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Wednesday, 15 June 2016 14:50

Calendar of regional events

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Ongoing

• First/Third Thursdays — Community music jam, Bryson City. http://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 Mid-October — Pickin’ on the Square, Franklin. http://www.franklin-chamber.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 

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

• Early June to Late October — Bryson City Train Depot concert series. http://www.greatsmokies.com 

• Early June to Late July — Movies on Everett, Bryson City. http://www.greatsmokies.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 27-Oct. 1 — Cherokee Bonfire & Storytelling (Fridays/Saturdays) http://www.visitcherokeenc.com

June

• June 2-4 — Cherokee Bluegrass Festival. http://www.adamsbluegrass.com 

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

• June 3 — Art Walk, Murphy. http://www.cherokeecountychamber.com 

• June 3 — Concerts on the Creek, Sylva. http://www.mountainlovers.com 

• June 3 — Groovin’ on the Green, Cashiers. http://www.visitcashiersvalley.com 

• June 3 — Friday Night Live, Highlands. http://www.highlandschamber.org 

• June 3 — Pickin’ in the Park, Canton. http://www.cantonnc.com

• June 3 — Movies on Everett, Bryson City. http://www.greatsmokies.com 

• June 4 — Pickin’ on the Square, Franklin. http://www.franklinnc.com 

• June 4 — Quick Draw Art Benefit, Waynesville. wncquickdraw.com

• June 4 — Concerts at the Depot, Bryson City. http://www.greatsmokies.com 

• June 4 — 6th annual Art, River & Music Festival, Murphy. http://www.cherokeecountychamber.com 

• June 4 — Back Porch Old Time Music Jam, Cherokee. http://www.greatsmokies.com 

• June 4-5 — Ole Smokey Tractor Farm Fest, Lake Junaluska. http://www.olesmokytractorclub.com

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

• June 9-12 — Highlands Motoring Festival. http://www.highlandschamber.org 

• June 10 — Concerts on the Creek, Sylva. http://www.mountainlovers.com 

• June 10 — Groovin’ on the Green, Cashiers. http://www.visitcashiersvalley.com 

• June 10 — Movies on Everett, Bryson City. http://www.greatsmokies.com 

• June 10 — Friday Night Live, Highlands. http://www.highlandschamber.org 

• June 10-12 — Victory Slingshot Rally in the Smokies, Maggie Valley. http://www.maggievalleyrallys.com

• June 11 — 6th annual Appalachian Lifestyle Celebration, Waynesville. http://www.downtownwaynesville.com

• June 11 — Cherokee Voices Festival. http://www.visitcherokeenc.com 

• June 11 — Pickin’ on the Square, Franklin. http://www.franklinnc.com 

• June 11 — Concerts at the Depot, Bryson City. http://www.greatsmokies.com 

• June 11 — Saturdays on Pine, Highlands. http://www.highlandschamber.org 

• June 17 — Concerts on the Creek, Sylva. http://www.mountainlovers.com 

• June 17 — Groovin’ on the Green, Cashiers. http://www.visitcashiersvalley.com 

• June 17 — Concerts on the Square, Hayesville. http://www.cccra-nc.org 

• June 17 — Pickin’ in the Park, Canton. http://www.cantonnc.com

• June 17 — Movies on Everett, Bryson City. http://www.greatsmokies.com 

• June 17-July 3 — Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike (Weekends), Waynesville. http://www.harttheatre.com

• June 17 — Friday Night Live, Highlands. http://www.highlandschamber.org 

• June 18 — Saturdays on Pine, Highlands. http://www.highlandschamber.org 

• June 18 — Concerts at the Depot, Bryson City. http://www.greatsmokies.com 

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

• June 18 — Front Street Arts & Crafts, Dillsboro. http://www.mountainlovers.com 

• June 18 — Pickin’ on the Square, Franklin. http://www.franklinnc.com 

• June 18-19 — Plottfest, Waynesville . http://www.plottfest.org 

• June 18-19 — Highlands Village Square Arts & Crafts Show. http://www.highlandschamber.org 

