11th Annual FRANKLIN FOLK FESTIVAL :: Saturday, July 19 from 9am - 4pm in Historic Downtown Franklin

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Arts & Entertainment

Elementary school-age children and their families are invited to Holiday ARTSaturday, the Arts Council’s free monthly crafts and music workshop, on Saturday, Nov. 19, 10 a.m. to noon, in the historic Rickman General Store in Franklin.

The Arts Council provides all materials for make-andtake projects including evergreen swags, holiday collage cards, decorated Christmas cookies, and paper garlands, along with gift wrapping instruction, caroling to live music by keyboardist Lionel Caynon, and refreshments.

There’s no pre-registration; children should wear play clothes and come for any part of the session. Adults must stay with their children.

 

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The Western Carolina University Jazz Ensemble will present its annual fall concert at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 29.

Under the director of Pavel Wlosok of WCU’s School of Music faculty, the ensemble will perform in the recital hall of the Coulter Building.

In addition to the 21 student members of the ensemble, the performance will feature two of Wlosok’s music faculty colleagues – Steve Wohlrab on guitar and Dave Wilken on trombone.

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Nearly 45 master potters from across 17 states gathered in downtown Dillsboro on Saturday for the seventh annual Western North Carolina Pottery Festival. The one-day event hosted an array of clay artists who travelled from as far away as Texas, New Jersey, Wisconsin, and Nebraska to demonstrate a variety of techniques and who shared their knowledge through hands-on demonstrations, including throwing, wood-firing and horsehair firing, and Raku demonstrations.

Tents lined Front Street to display meticulous, hand-crafted pottery and to offer festival goers a wide range of wares to complement the already quaint village setting which includes shops, galleries, restaurants, inns and a railroad depot.

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The Bascom is hosting an event to bring attention to all the non-profits on the plateau and to give visitors an opportunity to donate to multiple organizations. All non-profits are invited to participate in the first annual Giving Trees exhibition.

The Bascom will provide the space and participating nonprofits are asked to provide a beautifully decorated tree, informational materials on your organization and a donation box which will be on display at The Bascom from Nov. 12-Jan. 3. All Giving Trees donations will benefit the participating nonprofit organizations. All non-profits interested in participating in Giving Trees should contact Bo Sweeny at (828)787- 2879 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it by Friday, Oct. 28.

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