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Grace Church’s ‘Tablescraps Luncheon’

The annual Grace Church in the Mountains “Tablescaps Luncheon” will be held from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 26, at the church in Waynesville.

Hosted by the Episcopal Women’s Group (ECW), the event will take place in the church’s Thatcher Hall as well as on the covered deck. The luncheon is a long-standing tradition and once again is expected to be a sold-out afternoon. The tickets are $20 per person. The net proceed will benefit ECW mission projects.

The program this year will feature renowned local artist Margaret Roberts who will have the attendees create a collage, which she will later complete, to be won by one of the lucky ticket holders. Gift baskets will be raffled off during the event with proceeds going to the homeless youth of Haywood County.

Tickets may be purchased from the church office, which is open Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The office phone number is 828.456.6029.

 

Haywood ‘Golf & Gala’

The annual Haywood Healthcare Foundation “Golf & Gala” will be held Aug. 29-30.

This will be the 26th year of hosting this two-day event. Proceeds from this event will be for Substance Abuse and Unrestricted Endowment Funds.

On Tuesday, Aug. 29, men’s and women’s tournaments will take place at Maggie Valley Club. On Wednesday, men’s tournaments will be at Waynesville Inn Golf Resort and Spa and Laurel Ridge Country Club.

The evening will end with a celebration of dinner, dancing and awards at Waynesville Inn Golf Resort & Spa. Tickets for golf and gala are $150.  Tickets for gala only are $75.  If the golfer prefers to play in two tournaments, the cost is $250, which includes two tickets to the gala.

For more information, call 828.452.8342 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..">.

 

Also:

• Sneak E Squirrel Brewing (Sylva) will host the Jackson County Corn Hole Association on Monday evenings ($5 buy in, 100-percent payout), Karaoke with Captain Moose from 7 to 11 p.m. on Tuesdays, Trivia at 7 p.m. on Wednesdays and a Guitar Hero Tournament at 7 p.m. on Thursdays. 828.586.6440.

• There will be a free wine tasting from 1 to 5 p.m. Aug. 26 and Sept. 2 at Bosu’s Wine Shop in Waynesville. www.waynesvillewine.com or 828.452.0120.

• A free wine tasting will be held from 2 to 5 p.m. Aug. 26 and Sept. 2 at Papou’s Wine Shop in Sylva. www.papouswineshop.com or 828.631.3075.

• 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.

• The Cherokee Bonfire & Storytelling will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays through Oct. 28 at the Oconaluftee Islands Park. Sit by a bonfire, alongside a river, and listen to some of Cherokee’s best storytellers. The bonfire is free and open to the public. www.visitcherokeenc.com.

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