TRAVEL GUIDE TO BRYSON CITY AND THE GREAT SMOKY MOUNTAINS
THINGS TO DO IN THE SMOKIES
Highlights of the
Bryson City and Great
Smokies Events Calendar
Be My Valentine Charlie Brown Train
Nantahala River Glacier Breaker
Bank of America US Whitewater Open
Green Thumb Day
Knobscorcher Bike Race
Easter Beagle Train
West Swain VFD Bass Tournament
Twelve Hours of Tsali
Fontana Classic Bass Tournament
Cherokee Voices Festival
Women's Work Festival (GSMNP)
Childrens Fishing Derby
Music in the Mountains Series
Horace Kephart Days
Railfest & Mountain Craft Fair
Mountain Life Festival (GSMNP)
Mountain Heritage Day (WCU)
Music in the Mountains Series
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Come experience the sounds of local musicians as they demonstrate their talents. Have a guitar, banjo, mandolin, fiddle, dulcimer - anything unplugged - and want to play along, please come! Larry Barnett of Grandpa's Music in Bryson City facilitates the jams. For more information on this and other programs offered at the Marianna Black Library please click here, or call 828-488-2382.
10 am - 4 pm (includes 1 hour lunch break). Tuition: $35. Instructor: Brenda Rogers. Minimum 3 students; maximum 6. Come learn the basics of knitting in this one-day workshop. Brenda is an incredible knitter & a gifted teacher. This class is perfect for beginners or those who would like a refresher course in knitting basics. Students can choose one of 2 easy projects: a wash cloth or scarf; or just practice, practice, practice with Brenda's expert help. A supplies and materials list will be provided after registration is paid. More info
Foot Rx Asheville presents the 2013 Tsali Frosty Foot Fest 50k, 30k, and 8k trail races on the world famous Tsali Trail System, featuring scenic trails rolling alongside the scenic Fontana Lake. Tsali offers a variety of exciting and fast, yet technical terrain, sure to entertain participants from beginners to the most seasonal trail runners. RAce proceeds to benefit Nantahala Area SORBA. More info
10 am - 4 pm (includes 1 hour lunch break). Tuition: $35. Instructor: Julie Jenkins. Minimum 3 students; maximum 6.
Come learn the basics of crochet in this one-day workshop. This class is perfect for beginners or those who would like a refresher course in crochet basics. Students can choose among 3 patterns for an easy dishcloth for a first project featuring the chain stitch, single & double crochet, and slip stitch. A supplies and materials list will be provided after registration is paid. More info
This is a three part lecture series. Join Andrea Ford as she takes us for an in-depth journey into the inner workings of the three intelligence centers of the Enneagram. The Instinctual Center, The Feeling Center and The Thinking Center. In each 2 hour class Andrea will delve deeply into one of three intelligence centers. Part 2 will be held on January 29th and Part 3 on February 12th. The cost is $15 per class or $35 for the entire series.
Come experience the sounds of local musicians as they demonstrate their talents. Have a guitar, banjo, mandolin, fiddle, dulcimer - anything unplugged - and want to play, please come! Larry Barnett of Grandpa's Music in Bryson City facilitates the jams. Want additional information about this or other programs offered at the Marianna Black Library, please click here or call 828-488-2382.
Since 2002, Tim Hawkins has been forging the magical blend between two comedic ideals: A genuinely funny comedy show that caters to the entire family. With over 100 million views on YouTube and 120 plus sold out shows every year, Tim has started a gut-busting grassroots revolution of multi-generational proportions. More info
Spawned from a suburban Chicago basement in the early ‘70s, Styx would eventually transform into the virtual arena rock prototype by the late '70s and early '80s, due to a fondness for big rockers and soaring power ballads. More info
Monthly programs will run through winter and will be one to one and a half hours in length. Each session will include some asana/posture practice and will be followed by a topic such as yogic breath-work, meditation, etc.
Classes are $15 per person with no reservations required.
For more information: 828-400-9616, firstname.lastname@example.org
In "SoLe Sanctuary," Savion Glover's reverence for the art of tap is displayed like none you have ever seen. Described by the New York Times as "...bareboned and pure, full of the kind of rhythmic innovations that trips down one path, splinters off inb different directions and then sweeps back home."
His numerous credits include "Tap" with Gregory Hines and Sammy Davis Jr., "Bamboozled" by Spike Lee and "Happy Feet," an Academy Award-winner choreographed by Glover as well as several Broadway shows.
Tickets for this event are $10 for students and $15 for all others. Advance tickets are being sold and encourage. Tickets will be available at the Bardo Center box office. Call 828-227-2479 or visit bardoartscenter.wcu.edu
For more information on this events, please click here.
When it comes to making great music, kindred spirits somehow seem to find each other and such is the case with Edens Edge. Three talented young musicians from Arkansas-Hannah Blaylock, Dean Berner, and Cherrill Green-make their debut on Big Machine Records with a vibrant sound that honors country music's roots while creatively pushing the envelope with their seasoned musicianship, dazzling harmonies and insightful songwriting. More info
A high-powered, laugh-ou-loud musical revue about what we go through just making every work week happen. A witty slice of corporate America, where 9-5 has been replaced by 5-9, where cell phones ruin soccar games, and America's love affair with the palm pilot assures that the office goes with you everywhere. It's your world...only funnier.
"Guaranteed to make you laugh!" - Chicago Sun Times
Ticket prices are $5 for students and children, adult and senior tickets are $20. Tickets can be purchased on line by clicking here or call 828-227-3622.
This is the second class of a three part series. Join Andrea Ford as she takes us for an in-depth journey into the inner workings of the three intelligence centers of the Enneagram. The Instrictual Center, The Feeling Center and The Thinking Center. In each 2 hour class Andrea will delve deeply into one of three intellegence centers. Part 3 will be held on Tuesday, February 12th. The cost for each class is $15.
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