Waynesville’s award winning community theater presents a packed line up of productions throughout the year from show-stopping broadway hits to intimate dramas. For the schedule of performances, click here.
The Haywood County Arts Council hosts monthly gallery talks, workshops and artist demonstrations, as well as performing arts programs. For a calendar of events, click here.
Shop for handmade wares by Appalachian crafters in a festive outdoor market setting. The farmers market is held from 8 a.m.-noon Saturdays on the campus of HART theater at 250 Pigeon St., Waynesville. More info here.
Stroll the art galleries and shops of downtown Waynesville from 6-9 p.m. for a special art showcase on the first Friday of the month from May to December. Enjoy artist demonstrations, live music, wine and hors d'oeuvres, and lively discussions about art. Hosted by the Galleries of Haywood. More info here.
Watch artists race against the clock to create a work of art in one hour in a variety of mediums, offering spectators a rare opportunity to see the creative process unfold. The evening includes an artist meet-and-greet prior to the timed event, a buffet and live music, capped off by a live auction for artwork…
Traditional mountain music and dance come to life, with cornmeal scattered on the street and the public invited to partake in the square dancing. Held in front of the beautiful backdrop of the historic courthouse select Friday nights in summer. More info here.
Go behind-the-scenes into the working studios of artists and crafters in a wide spectrum of mediums, including clay, fiber, wood, jewelry, glass, metal, and paint. Visit the personal workshops and studios of our vibrant community of artists at your own pace during the self-guided tour spanning two days. Hosted by the Haywood County Arts Council.…
Experience a whirlwind of international cultures during this annual downtown Waynesville street festival, starring visiting performance troupes from around the world. A favorite event during Folkmoot’s weeklong celebration, the festival also features arts and crafts booths lining Main Street. More info here.
Authentic Appalachian handicrafts take center stage during this annual festival, featuring a craft fair, traditional artist demonstrations, a quilt exhibit, Appalachian music, and tours of the N.C. Museum of Handicrafts. The event is held on the campus of the historic Shelton House located at 49 Shelton Street, Waynesville. More info here.
Not your run-of-the-mill craft show, this juried exhibition in downtown Waynesville showcases fine art and exceptional craftsmanship. An annual destination for art lovers, this premier event showcases dozens of artists selling pottery, jewelry, woodworking, paintings, stained glass, photography, fiber art, candles, quilts and more. Hosted by the Downtown Waynesville Association. More info here.