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Wednesday, 26 February 2014 15:39

Roller team kicks off 2014 season

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The Smoky Mountain Rollergirls Roller Derby Team will open its 2014 season at 5 p.m. Saturday, March 1, at the…
Wednesday, 26 February 2014 15:38

Jam series to feature James Leva, Stuart Brothers

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The 2013-14 First Thursday Old-Time and Bluegrass Jam Series will continue with a concert featuring multi-instrumentalist James Leva and The…
Wednesday, 26 February 2014 15:37

Real time painting demo at Gallery 86

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Artist Melissa Enloe Walter will hold a painting demonstration from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday, March 1, at Gallery 86,…
Wednesday, 19 February 2014 00:00

Squirm Burpee Circus to perform at WCU

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The Squirm Burpee Circus will perform at 5 p.m. Sunday, March 2, in the John W. Bardo Fine and Performing…
Wednesday, 19 February 2014 00:00

Chocolate Drops to perform at WCU

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Grammy Award-winning black string band Carolina Chocolate Drops will perform at 7:30 p.m. Monday, March 3, in the John W.…
Wednesday, 19 February 2014 00:00

WCU exhibit of artwork by local students

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An exhibit of artwork by local students in kindergarten through 12th grade will run Feb. 28 through March 21 in…
Wednesday, 19 February 2014 00:00

Penland School plans open house

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The Penland School of Crafts Community Open House will take place from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday, March 1. 
Wednesday, 19 February 2014 00:00

Chili competition heats up in Maggie Valley

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The Maggie Valley Chamber “Chili Challenge” will be from 3 to 6 p.m. Saturday, March 9, at the Maggie Valley…
Wednesday, 12 February 2014 17:51

Cashiers Valley Leaf Festival wants artists

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The Greater Cashiers Area Merchants Association is currently looking for artisans for the 6th annual Cashiers Valley Leaf Festival, which…
Wednesday, 12 February 2014 17:50

Waldroop family benefit in Franklin

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A benefit for Sam Waldroop will be at 4 p.m. Feb 15 at South Macon Elementary School in Franklin. On…
Wednesday, 12 February 2014 17:48

Celtic dance troupe steps into Franklin

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The National Dance Company of Ireland’s “Rhythm of the Dance” hits the stage 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 21, at the…
Wednesday, 12 February 2014 17:44

Exhibit of rare pottery at WCU

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Pottery from the private collection of Joan Byrd and George Rector will be on display Feb. 17 through May 9…
Wednesday, 12 February 2014 17:43

The Drifters to bring doo-wop to Franklin

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Bennie Anderson and The Drifters will perform at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 14, at the Smoky Mountain Center for…
Wednesday, 12 February 2014 17:42

‘Sunday Concert Series’ in Waynesville, Canton

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The Sunday Concert Series continues at 3 p.m. Feb. 16 at the Waynesville and Canton libraries.
Wednesday, 05 February 2014 00:00

Haggard brings honky-tonk to Harrah’s

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Legendary country singer Merle Haggard will perform at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 7, at Harrah’s Cherokee Event Center. Haggard has…
A “Coffee and Chocolate Reception” and gallery talk with artist Matt Liddle will be held from 5:30 to 7 p.m.…
Wednesday, 05 February 2014 00:00

Artist reception, showcase for Macon painter

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A reception and conversation with artist Lizzy Falcon will be held from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb.13, at the…
Wednesday, 05 February 2014 00:00

‘A Doll’s House’ at WCU

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The 1960s version of the production “A Doll’s House” will be performed at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 12-15 and at 3…
Wednesday, 05 February 2014 00:00

REO Speedwagon to rock Harrah’s

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Iconic rockers REO Speedwagon will play at 9 p.m. Feb. 14 at Harrah’s Cherokee Event Center. Formed in 1967, signed…
Wednesday, 29 January 2014 16:04

WCU kicks off celebration of 125 years

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A yearlong celebration of Western Carolina University’s 125th anniversary kicked off Thursday, Jan. 23, in Cullowhee.
Wednesday, 29 January 2014 16:02

Beatles tribute band comes to WCU

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Recreating the music of the Beatles, “1964: The Tribute,” will perform at 5 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 9, in the John…
Wednesday, 29 January 2014 16:01

HCC to offer new creative arts classes

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Haywood Community College’s Continuing Education Department will offer a number of classes in the Creative Arts Building in the coming…
Wednesday, 29 January 2014 15:59

Sarge’s pet photo contest begins

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Sarge’s Animal Rescue Foundation is now accepting photographs for its 8th annual “Pet Photography Contest.”
Wednesday, 22 January 2014 15:11

NC Arts Council grants open call

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The deadline for submitting applications for grants from the North Carolina Arts Council is Monday, March 3. The grant programs…
Wednesday, 22 January 2014 15:10

