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The Broadway Musical “The Story of My Life” will play at the Haywood Arts Regional Theater on March 9, 10…
Catch the Spirit of Appalachia, a non-profit organization located in Jackson County, is offering three $500 scholarships for Appalachian Studies,…
Wednesday, 07 March 2012 13:45

2012 Youth Concerto Competition auditions start May 19

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The North Carolina Symphony will hold the preliminary round of its annual Kathleen Price and Joseph M. Bryan Youth Concerto…
Wednesday, 07 March 2012 13:43

Heritage Alive Mountain Youth Talent Contests upcoming

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The first Heritage Alive Mountain Youth Talent Contest of the year will be held April 28 at the Greening Up…
Wednesday, 07 March 2012 13:43

WCU to present ‘Film Music of John Williams’

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Western Carolina University’s School of Music will present “The Film Music of John Williams” in honor of the composer’s 80th…
Wednesday, 07 March 2012 13:42

Ian Moore and the Second-Hand String Band to perform

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Ian Moore and the Second-Hand String Band will perform at 7 p.m. on March 14 in the community room of the Jackson…
Wednesday, 07 March 2012 13:42

Celtic concert to be held in Bryson City

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The Smoky Mountain Community Theatre in Bryson City will present its 4th annual Celtic Concert 7 p.m. on Friday, March…
Wednesday, 07 March 2012 13:40

Artists sought for Mountain Heritage Day

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Arts and crafts vendors are being sought to participate in Mountain Heritage Day, Western Carolina University’s annual fall festival of…
Wednesday, 07 March 2012 13:39

WCU to host ‘No Limits March’ on March 8

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Western Carolina University’s Department of Intercultural Affairs and Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority are co-sponsoring a panel discussion and “No Limits…
Wednesday, 07 March 2012 13:39

Long stitch bindings classes offered in Dillsboro

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Phyllis Jarvinen will be teaching a Long Stitch bookbinding workshop 5 to 9 p.m. on March 15 at Oaks Gallery…
Wednesday, 07 March 2012 13:37

Blue Ridge Watermedia Society to exhibit at Gallery 86

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A show by the Blue Ridge Watermedia Society opened March 7 at Gallery 86 on N. Main Street in Waynesville.…
Wednesday, 29 February 2012 22:15

Gospel quartet to perform at Smoky Mountain Center

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The King’s Messengers, a Southern Gospel music quartet who will soon celebrate 48 years singing, will perform at 7:30 p.m.…
Wednesday, 29 February 2012 22:14

Three country greats to perform March 9

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Aaron Tippin, Sammy Kershaw and Joe Diffie — all platinum-certified country music recording artists — will come together for a…
Wednesday, 29 February 2012 22:13

Vienna Boys Choir to perform at WCU

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The Vienna Boys Choir, one of the most celebrated choirs of all time, will perform at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, March…
Wednesday, 29 February 2012 22:12

Bladesmithing symposium March 8-11

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Haywood Community College’s Continuing Education Department will hold a Great Smoky Mountain Bladesmithing Symposium “Spring Hammer In” on campus from…
Wednesday, 29 February 2012 22:12

Music and storytelling with Lee Knight

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City Lights Bookstore will host an evening of music and storytelling with local performer Lee Knight at 7 p.m. on…
Wednesday, 29 February 2012 22:11

‘Cook smart, eat smart’ series to begin in Sylva

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Cook Smart, Eat Smart Cooking School is hosting a four-part class on preparing simple, healthy and delicious food during March…
Wednesday, 29 February 2012 22:11

WCU to offer stained glass course

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Western Carolina University will offer a course on creating stained glass from 6-9 p.m. Thursdays from March 8 through April…
Wednesday, 29 February 2012 22:10

Sylva group schedules its next contra dance

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The next contra dancing event in Sylva will be from 2:30 to 5 p.m. on Sunday, March 11. The dance…
Wednesday, 29 February 2012 22:10

Bethel organization seeks local artists

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Bethel Rural Community Organization’s Historic Preservation Committee will be entertaining bids from Haywood County artists who are interested in painting…
Wednesday, 29 February 2012 22:09

Moe on display

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The Macon County Library will display paintings, drawings, furniture and photographs by Justin Moe in its meeting room throughout the…
Wednesday, 29 February 2012 22:08

Stress management workshop offered

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Author and inspirational speaker Kim May will lead a workshop from 1 to 4 p.m., March 3, at The Creative…
Wednesday, 29 February 2012 22:08

Cherokee Language Program collaborates with local publisher

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The Cherokee Language Program at Western Carolina University is collaborating with EarlyLight Books of Waynesville to publish a bilingual and…
Wednesday, 29 February 2012 22:07

HART to hold auditions for ‘Look Homeward’

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The Haywood Arts Regional Theatre will hold auditions for its spring production of the Thomas Wolfe classic “Look Homeward Angel”…
Tuscola High School’s show choir will put on a country western performance, titled “Thirty Years and Counting,” to celebrate its…
There’s a meeting this week to determine the future of “The Liar’s Bench.” This is a two-year-old throwback of sorts…
Wednesday, 22 February 2012 20:21

