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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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February 2020

outhouse races in jackson county

Outhouse Races

February 15 @ 3:00 pm4:00 pm
Sapphire Valley Resort, 127 Cherokee Trail
Sapphire, NC 28774 United States
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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

March 21 @ 9:00 am11:00 am
Pinnacle Park, 2110 Fisher Creek Road
Sylva, NC 28779 United States
$25

Sylva, NC’s extreme trail race The tenth annual Assault on BlackRock trail race has been set for Saturday, March 21, 2020. Register here. 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…

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April 2020

Valley of the Lilies Half Marathon & 5K

April 4 @ 8:00 am11:00 am
Western Carolina University, 1 University Way
Cullowhee, NC 28723 United States
+ Google Map
$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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Sylva’s Brew Hop

April 4 @ 3:00 pm7:00 pm
Downtown Sylva, 773 W. Main Street
Sylva, NC 28779 United States
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$25 – $35
beer flight in jackson county

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 several tastings. We encourage folks to take advantage of our awesome restaurants in Downtown Sylva during and after the Sylva…

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The Easter Hat Parade

April 11 @ 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. The 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…

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Greening up the Mountains

April 25 @ 10:00 am4:00 pm
Downtown Sylva, 773 W. Main Street
Sylva, NC 28779 United States
+ Google Map
large crowd at festival in jackson county

The Greening Up the Mountains Festival, now in its 23rd 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 historic downtown Sylva, North Carolina. The Greening Up The Mountains Festival enjoys crowds upwards of 12,000 attendees…

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May 2020

Fire Mountain Inferno

May 1 @ 10:00 amMay 3 @ 4:00 pm
Cherokee Indian Fair Grounds, 545 Tsali Blvd
Cherokee, NC 28719 United States
+ Google Map
$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 through April 30, 2020. Limits There is a limit…

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Bear Lake Reserve Charity Mountain Run

May 16 @ 9:30 am12:30 pm
Bear Lake Reserve, 412 Lake Forest Drive
Tuckasegee, NC 28783 United States
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$10 – $35
Bear Lake Charity Run

This is not your Grandma’s 10K although I know a few Grandma’s that could crush this route! This is not a 10K race, it’s a 10K CHALLENGE! With over 1,100 feet of vertical gain and more than 1,000 feet of vertical descent, this is truly a mountain run! You will have to earn your finish pottery and cold beer! Come join the Bear Lake Charity Mountain Run 10K Team and stick around after the run to enjoy all the amenities…

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Concerts on the Creek

May 22 @ 7:00 pm9:00 pm
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Bridge Park, 76 Railroad Ave
Sylva, NC 28779 United States
+ Google Map
Free
Concerts on the Creek

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 in…

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

May 23 @ 10:00 amMay 24 @ 5:00 pm
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One event on 09.05.2020 at 10:00 am

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

May 23 @ 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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Village Nature Series

May 26 @ 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

May 29 @ 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

May 29 @ 7:00 pm9:00 pm
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Bridge Park, 76 Railroad Ave
Sylva, NC 28779 United States
+ Google Map
Free
Concerts on the Creek

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 in…

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June 2020

Groovin’ on the Green Summer Concert Series

June 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

June 5 @ 7:00 pm9:00 pm
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Bridge Park, 76 Railroad Ave
Sylva, NC 28779 United States
+ Google Map
Free
Concerts on the Creek

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 in…

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Groovin’ on the Green Summer Concert Series

June 12 @ 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

June 12 @ 7:00 pm9:00 pm
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One event on 07.04.2020 at 7:00 pm

Bridge Park, 76 Railroad Ave
Sylva, NC 28779 United States
+ Google Map
Free
Concerts on the Creek

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 in…

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Groovin’ on the Green Summer Concert Series

June 19 @ 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

June 19 @ 7:00 pm9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Friday, repeating until 09.04.2020

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Bridge Park, 76 Railroad Ave
Sylva, NC 28779 United States
+ Google Map
Free
Concerts on the Creek

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 in…

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Front Street Arts and Crafts

Front Street Arts and Crafts Show

June 20 @ 10:00 am4:00 pm
Front Street, Dillsboro, 42 Front Street
Dillsboro, NC 28779 United States
+ Google Map

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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Sapphire Valley Arts & Crafts Show

June 20 @ 10:00 amJune 21 @ 10:00 am
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Sapphire Valley Resort, 127 Cherokee Trail
Sapphire, NC 28774 United States
+ Google Map
women buying art at the arts and craft show in jackson county

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 the athletic field in the heart of Sapphire Valley.

