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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.…
Wednesday, 05 October 2011 19:39

Film series continues with screening of ‘Mars’

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There will be a free screening of “Mars,” a romantic comedy that follows three astronauts on the first manned mission…
Wednesday, 05 October 2011 19:17

Variety show entertains for Make-A-Wish

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Angie Toomey and Friends will present a variety show to benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Oct.…
Wednesday, 28 September 2011 20:12

Tony Award winner coming to the Highlands Playhouse

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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, 28 September 2011 20:12

Music & Poetry evening at the Rickman Store

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Songwriter and singer Angela Faye Martin will host an evening of music and poetry at 7 p.m. on Friday, Sept.…
Wednesday, 28 September 2011 20:11

HART presents Broadway comedy hit

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The Haywood Arts Regional Theater will present “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee,” opening on Sept. 30 for a…
Wednesday, 28 September 2011 20:11

Learn to preserve your stories and heritage

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The Jackson County Public Library will host a program on preserving family stories with author Julia Ebel at 10:30 a.m. on…
Wednesday, 28 September 2011 20:10

Student revival at Lake Junaluska

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The Solid Rock Revival, a free student community event, will be held on Oct. 1 in Stuart Auditorium at Lake…
The Haywood Arts Council will present an exhibition by the Southern Appalachian Photographers Guild through Saturday, Oct. 15, at Gallery…
Wednesday, 28 September 2011 20:08

Get a taste of Motown at Bascom

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“Celebration!” the annual fundraiser for the Bascom center for the visual arts, will be held on Friday and Saturday, Sept.…
Wednesday, 28 September 2011 20:07

Capture nature at pastel workshop

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A pastel workshop is being offered from 2 to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 1, at Nature’s Home Preserve in…
Wednesday, 28 September 2011 20:06

Learn about local gems

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Staff from the Franklin Gem and Mineral Museum will present a program on local geology and gemstone identification at 7…
Wednesday, 28 September 2011 20:06

Cherokee Indian Fair celebrates 99th year

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The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians hosts the 99th annual Cherokee Indian Fair Oct. 4 through 8 at the Cherokee…
Wednesday, 28 September 2011 20:05

Test your dog’s manners at Bark in the Park

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A Canine Good Citizen Test will be offered on Sunday, Oct. 2, at the Jackson County Recreation Complex by the…
Wednesday, 28 September 2011 20:04

‘I Hate Hamlet’ onstage at WCU

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“I Hate Hamlet,” the story of an actor in career limbo, will hit the stage at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday…
Wednesday, 21 September 2011 14:29

Creedence Clearwater Revival comes to WNC

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The original members of Creedence Clearwater Revival will perform at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 27, at Harrah’s Cherokee Event…
Wednesday, 21 September 2011 14:28

Fall art classes to begin

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Inspired Art Ministry’s fall term begins the week of Sept. 27, offering classes for adults in drawing and painting, photography …
Wednesday, 21 September 2011 14:27

Catch the final of Haywood’s Got Talent

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Some of the areas most talented citizens will be featured in Haywood Arts Regional Theater’s first Haywood’s Got Talent event…
Wednesday, 21 September 2011 14:26

WCU brings Chinese orchestra, comedy to stage in September

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A traditional Chinese orchestra and famed sketch comedy troupe will both perform in September at Western Carolina University’s Fine and…
Wednesday, 21 September 2011 14:26

Bates tells cancer story

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Grace Church in the Mountains will present Barbara Bates Smith in “The C Word: Her Own Cancer Story,” at 3…
Wednesday, 21 September 2011 14:25

Mark summer’s end with free concert, picnic

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The Friends of Panthertown will host a picnic and concert from 5 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 22, on…
Wednesday, 21 September 2011 14:24

Grammy winner returns to Cataloochee Ranch

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Grammy-award winner Laurie Lewis will give an after-dinner performance on Sunday evening, Sept. 25, at Cataloochee Ranch. The cost of…
Wednesday, 21 September 2011 14:24

HART to hold auditions for ‘Ah Wilderness!’

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The Haywood Arts Regional Theatre will hold auditions for its production of Eugene O’Neil’s comedy “Ah Wilderness!” at 6:30 p.m.…
Wednesday, 21 September 2011 14:18

Sculpting demonstration

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Painter-sculptor M.L. Carpenter will present a demonstration in sculpture on Monday, Sept. 26, for the Art League of Highlands at…
Wednesday, 21 September 2011 14:17

Country Memories brings music to library

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The musicians of Country Memories will play at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 27, in the Jackson County Public Library…
Wednesday, 21 September 2011 14:16

Art contest on what it means to be Native

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Contemporary Native American Life is the theme of an art competition sponsored by Western Carolina University, Southwestern Community College and…
Wednesday, 21 September 2011 14:14

Historic Haywood County photos exhibit at HART Gallery

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A series of historic Haywood County photographs will be on display at the Haywood Arts Regional Theatre (HART) gallery from…