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Frog Level celebrates five years
There will be a fifth anniversary celebration party for Frog Level Brewing Company on Saturday, Dec. 3, at the brewery in Waynesville.
The event will also feature a live performance by the Resonant Rogues (Americana) at 7 p.m. The daylong festivities are free and open to the public.
First Methodist ‘Meal & Sing’
The First United Methodist Church of Sylva will hold an “Open Door Meal & Sing” at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 30, in the church’s Christian Life Center.
Well-known area musicians Steve Whiddon and Angie Toomey will perform prior to and during the meal. Whiddon is known locally as “The Piano Man,” and has played professionally for the last 40 years. Toomey is a native of Haywood County and has been singing since she was a child, and for several years has been part of a bluegrass band.
A short devotional will be offered before the meal. The “Open Door Meal & Sing” event is held on the fifth Wednesday in those months that have one. Church members provide the food and beverages. All are welcome and invited to attend.
• Noted Cultural Heritage Director of Wild South Lamar Marshall will speak from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Dec. 3, in the basement of the Waynesville Public Library. The program will be titled, “The Ancient Lines and the White Settlement of The Tuckasegee Watershed.” This is the history of the early roads into Western North Carolina, the early settlements of the whites, the earlier settlements of the Cherokees and how both peoples lived in community. Conversation and refreshments are after the presentation. This is open to the public. There is no admission charge.
• A wine tasting will be held from 2 to 5 p.m. Nov. 26 and Dec. 3 at Papou’s Wine Shop in Sylva. $5 per person. www.papouswineshop.com or 828.586.6300.
• A free wine tasting will be held from 1 to 5 p.m. Nov. 26 and Dec. 3 at Bosu’s Wine Shop in Waynesville. www.waynesvillewine.com or 828.452.0120.
• The Classic Wineseller (Waynesville) will host a wine tasting on Wednesdays and a craft beer tasting on Thursdays. Both events run from 4 to 8 p.m. There will also be tapas from 2 to 5 p.m. on Saturdays. www.classicwineseller.com.
• Free cooking demonstrations will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. on Saturdays at Country Traditions in Dillsboro. Watch the demonstrations, eat samples and taste house wines for $3 a glass. All recipes posted online. www.countrytraditionsnc.com.