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Wednesday, 18 April 2012 18:45

Liars Bench to present ‘Hangman’

The Liars Bench will tell the story of the hanging of Jack Lambert and other murder/execution stories in “Hangman, hangman slack your rope” at 7 p.m., April 19, at WCU’s Mountain Heritage Center. The event will feature the compelling story…
Franklin High School will hold auditions at noon, April 21, in its fine arts center, for home school and private school students wishing to perform in Showcase of Talent 2012. Participation is open to actors, dancers, gymnasts, instrumentalists and vocalists…
Finnegans Wake took James Joyce 17 years to write, the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel consumed four years of Michelangelo’s time and Beethoven needed about five years to complete his Fifth Symphony. But artists participating in one of Waynesville’s most…
Wednesday, 25 April 2012 20:57

Voices in the Laurel plans spring concert

Children’s choir, Voices in the Laurel, will perform in its 16th annual spring concert at 2:30 p.m., May 6, at Smoky Mountain Center for the Performing Arts in Franklin. Voices in the Laurel is a Haywood County-based non-profit choir for…
Macon County youth will take the stage in Showcase of Talent 2012, a non-competitive talent show for third- to 12th-graders, at 7 p.m. on Saturday, April 28. The annual event is held in the Franklin High School Fine Arts Center…
Two Western Carolina University student disc jockeys committed to offering “smashing good fun” on their morning radio show have been recognized by an international media association. Fern Lulham and David Rose have been co-hosts of “Fern and David in the…
The library in Sylva will host a free energy healing workshop with Laura Elliott at 7 p.m. on May 1. Elliott is an artist, a healing touch therapist and an expressive art facilitator in Sylva. Healing Touch is a holistic…
Wednesday, 25 April 2012 20:53

Shelton House opening for 2012 season

The Museum of North Carolina Handicrafts at historic Shelton House will open on May 1 for the 2012 season. In addition to Tuesday through Saturday tours conducted by Curator Jackie Stephens, the museum will offer a series of special events…
A new ‘Art + Energy’ gallery will have its grand opening from 5-7 p.m., April 26, at the Jackson County Green Energy Park. The gallery will feature of blown glass, forge-hammered metals, and wood-fired kiln ceramics by local artists, including…
Wednesday, 25 April 2012 20:52

Winners announced for SCC Student Art Show

The winning art pieces from the 2012 Southwestern Community College Student Art Show will be exhibited at the Oconaluftee Institute for Cultural Arts until April 30 and at SCC for the remainder of the year. Best of Show went to…
Singer/songwriter Lyle Lovett will take the stage at 7:30 p.m., May 5, at Harrah’s Cherokee Casino and Hotel. Lovett is one of the most distinctive and original singer/songwriters to emerge during the ‘80s. He combines a talent for incisive, witty…
Wednesday, 25 April 2012 20:50

HART presents a collection of antique quilts

The Haywood Arts Regional Theater will exhibit a collection of antique quilts during the production of “Look Homeward Angel,” scheduled from April 27-May 6. The quilts will be hung on April 16 and may be viewed while purchasing or picking…
Wednesday, 25 April 2012 20:49

Near-death experiences subject of May 3 talk

The Macon County Public Library will host a talk by local author Dennis Murphy at 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 3. The subject will be “Near-Death Experiences: Evidence of Heaven or Last Gasps of Dying Brains.” Following the talk and…
The Haywood Arts Regional Theatre will open its 2012 season on April 27 with “Look Homeward Angel,” a Pulitzer Prize winning drama based on Thomas Wolfe’s novel. HART will perform the play at 7:30 p.m., April 27-28 and May 3-5.…
Wednesday, 25 April 2012 20:47

NC Symphony to perform in WNC

The North Carolina Symphony will perform its “Beethoven and Beyond” at Cherokee Central Schools and Haywood Community College. The symphony will perform select work by Beethoven, Mozart, Wagner and Liszt. The concert in Cherokee will be at 7:30 p.m. in…
Wednesday, 25 April 2012 20:46

Orchestra to feature student performances

The Western Carolina Civic Orchestra will play the final concert of its season at 7:30 p.m. on April 28 in the Coulter Building Recital Hall on the WCU campus. The soloists will be the students who won the 22nd annual…
Wednesday, 25 April 2012 20:46

