Calendar of Events 2017
Following are events planned by Chamber members and/or Jackson County Chamber of Commerce:
NC Beer Month, April 1-30, www.mountainloversnc.com.
Easter Egg Hunt, April 8, noon, Cullowhee Recreation Park, 828-293-3053
Dillsboro Easter Hat Parade, April 15, 10:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m., www.visitdillsboro.org (Parade starts at 2 p.m.) Dillsboro
Greening Up the Mountains, April 22, 10 a.m.–4 p.m., www.greeningupthemountains.com, 828-631-4587, Sylva
26th annual Stonewall Challenge Golf Tournament, April 26, High Hampton Inn & Country Club, Cashiers, www.mountainlovers.com, 828-586-2155
Tour de Cashiers, April 29, www.tourdecashiers.com, 828-743-5191 Cashiers
Inaugural Hook, Line and Drinker Festival, Saturday, May 20, 11 a.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 24 & 25 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. www.mountainartisans.net, Cullowhee
Front Street Arts & Crafts, June 17, 10 a.m.–4 p.m., www.visitdillsboro.org, Dillsboro
Fireworks Festivities, July 4 concert and fireworks, www.mountainlovers.com, Jackson County Chamber of Commerce 828-586-2155, Bridge Park, Sylva
Cashiers Designer Showhouse, date TBA, www.cashiershistoricalsociety.org, 828-743-7710, Cashiers
Summer Arts & Crafts Market, August 19, 10 a.m.– 4 p.m., www.visitdillsboro.org, Dillsboro
Solar Eclipse in Jackson County, August 21, 800-962-1911, www.ncsolareclipse.com.
Mountain Heritage Day, September 30, 10 a.m.–5 p.m., www.mountainheritageday.com, 828-227-3193, Cullowhee
Jackson County Green Energy Park Youth Arts Festival, September 16, 9 a.m.–3 p.m., www.jcgep.org, 828-631-0271, Dillsboro
Leaf Festival, October 6, 7, 8, 10 a.m.–5 p.m., www.visitcashiersvalley.com, GCAMA, 828-743-8428, Village Green, Cashiers
Colorfest, October 7, 10 a.m.–4 p.m. www.visitdillsboro.org Dillsboro
Pumpkin Patch, October 27, 5–8 p.m., www.jacksonnc.org/parks-and-recreation.html, 828-293-3053, Cullowhee Recreation Park
Treat Street, October 31, 6– 8 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. 4, 10 a.m.–4 p.m. www.wncpotteryfestival.com, 828-631-5100, Dillsboro
Hard Candy Christmas Arts & Crafts Show, November 24 & 25, 10 a.m.–5 p.m., www.mountainartisans.net, 828-524-3405, Cullowhee
Lights and Luminaries, December 1 & 2, 8 & 9, 5–9 p.m., www.visitdillsboro.com, Dillsboro
Christmas in the Park, December, www.jacksonnc.org/parks-and-recreation.html, 828-293-3053, Cullowhee
Sylva Christmas Parade, Dec. 2, www.mainstreetssylva.org Town of Sylva, 828-586-2719, Sylva.
Cashiers Christmas Parade, December 9, www.cashiersareachamber.com 828-743-5191 Cashiers
Cherokee Christmas Parade & Lights and Legends Festival, December TBA. www.visitcherokeenc.com, www.
(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