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Native plant symposium returns to Highlands Botanical Gardens

The Highlands Botanical Gardens will resume its annual native plant symposium on Friday, Sept. 16, and Saturday, Sept. 17, at two locations.   

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Mountain Heritage Day announces award-winning music headliners

Becky Buller Band and Mountain Heart will be the headline musical acts for this year’s Mountain Heritage Day.  

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Pride of the Mountains Marching Band will take its talents international

The Pride of the Mountains Marching Band will perform in the St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Ireland on March 17, 2024.  

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Mountain Collegium Music Workshop, Lee Knight return for annual performance, lecture

A lecture and demonstration by folk singer and storyteller Lee Knight will be presented Tuesday, June 28, at 7:30 p.m. in the recital hall of Coulter Building.  

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New Student Convocation 2022 keynote speaker announced

Jacquelyn D. Hallum has been chosen as keynote speaker for the New Student Convocation.  

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WCU honors former scholar Ed Broadwell with doctorate of humane letters

WCU Board of Trustees awarded Freeman Edward “Ed” Broadwell Jr. with its highest honorary degree, doctorate of humane letters, as part of its commencement ceremonies Saturday, May 7.  

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It’s showtime for WCU’s Catamount Singers

The Catamount Singers are getting back in the swing of things after two years of pandemic disruptions and preparing for their annual spring concert, set for 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 23.   

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Controlled Chaos Film Festival returns to in-person viewing

After two years of virtual viewing, the School of Stage and Screen will present the 13th Annual Controlled Chaos Film Festival in-person.  

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Science at Jackson Arts Market events scheduled

A “Science at the Jackson Arts Market” will be held on consecutive Sundays in downtown Sylva on April 3 and April 10 to highlight the science behind crafts and gardening, in a free, family friendly event.  

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