Calendar of Events 2018
Following are events planned by Chamber members and/or Jackson County Chamber of Commerce:
Outhouse Races, February 17, www.sapphirevalley.com.
Easter Egg Hunt, Saturday, March 24 at 1 p.m., at the Recreation Complex in Cullowhee (rain date will be Sunday, March 25 at 1 p.m.) 828-293-3053.
Dillsboro Easter Hat Parade, March 31, 10:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m., www.visitdillsboro.org (Parade starts at 2 p.m.) Dillsboro
NC Beer Month, April 1-30, www.mountainlovers.com.
Sylva Brew Hop, Saturday, April 7, 3-7 p.m., www.mainstreetsylva.org, 828-586-2719.
Greening Up the Mountains, April 28, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., www.greeningupthemountains.com, 828-631-4587, Sylva
27th annual Chamber Challenge Golf Tournament, April 25, Sequoyah National Golf Club, Cherokee, N.C., www.mountainlovers.com, 828-586-2155
Hook, Line and Drinker Festival, Saturday, May 19, 12:30 p.m.-4 p.m., 828-586-2155, Sylva, Bridge Park, www.mountainlovers.com.
Concerts on the Creek, Memorial Day – Labor Day (every Friday night) 7-9 p.m. www.mountainlovers.com, Jackson County Chamber of Commerce, Town of Sylva, and Jackson County Parks and Recreation, 828-586-2155 Bridge Park Pavilion, Sylva
Groovin’ on the Green, Memorial Day – Labor Day (every Saturday night) 6:30–8:30 p.m., www.visitcashiersvalley.com, Cashiers
Mountain Artisans Summertime Arts & Crafts Show, June 30-July 1 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., www.mountainartisans.net, Cullowhee
Fireworks Festivities, July 4 concert and fireworks, www.mountainlovers.com, Jackson County Chamber of Commerce 828-586-2155, Bridge Park, Sylva
Yankee Doodle Dandy Day, July 4, Sapphire Valley Resort, www.sapphirevalley.com.
Cashiers Designer Showhouse, July 28-Aug. 5, www.cashiershistoricalsociety.org, 828-743-7710, Cashiers
Jackson County Green Energy Park Youth Arts Festival, September 22, 9 a.m.–3 p.m., www.jcgep.org, 828-631-0271, Dillsboro
Mountain Heritage Day, September 29, 10 a.m.–5 p.m., www.mountainheritageday.com, 828-227-3193, Cullowhee
Leaf Festival, October 5-7, 10 a.m.–5 p.m., www.visitcashiersvalley.com, GCAMA, 828-743-8428, Village Green, Cashiers
Rotary Spirit of the Smokies Car Show, October 27, www.sylvarotaryclub.org
Pumpkin Patch, October 31, 5:30–7:30 p.m., www.jacksonnc.org/parks-and-recreation.html, 828-293-3053, Mark Watson Park
Treat Street, October 31, 5-7 p.m., Town of Sylva, 828-586-2719, Downtown Sylva
Halloween Trick or Treat in Dillsboro, October 31, 5–7 p.m., www.visitdillsboro.org.
WNC Pottery Festival, Nov. 3, 10 a.m.–4 p.m., www.wncpotteryfestival.com, 828-631-5100, Dillsboro
Hard Candy Christmas Arts & Crafts Show, November 23-24, 10 a.m.–5 p.m., www.mountainartisans.net, 828-524-3405, Cullowhee
Sylva Christmas Parade, Dec. 2, www.mainstreetssylva.org, Town of Sylva, 828-586-2719, Sylva.
Lights and Luminaries, December 7 & 8; 14 & 15, 5–9 p.m., www.visitdillsboro.com, Dillsboro
Cashiers Christmas Parade, December 8, www.cashiersareachamber.com, 828-743-5191 Cashiers
(Visit www.mountainlovers.com for the complete calendar and updates.)
Additional Entertainment Venues:
· Smoky Mountain Center for the Performing Arts: www.greatmountainmusic.com
· Stecoah Valley Cultural Arts Center: www.stecoahvalleycenter.com
· Harrah's Cherokee Casino: www.harrahscherokee.com