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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 Public Library on Sunday, Sept. 12, and at the Waynesville Library on Monday, Sept. 13. Newell played the role of…
Tuesday, 31 August 2010 20:00

Learn how to knit for free at library

The Smoky Mountain Knitting Guild is offering free “Learn to Knit” classes — for both adults and children — on Tuesdays at the Waynesville Library. The adult class meets from 1 to 2:30 p.m. starting Sept. 7, while boys and…
Tuesday, 31 August 2010 19:59

Fun evening planned for Sylva After Dark

The next Sylva After Dark — held from 6 to 9 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 3, in downtown Sylva — offers an evening of art, music, food and shopping. • Signature Brew Coffee Company will offer a free sampling of its…
Canton’s 104th Labor Day Celebration will run from Thursday, Sept. 2, to Monday, Sept. 6, at the Recreation Park. The Band of Oz, a famous beach music band, will hit the stage from 7 until 10 p.m. Saturday. This year the…
Tuesday, 31 August 2010 19:58

Submit art and literary works to Milestone

Submissions are now being taken for the 2010-11 edition of Milestone, the biennial art and literary review published by Southwestern Community College. All residents of Jackson, Macon, Swain counties and the Cherokee Indian Reservation, as well as SCC students and…
Tuesday, 31 August 2010 19:57

Motoring festival features car auction

Browse through a line of classic cars, muscle cars, hot rods and special interest cars at the third-annual Highlands Motoring Festival, held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 11, in downtown Highlands. Al Scudder of Scudder’s Galleries…
Tuesday, 31 August 2010 19:57

WCU offers ballroom dance lessons

Care to dance? Take the floor for ballroom dance lessons from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursdays beginning Sept. 2 through Oct. 7 at Western Carolina University. Instructor Heidi Turlington, who has degrees in dance and physical education, is a former…
Tuesday, 31 August 2010 19:56

Waynesville gets ready for Art After Dark

Enjoy a stroll through working studios and galleries on Main Street, Depot Street and in historic Frog Level during Waynesville’s Art After Dark from 6 to 9 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 3. Festive flags identify participating galleries such as: Art…
Tuesday, 31 August 2010 19:54

‘Mark Twain’ to appear at City Lights

Gary Carden’s third Liar’s Bench at City Lights Bookstore in Sylva will feature Mark Twain impersonator Marvin Cole, renowned folk artist Eric Legge and musicians Billy Norton, Steve Brady and Dave Brewin. The evening of storytelling, music and poetry begins…
A unique evening featuring an array of songs from musical theater’s most infamous cads and adored scoundrels — combined with a performance of composer Kurt Weill’s rarely staged masterwork “The Seven Deadly Sins” — will open Western Carolina University’s 2010-11…
Mountain music, dancing and tradition will be on display on the shores of beautiful Lake Junaluska as the Smoky Mountain Folk Festival, now in its 40th year, celebrates the culture and heritage of Western North Carolina. As in years past,…
Wednesday, 23 June 2010 14:51

Horror in Haywood

Eric S. Brown’s neighbors have probably noticed him — planted in his car day and night, writing furiously in spiral notebooks, smoking cigarettes and downing one energy drink after another. To spare his wife, son and Canton home from a…
Get ready for two evenings of bluegrass music and wholesome family fun on Friday, Aug. 27, and Saturday, Aug. 28, on the grounds behind the old Fines Creek School. Sponsored by the Fines Creek Community Association to raise funds for…
Tuesday, 24 August 2010 18:48

The Farewell Drifters come to Stecoah

The 2010 “An Appalachian Evening” season comes to an end on Saturday, Aug. 28, with one of Nashville’s most exciting new acts. The Farewell Drifters perform at 7:30 p.m. at Stecoah Valley Cultural Arts Center. “An Appalachian Evening” was named…
The Haywood Arts Regional Theater’s next play never played Broadway, or even New York, but it is one of the most popular comedies being done today. “Catfish Moon” by Laddy Sartin tells the story of a group of close friends…
Tuesday, 24 August 2010 18:46

