Festival of Wreaths :: November, 10 - December 2 at Angel Medical Center :: 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

Registration is open for the Annual 4th of July Horseshoe and Cornhole Tournaments presented by the Franklin Chamber of Commerce on Monday, July 4. The Horseshoe Tournament will kick off Monday’s Annual 4th of July “Fireworks in the Park” festivities at the Macon County Veterans Memorial Recreation Park, just south of town on U.S. Highway 441.

The Horseshoe Tournament will begin at 10 a.m. and is open to “pitchers” of all ages, both men and ladies. Registration will open at 9:30 a.m. the day of the tournament next to the horseshoe pits. Registration fee is $25 per team. Pre-registration is now available at the Franklin Chamber of Commerce.

Read more...

The Highlands Playhouse, the second oldest professional theater in North Carolina, is gearing up to open their 73rd Season on June 16 with the show “Suds: The Rocking ’60s Musical Soap Opera.” At the helm of the Playhouse this year is DV Caitlyn, the theatre’s new artistic director. Caitlyn, an Assistant Professor of Theater at Western Carolina University, is excited to tackle his new role.

Born and raised in California, Caitlyn earned a BA. in Theatre Arts from CSU Fresno and an MFA from U.C. San Diego. He began his professional acting career by performing King John at the Delacorte Theatre in Central Park, also known as Shakespeare in the Park.

 

Read more...

To showcase the musical and vocal talents of the youth in this area, 4-H, in association with Catch the Spirit of Appalachia, will again produce the Heritage Alive! Mountain Youth Talent Contest during the Franklin Folk Festival, July 16, on the Main Stage in downtown Franklin. Contest time is 1:30 until 2:30. Once again, Joe Deitz of the Deitz Family Band will emcee the contest.

Participants in this contest must exhibit a talent that will reflect heritage and old Appalachian ways of our region and adhere to the qualifications and rules set up by the organizers of the the talent contest and the Franklin Folk Festival. This competition will be held on the main stage and will be part of the “heritage” entertainment provided during the festival.

  

Read more...

A group known as The Return recreated the complete Beatles experience onstage this past Friday at The Smoky Mountain Center for the Performing Arts.

Considered by many to be the most realistic cast paying tribute to the “Fab Four,” The Return treated the Franklin audience to a lineup of Beatles rock and roll hits from the early ’60s to the last Beatles tour in 1966.

 

 

Read more...

Page 261 of 307

261


Weekly updates are in progress!

Grab your FREE copy of the
Macon County News
& Shopping Guide
on newsstands today!

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