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Wednesday, 29 October 2014 15:43

Contemporary Christian music celebration hits Franklin

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The Beautiful Offerings Tour featuring Big Daddy Weave, with special guests Chris August, Dara Maclean and Group 1 Crew will…
Wednesday, 22 October 2014 14:54

Cowee Pottery School receives RTCAR grant

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The Cowee Pottery School at the Macon Heritage Center in Franklin has announced the nonprofit’s receipt of a grant from…
Wednesday, 22 October 2014 14:54

PumpkinFest rolls into Franklin

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The 18th annual PumpkinFest will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.  Saturday, Oct. 25, in downtown Franklin. During…
Wednesday, 22 October 2014 14:53

Music, craft beer converge at Hiker Jam

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The inaugural Hiker Jam will be held from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25, at The Village Green…
The outdoor drama “The Legend of Tommy Hodges” will hit the stage at 6:30 p.m., 7:45 p.m. and 9 p.m.…
Wednesday, 22 October 2014 14:51

Contemporary photo exhibit at WCU

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More than 600 photographs will be featured in a two-part exhibition titled “David Raymond’s Other People’s Pictures” and “Eric Oglander:…
Wednesday, 22 October 2014 14:49

Pottery festival fires up in Dillsboro

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The 10th annual WNC Pottery Festival will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 1, in downtown Dillsboro. 
The Jackson County Chamber of Commerce will host a fireworks benefit with Soldier’s Heart and the 96.5 House Band from…
Wednesday, 22 October 2014 14:37

Cashiers Library welcomes banjo champ

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Two-time banjo champion Mary Z. Cox will perform at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 23, at the Albert Carlton – Cashiers…
Wednesday, 15 October 2014 14:45

Jackson art grant winners announced

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The Jackson County Arts Council announces its grant recipients for the 2014-15 Grassroots Grants. The arts council is a Designated…
Wednesday, 15 October 2014 14:44

Fine art and craft winners at ColorFest

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ColorFest, the annual art and craft festival in Dillsboro, had around 4,000 attendees at this year’s event, which was held…
Wednesday, 15 October 2014 14:40

‘Dracula’ creeps into Smoky Mountain Community Theatre

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The fall production of Bram Stoker’s classic “Dracula” will be performed at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 17-18, 24-25 and 27 and…
Wednesday, 15 October 2014 14:34

Apple Harvest Fest in Waynesville

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The Apple Harvest Festival will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 18, in downtown Waynesville. The…
Wednesday, 15 October 2014 14:32

Sid the Science Kid rolls into Franklin

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“Sid the Science Kid LIVE: Let’s Play!,” a stage production of the popular PBS Kids television show, will hit the…
Wednesday, 15 October 2014 14:31

Air Supply to play Harrah’s

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Soft rock megastars Air Supply will perform at 9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 24, at Harrah’s Cherokee.
Wednesday, 15 October 2014 14:30

Haywood Community Band presents ‘Americana’ concert

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The Haywood Community Band will perform a concert of popular music evoking the heart of America at 6:30 p.m. Sunday,…
Wednesday, 15 October 2014 14:29

Homecoming fires up WCU

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The Catamount spirit will sweep Jackson County for Western Carolina University’s homecoming weekend, including a community pep rally and parade…
Wednesday, 15 October 2014 14:28

Haywood Art Studio Tour

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The Haywood Art Studio Tour will be from noon to 5 p.m. Oct. 25-26. 
Wednesday, 08 October 2014 14:50

Lopez to bring laughs to Harrah’s

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Superstar comedian George Lopez will perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 18, at Harrah’s Cherokee.  Lopez is a multi-talented entertainer…
Wednesday, 08 October 2014 14:46

Church Street Art & Craft Show returns

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The 31th annual Church Street Art & Craft Show will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct.…
Wednesday, 08 October 2014 14:43

Farm-to-Mug, Nicholson at Walnut Cove

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Bluegrass group The Darren Nicholson Band will be performing during the Farm-to-Mug brewery and food event at 4 p.m. Oct.…
Wednesday, 08 October 2014 14:42

Storytellers spin yarns at Sylva’s 125th

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The upcoming celebration of the town of Sylva’s 125th anniversary will feature an array of local storytellers on Oct. 11…
Wednesday, 08 October 2014 14:39

Top high school bands to compete in WCU tournament

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Twenty-three of the best high school marching bands from five states will compete for honors during the annual Tournament of…
Wednesday, 08 October 2014 14:33

From the border to the backwoods

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I didn’t know who Balsam Range was when I first met them. On Aug. 10, 2012, I had just moved…
Wednesday, 01 October 2014 16:01

Want to learn how to make a gingerbread house?

