18th Annual PUMPKINFEST :: Saturday, October 25 from 9am - 4pm * Downtown Franklin :: CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFO!

- published 8/21 (Larry) old link: http://www1.cfnc.org/applications/NC_Community_College/apply.html?application_id=1527

Click for Franklin, North Carolina Forecast

Arts & Entertainment

Polish up your favorite ride for Southwestern Community College’s annual Car and Bike Show scheduled Saturday, Oct. 15, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the Jackson Campus.

The school fund raiser is sponsored jointly by SCC’s automotive systems technology and culinary technology departments.

Trophies and prizes will be awarded in a variety of categories; vendors welcome.

Vehicle pre-registration is $15, or $20 the day of the show.

Read more...

Robert Holquist, professor emeritus in the Western Carolina University School of Music, will present the annual Last Lecture on Friday, Oct. 21. Holquist’s address, titled “Teaching Music: A Rewarding Career Combining My Passion for Music, and the Desire to Lead Others to Experience the Joy of Musical Accomplishment,” will be held from 1:30 to 3 p.m. in Coulter Recital Hall.

The annual Last Lecture event, which is free and open to the public, honors a faculty member who teaches with passion and enthusiasm.

 

Read more...

The Liars Bench will presents southern Appalachian fright tales at WCUs Mountain Heritage Center Thursday, Oc. 20, at 7 p.m. The Liars Bench presents “Haints, Boogers, and Belled Buzzards” at WCUs Mountain Heritage Center auditorium. Member artists Gary Carden, Lloyd Arneach, Barbara Duncan, Paul Iarussi; guest artist William Ritter; and at least one mystery guest perform Southern Appalachian “scary” in story and song on one stage.

Carden said “I saw the culture and tradition of my people, the people of the Southern Appalachians dying. I started The Liars Bench to showcase this unique piece of Americana, to keep it alive, and show newcomers to the mountains what our culture was, and is really like.”

Read more...

A drumming circle for all ages will be held Sunday, Oct. 16, at 3 p.m., on the Macon County Courthouse plaza, Main Street in downtown Franklin. Mary Eileen Ferrick is the circle leader. People may bring drums and rhythm instruments, or choose from the wide assortment provided, including African djembes, guiros, shakers, and buffalo drums.

Large take-home “can” drums will be provided for the children. Bring a lawn chair. In case of inclement weather the program will be held in the Rathskeller Coffee Haus, 58 Stewart Street, a block from the Courthouse.

Read more...

Page 222 of 305

222
Macon County News is now on:
Find the Macon County News on Facebook! and Find the Macon County News on twitter!
Facebook   Twitter