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Wednesday, 08 October 2014 14:33

From the border to the backwoods

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I didn’t know who Balsam Range was when I first met them. On Aug. 10, 2012, I had just moved…
Wednesday, 01 October 2014 16:01

Want to learn how to make a gingerbread house?

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The Franklin Chamber of Commerce and Main Street Bakery will offer a How To Create A Gingerbread House seminar at…
Wednesday, 01 October 2014 15:57

Open call for Bryson City Chili Cook-Off

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The 24th annual Bryson City Chili Cook-Off will be held Saturday, Oct. 18, at the Great Smoky Mountain Railroad Depot.
Wednesday, 01 October 2014 15:56

Sylva celebrates its quasquicentennial

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The Town of Sylva will hold its 125th anniversary celebration from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 11, in…
Wednesday, 01 October 2014 15:52

Canton’s Colonial Theatre receives international praise

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The historic Colonial Theatre in downtown Canton has been nominated for a Momentum Award from the International Bluegrass Music Association…
Wednesday, 01 October 2014 15:51

Minick brings folk, country to Strand

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Folk/rock/country singer Chris Minick will perform at 7:45 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 2, at The Strand at 38 Main in Waynesville.
Wednesday, 24 September 2014 15:21

‘Elemeno Pea’ comedy hits WCU stage

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A comedy set in Martha’s Vineyard that explores a wealthy world of infinity pools, Bentleys and yacht clubs with men…
Wednesday, 24 September 2014 15:17

Fall, art comes alive at ColorFest

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The 6th Annual ColorFest: Dillsboro Fine Arts & Crafts Fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday,…
Wednesday, 24 September 2014 15:16

Demonstration of printmaking with photopolymer plates

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Frank Brannon, Jr., proprietor of SpeakEasy Press in Dillsboro, will present “How to Make and Print Photopolymer Plates” for Art…
Wednesday, 24 September 2014 15:12

Taste of Sylva returns

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Featuring local food, music and children’s activities, the 5th annual Taste of Sylva culinary tour will run from 1 to…
Wednesday, 24 September 2014 15:11

Music, fall camping at Barnaroo

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The 5th annual Barnaroo fall music festival will be held Oct. 4 at Franny’s Farm in Leicester. 
Wednesday, 24 September 2014 15:11

Claire Lynch to play Cataloochee Ranch

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Acclaimed singer-songwriter Claire Lynch will perform at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 5, at Cataloochee Ranch in Maggie Valley. Long recognized…
Wednesday, 24 September 2014 15:08

Balsam Range to command the Colonial stage

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Acclaimed bluegrass/gospel group Balsam Range will perform at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 30, at the Colonial Theatre in Canton. The…
Wednesday, 24 September 2014 15:07

Jake Owen to perform at Harrah’s

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Country megastar Jake Owen will perform at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 27 at Harrah’s Cherokee. Tickets are $45 and $55. 800.745.3000…
Wednesday, 24 September 2014 15:05

This must be the place

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It’s a lot harder than it looks. Stepping up to the first tee of the disc golf course at Grand Targhee…
Wednesday, 17 September 2014 15:05

WCU to host spoken word event

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Spoken word poet and teacher Matthew Foley will present a spoken-word workshop on Friday, Sept. 26, in the Hunter Library…
Wednesday, 17 September 2014 15:04

Scarecrow Festival returns to Bryson City

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The Scarecrow Festival will be held Sept. 27 through Oct. 10 in Bryson City.
Wednesday, 17 September 2014 15:03

Vintage trailer open house

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The Southern Vintage Trailer Friends, members of the national group the Tin Can Tourists, will be hosting their annual fall…
Wednesday, 17 September 2014 15:02

Stitch artist to be showcased at WCU

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An exhibit featuring stitch drawing artist Rebecca Ringquist will be held through Nov. 7 at the Fine Art Museum at…
Wednesday, 17 September 2014 15:01

Asheville Symphony string musicians to play WCU

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String musicians from the Asheville Symphony Orchestra will join students and faculty members from the Western Carolina University School of…
Wednesday, 10 September 2014 20:30

Galaxy of Stars back in the saddle with Riders in the Sky

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With a mix of Western song classics and zany send-ups, Riders in the Sky will return to the Western Carolina…
Wednesday, 10 September 2014 20:26

RailFest rolls into Bryson City

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The 13th annual RailFest will be held Sept. 12-14 at the Great Smoky Mountain Railroad depot in Bryson City. 
Wednesday, 10 September 2014 20:21

Youth Arts Festival coming to Dillsboro

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The 6th annual Youth Arts Festival will be from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 20, at the Jackson…
Wednesday, 10 September 2014 20:12

Phillips, Craig and Dean to play Franklin

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Christian music group Phillips, Craig and Dean will perform at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 19, at the Smoky Mountain Center…
Wednesday, 03 September 2014 14:56