• June 19 — Haywood Community Band Concert, Maggie Valley. http://www.haywoodcommunityband.org

• June 19 — Highlands-Cashiers Chamber Music Festival. http://www.highlandschamber.org 

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

• June 21-25 — Cherokee Summer Carnival. http://www.visitcherokeenc.com 

• June 24 — Concerts on the Creek, Sylva. http://www.mountainlovers.com 

• June 24 — Groovin’ on the Green, Cashiers. http://www.visitcashiersvalley.com 

• June 24 — Lake Junaluska Singers Premiere Concert. http://www.lakejunaluska.com

• June 24 — Pickin’ in the Park, Canton. http://www.cantonnc.com

• June 24 — Concerts on the Square, Hayesville. http://www.cccra-nc.org 

• June 24 — Friday Night Live, Highlands. http://www.highlandschamber.org 

• June 24 — Mountain Street Dance, Waynesville. http://www.downtownwaynesville.com

• June 24 — Movies on Everett, Bryson City. http://www.greatsmokies.com 

• June 24-25 — Arts & Crafts Drive About Tour. http://www.greatsmokies.com 

• June 24-25 — Tri-Five Reunion, Maggie Valley. http://www.surfboardpromotion.com

• June 24-26 —Maggie Valley Swap Meet & Car Show. http://www.surfboardpromotion.com

• June 25 — Saturdays on Pine, Highlands. http://www.highlandschamber.org 

• June 25 — Concerts at the Depot, Bryson City. http://www.greatsmokies.com 

• June 25 — Singing in the Field, Waynesville. http://www.mountainjoyministries.com

• June 25 — Pickin’ on the Square, Franklin. http://www.franklinnc.com 

• June 25- 26 — Sapphire Valley Summer Arts & Crafts Show. http://www.mountainlovers.com 

• June 25-26 — Summertime Arts & Craft Show, Cullowhee. http://www.mountainlovers.com 

• June 26 — Champagne & Chopin Concert, Highlands. http://www.highlandschamber.org 

• June 29 — Picnic Concert, Highlands. http://www.highlandschamber.org 

July

• July 1-3 — 4th of July Powwow, Cherokee. http://www.visitcherokeenc.com 

• July 1-4 — Independence Day Celebrations, Lake Junaluska. http://www.lakejunaluska.com

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

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

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

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

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

• July 1 — Pickin’ in the Park, Canton. http://www.cantonnc.com

• July 1 — Highlands-Cashiers Chamber Music Festival. http://www.highlandschamber.org 

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

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

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

• July 2-3 — NOC’s Sizzlin’ 4th of July, Bryson City. http://www.noc.com 

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

• July 2 — Balsam Range in Concert, Lake Junaluska. http://www.lakejunaluska.com

• July 2 — Concerts at the Depot, Bryson City. http://www.greatsmokies.com 

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

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

• July 3 — Fourth of July Celebration, Glenville. 

• July 3 — Highlands-Cashiers Chamber Music Festival. http://www.highlandschamber.org 

• 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 4 — Rotary Club BBQ, Highlands. http://www.highlandschamber.org 

• July 5 — Canton Fourth of July Celebration. http://www.cantonnc.com

• July 8 — Mountain Street Dance, Waynesville. http://www.downtownwaynesville.com

• July 8 — Concerts on the Creek, Sylva. http://www.mountainlovers.com 

• July 8 — Groovin’ on the Green, Cashiers. http://www.visitcashiersvalley.com 

• July 8 — Pickin’ in the Park, Canton. http://www.cantonnc.com

• July 8 — Highlands Cashiers Chamber Music Festival. http://www.highlandschamber.org 

• July 8-31 — Jesus Christ Superstar (weekends), Waynesville. http://www.harttheatre.com

