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.”
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.