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Wednesday, 04 July 2012 00:00

HCC students build kilns for new arts building

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Haywood Community College’s Professional Crafts Clay students got a firsthand lesson in designing and building kilns at its new creative…
Wednesday, 04 July 2012 00:00

ColorFest workshop seeking young artists

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Jackson County art organizations are co-hosting a mural painting workshop called “The Young Artists of ColorFest” from 2 to 5…
Wednesday, 04 July 2012 00:00

Arts and crafts sellers converge on Hayesville

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More than 50 arts and crafts booths will line the streets of downtown Hayesville for the 33rd annual Festival on…
Wednesday, 04 July 2012 00:00

Maggie Club to host ‘Strange Brew’ tasting

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The Maggie Valley Club will bring a taste of “Beer City” to Haywood County at 6 p.m. July 13. The…
Wednesday, 04 July 2012 00:00

Music series to feature Grammy nominee

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Bill LaBounty, Candi Carpenter, and Grammy and CMA Nominee Bobby Tomberlin will play at the Balsam Mountain Inn’s Songwriters-in-the-Round series…
Local artist Silvia Cabrera Williams will lead an experimental art workshop from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 13 at…
Wednesday, 04 July 2012 00:00

Country Memories to pick at Sylva library

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The library in Sylva will host the musicians of Country Memories at 7 p.m. July 10. The sextet consists of…
Wednesday, 04 July 2012 00:00

Sylva library to host contra dance

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A Second Sunday Contra Dance will be from 2:30 to 5 p.m. July 8 on the second floor of the…
Wednesday, 04 July 2012 00:00

Make some noise in Bryson City

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The Marianna Black Library in Bryson City will host a community jam from 6-7:30 p.m. July 5 in the library…
Wednesday, 04 July 2012 00:00

Waynesville open late for Art After Dark

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The Waynesville Gallery Association’s monthly Art After Dark will take place from 6-9 p.m. July 6, followed by the new…
Wednesday, 04 July 2012 00:00

Maggie to host arts and crafts show

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The Maggie Valley Summer Arts and Crafts Show will return to the Maggie Valley Festival Grounds from 9 a.m. to…
Wednesday, 04 July 2012 00:00

All aboard the dinosaur train

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The Great Smoky Mountains Railroad offer a train ride based on the PBS kids series Dinosaur Train, departing from Bryson…
Wednesday, 04 July 2012 00:00

Liars Bench to appear at Franklin library

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The Liars Bench, a live authentic Southern Appalachian storytelling, music, poetry, drama and folk arts presentation will perform at 7…
Wednesday, 04 July 2012 00:00

HART raising funds for second stage

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Haywood Arts Regional Theatre will kick off a $1 million capital fund drive to build a second theater space at…
Wednesday, 04 July 2012 00:00

Ghost stories, monsters to visit Macon library

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The public library in Franklin is hosting two days of haunting teen events exploring monsters and the paranormal. The Haunted…
Wednesday, 04 July 2012 00:00

WCU to present stage version of ‘Lincolnites’

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Actress Barbara Bates Smith will star in a stage adaptation of the short story “Lincolnites” at 7 p.m. July 12…
Old Mater Farm is set to host Junior Sisk and Darrin and Brooke Aldridge for its first summer benefit at…
Artists from around the Southeast will set up their easels and ready their colors in an outdoor painting spree around…
Wednesday, 27 June 2012 14:13

Combating things that sting and itch

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This is about critters and plants that sting and itch. There are lots of things out there in the woods…
Wednesday, 27 June 2012 14:05

An evening with George Ellison and Lee Knight

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As part of a summer series of music, the Marianna Black Library in Bryson City is presenting a special program…
Wednesday, 27 June 2012 14:05

Local author publishes second mystery set in WNC

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Morgan James of Macon County will sign copies of her book Quiet Killing at Books Unlimited in Franklin at 10…
Wednesday, 27 June 2012 14:02

Snake handlers riveting but cliché

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“... and these signs shall follow those who believe: in my name they will cast out demons, they will speak…
Wednesday, 27 June 2012 14:02

SummerVoice camp supported by Young Singers Foundation

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Voices in the Laurel’s SummerVoice Music Camp will expand this year to become the Voices in the Laurel Summer Music…
Wednesday, 27 June 2012 14:01

WCU to hold Dulcimer U

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Registration continues for Dulcimer U, a residential program at Western Carolina University that draws dulcimer enthusiasts from across the country…
Wednesday, 27 June 2012 14:00

Professor to teach stars and planets program

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Paul Heckert, professor of astronomy and physics at Western Carolina University, will present a special program about stars and planets…
Wednesday, 27 June 2012 13:59

