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Wednesday, 15 August 2012 00:00

Marshall Ballew to perform in Waynesville

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Tennessee songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Marshall Ballew will perform at 3 p.m. Aug. 19 at the Waynesville library auditorium on Haywood…
Wednesday, 15 August 2012 00:00

Sean Kingston offers free concert at WCU

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Contemporary vocalist Sean Kingston will perform a free outdoor concert on Western Carolina University’s Central Plaza on at 7:30 p.m.…
Wednesday, 15 August 2012 00:00

Kenny Rogers is coming to Cherokee

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Country legend Kenny Rogers will take the stage at Harrah’s Event Center in Cherokee at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 1.
Wednesday, 15 August 2012 00:00

Appalachian Fire Bluegrass Band to perform in Bryson City

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Appalachian Fire Bluegrass Band of Flat Rock will perform a concert of classic bluegrass and gospel music at 3 p.m.…
The Highlands Cashiers Players’ will premiere an uproarious, laugh-out-loud new Ken Ludwig comedy “The Fox on the Fairway” Aug. 23.…
Wednesday, 15 August 2012 00:00

Design school faculty to present work Aug. 23

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Western Carolina University’s Fine Art Museum will host a reception from 5-7 p.m. Aug. 23 for its biennial School of…
Wednesday, 15 August 2012 00:00

‘Wine for the Arts' celebrates 12th year

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The Haywood County Arts Council will host its 12th annual “Wine for the Arts” from 7-9 p.m. Aug. 23 at…
Members of the Western Carolina Civic Orchestra — conducted by William Henigbaum — will present a string chamber orchestra concert…
Wednesday, 15 August 2012 00:00

Fashions for mastectomy patients to be featured at talk

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Jody Kraner, owner of Amaste Woman, will speak from 1-3 p.m. Aug. 20 in the conference room of the Cooperative…
Wednesday, 15 August 2012 00:00

‘Lincoln’s Dreams’ concludes Civil War-based talks

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The Friends of the Library will present the final novel in the “Let’s Talk About It: Civil War Novels” discussion…
Wednesday, 08 August 2012 00:00

Learn from metal artist at Shelton House talk

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Metal artist Grace Cathey of Haywood County will display her work and talk about her artistic journey from 7 to…
Wednesday, 08 August 2012 00:00

Stroll the Sylva art scene Aug. 10

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Jackson County Visual Arts Association (JVCAA) is sponsoring the Sylva Art Stroll in historic downtown Sylva starting at 5 p.m.…
Wednesday, 08 August 2012 00:00

Macon library to host family art workshop

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Elementary school-aged children and their families are invited to a free “Back To School” ARTSaturday workshop from 10 a.m. until…
Wednesday, 08 August 2012 00:00

All things wood featured at Folk Art Center

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The Folk Art Center will host its annual celebration of woodcrafts at Wood Day from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. on Aug.11…
Wednesday, 08 August 2012 00:00

Kiwanis Club of Waynesville to revive Spelling Bee

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The Kiwanis Club of Waynesville is reviving the very popular Spelling Bee fundraising event that was run, for many years,…
Wednesday, 08 August 2012 00:00

Civil War and chaplains topic of lecture

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“Answering the Call: Religion and Chaplains during the Civil War” will be the topic of a lecture by Ronald Vinson…
Wednesday, 08 August 2012 00:00

Put on dancing shoes for Sylva event

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The next Second Sunday Contra Dance will be from 2:30-5 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 12, in the community room on…
Wednesday, 08 August 2012 00:00

Kellie Pickler to perform Aug. 18

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Kellie Pickler, a small-town North Carolina native who competed on NBC’s American Idol, will perform at the Smoky Mountain Center…
Wednesday, 08 August 2012 00:00

Concert series features Flack, Elderly Brothers

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The Summer Concert series at Fontana Village Resort will feature The Elderly Brothers from 8-11 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 11,…
Wednesday, 08 August 2012 00:00

An evening of music with Liz and AJ Nance

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The Marianna Black Library will present an evening of acoustic music with local singer/songwriter team Liz and AJ Nance at 7 p.m.…
Wednesday, 08 August 2012 00:00

WCU to feature live music, outdoor movie at Valley Ballyhoo

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Western Carolina University will host two bands and screen the horror film “Cabin in the Woods” on Saturday, Aug. 18,…
Wednesday, 08 August 2012 00:00

Voices in the Laurel announces upcoming auditions

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Forty-seven students played and sang their way through the week as Voices in the Laurel Children’s Choir recently completed its…
Wednesday, 08 August 2012 00:00

‘Lost in Yonkers' takes the stage at HART

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Haywood Arts Regional Theater will present Neil Simon’s play “Lost in Yonkers” which premiered at the Richard Rogers Theater in…
Wednesday, 08 August 2012 00:00

Auditions for ‘Christmas Carol’ at SMCT

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The Smoky Mountain Community Theatre is holding auditions for its December production, “A Christmas Carol,” at 7 p.m. on Thursday…
Wednesday, 08 August 2012 00:00

