The next Sylva After Dark will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday Nov. 5 in downtown Sylva. The evening features art, music, food, shopping and more.
It’s by Nature (678 W. Main St.) — Scott Hotaling, “Light of the Wild” photographer and Sylva native, will be November’s feature artist. Hotaling’s landscape and nature photographs have been published in several magazines including Our State and N.C. Wildlife. His images have also taken numerous top awards throughout the state in recent years. The gallery will be hosting a wine and cheese reception for Scott during Sylva After Dark, from 6 to 9 p.m. 828.631.3020.
Heinzelmannchen Brewery (545 Mill St.) — From 5 to 8 p.m. the Heinzelmannchen Brewery will hold a food & beer pairing at the Brewery.
City Lights Book Store (3 Jackson St.) — Beginning at 7 p.m., Charles White, formerly of Cullowhee, will be at City Lights to read from his new historical novel, Lambs of Men.
Annie’s Naturally Bakery (506 W. Main St.) — Annie’s Bakery will continue to host their “Bread Pairing/Sampling” and will also be showcasing dinner rolls with herbed butters and cranberry sauce and samplings of hot apple cider. Dinner roll flavors include: whole wheat, sour dough, parmesean peppercorn, and dill onion.
Gallery One (604 W. Main St.) — Gallery 1 will host the opening of the Winter Members Show, which will run through December. 828.293.3407.
James Smythe Studio (563 W. Main St.) — From 6 to 8 p.m. James Smythe Studio will be open for viewing and possible purchases. The purchase prices are without a gallery commission, a 50 percent savings.
Papou’s Wine Shop and Bar — From 6 to 9 p.m. Papou’s will have a free wine tasting.