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October 2022

Cashiers Valley Leaf Festival

October 7 @ 10:00 amOctober 9 @ 5:00 pm
The Village Green, 160 Frank Allen Road
Cashiers, NC 28717 United States
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Free
Cashiers Valley Leaf Festival

Some may be sad to see summer go, but the crisp, cool fall air brings lots of fun to the mountain town of Cashiers, NC. The change of seasons calls thousands of “leaf peepers” to our area to enjoy the brilliant fall foliage. The festival is recognized as one of the "Top 20" events in the Southeast for the month of October. The Cashiers Valley Leaf Festival has been an annual attraction for over 10 years and is held to…

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November 2022

WNC Pottery Festival

November 5 @ 10:00 am4:00 pm
Bridge Park, 76 Railroad Ave
Sylva, NC 28779 United States
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$5
WNC Pottery Festival, Sylva

Showcasing the work of more than 40 master potters from 13 states. This year’s festival will be held at Sylva’s Bridge Park. A variety of clay art styles will be presented. Those who purchase a ticket online will be able to enter 30 minutes early for a special event preview. The event is juried and the lineup of potters is impressive. The event has been named one of the “Top 20” events in the Southeast for November. $5 ticket includes…

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Mountain Artisans Hard Candy Christmas

November 25 @ 10:00 amNovember 26 @ 5:00 pm
Ramsey Activity Center, 92 Catamount Rd
Cullowhee, NC 28723 United States
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$5.00
Event - Hard Candy Christmas

Over a hundred regional artisans have their handmade on display for sale in this folk and heritage craft show. The show has everything from quilters to soap makers, basket makers, leather craftsmen, master jewelers and more. Started in 1987, the event has grown every year and now takes place at Western Carolina University's Ramsey Center in Cullowhee, North Carolina. Children under 12 free & free parking.

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December 2022

Sylva Tree Lighting

December 2 @ 3:00 pm7:00 pm
Downtown Sylva, 773 W. Main Street
Sylva, NC 28779 United States
courthouse decorated for christmas in jackson county

Kick-off the holidays with Christmas in Sylva, a Holiday weekend. Experience the joy of the town's holiday centerpiece as it is brought to life with twinkling Christmas lights. The event takes place downtown a the foot of the Historic Courthouse at 7 p.m

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Dillsboro Lights & Luminaries

December 2 @ 5:00 pm8:00 pm
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Front Street, Dillsboro, 42 Front Street
Dillsboro, NC 28779 United States
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Free
Dillsboro Luminaries

Journey back to the days of yesteryear. Experience the magic as the entire town is transformed into a winter wonderland of lights, candles, laughter, and song! 2,500 luminaries light your way to shops and studios as shopkeepers provide holiday treats with hot cider and cocoa. Enjoy live music while the children will experience a socially distant and safe visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus. This event will take place the first two Friday and Saturdays of December.

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Cashiers Christmas Parade

December 3 @ 3:00 pm4:00 pm
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Free
mrs. claus playing with dog at Christmas festival in jackson county

The Cashiers Area Chamber of Commerce is proud to plan and produce the Cashiers Christmas Parade with local businesses, organizations, and residents celebrating the holiday season. Chamber staff organizes parade theme, volunteers, participating lineup, awards and live broadcast of the event from the Cashiers Crossroads. The one-mile parade route starts on Highway 107 South and heads North towards the Cashiers Crossroads where participants are announced to the crowd. The parade then turns left on US Hwy 64 heading West and…

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Dillsboro Lights & Luminaries

December 3 @ 5:00 pm8:00 pm
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One event on 12.10.2022 at 5:00 pm

Front Street, Dillsboro, 42 Front Street
Dillsboro, NC 28779 United States
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Free
Dillsboro Luminaries

Journey back to the days of yesteryear. Experience the magic as the entire town is transformed into a winter wonderland of lights, candles, laughter, and song! 2,500 luminaries light your way to shops and studios as shopkeepers provide holiday treats with hot cider and cocoa. Enjoy live music while the children will experience a socially distant and safe visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus. This event will take place the first two Friday and Saturdays of December.

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Sylva Christmas Parade

December 4 @ 3:00 pm5:00 pm
Downtown Sylva, 773 W. Main Street
Sylva, NC 28779 United States
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Event - Sylva Christmas Parade

Downtown Sylva's annual Christmas parade takes place along Historic Main Street for celebration, cheer and a chance to see Santa. Floats usually starts at and ends at Mark Watson Park after a loop through town. The start time is 3 p.m., and the parade lasts 45 minutes to an hour. For more information please call 828-586-2719 or click here.

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Dillsboro Lights & Luminaries

December 9 @ 5:00 pm8:00 pm
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One event on 12.03.2022 at 5:00 pm

One event on 12.09.2022 at 5:00 pm

One event on 12.10.2022 at 5:00 pm

Front Street, Dillsboro, 42 Front Street
Dillsboro, NC 28779 United States
+ Google Map
Free
Dillsboro Luminaries

Journey back to the days of yesteryear. Experience the magic as the entire town is transformed into a winter wonderland of lights, candles, laughter, and song! 2,500 luminaries light your way to shops and studios as shopkeepers provide holiday treats with hot cider and cocoa. Enjoy live music while the children will experience a socially distant and safe visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus. This event will take place the first two Friday and Saturdays of December.

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Dillsboro Lights & Luminaries

December 10 @ 5:00 pm8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on 12.03.2022 at 5:00 pm

One event on 12.09.2022 at 5:00 pm

One event on 12.10.2022 at 5:00 pm

Front Street, Dillsboro, 42 Front Street
Dillsboro, NC 28779 United States
+ Google Map
Free
Dillsboro Luminaries

Journey back to the days of yesteryear. Experience the magic as the entire town is transformed into a winter wonderland of lights, candles, laughter, and song! 2,500 luminaries light your way to shops and studios as shopkeepers provide holiday treats with hot cider and cocoa. Enjoy live music while the children will experience a socially distant and safe visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus. This event will take place the first two Friday and Saturdays of December.

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Sapphire Valley Ski Slopes Open

December 15
Sapphire Valley Resort, 127 Cherokee Trail
Sapphire, NC 28774 United States
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girls skiing the slopes of sapphire valley in jackson county

Nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina, Sapphire Valley offers the area’s finest skiing facility, boasting a state-of-the-art quad lift, a learning center slope and newly expanded, multiple lane, 500-foot snow tubing run. The actual open date is weather dependent but typically around the second to third week of December. Just above 3,400 feet elevation, Sapphire Valley offers a 1,600-foot main run with a vertical drop of 200 feet and a 500-foot snow tubing run. And now, Sapphire…

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Holiday Fireworks in Downtown Sylva

December 16 @ 7:30 pm8:30 pm
Downtown Sylva, 773 W. Main Street
Sylva, NC 28779 United States
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Free
Fireworks behind Sylva banner

Make this holiday season merry and bright - literally! Spark up some much-needed holiday cheer with the third annual Holiday Fireworks in Downtown Sylva. On Dec. 16, from 7:30 - 8:30 pm, witness the luminescent display over the town of Sylva. Get here early and enjoy holiday music while finding the perfect gift for your loved ones at our unique downtown shops, or grab dinner at one of our award-winning non-chain restaurants.

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