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Wednesday, 16 February 2011 20:00

Love and food

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By Karen Dill • Guest Writer I was driving through the south of France in February 1985 when I had…
Wednesday, 16 February 2011 19:58

Come have coffee with the poet

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The monthly meeting of Coffee with the Poet is scheduled for 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 17, at City Lights…
Wednesday, 16 February 2011 19:58

Class to help boost ‘Slow Cooking Savvy’

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A “Slow Cooker Savvy” presentation to help inspire healthy crock-pot meals will be offered from 1 to 2:30 p.m. on…
Wednesday, 16 February 2011 19:56

Community music jam in Bryson City

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The next community music jam at the Marianna Black Library will be from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb.…
Wednesday, 16 February 2011 19:54

Junior Roller Derby calls for members

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Mad Divas Junior Derby is looking for new members at a registration session at 10 a.m. on Sunday, Feb. 20,…
Wednesday, 16 February 2011 19:54

John Davidson brings banjo performance to WCU

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John Davidson, star of television and Broadway for more than 50 years, will take the stage at 7:30 p.m. on…
Wednesday, 16 February 2011 19:53

Course teaches the ways of Tiffany glass

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Local residents are invited to join a stained glass course to be offered in February and March by Western Carolina…
Wednesday, 16 February 2011 19:52

Poetry Alive! performs in Franklin

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Poetry Alive! will present a program of poetry performance at 7 p.m on Tuesday, Feb. 22, in the Macon County…
Wednesday, 16 February 2011 19:50

Pan Harmonia bring flute and guitar to Bryson

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Pan Harmonia will perform music of Latin America, new sounds by American composers and Carmen Fantasy at 3 p.m. on…
Wednesday, 16 February 2011 19:48

Christian illusionist comes to Franklin

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Christian illusionist Brock Gill will appear on Feb. 25 at the Smoky Mountain Center for the Performing Arts, bringing a…
Wednesday, 09 February 2011 19:57

Free ARTSaturday workshop

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Elementary school-aged children and their families are invited to a free ARTSaturday arts and crafts workshop hosted by the Macon…
Wednesday, 09 February 2011 19:56

Contra evening to dance through Dillsboro

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The next Second Sunday Contra Dance will be on Sunday, Feb.13, at the Barkers Creek Community Building on U.S. 441…
Wednesday, 09 February 2011 19:56

Vanessa Carlton gives free concert

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Singer-songwriter Vanessa Carlton will give a free concert at 8 p.m. Monday, Feb. 14, at Western Carolina University. Carlton is…
Wednesday, 09 February 2011 19:55

WNC Roundtable welcomes back Randal Garrison

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Civil War re-enactor Randal Garrison will speak on the Shelton Laurel Massacre in Madison County at this month’s Western North…
Wednesday, 09 February 2011 19:53

Learn photo editing at half-day clinic

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A half-day post-production photography clinic with Bob Grytten will show photographers how to work with photos after they’re taken. The…
Wednesday, 09 February 2011 19:51

Arts and crafts festival comes to Sylva

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A Valentine’s Day Open House Arts and Crafts Festival will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. Monday, Feb. 14,…
Wednesday, 09 February 2011 19:49

Second City brings new comedy show to WCU

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Second City, the world-famous improvisational comedy troupe, is bringing its show ‘Fair and Unbalanced’ to Western Carolina University’s Fine and…
Wednesday, 09 February 2011 19:48

Valentine’s story and craft at Marianna Black

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Children of all ages are invited to a Fancy Nancy Valentines Party from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 14, at…
Wednesday, 09 February 2011 19:47

Help bake treats for a sweet cause

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The DAYDREAMZ project and Kids at Work, two local non-profit organizations, are offering an afternoon of community baking and creating…
Wednesday, 09 February 2011 19:47

Learn how to make Indian fry bread

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The N.C. Cooperative Extension’s Good Cooks Series will continue with a Native American flair at 2 p.m. on Friday, Feb.…
Wednesday, 09 February 2011 19:43

Legacy of WNC women explored in new exhibit

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A new exhibit featuring research and displays developed by the Appalachian Women’s Museum in Dillsboro is now open for public…
Wednesday, 02 February 2011 20:32

HART to hold auditions

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Auditions will be held for “Shipwrecked,” the latest production of the Haywood Arts Regional Theatre, at 6:30 p.m. on Sunday…
Wednesday, 02 February 2011 20:32

‘The Last Flapper’ stops off in Waynesville

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The one-woman show “The Last Flapper” comes to Waynesville’s HART Studio this month, portraying the life of Zelda Fitzgerald. Fitzgerald,…
Wednesday, 02 February 2011 20:31

Guild to offer up knitting know-how

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Free knitting classes for both children and adults are ramping up at the Waynesville Public Library, courtesy of the Smoky…
Wednesday, 02 February 2011 20:29

