Here is the promised second installment! I’m sure there will be new items and more details for events after this weekend. Just follow my blog and like my Facebook page to get the scoop! Have a great day filled with fun and joyfulness!
Smoky Mountain Jumphouse is open Wednesday and Thursday from 10am until 5pm and Friday and Saturday from 10am until 6pm on Muse Drive in Waynesville. (This is above Thad Wood Auction House in west Waynesville, past exit 98). These are open jump times but they also have times for private jump parties on Sunday afternoons and later on Saturday nights. There is a party room available for rental with a group jump rate at all times the Jumphouse is open to the public. On out-of-school days, the Smoky Mountain Jumphouse will sometimes have special hours available. Call 828-734-8647 or check out their Facebook page for more information.
Tipping Point Tavern in Downtown Waynesville has a weekly Trivia Night at 730pm on Wednesdays. Call 828-246-9230 or visit www.tippingpointtavern.com for more details.
Wall Street Wines will be hosting a winemaking class in the near future. Reservations and prepayment are required. Call 828-450-6399 or visit www.jaspercarrot.net for more detailed information. I wonder if you get to stomp grapes like in “I Love Lucy”? That could be fun!
The Haywood County Arts Council currently has three opportunities available for local artists. Check our their website for descriptions of the three calls for artists at www.haywoodarts.org
January 7 through March 31
The Canton Branch of the Haywood County Public Library will be hosting an artist exhibition for Laurel Tewes. The exhibition is free and open to the public during regular library hours.
The Classic Wineseller and Angelino’s Tapas and Wine Bar will continue to host Friday Night Live every Friday in January beginning at 7. Tonight’s musician is Ben Wilson, singer/songwriter and guitarist. Call 828-452-6000 or visit www.classicwineseller.com for more details.
Bobby G will be performing live at Headwaters Brewing beginning at 7 pm.
Blue Ridge Books will host a reading and photo presentation by local author Ronald R Cooper at 2pm. Cooper will present his book “It’s My Trail, Too: A Comanche Indian’s Journey on the Cherokee Trail of Tears.” Cooper will discuss his long-distance hike that re-traced the Trail of Tears. Call 828- or visit their Facebook page for more details.
Hurley’s Creekside in Maggie Valley will be hosting the Corbitt Brothers at 9pm. Check out their Facebook page or call for more details at 828-926-1566.
The Haywood County Extension Service and the Haywood County Beekeepers Association are sponsoring an event at Haywood Community College in the auditorium. The Fat Bee Man of Dixie Bee Supply in Lula Georgia will be the featured speaker at the event which begins at 6:30pm. Call 828-279-5614 or visit www.hcbees.org for more information. A donation of $5 is suggested to offset costs for the event. Bees are an important part of our ecosystem – and our economy.
Haywood Community College Small Business Center will be offering a course on writing a business plan. If you are considering a new business or revamping a current business, writing a business plan is a must. This is a great course to get started with the basics and to fine tune a plan already in the works. Contact the Small Business Center for more details.
Networking at Anthony Wayne’s at the Gateway Club in Downtown Waynesville NC. Contact Wayne Porter of Monetize Your Vision on Facebook or their website www.monetizeyourvision.com to RSVP or for more details.
Haywood Community College Small Business Center will be offering a program to teach beginners how to use eBay. The course will teach the basics of buying and selling. Contact the Small Business Center for more details and to pre-register.
The Classic Wineseller and Angelino’s Tapas and Wine Bar will host an evening with Musica Nostra beginning at 7. The event will include a four course meal, dancing and music. For reservations or more details call 828-452-6000 or visit www.classicwineseller.com .
The Haywood County Arts Council Sunday Concert Series for 2012 begins on January 20 at 3pm. The free event will be held at the Canton Branch of the Haywood County Library in January. Performing will be Jim Ridd, currently with Coffee Branch Band of Canton. Call 828-452-0593 or visit www.haywoodarts.org for more details.
Haywood Community College Small Business Center will be offering a seminar on business start-up issues. If you are considering a new business venture, this is a great way to look at all the small things that can give you headaches as you start out.
Haywood County Arts Council Annual Meeting will be held at Gallery 86 in Downtown Waynesville. Call 828-452-0593 for details.
Haywood Community College Small Business Center will be offering a seminar on eBay for the serious seller. There will be a second course offered on the same day on setting up a store on eBay.
Haywood Community College Small Business Center will be offering a seminar on increasing sales. The course is designed to get salespeople thinking about the sales environment from the customer’s perspective. There will also be information on recognizing and utilizing verbal and nonverbal cues to increase sales. Contact the Small Business Center for more information and to register.
Balsam Range will continue their winter concert series at the Colonial Theatre in Canton. Missy Raines and the New Hip will be performing with the group. For information, check out their Facebook page or website or call the ticket office of the Colonial at 828-235-2760.