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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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Here's What's Happening
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
Back Porch Old Time Music Jam
Date(s): Jun 17, 2017
When: 1:00 - 3:00 pm
Where: Oconaluftee Visitor Center, Cherokee
Bring an acoustic instrument and join in on this old-time jam. Or just sit back and enjoy the sights and sounds as others play traditional Appalachian Music. On the covered porch at the visitor center. More info
BBQ & Brews Dinner Train
Date(s): Jun 17, 2017
When: 7:00 - 9:00 pm
Where: Great Smoky Mountains Railroad, Bryson City
Board the Great Smoky Mountains Railroad and enjoy the ride along with slow-cooked BBQ prepared fresh and beer tastings showcasing local breweries. Tickets include a souvenir tasting glass for three samples of finely crafted beer selections. Adults-only & family friendly seating. 800-872-4681 or click here
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