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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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June 2020

Pots on the Green

June 26 @ 10:00 amJune 27 @ 5:00 pm
The Village Green, 160 Frank Allen Road
Cashiers, NC 28717 United States
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couple admiring a piece of pottery in jackson county

Jackson County embraces mountain traditions, and one of the longstanding crafts is the art of pottery. Join us for a two-day ceramic art show celebrating the area’s rich pottery heritage. Unique, original pottery by select artisans will be on display and for sale. Learn about the history of pottery and techniques used in our area during four distinct demonstrations and talks. There is a pottery style to fit any taste from fine art collectors to those looking for functional dinnerware.…

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Concerts on the Creek

June 26 @ 7:00 pm9:00 pm
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Bridge Park, 76 Railroad Ave
Sylva, NC 28779 United States
+ Google Map
Free

These mountains are known as much for the music that comes out of them as they are for their picturesque vistas, cascading waterfalls and alluring trails. Some of the world’s finest musicians have come from Western North Carolina and that rich tradition carries on today. Here 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…

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Summertime Mountain Artisans Arts & Crafts Show

June 27 @ 10:00 amJune 28 @ 5:00 pm
Ramsey Activity Center, 92 Catamount Rd
Cullowhee, NC 28723 United States
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$4.50
women enjoying the art show in jackson county

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…

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Village Nature Series

June 30 @ 5:30 pm7:00 pm
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The Village Green, 160 Frank Allen Road
Cashiers, NC 28717 United States
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The Village Green sponsors an exciting series of educational lectures every summer. These fun educational experiences are free and are available for all who want to broaden their knowledge on a variety of subjects such as wildlife, local plants, and surrounding natural habitats. Previous subjects include raptors, black bears and reptiles. The Village Nature Series will begin at 5:30 p.m. on the last Tuesday of the month from May through September at The Village Green Commons on Frank Allen Road.

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July 2020

Concerts on the Creek

July 3 @ 7:00 pm9:00 pm
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Bridge Park, 76 Railroad Ave
Sylva, NC 28779 United States
+ Google Map
Free

These mountains are known as much for the music that comes out of them as they are for their picturesque vistas, cascading waterfalls and alluring trails. Some of the world’s finest musicians have come from Western North Carolina and that rich tradition carries on today. Here 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…

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Fireworks on Lake Glenville “Majesty Over Water!”

July 3 @ 8:30 pm10:00 pm
Fireworks over Lake Glenville, 4098 Highway 107 N
Glenville, NC 28723 United States
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firework show on lake Glenville in jackson county

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…

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Red, White and Blue Ridge 5K

July 4 @ 7:00 am9:45 am
Cashiers / Glenville Recreation Center, 355 Frank Allen Rd
Cashiers, NC 28717 United States
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$20 – $30

Join us for the inaugural Red, White and Blue Ridge 5K, hosted by Blue Ridge School in beautiful Cashiers, North Carolina. This will be the fastest July 4th 5K in the mountains and all proceeds will assist the school with future needs. Registration: http://bit.ly/RedWhiteAndBlueRidge5K ------- Entry Fees: Early Entry (March 1-May 31) – $20 – Shirt available for purchase for $10 extra Regular Entry (June 1-Race Day) – $30 – Shirt available for purchase for $10 extra Fun Run –…

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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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Free
flags on the fourth of July in jackson county

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, 2020. 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.…

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Fireworks On the Green

July 4 @ 6:30 pm10:00 pm
The Village Green, 160 Frank Allen Road
Cashiers, NC 28717 United States
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crowd takes in the amazing firework show in jackson county

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 4 @ 7:00 pm9:00 pm
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Bridge Park, 76 Railroad Ave
Sylva, NC 28779 United States
+ Google Map
Free

These mountains are known as much for the music that comes out of them as they are for their picturesque vistas, cascading waterfalls and alluring trails. Some of the world’s finest musicians have come from Western North Carolina and that rich tradition carries on today. Here 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…

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Concerts on the Creek

July 10 @ 7:00 pm9:00 pm
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Bridge Park, 76 Railroad Ave
Sylva, NC 28779 United States
+ Google Map
Free

These mountains are known as much for the music that comes out of them as they are for their picturesque vistas, cascading waterfalls and alluring trails. Some of the world’s finest musicians have come from Western North Carolina and that rich tradition carries on today. Here 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…