Haywood County’s ‘Homegrown Picks’ for 2014

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The Haywood County Tourism Development Authority has announced its “Homegrown Picks” for 2014. Buy Haywood, is the only county-specific agritourism…
Wednesday, 22 January 2014 15:09

Jackson County Arts Council awards grants

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Six Western North Carolina artists have received funding from the Jackson County Arts Council to support their artistic endeavors. Regional…
Wednesday, 22 January 2014 15:08

Cullowhee fire victims fundraiser at WCU

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Donations for people affected by a November fire in Cullowhee will be collected at Western Carolina University’s men’s basketball game…
Wednesday, 15 January 2014 00:00

‘Good Thoughts Better’ exhibit opens at WCU

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An exhibit of work by Edward J. Bisese titled “Good Thoughts Better” will open with an artist talk and reception…
Wednesday, 15 January 2014 00:00

The Stuart Brothers to play The Strand

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Appalachian fiddle and banjo duo The Stuart Brothers will perform at 7:45 p.m. Jan. 16 at The Strand at 38…
Wednesday, 15 January 2014 00:00

2014 marks 125th year for WCU

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This year marks the beginning of Western Carolina University’s 125th year of existence, and university faculty, staff and students are…
Wednesday, 15 January 2014 00:00

Reenactment, other activities planned in honor of MLK

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Play Shop, a free event in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. National Day of Service and Celebration, will be…
Wednesday, 15 January 2014 00:00

FUN ZONE ribbon cutting, customer appreciation skate

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Smoky Mountain Sk8way & FUN ZONE will host a ribbon cutting ceremony and customer appreciation skate on Wednesday, Jan. 15,…
Wednesday, 15 January 2014 00:00

Apollo Winds brings chamber music to WCU

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Apollo Winds, a professional chamber music group, will perform at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 21, in the recital hall of…
Wednesday, 15 January 2014 00:00

HART to hold 2014 season auditions

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There’s an open call for actors to audition for “To Kill A Mockingbird” Feb. 2-3 at the Haywood Arts Regional…
Wednesday, 08 January 2014 00:00

WCU events commemorate the life of Martin Luther King Jr.

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Western Carolina University has several speakers and programs as part of its annual Martin Luther King celebration, which is themed…
Wednesday, 08 January 2014 00:00

Haywood celebrates MLK weekend

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Haywood County will celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day with a pride march and a weekend full of services, including…
Wednesday, 08 January 2014 00:00

Earl Scruggs Center documents the life of a premier musician

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The new Earl Scruggs Center, honoring one of the nation’s premier banjo artists, will celebrate its grand opening at 11…
Wednesday, 08 January 2014 00:00

Cherokee exhibit at Jackson County library

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The touring exhibit “Understanding our Past, Shaping our Future,” will be on view through Feb. 9 at the Jackson County…
Wednesday, 08 January 2014 00:00

‘Galaxy of Stars’ presents ‘50s rock revue

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“Smokey Joe’s Café,” a song and dance revue of hit tunes from the rock ’n’ roll era before the Beatles,…
Balsam Range’s annual “Winter Concert Series” will continue with John Driskell Hopkins at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 4, at the historic…
Wednesday, 01 January 2014 00:00

WCU Mountain Dulcimer Winter Weekend at Lake J

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Dulcimer fans and aficionados will gather for the annual Mountain Dulcimer Weekend held Jan. 9 through 12 at Lake Junaluska,…
Wednesday, 01 January 2014 00:00

Folkmoot generates $9.2 million economic impact

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Folkmoot USA had a $9.2 million impact on Western North Carolina in 2013, according to an economic impact study conducted…
Wednesday, 01 January 2014 00:00

Ellison to host watercolor, collage demo

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Painter and paper maker Elizabeth Ellison will demonstrate the use of collage in a landscape painting at the Art League…
The Franklin Chamber of Commerce hosted its inaugural “Gingerbread House Competition” at Franklin’s Town Hall during this year’s Winter Wonderland.
Wednesday, 25 December 2013 00:00

GSMR plans New Year’s Eve Gala

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The Great Smoky Mountains Railroad is ringing in the New Year at 7:45 p.m. Dec. 31 in Bryson City. The…
Wednesday, 25 December 2013 00:00

Kool & The Gang, ZZ Top to play Harrah’s

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Funk group Kool & The Gang and rock band ZZ Top will perform at Harrah’s Cherokee Event Center. Kool & The…
Wednesday, 25 December 2013 00:00

Film and TV at the Haywood County Tourism Office

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The Haywood County Tourism Development Authority has officially revived the Haywood County Film Commission.  Becky Seymour, video marketing manager of…
Wednesday, 18 December 2013 15:36

Cataloochee documentary to be screened at HCC

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The new documentary “Cataloochee” will be shown in a special preview at 6 p.m. Friday, Dec. 20, in the Charles…
Wednesday, 18 December 2013 15:35

WCU annual holiday video greeting is unveiled

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Western Carolina University has unveiled its third annual holiday video greeting card, “Moments to Remember” and hosted at the website…