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March 2019

Assault on Blackrock

March 23 @ 8:00 am11:00 am
Pinnacle Park, 2110 Fisher Creek Road
Sylva, NC 28779 United States
$25

Sylva, NC’s extreme trail race The ninth annual Assault on BlackRock trail race has been set for Saturday, March 23, 2019. Trail running is extreme, and trail running in Sylva, North Carolina is no exception. How does running a seven-mile mountain trail race with 2,770 feet of elevation gain sound? Trail runners who compete in the Assault on BlackRock trail race will summit BlackRock at 5,810 feet- and that’s just the halfway point of the race. The trail race weaves through the spruce forests along the spine of the Plott Balsam Mountains on challenging gravel and dirt roads. The final summit comprises of 650 feet gain in 1/3 mile on steep single track.  T-shirts are included with registration for the first 100 runners, and awards will be given for top 3 male and female finishers. For those looking for an additional challenge, runners who successfully complete the BlackRock 101 Challenge will receive a belt buckle.  The proceeds from this year's race will go the Town of Sylva police department for the purchase of a K-9. ** Cupless Race: Water will be available on the course, but to limit the impact on the park and to reduce waste we ask that you provide a handheld water bottle or collapsible cup. Cups will not be available at water stations.  The dirty details: The race is on March 23, starting promptly at 9 a.m. starting at Pinnacle Park in Sylva, NC. The seven-mile course includes 2,770 feet of elevation gain, with an entire ascent for…

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April 2019

Valley of the Lilies Half Marathon & 5K

April 6 @ 8:00 am11:00 am
Western Carolina University, 1 University Way
Cullowhee, NC 28723 United States
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$20 – $40

Runners from across the country will meet in Cullowhee, N.C., located in Jackson County, at Western Carolina University to participate in the ninth annual Valley of the Lilies Half Marathon and 5K on Saturday, April 6, 2019. Not only will runners enjoy a challenging and rewarding Half Marathon or 5K race, but they will also be able to take in the beauty of spring blossoming in the Western North Carolina mountains. The Half Marathon will take runners on a scenic 13.1-mile journey through the WCU campus and along the stunning Tuckasegee River. Half Marathon runners will also experience an elevation gain of about 1,080 feet on this challenging route. After the race, runners and visitors can grab some lunch at one of the area’s great restaurants then enjoy Sylva’s Brew Hop along the Jackson County Ale Trail and celebrate N.C. Beer Month. Runners receive a $10 discount if the Brew Hop ticket is purchased online before Feb. 28, 2019. There are numerous hotels, bed and breakfasts, resorts and other accommodations in the area that make the perfect weekend getaway. A free visitor guide is available to assist in booking your trip today.

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Sylva’s Brew Hop

April 6 @ 3:00 pm7:00 pm
Downtown Sylva, 773 W. Main Street
Sylva, NC 28779 United States
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$25 – $35

Enjoy the Jackson County Ale Trail with Sylva’s Annual Brew Hop! In honor of NC Beer Month, join City Lights Café, Balsam Falls Brewing, Innovation Brewing, Mad Batter Food & Film, and The Cut Cocktail Lounge for the Sylva Brew Hop. In its 4th year, ticket-holders will visit each of the 5 establishments and taste 2 local or regional beers. Tickets include a souvenir glass and two, 4-oz. pours at each location. We encourage folks to take advantage of our awesome restaurants in Downtown Sylva during and after the Sylva BrewHop.

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The Easter Hat Parade

April 20 @ 10:00 am4:00 pm
Dillsboro, 1 Front Street
Sylva, NC 28779 United States
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Come at 10:30 am to make a hat (Dogwood Crafters on Webster Street) – or bring your own. Get your face painted!. Meet the Easter Bunny. Egg hunts begin on Webster Street, every half hour by age group beginning at 10:00 am. Registration begins at 11 am. Parade starts from Dillsboro Town Hall at 2:00 pm. Antique cars from the Old Timers Model A Club lead the parade. Calling all ladies, gentlemen, children and dogs. Grab your hat and join in the fun during Dillsboro’s delightfully unpretentious annual Easter Hat Parade! View Our State Magazine's video of recent Easter Hat Parade here. Video by Jerry Wolford. Plenty of prizes are are announced after the Parade. Ribbons are given for the Prettiest, Funniest, Largest, Smallest, Most Unusual, Most Easter-like, Best Smelling, Cutest, Most Outrageous, Best In Show and "Poofiest" hats among other unusual categories. There is even a ribbon awarded to the Best Animal in Show! Click here for more information.

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West Fork of the Tuckasegee River Recreational Releases

April 20 @ 10:00 am4:00 pm
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High Falls / Cullowhee Falls River put-in, 1966 Pine Creek Road
Cullowhee, NC 28723 United States
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Experienced paddlers from throughout the southeast turn out for the West Fork annual recreational releases. During the summer months, the Lake Glenville Dam releases whitewater into the west fork of the Tuckasegee River, creating class IV rapids over a 5.5-mile stretch.  Release dates for 2019 are April 20-21, June 8, July 13, July 27, August 10 & 24. Access to the High Falls trail is directly across from the Lake Glenville sandy swim beach. WARNING: High flows and the natural environment where such flows occur can create dangerous conditions in the bypassed reach. Duke Energy releases these flows solely to comply with its license requirements. Duke Energy neither encourages nor discourages recreational use of high flows by the public. Any recreational use by the public during high flows should be limited to experienced boaters.

