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Tuesday, 24 August 2010 18:46

32 Reasons to play free concert for students Aug. 27

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A back to school celebration with local band 32 Reasons will take place at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 27,…
Tuesday, 24 August 2010 18:45

Old-time musicians and their descendants sought

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A CD containing 34 1930s-era recordings of music performed by Smoky Mountain musicians will be released in October by the…
Tuesday, 24 August 2010 18:44

Sign up for watercolor workshops

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Registration is going on now for the 2010 calendar of workshops and Art Academy at The Bascom in Highlands. Pat…
Tuesday, 24 August 2010 18:43

Cartoonists group presents ‘Shop Talk II’

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The WNC group of the Southeast Chapter of the National Cartoonists Society will be presenting a day of “Shop Talk”…
Tuesday, 24 August 2010 18:43

Free swimming party for families in Canton

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Healthy Haywood’s annual Family Fun Day will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 29, at the Canton…
Tuesday, 24 August 2010 18:42

Free square dance lessons offered

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The Pisgah Promenaders will host the annual “Back to School Dance” from 7:15 to 9:30 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 28,…
Tuesday, 24 August 2010 18:40

Labor Day Craft Show returns to Maggie Valley

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More than 100 artists and crafters from all over the Southeast, including Tennessee, Georgia, South Carolina, Virginia and Alabama will…
Tuesday, 24 August 2010 18:39

HCC fiber students create Sandburg rug

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Haywood Community College Professional Crafts-Fiber students recently delivered a Navajo rug they crafted to the Carl Sandburg Home National Historic…
Tuesday, 24 August 2010 18:37

Call to artists for Asheville airport exhibit

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Artists from Haywood and Jackson counties are eligible to submit work for the next “Art in the Airport” exhibit at…
“Cool!” was the typical response from kids as Fun Factory visitors walked in to find a colorful, life-sized killer whale…
Tuesday, 24 August 2010 18:29

Musician Lorraine Conard plots her own course

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Some musicians just have to discover themselves. Waynesville singer-songwriter Lorraine Conard grew up singing at church and in plays, jotting…
Tuesday, 17 August 2010 19:19

“Fantasies in Fiber and Fabric” come to life

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“Fantasies in Fiber and Fabric,” an exhibition of three-dimensional garments, hats, bags, and one-of-a-kind original dolls by Toni Carroll, will…
Pop-opera performer and 2008 winner of television show “America’s Got Talent,” Neal E. Boyd will open the 2010-11 Galaxy of…
Asheville-based mountain and bluegrass group Sons of Ralph will perform a fundraising concert for the Canton Lions Club from 6…
Tuesday, 17 August 2010 19:15

“Box of Souls” winner of sculpture contest

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The winner of the Jackson County Green Energy Park 2010 Sculpture Competition is Box of Souls, a contemporary sculpture by…
Tuesday, 17 August 2010 19:13

Art and nature merge in outdoor sculpture

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Thanks to a group of enthusiastic volunteers from the area, a new Patrick Dougherty sapling sculpture has been constructed at…
Wednesday, 11 August 2010 13:59

Poetry and wildlands to converge on mountain hike

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Two hikes along the Bartram Trail in Northern Georgia will celebrate roadless areas in the national forests on Sunday, Aug.…
The Sawmill Creek Porch Band will reunite for a free performance at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 12, on the…
Tuesday, 10 August 2010 19:32

‘Appalachian Evening’ series continues

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The New North Carolina Ramblers will perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 14, at the Stecoah Valley Cultural Arts Center.…
Tuesday, 10 August 2010 19:31

Odom, Parrini perform Gershwin Aug. 21

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Soprano Lisa Odom and pianist Fabio Parrini will perform at the annual Classics and Chocolate concert at 7:30 p.m. on…
Tuesday, 10 August 2010 19:29

Country music stars come out for teachers

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Three of country music’s fastest rising stars are performing on Thursday, Aug 26, at Harrah’s Cherokee Casino Resort Event Center…
Tuesday, 10 August 2010 19:29

Learn more about intarsia woodworking

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Patrons and visitors will have the opportunity to learn about the woodcarving artistry of intarsia at a program to be…
Tuesday, 10 August 2010 19:27

Connect with your celestial guides

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Join Mary O’Shannon of Spiritsong as she shares how to tap into the beneficial energies of the planets during “Connecting…
Tuesday, 10 August 2010 19:26

Peace, love and bugs in Cherokee

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Volkswagen devotees make their way to Cherokee, Aug. 13 - 15 for the second annual VW Show at the Cherokee…
Tuesday, 10 August 2010 19:25

A capella performance in Franklin Aug. 15

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The all-male Land of the Sky Chorus will sing classics in “Schtick to Singing,” a concert held 3 p.m. on…
Tuesday, 10 August 2010 19:24

