ASHEVILLE — Sip and stroll through the gardens of the N.C. Arboretum during the glow of the golden hour while being serenaded to live music during Arbor Evenings.
- Grimm’s Fairy Tales spring to life during free outdoor summer theater series
- Terpsicorps Theatre of Dance is back in action
- Play and a picnic: catch Appalachian-themed musical production of Billy Goat Gruf
- Outdoor jazz on a summer evening at Brevard Music Center
- Thunder in the Smokies rumbles into Maggie
WAYNESVILLE — Grab a blanket, pack a picnic and enjoy live outdoor theater of Billy Goat Gruf with various matinee performances running through July 4 at Haywood Arts Regional Theater.
AROUND WNC — WNC is home to a plethora of labyrinths — at parks, churches, private gardens, spiritual retreats, you name it.
LAKE JUNALUSKA — The bell on the grounds of Lake Junaluska will toll 108 times on Friday, June 25, to honor the 108th anniversary of the conference and retreat center.
ASHEVILLE — A free outdoor theatrical production of Grimm’s Fairy Tales is running now through July 24 by The Montford Park Players.
ASHEVILLE — Terpsicorps Theatre of Dance, a professional ballet company known for its vivid cutting-edge dance, is ready to wow audiences again for the first time since COVID with a triple header weekend.
BREVARD — Swing to the sultry sounds of star vocalist Jane Monheit accompanied by the students and faculty of the Brevard Music Center Jazz Institute with an outdoor concert at 7:30 p.m. Friday, June 25.
ASHEVILLE — It’s impossible to overstate the wow-factor invoked by an astounding walk-through maze of willow-branch sculptures at the Biltmore Estate.
ASHEVILLE — Dive into the fascinating world of nocturnal creatures with a Blue Ridge Parkway ranger at 7:30 p.m. Friday, June 25, at the Folk Art Center along the Parkway in Asheville.
SYLVA — A 5K and one-mile fun run or walk will be held on Saturday, June 19, at Mark Watson Park in Sylva to commemorate Juneteenth, the anniversary marking the end of slavery.
VIRTUAL — Catch a screening of the new WNC-produced documentary “The Spirits Still Move Them: Moonshining in the Mountains” online at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 24.
BRYSON CITY — The Carolina Shine experience on the Great Smoky Mountains Railroad has launched for the season, serving up triple-distilled, craft moonshine from local distilleries in the special all-adult car.