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Wednesday, 19 October 2011 20:24

WCU, Green Energy Park offer blacksmithing classes

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Western Carolina University’s Office of Continuing Education will offer adult (18 years and older) blacksmithing classes this fall and winter…
Wednesday, 19 October 2011 20:23

Crowe presents his first childrens’ book

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The Jackson County Public Library will host a special evening storytime for children at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 27, in…
Wednesday, 19 October 2011 20:23

Learn the papermaking process Oct. 25

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Hendersonville resident Stefanie Kompathoum will offer a workshop on how to make handmade paper at the Jackson County Public Library…
Wednesday, 19 October 2011 20:22

Ready for a night of terror?

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Starting on Oct. 21, a spooky Haunted Trail will be set up at the Oconaluftee Indian Village in Cherokee. The…
Wednesday, 19 October 2011 20:21

Chinese acrobatic troupe to perform in Asheville

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The National Acrobats of the People’s Republic of China will perform at the Thomas Wolfe Auditorium at 4 p.m. on…
Wednesday, 19 October 2011 20:19

‘Arc’toberfest fundraiser scheduled

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The Arc of Haywood County’s third annual “Arc”toberfest will be held from 7-11 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 29, at the…
Wednesday, 19 October 2011 20:19

WCU brings fast-rising comic Bo Burnham to campus Oct. 26

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Comedian Bo Burnham will perform at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 26, at the John W. Bardo Fine and Performing Arts…
Wednesday, 19 October 2011 20:17

Guild craft fair returns to WNC Oct. 20-23

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The Craft Fair of the Southern Highlands has set the standard for fine craft shows across the country since its…
Wednesday, 19 October 2011 20:16

Pumpkinfest serves up fall variety Oct. 22

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Historic Downtown Franklin is gearing up for the 15th Annual Pumpkinfest to be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.…
Wednesday, 19 October 2011 20:14

Artists ready to paint the town during ColorFest

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The vibrant hues of autumn come to life Saturday, Oct. 22, at the third annual “ColorFest, Art of the Blue…
Western Carolina University will host a screening of the movie “The King’s Speech” followed by a discussion focusing on stuttering,…
Wednesday, 12 October 2011 12:54

Revisit the Ingalls family with SMCT play

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Smoky Mountain Community Theatre in Bryson City will stage “Little House: By The Shores of Silver Lake” at 7:30 p.m.…
Wednesday, 12 October 2011 12:53

Fariello to speak as part of Craft Week

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Anna Fariello, associate research professor at Hunter Library at Western Carolina University, will speak about the identity of American craft…
Wednesday, 12 October 2011 12:51

‘Liars Bench’ Halloween show to be presented Oct. 20

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Western Carolina University’s Mountain Heritage Center will host a free Halloween-flavored performance of “The Liars Bench” Southern Appalachian variety show…
Wednesday, 12 October 2011 12:51

Stecoah welcomes Harvest Festival

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Mountain traditions come alive at the annual Harvest Festival on Oct. 14-16 at the Stecoah Valley Cultural Arts Center on…
Wednesday, 12 October 2011 12:50

North Hominy celebrates all things apple

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The North Hominy Apple Festival will be held on Saturday, Oct. 15, at the North Hominy Community Center on Newfound…
Wednesday, 12 October 2011 12:49

Big wheels roll into Cherokee Oct. 14-16

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Big rigs and antique trucks rumble into Cherokee Oct. 14-16 for the sixth Annual Big Rigs and Antique Trucks Show, where…
Wednesday, 12 October 2011 12:48

Southern Gospel songs with local author Sharon Wyatt

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The Marianna Black Library will host an evening of original Southern Gospel music written by the author of the new…
On Saturday, Oct. 15, Blind Faith Productions will present Phil Keaggy, a multi-Dove Award winner, Grammy nominee and world-renowned guitar…
Wednesday, 12 October 2011 12:47

An ‘Out of This World’ concert in Maggie

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The Haywood Community Band will present its final free concert of the Maggie Valley Concert Series at 6:30 p.m. on…
Wednesday, 12 October 2011 12:45

Lake Junaluska Singers to perform Oct. 14-15

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The Lake Junaluska Singers will present two concerts at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 14 and 15 at historic Stuart Auditorium. The…
Tickets go on sale 9 a.m. Friday, Oct. 14, for a Nov. 10 concert at Western Carolina University’s Liston B.…
Wednesday, 12 October 2011 12:44

Experience world harmonies with Ubuntu

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Ubuntu, a group of people who meet to sing world music a cappella, will perform at 7 p.m. on Oct.…
Wednesday, 12 October 2011 12:43

Drum circle planned in downtown Franklin

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A drumming circle for all ages will be held at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 16, on the Macon County…
Wednesday, 12 October 2011 12:42

