Western Carolina University is accepting nominations for the Mountain Heritage Awards, an honor bestowed annually on one individual and one organization playing a prominent role in researching, preserving and/or interpreting Southern Appalachian history, culture and issues.
Western Carolina University’s Division of Educational Outreach will offer a workshop on the topic “Networking Necessities: How to Build and Engage Face-to-Face and LinkedIn Contacts” from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. Friday, June 9, at the university’s instructional site in Asheville.
Western Carolina University’s Mountain Heritage Center will host an edible plants workshop with biologist Jeff Gottlieb as part of its ongoing Appalachian Living craft and skills series from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, May 7.
Ben Steere, director of Cherokee Studies Programs and an assistant professor of anthropology at Western Carolina University, will hold a book launch for his recent publication of “The Archaeology of Houses and Households in the Native Southeast” at City Lights Bookstore in Sylva on Friday, May 12, beginning at 6:30 p.m.
Road Works, Western Carolina University’s outreach program that offers free music, film and theatrical events to communities throughout the region, is presenting a musical variety show titled “Livin’ the Dream” this summer.
Films created by Western Carolina University students will be screened at the ninth annual Controlled Chaos Film Festival in the John W. Bardo Fine and Performing Arts Center at 7 p.m. Friday, April 28.