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Wednesday, 11 May 2011 20:06

Catch the Christmas spirit early this year

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Get started on Christmas gift-giving early by attending a Christmas napkin-making workshop from 1 to 3 p.m. on Thursday, May…
Wednesday, 11 May 2011 20:06

Poet returns for reading

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Former Cullowhee resident Marly Youmans, novelist, short-story writer and poet, will return to Sylva at 7 p.m. on Thursday, May…
Wednesday, 04 May 2011 20:23

Never fear, summer reading program a go

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Even with the old library closing, Jackson County kids can’t get out of their parents enrolling them in Jackson County’s…
Wednesday, 04 May 2011 20:23

Romance novelist to speak in Waynesville

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Jacquelyn Frank, a the New York Times best selling author, will speak at the Mountain Writers meeting at 1 p.m.…
Wednesday, 04 May 2011 19:51

HART to hold auditions for ‘GYPSY’

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The Haywood Arts Regional Theatre will hold auditions for its July production of the Broadway Musical “Smash Gypsy” at 6:30…
Wednesday, 04 May 2011 19:51

New visitor center opens in Waynesville

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The public is invited to a celebration of National Travel and Tourism Week on Friday, May 6, at Haywood County…
Wednesday, 04 May 2011 19:50

Grammy winner comes to Cataloochee

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Grammy winner Peter Rowan will give an after-dinner solo performance on Saturday evening, May 7, in the main ranch house…
Wednesday, 04 May 2011 19:49

Shakespeare steps out in Swain

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The Shakespearean classic “Much Ado About Nothing” is coming to Bryson City at 7:30 p.m., May 12 through 15, at…
Wednesday, 04 May 2011 19:48

Win big in Voices giveaway

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Voices in the Laurel, Western North Carolina’s regional children’s choir, is holding its inaugural car and truck giveaway to raise…
Wednesday, 04 May 2011 19:48

Spring blooms in Frog Level

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The Whole Bloomin’ Thing Festival is coming to Waynesville’s Frog Level district from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday,…
Wednesday, 04 May 2011 19:47

Swing into summer with Bryson contra dance

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A contra dance will be held from 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. on Sunday, May 8, at the Bridge Park Pavilion…
Wednesday, 04 May 2011 19:46

Local artist demonstrates talents

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The Blue Ridge Watermedia Society will meet at 6:45 p.m. on May 10 at Haywood Community College. The meeting will…
Wednesday, 04 May 2011 19:45

Guadalupe Café event features local music

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Sylva’s Guadalupe Café will host “Bigaroo” beginning at 6:30 p.m. on May 7, a tribute to the musicianship and spirit…
Wednesday, 04 May 2011 19:45

Community band kicks off its season

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The Haywood Community Band will start its ninth concert season with a free concert at 6:30 p.m. on May 15…
Wednesday, 04 May 2011 19:44

Chinese acrobats leap into Franklin

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The Golden Dragon Acrobats will grace the stage of the Smoky Mountain Center for the Performing Arts at 7:30 p.m.…
Wednesday, 27 April 2011 19:33

May celebrations to benefit the arts

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The 2011 FUNd Party Series will kick off with Cinco de Mayo in the Garden from 5 to 7 p.m.…
Wednesday, 27 April 2011 19:32

Gems shine at Mother’s Day show

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The Mother’s Day Gemboree will open its doors from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on May 6 and 7 and…
Wednesday, 27 April 2011 19:31

Quilts come out for Mother’s Day

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Airing of the Quilts, a new event showcasing quilt artistry, will be held on Saturday, May 7, in downtown Franklin.…
Wednesday, 27 April 2011 19:29

Waynesville kicks off 2011 Art After Dark

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The first Art After Dark of the season will kick off from 6 to 9 p.m. on Friday, May 6,…
Wednesday, 27 April 2011 19:28

Beginner photography class gets going

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An introductory photography class will begin Tuesday, May 3, at First Baptist Church in Waynesville. The class is offered by…
Wednesday, 27 April 2011 19:26

Student poetry slam honors National Poetry Month

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A poetry slam will be held at 6 p.m. on Thursday, April 28, at the Marianna Black Library in Bryson…
Wednesday, 27 April 2011 19:26

Student talent showcase is April 30 in Franklin

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Macon County youth will take the stage at 7 p.m. on Saturday, April 30, at the Franklin High School Fine…
Wednesday, 27 April 2011 19:25

Stained glass course offered at WCU

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A stained glass course will be offered from 6 to 9 p.m. on Thursdays, May 5 through June 9, at…
Wednesday, 27 April 2011 19:24

Sylva brings art to summer evenings

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The first of this season’s Sylva After Dark events is coming to downtown from 6 to 9 p.m. on Friday,…
Wednesday, 27 April 2011 19:23

