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Wednesday, 07 March 2012 13:50

Renowned potter to visit WCU in March

Acclaimed potter Jeffrey Oestreich will demonstrate his work and give an illustrated artist’s talk Thursday, March 15, at Western Carolina University. Oestreich will demonstrate clay-forming techniques from 9:30 a.m. to noon and 1:30 to 3 p.m. in the Ward Clay…
Wednesday, 07 March 2012 13:49

Public records workshop is March 15

Western Carolina University’s Department of Communication will join Carolina Public Press in co-hosting “Full Disclosure,” a public records workshop, from 1 to 3:30 p.m. Thursday, March 15, in Room 144 of WCU’s Stillwell Building. The workshop will provide information on…
Elementary school-aged children and their families are invited to a free ARTSaturday workshop from 10 a.m. till noon on March 10 in the Macon County Public Library children’s wing. Make-and-take projects include paper kites and airplanes, and one-of-a-kind insect mobiles.…
Wednesday, 07 March 2012 13:48

Biographer of dancer to speak at WCU

Peggy Schwartz, an award-winning professor of dance and former director of the dance program at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst, will discuss her biography of dancer Pearl Primus at Western Carolina University on March 15. The event, which is free and…
Wednesday, 07 March 2012 13:47

Digital photography students present work

Students who are enrolled in Haywood Community College’s Continuing Education Digital Photography class will exhibit their work from March 14 through June 30 at the Canton Branch of the Haywood County Public Library. Opening reception will be held from 2-4…
The Broadway Musical “The Story of My Life” will play at the Haywood Arts Regional Theater on March 9, 10 and 11. The show tells the story of two childhood friends and how their friendship profoundly defined their lives. Thomas…
Catch the Spirit of Appalachia, a non-profit organization located in Jackson County, is offering three $500 scholarships for Appalachian Studies, with a focus on traditional craftsmanship, traditional music and community service. The scholarships are open to high school seniors in…
The North Carolina Symphony will hold the preliminary round of its annual Kathleen Price and Joseph M. Bryan Youth Concerto Competition at the Wainwright Music Building at Meredith College in Raleigh on May 19. The competition is open to instrumentalists…
The first Heritage Alive Mountain Youth Talent Contest of the year will be held April 28 at the Greening Up the Mountains festival in Sylva. Entry forms are due April 18. The other competitions will be held later in the…
Western Carolina University’s School of Music will present “The Film Music of John Williams” in honor of the composer’s 80th birthday. The concert will take place at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 13, in the recital hall of the Coulter Building…
Ian Moore and the Second-Hand String Band will perform at 7 p.m. on March 14 in the community room of the Jackson County Public Library in Sylva. The group will play old-time, traditional blues and jazz. The band consists of Ian Moore on…
Wednesday, 07 March 2012 13:42

Celtic concert to be held in Bryson City

The Smoky Mountain Community Theatre in Bryson City will present its 4th annual Celtic Concert 7 p.m. on Friday, March 9. Tickets are $5 each. Bean Sidhe (pronounced banshee) will be performing this year. Bean Sidhe plays traditional Celtic tunes…
Wednesday, 07 March 2012 13:40

Artists sought for Mountain Heritage Day

Arts and crafts vendors are being sought to participate in Mountain Heritage Day, Western Carolina University’s annual fall festival of traditional Appalachian culture. The deadline for submitting arts and crafts applications is March 30. This year’s Mountain Heritage Day will…
Wednesday, 07 March 2012 13:39

WCU to host ‘No Limits March’ on March 8

Western Carolina University’s Department of Intercultural Affairs and Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority are co-sponsoring a panel discussion and “No Limits March” in honor of International Women’s Day on March 8. The event, which is free and open to the public,…
Phyllis Jarvinen will be teaching a Long Stitch bookbinding workshop 5 to 9 p.m. on March 15 at Oaks Gallery in Dillsboro. Cost of the workshop is $30 and includes materials. In a long stitch binding, the signatures (groups of…
A show by the Blue Ridge Watermedia Society opened March 7 at Gallery 86 on N. Main Street in Waynesville. The show runs through March 31, and an artists reception will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on March…
There is a refinement to Catherine Carter’s poetry, a sense that each poem is finished, polished and complete, worked exactly the right amount and not a jot too much. There’s also in Carter’s poems an edge, a whiff of wild…
Learn how to download free e-books or audio books onto your digital device at one of two events. The Macon County Public Library in Franklin will be hosting a drop-in e-reader and e-book workshop 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., March…
Fontana Regional Library is migrating to a new automated library system on March 29 and will be closed that day. Some changes are coming to comply with the policies of all NC Cardinal libraries. Books, audiobooks and music will check…
Wednesday, 21 March 2012 19:43

