City Lights poetry reading
 

City Lights poetry reading

Benjamin Cutler will launch his new book of poetry, “Wild Silence,” at 6 p.m. Friday, May 31, at City Lights…
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Outlaw Whiskey will play Bryson City June 1. Garret K. Woodward photo
 

Outlaw Whiskey returns to Bryson City

Haywood County rock/country act Outlaw Whiskey will perform at 8 p.m. Saturday, June 1, at the Unplugged Pub in Bryson…
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Toubab Krewe will play Canton June 1. File photo
 

Cold Mountain Music Festival

The annual Cold Mountain Music Festival will be held on Saturday, June 1, at the Lake Logan Retreat Center in…
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WOW will host karaoke May 24 in Waynesville. Donated photo
 

‘Queens of Country’ karaoke

The Women of Waynesville (WOW) will host a “Queens of Country” themed karaoke party at 8 p.m. Friday, May 24,…
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Bird in Hand will play Bryson City May 24. File photo
 

Americana, folk at Mountain Layers

Jackson County Americana/folk duo Bird in Hand will perform at 6 p.m. Friday, May 24, at Mountain Layers Brewing Company…
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Woolybooger will play Franklin May 25. File photo
 

Currahee gets the blues

Americana/folk singer-songwriter Woolybooger will perform at 7 p.m. Saturday, May 25, at Currahee Brewing in Franklin. 
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Zoe & Cloyd will play Franklin May 18. Sarah Johnston photo
 

Cowee welcomes Zoe & Cloyd

Popular Asheville-based Americana/folk act Zoe & Cloyd will hit the stage at 6 p.m. Saturday, May 18, at the Cowee…
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City Lights poetry reading
 

City Lights poetry reading

Poets Jane Hicks and Thomas Alan Holmes will present their latest book of poems, “The Safety of Small Things” and…
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Mean Mary. File photo
 

Mean Mary returns to Classic Wineseller

Americana/indie singer-songwriter Mean Mary will perform at 7 p.m. Friday, May 17, at the Classic Wineseller in Waynesville. 
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The Lonesome River Band will play Black Mountain May 19. File photo
 

Steve Sutton Memorial Festival

There will be a special concert in memory of late Haywood County banjo great Steve Sutton kicking off at 2…
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Whole Bloomin' Thing returns to Waynesville May 11. File photo
 

Whole Bloomin’ Thing Festival

The 21st annual Whole Bloomin’ Thing Festival will take place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 11, in…
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Do you like strawberries?
 

Do you like strawberries?

The 22nd annual Strawberry Jam festival will be held May 18-19 at Darnell Farms in Bryson City. 
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Leonidas Lagrimas will play Franklin May 12. Donated photo
 

Mother’s Day piano concert

Leonidas Lagrimas will present “Musical Storytellers: A Piano Recital” at 3 p.m. Sunday, May 12, at the First Presbyterian Church…
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Andrew Wakefield. File photo
 

Indie, folk at Innovation

Singer-songwriter Andrew Wakefield will perform at 7 p.m. Saturday, May 11, at Innovation Brewing in Sylva.
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A special gem show will be in Franklin May 17-19. File photo
 

Ready for the ‘May Gemboree’?

The “May Gemboree” will be held May 17-19 at the Robert C. Carpenter Community Building in Franklin. 
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Ann Jobe.
 

‘And So I Run’ reading in Franklin

Author Anne Jobe will be hosting a special reading at 6 p.m. Wednesday, May 15, at the Macon County Public…
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Haywood County Jazz Festival
 

Haywood County Jazz Festival

The Haywood County Arts Council (HCAC) will present the Haywood County Jazz Festival at 3 p.m. Saturday, May 4, at…
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Darren Nicholson will play Glenville May 3. File photo
 

Bluegrass legend comes to Glenville

Americana/bluegrass artist Darren Nicholson will hit the stage at 6 p.m. Friday, May 3, at Happ’s Place in Glenville. 
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Ann Miller Woodford will speak in Waynesville May 9. File photo
 

‘Conversations with Storytellers Series’

As part of the “Pigeon Community Conversations with Storytellers Series,” author Ann Miller Woodford will interpret the legacy and culture…
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‘Thunder in the Smokies’. File photo
 

‘Thunder in the Smokies’

The 21st annual “Thunder in the Smokies” spring rally will be held May 3-5 at the Maggie Valley Fairgrounds. 
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‘The Violent World of Broadus Miller’
 

‘The Violent World of Broadus Miller’

Dr. Kevin Young will present his new book, “The Violent World of Broadus Miller: A Story of Murder, Lynch Mobs,…
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Franklin arts and crafts fair
 

Franklin arts and crafts fair

The Friends of the Greenway (FROG) will host an arts and crafts fair from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday,…
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Maritzaida and Aaron Weibe will play Waynesville May 2. Donated photo)
 

Folkmoot celebrates Latin American heritage

Folkmoot USA will present Maritzaida & Raíces Emma-Erwin Latin America Dancers at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 2, at the Folkmoot…
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'Airing of the Quilts' will be May 4 in Hillsboro. File photo
 

'Airing of the Quilts'

The Appalachian Women’s Museum “Airing of the Quilts” will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 4,…
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Haywood Choral Society. Donated photo
 

Haywood Choral Society spring concert

Directed by Don Kirkindoll, the Haywood Choral Society will perform its spring concert, “Cry Out for Peace,” at 4 p.m.…
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Arnold Hill. Garret K. Woodward photo
 

