(828) 476-6055

Give us a call


Connecting People
in Haywood County


Live Local

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.

Art After Dark Fri, Sept 1, 6 –9pm. Downtown Waynesville Galleries open

Pickin’ in the Park Fri Sept 1, 6 – 9pm. Final pickin of summer at Sorrells Street Park in Canton

What’s New? Exhibit Opening Reception Fri, Sept 1, 5 – 8:30pm. Haywood County Arts Council (86 N Main St, Waynesville).  Art that illustrates new techniques, materials, and themes of local artists. Artist demo, live music, Hors d’oeuvres. Exhibit continues to Nov 13. Haywoodarts.org

Maggie Valley Labor Day Arts & Crafts Show Sat, Sun, Sept 2 & 3, 9am – 4pm. Free admission. Handmade Arts & Crafts, Festival Foods!  800-624-4431 or maggievalleyfestivalgrounds.com

Labor Day celebrations in Downtown Canton Sun, Sept 3, 12 – 9:30pm & Mon, Sept 4, 10am – 9 pm. Music, crafts, family fun. Sorrels Park.

Poor Man’s Supper Sept 7, 11am – 7pm. Featuring performance by Darren Nicholson. First United Methodist Church (566 S Haywood St, Waynesville). To benefit Haywood Strong Scholarship program. (828)550-8350

Author Event David Joy Fri, Sept 8, 7pm. Author of ‘The Weight of This World’ to speak, sign books. PCMDC (450 Pigeon St, Waynesville). $10 tickets – 828-456-6000

Rabies Clinic Sept. 9, 9:30am – 2pm. Fines Creek Community Center 190 Fines Creek Rd. Clyde.  NC Rabies (1yr and 3yr); $12 DHPPL

Trout Race Sept 9, check-in 12pm, Race at 2pm. BearWaters Brewery in Canton. Tickets are $10 to benefit Haywood Waterways & Big Brothers Big Sisters of WNC. www.troutrace.org

Music At The Mill Sat, Sept 9, 11am – 4pm. BBQ, Bluegrass, mill demos at Francis Mill (14 Hugh Massie Rd, Waynesville) Door $15; Advance Tickets $10 – (828)456-6307

Dancing With The Stars Sat, Sept 9, 6 – 9pm. Dinner Buffet & Unbelievable Talent at HART Theatre. (828)456-6322 or HARTtheatre.org for tickets

Haywood Community Band Concert Sun, Sept 10, 6:30pm. White tent next to Stuart Auditorium, Lake Junaluska. Free. Bring a chair

“What Dreams May Come” Concert Sun, Sept 10, 7pm. Waynesville First United Methodist Church (566 S Haywood St). 60-member choral group. Donations accepted

Beaverdam Community Club Meeting Mon, Sept 11, 7 pm. 1620 N Canton Rd, Canton. 717-265-4685

Bethel Rural Community Organization Membership Meeting Tues, Sept 12, 6:30pm. Jack Thomson, the Western Regional Director for Preservation NC will explain about easements and how they can protect historic properties and community gathering places. 664 Sonoma Rd, Waynesville. haywoodbrco@gmail.com

Hemlock Protection And Restoration Walk Wed, Sept 13, 10 to 11:30 am. Corneille Bryan Native Garden at Lake Junaluska.

Grief Gathering Wed, Sept 13, 3:30pm. Coffee Cup Café, 48 Haywood Park Dr, Clyde. Support group. 452-5039

Meet & Greet for Janet Banks, Candidate for Mayor, Town of Maggie Valley Wed, Sept 13, 6 – 9pm at Maggie Valley Pavilion,  3935 Soco Rd beside Town Hall

HCC Dahlia Ridge Trail Run Sat, Sept 16. Walk/run 5k and even your fur-babies are invited! Search HCC Dahlia Ridge Run to register on eventbrite.com

Public Safety Day Sat, Sept 16, 11am – 2pm. Vance St Park in Waynesville. Kids’ and family activities. 828-456-2030.

Haywood Community Band Concert Sun, Sept 17, 6:30pm. Maggie Valley Pavilion, 3987 Soco Rd. Free. Bring a chair

Medicare 101 Mon, Sept 18, 6pm. 1523 S. Main St, Waynesville. RSVP 828-246-9950

Art in the Park at Sorrells Park, Canton Thurs, Sept. 21, 4 – 7pm. HCAC artist members with art and demos. Community jam 4 – 5:30pm with the Haywood Ramblers.  5:30pm, Bluegrass with Nu-Blue.

Yippy Hour 2023 Wed, Sept 20, 6pm. Wine, hors d’oeuvres, art auction for Haywood Spay Neuter at Bosus Wine shop (137 Miller St, Waynesville) Tickets at Haywoodspayneuter.org

Sarge’s 18th Annual Downtown Dog Walk Sat, Sept 23, 9am registration; 10 am walk. Haywood County Courthouse, 285 N Main St, Waynesville. www.sarges.org

Sunday Concert: Anita & Marc Pruett Sun, Sept 24, 3 - 4pm at the Canton Library. An hour of fantastic traditional songs and unique stories. Bring a chair or blanket for this outdoor concert.  828-356-2561.

Haywood County Fair Sept 28 – Oct 1. 758 Crabtree Rd, (Hwy 209) , Waynesville

Weekly Events

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

Mill Town Farmers Market Thursdays, 4 – 7 pm. Sorrels Park, Canton. Vendors, music, food trucks, more

Haywood’s Historic Farmers Market Saturdays, 9am – 12pm in HART parking lot at 250 Pigeon St, Waynesville