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

• July 9 — Saturdays on Pine, Highlands . http://www.highlandschamber.org 

• July 9-10 — Maggie Valley Summer Arts & Crafts Show. http://www.maggievalley.org

• July 9 — Concerts at the Depot, Bryson City. http://www.greatsmokies.com 

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

• July 10 — Highlands-Cashiers Chamber Music Festival. http://www.highlandschamber.org 

• July 10 — Bubbles & BBQ, Highlands. http://www.highlandschamber.org 

• July 12-16 — Cashiers Plein Air Festival. http://www.cashiers411.com 

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

• July 15— Concerts on the Creek, Sylva. http://www.mountainlovers.com 

• July 15 — Pickin’ in the Park, Canton. http://www.cantonnc.com

• July 15 — Concerts on the Square, Hayesville. http://www.cccra-nc.org 

• July 15 — Highlands-Cashiers Chamber Music Festival. http://www.highlandschamber.org 

• July 15-16 — C-10 Nationals Chevy/GMC Truck Show, Maggie Valley. http://www.surfboardpromotion.com

• July 15-16 — Southeastern Gas & Petroleum Expo, Maggie Valley. http://www.surfboardpromotion.com

• July 15-16 — Hillbilly Rods, Maggie Valley. http://www.surfboardpromotion.com

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

• July 16 — Saturdays on Pine, Highlands. http://www.highlandschamber.org 

• July 16 — Appalachian Heritage Festival, Franklin. http://www.franklin-chamber.com 

• July 16 — Heritage Arts Summer Festival, Bryson City. ncheritageartsfestival.wordpress.com

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

• July 16 — Concerts at the Depot, Bryson City. http://www.greatsmokies.com 

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

• July 17 — Haywood Community Band Concert, Maggie Valley. http://www.haywoodcommunityband.org

• July 17 — Highlands-Cashiers Chamber Music Festival. http://www.highlandschamber.org 

• July 21-31 — North Carolina International Folk Festival, “Folkmoot USA”. http://www.folkmootusa.org

• July 22 — Concerts on the Creek, Sylva. http://www.mountainlovers.com 

• July 22 — Groovin’ on the Green, Cashiers. http://www.visitcashiersvalley.com 

• July 22 — Pickin’ in the Park, Canton. http://www.cantonnc.com

• July 22 — Concerts on the Square, Hayesville. http://www.cccra-nc.org 

• July 22 — Mountain Street Dance, Waynesville. http://www.downtownwaynesville.com

• July 22 – Highlands-Cashiers Chamber Music Festival. http://www.highlandschamber.org 

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

• July 22-23 — WNC BBQ Festival/Smokin’ in the Valley, Maggie Valley. http://www.maggievalley.org

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

• July 23 — Saturdays on Pine, Highlands. http://www.highlandschamber.org 

• July 23 — Concerts at the Depot, Bryson City. http://www.greatsmokies.com 

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

• July 24 — Highlands-Cashiers Chamber Music Festival. http://www.highlandschamber.org 

• July 27-31 — Highlands Road Gem Show, Franklin. http://www.franklin-chamber.com

• July 28-31 — 51st annual Macon County Gemboree, Franklin. http://www.franklin-chamber.com 

• July 29 — Concerts on the Creek, Sylva. http://www.mountainlovers.com 

• July 29 — Groovin’ on the Green, Cashiers. http://www.visitcashiersvalley.com 

• July 29 — Pickin’ In the Park, Canton. http://www.cantonnc.com

• July 29 — Highlands-Cashiers Chamber Music Festival. http://www.highlandschamber.org 

• July 29 — Concerts on the Square, Hayesville. http://www.cccra-nc.org 

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

• July 29-30 — Hillbilly Jam, Maggie Valley. http://www.hillbillywoodstock.com

• July 30 — International Festival Day, Waynesville. http://www.folkmootusa.org

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

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

• July 31 — Highlands-Cashiers Chamber Music Festival. http://www.highlandschamber.org 

