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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…
Wednesday, 30 July 2014 13:22

BBQ Festival & Car Show in Franklin

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The 6th Annual Mountain High BBQ Festival and Car Show will be held Aug. 8-9 at the Wayne Proffitt Agricultural…
Wednesday, 30 July 2014 13:19

Knight brings ‘Songcatcher’s Notebook’ to Bryson

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“A Songcatcher’s Notebook: Traditional Music and Storytelling” with singer-songwriter/storyteller Lee Knight will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, July 31,…
Wednesday, 30 July 2014 13:18

Sylva welcomes Whitewater Bluegrass Co.

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The Whitewater Bluegrass Company will perform as part of the Concerts on the Creek Series at 7: 30 p.m. Friday,…
Wednesday, 30 July 2014 13:17

WCU dance program director wins national teaching award

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Karyn Tomczak, director of the Western Carolina University dance program, will receive the 2014 Dance Teacher Award for Higher Education…
Wednesday, 30 July 2014 13:14

In other beer news

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A home brewing class for beginners will be led by Clark Williams of Frog Level Brewing Company every Tuesday from…
Wednesday, 30 July 2014 13:12

Franklin brewery readies for spring opening

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As the snow melts in Southern Appalachia, the beer will begin to flow from the taps of the Lazy Hiker…
When Shirley Finger was younger, she never did too much clogging. Or dancing of any kind, really. “Back when I…
For two weeks every July, the old Hazelwood School in Waynesville becomes a mini United Nations.  Performance groups from around…
The whirling skirts and clacking heels of Folkmoot USA represent eight different nations spanning the globe, but while the diversity…
Wednesday, 23 July 2014 13:11

Kansas string duo to play Bryson City

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Sister string duo Scenic Roots will continue the Summer Music Series at 7 p.m. Thursday, July 24, at the Marianna…
Wednesday, 23 July 2014 13:11

Bluegrass to hit Robbinsville stage

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Acoustic bluegrass quartet The Special Consensus will perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, July 26, at the Stecoah Valley Cultural Arts…
Wednesday, 23 July 2014 13:05

Dinosaur Train rolls into Bryson City

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The Great Smoky Mountains Railroad has partnered with Rail Events Inc. and The Jim Henson Company to bring the PBS…
Wednesday, 23 July 2014 13:05

HCC instructor elected to Craft Guild Board

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Haywood Community College Professional Crafts Wood instructor Brian Wurst was recently elected to the board of the Southern Highland Craft…