Songwriters series continues in Balsam

Grammy Award winner Leslie Ellis and Grammy Award nominee Casey Kelly will share their creative talents starting 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 28, at the Balsam Mountain Inn. The performance is part of the Songwriters In-The-Round series, which brings audiences…
A back to school celebration with local band 32 Reasons will take place at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 27, at Blue Ridge Books in Waynesville. Teens and pre-teens are invited to come and celebrate (or mourn) the start of…
A CD containing 34 1930s-era recordings of music performed by Smoky Mountain musicians will be released in October by the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and Great Smoky Mountains Association, the park’s nonprofit educational organization. In the meantime, Great Smoky…
Tuesday, 24 August 2010 18:44

Sign up for watercolor workshops

Registration is going on now for the 2010 calendar of workshops and Art Academy at The Bascom in Highlands. Pat Fiorello, whose work is pictured above, will teach three watercolor workshops: “Watercolor for Non-Artists,” “Watercolor Landscape,” and “Watercolor/Color Workshop,” from…
The WNC group of the Southeast Chapter of the National Cartoonists Society will be presenting a day of “Shop Talk” on Saturday, Sept. 11, at the Skyland/ South Buncombe Library in Asheville. The program will run from 10 a.m. until…
Tuesday, 24 August 2010 18:43

Free swimming party for families in Canton

Healthy Haywood’s annual Family Fun Day will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 29, at the Canton Recreation Park outdoor pool. Enjoy free swimming for the whole family, a DJ, and health information booths from Healthy Haywood…
Tuesday, 24 August 2010 18:42

Free square dance lessons offered

The Pisgah Promenaders will host the annual “Back to School Dance” from 7:15 to 9:30 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 28, at the Old Armory Recreation Center in Waynesville. The dancers will be asked to bring back to school items for…
More than 100 artists and crafters from all over the Southeast, including Tennessee, Georgia, South Carolina, Virginia and Alabama will gather for the Labor Day Craft Show in Maggie Valley. Artists will demonstrate and sell their original handicrafts works from…
Tuesday, 24 August 2010 18:39

HCC fiber students create Sandburg rug

Haywood Community College Professional Crafts-Fiber students recently delivered a Navajo rug they crafted to the Carl Sandburg Home National Historic Site in Flat Rock. The students were commissioned to craft a replica of a worn and faded Navajo rug that…
Artists from Haywood and Jackson counties are eligible to submit work for the next “Art in the Airport” exhibit at the Asheville Regional Airport. With approximately 600,000 passengers traveling through the Asheville Regional Airport each year, artwork on display receives…
“Cool!” was the typical response from kids as Fun Factory visitors walked in to find a colorful, life-sized killer whale on display just inside the Fun Factory’s entrance. It’s the centerpiece of a free August and September arts and crafts…
Some musicians just have to discover themselves. Waynesville singer-songwriter Lorraine Conard grew up singing at church and in plays, jotting down song verses here and there in college. Music was an inextricable part of Conard’s life, but without outside confirmation…
“Fantasies in Fiber and Fabric,” an exhibition of three-dimensional garments, hats, bags, and one-of-a-kind original dolls by Toni Carroll, will run from Wednesday, Aug. 25, to Saturday, Sept. 18, at Gallery 86 in Waynesville. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to…
Pop-opera performer and 2008 winner of television show “America’s Got Talent,” Neal E. Boyd will open the 2010-11 Galaxy of Stars Series with a performance 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 28, at the Fine and Performing Arts Center on the Western…
Asheville-based mountain and bluegrass group Sons of Ralph will perform a fundraising concert for the Canton Lions Club from 6 to 9 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 28, at the historic Colonial Theatre in downtown Canton. The Sons of Ralph play…
The winner of the Jackson County Green Energy Park 2010 Sculpture Competition is Box of Souls, a contemporary sculpture by artist Bob Doster of Lancaster, S.C. Selected by an independent jury panel, Doster’s piece is a constructed stainless steel box,…
Tuesday, 17 August 2010 19:13

Art and nature merge in outdoor sculpture

Thanks to a group of enthusiastic volunteers from the area, a new Patrick Dougherty sapling sculpture has been constructed at The Bascom Art Center in Highlands. Dougherty constructs outdoor sculptures all over the world and has finished more than 200…
Two hikes along the Bartram Trail in Northern Georgia will celebrate roadless areas in the national forests on Sunday, Aug. 15. Both hikes, led by Georgia ForestWatch, will climb to the summit of Rabun Bald, the second highest peak in…
Witness the arresting culture of Apache, Totonac, Aztec, Crow, Navajo and Cherokee through ancient wisdom, song, dance, legend, arts and regalia all in one place. Indigenous tribes will gather for the 6th Annual Festival of Native Peoples on Friday, July…
Tuesday, 06 July 2010 19:06