Rock rolls into Scotsman

Regional rock/jam group Arnold Hill will perform at 8 p.m. Saturday, April 27, at The Scotsman Public House in Waynesville. 
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‘The Tribes of the Littles’
 

‘The Tribes of the Littles’

Local author Pamela Volpert will read from her book, “The Tribes of the Littles,” at 3 p.m. Saturday, April 27,…
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Woolybooger. File photo
 

Mountain Layers gets the blues

Americana/folk singer-songwriter Woolybooger will perform at 5 p.m. Sunday, April 28, at Mountain Layers Brewing in Bryson City. 
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Darren Nicholson will play HCC April 19. File photo
 

Carolina Heritage Weekend

A multi-day event celebrating Appalachian heritage, Carolina Heritage Weekend will take place April 18-20 around Haywood County. 
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The Maggie Valley Band will play Sylva April 27. File photo
 

Greening Up the Mountains

Presented by the Town of Sylva, the 26th annual Greening Up the Mountains festival will be held from 10 a.m.…
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HART presents ‘I’ll Eat You Last’
 

HART presents ‘I’ll Eat You Last’

A production of “I’ll Eat You Last” will hit the stage at 7:30 p.m. April 19-20, 26-27 and 2 p.m.…
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Alma Russ. FIle photo
 

Americana, folk at Mountain Layers

Rising singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Alma Russ will hit the stage at 5 p.m. Sunday, April 21, at Mountain Layers Brewing…
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Blue Ridge Books welcomes Hall
 

Blue Ridge Books welcomes Hall

Author Tiffany Hall will present her new book, “Bigger,” at 1 p.m. Saturday, April 20, at Blue Ridge Books in…
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The Well Drinkers will play Waynesville April 18. File photo
 

Bluegrass, Americana at Folkmoot

In conjunction with Haywood County’s “Carolina Heritage Weekend,” Folkmoot USA will present The Well Drinkers at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 18,…
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Cracker will play Murphy April 13. File photo
 

Cracker, Kevn Kinney to rock Murphy

Legendary rockers Cracker and Kevn Kinney (of Drivin’ N’ Cryin’) will perform on Saturday, April 13, at the Murphy Music…
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World music in Franklin
 

World music in Franklin

The Ubuntu Choir of the Great Smoky Mountains will perform a program of uplifting music from around the world at…
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The NC Symphony will play Cherokee April 18. File photo
 

Cherokee welcomes NC Symphony

The North Carolina Symphony will host a special concert at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 18, at the Chief Joyce Dugan…
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John Brown will play Hayesville April 5. File photo
 

‘John Brown: An Evening of Jazz’

Jazz artist John Brown will hit the stage at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 5, at the Peacock Performing Arts Center…
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Imij Of Soul will play Waynesville April 6. File photo
 

Hendrix tribute to rock Boojum

A rock-n-roll power trio tribute to the sound, music and vibe of Jimi Hendrix, Imij of Soul will hit the…
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Christina Chandler. File photo
 

Americana rolls into Scotsman

Asheville-based singer-songwriter Christina Chandler will perform at 8 p.m. Thursday, March 28, at The Scotsman in Waynesville. 
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Shane Meade. File photo
 

Meade returns to Mountain Layers

Popular Florida-based indie/soul singer-songwriter Shane Meade will perform at 6 p.m. Saturday, March 30, at Mountain Layers Brewing Company in…
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Contra dancing returns to Franklin April 6. File photo
 

Want to learn contra dancing?

There will be a contra dance class offered from 6:30-9 p.m. Saturday, April 6, at the Macon County Public Library…
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The sculpture unveiling ceremony will be March 23 in Franklin. Donated photo
 

Franklin sculpture unveiling

The “Women’s History Trail Sculpture Community Celebration” will be held on Saturday, March 23, in Franklin.  
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Natti Love Joys will play WNC March 29-30. File photo
 

Reggae, soul at Lazy Hiker

The Natti Love Joys will perform at 8 p.m. Friday, March 29, at Lazy Hiker Brewing in Sylva. The band…
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Dillsboro’s ‘Easter Hat Parade’
 

Dillsboro’s ‘Easter Hat Parade’

A beloved Western North Carolina tradition, the “Easter Hat Parade” will take place at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 30, in…
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Wyatt Espalin. File photo
 

Espalin returns to Mountain Layers

Singer-songwriter Wyatt Espalin will hit the stage at 5 p.m. Sunday, March 24, at Mountain Layers Brewing in Bryson City. 
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Artwork by Robin Arramae is currently showcased at Panacea. Donated photo
 

Misfit Mountain hosts art fundraiser

 In an effort to raise funds for Misfit Mountain, there will be a special art showcase and sale through March…
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‘The Lightning Thief’ will be at HART on select dates in March. Donated photo
 

HART presents ‘The Lightning Thief’

A production of “The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical” will hit the stage at 7:30 p.m. 22-23 and 2…
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Smoky Mountain Roller Girls’ will ride again March 24. File photo
 

Ready for roller derby?

The Smoky Mountain Roller Girls will host its next bout against the Yellow Jackets Roller Derby from Georgia Tech University…
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Bird in Hand will play Bryson City March 15. File photo
 

Americana, folk at Mountain Layers

Jackson County Americana/folk duo Bird in Hand will perform at 6 p.m. Friday, March 15, at Mountain Layers Brewing Company…
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