Community chorus to host spring concert

The Haywood-Junaluska Community Chorus’ spring concert will be held at 4 p.m., April 29, at The First United Methodist Church in Waynesville. The 70-voice choir will present familiar works by Beethoven, Faure, Gounod, Haydn, Mozart and Pergolesi. The chorus will…
Wednesday, 25 April 2012 20:45

Students to present ‘Rhythm and Rhymes’

Western Carolina University’s Catamount Singers and Electric Soul instrumental group will present its spring showcase “Rhythm and Rhymes” at 7:30 p.m., April 26, in WCU’s John W. Bardo Fine and Performing Arts Center. Admission is free for the program, which…
Wednesday, 25 April 2012 20:44

Folkmoot USA to host a Hawaiian Luau

Folkmoot USA will host a luau from 5 to 8 p.m., May 11, at the Haywood Regional Arts Theater in Waynesville. Enjoy a spread of Hawaiian food, hula demonstration and a raffle. Tickets are $25 and include a chance at…
Most things in life start out small — acorns grow into oak trees, babies are reared into adulthood, small patches of green spread until they eventually cover the mountains each spring. The latter is the focus of Jackson County’s annual festival…
Wednesday, 02 May 2012 19:04

Library to show Alvin and the Chipmunks

The library in Bryson City will show Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel at 3:30 p.m., May 8. The movies are a free weekly program. Popcorn will be served in the library auditorium starting at 3:20 p.m. The library will…
Wednesday, 02 May 2012 19:04

Community music jam planned in Swain

The next community music jam at the Marianna Black Library in Bryson City will be from 6-7 p.m., May 3, in the library auditorium or, weather permitting, on the library’s front lawn. The community jams offer a chance for musicians…
Nine-time Grammy award-winning singer and songwriter Natalie Cole will take the stage at 9 p.m., May 25, at Harrah’s Cherokee Hotel and Casino. Cole rocketed to stardom in 1975 with her debut album “Inseparable,” earning her a #1 single, “This…
Women of Waynesville will host a Mom’s Music Festival this Sunday afternoon. The festival will take place from noon to 6 p.m. in the backyard of the Herren House, located at 94 East St. in Waynesville. Moms and children under…
The Stecoah Artisans Guild will host an exposition and fund-raising dinner at 5 p.m. on May 8 at the Stecoah Valley Cultural Arts Center. The event will showcase local handcrafts and how people can show financial support that can translate…
Wednesday, 02 May 2012 19:00

Macon to hold Airing of the Quilts

Macon County will celebrate its quilting heritage with Airing of the Quilts on May 12. Centered in downtown Franklin, Airing of the Quilts will feature hundreds of quilts along with an antique quilt show, quilt appraisals, quilting related merchandise, live…
Four Haywood Community College students and one faculty member will represent the college at the 2012 NC Community Colleges Art Exhibition. Christopher Cagle, a crafts fiber student; Nathaniel Chambers, a crafts wood student; Kira Farrington, a business administration student; Lillian…
A reception will be held the evening of May 4 to mark the opening of a new photography exhibit at Gallery 86 in Waynesville. “Through the Lens: WNC Photographers” includes work by four Western North Carolina photographers — Anna Fariello, Lori…
The Haywood Arts Regional Theatre will hold auditions for its July production of the hit Broadway musical “La Cage Aux Folles” at 6:30 p.m., May 7 and 8 at the HART Theater in Waynesville. The production is being directed by…
Wednesday, 02 May 2012 18:58

Headwaters to host benefit for The Strand

Headwaters Brewery will host “Lend a Hand for The Strand” starting at 4 p.m., May 6. The event is to held raise money for the renovation of the historic theater. Tickets are $20 in advance or $25 at the door…
The Bascom visual arts center in the Highlands will hold its largest annual fund-raiser, Collective Spirits, May 17-19. On Friday evening, there will be a mountain casual walk-around Wine Tasting & Market from 5-7 p.m. The Sensational Sounds of Motown…
The Waynesville Gallery Association will host its first Art After Dark of the year from 6-9 p.m., May 4. The event will also feature a new Saturday Stroll from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., May 5. The Art After Dark…
Wednesday, 02 May 2012 18:37

