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Wednesday, 03 June 2015 15:50

American Gonzos bring rock, funk to WCU

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American Gonzos will perform as part of the Summer Concert Series at 7 p.m. Thursday, June 11, in the Central…
Wednesday, 27 May 2015 15:36

Cherokee festival showcases gourd crafts

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Gourd artists from around the world will again be ‘gathering’ at the 13th annual Gourd Artists Gathering and Art Festival…
Wednesday, 27 May 2015 15:31

Winners of Stecoah ‘Mountain Youth Talent Contest’

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The second traditional Appalachian talent showcase, the Heritage Alive! Mountain Youth Talent Contest, was held at the Bluegrass Festival May…
Wednesday, 27 May 2015 15:30

Skaggs, Vincent at Cherokee Bluegrass Fest

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Bluegrass superstars Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder, Rhonda Vincent & The Rage, and Dailey & Vincent will headline the Cherokee…
Wednesday, 27 May 2015 15:29

Crowe Brothers play Grand Ole Opry

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American bluegrass master Jesse McReynolds welcomed Haywood County’s own The Crowe Brothers to the Grand Ole Opry stage in Nashville…
Wednesday, 27 May 2015 15:25

June art classes at Cowee, Penland

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Cowee Pottery School June classes A nonprofit located in the Macon County Heritage Center in Franklin, the Cowee Pottery School…
Wednesday, 20 May 2015 20:09

Library to screen ‘First Language’

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A screening of the documentary “First Language: The Race to Save Cherokee” at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, May 28, at the Jackson…
Wednesday, 20 May 2015 20:08

Leno to hit Harrah’s stage

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Comedy legend Jay Leno will perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, May 30, at Harrah’s Cherokee.
Wednesday, 20 May 2015 20:06

Cashiers Blues, Brew & BBQ festival

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The Blues, Brew and BBQ festival will be from 4:30 to 9 p.m. Saturday, May 23, at the Village Green…
Wednesday, 20 May 2015 20:05

Lonesome River Band, Mountain Faith in Franklin

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Acclaimed bluegrass groups Lonesome River Band and Mountain Faith will perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, May 30, at the Smoky…
Wednesday, 13 May 2015 20:38

Macon library to screen Front Porch Interviews

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The Folk Heritage Association of Macon County will show some more of their DVDs of past Front Porch Interviews with…
Wednesday, 13 May 2015 20:34

Rickman Store welcomes Owenby, music jam

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Writer Nita Welch Owenby and the SouthEast Bluegrass Association will perform on Saturday, May 16, at the Rickman Store in…
Wednesday, 13 May 2015 20:29

Brannon to host paper-making class

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A paper-making Creating Community Workshop will be held at noon Saturday, May 16, at the Jackson County Public Library in…
Wednesday, 13 May 2015 20:28

Waynesville Ingles ‘Taste of Local’

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Ingles Markets will host a “Taste of Local” event from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, May 21, at their Waynesville…
Wednesday, 13 May 2015 20:26

New brewery, bars in WNC

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There will be a handful of new nightlife businesses popping up around Western North Carolina in the coming weeks.
Wednesday, 13 May 2015 20:23

Concerts on the Creek returns to Sylva

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The 6th annual Concerts on the Creek season begins on May 22, and will run from 7 to 9 p.m.…
Wednesday, 06 May 2015 21:13

Celebration honors Graham’s history

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The Proctor Revival Organization will once again honor the history of Graham County May 1-31 with “A Time To Remember”…
Wednesday, 06 May 2015 21:12

New art installation in Waynesville

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A solid marble statue is the newest art installation by the Waynesville Public Art Commission. 
Wednesday, 06 May 2015 21:09

Civil War remembrance, reenactment

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In celebration of the 150th anniversary of the end of the Civil War and the “Last Shot Fired” at the…
Wednesday, 06 May 2015 16:11

QuickDraw art benefit at Laurel Ridge

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The WNC QuickDraw will be from 4:30 to 9:30 p.m. Saturday, May 16, at Laurel Ridge Country Club in Waynesville.
Wednesday, 06 May 2015 16:04

A night of games, fun at Casino Royale

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Casino Royale Night, a benefit for the Haywood Healthcare Foundation's Drug Abuse Coalition, will be held from 6 to 11…
Wednesday, 06 May 2015 15:58

Wilson brings jazz, swing to Classic Wineseller

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The Russ Wilson Quartet will host an evening of jazz standards, swing and blues at 7 p.m. Saturday, May 16,…
Wednesday, 06 May 2015 15:56

Youth talent contest winners announced

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The 18th Heritage Alive! Mountain Youth Talent Contest was held at the Greening Up the Mountains Festival on Saturday, April…
Tuesday, 28 April 2015 21:11

