Activities and Festivals

SAVE THE DATE – DECEMBER 6th | Art After Dark

The final Art After Dark is this Friday December 6th.  Be sure and visit Gallery 262… and the other fine galleries on Main Street in Waynesville, NC.  

Haywood Arts Repertory Theatre

Haywood Arts Repertory Theatre

Author:  Leslie Merrell Enjoy Repertory Theatre at it’s finest!  Experience the award-winning Haywood Arts Repertory Theatre, showcasing the talents of regional actors, musicians, and artists performing classic Broadway and off-Broadway productions.  Located in the heart of Waynesville, HART began in 1985 as a small theatre company of amateur performers.  The historic Strand Theatre on Main Street served as main stage until 1993.  The current location, opened in 1997 as the Performing Arts Center at Shelton House, is uniquely constructed in the style of the traditional Summer Stock Playhouses of the 1920’s providing visitors the opportunity to connect with the performers. […]

Winter in Haywood County

Winter in Haywood County

Outdoor  Winter Activities When the weather is cold and the mountains are snow-covered there is plenty to do outside.  Haywood County, North Carolina offers visitors outdoor adventures such as skiing, snow boarding, tubing and hiking, or the opportunity to relax and enjoy the season from the warmth of a mountain-top cabin or lodge. Wintertime in the mountains offers visitors unique opportunities that can’t be duplicated.  Whether they want to relax in a cabin overlooking the snowcapped Smokies or get in some skiing, there is something for everyone, and it’s all within a short drive from home. Cataloochee Ski Area For […]

The Apple Festival in Waynesville, NC

The Apple Festival in Waynesville, NC

Morning air becomes crisp and fresh as summer slides into autumn. Silently the mountains begin to bedazzle their bright fall colors signaling the ripening of the season’s apple crop. And, now that the harvest is complete, it’s a time to celebrate! The annual Apple Harvest Festival returns to historic downtown Waynesville October 16, 2010. Enjoy true Appalachian hospitality as this friendly mountain community opens its arms to embrace the harvest tradition and share the excitement with its neighbors. Main Street is dedicated solely to local food vendors and crafters demonstrating and selling their handmade crafts which is a special highlight […]

Labor Day Weekend – Parade, Events, Rides, Music, Crafts, Food and Dancing in Canton NC

Labor Day Weekend – Parade, Events, Rides, Music, Crafts, Food and Dancing in Canton NC

Join The Town of Canton as it holds its 104th Labor Day Celebration and hosts the oldest Labor Day celebration parade in the South… A special thank you goes out to Limeade Studio for their fabulous photos.   Thursday September 2nd is the kick-off for a weekend of great fun.  The Canton Recreation Park will host Rides, Food and Craft Vendors, and Entertainment through Monday Sept. 6th. Adding to that on Saturday there will be a Car Show 10:00am – 2:00pm.  And Heritage Crafts at the armory from 10:00am – 4:00 pm. Sunday will be filled with Gospel, as four […]

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