A gathering of artists

Two new art galleries are opening in Bryson City this May only about a street’s width away from each other. Blue Mountain Studios and Studio 19 both are gathering artists from various mediums to work in a studio setting and…
To celebrate the 125th anniversary of Francis Grist Mill and National Preservation Month, the Francis Mill Preservation Society is hosting “Cars and Cornmeal,” a pre-1972 car show, on May 19. Stroll along the lane to the millpond, tour the restored…
Wednesday, 09 May 2012 19:36

Maggie Valley craft shows seeking vendors

The Labor Day Weekend Craft Show and the October Leaves Craft Show are looking for vendors to display their crafts at the event. Starting this year, the promoters of the show are providing a new area for businesses of all…
In observance of the sesquicentennial of the Civil War, the N.C. Department of Cultural Resources has organized the “Freedom, Sacrifice, Memory: Civil War Sesquicentennial Photography Exhibit” to travel the state as part of its commemoration. The exhibition will be on…
The Haywood County Arts Council is hosting a barbecue supper from 4:30-6 p.m. and old-time community JAMboree from 6-8 p.m., May 19. The event is a fund-raiser for the arts council’s Junior Appalachian Musicians after-school program. The supper tickets are…
Wednesday, 09 May 2012 19:32

Arts and crafts workshop for kids May 12

Elementary school-aged children and their families are invited to a free ARTSaturday workshop from 10 a.m. to noon on May 12 in the Mamie Keith Children’s Area of the Macon County Public Library. Make-and-take projects include 3-D floral Mother’s Day…
Wednesday, 09 May 2012 19:31

Basket weaving class in Franklin May 19

The Macon County Arts Council will sponsor a one-day basket-weaving class from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., May 19, in the Macon County Cooperative Extension Building. Participants will construct a “Flower Vase” Basket, an original design by instructor and master…
Three Jackson County teachers — Jennifer Dall at Smoky Mountain Elementary, Kansas Heiskell at the HUB, and Gayle Woody at Smoky Mountain High School — were awarded a Learning Links grants to support an art workshop at their respective schools.…
Restless Heart and Little Texas, two classic American country music bands, will perform their all-time fan favorites at the Smoky Mountain Center for the Performing Arts on Friday, May 19. Showtime is set at 7:30 p.m., and tickets start at…
Waynesville’s 10th Annual Whole Bloomin’ Thing Festival will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., May 12, in historic Frog Level. The event is Haywood County’s premier spring festival and kicks off the growing season with beautiful flowering baskets,…
Georgian poet Rupert Fike will read from his collection Lotus Buffet at 6:30 p.m., May 12, at City Lights Bookstore in Sylva. Two of the collection’s poems have been nominated for a Pushcart Prize, and he was nominated as Georgia…
Wednesday, 09 May 2012 19:24

Macon’s artist of the month

Natalie Bucki was named artist of the month for May at the Macon campus of Southwestern Community College. Bucki is a Franklin artist that has been creating portraits of people, pets and places for more than 50 years. She has…
Wednesday, 09 May 2012 19:23

WCU to host summer theater camp

Young people can explore the world of theater this summer during a weeklong camp hosted by Western Carolina University’s College of Fine and Performing Arts. The theatre camp is for children from ages 8 (and who have completed the second…
After years of sideline painting and photography as a pastime, a now retired Sue Weathers is finding an abundance of inspiration in the mountains of Western North Carolina — far away from her childhood home in England. Since moving to…
To the Editor: I thought that the letter by Dr. Laci Jamison (www.smokymountainnews.com/component/k2/item/6931) in the May 2 edition was a wonderful expression of her dedication to her profession. Her patients will be fortunate to experience her care. William G. Sullivan…
Wednesday, 16 May 2012 12:56

Privatizing marriage would settle issue

To the Editor: Statistics claim that the purpose of licensure laws is to protect people and produce quality results. They would say that through licensing, states can guarantee that whether you are educating your children, insuring your life, or getting…
Wednesday, 16 May 2012 12:55

Amendment One sends wrong message

To the Editor: The passage of Amendment One by a majority of North Carolinians this week adds fuel to a fire burning in the bellies of civil rights activists nationwide who are working hard even today to ensure cases on…
Wednesday, 16 May 2012 12:54

