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Music, Cornbread, Art, Prayers and More for January

January 3

For later in the week, the Dulcimer U Winter Weekend is January 3-6 at Lake Junaluska Assembly.  The event at the Terrace Hotel is sponsored by Western Carolina University Continuing and Professional Education.  Registration is required.

January 4

Frog Level Auctions at 255 Depot Street in Waynesville will host their weekly personal property, estate and benefit auction beginning at 6pm.  These are booked dealer sales.  For more information call 828-775-9317.

Hurley’s Creekside in Maggie Valley has a DJ Side 3 every Friday night.

The Classic Wineseller on the corner of Church and Main Streets in Waynesville will be continuing their Friday Night Live events including this Friday.  Jay Brown will begin playing live at 7pm this Friday.

Smoky Mountain Sk8way will be open as usual on Friday evenings for more family fun.  Friday night skates are from 6 until 11pm.

Frog Level Brewing in the Historic Frog Level District of Waynesville will host live music on Friday evening.  Chris Minick begins playing at 7pm.  Don’t forget to that Blue Ridge Barbeque and Smoky Mountain Sub Shop will deliver or you can bring your own food.  Call 828-454-5664 for more information.

January 5

Frog Level Brewing in the Historic Frog Level District of Waynesville will host live music on Saturday evening too!  Ginny McAfee begins playing at 7pm.  Don’t forget to that Blue Ridge Barbeque and Smoky Mountain Sub Shop will deliver or you can bring your own food.

January 16 through February 9

The Haywood County Arts Council will host an exhibition entitled Fire and Ice: Pottery, Glass and Metalwork”.  Gallery 86 on North Main Street in Waynesville is open 10am until 5pm Monday through Saturday.  There will be an artist reception on Friday January 25 from 6-8pm.  You can find more details at www.haywoodarts.org or on their Facebook page.

January 19

MLK Holiday Weekend will begin with a pride march that starts at Harris Chapel AME Zion Church on Hillside Street in Canton.  The march will be followed by the showing of the movie “Skin” at the Colonial Theatre.  The movie will be shown for free at 1pm and again at 6pm.  Call 828-646-0125 for more details.

January 20

MLK Holiday Commemorative Service will be held at 3pm at the Church of God of Prophecy in Canton.  Call 828-646-0125 for more details.

January 21

MLK Holiday Prayer Breakfast will be held at Lambuth Inn at Lake Junaluska Assembly.  Breakfast begins at 8am.  Tickets are available for sale at the Berea Welcome Center.  Call 828-646-0125 for more details.

January 22

Altrusa Annual Soup and Cornbread. The funds raised from this event go to scholarships for Haywood county students. Each year Altrusa awards about $8000 in scholarships and all these monies come from the sales at the Soup and Cornbread.  The event is Tuesday January 22nd.  Tickets are $8.00.  Visit www.waynesvillealtrusa.org for more information.

January 24

Haywood County Chamber of Commerce Young Professionals will be hosting their first professional development event of the new year on January 24 at 8am at Bethea Welcome Center.  Contact the Chamber or join them on Facebook for more details.  Andrew Sanderbeck of People Connect Institute will be the guest speaker.

February 23

The Blue Ridge Bridal Event will be held at Lake Junaluska Assembly.  The event is being presented by the Mountaineer Publishing Company.  Vendor spaces are still available by calling 828-452-0661 x125 or x129.

Today is local artist Gretchen Clasby’s birthday.  She was walking by some paper and crayons one day and just had to stop for a few minutes to create this beautiful Sonshine Promise just for me (and you too, of course!)  Have a great dayImage

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More Ringing for the New Year

I’ve come across information for a few more events for New Year’s Eve that I want to pass along.  Look back at yesterday’s post to get the full list.  If you know of more events, pass them along and I’ll post them tomorrow.

December 31

Feeling the need for a creative outlet before the big party plans?  Ms. Artsy Pants will be hosting an open paint session from 7pm until 9pm.  Ms. Artsy Pants is located in Hazelwood.

The Haywood Dancers will be hosting a dance at Angie’s Dance Academy in Clyde.  The dance begins at 8 with music by the Steve Whiddon Band.  Refreshments are included in the $15 fee.  Reservations are encouraged by calling 828-734-8063.

The Rendezvous Restaurant and Lounge in Maggie Valley will have music with the Michelle Leigh Band along with an hors d’oeuvres buffet during the evening.  A champagne toast at midnight will be followed by a breakfast buffet.  Reservations are encouraged at 828-926-0201.

Hurley’s Creekside Dining and Rhum Bar will be hosting a New Year’s Eve bash featuring surf and turf.  Music will be provided by Rob Murdock and his quartet.  Reservations are suggested by calling 828-926-1566.

Pub 319 in Waynesville will be hosting an event with live music and champagne.

The Grandview Lodge will host a disco party with DJ On Your Feet Productions.  Cocktails start at 6 with a full dinner menu available starting at 8pm.  Call 828-456-5212 to make reservations.

Tipping Point Tavern on Main Street in Downtown Waynesville will be hosting an event with live music and champagne at midnight.

The Watering Hole will be hosting a DJ to go along with pool tables and champagne at midnight.

Laurel Ridge Country Club will have dance music from Orange Krush, food and champagne.  Call 828-452-0545 for details and reservations.

If gospel music is more your style, Thad Woods Auction will host the event for you with Gem City, The Carolina Crossmen, The Marksmen and Mountain Faith performing live.  Tickets are $10 with concessions available until midnight.  You may reserve your seat by calling 828-456-3298 or purchase at the door.

January 3

For later in the week, the Dulcimer U Winter Weekend is January 3-6 at Lake Junaluska Assembly.  The event at the Terrace Hotel is sponsored by Western Carolina University Continuing and Professional Education.  Registration is required at http://dulcimeru.edu

January 4

Frog Level Auctions at 255 Depot Street in Waynesville will host their weekly personal property, estate and benefit auction beginning at 6pm.  These are booked dealer sales.  For more information call 828-775-9317.