Barbara Taylor Woodall to present her memoir

Barbara Taylor Woodall will visit City Lights Bookstore to read from her memoir It’s Not My Mountain Anymore at 2 p.m., March 31. Woodall was born and raised in the Appalachian Mountains of North Georgia. Her book gives insight to…
Wednesday, 21 March 2012 19:43

City Lights to host book launch

FutureCycle Press will unveil its annual anthology of poetry and flash fiction as well as a new poetry collection from Scott Owens titled For One Who Knows How to Own Land at 7 p.m., March 23, at City Lights Bookstore.…
“Chicks! It’s All Gone to the Birds” opens at The Bascom on March 31 and runs through June 17. The exhibition’s opening reception will be from 6-8 p.m. on March 31 featuring a presentation from artist Susan Taylor Glasgow. Other…
The African Dance & Drum Ensemble will perform a program of traditional African dance and music at 7 p.m., March 23, in the Franklin High School gym. The program features dances and songs that reflect West African life and culture,…
The public library in Sylva has a new 24-hour resident, a statue named “Home.” The sculpture, made of smoothed gray marble by Balsam artist Jim Knapp, shows a person reading a book. Knapp donated the artwork to the library to…
The Waynesville Parks and Recreation Department will offer ballroom dance lessons in April, May and June at the Waynesville Recreation Center. Classes will be offered from 7-8 p.m. and include the Foxtrot, Swing, Cha Cha and Waltz. The cost of…
Wednesday, 21 March 2012 19:39

Contra Dancing hosted at the Gateway Club

The next Fourth Sunday Contra Dance will be from 2 to 4:30 p.m. on March 25 at the Gateway Club in downtown Waynesville. All dances are done to live music. No previous experience with contra dancing is necessary and all…
A display of artist Frank Vickery’s work will open with a reception from 5-7 p.m., March 24, in the atrium gallery at The Bascom with a reception and runs through May 10. The Bascom is open year-round — 10 a.m.…
Wednesday, 21 March 2012 19:37

Bryson City library’s peep contest begins

The Marianna Black Library in Bryson City has begun its second annual peeps contest. The competition runs from March 5 to April 6. All age groups are invited to submit an entry. Entrants must create a diorama depicting their favorite book…
The Western Carolina University School of Music will present a family-friendly “pops” concert featuring musical selections from the Broadway stage and the Hollywood screen at 7:30 p.m., March 29. The free performance, held in the John W. Bardo Fine and…
North Carolina is poised to reap major dividends from tourism with the March 23 opening of “The Hunger Games,” the highest-profile movie ever made in the state. Shot on locations and sets from Concord to Barnardsville, the movie is based…
Wednesday, 21 March 2012 19:32

8th annual Mélange returns to Haywood

Rather than spending months crossing Haywood County’s choice eateries off their list of places to go, culinary enthusiasts can get a taste of each all at once at an annual gala at The Gateway Club. The Haywood County Chamber of…
Learn how to deal with debt in a free money-management class for women only being held from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. at City Lights Cafe in downtown Sylva. Mountain BizWorks is hosting the program, which is sponsored by OnTrack…
Wednesday, 28 March 2012 19:46

All hats on deck for Easter Hat Parade

The town of Dillsboro will host its 24th annual Easter Hat Parade on April 7. The parade, a Dillsboro tradition, begins at 2 p.m. and showcases a variety of interesting hats atop participants of all ages, including pets. Judges select…
Wednesday, 28 March 2012 19:45