ColorFest in Sylva seeks WNC artists

Regional artists are encouraged to take part in ColorFest, Art of the Mountains, an official event of the Blue Ridge Parkway 75th Anniversary Celebration. The art festival will be held on Saturday, October 23, on the streets of downtown Sylva,…
Tuesday, 06 July 2010 19:08

American Craft Today seeks submissions

Craft artists are invited to submit digital images of their work by July 19 to be considered for inclusion in The Bascom’s juried exhibition “American Craft Today.” This national competition and exhibition will feature original works in all craft media:…
Middle school students in the area will have an opportunity to learn about Cherokee heritage during a “Mini-Camp for Middle Schoolers” offered by Western Carolina University’s Mountain Heritage Center. Designed for rising sixth-and seventh-graders, the camp will be held from…
Tuesday, 06 July 2010 19:10

Twain impersonator comes to Franklin

Marvin Cole, a Western Carolina University graduate famous for his impersonations of Mark Twain, will entertain at 7 p.m. on Saturday, July 10, at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Franklin’s Summer Coffee House. Compelling performances by Cole as Twain have…
Tuesday, 06 July 2010 19:10

Lonesome River Band to play in Stecoah

The Lonesome River Band will perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, July 10, on the Grand Old Stage at Stecoah Valley Cultural Center as part of the Appalachian Evening series. Longtime band member and driving banjo picker, Sammy Shelor, will play,…
What do you get when you mix the pristine vocals of Ella Fitzgerald with the guitar licks of Robert Johnson? Find out as the “sweetest” singer in Dillsboro, Karen “Sugar” Barnes performs with Dave Magill at 7 p.m. Thursday, July…
The rich, downhome sound of the Josh Fields Band will be showcased from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, July 2, during the Concerts on the Creek series at Sylva’s Bridge Park Pavilion. This free live music series takes place every…
Haywood Habitat for Humanity marked its 20th anniversary at the organization’s Annual Meeting. To celebrate, Habitat Executive Director Marnette Colborne announced the creation of the annual Walton Garrett Award to recognize special volunteers. Garrett started the organization in the county…
A raffle drawing and silent auction will be held on 6 p.m. Saturday, July 24, at Mountain View Intermediate School in Franklin with proceeds going to the Roy Rickman Scholarship. The Rickman Scholarship is Macon County’s largest local private scholarship.…
Tuesday, 06 July 2010 19:45

Full Spectrum Farms seeks auction items

Full Spectrum Farms is accepting silent auction donations for its annual Starlight Night fundraiser, Oct. 2. The local non-profit helps individuals with autism. Event sponsorships are available for $500 or $1,000. Donations and sponsorships are tax deductable. To donate, contact…
The Waynesville Public Art Commission members would like to express their gratitude to all of the artists and all of the public that helped to make Salamander Splash, on Thursday, June 24, a huge success. Forty-eight Haywood County artists stepped…
A national bestselling author, a local icon, and a well-known regional outdoor writer and photographer will all make their way to City Lights Bookstore in Sylva soon. • First, Gary Carden returns to the store for a special program on…
The Haywood Arts Regional Theatre is pulling the stops out for its production of the smash hit “Chicago,” which opened July 9. “Chicago The Musical” has become the longest-running revival in Broadway history, with more than 5,600 performances, along with…
Craft artists are invited to submit digital images of their work by July 19 to be considered for inclusion in The Bascom’s juried exhibition “American Craft Today.” This national competition and exhibition will feature original works in all craft media:…
The Original Twin Piano Twins, Mark and Clark, will perform at 7:30 p.m. Friday, July 16, and Saturday, July 17, at Eaglenest Entertainment in Maggie Valley. Mark and Clark Seymour have been playing the piano since they were 4 years…
Tuesday, 13 July 2010 18:48

