HART- Haywood Arts Regional Theater -One of Western North Carolina's most spectacular theater companies presenting a year round schedule of plays and musicals from its home in downtown Waynesville, NC. Founded in 1984, HART is one of the region's most celebrated and successful theater companies. It's home, the Performing Arts Center at the Shelton House, sits on an eight acre historic site in the shadow of Cold Mountain and just blocks from Downtown Waynesville. The property is also home to the Museum of N.C. Handicrafts. Beginning this summer, visitors can enjoy a fine dining experience at the Harmon's Den Bistro, located inside the new Daniel and Belle Fangmeyer Theater, before strolling into one of HART's three performance spaces to enjoy a mountain experience you will never forget.