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Sun. 5 Dec, 2021

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Mon. 6 Dec, 2021

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Tue. 7 Dec, 2021

Christmas Light drive-thru Show

Tue. 7 Dec, 2021 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The first ever drive-thru Christmas Light Show in Haywood County opens at the Smoky Mountain Event Center, formerly Haywood County Fairgrounds, on Wednesday, Dec. 1, and runs through the holidays.  Tickets for the nightly show are available online-only at 38main.com with only 100 cars per one-hour time slot. 

Sylva Garden Club Meeting

Tue. 7 Dec, 2021 9:30 pm - 11:30 pm

The Sylva Garden Club will meet at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 7, in the Fellowship Hall of the Sylva Presbyterian Church. If you are interested in attending this meeting, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Wed. 8 Dec, 2021

Christmas Light drive-thru Show

Wed. 8 Dec, 2021 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The first ever drive-thru Christmas Light Show in Haywood County opens at the Smoky Mountain Event Center, formerly Haywood County Fairgrounds, on Wednesday, Dec. 1, and runs through the holidays.  Tickets for the nightly show are available online-only at 38main.com with only 100 cars per one-hour time slot. 

Thu. 9 Dec, 2021

Free wine tasting at The Wine Bar & Cellar

Thu. 9 Dec, 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. 

Flights & Bites at Bosu's Wine Shop

Thu. 9 Dec, 2021 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

“Flights & Bites” will be held starting at 4 p.m. on Thursdays and Fridays at Bosu’s Wine Shop in downtown Waynesville. For more information on upcoming events, wine tastings and special dinners, click on waynesvillewine.com. 

Christmas Light drive-thru Show

Thu. 9 Dec, 2021 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The first ever drive-thru Christmas Light Show in Haywood County opens at the Smoky Mountain Event Center, formerly Haywood County Fairgrounds, on Wednesday, Dec. 1, and runs through the holidays.  Tickets for the nightly show are available online-only at 38main.com with only 100 cars per one-hour time slot. 

Miniature Art Class with Renae Dotson

Thu. 9 Dec, 2021 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

 A creative miniature art class with Renae Dotson will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 9, at the Marianna Black Library in Bryson City. Those attending the class will be making a quilt “book” that opens to reveal a quilt room. This is not a quilting class. The fabric will look like mini-quilts. You will make a hanging quilt rack with quilts, hanging thread spool rack, and other accessories — all in miniature. And all made by you. Supplies for this class are $25. Pre-register by calling Dotson at 828.342.8919. Class size is limited.

Open Mic at Balsam Falls Brewing

Thu. 9 Dec, 2021 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Balsam Falls Brewing (Sylva) will host an open mic from 8 to 10 p.m. every Thursday. Free and open to the public. www.balsamfallsbrewing.com

Fri. 10 Dec, 2021

Flights & Bites at Bosu's Wine Shop

Fri. 10 Dec, 2021 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

“Flights & Bites” will be held starting at 4 p.m. on Thursdays and Fridays at Bosu’s Wine Shop in downtown Waynesville. For more information on upcoming events, wine tastings and special dinners, click on waynesvillewine.com. 

Christmas Light drive-thru Show

Fri. 10 Dec, 2021 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The first ever drive-thru Christmas Light Show in Haywood County opens at the Smoky Mountain Event Center, formerly Haywood County Fairgrounds, on Wednesday, Dec. 1, and runs through the holidays.  Tickets for the nightly show are available online-only at 38main.com with only 100 cars per one-hour time slot. 

Natti Love Joys at Lazy Hiker Brewing

Fri. 10 Dec, 2021 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Lazy Hiker Brewing (Sylva) will host Natti Love Joys (reggae/soul) Dec. 10. All shows begin at 8 p.m. unless otherwise noted. Free and open to the public. 828.349.2337 or lazyhikerbrewing.com.

Sat. 11 Dec, 2021

Old Saint Nick at Chimney Rock State Park

All day

Old Saint Nick will visit Chimney Rock State Park in Rutherford County Saturdays, Dec. 4 and 11, practicing his chimney-climbing game on the iconic rock as Christmas festivities abound. Santa will rappel down the Chimney at 11 a.m., noon, 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. each day. Breakfast with the elves will be held from 8 to 11 a.m. At 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m., elves will host guided hikes to Hickory Nut Falls, and guests can join naturalists on the Outcroppings Deck at 12:30 p.m. to meet the park’s animal ambassadors. The event is free with park admission. 

Free wine tasting at The Wine Bar & Cellar

Sat. 11 Dec, 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. 

Seasons of Light Multicultural Holiday Celebration

Sat. 11 Dec, 2021 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Seasons of Light Multicultural Holiday Celebration will take place 5 to 8 p.m. Dec. 4;  noon to 2 p.m. and 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Dec. 9; and 5 to 8 p.m. Dec. 11 at the Pigeon Community Multicultural Development Center. For more information about the family-friendly event, visit lcmdc.org, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 828.452.7232. 

Christmas Light drive-thru Show

Sat. 11 Dec, 2021 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The first ever drive-thru Christmas Light Show in Haywood County opens at the Smoky Mountain Event Center, formerly Haywood County Fairgrounds, on Wednesday, Dec. 1, and runs through the holidays.  Tickets for the nightly show are available online-only at 38main.com with only 100 cars per one-hour time slot. 

Craft Beer Tasting at Blue Ridge Beer Hub

Sat. 11 Dec, 2021 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Blue Ridge Beer Hub will host a craft beer tasting with Wicked Weed Brewing of Asheville from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 11, at the BRBH, located at 21 East Street in downtown Waynesville. Free and open to the public. For more information, click on blueridgebeerhub.com.

Friends of Panthertown Trail Work Day

All day

Friends of Panthertown is hosting a series of trail work days this fall, and all are invited to come pitch in. Scheduled work days are Saturday, Nov. 13; Saturday, Nov. 20; Friday, Dec. 3 and Saturday, Dec. 18. No previous trail work experience is necessary. Work days typically run from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., with about 5 miles of hiking on moderate trails while doing trail corridor clearing, pruning and some tread and drain work. To sign up, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Learn more at www.panthertown.org/volunteer.

Bethlehem Marketplace at First Baptist Church

Sat. 11 Dec, 2021 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

First Baptist Church will hold its annual Bethlehem Marketplace from 6 to 8 p.m. on Saturday,  Dec. 11. The event is FREE and will take place in the church parking lot. 828.456.9465, www.fbcwaynesville.org

Natti Love Joys a Lazy Hiker Brewing

Sat. 11 Dec, 2021 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Lazy Hiker Brewing (Franklin) will host Shane Meade (singer-songwriter) Nov. 27 and Natti Love Joys (reggae/soul) Dec. 11. All shows begin at 8 p.m. unless otherwise noted. Free and open to the public. 828.349.2337 or lazyhikerbrewing.com.

Sanctum Sully at Boojum Brewing

Sat. 11 Dec, 2021 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Boojum Brewing (Waynesville) will host Sanctum Sully (rock/soul) Dec. 11. All shows begin at 9 p.m. unless otherwise noted. Free and open to the public. 828.246.0350 or boojumbrewing.com

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