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Calendar of regional events

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Ongoing

• First/Third Thursdays — Community music jam, Bryson City. http://www.fontanalib.org

• First Friday of the Month — Art After Dark, Waynesville. Evening stroll of galleries, restaurants and breweries in downtown. http://www.downtownwaynesville.com

• First Friday of the Month — Art Walk, Murphy. Stroll downtown art galleries, restaurants and shops. http://www.cherokeecountychamber.com

• Late May to Labor Day — Music on the River, Cherokee. http://www.visitcherokeenc.com

• Memorial Day to Labor Day — Concerts on the Creek, Sylva. http://www.mountainlovers.com

• Memorial Day to September — Groovin’ on the Green, Cashiers. http://www.visitcashiersvalley.com

• Memorial Day to Early September — Concerts on the Square, Hayesville. http://www.cccra-nc.org

• Memorial Day to Mid-October — Pickin’ on the Square, Franklin. http://www.franklin-chamber.com

• Early June to Labor Day — Pickin’ in the Park, Canton. http://www.cantonnc.com

• Mid-June to October — Friday Night Live, Highlands. http://www.highlandschamber.org

• Late June to Labor Day — Saturdays on Pine concert series, Highlands. http://www.highlandschamber.org

May

• May 26 — Concerts on the Creek, Sylva. http://www.mountainlovers.com

• May 26 — Groovin’ on the Green, Cashiers. http://www.visitcashiersvalley.com

• May 26 — Friday Night Live, Highlands. http://www.highlandschamber.org

• May 26 — Friday Night Live, Highlands. http://www.highlandschamber.org

• May 26 — Concerts on the Square, Hayesville. http://www.cccra-nc.org

• May 26-27 — Music on the River, Cherokee. http://www.visitcherokeenc.com

• May 26-28 — Maggie Valley Spring Rally. http://www.maggievalleyrallys.com

• May 26-29 — Memorial Day Weekend Celebration, Fontana Village. http://www.fontanavillage.com

• May 26-Oct. 28 — Cherokee Bonfire & Storytelling (Fridays/Saturdays). http://www.visitcherokeenc.com

• May 27 — Pickin’ on the Square, Franklin. http://www.franklinnc.com

• May 27 — Strawberry Jam Festival, Bryson City. http://www.greatsmokies.com

• May 27 — Block Party, Waynesville. http://www.downtownwaynesville.com

• May 27-28 — Cashiers Rotary Arts & Crafts Festival. http://www.cashiers411.com

June

• June 2 — Art After Dark, Waynesville. http://www.waynesvillegalleryassociation.com

• June 2 — Art Walk, Murphy. http://www.cherokeecountychamber.com

• June 2 — Concerts on the Creek, Sylva. http://www.mountainlovers.com

• June 2 — Groovin’ on the Green, Cashiers. http://www.visitcashiersvalley.com

• June 2 — Friday Night Live, Highlands. http://www.highlandschamber.org

• June 2-3 — Music on the River, Cherokee. http://www.visitcherokeenc.com

• June 2-3 — 22nd annual Ole Smokey Tractor Farm Fest, Lake Junaluska. http://www.olesmokytractorclub.com

• June 3 — Pickin’ on the Square, Franklin. http://www.franklinnc.com

• June 3 — Tunes on the Tuck, Bryson City. http://www.greatsmokies.com

• June 3 — Back Porch Old Time Music Jam, Cherokee. http://www.greatsmokies.com

• June 3 — 7th annual Art, River & Music Festival, Murphy. http://www.cherokeecountychamber.com

• June 3-Aug. 19 — Unto These Hills Outdoor Drama, Cherokee (Monday-Saturday). http://www.visitcherokeenc.com

• Early June — Car-B-Que, Hayesville. http://www.ncmtnchamber.com

• June 6-10 — Cherokee Summer Carnival. http://www.visitcherokeenc.com

• June 8-10 — Cherokee Bluegrass Festival. http://www.visitcherokeenc.com

• June 8-10 — Victory Slingshot Rally in the Smokies, Maggie Valley. http://www.maggievalleyrallys.com

