This juried show with 40 master potters from 16 states has been named one of the Southeast’s top 20 arts events for November by the Southeast Tourism Society.
A celebration of the autumn harvest and Haywood County’s agricultural heritage. Visit the famous town of Waynesville, nestled in the NC Smoky Mountains.
Held in October every year in Downtown Waynesville. Established with the intent of providing a venue for artisans and crafts people to display their work, the festival has now grown to include more than 120 craft and food vendors.
This fall festival celebrates the leaves beginning to change in the mountain village of Cashiers. This event welcomes 100 artisans and merchants to the park. Visitors will find unique handcrafted wood, pottery, jewelry and much more on display and for purchase throughout the weekend. Food, drink, live music and a juried art show add to the festive spirit of this event.
Experience Cherokee culture and fun at their 107th Annual Indian Fair. In addition to the country fair carnival rides, games and exhibits, enjoy plenty of authentic local traditions, handicrafts and food.
The artsy village of Dillsboro welcomes 40 demonstrating artists along Front Street with plenty of colorful creations. This area is a haven for artists and you’ll meet the best of them. This favorite fall event is free to attend
In conjunction with Darnell Farms’ Labor Day Celebration, Jackson Co. NC NAACP’s President Enrique Gomez (professor of Astronomy and Physics) will conduct ‘sky scrolls’ to help guests become better acquainted with the night sky.
As part of the weekend, there are also games, hay rides, corn maze, fishing, swimming, camping, music, labor speakers, fresh produce, home-made ice cream and other great food.
Enjoy a taste of southern Appalachian culture, art, and music at Mountain Heritage Day, a long-running festival presented by Western Carolina University. Enjoy mountain bluegrass music, activities, regional arts and crafts, and food vendors.