Event Calendars

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.

Sep
28
Sun
Ride for Hope Charity Bike Ride
Sep 28 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Ride for Hope Charity Bike Ride @ The Hub | Robbinsville | North Carolina | United States

Before the ride, come and socialize at The Hub (one of Robbinsville’s newest restaurants)! They will have live music, door prizes and bike contest. Kickstands up at 1:00pm!

All donations to benefit the Hope for Families Domestic Violence Shelter (for women & men) – we are asking for non-perishable household items, paper-towels, tissue, shampoo, soap, canned food, cash or checks also accepted for donations.

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.

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.

Take a Kid Biking Day with Graham County Recreation Director Jason Sawyer
Oct 11 @ 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!

Robbinville Outdoor Sportsmen’s Day 2014
Oct 11 @ 2:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Robbinville Outdoor Sportsmen's Day 2014 @ Village Shopping Center | Robbinsville | North Carolina | United States

We are kicking off the hunting season in a BIG way! Come to Robbinsville for the 3rd Annual Wild Meat Festival! On October 11th, Robbinsville will host the Outdoor Sportsmen’s Day at the Village Shopping Center in the heart of Robbinsville. Events open at 3pm and The Taste of the Wild meat sampling will begin at 4:00pm. There will also be competitions for best Wild Fruit & Jelly Contest & Wild Game Cooking Contest. Later in the evening, bring your dancing shoes and join us for the Billy Ed Queen Memorial Dance starting at 7pm!

Your cook for The Taste of the Wild will be Mark Rogers from the Discovery Channel’s hit series “Moonshiners.”  

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

Dec
16
Tue
Joyce Kilmer Loop Trail
Dec 16 – Dec 18 all-day

Joyce Kilmer Loop Trail walk (2 miles) following Partner’s of JK December meeting @ 10 am. Wednesday 12/10. Meet at Cheoah Ranger Station @ 11:45. Bring sack lunch. Led by Partners Board of Directors. Max. group size 10. Call Joe @ 479-3855 for reservation.

Feb
20
Fri
Cheoah River Release
Feb 20 – Feb 23 all-day
Mar
20
Fri
Cheoah River Release
Mar 20 – Mar 24 all-day
Apr
10
Fri
Cheoah River Release
Apr 10 – Apr 13 all-day
Apr
24
Fri
Cheoah River Release
Apr 24 – Apr 28 all-day