Event Calendars

Sep
5
Fri
Robbinsville Black Knight Football at The Big Oaks Stadium vs Dade County High, GA
Sep 5 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Robbinsville Black Knight Football at The Big Oaks Stadium vs Dade County High, GA @ Big Oaks Stadium | Robbinsville | North Carolina | United States

Fall weather and hometown football – specifically BLACK KNIGHTS FOOTBALL!! While visiting Graham County during our lovely fall season, why not drop by The Big Oaks Stadium and enjoy cheering on the hometown team – we can promise a GREAT game because there are lots of good spirited rivalry in the Western NC mountains!

Sep
6
Sat
Graham County Farmers Market sponsored by Smoky Mountain Native Plant Association
Sep 6 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Graham County Farmers Market sponsored by Smoky Mountain Native Plant Association @ Graham County Public Health Dept - Parking Lot | Robbinsville | North Carolina | United States

The market will OPEN Saturday, July 12 and run into the fall season from 8 AM-12 Noon

Everyone is welcome to bring plants, produce or homemade items and set up for one Saturday or every Saturday. Please register with NC Department of Revenue, obtain and display a Certificate of Registration when selling. Call Carol Lawson, Farmers Market Manager for information at 479-8871.

Stecoah Valley Center Appalachian Evening concert featuring Balsam Range.
Sep 6 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Stecoah Valley Center Appalachian Evening concert featuring Balsam Range. @ Stecoah Valley Center | Robbinsville | North Carolina | United States

Saturday, September 6
Balsam Range — ‘An Appalachian Evening’ concert 7:30 pm. Dinner service begins at 6 pm in the Schoolhouse Cafe.

Enjoy the acoustic bluegrass “dream team”, a perennial favorite on the Grand Old Stage. All the fellows – Tim Surrett, Buddy Melton, Caleb Smith, Darren Nicholson and Marc Pruett – grew up steeped in traditions of The Grand Ole Opry …as well as the important influences of the Scotch-Irish settlers of the Southern Mountains, English ballads, and Western songs. Winner IBMA 2013 Album of the Year for “Papertown.”

Family style dinner available with seatings at 5:30 & 6:30 pm.

More Info:http://www.stecoahvalleycenter.com

Sep
12
Fri
SCCA ‘Chasing the Dragon’ HillClimb VII
Sep 12 @ 2:00 pm – Sep 14 @ 4:00 pm
SCCA 'Chasing the Dragon' HillClimb VII @ Maple Springs Robbinsville, NC | Robbinsville | North Carolina | United States

The Dragon Hillclimb is a Sports Car Club of America Time Trial event – competition licensed drivers in prepared sports cars race one at a time up a 2-mile mountain road in class competition. The course is located near the Cherohala Skyway & Joyce Kilmer Memorial Forest in beautiful Robbinsville in Graham County. The road race is on the edge of the Nantahala Forest, where spectators, course workers and drivers enjoy some of North Carolina’s most beautiful mountain scenery!

We invite you to join us as a driver, a worker, event staff or as a spectator for a true Southern tradition that began in the ’50s: Hillclimb! There is nothing like it!

This race is sanctioned by the Central Carolina Region and the Southeast Division of Sports Car Club of America.

Driver registration & inspection will take place on Friday in Robbinsville at The Hub – come out and meet the drivers & take pictures of the cool cars!!

Sep
13
Sat
Graham County Farmers Market sponsored by Smoky Mountain Native Plant Association
Sep 13 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Graham County Farmers Market sponsored by Smoky Mountain Native Plant Association @ Graham County Public Health Dept - Parking Lot | Robbinsville | North Carolina | United States

The market will OPEN Saturday, July 12 and run into the fall season from 8 AM-12 Noon

Everyone is welcome to bring plants, produce or homemade items and set up for one Saturday or every Saturday. Please register with NC Department of Revenue, obtain and display a Certificate of Registration when selling. Call Carol Lawson, Farmers Market Manager for information at 479-8871.

Sep
19
Fri
Stratton Bald Trail
Sep 19 all-day
Stratton Bald Trail @ Stratton Bald Trail

Stratton Bald Trail, from Wolf Laurel to Rattler Ford, 7 miles, moderately strenuous long walk. Led by Dick Evans and Jill Gottesman. Meet at Cheoah Ranger Station @ 10 am. Bring Lunch and water. Max. group size 10. Call Dick @ 479-2503 for required reservations.