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West Fork of the Tuckasegee River Recreational Releases

April 21 @ 10:00 am4:00 pm
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High Falls / Cullowhee Falls River put-in, 1966 Pine Creek Road
Cullowhee, NC 28723 United States
+ Google Map

Experienced paddlers from throughout the southeast turn out for the West Fork annual recreational releases. During the summer months, the Lake Glenville Dam releases whitewater into the west fork of the Tuckasegee River, creating class IV rapids over a 5.5-mile stretch.  Release dates for 2019 are April 20-21, June 8, July 13, July 27, August 10 & 24. Access to the High Falls trail is directly across from the Lake Glenville sandy swim beach. WARNING: High flows and the natural environment where such flows occur can create dangerous conditions in the bypassed reach. Duke Energy releases these flows solely to comply with its license requirements. Duke Energy neither encourages nor discourages recreational use of high flows by the public. Any recreational use by the public during high flows should be limited to experienced boaters.

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Greening up the Mountains

April 27 @ 10:00 am4:00 pm
Downtown Sylva, 773 W. Main Street
Sylva, NC 28779 United States
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The Greening Up the Mountains Festival, now in its 22nd year, is a heritage arts festival that celebrates the arrival of Spring through both traditional and contemporary forms of Appalachian art, music, food, and beverage which honor our community and local artisans. The festival is sponsored by both the Town of Sylva and the Main Street Sylva Association and will be held in historical downtown Sylva, North Carolina. The Greening Up The Mountains Festival enjoys crowds upwards 12,000 attendees and has 175 vendor booth spaces. In addition to a variety of arts, crafts, and food vendors, attendees can enjoy a 5k run, youth talent contest, beverage arts featuring local craft breweries, and live music throughout the day on two stages.

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May 2019

Hook, Line & Drinker Festival

May 18 @ 3:00 pm7:00 pm
Bridge Park, 88 Railroad Avenue
Sylva, NC 28779 United States
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Free

The third annual Hook, Line & Drinker Festival will be held at the Bridge Park in Sylva, N.C. The event is organized by the Jackson County Chamber of Commerce and celebrates being the home of the N.C. Trout Capital and the WNC Fly Fishing Trail. The festival features fly fishing guides and vendors; craft breweries; music by two of the region's most popular bands; food trucks; and children's activities.

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Concerts on the Creek

May 24 @ 7:00 pm9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Friday, repeating until 09.02.2019

Bridge Park, 88 Railroad Avenue
Sylva, NC 28779 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Every Friday night, Memorial Day through Labor Day, bring a picnic blanket and chair to enjoy Concerts on the Creek at Sylva’s Bridge Park. In Jackson County, the Town of Sylva, Jackson County Parks and Recreation Department and Jackson County Chamber of Commerce team up to produce the Concerts on the Creek series at the Bridge Park gazebo in Sylva every Friday from 7-9 p.m., Memorial Day through Labor Day. Occasionally, these events will feature food truck and craft beer vendors as well. Lineup to be announced once 2019 schedule is set.

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Art for a Cause: The Cashiers Rotary Arts & Crafts Show

May 25 @ 10:00 am5:00 pm
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The Village Green, 160 Frank Allen Road
Cashiers, NC 28717 United States
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The Rotary Club of Cashiers Valley presents "Art For A Cause": two arts & crafts fairs that take place in the spring over Memorial Day weekend and in the fall over Labor Day weekend. Both events showcase some of the finest arts and craftspeople in the Southeast. On display is work from more than 90 of the finest artisans from throughout the Southeast. From unique ironwork and woodcraft to hand-thrown pottery, hand-stitched textiles and homemade cakes, pies, jellies and jams, there’s something to please every artistic palate and tempt even the finickiest of tastes. Members of the Cashiers Rotary will also show off their culinary skills at the refreshment booth, offering hot dogs, hamburgers, veggie burgers and more to keep you fueled up as you hunt for the perfect piece to add to your collection.

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Concerts on the Creek

May 31 @ 7:00 pm9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Friday, repeating until 09.02.2019

Bridge Park, 88 Railroad Avenue
Sylva, NC 28779 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Every Friday night, Memorial Day through Labor Day, bring a picnic blanket and chair to enjoy Concerts on the Creek at Sylva’s Bridge Park. In Jackson County, the Town of Sylva, Jackson County Parks and Recreation Department and Jackson County Chamber of Commerce team up to produce the Concerts on the Creek series at the Bridge Park gazebo in Sylva every Friday from 7-9 p.m., Memorial Day through Labor Day. Occasionally, these events will feature food truck and craft beer vendors as well. Lineup to be announced once 2019 schedule is set.