A funny funeral: ‘Daily Departed’ premieres Aug. 19

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The Highlands Cashiers Players’ production “Dearly Departed” runs Aug. 19 through 22 and Aug. 27 through 29 with two performances…
Tuesday, 10 August 2010 19:23

Cold foods cooking class at Stecoah

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Tired of heating up your kitchen this hot summer? The Stecoah Valley Food Ventures Kitchen is offering a cooking class…
Tuesday, 10 August 2010 19:21

Rye Holler Boys to play at BBQ fest

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Expect mouth-watering BBQ accompanied by great mountain music at the 2nd Annual Mountain High BBQ & Music Festival, where the…
Tuesday, 10 August 2010 19:20

Balsam Range gears up for a busy weekend

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Balsam Range will play Sylva’s Concerts on the Creek Friday, Aug. 13. The free concert takes place from 7-9 p.m.…
Tuesday, 10 August 2010 19:18

Quilters present 2010 show in Franklin Aug. 19-21

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The Smoky Mountain Quilters Guild will present its 2010 quilt show, “Quilting New Trails” Aug. 19-21 at the Community Facilities…
Tuesday, 10 August 2010 19:17

3rd annual Heritage Day to be celebrated in Whittier

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Catch the Spirit of Appalachia is producing its “Traditional Heritage Walk” at Gateway Flea Market in Whittier from 10 a.m.…
Tuesday, 10 August 2010 19:16

Bed turning at the Shelton House Barn

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Craving information about a family heirloom or a quilt purchased at a flea market or antique shop? A Bed Turning…
Tuesday, 10 August 2010 19:15

A fun weekend of music at 3rd annual Shinefest

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Country music recording artist Matt Stillwell returns for the third annual Shinefest Friday, Aug. 13, through Saturday, Aug. 14, at…
Temperatures boiled above 90 degrees as the dancers grabbed their partners and lined up on the floor. The caller patiently…
Tuesday, 03 August 2010 19:36

Two veterans share remarkable story

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The Junaluska Associates evening session will feature the stories of two Vietnam veterans at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 7,…
Tuesday, 03 August 2010 19:32

Altrusa, Rotary sponsor School Supply Drive

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Altrusa International, Inc. of Waynesville and the Haywood Rotary Club will be spearheading a drive to collect school supplies for…
Tuesday, 03 August 2010 19:31

Election forums planned for NC candidates

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The League of Women Voters will sponsor a public forum for candidates running for N.C. Senate and House of Representatives…
Tuesday, 03 August 2010 19:15

Go Greek with free cooking class

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Dean Christopoulos and Gregory Gonzales from Kostas Family Restaurant in Dillsboro will teach how to dish up authentic Greek food…
Tuesday, 03 August 2010 19:14

Exhibit traces history of motorcycles

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See rare vintage and antiques motorcycles from the early 1900s at the Kick-Start! American Motorcycle Design exhibition in Highlands. The…
Tuesday, 03 August 2010 19:12

Australian singing star performs in Waynesville

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Seona McDowell will perform a concert of traditional, contemporary and original tunes from Australia, New Zealand, and other cultures at…
Johnny Floor and The Wrong Crowd will be performing from 8 until 10 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 7, at the Fontana…
Tuesday, 03 August 2010 19:10

Eroica Trio slated for Highlands-Cashiers

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Good things come in threes when the Highlands-Cashiers Chamber Music Festival welcomes Grammy-nominated The Eroica Trio, Friday, Aug. 6, and…
Tuesday, 03 August 2010 19:08

Buchanan Boys bring modern country music

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Sylva-based The Buchanan Boys take the stage from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, Aug. 6, at the Bridge Park Pavilion…
Tuesday, 03 August 2010 19:08

Discounted Penland classes available for area residents

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Penland School of Crafts has open spaces in several of its sixth session summer session classes available at half tuition…
Tuesday, 03 August 2010 19:07

WCU arts venue celebrates five years

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A semiformal gala featuring red carpets, bright lights, gallery openings and a Gershwin musical is planned for Friday, Oct. 22,…
Tuesday, 03 August 2010 19:05

Apply now for WCU Outdoor sculpture contest

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Artists must submit applications by Friday, Aug. 13, for a chance to win Western Carolina University’s 2010 Outdoor Sculpture competition.…
Tuesday, 03 August 2010 19:05

Gemstone artist to display work at Art After Dark

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The Jeweler’s Workbench in Waynesville will present the wire-wrapping art of Nadine Fidelman as its featured artist for Art After…
Tuesday, 03 August 2010 19:04

Junaluska spotlighted at arts and crafts sale

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The Junaluska Woman’s Club Creative Endeavors Arts and Crafts Show and Sale is scheduled for Friday, Aug. 13, and Saturday,…
Tuesday, 03 August 2010 19:03

Watercolor demo by well-known artist

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Elizabeth Ellison will do a watercolor demonstration at The Blueridge Water Media Society’s monthly meeting, held at 6:45 p.m. on…