Help feed Folkmoot’s dancers

More than 350 dancers and musicians from across the globe will arrive in Waynesville on July 19 to participate in the 27th annual Folkmoot International Festival, and a project is under way to provide as much fresh food as possible…
Mary J. Messer, author of the Haywood County based memoir, Moonshiner’s Daughter, will hold the kick-off launch for her newly published book from 10 a.m to 1 p.m. Saturday, July 17, in front of the historic courthouse in Waynesville Messer’s…
On International Festival Day, Main Street in Waynesville will transform into a world bazaar where more than one hundred artists, craftsmen and international guests sell all forms of arts and crafts. The day offers the ultimate cultural exchange for all…
The monthly Art After Dark will take place from 6 to 9 p.m. on Aug. 6 in Waynesville. Sponsored by The Waynesville Gallery Association, Art After Dark takes place the first Friday of each month, May through December. Enjoy a…
Tuesday, 20 July 2010 20:24

Sign up your team for Downtown Dog Walk

For the first time, Sarge’s Animal Rescue Foundation invites teams as well as individuals to sign up for the 5th Annual Downtown Waynesville Dog Walk on Aug. 7. Last year, almost 280 dogs walked down Main Street. The fun begins…
Tuesday, 20 July 2010 20:26

David Arms showcases artwork

A special art showing of David Arms’ works will run July 30 through Aug. 1 as part of Old Edwards Inn and Spa’s Season of the Arts. For many years, Arms was one of the leading special event designers in…
“For the Love of Color: Mixed-up Media,” an exhibition of works by Sylvia Everett, will take place from Wednesday, Aug. 4, to Saturday, Aug. 21. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through. A special artist’s reception will…
Penland School of Crafts will host a professional development workshop for artists living in Western North Carolina from Oct. 1 to 3. The workshops will be taught by the nonprofit group Creative Capital and is geared for all artists who…
Tuesday, 20 July 2010 20:31

Annual fair at Waynesville church

The annual Parish Fair will feature smoked barbecue, a drawing for a locally-made colorful quilt, and music and entertainment, including a children’s booth and games. The fair takes place from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, July 31, at Grace…
Tuesday, 20 July 2010 20:32

Latin aerobics class shakes things up

Local residents of all ages are exploring one of the newest and hottest fitness classes: Latin Aerobics. This upbeat class offers a fun-filled, hip-shaking cardiovascular workout where students can enjoy Salsa, Samba, African, Cumbia, and Reggaeton rhythms, all while toning…
Tuesday, 20 July 2010 20:33

Quilt basics taught at one-day workshop

Students will learn the basics of quilt piecing and machine quilting while making an easy tote bag at a one-day workshop Saturday, July 31, at the Stecoah Valley Cultural Arts Center. Participants will use the “Mini-Charmer” pattern, which is available…
The popular play, “The Prince of Dark Corners,” by local writer and storyteller Gary Carden will be performed at 7 p.m. Saturday, July 31, at the historic Rickman Store in Macon County’s Cowee Valley. The play centers on the life…
Creating a youthful, energetic mood, the new 175-seat Entertainment Lounge at Harrah’s Cherokee Casino & Hotel is the focal point in the property’s Mountain Breeze zone, one of four themed zones of the casino, which is soon to be doubled…
The Smoky Mountain Brass Quintet takes the stage 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, July 23, for the weekly Concerts on the Creek series in downtown Sylva, and the group encourages other brass musicians to join the fun. Brass players of…
Celebrate the remarkable bonds of familial harmony this weekend at The Highlands Cashiers Chamber Music Festival. “All In The Family” parts I and II will feature performances by brother and sister pianist William Ransom and violinist Kate Ransom and the…
Tuesday, 20 July 2010 20:39

Celtic music in the Smokies

Join Bean Sidhe, pronounced ban-shee, for a lively evening of traditional music from the British Isles. The premier Celtic band of the Smokies will perform at 7 p.m. Thursday, July 22, at the Marianna Black Library in Bryson City. The…
A group of award-winning mountain dulcimer players — including several national champion musicians — will present a concert of dulcimer music at 7 p.m. Thursday, July 22, at Western Carolina University’s Fine and Performing Arts Center. The concert is sponsored…
Tuesday, 27 July 2010 20:11

Bascom presents August workshops

In August, educational programs continue in Highlands with three diverse artists-in-residence workshops. • Lewis Knauss, “Fiber and Handmade Paper into Sculpture,” Aug. 10 to 14. Combining ceramic and fiber, this workshop will guide students through five days of sheer enjoyment…
Tuesday, 27 July 2010 20:12

