The eight annual Cullowhee Canoe Slalom, a family friendly paddling competition on a calm section of the Tuckaseigee River near the Western Carolina University campus, will be held on the morning of Saturday, Sept. 9.
The legal arguments surrounding an upcoming U.S. Supreme Court case will be discussed as Western Carolina University’s Free Enterprise Speaker Series holds its first program of the fall semester from 5 to 6:15 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 5, in the theater of A.K. Hinds University Center.
WCU Presents, the performance series at Western Carolina University’s John W. Bardo Fine and Performing Arts Center, opens its 2017-18 season at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 7, with The HillBenders, a bluegrass group from Springfield, Missouri, presenting “The Who’s Tommy: A Bluegrass Opry.”
Astrophysicist and theologian David Wilkinson will visit Western Carolina University to present a lecture on the topic “The Big Bang, Multiverse and Stephen Hawking: The Search for God in Contemporary Cosmology” at 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 25, in the theater of A.K. Hinds University Center.
Accomplished long-distance hiker Jennifer Pharr Davis of Asheville will be taking a break from her current project, hiking North Carolina’s Mountains-to-Sea Trail, to give a presentation at Western Carolina University on Wednesday, Aug. 30.
Western Carolina University’s newest Catamounts will receive their official welcome to the university during the 2017 New Student Convocation beginning 5:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 18, at the Ramsey Regional Activity Center.
The second season finale of “David Holt’s State of Music” series featuring bluegrass, traditional gospel and old-time music is set for broadcast Thursday, July 27, at 10 p.m. on UNC-TV and features performances recorded at Western Carolina University.
The Performance Series of Western Carolina University’s John W. Bardo Fine and Performing Arts Center opens Thursday, Sept. 7, with The HillBenders, a bluegrass group from Springfield, Missouri, performing The Who's "Tommy."