Creative Thought Center to host monthly sale

The Creative Thought Center is hosting its monthly Colossal Garage Sale from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on March 31 on Pigeon Street in Waynesville. The sale is held indoors and offers a diverse range of items from clothing at…
Frank Brannon Jr., proprietor of SpeakEasy Press in Dillsboro, will demonstrate “How to Make and Print Photopolymer Plates” at 6:15 p.m. on April 3 at Swain County Center for the Arts in Bryson City. Anyone who is interested is invited…
Dancers and musicians in colorful traditional costumes from New Zealand, France, Belgium, Indonesia, Peru, Philippines, Serbia, Puerto Rico, Ukraine and Hawaii are expected to appear in more than 70 performances during this year’s 29th annual Folkmoot Festival. The two-week event…
Nearly 700 students from local elementary schools filled the seats of Western Carolina University’s John W. Bardo Fine and Performing Arts Center on March 15 for a performance aimed at educating and entertaining children. The show consisted of a reading…
Wednesday, 28 March 2012 19:41

Asheville hosts third annual ActionFest

ActionFest returns to Asheville on April 12-15 to once again showcase the most exciting action films from around the globe and feature live stunt performances. The festival will also continue to pay tribute to Hollywood’s stunt men and women, fight choreographers, and…
Wednesday, 28 March 2012 19:41

‘Oxymorons’ return to the HART Studio

The HART Studio Season will conclude with a return of the popular improvisational comedy troupe The Oxymorons at 7:30 p.m. on March 30 and 31. Tickets are $10 for all adults and $6 for students. The audience plays a major…
The Haywood Arts Regional Theatre will hold auditions for its May production of the musical “The Marvelous Wonderettes” at 6:30 p.m., April 1 and 2. The show has leading roles for four women, ranging in age from teens to 30,…
Wednesday, 28 March 2012 19:38

Headwaters Brewery collects feedback

The newest brewery on the block is whittling down its homebrew recipes in the hopes of pinpointing its four flagship beers. Staff at Headwaters Brewing Company on Frazier Street in Waynesville served up 10 different recipes — everything from a…
Wednesday, 28 March 2012 19:38

Quilt Trails project to dedicate new block

The Haywood County Arts Council’s Quilt Trails project will dedicate the “Grandmother’s Dream” quilt block at 11 a.m. on March 31 at the Dawson Family barn at 200 Feather Lane in Waynesville. The public is invited to attend. The Haywood…
Wednesday, 28 March 2012 19:37

Taste of Chocolate tickets now on sale

Tickets for this year’s Taste of Chocolate Plus are now on sale at Fun Things Etc., Quilter’s Quarters, Blue Ridge Books and Maggie Valley Club. The event is now expanded to include non-chocolate bakers this year, and it’s not too…
Cherokee resident Darrin Bark will represent Southwestern Community College and the Oconaluftee Institute for Cultural Arts at the North Carolina Excellence in Community College Awards ceremony on April 19 in Raleigh. Bark graduated in December with his associate in fine…
Hearing The Bascom being called a world-class facility might seem a stretch until you pay a firsthand visit to the six building, six-acre campus in Highlands. Then, however, the words seem entirely appropriate and scaled to reality. The Bascom is…
A read-through of the new play “A Cherokee Family Reunion” will take place from 4-6 p.m. on April 13 at the Mountainside Theatre in Cherokee. The Los Angeles writer and choreographer Larissa Fasthorse, an enrolled member of the Sicangu Lakota…
Wednesday, 04 April 2012 19:51

Cooking with ramps book published

A cookbook, titled RAMPS: Cooking with the Best Kept Secret of the Appalachian Trail, features a collection of ramp recipes from chefs, food writers and home cooks, celebrating every part of the vegetable – from root to leaf. “A cookbook…
Wednesday, 04 April 2012 19:50

Carden premieres ‘Mother Jones’

Well-known Western North Carolinian Gary Carden will present the first showing of his new monologue “Mother Jones” at 6 p.m., April 7, at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Franklin. Lara Chew will perform in the one-woman show about Mother Jones,…
Wednesday, 04 April 2012 19:50

Allan Wolf visits City Lights Bookstore

Poet, author and educator, Allan Wolf will return to City Lights Bookstore at 7 p.m. on April 6 to discuss his newest book, The Watch That Ends the Night. April will mark the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the…
Award-winning author Scott Huler will lecture April 13 at Western Carolina University and the Jackson County Public Library in recognition of National Library Week. Huler will discuss the importance of research and libraries at 10:30 a.m. in the A.K. Hinds…
Wednesday, 04 April 2012 19:48

Joel Frahm to perform at WCU Jazz Festival

Saxophonist Joel Frahm will perform at Western Carolina University’s annual Jazz Festival from April 14-15. The New York Times praised Frahm, calling him a “saxophonist with a deft and assertive command.” All April 14 events will take place at the…
Wednesday, 04 April 2012 19:45

