Community Briefs

Outdoor Movie Night winds down with Babe showing August 14 in Monteith Park. Indiana Jones, Temple of Doom is showing September 11 at Bicentennial Park. Movies begin around 9pm, and concessions will be available. Contact the Chamber of Commerce at 828-586-2155.

Sylva at Night—Art, dining, music, and more! Come enjoy art galleries and shops the first Friday of every month. They will be open late for the public. 6-9pm.

Swing Dances at Jack the Dipper—this will take place July 9 and 29. The cost is $6. Contact Jack the Dipper at (828) 586-9441.

Jackson County Farmers’ Market is open for the season (May-October). It is located Behind Pebbles on Railroad Ave. Hours are 9am to 12pm.

The Fine Art Museum at WCU starts its 2009-10 season with three exhibits. They will run from Saturday, Aug. 1, through Friday, Sept. 18. The exhibits are:

“New Gifts: Selections from the Collection of Professor Emeritus Perry Kelly”
“George Masa: A Photographic Vision of the Mountains”
“Dean and Nancy Cramer Lettenstrom: Delicate Balance – Painting + Drawing”

The 2009 UC Summer Movie Series is underway!
July 17-18—No Reservations (G)
July 24-25—Madea Goes to Jail (PG 13)
July 31-August 1—21 (PG 13)
Shows are at 5pm and 9pm in the UC Theater.

Youth Swim Program–Children ages 6 and older. From 8:45-11:30 a.m., depending on the student’s skill level. Led by Michael Creason, certified by the American Red Cross Early registration is suggested. Contact Reid Gymnasium at (828) 227-7397.

Hike With a Botanist—July 16. Learn about the biodiversity of the Southern Appalachians from a botanist. Lunch will be provided. Highlands Biological Station, Highlands (828) 227-7397.

Folkmoot USA—International folk festival with music and dance. July 21 at 7:30pm.
Fine and Performing Arts Center (828) 227-2479.

“No Reservations”— 5 p.m. and 9 p.m. on Friday, July 17 and Saturday, July 18 – Movie. Rated PG. Theater, University Center (828) 227-3751.

Gypsy Bandwagon— 7 p.m. Summer Concert Series on UC Lawn. Club Illusions rain location. A.K. Hinds University Center lawn (828) 227-7206.

“Madea Goes To Jail”— 5 p.m. and 9 p.m. on Friday, July 24 and Saturday, July 25. Movie. Rated PG. Theater, University Center (828) 227-3751.

Lionz of Zin—7 p.m. Summer Concert Series on UC Lawn. Club Illusions rain location. A.K. Hinds University Center lawn (828) 227-7206.

“21”— 5 p.m. and 9 p.m. on Friday, July 31 and Saturday, August 1. Movie. Rated PG. Theater, University Center (828) 227-3751.

*Know an event or news in our community worth mentioning? Send the details to Daniel Falls, Features Editor at wc@email.wcu.edu.

 

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