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June 2019

Groovin’ on the Green Summer Concert Series

June 7 @ 6:30 pm8:30 pm
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The Village Green, 160 Frank Allen Road
Cashiers, NC 28717 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Groovin’ On The Green has gleaned popularity as a Friday night destination in Cashiers.  The music is always good, the program varied.  Summertime, the green of the green, the blankets and chairs all around with happy people and their dogs.  That’s what Groovin’ is all about.  Great music in a stunning venue in the beautiful weather.  The summer concert series for 2019 will be held Friday at 6:30 pm at the Village Commons. Musician lineup will be added to this listing once set.  

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Concerts on the Creek

June 7 @ 7:00 pm9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Friday, repeating until 09.02.2019

Bridge Park, 88 Railroad Avenue
Sylva, NC 28779 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Every Friday night, Memorial Day through Labor Day, bring a picnic blanket and chair to enjoy Concerts on the Creek at Sylva’s Bridge Park. In Jackson County, the Town of Sylva, Jackson County Parks and Recreation Department and Jackson County Chamber of Commerce team up to produce the Concerts on the Creek series at the Bridge Park gazebo in Sylva every Friday from 7-9 p.m., Memorial Day through Labor Day. Occasionally, these events will feature food truck and craft beer vendors as well. Lineup to be announced once 2019 schedule is set.

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West Fork of the Tuckasegee River Recreational Releases

June 8 @ 10:00 am4:00 pm
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High Falls / Cullowhee Falls River put-in, 1966 Pine Creek Road
Cullowhee, NC 28723 United States
+ Google Map

Experienced paddlers from throughout the southeast turn out for the West Fork annual recreational releases. During the summer months, the Lake Glenville Dam releases whitewater into the west fork of the Tuckasegee River, creating class IV rapids over a 5.5-mile stretch.  Release dates for 2019 are April 20-21, June 8, July 13, July 27, August 10 & 24. Access to the High Falls trail is directly across from the Lake Glenville sandy swim beach. WARNING: High flows and the natural environment where such flows occur can create dangerous conditions in the bypassed reach. Duke Energy releases these flows solely to comply with its license requirements. Duke Energy neither encourages nor discourages recreational use of high flows by the public. Any recreational use by the public during high flows should be limited to experienced boaters.

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Groovin’ on the Green Summer Concert Series

June 14 @ 6:30 pm8:30 pm
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The Village Green, 160 Frank Allen Road
Cashiers, NC 28717 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Groovin’ On The Green has gleaned popularity as a Friday night destination in Cashiers.  The music is always good, the program varied.  Summertime, the green of the green, the blankets and chairs all around with happy people and their dogs.  That’s what Groovin’ is all about.  Great music in a stunning venue in the beautiful weather.  The summer concert series for 2019 will be held Friday at 6:30 pm at the Village Commons. Musician lineup will be added to this listing once set.  

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Concerts on the Creek

June 14 @ 7:00 pm9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Friday, repeating until 09.02.2019

Bridge Park, 88 Railroad Avenue
Sylva, NC 28779 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Every Friday night, Memorial Day through Labor Day, bring a picnic blanket and chair to enjoy Concerts on the Creek at Sylva’s Bridge Park. In Jackson County, the Town of Sylva, Jackson County Parks and Recreation Department and Jackson County Chamber of Commerce team up to produce the Concerts on the Creek series at the Bridge Park gazebo in Sylva every Friday from 7-9 p.m., Memorial Day through Labor Day. Occasionally, these events will feature food truck and craft beer vendors as well. Lineup to be announced once 2019 schedule is set.

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Front Street Arts and Crafts Show

June 15 @ 10:00 am4:00 pm
Front Street, Dillsboro, 42 Front Street
Dillsboro, NC 28779 United States
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Front Street Arts and Crafts

The Front Street Arts & Crafts Show features some of the best regional artisans. There are over 40 booths to display the hand-made craftsmanship of artists from around the region, along with family entertainment and festival food.

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Groovin’ on the Green Summer Concert Series

June 21 @ 6:30 pm8:30 pm
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The Village Green, 160 Frank Allen Road
Cashiers, NC 28717 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Groovin’ On The Green has gleaned popularity as a Friday night destination in Cashiers.  The music is always good, the program varied.  Summertime, the green of the green, the blankets and chairs all around with happy people and their dogs.  That’s what Groovin’ is all about.  Great music in a stunning venue in the beautiful weather.  The summer concert series for 2019 will be held Friday at 6:30 pm at the Village Commons. Musician lineup will be added to this listing once set.  

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Concerts on the Creek

June 21 @ 7:00 pm9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Friday, repeating until 09.02.2019

Bridge Park, 88 Railroad Avenue
Sylva, NC 28779 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Every Friday night, Memorial Day through Labor Day, bring a picnic blanket and chair to enjoy Concerts on the Creek at Sylva’s Bridge Park. In Jackson County, the Town of Sylva, Jackson County Parks and Recreation Department and Jackson County Chamber of Commerce team up to produce the Concerts on the Creek series at the Bridge Park gazebo in Sylva every Friday from 7-9 p.m., Memorial Day through Labor Day. Occasionally, these events will feature food truck and craft beer vendors as well. Lineup to be announced once 2019 schedule is set.

