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Wednesday, 23 July 2014 13:00

Hillbilly Woodstock returns to Maggie

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The 5th Annual Hillbilly Woodstock will be held 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Aug 1-2 at the Maggie Valley Festival…
Wednesday, 23 July 2014 12:59

Fountain sculpture dedication, Frog Hop in Waynesville

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The Waynesville Public Art Commission will hold a dedication of a new public art piece entitled “Chasing Tadpoles” during the…
Wednesday, 23 July 2014 12:58

Join Jackson’s Farm, Garden & Studio Tour

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Metalsmith William S. Rogers is one of several studios participating in the July 26-27 Jackson County Farm, Garden, & Studio…
Wednesday, 23 July 2014 12:57

Tritt presents country hits July 26

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Country music megastar Travis Tritt will perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, July 26, at the Smoky Mountain Center for the…
Wednesday, 16 July 2014 15:26

New changes, dates for Folkmoot

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With a property deed to their headquarters in hand and more than 30 years of cultural performance already in the…
Wednesday, 16 July 2014 15:25

Parade of Nations set for Saturday, July 26

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The annual Parade of Nations will showcase international folk troupes along Main Street in Waynesville on Saturday, July 26, as…
Wednesday, 16 July 2014 15:22

Building towards the future

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Standing in the hallway of the former Hazelwood Elementary School in Waynesville, amid old furniture, dusty windows and walls with…
Wednesday, 16 July 2014 15:21

The countries of Folkmoot ‘14

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Wednesday, 16 July 2014 15:20

Folkmoot generates $9.2 million economic impact

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Folkmoot USA had a $9.2 million impact on Western North Carolina in 2013, according to an economic impact study conducted…
For Joe Ahuna, it’s about one word — “ohana.” “Ohana means family,” he said. “[We want people] inspired to go…
Wednesday, 16 July 2014 14:45

Chamber music in Waynesville

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The Swannanoa Chamber Music Festival will continue with the Jasper Quartet at 7:30 p.m. July 20 at the Haywood Arts…
Wednesday, 16 July 2014 14:45

Storytellers at Franklin Folk Festival

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Two renowned storytellers will be performing during the Franklin Folk Festival from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, July 19,…
Wednesday, 16 July 2014 14:42

Roddick, Courier to play tennis exhibition in Cashiers

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The Andy Roddick Mountain Challenge will be July 25-26 at the Cedar Creek Racquet Club in Cashiers.
Wednesday, 16 July 2014 14:41

BBQ festival in Maggie Valley

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The Smokin’ in the Valley Western North Carolina BBQ Festival will be from noon to 9 p.m. July 25 and…
Wednesday, 16 July 2014 14:40

Collective Soul brings 90s rock to Harrah’s

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Renowned rock band Collective Soul will perform at 8 p.m. Thursday, July 24, at Harrah’s Cherokee.
Wednesday, 16 July 2014 14:39

Folkmoot brings music, dance to Franklin

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Folkmoot USA, North Carolina’s official international folklore festival, will hit the stage for a special performance at 7:30 p.m. Thursday,…
Wednesday, 09 July 2014 00:00

Emporium to bring the dance, funk to Sylva

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Funk/soul group Emporium will perform as part of Concerts on the Creek from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Friday, July 11,…
Wednesday, 09 July 2014 00:00

ArtFest to feature Folkmoot performers

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The Haywood County Arts Council will once again host ArtFest (formerly called International Festival Day) from 10 a.m. to 5…
Wednesday, 09 July 2014 00:00

‘Hello Dolly’ to hit HART stage

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The 50th anniversary production of the Broadway blockbuster “Hello Dolly” will be held at 7:30 p.m. July 11-12, 17-19, 24-26,…
Wednesday, 09 July 2014 00:00

Contestants sought for youth talent contest

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The Heritage Alive! Mountain Youth Talent Contest will be held at 3 p.m. July 19 during the Franklin Folk Festival.
Wednesday, 09 July 2014 00:00

Sweet Corn Festival in Franklin

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The 17th annual Sweet Corn Festival will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 12 at St. Cyprian’s…
Wednesday, 09 July 2014 00:00

Folk festival in Franklin

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The 11th annual Folk Festival will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, July 19, in downtown Franklin.…
Wednesday, 02 July 2014 00:00

Summer Jazz Series returns to Waynesville

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The Summer Jazz Series returns for the month of July at The Classic Wineseller in Waynesville. The series takes place…
Wednesday, 02 July 2014 00:00

Boosinger, Goforth to play Cradle of Forestry

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Acclaimed musicians Laura Boosinger and Josh Goforth will open the Songcatchers Music Series at 4 p.m. Sunday, July 6, at…
Wednesday, 02 July 2014 00:00

Stained glass classes in Dillsboro

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Appalachian Art Glass will teach the Tiffany method of making stained glass through August at the Jackson County Green Energy…
Wednesday, 02 July 2014 00:00

