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Independence Day Celebrations 


Blue Ridge Big Band Concert 
Wed, July 3, 7:30 pm. 
Lake Junaluska 
(tent near Stuart Aud). Free.
Independence Day Parade 
Thurs, July 4, 11 am, 
Lake Junaluska, along 
N Lakeshore Drive. Free.
Independence Day BBQ Picnic Live music, 
Thurs, July 4, 12 pm. 
Lake Junaluska, Nanci Weldon Memorial Gym. $10 adults, $5 kids 4-11.
Square Dance 
Thurs, July 4, 1:30 pm. Lake Junaluska, Nanci Weldon Memorial Gym. Free.
Lake Junaluska Singers Independence Day Concert Thurs, July 4, 7:30 pm. $18 - $23.
Lake Junaluska Fireworks Thurs, July 4, 9:30 pm. Free.
Backyard Fourth  July 4, 6 pm. 
Maggie Valley Festival Grounds. MaggieValleyNC.gov or 828-926-0866. Free.
Stars & Stripes Celebration 
Thurs, July 4, 11 am - 3 pm. Downtown Waynesville. Live music & entertainment. Kids Patriotic Parade at 11 am (Sign-up at 10 am on the Courthouse lawn). 
Ice cream for parade participants, Waynesville First Baptist Church, S Main.
Canton’s July 4th + 1 Celebration 
July 5, 6 – 10 pm. 
Sorrells Park in Canton. Music, dance, fireworks at dusk.


Rest of July


Toward Zero Waste Meet & Greet Fri, July 5, 7 pm. The Tap Room Sports Bar & Grill at the Waynesville Inn. More info on Facebook.
Imagine Circus  Fri, July 5, 7:30 pm: 
Lake Junaluska. Tickets at www.lakejunaluska.com/july4th
Maggie Valley Arts And Crafts Show 
July 6 & 7, 9 am – 4 pm. Maggie Valley Festival Grounds
Aquatic Ecology Workshop Sat, July 6, 11:30 am. 
Learn about aquatic insects, fish and snorkeling in the West Fork of the Pigeon River. 828-476-4667.
Family Olympics Sat, July 6, 2 pm: 
Zany field day activities at Lake Junaluska Nanci Weldon Memorial Gym. Free.
Balsam Range Concert Sat, July 6, 7:30 pm. Tickets at www.lakejunaluska.com/july4th
WNC Civil War Round Table July 8, 7 pm (second Monday of each month) in the Mountaineer room at the Waynesville Inn Golf Resort and Spa. wnccwrt.com
Mountain Street Dance Fri, July 12, 6:30 – 9 pm. Downtown Waynesville 
Pickin in the Park 
Fri, July 12, 7 pm. 
Lisa And The Boys, Blue Ridge Heritage Cloggers. Canton Rec Park on Penland St.
Shelton House Kids Craft Sat, July 13, 10 am. Kids make a fun craft. 49 Shelton St, Waynesville.
Cruso Mountain Heritage Fest 
Sat, July 13, 10 am – 3 pm. Cruso Community Center, 13186 Cruso Rd, Canton. 828-400-7323
All About Bees: Beescaping Sat, July 13, 10am-12pm. Waynesville Library.
Camp Folkmoot Fri, July 19, 9 am - 3 pm: Folkmoot Greenspace, 112 Virginia Ave, Waynesville. Tickets at www.Folkmoot.org or 828.452.2997$30

Folkmoot Grand Opening Extravaganza 
Fri, July 19, 7 pm 
Stuart Auditorium, Lake Junaluska. $21-$31. Tickets at www.Folkmoot.org or 828.452.2997
Pickin in the Park 
Fri, July 19, 7 pm. 
Steve Jordan Band, Southern Appalachian Cloggers. Canton Rec Park on Penland St.
Shelton Crafter Showcase Sat, July 20, 10 am. 
Caning and Basketry. 49 Shelton St, Waynesville.
Folkmoot Parade of Nations Sat, July 20, 10 – 11 am. Downtown Waynesville 
HomeTown Hotrods 
Sat, July 20, 10 am – 2 pm. Car show at HomeTown Hardware on Russ Ave, Waynesville
NC Hunter Education 
Sat, July 20, 8 am – 3 pm. Lake Logan Conf Ctr. Registration at www.ncwildlife.org
Lake Logan Summer Music Series Sat, July 20, Live Music, Family Friendly, Waterfront open, Food Truck, Local Brew. Tickets at gate: $20/car, $50/15-passenger van, 
$5/bike. Gates open at 3 pm for fun on the lake. Music starts at 6 pm. www.lakelogan.org
Running Wolf and the Renegades 
Sat, July 20, 6 pm – dinner, 7 pm – music. 
Fines Creek Community Center (190 Fines Creek Rd. 828 593 7042.
Mootenanny 
Sun, July 21, 2 – 9 pm. BBQ, music, timbersports, storytellers, more. 
Folkmoot Friendship Center, 112 Virginia Ave,Waynesville. Tickets at www.Folkmoot.org or 828.452.2997
Breakfast w/ the Bison Mon, July 22, 9 - 10:30 am. Trinity Bison Ranch in Clyde. Reservations at www.buffalocreekvacationsNC.com 
Taste of Local 
Thurs, July 25, 3 – 6 pm. Local food producers will be at the W Waynesville Ingles on Brown Ave.    
Mountain Street Dance Fri, July 26, 6:30 – 9 pm. Downtown Waynesville 
Folkmoot International Day Sat, July 27,10 am – 5 pm. Downtown Waynesville 
Hillbilly Jam 
July 26 – 27, 10 am – 10 pm. Admission $10/day, under 10 yrs free. www.thehillbillyjam.com 
Folkmoot After Dark 
Thurs, July 25, 
7 pm- dinner, 8:30 pm- lantern procession, 10 pm -variety show. Folkmoot Friendship Center, 112 Virginia Ave, Waynesville. Tickets at www.Folkmoot.org or 828.452.2997
Folkmalt 
Fri, July 26, 3 - 9 pm. Downtown Canton in Sorrells Park. Tickets at www.Folkmoot.org or 828.452.2997
Pickin in the Park 
Fri, July 26, 7 pm. 
All Keyed Up, J Creek Cloggers. Canton Rec Park on Penland St.
Parish Fair 
Sat, July 27, 9 am - 1 pm. Grace Church in the Mountains.
Jeff Bates at The Colonial Theater 
Sat, July 27, 7 pm. 
Music with Ronnie Call, Waterz Edge Band & Tricia Ann Pearl. $20. 53 Park St in Canton. Countrysoulevents.com
Folkmoot Candlelight 
Closing 
Sun, July 28, 7 pm:, 
Stuart Auditorium, 
Lake Junaluska. $21-$31. Tickets at www.Folkmoot.org or 828.452.2997