Silents Out Loud takes a bizarre, mischievous turn

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The Moolah Temple Men’s Auxiliary will accompany a screening of the 1920 silent movie classic, The Cabinet of Dr Caligari,…
Wednesday, 22 February 2012 20:20

WCU alumna cast for ‘Amazing Race’

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Rachel Reilly, a 2007 graduate of Western Carolina University, has been named as part of the cast for “The Amazing…
Wednesday, 22 February 2012 20:19

56th Annual Pancake Day is Feb. 28

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The 56th Annual Pancake Day will be held from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Feb. 28 at First United…
Wednesday, 22 February 2012 20:19

Daddy-Daughter dance planned in Sylva

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The downtown association and First United Methodist Church in Sylva are sponsoring a Father-Daughter semi-formal dance from 6:30 until 8:30…
Wednesday, 22 February 2012 20:18

Woodworking demo at Sylva public library

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Woodworker Chris Behre of Tuckasegee will demonstrate how to make Shaker boxes at 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 1, at…
Wednesday, 22 February 2012 20:17

The Bascom to hold kid-friendly activities

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The Bascom in Highlands is hosting several upcoming classes for children • Creation Station is open to children ages 5 to…
Wednesday, 22 February 2012 20:16

Shelburn to demonstrate watercolor techniques

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Contemporary artist and instructor Billie W. Shelburn will demonstrate creative watercolor techniques for Art League of the Smokies at 6:15…
Wednesday, 22 February 2012 20:15

Sylva library sponsors contest to name sculpture

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The Jackson County Public Library is sponsoring a statue-naming contest for a marble sculpture recently donated to its youth service…
Wednesday, 22 February 2012 20:14

Catch the second ‘Liars Bench’ benefit performance Feb. 23

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The second of two benefit performances of “The Liars Bench” Southern Appalachian variety show will be held at 7 p.m.…
Wednesday, 22 February 2012 20:13

WNC Cheese Trail up for discussion

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An exploratory meeting has been set up to examine the possibility of forming the Western North Carolina Cheese Trail. The…
Wednesday, 22 February 2012 20:12

‘Pillowman’ to premiere in the HART Studio

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The HART Studio in Waynesville will continue its season with “The Pillowman” by Martin McDonagh, opening Feb. 24 in the…
Wednesday, 22 February 2012 20:12

Asheville Symphony Guild offering music camp scholarships

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The Asheville Symphony Guild will offer full and partial scholarships for students who play musical instruments in middle and high…
Wednesday, 22 February 2012 20:11

Jam series to feature concert by New Southern Ramblers

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The First Thursday Old-Time and Bluegrass Jam Series at Western Carolina University’s Mountain Heritage Center will ends its 2011-12 season…
Wednesday, 22 February 2012 20:10

Haywood Rec plans Hawaiian getaway

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Haywood County Recreation and Parks is now taking reservations for a 10-day, Hawaiian Cruise trip Nov. 1-10. Per-person rates are…
Wednesday, 22 February 2012 20:10

Contemporary art lecture March 5 at WCU

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Independent cultural critic and author Eleanor Heartney will lead a presentation on contemporary art at 5 p.m. Monday, March 5,…
Wednesday, 22 February 2012 20:09

Challenge under way for airing of the quilts

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Organizers are gearing up for this year’s Airing of the Quilts Challenge on May 12 in Franklin. Quilters must create…
Wednesday, 22 February 2012 20:08

The quilt that keeps on giving

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Haywood Community College Day Quilting Workshop student Rikki Williams (pictured) won the Confetti Quilt that she helped construct in her…
Wednesday, 15 February 2012 21:59

Marianna Black to host community music jam

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The next community music jam at the Marianna Black Library in Bryson City will be from 6 to 7:30 p.m.,…
Wednesday, 15 February 2012 21:59

Clarinetist to give free performance Feb. 21

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Clarinetist and faculty member Shannon Thompson will perform at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 21, in the recital hall of the…
Wednesday, 15 February 2012 21:58

Nantahala Brewing to host limited bottle release event

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Nantahala Brewing Company will hold a release party for the first of three limited bottle release Trail Magic Ale ales…
Wednesday, 15 February 2012 21:58

Contra dancing held in Waynesville

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The next Fourth Sunday Contra Dance will be on Sunday, Feb. 26, at the Gateway Club in downtown Waynesville.  …
Wednesday, 15 February 2012 21:57

Frog Level Brewery to host live music concert

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Frog Level Brewing Company will hold the first performance in its Jazz Masters Series from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday,…
Wednesday, 15 February 2012 21:57

Tuckaseegee Tavern hosts Winter Thaw Out concert

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The Dan River Drifters will play at Tuckaseegee Tavern Saturday, Feb. 18, in Bryson City. The Drifters combine traditional and…