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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,…
Wednesday, 16 March 2011 18:39

Pirate’s Ball docks in Waynesville

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The Pirate’s Ball, an annual gala to raise funds for Folkmoot, will be held from 7 to 10 p.m. on…
A St. Patrick’s Day Irish Buffet Fund Raiser will be held at the Station Restaurant and The Storytelling Center in…
Wednesday, 16 March 2011 18:38

Jazz Duo Performs at Macon County library

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“Jazz It Up,” a concert by saxophonist Lloyd Weinberg and vibraphonist Paul Babelay, will be presented at 8 p.m., Thursday,…
Wednesday, 16 March 2011 18:37

‘Kiss Me, Kate’ stages at WCU

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Western Carolina University musical theater students will present Cole Porter’s classic musical “Kiss Me, Kate” at 7:30 p.m. Thursday through…
Kids who love to sing and are in first through 12th grades next year are invited to Open Rehearsal Night…
Wednesday, 16 March 2011 18:35

Blood, Sweat and Tears coming to the mountains

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Blood, Sweat and Tears will appear at the Smoky Mountain Center for the Performing Arts at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday,…
Wednesday, 16 March 2011 18:34

Barn dance to honor veterans

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The next Winter Barn Dance at the Bascom in Highlands is scheduled for 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Saturday,…
Wednesday, 16 March 2011 18:33

Frog Level festival calls for vendors

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The 9th Annual “Whole Bloomin’ Thing” Spring Festival Committee is now accepting applications from local growers, artisans, and wellness-and-nature-related professionals…
Wednesday, 16 March 2011 18:32

New tavern makes its mark on Bryson City

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The Tuckasegee Tavern, a new tavern on Depot Street in Bryson City, is opening its doors for a St. Patrick’s…
Wednesday, 16 March 2011 18:31

Secretariat screened at Groovy Movie Club

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The Groovy Movie Club will show the film “Secretariat“ at 7 p.m. on Friday, March 18, at the home of…
Wednesday, 09 March 2011 20:10

Jackson student art on exhibit

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The artwork of regional students will be on display as part of the 2011 Jackson County Youth Art Month exhibit,…
Wednesday, 09 March 2011 20:09

Learning to grow the modern family

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A program entitled The Thoroughly Modern Family is offered from 3 to 4:15 p.m. on Saturday, March 19, at Blue…
Wednesday, 09 March 2011 20:08

Library announces second-annual photography contest

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The Macon County Public Library is calling for entries in its “Waking with Spring” Appalachian Trail photography contest. The competition…
Wednesday, 09 March 2011 20:06

Bowls for bovines set for March 12

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The Gamma Zeta chapter of Phi Sigma Pi National Honor Fraternity at Western Carolina University will host a chili and…
Wednesday, 09 March 2011 20:05

Honors students put on annual show

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The Haywood County Arts Council will present its 13th-annual Student Honors Recital at 3 p.m., Sunday, March 13, at the…
Wednesday, 09 March 2011 20:03

North Carolina Symphony holds Cherokee Music Day

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A Cherokee Music Day is coming to Cherokee Central School on Wednesday, March 16, with a full slate of free…
Wednesday, 09 March 2011 20:02

Area cookbook author serves up regional recipes

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Local author Johnnie Sue Myers will be at Sylva’s City Lights Bookstore at 2 p.m., Saturday, March 12, for a…
A benefit for Asheville’s Rathbun Center will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, March 18, at The Smoky Mountain…