Easter events

All hats on deck for Easter Hat Parade The town of Dillsboro will host its 24th annual Easter Hat Parade on April 7. The parade, a Dillsboro tradition, begins at 2 p.m. and showcases a variety of interesting hats atop…
Wednesday, 04 April 2012 19:44

Saxophone quartet to perform April 16

The award-winning Assembly Saxophone Quartet will present a free concert at 6 p.m., April 16, in the theater of A.K. Hinds University Center at Western Carolina University. The program will feature a wide variety of styles, including historical works by…
Wednesday, 04 April 2012 19:44

Ronnie Dunn to play Harrah’s

Country legend Ronnie Dunn will perform at 9 p.m., April 27, at Harrah’s Casino and Hotel in Cherokee. Dunn is now touring as a solo artist after 20 years of singing with the group Brooks & Dunn. The duo is best…
The Southern Circuit film tour at Western Carolina University ends its 2011-12 season with a free screening of “Sahkanaga” at 7:30 p.m. on April 17 in the theater of A.K. Hinds University Center. In 2002, more than 300 bodies were…
Wednesday, 04 April 2012 19:41

Bridge Park concerts return

The Concerts on the Creek summer music series returns for its fourth season in May featuring live bands each Friday evening from Memorial Day weekend through the end of July. The free outdoor performances take place from 7:30-9:30 p.m. on…
Two artists were selected to paint various versions of the historic Bethel Presbyterian Church. Nick DePaolo, owner of Long Grove Art School in Waynesville, will create an oil painting of the exterior of the church when the structure retained its…
Wednesday, 04 April 2012 19:40

WCU to celebrate youth artwork

Western Carolina University will celebrate the artwork of local students with the 2012 Jackson County Youth Art Month exhibit from April 9-27 in the John W. Bardo Fine and Performing Arts Center. The college will hold a reception from 2-3…
Wednesday, 04 April 2012 19:38

Photo gallery opens in Waynesville

The Lonebackpacker Gallery of World Photography, owned by artist Adam Malis, opened last week on Depot Street in Waynesville. The gallery showcases fine art photography taken on all seven continents from the perspective of the solo traveler.   Malis, a…
An artistic marriage of fine gardens and fine art is on display now at Haywood County Arts Council’s Gallery 86, with “Gardens, Mountains and Streams: An Artist’s View of the Haywood County Garden Tour” showing through April 28. This intertwining…
Wednesday, 11 April 2012 20:48

Lambert hanging subject of Liars Bench

On April 19th, the next installment of the Appalachian variety show The Liars Bench will focus on the hanging of Jack Lambert in Bryson City on July 9, 1884. The hanging made The New York Times after many became suspicious…
Wednesday, 11 April 2012 20:47

Green Energy Park offering art classes

Public art classes in both glassblowing and metalworking are being offered at the Jackson County Green Energy Park in Dillsboro this spring. April 14-15: • Glass Landscape Paperweight, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. in 30-minute slots. Cost is $25. • Introduction to…
The Overlook Theatre Company will present “How Sweet It Is,” a musical dessert theater, at 7 p.m. on April 21 and April 26 at the Smoky Mountain Center for the Performing Arts. Tickets are $20. The show will include a…
The Small Business Center of Haywood Community College will offer a free seminar entitled “Marketing for the Craftsperson & Artist,” from 6-9 p.m. on April 17 in the Student Center, first floor. The hands-on seminar will aid the craftsperson or…
Wednesday, 11 April 2012 20:45

Sylva pavilion site of next contra dance

The Second Sunday Contra Dance will take place from 2:30-5 p.m. on April 15. The dance will be held at the Bridge Park Pavilion on Railroad Avenue in Sylva and will be followed by a potluck dinner at 5:30. Bring…
Jeff Foxworthy will take the stage at 7:30 p.m., April 14, at the Smoky Mountain Center for the Performing Arts as part of a benefit for Compassion International, a Christian-based organization that advocates for children in more than 26 countries.…
The youth choir, Voices in the Laurel, will hold its second annual Great Car and Truck Give Away from now until May 26. The ticket price is $100 per ticket with a maximum of 1,000 available tickets. The selected winner…
Wednesday, 11 April 2012 20:42