Songwriters in the Round series continues in Balsam Oct. 13

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The decade-old Songwriters in the Round series at the Balsam Mountain Inn continues Thursday, Oct. 13, with crowd favorites Thom…
Wednesday, 12 October 2011 12:42

Highlands hosts Fall Colors Art Show

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The Fall Colors Art Show will be held this week at the Highlands Recreation Center in Highlands. The popular juried…
Wednesday, 12 October 2011 12:41

Marianna Black Library to host amateur photography contest

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The Marianna Black Library in Bryson City is hosting its Third Annual “Life in Swain” amateur photography contest. The past…
The Fine Art Museum at Western Carolina University — with funding from the Jackson County Arts Council — is hosting…
Wednesday, 12 October 2011 12:39

Leaf Lookers Gemboree opens Oct. 14

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Looking for great fall color? Well, gem and mineral dealers from across the country will be in Macon County Oct.…
Wednesday, 12 October 2011 12:37

WCU high school marching band contest set for Oct. 15


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About 3,000 students from high school marching bands in four states will compete for top honors during the 11th annual…
Wednesday, 05 October 2011 19:55

Fall craft show in Maggie

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The Maggie Valley October Leaves Craft Show will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday,…
Wednesday, 05 October 2011 19:55

Delve into the arts with fall courses

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The Oconaluftee Institute for the Cultural Arts is offering evening classes this fall in a variety of disciplines.   • …
Wednesday, 05 October 2011 19:54

Calling all chili cooks

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The Bryson City Chamber Chili Cook Off will mark its 21st year, on Saturday, Oct. 15, and the Swain County…
Wednesday, 05 October 2011 19:53

Terror Tales Tour tells history’s scary stories

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The Tuckasegee Terror Tales Tour will run every Thursday, Friday and Saturday in October, starting at 7 p.m. in Whittier.…
Wednesday, 05 October 2011 19:53

Fall festival fills Waynesville streets

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The Church Street Art and Craft Show will fill the streets of downtown Waynesville from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.…
Wednesday, 05 October 2011 19:52

A taste of German culture in Franklin

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An Oktoberfest will be held at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 8, at the National Guard Armory in Franklin. The…
Wednesday, 05 October 2011 19:51

Program proves Carden knows Jack

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Storyteller and playwright Gary Carden will present a program on Appalachian Jack tales and their origins at 7 p.m. on…
Wednesday, 05 October 2011 19:51

Tony Award winner coming to Highlands

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Tony Award-winning actor Anthony Crivello will direct the hit play, “Heart What’s In the Heart,” which will run Sept. 30…
Wednesday, 05 October 2011 19:50

Balsam Range wins Song of the Year

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The Haywood County bluegrass group Balsam Range won the International Bluegrass Music Association’s Song of the Year award for 2011…
Wednesday, 05 October 2011 19:49

Sing along to old time music at Songfest

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Sing for the Fun of It, a songfest featuring old familiar favorites, will start at 7 p.m. on Oct. 11…
Wednesday, 05 October 2011 19:48

The Grascals bring contemporary bluegrass to Cullowhee

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Grammy-nominated bluegrass musicians the Grascals will perform at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 9, at Western Carolina University’s John W. Bardo…
Wednesday, 05 October 2011 19:47

Open Mic starts second season

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Open Mic nights are returning this fall from 7 to 9 p.m. on the first Thursday of each month at…
Wednesday, 05 October 2011 19:46

Irish singing sensations visit Harrah’s

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Celtic Thunder, a singing group from Ireland, will perform 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 8, at Harrah’s Cherokee Hotel and…
Wednesday, 05 October 2011 19:45

Dailey & Vincent to perform Oct. 7

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Dailey & Vincent, an award-winning bluegrass band, will perform at 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 7, at the Smoky Mountain Center…
Wednesday, 05 October 2011 19:44

Learn watercolor techniques with Ann Vasilik

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Watercolor artist Ann Vasilik will present at the next meeting of the Blue Ridge Watermedia Society, from 6:45 to 9…
Wednesday, 05 October 2011 19:44

Jammin’ at the Millpond returns to HCC

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Jammin’ at the Millpond will be held from 10 a.m. to dusk on Saturday, Oct. 8, on the Haywood Community…
The tri-venue Cashiers Valley Leaf Festival will run from Oct. 7-9, in the three festival villages: Cashiers, Glenville and Sapphire.…
In Tara Melton-Miller’s basement studio, the soft, rhythmic chatter of wood clanking repetitively against wood creates a soothing metronomic singsong…
Wednesday, 05 October 2011 19:40

Penley to discuss a life of art Oct. 7

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Painter Steve Penley will give a free talk about his art, his life, his faith and experiences at 7 p.m.…