Master Gardener Plant Clinic

Tuesday, June 15, 2021 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Every Week until July 28, 2021

The Master Gardener In-Person Plant Clinic will be open starting in June, on Tuesdays from 9 a.m. to noon, and Thursdays from 1 to 4 p.m. at Haywood County Extension on Raccoon Road. Master Gardeners will be available to help gardeners with all gardening questions. 

Learn about Make X Mtns

Tuesday, June 15, 2021 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Learn more about Made X Mtns, a new regional brand for Western North Carolina, at 4 p.m. Tuesday, June 15, at Fire Mountain Outpost in Cherokee. www.madexmtns.com.

Swap Panthertown Trail Tales

Tuesday, June 15, 2021 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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Swap Panthertown trail tales during an informal gathering 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 15, at Whiteside Brewing Co. in Cashiers. Hang out with trail pros and special guests, hear their tales and share your own. www.panthertown.org.

Pickup Soccer

Tuesday, June 15, 2021 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Every Week until September 01, 2021

Play pickup soccer Tuesday nights in Waynesville this summer. Games will be played from 6 p.m. to sundown every week at Allens Creek Park, open to anyone age 16 or older. Free. Offered through Haywood County Recreation and Parks. 828.452.6789.

Film Screening and Panel Discussion (disaster preparedness)

Wednesday, June 16, 2021 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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A free film screening and panel discussion dealing with disaster preparedness and climate-related severe weather will be held 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 16, at the Macon County Public Library in Franklin. Presented by Macon County Public Library, The Smoky Mountains STEM Collaborative, North Carolina Humanities and Working Films. Sign up by June 10 at bit.ly/revisioningaccess.

Volunteer Trail Workdays

Thursday, June 17, 2021 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Every Week until June 25, 2021

A series of volunteer workdays are scheduled for 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursdays, with sites in North Carolina on May 13, 20 and 27 and in Tennessee June 10, 17 and 24. In addition, a special opportunity will take place in North Carolina Saturday, June 5, in honor of National Trails Day. Space limited. Register with Adam Monroe at 828.497.1949.

Master Gardener Plant Clinic

Thursday, June 17, 2021 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Every Week until July 30, 2021

The Master Gardener In-Person Plant Clinic will be open starting in June, on Tuesdays from 9 a.m. to noon, and Thursdays from 1 to 4 p.m. at Haywood County Extension on Raccoon Road. Master Gardeners will be available to help gardeners with all gardening questions. 

Learn About Smokies Herbarium

Friday, June 18, 2021 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Learn about the Smokies Herbarium during a Zoom presentation 1 to 3 p.m. Friday, June 18, presented by Janie Bitner, a volunteer with the Great Smoky Mountains National Park Natural History Collection. Free. Register for the Zoom link at www.dlia.org/sas.

Fridays at the Folk Art Center

Friday, June 18, 2021 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Every Week until September 04, 2021

 Blue Ridge Parkway rangers will host a new outdoor interpretive series dubbed “Fridays at the Folk Art Center” at 7:30 p.m. every Friday this season at the Folk Art Center in Asheville. The building will not be open during the programs, with no restrooms available on site. Bring a chair or blanket to sit on.  828.298.5330, ext. 302.

Juneteenth Journey to Freedom Together 5k

Saturday, June 19, 2021 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
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The Juneteenth Journey to Freedom Together 5K and 1K Fun Walk will step off at 9 a.m. Saturday, June 19, at Mark Watson Park in Sylva. It is organized by the Jackson County NAACP and will raise money for student scholarships and to bring the Harriet Tubman Journey to Freedom Sculpture to Sylva. In addition, a virtual bike ride will be held June 14-19. Cost is $30 for the 5K or bike ride and $20 for the 1K. Register by June 6 at www.jacksonncnaacp.org.

Help clean up Richland Creek

Saturday, June 19, 2021 9:00 am - 10:30 am
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Help clean up Richland Creek from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday, June 19, in Waynesville. Organized by Haywood Waterways Association. RSVP by June 17 to Christine O’Brien at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 828.476.4667, ext. 11.

Celebrate National Trails Day w/ Sierra Designs

Saturday, June 19, 2021
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Black Balsam Knob in the Pisgah National Forest is one of seven spots nationwide that Sierra Designs ambassadors have chosen to celebrate National Trails Day. On Saturday, June 19, ambassadors will be at Black Balsam to host a trailside happy hour and hand out Sierra Designs swag as part of the Toasts on Trail program, designed to encourage people to get out and hike. Black Balsam is the only East Coast location among the seven, which also include sites in Alaska, Colorado, Washington and Minnesota. www.sierradesigns.com/toasts-on-trail.

With Heart Projects Golf Tournament

Saturday, June 19, 2021
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With Heart Projects will host its first Annual Charity Golf Tournament at 12 p.m. Saturday, June 19, at the Waynesville Inn and Golf Resort. This is a four person captains choice tournament, entry fee is $250 and registration begins at 11 a.m. For more information contact Gabriel Frazier at 229-315-4240 or on With Heart Projects Facebook and Instagram. 

Master Gardener Plant Clinic

Tuesday, June 22, 2021 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Every Week until July 28, 2021

The Master Gardener In-Person Plant Clinic will be open starting in June, on Tuesdays from 9 a.m. to noon, and Thursdays from 1 to 4 p.m. at Haywood County Extension on Raccoon Road. Master Gardeners will be available to help gardeners with all gardening questions. 

Pickup Soccer

Tuesday, June 22, 2021 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Every Week until September 01, 2021

Play pickup soccer Tuesday nights in Waynesville this summer. Games will be played from 6 p.m. to sundown every week at Allens Creek Park, open to anyone age 16 or older. Free. Offered through Haywood County Recreation and Parks. 828.452.6789.

Climate Change Series

Wednesday, June 23, 2021 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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MountainTrue will offer a four-part climate change series exploring the impacts of climate change on the communities and ecology of the Southern Blue Ridge will stream on YouTube at bit.ly/3skxZnO. One session is already available, pcoming sessions include 11 a.m. to noon Thursday, May 20, and noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, June 23.

Volunteer Trail Workdays

Thursday, June 24, 2021 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Every Week until June 25, 2021

A series of volunteer workdays are scheduled for 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursdays, with sites in North Carolina on May 13, 20 and 27 and in Tennessee June 10, 17 and 24. In addition, a special opportunity will take place in North Carolina Saturday, June 5, in honor of National Trails Day. Space limited. Register with Adam Monroe at 828.497.1949.

Master Gardener Plant Clinic

Thursday, June 24, 2021 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Every Week until July 30, 2021

The Master Gardener In-Person Plant Clinic will be open starting in June, on Tuesdays from 9 a.m. to noon, and Thursdays from 1 to 4 p.m. at Haywood County Extension on Raccoon Road. Master Gardeners will be available to help gardeners with all gardening questions. 

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