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Beneath the waters of Fontana

The program “Beneath the Still Waters of Fontana: Remembering the Lost Community of Judson” will be held at 7 p.m. Sept. 10 at the Historic Jackson County Courthouse in Sylva.

As part of the Jackson County Genealogical Society’s September program, the speaker will be Swain County and Great Smoky Mountains National Park researcher, Wendy Meyers. From oral interviews and written histories, Meyers has collected family memories and community stories throughout the area. She is the author of the online blog “Reflections of Olde Swain.”

Free.

828.631.2646.

 

Wine dinner at Evolution

There will be a wine pairing dinner at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 8, at Evolution Wine Kitchen in Sylva.

Wendy Dunn from Mutual Wine will be on hand to educate and serve while the kitchen will pair their favorite menu items. You’ll taste eight different wines paired with five of our small plates.

$27.50 per person.

www.evolutionwinekitchen.com. 

 

All aboard the wine and cheese train

The Rail Line Wine Experience “MacNeill Uncorked” will be held at 10:30 a.m. Sept. 5 at the Great Smoky Mountains Railroad in the Bryson City Train Depot. 

The event is a specialty train experience featuring wines selected by French Broad Vignerons to pair with your meal. Full service all-adult first class ride in the MacNeill car. A narrator will be onboard to discuss the six wines selected to accompany an exclusive sampling of local cheeses, a freshly made entree and a chef-selected dessert. All passengers receive souvenir stemless wine glass and tote bag. The Cottage Craftsman, located across from the depot will have all of the sampled wines available for purchase. Age 21 and over only.

Tickets are $109 per person.

www.gsmr.com or www.greatsmokies.com

 

Wine dinner at Evolution

There will be a wine pairing dinner at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 8, at Evolution Wine Kitchen in Sylva.

Wendy Dunn from Mutual Wine will be on hand to educate and serve while the kitchen will pair their favorite menu items. You’ll taste eight different wines paired with five of our small plates.

$27.50 per person.

www.evolutionwinekitchen.com

 

Also:

• The “Stars of Center Stage” local talent competition will be held at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 12, at the Smoky Mountain Center for the Performing Arts in Franklin. The event includes singers, dancers, musicians, variety acts and more. Experience the magic of the spot light while the audience votes for their favorite act and the winner of a cash prize. Tickets are $10. www.greatmountainmusic.com or 866.273.4615.

• The Rotary Club of Highlands Craft Beer Festival will be Thursday, Sept. 10, at The Farm at Old Edwards Inn. www.highlandschamber.org. 

• The PAWS wine tasting and silent auction will be held from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 5, at Land’s Creek Cabins in Bryson City. Tickets are $20 in advance, $25 at the door. They can be purchased at the PAWS thrift store or at www.pawsbrysoncity.org. 

• Family Fun Night will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 3, at the Jackson County Public Library in Sylva. Snacks, crafts and “Minute to Win It” snowman stacking competition. 828.586.2016 or www.fontanalib.org.

• The Thunder in the Smokies fall rally will be 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Sept. 11, 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. Sept. 12 and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 13 at the Maggie Valley Festival Grounds. 

• The High Mountain Squares will host their “Greenway Dance” from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 6, at the Macon County Community Building in Franklin. Jim Duncan will be the caller. Western Style Square Dancing, mainstream and plus levels. All skill levels welcomed. 828.371.4946 or 828.342.1560 or 828.332.0001 or www.highmountainsquares.com. 

• Coach’s Bistro will have its grand opening from 5 to 7 p.m. Sept. 3 in Dillsboro. The restaurant and lounge is adjacent to The Jarrett House. 

• There will be a farm-to-table dinner at 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 5, at the Hidden Valley Farm in Clyde. There will also be live music. Tickets are $50 per person. 828.450.2232 or www.hiddenvalleyfarmnc.com. 

• The “End of the Summer Dive In” will be held at 7 p.m. Sept. 4 at the Sylva Pool and Sept. 5 at the Cashiers Community Pool. Open swim followed by a PG or G film at 8:30 p.m. $5 gets the whole family in, $3 for individuals. Concession stand will other pizza, drinks, candy, and more. 828.293.3053.

• The second annual Fire & Rescue Day will be from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 5, at Riverfront Park in Bryson City. 828.736.1859.

• The Flea Market at the Fairgrounds will be from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 5 at the Haywood County Fairgrounds in Lake Junaluska. www.haywoodcountyfairgrounds.org or 828.400.1704.

• The LakeALooza Labor Day celebration will be Sept. 4-6 at Fontana Village Resort. Live music, dancing, cookouts, family activities, and more. 800.498.2258 or www.fontanavillage.com. 

• The “Way Back When” trout dinner will be held at 5:30 p.m. Sept. 4 at the Cataloochee Ranch in Maggie Valley. The dinner showcases a recreation meal, music, storytelling and atmosphere of a 1930s Appalachian trout camp. Enjoy a wagon ride across the ranch property amid the authentic re-creation of Mr. Tom and Miss Judy Alexander’s first fishing camp. Tickets for the event also includes food and beverage. 828.926.1401 or 800.868.1401 or www.cataloocheeranch.com. 

 

 

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