August

• Aug. 5 — Art After Dark, Waynesville. http://www.waynesvillegalleyassociation.com

• Aug. 5 — Art Walk, Murphy. http://www.cherokeecountychamber.com 

• Aug. 5— Concerts on the Creek, Sylva. http://www.mountainlovers.com 

• Aug. 5 — Groovin’ on the Green, Cashiers. http://www.visitcashiersvalley.com 

• Aug. 5 — Highlands-Cashiers Chamber Music Festival. http://www.highlandschamber.org 

• Aug. 5 — Pickin’ in the Park, Canton. http://www.cantonnc.com

• Aug. 5 — Mountain Street Dance, Waynesville. http://www.downtownwaynesville.com

• Aug. 5 — Concerts on the Square, Hayesville. http://www.cccra-nc.org 

• Aug. 5-21 — All My Sons (weekends), Waynesville. http://www.harttheatre.org

• Aug. 5-6 — Lake Junaluska Singers in Concert. http://www.lakejunaluska.com

• Aug. 5 — Friday Night Live, Highlands. http://www.highlandschamber.org 

• Aug. 6 — Saturdays on Pine, Highlands. http://www.highlandschamber.org 

• Aug. 6 — Concerts at the Depot, Bryson City. http://www.greatsmokies.com 

• Aug. 6 — Pickin’ on the Square, Franklin. http://www.franklinnc.com 

• Aug. 6 — Back Porch Old Time Music Jam, Cherokee. http://www.greatsmokies.com 

• Aug. 6 — Downtown Dog Walk, Waynesville. http://www.sargeandfriends.org

• Aug. 6-7 — Lake Logan Multisport Festival. http://www.gloryhoundevents.com

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

• Aug. 12 — Concerts on the Creek, Sylva. http://www.mountainlovers.com 

• Aug. 12 — Groovin’ on the Green, Cashiers. http://www.visitcashiersvalley.com 

• Aug. 12 — Pickin’ in the Park, Canton. http://www.cantonnc.com

• Aug. 12-13 — 8th annual Mountain High BBQ Festival, Franklin. http://www.franklin-chamber.com 

• Aug. 12 — Friday Night Live, Highlands. http://www.highlandschamber.org 

• Aug. 13 — Saturdays on Pine, Highlands. http://www.highlandschamber.org 

• Aug. 13-18 — Cashiers Designer Showhouse. http://www.cashiers411.com

• Aug. 13 — Blueberry Festival, Cherokee. http://www.visitcherokeenc.com 

• Aug. 13 — Concerts at the Depot, Bryson City. http://www.greatsmokies.com 

• Aug. 13 — Pickin’ on the Square, Franklin. http://www.franklinnc.com 

• Aug. 19 — Concerts on the Creek, Sylva. http://www.mountainlovers.com 

• Aug. 19 — Groovin’ on the Green, Cashiers. http://www.visitcashiersvalley.com 

• Aug. 19 — Pickin’ in the Park, Canton. http://www.cantonnc.com

• Aug. 19 — Concerts on the Square, Hayesville. http://www.cccra-nc.org 

• Aug. 19-21 — Maggie Valley Summer Rally. http://www.maggievalley.org

• Aug. 19 — Friday Night Live, Highlands. http://www.highlandschamber.org 

• Aug. 20 — Saturdays on Pine, Highlands. http://www.highlandschamber.org 

• Aug. 20 — Concerts at the Depot, Bryson City. http://www.greatsmokies.com 

• Aug. 20 — Arts and Crafts Market, Dillsboro. http://www.mountainlovers.com 

• Aug. 20 — Pickin’ on the Square, Franklin. http://www.franklinnc.com 

• Aug. 20 — Back Porch Old Time Music Jam, Cherokee. http://www.greatsmokies.com 

• Aug. 20 — Blue Ridge Breakaway. http://www.blueridgebreakaway.com

• Aug. 20 — Waynesville Beer Fair. http://www.waynesvillebeer.com

• Aug. 20 — 12th annual Franklin Area Folk Festival. http://www.franklinfolkfestival.com 

