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Wednesday, 31 October 2012 00:00

WCU director named to state art council

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Denise Drury, interim director of the Western Carolina University Fine Art Museum, was recently named to the North Carolina Museums…
Wednesday, 31 October 2012 00:00

Family movie at Bryson City library

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Nickelodeon’s favorite characters celebrate autumn and going back to school on the big screen during family movie at 3:30 p.m.…
Wednesday, 31 October 2012 00:00

Parade updates for Franklin, Waynesville

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Franklin parade seeking applicants The Franklin Chamber of Commerce has entry forms available for the 2012 Christmas Parade. With “A…
Wednesday, 31 October 2012 00:00

Music notes

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‘Beethoven Project’ series continues The second performance in Western Carolina University’s “Beethoven Project” will be at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 5…
Wednesday, 31 October 2012 00:00

Album release party and benefit

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In conjunction with the choral music department of Tuscola High School, singer/songwriter Mackenzie Leigh Wilson will hold an album release…
Wednesday, 31 October 2012 00:00

More A&E briefs

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Carvers to hold show on parkway Western North Carolina Carvers will hold its annual show Nov. 3/4 at the Folk…
Wednesday, 31 October 2012 00:00

Mountain music news

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Singer/songwriters series continues The next “Songwriters in the Round” event will take place Nov. 3 at the Balsam Mountain Inn.…
Wednesday, 31 October 2012 00:00

WCU falls short in quest for jug

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Western Carolina University quarterback Troy Mitchell (#10) rushes in for a successful two-point conversion during the fourth quarter of the…
Wednesday, 31 October 2012 00:00

S.C. band wins WCU marching band contest

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White Knoll High School marching band from Lexington, S.C. was named grand champion at the 12th annual Tournament of Champions,…
Wednesday, 31 October 2012 00:00

Tourism workshop to be offered

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Blue Ridge National Heritage Area Partnership is sponsoring a workshop, “The ABC’s of Group Tours,” in two locations to support…
Wednesday, 31 October 2012 00:00

Poker tournament to benefit art council

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A Texas hold’em tournament will be held at 6 p.m. Nov. 1 at The Classic Wineseller in downtown Waynesville. All…
Wednesday, 24 October 2012 00:00

WNC Pottery Festival hits Dillsboro

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The 8th annual Western North Carolina Pottery Festival takes place from 1-5 p.m. Nov. 2 and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov.…
Wednesday, 24 October 2012 00:00

NOCtoberfest takes over Nantahala Gorge

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Showcasing all the great things fall has to offer, NOCtoberfest will be an all-day event Oct. 27 at the Nantahala…
Wednesday, 24 October 2012 00:00

Cherokee loses art advocate

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Long-time Qualla Arts and Crafts Mutual manager Betty Dupree has passed away. Dupree worked for 27 years as the manager…
Wednesday, 24 October 2012 00:00

WCU to feature glass artists, demos

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The Fine Art Museum at Western Carolina University will host the exhibit “North Carolina Glass 2012: In Celebration of 50…
Wednesday, 24 October 2012 00:00

Gemboree returns to Franklin

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The 23rd annual Leaf Lookers Gemboree is Oct. 26-28, at the Macon County Community Building in Franklin. The Gemboree will…
Wednesday, 24 October 2012 00:00

‘Dracula’ to air on WWNC

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Western Carolina University’s original radio broadcast adaptation of Bram Stoker’s 1897 novel Dracula will hit the Western North Carolina airwaves…
Wednesday, 24 October 2012 00:00

More A&E events

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Tavern of Terror at Tipping Point Oct. 31 The 2nd annual Tavern of Terror will occur at 7 p.m. Oct.…
Wednesday, 24 October 2012 00:00

Scary stories at Shelton House

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A Ghosts & Goblets storytelling event will occur at 7 p.m. Oct. 27 at the Shelton House in Waynesville.
Wednesday, 24 October 2012 00:00

Halloween comes to Jackson County

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Jackson County will be rounding out October with a week full of scary and fun activities taking place in Sylva,…
Wednesday, 24 October 2012 00:00

Waynesville goes trick-or-treating

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“Treats on the Street” for Halloween will go from 5-7 p.m. Oct. 31 in downtown Waynesville. The event welcomes trick-or-treaters to…
Wednesday, 24 October 2012 00:00

WCU to host percussion recital

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Mario Gaetano, professor in the School of Music at Western Carolina University, will present a percussion recital at 7:30 p.m.…
Wednesday, 24 October 2012 00:00

Franklin welcomes multi-talented ventriloquist

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World-class ventriloquist and musician Taylor Mason will perform at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 26 at the Smoky Mountain Center for the…
Wednesday, 24 October 2012 00:00

Upcoming music in Waynesville

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Jazz festival continues in Waynesville The Classic Wineseller and Satin Steel Jazz continue their month-long jazz series with the Michael…
Wednesday, 17 October 2012 12:29