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Pots on the Green

June 22 @ 10:00 amJune 23 @ 5:00 pm
The Village Green, 160 Frank Allen Road
Cashiers, NC 28717 United States
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Jackson County embraces mountain traditions, and one of the longstanding crafts is the art of pottery. The regions most talented potters will gather to host the second annual Pots on the Green Festival at The Village Green, Cashiers 12.5-acre public park. For two days, artisans will display and sell their pottery while four demonstrations will tell the stories and traditions of local pottery in the area. In the charming small mountain towns of Jackson County, NC. there is a pottery style to fit any taste from fine art collectors to those looking for functional dinnerware. Local galleries feature both functional home stoneware and decorative ceramics. Collectors can choose from varying glazes and techniques for one-of-a-kind creations such as face jugs, whimsical figures, elaborate vases, and everyday serving pieces with flair. Free admission to the festival and food will be available for purchase.

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Sapphire Valley Arts & Crafts Show

June 22 @ 10:00 amJune 23 @ 4:00 pm
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Sapphire Valley Resort, 127 Cherokee Trail
Sapphire, NC 28774 United States
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Handmade crafts, quality folk art, live music, food, fine jewelry, Humane Society adoptions and much, much more! Visit Sapphire Valley for these great arts and craft shows located on athletic field in the heart of Sapphire Valley.

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Sapphire Valley Arts & Crafts Show

June 23 @ 10:00 amJune 24 @ 4:00 pm
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Sapphire Valley Resort, 127 Cherokee Trail
Sapphire, NC 28774 United States
+ Google Map

Handmade crafts, quality folk art, live music, food, fine jewelry, Humane Society adoptions and much, much more! Visit Sapphire Valley for these great arts and craft shows located on athletic field in the heart of Sapphire Valley.

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Groovin’ on the Green Summer Concert Series

June 28 @ 6:30 pm8:30 pm
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The Village Green, 160 Frank Allen Road
Cashiers, NC 28717 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Groovin’ On The Green has gleaned popularity as a Friday night destination in Cashiers.  The music is always good, the program varied.  Summertime, the green of the green, the blankets and chairs all around with happy people and their dogs.  That’s what Groovin’ is all about.  Great music in a stunning venue in the beautiful weather.  The summer concert series for 2019 will be held Friday at 6:30 pm at the Village Commons. Musician lineup will be added to this listing once set.  

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Concerts on the Creek

June 28 @ 7:00 pm9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Friday, repeating until 09.02.2019

Bridge Park, 88 Railroad Avenue
Sylva, NC 28779 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Every Friday night, Memorial Day through Labor Day, bring a picnic blanket and chair to enjoy Concerts on the Creek at Sylva’s Bridge Park. In Jackson County, the Town of Sylva, Jackson County Parks and Recreation Department and Jackson County Chamber of Commerce team up to produce the Concerts on the Creek series at the Bridge Park gazebo in Sylva every Friday from 7-9 p.m., Memorial Day through Labor Day. Occasionally, these events will feature food truck and craft beer vendors as well. Lineup to be announced once 2019 schedule is set.

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Summertime Mountain Artisans Arts & Crafts Show

June 29 @ 10:00 amJune 30 @ 5:00 pm
Ramsey Activity Center, 92 Catamount Rd
Cullowhee, NC 28723 United States
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$4.50

The Mountain Artisans shows are famous for featuring just the biggest selection of authentic handcrafted art and craft in this area, with over 100 artisans participating in this annual event. There is a wide selection of heritage craft. Several of the old time quilters still make them one at a time just for you. Goat milk soap, pine needle baskets, white oak baskets, hand tied brooms and cotton woven rugs are hard to find and all here. Some of the most skilled doll craft, leather craft, and master jewelers around exhibit with us. Many of the gourd artists have won awards in competitions. You will understand why everyone who attends the shows just says, "Wow" when they attend and plans to come back next year!

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July 2019

Fireworks on Lake Glenville “Majesty Over Water!”

July 2 @ 8:30 pm10:00 pm
Fireworks over Lake Glenville, 4098 Highway 107 N
Glenville, NC 28723 United States
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Presented by the Friends of Lake Glenville This event is in celebration of our nation’s birthday on the 4th of July week. This tradition started more than a decade ago, when Stuart Hall and friends produced a remarkable show, with a very small budget, from a barge near Buck Knob Island. The show will again be based at The Point at Glenville Lake subdivision across the lake from Hattler Realty on Highway 107 N. There is always a large audience on boats that enjoy the fireworks from the water. The Friends of Lake Glenville is responsible for the organization and financing of this signature event and rely exclusively on private contributions. The show is scheduled to commence at dusk.

