What's Going On This Weekend?
Here's a roundup of things to do in WNC this weekend.
• The new exhibition “Spark of the Eagle Dancer: The Collecting Legacy of Lambert Wilson” will be showcased through Dec. 8 in the Fine Art Museum at Western Carolina University in Cullowhee. To learn more about the exhibition and reception, please go to arts.wcu.edu/spark. The Fine Art Museum is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday.
• Farmers Markets provide a perfect opportunity to find local, fresh produce, get outside on the weekends and mingle with your community. Click HERE for a guide to some of the great markets throughout Western North Carolina.
• Legendary group The Kingsmen Quartet will hit the stage at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 12, in the Queen Auditorium at the Folkmoot Friendship Center in Waynesville. Tickets are $20 per person. For a full schedule of events and/or to purchase tickets, go to folkmoot.org.
• The Maggie Valley Band will perform at 9 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 12, at The Gem taproom at Boojum Brewing in Waynesville. The show is free and open to the public. For more information, click on themaggievalleyband.com.
• The Marianna Black Library will continue its “Summer Music Series” with the bluegrass act Granny’s Mason Jar at 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 10, at the library in Bryson City. The show is free and open to the public. The library is located in downtown Bryson City at the corner of Academy and Rector. For more information, please call the library at 828.488.3030 or visit fontanalib.org/brysoncity.
• Concerts on the Creek will continue with classic rock group TLQ+2 at 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 11, at the gazebo in Bridge Park in downtown Sylva. These events are free with donations encouraged. Everyone is welcome. For more information, please contact the Jackson County Chamber of Commerce at 828.586.2155 or visit the Concerts on the Creek Facebook page. A full schedule of dates and performers can be found at mountainlovers.com/concerts-on-the-creek.
• The “An Appalachian Evening” series will continue with a performance by The Resonant Rogues at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 12, at the Stecoah Valley Center in Robbinsville. Tickets are $18 for adults, $10 for students grade K-12. For more information and/or to purchase tickets, call 828.479.3364 or go to stecoahvalleycenter.com.