Appalachian Lifestyle Celebration

Saturday, June 14

Celebrating our 4th year! Heritage seeking visitors will be drawn to Main Street to see booths of traditional crafts & educational displays, observe demonstrations, and visit with the artists. Music lovers will enjoy tapping their toes to the music of banjos, fiddles & dulcimers while skilled cloggers and dancers perform. Listen to professional storytellers & more. To select your accommodations in Waynesville, go to Lodging.

Artists, Crafters and Demonstrators are needed to fill Main Street with booths on June 14th. If you know of someone who might be interested in demonstrating and/or selling in the areas of basket making, weaving, quilting, woodworking, wood carving, pottery, painting, blacksmithing, knives, gunsmithing, leatherworking, clock making, soap making, molasses, honey, butter churning, and more. Food vendors will feature traditional Appalachian food. Applications here or in our office. 10am-6pm


THE STRAND - Extended hours in APRIL! Lounge area (Main St. entrance) is open Thurs & Fri 2-9, Sat 1-9. Box office will be open for tickets, reservations, concessions also available: Organic popcorn, locally made sodas by Waynesville Soda Jerks, soft pretzels, locally made The Hop ice cream. Now showing 2pm Sat Matinées for every movie!

Ticket Prices
Movies: $6 Adults $4 Children (12 and Under)
*$3 for all 2pm Matinées
Live Music: $12 Advance $15 At the Door
For more info 38 N Main St


20 Church St 828-452-6000

Fine Food, Drink, & More

CITY BAKERY welcomes Spring by resuming regular season hours. Open 7-5 Mon-Fri, 8-5 Sat and 8-3 Sun. Stop in for a fresh loaf of bread, something sweet, or a satisfying lunch, from panini sandwiches to house made soups & more. Custom & wedding cakes, catering, meeting space available, and enjoy the back deck seating on beautiful warm spring days. 18 N Main St 828-452-3881

FROGS LEAP PUBLIC HOUSE Innovative Southern Food with a Local Backbone & Home Grown Libations. A farm to table restaurant serving regionally inspired modern dishes. Our weekly menu highlights seasonal traditional southern foods & local ingredients. Lunch: Tues-Sat 11:30-2:30. Dinner: Tues-Thurs 5-9 Fri & Sat 5-10. Open Sundays on Mother's Day. Winter Specials: Two For Tues: Buy two house cocktails, Get a free item from the snack menu. ½ Price Wine Wed: All wine by the glass of in the first three tiers is ½ price. Thirsty Thurs: All bottle beer is ½ price. Voted #1 Restaurant in Waynesville/Canton 2013 by Mountain Express. 2013 Mélange of the Mountains Culinary Excellence Award Winner. Voted #1 Food in WNC by Open Table 2/14 44 Church St 828-456-1930


We continue to be open 7 days! We're here for you for your local and sustainable grocery needs. Check out our website regularly for new product updates & upcoming tasting dates & times. 142 N Main 828.452.3848 Mon-Sat 10am-7pm Sun 1-5pm

CLASSIC WINESELLER Waynesville's premier retail wine & craft beer shop, small plate restaurant, & intimate live music venue presents local, regional, or national talent every Fri & Sat night at 7pm. Enjoy daily wine tastings in the underground environs at 20 Church St. The Wineseller's restaurant opens at 5:30pm on Fri & Sat serving freshly prepared small plate fare. There is a $10 pp minimum on live music nights - includes food, drink, & retail purchases. Reservations accepted between 6-7pm by calling 828-452-6000.

Friends of the Smokies

Guided hikes in Great Smoky Mountains National Park feature interpretation and leadership by celebrated outdoor author, blogger, and hiking expert, Danny Bernstein. Each hike highlights an achievement or cause Friends of the Smokies has supported in the Park. Full day hikes are on the 2nd Tuesday of each month. To support the Smokies Trails Forever program, a donation of $10 for members and $35 for non-members is requested. Non-members receive a complimentary 1-year membership to Friends of the Smokies on their first hike. Members who bring a friend hike for free. To register contact Brent McDaniel at or call 828.452.0720.

Hike Calendar

The Historical and Genealogy Society
of Haywood County

MUSEUM is Open to the Public
Monday and Friday, 1:30-4:30pm

Historical Haywood County Courthouse, Room 308
Main Street, Waynesville, NC

Downtown Happenings


BY a THREAD "Just Opened" Michele Farlow, the Seamstress/Proprietor, has over 30 years experience in the sewing & bridal industry. She owned businesses in Naples, Fort Myers, Fla. & NY, in addition to 10 yrs of interior design experience in Naples. Michele & husband, Kyle also discover vintage/eclectic interior items for the corners of your home! 24 hr turn around on alterations w/ a small additional fee. Tue-Sat 12-7pm (or by appt) 200 S Main UNDER the Oak Park Inn office 828-550-2662

KARMA CAFÉ The Karma Café is a family owned & operated coffee shop serving breakfast & lunch daily. Featuring freshly baked pastries & sweets to go along with locally roasted coffee, cappuccinos & espressos. Daily soup, salad & sandwich specials. Good food fast in a warm & friendly environment. Also with a nod to the healthy side as we have a juice bar & smoothies. Delicious & nutritious. Open Mon-Fri 6-3 Sat-Sun 8-4 Stop by and say hi! 180 N Main St 828-246-6007

FIFI'S FINE ReSALE is celebrating Spring! Gorgeous scarves, jewelry & accessories. The shop is filled with brightly colored apparel. You are sure to find your Easter outfit! We have a wonderful selection of marked-down winter items. M-Th 10-5, Fri & Sat 10-6. We are currently taking spring & summer consignment items, call 828-454-9393 to schedule your appointment today 42 N Main, across from Mast.