Community Chorus practices Poulenc

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The Western Carolina Community Chorus will begin rehearsals of Francis Poulenc’s “Gloria” from 3 to 5 p.m. on Sunday, Feb.…
Wednesday, 02 February 2011 20:28

Winter Market dresses up for Valentine’s

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A special Valentine’s Market will be held by the Jackson County Winter Farmers Market from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.…
Wednesday, 02 February 2011 20:26

Valentine’s brings baking to Frog Level

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Valentine’s treats will be cooked up in Frog Level through a community baking event sponsored by the Daydreamz Project and…
Local actress Barbara Bates Smith will bring her one-woman show “The C-Word: A Life-Meets-Art Cancer Story” to St. David’s Episcopal…
Wednesday, 02 February 2011 20:25

Calling all kids to Valentine’s Storytime

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Children’s storytime takes on a Valentine’s theme at the Jackson County Library this month with Valentine stories and a party.…
Wednesday, 02 February 2011 20:24

Taste of Chocolate seeks volunteers

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The 12th annual Taste of Chocolate is coming to Waynesville and the Haywood-Jackson Volunteer Center is seeking volunteers. They’re seeking…
Wednesday, 26 January 2011 20:45

Winter youth art classes offered at the Bascom

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The Bascom is offering winter art classes for kids from pre-school to high school that will keep them busy and…
Wednesday, 26 January 2011 20:44

Juggling comedian to send unlikely props airborn

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Juggler Mark Nizer will bring a blend of comedy, juggling, music and technology to Western Carolina University at 7:30 p.m.…
Wednesday, 26 January 2011 20:43

Classes focus on stylish dance

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A new series of dance classes will be held Monday nights from 7 to 9 p.m. starting Feb. 7 at…
Wednesday, 26 January 2011 20:42

A sweet way to show library support

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The 4th-annual Chocolate Cook-Off will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 12, in Bryson City to raise…
Wednesday, 26 January 2011 20:42

Father-daughter Valentine Dance returns to Sylva

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The annual Father-Daughter Semi-formal Dance will be held from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 4, at the First United…
Wednesday, 26 January 2011 20:41

Freight Hoppers featured at WCU’s Thursday night Jam

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The First Thursday Old-Time and Bluegrass Jam Session Series at Western Carolina University’s Mountain Heritage Center will continue Thursday, Feb.…
Wednesday, 26 January 2011 20:39

Inspired Art Ministry offers classes

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Inspired Art Ministry in Waynesville has opened their doors for the winter term, offering drawing and painting classes for all…
Wednesday, 26 January 2011 20:39

Gallery 86 opens 2011 with exhibition of student art

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Student art is on display by the Haywood County Arts Council at Waynesville’s Gallery 86 through January 29. The exhibit…
Wednesday, 26 January 2011 20:37

Art and love collide at SweetheART Gallery Show

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Celebrate art and love during the Haywood County Arts Council’s February “SweetheART” Show featuring artist couples from Haywood County. The…
Culinary talent throughout Western North Carolina gathered to compete in a single-elimination culinary skills recipe and preparation contest during the…
Wednesday, 26 January 2011 20:35

Holquist and Civic Orchestra to perform Jan. 29

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Dr. Robert Holquist will solo with the Western Carolina Civic Orchestra at 8 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 29, in the…
Wednesday, 19 January 2011 19:09

High-energy Koresh Dance Company to perform at WCU

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The Koresh Dance Company, renowned for its powerful stage presence and high-energy style, will perform at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan.…
Wednesday, 19 January 2011 19:08

Talk highlights African American heritage in Jackson County

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A program about African Americans in Jackson County will be held at the Jackson County library in Sylva at 7…
Wednesday, 19 January 2011 19:08

Student poets and musicians perform in Haywood

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The Haywood County Arts Council will unveil its 2011 schedule of performances and gallery shows at its annual meeting at…
Wednesday, 19 January 2011 19:07

Gallery 262 opens in Frog Level

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Frog Level will soon find a new art gallery among its ranks when Gallery 262 opens Friday, Jan. 21. The…
Haywood Arts Regional Theater has extended the run of “A Life in the Theatre” for a second weekend, with performances…
Wednesday, 19 January 2011 19:04

Ronnie McDowell returns to the Smoky Mountain Center

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Ronnie McDowell, known for his Elvis-infused style of country music, will wow audiences with his smash hits and new creations…
Wednesday, 19 January 2011 19:02

Mountain dulcimer master comes to Franklin

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A master dulcimer player will give a concert at 7 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 21, at Franklin High School Fine…
Wednesday, 19 January 2011 19:01

Warm up winter nights with barn dances in Highlands

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The first Bascom Winter Barn Dance of the season will be held from 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 22,…