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Tim Hill Memorial Trout Tournament

July 11 @ 6:30 amJuly 12 @ 9:00 pm
Cherokee Enterprise Waters Cherokee, NC 28719 United States + Google Map
$21
Tim Hill Trout Tournament

Cherokee remembers their very own Tim Hill, a longtime beloved employee of the trout hatchery, by hosting a trout tournament in his name. Competitors will be fishing for their share of $10,000 by reeling in tagged fish specially stocked for this event. Prize money ranges from $25 to $5,000. Cherokee invites you to grab your gear and cast a competitive line in the pristine waters of the Qualla Boundary. Photo courtesy EBCI Destination Marketing

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Concerts on the Creek

July 11 @ 7:00 pm9:00 pm
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Bridge Park, 76 Railroad Ave
Sylva, NC 28779 United States
+ Google Map
Free

These mountains are known as much for the music that comes out of them as they are for their picturesque vistas, cascading waterfalls and alluring trails. Some of the world’s finest musicians have come from Western North Carolina and that rich tradition carries on today. Here 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…

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Cashiers Plein Air Festival

July 15July 21
Village Green, 160 Frank Allen Road
Cashiers, NC 28717 United States
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$25
Cashiers Plein Air Festival

Nationally acclaimed painters from throughout the country set up their easels to capture the beauty of the Highlands-Cashiers Plateau landscape and quaint mountain lifestyle. This type of outdoor location painting is known as en plein air, French for open air. The Cashiers Plein Air Festival is a biennial event held to raise funds to enhance The Village Green. During this week-long event, artists set up their easels in and around Cashiers to create original art depicting the area. These unique paintings are…

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family of bears nestled together in jackson county

Mountain Wildlife Days

July 17 @ 9:00 amJuly 18 @ 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 17 & 18 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…

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Concerts on the Creek

July 17 @ 7:00 pm9:00 pm
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Bridge Park, 76 Railroad Ave
Sylva, NC 28779 United States
+ Google Map
Free

These mountains are known as much for the music that comes out of them as they are for their picturesque vistas, cascading waterfalls and alluring trails. Some of the world’s finest musicians have come from Western North Carolina and that rich tradition carries on today. Here 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…

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Front Street Arts and Crafts Show

July 18 @ 10:00 am4:00 pm
Front Street, Dillsboro, 42 Front Street
Dillsboro, NC 28779 United States
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As America re-opens, the walk-about mountain town of Dillsboro takes a deep breath, and throws open their town in celebration with the Front Street Arts & Crafts Festival on Saturday, July 18, 2020. Front Street gets its name from running alongside the tracks of the Great Smoky Mountain Railroad…and when a festival hits the town, the street comes alive with fine arts and crafts from local artisans and home spun musical talent. Strewn with vibrant colors, inviting festival aromas—kettle corn, funnel cakes, fried pies—the ringing of stringed instruments, and the sound of dancing feet, the Front Street Arts and Crafts Show will provide fun for all ages!

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Concerts on the Creek

July 24 @ 7:00 pm9:00 pm
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Bridge Park, 76 Railroad Ave
Sylva, NC 28779 United States
+ Google Map
Free

These mountains are known as much for the music that comes out of them as they are for their picturesque vistas, cascading waterfalls and alluring trails. Some of the world’s finest musicians have come from Western North Carolina and that rich tradition carries on today. Here 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…

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Concerts on the Creek

July 25 @ 7:00 pm9:00 pm
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Bridge Park, 76 Railroad Ave
Sylva, NC 28779 United States
+ Google Map
Free

These mountains are known as much for the music that comes out of them as they are for their picturesque vistas, cascading waterfalls and alluring trails. Some of the world’s finest musicians have come from Western North Carolina and that rich tradition carries on today. Here 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…

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Village Nature Series

July 28 @ 5:30 pm7:00 pm
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The Village Green, 160 Frank Allen Road
Cashiers, NC 28717 United States
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The Village Green sponsors an exciting series of educational lectures every summer. These fun educational experiences are free and are available for all who want to broaden their knowledge on a variety of subjects such as wildlife, local plants, and surrounding natural habitats. Previous subjects include raptors, black bears and reptiles. The Village Nature Series will begin at 5:30 p.m. on the last Tuesday of the month from May through September at The Village Green Commons on Frank Allen Road.

