Sun. 19 Sep, 2021

Guest Appreciation Festival at Nantahala Outdoor Center

Wed. 1 Sep, 2021 8:00 am - Thu. 30 Sep, 2021 8:00 pm

In lieu of its ever-popular Guest Appreciation Festival, the Nantahala Outdoor Center in Swain County will instead move to a Guest Appreciation Month  (September) of Celebration for 2021. Stay tuned for details at www.noc.com/events.

Wildlife Through Local Lenses at Macon Library

Wed. 1 Sep, 2021 9:00 am - Thu. 30 Sep, 2021 6:00 pm

Wildlife through the lenses of local photographers will be on display at the Macon County Public Library through the month of September. Library hours are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

Mon. 20 Sep, 2021

Guest Appreciation Festival at Nantahala Outdoor Center

Wed. 1 Sep, 2021 8:00 am - Thu. 30 Sep, 2021 8:00 pm

In lieu of its ever-popular Guest Appreciation Festival, the Nantahala Outdoor Center in Swain County will instead move to a Guest Appreciation Month  (September) of Celebration for 2021. Stay tuned for details at www.noc.com/events.

Wildlife Through Local Lenses at Macon Library

Wed. 1 Sep, 2021 9:00 am - Thu. 30 Sep, 2021 6:00 pm

Wildlife through the lenses of local photographers will be on display at the Macon County Public Library through the month of September. Library hours are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

Tue. 21 Sep, 2021

Guest Appreciation Festival at Nantahala Outdoor Center

Wed. 1 Sep, 2021 8:00 am - Thu. 30 Sep, 2021 8:00 pm

In lieu of its ever-popular Guest Appreciation Festival, the Nantahala Outdoor Center in Swain County will instead move to a Guest Appreciation Month  (September) of Celebration for 2021. Stay tuned for details at www.noc.com/events.

Wildlife Through Local Lenses at Macon Library

Wed. 1 Sep, 2021 9:00 am - Thu. 30 Sep, 2021 6:00 pm

Wildlife through the lenses of local photographers will be on display at the Macon County Public Library through the month of September. Library hours are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

Yoga at Inspiration Point

Tue. 21 Sep, 2021 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Waynesville Yoga Center will host Yoga at Inspiration Point this summer. On Tuesdays from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Amber Russo will teach mixed level flow and on Thursday from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Amber Kleid will teach gentle yoga. 

Wed. 22 Sep, 2021

Guest Appreciation Festival at Nantahala Outdoor Center

Wed. 1 Sep, 2021 8:00 am - Thu. 30 Sep, 2021 8:00 pm

In lieu of its ever-popular Guest Appreciation Festival, the Nantahala Outdoor Center in Swain County will instead move to a Guest Appreciation Month  (September) of Celebration for 2021. Stay tuned for details at www.noc.com/events.

Wildlife Through Local Lenses at Macon Library

Wed. 1 Sep, 2021 9:00 am - Thu. 30 Sep, 2021 6:00 pm

Wildlife through the lenses of local photographers will be on display at the Macon County Public Library through the month of September. Library hours are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

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.

Free Yoga at Macon County Public Library

Wed. 22 Sep, 2021 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

The Macon County Public Library and Beyond Bending Yoga are teaming up to offer free yoga during the pandemic. All classes at the library are free to the public and will be held outdoors as weather permits. Please register to help ensure safe social distancing. This class is accessible to new and seasoned yogis.

Thu. 23 Sep, 2021

Guest Appreciation Festival at Nantahala Outdoor Center

Wed. 1 Sep, 2021 8:00 am - Thu. 30 Sep, 2021 8:00 pm

In lieu of its ever-popular Guest Appreciation Festival, the Nantahala Outdoor Center in Swain County will instead move to a Guest Appreciation Month  (September) of Celebration for 2021. Stay tuned for details at www.noc.com/events.

Wildlife Through Local Lenses at Macon Library

Wed. 1 Sep, 2021 9:00 am - Thu. 30 Sep, 2021 6:00 pm

Wildlife through the lenses of local photographers will be on display at the Macon County Public Library through the month of September. Library hours are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

Thursday Painters

Thu. 23 Sep, 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..

Free wine tasting at The Wine Bar & Cellar

Thu. 23 Sep, 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. 23 Sep, 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

Trivia at Boojum Brewing

Thu. 23 Sep, 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. 23 Sep, 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. 23 Sep, 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.

Yoga at Inspiration Point

Thu. 23 Sep, 2021 10:30 pm - 11:30 pm

Waynesville Yoga Center will host Yoga at Inspiration Point this summer. On Tuesdays from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Amber Russo will teach mixed level flow and on Thursday from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Amber Kleid will teach gentle yoga. 

