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Wednesday, 02 February 2011 20:32

HART to hold auditions

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Auditions will be held for “Shipwrecked,” the latest production of the Haywood Arts Regional Theatre, at 6:30 p.m. on Sunday…
Wednesday, 02 February 2011 20:32

‘The Last Flapper’ stops off in Waynesville

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The one-woman show “The Last Flapper” comes to Waynesville’s HART Studio this month, portraying the life of Zelda Fitzgerald. Fitzgerald,…
Wednesday, 02 February 2011 20:31

Guild to offer up knitting know-how

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Free knitting classes for both children and adults are ramping up at the Waynesville Public Library, courtesy of the Smoky…
Wednesday, 02 February 2011 20:29

Community Chorus practices Poulenc

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The Western Carolina Community Chorus will begin rehearsals of Francis Poulenc’s “Gloria” from 3 to 5 p.m. on Sunday, Feb.…
Wednesday, 02 February 2011 20:28

Winter Market dresses up for Valentine’s

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A special Valentine’s Market will be held by the Jackson County Winter Farmers Market from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.…
Wednesday, 02 February 2011 20:26

Valentine’s brings baking to Frog Level

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Valentine’s treats will be cooked up in Frog Level through a community baking event sponsored by the Daydreamz Project and…
Local actress Barbara Bates Smith will bring her one-woman show “The C-Word: A Life-Meets-Art Cancer Story” to St. David’s Episcopal…
Wednesday, 02 February 2011 20:25

Calling all kids to Valentine’s Storytime

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Children’s storytime takes on a Valentine’s theme at the Jackson County Library this month with Valentine stories and a party.…
Wednesday, 02 February 2011 20:24

Taste of Chocolate seeks volunteers

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The 12th annual Taste of Chocolate is coming to Waynesville and the Haywood-Jackson Volunteer Center is seeking volunteers. They’re seeking…
Wednesday, 26 January 2011 20:45

Winter youth art classes offered at the Bascom

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The Bascom is offering winter art classes for kids from pre-school to high school that will keep them busy and…
Wednesday, 26 January 2011 20:44

Juggling comedian to send unlikely props airborn

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Juggler Mark Nizer will bring a blend of comedy, juggling, music and technology to Western Carolina University at 7:30 p.m.…
Wednesday, 26 January 2011 20:43

Classes focus on stylish dance

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A new series of dance classes will be held Monday nights from 7 to 9 p.m. starting Feb. 7 at…
Wednesday, 26 January 2011 20:42

A sweet way to show library support

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The 4th-annual Chocolate Cook-Off will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 12, in Bryson City to raise…
Wednesday, 26 January 2011 20:42

Father-daughter Valentine Dance returns to Sylva

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The annual Father-Daughter Semi-formal Dance will be held from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 4, at the First United…
Wednesday, 26 January 2011 20:41

Freight Hoppers featured at WCU’s Thursday night Jam

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The First Thursday Old-Time and Bluegrass Jam Session Series at Western Carolina University’s Mountain Heritage Center will continue Thursday, Feb.…
Wednesday, 26 January 2011 20:39

Inspired Art Ministry offers classes

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Inspired Art Ministry in Waynesville has opened their doors for the winter term, offering drawing and painting classes for all…
Wednesday, 26 January 2011 20:39

Gallery 86 opens 2011 with exhibition of student art

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Student art is on display by the Haywood County Arts Council at Waynesville’s Gallery 86 through January 29. The exhibit…
Wednesday, 26 January 2011 20:37

Art and love collide at SweetheART Gallery Show

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Celebrate art and love during the Haywood County Arts Council’s February “SweetheART” Show featuring artist couples from Haywood County. The…
Culinary talent throughout Western North Carolina gathered to compete in a single-elimination culinary skills recipe and preparation contest during the…
Wednesday, 26 January 2011 20:35

Holquist and Civic Orchestra to perform Jan. 29

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Dr. Robert Holquist will solo with the Western Carolina Civic Orchestra at 8 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 29, in the…
Wednesday, 19 January 2011 19:09

High-energy Koresh Dance Company to perform at WCU

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The Koresh Dance Company, renowned for its powerful stage presence and high-energy style, will perform at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan.…
Wednesday, 19 January 2011 19:08

Talk highlights African American heritage in Jackson County

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A program about African Americans in Jackson County will be held at the Jackson County library in Sylva at 7…
Wednesday, 19 January 2011 19:08

Student poets and musicians perform in Haywood

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The Haywood County Arts Council will unveil its 2011 schedule of performances and gallery shows at its annual meeting at…
Wednesday, 19 January 2011 19:07

Gallery 262 opens in Frog Level

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Frog Level will soon find a new art gallery among its ranks when Gallery 262 opens Friday, Jan. 21. The…
Haywood Arts Regional Theater has extended the run of “A Life in the Theatre” for a second weekend, with performances…
Wednesday, 19 January 2011 19:04