• June 8-11 — Highlands Motoring Festival. http://www.highlandschamber.org

• June 9 — Concerts on the Creek, Sylva. http://www.mountainlovers.com

• June 9 — Groovin’ on the Green, Cashiers. http://www.visitcashiersvalley.com

• June 9 — Concerts on the Square, Hayesville. http://www.cccra-nc.org

• June 9 — Friday Night Live, Highlands. http://www.highlandschamber.org

• June 9-10 — Music on the River, Cherokee. http://www.visitcherokeenc.com

• June 10 — Saturdays on Pine, Highlands.. http://www.highlandschamber.org

• June 10 — Pickin’ on the Square, Franklin. http://www.franklinnc.com

• June 10 — Appalachian Lifestyle Celebration, Waynesville. http://www.downtownwaynesville.com

• June 10 — 20th annual Cherokee Voices Festival. http://www.visitcherokeenc.com

• June 16 — Concerts on the Creek, Sylva. http://www.mountainlovers.com

• June 16 — Groovin’ on the Green, Cashiers. http://www.visitcashiersvalley.com

• June 16 — Concerts on the Square, Hayesville. http://www.cccra-nc.org

• June 16 — Friday Night Live, Highlands. http://www.highlandschamber.org

• June 16-17 — Music on the River, Cherokee. http://www.visitcherokeenc.com

• June 17 — Saturdays on Pine, Highlands. http://www.highlandschamber.org

• June 17 — Taste of Scotland Weekend, Franklin. http://www.franklin-chamber.com

• June 17 — Front Street Arts & Crafts, Dillsboro. http://www.mountainlovers.com

• June 17 — Back Porch Old Time Music Jam, Cherokee. http://www.greatsmokies.com

• June 18 — Bluegrass at Cataloochee Ranch, Maggie Valley.. http://www.cataloocheeranch.com

• June 23 — Concerts on the Creek, Sylva. http://www.mountainlovers.com

• June 23 — Groovin’ on the Green, Cashiers. http://www.visitcashiersvalley.com

• June 23 — Friday Night Live, Highlands. http://www.highlandschamber.org

• June 23 — Concerts on the Square, Hayesville. http://www.cccra-nc.org

• June 23 — Mountain Street Dance, Waynesville. http://www.downtownwaynesville.com

• June 23-24 — Music on the River, Cherokee. http://www.visitcherokeenc.com

• June 23-24 — Speak to the Mountain Car Show, Cherokee. http://www.visitcherokeenc.com

• June 23-24 — Arts & Crafts Drive About Tour. http://www.greatsmokies.com

• June 24 — Saturdays on Pine, Highlands.. http://www.highlandschamber.org

• June 24 — Pickin’ on the Square, Franklin. http://www.franklinnc.com

• June 24 —Tunes on the Tuck, Bryson City. http://www.greatsmokies.com

• June 24-25 — Highlands Village Square Arts & Crafts Show. http://www.highlandschamber.org

• June 24-25 — Sapphire Valley Summer Arts & Crafts Show. http://www.mountainlovers.com

• June 24-25 — Summertime Arts & Craft Show, Cullowhee. http://www.mountainlovers.com

• June 25 — Highlands-Cashiers Chamber Music Festival. http://www.highlandschamber.org

• June 25-30 — Music Worship Arts Week, Lake Junaluska. http://www.lakejunaluska.com

• June 30 — Concerts on the Creek, Sylva. http://www.mountainlovers.com

• June 30 — Groovin’ on the Green, Cashiers. http://www.visitcashiersvalley.com

• June 30 — Friday Night Live, Highlands. http://www.highlandschamber.org

• June 30 — Concerts on the Square, Hayesville. http://www.cccra-nc.org

• June 30 — Highlands-Cashiers Chamber Music Festival. http://www.highlandschamber.org