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Downtown Sylva Fourth of July Fireworks

July 4 @ 4:00 pm9:30 pm
Downtown Sylva, 773 W. Main Street
Sylva, NC 28779 United States
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The Fourth of July Celebration will feature fireworks, live music, food, dancing and fun in Sylva. Enjoy a full fireworks show that will light up the night sky on Wednesday, July 4, 2019. The fireworks will be shot from Sunrise Park district against the stunning Plott Balsams mountain range and will be visible from all over downtown Sylva. They are best viewed from Historic Downtown Sylva - with most preferring the best view atop Courthouse hill or at Bridge Park. Be sure to bring a picnic blanket and some refreshments to enjoy during the show! Carolina Soul Band will take you on a journey down memory lane! Performing Beach, Motown, R&B, and Classic Soul, they are always a crowd pleaser. This annual family-friendly celebration has live music, great food, and fun for the whole family.

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Fireworks On the Green

July 5 @ 6:30 pm10:00 pm
The Village Green, 160 Frank Allen Road
Cashiers, NC 28717 United States
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The evening features festival, food, music and dancing. The highlight will be a colossal fireworks display. Bring a lawn chair or blanket to enjoy the live music. You’ll be up out of your seat dancing the night away! A beautiful fireworks display will light up the Cashiers night sky with red, white and blue. Donations will be collected for a community fireworks fund to preserve the legacy of this cherished community celebration.

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Concerts on the Creek

July 5 @ 7:00 pm9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Friday, repeating until 09.02.2019

Bridge Park, 88 Railroad Avenue
Sylva, NC 28779 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Every Friday night, Memorial Day through Labor Day, bring a picnic blanket and chair to enjoy Concerts on the Creek at Sylva’s Bridge Park. In Jackson County, the Town of Sylva, Jackson County Parks and Recreation Department and Jackson County Chamber of Commerce team up to produce the Concerts on the Creek series at the Bridge Park gazebo in Sylva every Friday from 7-9 p.m., Memorial Day through Labor Day. Occasionally, these events will feature food truck and craft beer vendors as well. Lineup to be announced once 2019 schedule is set.

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Mountain Wildlife Days

July 12 @ 9:00 amJuly 13 @ 6:00 pm
Sapphire Valley Resort, 127 Cherokee Trail
Sapphire, NC 28774 United States
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The annual Mountain Wildlife Days is scheduled for July 12 & 13 at the Sapphire Valley Resort Community Center, located 3 miles east of Cashiers, NC. Mountain Wildlife Days is an event, held each year in mid-July, featuring unique opportunities for both children and adults to get up close and learn more about "wildlife and wild places". It is co-sponsored and held at the Sapphire Valley Resort, located 3 miles east of Cashiers. The goal is to provide entertaining and informative programs, focusing on "live animals" along with "wildlife experts", designed to develop awareness and a deeper appreciation of the beauty and wonders of nature.

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Groovin’ on the Green Summer Concert Series

July 12 @ 6:30 pm8:30 pm
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One event on 08.09.2019 at 6:30pm

One event on 08.16.2019 at 6:30pm

One event on 08.23.2019 at 6:30pm

One event on 08.31.2019 at 6:30pm

The Village Green, 160 Frank Allen Road
Cashiers, NC 28717 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Groovin’ On The Green has gleaned popularity as a Friday night destination in Cashiers.  The music is always good, the program varied.  Summertime, the green of the green, the blankets and chairs all around with happy people and their dogs.  That’s what Groovin’ is all about.  Great music in a stunning venue in the beautiful weather.  The summer concert series for 2019 will be held Friday at 6:30 pm at the Village Commons. Musician lineup will be added to this listing once set.  

Find out more »

Concerts on the Creek

July 12 @ 7:00 pm9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Friday, repeating until 09.02.2019

Bridge Park, 88 Railroad Avenue
Sylva, NC 28779 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Every Friday night, Memorial Day through Labor Day, bring a picnic blanket and chair to enjoy Concerts on the Creek at Sylva’s Bridge Park. In Jackson County, the Town of Sylva, Jackson County Parks and Recreation Department and Jackson County Chamber of Commerce team up to produce the Concerts on the Creek series at the Bridge Park gazebo in Sylva every Friday from 7-9 p.m., Memorial Day through Labor Day. Occasionally, these events will feature food truck and craft beer vendors as well. Lineup to be announced once 2019 schedule is set.

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West Fork of the Tuckasegee River Recreational Releases

July 13 @ 10:00 am4:00 pm
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High Falls / Cullowhee Falls River put-in, 1966 Pine Creek Road
Cullowhee, NC 28723 United States
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Experienced paddlers from throughout the southeast turn out for the West Fork annual recreational releases. During the summer months, the Lake Glenville Dam releases whitewater into the west fork of the Tuckasegee River, creating class IV rapids over a 5.5-mile stretch.  Release dates for 2019 are April 20-21, June 8, July 13, July 27, August 10 & 24. Access to the High Falls trail is directly across from the Lake Glenville sandy swim beach. WARNING: High flows and the natural environment where such flows occur can create dangerous conditions in the bypassed reach. Duke Energy releases these flows solely to comply with its license requirements. Duke Energy neither encourages nor discourages recreational use of high flows by the public. Any recreational use by the public during high flows should be limited to experienced boaters.

