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Franklin, NC Chamber of Commerce What To Do Events


UPCOMING EVENTS IN FRANKLIN, NC in Macon County

UPCOMING EVENTS IN FRANKLIN, NC

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Smoky Mountain Quilters Guild 2014 Quilt Show
Date(s): Oct 02, 2014 - Oct 04, 2014
When: Thurs - Fri. 9am - 5pm; Saturday 9am - 4pm
Where: Ramsey Regional Activity Center at WCU

Admission:  $5 per day

The show will feature the 2014 Hoffman Challenge display, over 300 quilts, vendors, silent auction, boutique and raffle quilt.

For additional information visit www.smokymtnquilters.org

Drive Thru Flu Clinic
Date(s): Oct 03, 2014
When: 8 am - 4 pm
Where: Angel Medical Center

Flu clinic by the Emergency Department located at the back of the hospital.  Cost will be $25, payable by cash or check and Medicare Part B only.

No appointment necessary.

Fall Rocks the Square with C-Squares & Co.
Date(s): Oct 03, 2014
When: 7:00 pm
Where: Franklin Town Square Gazebo

Vintage hits from the 1950's - '70's with Motown theme.  Donations accepted.

Sponsored by the Arts Council of Macon County.
524-7683 or arts4all@dnet.net 

Macon TRACS 7th Annual Blue Jean Ball
Date(s): Oct 04, 2014
When: 6 to 8:30 pm
Where: Macon County Fairgrounds

Rain or Shine.  BBQ, live music, cake walk, silent auction.  Benefits Macon TRACS operation Expenses for 2015.  Silent Auction Donations for the Silent Auction.

Pickin in the Square with Blue Ridge
Date(s): Oct 04, 2014
When: 6:30 pm Open Mike; 7:30 Main Act
Where: Gazebo on Town Square

Bring a chair and a friend for great gospel music... mountain style.

For more information contact Donnie Clay at 524-2516.

Ernie Haase
Date(s): Oct 04, 2014
When: 7:30 pm
Where: Smoky Mountain Center for the Performing Arts

Tickets:  $24, $18, $15

Big hopes.  Out-of-the-box ideas.  Ernie Haase has never been one to think small.  He may have started life in a little town in Indiana, but he's traveled around the world offering joy and encouragement through the music of his group, Ernie Haase & Signature Sound.

For tickets call 828-524-1598 or visit www.GreatMountainMusic.com 

Gingerbread House How To Demonstration
Date(s): Oct 07, 2014
When: 6:00 pm
Where: Main Street Bakery

Receive handout with gingerbread and royal icing recipe, baking and assembling techniques and decorating tips.  Life refreshments will be served.

Free seminar thanks to Andrews Auld Heating and Cooling.

RSVP is requested to 828-524-3161.

Republican Tailgate Party
Date(s): Oct 09, 2014
When: 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Where: 555 Depot Street, Republican Headquarters

A family event featuring a chili cook-off, live music, games and face painting.  Area candidates will be in attendance.  

For more information contact 524-2014.

Autumn Leaves Craft Show
Date(s): Oct 09, 2014 - Oct 11, 2014
Where: Macon County Fairgrounds

Unique handmade crafts.  Free admission & parking.  Bring a can of cat food for Catman 2 Shelter.

For additional information contact Vicki at 828-349-4324.

Democratic Tailgate Party
Date(s): Oct 10, 2014
When: 6 pm
Where: Across the road from Porter Street FHS entrance

Voters of Macon and Jackson Counties are invited to our Tailgate Party.  Festivities will be at 6pm until game time (7:30 pm) before the annual football game between rivals, Franklin and Smoky Mountain High Schools.

Join us for hot dogs, fixin's and drinks.  Our Macon County Democratic candidates will also be there to talk with you about issues and goals so important to us all here in NC.

Look for our signs and danners directly across the street from the Franklin High School parking lot entrance on Porter Street.  Join us around the bonfire for food, music and share your thoughts for our mutual future.

Community Breakfast
Date(s): Oct 11, 2014
When: 7:30 pm - 10:00 am
Where: Bethel United Methodist Church

Donations Accepted

Breakfast includes eggs, bacon, sausage, grits, hash browns, biscuits & gravy, fruit, pancakes & cinnamon rolls.

