Event Calendars

Aug
23
Sat
Graham County Farmers Market sponsored by Smoky Mountain Native Plant Association
Aug 23 @ 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 The Henhouse Prowlers
Aug 23 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Stecoah Valley Center  Appalachian Evening concert featuring The Henhouse Prowlers @ Stecoah Valley Center | Robbinsville | North Carolina | United States

Saturday, August 23
The Henhouse Prowlers — ‘An Appalachian Evening’ concert.7:30 pm Dinner service begins at 6 pm in the Schoolhouse Cafe.

Chicago’s Henhouse Prowlers have built a reputation for hard work and non-stop touring, playing music inspired by the roots of bluegrass while branching out into a sound uniquely their own. From lightning fast picking, to sentimental ballads—playing storied original material, traditional songs, and contemporary covers—The Prowlers’ live show leaves no one wanting. The Prowlers continue to push the envelope with their highly original songwriting, tight arrangements, and electrifying stage presence.

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

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

Aug
29
Fri
Cold Branch Waterfalls
Aug 29 – Aug 31 all-day

Alternative hike to waterfalls on Cold Branch. Near Swan Cabin. 2.0 miles or less, easy to moderate difficulty, bring water & snack. Meet @ Cheoah Ranger Station to carpool @ 12:30 pm. Led by Marshall McClung & Joe Bonnette. Call Joe @ 479-3855 for info.

Hangover-Haoe from Wolf Laurel Trailhead
Aug 29 – Aug 31 all-day

Hangover-Haoe from Wolf Laurel Trailhead. 9 miles, moderate to strenuous difficulty, led by Bill Hodge & Dick Evans. Meet @ Cheoah Ranger Station @ 9:00 am. on Saturday, 8/30. Bring lunch, snacks, and lots of water. Max. group limit. Call Bill @ 865-617-4804 or Dick @ 479-2503 for required reservations.

Fontana Village LakeAlooza Party On Fontana Lake with Fireworks
Aug 29 @ 8:00 am – Sep 1 @ 10:00 pm
Fontana Village LakeAlooza Party On Fontana Lake with Fireworks @ Fontana Village Resort

Our fifth annual LakeAlooza Lake Party on Fontana Lake. Join us on Saturday, August 30th for live musical entertainment, lake games, cookouts and much more on the docks of the Marina! Don’t miss the best fireworks in the Smokies on the Village Green, Saturday at 10:00pm.

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

2014 Music on the Square at the Historic Courthouse
Aug 29 @ 8:00 pm – 10:30 pm
2014 Music on the Square at the Historic Courthouse @ Courthouse Square | Robbinsville | North Carolina | United States

June 20 Fontana Ramblers
June 27 Carolina Bluegrass Boys
July 4 HERITAGE FESTIVAL
There will be live music and dancing on July 4th!
July 11 Fontana Ramblers
July 18 Carolina Bluegrass Boys
July 25 Fontana Ramblers
August 1 Fast Gear
August 8 Fontana Ramblers
August 15 Carolina Bluegrass Boys
August 22 Fontana Ramblers
August 29 Carolina Bluegrass Boys

 

Aug
30
Sat
Graham County Farmers Market sponsored by Smoky Mountain Native Plant Association
Aug 30 @ 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 Lindsay Lou & The Flatbellys
Aug 30 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Stecoah Valley Center  Appalachian Evening concert featuring Lindsay Lou & The Flatbellys @ Stecoah Valley Center | Robbinsville | North Carolina | United States

Saturday, August 30
Lindsay Lou & The Flatbellys — ‘An Appalachian Evening’ concert 7:30 pm. Dinner service begins at 6 pm in the Schoolhouse Cafe.

Hailing from all corners of the Great Lakes State of Michigan, Lindsay Lou & the Flatbellys are giving a nod to American traditional music, while boldly taking their own songs in new directions. Distinct vocals, tight harmonies, instrumental expertise, and creative arrangements are all essential characteristics of their unique sound. The group focuses on the original tunes of Lindsay Lou Rilko, which include true-life tales of bank-robbing aunties, moonshinin’ grandpas, and celebrations of love, life, and nature.

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

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

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!

