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Western North Carolina festivals

• May 31-June 1: Cold Mountain Music Festival, Lake Logan

• May 31-June 1: Ole Smokey Spring Farm Fest, Clyde

• June 6-8: Cherokee Bluegrass Festival

• June 6-9: Highlands Motoring Festival

• June 8: Cherokee Voices Festival

• June 13-16: Taste of Scotland & Celtic Festival, Franklin

• June 15: Front Street Arts & Crafts Show

• June 28: Mountain Street Dance, Waynesville 

• June 29-30: Village Square Arts & Crafts Show, Highlands

• July 12: Mountain Street Dance, Waynesville 

• July 13: Blueberry Festival, Cherokee 

• July 18-28: Folkmoot International Dance & Music Festival, Waynesville

• July 20: Appalachian Heritage Festival, Franklin

• July 26: Mountain Street Dance, Waynesville

• July 26-27: Hillbilly Jam, Maggie Valley

• July 26-28: Macon County Gemboree, Franklin

• Aug. 2-3: Lake Logan Multisport Festival

• Aug. 9: Mountain Street Dance, Waynesville

• Aug. 9-10: Mountain High BBQ Festival, Franklin

• Aug. 17: Franklin Folk Festival 

• Aug. 24: Qualla Arts & Crafts Open Air Indian Market, Cherokee 

• Aug. 24-25: Village Square Arts & Crafts Show, Highlands

• Aug. 30-31: Smoky Mountain Folk Festival, Lake Junaluska

• Aug. 31-Sept. 1: Cashiers Rotary Arts & Crafts Festival 

• Sept. 1-2: Canton Labor Day Festival 

• Sept. 21: Green Energy Park Youth Art Fest, Dillsboro

• Sept. 27: Mountain Street Dance, Waynesville 

• Sept. 27-29: Guest Appreciation Festival, Nantahala Outdoor Center

• Sept. 28: Mountain Heritage Day, Cullowhee

• Oct. 5: Colorfest, Dillsboro 

• Oct. 5-6: John C. Campbell Folk School Fall Festival, Brasstown 

• Oct. 8-12: Cherokee Indian Fair

• Oct. 10-12: Autumn Leaves Craft Show, Franklin 

• Oct. 11-13: Cashiers Leaf Festival 

• Oct. 12: Church Street Art & Craft Show, Waynesville

• Oct. 18-19: Fall Harvest Festival, Stecoah 

• Oct. 18-20: Leaf Lookers Gemboree, Franklin 

• Oct. 19: Apple Harvest Festival, Waynesville 

• Oct. 26: PumpkinFest, Franklin 

• Nov. 2: WNC Pottery Festival, Dillsboro

• Nov. 7-10: Highlands Food & Wine Festival

• Nov. 29-30: Hard Candy Christmas Art & Craft Show, Cullowhee

• Dec. 6: Waynesville Christmas Tree Lighting 

• Dec. 6-7/13-14: Lights & Luminaries, Dillsboro 

• Dec. 6-8: Balsam Range Art of Music Festival

• Dec. 14: A Night Before Christmas, Waynesville

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