The organization has planning these guided hikes to encourage more folks to enjoy our areas great outdoors, promote health and physical fitness, promote local tourism, and to invite more participation/membership in our organization. The non- profit group has provided funding for summer employment to many of our areas high school and college students over the past several summers. These summer workers have improved miles of trails, collected valuable use & impact data, and provided visitor use information.  Funds have been raised through grants, membership fees, and sale of shirts/merchandise at area events.

Robbinsville Black Knight Football at The Big Oaks Stadium vs North Henderson
Sep 19 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Robbinsville Black Knight Football at The Big Oaks Stadium vs North Henderson @ Big Oaks Stadium | Robbinsville | North Carolina | United States

Fall weather and hometown football – specifically BLACK KNIGHTS FOOTBALL!! While visiting Graham County during our lovely fall season, why not drop by The Big Oaks Stadium and enjoy cheering on the hometown team – we can promise a GREAT game because there are lots of good spirited rivalry in the Western NC mountains!

Sep
20
Sat
Graham County Farmers Market sponsored by Smoky Mountain Native Plant Association
Sep 20 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Graham County Farmers Market sponsored by Smoky Mountain Native Plant Association @ Graham County Public Health Dept - Parking Lot | Robbinsville | North Carolina | United States

The market will OPEN Saturday, July 12 and run into the fall season from 8 AM-12 Noon

Everyone is welcome to bring plants, produce or homemade items and set up for one Saturday or every Saturday. Please register with NC Department of Revenue, obtain and display a Certificate of Registration when selling. Call Carol Lawson, Farmers Market Manager for information at 479-8871.

Sep
27
Sat
Historical Belding Trail
Sep 27 all-day

Historical Belding Trail. 2 to 3 miles total led by Marshall McClung and Hoot Gibbs, moderate difficulty, hiking portions of Belding Trail along Cheoah River, Deep Creek & Big Fat Gap Road. Historical info/sites to be highlighted. Meet at Cheoah Ranger Station @ 10 am. on Saturday, 9/27. Bring sack lunch. Contact Marshall @ 479-8630 or Joe B @ 479-3855 for info.

The organization is planning these guided hikes to encourage more folks to enjoy our areas great outdoors, promote health and physical fitness, promote local tourism, and to invite more participation/membership in our organization. The non- profit group has provided funding for summer employment to many of our areas high school and college students over the past several summers. These summer workers have improved miles of trails, collected valuable use & impact data, and provided visitor use information.  Funds have been raised through grants, membership fees, and sale of shirts/merchandise at area events.

Graham County Farmers Market sponsored by Smoky Mountain Native Plant Association
Sep 27 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Graham County Farmers Market sponsored by Smoky Mountain Native Plant Association @ Graham County Public Health Dept - Parking Lot | Robbinsville | North Carolina | United States

The market will OPEN Saturday, July 12 and run into the fall season from 8 AM-12 Noon

Everyone is welcome to bring plants, produce or homemade items and set up for one Saturday or every Saturday. Please register with NC Department of Revenue, obtain and display a Certificate of Registration when selling. Call Carol Lawson, Farmers Market Manager for information at 479-8871.

Oct
4
Sat
Graham County Farmers Market sponsored by Smoky Mountain Native Plant Association
Oct 4 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Graham County Farmers Market sponsored by Smoky Mountain Native Plant Association @ Graham County Public Health Dept - Parking Lot | Robbinsville | North Carolina | United States

The market will OPEN Saturday, July 12 and run into the fall season from 8 AM-12 Noon

Everyone is welcome to bring plants, produce or homemade items and set up for one Saturday or every Saturday. Please register with NC Department of Revenue, obtain and display a Certificate of Registration when selling. Call Carol Lawson, Farmers Market Manager for information at 479-8871.

Take a Kid Biking Day with Graham County Recreation Director Jason Sawyer
Oct 4 @ 8:00 am – 11:00 am
Take a Kid Biking Day with Graham County Recreation Director Jason Sawyer @ Stanley Furniture | Robbinsville | North Carolina | United States

The event is being held to raise money to purchase bikes and helmets for area youth and will take place at the fields at the Stanley Furniture plant near Robbinsville, NC.

