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The Haywood County Arts Council has opened a new show entitled, “It’s Elementary!” The show will run through March 3…
Wednesday, 15 February 2012 21:49

Quilting: An act of caring

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Haywood Community College’s Quilting Workshop day class just finished quilts that will benefit Mountain Projects’ Share the Warmth campaign as…
Wednesday, 15 February 2012 21:49

Art by Brent Martin showcased in Macon

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The Fruit Jar Parables is now on display in the Macon County Public Library. Brent Martin lives in the Cowee…
Wednesday, 15 February 2012 21:48

The Bascom offers classes at a discount

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The Bascom, a visual arts center in Highlands, is offering early bird discounts on adult workshops and classes in ceramics,…
Wednesday, 15 February 2012 21:47

Appalachian Lifestyle Celebration seeking vendors

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The Downtown Waynesville Association is seeking heritage-themed vendors for the second annual Appalachian Lifestyle Celebration, June 9, on Main Street.…
Wednesday, 08 February 2012 21:38

Songwriters festival announces contest

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Songwriters have three months to enter The Smoky Mountains Songwriters Festival 2012 Songwriters Contest in Gatlinburg. “The primary goal of…
Relive the classic age of MGM movies, the magic of Disney and the special effects of contemporary film through the…
Wednesday, 08 February 2012 21:37

Share the Warmth concert is Feb. 12

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Haywood Community College and Champion Credit Union will once again host a Share the Warmth benefit concert from 2 until…
Wednesday, 08 February 2012 21:36

Whimzik presents dinner theater in Cullowhee Feb. 14

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Whimzik, a mask and music performance, will perform a Valentine’s dinner theater at 7 p.m. on Feb. 14 at the…
Wednesday, 08 February 2012 21:36

Artist-in-residence Andrea Dezsö to speak Feb. 9

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Visual artist Andrea Dezsö will speak at 4 p.m., Feb. 9, in Room 130 of the John W. Bardo Fine…
Wednesday, 08 February 2012 21:35

Woodworkers’ art on display in Sylva

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A new display at the Jackson County Public Library in Sylva showcases the artistic work of 10 local woodworkers. The…
Wednesday, 08 February 2012 21:34

Community band begins its 10th season

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The Haywood Community Band will begin rehearsing for its 10th season of free concerts. Concerts take place on the third…
Wednesday, 08 February 2012 21:34

Hornbostel, Teves to perform in Bryson

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Lois Hornbostel and Ehukai Teves will perform a concert at 3p.m. on Feb. 12 at the Swain County Center for…
Wednesday, 08 February 2012 21:33

Haywood’s Taste of Chocolate is April 21

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The Haywood Jackson Volunteer Center is looking for volunteers to help coordinate its annual Taste of Chocolate fundraiser as well…
Wednesday, 08 February 2012 21:32

Learn card embroidery at Feb. 16 workshop

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Learn how to make handmade cards for any occasion from weddings to birth announcements to holidays with card makers Doris…
Wednesday, 08 February 2012 21:32

Workshop, Valentine’s party for kids in Macon

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Elementary school-aged children and their families are invited to a free ARTSaturday workshop and Valentine party from 10 a.m. to…
Wednesday, 08 February 2012 21:31

Kelley to show new paintings from WaterDance series

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Local artist Jo Ridge Kelley will exhibit the latest painting from her WaterDance series at The Jeweler’s Workbench on Main…
Wednesday, 08 February 2012 21:30

‘Coy’ to be centerpiece of Liars Bench benefit shows

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The Liars Bench, a program featuring authentic traditional Southern Appalachian storytelling, music, poetry, and drama, has announced that its February…
Wednesday, 08 February 2012 21:29

‘Collected Stories’ in the HART Studio Theater Feb. 10-12

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The HART Studio season continues this week with “Collected Stories” by noted playwright Donald Margulies. Margulies won the Pulitzer Prize…
Wednesday, 08 February 2012 21:29

WCU professor publishes book about professional development

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Sarah T. Meltzer, an assistant professor of secondary education at Western Carolina University, has published her book Step-by-Step Professional Development…
Tuesday, 07 February 2012 21:33

Chocolate Cook-off planned for Feb. 11

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The Friends of the Marianna Black Library will host the 5th Annual Chocolate Cook-Off between 2 and 4 p.m., Feb.…
Wednesday, 01 February 2012 19:31

Four Waynesville women recount trek through Nepal

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Four local women who hiked in Nepal will give a talk at 2 p.m. on Feb. 8. The event is…
Wednesday, 01 February 2012 19:31

WCU will host ‘Vagina Monologues’ Feb. 10-11

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Western Carolina University’s Department of Intercultural Affairs will host “The Vagina Monologues” at 7 p.m. on Feb. 10-11 in the…
Wednesday, 01 February 2012 19:30

