Attend a lively musical performance, go dancing at one of the many street festivals planned throughout the Blue Ridge Mountains, explore regional gem mines, sample your way across a food and wine festival, or explore a new art exhibit. There’s no shortage of cool things to do here in Western North Carolina. Here’s a list of some of the best events taking place this month.
Written by "Hamilton" composer, Lin-Manuel Miranda, "In the Heights" spans three generations of music representing the inhabitants of Washington Heights, New York. Following a dream, the people share memories of home, fall in love, worry about the changes in the neighborhood, and dance to Latin music from their countries, mixed with the rhythms of the streets. […]
Ol' Blue Eyes will never be forgotten because Frank Sinatra knew how to effortlessly present a song with intention and style. "My Way" has been presented throughout the United States and abroad to sold-out audiences. You will hear your favorites: “All of Me,” “Chicago,” “I Love Paris,” and of course “My Way,” and many more. […]
Lees-McRae Summer Theatre opens its season with "The Wiz," a retelling of "The Wizard of Oz" with a “soulful” twist. Every song is uplifting, and every journey is a parable telling us how to see a better world. Magical places with outlandish characters helped this show earn seven Tony Awards including Best Musical. Our production […]