If your pup is in need of some pampering, Waynesville institution The Dog House now has a brand new Papertown location.
Two months ago, Wall Street Books owners Greg and Bonnie Owens didn’t know what the future held for them.
Most animal lovers know that spending time with animals, large or small, can have significant therapeutic benefits.
Anything but Western. That’s how Linda Evans describes her Maggie Valley photo shoot location.
Join Catawba Brewing and Three Eggs Cakery for a holiday-themed cookie decorating class 6:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 14, at the Catawba South Slope brewery.
For those who have always wanted to learn how to decorate cookies like a pro, Catawba Brewing will host a Thanksgiving cookie decorating class 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 16, at its South Slope brewery and taproom.
WAYNESVILLE — The long-held and much-loved tradition of the annual used book sale at the Haywood County library is coming to a close, but not without one final hurrah.
LAKE JUNALUSKA — Keeping the gardens beautiful and thriving at Lake Junaluska is a large but rewarding task, and volunteers are an important part of that effort.
The Haywood Christian Ministry Golf Tournament, a tradition that raises critical funding for the crisis ministry to help those in need, will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 13.
CHEROKEE — Gather round the bonfire for an evening of Cherokee mythology, music and culture shared by native storytellers.
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 — Kids can borrow a ukulele, disc golf set and games through a new “Take & Play” program at Pack Library in Asheville.
ASHEVILLE — Biltmore Gardens Railway brings the estate to life in miniature with a model train exhibit located in the Conservatory.
AROUND WNC — WNC is home to a plethora of labyrinths — at parks, churches, private gardens, spiritual retreats, you name it.
AROUND WNC — Step out with the kids for a StoryWalk and enjoy an interactive book+walk, where families stop to read the pages of a storybook posted at interval along a path.
ASHEVILLE — See cats roll on balls, ride skateboards and jump through hoops at The Amazing Acro-cats show Saturday and Sunday at the Wortham Center.
CHEROKEE — Gourd artists from across the country will descend on the annual Cherokee Gourd Artists’ Gathering held from July 29-31.
ASHEVILLE — With the summer Olympics finally upon us, the Asheville Art Museum is celebrating the triumph of human spirit with three Olympic-themed exhibits now on display.
LAKE JUNALUSKA — Get tips to get your smart phone to work harder for you with a free workshop at 10 a.m. Tuesday, July 20.
CHIMNEY ROCK — Join a yoga session under the light of a full moon on at Chimney Rock State Park on Friday, July 23.
MAGGIE VALLEY — Prowl through antique gas cans and pumps, vintage license plates and signs, and old-timey gas station collectibles at the Southeastern Gas & Petroleum Expo coming to the Maggie Valley Festival Grounds.
WAYNESVILLE — The Waynesville Charity Horse Show is underway at the Smoky Mountain Event Center, with nearly 300 riders competing in dozens of events over the three-day run from July 15-17.
CANTON — Nothing says summer like an outdoor screening of the iconic summer movie classic Dirty Dancing, so grab a lawn chair or blanket and head up to Lake Logan on Saturday, July 17, for a drive-in showing.
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.
GRANDFATHER MOUNTAIN — Immerse yourself in the Celtic spirit of competition with the four-day Grandfather Mountain Highlands Games July 8-11, featuring contests of brawn, bravery, piping and dance, along with workshops, vendors, Celtic food and a dizzying live music line-up.
CANTON — Canton will keep the July Fourth festivities rolling with its signature July 4+1 celebration on Monday, July 5.
MAGGIE VALLEY — Pack your picnic basket and round up those cornhole and croquette sets for a community Fourth of July celebration leading up to a fireworks show at the Maggie Valley Festival Grounds.
LAKE JUNALUSKA — While July Fourth festivities at Lake Junaluska aren’t back to full-tilt yet, its statewide accolades as a July Fourth destination are showing through again following last year’s suspension due to COVID.
WAYNESVILLE — A Stars & Stripes Celebration will take over Main Street in downtown Waynesville on Saturday, July 3.
FAR WEST — From honey and cheese to pottery and woodcarvings, explore the local makers of rural Appalachian on a self-guided drive about June 25 and 26.
WAYNESVILLE — More than 100 local vendors of specialty, boutique and handmade items will be packing the Smoky Mountain Event Center from 9 a.m.- 3 p.m. Saturday, June 19.
BAKERSVILLE — The two-day N.C. Rhododendron Festival is jam packed with action, from a pageant and classic car show to square dancing and craft vendors.
FOREST CITY — A two-day festival named for a favorite local moonshine kicks off with a free concert by Acoustic Syndicate Friday, June 18, followed by a street fair and more live music on Saturday, June 19.
ASHEVILLE — Join an outdoor hammock yoga session with a chance to win some epic outdoor gear giveaways from 12-2 p.m. Friday, June 18, at Carrier Park in Asheville.
CHEROKEE — More than six million people have witnessed the heart-wrenching action and soaring triumph of “Unto These Hills” over the past 70 years, and the legacy lives on in 2021.
SMOKIES — Cyclists can enjoy the magic of Cades Cove every Wendesday this summer without jockeying with cars along the tranquil valley loop road in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
ASHEVILLE — An Outdoor Living Tour, complete with a hop-on trolley and storytellers, will feature homes in the Grove Park-Sunset Mountain neighborhoods on Sunday, June 13.
PISGAH FOREST — See the teaming raceways churning with the silver flashes and splashes of brook, brown and rainbow trout while learning about the impressive hatchery operation at the Pisgah Wildlife Center at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 12.
ASHEVILLE — A two-day cornhole tournament featuring more than 200 pro players in the cornhole circuit — including a televised championship round — will be held June 11-12 Harrah's Cherokee Center-Asheville.
LAKE JUNALUSKA — The annual Lake Junaluska Flea Market is coming Saturday, June 12, with every imaginable item under the sun — furniture, home décor, tools, art, women’s clothing, luggage, electronics, housewares, toys, games/recreation, holiday items, books, baked goods and more.
ASHEVILLE — The Historic Montford Garden Tour is back after a 17-year hiatus, with 12 gardens on the self-guided tour happening Saturday, June 5.
CANTON — A two-day botanical art workshop will be held at Lake Logan Conference Center — the ultimate “outdoor studio” for exploring nature-themed art — on June 14-15.
CLYDE — Upcoming workshops on making your own knife sheath, tomahawk or knife blade will be held at Haywood Community College this summer.
CHEROKEE — Spend the long weekend with the boys — rainbow, brook, golden, and brown — during the Cherokee Memorial Day Trout Tournament with $10,000 in cash winnings for the anglers who snag tagged trout.
HENDERSONVILLE — Indulge your green thumb with a Memorial Day weekend visit to Hendersonville for the Garden Jubilee Nurseries & Orchards Tour.
CANTON — The Canton Farmers Market will kick off the season this Thursday, May 27, with a grand opening celebration.
LAKE TOXAWAY — Nestled in the middle of a pristine mountain forest is a tour experience like no other — the Killer Bees Honey Bee Farm & Honey Tasting Tour.
ASHEVILLE — Plants grown by the pros will be sold off during a four-day plant sale at the N.C. Arboretum campus May 26-29.
WAYNESVILLE — Mind, body and wellness meets fresh, local food at the Historic Haywood Farmers Market from 9 a.m.-noon Saturday, May 22.
Tis the season for outdoor shopping, with a host of pop-up markets popping up across WNC.