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Explore Haywood County’s businesses and organizations with monthly events that grow our community! Even better, get involved with the great organizations that nurture every aspect of a vibrant community, with organizations that promote local history, rescue animals, education, arts and more.

Cold Mountain Music Festival Sat, June 1. Lake Logan. coldmountainmusic.org

Art After Dark Fri, June 7, 6 – 9pm. Waynesville Gallery Stroll, art demos, live music, hors d’oeuvres, refreshments on Main St and Historic Frog Level District, Waynesville 

Lake Junaluska Flea Market Sat, June 8, Early bird shopping begins at 7:30am for $5. Nanci Weldon Memorial Gym

Calm Your Body And Life Sat, June https://www.pcmdc.org/8, 3:30 – 5pm. Somatics session of gentle, safe exercises with Kristin Jackson. $10 donation appreciated. 450 Pigeon St, Waynesville

Garden Extravaganza Sat, June 8, 9am – 1pm. Garden-related items and plants, hand-crafted, garden art, second-hand treasures. Cooperative Extension, 589 Raccoon Rd

Non-Native Invasive Plants Of WNC Tues, June 11, 10am. Identification, Control and Native Alternatives. Corneille Bryan Native Garden, Stuart Circle at Lake Junaluska. 828-452-5840

Folkmoot LIVE! Concert: Percussion Discussion Afrika & Chinobay Thurs, June 13, 6pm. Ugandan music and storytelling show. 112 Virginia Ave, Waynesville

Community Conversations with Storytellers Thurs, June 13, 6 pm. Storytelling, readings, music, featured storyteller DeWayne Barton. $10; seniors $7; students $5; 12 and under free. www.pcmdc.org or at door. 450 Pigeon St, Waynesville

Mountain Street Dance Fri, June 14, 6 – 8:30pm. Waynesville’s Main Street in front of the courthouse Haywood Community Band Concert Sun, June 16, 6:30pm. Maggie Valley Pavilion, 3987 Soco Rd. Free

Juneteenth Celebration Wed, June 19, 10am – 5pm. Pigeon Multicultural Center. 450 Pigeon St. 828-452-7232 

2024 Quilt Art Show Fri – Sun, June 21-23, 10am – 5pm; Sun, 12 –4pm. Shady Ladies Quilters. 112 Virginia Ave in Waynesville. Admission $5

Haywood Veterans Community Gathering Sat, June 22, 12 – 6pm. Live music, Food Trucks, Bounce House & Dunk Tank, Games for Children, Corn Hole, 50/50 Drawing, Vendors. American Legion, 171 Legion Dr, Waynesville. Free admission

Cruso Flea Market June 22, 8am – 2pm. Spaces available $20. Set up at 6:30am. 828-400-1690. Cruso Community Center, 13186 Cruso Rd, Canton

WNC Repair Café Sat, June 22. Free repairs on lamps, appliances, bicycles, furniture, small engines, more. HCC location, 144 Industrial Park Dr. WNCRepairCafe@gmail

Hazelwood Hot Summer Nights Cruise in Sat, June 22, 6 – 9pm. Can’t beat a summer cruise in. Main Street in Hazelwood

Tanglewood Village & Shops Open House Sat, June 29, 11am – 2pm. Petting zoo, mini horse rides & pygmy goats. Local author of children’s book, Cheryl Hillis. Hit the Pit BBQ food truck. 595 Soco Rd, Maggie Valley

Botanical Drawing Class June 29, 2 – 3:30pm. Free; sign up via Face book messenger or 828-400-1690. Bring your own sketchpad and colored pencils, all other material provided. Children over 10 with an accompanying adult. Cruso Community Center, 13186 Cruso Rd, Canton

Wet Your Whiskers Sat, June 29, 5:30 -7:30pm. wine/beer tasting event with appetizer and dessert buffet to benefit FUR of WNC. Wells Event Center, 33 Events Center Way, Waynesville. $65. www.furofwnc.org (847) 826-5431


Recurring Events In June

The Cider Ridge Band Mondays, 4 – 5 pm. Weekly free concerts on the corner of Main and Miller St, Downtown Waynesville, (weather permitting)

Cruso Farmers Market Tuesdays, 8am – 2pm, June 4, 11, 18, and 25. Calling all local growers to sell your home grown, or home-made goodies, Table rentals are $10, bring pop-up. 828-400-1690

Mill Town Farmers Market Thursdays, 4 – 7pm, opens May 16. Sorrells Park, Canton. 20+ local farm & handicraft vendors. www.milltownfarmersmarket.com

Haywood’s Historic Farmers Market Saturdays, 9am-12pm. 250 Pigeon St, parking lot of HART Theatre, Waynesville

Pickin’ in the Park Fridays, 6 – 9pm. Free, family-friendly performances of local talent. Bring chair. Canton Recreation Park 

Cruso Community Thrift Shop & Library Tuesdays – Saturdays. 10am – 3pm

Museum of NC Handicrafts Thursday – Saturday, 10am – 3pm. Tours begin on the hour until 2pm

Museum of Haywood County History Fridays & Saturdays, 11am – 3pm. The Shook Smathers House, 178 Morgan St, Clyde. 564-1044