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Joy Garden Tour

July 17July 21
The Village Green, 160 Frank Allen Road
Cashiers, NC 28717 United States

The Joy Garden Tour is a biannual event to raise financial support for The Village Green. The tour inspires gardeners of every level of experience and enthusiasm. The Joy Garden Tour features a guest speaker event, a special patron party and garden shops with 35 vendors offering plants, garden-related merchandise, unique gifts, antiques and more. The highlight is a day spent touring select and stunning private gardens in the Cashiers area. Be sure to sign up for the mailing list or update your address to ensure that you receive important ticket information. Garden Speaker and Luncheon Wednesday, July 17, 2019 10:30 a.m. The Country Club of Sapphire Valley Price tba (ticketed event) "Making Your Garden Bee-Have" will be presented by Steve Bender, aka The Grumpy Gardener from Southern Living Magazine. Patron Party Thursday, July 18, 2019 6:30 p.m. The Village Green Commons Price tba (ticketed event) Don't miss this exciting gala with dinner and live music. Enjoy lots of great auction items, plus cocktails, dancing, and shopping at the Garden Shops. Garden Tour Friday, July 19, 2019 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Price tba (ticketed event) Tour of five private gardens, plus a box lunch at The Village Green Commons. Garden Shops Friday, July 19, 2019 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Saturday, July 20, 2019 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. The Village Green Commons Free Treasures abound in this distinctive boutique shopping experience with a variety of fine merchandise including jewelry, gifts, specialty food items, home decor, stationery, and of course, beautiful floral and…

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Concerts on the Creek

July 19 @ 7:00 pm9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Friday, repeating until 09.02.2019

Bridge Park, 88 Railroad Avenue
Sylva, NC 28779 United States
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Free

Every Friday night, Memorial Day through Labor Day, bring a picnic blanket and chair to enjoy Concerts on the Creek at Sylva’s Bridge Park. In Jackson County, the Town of Sylva, Jackson County Parks and Recreation Department and Jackson County Chamber of Commerce team up to produce the Concerts on the Creek series at the Bridge Park gazebo in Sylva every Friday from 7-9 p.m., Memorial Day through Labor Day. Occasionally, these events will feature food truck and craft beer vendors as well. Lineup to be announced once 2019 schedule is set.

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Cashiers Designer Showhouse

July 25 @ 8:00 amAugust 3 @ 5:00 pm
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$30

Interior designers representing the Southeastern region will not only bring trending design to Cashiers but will again create the magic that is The Cashiers Designer Showhouse. Leading area landscapers are involved in redefining the areas surrounding the home and in turn creating serene and evocative late summer mountain gardens for showhouse strolling. Throughout the week, Showhouse attendees will admire the work of the talented designers; enjoy a variety of workshops, book signings, and panel discussions from beloved creatives across the country.

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Groovin’ on the Green Summer Concert Series

July 26 @ 6:30 pm8:30 pm
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One event on 08.02.2019 at 6:30pm

One event on 08.09.2019 at 6:30pm

One event on 08.16.2019 at 6:30pm

One event on 08.23.2019 at 6:30pm

One event on 08.31.2019 at 6:30pm

The Village Green, 160 Frank Allen Road
Cashiers, NC 28717 United States
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Free

Groovin’ On The Green has gleaned popularity as a Friday night destination in Cashiers.  The music is always good, the program varied.  Summertime, the green of the green, the blankets and chairs all around with happy people and their dogs.  That’s what Groovin’ is all about.  Great music in a stunning venue in the beautiful weather.  The summer concert series for 2019 will be held Friday at 6:30 pm at the Village Commons. Musician lineup will be added to this listing once set.  

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Concerts on the Creek

July 26 @ 7:00 pm9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Friday, repeating until 09.02.2019

Bridge Park, 88 Railroad Avenue
Sylva, NC 28779 United States
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Free

Every Friday night, Memorial Day through Labor Day, bring a picnic blanket and chair to enjoy Concerts on the Creek at Sylva’s Bridge Park. In Jackson County, the Town of Sylva, Jackson County Parks and Recreation Department and Jackson County Chamber of Commerce team up to produce the Concerts on the Creek series at the Bridge Park gazebo in Sylva every Friday from 7-9 p.m., Memorial Day through Labor Day. Occasionally, these events will feature food truck and craft beer vendors as well. Lineup to be announced once 2019 schedule is set.

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West Fork of the Tuckasegee River Recreational Releases

July 27 @ 10:00 am4:00 pm
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One event on 04.21.2019 at 10:00am

One event on 06.08.2019 at 10:00am

One event on 07.13.2019 at 10:00am

One event on 07.27.2019 at 10:00am

One event on 08.10.2019 at 10:00am

One event on 08.24.2019 at 10:00am

High Falls / Cullowhee Falls River put-in, 1966 Pine Creek Road
Cullowhee, NC 28723 United States
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Experienced paddlers from throughout the southeast turn out for the West Fork annual recreational releases. During the summer months, the Lake Glenville Dam releases whitewater into the west fork of the Tuckasegee River, creating class IV rapids over a 5.5-mile stretch.  Release dates for 2019 are April 20-21, June 8, July 13, July 27, August 10 & 24. Access to the High Falls trail is directly across from the Lake Glenville sandy swim beach. WARNING: High flows and the natural environment where such flows occur can create dangerous conditions in the bypassed reach. Duke Energy releases these flows solely to comply with its license requirements. Duke Energy neither encourages nor discourages recreational use of high flows by the public. Any recreational use by the public during high flows should be limited to experienced boaters.