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The Franklin Chamber of Commerce and Main Street Bakery will offer a How To Create A Gingerbread House seminar at…
Wednesday, 01 October 2014 15:57

Open call for Bryson City Chili Cook-Off

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The 24th annual Bryson City Chili Cook-Off will be held Saturday, Oct. 18, at the Great Smoky Mountain Railroad Depot.
Wednesday, 01 October 2014 15:56

Sylva celebrates its quasquicentennial

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The Town of Sylva will hold its 125th anniversary celebration from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 11, in…
Wednesday, 01 October 2014 15:52

Canton’s Colonial Theatre receives international praise

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The historic Colonial Theatre in downtown Canton has been nominated for a Momentum Award from the International Bluegrass Music Association…
Wednesday, 01 October 2014 15:51

Minick brings folk, country to Strand

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Folk/rock/country singer Chris Minick will perform at 7:45 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 2, at The Strand at 38 Main in Waynesville.
Wednesday, 24 September 2014 15:21

‘Elemeno Pea’ comedy hits WCU stage

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A comedy set in Martha’s Vineyard that explores a wealthy world of infinity pools, Bentleys and yacht clubs with men…
Wednesday, 24 September 2014 15:17

Fall, art comes alive at ColorFest

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The 6th Annual ColorFest: Dillsboro Fine Arts & Crafts Fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday,…
Wednesday, 24 September 2014 15:16

Demonstration of printmaking with photopolymer plates

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Frank Brannon, Jr., proprietor of SpeakEasy Press in Dillsboro, will present “How to Make and Print Photopolymer Plates” for Art…
Wednesday, 24 September 2014 15:12

Taste of Sylva returns

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Featuring local food, music and children’s activities, the 5th annual Taste of Sylva culinary tour will run from 1 to…
Wednesday, 24 September 2014 15:11

Music, fall camping at Barnaroo

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The 5th annual Barnaroo fall music festival will be held Oct. 4 at Franny’s Farm in Leicester. 
Wednesday, 24 September 2014 15:11

Claire Lynch to play Cataloochee Ranch

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Acclaimed singer-songwriter Claire Lynch will perform at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 5, at Cataloochee Ranch in Maggie Valley. Long recognized…
Wednesday, 24 September 2014 15:08

Balsam Range to command the Colonial stage

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Acclaimed bluegrass/gospel group Balsam Range will perform at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 30, at the Colonial Theatre in Canton. The…
Wednesday, 24 September 2014 15:07

Jake Owen to perform at Harrah’s

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Country megastar Jake Owen will perform at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 27 at Harrah’s Cherokee. Tickets are $45 and $55. 800.745.3000…
Wednesday, 24 September 2014 15:05

This must be the place

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It’s a lot harder than it looks. Stepping up to the first tee of the disc golf course at Grand Targhee…
Wednesday, 17 September 2014 15:05

WCU to host spoken word event

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Spoken word poet and teacher Matthew Foley will present a spoken-word workshop on Friday, Sept. 26, in the Hunter Library…
Wednesday, 17 September 2014 15:04

Scarecrow Festival returns to Bryson City

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The Scarecrow Festival will be held Sept. 27 through Oct. 10 in Bryson City.
Wednesday, 17 September 2014 15:03

Vintage trailer open house

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The Southern Vintage Trailer Friends, members of the national group the Tin Can Tourists, will be hosting their annual fall…
Wednesday, 17 September 2014 15:02

Stitch artist to be showcased at WCU

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An exhibit featuring stitch drawing artist Rebecca Ringquist will be held through Nov. 7 at the Fine Art Museum at…
Wednesday, 17 September 2014 15:01

Asheville Symphony string musicians to play WCU

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String musicians from the Asheville Symphony Orchestra will join students and faculty members from the Western Carolina University School of…
Wednesday, 10 September 2014 20:30

Galaxy of Stars back in the saddle with Riders in the Sky

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With a mix of Western song classics and zany send-ups, Riders in the Sky will return to the Western Carolina…
Wednesday, 10 September 2014 20:26

RailFest rolls into Bryson City

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The 13th annual RailFest will be held Sept. 12-14 at the Great Smoky Mountain Railroad depot in Bryson City. 
Wednesday, 10 September 2014 20:21

Youth Arts Festival coming to Dillsboro

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The 6th annual Youth Arts Festival will be from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 20, at the Jackson…
Wednesday, 10 September 2014 20:12

Phillips, Craig and Dean to play Franklin

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Christian music group Phillips, Craig and Dean will perform at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 19, at the Smoky Mountain Center…
Wednesday, 03 September 2014 14:56

ArtShare returns to Haywood

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Because of its success last year, the Haywood County Arts Council is bringing back its planned giving exhibition, ArtShare, from…
Wednesday, 03 September 2014 14:54

Art Talk welcomes Hardin Sept. 12

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The Jackson County Arts Council will be sponsoring an Art Talk by local artist and board member Clint Hardin that…