Stecoah arts center to host ramp festival

The Stecoah Valley Cultural Arts Center will host a festival celebrating ramps from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., April 28. Craft vendors will cover the Stecoah grounds, and from 1-3 p.m., visitors will have the opportunity to learn traditional Cherokee…
Wednesday, 11 April 2012 20:42

Stecoah arts center to host ramp festival

The Stecoah Valley Cultural Arts Center will host a festival celebrating ramps from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., April 28. Craft vendors will cover the Stecoah grounds, and from 1-3 p.m., visitors will have the opportunity to learn traditional Cherokee…
Wednesday, 11 April 2012 20:41

Harrah’s to host free reality TV event

The reality show “Auction Kings” will be at Harrah’s Cherokee Casino on April 28. Auction Kings is one of Discovery Channel’s favorite reality shows and showcases one of the country’s most storied auction houses, Gallery 63, and its owner Paul…
Wednesday, 11 April 2012 20:40

Festival celebrates Plott hounds, trout

Maggie Valley Festival Grounds will host a combination of the Great Smoky Mountain Trout & Heritage Festival and PlottFest this year from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., April 21. The festival will showcase the Plott hound, trout fishing, food, local…
Lady and the Old Timers will perform from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., April 19, at the Macon County Library in Franklin. The band plays at the Macon County Library in Franklin every first and third Thursday. The Lady and…
The nine undergraduate percussion students who make up the Western Carolina University Percussion Ensemble will present a free concert at 7:30 p.m., April 17, in the recital hall of WCU’s Coulter Building. The group will perform under the direction of…
The Smoky Mountain Brass Band, an authentic British style brass band, will perform at 6 p.m., April 22, at Hazelwood Baptist Church in Waynesville. The 30-member band and conductor John Entzi will perform a wide variety of musical styles, from…
The next show in the Songwriters-in-the-Round series is scheduled for April 14 and will features Shawn Camp, Shannon Whitworth and Phillip Lammonds. Tickets are $45 each and include a delicious buffet dinner. Visit The Balsam Inn’s website for more information about…
Wednesday, 11 April 2012 20:36

Chorus to host spring concert

The Western Carolina Chorus will perform its spring concert at 4 p.m., April 15, in the Coulter Recital Hall at Western Carolina University. The eclectic program, directed by Robert Holquist, includes works by Pergolesi, Faure, Telemann, Vaughan Williams, Rollo Dilworth…
The Groovy Movie Club will show the film “The Iron Lady” at 7 p.m. on April 13. A mostly organic potluck dinner will precede the screening at 6:15 p.m. This event is free and open to the public, and it…
Wednesday, 11 April 2012 20:34

Macon library hosts student art show

Artwork created by students at East Franklin and Cartoogechay Elementary schools is on display until April 20 in the lobby of the Macon County Public Library. The show entitled “Nature Inspired and Student Created Art Work” has 53 entries from…
Wednesday, 11 April 2012 20:32

Concert series to feature husband-wife duo

James, a.k.a. “Doodle,” and Karin Lyle will perform at 3 p.m. on April 15 at the Canton library as part of the Haywood County Arts Council’s Sunday Concert Series. The concert blends the musical talents of Doodle and Karin and…
Wednesday, 11 April 2012 20:31

Libraries to host anime club meetings

Both the Franklin and Bryson City libraries will host meetings of its anime clubs this month. The Franklin library in will hold the inaugural meeting of its new anime club from 3-5 p.m., April 20. The group will watch anime…
Wednesday, 11 April 2012 20:26

Bringing improv to the traditional

With tunes that rush quickly along and take unexpected twists and turns, Sylva-based The Dan River Drifters are anything but lazy and predictable, like their name might suggest. The band’s high-energy and sometime improvisational approach to bluegrass makes them an…
The Jackson County Public Library in Sylva will host Mindy Guillama-Ridriquez and Raul Rodriquez for a discussion of Cuban culture and food at 7 p.m. on April 26. Mindy will demonstrate making picadillo, a traditional dish in Cuba and many…
Wednesday, 18 April 2012 19:04

Good Cooks series continues April 26

The next installment of Cooperative Extension’s “Good Cooks Series” will be held at 5:30 p.m. on April 26 in the conference room of the Community Services Center in Sylva. Local “Good Cook” Josh Wilkey will demonstrate the steps in baking…
Wednesday, 18 April 2012 19:04