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August 2019

Groovin’ on the Green Summer Concert Series

August 2 @ 6:30 pm8:30 pm
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One event on 08.02.2019 at 6:30pm

One event on 08.09.2019 at 6:30pm

One event on 08.16.2019 at 6:30pm

One event on 08.23.2019 at 6:30pm

One event on 08.31.2019 at 6:30pm

The Village Green, 160 Frank Allen Road
Cashiers, NC 28717 United States
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Free

Groovin’ On The Green has gleaned popularity as a Friday night destination in Cashiers.  The music is always good, the program varied.  Summertime, the green of the green, the blankets and chairs all around with happy people and their dogs.  That’s what Groovin’ is all about.  Great music in a stunning venue in the beautiful weather.  The summer concert series for 2019 will be held Friday at 6:30 pm at the Village Commons. Musician lineup will be added to this listing once set.  

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Concerts on the Creek

August 2 @ 7:00 pm9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Friday, repeating until 09.02.2019

Bridge Park, 88 Railroad Avenue
Sylva, NC 28779 United States
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Free

Every Friday night, Memorial Day through Labor Day, bring a picnic blanket and chair to enjoy Concerts on the Creek at Sylva’s Bridge Park. In Jackson County, the Town of Sylva, Jackson County Parks and Recreation Department and Jackson County Chamber of Commerce team up to produce the Concerts on the Creek series at the Bridge Park gazebo in Sylva every Friday from 7-9 p.m., Memorial Day through Labor Day. Occasionally, these events will feature food truck and craft beer vendors as well. Lineup to be announced once 2019 schedule is set.

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Groovin’ on the Green Summer Concert Series

August 9 @ 6:30 pm8:30 pm
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One event on 08.02.2019 at 6:30pm

One event on 08.09.2019 at 6:30pm

One event on 08.16.2019 at 6:30pm

One event on 08.23.2019 at 6:30pm

One event on 08.31.2019 at 6:30pm

The Village Green, 160 Frank Allen Road
Cashiers, NC 28717 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Groovin’ On The Green has gleaned popularity as a Friday night destination in Cashiers.  The music is always good, the program varied.  Summertime, the green of the green, the blankets and chairs all around with happy people and their dogs.  That’s what Groovin’ is all about.  Great music in a stunning venue in the beautiful weather.  The summer concert series for 2019 will be held Friday at 6:30 pm at the Village Commons. Musician lineup will be added to this listing once set.  

Find out more »

Concerts on the Creek

August 9 @ 7:00 pm9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Friday, repeating until 09.02.2019

Bridge Park, 88 Railroad Avenue
Sylva, NC 28779 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Every Friday night, Memorial Day through Labor Day, bring a picnic blanket and chair to enjoy Concerts on the Creek at Sylva’s Bridge Park. In Jackson County, the Town of Sylva, Jackson County Parks and Recreation Department and Jackson County Chamber of Commerce team up to produce the Concerts on the Creek series at the Bridge Park gazebo in Sylva every Friday from 7-9 p.m., Memorial Day through Labor Day. Occasionally, these events will feature food truck and craft beer vendors as well. Lineup to be announced once 2019 schedule is set.

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The Great Balsam Bike Relay

August 10 @ 8:00 am7:00 pm
Motion Makers Bicycle Shop, 36 Allen St
Sylva, NC 28779 United States
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The second annual Great Balsam Bike Relay will be held in Jackson County, North Carolina on August 10, 2019. The race is unique, combining the disciplines of road biking and mountain biking. Teams of four racers will travel over dirt trails, gravel, and asphalt over the course of the race. The race route is kept a secret until check in the day before. The race brings riders from several states to experience the extreme mountain adventure known as the Balsam Bike Relay. This event is a relay, much like the popular Smoky Mountain Relay. But instead of running a course through western North Carolina’s mountains, you’ll cycle it. Teams are made up of four cyclists, ideally two mountain bikers and two road specialists. Each rider will ride two segments, one at a time, for a total of eight riding segments. Segments vary in both length and elevation profile. Mountain bikes are permitted on paved sections, but no road bikes on the trail or gravel sections. Cyclocross bikes are permitted, except for on designated single-track sections. Limited mechanical support in case of bike breakdowns will be provided, but we advise that you check out our required and recommended gear list in order to be fully prepared for the event.

