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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.

Ole Smoky Antique Tractor & Engine Show Fri, Sat, June 1 & 2.
At the Spring Farm Fest at the Smoky Mountain Event Center (formerly Haywood County Fairgrounds). Each day at 2pm, tractor ride. Sat, 10 am, tractor pull. Raffle. www.olesmokytractorclub.com or (828)593-8330

Dahlia Ridge Walking Trail Ribbon Cutting Fri, June 2, 10am- noonin the JM West Center at HCC in Clyde. Light refreshments and a silent auction.

Art After Dark Fri, June 2, 6 – 9 pm. Downtown Waynesville Galleries open.

Mollyfest Sat, June 3, 1 – 4pm.Fundraiser and silent auction at Frog Level Brewing Co. to benefit The Vision For Animals Foundation. 56 Commerce St, Waynesville. www.froglevelbrewing.com

Blue Ridge Big Band Performance Sun, June 4, 4pm. “When Swing Was King.” Long’s Chapel, 133 Old Clyde Rd, Waynesville.

All About Septic Systems Workshop Mon, June 5, 11:30 – 1pm. Free. RSVP to 828-476-4667, ext. 1 or Christine@haywoodwaterways.org. Haywood County Agricultural Service Center, 589 Raccoon Road, Waynesville.

Lake Junaluska Flea Market Sat, June 10, 8:30 – 11:30am. Nanci Weldon Memorial Gym at Lake Junaluska. Special early bird shopping is 7:30 – 8am for $5

WNC Quick Draw Sat, June 10, 4:30 – 9pm.
Benefit Auction, Dinner and plein air artists. Laurel Ridge Country Club. $125 (includes live quickdraw, auction, and dinner). Purchase tickets online only at quickdrawofwnc.com

Bright Star Theatre Presents: The Velveteen Rabbit Mon, June 12, 10:30am – 12pm. First United Methodist Church, Waynesville. Special performance of the Velveteen Rabbit, based on the classic tale by Margery Williams Bianco. This show examines what it means to love and what it means to be real. All ages.

Beaverdam Community Center Meeting Mon, June 12, 7pm.
Speaker: Martha Barksdale of Big Brothers, Big Sisters of Haywood County. Club business follows. Light refreshments. 1620 N Canton Rd, Canton

Grief Gathering Wed, June 14, 3:30 pm.Coffee Cup Café, 48 Haywood Park Dr, Clyde. Support group. 452-5039

Wet Your Whiskers Sat, June 17, 5:30-7:30 pm.Wine/beer tasting event with an appetizer and dessert buffet to benefit Feline Urgent Rescue (FUR) of WNC. Wells Event Center, 33 Event Center Way, Waynesville. www.furofwnc.org

Blue Ridge Heritage Weekend Fri, Sat, June 16 & 17. Music, Vendors, Food Trucks on the Shelton House Campus, 49 Shelton St, Waynesville (off Pigeon St). Sheltonhouse.org

Josh Goforth Concert Fri, June 16, 7 pm.Storyteller and acoustic musician. Folkmoot Friendship Center – Queen Auditorium, 112 Virginia Ave. $20 in advance, at Folkmoot.org; $25 at the door, Children 12 and under free.

Blue Ridge Snorkel Trail June 17: 12 – 1pm or 1 – 2pm. Snorkel and mask provided on a first come first serve basis. Must pre-register with Tanya Poole at 828-329-3472. Canton Rec Park

Haywood Community Band Concert Sun, June 18, 6:30pm.Maggie Valley Pavilion, 3987 Soco Rd. Free

Free LUYE Wellness Bags for Outdoor Cats Wed, June 21, 10am.Maggie Valley United Methodist Church food box day. Call 828-550-3662 to reserve yours or just come by.

Quilt Art Show Fri, Sat, June 23, 24: 10am – 5pm; Sun, June 25, 12 – 4pm.Folkmoot Center, 112 Virginia Ave, Waynesville. Shady Ladies Quilting Group presents show with theme: “Our Town: Why we love living here!”

Main Street Mile June 24, 6:30pm.Main St in Waynesville. 10ericpt@gmail.com

Blue Ridge Big Band Performance Sun, June 25, 4pm.“When Swing Was King.” Waynesville First Baptist Church, 100 S. Main St.

Pickling Class Thurs, June 29, 10am – 1pm. Free, hands-on class. NC Cooperative Extension, 589 Raccoon Rd. Waynesville. Register at www.eventbrite.com

Blue Ridge Big Band Performance Fri, June 30, 7pm.Lake Junaluska under the tent next to Stuart Auditorium

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 – 12pmin HART parking lot at 250 Pigeon St, Waynesville