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Wednesday, 20 July 2011 13:49

The groups of Folkmoot 2011

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Batimbo Drummers Ensemble The Republic of Burundi in central Africa has always been known for its hypnotic drum music, and…
Wednesday, 20 July 2011 13:46

A gourmet makeover for Folkmoot’s food

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There are certain things that are nearly exclusive to cafeterias. Mystery meat. Square pizza. Chicken rings, presumably to go on…
Wednesday, 20 July 2011 13:41

Schedule of Events

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Wednesday, July 27    1:00 pm    Hazelwood Elementary School. Free Event. 2:00 pm    Blue Ridge Community College, Bo Thomas Auditorium, Flat…
Wednesday, 13 July 2011 19:45

Rye Holler Boys and artists team up in Bryson

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The Rye Holler Boys will perform a concert of bluegrass, old-time country and gospel music at 3 p.m. on Sunday,…
Wednesday, 13 July 2011 19:44

Songstress trio mixes country with comedy

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A cowgirl, a diva and a shameless hussy, a trio of performing songwriters, bring their combination of humor and original…
Wednesday, 13 July 2011 19:43

Southern songwriter performs at WCU

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Beau Bristow, a singer-songwriter native to rural Alabama, will perform a free concert at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 14,…
Wednesday, 13 July 2011 19:42

Award-winning drama opens in Highlands

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The second show of the Highlands Playhouse’s 73rd season is set to open on Thursday, July 17. “Harvey,” a play…
Wednesday, 13 July 2011 19:42

Trace Adkins comes to Cherokee July 22

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Country music star Trace Adkins will perform at 9 p.m on Friday, July 22, at Harrah’s Cherokee Casino. Adkins debuted…
Wednesday, 13 July 2011 19:38

Library hosts Patton String Band

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The Patton String Band is set to perform at 7 p.m. on July 14, at the Macon County Public Library.…
Wednesday, 13 July 2011 19:38

Music of John Denver revived in tribute show

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Jim Curry, performing the music of the late John Denver, will take the stage of the Smoky Mountain Center for…
Wednesday, 13 July 2011 19:37

The Farewell Drifters return to Stecoah

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The Farewell Drifters will perform at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, July 16, at the Stecoah Valley Cultural Arts Center. The…
Wednesday, 13 July 2011 19:36

Library hosts guitarist Pete Friedman

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Pete Friedman will bring his music to the Jackson County Public Library at 7 p.m. on Thursday, July 14, with…
Wednesday, 13 July 2011 19:36

Community band series continues

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The Haywood Community Band will present its third performance in the Maggie Valley Concert Series at 6:30 p.m. on July…
Wednesday, 13 July 2011 19:35

Hit the ballroom dance floor this Friday

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Everyone is invited to the Haywood Dancers Ballroom Dance from 8 to 10:30 p.m. on Friday, July 15, at Angie’s Dance…
Wednesday, 13 July 2011 19:34

Brain Gym opens to seniors

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The grand opening of the Boomerang Brain Gym is slated for 10 a.m. on Thursday, July 14, at 81 Elmwood…
Wednesday, 13 July 2011 19:34

Hollywood humor hits Bryson City

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The Smoky Mountain Community Theatre presents its summer production “My Son is Crazy - But Promising” by Tim Kelly. The…
Wednesday, 13 July 2011 19:32

Discover the past in historic Glenville

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Historic Glenville churches, a one room school house and the Drake Cabin, parts of which are thought to be 150…
The Craft Fair of the Southern Highlands continues its fine craft tradition July 21 to 24 in Asheville. More than…
Tuesday, 12 July 2011 19:42

Highlands Playhouse showhouse opens

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Come tour the Ogilvie Home, a multi-million dollar home with spectacular mountain vistas, in Highlands from 10 a.m. to 4…
Wednesday, 06 July 2011 20:46

Renowned food author speaks on Southern cuisine

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Blue Ridge Books will host Rick McDaniel, the author of An Irresistible History of Southern Food: Four Centuries of Black-Eyed…
Wednesday, 06 July 2011 20:45

Experience the beauty of Mountains in Bloom

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The Mountains in Bloom Garden Festival will be held July 7 through 10 in Highlands. From 10 a.m. to 2…
Wednesday, 06 July 2011 20:44

Dulcimer week comes to WCU

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Musicians Larry and Elaine Conger will host the 12th annual Mountain Dulcimer Week, to be held Sunday, July 17, through…
Wednesday, 06 July 2011 20:43

Library hosts guitarist Pete Friedman

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Pete Friedman will bring his music to the Jackson County Public Library at 7 p.m. on Thursday, July 14, with…
Wednesday, 06 July 2011 20:43

Grammy winner Laurie Lewis to perform

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On Saturday, July 9, Grammy-award winner Laurie Lewis will give an after-dinner performance at Cataloochee Ranch. Lewis is an acclaimed…
Wednesday, 06 July 2011 20:43