There will be a course for them to ride with obstacles to cross. Should be a fun event – lets get the youth of American interested in the great outdoors!

Oct
7
Tue
Lunar Full Moon Eclipse from Huckleberry Knob
Oct 7 – Oct 9 all-day

Watch the Lunar Full Moon Eclipse from the top of Huckleberry Knob, highest point in Graham County. Easy 2.5 mile round trip starting from the Huckleberry Knob Parking Lot/Trailhead at 5 PM. Bring supper, flashlights, and warm clothes. Return time near Midnight. Led By Dick Evans and Kim Hainge. Contact Dick @ 828-479-2503.

Oct
10
Fri
Old Bear Creek Trail
Oct 10 – Oct 12 all-day

Old Bear Creek Trail/Road from end of Nolton Ridge Road to Bear Creek Junction. Moderately difficult 3.5 miles downhill. Meet at Bear Creek Junction. Led by Joe Bonnette & Marshall McClung. Call Joe @ 479-3855 for info.

Robbinsville Black Knight Football at The Big Oaks Stadium vs Murphy
Oct 10 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Robbinsville Black Knight Football at The Big Oaks Stadium vs Murphy @ Big Oaks Stadium | Robbinsville | North Carolina | United States

Fall weather and hometown football – specifically BLACK KNIGHTS FOOTBALL!! While visiting Graham County during our lovely fall season, why not drop by The Big Oaks Stadium and enjoy cheering on the hometown team – we can promise a GREAT game because there are lots of good spirited rivalry in the Western NC mountains!

Oct
11
Sat
Graham County Farmers Market sponsored by Smoky Mountain Native Plant Association
Oct 11 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Graham County Farmers Market sponsored by Smoky Mountain Native Plant Association @ Graham County Public Health Dept - Parking Lot | Robbinsville | North Carolina | United States

The market will OPEN Saturday, July 12 and run into the fall season from 8 AM-12 Noon

Everyone is welcome to bring plants, produce or homemade items and set up for one Saturday or every Saturday. Please register with NC Department of Revenue, obtain and display a Certificate of Registration when selling. Call Carol Lawson, Farmers Market Manager for information at 479-8871.

Oct
12
Sun
Fontana Village Fall Hike Week At Fontana
Oct 12 @ 8:00 am – Oct 16 @ 10:00 pm

Includes guided hikes in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park as well as many other scheduled events. Join other guests for an assortment of evening lectures and programs. Contact our Outdoors Program for more information.

More Info: http://www.fontanavillage.com

Oct
17
Fri
Harvest Festival
Oct 17 – Oct 19 all-day
Harvest Festival @ Stecoah Valley Center | Robbinsville | North Carolina | United States

In the Fall
HARVEST FESTIVAL

October 17-19, 2014

Every October this three-day event begins with a Friday evening campfire and storytelling.

Saturday begins with a 5K race and a one mile fun run.

The Festival gets underway at 11 am with crafts, country fair, weaving and knitting demonstrations, quilt exhibit, antique tractors and hit or miss engines, corn grinder, music and dance, food and much more.

There’s always a 7:30 pm Saturday evening concert in the auditorium featuring a bluegrass headliner. In 2013, IBMA winners Russell Moore and IIIrd Tyme Out entertained a packed house.

The festival concludes on Sunday with a free gospel singing beginning at 2:30 pm.

For more information visit http://www.stecoahvalleycenter.com

Robbinsville Black Knight Football & Homecoming at The Big Oaks Stadium vs Rosman
Oct 17 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Robbinsville Black Knight Football & Homecoming at The Big Oaks Stadium vs Rosman @ Big Oaks Stadium | Robbinsville | North Carolina | United States

Fall weather and hometown football – specifically BLACK KNIGHTS FOOTBALL!! While visiting Graham County during our lovely fall season, why not drop by The Big Oaks Stadium and enjoy cheering on the hometown team – we can promise a GREAT game because there are lots of good spirited rivalry in the Western NC mountains!

Oct
24
Fri
Cheoah Bald
Oct 24 – Oct 26 all-day

Cheoah Bald via end of Nolton Ridge Road & AT, 3.0 miles, moderate to strenuous difficulty, led by Joe Bonnette & Lauren Stull. Meet at Bear Creek Junction @ 11 am. on Saturday, October 25. Call Joe @ 479-3855 for info.