• June 30-July 1 — Music on the River, Cherokee. http://www.visitcherokeenc.com

• June 30-July 2 — 4th of July Powwow, Cherokee. http://www.visitcherokeenc.com

July

• July 1 — Saturdays on Pine, Highlands. http://www.highlandschamber.org

• July 1 — Pickin’ on the Square, Franklin. http://www.franklinnc.com

• July 1 — Tunes on the Tuck, Bryson City. http://www.greatsmokies.com

• July 1 — Back Porch Old Time Music Jam, Cherokee. http://www.greatsmokies.com

• July 1-4 — Singing in the Smokies, Bryson City. http://www.theinspirations.com

• July 2 — Fourth of July Celebration, Glenville. http://www.mountainlovers.com

• July 2 — Highlands-Cashiers Chamber Music Festival. http://www.highlandschamber.org

• July 2-5 — Independence Day Celebrations, Lake Junaluska. http://www.lakejunaluska.com

• July 3 — Bluegrass at Cataloochee Ranch, Maggie Valley.. http://www.cataloocheeranch.com

• Early July — Canton Fourth of July Celebration. http://www.cantonnc.com

• July 3-4 — Fourth of July Celebration, Fontana Village. http://www.fontanavillage.com

• July 4 — Stars & Strips Celebration, Waynesville. http://www.downtownwaynesville.com

• July 4 — Red White & Boom, Maggie Valley. http://www.maggievalley.org

• July 4 — Fourth of July Celebration, Sylva. http://www.mountainlovers.com

• July 4 — Fourth of July Celebration, Cashiers. http://www.cashiers411.com

• July 4 — Fourth of July Celebration, Andrews. http://www.visitcherokeecountync.com

• July 4 — Independence Day Celebration, Highlands. http://www.highlandsinfo.com

• July 4 — Independence Day Fireworks, Murphy. http://www.visitcherokeecountync.com

• July 4 — Independence Day Parade/Celebration, Hayesville. http://www.ncmtnchamber.com

• July 4 —  4th of July Parade/Fireworks Celebration, Franklin. http://www.franklin-chamber.com

• July 4 —  4th of July Fireworks Show, Cherokee. http://www.nc-cherokee.com

• July 4 — Sapphire Valley Yankee Doodle Dandy Day. http://www.sapphirevalley.com

• July 4 — Freedom Fest, Bryson City. http://www.greatsmokies.com

• July 7 — Art After Dark, Waynesville. http://www.waynesvillegalleryassociation.com

• July 7 — Art Walk, Murphy. http://www.cherokeecountychamber.com

• July 7 — Concerts on the Creek, Sylva. http://www.mountainlovers.com

• July 7 — Groovin’ on the Green, Cashiers. http://www.visitcashiersvalley.com

• July 7 — Friday Night Live, Highlands. http://www.highlandschamber.org

• July 7 — Mountain Street Dance, Waynesville. http://www.downtownwaynesville.com

• July 7 — Highlands Cashiers Chamber Music Festival. http://www.highlandschamber.org

• July 7-8 — Music on the River, Cherokee. http://www.visitcherokeenc.com

• July 8 — Saturdays on Pine, Highlands.. http://www.highlandschamber.org

• July 8 — Pickin’ on the Square, Franklin. http://www.franklinnc.com

• July 8 — Heritage Arts Summer Festival, Bryson City. ncheritageartsfestival.wordpress.com

• July 8-9 — Maggie Valley Summer Arts & Crafts Show. http://www.maggievalley.org

• July 11-12 — Highlands-Cashiers Chamber Music Festival. http://www.highlandschamber.org

• Mid-July — Festival on the Square, Hayesville http://www.ncmtnchamber.com

• July 14 — Concerts on the Creek, Sylva. http://www.mountainlovers.com

• July 14 — Groovin’ on the Green, Cashiers. http://www.visitcashiersvalley.com

• July 14 — Friday Night Live, Highlands. http://www.highlandschamber.org

• July 14 — Highlands Cashiers Chamber Music Festival. http://www.highlandschamber.org

