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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. 

Appalachian Button Jamboree

Sat. 22 May, 2021 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

The Western North Carolina Button Club will host the Appalachian Button Jamboree from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, May 22, at the Waynesville Inn Golf Resort and Spa (176 County Club Drive) in Waynesville. The free event is open to the public and will feature buttons for collectors, military enthusiasts, quilters, fiber artists, jewelers and crafters as well as feature a variety of other vintage sewing related items. 

Farmer’s Market in Bryson City

Sat. 22 May, 2021 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Farmer’s Market (with artisans) will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays through October at 117 Island Street in Bryson City. Stop by the old barn by the river for local, homegrown produce, as well as baked goods, jellies and preserves, authentic crafts, and more. Food truck, picnic tables and a strolling musician. 

Waynesville Art School Drop-in Class

Sat. 22 May, 2021 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

An Art Class entitles "Your Very Own Secret Place" will be taught at Waynesville Art School from 1-3 p.m. Saturday, May 22. Ages 6 and up are welcome. Registration is required, cost is $25. For more information and to register call 828.246.9869 or visit

Free wine tasting at The Wine Bar & Cellar

Sat. 22 May, 2021 2:08 pm - 3:08 pm

There will be a free wine tasting from 6 to 8 p.m. every Thursday and 2 to 5 p.m. every Saturday at The Wine Bar & Cellar in Sylva. 828.631.3075. 

Appalachian Button Jamboree

Sat. 22 May, 2021 6:00 pm - Sun. 23 May, 2021 2:00 am

Jay Brown at The Classic Wineseller

Sat. 22 May, 2021 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

The Classic Wineseller (Waynesville) will host Jay Brown (guitar/vocals) 7 p.m. May 22. Reservations required. 828.452.6000 or

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