Fontana Village Hauntober Weekend & Haunted Trail
Oct 24 @ 8:00 am – Oct 25 @ 10:00 pm
Fontana Village Hauntober Weekend & Haunted Trail @ Fontana Village Resort

Events and activities for kids of all ages including face painting, pumpkin carving, ghost tours and hayrides. You can experience The Haunted Halloween Trail for a complete weekend full of fright! Contact our Outdoors Program for more information.

More Info: http://www.fontanavillage.com

Oct
31
Fri
Cheoah River Release
Oct 31 – Nov 2 all-day
Robbinsville Black Knight Football & Youth Night at The Big Oaks Stadium vs Q Foundation
Oct 31 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Robbinsville Black Knight Football & Youth Night at The Big Oaks Stadium vs Q Foundation @ Big Oaks Stadium | Robbinsville | North Carolina | United States

Fall weather and hometown football – specifically BLACK KNIGHTS FOOTBALL!! While visiting Graham County during our lovely fall season, why not drop by The Big Oaks Stadium and enjoy cheering on the hometown team – we can promise a GREAT game because there are lots of good spirited rivalry in the Western NC mountains!

Nov
7
Fri
Robbinsville Black Knight Football & Senior Night/Hall of Fame at The Big Oaks Stadium vs Cherokee
Nov 7 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Robbinsville Black Knight Football & Senior Night/Hall of Fame at The Big Oaks Stadium vs Cherokee @ Big Oaks Stadium | Robbinsville | North Carolina | United States

Fall weather and hometown football – specifically BLACK KNIGHTS FOOTBALL (bring a warm jacket & blanket)!! While visiting & hiking in Graham County during our winter season, why not drop by The Big Oaks Stadium and enjoy cheering on the hometown team – we can promise a GREAT game because there are lots of good spirited rivalry in the Western NC mountains!

Nov
8
Sat
2nd Annual Neon Knight 5K Run/Walk at Robbinsville High School
Nov 8 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
2nd Annual Neon Knight 5K Run/Walk at Robbinsville High School  @ Robbinsville High School | Robbinsville | North Carolina | United States

Pre-registration, activities & sales begin at 4pm. Run/Walk begins at the Robbinsville High School Fitness Trail at 7pm. Save money by preregistering at any of the school administrative offices ($20/$15). Food & Neon accessories will be sold at the event – first come, first served!

Bring your group and have a Big Time in Robbinsville (pictured, the Roadrunners from RES)!

All proceeds go to Graham County Special Olympics

Nov
10
Mon
Falls Branch Falls Trail
Nov 10 – Nov 12 all-day

Falls Branch Falls Trail Veterans Day Hike. 3 miles strenuous walk from Cherohala Skyway (2 miles into TN). Meet at Cheoah Ranger Station on Massey Branch @ 10 am. Bring snack and/or lunch, or join others for late lunch in Tellico Plains. Led by Joe Bonnette and Marshall McClung. Max. group limit 10. Call Joe @ 479-3855 for reservation

Nov
26
Wed
Fontana Village Thanksgiving Family Festival At Fontana
Nov 26 @ 8:00 am – Nov 29 @ 9:00 pm
Fontana Village Thanksgiving Family Festival At Fontana @ Fontana Village Resort

Bring the family to the Smokies for endless fun, entertainment and a classic Thanksgiving feast at the Mountview Restaurant. Check out our website for menu.

More Info: http://www.fontanavillage.com

Dec
1
Mon
Fontana Village Christmas In The Smokies
Dec 1 @ 8:00 am – Dec 30 @ 10:00 pm

Bring your family and friends to the Smokies for a traditional Smoky Mountain Christmas Weekend featuring holiday festivities, tree trimmings, music and winter fun!

More Info:http://www.fontanavillage.com

Dec
13
Sat
Breakfast with Santa
Dec 13 – Dec 15 all-day

Breakfast with Santa. 9 -11 am. Pancakes, sausage, juice and coffee. Bring your own camera to capture this special event. For more information visit http://www.stecoahvalleycenter.com

Christmas in the Mountains
Dec 13 – Dec 15 all-day

Christmas in the Mountains. 10 am – 5 pm. Indoor art and craft show and sale just in time for holiday giving. The Schoolhouse Cafe will be open all day. For more information visit http://www.stecoahvalleycenter.com