August 2012


 Tues. & Thurs.  Canton Tailgate Market will be at Municipal parking area, 58 Park Street in Canton from 8am-12pm. Call



Wed. & Sat         .         Haywood’s Historic Farmers Market in HART  parking lot off U.S 276 in Waynesville.  Produce,       plants, baked goods, cheese, meat, fish and more.

                             8am to 1pm.  828-627-3469


Wed. & Sat.        Waynesville Tailgate Market – American Legion parking lot near downtown Waynesville.  Haywood       County grown vegetables, fruits, cut flowers, honey                   and nursery stock. 8am to noon.


Thursdays          Maggie Mountain Bingo Bonanza will be held at the Maggie Valley Community Pavilion at 6:30pm.                                    Early bird at 5:45pm.     Call: 828-626-8021


Thursdays          Maggie Valley Club will be holding Trivia Night in the Pin High Bar & Grille will have a Trivia from 3pm to 5:30pm.  Open to public for more information call                                  800-438-3861


Fridays                Pickin in The Park, June through September every  Friday at the Canton Recreation Park at 7pm.                                               “FREE” Call: 828-646-3412


Fridays                Maggie Valley Club is going to have experienced hiking tours from 9am-3pm.  RSVP to 828-926-6013

          Check the web site for further description of hikes.


Saturdays           Black Horse Dance Hall – Open for dancing                                         Saturday nights at 8pm.  No alcohol     

Saturdays           Enjoy the music and clogging at the Stompin        Grounds.  The music starts at 8pm.  Fun time for the whole family.


August 3             “It’s a Grand Night for Singing” by the Junaluska  Singers.  Takes place at the Stuart Auditorium at     7:30pm and the cost is $15.


August 3             Mountain Street Dance on Main Street in     Waynesville for 6:30pm to 9:30pm.  Come and see                      clogging and join in on the square dancing.


August 3             Bill Engvail will be performing at Harrarh’s Casino in Cherokee.  He has performed with the Blue                     Comedy Group and would like to entertaine you! Time: 9pm.  Ticket prices are $45, $55 & $65


August 3 & 4       9th annual Mater Festival.  Music, entertainment,  Kids Zone.  Special Events throughout the day. Fun  for all.  Free admission at the Canton Rec. Area.                                    828-776-2527



August 3 & 4       3rd Annual Popcorn Sutton Acoustic Jam, Friday  August 3 from 4pm to 11pm & Saturday, August 4,       from 11am to 11pm at the Festival Grounds.  This is  all day music festival celebrating legendary local  moon shiner Popcorn Sutton.  Open to public-       admission $2 per day.


August 3 & 4       Art After Dark and Saturday Stroll in Waynesville. Friday night enjoy demonstrations, artist receptions, usic and refreshments from 6pm to 9pm.  Call  828 456-9284.  Saturday stroll follows the Friday night event from 11am to 3pm  Free


August 3 & 4       Talking Trees Children’s Trout Derby, Oconaluftee  Island Park, Cherokee. Registration will be on       Friday for the 6am Saturday event.  Event is free but you do need to have a ticket. Call 828-497-1898   for more information.


August 4             7th Annual Downtown Dog Walk.  Charity Dog Event  Walkers gather on the court house lawn with there       dogs.  The walk will be down Depot St and up                      Church St.  There will contests after the walk.                               Registration fee is $15 from 10am to 1pm.                                                  Spectators free.


August 4 & 5       NKC American Bull Dog Show at the Haywood    County Fairgrounds, Waynesville. Call 828-400-  6229 for more information.                 


August 4 & 5       Lake Logan Multisport Festival.  Triathlon on    Saturday and sprint triathlon and Sunday they will have swim/run. Festival starts on Saturday at 7am  and 7:30am on Sunday.  Call Greg Duff for details.                     828-400-5868


August 4 & 5


August 11           4th annual Mountain Music Jamboree will start at                                 5pm and go through 9pm at the Haywood                                            Farirgrounds. For more information call                                                     Aaron Marby at 828-246-9079


August 11           Come to Harrah’s Casino to enjoy an evening of                                 laughter with Kathy Griffin.  The performance begins                          at 7:30pm.  Tickets are $35, $45, & $75.


August 11           Volkswagon Car Show at the Acquoni Expo Center,                                     Cherokee.  Time 10am to 6pm.  For more info                                               call 828-554-6471.


August 12           Margarita Schevchenko, has been the recipient of    the “Special Chopin Prize” at five competitions as  well as 7 prizes at top international piano competitions in Europe, Japan and the United  States.  Location is Performing Arts Center, 250   Pigeon St. Waynesville.  Time: 7:30pm.  Cost $20                               per adult.  Students free.  828-452-0593


August 17-26      “Lost in Yonkers” By Neil Simon, Directed by Wanda                                               Taylor Set in the 1930’s, this comedy is considered one of     Simon’s best and most reflective works. This is the story of  two young boys left to be raised by their grandmother. They  must learn to adapt and stay light on their feet in a changingworld. Hart Theater, Waynesville, NC
                                    Adults $20, Seniors $18, Students $8


August 18           Blue Ridge Breakaway-Haywood Chamber of     Commerce’s 2nd annual cycle ride. There 4 routes                   through Haywood County with one traveling 32 miles on the Blue Ridge Parkway. Registration:  Fee applies to route. Start/finish gate Lake Junaluska.

                             Time is 7:30am.  Call 828-456-3021


August 18           Old Town Music at the Oconaluftee Visitors Center in Cherokee. Time is 1pm to 3pm.  Bring you           instruments and join in on the fun.


August 19            The Haywood Community Band will be performing  at the Maggie Valley Community Pavilion.  Come   early, bring a lawn chair or a blanket & enjoy an                      evening of music.  Starts at 6:30pm.  Free Event.                               Call 828-926-8021 for more information


August 19           Sunday Concert Series 11.  Marshall Bellew, song writer and multi-instrumentalist will start at 3pm at  the Haywood County Public Library-678 S.                                               Haywood St, Waynesville. Call 828-452-0593


August 24           Justin Moore will be singing his Country Songs for   you at Harrah’s Casino. Show starts at 9pm.  Prices                           are $18, $25 & $35.


August 24 &25   Mission Health System Maggie Valley Moonlight Race. The 8K race will start and finish at the Maggie   Valley Festival grounds.  Call for starting times and                              admission fees 828-400-5868.


August 30 & 9-1 Labor Day Celebration in Canton.  Food and all                                   sorts of fun to be had. Call 828-235-2760


August 31 &9-1  Smoky Mountain Folk Festival, Stuart Auditorium,                                                  Lake Junaluska.  Open Tent Show 5pm is free.                                             Main Stage Show 6pm to 11pm.  Tickets $12 per                                adult.

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