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Attend the 2015 Asheville Wine & Food Festival

August 3rd, 2015 by Corey A. Edwards

Asheville Wine & Food FestivalAsheville knows good food and drink and the Asheville Wine & Food Festival – scheduled for August 20th through the 22nd, 2015 – provides numerous events and venues for sampling the best Asheville has to offer!

Begun in 2009, the 7th annual Asheville Wine & Food Festival is a natural reaction to the surge of independent farmers, artisan food producers, farm-to-table restaurants, craft breweries, distilleries, and wineries, award-winning chefs, and more currently occurring throughout Western North Carolina.

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Get Ready To Laugh Your Asheville Off Comedy Festival 2015

July 24th, 2015 by Corey A. Edwards

Laugh Your Asheville Off 2015If you hate comedy, avoid smiling, despise giggling, and dislike the sound of others laughing, then be sure to avoid the Laugh Your Asheville Off Comedy Festival, scheduled for August 12th through the 15th, 2015.

But seriously folks …

The 9th annual Laugh Your Asheville Off Comedy Festival – also known as the LYAO 2015 – is the largest showcase comedy festival, the largest stand-up comedy event, in the southeast with more than 50 comedians in four days on two stages!

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It’s Time for the Asheville Mountain Dance and Folk Festival!

July 17th, 2015 by Corey A. Edwards

Asheville Mountain Dance Folk Festival 2015The 88th annual Asheville Mountain Dance and Folk Festival is right around the corner, scheduled for August 6th through the 8th, 2015!

Asheville’s Shindig On The Green, currently filling the air with the sweet sounds of Southern Appalachian mountain music, Saturday nights from June to September, is but an offshoot of the great-grandaddy of them all, the Asheville Mountain Dance and Folk Festival.

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Save the Dates – Biltmore Concert Series 2015

June 26th, 2015 by Corey A. Edwards

2015 Biltmore Concert Series - Natalie Cole and Peabo Bryson

Natalie Cole and Peabo Bryson kick off the 2015 Biltmore Concert Series

The summer concert stage at Biltmore is getting ready for the fantastic lineup of stars scheduled for the 2015 Biltmore Concert Series – are you?

Concerts at the Biltmore – could there be a better venue? Expansive sunset views of the stately Biltmore House and the silent beauty of the Blue Ridge Mountains serving as backdrop to some of the biggest stars in the pop-music firmament.

The 19th annual Biltmore Concert Series kicks off this year with Grammy-winning R&B vocalists Natalie Cole and Peabo Bryson on Friday August 7th.

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Asheville’s Shindig On The Green 2015

June 12th, 2015 by Corey A. Edwards

Shindig On the Green 2015Asheville’s Shindig On The Green, a much-loved,  summertime tradition, returns for its 49th annual year with music and dance in the Southern Appalchia style – most Saturday nights from June 27th to September 5th in the heart of downtown Asheville at Pack Square Park’s Roger McGuire Green.

Asheville’s Shindig On The Green has been going strong for 49 years, now. An offshoot of the venerable Mountain Dance and Folk Festival – the oldest, continuously running folk festival in the nation at 88 years and counting in 2015 – Shindig On The Green is a celebration and sharing of Southern Appalachian Mountains music, dance and storytelling tradition.

Both a stage show and and collection of informal jam sessions around the park, Shindig On The Green regularly attracts thousands every Saturday night throughout the summer. Popular with both locals and visitors to the region, performers and fans come from all over the nation to play music, dance, spin yarns, or just take it all in.

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Get Set for Asheville’s Beer City Festival 2015!

May 22nd, 2015 by Corey A. Edwards

Asheville's Beer City Festival 2015Asheville’s annual craft beer event – Beer City Festival 2015 – will take place on Saturday, May 30th, bringing only the best local and regional breweries and live music to Asheville’s Roger McGuire Green.

Summer is almost here, so close you can smell it in the air – and what better way to celebrate the summer season than with good drink and music? The Beer City Festival, the closing exclamation of Asheville Beer Week, is just that: bringing together regional brewers and musicians for a good cause.

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Asheville Memorial Day Weekend Events

May 9th, 2015 by Corey A. Edwards

Asheville Memorial Day Weekend EventsMemorial Day Weekend may not be the official start of summer but it sure feels like it with all the great Asheville Memorial Day Weekend Events that are planned!

Memorial Day, always observed the last Monday in May, is an important day in which to remember and honor those who made the ultimate sacrifice for our country while serving in the armed forces.

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Explore the WNC Cheese Trail

April 25th, 2015 by Corey A. Edwards

Explore the WNC Cheese TrailThere are wine trails and bourbon trails and seafood trails – but did you know Western North Carolina has a trail of its own? The WNC Cheese Trail!

April 26th, 2015 sees the first annual Carolina Mountain Cheese Festival which we recently brought to your attention in this post. As such, it seems timely to more fully detail the impetus behind the creation of the Carolina Mountain Cheese Festival: the WNC Cheese Trail.

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Celebrate World Music at the 2015 Spring LEAF Festival

April 13th, 2015 by Corey A. Edwards

2015 Spring LEAF FestivalThe upcoming 2015 Spring LEAF Festival, scheduled for May 7th through the 10th, is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year with a lineup of performers you’d be crazy to miss.

LEAF, which stands for Lake Eden Arts Festival, is a bi-annual event held just outside of Asheville, NC celebrating international music, dance, and diversity. The 2015 Spring LEAF Festival will feature not only music on three stages, dance parties, and multi-cultural art but also local craft brews, healing artists, food from local restaurants and vendors, lakeside activities, a kids village, and so much more!

The Juried Art Fair displays works of more than 40 artisans offering contemporary and folk art, clothing, jewelry, musical instruments and more while the Healing Arts Area offers myriad ways to soothe what ails you with natural and healthy approaches to soothing both the body and the mind. Other attractions include exhibitions, installations, and interactive demonstrations; hiking, picnicing, and playing in Lake Eden.

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Carolina Mountain Cheese Festival 2015

March 21st, 2015 by Corey A. Edwards

Carolina Mountain Cheese FestThe first annual Carolina Mountain Cheese Festival in Asheville, NC is scheduled to take place on Sunday, April 26th, 2015. Why? Cheese!

As Avery Aames once opined, “Life is great; cheese makes it better.” It’s hard to argue with wisdom that, I mean: I like cheese, you like cheese, he likes cheese, she likes cheese – we all like cheese! (Okay, maybe not everyone likes cheese – we can’t all be perfect).

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