• Aug. 20-21 — Highlands Village Square Arts & Crafts Show. http://www.highlandschamber.org 

• Aug. 21 — Main Street Mile, Waynesville. http://www.waynesvillemainstreetmile.com

• Aug. 21 — Haywood Community Band Concert, Maggie Valley. http://www.haywoodcommunityband.org

• Aug. 25-30 — Haywood County Fair, Lake Junaluska. http://www.haywoodcountyfairgrounds.org

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

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

• Aug. 26-Sept. 11 — One Slight Hitch (weekends), Waynesville. http://www.harttheatre.org

• Aug. 26 — Pickin’ in the Park, Canton. http://www.cantonnc.com

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

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

• Aug. 27 — Saturdays on Pine, Highlands. http://www.highlandschamber.org 

• Aug. 27 — Qualla Arts & Crafts Open Air Indian Market, Cherokee. http://www.visitcherokeenc.com 

• Aug. 27 — Concerts at the Depot, Bryson City. http://www.greatsmokies.com 

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

September

• Sept. 2 — Concerts on the Square, Hayesville. http://www.cccra-nc.org 

• Sept. 2-3 — 46th annual Smoky Mountain Folk Festival, Lake Junaluska. http://www.smokymountainfolkfestival.com 

• Sept. 2-3 — Seven Clans Rodeo, Cherokee. http://www.visitcherokeenc.com 

• Sept. 2-5 — Labor Day Weekend Celebration, Fontana Village. http://www.fontanavillage.com 

• Sept. 2 — Art After Dark, Waynesville. http://www.waynesvillegalleyassociation.com

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

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

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

• Sept. 2 — Pickin’ In the Park, Canton. http://www.cantonnc.com

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

• Sept. 3 — Saturdays on Pine, Highlands. http://www.highlandschamber.org 

• Sept. 3 — Concerts at the Depot, Bryson City. http://www.greatsmokies.com 

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

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

• Sept. 3-4 — Labor Day Craft Show, Maggie Valley. http://www.maggievalley.org

• Sept. 3-5 — 110th annual Canton Labor Day Festival. http://www.cantonlaborday.com

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

• Sept. 5 — 110th annual Canton Labor Day Parade. 

• Sept. 5 — Cashiers Rotary Arts & Crafts Festival. http://www.cashiers411.com 

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

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

• Sept. 10 — Dazzling Dahlia Festival, Highlands. http://www.highlandschamber.org 

• Sept. 10 — Concerts at the Depot, Bryson City. http://www.greatsmokies.com 

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

• Sept. 14-17 — Macon County Fair, Franklin. http://www.franklin-chamber.com 

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

• Sept. 16-Oct. 15 —Into the Woods (weekends). http://www.harttheatre.com

• Sept. 16-17 — VW’s in the Valley, Maggie Valley. http://www.vwaircooledassociation.com

• Sept. 17 — Block Party. Waynesville. http://www.downtownwaynesville.com

• Sept. 17 — Concerts at the Depot, Bryson City. http://www.greatsmokies.com 

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

• Sept. 17 — Pickin’ on the Square, Franklin. http://www.franklinnc.com 

• Sept. 17 — Jackson County Green Energy Park Youth Arts Festival, Dillsboro. http://www.jcgep.org 

• Sept. 18 — Haywood Community Band Concert, Maggie Valley. http://www.haywoodcommunityband.org

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

• Sept. 23-24 — NOC Guest Appreciation Festival, Bryson City. http://www.noc.com 

• Sept. 23-25 — Maggie Valley Swap Meet & Car Show. http://www.surfboardpromotion.com

• Sept. 23-25 — Southeastern Gas & Petroleum Expo, Maggie Valley. http://www.surfboardpromotion.com

• Sept. 23-25 — Moonshine Valley F100, Maggie Valley. http://www.surfboardpromotion.com

