An open house and reception will be held 2:30 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 25, for “Cherokee Baskets and Their Makers,” an exhibit currently on display at Western Carolina University’s Mountain Heritage Center.
Western Carolina University Chancellor John W. Bardo will deliver the Spring 2007 State of the University address today (Tuesday, Feb. 20) at 3 p.m. To watch from your web browser, please go to: (This video is no longer available).
About 200 students from Western North Carolina will get a chance to voice their opinions on a variety of local, state and federal government issues, while getting an interactive lesson on the legislative process when they convene in a youth assembly Saturday, March 24, in the Asheville Civic Center Banquet Hall.
Students and faculty members from the costume shop at Western Carolina University have been preparing all semester for the production “The Music Man,” set to open Thursday, Feb. 22, with the most costumes they have ever had to make for a single show.
Science students from 16 Western North Carolina counties will come together at Western Carolina University on Wednesday and Thursday, Feb. 21 and 22, to display science projects and compete for the opportunity to exhibit at the North Carolina State Science Fair in Raleigh.
Anne Mitchell Whisnant, author of “Super-Scenic Motorway,” a history of the Blue Ridge Parkway, will be the featured presenter as the Appalachian Cultural Lunchtime Series continues Wednesday, Feb. 21, at Western Carolina University’s Mountain Heritage Center.
The “Telling Mountain Stories” folk life series will continue at Western Carolina University on Tuesday, Feb. 20, with a screening of the documentary film “The Queen Family: Appalachian Tradition and Back Porch Music.”