Former Beach Boy brings summer music

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Al Jardine and his Endless Summer Band will fill the Smoky Mountain Center for the Performing Arts with summer music…
Wednesday, 06 July 2011 20:42

Massage festival planned at WCU

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The World Massage Festival will hold its 6th annual festival from July 14 to 17 at Western Carolina University. The…
Wednesday, 06 July 2011 20:42

‘Liars Bench’ takes show to WCU July 7

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Western Carolina University’s Mountain Heritage Center will host and sponsor a free performance of The Liars Bench, a Southern Appalachian…
Wednesday, 06 July 2011 20:41

Singer, storyteller starts off folk festival

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Tim Lynch will lead off the 2011 Franklin Folk Festival at 9 a.m. on July 16 at the downtown gazebo…
Wednesday, 06 July 2011 20:41

Movie club to screen Amish Grace

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The Groovy Movie Club will show the film “Amish Grace” at 7 p.m. on Friday, July 8. A mostly organic…
Wednesday, 06 July 2011 20:40

Classic cars come out in Highlands

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The Highlands Motoring Festival is scheduled for July 15 to 17, in downtown Highlands. The festival will begin at 6:30…
Wednesday, 06 July 2011 20:39

Artisans gather at art and crafts show

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The Mountain Artisans Summertime Art & Crafts Show will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on July 2…
Wednesday, 06 July 2011 20:38

Woodworker demonstrates traditional techniques

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Brian Bartel, a local artisan who has spent the last 14 years developing his technique in woodworking with hand tools,…
Wednesday, 29 June 2011 19:23

City Lights hosts summer events

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On the second Mondays of the month, City Lights Bookstore in Sylva hosts the Sylva Monday Mingle with free appetizers,…
Wednesday, 29 June 2011 19:22

Learn watercolor tricks at art league meeting

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The Art League of the Smokies will meet at 6:15 p.m. on Thursday, July 7, at the Swain County Center…
Wednesday, 29 June 2011 19:22

Call on your creativity at family workshops

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There will be four different Family Clay Day workshops on Fridays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. beginning July 8…
Wednesday, 29 June 2011 19:21

An evening of folklore with Lee Knight

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As part of a summer series of music, Lee Knight will visit the Marianna Black Library in Bryson City for…
Wednesday, 29 June 2011 19:20

Mountain artisans display their crafts

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Mountain Artisans Arts and Crafts Show will be at Western Carolina University’s Ramsey Center from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.,…
Wednesday, 29 June 2011 19:19

Waynesville, Sylva gear up for monthly art strolls

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Galleries in Sylva and Waynesville will stay open late this Friday, July 1, for evening art walks held the first…
Wednesday, 29 June 2011 19:19

Music fest to fund animal rescue

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The 3rd Annual Steve Whiddon Music Fest will be at 6 p.m. on July 8 at the Grandview Lodge. The…
Wednesday, 29 June 2011 19:18

Author shines light on his family history

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Robert L. Shook will be signing his novel A Journey in Courage from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Monday,…
Wednesday, 29 June 2011 19:17

Cradle of Forestry kicks off summer series

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Laura Boosinger will begin the 2011 Songcatchers Music series at the Cradle of Forestry at 6 p.m. on July 3.…
Wednesday, 29 June 2011 19:16

New library gets boost with books

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The Friends of the Library Used Book Store in Jackson County received a large donation of books that includes some…
Wednesday, 29 June 2011 19:16

Wine Seller hosts singer-songwriter

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Jaime Lauren Webb, a singer-songwriter, will be performing from 7 to 10 p.m. on Friday, July 1, at the Wine…
Wednesday, 29 June 2011 19:15

Book signing at the Smoky Mountain Firecracker Fest

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Local author Barbara Dumas Ballew will be available to sign copies of her novel, George’s Creek to Georgia, July 1…
Wednesday, 22 June 2011 13:55

Celebrate summer with Red, White and Boom

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Maggie Valley will be hosting Red, White, and Boom 2011 at the Maggie Valley Festival Grounds July 1 through July…
Wednesday, 22 June 2011 13:55

HART calls for actors

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The Haywood Arts Regional Theatre will hold auditions for its August production of the Noel Coward comedy hit “Hay Fever”…
Wednesday, 22 June 2011 13:54

Didgeridoo Down Under brings Australian fun

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Didgeridoo Down Under will visit the Marianna Black Library at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, June 28.    The show is…
Wednesday, 22 June 2011 13:53

‘Guys and Dolls’ comes to Franklin

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“Guys and Dolls,” the Tony award-winning musical, will be performed by the Overlook Players at 7:30 p.m. June 23, 24,…
Wednesday, 22 June 2011 13:53

Discounted Penland classes for residents

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Penland School of Crafts has open spaces in several classes in the third summer session available at half tuition to…