2014 Music on the Square at the Historic Courthouse
Sep 5 @ 8:00 pm – 10:30 pm
2014 Music on the Square at the Historic Courthouse @ Courthouse Square | Robbinsville | North Carolina | United States

June 20 Fontana Ramblers
June 27 Carolina Bluegrass Boys
July 4 HERITAGE FESTIVAL
There will be live music and dancing on July 4th!
July 11 Fontana Ramblers
July 18 Carolina Bluegrass Boys
July 25 Fontana Ramblers
August 1 Fast Gear
August 8 Fontana Ramblers
August 15 Carolina Bluegrass Boys
August 22 Fontana Ramblers
August 29 Carolina Bluegrass Boys

 

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!!

2014 Music on the Square at the Historic Courthouse
Sep 12 @ 8:00 pm – 10:30 pm
2014 Music on the Square at the Historic Courthouse @ Courthouse Square | Robbinsville | North Carolina | United States

June 20 Fontana Ramblers
June 27 Carolina Bluegrass Boys
July 4 HERITAGE FESTIVAL
There will be live music and dancing on July 4th!
July 11 Fontana Ramblers
July 18 Carolina Bluegrass Boys
July 25 Fontana Ramblers
August 1 Fast Gear
August 8 Fontana Ramblers
August 15 Carolina Bluegrass Boys
August 22 Fontana Ramblers
August 29 Carolina Bluegrass Boys

 

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, 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!

2014 Music on the Square at the Historic Courthouse
Sep 19 @ 8:00 pm – 10:30 pm
2014 Music on the Square at the Historic Courthouse @ Courthouse Square | Robbinsville | North Carolina | United States

June 20 Fontana Ramblers
June 27 Carolina Bluegrass Boys
July 4 HERITAGE FESTIVAL
There will be live music and dancing on July 4th!
July 11 Fontana Ramblers
July 18 Carolina Bluegrass Boys
July 25 Fontana Ramblers
August 1 Fast Gear
August 8 Fontana Ramblers
August 15 Carolina Bluegrass Boys
August 22 Fontana Ramblers
August 29 Carolina Bluegrass Boys

 

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
26
Fri
2014 Music on the Square at the Historic Courthouse
Sep 26 @ 8:00 pm – 10:30 pm
2014 Music on the Square at the Historic Courthouse @ Courthouse Square | Robbinsville | North Carolina | United States

June 20 Fontana Ramblers
June 27 Carolina Bluegrass Boys
July 4 HERITAGE FESTIVAL
There will be live music and dancing on July 4th!
July 11 Fontana Ramblers
July 18 Carolina Bluegrass Boys
July 25 Fontana Ramblers
August 1 Fast Gear
August 8 Fontana Ramblers
August 15 Carolina Bluegrass Boys
August 22 Fontana Ramblers
August 29 Carolina Bluegrass Boys

 

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
3
Fri
2014 Music on the Square at the Historic Courthouse
Oct 3 @ 8:00 pm – 10:30 pm
2014 Music on the Square at the Historic Courthouse @ Courthouse Square | Robbinsville | North Carolina | United States

June 20 Fontana Ramblers
June 27 Carolina Bluegrass Boys
July 4 HERITAGE FESTIVAL
There will be live music and dancing on July 4th!
July 11 Fontana Ramblers
July 18 Carolina Bluegrass Boys
July 25 Fontana Ramblers
August 1 Fast Gear
August 8 Fontana Ramblers
August 15 Carolina Bluegrass Boys
August 22 Fontana Ramblers
August 29 Carolina Bluegrass Boys

 

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!

2014 Music on the Square at the Historic Courthouse
Oct 10 @ 8:00 pm – 10:30 pm
2014 Music on the Square at the Historic Courthouse @ Courthouse Square | Robbinsville | North Carolina | United States

June 20 Fontana Ramblers
June 27 Carolina Bluegrass Boys
July 4 HERITAGE FESTIVAL
There will be live music and dancing on July 4th!
July 11 Fontana Ramblers
July 18 Carolina Bluegrass Boys
July 25 Fontana Ramblers
August 1 Fast Gear
August 8 Fontana Ramblers
August 15 Carolina Bluegrass Boys
August 22 Fontana Ramblers
August 29 Carolina Bluegrass Boys

 

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