Needtobreathe stops in Franklin

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Needtobreathe will play at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, April 27, at the Smoky Mountain Center for the Performing Arts in…
Wednesday, 27 April 2011 19:23

Maggie Club hosts Chocolate for charity

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The 12th annual Taste of Chocolate competition will run from 6 to 9 p.m. on Saturday, April 30 at the…
Wednesday, 27 April 2011 19:21

Troupe brings live comedy, animal tricks

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Animal lovers and those in the mood for a laugh will find plenty of entertainment when Popovich Comedy Pet Theater…
Wednesday, 20 April 2011 19:56

Spring preview opening

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A two-day preview of The Main Street Artists Co-op gallery will run from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday,…
Wednesday, 20 April 2011 19:55

Cross-country cyclist to tell tales of trek

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Local lawyer Bill Jacobs will chronicle his cycling journey across the United States in a program at 7 p.m., Thursday,…
Wednesday, 20 April 2011 19:55

WCU choral director leads final concert April 25

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Western Carolina University’s Concert Choir and University Chorus will present a free concert at 8 p.m. Monday, April 25, in…
Wednesday, 20 April 2011 19:54

Musical theater workshop takes applications

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Students ages 16 to 22 who dream of a life on stage can have the opportunity to work with musical…
Wednesday, 20 April 2011 19:53

Grace Noon presents flute and oboe concert

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A free flute and oboe concert will be held at noon on Thursday, April 21, at Grace Church in the…
Wednesday, 20 April 2011 19:53

Documentary and discussion look at education issues

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The documentary “Waiting for Superman” will be screened at 3 p.m. on Thursday, April 21, at the Albert-Carlton Library in…
Wednesday, 20 April 2011 19:52

Taste of Chocolate calls for bakers

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Taste of Chocolate is coming April 30 to the Maggie Valley Country Club, and the Haywood Jackson Volunteer Center is…
Wednesday, 20 April 2011 19:51

Library asks readers to help with move

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With the Jackson County Library poised to move to its new home, patrons with valid library cards are asked to…
Wednesday, 20 April 2011 19:51

Library looks for volunteers

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When the new Jackson County Public Library Complex opens in early June, an active team of volunteers will be needed…
Wednesday, 20 April 2011 19:49

Maggie gets Quilt Trail block

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The Haywood County Arts Council’s Quilt Trails project will unveil its first quilt block in Maggie Valley at 5 p.m.…
Wednesday, 20 April 2011 19:48

Art as spectator sport

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Great art isn’t often associated with speed – the Mona Lisa wasn’t painted in an hour. Michelangelo took more than…
Wednesday, 20 April 2011 19:33

Kids become superheroes at Greening Up

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What child wouldn’t love to be a super hero for the day? The Downtown Sylva Association is sponsoring a “Recycled…
Wednesday, 20 April 2011 19:33

5K Run/Walk kicks off festivities

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The Jackson County Recreation/Parks Department is still accepting registration for this year’s 5K Run/Walk at Greening Up the Mountains. The…
Wednesday, 20 April 2011 19:32

Talent contest showcases WNC’s youth

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The 2011 Heritage Alive! Mountain Youth Talent Contest at Greening Up the Mountains has really exploded. The start time for…
Wednesday, 20 April 2011 19:31

Performance schedule

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Smoky Mountain Stage (Suntrust Parking Lot, Area D) 10-10:15 — Jackson County Heritage Preservation Commission Poster Contest Awards 10:30-11:30 —…
Wednesday, 20 April 2011 19:30

Greening Up the Mountains returns to Sylva

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The 14th annual Greening Up the Mountains Festival is slated for Saturday, April 23 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.…
Wednesday, 13 April 2011 18:51

Civic orchestra wraps up season

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The Western Carolina Civic Orchestra will end the season with a concert at 8 p.m. on Saturday, April 16, in…
Wednesday, 13 April 2011 18:50

WCU percussionists perform original work

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Western Carolina University’s Percussion Ensemble, under the direction of Mario Gaetano, will perform at 8 p.m. on Thursday, April 14,…
Wednesday, 13 April 2011 18:50

HCC brings marketing to the arts

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A free seminar entitled Marketing for the Craftsperson and Artist will be offered from 6 to 9 p.m. on Thursday,…
Wednesday, 13 April 2011 18:49

HART to hold auditions for ‘Deathtrap’

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The Haywood Arts Regional Theatre will hold auditions for its June production of “Deathtrap” at 6:30 p.m. on Sunday and…
Wednesday, 13 April 2011 18:47

Duncan performs for album release

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Barbara Duncan will hold a release party for her new album, Music Says Go, at 7 p.m. on Friday, April…
Wednesday, 13 April 2011 18:46

Put together your Peeps diorama

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A Peeps Diorama Contest is being held at the Marianna Black Library for teens in grades six through 12. Entrants…