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Thursday, August 11

Sylva Makers Group

Thu, August 11th, 6:00pm
Jackson County Public Library - Sylva, NC

Join 3D printing expert Dennis Cox to brainstorm and tinker with all things Maker! This group meets monthly and is open to all skill levels. Topics may include but are not limited to: 3D printing; Arduino micro-controllers; Raspberry Pi computers;... more

Vincent Van Gogh Film

Thu, August 11th, 6:00pm
Macon County Public Library - Franklin, NC

Experimental animated biographical drama about the life of the painter Vincent van Gogh. It is the first fully painted animated feature film. On 27th July 1890 a gaunt figure stumbled down a drowsy high street at twilight in the small French... more

Charcuterie Board Basics

Thu, August 11th, 6:30pm
Jackson County Public Library - Sylva, NC

A charcuterie (char·​cu·​te·​rie) board is a snacking spread that doubles as an elegant centerpiece. Alisha from Betty Bloom’s Boards will teach the basics of building so that you can impress your friends and family at your next gathering. Space is... more

Granny's Mason Jar - Summer Music Series

Thu, August 11th, 7:00pm
Marianna Black Library

The Marianna Black Library continues its Summer Music it Series with the bluegrass guitar picking of Bryson City’s own Granny’s Mason Jar on Thursday, August 11th, at 7:00 PM.     Following in the footsteps of Doc Watson, Norman Blake, Clarence... more

Friday, August 12

Chopstick Challenge with Nanaka

Fri, August 12th, 10:30am
Albert Carlton-Cashiers Community Library - Cashiers, NC

Help us welcome Nanaka back and find out if you have what it takes to be the Chopstick Champion! For more information call the Library at 82-743-0215

Macon County School System Lunch Program

Fri, August 12th, 11:00am
Macon County Public Library - Franklin, NC

In collaboration with the Macon County School System, lunches will be provided Monday-Friday from 11:00-11:30am.

Music Discovery with the NC Symphony

Fri, August 12th, 1:00pm
Jackson County Public Library - Sylva, NC

The Music Discovery program, funded by PNC Grow Up Great, is geared for preschool and elementary-age children and their families. The 30-minute program features a NC Symphony musician reading a book about music, talking about their instrument and... more

Friday Film: Murder on the Orient Express (2017)

Fri, August 12th, 1:30pm
Jackson County Public Library - Sylva, NC

Murder on the Orient Express is a mystery film directed by Kenneth Branagh based on the 1934 novel by Agatha Christie. Community Room. 114 mins. PG-13.  

Frida Kahlo Film

Fri, August 12th, 6:00pm
Macon County Public Library - Franklin, NC

A chronicle of the life Frida Kahlo shared unflinchingly and openly with Diego Rivera, as the young couple took the art world by storm. 2 hrs 3 min; Rated R for sexuality/nudity, language    

Saturday, August 13

Community Volunteer Fair

Sat, August 13th, 10:00am
The Venue at Sapphire Commons - Sapphire, NC

Area non-profits need YOU! Join us at The Venue at Sapphire Commons and meet local area non-profits that need volunteers. From 10 am - 2 pm over 20 organizations will be present to share information and let you know how you can help. This event is... more

Boredom Busters

Sat, August 13th, 10:00am
Jackson County Public Library - Sylva, NC

Looking for something fun to do? Drop by the library for activity centers all ages can enjoy. Books, art, building, games, and more! Come try something new or participate in an all-time favorite! 

Monday, August 15

Macon County School System Lunch Program

Mon, August 15th, 11:00am
Macon County Public Library - Franklin, NC

In collaboration with the Macon County School System, lunches will be provided Monday-Friday from 11:00-11:30am.

Mah Jongg

Mon, August 15th, 1:00pm
Albert Carlton-Cashiers Community Library - Cashiers, NC

Join a friendly Mah Jongg game at the Library. We welcome players of all levels for an afternoon of friendly play and banter. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

Tuesday, August 16

Sweating with Switch Sports

Tue, August 16th, 10:30am
Albert Carlton-Cashiers Community Library - Cashiers, NC

Wear your tennis shoes and get ready to play your friends. Show them how it's done! Make new friends and show them how it's done! Join our low impact, FUN, air conditioned way to get some exercise in this summer. This program is open to all ages,... more

Rock & Read

Tue, August 16th, 10:30am
Jackson County Public Library - Sylva, NC

This will be a time to get up and dance, shake, and wiggle as we share stories, songs, and rhymes for kids of all ages.