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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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Groovin’ on the Green Summer Concert Series

June 26 @ 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…

Find out more »

Concerts on the Creek

June 26 @ 7:00 pm9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Friday, repeating until 09.04.2020

One event on 07.04.2020 at 7:00 pm

Bridge Park, 76 Railroad Ave
Sylva, NC 28779 United States
+ Google Map
Free
Concerts on the Creek

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 in…

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Summer Colors Exhibition by the Art League of Highlands-Cashiers

June 27 @ 9:00 amJune 28 @ 5:00 pm
Sapphire Valley Resort, 127 Cherokee Trail
Sapphire, NC 28774 United States
+ Google Map

Bring your artistic appreciation and celebrate the colors of summer with the Art League of Highlands-Cashiers Summer Colors Exhibition. This two-day event displays the beautiful hard work of ALHC members and embraces the best colors of the summer season.  

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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
+ Google Map
$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
|Recurring Event (See all)

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
+ Google Map
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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July 2020

Concerts on the Creek

July 3 @ 7:00 pm9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Friday, repeating until 09.04.2020

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Bridge Park, 76 Railroad Ave
Sylva, NC 28779 United States
+ Google Map
Free
Concerts on the Creek

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 in…

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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
+ Google Map
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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Groovin’ on the Green Summer Concert Series

July 4 @ 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

July 4 @ 7:00 pm9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Friday, repeating until 09.04.2020

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Bridge Park, 76 Railroad Ave
Sylva, NC 28779 United States
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Free
Concerts on the Creek

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 in…

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Groovin’ on the Green Summer Concert Series

July 10 @ 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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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

July 10 @ 7:00 pm9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Friday, repeating until 09.04.2020

One event on 07.04.2020 at 7:00 pm

Bridge Park, 76 Railroad Ave
Sylva, NC 28779 United States
+ Google Map
Free
Concerts on the Creek

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 in…

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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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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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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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Groovin’ on the Green Summer Concert Series

July 17 @ 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

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

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 in…

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Groovin’ on the Green Summer Concert Series

July 24 @ 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

July 24 @ 7:00 pm9:00 pm
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One event on 07.04.2020 at 7:00 pm

Bridge Park, 76 Railroad Ave
Sylva, NC 28779 United States
+ Google Map
Free
Concerts on the Creek

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 in…

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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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Talking Trees Trout Derby

July 31 @ 10:00 amAugust 1 @ 2:00 pm
Cherokee Indian Fair Grounds & Island Park, 545 Tsali Blvd
Cherokee, NC 28719 United States
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Free
Talking Trees Trout Derby

Introduce children to the love of fishing during the Talking Trees Trout Derby. This free entry two-day event invites children ages 3-11 to enjoy free fishing gear, breakfast and lunch, face painting, balloon animals, and more. Courtesy of EBCI Destination Marketing

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Groovin’ on the Green Summer Concert Series

July 31 @ 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

July 31 @ 7:00 pm9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Friday, repeating until 09.04.2020

One event on 07.04.2020 at 7:00 pm

Bridge Park, 76 Railroad Ave
Sylva, NC 28779 United States
+ Google Map
Free
Concerts on the Creek

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 in…

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August 2020

Cashiers Designer Showhouse

August 5 @ 8:00 amSeptember 5 @ 5:00 pm
Cashiers Designer Showhouse 2019, 144 Cove Drive
Highlands, NC 28741 United States
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$30
Cashiers Designer Showhouse 2019

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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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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