Innovative map designer to speak at WCU

Map designer Bruce Daniel will speak at 4 p.m., April 19, in the atrium of the John W. Bardo Fine and Performing Arts Center on the campus of Western Carolina University. The talk, “Sensing Place: New Ways to Look at…
Wednesday, 18 April 2012 19:01

Students to perform new play at HART

Students from Mountain Heritage High School in Burnsville will perform the play “Applaching” at 7:30 p.m., April 20, at the Haywood Regional Arts Theater in Waynesville. “Applaching” was created by Alesa Bryant Laws, the drama teacher at Mountain Heritage, and…
Wednesday, 18 April 2012 19:00

Festival celebrates trout, Plott hounds

Maggie Valley Festival Grounds will host a combination of the Great Smoky Mountain Trout & Heritage Festival and PlottFest this year from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., April 21. The PlottFest is a fundraiser for Head Start Mountain Projects. The…
Wednesday, 18 April 2012 18:59

Gaither Vocal Band to perform April 29

Multi-Grammy and Dove award winning recording artist Bill Gaither will perform with his Gaither Vocal Band at 3:30 p.m., April 29, at the Smoky Mountain Center for the Performing Arts in Franklin. Gaither has been writing songs for many years…
Wednesday, 18 April 2012 18:58

The Drifters and The Crystals to perform

Bill Pinkney’s Original Drifters and The Crystals will take the stage at The Smoky Mountain Center for the Performing Arts at 7:30 p.m., April 20. Both groups climbed the charts with hits in the 1950s. Bill Pinkney’s Original Drifters has…
Wednesday, 18 April 2012 18:57

Quaternity trombone group to visit WCU

The acclaimed trombone ensemble Quaternity will visit Western Carolina University for a day of master classes followed by a public performance on April 23. The concert will begin at 7:30 p.m. in the recital hall of the Coulter Building on…
Wednesday, 18 April 2012 18:56

Live music at the Jackson library

The Jackson County Public Library in Sylva will host live bluegrass and gospel music provided by local band Joshua’s Tree at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, April 24 in the community room. Joshua’s Tree is a Christian singing group that formed…
“That Mancini Magic,” the final installment of Western Carolina University’s 2011-12 Galaxy of Stars Series, will stage at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 29, in the John W. Bardo Fine and Performing Arts Center. “That Mancini Magic” performs songs of renowned…
Wednesday, 18 April 2012 18:53

Signature Winds to perform in Waynesville

The Grace Church Episcopal in Waynesville will host a noon concert by Signature Winds on April 19. Signature Winds was formed in 2005 and retains all of its original members:  Kathy Alley, Flute; Pat Stone, Oboe; Charles Alley, Clarinet; Stephanie Lyon,…
Three Jackson County teachers — Jennifer Dall at Smokey Mountain Elementary, Kansas Heiskell at the HUB, and Gayle Woody at Smoky Mountain High School — were awarded a Learning Links grant this year to support art workshops in the schools.…
The Haywood County Arts Council will host its annual “Birding for the Arts” event from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on April 28 as part of the 2012 FUNd Party Series. The series offers an eclectic array of social events…
The Small Business Center of Haywood Community College will offer a free seminar, entitled “Marketing for the Craftsperson & Artist…Part II,” from 6-9 p.m., April 24, at HCC’s Student Center Building, first floor. The workshop will detail how to best…
The voices of two Western Carolina University choirs – the University Chorus and the Concert Choir – will be featured at the WCU School of Music’s Spring Choral Concert at 7:30 p.m., April 19. Admission is free and the performance…
Western Carolina University dance students matched with faculty and staff members will compete in a “Dancing with the Stars”-style event called “Dancing with the Catamounts” at 7 p.m. on April 20 in Hoey Auditorium. The event costs $5 and will…
Wednesday, 18 April 2012 18:47

Children’s weaving class at Sylva library

The Jackson County Public Library in Sylva will host weaver Susan Leveille of The Oaks Gallery in Dillsboro for a children’s weaving class at 6 p.m. on April 26. Participants will weave a colorful bookmark. The class is appropriate for children ages…
Wednesday, 18 April 2012 18:46

Celebrate Spring with Greening Up

The 15th annual Greening Up the Mountains festival will take place April 28 on Main and Mill streets in historic downtown Sylva. The event begins with a 5K run at 9 a.m., while festival hours are 10 a.m. to 4…