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“Celebrating the Flora of the Smoky Mountains” at HCAC

Fri. 7 May, 2021 12:00 pm - Mon. 31 May, 2021 5:00 pm

The exhibit: “Celebrating the Flora of the Smoky Mountains” will run May 7-31 at the HCAC Gallery & Gifts showroom on Main Street in Waynesville. 

Social media Marketing Summit

Tue. 11 May, 2021 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

The Small Business Center at Haywood Community College will offer a free three-part Social Media Marketing Summit from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, May 11, at the Regional High Technology Center - Auditorium.  The summit will feature speaker, Martin Brossman. Visit or call 828.627.4512 for additional information or to register today. Seating is limited and preregistration is required for attendance.

Fundraiser for Wilderness Rescue Crews at Frog Level Brewing

All day

A nonprofit supporting wilderness rescue crews in Western North Carolina will hold a fundraiser next week in conjunction with Frog Level Brewery in Waynesville. From May 10-15, $1 for every 7 Clans Blonde Ale draft purchased will go toward the WNC Wilderness Safety Fund. Those who wish to learn more about the organization can stop by an information table that will be set up May 14-15.

Buncombe County Alzheimer's Community Forum

Tue. 11 May, 2021 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

The Alzheimer’s Association – Western Carolina Chapter, in partnership with AARP Mountain Region, will be hosting the Buncombe County Alzheimer's Community Forum, a community-focused virtual listening session from 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 11 to hear from local area residents. Attendees can participate via video/webinar or through a toll-free number. There is no charge, but registration is required. To sign up, visit or call 1-800-272-3900.

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