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Tuesday, 31 August 2010 20:06

WCU presents 2010-11 arts and events series

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A string band, an all-male chorus, irreverent sketch comedy and an environmental writer with a question fill the bill for…
Tuesday, 31 August 2010 20:04

Country singer Corey Smith plays WCU Sept. 9

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Modern country artist Corey Smith will perform at 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 9, at Western Carolina University’s Ramsey Regional Activity…
Wild Bill Turner will play the Sunday Series at 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 19, at the Haywood County Public Library…
Tuesday, 31 August 2010 20:02

P.A.W.S holds wine tasting, silent auction

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The Seventh Annual P.A.W.S. Wine Tasting and Silent Auction — benefitting the only animal welfare organization in Swain County — will…
Tuesday, 31 August 2010 20:02

Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood character visits Haywood

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David Newell, also known as speedy deliveryman Mr. McFeely from public television’s “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood,” will appear at the Canton…
Tuesday, 31 August 2010 20:00

Learn how to knit for free at library

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The Smoky Mountain Knitting Guild is offering free “Learn to Knit” classes — for both adults and children — on…
Tuesday, 31 August 2010 19:59

Fun evening planned for Sylva After Dark

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The next Sylva After Dark — held from 6 to 9 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 3, in downtown Sylva — offers…
Canton’s 104th Labor Day Celebration will run from Thursday, Sept. 2, to Monday, Sept. 6, at the Recreation Park. The Band…
Tuesday, 31 August 2010 19:58

Submit art and literary works to Milestone

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Submissions are now being taken for the 2010-11 edition of Milestone, the biennial art and literary review published by Southwestern…
Tuesday, 31 August 2010 19:57

Motoring festival features car auction

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Browse through a line of classic cars, muscle cars, hot rods and special interest cars at the third-annual Highlands Motoring…
Tuesday, 31 August 2010 19:57

WCU offers ballroom dance lessons

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Care to dance? Take the floor for ballroom dance lessons from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursdays beginning Sept. 2 through…
Tuesday, 31 August 2010 19:56

Waynesville gets ready for Art After Dark

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Enjoy a stroll through working studios and galleries on Main Street, Depot Street and in historic Frog Level during Waynesville’s…
Tuesday, 31 August 2010 19:54

‘Mark Twain’ to appear at City Lights

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Gary Carden’s third Liar’s Bench at City Lights Bookstore in Sylva will feature Mark Twain impersonator Marvin Cole, renowned folk…
Tuesday, 31 August 2010 19:52

‘Seven Deadly Sins’ opens WCU theater season

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A unique evening featuring an array of songs from musical theater’s most infamous cads and adored scoundrels — combined with…
Tuesday, 24 August 2010 18:49

Fines Creek Bluegrass Jam to benefit local scholarships

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Get ready for two evenings of bluegrass music and wholesome family fun on Friday, Aug. 27, and Saturday, Aug. 28,…
Tuesday, 24 August 2010 18:48

The Farewell Drifters come to Stecoah

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The 2010 “An Appalachian Evening” season comes to an end on Saturday, Aug. 28, with one of Nashville’s most exciting…
Tuesday, 24 August 2010 18:47

HART presents the Southern comedy ‘Catfish Moon’

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The Haywood Arts Regional Theater’s next play never played Broadway, or even New York, but it is one of the…
Tuesday, 24 August 2010 18:46

Songwriters series continues in Balsam

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Grammy Award winner Leslie Ellis and Grammy Award nominee Casey Kelly will share their creative talents starting 7:30 p.m. on…
Tuesday, 24 August 2010 18:46

32 Reasons to play free concert for students Aug. 27

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A back to school celebration with local band 32 Reasons will take place at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 27,…
Tuesday, 24 August 2010 18:45

Old-time musicians and their descendants sought

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A CD containing 34 1930s-era recordings of music performed by Smoky Mountain musicians will be released in October by the…
Tuesday, 24 August 2010 18:44

Sign up for watercolor workshops

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Registration is going on now for the 2010 calendar of workshops and Art Academy at The Bascom in Highlands. Pat…
Tuesday, 24 August 2010 18:43

Cartoonists group presents ‘Shop Talk II’

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The WNC group of the Southeast Chapter of the National Cartoonists Society will be presenting a day of “Shop Talk”…
Tuesday, 24 August 2010 18:43

Free swimming party for families in Canton

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Healthy Haywood’s annual Family Fun Day will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 29, at the Canton…
Tuesday, 24 August 2010 18:42

Free square dance lessons offered

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The Pisgah Promenaders will host the annual “Back to School Dance” from 7:15 to 9:30 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 28,…
Tuesday, 24 August 2010 18:40

Labor Day Craft Show returns to Maggie Valley

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More than 100 artists and crafters from all over the Southeast, including Tennessee, Georgia, South Carolina, Virginia and Alabama will…
Tuesday, 24 August 2010 18:39