Fri. 24 Sep, 2021

Guest Appreciation Festival at Nantahala Outdoor Center

Wed. 1 Sep, 2021 8:00 am - Thu. 30 Sep, 2021 8:00 pm

In lieu of its ever-popular Guest Appreciation Festival, the Nantahala Outdoor Center in Swain County will instead move to a Guest Appreciation Month  (September) of Celebration for 2021. Stay tuned for details at www.noc.com/events.

Wildlife Through Local Lenses at Macon Library

Wed. 1 Sep, 2021 9:00 am - Thu. 30 Sep, 2021 6:00 pm

Wildlife through the lenses of local photographers will be on display at the Macon County Public Library through the month of September. Library hours are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

Farmer’s Market in Bryson City

Fri. 24 Sep, 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. 

Farmer's Market in Bryson City

Fri. 24 Sep, 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. Leashed pets are welcome. Outdoor event. Current Covid-19 safety protocols will be followed and enforced. 828.488.7857.

Meditation Weekend Workshop

Fri. 24 Sep, 2021 9:00 am - Sun. 26 Sep, 2021 5:00 pm

Waynesville Yoga Center will host a Meditation Weekend Workshop Sept. 24-26. The workshop will be hosted by Lynda Saffell and will present the historical, philosophical, and fundamental components of meditation. For more information, or to register, visit www.waynesvilleyogacenter.com/event/300-hour-module-meditation/

ArborEvenings at the N.C. Arboretum

Fri. 24 Sep, 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 in Highlands

Fri. 24 Sep, 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. Southern Highlands Sept. 17 and Foxfire Boys Sept. 24. Free and open to the public. www.highlandschamber.org.

Kevin Fuller at Frog Level Brewing

Fri. 24 Sep, 2021 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Frog Level Brewing (Waynesville) will host Kevin Fuller (singer-songwriter) Sept. 24. All shows begin at 6 p.m. unless otherwise noted. Free and open to the public. 828.454.5664 or www.froglevelbrewing.com. 

Sat. 25 Sep, 2021

Guest Appreciation Festival at Nantahala Outdoor Center

Wed. 1 Sep, 2021 8:00 am - Thu. 30 Sep, 2021 8:00 pm

In lieu of its ever-popular Guest Appreciation Festival, the Nantahala Outdoor Center in Swain County will instead move to a Guest Appreciation Month  (September) of Celebration for 2021. Stay tuned for details at www.noc.com/events.

Wildlife Through Local Lenses at Macon Library

Wed. 1 Sep, 2021 9:00 am - Thu. 30 Sep, 2021 6:00 pm

Wildlife through the lenses of local photographers will be on display at the Macon County Public Library through the month of September. Library hours are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

Meditation Weekend Workshop

Fri. 24 Sep, 2021 9:00 am - Sun. 26 Sep, 2021 5:00 pm

Waynesville Yoga Center will host a Meditation Weekend Workshop Sept. 24-26. The workshop will be hosted by Lynda Saffell and will present the historical, philosophical, and fundamental components of meditation. For more information, or to register, visit www.waynesvilleyogacenter.com/event/300-hour-module-meditation/

Farmer’s Market in Bryson City

Sat. 25 Sep, 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. 

Mountain Heritage Day

All day

Mountain Heritage Day, the festival of cultural traditions presented by Western Carolina University in Cullowhee, is again being planned as a live, in-person event on Saturday, Sept. 25. For more information, updates and links for vendors interested in participating at the event, go to www.mountainheritageday.com.

Farmer's Market in Bryson City

Sat. 25 Sep, 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. Leashed pets are welcome. Outdoor event. Current Covid-19 safety protocols will be followed and enforced. 828.488.7857.

Free wine tasting at The Wine Bar & Cellar

Sat. 25 Sep, 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. 

Ol' Dirty Bathtub at Frog Level Brewing

Sat. 25 Sep, 2021 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Frog Level Brewing (Waynesville) will host Ol’ Dirty Bathtub (Americana/bluegrass) Sept. 25. All shows begin at 6 p.m. unless otherwise noted. Free and open to the public. 828.454.5664 or www.froglevelbrewing.com. 

Jacob Johnson at The Classic Wineseller

Sat. 25 Sep, 2021 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The Classic Wineseller (Waynesville) will host Jacob Johnson (guitar/vocals) Sept. 25 for a special dinner performance. All shows begin at 7 p.m. Limited seating. Reservations required. 828.452.6000 or www.classicwineseller.com.