Shouldn’t tolerance go both ways

To the Editor: If you have listened to TV news or seen the national print media since Tuesday, May 8, you have heard  and read some of the most disgraceful, denigrating referrals to the state of North Carolina and North…
By Gwang S. Han • Guest Columnist Simply put, I question if there is a problem with the current system at Harris Regional Hospital and Haywood Regional Medical Center, supervised by Carolinas HealthCare in Charlotte.  Since retiring in 2007 after…
The instructors of Stecoah Junior Appalachian Musicians will host a Spring Bluegrass Celebration at Stecoah Valley Cultural Arts Center on May 19. The JAM instructors formed the group “The Leftovers” and include Bill Pruett, Dwight Bradshaw, Karl Sutter, Bradley Adams,…
Wednesday, 16 May 2012 20:44

Last weekend of ‘The Dixie Swim Club’

The Highland Cashiers Players will spend their last weekend as Sheree, Lexie, Dinah, Vernadette, and Jeri Neal of “The Dixie Swim Club.” The final performances are at 7:30 p.m. on May 17, 18, 19 and 2:30 p.m. on May 20…
Wednesday, 16 May 2012 20:43

Green art and mud coming to The Bascom

New exhibits are heading to The Bascom art gallery in Highlands this month. Admission for these exhibitions is free. • Alex Matisse: Ometto: “In Italy, the word Ometto, meaning ‘little man’, is used to describe rock cairns that lead the…
Wednesday, 16 May 2012 20:43

Foreigner to perform in Cherokee in June

Legendary rock band Foreigner will take the stage at Harrah’s Casino and Hotel at 9 p.m., June 8. With over 50 million sales to their name, and six multi-platinum albums between 1977 and 1987, Foreigner’s place as one of the…
The Jackson County Public Library will host a free two-part drawing class with Norma Hendrix at 7 p.m. on May 22 and 24. “Drawing can be both observational and therapeutic,” said Hendrix, who has been teaching art to all ages…
Wednesday, 16 May 2012 20:41

OICA to offer summer art program

This summer, high school students and recent graduates can participate in a summer art program at Oconaluftee Institute for Cultural Arts. The three-week program is designed for students who are interested in pursing a degree in art. “Students will be…
The City Lights Coffee with the Poet series continues at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, May 17, and will feature the poetry of Webster resident Dave Waldrop. He has written a poetry collection titled, Am I and co-authored a nonfiction book…
The Haywood Arts Regional Theater will perform “The Marvelous Wonderettes” at 7:30 p.m., May 25, 26, June 1, 2, 8 & 9 and at 3 p.m., May 27, June 3 and 10. The premise of the show is simple; it’s…
Wednesday, 16 May 2012 20:39

Tail Wagging Tutors returns to Cashier

The summer Tail Wagging Tutors reading hours will return to the Albert Carlton-Cashiers Community Library, starting May 23. The reoccurring event takes place at 3:45 p.m. Wednesdays. Read to the library’s dog Pilar, a.k.a. Miss P. Reading to the dog…
The Marianna Black Library in Bryson City will host a Blacklight Party for teens in sixth-12th grade from 3:30-5 p.m. on May 21. The event will include glow-in-the-dark carnival games, including bowling. Teens will learn about “Own the Night” summer events that meet…
The 18th Annual Swain County Heritage Festival will take place on Memorial Day weekend and feature local arts and crafts, food, kids’ games, music and a log-sawing contest. Bands and singing groups ranging from gospel to country and bluegrass will…
The SongSpinners and the First Ringers will perform at 3 p.m., May 20, at the Waynesville Public Library as part of the Haywood County Arts Council’s Sunday Concert Series. The free concert series is co-sponsored by the Friends of the…
The Liars Bench will perform the third of the Balsam Chronicles series with the story of Osley Bird Saunooke, colorful chief of the Cherokee, at 7 p.m., May 17, at WCU’s Mountain Heritage Center. Supported in part by a grant…
Wednesday, 16 May 2012 20:07

