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Keep up to date and enjoy the events happenings in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Jackson County North Carolina.

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November 2021

WNC Pottery Festival

November 6 @ 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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Gobble on the Green/Turkey Trot 5k

November 25 @ 9:00 am11:00 am
The Village Green, 160 Frank Allen Road
Cashiers, NC 28717 United States
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$25

Turkey, cornbread dressing, pumpkin pie, football and family time … there are so many reasons to love Thanksgiving! Did we mention pie? Each family has its own activities and traditions to look forward to. This year, The Village Green is adding to that offering with a 5K Run/Walk turkey trot, Gobble On the Green. The Thanksgiving Day run will begin at 9:00 a.m. on Thursday, November 25, 2021, at The Village Green Commons on Frank Allen Road.

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Mountain Artisans Hard Candy Christmas

November 26 @ 10:00 amNovember 27 @ 10:00 am
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. This is a two-day show on Nov. 26 and 27, 2021. 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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Cashiers Festival of Trees

November 26 @ 10:00 amNovember 27 @ 5:30 pm
Summit Center, 370 Mitten Lane
Cashiers, NC 28717 United States
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Christmas Tree with 'kids at work' sign

The Cashiers Festival of Trees is a multi-day, family-friendly event featuring beautifully decorated trees, wreaths, décor items, children’s crafts, holiday performances, and activities. The holiday event will bring together families, non-profits, businesses, and individuals to celebrate the holiday season with one-of-a-kind shopping and programming for all ages.

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Santa on the Green, Cashiers Christmas Tree Lighting, & Mistletoe Market

November 26 @ 2:00 pm6:30 pm
The Village Green, 160 Frank Allen Road
Cashiers, NC 28717 United States
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Free

Visitors to The Village Green enjoy twinkling light displays and festive decorations from Thanksgiving Weekend until New Year’s Day. The park becomes a winter wonderland to make your spirits merry and bright. Mistletoe Market - Artisan vendor market featuring pottery, jewelry, handmade wreaths, homemade goodies, and more! 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m., Friday, November 26, and Saturday, November 27 at The Village Green Commons on Frank Allen Road. Things will be a bit different this year as we implement safety protocols and procedures. First,…

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December 2021

Dillsboro Luminaries

Dillsboro Lights & Luminaries

December 3 @ 5:00 pm
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Front Street, Dillsboro, 42 Front Street
Dillsboro, NC 28779 United States
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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 4 @ 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 Luminaries

Dillsboro Lights & Luminaries

December 4 @ 5:00 pm8:00 pm
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One event on 12.04.2021 at 5:00 pm

One event on 12.10.2021 at 5:00 pm

One event on 12.11.2021 at 5:00 pm

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

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 Luminaries

Dillsboro Lights & Luminaries

December 10 @ 5:00 pm
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One event on 12.04.2021 at 5:00 pm

One event on 12.10.2021 at 5:00 pm

One event on 12.11.2021 at 5:00 pm

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

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 Luminaries

Dillsboro Lights & Luminaries

December 11 @ 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on 12.04.2021 at 5:00 pm

One event on 12.10.2021 at 5:00 pm

One event on 12.11.2021 at 5:00 pm

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

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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Holiday Fireworks in Downtown Sylva

December 17 @ 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 first-ever Holiday Fireworks in Downtown Sylva. On Dec. 17, 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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