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Concerts on the Creek

July 31 @ 7:00 pm9:00 pm
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Bridge Park, 76 Railroad Ave
Sylva, NC 28779 United States
+ Google Map
Free

These mountains are known as much for the music that comes out of them as they are for their picturesque vistas, cascading waterfalls and alluring trails. Some of the world’s finest musicians have come from Western North Carolina and that rich tradition carries on today. Here 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…

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August 2020

Groovin’ on the Green Summer Concert Series

August 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
live music at grooving on the green in jackson county

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 Fridays (with exception of May 23, July 4 and Sept. 5) at 6:30 pm at…

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Concerts on the Creek

August 7 @ 7:00 pm9:00 pm
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Bridge Park, 76 Railroad Ave
Sylva, NC 28779 United States
+ Google Map
Free

These mountains are known as much for the music that comes out of them as they are for their picturesque vistas, cascading waterfalls and alluring trails. Some of the world’s finest musicians have come from Western North Carolina and that rich tradition carries on today. Here 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…

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The Great Balsam Bike Relay

August 8 @ 8:00 am7:00 pm
Motion Makers Bicycle Shop, 36 Allen St
Sylva, NC 28779 United States
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$205 – $310
friends gathered picnic tables after bike relay in jackson county

The third annual Great Balsam Bike Relay will be held in Jackson County, North Carolina on August 8, 2020. 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…

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Concerts on the Creek

August 8 @ 7:00 pm9:00 pm
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Bridge Park, 76 Railroad Ave
Sylva, NC 28779 United States
+ Google Map
Free

These mountains are known as much for the music that comes out of them as they are for their picturesque vistas, cascading waterfalls and alluring trails. Some of the world’s finest musicians have come from Western North Carolina and that rich tradition carries on today. Here 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…

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Groovin’ on the Green Summer Concert Series

August 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
live music at grooving on the green in jackson county

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 Fridays (with exception of May 23, July 4 and Sept. 5) at 6:30 pm at…

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Concerts on the Creek

August 14 @ 7:00 pm9:00 pm
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Bridge Park, 76 Railroad Ave
Sylva, NC 28779 United States
+ Google Map
Free

These mountains are known as much for the music that comes out of them as they are for their picturesque vistas, cascading waterfalls and alluring trails. Some of the world’s finest musicians have come from Western North Carolina and that rich tradition carries on today. Here 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…

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Cashiers Songwriters Round at Trillium

August 15 @ 7:30 pm10:00 pm
Trillium Links & Lake Club, 48 Links Drive
Cashiers, NC 28717 United States
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$150

Some of Nashville's best songwriters are calling all musicians to grab a seat at the annual Songwriters Round. Hosted by Grammy-award winning songwriter Rivers Rutherford, the night includes opportunities for everyone to get up close and personal with some of Nashville’s best songwriters. This event is hosted to benefit the Blue Ridge School Education Foundation and tickets can be purchased at the Cashiers Area Chamber of Commerce.  

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Groovin’ on the Green Summer Concert Series

August 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
live music at grooving on the green in jackson county

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 Fridays (with exception of May 23, July 4 and Sept. 5) at 6:30 pm at…

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Concerts on the Creek

August 21 @ 7:00 pm9:00 pm
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Bridge Park, 76 Railroad Ave
Sylva, NC 28779 United States
+ Google Map
Free

These mountains are known as much for the music that comes out of them as they are for their picturesque vistas, cascading waterfalls and alluring trails. Some of the world’s finest musicians have come from Western North Carolina and that rich tradition carries on today. Here 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…

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Cashiers Designer Showhouse

August 22 @ 8:00 amSeptember 5 @ 5:00 pm
Cashiers Designer Showhouse 2019, 144 Cove Drive
Highlands, NC 28741 United States
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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…

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Sylva’s Brew Hop

August 22 @ 3:00 pm7:00 pm
The Paper Mill Lounge, 553 W. Main Street
Sylva, NC 28779 United States
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$25
5th Anual Brew Hop

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, Nantahala Brewing Sylva Outpost, Lazy Hiker Sylva Taproom, and The Cut Cocktail Lounge for the Sylva Brew Hop. In its 5th year, ticket-holders can taste local and regional beers. Tickets include a souvenir glass and several tastings. We encourage folks to take advantage of our awesome restaurants in Downtown Sylva during and after the…

