MAY CALENDER OF EVENTS
05/02/13 – 05/05/13
WELCOME TO MITFORD
This is a play by Robert Inman adapted from the Mitford Novels by Jan Karon. Father Tim Kavanagh is the much loved bachelor rector of Lord’s Chapel church in the close mountain community of Mitford, a community filled with heartwarmingly quirky characters.
Adults: $22.00, seniors: $18.00, Students: $12.00
Thursday – Saturday: 7:30 PM
Sunday: 3:00 PM
On The Main Stage
05/03/13 – 05/05/13
THUNDER IN THE SMOKIES SPRING BIKE RALLY
Gates: Friday, 11am -11pm, Saturday, 9am – 11pm, and Sunday, 9am – 3pm
Come ride the Great Smoky Mountains of North Carolina and the Blue Ridge Parkway. Enjoy Tour Rides, Music Concerts, Bike Builders, Bike Games, Bike Show, Prizes, Vendors and much more during the three-day rally. All bikes and ages welcomed. There will be onsite beer sales. For information call 828-246-2101.
ART AFTER DARK
Participating galleries and studios in Downtown Waynesville will remain open until 9:00 pm with special artist showings, displays and refreshments.
OLD FINES CREEK DANCE AND MUSIC
The old Fines Creek School will have music every Saturday night. There will be different bands throughout the month. Concessions will be available. Admission is $7:00 for adults, Children 12 and under are free. 7:00pm – 10:00pm. For more information call: 828-736-8952.
ECOFEST @ HAYWOOD COMMUNITY COLLEGE
The Haywood County Chamber of Commerce newest festival is designed to inspire you to try new things, to teach and to entertain you. Admission is free, parking is $5:00 per car.
79th ANNUAL RAMP FESTIVAL
Come join us at the American Legion Field Post #47 in Waynesville for an afternoon celebration featuring live music, clogging and food cooked with ramps; a delicate wild onion that grows in the mountains. Time: 11:00am – 4:00 pm.
WINTER PICKING IN THE ARMORY
The Canton Armory will host Winter Picking in the Armory at 7:00 pm on Friday night.
05/10/13 – 05/11/13
AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY’S RELAY FOR LIFE OF HAYWOOD
Times are Friday, 6:00 pm to midnight, Saturday, midnight to 6:00 am. The Relay for Life of West Haywood is an overnight celebration of life free from cancer for The American Cancer Society, which is the culmination of month of teams raising money for a world with less cancer and more birthdays. This event is open to the public with games, food and entertainment. Contact Peggy Crowe at 828-254-6931.
Old Fines Creek Dance and Music
The Old Fines Creek School will have dance and music every Saturday night. Bands will be different throughout the month. Concessions will be available. Admission is $7.00 for adults; children 12 and under are free. Time is 7:00pm to 10:00 pm. For more information call: 828-736-892
CANTON SPRING STREET FAIR, DOWNTOWN CANTON
Let’s celebrate SPRING with music, food, entertainment and shopping. The Canton Business Group and other local organizations invite you to stroll the downtown streets of Canton for a day of family fun.
SMOKY MOUNTAIN CENTER FOR THE PREFORMING ARTS
Come join us for The Taste of Home Cooking School show at 6:30 pm. You will experience a two-hour demonstration of exciting recipes, cooking tips and innovative products. Everyone will receive a free gift bag full of recipes, coupons and sample products and can register for door prizes including the featured dishes of the evening. Tickets are $12:00. For more information call: 828-524-1598.
Old FINES CREEK DANCE AND MUSIC
The Old Fines Creek School will have dance and music every Saturday night from 7:00 pm till 10:00 pm. Bands will be different throughout the month. Concessions will be available. For more information call: 828-736-8925
SPRING FLING 2013 COMMUNITY YARD SALE
This event will be held at the Maggie Valley Pavilion from 7:00 am to 2:00 pm. Admission is free for bargain hunters. For information call 828-926-0866 between 9:00 am and 5:00 pm.
05/24/13 – 05/26/13
MAGGIE VALLEY SPRING BIKE RALLY
Everyone come out and enjoy Memorial Day Weekend with concerts, entertainment, vendor village, bike shows, BBQ, area tours/rides, cold beverages, The Ride VIP Tent and much, much more during our three-day rally. For more information call: 423-465-5855.
DOWNTOWN WAYNESVILLE BLOCK PARTY
See downtown Waynesville come alive at night. There will be dancing in the streets with live bands on a portion of Main Street that will be closed off. The restaurants will be open late. The festivities start at 7:00 pm. There will also be “Kids on Main” from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm with “eats and treats” especially for the children.
THE OLD FINES CREEK DANCE AND MUSIC
The Old Fines Creek will have dancing and music every Saturday night. Bands will be different throughout the month. Concessions are available. Admission is $7.00 for adults and children 12 and under is free. For more information call: 828-736-8925
05/31/13 – 06/01/13
OLD SMOKY TRACTOR CLUB AND FARM FEST
This event is open 8:00 am to 6:00 pm daily. This is an antique tractor and engine show with parts vendors, a flea market with crafts, tractor rides for kids, farm equipment, auction and a tractor parade thru the town of Maggie both days. For more Information call: 828-734-1510.
HART THEATER PRESENTS “ RING OF FIRE”
You won’t want to miss this Broadway musical hit, which celebrates the music of Country Icon “Johnny Cash”. Ticket prices are adults $24.00, seniors $22.00 and students $18.00. For information call: 828-456-6322.