81 Bethel Church Road. 

Franklin Farmers' Tailgate Market
Date(s): Oct 11, 2014
When: 8:00 am - Noon
Where: 200 Block of East Palmer

Home Grown & Organic Vegetables, Berries & Herbs
Artisan Breads Pastries & Desserts
Eggs
Pasture-fed Beef & Chicken
Trout
Goat Cheese & Products
Canned Vegetables, Pickles, Jame & Jelly
Honey
Shiitake Mushrooms
Herbal Soaps & Creams
Plants & Cut Flowers
Wool Yarn & More!

Facebook: Franklin NC Farmers Market

www.buyappalachian.org/listing/franklin-tailgate-market  

Country's Family Reunion
Date(s): Oct 11, 2014
When: 7:30 pm
Where: Smoky Mountain Center for the Performing Arts

Tickets:  $30, $25, $20

Country's Family Reunion brings country music stars, armed with decades of songs and stories to Franklin.  Whisperin' Bill Anderson will host this intimate gathering of country music legends as they share the stories and sing the songs that made them famous.  You will undoubtedly find yourself singing along with the classics and find yourself delighted by the stories that go hand in hand with the music.

For tickets call 828-524-1598 or visit www.greatmountainmusic.com

QuickBooks Seminar
Date(s): Oct 16, 2014
When: 9am - 1pm
Where: Macon Tax at 335 Westgate Plaza

Learn the 21 most common mistakes in QuickBooks that hurt your business.  Learn how to use QuickBooks to improve overall company performance.  Taught by Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor John Barbee.

This 4 hour training costs $97.  Limited class size so register now at 369-5777 or email john@macontax.com.

25th Annual Leaf Lookers Gemboree
Date(s): Oct 17, 2014 - Oct 19, 2014
When: Friday - Saturday 10am - 5pm; Sunday 11am - 4pm
Where: Macon County Community Building

Gem Show with dealers from all over the southeast offering fine jewelry, costume jewelry, beads, rough and cut gemstones.

For more information contact the Franklin Chamber at 828-524-3161

Macon County Heritage Center Concert - Town Mountain
Date(s): Oct 18, 2014
When: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Where: Historic Cowee School - 51 Cowee School Drive

General Admission Tickets are $10 and available at www.CoweeSchool.org, at the Franklin Chamber of Commerce and at the school on the day of the concert.  For more information, contact 828-349-1945.

Pickin on the Square with The Thomas Family
Date(s): Oct 18, 2014
When: 6:30 Open Mike; 7:30 Main Act
Where: Gazebo on Town Square

Bring a chair and a friend for some great gospel muic... mountain style.

For more information contact Donnie Clay at 524-2516.

Sid the Science Kid LIVE!
Date(s): Oct 18, 2014
When: 1:00 pm & 4:00 pm
Where: Smoky Mountain Center for the Performing Arts

Tickets:  $22, $18, $15

Come join Sid the Science Kid and all his pals in this live show.  Teacher Susie leads the kids and the audience through a musical adventure jam packed with special sensory effects that is sure to engage sight, smell, sound and more!  Jive to the music from the hit PBS KIDS television series and join Sid and his friends as they explore lots of interactive moments with the audience that will bring out the curious scientist in your kids!  Find out What's the Big Idea? with Sid the Science Kid - LIVE!

For tickets call 828-524-1598 or visit www.greatmountainmusic.com

"Night of the Ghouls 5K Run/Walk"
Date(s): Oct 18, 2014
Where: Tassee Park on the Greenway

A Domestic Violence Awareness Month event/fundraiser called "Night of the Ghouls 5K Run/Walk" and "Little Goblins Fun Run/Walk".

This event is sponsored by R.E.A.C.H. of Macon County.  Online registration:  tinyurl.com/nightofhteghouls

For more information contact David at 828-369-5544

One World, One Hope
Date(s): Oct 19, 2014
When: 3 pm
Where: First United Methodist Church

Benefit Concert for CareNet and Stop Hunger Now

International and American works performed by the Sanctuary Bells, Chancel Choir, Kathy & Ed Hill, guitarist Bob Blanton and tuba player George James.  Original poetry by Jane Parkyn.

T & D Gem Show & Car Show
Date(s): Oct 22, 2014 - Oct 26, 2014
Where: Corner of 441 & Lake Emory Road

For more information contact 371-2954.

