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Wednesday, 20 April 2011 19:52

Taste of Chocolate calls for bakers

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Taste of Chocolate is coming April 30 to the Maggie Valley Country Club, and the Haywood Jackson Volunteer Center is…
Wednesday, 20 April 2011 19:51

Library asks readers to help with move

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With the Jackson County Library poised to move to its new home, patrons with valid library cards are asked to…
Wednesday, 20 April 2011 19:51

Library looks for volunteers

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When the new Jackson County Public Library Complex opens in early June, an active team of volunteers will be needed…
Wednesday, 20 April 2011 19:49

Maggie gets Quilt Trail block

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The Haywood County Arts Council’s Quilt Trails project will unveil its first quilt block in Maggie Valley at 5 p.m.…
Wednesday, 20 April 2011 19:48

Art as spectator sport

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Great art isn’t often associated with speed – the Mona Lisa wasn’t painted in an hour. Michelangelo took more than…
Wednesday, 20 April 2011 19:33

Kids become superheroes at Greening Up

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What child wouldn’t love to be a super hero for the day? The Downtown Sylva Association is sponsoring a “Recycled…
Wednesday, 20 April 2011 19:33

5K Run/Walk kicks off festivities

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The Jackson County Recreation/Parks Department is still accepting registration for this year’s 5K Run/Walk at Greening Up the Mountains. The…
Wednesday, 20 April 2011 19:32

Talent contest showcases WNC’s youth

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The 2011 Heritage Alive! Mountain Youth Talent Contest at Greening Up the Mountains has really exploded. The start time for…
Wednesday, 20 April 2011 19:31

Performance schedule

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Smoky Mountain Stage (Suntrust Parking Lot, Area D) 10-10:15 — Jackson County Heritage Preservation Commission Poster Contest Awards 10:30-11:30 —…
Wednesday, 20 April 2011 19:30

Greening Up the Mountains returns to Sylva

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The 14th annual Greening Up the Mountains Festival is slated for Saturday, April 23 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.…
Wednesday, 13 April 2011 18:51

Civic orchestra wraps up season

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The Western Carolina Civic Orchestra will end the season with a concert at 8 p.m. on Saturday, April 16, in…
Wednesday, 13 April 2011 18:50

WCU percussionists perform original work

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Western Carolina University’s Percussion Ensemble, under the direction of Mario Gaetano, will perform at 8 p.m. on Thursday, April 14,…
Wednesday, 13 April 2011 18:50

HCC brings marketing to the arts

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A free seminar entitled Marketing for the Craftsperson and Artist will be offered from 6 to 9 p.m. on Thursday,…
Wednesday, 13 April 2011 18:49

HART to hold auditions for ‘Deathtrap’

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The Haywood Arts Regional Theatre will hold auditions for its June production of “Deathtrap” at 6:30 p.m. on Sunday and…
Wednesday, 13 April 2011 18:47

Duncan performs for album release

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Barbara Duncan will hold a release party for her new album, Music Says Go, at 7 p.m. on Friday, April…
Wednesday, 13 April 2011 18:46

Put together your Peeps diorama

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A Peeps Diorama Contest is being held at the Marianna Black Library for teens in grades six through 12. Entrants…
Wednesday, 13 April 2011 18:45

Learn Coptic bookbinding in Franklin April 16

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Learn the art of Coptic bookbinding with artist Katherine Cays from 11 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 16,…
Wednesday, 13 April 2011 18:44

Create cards with local artist

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A Craft Club workshop teaching the art of crystal acetate card making will last from 10 a.m. until noon on…
Wednesday, 13 April 2011 18:38

WNC welcomes Easter traditions

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When the sun crests the mountains’ edge Easter morning, it will creep down through the hills and fall on Lake…
Wednesday, 06 April 2011 19:20

Grab bargains at indoor yard sale

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An indoor yard sale will take over the Ramsey Regional Activity Center at Western Carolina University from 8 a.m. to…
Wednesday, 06 April 2011 19:19

Create soaps, salts, rugs at crafting classes

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Learn to make scented soap, bath salts or a hooked mug rug in three new classes from 10 a.m. on…
Wednesday, 06 April 2011 19:18

Writers’ group welcomes local author

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Heather Newton, author of Under the Mercy Trees, will be the speaker for the Mountain Writers’ Network at 1 p.m.…
Wednesday, 06 April 2011 19:17

‘Shipwrecked’ to stage at HART

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The Haywood Arts Regional Theater is gearing up for its next production, “Shipwrecked,” showing at 7:30 p.m. on April 8…
Wednesday, 06 April 2011 19:16

Take the A train with WCU stage play

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Western Carolina University theater students will present the unconventional “The Atrainplays, Vol. 2” at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 13, through…
Wednesday, 06 April 2011 19:16

