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Ballet Scholarship Drive Begins

Brevard Ballet is seeking to metaphorically "put the tutu on the ballerina" by raising $3,236 for 12 scholarship students. Realizing that not all donors can sponsor a full student scholarship, the "Tw...

 

BC To Present Poetry Reading

Brevard College presents a poetry reading by Tucson-based poet and writer Julie Swarstad Johnson on Oct. 22, at 6 p.m. The reading, sponsored by a grant through the Brevard College Pedagogies...

 

Connestee Art League's 'Art In The Park' Is This Saturday

Connestee Art League’s fall Art in the Park will be held this Saturday, Oct. 19, from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. at Brevard Elementary School. The event is a fundraiser from which the proceeds will benefit children and adults in the area. The lineup...

 

Demi Moore, Patti Smith And Ringo Starr Tell Their Stories

These new books are now available at the Transylvania County Library: Fiction Barr, Mark. “Watershed.” Set in the post-Depression South, Nathan and Clare are just two of the community members of a small Tennessee town who get electricity for the...

 

Eli Lev And Megan Leigh To Perform

Global citizen and neo-folk singer Eli Lev is making the world a smaller place, one song at a time. Lev pens hymns for everyday enlightenment — songs that resonate because they’re heartfelt, earth...

 

Band Of Oz Bringing 'Beach Music' Back To County

If you still groove to the '60s and '70s sounds from the likes of The Four Tops, the Drifters or the Tams, there's a treat coming to the hills just west of Brevard this month. For the second year,...

 

Snowden Book Looks At Intelligence Community

These new books are now available at the Transylvania County Library: Fiction “Invisible As Air.” Sylvie was a great wife and mother. Her house was neat, dinner was on the table when her husband arrived home from work, and she was an active PTA...

 

Sandburg Focus Of Oct. 15 Bag Lunch Arts Series

The 2019 Bag Lunch Arts Series continues in October with Carl Sandburg: A Wanderer’s Heart, Part 2” presented by storyteller Gary Greene. The program begins at noon on Tuesday, Oct. 15, and is made possible by the Friends of the Library. Through...

 

B-DRPC To Celebrate The Kirkin' O' The Tartans

The Kirkin’ o’ the Tartan, a tradition honoring the Scots ancestry of many Americans and the heritage of the Presbyterian Church, will take place again this year at Brevard-Davidson River...

 

Connestee Art League To Present Autumn 'Art In The Park' Oct. 19

Due to the success of the Connestee Art League’s ‘Art in the Park’ event in July, the league has decided to hold a second Art in the Park on Oct. 19.This is the first time this event is being held in the fall. It will feature over 30 local...

 

Frank And Allie Lee To Perform Oct. 5

Frank and Allie Lee will be performing at 185 King Street on Saturday, Oct. 5, at 8 p.m. Frank and Allie Lee of Bryson City are a harmony-powered old time duo. Their April 2018 release, "Roll On, Clou...

 

Local Author Crawford Offers Writers' Retreat

Local author Katherine Scott Crawford, launches MountainTop Writers Retreats. These seasonal, weekend-long retreats are designed by a writer for writers and other creative individuals. Hosted at...

 

Davis Paints In Celebration Of Wild Places

Sometimes people all need to temporarily step away from what they love. Local landscape artist John E. Davis thought that was true when he took a six-month leave of absence last spring from...

 

Children Have Funny Questions About Death

These new books are now available at the Transylvania County Library: Fiction Clayton, Meg Waite. “The Last Train to London.” Tante Truus is determined to save as many Jewish children as she can from the Nazis. Fifteen-year-old Stephan, his...

 

Cooper To Speak To Art Guild

The local Transylvania County Art Guild meets in Brevard the first Thursday of each month from 1-3 p.m. at the Transylvania County Recreation Center. Local artist Cathryn P. Cooper will be...

 

Award-Winning Authors To Teach And Read

The Looking Glass Rock Writers' Conference has announced their award-winning faculty members for the May 2020 conference. Alison Hawthorne Deming, Aimee Nezhukumatahil, and Crystal Wilkinson will...

 

'October Fest' Dance Is Set For Saturday

Southern Lights Square and Round Dance Club will hold an “October Fest” Dance on Saturday, Oct. 5, at the Whitmire Activity Building, located at 310 Lily Pond Road in Hendersonville. Advanced dance beings at 6 p.m. with early rounds at 7 p.m....

 

'Figure & Form' Headlines Fall Gallery Walk

It's that time of year where leaves are falling and there is a nip in the air. It's the perfect time to go for a stroll in downtown during the Brevard Fourth Friday Gallery Walk on Sept. 27. This...

 

Friends Of The Library To Hold 30th Book Sale

Walt Disney once said, “There are more treasures in books than in all of the pirate’s loot on Treasure Island.” Beginning Saturday, Oct. 5, there will be thousands of treasures to pick from at the Transylvania County Library when the Friends...

 

Library Concerts Close With Mojo Brothers Blues Band

The Transylvania County Library’s Fall Concert Series will wrap up this Friday, Sept. 27, at 7 p.m. with The Mojo Brothers Blues Band. Recently voted second place in the Mountain Xpress “Best of...

 

BMC Resumes Free Community Concert Series

Brevard Music Center (BMC), in association with Brevard College has announced the return of its popular and free Community Concert Series on Monday, Oct. 7, at 12:30 p.m. at the Porter Center at...

 

Yarn To Spin Tales From The Road At 185 King St.

The band Yarn will be performing at 185 King Street on Saturday, Sept. 28, at 8 p.m. in conjunction with their yearlong project, “Lucky 13.” The band released a digital single on the 13th of every...

 

Carson, McIntosh To Play Farmers' Market

Bradford Carson and Spalding McIntosh will play live, original music while dozens of vendors are on hand with local produce and products at the Transylvania Farmers’ Market this Saturday. (Courtesy...

 

BLT Tackles Family Issues In 'Ancestral Voices'

Family life can get interesting – and humorous – when one member's choices impose unwelcomed change and attention on the rest. "Ancestral Voices," a play by A.R. Gurney, captures one such...

 

What's New At The Library: Handmaids Revolt Weakens Republic Of Gilead

These new books are now available at the Transylvania County Library: Fiction Atwood, Margaret. “The Testaments.” The events in this story take place over a decade after the theocracy of The Republic of Gilead was established. The government is...

 

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