• Sept. 24 — Concerts at the Depot, Bryson City. http://www.greatsmokies.com 

• Sept. 24 — Mountain Heritage Day, Cullowhee. http://www.wcu.edu 

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

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

• Sept. 30-Oct. 1 — Lake Junaluska Singers in Concert. http://www.lakejunaluska.com

• Sept. 30-Oct. 1 — Cherokee Harvest Half Marathon & 5K. http://www.visitcherokeenc.com 

• Sept. 30-Oct. 2 —Harvest Festival, Lake Junaluska. http://www.lakejunaluska.com

October

• Oct. 1-2 — Fall Festival, Brasstown. http://www.folkschool.org 

• Oct. 1 — Colorfest, Dillsboro. http://www.mountainlovers.com 

• Oct. 1 — Taste of Sylva. http://www.mountainlovers.com 

• Oct. 1 — Concerts at the Depot, Bryson City. http://www.greatsmokies.com 

• Oct. 1 — 43rd annual Shelby/Mustang Ford Meet, Maggie Valley. http://www.negeorgiamustangclub.org

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

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

• Oct. 2-3 — Oktoberfest, Maggie Valley. http://www.maggievalleyoktoberfest.com

• Oct. 4-8 — Cherokee Indian Fair. http://www.visitcherokeenc.com 

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

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

• Oct 6-8 — High Country Quilt Show, Maggie Valley. http://www.maggievalley.org 

• Oct. 6-8 — Autumn Leaves Craft Show, Franklin. http://www.franklin-chamber.com

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

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

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

• Oct. 7-9 — Cashiers Leaf Festival. http://www.cashiers411.com 

• Oct. 8 — 2nd annual Smoky Mountain Fly Fishing Festival, Bryson City. http://www.greatsmokies.com 

• Oct. 8 — Highlands Own Arts & Crafts Show. http://www.highlandschamber.org 

• Oct. 8 — Concerts at the Depot, Bryson City. http://www.greatsmokies.com 

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

• Oct. 8 — Bethel 1/2 Marathon & 5K, Canton. http://www.bethelrural.org 

• Oct. 8 — 33rd Church Street Art & Craft Show, Waynesville. http://www.downtownwaynesville.com

• Oct. 8 — Fall Festival at Mason Mountain Mine, Franklin. http://www.franklin-chamber.com 

• Oct. 8-9 — BRACA Autumn Leaves Craft Show, Lake Junaluska. http://www.bracaorg.com 

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

• Oct. 14-15 — Harvest Festival, Robbinsville. http://www.stecoahvalleycenter.com 

• Oct. 14-16 — Leaf Lookers Gemboree, Franklin. http://www.franklin-chamber.com 

• Oct. 15 — 27th Annual Apple Harvest Festival, Waynesville. http://www.haywoodapplefest.com 

• Oct. 15 — Harvest Festival, Robbinsville. http://www.stecoahvalleycenter.com 

• Oct. 15 — Concerts at the Depot, Bryson City. http://www.greatsmokies.com 

• Oct. 15  — Anything Pumpkin Celebration, Murphy. http://www.ncmtnchamber.com 

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

• Oct. 15 — 26th annual Chili Cook Off & Fall Festival, Bryson City. http://www.greatsmokies.com 

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

• Oct. 15-16 — Punkin Chunkin Celebration, Murphy. http://www.ncmtnchamber.com 

• Oct. 15-16 — BRACA Autumn Leaves Craft Show, Lake Junaluska. http://www.bracaorg.com

• Oct. 15-16 —Maggie Valley Annual Fall Arts & Craft Show. http://www.maggievalley.org

• Oct. 15-16 — Cherokee County Mountain Crafters Festival, Murphy. http://www.cherokeecountychamber.com 

• Oct. 16 — Haywood Community Band Concert, Maggie Valley. http://www.haywoodcommunityband.org