QuickDraw at Laurel Ridge

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The WNC QuickDraw will be from 4:30 to 9:30 p.m. Saturday, May 16, at Laurel Ridge Country Club in Waynesville.
Wednesday, 22 April 2015 15:45

Greening Up welcomes spring

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The 18th annual Greening Up the Mountains spring kickoff street festival will be held Saturday, April 25, from 9 a.m.…
Wednesday, 22 April 2015 15:39

Greening Up the Mountains: Through the Hills

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3 p.m. • Signature Brew Stage The newest musical entity in Western North Carolina, the Haywood County quartet brings together…
Wednesday, 22 April 2015 15:36

Greening Up the Mountains: Rye Baby

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1:05 p.m. • Signature Brew Stage Hailing from Chattanooga, Rye Baby is a fiery duo, one that encompasses the honky-tonk…
Wednesday, 22 April 2015 15:17

Controlled Chaos Film Festival at WCU

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Films created by Western Carolina University students will be screened at the sixth annual Controlled Chaos Film Festival at 7…
Folkmoot USA invites area collectors to its spring-cleaning fundraiser from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 2, at the…
Wednesday, 22 April 2015 15:12

‘American Idol’ winner to perform in Cherokee

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American Idol Season 13 winner and Asheville native Caleb Johnson will perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, May 2, at Harrah’s…
Wednesday, 15 April 2015 14:07

Friends of the Arts benefit, concert

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A special performance by WCU alumna and recording artist Jeanne Jolly will take place as part of the Friends of…
Wednesday, 15 April 2015 14:06

WCU drummer tapped for U.S. Marine Drum and Bugle Corps

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Western Carolina University Pride of the Mountains Marching Band drummer Seth Estes, who graduates in May with a bachelor’s degree…
Wednesday, 15 April 2015 14:05

Vaudeville at The Strand

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An intricate mix of artistic performance, The Moon Show will be held at 8 p.m. Thursday, April 23, at The…
Wednesday, 15 April 2015 14:04

It's all about the chocolate

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Bryson City chocolate cook-off Cooks of all things chocolate will square off at the 8th annual Chocolate Cook-Off from 2:30…
Tuesday, 07 April 2015 14:19

Lincoln assassination drama at HART

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As part of the 150th anniversary of the Civil War, the production of “The Actor and The Assassin” will hit…
Tuesday, 07 April 2015 14:17

Jackson County students win Youth Art Month awards

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More than 60 Jackson County school students received awards for work exhibited at Western Carolina University during Youth Art Month.
Tuesday, 07 April 2015 14:08

‘Peter Pan’ flies into WCU

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The School of Stage and Screen will close its 2014-15 Mainstage season with a high-flying production of the J.M Barrie…
Tuesday, 07 April 2015 14:07

New art studio opens in Franklin

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Colorful Creations, a “Paint Your Own Pottery” studio owned by Jimbo and Stacy Ledford, recently opened in Franklin.
Tuesday, 07 April 2015 14:05

Oyster, seafood festival returns to Maggie Valley

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The Smoky Mountain Oyster & Seafood Festival will be held from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, April 18, at…
Tuesday, 07 April 2015 14:03

Canton concert to benefit Community Kitchen

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Country/southern rocker Joe Lasher Jr. will perform at 7 p.m. April 18 at the Colonial Theatre in Canton. Tickets are…
Wednesday, 01 April 2015 15:27

Easter in Western North Carolina

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With the celebration of Easter around the corner, below are several events in communities around our region, from church gathering…
Wednesday, 01 April 2015 15:02

Catch the Spirit of Appalachia awards scholarships

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At its annual Scholarship Fundraising Dinner on March 20, the board of Catch the Spirit of Appalachia in Jackson County…
Wednesday, 01 April 2015 15:00

Open call for Appalachian Lifestyle festival

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The Downtown Waynesville Association is seeking heritage themed vendors for the fifth annual Appalachian Lifestyle Celebration that will take place…
Wednesday, 01 April 2015 14:59

Photography, folk art exhibit at Gallery 86

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A creative photography and folk art exhibit, “Memories — Past, Present and Future” will be showcased April 6-28 in Gallery…
One year after hosting a highly successful event at the National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, D.C., the…
Wednesday, 01 April 2015 14:54

Gypsy jazz, swing at Classic Wineseller

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The 9th Street Stompers will perform at 7 p.m. Friday, April 17, at The Classic Wineseller in Waynesville.
Wednesday, 01 April 2015 14:51

Loretta Lynn to hit Harrah’s stage

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Country music legend Loretta Lynn will perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 11, at Harrah’s Cherokee.
Wednesday, 25 March 2015 15:28

Progress made on new HART theatre

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The roof trusses went up on the new Daniel and Belle Fangmeyer Theater on March 21 at the Haywood Arts…
Wednesday, 25 March 2015 15:25

Conference focuses on fermentation sciences

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A conference with a special focus on fermentation science will be held by the Western Office of the North Carolina…