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FIBER ARTS GROUP — Whether you’re a beginner or a seasoned pro, connect with other fiber arts enthusiasts at Panacea Coffee House on the second and fourth Saturday of each month.

Holiday events will soon be in full swing. Until then enjoy what Haywood has to offer.

Multi-day events

Small Works exhibit at Haywood County Arts Council: On display daily through Dec. 31, excluding holidays. Themed exhibit that encourages buying art as holiday gifts.


5K TURKEY TROT — Burn a few calories and support the Waynesville-Sunrise Rotary at the annual Turkey Trot race.

Thursday, Nov. 25

5K Turkey Trot: Annual Thanksgiving 5K returns to Lake Junaluska. The race starts at 9 a.m. Youth $15; adults $25. Hosted by Waynesville-Sunrise Rotary. Proceeds benefit community projects and service work. Visit to sign up.

Saturday, Nov. 27

Waynesville Fiber Friends: A social meet-up for fiber artists of all kinds crochet, knit, cross-stitch, weaving, felting, etc. is held from 10 a.m. to noon the second and fourth Saturday of the month at Panacea Coffee House. New learners welcome. 828-276-6226.

Sunday, Nov. 28


SMALL ANIMAL SALE — If you’re in the market for some backyard chickens, goats or other small animals, head to the WNC Livestock Center’s Sunday, Nov. 28, auction.

WNC Livestock Center small animal sale: Held at WNC Livestock Center, 474 Stock Drive, Canton. Check in starts at 9 a.m., auction starts at 2 p.m. There will be agriculture related vendors. Crates available for purchase. Cages are sold with animals. Email or call 828-636-3700 for more info.

Monday, Nov. 29

LifeWorks Thanksgiving celebration and open house: Open house and Thanksgiving celebration from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at LifeWorks, 68 Montgomery St., Waynesville. Call 828-283-9587 to RSVP.

Miscellaneous card games for seniors: 1-4 p.m. at the Waynesville Senior Resource Center.

Food Addicts Anonymous: Follows Food Addicts Anonymous Twelve-Step Program. Meets at Grace Church in the Mountains in Waynesville at 5:30 p.m.

Tuesday, Nov. 30

The Mother’s Connection Group: A weekly class for mothers and their new babies, from birth through the crawling stage, at Haywood Regional Medical Center, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Call 828-452-8440.

Experimental Tap: Join Frog Level Brewing Company to taste an experimental beer. Call 828-454-5664.

Wednesday, Dec. 1

Waynesville watershed hike: Moderate to strenuous 4-mile hike starting at 11 a.m. at Waynesville water treatment plant, 341 Rocky Branch Trail. $5 donation suggested. No pets. Bring lunch and water. Sponsored by Town of Waynesville and Haywood Waterways Association. RSVP to Christine O’Brien at 828-476-4667 ext. 11.

Waynesville reservoir

WATERSHED HIKE — Learn more about the 8,000-acre Waynesville watershed during a guided hike on Wednesday, Dec. 1

Affordable Care Act Health Insurance Open Enrollment: Meet with a certified application counselor, 12:30 to 5:30 p.m. at Canton Branch Library. Walk-ins welcome or call 828-452-1447 for an appointment.

Homeschool STEAM Club: Homeschoolers welcome at the Canton Branch Library from 1-2 p.m. each month for a hands-on activity involving science, technology, engineering, art, and math. Open to students ages 10 and older. Call 828-356-2567.

Waynesville Historic Preservation Commission: The Waynesville Historic Preservation Commission meets at 2 p.m. the first Wednesday of the month in the Municipal Building at 16 Main St. 828-452-2491.

Wired Wednesday: Sign up for one-on-one, in-person technology help by appointment only on Dec. 1, 8 and 15 at Canton Branch Library. 45 minute sessions from 3-5 p.m. Masks/face coverings required. Call 828-648-2924.

Karaoke Night at Boojum: Grab some friends and get in the spirit at Boojum Brewing’s weekly Karaoke Night each Wednesday at 8:30 p.m. Free.

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