• July 14 — Concerts on the Square, Hayesville. http://www.cccra-nc.org

• July 14-15 — Music on the River, Cherokee. http://www.visitcherokeenc.com

• July 15 — Saturdays on Pine, Highlands.. http://www.highlandschamber.org

• July 15 — Pickin’ on the Square, Franklin. http://www.franklinnc.com

• July 15 — Back Porch Old Time Music Jam, Cherokee. http://www.greatsmokies.com

• July 15 — Appalachian Heritage Festival, Franklin. http://www.franklin-chamber.com

• July 20-21 — Highlands-Cashiers Chamber Music Festival. http://www.highlandschamber.org

• July 20-30 — North Carolina International Folk Festival, “Folkmoot USA”. http://www.folkmootusa.org

• July 21 — Concerts on the Creek, Sylva. http://www.mountainlovers.com

• July 21 — Groovin’ on the Green, Cashiers. http://www.visitcashiersvalley.com

• July 21 — Friday Night Live, Highlands. http://www.highlandschamber.org

• July 21 — Mountain Street Dance, Waynesville. http://www.downtownwaynesville.com

• July 21 — Concerts on the Square, Hayesville. http://www.cccra-nc.org

• July 21-22 — Music on the River, Cherokee. http://www.visitcherokeenc.com

• July 21-22 — WNC BBQ Festival/Smokin’ in the Valley, Maggie Valley. http://www.maggievalley.org

• July 22 — Saturdays on Pine, Highlands.. http://www.highlandschamber.org

• July 22 — Pickin’ on the Square, Franklin. http://www.franklinnc.com

• July 22 — Folkmoot Parade of Nations, Waynesville. http://www.folkmootusa.org

• July 27-30 — 52st annual Macon County Gemboree, Franklin. http://www.franklin-chamber.com

• July 28 — Concerts on the Creek, Sylva. http://www.mountainlovers.com

• July 28 — Groovin’ on the Green, Cashiers. http://www.visitcashiersvalley.com

• July 28 — Friday Night Live, Highlands. http://www.highlandschamber.org

• July 28 — Highlands Cashiers Chamber Music Festival. http://www.highlandschamber.org

• July 28 — Concerts on the Square, Hayesville. http://www.cccra-nc.org

• July 28-29 — Music on the River, Cherokee. http://www.visitcherokeenc.com

• July 28-29 — Hillbilly Jam, Maggie Valley. http://www.hillbillywoodstock.com

• July 29 — Saturdays on Pine, Highlands.. http://www.highlandschamber.org

• July 29 — Pickin’ on the Square, Franklin. http://www.franklinnc.com

• July 29 — International Festival Day, Waynesville. http://www.folkmootusa.org

August

• Aug. 4 — Art After Dark, Waynesville. http://www.waynesvillegalleyassociation.com

• Aug. 4 — Art Walk, Murphy. http://www.cherokeecountychamber.com

• Aug. 4 — Concerts on the Creek, Sylva. http://www.mountainlovers.com

• Aug. 4 — Groovin’ on the Green, Cashiers. http://www.visitcashiersvalley.com

• Aug. 4 — Friday Night Live, Highlands. http://www.highlandschamber.org

• Aug. 4 — Concerts on the Square, Hayesville. http://www.cccra-nc.org

• Aug. 4 — Highlands-Cashiers Chamber Music Festival. http://www.highlandschamber.org

• Aug. 4 — Mountain Street Dance, Waynesville. http://www.downtownwaynesville.com

• Aug. 4-5 — Music on the River, Cherokee. http://www.visitcherokeenc.com

• Aug. 5 — Saturdays on Pine, Highlands.. http://www.highlandschamber.org

• Aug. 5 — Pickin’ on the Square, Franklin. http://www.franklinnc.com

• Aug. 5 — Tunes on the Tuck, Bryson City. http://www.greatsmokies.com

• Aug. 5 — Downtown Dog Walk, Waynesville. http://www.sargeandfriends.org

• Aug. 5 — Back Porch Old Time Music Jam, Cherokee. http://www.greatsmokies.com

• Aug. 5-6 — Lake Logan Multisport Festival. http://www.gloryhoundevents.com

• Early-Mid August — Sapphire Valley Fine Art Show. http://www.sapphirevalley.com

