Naturalist and scholar Julie Thomson will present her latest work “Weaving at Black Mountain College: Anni Albers, Trude Guermonprez and Their Students” at 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 11, at City Lights Bookstore in Sylva.
Presented by Adamas Entertainment and Frog Level Brewing, rising Florida jam/rock act Ajeva and Asheville-based rock band Buddhagraph Spaceship will play at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 10 at The Lineside, the new indoor music venue at Frog Level Brewing in Waynesville.
The Great Smoky Mountains National Park is moving ahead with significant changes to the Laurel Falls Trail intended to improve visitor experience at the popular site, with an 18-month closure to start next year.
Mainspring Conservation Trust has received $175,000 to clean up and restore a brownfield site near Nikwasi Mound in Franklin. The money will help Mainspring remediate petroleum-contaminated soils on a vacant gravel lot in downtown Franklin.
Residents in the furthest west counties may see smoke over the coming months as the Cherokee National Forest carries out prescribed burns on an estimated 18,500 acres in Monroe and Polk counties, Tennessee, which abut Graham and Cherokee counties in North Carolina.
Experience the legacy of Lucy Morgan, one of the few Craft Revival leaders born and raised in Western North Carolina, with a presentation from Foxfire Museum 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 9, at the Macon County Public Library in Franklin.
Through Nov. 18, the Great Smoky Mountains National Park is accepting comments on a proposal to add 9 new miles to the Foothills Parkway, extending it from Wears Valley to the spur near Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge.
Give your two cents on the future of DuPont State Recreational Forest with a public information drop-in session slated for 8:30 a.m. to noon Saturday, Nov. 4, at the Transylvania County Parks and Recreation Gym in Brevard.