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Wednesday, 06 July 2011 20:42

‘Liars Bench’ takes show to WCU July 7

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Western Carolina University’s Mountain Heritage Center will host and sponsor a free performance of The Liars Bench, a Southern Appalachian…
Wednesday, 06 July 2011 20:41

Singer, storyteller starts off folk festival

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Tim Lynch will lead off the 2011 Franklin Folk Festival at 9 a.m. on July 16 at the downtown gazebo…
Wednesday, 06 July 2011 20:41

Movie club to screen Amish Grace

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The Groovy Movie Club will show the film “Amish Grace” at 7 p.m. on Friday, July 8. A mostly organic…
Wednesday, 06 July 2011 20:40

Classic cars come out in Highlands

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The Highlands Motoring Festival is scheduled for July 15 to 17, in downtown Highlands. The festival will begin at 6:30…
Wednesday, 06 July 2011 20:39

Artisans gather at art and crafts show

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The Mountain Artisans Summertime Art & Crafts Show will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on July 2…
Wednesday, 06 July 2011 20:38

Woodworker demonstrates traditional techniques

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Brian Bartel, a local artisan who has spent the last 14 years developing his technique in woodworking with hand tools,…
Wednesday, 29 June 2011 19:23

City Lights hosts summer events

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On the second Mondays of the month, City Lights Bookstore in Sylva hosts the Sylva Monday Mingle with free appetizers,…
Wednesday, 29 June 2011 19:22

Learn watercolor tricks at art league meeting

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The Art League of the Smokies will meet at 6:15 p.m. on Thursday, July 7, at the Swain County Center…
Wednesday, 29 June 2011 19:22

Call on your creativity at family workshops

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There will be four different Family Clay Day workshops on Fridays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. beginning July 8…
Wednesday, 29 June 2011 19:21

An evening of folklore with Lee Knight

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As part of a summer series of music, Lee Knight will visit the Marianna Black Library in Bryson City for…
Wednesday, 29 June 2011 19:20

Mountain artisans display their crafts

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Mountain Artisans Arts and Crafts Show will be at Western Carolina University’s Ramsey Center from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.,…
Wednesday, 29 June 2011 19:19

Waynesville, Sylva gear up for monthly art strolls

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Galleries in Sylva and Waynesville will stay open late this Friday, July 1, for evening art walks held the first…
Wednesday, 29 June 2011 19:19

Music fest to fund animal rescue

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The 3rd Annual Steve Whiddon Music Fest will be at 6 p.m. on July 8 at the Grandview Lodge. The…
Wednesday, 29 June 2011 19:18

Author shines light on his family history

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Robert L. Shook will be signing his novel A Journey in Courage from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Monday,…
Wednesday, 29 June 2011 19:17

Cradle of Forestry kicks off summer series

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Laura Boosinger will begin the 2011 Songcatchers Music series at the Cradle of Forestry at 6 p.m. on July 3.…
Wednesday, 29 June 2011 19:16

New library gets boost with books

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The Friends of the Library Used Book Store in Jackson County received a large donation of books that includes some…
Wednesday, 29 June 2011 19:16

Wine Seller hosts singer-songwriter

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Jaime Lauren Webb, a singer-songwriter, will be performing from 7 to 10 p.m. on Friday, July 1, at the Wine…
Wednesday, 29 June 2011 19:15

Book signing at the Smoky Mountain Firecracker Fest

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Local author Barbara Dumas Ballew will be available to sign copies of her novel, George’s Creek to Georgia, July 1…
Wednesday, 22 June 2011 13:55

Celebrate summer with Red, White and Boom

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Maggie Valley will be hosting Red, White, and Boom 2011 at the Maggie Valley Festival Grounds July 1 through July…
Wednesday, 22 June 2011 13:55

HART calls for actors

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The Haywood Arts Regional Theatre will hold auditions for its August production of the Noel Coward comedy hit “Hay Fever”…
Wednesday, 22 June 2011 13:54

Didgeridoo Down Under brings Australian fun

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Didgeridoo Down Under will visit the Marianna Black Library at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, June 28.    The show is…
Wednesday, 22 June 2011 13:53

‘Guys and Dolls’ comes to Franklin

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“Guys and Dolls,” the Tony award-winning musical, will be performed by the Overlook Players at 7:30 p.m. June 23, 24,…
Wednesday, 22 June 2011 13:53

Discounted Penland classes for residents

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Penland School of Crafts has open spaces in several classes in the third summer session available at half tuition to…
Wednesday, 22 June 2011 13:52

Kids can recreate Van Gogh at workshop

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The Macon County Art Association’s Uptown Gallery, located on Main Street in Franklin, will host an art workshop from 9:30…
Wednesday, 22 June 2011 13:52