• Aug. 11 — Concerts on the Creek, Sylva. http://www.mountainlovers.com

• Aug. 11 — Groovin’ on the Green, Cashiers. http://www.visitcashiersvalley.com

• Aug. 11 — Friday Night Live, Highlands. http://www.highlandschamber.org

• Aug. 11-12 — Music on the River, Cherokee. http://www.visitcherokeenc.com

• Aug. 11-12 — 8th annual Mountain High BBQ Festival, Franklin. http://www.franklin-chamber.com

• Aug. 12 — Fontana Dam Bluegrass Festival, Fontana Village. http://www.fontanavillage.com

• Aug. 12 — Saturdays on Pine, Highlands.. http://www.highlandschamber.org

• Aug. 12 — Blueberry Festival, Cherokee. http://www.visitcherokeenc.com

• Aug. 12 — Pickin’ on the Square, Franklin. http://www.franklinnc.com

• Aug. 12 — Concerts at the Depot, Bryson City. http://www.greatsmokies.com

• Aug. 13 — Highlands-Cashiers Chamber Music Festival. http://www.highlandschamber.org

• Aug. 17-19 — Maggie Valley Summer Rally. http://www.maggievalleyrallys.com

• Aug. 18 — Concerts on the Creek, Sylva. http://www.mountainlovers.com

• Aug. 18 — Groovin’ on the Green, Cashiers. http://www.visitcashiersvalley.com

• Aug. 18 — Friday Night Live, Highlands. http://www.highlandschamber.org

• Aug. 18 — Concerts on the Square, Hayesville. http://www.cccra-nc.org

• Aug. 19 — Saturdays on Pine, Highlands.. http://www.highlandschamber.org

• Aug. 19 — Pickin’ on the Square, Franklin. http://www.franklinnc.com

• Aug. 19 — Tunes on the Tuck, Bryson City. http://www.greatsmokies.com

• Aug. 19 — Back Porch Old Time Music Jam, Cherokee. http://www.greatsmokies.com

• Aug. 19 — Arts and Crafts Market, Dillsboro. http://www.mountainlovers.com

• Aug. 19 — Waynesville Beer Fair. http://www.waynesvillebeer.com

• Aug. 19 — 13th annual Franklin Area Folk Festival. http://www.franklinfolkfestival.com

• Aug. 20-21 — Solar Eclipse, events around Western North Carolina

• Aug. 22-27 — Haywood County Fair, Lake Junaluska. http://www.haywoodcountyfairgrounds.org

• Aug. 24 — Bluegrass at Cataloochee Ranch, Maggie Valley. http://www.cataloocheeranch.com.

• Aug. 25 — Concerts on the Creek, Sylva. http://www.mountainlovers.com

• Aug. 25 — Groovin’ on the Green, Cashiers. http://www.visitcashiersvalley.com

• Aug. 25 — Friday Night Live, Highlands. http://www.highlandschamber.org

• Aug. 25-26 — Music on the River, Cherokee. http://www.visitcherokeenc.com

• Aug. 26 — Saturdays on Pine, Highlands.. http://www.highlandschamber.org

• Aug. 26 — Pickin’ on the Square, Franklin. http://www.franklinnc.com

• Aug. 26 — Qualla Arts & Crafts Open Air Indian Market, Cherokee. http://www.visitcherokeenc.com

• Aug. 26-27 — Highlands Village Square Arts & Crafts Show. http://www.highlandschamber.org

September

• Sept. 1 — Art After Dark, Waynesville. http://www.waynesvillegalleryassociation.com