Catch film with WCU ties

The feature film “Wesley” will be screened at 2:30 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 13, at the Smoky Mountain Center for the Performing Arts in Franklin. “Wesley” is based closely on the actual events of John Wesley’s life, a story that…
Two FUNd Parties will be held in August to help raise money for the Haywood County Arts Council’s Arts in Schools program. Join in on an evening under the stars at the 10th Annual Wine for the Arts, starting at…
Registration for fall personal enrichment classes is beginning at Southwestern Community College. The first course offering at SCC-Cashiers Center (217 Frank Allen Road) will be an eight-hour workshop on Digital Camera Basics, starting Monday, Aug. 16. The class will meet…
Tuesday, 27 July 2010 20:16

Relax to jazz classics in Waynesville

If you love the mellow, romantic songs of the oldies jazz big band era, check out Oldies Night with the Waynesville Wildcats. The oldies jazz band will take the stage from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. on Friday, July 30,…
The Liquid Ginger Band — featuring former Graham County resident Ginger Edwards Fawcett on lead vocals — will perform from 7 to 10 p.m. Friday, July 30, in front of the Wildwood Grill restaurant at Fontana Village Resort. Working out…
Tuesday, 27 July 2010 20:18

Celebrate mountain heritage at Railfest

Every year, railroad enthusiasts and history buffs gather in Bryson City for the Great Smoky Mountains Railroad’s Railfest. This year, the 9th annual weekend railroading event takes place Sep. 17, 18 and 19. The fun begins Friday night with a…
Dehlia Low will perform at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, July 31, at the Stecoah Valley Cultural Arts Center. The Asheville-based band offers fresh originality while also echoing the sounds of early country with a strong bluegrass flavor. The show is…
Tuesday, 27 July 2010 20:19

Josh Fields Band to perform at Materfest

The Josh Fields Band will perform a free concert at Materfest at 7 p.m., Friday, Aug. 6, in Canton. From Haywood County, The Josh Fields Band mixes classic and contemporary country, Southern rock and a bluegrass leaning to make a…
Angela Faye Martin and the Scarlet Oak Sway will showcase its unique rock-and-roll sound when the band performs from 7 to 9 p.m. on Friday, July 30, at Sylva’s Bridge Park Pavilion. Martin, a talented musician from Franklin, added the…
Every category of knitted items imaginable will be represented at The Smoky Mountain Knitting Guild’s 2nd Annual Benefit Fashion Show — including socks, mittens, menswear, baby clothes, skirts, sweaters, hats, handbags, children’s wear and more. This year’s benefit — with…
The two-day Mountain High BBQ & Music Festival is back for its second year at the Wayne Proffitt Agricultural Center, home of the Macon County Fair. Doors will be open from 10:30 a.m. until 10 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 13,…
Tuesday, 27 July 2010 20:24

Season tickets on sale for WCU plays

Tickets for Western Carolina University’s 2010-10 University Theatre Mainstage season, which is packed with popular Broadway musicals and smaller experimental works, will go on sale Tuesday, Aug. 10. Mainstage productions are directed by faculty members from the School of Stage…
Tuesday, 27 July 2010 20:27

Asheville Quilt Guild holds annual show

Western North Carolina’s rich cultural heritage comes to life on Aug. 6 through during the Asheville Quilt Guild’s 28th Annual Show at The North Carolina Arboretum. The popular show is a judged event featuring more than 250 quilts of exceptional…
The Mountain Dance and Folk Festival, the country’s longest running folk festival, will celebrate its 83rd year of highlighting mountain culture this week. The celebration kicks off 7 p.m. nightly from Thursday, Aug. 5, to Saturday, Aug. 7. at the…
Witness an authentic performance of the classic “A Christmas Carol,” with one of the original performers in the 1938 radio show that starred the legendary Orson Welles. Tickets go on sale Tuesday, Aug. 10, at Western Carolina University for a…
Tuesday, 03 August 2010 19:03

