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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, June & July. Parking lot behind red caboose. Bring or rent lawn chair.
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Oconaluftee Indian Village
Date(s): Apr 18, 2017 - Nov 11, 2017
When: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm, Monday - Saturday
Where: Oconaluftee Indian Village
Mon-Sat; closed Sundays. As you step into the Oconaluftee Indian Village, you’re transported back to witness the challenges of Cherokee life at a time of rapid cultural change. Tour guides help you explore the historic events and figures of the 1760's. Visitors can interact with villagers as they participate in their daily activities. The Village also hosts live reenactments, interactive demonstrations, and Hands-On Cherokee Pottery for Kids classes. More info
Unto These Hills Outdoor Drama
Date(s): Jun 03, 2017 - Aug 19, 2017
When: 8:00 pm performance, Monday-Saturday
Where: Mountainside Theater, Cherokee
Mon-Sat, closed Sundays. This acclaimed outdoor drama traces the Cherokee people through the eons, through the zenith of their power, through the heartbreak of the Trail of Tears, finally ending, appropriately, in the present day, where the Cherokee people, much like their newly re-scripted drama, continue to rewrite their place in the world ...a place based on traditional Cherokee values and modern sensibilities. Preshow at 7:30 pm. Main performance at 8:00 pm. More info & ticketing
Swain County Farmer's Market
Date(s): Jun 16, 2017
When: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Where: Island Street, Bryson City
Every Friday morning, May - October. Stop by the old barn on the river for local, homegrown produce as well as baked goods, jellies and preserves, and craft items.
Cherokee Bonfire and Storytelling
Date(s): Jun 16, 2017 - Jun 17, 2017
When: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Where: Oconaluftee Islands Park
May 26 thru October 28 Fridays & Saturday only; also open the week of Monday, June 26 - Saturday, July 1; closed the month of September Relax by the bonfire and river, and enjoy some of Cherokee's best storytellers entertain you and your family with Cherokee myths, legends and passed on stories. More info
Movies on Everett
Date(s): Jun 16, 2017
When: Twilight, 8:30 pm
Where: Caboose at corner of Mitchell & Everett Streets
This week's feature is Grease. Movies on Everett is a family friendly event that takes place every Friday night from June 2 - July 28. On site concessions and chair rentals or bring your own. Enjoy a free movie under the stars in downtown Bryson City! More information
Taste of Scotland
Date(s): Jun 16, 2017 - Jun 18, 2017
Where: Downtown Franklin
Street festival with all day entertainment, clans, authentic Scottish foods, music & dancing, Highland Games demonstrations, crafts, and much more. Little Miss Tartan contest. Honored clas: Ramsey. Free Admission. More info
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