WNC Staff

WNC Staff
Nov 2023
On a recently added nonstop flight from our local airport, fly out west this winter to experience the Mile High City’s arts and culture, food and bevs, and snowy, outdoor majesties

Nov 2023
Winter 2024

Nov 2023
September 2, 2023 • The Vineyards at Betty’s Creek • Sylva

Nov 2023
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Nov 2023
The perfect presents are closer than you think. Find your gifting fix with 95 ideas for the lucky ones on your list—from outdoorsy folks to pet parents, foodies to kiddos, lovers of our locale, and everyone in between. Ready, set, give local!

Sep 2023
“I’m committed to accommodating every student and challenging each one appropriately.”

Sep 2023
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Sep 2023
Craft beers bag awards and global acclaim

Sep 2023
Crafters, growers, makers, and more; for many, farmers markets are the best venue to peddle their wares. Although summer is crowned market season, many of these markets are open through autumn. Check out these merchant hubs open during Appalachia’s most stunning season.

Sep 2023
Native to the rocky, wooded slopes of Western North Carolina, this tree offers up brilliant red foliage in the fall

Jun 2023
“My work is an abstraction of nature.”

Jun 2023
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Jun 2023
Lake James State Park

Mar 2023
“The complementary relationship between organic chaos and systematic geometry especially intrigues me.”

Mar 2023
For our annual photo contest this year, we reviewed more than 600 entries.

Mar 2023
What’s ahead for home design in 2023

Dec 2022
“You don't have to know about art—you just have to enjoy it.”

Dec 2022
Custom designs from local makers

Dec 2022
This standout berry bush brings native color to the winter months

Nov 2022
Submit your best shots of the region for the chance to win!

Sep 2022
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Sep 2022
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Jun 2022
“I knew when I retired I had to get back into my art.”

Jun 2022
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Mar 2022
“The labor-intensive process of basket making … interweaves ecology, culture, land, and identity.”

Dec 2021
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Dec 2021
"I craft my treasure into narrative art quilts."

Dec 2021
Highland Brewing’s famed winter ale turns 25 with fitting fanfare

Dec 2021
At Western North Carolina’s highest elevations, winter’s bracing temps forge a frozen wonderland

Dec 2021
Successful nesting is a mountain rarity for this apex predator

Aug 2021
Keep a keen eye for this frequent night flier

Aug 2021
After so many months of cancelled and postponed events, the urge to get together and celebrate is palpable. Here to satisfy is a season of great gatherings bursting with local culture: From woolly worms, elk, and Bigfoot to mountain arts, food, music, and more, these festivals truly have something for everyone.

Aug 2021
A brilliant blaze of fall color—the most famous of Western North Carolina visuals—is on vivid display through the lens of a High Country photographer with a passion for scenic wonders

Jun 2021
“The integration of craft and art—that is the foundation of my work. I call them ‘art-ful.’”

Jun 2021
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