ArtShare returns to Haywood

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Because of its success last year, the Haywood County Arts Council is bringing back its planned giving exhibition, ArtShare, from…
Wednesday, 03 September 2014 14:54

Art Talk welcomes Hardin Sept. 12

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The Jackson County Arts Council will be sponsoring an Art Talk by local artist and board member Clint Hardin that…
Wednesday, 03 September 2014 14:49

‘The Odd Couple’ to hit HART stage

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A production of Neil Simon’s Broadway hit “The Odd Couple” will be held at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 5-6 and at…
Wednesday, 03 September 2014 14:45

Rester brings horn talents to WCU

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Guest artist James Rester, principal horn player with the Reading Symphony Orchestra and Annapolis Symphony Orchestra, will perform a recital…
Liner notes for the new album released by the Great Smoky Mountains Association — “Carroll Best and The White Oak…
Wednesday, 27 August 2014 03:48

Presentation on Canton at Mountain Heritage Center Sept. 4

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Author Michael Beadle will present an illustrated talk focusing on the history of the town of Canton and, specifically, the…
Wednesday, 27 August 2014 03:45

Quilt Discovery Evening at Mountain Heritage Center

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Local residents will have an opportunity to learn interesting and historical details about their family quilts during the Quilt Discovery…
Wednesday, 27 August 2014 03:42

SCC’s first craft beer program to kickoff

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With new equipment secured from onsite craft brewing, Southwestern Community College will host a brewing program from 10 a.m. to…
Wednesday, 27 August 2014 03:41

McGraw to hit Harrah’s stage

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Country megastar Tim McGraw will perform at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 31, at Harrah’s Cherokee.
Wednesday, 27 August 2014 03:39

Smoky Mountain Folk Festival returns to Lake J

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The 44th annual Smoky Mountain Folk Festival will be held Aug. 29-30 at the Stuart Auditorium in Lake Junaluska.
Tuesday, 19 August 2014 15:34

Discounted Penland classes available for area residents

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Penland School of Crafts has open spaces in a number of workshops in two upcoming sessions available at half tuition…
Tuesday, 19 August 2014 15:33

Open call for artists at Shining Rock Riverfest

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An open call for artisans is currently underway for the Shining Rock Riverfest that will be held from noon to…
Tuesday, 19 August 2014 15:32

Local Food Crawl served up in Haywood

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The Buy Haywood initiative will host the inaugural Uniquely Local Food Crawl around Haywood County Aug. 21-24 and 28-31.
Tuesday, 19 August 2014 15:31

Bigfoot film to premier in Waynesville Aug. 23

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A red carpet release party to celebrate the release of “Bigfoot Wars,” a major motion picture based on the novel…
Tuesday, 19 August 2014 15:30

Botanical watercolor class in Highlands

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A botanical watercolor workshop will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 27, at the Highlands Biological…
Tuesday, 19 August 2014 15:29

Southern gospel to hit Franklin stage

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Acclaimed southern gospel groups The Whisnants and The Old Paths will perform at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 29, at the…
Wednesday, 13 August 2014 13:18

Craft beer fest returns to Waynesville

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The Waynesville Craft Beer Faire will be held from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 16, at the American Legion…
Wednesday, 13 August 2014 13:16

In search of the best sweet potato recipe

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The 40th annual Mountain Heritage Day will be held Saturday, Sept. 27, at Western Carolina University.  The event will once…
Wednesday, 13 August 2014 13:16

Masters of Illusion come to Harrah’s

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The Masters of Illusion’s Believe The Impossible professional magic showcase will be held at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 23, at…
Wednesday, 13 August 2014 13:15

WCU Big Birthday Bash celebrates 125 years

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Western Carolina University’s 125th anniversary Big Birthday Bash will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 26, at the…
Wednesday, 13 August 2014 13:14

Music, animals and fun return to Haywood fair

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The 2014 Haywood County Fair will be held Aug. 19-24 at the Haywood County Fairgrounds in Lake Junaluska. Bingo will…
Wednesday, 06 August 2014 14:10

Franklin welcomes Dailey & Vincent

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Bluegrass/gospel legends Dailey & Vincent will perform at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 15, at the Smoky Mountain Center for the…
Wednesday, 06 August 2014 14:09

Pisgah/Tuscola tailgate in Canton

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The inaugural Haywood County Fall Sports Tailgate Kickoff Party will be from noon until 8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 16, at…
Wednesday, 06 August 2014 14:08

Student films to screen in Cashiers

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Some of the most riveting and moving student-created films from Western Carolina University’s Controlled Chaos Film Festivals in recent years…
Wednesday, 06 August 2014 14:07

Energy park open call for artists

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In anticipation of the growing popularity of the Youth Arts Festival, the Jackson County Green Energy Park is seeking both…