Film series to screen adult documentary

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Western Carolina University Sociology Club’s “A New Lens Film Series” will continue at 7 p.m. Oct. 23 with a screening…
Wednesday, 17 October 2012 12:29

Author to read memoir

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Judy Goldman will read from and discuss her new memoir, Losing My Sister, at 1 p.m. Oct. 20 at City…
Wednesday, 17 October 2012 12:28

Coalition launches craft recycling campaign

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Clean Slate Coalition has launched a fundraising campaign called “Sew Crafty” that will create a funding stream to help women…
Wednesday, 17 October 2012 12:27

Talk to discuss art after atomic bomb

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Elin O’Hara Slavick, distinguished Professor of Art at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, will give a public…
Wednesday, 17 October 2012 12:26

Russian nutcracker hits Harrah’s

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Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker will be performed at 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. Nov. 24 at Harrah’s Cherokee Event…
Wednesday, 17 October 2012 12:26

Introduction to Cherokee language

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A one-day “Introduction to Cherokee Language” class will be offered from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 19 in Western…
Wednesday, 17 October 2012 12:25

Cherokee craft traditions to be featured, demonstrated

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Cherokee basket artist Betty Maney and Western Carolina University crafts scholar Anna Fariello will host a program entitled “From the…
Wednesday, 17 October 2012 12:24

Come out to the barn dance

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REACH of Haywood County will be putting on a “barn dance” at 5:30 p.m. Oct. 20 at a new barn…
Wednesday, 17 October 2012 12:23

Bryson City Chili Cook-off is Oct. 20

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The Bryson City Chamber Chili Cook-off will take place 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 20 at the Great Smoky…
Wednesday, 17 October 2012 12:22

Liars Bench presents scary stories

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The Liars Bench will present “Appalachian Spook Tales” at 7 p.m. Oct. 18 at Western Carolina University’s Mountain Heritage Center…
Wednesday, 17 October 2012 12:20

Movie briefs

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Christie mystery to be screened Agatha Christie’s “The Mousetrap” will be shown at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 19-22 at the Smoky…
Wednesday, 17 October 2012 12:19

Jubilee to showcase speakers, gospel music

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Western North Carolina Encouragement Jubilee will be held at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 21 through Oct. 24 in the Beall Auditorium…
Wednesday, 17 October 2012 12:18

Beer and pottery auction to support nonprofit

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The Community Table in Sylva has two fundraising events coming up. The Community Table is a nonprofit organization dedicated to…
Wednesday, 17 October 2012 12:18

Library to host community jam

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The next community music jam at the Marianna Black Library will be from 6-7:30 p.m. Oct. 18 in downtown Bryson…
Wednesday, 17 October 2012 12:17

Children’s costume ball to be held in Sylva

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A costume character ball will be held during family night at 6 p.m. Oct. 25 in the Jackson County Public…
Wednesday, 17 October 2012 12:17

Writers/artists wanted for publication

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Submissions are now being taken for the 2012-13 edition of “Milestone,” the biennial art and literary review published by Southwestern…
Wednesday, 17 October 2012 12:16

Fall art and craft festival hits Franklin

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The Smoky Mountain Fall Art and Craft Festival will celebrate 20 years on Oct. 19-20 and Oct. 26-27 at the…
Wednesday, 17 October 2012 12:15

Mountain heritage at harvest festival

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A harvest festival will take place Oct.19-21 at the Stecoah Valley Cultural Arts Center on the grounds of the Stecoah…
Wednesday, 17 October 2012 12:14

North Hominy Apple Festival is Oct. 20

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The North Hominy Apple Festival will take place from 7 a.m. until closing Oct. 20 at the North Hominy Community…
Wednesday, 17 October 2012 12:12

Waynesville to host Apple Harvest Festival

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The Haywood County Apple Harvest Festival will be held 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 20 in downtown Waynesville. The…
Wednesday, 10 October 2012 13:23

Civil War author to give talk

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Jackson County Public Library will host a book talk with Emily Cooper, author of Queen of the Lost, a fictionalized…
Wednesday, 10 October 2012 13:22

Authors to discuss works in Sylva

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Two authors will present their latest works on Oct. 13 at City Lights Bookstore in Sylva. Ava Lindsey Chambers will…
Wednesday, 10 October 2012 13:19

WCU to host guest saxophonist, pianist

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The School of Music at Western Carolina University will present a guest artist recital featuring saxophonist Allison Dromgold Adams with…
Wednesday, 10 October 2012 13:18

Students run to raise funds for research

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Two weeks before the football teams from Western Carolina University and Appalachian State University tangle in their traditional rivalry game,…
Wednesday, 10 October 2012 13:17

Jazz festival visits Classic Wine Seller

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The Classic Wine Seller and Satin Steel Jazz will host a fall jazz festival on four consecutive Saturdays, Oct. 13…