1 Featuring Balsam Range and Amanda Anne Platt & The Honeycutters, “Grit & Grace: A Flood Relief Benefit for Haywood County” will take place from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 2, at Sorrells Street Park in downtown Canton.
2 Mountain Heritage Day makes a triumphant return to the Western Carolina University campus in Cullowhee on Saturday, Sept. 25.
3 The “Mountain Murders” podcast will host a live show at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 24, at Lazy Hiker Brewing & Taproom in downtown Sylva.
4 Acclaimed singer-songwriter Chris Staples will hit the stage at 8 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 26, at Orchard Coffee in Waynesville.
5 There will be a special luncheon with beloved southern author Wiley Cash at noon Monday, Sept. 27, in Harmon’s Bistro at the Haywood Arts Regional Theatre in Waynesville.