COOK'S ABBEY CARPET FLOORING Spring is the perfect time for new carpet! We have over 350 styles of beautiful, durable carpet for residential & commercial settings. Featuring a range of colors, patterns, & prices, you'll find the perfect floor in our showroom at 168 S Main St. Ask for a complimentary measure & quote. Log on to our website to view a showcase of available products –

OLDE BRICK HOUSE Open Mon-Sat 10-5. We will remain open until 8pm Fri, April 11, during Mélange of the Mountains. Encounter a Ribbon Wick candle with hypnotic flame & sophisticated scent. SPICE & TEA PANTRY inside OLDE BRICK HOUSE will also remain open until 8pm. We'll be tasting a variety of hot & cold teas during the Mélange. 66 N Main 452-4880

LN DAVIS Attention Retail Shop Owners The Cincinnati Insurance Co. offers outstanding insurance for all retail stores and/or lessor's risk properties. I can offer a 3yr premium rate guarantee on most businesses for property/liability insurance. Cincinnati is an industry leader in commercial/personal insurance coverage & honored to be included on three consecutive Forbes' lists of America's Most Trustworthy Companies. Cincinnati is one of the lowest consumer complaint ratios in the insurance industry. PLEASE give me a call, allow me to review your current insurance program. If you can lock-in a great premium for the next 3 years that's like money in the bank! Refer a new customer, receive a $10 gift card. Gary Lance 828-452-2876

BLUE RIDGE BOOKS SPRING AUTHOR EVENTS Sat, 5th 3pm George E. Thompson, Waynesville resident & former pastor of FUMC, God is Not Fair, Thank God! Sat, 12th 3pm Tim Jackson, Gone Pro: North Carolina Sat, 26th 3pm Bart D. Ehrman How Jesus Became God. Reserved seating is available w/ the advanced purchase of the book. New Hours 9am - 6pm 7 days 152 S Main 828-456-6000

JUST DUCKY Spring is here! We have loads of new merchandise for girls, boys, & infants! Peaches 'N Cream, Letop, Rabbit Moon, Bunnies By The Bay, & Two's Company are some of the great brands. Now is the time to shop for that special Easter outfit! Open Tues-Sat, 10am -5pm. 25 Miller St ( Beside Smoky Mountain Sub Shop). 828-456-4297

TWIGS AND LEAVES GALLERY The gallery is filling up with fresh, spring inspired artwork & is gearing up for the Art After Dark series, the first Friday in May through December. Sarah Sneeden kicks off the season. Stroll through the gallery's 145+ artists Mon-Sat 10-5:30. We ship anywhere. 98 N Main 828-456-1940 Find us on Facebook.

MOUNTAIN FAVORS Indulge with delicious locally made gourmet gift baskets this Easter, an assortment of scrumptious handmade chocolates & cookies. We have adorable stuffed handcrafted bunnies. Don't forget we ship or deliver your Easter baskets for you. 98 N Main (lower level Twigs & Leaves) 828-734-4281 Facebook (like us)

T PENNINGTON ART GALLERY Colored pencil classes offered April 3-5 & 17-19. No experience necessary. We provide all the needed materials & framing on your finished pieces is included in the price. The classes are laid back & fun. Six student maximum, call early. 10-5 one, two or all 3 days. Classes are held in the gallery. 15 N Main 828-452-9284

CHRISTMAS is…EVERYDAY Open Mon-Sat 10am-5pm. Special hours Fri, April 11 'til 8pm celebrating Melange of the Mountains. Check out all the new Christmas puzzles that have arrived. Smell the new Woodwick Candles. 113 N Main St 828-452-7945

THE CHOCOLATE SHOP Shop with us! It is great retail therapy! For all your EASTER basket selections, we have a large delectable & beautiful EASTER inventory, includes chocolate truffles. Open Good Friday. Open 12noon-5pm Mon-Sat 170 N Main 828-452-6844


WELLS EVENT & RECEPTION CENTER Recycling doesn't just apply to milk jugs & newspapers; buildings can be recycled, too. The Center will rejuvenate a building that was quickly becoming neglected into a beautiful community resource for celebrations & events. Adjacent to Wells Funeral Home at 296 N Main, the Center is designed to serve Haywood & surrounding counties for both social & business functions, anniversaries, wedding & funeral receptions, & business conferences. Catering service will be provided by premier area restaurants & caterers. Look forward to an open house event this summer in celebration of the transformation. For more information, contact Wells Funeral Homes at 828-456-3535.

The DOWNTOWN WAYNESVILLE Association proudly supports other non-profits in our community. Main Street is a social connectivity center, a place where you make memories and make friends and where you come to meet friends. It is a place where you bring your family, it is the place where you bring your family when they are visiting. It is the place to shop and eat! And Run a Race, and Ride a Horse, and Spill the Wine…or actually try not to spill the wine!

APRIL 26 - Three Special Events Downtown

5K KARE & Fun Run 8:30am 1K fun run &9am for the 5K Main St Begin at Badcock parking lot. Awards to Winners in each age category, For info - Paige Gilliland Family & Victim Advocate 828 456-8995

HORSE PARADE "Help a Horse Day" 1pm Main St STAR RANCH invites YOU to join them while they hope to win an ASPCA Grant. Help by participating on this day. For more info, call 828-400-4940.

THE GREAT WINE RACE 2pm Miller St. Area Restaurant's Servers compete against each other carrying trays of wine glasses daring not to spill a drop. All proceeds go to the RELAY FOR LIFE FUNDRAISER

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