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Sun. 20 Jun, 2021

Cam Cokas at Innovation Station

Sun. 20 Jun, 2021 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Innovation Station (Dillsboro) will host Cam Cokas June 20. All events are free and begin at 2 p.m. unless otherwise noted. www.innovation-brewing.com.

Zip Robertson

Sun. 20 Jun, 2021 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Frog Level Brewing (Waynesville) will host Zip Robertson at 3 p.m. June 20. Free and open to the public. 828.454.5664 or www.froglevelbrewing.com. 

Sister Act Jr. at HART Theater

All day

HART Theater and Kids at HART present Sister Act Jr. at 7:30 p.m. June 19, and 2 p.m. June 20. www.harttheatre.org or 828.456.6322. 

Cherokee Bonfire & Storytelling

Sun. 20 Jun, 2021 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The Cherokee Bonfire & Storytelling will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. Sundays, Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays through Sept. 29 at the Oconaluftee Islands Park in Cherokee. The bonfire is free and open to the public. For more information, call 800.438.1601 or click on www.visitcherokeenc.com.  

Mon. 21 Jun, 2021

Pickleball Lessons

Mon. 21 Jun, 2021 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

The Waynesville Parks and Recreation Department will offer pickleball lessons for ages 16 and up at the Waynesville Recreation Center every Monday from 9 a.m. to noon and every other Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. for new and novice players. Sign up sheets are available at the Old Armory and the Waynesville Recreation Center. Free for members and $20 for 10 play days for non-members. For more information please call 456-2030 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

"Quirky Birds of a Feather" art camp

Mon. 21 Jun, 2021 9:00 am - 10:30 am

Waynesville Art School will host Quirky Birds of A Feather art camp from 9 .M. TO 12:30 p.m. June 21-25, for ages 8 and older. Cost is $195. A half day option 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. is available for ages 5-7, cost is $105. 828.246.9869 or www.waynesvilleartschool.com/register-online

SCC Informational Event

All day

SCC’s Macon Campus will host an informational event on June 21, at Southwestern Community College’s Macon Campus in Franklin. For more information about the Macon Campus event, contact Kristan Blanton at 828.306.7017 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. For info about Jackson Campus info events, stop by anytime or contact Dr. Mark Ellision 828.339.4229 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Tue. 22 Jun, 2021

Master Gardener Plant Clinic

Tue. 22 Jun, 2021 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

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. 

"Quirky Birds of a Feather" art camp

Tue. 22 Jun, 2021 9:00 am - 10:30 am

Waynesville Art School will host Quirky Birds of A Feather art camp from 9 .M. TO 12:30 p.m. June 21-25, for ages 8 and older. Cost is $195. A half day option 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. is available for ages 5-7, cost is $105. 828.246.9869 or www.waynesvilleartschool.com/register-online

Master Gardener Volunteers

Tue. 22 Jun, 2021 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

 Sign up by June 19 for a gardening class slated for 1 to 3 p.m. Tuesday, June 22, via Zoom. Hosted by Horticulture Agent Sam Marshall with presentations from Master Gardener Volunteers. Cost is $10 with registration available at www.haywood.ces.ncsu.edu or via email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Waynesville Art School Art Sparklers class

Tue. 22 Jun, 2021 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Waynesville Art School Art Sparklers class for ages 8-9 meets on Tuesdays from 5 to 6:30 p.m. 828.246.9869 or www.waynesvilleartschool.com/register-online

Pickup Soccer

Tue. 22 Jun, 2021 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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.

Wed. 23 Jun, 2021

"Quirky Birds of a Feather" art camp

Wed. 23 Jun, 2021 9:00 am - 10:30 am

Waynesville Art School will host Quirky Birds of A Feather art camp from 9 .M. TO 12:30 p.m. June 21-25, for ages 8 and older. Cost is $195. A half day option 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. is available for ages 5-7, cost is $105. 828.246.9869 or www.waynesvilleartschool.com/register-online

Climate Change Series

Wed. 23 Jun, 2021 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

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.

Welcome to Medicare Fair

Wed. 23 Jun, 2021 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey and the Seniors’ Health Insurance Information Program or SHIIP invites new Medicare beneficiaries to participate in a virtual “Welcome to Medicare Fair” to help with initial enrollment. The virtual fair will take place from 3 to 7 p.m. June 23. To register, visit www.shiphelp.org.

Dillsboro After Five

All day

“Dillsboro After Five” will take place from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. on Wednesdays in downtown Dillsboro. Start with a visit to the Jackson County Farmers Market located in the Innovation Station parking lot.

Shining Minds art class

Wed. 23 Jun, 2021 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Waynesville Art School Shining Minds art class for ages 10 and older meets on Wednesdays from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. 828.246.9869 or www.waynesvilleartschool.com/register-online

QuickDraw Art Sale

All day

QuickDraw, a local art initiative that funds art supplies in rural WNC schools is selling art for education online now through June 30. The fundraiser presents art to buy or bid on, and a giveaway basket opportunity for donors. Proceeds fund art education in Haywood County through teacher classroom supply grants and student scholarships. The online art market and art auction can be accessed at:   https://wnc-quick-draw.myshopify.com/. QuickDrawofWNC.com or 828-734-5747. 