Listen to the music

Whether it’s called pickin’, groovin’ or jammin’ — every summer, Western North Carolina blends its majestic mountain views with its heritage music at various concerts and jam sessions. Although each is different, the concept of the events is simple. Musicians come…
The Mountain Garden Club will host its annual plant sale from 9 a.m. to noon on May 26. The sale will take place at the Highlands Ball Field on N.C. 64. In the event of rain, the sale will be…
Belly dancing group Smoky Mountain Shimmy will teach its first “Introduction to Belly Dance” class from 10 a.m. to noon, June 2, at the Bryson City Health and Fitness Center on Rector Street. The cost is $20 for the two-hour…
The Chapter 2 Books in Cashiers will host a Memorial Day fund-raising event to benefit the Special Operations Adventure Race and Special Operations Warrior Foundation from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., May 28. Everybody is invited to stop and chat…
The Annie Lee Bryson Memorial Scholarship was awarded to Skylar Clark from Pisgah High School. The scholarship provides $500 to deserving students from Jackson, Macon, Haywood and Swain counties who show an interest in traditional crafts. This year, the committee…
Auditions for “The Fox on the Fairway” by the Highlands Cashiers Players will be held at 3 p.m. on June 3 and 5:30 p.m. June 4. Auditions will be at the Performing Arts Center in Highlands. The parts are for…
The Haywood Regional Arts Theater will preview its next musical production, The Marvelous Wonderettes, at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 24, as a fundraiser for REACH of Haywood and The Creative Thought Center. The Marvelous Wonderettes is an upbeat musical that…
Wednesday, 23 May 2012 18:47

‘Twelfth Night’ comes to Bryson City

Smoky Mountain Community Theatre in Bryson City is hosting “Twelfth Night” by William Shakespeare at 7:30 p.m., May 25-28. Tickets are $8 for adults, $5 for students ages 6 to 18 and children under 6 are free. “Twelfth Night” is…
Wednesday, 23 May 2012 18:47

Concert to benefit children’s programs

A gala concert will be held to benefit the summer program at Pigeon Community Multi-Cultural Development Center at 7 p.m. May 25 at Grace Episcopal Church’s Thatcher Parish Hall in Waynesville. The concert will feature four performance groups, including Signature…
Wednesday, 23 May 2012 18:41

Mainstreet co-op adds three new artists

Three new artists — Crystal Allen from Canton, Hank Shuler from Franklin and Janice Swanger from Waynesville — will now exhibit their work at The Mainstreet Artists’ Co-op. Allen specializes in wheel-thrown and hand-built pottery. Shel draws inspiration from her forays…
Jackson County Green Energy Park in Dillsboro is offering a class that will teach students how to create a glass landscape paperweight on Saturday, May 26. Sessions will be available from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in 30-minute time slots.…
The instructors of Stecoah Junior Appalachian Musicians will host a Spring Bluegrass Celebration at Stecoah Valley Cultural Arts Center on May 19. The JAM instructors formed the group “The Leftovers” and include Bill Pruett, Dwight Bradshaw, Karl Sutter, Bradley Adams,…
Wednesday, 23 May 2012 18:38

Sheryl Crow hits the stage at Harrah’s

Sheryl Crow will be performing at Harrah’s Cherokee Event Center at 7:30 p.m. June 24. Crow has sold 16 million albums in the United States and 35 million albums worldwide. She has performed duets with Mick Jagger, Michael Jackson, Eric…
The Shady Ladies Quilting Group is selling tickets for a chance to win a unique quilt made by the entire group. Proceeds from ticket sales will go to Save the Warmth and two food kitchens. “Everything we make on the…
Noreen Gay doesn’t have a moment to spare these days. She’s busily finishing the final stitches of a quilt she plans to enter in the Smoky Mountain Quilters Guild show barreling down in a mere two and half weeks —…
Folkmoot USA has changed the date of its popular International Festival Day celebration to July 21. The event will take place from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in historic downtown Waynesville. More than 100 artists, craftsmen and international guests will…
Since it is the 150th anniversary of Civil War, the Waynesville library has decided to make the momentous war the subject of one of its “Let’s Talk About It” series. The series begins June 6 with meetings from 4-6 p.m.…
The world premiere of Outlander, a play written by Gary Carden of Sylva and Horace Frank Lee of Bryson City, will take place from June 2 to June 16 at the Parkway Playhouse in Greensboro. Outlander tells the story of…
Registration has begun for the “Dream Big – Read” summer reading program at the Marianna Black Library in Bryson City and the Macon County Library in Franklin. The programs start on June 4 with different events for all ages. The…
Wednesday, 30 May 2012 13:24

