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Cold Mountain Music Festival Fri - Sat, May 31 - June 1. Music, vendors, camping, more. Logan Conference Center. www. coldmountainmusic.org
Spring Farm Fest June 1, 8 am - 6 pm. 24th Annual Antique Tractor & Engine Show. Tractor Pull on Saturday at 10 am. Free; food donations accepted for Harvest of Hope. Haywood County Fairgrounds.
Quick Draw Sat, June 1, 4:30 pm. Fine art, Food, Philanthropy and Fun at Laurel Ridge Country Club in Waynesville. QuickDrawofWNC.com 
Adult Summer Reading Kickoff Mon, June 3, 10 am – 2 pm: Waynesville Library. 12 - 4 pm: Canton Library
Issues and Eggs Wed, June 5, 8 am. “Changes to Health Insurance” Laurel Ridge Country Club (49 Cupp Ln,Waynesville).
Art After Dark Fri, June 7, Downtown Waynesville. Galleries and more open until 9 pm. Artist’s receptions, demos. musicians. 
Pickin In The Park Fri. June 7, 7 pm. Rewind Band and Dixie Darlings at Canton Recreation Park, 77 Penland Street. Free.
Shelton Kid’s Crafts Sat, June 8, 10 am. Superhero Candy bar for Dad. Shelton House, 49 Shelton St, Waynesville. $5 donation.
Junaluskans Flea Market Sat, June 8, 8 am – noon. Nancy Weldon Gym, Lake Junaluska.
GED Orientation, Wed, June 12, 2 - 4 pm. Waynesville Library. Overview of High School Equivalency or Adult High School Diploma is earned. Registration required at 828-356-2507. 
Woman Owning Woodlands Thurs, June 13, 8:30 am – 4 pm. Mountain Research Station, $10. go.ncsu.edu/wow_pollinator_waynesville

BINGO Thurs, June 13, 6:30 pm. Pavilion next to the Maggie Valley Town Hall on Soco Rd.
Stardust A Supper Club Review Fridays and Saturdays after June 14, 6 pm; Sundays at 2 pm.

HART Theatre’s annual dinner theatre takes you back to the 1940’s and 1950’s

with dinner and a floor show. www.HARTTheatre.org or 828 456 6322.
Songwriters in the Round: Clinchfield June 15, 7 pm. The Grand Old Lady Hotel, 7 Springs Dr in Balsam.
Running Wolf and The Renegades Sat, June 15, 7 pm. Fines Creek Community Center. 828 593 7042.
Maggie Valley Concert Series Sun, June 16, 6:30 pm. The Haywood Community Band at the Maggie Valley Community Pavilion (3987 Soco Road Maggie Valley). Free. Bring a chair or blanket. 
Hemlock Restoration Initiative Fri, June 21. Volunteers needed. Register at SaveHemlocksNC.org
Blue Ridge Heritage Weekend Sat & Sun, June 22 & 23. Crafts, dance, dinner theater. See page 3. 49 Shelton St, Waynesville. $5 donation.
Shelton Crafter Showcase Sat, June 22, 10 am. Ilene Kay, Jeweler. Shelton House, 49 Shelton St, Waynesville. $5 donation.
Skinny Dip Falls - Graveyard Fields Hike June 22. Register at 828-476-4667 ext. 11.
Buffalo Creek Open House Sun, June 23. Bison Ranch, Train Museum, Bison Meat. 828.550.0960
Mountain Street Dance June 28, 6:30 pm. Live mountain music, demonstrations, and instruction by local clogging teams. Refreshments are available for purchase. Courthouse in Waynesville. 
Tales of the Spirits with Special Guest Fri, Jun 28, 7 pm. The Grand Old Lady Hotel, 7 Springs Dr in Balsam.
Maggie Valley Swap Meet/Camaro & Firebird Show - June 20 – 22. Thurs & Fri: 8am - 6pm, Sat, 8am - 4pm. $5 Admission Daily for 13 & up. Maggie Valley Festival Grounds. 
National Ladies Home stead Gathering Fri, June 21, 7 – 9 pm. Interest meeting at The Tap Room Sports Bar & Grill, 176 Country Club Dr, Waynesville. Visit them on Facebook.
CTC Open House June 29, 11 am -2 pm. The Creative Thought Center, 449-D Pigeon St, Waynesville.
Thunder in the Smokies Summer Motorcycle Rally June 28 –30. Tour Rides, 25+ Vendors, Bike Games ($1,000 Prize), Concerts, Fire Dancers, Bikes & Products on display, Church Service, more. 
Ongoing Events
Waynesville Historic Farmers Market Saturdays, 8am –noon on the Shelton Campus, in Waynesville. Wednesdays, 3:30 - 6:30pm on S Main St, Waynesville, next to the police dept. 

Plan Your July 4th Weekend!
Lake Junaluska Independence Day Celebration July 3 – 6: See details in sidebar
Backyard Fourth! July 4 Maggie Valley Festival Grounds. Gates open at 6 pm. Bring your Blanket, Chairs, Picnic Basket, Bubbles, Hula Hoops, Balls and Yard Games! Alcohol free event.! MaggieValleyNC.gov; 828-926-0866 

Stars & Stripes Celebration Thurs, July 4, 11 am - 3 pm. 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.Type your paragraph here.