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Chris Porter has been a touring comic since he was 23.

Laugh Your Asheville Off Comedy Festival

The Laugh Your Asheville Off Comedy festival kicks off August 13, 2014 with Chris Porter, a top three contestant during Season 4 of NBC’s Last Comic Standing. Best known for his third place finish on the Season 4 of Last Comic Standing, Chris can also be seen on his own “Comedy Central Presents” special and …

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Come and “meet the world” on Waynesville’s Main Street.

ArtFest 2014

The Haywood County Arts Council will present ArtFest 2014 (formerly International Festival Day) on Saturday, July 19, 2014 on Main St. in Downtown Waynesville. Over 95 artists representing a full range of media will demonstrate and sell artwork at ArtFest 2014. This festival is one of the arts council’s largest events of the year and …

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The festival is a local and regional favorite, drawing more than 30,000 people.

37th Annual Sourwood Festival

The 37th Annual Sourwood Festival takes place on August 9 & 10, 2014 in Black Mountain, “The Little Town That Rocks.” “Sourwood” is a free, non-alcoholic, family-oriented festival with over 200 vendor booths, free entertainment, children’s area, and more. Local residents and visitors from all over the Southeast enjoy the festival so much, they return …

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A new video display and overhead camera give the audience a unique perspective.

Jonas Gerard Studio Stroll Painting Performances

Saturday & Sunday, June 14 & 15: Jonas’ first stroll performances in a vibrant new setting. Jonas Gerard’s live painting performances have long been a favorite River Arts District event for locals and out of town visitors alike. Held on the 2nd Saturday of each month, they are a great vehicle for inviting people into …

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