Wheels Through Time Museum to have special opening

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The Wheels Through Time Museum in Maggie Valley is celebrating its first special weekend opening of 2012. The museum will…
Wednesday, 01 February 2012 19:29

ECA members earn state accolades

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Two Jackson County Extension and Community Association members won first place in the State ECA Cultural Arts Competition in New…
Colorfest, Art & Taste of Appalachia, plans to change Dillsboro into a Paris-like setting with artists painting at easels under…
Wednesday, 01 February 2012 19:27

‘La Pasion Flamenca’ to hit WCU on Feb. 13

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The Arts and Cultural Events Series at Western Carolina University will present “La Pasion Flamenca” at 7:30 p.m., Feb. 13,…
Wednesday, 01 February 2012 19:25

New Saturday story time begins in Sylva

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The Jackson County Public Library in Sylva will begin offering a new children’s story and craft time at 2 p.m.…
The Overlook Theatre Company will present “Where the Wild Things Are” at 7 p.m. on Feb. 7 at the Smoky…
Wednesday, 01 February 2012 19:24

Series to feature Chompin’ at the Bit String Band

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The Old-Time and Bluegrass Jam series will feature the Chompin’ at the Bit String Band from Asheville at Western Carolina…
Wednesday, 01 February 2012 19:24

OICA to exhibit paintings by TJ Holland

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The gallery at the Oconaluftee Institute for Cultural Arts will feature an exhibition of paintings by artist TJ Holland during…
Wednesday, 01 February 2012 19:23

Winter Concert Series continues at Colonial

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Balsam Range will perform with special guest The Harris Brothers on Feb. 4 at the Colonial Theater in Canton. The…
Wednesday, 01 February 2012 19:23

Old Fines Creek School to house dance Feb. 4

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The Fines Creek Community Association will host a broom dance from 7 to 10 p.m. on Feb. 4 in the…
Wednesday, 01 February 2012 19:21

WCU revives ‘Music Is’ for the first time since 1976

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Western Carolina University will present a concert version of “Music Is” by George Abbott at 7:30 p.m., Feb. 4, and…
Wednesday, 25 January 2012 21:40

Railroad features Charlie Brown-themed ride Feb. 11

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The Great Smoky Mountains Railroad will run a PEANUTS™ Be My Valentine, Charlie Brown Excursion and Valentine Sweetheart Train at…
Wednesday, 25 January 2012 21:40

Marianna Black Library hosts anime club

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Anime returns to its regular schedule of two shows a month starting this Saturday, Jan. 28, at the Bryson City…
Wednesday, 25 January 2012 21:39

Movie night comes to the Sylva library

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The Jackson County Public Library in Sylva will have a movie night at 6:30 p.m. on Feb. 2. The library…
Wednesday, 25 January 2012 21:38

Rathskellar to offer wine tasting

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Rathskeller Coffee Haus & Pub will host a Select Red Wine Tasting at 6 p.m. on Feb. 8. Jeremy Sims…
Wednesday, 25 January 2012 21:38

The Poetry Revival to come to WCU

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The Arts and Cultural Events Series at Western Carolina University will host The Poetry Revival, a spoken-word theater experience, at…
Wednesday, 25 January 2012 21:37

HART presents five plays in one night

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The Haywood Arts Regional Theater will feature five short plays by Sylva playwright Gary Carden on Jan. 27 thru 29.…
Wednesday, 25 January 2012 21:36

Jackson library presents daytime music program each Friday

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The Jackson County Public Library in Sylva will host a daytime music program on the first Friday of every month…
Wednesday, 25 January 2012 21:36

Library offers free paper collage class with Stewart-Payne

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Local crafter James Stewart-Payne will offer a free one-hour paper collage class for adults at 7 p.m. on Feb. 7 at…
Wednesday, 25 January 2012 21:36

Photography workshops to be offered at WCU

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Western Carolina University’s Office of Continuing Education will be offering workshops on digital camera basics and processing digital images in…
Wednesday, 25 January 2012 21:35

Share the Warmth concert is Feb. 12

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Haywood Community College and Champion Credit Union are once again joining forces to help people in Haywood County with heating…
Wednesday, 25 January 2012 21:34

SCC to offer personal enrichment classes

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Southwestern Community College will offer four arts classes beginning Feb. 4. • “Instant piano for hopelessly busy people” is open…
Wednesday, 25 January 2012 21:33

Animal shelter organizing painted cat sale and art auction

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Cherokee has bears; another town has painted pigs. Harold Sims, who runs the Catman2 shelter, wants cats. Sims has found…
The Haywood County Public Library will hold its second annual Lego Extravaganza Contest on Jan. 28 at the Haywood County…
It took just moments for this roomful of 60 people with their varying musical backgrounds and abilities to unite in…
Wednesday, 18 January 2012 14:44

Bryson City library to show ‘Cars 2’

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The Marianna Black Library in Bryson City presents Pixar’s “Cars 2” at 3:30 p.m. on Jan. 24. Owen Wilson once…