• Sept. 1 — Art Walk, Murphy. http://www.cherokeecountychamber.com

• Sept. 1 — Concerts on the Creek, Sylva. http://www.mountainlovers.com

• Sept. 1 — Groovin’ on the Green, Cashiers. http://www.visitcashiersvalley.com

• Sept. 1 — Friday Night Live, Highlands. http://www.highlandschamber.org

• Sept. 1 — Concerts on the Square, Hayesville. http://www.cccra-nc.org

• Sept. 1-2 — Music on the River, Cherokee. http://www.visitcherokeenc.com

• Sept. 1-2 — 47th annual Smoky Mountain Folk Festival, Lake Junaluska. http://www.smokymountainfolkfestival.com

• Sept. 1-4 — Labor Day Weekend Celebration, Fontana Village. http://www.fontanavillage.com

• Sept. 2 — Bluegrass at Cataloochee Ranch, Maggie Valley. http://www.cataloocheeranch.com.

• Sept. 2 — Saturdays on Pine, Highlands.. http://www.highlandschamber.org

• Sept. 2 — Pickin’ on the Square, Franklin. http://www.franklinnc.com

• Sept. 2 — Cashiers Rotary Arts & Crafts Festival. http://www.cashiers411.com

• Sept. 2 — Back Porch Old Time Music Jam, Cherokee. http://www.greatsmokies.com

• Sept. 2-3 — Labor Day Craft Show, Maggie Valley. http://www.maggievalley.org

• Sept. 3-4 — 111th annual Canton Labor Day Festival. http://www.cantonlaborday.com

• Labor Day Weekend — Cashiers Valley Arts & Crafts Show. http://www.cashiersrotary.org

• Early September — Cherokee BBQ & Bluegrass Throwdown. http://www.visitcherokeenc.com

• Sept. 8 — Friday Night Live, Highlands. http://www.highlandschamber.org

• Sept. 8 — Concerts on the Square, Hayesville. http://www.cccra-nc.org

• Sept. 9 — Pickin’ on the Square, Franklin. http://www.franklinnc.com

• Sept. 13-16 — Macon County Fair, Franklin. http://www.franklin-chamber.com

• Sept. 15 — Friday Night Live, Highlands. http://www.highlandschamber.org

• Sept. 16 — Dazzling Dahlia Festival, Highlands. http://www.highlandschamber.org

• Sept. 16 — Pickin’ on the Square, Franklin. http://www.franklinnc.com

• Sept. 16 — Back Porch Old Time Music Jam, Cherokee. http://www.greatsmokies.com

• Sept. 16 — Block Party, Waynesville. http://www.downtownwaynesville.com

• Sept. 16 — Jackson County Green Energy Park Youth Arts Festival, Dillsboro. http://www.jcgep.org

• Sept. 21 — Rotary Craft Beer Festival, Highlands. http://www.highlandschamber.org

• Sept. 22 — Friday Night Live, Highlands. http://www.highlandschamber.org

• Sept. 22-24 — NOC Guest Appreciation Festival, Bryson City. http://www.noc.com

• Sept. 23 — Pickin’ on the Square, Franklin. http://www.franklinnc.com

• Sept. 23 — Tunes on the Tuck, Bryson City. http://www.greatsmokies.com

• Sept. 29 — Friday Night Live, Highlands. http://www.highlandschamber.org

• Sept. 30 — Mountain Heritage Day, Cullowhee. http://www.wcu.edu

• Sept. 30 — Pickin’ on the Square, Franklin. http://www.franklinnc.com

• Sept. 30 — Concerts at the Depot, Bryson City. http://www.greatsmokies.com

October

• Oct. 3-7 — 105th annual Cherokee Indian Fair. http://www.visitcherokeenc.com

• Early October — Oktoberfest, Maggie Valley. http://www.maggievalleyoktoberfest.com

• Early October — Taste of Sylva. http://www.mountainlovers.com

• Early October — Sapphire Valley Arts & Crafts Show. http://www.sapphirevalley.com

• Early October — Fall Festival, Brasstown. http://www.folkschool.org

• Early October — High Country Quilt Show, Maggie Valley. http://www.maggievalley.org

• Oct. 6 — Art After Dark, Waynesville. http://www.waynesvillegalleryassociation.com

