Get your ballots ready to vote in the brand-new Haywood Idol competition held in conjunction with the Haywood County Fair, where people’s choice voting will narrow down constants to the top finalist who wins a one-night trip to Nashville.

      BRYSON CITY — The annual Freedom Fest festival will take over downtown Bryson City on Saturday, July 3, capped off by a fireworks show — making it possible to turn your weekend into a two-day doubler header of fireworks and revelry.

        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.