HCC fiber students win awards in national exhibition

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Haywood Community College Professional Crafts Fiber students and recent graduates recently won awards in the national juried student fiber exhibition…
Wednesday, 25 June 2014 00:00

Singing In The Smokies returns to Bryson

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The Singing In The Smokies Independence Weekend Festival will run from July 3-5 at Inspiration Park in Bryson City. 
Wednesday, 25 June 2014 00:00

Haywood arts council gets new director

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The Haywood County Arts Council recently hired Jodi John Pippin as their new part-time executive director as of June 2014. 
Wednesday, 25 June 2014 00:00

Cullowhee Mountain ARTS programs

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There will be a handful of youth arts programs held throughout July as part of the Cullowhee Mountain ARTS summer…
Wednesday, 25 June 2014 00:00

39th annual Pow Wow returns to Cherokee

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The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians’ Pow Wow will be held July 4-6 at the Acquoni Expo Center.
Wednesday, 18 June 2014 00:00

HCC to offer classes in the Appalachian Music Program

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Haywood Community College’s Appalachian Music Program will be offering a handful of classes funded by a generous grant from the…
Wednesday, 18 June 2014 00:00

Cabaret show at The Classic Wineseller

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Singer-songwriter James Hammel will present a cabaret story through song in “Celebrating a Collage of Life — a Journey Through…
Wednesday, 18 June 2014 00:00

‘Oklahoma!’ rolls into Franklin

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“Oklahoma!,” the first musical written by the dynamic duo Rodgers and Hammerstein, will hit the stage at 7:30 p.m. June…
Wednesday, 18 June 2014 00:00

PlottFest returns to Maggie

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A benefit for Head Start of Haywood and Jackson counties, PlottFest will be held June 21-22 at the Maggie Valley…
Wednesday, 11 June 2014 14:11

Cherokee Voices Festival showcases artists, storytelling

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The Cherokee Voices Festival will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 14 at The Museum of the…
Wednesday, 11 June 2014 14:09

HART celebrates 30 years

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The Haywood Arts Regional Theatre will celebrate 30 years with a “Hart Hat Party” from 6 to 8 p.m. June…
Wednesday, 11 June 2014 14:08

WCU Bardo Center receives acclaim

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The Bardo Fine and Performing Arts Center at Western Carolina University was recently named among BestValueSchools.com’s list entitled “The 25…
Wednesday, 11 June 2014 14:06

Bluegrass in Cherokee Festival returns

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The Bluegrass in Cherokee Festival will run June 12-14 at the Happy Holiday RV Village in Cherokee. Showcasing some of…
Wednesday, 11 June 2014 14:05

Gin Blossoms, Spin Doctors to play Harrah’s June 19

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Alternative rock bands Gin Blossoms and Spin Doctors will perform at 8 p.m. Thursday, June 19, at Harrah’s Cherokee.
Wednesday, 04 June 2014 00:00

38 Special to play Franklin

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Classic rockers 38 Special will perform at 7:30 p.m. Friday, June 13, at the Smoky Mountain Center for the Performing…
Wednesday, 04 June 2014 00:00

Cullowhee Mountain ARTS summer series kicks off

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The Cullowhee Mountain ARTS summer series will commence June 15-20 at Western Carolina University in Cullowhee.  The five-week series includes art…
Wednesday, 04 June 2014 00:00

WCU, Mountain Heritage Day anniversary exhibit

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Western Carolina University’s Mountain Heritage Center will open two new exhibits highlighting the 125th anniversary of the university’s founding and…
Wednesday, 04 June 2014 00:00

WCU accepting nominations for Mountain Heritage Awards

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Western Carolina University is accepting nominations for the 2014 Mountain Heritage Awards, honors bestowed annually on one individual and one…
Tuesday, 03 June 2014 15:34

Civil War reenactment at The Shelton House

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A Civil War reenactment will be June 13-14 at The Shelton House in Waynesville. Enjoy lectures, Civil War reenactments, displays…
Tuesday, 03 June 2014 15:32

Appalachian Lifestyle Celebration is June 14

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The 4th annual Appalachian Lifestyle Celebration will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, June 14, in downtown…
Tuesday, 03 June 2014 15:32

Jim Gaffigan to play Harrah’s

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Acclaimed comedian Jim Gaffigan will perform at 7:30 p.m. June 14 at Harrah’s Cherokee. Gaffigan has proven to be a…
Wednesday, 28 May 2014 14:40

Sedaka musical comedy comes to HART

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The musical comedy “Breaking Up is Hard to Do” will be extended with showings at 7:30 p.m. May 30, 31,…
Wednesday, 28 May 2014 14:37

Haywood Studio Tour issues call for artists

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The New Haywood Art Studio Tour — scheduled for Oct. 25-26 — is open to all artists who either reside…
Wednesday, 28 May 2014 14:08

Student/artist sculpture installed

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Smokey Mountain Elementary School sixth- and seventh-grade art students were part of a recent Artists-in-Education project that resulted in a…