Ronnie McDowell returns to the Smoky Mountain Center

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Ronnie McDowell, known for his Elvis-infused style of country music, will wow audiences with his smash hits and new creations…
Wednesday, 19 January 2011 19:02

Mountain dulcimer master comes to Franklin

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A master dulcimer player will give a concert at 7 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 21, at Franklin High School Fine…
Wednesday, 19 January 2011 19:01

Warm up winter nights with barn dances in Highlands

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The first Bascom Winter Barn Dance of the season will be held from 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 22,…
The Rev. Jamie Washington, social justice educator and president of a Baltimore-based multicultural organizational development firm, will be the keynote…
Wednesday, 12 January 2011 21:38

Learn how to two-step at Diamond K

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The Diamond K Dance Ranch in Maggie Valley will hold a Two-Step Workshop from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on…
Wednesday, 12 January 2011 21:38

Winter Thursdays at Blue Ridge Books

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It’s easy to get cabin fever during mountain winters, so consider making Thursday evening the night to venture to Blue…
Wednesday, 12 January 2011 21:37

Audition for ‘Unto These Hills’

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The famed Cherokee outdoor drama “Unto These Hills” will hold auditions from 3 to 7 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 22,…
The Haywood County Arts Council is proud to present Master Cherokee storyteller and historian Lloyd Arneach will perform at the…
Wednesday, 05 January 2011 20:48

Music offers break from winter doldrums

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Though most people think the music jams at the Bryson City library are just a summertime thing, they carry on…
Wednesday, 05 January 2011 20:47

Kids to get crafty with wintertime creations

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A free ARTSaturday program for elementary school-aged children and their families will be held from 10 a.m. to noon on…
Wednesday, 05 January 2011 20:46

HART studio season begins with ‘Life in the Theatre’

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The Haywood Arts Regional Theatre will open its 2011 winter Studio Theater Season with a bit of backstage humor and…
Wednesday, 05 January 2011 20:45

WNC chefs face off at Fire & Ice

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The Haywood County Chamber of Commerce will host a Western Carolina chef’s competition during the second annual Fire & Ice…
Wednesday, 05 January 2011 20:44

Liars Bench storytellers tip their hat to moonshine history

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Moonshine will take center stage at the next Liars Bench, a variety show series paying hommage to aspects of Southern…
Wednesday, 05 January 2011 20:43

Paula Deen cooks up live show at Harrah’s

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The cooking star Paula Deen will bring her flare for Southern cooking to Harrah’s Cherokee Casino with a live cooking…
Wednesday, 29 December 2010 20:10

Contra dance in Jackson Jan. 9

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The next Second Sunday Contra Dance will be held at the Barkers Creek Community Building from 3-5:30 p.m. on Sunday, Jan.…
Wednesday, 29 December 2010 20:09

Chocolate lovers, head to Bryson City Feb. 12

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The Friends of the Marianna Black Library will host the 4th Annual Chocolate Cook-Off from 2-4:30 p.m. on Saturday, Feb.…
Wednesday, 29 December 2010 20:07

Learn the art of bookmaking Jan. 6

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Phyllis Jarvinen of Sylva will demonstrate and teach a mini-workshop on book arts and book binding at the Art League…
Wednesday, 22 December 2010 19:32

WWNC-AM to broadcast WCU’s ‘Christmas Carol’ on Dec. 24

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Listeners to WWNC-AM can hear a broadcast of the Western Carolina University presentation of the holiday classic “A Christmas Carol”…
Wednesday, 22 December 2010 19:31

Heinzelmannchen debuts Merry Gnome Christmas Ale

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In the tradition of his German heritage, brewmeister Dieter Kuhn of Heinzelmannchen Brewery has crafted a specialty beer for the…
Wednesday, 22 December 2010 19:31

‘Saturdays at The Bascom’ Program

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In 2011, The Bascom in Highlands will be open year round. In January and February visit us on Fridays and…
Wednesday, 22 December 2010 19:30

Polar Express now departing from Bryson City

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The Great Smoky Mountain Railroad’s version of The Polar Express™ will continue running through Dec. 24. The round-trip excursion comes…
A two-time Grammy-nominated songwriter and a Grammy winning singer will host a New Year’s Eve show at the Balsam Mountain…
Wednesday, 22 December 2010 19:28

Rush of Fools take the stage at Lake Junaluska INFUSE 2011

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Rush of Fools, a Birmingham-based Christian band, will perform at Lake Junaluska New Year’s Ministries with Young People (MYP) INFUSE…
Wednesday, 15 December 2010 21:05

WCU professors publish historical Cherokee writings

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Three professors from Western Carolina University who co-edited a work of collected historical writings about the Cherokee will sign copies…