Unto These Hills

Wed. 23 Jun, 2021 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

The “Unto These Hills” stage production will be held at 8 p.m. Monday to Saturday from May 19 through Aug. 14 at the Mountainside Theater in Cherokee. There will also be a 10:30 a.m. show all Saturdays in July. For more information and to purchase tickets, click on www.cherokeehistorical.org.

Thu. 24 Jun, 2021

Volunteer Trail Workdays

Thu. 24 Jun, 2021 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

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.

"Quirky Birds of a Feather" art camp

Thu. 24 Jun, 2021 9:00 am - 10:30 am

Waynesville Art School will host Quirky Birds of A Feather art camp from 9 .M. TO 12:30 p.m. June 21-25, for ages 8 and older. Cost is $195. A half day option 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. is available for ages 5-7, cost is $105. 828.246.9869 or www.waynesvilleartschool.com/register-online

Thursday Painters

Thu. 24 Jun, 2021 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Thursday Painters group of artists come together every Thursday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. for fellowship and to paint in Franklin. Free and open to the public. All skill levels and mediums are welcome. Participants are responsible for their own project and a bag lunch. For more information call The Uptown Gallery at 828-349-4607 or contact Pat Mennenger at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Master Gardener Plant Clinic

Thu. 24 Jun, 2021 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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. 

Free wine tasting at The Wine Bar & Cellar

Thu. 24 Jun, 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. 

ArborEvenings at the N.C. Arboretum

Thu. 24 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

Laura Thurston at Frog Level Brewery

Thu. 24 Jun, 2021 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Frog Level Brewing (Waynesville) will host Laura Thurston 5 p.m. June 24. All shows begin at 6 p.m. unless otherwise noted. Free and open to the public. 828.454.5664 or www.froglevelbrewing.com. 

Haywood Community Band

Thu. 24 Jun, 2021 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Rehearsals for the start of a new season by the Haywood Community Band begin at 7 p.m. on Thursday, June 3, in the Fellowship Hall of Long’s Chapel United Methodist Church, 133 Old Clyde Road. The rehearsals continue at the same time each Thursday evening. Membership is open to all who have previously played in a band, no matter how long ago it was. Auditions are not required. If you would like to participate, call band president Rhonda Kram, owner of the Stone Cottage Band Instrument Shoppe, at 456-4880.

Waynesville Art School Relax & Paint Night

Thu. 24 Jun, 2021 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Waynesville Art School will host Relax & Paint! Night for Adults from 7-9:30 p.m. Thursday, June 24. Cost is $35, no experience necessary. Easy to follow step by step instructions are provided. 828.246.9869 or www.waynesvilleartschool.com/register-online

Trivia at Boojum Brewing

Thu. 24 Jun, 2021 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Boojum Brewing (Waynesville) will host trivia at 7 p.m. on Thursdays. Free and open to the public. 828.246.0350 or www.boojumbrewing.com

Open mic at Balsam Falls Brewing

Thu. 24 Jun, 2021 8:00 pm - 9:00 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.

Open Mic at Balsam Falls Brewing

Thu. 24 Jun, 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

Karaoke at Water'n Hole Bar & Grill

All day

Water’n Hole Bar & Grill (Waynesville) will host karaoke on Thursday nights. 828.456.4750 or www.facebook.com/waternhole.bar.

Fri. 25 Jun, 2021

Inspiration: The Creative Muse at Work

All day

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. 25 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. 

"Quirky Birds of a Feather" art camp

Fri. 25 Jun, 2021 9:00 am - 10:30 am

Waynesville Art School will host Quirky Birds of A Feather art camp from 9 .M. TO 12:30 p.m. June 21-25, for ages 8 and older. Cost is $195. A half day option 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. is available for ages 5-7, cost is $105. 828.246.9869 or www.waynesvilleartschool.com/register-online

Bryson City Wine Market Wine Tasting

Fri. 25 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. 

Waynesville Art School drop-in class

Fri. 25 Jun, 2021 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Waynesville Art School will host “Squishy Fishy” drop-in class from 2-4 p.m. Friday, June 25, for ages 4-7. Registration is required, cost is $25, parents may accompany children free of charge. 828.246.9869 or www.waynesvilleartschool.com/register-online

ArborEvenings at the N.C. Arboretum

Fri. 25 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

Friday Night Live with Trudition

Fri. 25 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 Trudition June 25. Free and open to the public. www.highlandschamber.org.

Scoundrel's Lounge at Frog Level Brewing

Fri. 25 Jun, 2021 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Frog Level Brewing (Waynesville) will host Scoundrel’s Lounge (blues/rock) June 25. All shows begin at 6 p.m. unless otherwise noted. Free and open to the public. 828.454.5664 or www.froglevelbrewing.com. 

Bluegrass with Blue at Nantahala Outdoor Center

Fri. 25 Jun, 2021 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Nantahala Outdoor Center (Nantahala Gorge) will host “Bluegrass with Blue” June 25. All shows begin at 6 p.m. Free and open to the public. 888.905.7238 or www.noc.com

Bluejazz at L'Italiana

Fri. 25 Jun, 2021 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

L’Italiana (Franklin) will host Bluejazz 6:30 p.m. June 25. Free and open to the public. 

