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Wednesday, 15 December 2010 21:00

WCU sponsors dulcimer workshop at Junaluska

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The sixth annual Mountain Dulcimer Winter Weekend, sponsored by Western Carolina University, will be held Thursday through Sunday, Jan. 6-9,…
Wednesday, 15 December 2010 20:59

Day camps planned for snow days

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The Waynesville Parks and Recreation Department will plan to offer a day camp for children in grades 1 through 5…
Wednesday, 15 December 2010 20:58

Auditions for ‘You Know’ planned for Dec. 19

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The Highlands-Cashiers Players are holding audtions from 3 to 5 p.m. on Dec. 19 and from 5 to 6:30 p.m.…
Wednesday, 15 December 2010 20:55

Balsam Range to play Canton’s Colonial Dec. 17

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Balsam Range will perform a concert with Tony Rice and Bobby Hicks at 7:30 p.m. on Dec. 17 at the…
Wednesday, 15 December 2010 20:53

Library contest to feature Lego® creations

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The Haywood County Public Library will hold its first ever Lego® construction contest at 9 a.m. on Jan. 29 Youth…
Wednesday, 08 December 2010 20:15

Rickman Store plans holiday events Dec. 11

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There will be a special holiday celebration from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Dec. 11 at the Rickman Store…
Wednesday, 08 December 2010 20:15

Stecoah to host indoor craft show

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The annual Christmas in the Mountains Art and Craft Show will be held Dec. 11 from 10 a.m. to 5…
Wednesday, 08 December 2010 20:14

Voices in the Laurel plans Christmas concert

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Singers from the internationally acclaimed children’s choir Voices in the Laurel will perform a special Christmas concert at 3 p.m.…
By Joe Hooten • Contributing writer If your family is like mine, we have unspoken rules regarding the amount and…
Wednesday, 08 December 2010 20:11

Great gifts at HCC holiday sale

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The Professional Crafts students at Haywood Community College will be selling their exceptional wares at the Holiday Sale Thursday, Dec.…
Wednesday, 01 December 2010 21:08

Liars Bench celebrates Christmas Dec. 4

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Liars Bench Southern Appalachian variety show to play a “foxfire Christmas” at bookstore The Liars Bench — Western North Carolina’s…
Wednesday, 01 December 2010 21:07

Franklin church presents Cantata Dec. 5

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An original Christmas Cantata, “It Shall Be Fulfilled,” will be held at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 5, at First…
Wednesday, 01 December 2010 21:07

Franklin concert aims to lift holiday spirits

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Parker and Paschal will appear at the Smoky Mountain Center for the Performing Arts at 7:30 p.m. on Dec. 4…
Wednesday, 01 December 2010 21:06

Smoky Mountain Living magazine seeks artwork submissions

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Smoky Mountain Living magazine's February/March issue will be dedicated to love — not just in the romantic sense, but for…
Wednesday, 01 December 2010 21:04

Appalachian Christmas at HART Main Theater

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The Museum of North Carolina Handicrafts at the historic Shelton House is sponsoring an Appalachian Christmas musical event that evokes…
Wednesday, 01 December 2010 21:02

Canton Christmas fans gear up for annual Tour of Homes

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The annual Canton Christmas Tour of Homes is from 1-6 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 5. The show features six homes…
Wednesday, 01 December 2010 21:01

Small works on display, for sale at Gallery 86

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The Haywood County Arts Council’s third annual show of “pint-sized” artwork titled, ”It’s a Small, Small Work 2010” is currently…
Wednesday, 01 December 2010 21:00

Craft fair to be held at Haywood fitness center

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Haywood Regional Health & Fitness Center will host a Craft Fair from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. in the gymnasium…
Wednesday, 01 December 2010 21:00

Museum plans basket and pottery workshops

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Want to make a Cherokee basket or Cherokee pottery bowl for that special Christmas present? Come to the Museum of…
Wednesday, 01 December 2010 20:59

Haywood history, a picture at a time

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The Gateway Club in Waynesville is currently hosting an exhibit of the The Haywood Snapshot Project. The exhibit, recently displayed…
Wednesday, 01 December 2010 20:58

Celebrate Christmas at Waynesville’s Art After Dark Dec. 3

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Waynesville Gallery Association presents Art After Dark from 6 to 9 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 3, 2010 from 6 to…
The radio version of a classic holiday ghost story, “A Christmas Carol,” will be presented at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec.…
Wednesday, 01 December 2010 20:55

Last Sylva After Dark of 2010 is Dec. 3

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The next Sylva After Dark will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 3, in downtown Sylva.…
Wednesday, 24 November 2010 19:19

Jazz trumpeter to perform Nov. 30

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Trumpet player Scott Harrell will be the featured soloist at a concert at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 30, at the…
Wednesday, 24 November 2010 19:19

David Holt to play Dec. 2 at WCU

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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, Dec.…
Wednesday, 24 November 2010 19:18

