Waynesville, NC Area Events

 

Jul 11 - Fri - MOUNTAIN STREET DANCE

Downtown is Alive at Night. Put on your cloggin' & square dancin' shoes and enjoy an old-fashioned mountain hoe down! Live mountain music, demonstrations and instruction by local clogging teams. Refreshments, historic Courthouse lawn. 6:30-9pm

Jul 18 - Fri - FOLKMOOT USA PARADE of NATIONS

Main St. Dancers & musicians from around the world parade on Main Street after the opening ceremonies of FOLKMOOT USA at the historic courthouse, 1pm

Jul 19 - Sat - INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL DAY

Main Street, Haywood County Arts Council & FOLKMOOT USA join together to present a daylong extravaganza of music, dance, crafts & food from around the world. 10am–5pm

Jul 25 - Fri - MOUNTAIN STREET DANCE

Downtown is Alive at Night. Put on your cloggin' & square dancin' shoes and enjoy an old-fashioned mountain hoe down! Live mountain music, demonstrations and instruction by local clogging teams. Refreshments, historic Courthouse lawn. 6:30-9pm

Aug 1 - Fri - the original "ART after DARK"

Participating galleries & studios remain open until 9 pm on this evening with special artists showings, displays, and refreshments. Look for the WGA group flag representing the Waynesville Gallery Association.

Aug 2 - Sat – DOWNTOWN DOG WALK

Courthouse lawn, Proceeds support the proposed Sarge's Adoption Center, 9:30-1pm www.sargeandfriends.org

Aug 8 - Fri - MOUNTAIN STREET DANCE

Downtown is Alive at Night. Put on your cloggin' & square dancin' shoes and enjoy an old-fashioned mountain hoe down! Live mountain music, demonstrations and instruction by local clogging teams. Refreshments, historic Courthouse lawn. 6:30-9pm

Aug 22 - Fri – 5th annual MAIN STREET MILE

6:30pm Fundraising Event for Shiners' Hospital for Children of Greenville CHIP TIMED RACE! THE FASTEST, FLATTEST MILE RACE IN WNC waynesvillemainstreetmile.com

Aug 29-30 - Fri & Sat – 43nd annual SMOKY MOUNTAIN FOLK FESTIVAL

Two evenings celebrating our mountain folk music."Open tent" begins at 5pm Fri & Sat, Main Stage Show follows @ 5:30pm until Stuart Auditorium, Lake Junaluska, call 452-1688.

Aug 30 - Sat - another Rockin' BLOCK PARTY

Downtown is Alive at Night, Dancing in the street with live bands, 7pm; KIDS on MAIN, 6-7pm Eats & treats, restaurants open, a portion of Main Street closes.

Sep 5 - Fri - the original "ART after DARK"

Participating galleries & studios remain open until 9 pm on this evening with special artists showings, displays, and refreshments. Look for the WGA group flag representing the Waynesville Gallery Association.

Oct 3 - Fri - the original "ART after DARK"

Participating galleries & studios remain open until 9 pm on this evening with special artists showings, displays, and refreshments. Look for the WGA group flag representing the Waynesville Gallery Association.

Oct 11 - Sat – The 31st annual CHURCH STREET ART & CRAFT SHOW

Main St. is transformed into an art & craft marketplace for this one-day event; widely known as one of the finest juried art shows in the region. Live mountain music & clogging, entertainment, food. 10am-5pm

Oct 18 - Sat – The 26th annual APPLE HARVEST FESTIVAL

Music & dance, craft & demonstration booths, apples, cider, fresh fried pies and other apple delicacies. 10am-5pm

Oct 31 - Fri - TREATS on the STREET

Merchants offer treats to young children, 5-7pm

Nov 7 - Fri - the original "ART after DARK"

Participating galleries & studios remain open until 9 pm on this evening with special artists showings, displays, and refreshments. Look for the WGA group flag representing the Waynesville Gallery Association.

Nov 23 - Sun - "HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE"

Enjoy the sights, scents & sounds as the holiday season begins in our festively decorated shops and galleries. Noon-4pm

Dec 5 - Fri - the original "ART after DARK"

Participating galleries & studios remain open until 9 pm on this evening with special artists showings, displays, and refreshments. Look for the WGA group flag representing the Waynesville Gallery Association.

Dec 8 - Mon - Waynesville Christmas Parade

Main Street 6pm

Dec 13 - Sat - "A NIGHT Before CHRISTMAS"

A Family Holiday Tradition downtown. Live music & caroling, Santa, old-fashioned wagon rides, storytelling, poetry, luminaries & more. Shops, galleries & Restaurants remain open. 6-9pm.

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