June 2017 Events

Through October 25

  • Luthier's Craft Exhibit at the Smith-McDowell House Museum.  The exhibit is free with house admission: $9 Adults; $5 students, and WNCHA members free.  10:00 am-4:00 pm Wednesday-Saturday.

June through September

June 2

  • Music on Main, Sparta. First Friday of each month June-October. 6 pm. Downtown Sparta’s merchants, restaurants, and attractions welcome visitors with music in six or more venues. Performers can be found at BlueRidgeMusicNC.com. Free and family friendly. 
  • Concerts on the Creek, Bridge Park Gazebo, Sylva. 7-9 pm. Free Friday night concerts Memorial Day through Labor Day.

June 2-3

  • Get Outside Mountain Relay, Alleghany County/Sparta. A 208 mile relay (104 mile loop run twice). Click here for more information and registration, or call 336-372-1793.

June 2-4

  • Toe River Studio Tour.  Free, more than 100 artists and crafts people open their studios for a self-guided tour.  10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

June 2-9

June 3

  • Clay Day, Southern Highland Craft Guild, Folk Art Center, Asheville.

June 2-11

  • Man of La Mancha, Peacock Performing Arts Center, Hayesville. Musical based on the story of real-life novelist Miguel de Cervantes and his tales of Don Quixote. Adults $20; Students $11.

June 5

  • Monday Night Live concert series, 201 S. Main St., Hendersonville. 7pm-9pm.  Free, every Monday through June 26, featuring a variety of eclectic music. Bring a chair, no pets, alcoholic beverages or coolers allowed. Seating area opens after 5:30 pm, early admission is prohibited. 
  • Hometown History Workshop, presented by the Federation of NC Historical Societies at the Dept. of Natural and Cultural Resources Western Office, 176 Riceville Road, Asheville. Click here to register.

June 8-10

June 9

  • Concerts on the Creek, Bridge Park Gazebo, Sylva. 7-9 pm. Free Friday night concerts Memorial Day through Labor Day.

June 10

  • Annual Gala & Benefit AuctionJohn C. Campbell Folk School. 5-8 pm. An exciting evening of lively entertainment, delicious food, and traditional craft and fine art. Admission $25 (includes food and drink.) Proceeds will benefit the Folk School's craft programs.
  • National Get Outdoors DayCradle of Forestry. Free admission. Established in 2008 by the USDA Forest Service, this national event encourages Americans, especially youth, to seek out healthy, active outdoor lifestyles, connect with nature, and embrace public lands. (828) 877-3130.
  • Bluff Mountain Festival in Hot Springs.  Free, bluegrass music, clogging and square dancing, silent auction, local crafts, and food.  10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

June 12

  • Monday Night Live concert series, 201 S. Main St., Hendersonville. 7pm-9pm.  Free, every Monday through June 26, featuring a variety of eclectic music. Bring a chair, no pets, alcoholic beverages or coolers allowed. Seating area opens after 5:30 pm, early admission is prohibited.

June 15

June 16

  • Music On Main Street concert series, 201 S. Main St., Hendersonville. 7- 9pm.  Free, every Friday through August 18, featuring classic rock, oldies & beach music. Bring a chair, no pets, alcoholic beverages or coolers allowed. Seating area opens after 5:30 pm, early admission is prohibited. 
  • Concerts on the Creek, Bridge Park Gazebo, Sylva. 7-9 pm. Free Friday night concerts Memorial Day through Labor Day.

June 17

  • Firefly Twilight Tour, at the Cradle of Forestry, 7 - 10 pm, $6 for ages 16 and up, $3 for ages 5-15 and for America the Beautiful or Golden Age passport holders, free for ages 4 and under. Allow twilight in the summer forest to surround you in sights and sounds as darkness falls upon the Cradle of Forestry. Enjoy the charming evening forest of the NC mountains as we guide you through the world of fireflies.
  • Better Dads Festival, Roger McGuire Green, Pack Square Park, Downtown Asheville, 12:00 noon - 9:30 pm.  Free Admission.  Kick-off Father's Day weekend with live music, dance, games, costumes, drumming, storytelling, and more fun for the entire family.

June 19

  • Monday Night Live concert series, 201 S. Main St., Hendersonville. 7pm-9pm.  Free, every Monday through June 26, featuring a variety of eclectic music. Bring a chair, no pets, alcoholic beverages or coolers allowed. Seating area opens after 5:30 pm, early admission is prohibited. 

June 21

June 22

June 23

  • 4th Friday Gallery Walk, downtown Brevard. Art galleries, stores and restaurants open late from 5 - 8 pm on the 4th Friday from April-November. December Gallery Walk on 34d Friday.
  • Music On Main Street concert series, 201 S. Main St., Hendersonville. 7- 9pm.  Free, every Friday through August 18, featuring classic rock, oldies & beach music. Bring a chair, no pets, alcoholic beverages or coolers allowed. Seating area opens after 5:30 pm, early admission is prohibited.  
  • Concerts on the Creek, Bridge Park Gazebo, Sylva. 7-9 pm. Free Friday night concerts Memorial Day through Labor Day.

June 23-24

June 23-July 4

  • Brevard’s Arts and Culture Celebration 2017, downtown Brevard and Transylvania County. Includes the opening of the Brevard Music Center, Brevard’s 4th Friday Gallery Walk, Street Dances, Music Jams, Open Mic Nite, Live Radio Variety Show, Art Show & Sale. Celebration ends with a bang at the Heart of Brevard 4th of July Celebration and Fireworks Extravaganza.

June 23-July 14

June 24

  • Bug Day and National Pollinator Week Celebration, at the Cradle of Forestry, 10 am - 5 pm, $5 for ages 16 and up, free for youth. Learn about insects and other arthropods at this event in and around the Forest Discovery Center at the Cradle of Forestry commemorating National Pollinator Week
  • Pottery on the Green, The Village Green, Cashiers. 10 am - 5 pm. A pottery sale and showcase by 15 invitational potters.
  • David Holt & Josh Goforth Concert. Stecoah Valley Cultural Arts Center, Lynn L. Shields Auditorium, Stecoah. Doors open at 6 pm; concert starts at 7:30 pm. Tickets: Adults $25; K-12 $10. Old-Time mountain music.

June 24-25

  • ASAP Farm Tour. Visit local farms across Western North Carolina and experience firsthand the diversity and heritage of agriculture in our mountains, 12:00-5:00 pm both days.  Tickets are $30 per car in advance and $40 weekend of the tour. 

June 25

June 26

  • Monday Night Live concert series, 201 S. Main St., Hendersonville. 7pm-9pm.  Free, every Monday through June 26, featuring a variety of eclectic music. Bring a chair, no pets, alcoholic beverages or coolers allowed. Seating area opens after 5:30 pm, early admission is prohibited.

June 27

  • Cecil Sharp in Appalachia, 1st floor Auditorium, H.F. Robinson Building, Western Carolina University.  Free, 7:00-8:00 p.m.  Ilustrated lecture of the ballad collecting activities of Cecil Sharp and his assistant Maude Karpelsin, southern Appalachia 1916-1918.

June 29

June 30

  • Music On Main Street concert series, 201 S. Main St., Hendersonville. 7- 9pm.  Free, every Friday through August 18, featuring classic rock, oldies & beach music. Bring a chair, no pets, alcoholic beverages or coolers allowed. Seating area opens after 5:30 pm, early admission is prohibited.
  • Concerts on the Creek, Bridge Park Gazebo, Sylva. 7-9 pm. Free Friday night concerts Memorial Day through Labor Day.

 

 

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