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Concerts on the Creek

August 22 @ 7:00 pm9:00 pm
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Bridge Park, 76 Railroad Ave
Sylva, NC 28779 United States
+ Google Map
Free

These mountains are known as much for the music that comes out of them as they are for their picturesque vistas, cascading waterfalls and alluring trails. Some of the world’s finest musicians have come from Western North Carolina and that rich tradition carries on today. Here 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…

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Village Nature Series

August 25 @ 5:30 pm7:00 pm
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The Village Green, 160 Frank Allen Road
Cashiers, NC 28717 United States
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The Village Green sponsors an exciting series of educational lectures every summer. These fun educational experiences are free and are available for all who want to broaden their knowledge on a variety of subjects such as wildlife, local plants, and surrounding natural habitats. Previous subjects include raptors, black bears and reptiles. The Village Nature Series will begin at 5:30 p.m. on the last Tuesday of the month from May through September at The Village Green Commons on Frank Allen Road.

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Groovin’ on the Green Summer Concert Series

August 28 @ 6:30 pm8:30 pm
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The Village Green, 160 Frank Allen Road
Cashiers, NC 28717 United States
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Free
live music at grooving on the green in jackson county

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 Fridays (with exception of May 23, July 4 and Sept. 5) at 6:30 pm at…

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Concerts on the Creek

August 28 @ 7:00 pm9:00 pm
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Bridge Park, 76 Railroad Ave
Sylva, NC 28779 United States
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Free

These mountains are known as much for the music that comes out of them as they are for their picturesque vistas, cascading waterfalls and alluring trails. Some of the world’s finest musicians have come from Western North Carolina and that rich tradition carries on today. Here 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…

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Valley of the Lilies Half Marathon & 5K

August 29 @ 8:00 am11:00 am
Western Carolina University, 1 University Way
Cullowhee, NC 28723 United States
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$20 – $85
runners taking off at the marathon in jackson county

Runners from across the country will meet in Cullowhee, N.C., located in Jackson County, at Western Carolina University to participate in the tenth annual Valley of the Lilies Half Marathon and 5K on Saturday, April 4, 2020. 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…

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September 2020

Concerts on the Creek

September 4 @ 7:00 pm9:00 pm
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Bridge Park, 76 Railroad Ave
Sylva, NC 28779 United States
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Free

These mountains are known as much for the music that comes out of them as they are for their picturesque vistas, cascading waterfalls and alluring trails. Some of the world’s finest musicians have come from Western North Carolina and that rich tradition carries on today. Here 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…

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The Qualla Country Trout Tournament

September 5 @ 6:30 amSeptember 6 @ 8:30 pm
Cherokee Enterprise Waters Cherokee, NC 28719 United States + Google Map
$11
Qualla Country Trout Tournament

The Qualla Country Trout Tournament brings the best of fishing and some friendly competition for all anglers. This tournament gives contestants opportunities to bring home the biggest trout along with the biggest purse. Entry is $11 with a prize total of $20,000 with tagged fish ranging from $25-$5,000. The event will be located on the beautiful rivers of the Qualla Boundary (only excluding 2.2 miles of catch-and-release waters) and registration can be completed anywhere fishing permits are sold in Cherokee,…

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

September 5 @ 10:00 amSeptember 6 @ 5:00 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,…

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Groovin’ on the Green Summer Concert Series

September 5 @ 6:30 pm8:30 pm
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The Village Green, 160 Frank Allen Road
Cashiers, NC 28717 United States
+ Google Map
Free
live music at grooving on the green in jackson county

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 Fridays (with exception of May 23, July 4 and Sept. 5) at 6:30 pm at…

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Concerts on the Creek

September 5 @ 7:00 pm9:00 pm
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Bridge Park, 76 Railroad Ave
Sylva, NC 28779 United States
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Free

These mountains are known as much for the music that comes out of them as they are for their picturesque vistas, cascading waterfalls and alluring trails. Some of the world’s finest musicians have come from Western North Carolina and that rich tradition carries on today. Here 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…

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Cherokee Harvest Half Marathon and 5K