HCC fiber students create Sandburg rug

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Haywood Community College Professional Crafts-Fiber students recently delivered a Navajo rug they crafted to the Carl Sandburg Home National Historic…
Tuesday, 24 August 2010 18:37

Call to artists for Asheville airport exhibit

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Artists from Haywood and Jackson counties are eligible to submit work for the next “Art in the Airport” exhibit at…
“Cool!” was the typical response from kids as Fun Factory visitors walked in to find a colorful, life-sized killer whale…
Tuesday, 24 August 2010 18:29

Musician Lorraine Conard plots her own course

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Some musicians just have to discover themselves. Waynesville singer-songwriter Lorraine Conard grew up singing at church and in plays, jotting…
Tuesday, 17 August 2010 19:19

“Fantasies in Fiber and Fabric” come to life

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“Fantasies in Fiber and Fabric,” an exhibition of three-dimensional garments, hats, bags, and one-of-a-kind original dolls by Toni Carroll, will…
Pop-opera performer and 2008 winner of television show “America’s Got Talent,” Neal E. Boyd will open the 2010-11 Galaxy of…
Asheville-based mountain and bluegrass group Sons of Ralph will perform a fundraising concert for the Canton Lions Club from 6…
Tuesday, 17 August 2010 19:15

“Box of Souls” winner of sculpture contest

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The winner of the Jackson County Green Energy Park 2010 Sculpture Competition is Box of Souls, a contemporary sculpture by…
Tuesday, 17 August 2010 19:13

Art and nature merge in outdoor sculpture

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Thanks to a group of enthusiastic volunteers from the area, a new Patrick Dougherty sapling sculpture has been constructed at…
Wednesday, 11 August 2010 13:59

Poetry and wildlands to converge on mountain hike

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Two hikes along the Bartram Trail in Northern Georgia will celebrate roadless areas in the national forests on Sunday, Aug.…
The Sawmill Creek Porch Band will reunite for a free performance at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 12, on the…
Tuesday, 10 August 2010 19:32

‘Appalachian Evening’ series continues

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The New North Carolina Ramblers will perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 14, at the Stecoah Valley Cultural Arts Center.…
Tuesday, 10 August 2010 19:31

Odom, Parrini perform Gershwin Aug. 21

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Soprano Lisa Odom and pianist Fabio Parrini will perform at the annual Classics and Chocolate concert at 7:30 p.m. on…
Tuesday, 10 August 2010 19:29

Country music stars come out for teachers

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Three of country music’s fastest rising stars are performing on Thursday, Aug 26, at Harrah’s Cherokee Casino Resort Event Center…
Tuesday, 10 August 2010 19:29

Learn more about intarsia woodworking

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Patrons and visitors will have the opportunity to learn about the woodcarving artistry of intarsia at a program to be…
Tuesday, 10 August 2010 19:27

Connect with your celestial guides

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Join Mary O’Shannon of Spiritsong as she shares how to tap into the beneficial energies of the planets during “Connecting…
Tuesday, 10 August 2010 19:26

Peace, love and bugs in Cherokee

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Volkswagen devotees make their way to Cherokee, Aug. 13 - 15 for the second annual VW Show at the Cherokee…
Tuesday, 10 August 2010 19:25

A capella performance in Franklin Aug. 15

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The all-male Land of the Sky Chorus will sing classics in “Schtick to Singing,” a concert held 3 p.m. on…
Tuesday, 10 August 2010 19:24

A funny funeral: ‘Daily Departed’ premieres Aug. 19

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The Highlands Cashiers Players’ production “Dearly Departed” runs Aug. 19 through 22 and Aug. 27 through 29 with two performances…
Tuesday, 10 August 2010 19:23

Cold foods cooking class at Stecoah

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Tired of heating up your kitchen this hot summer? The Stecoah Valley Food Ventures Kitchen is offering a cooking class…
Tuesday, 10 August 2010 19:21

Rye Holler Boys to play at BBQ fest

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Expect mouth-watering BBQ accompanied by great mountain music at the 2nd Annual Mountain High BBQ & Music Festival, where the…
Tuesday, 10 August 2010 19:20

Balsam Range gears up for a busy weekend

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Balsam Range will play Sylva’s Concerts on the Creek Friday, Aug. 13. The free concert takes place from 7-9 p.m.…
Tuesday, 10 August 2010 19:18

Quilters present 2010 show in Franklin Aug. 19-21

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The Smoky Mountain Quilters Guild will present its 2010 quilt show, “Quilting New Trails” Aug. 19-21 at the Community Facilities…
Tuesday, 10 August 2010 19:17

3rd annual Heritage Day to be celebrated in Whittier

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Catch the Spirit of Appalachia is producing its “Traditional Heritage Walk” at Gateway Flea Market in Whittier from 10 a.m.…