ASHEVILLE — A free outdoor theatrical production of Sword in the Stone is running from July 30-Aug. 28 by The Montford Park Players.
WAYNESVILLE — The heart-warming romantic comedy The Last Romance will be on stage at the Haywood Arts Regional Theater for a three-week run starting Aug. 6.
FRANKLIN — See of the top local performers in the region and vote for your faves in the “Who Wants to be a Star” talent competition at 7 p.m. Saturday, July 31, at the Smoky Mountain Center for Performing Arts.
ASHEVILLE — Dine with Divas cabaret — featuring spectacular burlesque and comedy performances by the area’s best professional drag queens — will be held Thursday, July 29, at the Highland Brewing Event Center.
ASHEVILLE — On the heels of sold-out performances of String Solstice, the Blue Ridge Orchestra is back this weekend with Summer Winds, a unique symphonic winds concert.
LAKE JUNALUSKA — Lake Junaluska Conference and Retreat Center is hosting a free outdoor movie series on Monday evenings as part of its summer activities program.
ASHEVILLE — Downtown After 5, the epic free concert series that turns downtown Asheville into a big ole party, will make its 2021 debut from 5-9 p.m. Friday, July 16.
CHEROKEE — Elton John’s early rock career will come to life before your eyes with The Rocket Man tribute show on stage at Harrah’s Cherokee Casino Saturday, July 17.
ASHEVILLE — A free outdoor theatrical production of Grimm’s Fairy Tales is running now through July 24 by The Montford Park Players.
HENDERSONVILLE — Kick off your summer weekends with fun, upbeat music at Hendersonville’s Music on Main concert series every Friday night from July 9 through August 27.
FLETCHER — An outdoor concert at Blue Ghost Brewing Company will featured the Asheville-based cover band Tuxedo Junction from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Friday, July 9.
SMOKIES — The overwhelming popularity of vehicle-free Wednesdays in Cades Cove — giving cyclists and walkers a chance to experience the idyllic valley in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park without cars in the picture – has now gotten even better.
HENDERSONVILLE — Downtown Hendersonville is pulling out all the stops this year for a blockbuster July Fourth evening, with live music on two stages, kids activities, food vendors and a signature fireworks show.
LAKE JUNALUSKA — The internationally acclaimed bluegrass band Balsam Range will once again headline the weekend of July Fourth festivities at Lake Junaluska, giving back to their home county the best way they know how: by putting on a concert.
FRANKLIN — Rock the night away with a celebration of two of America’s most iconic bands: the Allman Brothers Band and Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers.
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 — The return of WNC’s homegrown orchestra after the COVID year is piggybacking on summer solstice for a concert dubbed “String Solstice” on Sunday, June 20, at the Wortham Center for Performing Arts.
SYLVA — Don your flip flops, Bermuda shorts and airbrush tank tops for Beach Night at Bridge Park with the Caribbean Cowboys Band performing at the outdoor concert venue from 6-8 p.m. on Saturday, June 19.
WAYNESVILLE — Tag along on the wild ride of a nightclub singer who lands in a convent through the witness protection program at Haywood Arts Regional Theater, running for two weekends June 12-13 and June 19-20.
ASHEVILLE — A free outdoor theatrical production of A Midsummer Night's Dream is running for the next two weeks by The Montford Park Players.
CANTON — Kick back at Bearwaters Brewing along the Pigeon River in Canton while listening to The Darren Nicholson Band at 5 p.m. Sunday, June 13.
LAKE JUNALUSKA — A triple-header recital by the talented students from Legacy Dance Center will beat 1 p.m., 4 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 5, at Stuart Auditorium at Lake Junaluska.
ASHEVILLE — Starring world-traveling drag artist, powerhouse singer and comedienne, “Hello, Daddy!” will be on stage at The Magnetic Theatre June 4-6.
ASHEVILLE — Dobro master and 14-time Grammy award winning bluegrass legend, Jerry Douglas, will grace the stage at Hazel Robinson Amphitheatre on Thursday, June 3.
WAYNESVILLE — Bring your dancing shoes and a chair for an evening of live music and street festivities on Main Street in downtown Waynesville from 7-10 p.m. Saturday, May 29.
WAYNESVILLE — After four sold out weekends, the production of "Say Goodnight, Gracie: The Life, Love, and Laughter of George Burns and Gracie Allen" will return for an encore at Haywood Arts Regional Theater May 28-30.
MAGGIE VALLEY — Galactic will take the stage for drive-in show (with BYO lawn chairs allowed) at the Maggie Valley Festival Grounds at 7 p.m. Sunday, May 23.
MAGGIE VALLEY — The long-running and epicly popular Country Western Show put on by Tuscola High School Summit Choir will move outdoors this year, at 7:30 pm. May 21 and 22 at Maggie Valley Festival Grounds.
ASHEVILLE — The Magnetic Theater will be serving up a live, outdoor variety show in the River Arts District at 7 p.m. every Tuesday through October.
ASHEVILLE — It's the last weekend to catch The Montford Park Players outdoor production of the Shakespeare classic ‘A Comedy of Errors.’
ASHEVILLE — Three nights of bluegrass-Americana- folk by three Appalachian bands have taken over the concert calendar at Isis Music Hall May 14-16.
HENDERSONVILLE — Witness a live program by Asheville-based psychic and natural-born medium Anthony Mikolojeski at 7 p.m. Saturday, May 15, at The Center for Art and Entertainment in Hendersonville.
WAYNESVILLE — Back by popular demand, the production of "Say Goodnight, Gracie" at Haywood Arts Regional Theater will return for another two weekends, May 7-9 and May 14-16.
FRANKLIN — Driven by heartfelt lyrics and soul-tingling melodies the California born, Nashville based artist, Ashley Hess will be on stage at Smoky Mountain Center for Performing Arts at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, May 8.
MAGGIE VALLEY — The bluesy rock sounds of Grace Potter will come to the Maggie Valley Festival Grounds for its first drive-in concert of the year on Friday, May 7, hosted by The Grey Eagle.
ASHEVILLE — Highland Brewing’s Meadow, an outdoor venue for kicking back with a beer and friends, re-opens Friday, April 30, with a weekend of live music, fun in the sun, and a local artisan market.
CANTON — Here's the perfect precursor to national Star Wars Day on "May the 4th be with you": Lake Logan will screen the original Star Wars as its first drive-in movie of the season on Saturday, May 1.
ASHEVILLE — A celebration of beautiful movement will be unleashed by The Asheville Ballet with “Spring Into Dance: An Artistic Bouquet” at 7 p.m. April 30 and May 1, at The Hazel Robinson Amphitheatre.
ASHEVILLE — Comedian, actor and author Josh Wolf will put on a double-header show at 6:30 p.m. and 9 p.m. Saturday, April 24, at The Orange Peel.
ASHEVILLE — A seated concert by The Darren Nicholson, a mountain acoustic group of award-winning musicians, will be held at 7 p.m. Saturday, April 17, at Isis Music Hall.
ASHEVILLE — A drive-in concert by folk-country-rock legend Robert Earl Keen will be held at 7 p.m. Saturday, April 17, at the WNC Ag Center.