Smoky Mountain Center presents gospel Dec. 3

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Archie Watkins and Smoky Mountain Reunion will perform at the Smoky Mountain Center for the Performing Arts at 7:30 p.m. on…
Wednesday, 24 November 2010 19:18

Chance to sing with NewSong up for grabs

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A singing contest will be held in Franklin to choose a male youth from 9 to 14 to appear onstage…
Wednesday, 24 November 2010 19:17

Winter Wonderland is Dec. 3 in Franklin

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Franklin’s Winter Wonderland holiday celebration will be held one night only this year from 5 to 9 p.m. on Dec.…
Wednesday, 24 November 2010 19:16

Hard Candy Craft Show returns Nov. 26-27

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The 23rd Hard Candy Christmas Arts and Crafts show that will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on…
Wednesday, 24 November 2010 19:14

Silvia Williams to demo at Leapin’ Frog Gallery

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Leapin’ Frog Gallery will host local artist Silvia Williams for a one-hour art talk and demonstration on “Experimental Painting” beginning…
Wednesday, 24 November 2010 19:14

Dillsboro lights up December nights

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One of the more traditional holiday experiences in Western North Carolina takes place in Dillsboro the first two weekends of…
Wednesday, 24 November 2010 19:13

New works by Craig Forrest on display at It’s By Nature

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It’s by Nature Gallery of Sylva is pleased to announce that the gallery will be hosting a one-man-show during the month…
Wednesday, 17 November 2010 20:32

Rabun Gap Dancers present ‘Nutcracker’ at Rearden Theater

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“The Nutcracker,” Peter Tchaikovsky’s famous and beloved ballet, is being presented again this year by Betsy’s School of Dance and…
Wednesday, 17 November 2010 20:31

WCU students ring in the holidays Rockettes style

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Karyn Tomczak, director of Western Carolina University’s dance program and a former Radio City Music Hall Rockette, helps WCU dance…
Wednesday, 17 November 2010 20:31

Visit with Santa in Cashiers Nov. 27

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The Greater Cashiers Area Merchants Association is bringing Santa to the Village Green from 1 to 4 p.m. on Nov.…
Wednesday, 17 November 2010 20:30

Celtic band to perform Nov. 20 in Bryson City

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The Celtic band Bean Sidhe (ban shee) will perform a concert of traditional Irish and Scottish music at 7 p.m.…
Wednesday, 17 November 2010 20:29

Hard Candy Christmas returns to WCU Nov. 26-27

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A popular post-Thanksgiving arts and crafts tradition will once again fill Western Carolina University’s Ramsey Center for two days of…
Wednesday, 17 November 2010 20:28

Making art at ArtSpace

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All ages of children at the ArtSpace Charter School in Swannanoa learned about art during a recent two-week artist residency. …
Wednesday, 17 November 2010 20:28

Harrell to share holiday stories and songs Nov. 27

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Songwriter and storyteller Michael Reno Harrell will make what is becoming an annual holiday appearance at Ridge Runner Naturals on…
Wednesday, 17 November 2010 20:27

Christmas Tree auction to benefit KARE

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The Kids Advocacy Resource Effort (KARE) will hold its first Festival of Trees fundraising event at 6 p.m. on Nov.…
Wednesday, 10 November 2010 20:10

Haywood Community Chorus presents fall concert Nov. 14

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The Haywood Community Chorus will hold its fall concert at 4 p.m. on Nov. 14, at First United Methodist Church…
Wednesday, 10 November 2010 20:10

Mirari Brass Quintet to perform Nov. 12 at WCU

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The Mirari Brass Quintet will present a concert at Western Carolina University on Friday, Nov. 12, as part of the…
Wednesday, 10 November 2010 20:09

WCU musicians gear up for ‘Sounds of the Season’

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The leftover Halloween goodies might be still sitting in the candy bowl, but at Western Carolina University it’s already beginning…
Wednesday, 10 November 2010 20:08

Forum emphasizes challenges for basketmakers

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The Revitalization of Traditional Cherokee Artisan Resources is presenting a symposium Nov. 12-14, called “Gathering Places: Traditional Basketmaking and the…
Wednesday, 10 November 2010 20:07

Fine Art Museum hosts family fun, holiday shopping, reception

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The Fine Art Museum at Western Carolina University will host a number of events in November. The museum is in…
Wednesday, 10 November 2010 20:06

Contra dance fundraiser is Nov. 14

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The Second Sunday Contra Dance will be held from 2:30-5 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 14, at the new Senior Center…
Wednesday, 10 November 2010 20:05

HCC hosts regional competition

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Haywood Community College recently hosted a regional cosmetology competition on the Clyde campus. In addition to HCC, Blue Ridge Community…
Wednesday, 10 November 2010 20:04

SCC exhibit highlights Native American art

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The November art display at Southwestern Community College’s Balsam Lobby on the Jackson Campus celebrates Native American Month.  Students from…
“Lilly Oncology On Canvas,” an art exhibition honoring the physical and emotional journey people face when confronted by a cancer…