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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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The Grayline Trolley will provide free transportation around the River Arts District all weekend. Catch the free trolley at Riverview Station.

River Arts District Studio Stroll

June 14 & 15, from 10-6 p.m. During the nationally known Studio Stroll, more than 170 artists from the River Arts District, open their studios to the public. Art collectors and enthusiasts come from around the world to view and purchase art as they tour studios in 25 of the district’s historic industrial buildings. Free …

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