Business After Hours
Date(s): Oct 23, 2014
When: 5:00 - 6:30 pm
Where: Macon Program for Progress

Join us to help Macon Program for Progress celebrate their 25th Anniversary.  Come see their facility, network and enjoy refreshments.

RSVP to 828-524-3161.

18th Annual Pumpkin Fest
Date(s): Oct 24, 2014 - Oct 25, 2014
When: Friday 3pm - 6pm; Saturday 9am - 4pm
Where: Downtown Franklin and East Franklin Shopping Center

October 24 - Hayrides from East Franklin Shopping Center from 3pm - 6pm.  After school treats for the kids in East Franklin Shopping Center from 3pm - 5pm.

October 25 - Street Festival along Main Street with crafters, Famous Pumpkin Roll, Live Music all day, Pie Eating Contest, Games, Costume Contest and Parade along with Food.  

For more information go to www.pumpkinfestfranklin.com 

CareNet Pancake Breakfast
Date(s): Oct 25, 2014
When: 7:30 am - 9:00 am
Where: CareNet Office - 130 Bidwell Street

All proceeds benefit CareNet and our mission to provide food relief for families in need here in Macon County.

Shuttle service provided from corner of Church & Iotla Street   ($1 donation for round trip - to and from breakfast).

Enjoy a hot stack of pancakes, with your choice of a side of sausage or bacon and choice of coffee or orange juice.

$7 Adults and $5 children under 12.  Tickets may be purchased morning of breakfast or Visit CareNet to purchase in advance.

Gem Mine Caravan
Date(s): Oct 25, 2014
When: 10 am
Where: Mason Mountain Mine & Cowee Gift Shop

The Friends of the Rickman Store will be hosting their second tour of local gem mines

Trick or Treat Enchanted Forest
Date(s): Oct 25, 2014
When: 3:00 - 6:00 pm
Where: Highlands Aerial Park

Brave Indian FamilyZipline Course
Face Painting
Pumpkin Decorating
Costume Contest
$19 per person  $5 for children under 5

Call 828-526-8773 for more information

www.HighlandsAerialPark.com

 

Starship featuring Mickey Thomas
Date(s): Oct 25, 2014
When: 7:30 pm
Where: Smoky Mountain Center for the Performing Arts

One of the most iconic rock bands from the eighties, recording several of the decade's biggest anthems, including We Built This City, Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now and Sara.  Now on tour!

For tickets call 828-524-1598 or visit www.GreatMountainMusic.com

Trunk or Treat
Date(s): Oct 29, 2014
When: 5:30 - 7:30 pm
Where: Iotla Baptist Church

Please join us for a safe and unique way to trick or treat as kids go "trunk to trunk" in our parking lot to receive candy and treats.  Please wear your costume (nothing scary) and join us for an evening full of fun!

Free hot dogs, games, hay rides and good bags.  Everyone welcome!

2nd Annual Fall Festival
Date(s): Oct 29, 2014
When: 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Where: Highlands-Cashiers Hospital Campus

Free and Open to the public!  Loads of fun for the entire family!  Costume contest, cake walk, hayrides, popcorn, trick or treating, cotton candy, pumpkin decorating contest, face painting, loads of games, great music and fabulous food!

Lunch available at $5 per plate:  Corn Dog, Potato Salad, Chips, Drink and Funnel Cake.

Howling Customer Appreciation Day
Date(s): Oct 31, 2014
Where: Appalachian Animal Rescue Center at 1521 Old Murphy Road

Best Pet Costume Contest at 2:30 pm

Prizes, drinks and snacks.

The Beautiful Offerings Tour
Date(s): Oct 31, 2014
When: 7:00 pm
Where: Smoky Mountain Center for the Performing Arts

Tickets:  $25, $20, $15

Truly compelling music makes the personal universal.  Few artists have done that more consistently or more movingly than Bid Daddy Weave.  Through more than a decade of hits like "In Christ, Audience of One, You're Worthy Of My Praise, Everytime I Breathe, What Life Would Be LIke, and You Found Me."  They have shared the journey in a way that has won the ongoing respect of fans, press and industry alike.  The Beautiful Offerings Tour features Group 1 Crew, Chris August, and Dara Maclean.

For tickets call 828-524-1598 or visit www.GreatMountainMusic.com