Inspiration: The Creative Muse at Work

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The exhibit “Inspiration: The Creative Muse at Work” will run June 4-26 at the Haywood County Arts Council in downtown Waynesville. www.haywoodarts.org.

Farmer’s Market in Bryson City

Fri. 18 Jun, 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. 

Brilliant Botanicals Art Class

Fri. 18 Jun, 2021 9:00 am - 1:30 pm

Waynesville Art School will host Brilliant Botanicals art class from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.n. June 14-18, for ages 10 and older. Cost is $245.  828.246.9869 or www.waynesvilleartschool.com/register-online

Bryson City Wine Market Wine Tasting

Fri. 18 Jun, 2021 11:00 am - 8:00 pm

Bryson City Wine Market will host weekly wine flight tasting events from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday. The market will also serve wine by the glass from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Saturday. 

Learn About Smokies Herbarium

Fri. 18 Jun, 2021 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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.

Art Play-II art camp

Fri. 18 Jun, 2021 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Waynesville Art School will host Art Play-II (Loose Parts) art camp from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. June 14-18, for ages 4-7. Cost is $105. 828.246.9869 or www.waynesvilleartschool.com/register-online

ArborEvenings at the N.C. Arboretum

Fri. 18 Jun, 2021 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

ArborEvenings is back at the N.C. Arboretum in Asheville, offering opportunity to spend 5:30 to 8 p.m. on Thursday and Friday evenings strolling through the gardens through Oct. 1. Visitors can purchase food and beverages, sip and stroll through the gardens while experiencing a variety of local and regional artists. Free with standard $16 parking fee, and free for Arboretum Society members. www.ncarboretum.org

Joey Fortner at Frog Level Brewing

Fri. 18 Jun, 2021 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Frog Level Brewing (Waynesville) will host Joey Fortner (Americana/folk) June 18. All shows begin at 6 p.m. unless otherwise noted. Free and open to the public. 828.454.5664 or www.froglevelbrewing.com. 

Friday Night Live in Highlands

Fri. 18 Jun, 2021 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Friday Night Live (Highlands) will be held at the Town Square from 6 to 8:30 p.m. with Frank & Allie (Appalachian folk) June 11 and Johnny Webb Band June 18. Free and open to the public. www.highlandschamber.org.

Bluegrass with Blue at Nantahala Outdoor Center

Fri. 18 Jun, 2021 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Nantahala Outdoor Center (Nantahala Gorge) will host “Bluegrass with Blue” June 11 and 18. All shows begin at 6 p.m. Free and open to the public. 888.905.7238 or www.noc.com

Mark Lowry w/ Endless Highway

Fri. 18 Jun, 2021 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm

Smoky Mountain Center for the Performing Arts (Franklin) will host Mark Lowry w/Endless Highway at 7:30 p.m. June 18. Tickets start at $25 per person. For more information and/or to purchase tickets, go to www.greatmountainmusic.com

Fridays at the Folk Art Center

Fri. 18 Jun, 2021 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

 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.

Presentation on Peregrine Falcons

Fri. 18 Jun, 2021 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Dive into the fascinating world of peregrine falcons at 7:30 p.m. Friday, June 18, at the Folk Art Center in Asheville. It will be held outdoors, and participants should bring a chair or blanket to sit on. Bathrooms will not be available. 828.298.5330, ext. 302. 

Natti Love Joys at Lazy Hiker Brewing

Fri. 18 Jun, 2021 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Lazy Hiker Brewing (Sylva) will host Natti Love Joys (reggae/soul) June 18. All shows begin at 8 p.m. unless otherwise noted. Free and open to the public. 828.349.2337 or www.lazyhikerbrewing.com.