• Oct. 6 — Art Walk, Murphy. http://www.cherokeecountychamber.com

• Oct. 6 — Friday Night Live, Highlands. http://www.highlandschamber.org

• Oct. 6-8 — Cashiers Leaf Festival. http://www.cashiers411.com

• Oct. 7 — Colorfest, Dillsboro. http://www.mountainlovers.com

• Oct. 7 — Pickin’ on the Square, Franklin. http://www.franklinnc.com

• Oct. 7 — Back Porch Old Time Music Jam, Cherokee. http://www.greatsmokies.com

• Oct. 7 — Cherokee County Mountain Crafters Festival, Murphy. http://www.cherokeecountychamber.com

• Oct. 7-8 — Fall Festival, Brasstown. http://www.folkschool.org

• Oct. 12-14 — 11th annual Autumn Leaves Craft Show, Franklin. http://www.franklin-chamber.com

• Oct. 13 — Friday Night Live, Highlands. http://www.highlandschamber.org

• Oct. 14 — Pickin’ on the Square, Franklin. http://www.franklinnc.com

• Oct. 14 — 34rd annual Church Street Art & Craft Show, Waynesville. http://www.downtownwaynesville.com

• Mid-October — Cherokee County Fair, Murphy. http://www.cherokeecountychamber.com

• Oct. 20 — Friday Night Live, Highlands. http://www.highlandschamber.org

• Oct. 20-21 — Harvest Festival, Robbinsville. http://www.stecoahvalleycenter.com

• Oct. 20-22 — Leaf Lookers Gemboree, Franklin. http://www.franklin-chamber.com

• Oct. 21 — Back Porch Old Time Music Jam, Cherokee. http://www.greatsmokies.com

• Oct. 21 — 27th annual Chili Cook Off & Fall Festival, Bryson City. http://www.greatsmokies.com

• Oct. 21 — 28th Annual Apple Harvest Festival, Waynesville. http://www.haywoodapplefest.com

• Oct. 21 — 21th annual PumpkinFest, Franklin. http://www.franklin-chamber.com

• Oct. 21-22 —Maggie Valley Annual Fall Arts & Craft Show. http://www.maggievalley.org

• Oct. 31 — Treats on the Street, Waynesville. http://www.downtownwaynesville.com

• Oct. 31 — All Hallows Eve Celebration, Highlands. http://www.highlandschamber.org

• Oct. 31 — Trunk or Treat, Lake Junaluska. http://www.haywoodfairgrounds.org

• Oct. 31 — Downtown Trick or Treat, Bryson City. http://www.greatsmokies.com

• Late October — Catch the Spirit of Appalachia: Celebration of the Arts, Bryson City. http://www.mountainlovers.com

• Late October — Fall Festival, Highlands-Cashiers Hospital. http://www.franklin-chamber.com

• Late October — Hauntober Weekend, Fontana Village Resort. http://www.fontanavillage.com

• Late October — Hiker Jam Octoberfest, Cashiers. http://www.hikerjam.ticketleap.com

November

• Early November — Cheoah Storytelling Festival, Robbinsville. http://www.townofrobbinsville.com

• Early November — Mountain Shapes & Colors, Bryson City. http://www.greatsmokies.com

• Nov. 3 — Art After Dark, Waynesville. http://www.waynesvillegalleryassociation.com

• Nov. 4 — WNC Pottery Festival, Dillsboro. http://www.wncpotteryfestival.com

• Nov. 9-12 — 10th annual Culinary Weekend, Highlands. http://www.highlandschamber.org

• Nov. 11 — Veterans Day Parade, Franklin. http://www.franklin-chamber.com

• Nov. 11 — Veteran’s Day Celebration, Cherokee. http://www.visitcherokeenc.com

• Nov. 18 — Back Porch Old Time Music Jam, Cherokee. http://www.greatsmokies.com

• Nov. 24-25 — Stecoah Artisans Drive About Tour, Robbinsville. http://www.stecoahvalleycenter.com

• Nov. 24-25 — Hard Candy Christmas Arts & Crafts Show, Cullowhee. http://www.mountainlovers.com

