A&E Briefs

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•  “Paint & Sip”  will be held from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 24, in The Gem downstairs taproom at Boojum Brewing in Waynesville. For more information on the event and/or to purchase tickets, click on monetandchardonnay.events/product/boojum-brewery-taproom

•  “Wine & Workshop”  will present a silk painting class at 5 p.m. Friday, Aug. 19, at the Haywood Handmade Gallery at the Haywood County Arts Council in Waynesville. Led by artist Pamela Winn, attendees will make a fun piece of art, all while tasting a flight of wine and complimentary charcuterie donated by Bosu’s Wine Store. Class cost is $100. To register, click on haywoodarts.org/wine-workshop-series.

•  “Paint Your Pet”  will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 20, at the Innovation Station in Dillsboro. For more information on the event and/or to purchase tickets, click on monetandchardonnay.events/product/innovation-station-dillsboro

•  “Art After Dark”  will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. each first Friday of the month (May-December) in downtown Waynesville. Main Street transforms into an evening of art, music, finger foods, beverages and shopping as artisan studios and galleries keep their doors open later for local residents and visitors. Dates include Sept. 2, Oct. 7, Nov. 4 and Dec. 2. For more information, click on facebook.com/galleriesofhaywoodcounty.

•  WNC Paint Events  brings you “Paint & Sip.” This is a two-hour event, and you leave with your painting. Anyone 21 and up are welcome. Events will be held at the following locations once a month: 828 Market on Main (Waynesville), Balsam Falls Brewing (Sylva), BearWaters Brewing (Canton), Mountain Layers Brewing (Bryson City) and the Rathskeller Coffee Haus & Pub (Franklin). For more information, click on wncpaint.events. 

•  Mountain Makers Craft Market  will be held from noon to 4 p.m. the first Sunday of each month at 308 North Haywood St. in downtown Waynesville. Over two dozen artisans selling handmade and vintage goods. Special events will be held when scheduled. Mountainmakersmarket.com

•  “Thursday Painters” group  will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Thursdays at The Uptown Gallery in Franklin. Free and open to the public. All skill levels and mediums are welcome. Participants are responsible for their own project and a bag lunch. For more information, call The Uptown Gallery at 828.349.4607 or contact Pat Mennenger at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. See more about Macon County Art Association at  franklinuptowngallery.com  and like, follow and share the Uptown Gallery on Facebook. 

•  A “Foreign Film Series”  will be held at the Jackson County Public Library in Sylva. Each month, on the second and fourth Friday, two movies from around the globe will be shown. This program is in the Community Room and is free of charge. Masks are required in all Jackson County buildings. To find out what movie will be shown and/or for more information, please call the library at 828.586.2016. This event is co-sponsored by the Friends of the Jackson County Public Library. The Jackson County Public Library is a member of Fontana Regional Library. To learn more, click on fontanalib.org

•  Farmer’s Market  (with artisans) will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays through October at 117 Island Street in Bryson City. Stop by the old barn by the river for local, homegrown produce, as well as baked goods, jellies and preserves, authentic crafts, and more. Food truck, picnic tables and live music. Leashed pets are welcome. Outdoor event. 828.488.7857. 

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