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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 2020

Rumble in the Rhododendron Fly Fishing Tournament

November 7 @ 10:00 amNovember 8 @ 5:00 pm
Cherokee Enterprise Waters Cherokee, NC 28719 United States + Google Map
$250
Rumble in the Rhododendron Trout Tournament

What could be better than a day out on the water with your best friend fly fishing? How about competing together for your share of $10,000 in the Rumble in the Rhododendron Fly Fishing Tournament. This two-person team tournament has a $250 entry fee and a $10,000 payout for the top 10 teams. Registration is available at the River’s Edge Outfitters in Cherokee, North Carolina, and further information will be available at the opening meeting on November 1 at 7…

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Sylva Rotary Club Turkey Trot 5K

November 26 @ 7:30 am11:00 am
Western Carolina University, 1 University Way
Cullowhee, NC 28723 United States
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Do you have what it takes to endure a Thanksgiving meal and a 5K run? With the Sylva Rotary Club Turkey Trot 5K, you can kick off your holiday season by working off your stuffing. This event will kick off right in the middle of Western Carolina University's campus. The race has become a favorite way to make room for the turkey and pumpkin pie on Thanksgiving morning!

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Gobble on the Green/Turkey Trot 5k

November 26 @ 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 26, 2020, at The Village Green Commons on Frank Allen Road.

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Santa on the Green & Cashiers Christmas Tree Lighting

November 27 @ 2:00 pm6:00 pm
The Village Green, 160 Frank Allen Road
Cashiers, NC 28717 United States
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Free
lighting of the tree in jackson county

The park becomes a winter wonderland! Children of all ages are invited to come and tell Santa Claus their Christmas wishes. The Festival of Trees celebrates one of the area's greatest industries and showcases local businesses. After the holiday season, the evergreen trees are planted in The Village Green for continued enjoyment. Cashiers Christmas Tree Lighting Holiday music, s'mores and more! The highlight will be the lighting of the Cashiers Christmas Tree. 2-5 p.m. Visit with Santa at the Gazebo;…

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December 2020

Christmas in Sylva, a Holiday weekend

December 4December 6
Downtown Sylva, 773 W. Main Street
Sylva, NC 28779 United States
courthouse decorated for christmas in jackson county

Kick off the holidays with Christmas in Sylva, a Holiday weekend. Our event starts with the official tree lighting and concert on the historical courthouse steps Friday night. Storefronts on Main and Mill Streets will be done up for Christmas and open for holiday shopping. Santa will make an early visit Saturday for photos. A Winter Market on Main Street Saturday afternoon will feature local crafters and food. Live music will add a festive touch to the Market. The Sylva…

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Dillsboro Luminaries

Dillsboro Lights & Luminaries

December 4 @ 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 5 @ 5:00 pm8:00 pm
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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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Dillsboro Luminaries

Dillsboro Lights & Luminaries

December 11 @ 5:00 pm8:00 pm
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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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girls skiing the slopes of sapphire valley in jackson county

Sapphire Valley Ski Slopes Open

December 12
Sapphire Valley Resort, 127 Cherokee Trail
Sapphire, NC 28774 United States
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Nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina, Sapphire Valley offers the area’s finest skiing facility, boasting a state-of-the-art quad lift, a learning center slope and newly expanded, multiple lane, 500-foot snow tubing run. The actual open date is weather dependent but typically around the second to third week of December. Just above 3,400 feet elevation, Sapphire Valley offers a 1,600-foot main run with a vertical drop of 200 feet and a 500-foot snow tubing run. And now, Sapphire…

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Cashiers Christmas Parade

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

Held annually on the second Saturday in December, 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…

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Dillsboro Luminaries

Dillsboro Lights & Luminaries

December 12 @ 5:00 pm8:00 pm
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One event on 12.05.2020 at 5:00 pm

One event on 12.11.2020 at 5:00 pm

One event on 12.12.2020 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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May 2021

Hook, Line & Drinker Festival

05.22.2021 @ 3:00 pm7:00 pm
Bridge Park, 76 Railroad Ave
Sylva, NC 28779 United States
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Free

The annual Hook, Line & Drinker Festival will be held at the Bridge Park in Sylva, N.C. This "Top 20 Event in the Southeast" is organized by the Jackson County Chamber of Commerce and celebrates being the home of the N.C. Trout Capital and the WNC Fly Fishing Trail. The festival features fly fishing guides and vendors; craft breweries; music by two of the region's most popular bands; food trucks; and children's activities.

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Spring Fling Art & Craft Walk

05.29.2021 @ 10:00 am5:00 pm
Dillsboro, 1 Front Street
Sylva, NC 28779 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Enjoy the artisan village of Dillsboro to the fullest during the Spring Fling Art & Craft Walk.

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