Dance and dine at monthly contra day

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A free contra dance will be held from 2:30 to 5 p.m. on Sunday, April 10, at the Bridge Park…
Wednesday, 06 April 2011 19:14

Voices in the Laurel 15th Anniversary Gala Concert

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Western North Carolina’s renowned youth choir Voices in the Laurel will perform with award winning composer and guest conductor Dr.…
Wednesday, 06 April 2011 19:13

Overlook Players to do ‘Sound of Music’

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Franklin’s Overlook Players will perform Rogers and Hammerstein’s “The Sound of Music” April 14 through 17 at the Smoky Mountain…
Wednesday, 06 April 2011 19:11

Curly Hollow: From Canton to Nashville and back

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By DeeAnna Haney • Smoky Mountain News Intern Although Curly Hollow might sound like the perfect picnic area down some…
A community old-time music JAMboree is scheduled for 6 to 8 p.m. on Saturday, April 9, at the Fines Creek…
Wednesday, 30 March 2011 18:57

Boys choir stops off in Franklin

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The All-American Boys Chorus will perform at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, April 3, at Franklin’s Smoky Mountain Center for the…
Wednesday, 30 March 2011 18:56

Singing celebration in Bryson City

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Join One Step Closer as it celebrates one year of the gospel music ministry at 7 p.m. on Saturday, April…
Wednesday, 30 March 2011 18:55

Pisgah chorus features country show

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Chorus students at Pisgah High School are gearing up for the annual country show called “Where the Green Grass Grows.”…
Wednesday, 30 March 2011 18:54

4-H hosts talent contests

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The annual Heritage Alive Mountain Youth Talent Contest is coming to downtown Sylva on Saturday, April 23, as part of…
Wednesday, 30 March 2011 18:53

Make a ladies’ night of it at pottery studio

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Claymates, in conjunction with Country Traditions, is hosting a Ladies Night from 6 p.m. Thursday, March 31, at the pottery…
Wednesday, 30 March 2011 18:52

Take a world tour at International Festival

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International Day, a festival of cultures, celebrates its 32nd year from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 6,…
Samantha “Sam” Gampel, a sophomore at Western Carolina University, wants to write novels and earn her living as a professional…
Wednesday, 23 March 2011 18:53

Creativity workshop hosted by City Lights

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Asheville poet and photographer Tracey Schmidt will lead a creativity workshop from 2 to 3:30 p.m., followed by a reading…
Wednesday, 23 March 2011 18:52

Auditions open for student talent show

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Open auditions will be held from 12 to 2 p.m., Saturday, April 2, at Franklin High School for home school…
Wednesday, 23 March 2011 18:51

REV Band to perform at Fontana Village

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Western North Carolina performing artists The REV will take the stage of the Fontana Recreational Hall from 6 to 8…
Wednesday, 23 March 2011 18:50

Create Ripples of Hope for a Safer Community

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Ripples of Hope, a local exhibition of work by those whose lives have been affected by domestic violence, sexual assault…
Wednesday, 23 March 2011 18:49

Craft classes kick off at Green Energy Park

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Classes in glassblowing, metalsmithing, blacksmithing, chainmaille and knife-making are being offered this spring at the Jackson County Green Energy Park…
Wednesday, 23 March 2011 18:48

Experimental art classes at Leapin’ Frog Gallery

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Local artist Silvia Cabrera Williams will teach mixed water-media classes from 1 to 3 p.m. every Thursday in April at…
Wednesday, 23 March 2011 18:46

WCU students look to lend a hand in Pakistan

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Western Carolina University students working to raise $50,000 to build a school in Pakistan are hosting a fundraising dinner and…
Wednesday, 23 March 2011 18:44

Filmmaker to discuss WWII state-side battle

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Maritime historian and documentary filmmaker Kevin Duffus willl on “War Zone: WWII off North Carolina’s Outer Banks” at 7 p.m.…
Wednesday, 23 March 2011 18:39

Culinary competition heats up in Waynesville

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The annual Mélange of the Mountains, a culinary gala, is coming to the Gateway Club in Waynesville from 5:30 to…
Wednesday, 23 March 2011 18:36

HCC breaks ground on new craft building

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Dominic Cruz is counting down the days to graduation in May, when he will put his skills both as a…
The Haywood County Arts Council held its 13th Annual Student Honors Recital on Sunday, March 13, at 3 p.m. at…
Wednesday, 16 March 2011 18:40

Cooking up a Taste of Home

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Part class, part performance, the Taste of Home Cooking School is coming to the Smoky Mountain Center for the Performing…
Wednesday, 16 March 2011 18:39

Hymnist’s life portrayed at local society meeting

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The Haywood County Historical and Genealogical Society will hold its next monthly meeting at 6 p.m. on Friday, March 25,…