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Arts & Entertainment

The Highlands Playhouse is gearing up for the return of its annual Children’s Theater camp which runs from July 5- July 16. The two week camp is divided into two age groups; ages 5-10, which meets from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. and ages 11 and up which meets from 1PM-4PM. The camp will again be led by Bill Patti and Brieanna Bailey, the theater and dance instructors from Rabun Gap-Nacoochee School.

The theater has taken steps to raise the level of education and entertainment for the students enrolled in the program.


For tickets for any of these events, call The Highlands Playhouse for information or reservations at (828)526-2695.

— July 13 - Dress Rehearsal performance of “Harvey” starring Frank Collision at 8 p.m. at The Highlands Playhouse. “Your Pay What you Can” donation to REACH of Highlands.

— July 14 - “Harvey” starring Frank Collision runs through July 24 at 8 p.m. nightly at The Highlands Playhouse. Enjoy pre-show bistro dining and Full bar from Oak Street Cafe at The Playhouse. “Harvey” tickets $25.


Pictured are the members of Lady and the Old Timers who will be performing at the Macon County Public Library Thursday, June 30, at 7 p.m., (Front row, L-R) Jim Brown, Robert Bradley, Roy Ramsey, Fred Kirkland; (back row) Jim Hite, Wild Bill Jackson, Delia Sears and Carl Sears.

Lady and the Old Timers performs regularly at the Macon County Public Library the first and third Thursdays of the month.

The next performance is July 7 beginning at 11 am.

Photo by Henry Fichner

This 22nd Mountain Artisans Summertime Art & Crafts Show is July 2-3 in the Ramsey Center arena on the campus of Western Carolina University.

The arena provides a top-notch venue for some of the most respected and distinct artisans in the Appalachian Mountains. This year’s event has 115 exhibitors showcasing contemporary and heritage art and crafts.

An array of items will be displayed for sale, including: fine art, woodworking, pottery, weavings, paintings and gourd art. Heritage crafts such as shaker brooms, pine needle baskets and folk dolls will be available, along with heirloom fabric items.


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