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

February
Be My Valentine Charlie Brown Train
Nantahala River Glacier Breaker

March
Bank of America US Whitewater Open

April
Green Thumb Day
Knobscorcher Bike Race
Easter Beagle Train

May
West Swain VFD Bass Tournament
Strawberry Jam
Twelve Hours of Tsali

   BBQ & Brew Trains (May-August)
Heritage Festival

June
Music in the Mountains Series

   Fontana Classic Bass Tournament
Cherokee Voices Festival
Women's Work Festival (GSMNP)

July
Music in the Mountains Series
Freedom Fest
Festival of Native Peoples
Folkmoot
Dinosaur Train

August
Music in the Mountains Series

   Dinosaur Train
Childrens Fishing Derby

September
Music in the Mountains Series
Horace Kephart Days
Railfest & Mountain Craft Fair
Mountain Life Festival (GSMNP)
Mountain Heritage Day (WCU)

October
Music in the Mountains Series

   Great Pumpkin Patch Express
Cherokee Indian Fair
Stecoah Harvest Festival
Maple Leaf Festival
Bryson City Chili Cookoff
Downtown Trick or Treat

November
The Polar Express
WNC Pottery Festival
Mountain Shapes & Colors
Stecoah Artisans Studio Tour
Spirit of Christmas

December
The Polar Express
Christmas Parade

Monthly Calendar of Events in Bryson City and the
Great Smoky Mountains of North Carolina

Use the mini calendar on the right to bring up the events on an upcoming month or specific date.

2014: Jan | Feb | Mar | Apr | May | Jun | Jul | Aug | Sep | Oct | Nov | Dec

Winter Craft Series at the Stecoah Valley Center: Knitting for Beginners
Date(s): Feb 04, 2012
When: 10:00 A.M. - 1:00 P.M.
Where: Stecoah Valley Cultural Arts Center, Stecoah

Beggining Saturday February 4, this is a two day class on Saturdays in February ( Feb. 4 and 11) This class is for beginners or people who would like a refresher course in the basics. Students can choose one of two easy projects. For more information, or to register for the class, please click here to log onto the Stecoah Valley Center's website, or call 828-479-3364.

Winter Walk at Brush Creek
Date(s): Feb 04, 2012
When: 9:00 A.M.

Come join Land Trust for the Little Tennessee's Land Stewardship Director, Dennis Desmond, for a winter walk along the Little Tennessee River at Needmore to the old Brush Creek Farm. The walk will lead to a secluded cove! People are encouraged to carpool as parking on Needmore is limited. For more information on the walk, directions or to RSVP, contact Jill at outreach@ltlt.org or 828-524-2711 ext. 209.

For more information on Land trust for the Little Tennessee organization, please click here.

Free Bluegrass Benefit Concert
Date(s): Feb 04, 2012
When: 7:00 P.M.
Where: Swain County Center for the Arts, Swain County High School, Bryson City

You are invited to a FREE Bluegrass Benefit Concert featuring Cody Shuler and Pine Mountain Railroad this Saturday, February 4, at 7:00 pm at Swain County Center for the Arts in Bryson City. This bebefit, "Giving Hope," is for The Hope Chest located in Asheville, which helps women with cancer who have no insurance or insufficient insurance to cover the cost of treatment in 22 Western North Carolina Counties. The benefit is organized by Linda Wike, who is a cancer survivor who was helped by The Hope Chest.

Freedom Fest
Friday, July 4
Cooker & Vendor Info / Application

 

Chili Cook-Off
Saturday, October 18
Cooker Info / Application
Crafter Info / Application

 

 

Events Calendar
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Bryson City - Swain County
Chamber of Commerce

210 Main Street
P.O. Box 509
Bryson City, NC 28713

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Karen Proctor Wilmot
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