• Nov. 25 — Bryson City Spirit of Christmas. http://www.greatsmokies.com

• Nov. 25 — Winter Wonderland Celebration, Franklin. http://www.franklin-chamber.com

• Nov. 25 — Tree Lighting Ceremony, Highlands. http://www.highlandschamber.org

• Thanksgiving to Christmas Eve — Winter Fest, Robbinsville.. http://www.townofrobbinsville.com

• Thanksgiving to New Year’s — Cashiers Festival of Trees. http://www.cashiers411.com

• Late November — Christmas Parade, Franklin. http://www.franklin-chamber.com

December

• Month of December — Christmas in the Smokies, Fontana Village Resort. http://www.fontanavillage.com

• Early December — Christmas Parade, Brasstown. http://www.ncmtnchamber.com

• Early December — Cherokee Christmas Bazaars.. http://www.visitcherokeenc.com

• Early December — Lighting of the Square, Hayesville. http://www.ncmtnchamber.com

• Early December — Canton Christmas Parade. http://www.cantonnc.com

• Early December — Murphy Hometown Christmas Parade. http://www.cherokeecountychamber.com

• Early December — Murphy Hometown Christmas Celebration. http://www.cherokeecountychamber.com

• Early December — Christmas Arts & Crafts Show, Robbinsville. http://www.stecoahvalleycenter.com

• Dec. 1-31 —All through the Town, Waynesville.. http://www.downtownwaynesville.com

• Dec. 1 — Art After Dark, Waynesville. http://www.waynesvillegalleryassociation.com

• Dec. 1-2 — Balsam Range Art of Music Festival, Lake Junaluska. http://www.lakejunaluska.com

• Dec. 1-2 — Cherokee Lights & Legends Christmas. http://www.visitcherokeenc.com

• Dec. 1-2 — Lights & Luminaries, Dillsboro. http://www.mountainlovers.com

• Dec. 1-4 — Holly Days, Waynesville. http://www.downtownwaynesville.com

• Dec. 2 — 43nd annual Bryson City Christmas Parade. http://www.greatsmokies.com

• Dec. 2 — Olde Mountain Christmas Parade, Highlands. http://www.highlandschamber.org

• Dec. 2 — Winter Wonderland Celebration, Franklin. http://www.franklin-chamber.com

• Dec. 2 — Sylva Christmas Parade. http://www.mountainlovers.com

• Dec. 4 — Waynesville Christmas Parade. http://www.downtownwaynesville.com

• Dec. 7-10 — Appalachian Christmas, Lake Junaluska. http://www.lakejunaluska.com

• Dec. 8-9 — Cherokee Lights & Legends Christmas. http://www.visitcherokeenc.com

• Dec. 9 — A Night Before Christmas, Waynesville. http://www.downtownwaynesville.com

• Dec. 9 — Cherokee Christmas Parade. http://www.visitcherokeenc.com

• Dec. 9 — 43nd annual Cashiers Christmas Parade. http://www.cashiers411.com

• Dec. 8-9 — Lights & Luminaries, Dillsboro. http://www.mountainlovers.com

• Dec. 13-24 — Twelve Days of Christmas, Waynesville. http://www.downtownwaynesville.com

• Dec. 15-16 — Cherokee Lights & Legends Christmas. http://www.visitcherokeenc.com

• Dec. 16 — Back Porch Old Time Music Jam, Cherokee. http://www.greatsmokies.com

• Dec. 29-30 — Cherokee Lights & Legends Christmas. http://www.visitcherokeenc.com

• Dec. 31 — 23rd annual Possum Drop, Brasstown. http://www.ncmtnchamber.com

• Dec. 31 — New Year’s Eve Fireworks, Cherokee http://www.visitcherokeenc.com

• Dec. 31 — New Year’s Eve Reception & Gala, Bryson City. http://www.gsmr.com

• Dec. 31 — New Year’s Eve Celebration, Fontana Village Resort. http://www.greatsmokies.com