Rickman Store to host ‘Music, Art & Poetry Night’

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“Music, Art & Poetry Night,” an open mic arts night, will begin at 7 p.m. June 29 at the Rickman…
Wednesday, 27 June 2012 13:58

Sew it in Sylva

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Ann Gill-Johnson, a member of the Sew Easy Girls Extension and Community Association, will offer a sewing class at 1…
Wednesday, 27 June 2012 13:58

Learn to solve common painting problems

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The Art League of the Smokies will meet at 6:15 p.m. July 5 at the Swain County Center for the…
Wednesday, 27 June 2012 13:57

Arts series features ceramics workshops

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The Cullowhee Mountain ARTS Summer Visual ART Series is offering three weeklong ceramics workshops at Western Carolina University’s School of…
Wednesday, 27 June 2012 13:56

Workshop series brings art to the masses

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Cullowhee Mountain ARTS is offering weeklong workshops through Aug. 3 as part of its Summer Visual Arts Series at Western…
Wednesday, 27 June 2012 13:56

Top artisans from Southeast to convene for crafts show

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The 23rd annual Mountain Artisans Summertime Art & Crafts Show will present the top artisans and crafters in the Southeast…
Wednesday, 27 June 2012 13:55

The Mad Batter to celebrate spirits in Cullowhee

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The Mad Batter is celebrating their introduction of beer to their menu with live music and a beer tasting from…
Wednesday, 27 June 2012 13:54

Joe Penland to open Songcatchers series

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Ballad singer and storyteller Joe Penland will kick off the 2012 Songcatchers Music Series at 4 p.m. July 1 at…
Wednesday, 27 June 2012 13:54

A cappella group to sing at Franklin arts center

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Voices of Lee, an a cappella ensemble from Lee University, will perform at 2:30 p.m. July 1 at the Smoky…
Wednesday, 27 June 2012 13:52

Bascom to host barn dance

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The Bascom, a visual arts center in The Highlands, will hold its first Summer Barn Dance of the season from…
Wednesday, 27 June 2012 13:50

Celebrate world cultures through Folkmoot

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Nearly 300 performers from nine countries will descend on Haywood County July 18 to 29 for the Folkmoot Festival held…
Neil Diamond impersonator and tribute artist Tom Sadge will take the stage at 7:30 p.m. June 29 at the Smoky…
Wednesday, 27 June 2012 13:48

Cherokee recording artist to perform at Fontana June 30

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Cherokee Recording Artist Shea Keck will be performing from 8 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. June 30 at the Wildwood Grill…
Wednesday, 27 June 2012 13:48

The Barefoot Movement to play in Jackson

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The Barefoot Movement will play a free concert at the Jackson County Public Library in Sylva at 7 p.m. July…
The Franklin Chamber of Commerce’s annual Fourth of July horseshoe and cornhole tournaments will begin at 10 a.m. at the…
Wednesday, 27 June 2012 13:43

WNC lights it up for the Fourth

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From cornhole tournaments to a homemade raft race, from a fireworks train ride to kids-only parade, mountain communities are pulling…
Wednesday, 27 June 2012 13:06

Firecracker 5K lights a fuse with runners

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  If you are looking to run a personal best, consider the Bryson City Firecracker 5k on July 4th. The…
Wednesday, 27 June 2012 13:05

Youth National Fly Fishing Championship held in Cherokee

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This year’s U.S. Youth Fly Fishing Championships were held in Cherokee last weekend, with venues including the catch-and-release waters in…
Wednesday, 27 June 2012 13:05

Horse exhibition to benefit Panthertown

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  The Bald Rock Horse Exhibition will take place from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 30 in Sapphire to…
Wednesday, 27 June 2012 13:04

Lecture series travels into the world of bogs

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  From spider behavior to salamander pheromones, researchers with the Highlands Biological Station are seemingly undaunted by the finer, even…
 Building the original elevator to the mountain’s summit in 1949 took workers 18 months to blast through solid granite, creating…
Wednesday, 27 June 2012 13:02

Watch that stream

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  The Town of Waynesville has partnered with Haywood Waterways Association to strategically place stream-crossing signs around town and help…
Wednesday, 27 June 2012 13:01

Join rangers for a hike to Black Balsam

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Rangers with the Blue Ridge Parkway will lead a hike to the summit of Black Balsam Knob in the Shining…
 “Spectacular Southern Appalachians” is the theme of a Nature Photography Exhibit by the mountain chapter of the Carolinas Nature Photographers…
Wednesday, 27 June 2012 12:58

Growers needed for new Stecoah market

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  A new farmer’s market has opened at the Stecoah Valley Cultural Arts Center in Graham County every Wednesday morning…