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August 2019

Resounding Change: Sonic Art and the Environment

August 20 @ 10:00 amDecember 6 @ 4:00 pm
WCU Fine Art Museum, 199 Centennial Drive
Cullowhee, NC 28723 United States
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Free
Resounding Change Sonic Art and the Environment

Featuring contemporary artists who explore environmental issues through sound. The works in the exhibition, which range from a large-scale video installation to more intimate encounters with sound, ask questions about listening, ecology, empathy, climate change, and more. A visiting artist event with Raven Chacon, including a reception and gallery talk, will be hosted on Thursday, September 5 from 5-7 p.m. Above: Alexa Hatanaka, Patrick Thompson, Raven Chacon, Danny Osbourne, Sarah McNair-Landry, Eric McNair-Landry, and Erik Boomer, Gauge, 2013-2015, three-channel sound…

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December 2019

Dillsboro Luminaries

Dillsboro Lights & Luminaries

December 6 @ 5:00 pm8:00 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 and experience holiday magic as the entire town of Dillsboro is transformed into a winter wonderland of lights, candles, laughter and song! During Lights & Luminaries, 2,500 luminaries light up the town for visitors to enjoy the local one-of-a-kind shops, galleries and restaurants. The shops stay open later, and other special offerings include horse and buggy rides, live music, holiday goodies including hot cider and cocoa, carolers, and a visit from Santa and Mrs. Claus. Visitors will also enjoy a live Nativity at Jarrett Memorial Baptist Church. Free shuttle service is provided from Monteith Park.

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Dillsboro Luminaries

Dillsboro Lights & Luminaries

December 7 @ 5:00 pm8:00 pm
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One event on 12.07.2019 at 5:00 pm

One event on 12.13.2019 at 5:00 pm

One event on 12.14.2019 at 5:00 pm

Front Street, Dillsboro, 42 Front Street
Dillsboro, NC 28779 United States
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Journey back to the days of yesteryear and experience holiday magic as the entire town of Dillsboro is transformed into a winter wonderland of lights, candles, laughter and song! During Lights & Luminaries, 2,500 luminaries light up the town for visitors to enjoy the local one-of-a-kind shops, galleries and restaurants. The shops stay open later, and other special offerings include horse and buggy rides, live music, holiday goodies including hot cider and cocoa, carolers, and a visit from Santa and Mrs. Claus. Visitors will also enjoy a live Nativity at Jarrett Memorial Baptist Church. Free shuttle service is provided from Monteith Park.

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Dillsboro Luminaries

Dillsboro Lights & Luminaries

December 13 @ 5:00 pm8:00 pm
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One event on 12.07.2019 at 5:00 pm

One event on 12.13.2019 at 5:00 pm

One event on 12.14.2019 at 5:00 pm

Front Street, Dillsboro, 42 Front Street
Dillsboro, NC 28779 United States
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Journey back to the days of yesteryear and experience holiday magic as the entire town of Dillsboro is transformed into a winter wonderland of lights, candles, laughter and song! During Lights & Luminaries, 2,500 luminaries light up the town for visitors to enjoy the local one-of-a-kind shops, galleries and restaurants. The shops stay open later, and other special offerings include horse and buggy rides, live music, holiday goodies including hot cider and cocoa, carolers, and a visit from Santa and Mrs. Claus. Visitors will also enjoy a live Nativity at Jarrett Memorial Baptist Church. Free shuttle service is provided from Monteith Park.

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Cashiers Christmas Parade

December 14 @ 12:00 pm2:00 pm
NC United States + Google Map
Free
mrs. claus playing with dog at Christmas festival in jackson county

Come out and Enjoy the 45th Annual Cashiers Christmas Parade at noon! This year's theme is "All Things Bright & Beautiful, All Creatures Great & Small." 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 ends at the intersection of Frank Allen Road at the Cashiers Community Center. Watch a live streaming broadcast of…

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Dillsboro Luminaries

Dillsboro Lights & Luminaries

December 14 @ 5:00 pm8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on 12.07.2019 at 5:00 pm

One event on 12.13.2019 at 5:00 pm

One event on 12.14.2019 at 5:00 pm

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

Journey back to the days of yesteryear and experience holiday magic as the entire town of Dillsboro is transformed into a winter wonderland of lights, candles, laughter and song! During Lights & Luminaries, 2,500 luminaries light up the town for visitors to enjoy the local one-of-a-kind shops, galleries and restaurants. The shops stay open later, and other special offerings include horse and buggy rides, live music, holiday goodies including hot cider and cocoa, carolers, and a visit from Santa and Mrs. Claus. Visitors will also enjoy a live Nativity at Jarrett Memorial Baptist Church. Free shuttle service is provided from Monteith Park.

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February 2020

Outhouse Races

02.15.2020 @ 3:00 pm4:00 pm
Sapphire Valley Resort, 127 Cherokee Trail
Sapphire, NC 28774 United States
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outhouse races in jackson county

Join us for the exciting Outhouse Races, taking place on February 15, 2020 at 3pm in Sapphire. Crazy? Maybe. Dangerous? Perhaps. Fun? Without a doubt! You won't find Outhouse Races on Snow anywhere else in North Carolina! Dozens of outhouses race to compete for the throne. Spectators come from throughout the southeast to line the course and cheer on those brave enough to see if the outhouse crashes and burns or sails across the finish line. The Outhouse Races have been…

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March 2020

Assault on Blackrock

03.21.2020 @ 9:00 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 21, 2020. 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…

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April 2020

The Easter Hat Parade

04.11.2020 @ 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…

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Greening up the Mountains

04.25.2020 @ 10:00 am4:00 pm
Downtown Sylva, 773 W. Main Street
Sylva, NC 28779 United States
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large crowd at festival in jackson county

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…

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