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.”
Prospective college students who want to find out what college life is all about will have an opportunity to get their questions answered as Western Carolina University holds Open House on Saturday, Feb. 17.
Patrons of music and drama will have an opportunity to help fund musical theater scholarships and meet Broadway legend Terrence Mann following Western Carolina University’s opening night performance of “The Music Man” on Thursday Feb. 22.
Western Carolina University’s Lectures, Concerts and Exhibitions Series will present an “Evening of Spoken Word” featuring poet, actor and musician Saul Williams at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 20, in the Fine and Performing Arts Center.
The winter series of old-time and bluegrass music jam sessions sponsored by Western Carolina University’s Mountain Heritage Center will continue Thursday, Feb. 15, with a performance by Cullowhee Creek, a group of musicians composed of WCU students.