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The Museum of the Cherokee Indian Presents: Disruption Exhibit

Museum of the Cherokee Indian 598 Tsali Blvd., NC, Cherokee, NC

The Museum of the Cherokee Indian (MCI) opens Disruption, an art intervention of the Museum’s permanent exhibition. Featuring works by 36 enrolled members of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians […]

Grandfather Mountain: Nature Photography Weekend

Grandfather Mountain 2050 Blowing Rock Highway, Linville, NC

This popular shutterbug weekend includes presentations from top nature photographers, hands-on breakout sessions, a friendly contest and the rare opportunity to photograph the mountain’s spectacular scenery and native animals before […]

2nd Annual High Country Jazz Festival

Appalachian Theatre of the High Country 559 West King Street , Boone, North Carolina

The High Country Jazz Festival brings first-rate jazz experiences to Boone and Blowing Rock, North Carolina. The 2023 headliners include the Legendary Count Basie Orchestra (June 9), the Emmet Cohen […]

Summer Tracks: Sol Driven Train

Rogers Park Amphitheater 55 W. Howard Street, Tryon

Summer Tracks concert series in Rogers Park opens with Sol Driven Train. This regional favorite combines Afro-Caribbean rhythms with funky New Orleans-style brass to produce songs of love, loss, and […]

National Get Outdoors Day at Grandfather Mountain

Grandfather Mountain 2050 Blowing Rock Highway, Linville, NC

This national holiday celebrates our favorite thing to do… get outdoors! Look for our discovery stations as you hike and learn some cool trail information and history from our naturalists. […]

Clay Day at the Folk Art Center

Folk Art Center Milepost 382, Blue Ridge Parkway, Asheville, NC

Join us for a celebration of one of the oldest craft mediums and the makers of clay. Clay Day features craft demonstrations and hands-on activities by members of the Southern […]


Bluff Mountain Festival

Hot Springs Resort & Spa 315 Bridge Street, Hot Springs, NC

Foot-tapping bluegrass and old-time music, a silent auction of beautiful regional items, an artists’ market, good food, a beautiful setting, and much more make the Madison County Arts Council’s Bluff […]

Finding Matisse Through the Art of Paper Cutting with Susan Fulcher

Yadkin Cultural Arts Center 226 E. Main Street, Yadkinville, NC

We all Love Henri Matisse for his colorful paintings. Interesting fact: when he was unable to stand and paint, he discovered paper cutting. He designed wonderful art pieces from paper. This workshop will […]


Garden Pottery Class

The HUB Station Arts Center 145 Cedar Valley Road , Hudson, NC

Register for our upcoming pottery class! Classes meet on Tuesday’s for a 5-week course designed for beginning or intermediate adults (18+). Students will explore handbuilding and slab work as well […]

We welcome submission of Western North Carolina events focused on our heritage themes of mountain music, crafts, foodways, outdoors and Cherokee culture. Please submit two weeks in advance.

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