Osley Bird Saunooke, colorful…
Wednesday, 16 May 2012 12:57

Letter was wonderful declaration of dedication

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To the Editor: I thought that the letter by Dr. Laci Jamison (www.smokymountainnews.com/component/k2/item/6931) in the May 2 edition was a…
Wednesday, 16 May 2012 12:56

Privatizing marriage would settle issue

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To the Editor: Statistics claim that the purpose of licensure laws is to protect people and produce quality results. They…