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Great Smoky Mountains National Park Ranger-led programs and music jams at the Park Visitor Center, Cherokee.

Live Music Venues - Bryson City and surrounding area entertainment venues.

Swain County Farmer’s Market 9 am - 1 pm, Fridays, May - October.

Movies On Everett Outdoor screen, begins at dusk. Fridays, May - August. Parking lot behind red caboose. Free movies. Bring or rent lawn chair.


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Letters to Santa

Date(s): Nov 10, 2017 - Dec 23, 2017

When: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

Where: Swain County Heritage Museum, Bryson City

Drop a line to Santa at the Swain County Visitor Center. All materials provided. And don't forget to visit Santa at the Heritage Museum, check schedule for dates.  800-867-9246 or click here

Santa at the Museum

Date(s): Nov 25, 2017 - Dec 23, 2017

When: 1:00 - 4:00 pm (see exceptions below)

Where: Swain County Heritage Museum, Bryson City

Exceptions to schedule: Saturday, November 25, 6:30 - 7:30 pm; December 2, 4-6 pm. Enjoy a free photo opportunity with jolly St. Nick on the porch of the cabin located in the Swain County Heritage Museum. Cookies and cocoa served in the lobby. 800-867-9246 or click here