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West Fork of the Tuckasegee River Recreational Releases

August 10 @ 10:00 am4:00 pm
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One event on 04.21.2019 at 10:00am

One event on 06.08.2019 at 10:00am

One event on 07.13.2019 at 10:00am

One event on 07.27.2019 at 10:00am

One event on 08.10.2019 at 10:00am

One event on 08.24.2019 at 10:00am

High Falls / Cullowhee Falls River put-in, 1966 Pine Creek Road
Cullowhee, NC 28723 United States
+ Google Map

Experienced paddlers from throughout the southeast turn out for the West Fork annual recreational releases. During the summer months, the Lake Glenville Dam releases whitewater into the west fork of the Tuckasegee River, creating class IV rapids over a 5.5-mile stretch.  Release dates for 2019 are April 20-21, June 8, July 13, July 27, August 10 & 24. Access to the High Falls trail is directly across from the Lake Glenville sandy swim beach. WARNING: High flows and the natural environment where such flows occur can create dangerous conditions in the bypassed reach. Duke Energy releases these flows solely to comply with its license requirements. Duke Energy neither encourages nor discourages recreational use of high flows by the public. Any recreational use by the public during high flows should be limited to experienced boaters.

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Sapphire Valley Arts & Crafts Show

August 10 @ 10:00 amAugust 11 @ 4:00 pm
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One event on 06.23.2019 at 10:00am

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Sapphire Valley Resort, 127 Cherokee Trail
Sapphire, NC 28774 United States
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Handmade crafts, quality folk art, live music, food, fine jewelry, Humane Society adoptions and much, much more! Visit Sapphire Valley for these great arts and craft shows located on athletic field in the heart of Sapphire Valley.

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Sapphire Valley Arts & Crafts Show

August 11 @ 10:00 amAugust 12 @ 4:00 pm
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One event on 06.23.2019 at 10:00am

One event on 08.10.2019 at 10:00am

One event on 10.05.2019 at 10:00am

One event on 10.06.2019 at 10:00am

One event on 08.11.2019 at 10:00am

Sapphire Valley Resort, 127 Cherokee Trail
Sapphire, NC 28774 United States
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Handmade crafts, quality folk art, live music, food, fine jewelry, Humane Society adoptions and much, much more! Visit Sapphire Valley for these great arts and craft shows located on athletic field in the heart of Sapphire Valley.

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Groovin’ on the Green Summer Concert Series

August 16 @ 6:30 pm8:30 pm
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One event on 06.14.2019 at 6:30pm

One event on 06.21.2019 at 6:30pm

One event on 06.28.2019 at 6:30pm

One event on 07.12.2019 at 6:30pm

One event on 07.26.2019 at 6:30pm

One event on 08.02.2019 at 6:30pm

One event on 08.09.2019 at 6:30pm

One event on 08.16.2019 at 6:30pm

One event on 08.23.2019 at 6:30pm

One event on 08.31.2019 at 6:30pm

The Village Green, 160 Frank Allen Road
Cashiers, NC 28717 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Groovin’ On The Green has gleaned popularity as a Friday night destination in Cashiers.  The music is always good, the program varied.  Summertime, the green of the green, the blankets and chairs all around with happy people and their dogs.  That’s what Groovin’ is all about.  Great music in a stunning venue in the beautiful weather.  The summer concert series for 2019 will be held Friday at 6:30 pm at the Village Commons. Musician lineup will be added to this listing once set.  

Find out more »

Concerts on the Creek

August 16 @ 7:00 pm9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Friday, repeating until 09.02.2019

Bridge Park, 88 Railroad Avenue
Sylva, NC 28779 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Every Friday night, Memorial Day through Labor Day, bring a picnic blanket and chair to enjoy Concerts on the Creek at Sylva’s Bridge Park. In Jackson County, the Town of Sylva, Jackson County Parks and Recreation Department and Jackson County Chamber of Commerce team up to produce the Concerts on the Creek series at the Bridge Park gazebo in Sylva every Friday from 7-9 p.m., Memorial Day through Labor Day. Occasionally, these events will feature food truck and craft beer vendors as well. Lineup to be announced once 2019 schedule is set.

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Groovin’ on the Green Summer Concert Series

August 23 @ 6:30 pm8:30 pm
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One event on 06.14.2019 at 6:30pm

One event on 06.21.2019 at 6:30pm

One event on 06.28.2019 at 6:30pm

One event on 07.12.2019 at 6:30pm

One event on 07.26.2019 at 6:30pm

One event on 08.02.2019 at 6:30pm

One event on 08.09.2019 at 6:30pm

One event on 08.16.2019 at 6:30pm

One event on 08.23.2019 at 6:30pm

One event on 08.31.2019 at 6:30pm

The Village Green, 160 Frank Allen Road
Cashiers, NC 28717 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Groovin’ On The Green has gleaned popularity as a Friday night destination in Cashiers.  The music is always good, the program varied.  Summertime, the green of the green, the blankets and chairs all around with happy people and their dogs.  That’s what Groovin’ is all about.  Great music in a stunning venue in the beautiful weather.  The summer concert series for 2019 will be held Friday at 6:30 pm at the Village Commons. Musician lineup will be added to this listing once set.  

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