An Asheville, North Carolina Bed & Breakfast Inn

84 Oakland Road
Asheville, NC 28801

(828) 252-6433

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The Asheville Stay, Shop & Play Package

October 25th, 2014 by Corey A. Edwards

Asheville Stay, Shop & Play Package

Take advantage of the ABBA’s
Asheville Stay, Shop & Play Package
Nov 19, 2014 – Jan. 3, 2015

Take advantage of the Asheville Stay, Shop & Play Package for your upcoming North Carolina holiday getaway and realize big savings on lodging, shopping, and more!

The Asheville Stay, Shop & Play Package is an offer put together by the inns of the Asheville Bed & Breakfast Association, in conjunction with numerous other Asheville businesses, to bring you the kinds of savings you wont find anywhere else – plus home-baked holiday cookies!

The Asheville Stay, Shop & Play Package is two nights lodging at any member bed & breakfast inn of the Asheville Bed & Breakfast Association ( On top of this you’ll also receive a guest shopping pass good for discounts at a crowd of participating, Asheville merchants, including independent shops, galleries, coffee shops, chocolatiers, and spas. As a final, holiday-themed incentive, you’ll also receive a gift of home-baked holiday cookies with a recipe to recreate them yourself and share with all your loved ones!

The current list of participating, shopping destinations includes:

Ad-Lib – women’s clothing – 25% discount
Artetude Gallery – contemporary fine arts gallery – 5% discount
Asheville Salt Cave and Downtown Day Salt Spa – 20% off salt products only
Bellagio – Art To Wear Gallery – clothing, jewelry – 15% off all purchases over $125
Bellagio Everyday – women’s clothing – 15% off all purchases over $125
C & Co. – handcrafted, natural skin products – 10% off product
Chocolate Gems – chocolates, gelato, affogato – a free truffle with purchase of a drink
Dynamite Roasting Co. – roastery and coffee bar – 15% discount on beverage purchase
French Broad Chocolate Lounge - artisan chocolate and desserts – 1 free artisan truffle
Gray Line Historic Trolley Tours of Asheville – $5 off every adult ticket (purchased at the Visitor Center)
Grovewood Gallery – jewelry, pottery, wood, glass, and fiber art – 10% discount on one item of jewelry and pottery
Just Ducky Originals Biltmore Village – classic clothes for kids – 10% off one full-priced item
Malaprop’s Bookstore/Cafe – independent bookstore – 10% off purchases of $50 or more
Mangum Pottery Studio and Gallery – pottery by Rob and Beth Mangum – 10% off purchase in store/studio
Metro Wines – fine wines – 10% off any wine purchase
Mountain Made – contemporary mountain arts gallery – discount information coming soon
New Morning Gallery – ceramics, furniture, glass, jewelery – 15% discount on all Christmas decorations items
Origami Ink – stationery, writing instruments, mixed media art – 10% discount on one item
Purl’s Yarn Emporium – yarn/classes – 10% discount
Rose’s Garden Shop – plants, antiques, accessories – 10% discount
The Secret Spa at the Belvadere – full service salon and spa – 20% discount with reservation
Sensibilities Day Spa – spa treatments for face and body – 15% off retail (excluding Eminence skin care and Steph O jewelry)
Still Point Wellness – mind-body wellness studio – 10% off any services
The Cheese Store – local and int’l cheeses, foods, wine, beer, gift baskets – 20% off items excluding menu items
The Compleat Naturalist Natural History Store – nature- guides and related gifts, science games and toys – 10% off
The Southern Highland Craft Gallery – juried gallery – 15% on one item (consignment items not included)
Van Dyke Jewelry & Fine Craft – handcrafted jewelry artisan gallery – 5% discount
Wake: The Foot Sanctuary & Shop – foot soaks, tea and relaxation – $30 winter foot soak for $20

Asheville Lodging
North Lodge on Oakland is proud to be part of the Asheville community and the Asheville Bed & Breakfast Association. Stay at North Lodge on Oakland during your Asheville getaway and treat yourself to one of our six bright and comfortable bedrooms, complete with the kind of amenities you wont find just anywhere. The Asheville Stay, Shop & Play Package is available from Nov 19, 2014 to Jan. 3, 2015 – so book your room now at North Lodge on Oakland, before this offer ends!

2014 Southern Conference Basketball in Asheville

February 13th, 2014 by Corey A. Edwards

2014 Southern Conference Basketball in AshevilleIt’s basketball time! The 2014 Southern Conference Basketball Tournament returns to Asheville’s US Cellular Center Arena and Kimmel Arena on the UNCA campus. Get your tickets now and join in the excitement, March 7th to the 10th.

But that’s not all – check out these other great events happening in Asheville for the Southern Conference!

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Bluegrass First Class 2014

January 26th, 2014 by Corey A. Edwards

Bluegrass First Class 2014Once again, the Blue Ridge Mountains of Asheville, NC will ring with the infectious sounds of good-time music as Bluegrass First Class 2014 hits the stage for three days, the third weekend of February.

Asheville, NC is always a great place to visit with great food, shops, galleries, museums, and historic tours. A haven for artists, craftsmen, and musicians from around the globe, it only makes sense that Asheville is also an excellent and obvious venue for festivals, year-round – especially bluegrass!

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Fall Foliage? Fall Foraging!

October 25th, 2013 by Corey A. Edwards

fall foraging with the Wild Foods Foraging Adventure

A major concentration of edible mushrooms grows
in the Asheville/Blue Ridge mountain area.

This is an absolutely beautiful time of the year to be out and about with all the fall foliage blooming around you in splashes of red, yellow, and green but it’s also an amazing time to do some fall foraging.

Do what?

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Southern Conference Basketball in Asheville

March 3rd, 2013 by Katie Pate

The Southern Conference Basketball Tournament returns to Asheville for 2013!
Don’t miss this opportunity to watch your favorite SoCon team. All games will take place at the Arena and Kimmel Arena on the UNCA campus from March 8 to 11. Ticket prices range from $11 for single game tickets to $90 for passes to all the games. To purchase tickets and get schedule details, check the Explore Asheville website.

Other Events Around Asheville for the Southern Conference

Plan some extra time for R&R in the beautiful mountain city of Asheville. The Magnolia Oyster Bar & Grill (26 Walnut Street) will have an opening night celebration after the games finish on Friday, with live music from the Vinyl Brothers Big Band from 9-11 p.m.
Saturday participate in the Downtown Dribble, a parade that you can march in! Bring your basketball to Vance Monument, in Pack Square, at 9:45 a.m. The parade runs to the U.S. Cellular Center, about 3 miles away.

Asheville Lodging for the Southern Conference

We still have plenty of space available for you at our Bed and Breakfast. The Geranium Room has a queen bad with a large

geranium room, red and white decor

The Geranium Room at North Lodge B&B

claw-foot soaking tub and fluffy robes. Or choose the Library room, a bright and airy guestroom with lots of shuttered windows as well as a LCD flat screen TV with DVD player. Along with offering luxurious and comfortable accommodations, we have several packages and add-ons to enhance your visit in Asheville.


For new reservations only, stay any two consecutive nights and all week day rates (Sun-Thur Good through March 31) are 20% off.

Tiffany Room regularly $160 now $128. Carolina and Magnolia rooms regularly $140 now $112. Geranium regularly $130 now $104  . Library regularly $120 now $96 . (Sun-Thur only, Good through March 31)  You must mention this ad when making reservation. These rates are per night rate.

See the rest of our specials and packages for your stay in Asheville.