Charlie Daniels to play in Franklin

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The Charlie Daniels Band, a Grammy-winning group that requires little introduction, will perform live at the Smoky Mountain Center for…
Wednesday, 08 August 2012 00:00

Haywood, flaunt your talent in September

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The Haywood Arts Regional Theater is once again presenting a chance for area talent to take home the gold with…
Wednesday, 08 August 2012 00:00

Folklorist Lee Knight to perform Aug. 14

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Musician and folklorist Lee Knight will perform in the community room of the Jackson County Public Library Complex in Sylva…
Wednesday, 08 August 2012 00:00

Community band offers free concert in Maggie

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The Haywood Community Band will present its fourth free concert of the Maggie Valley Concert Series at 6:30 p.m. on…
Wednesday, 01 August 2012 00:00

Popcorn Sutton festival returns to Maggie Valley

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Maggie Valley will celebrate one of its most infamous moonshiners with the third annual Popcorn Sutton Acoustic Jam Aug. 3-4.
Friends and family of Popcorn Sutton are holding a reunion from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on Aug. 3-4 at the Stompin’…
Wednesday, 01 August 2012 00:00

Calvary Chapel hosts Messianic singer Aug. 10

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Joshua Aaron will host an evening of Messianic worship and singing at 7 p.m. Aug. 10 at Calvary Chapel in…
Wednesday, 01 August 2012 00:00

Guitarist Pete Friedman to play at Sylva library

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The Jackson County Public Library in Sylva will host a free concert by local guitarist Pete Friedman at 7 p.m.…
Wednesday, 01 August 2012 00:00

Country music legend Ray Price to perform

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Ray Price, a country music singer, songwriter and guitarist who has often been praised as one of the best male…
Wednesday, 01 August 2012 00:00

Stanley slated for Franklin Aug. 11

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Dr. Ralph Stanley and the Clinch Mountain Boys will bring traditional bluegrass music to the stage of the Smoky Mountain…
The Land Trust for the Little Tennessee (LTLT) will host festivities on Aug. 4 to celebrate its purchase of T.M.…
Wednesday, 01 August 2012 00:00

Mater Fest returns to Canton Aug. 3-4

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The town of Canton will host the ninth annual Mountain Mater Fest from noon on Friday, Aug. 3, to 11…
Wednesday, 01 August 2012 00:00

Visual arts series hosting open house, fundraiser

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The public is invited to Western Carolina University’s School of Art and Design at 1 p.m. Aug. 3 for an…
Wednesday, 01 August 2012 00:00

Shady Ladies ‘Pushing Tradition’ with Gallery 86 show

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The Haywood County Arts Council’s Gallery 86 will host an exhibition of art quilt pieces by the Shady Ladies quilting…
Wednesday, 01 August 2012 00:00

Russian pianist to perform in Waynesville

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Russian pianist Margarita Shevchenko will display her chops at 7:30 p.m. on Aug. 10 at the Performing Arts Center on…
Wednesday, 01 August 2012 00:00

WCU to offer stained glass course

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A course in “Creating Stained Glass” is being from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursdays for the month of August at…
Wednesday, 01 August 2012 00:00

Bryson City library to host community jam

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The next community music jam at the Marianna Black Library in downtown Bryson City will be from 6-7:30 p.m. Aug.…
Wednesday, 01 August 2012 00:00

Mountain High BBQ Festival and Car Show comes to Franklin

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Franklin will be hopping with all things barbecue when the fourth annual Mountain High BBQ Festival and Car Show comes to…
Wednesday, 01 August 2012 00:00

WestCare supporters vie for ‘Disco King and Queen’

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Six professionals are hoping to be crowned Disco King and Queen, based on donations they collect for the MedWest-Harris &…
Wednesday, 01 August 2012 00:00

Glass blowing class at the Green Energy Park

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The Green Energy Park in Dillsboro will host a glass blowing classes on Aug. 4. The classes will be split…
Wednesday, 01 August 2012 00:00

Writing workshop offered in Waynesville

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Teachers Curt and Julie Cloninger will lead a writing seminar designed to help teachers and parents teach writing to their…
Wednesday, 01 August 2012 00:00

Haywood arts council seeking artists

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The Haywood County Arts Council invites artists to submit work samples for consideration in its art in business program, which…
Wednesday, 25 July 2012 14:09

World beat hits Main Street

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By Garret K. Woodward • Staff Writer If Norman Rockwell ever ventured out of New England, as the crow flies,…
Wednesday, 25 July 2012 14:08

The ties that bind – one high five at a time

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By Garret K. Woodward • Staff writer I had just finished my third steamed carrot when the yelling began. It…
Wednesday, 25 July 2012 13:47

Audition for upcoming HART production

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The Haywood Arts Regional Theatre will hold auditions for its October production of the hit Broadway musical “The Light in…