Watercolor demo by well-known artist

Elizabeth Ellison will do a watercolor demonstration at The Blueridge Water Media Society’s monthly meeting, held at 6:45 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 10, at Haywood Community College, Building 14. Ellison will demonstrate her loose expressive watercolor technique that depicts the…
The Junaluska Woman’s Club Creative Endeavors Arts and Crafts Show and Sale is scheduled for Friday, Aug. 13, and Saturday, Aug. 14, at Harrell Center Auditorium and Bistro Café in Lake Junaluska. More than 30 artists and crafters from several…
The Jeweler’s Workbench in Waynesville will present the wire-wrapping art of Nadine Fidelman as its featured artist for Art After Dark on Friday, Aug. 6. Nadine searches out the best gemstones, pearls, fossils and dichroic glass from the world’s top suppliers…
Tuesday, 03 August 2010 19:05

Apply now for WCU Outdoor sculpture contest

Artists must submit applications by Friday, Aug. 13, for a chance to win Western Carolina University’s 2010 Outdoor Sculpture competition. Five winners will receive a one-year exhibit on Western’s campus and a $2,000 honorarium. A reception, inauguration and awards ceremony…
Tuesday, 03 August 2010 19:07

WCU arts venue celebrates five years

A semiformal gala featuring red carpets, bright lights, gallery openings and a Gershwin musical is planned for Friday, Oct. 22, to celebrate the fifth anniversary of Western Carolina’s Fine and Performing Art Center. The venue had its grand opening in…
Penland School of Crafts has open spaces in several of its sixth session summer session classes available at half tuition to residents of the following Western North Carolina counties: Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Graham, Clay, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson,…
Tuesday, 03 August 2010 19:08

Buchanan Boys bring modern country music

Sylva-based The Buchanan Boys take the stage from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, Aug. 6, at the Bridge Park Pavilion as part of the free summer Concerts on the Creek series in downtown Sylva. The Buchanan Boys will play a…
Tuesday, 03 August 2010 19:10

Eroica Trio slated for Highlands-Cashiers

Good things come in threes when the Highlands-Cashiers Chamber Music Festival welcomes Grammy-nominated The Eroica Trio, Friday, Aug. 6, and Saturday, Aug. 7. The Eroica Trio – comprised of pianist Erika Nickrenz, violinist Suzie Park, and cellist Sara Sant’Ambrogio –…
Johnny Floor and The Wrong Crowd will be performing from 8 until 10 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 7, at the Fontana Village Recreation Hall. Johnny Floor’s singer-songwriter is also the manager and engineer of Lands Creek Studios in Bryson City, which…
Seona McDowell will perform a concert of traditional, contemporary and original tunes from Australia, New Zealand, and other cultures at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 15, at the Haywood County Library in Waynesville. McDowell will accompany herself on the guitar,…
Tuesday, 03 August 2010 19:14

Exhibit traces history of motorcycles

See rare vintage and antiques motorcycles from the early 1900s at the Kick-Start! American Motorcycle Design exhibition in Highlands. The exhibition will premiere with a reception and gallery talk from 5 to 7 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 7 at The Bascom.…
Tuesday, 03 August 2010 19:15

Go Greek with free cooking class

Dean Christopoulos and Gregory Gonzales from Kostas Family Restaurant in Dillsboro will teach how to dish up authentic Greek food at a free class next week. The two will demonstrate making Greek chicken with potatoes. They’ll also share information on…
Tuesday, 03 August 2010 19:31

Election forums planned for NC candidates

The League of Women Voters will sponsor a public forum for candidates running for N.C. Senate and House of Representatives in the 2010 elections at 12:15 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 12. Incumbent Senator John Snow (Dem.) will be challenged by…
Tuesday, 03 August 2010 19:32

Altrusa, Rotary sponsor School Supply Drive

Altrusa International, Inc. of Waynesville and the Haywood Rotary Club will be spearheading a drive to collect school supplies for needy children in Haywood County public schools from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 7, at Wal-Mart in Waynesville.…
Tuesday, 03 August 2010 19:36

Two veterans share remarkable story

The Junaluska Associates evening session will feature the stories of two Vietnam veterans at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 7, in the Stuart Auditorium at Lake Junaluska Assembly. Porter Halyburton, a Southern gentleman born and raised in a small town…
Tuesday, 10 August 2010 19:16

Bed turning at the Shelton House Barn

Craving information about a family heirloom or a quilt purchased at a flea market or antique shop? A Bed Turning event will help solve those mysteries. It will be held from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 21, at…
Catch the Spirit of Appalachia is producing its “Traditional Heritage Walk” at Gateway Flea Market in Whittier from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 14. With their mission of “keeping heritage” alive, the local nonprofit is presenting vendors…