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Attend the 2016 Montford Music and Arts Festival!

April 4th, 2016 by Corey A. Edwards

2016 Montford Music and Arts Festival

The Montford Music and Arts Festival, held the third Saturday of every May, is a free, annual, neighborhood block party held in the historic Montford neighborhood, near downtown Asheville, featuring music, art and food.

Asheville’s largest, longest running, single day neighborhood street festival, the Montford Music and Arts Festival has been a local favorite for 13 years. The festival’s reputation and scope have grown over the years and it now draws crowds of 7,000 people or more, from both inside and outside Asheville – and who can wonder why?

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Discover the 2016 Carolina Mountain Cheese Fest!

March 11th, 2016 by Corey A. Edwards

Carolina Mountain Cheese Fest 2016The second annual Carolina Mountain Cheese Fest, scheduled for April 24th, 2016, promises tastings, demonstrations, workshops, and more – and all to benefit the WNC Cheese Trail!

2015 saw the very first, annual Carolina Mountain Cheese Festival and it was such a success that this year was a shoe-in with as many of the same events and attractions as last year and then some!

Held at Highland Brewery in Asheville again this year, you can look forward to beer and cheese tastings, among other yummy distractions.

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Celebrate Spring with Biltmore Blooms 2016

February 12th, 2016 by Corey A. Edwards

Biltmore Blooms 2016 Festival of FlowersFor flower fans, there’s no better way to welcome spring than with the annual Asheville Festival of Flowers that is Biltmore Blooms, March 19th through May 26th, 2016.

The Biltmore Estate is always worth a visit for those with an eye for beauty and grandeur – but you haven’t seen the pinnacle of the Biltmore Estate’s beauty until you’ve seen Biltmore Blooms Festival of Flowers in the spring.

Each year, the Biltmore Estate welcomes the first day of spring with wave after wave, week after week, of bright and beautiful blossoms: Biltmore Blooms! Orchids, tulips, daffodils, hyacinths, forsythia, azaleas, roses, and more – a panoply of living color to catch eye, fill the lungs, and delight the senses.

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Ski Areas Near Asheville

January 15th, 2016 by Corey A. Edwards

Ski Areas Near AshevilleLooking for ski areas near Asheville? While it’s true Asheville winters tend to be mild, there are some great places nearby to ski, snowboard, or tube in western North Carolina, where temperatures often run up to 20 degrees cooler!

For the outdoor enthusiast, winter often brings to mind downhill skiing or cross-country skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing, tubing, ice-skating and sledding. Though the Asheville area isn’t exactly a snow-sports mecca, we’re not so far away from some really wonderful North Carolina ski areas. We do have the highest mountains in the eastern US, after all!

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Asheville New Year’s Eve Celebrations 2015

December 11th, 2015 by Corey A. Edwards

Asheville New Year's Eve2015 is just about outta here. Planning on enjoying an Asheville New Year’s Eve? Good idea! There are plenty of New Year’s Eve celebrations and events planned all around the Asheville area!

You’ll never be bored in Asheville, no matter the season, but the end of the year holidays always liven things up, providing plenty of opportunities and diverse ways to celebrate the start of 2016.

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What To Do During Your Asheville Holiday Getaway

November 9th, 2015 by Corey A. Edwards

what to do during your Asheville Holiday getawayThere’s always something fun to do in the Asheville area and the options only increase once the holidays roll around. If you’re looking for what there is to do during your Asheville holiday getaway, read on!

You don’t have to range far and wide to find fun things to do during Asheville holiday vacation. The festivities are everywhere, starting before Thanksgiving and not ending until well after New Year’s Day! We’ve compiled a short list of just a few of the more popular Asheville holiday attractions.

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Get Ready For CiderFest NC 2015!

October 9th, 2015 by Corey A. Edwards

CiderFest NC 2015The original, North Carolina, hard cider tasting festival is back for its third year: CiderFest NC 2015 is scheduled for Saturday, November 7th at the WNC Farmer’s Market in Asheville!

CiderFest NC is North Carolina’s premier hard cider tasting event, growing from the initial, humble event to an annual hard-cider tasting blowout! Over twenty hard cider makers attend from all over the region, out of the state, and even a few imported, Spanish ciders will be here. Along with the ciders, CiderFest NC also welcomes local mead makers, food for cider pairings, local arts and craft vendors, and great local bands providing live music to keep your toes a-tappin’ as you tipple!

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Explore the Catawba Valley Wine Trail!

September 25th, 2015 by Corey A. Edwards

Catawba Valley Wine Trail TourGet your palate set for some of Western North Carolina’s best local wines with a Catawba Valley Wine Trail Tour!

Western North Carolina’s Catawba Valley is home to some of America’s best vineyards and wineries, producing a broad range of reds, whites, and blended varieties in the best European and American traditions. Visiting a winery is a great way to educate yourself as well as entertain – and don’t forget the samples!

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Asheville Brewgrass Festival 2015

September 1st, 2015 by Corey A. Edwards

NC Brewgrass Festival 2015Western NC’s original craft beer festival is back for its 19th year – Brewgrass Festival 2015 is scheduled for Saturday, September 19th, will you be there?

Asheville’s Brewgrass Festival was started way back in 1996 when we were all still calling craft beer and craft brewers “microbrew” and “microbrewers.” Now the craze for fresh, innovative, flavorful beer has swept nearly every corner of the US and abroad, making the movement seem more macro than micro and the initiation of the now 19 year-old Brewgrass Festival an act of wisdom bordering on prescience.

Then again, Asheville’s craft beer scene is so fecund – the city is home to over 100 breweries and brewpubs and was named “Beer City USA” four years in a row – it’s no wonder that the NC Brewgrass Festival had such an early start here.

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Take A Bite Out Of North Carolina Apple Festival 2015

August 21st, 2015 by Corey A. Edwards

North Carolina Apple Festival 2015A Labor Day Weekend tradition of almost 70 years and one of the biggest festivals in north western NC, this year’s North Carolina Apple Festival is only weeks away: Sept 4-7, 2015!

North Carolina is known for its apple crop – it’s the 7th largest in the US – and Henderson County is North Carolina’s largest apple-producing county, home to approximately 200 apple growers who deliver 65 percent of the state’s crop every year. Thus it’s only natural that the North Carolina Apple Festival be held in Hendersonville.

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