A delegation of educators from the Republic of Botswana will visit Western Carolina University for a week beginning Monday, July 17, as part of a continuing collaboration to address special needs students in that country.
The faculty of the Mountain Collegium will present a recital of medieval, renaissance, baroque and contemporary music on early and folk instruments at 8 p.m. Thursday, June 29, in the recital hall of Western Carolina University’s Coulter Building.
Western Carolina University’s John W. Bardo Fine and Performing Arts Center will present Alfred Lord Tennyson’s “Enoch Arden: A Melodrama” at 3 p.m. Sunday, June 25, in the art center’s Studio Theatre.
Tom Belt, Western Carolina University’s Cherokee Language Program coordinator, will be a keynote speaker during the opening ceremony for an exhibit, “Native Voices: Native Peoples’ Concepts of Health and Illness,” at Jackson County Public Library at 6 p.m. Friday, June 23.
Western Carolina University’s Mountain Heritage Day will be a dog-friendly event this year, with certain restrictions, and host some fun dog contests when things get underway Saturday, Sept. 30, from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. Dogs must be leashed at all times, owners must immediately clean up after dogs, and pets are not allowed to approach other guests or disrupt any exhibit, performance or activity.
Road Works, Western Carolina University’s outreach program that offers free music, film and theatrical events to communities throughout the region, is going strong this summer with performances of the musical variety show “Livin’ the Dream.”
The deadline for vendors to submit early applications for prime spaces at Mountain Heritage Day, Western Carolina University’s annual fall festival of traditional Appalachian culture, is rapidly approaching.
Western Carolina University’s Mountain Heritage Center will hold a bark basket-making workshop as part of its ongoing Appalachian Living craft and skills series Thursday, June 15, from 5:30 until 8:30 p.m.
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.