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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.

We hope that fear does not triumph and destroy everything that individuals have built in this county and beyond. 
All plans are tentative right now, so be sure to confirm all events and hours of operation. 


Master Gardeners Plant Sale Feb – March 3. Order forms available at the Cooperative Extension Office; by calling 828-456-3575; at haywood.ces.ncsu.edu

Issues & Eggs Wed, March 1, 8 am. Terrace Hotel, Lake Junaluska. ‘Budgets, Bills, & Business.’ HaywoodChamber.com

Chili Dog Fundraiser March 1, Sarges Animal Rescue. 11:30am – 1:30 pm. Chips, drink, and a chili dog donation $5. 256 Industrial Park Dr Suite B, Waynesville

HCAC Spring in Appalachia Exhibit Reception Fri, March 3, 5 – 7 pm. Music by Paul McIntire; Artist Demo TBA.

86 N Main St, Waynesville. www.haywoodarts.org

Beekeeping Class Sat, March 4, all day. Registration is $60/individuals, $80/couple (one textbook) and $30 for high school students. 828-400-1735 or bees@cbvnol.com

Musique Mènage Sat, March 4, 3 pm. Blue Ridge Orchestra plays Schubert’s Symphony No. 9 – “The Great.” and original music by local artists Fancy and the Gentlemen. $25/adult; $15/child; Under 5 free. haywood.edu/orchestra

Grief Gathering March 8, 3:30 pm. Coffee Cup Café, 48 Haywood Park Dr, Clyde. 452-5039

Community Cleanup at Lake Junaluska Sat, March 11, 9 – 11 am. Meet outside Stuart Auditorium by 9 am to sign in.

Daylight Saving Time begins Sun March 12

Bowl for Kids’ Sake Sat, March 18:  11 am – 1 pm or 1 – 3 pm. Fundraiser for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Haywood County. Sky Lanes, Smoky Park Highway in Asheville. 828.273.3601

Model Trains Sun, March 19, 1 – 4:30 pm. see “O” scale model trains run on a large 1500’ layout! Tickets discounted to $8, Cash or credit. Walk around & see Bison, Llamas, Alpacas, Horses, Goats. Buffalo Creek Ranch, 13 Caboose Way, Clyde. (828) 550-0960

Beaverdam Winter Game Night Tues, March 28, 6 – 8 pm. Bring your own game (cards, board games, etc). 1620 North Canton Rd, Canton

Vietnam War Commemoration Wed, March 29, 9 am. Haywood County Courthouse.

Howling’ at the Moon Karaoke Night March 31, 8 – 11 pm. Boojums (50 N Main St, Waynesville). Door cover $5 goes to Sarge’s Animal Rescue, Foundation, Inc.

Folkmoot Event Schedule on page 12

Haywood Recreation Schedule on page 11

Library Event Schedule on page 4, 17, 18

Next Month & Beyond

Spring Hunter Safety Course April 5 – 6, 6 – 9 pm. On HCC campus. Free. Register at www.ncwildlife.org/

Easter egg hunt at Lake Junaluska Sat, April 8.

Lake Junaluska Annual Spring Plant Sale Sat, May 6, 8 am – 2 pm. Nanci Weldon Memorial Gym (on Weldon Way)

Cars and Cornmeal at Francis Mill May 13, 10 am – 3 pm. Car participants pre-register for $10; $15 on the day of the show. Spectators’ admission is $5. 14 Hugh Massie Rd. Waynesville