• Oct. 16-17 — Lake Junaluska Singers Fall Concert. http://www.lakejunaluska.com/singers

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

• Oct. 21-23 — Cherokee County Fair, Murphy. http://www.cherokeecountychamber.com 

• Oct. 21-30 — The Mystery of Irma Vep (Weekends), Waynesville. http://www.harttheatre.org

• Oct. 22 — 20th annual PumpkinFest, Franklin. http://www.franklin-chamber.com 

• Oct. 22 — NOCtoberfest, Bryson City. http://www.noc.com 

• Oct. 22 — Concerts at the Depot, Bryson City. http://www.greatsmokies.com 

• Oct. 29 — Concerts at the Depot, Bryson City. http://www.greatsmokies.com 

• 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. 4-5 — Cruise The Smokies Rod Run, Cherokee. http://www.visitcherokeenc.com 

• Nov. 4 — Art After Dark, Waynesville. http://www.waynesvillegalleryassociation.com

• Nov. 5 — WNC Pottery Festival, Dillsboro. http://www.wncpotteryfestival.com 

• Nov. 10-13 — 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. 19 — Back Porch Old Time Music Jam, Cherokee. http://www.greatsmokies.com 

• Nov. 25-26 — Stecoah Artisans Drive About Tour, Robbinsville. http://www.stecoahvalleycenter.com 

• Nov. 25-26 — Hard Candy Christmas Arts & Crafts Show, Cullowhee. http://www.mountainlovers.com

• Nov. 26 — Bryson City Spirit of Christmas. http://www.greatsmokies.com 

• Nov. 26 — Winter Wonderland Celebration, Franklin. http://www.franklin-chamber.com 

• Nov. 26 — Tree Lighting Ceremony, Highlands. http://www.highlandschamber.org

• Nov. 27 — Christmas Parade, Franklin. http://www.franklin-chamber.com 

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

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

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

• Dec. 1 — Canton Christmas Parade. cantonnc.com

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

• Dec. 2 — Murphy Hometown Christmas Celebration. http://www.cherokeecountychamber.com 

• Dec. 2-3 — Cherokee Lights & Legends Christmas. http://www.visitcherokeenc.com 

• Dec. 2-5 — Holly Days, Waynesville. http://www.downtownwaynesville.com

• Dec. 3 — Christmas Arts & Crafts Show, Robbinsville. http://www.stecoahvalleycenter.com 

• Dec. 3 — Murphy Hometown Christmas Parade. http://www.cherokeecountychamber.com 

• Dec. 3 — Olde Mountain Christmas Parade, Highlands. http://www.highlandschamber.org 

• Dec. 3 — Winter Wonderland Celebration, Franklin. http://www.franklin-chamber.com 

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

• Dec. 3 — Sylva Christmas Parade. http://www.mountainlovers.com 

• Dec. 3 — 42nd annual Bryson City Christmas Parade. http://www.greatsmokies.com 

• Dec. 4-5 — Lights & Luminaries, Dillsboro. http://www.mountainlovers.com

• Dec. 5 — Waynesville Christmas Parade. http://www.downtownwaynesville.com

• Dec. 9-10 — Lake Junaluska Singers in Concert. http://www.lakejunaluska.com

• Dec. 9-10 — Cherokee Lights & Legends Christmas. http://www.visitcherokeenc.com 

• Dec. 9-11 — Appalachian Christmas, Lake Junaluska. http://www.lakejunaluska.com

• Dec. 10 — Cherokee Christmas Parade. http://www.visitcherokeenc.com

• Dec. 10 — A Night Before Christmas, Waynesville. http://www.downtownwaynesville.com

• Dec. 10 — 42nd annual Cashiers Christmas Parade. http://www.cashiers411.com 

• Dec. 11-12 — Lights & Luminaries, Dillsboro. http://www.mountainlovers.com

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

• Dec. 16-17  — Cherokee Lights & Legends Christmas. http://www.visitcherokeenc.com 

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

• Dec. 30-31  — 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