Silent Disco at Innovation Station

Fri. 25 Jun, 2021 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Innovation Station (Dillsboro) will host Silent Disco 7 p.m. June 25. www.innovation-brewing.com.

Fridays at the Folk Art Center

Fri. 25 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.

Grimm's Fairy Tales by Montford Park Players

Fri. 25 Jun, 2021 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Montford Park Players presents world premiere of Grimm’s Fairy Tales, Produced by Montford Park Players at the Hazel Robinson Amphitheatre. The show will run June 25 through July 31, Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are available at montfordparkplayers.org and are, as always, FREE.

Unlimited Devotion at Lazy Hiker Brewing

Fri. 25 Jun, 2021 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Lazy Hiker Brewing (Sylva) will host Unlimited Devotion (Grateful Dead tribute) June 25. All shows begin at 8 p.m. unless otherwise noted. Free and open to the public. 828.349.2337 or www.lazyhikerbrewing.com.

Sat. 26 Jun, 2021

Farmer’s Market in Bryson City

Sat. 26 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. 

Ron Hunnicutt exhibit at Macon County Public Library

Sat. 26 Jun, 2021 10:00 am - 11:00 am

“Faces,” an exhibit of drawings by the late Ron Hunnicutt, who passed away in February, will be held May 15 through the end of June at the Macon County Public Library in Franklin. The public is invited to an opening reception from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 15, at the library. 828.524.3600.

Bryson City Wine Market Wine Tasting

Sat. 26 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. 

Free wine tasting at The Wine Bar & Cellar

Sat. 26 Jun, 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. 

Waynesville Art School drop-in class

Sat. 26 Jun, 2021 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Waynesville Art School will host “Magic Potions” drop-in class from 3-5 p.m. Saturday, June 26, for ages 4-13. Registration is required, cost is $25, parents may accompany children free of charge. 828.246.9869 or www.waynesvilleartschool.com/register-online

Waynesville Art School Relax & Paint Night

Sat. 26 Jun, 2021 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Waynesville Art School will host Relax & Paint! Night for Adults from 6-8:30 p.m. Saturday, June 26. Cost is $35, no experience necessary. Easy to follow step by step instructions are provided. 828.246.9869 or www.waynesvilleartschool.com/register-online

QuickDraw Art Sale

All day

QuickDraw, a local art initiative that funds art supplies in rural WNC schools is selling art for education online now through June 30. The fundraiser presents art to buy or bid on, and a giveaway basket opportunity for donors. Proceeds fund art education in Haywood County through teacher classroom supply grants and student scholarships. The online art market and art auction can be accessed at:   https://wnc-quick-draw.myshopify.com/. QuickDrawofWNC.com or 828-734-5747. 

Space Granny at Frog Level Brewing

Sat. 26 Jun, 2021 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Frog Level Brewing (Waynesville) will host Space Granny June 26. All shows begin at 6 p.m. unless otherwise noted. Free and open to the public. 828.454.5664 or www.froglevelbrewing.com. 

Pickin' on the Square

Sat. 26 Jun, 2021 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

 “Pickin’ on the Square” (Franklin) will host Michael Reno Harrell (singer-songwriter) June 26. All shows start at 7 p.m. Free and open to the public. Located on Main Street. www.franklin-chamber.com

An Appalachian Evening Series at Stecoah Valley Center

Sat. 26 Jun, 2021 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Stecoah Valley Center (Robbinsville) “An Appalachian Evening” series will host The Jones Brothers & Julie Nelms June 5, Frank & Allie June 12 and Buncombe Turnpike June 19. The three shows are free and open to the public. A special online performance by The Kruger Brothers will be June 26. Ticketed shows will include The Jeff Little Trio July 10 ($25), Liam Purcell & Cane Mill Road July 17 ($15) and Darin & Brooke Aldridge July 24 ($25). 828.479.3364 or www.stecoahvalleycenter.com

Grimm's Fairy Tales by Montford Park Players

Sat. 26 Jun, 2021 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Montford Park Players presents world premiere of Grimm’s Fairy Tales, Produced by Montford Park Players at the Hazel Robinson Amphitheatre. The show will run June 25 through July 31, Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are available at montfordparkplayers.org and are, as always, FREE.

Unto These Hills

Sat. 26 Jun, 2021 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

The “Unto These Hills” stage production will be held at 8 p.m. Monday to Saturday from May 19 through Aug. 14 at the Mountainside Theater in Cherokee. There will also be a 10:30 a.m. show all Saturdays in July. For more information and to purchase tickets, click on www.cherokeehistorical.org.

Scoundrel's Lounge at Lazy Hiker Brewing

Sat. 26 Jun, 2021 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Lazy Hiker Brewing (Franklin) will host Scoundrel’s Lounge (blues/rock) June 26. All shows begin at 8 p.m. unless otherwise noted. Free and open to the public. 828.342.5133 or www.lazyhikerbrewing.com.

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