September 12 @ 7:30 am11:00 am
Cherokee Indian Fair Grounds, 545 Tsali Blvd
Cherokee, NC 28719 United States
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$60
Cherokee Harvest 5k and Hal-Marathon

Enjoy the best of the beginnings of the fall season by competing in the Cherokee Harvest Half Marathon and 5k. This athletic event combines the best of the Great Smoky Mountains, culture, competition, and fall weather for every participant. Get on your running gear and get out to the Cherokee Fair Grounds for this truly amazing race. Courtesy of EBCI Destination Marketing

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Fire Mountain Inferno

September 12 @ 10:00 amSeptember 13 @ 4:00 pm
Cherokee Indian Fair Grounds, 545 Tsali Blvd
Cherokee, NC 28719 United States
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$10 – $100

Can you handle the heat? Find out at this year's Fire Mountain Inferno! One of the most exciting riding events in the NC Mountains, the Fire Mountain Inferno offers cross-country racing for all levels of experience as well as intense enduro-racing throughout the Fire Mountain Trail system in Cherokee, NC. More than just a race, this event offers various vendors and food trucks for everyone to enjoy. Registration Now open online  Limits There is a limit of 120 participants in…

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Green Energy Park Youth Arts Fest

September 19 @ 9:00 am3:00 pm
Green Energy Park, 100 Green Energy Park Rd.
Sylva, NC 28779 United States
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Free
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A celebration of art, music, green energy & community fun for the entire family! Each year the Green Energy Park host dozens of organizations and regional artists who come to share their knowledge and the love of the arts. Last year we had over 1000 visitors! You and your family can enjoy: • Face painting • Jewelry making • Throwing clay pots • Painting with flip-flops • Handprint painting our logo on canvas • Block printing • Recycled bugs • Live…

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Mountain Heritage Day

September 26 @ 10:00 am5:00 pm
Ramsey Activity Center, 92 Catamount Rd
Cullowhee, NC 28723 United States
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Free
girls tap dancing on heritage day in jackson county

The 46th annual Mountain Heritage Day will be a combination old-fashioned mountain fair and showcase for Southern Appalachian music, arts, dance and song, with the atmosphere of a big family reunion. Visitors will find three stages of traditional old-time, gospel, and bluegrass music and dance, with plenty of fiddles, banjos, and clogging. Acts this year include two-time Grammy Award-winning songwriter Becky Buller, Brevard-based bluegrass band Carolina Blue, and NC Folk Heritage Award recipient Bobby McMillon. Festival-goers are invited to join…

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Village Nature Series

September 29 @ 5:30 pm7:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 5:30 pm on day Last of the month, repeating until 10.31.2020

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

The Village Green sponsors an exciting series of educational lectures every summer. These fun educational experiences are free and are available for all who want to broaden their knowledge on a variety of subjects such as wildlife, local plants, and surrounding natural habitats. Previous subjects include raptors, black bears and reptiles. The Village Nature Series will begin at 5:30 p.m. on the last Tuesday of the month from May through September at The Village Green Commons on Frank Allen Road.

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October 2020

Colorfest!

October 3 @ 10:00 am4:00 pm
Front Street, Dillsboro, 42 Front Street
Dillsboro, NC 28779 United States
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This unique historic town welcomes more than 40 local demonstrating artists who will line Front Street with colorful art and demonstrate their work. Enjoy meeting and talking with local artists. All the while surrounded by the spectacular beauty of the mountains. Church Street will be sectioned off for food booths.

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Cherokee Indian Fair

October 6 @ 10:00 amOctober 10 @ 10:00 pm
Cherokee Indian Fair Grounds, 545 Tsali Blvd
Cherokee, NC 28719 United States
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$10
Cherokee Indian Fair

For over 100 years, the Cherokee Indian Fair has been full of wonders and excitement for the whole family to enjoy. This 4-day event embraces both modern advances as well as traditional heritage such as stickball, blowgun demonstrations, and traditional Cherokee dance. Cherokee invites you to attend this historic event and to treat all of your senses to excitement, entertainment, and heritage. Courtesy of EBCI Destination Marketing

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Cashiers Leaf Festival

October 9 @ 10:00 amOctober 11 @ 5:00 pm
The Village Green, 160 Frank Allen Road
Cashiers, NC 28717 United States
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people walking around looking at pottery at leaf festival in jackson county

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 celebrate…

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