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Arts & Entertainment

The First Thursday Old-Time and Bluegrass Jam Series will continue at Western Carolina University’s Mountain Heritage Center on Thursday, Dec. 1, with a concert featuring the duo Whimzik.

The 7 p.m. performance by the husband-and-wife team of Glenn Kastrinos and Kjelsty Hanson will be followed by an 8 p.m. jam session in which local musicians are invited to participate.

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Holiday events happening at the Folk School in December:

— John C. Campbell Folk School Fireside Sale Sunday, Dec. 4, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at John C. Campbell Folk School, Brasstown, N.C. Shop for handmade items made by local and regional craftspeople as you stroll through the beautifully decorated Keith House and Davidson Hall. Free admission.

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and contemporary Latin-American art

The exhibit, “p(art) of the whole: Selections from the Collection of Rob and Leigh Anne Young,” will show at the Fine Art Museum at Western Carolina University through Friday, Dec. 16, and features lithographs from the Tamarind Institute and contemporary Latin American works. The exhibit also includes a children’s section with a Latin-American theme.

Rob Young is director of WCU’s Program for the Study of Developed Shorelines. Leigh Anne Milligan Young is founder of Homegrown, the museum-sponsored children’s art program at the Jackson County Farmers Market. The couples live in Webster with their two sons, Josie and Finn.

 

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The Bascom has these offerings in November:

— Bascom Knitter’s (Highlands Knitting and Needlepoint Guild). Join the community of knitters and needle-workers who meet every Saturday through Nov. 26, 10 a.m. to 12 noon on The Terrace at The Bascom. Share advice, tips and knowledge. No charge.

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