Book arts workshops at City Lights

Jackson County Visual Arts Association will present two workshops on book arts from 9 a.m. to noon on June 2 and 23 at City Lights Bookstore in Sylva. Phyllis Jarvenin will teach “Introduction to Book Arts” on June 2 and…
The Jackson County Arts Association will hold an artist reception as part of  “Sylva After Dark” from 6 p.m. to 9.m., June 8, at Gallery 1. At the event, visitors can walk through the streets of Sylva and enjoy a…
Wednesday, 30 May 2012 13:21

Gourd Art Festival in Cherokee

The 10th annual Gourd Artists Gathering and Art Festival will be held at the fairgrounds in Cherokee from 1 to 4 p.m. on May 31, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on June 1 and 2, and 9 a.m. to noon…
The Leapin’ Frog Gallery in Waynesville will host a workshop on mixed media abstract collages from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., June 9. Local artist Silvia Cabrera Williams will teach participants how to create a mixed media abstract collage. Williams…
Wednesday, 30 May 2012 13:20

WWII display to stop in Franklin

A World War II exhibit from the Museum of Military Memorabilia in Naples, Fla., will travel to Franklin in June. The mini-museum will be open to the public in Franklin’s Tartan Hall from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 6…
Wednesday, 30 May 2012 13:19

Motorcycle ride comes to Maggie Valley

“Thunder On the Parkway,” a new motorcycle ride from Gainesville, Ga., to Maggie Valley, will take place from June 8-10. The ride will follow part of the Blue Ridge Parkway and end up at the Maggie Valley Festival Grounds. There…
Haywood County Arts Council’s will host an artist reception for its new exhibit, “Celebrating Appalachia,” from 6-9 p.m., June 1, at Gallery 86 in conjunction with Waynesville’s Art After Dark. The new exhibit will be display from 10 a.m. to…
The Cherokee Voices Festival will take place from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on June 9 at the Museum of the Cherokee Indian. All are welcome to come attend,and meet with Cherokee people and learn about their history and culture.…
Catch the Spirit of Appalachia awarded the Elmer and Irene Hooper Civic Leadership Scholarship to Autumn Skye Baird. The scholarship was established in memory of Elmer Hooper by his wife Irene Hooper and Catch the Spirit of Appalachia. The fund…
Wednesday, 30 May 2012 13:13

Take time to traverse the quilt trail

The Haywood County Quilt Trails project is bringing tourists to Haywood County with the colorful display of traditional quilting patterns. The Quilt Trail joined several other trails in Western North Carolina in November 2010. That made WNC the largest concentrated…
Wednesday, 30 May 2012 13:12

Midtown Men to perform in Franklin June 2

The Midtown Men will take the stage at The Smoky Mountain Center for the Performing Arts at 7:30 p.m., June 2. The Midtown Men are made up of Christian Hoff, Michael Longoria, David Reichard and J. Robert Spencer — four…
The Smoky Mountain Center for the Performing Arts will welcome two comedy acts to its stage at 7:30 p.m., May 31. Jimmy Travis and comedy duo Bean and Bailey will offer good, clean, wholesome fun for audiences of all ages.…
Wednesday, 30 May 2012 13:10

Free concert by Smoky Mountain Brass Band

Smoky Mountain Brass Band will perform a free concert at 2 p.m., June 2, on the lawn of the historic Haywood County Courthouse in Waynesville.   The group is a 30-member brass band conducted by John Entzi, a trumpet professor…
By Paul Clark • Contributing Writer A village that attracts residents because of its spectacular beauty has attracted a film festival that celebrates mountain splendor and exploration. Mountainfilm in Telluride, one of the country’s oldest film festivals, is bringing its…
Wednesday, 06 June 2012 20:53

Dog show to be held in Waynesville

The Western Carolina Dog Fanciers Association will host its annual American Kennel Club dog show from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 16 and 17 at the Haywood County Fairgrounds on Crabtree Road in Waynesville. The event will include conformation,…
Western Carolina University is offering a two-week program in June designed to help young children maintain the reading and writing skills they have gained during the school year. “Summer Reading Adventures” is open to students going into the first and…