Local artists sought for exhibit

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Local artists in Swain and surrounding counties are invited to submit up to four original works for the annual community…
Wednesday, 22 June 2011 13:51

Sweet Tater Band visits the library

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Local bluegrass group The Sweet Tater Band will perform at the Jackson County Public Library Complex at 7 p.m. on…
Wednesday, 22 June 2011 13:51

Contra comes to The Gateway Club

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This month’s Fourth-Sunday contra dance will run from 2 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, June 26, at The Gateway Club…
Wednesday, 22 June 2011 13:50

WCU welcomes artists to summer series

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The Summer Concert Series at Western Carolina University will begin at 7 p.m. on Thursdays in June and July and…
Wednesday, 22 June 2011 13:49

Doc Watson to headline festival

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The third annual Cashiers Mountain Music Festival on Saturday and Sunday, July 2-3, will feature folk music legend Doc Watson,…
Wednesday, 22 June 2011 13:49

Contest seeks youth talent

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The Heritage Alive! Mountain Youth Talent Contest will be held again during the Franklin Folk Festival beginning at 1:30 p.m.…
Wednesday, 22 June 2011 13:48

Barn dance at the Bascom

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The year’s first Summer Barn Dance will begin at 7 p.m. on Saturday, June 25, at the Bascom Center for…
Wednesday, 22 June 2011 13:48

Bring your moves to Waynesville Rec

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The Waynesville Parks and Recreation Department will offer the XBox 360 Dance Central contest at 2 p.m. on Saturday, June…
Wednesday, 22 June 2011 13:47

Sylva offers up a taste of culinary treasures

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The Taste of Downtown Sylva walking culinary tour will be from 2 p.m. through 5 p.m. Saturday, June 25. Tickets…
Wednesday, 22 June 2011 13:46

Music and poetry at the Rickman Store

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The Friends of the Rickman Store will be hosting a forum for music and poetry at 7 p.m. on June…
Wednesday, 15 June 2011 13:03

Playfest calls for actors

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Auditions for Playfest will get under way Wednesday, June 22, in Cashiers for actors who can play roles between ages…
Wednesday, 15 June 2011 13:02

Comedy and drama combine in Educating Rita

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“Educating Rita,” an award-winning play, will be on stage June 15 through 19, and again from July 1 to 3,…
Wednesday, 15 June 2011 13:01

Crafters showcase work

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A craft festival will be held from 9:30 a.m. until 5 p.m. on June 18 at the Old Mill 1886…
Wednesday, 15 June 2011 12:59

Community band continues season

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The Haywood Community Band will perform its second free concert at 6:30 p.m. on June 19, at the pavilion adjacent…
Wednesday, 15 June 2011 12:59

Stecoah christens new café

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The Schoolhouse Café will be opening in the Stecoah Valley Cultural Arts Center on June 15. The café is located…
Wednesday, 15 June 2011 12:58

Sing along to old-time favorites in Franklin

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An old-time community songfest will be held at 4 p.m. on Sunday, June 19, at the Town Square in downtown…
Wednesday, 15 June 2011 12:57

Enjoy a night out with weaving and wine

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A Ladies’ Night Out pairing weaving and wine will be held at Oaks Gallery in Dillsboro from 5:30 p.m. to…
Wednesday, 15 June 2011 12:56

Youth choir to perform at major league game

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Voices in the Laurel, a regional youth choir, is set to perform on June 18 at Turner Field for the…
Wednesday, 15 June 2011 12:54

Get a taste of chamber music this summer

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The Swannanoa Chamber Music Festival will host five concert showcases for five consecutive Sundays beginning June 19 and ending July…
Wednesday, 15 June 2011 12:49

Array of quilts to decorate library

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The Airing of the Quilts exhibit will be held at the new Jackson County Library Complex from 10 a.m. until…
Wednesday, 15 June 2011 12:48

Haywood’s summer reading program begins June 18

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The Haywood County Library’s reading program starts Saturday, June 18 with a party beginning at 1 p.m. at the Haywood…
Wednesday, 15 June 2011 12:44

Jackson gets into summer reading

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The summer reading program at the Jackson County Public Library is getting started at 7 p.m. on June 20, with…
Wednesday, 08 June 2011 20:26

Music is back at the Rickman Store

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Music lovers are starting to gather again each Friday at the historic Rickman Store in Franklin. Everyone is invited to…
Wednesday, 08 June 2011 20:26

Broadway comes to Highlands

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Broadway singer Jeri Sager takes the stage at 8 p.m. on Saturday, June 11, at the Martin Lipscomb Performing Arts…
Wednesday, 08 June 2011 20:25

Arts and music hit the streets in Dillsboro

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The 27th-annual Dillsboro Arts and Music Festival is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, June 11. Featured…