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Shuttle To Beauty: The DuPont Forest Waterfall Tour

April 7th, 2017 by Corey A. Edwards

See High Falls on a DuPont Forest Waterfall Tour

See High Falls on a DuPont Forest Waterfall Tour

Come discover the beauty and wonder that is DuPont Forest on a DuPont Forest Waterfall Tour. You’ll see Triple Falls, High Falls, Bridal Veil Falls, Lake Julia, and more! May 13th and 14th, 2017.

DuPont State Recreational Forest, located 40 miles south of Asheville, NC, is well known by nature lovers. Its 10,000 acres of lush, natural beauty, picturesque waterfalls, and 86 miles of hiking trails make it a popular attraction. Even Hollywood loves it: scenes from 1992’s “The Last of the Mohicans” and “The Hunger Games” were shot here.

Making a day trip to hike the forest’s trails to a waterfall or two is a popular pastime. What would you say, though, if I told you that you could take a bus ride to see the forest’s three most iconic falls? That’s right! Now you can ride in comfort aboard the Friends of DuPont State Forest shuttle bus on the Tour de Falls DuPont Forest Waterfall Tour!

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Welcome Spring With The Biltmore Blooms Festival of Flowers!

March 6th, 2017 by Corey A. Edwards

Biltmore Blooms Festival of Flowers 2017

What better way to celebrate spring than with a visit to Asheville for the 2017 Biltmore Blooms Festival of Flowers?

The 32nd annual Biltmore Blooms Festival of Flowers begins March 18th, 2017 and runs through May 25th. The festival follows and celebrates the blossoming schedule of the estate’s immense and wonderful gardens.

Visitors come to bathe in the gardens as they come to life with hundreds of thousands of bright and beautiful flowers. Biltmore’s gardens produce upwards of 100,000 tulips each spring, not to mention the orchids, daffodils, hyacinths, azaleas, roses and so much more!

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Come To Asheville For The 2017 Southern Conference Basketball Tournament!

February 10th, 2017 by Corey A. Edwards

2017 Southern Conference Basketball TournamentThe Southern Conference Basketball Tournament will be in Asheville from March 3rd through the March 6th, 2017! Where will you be?

Every year, the UNCA campus resounds with the excitement the Southern Conference Basketball Tournament brings. The excitement surrounding the SoCon Tournament is not restricted to the UNCA campus, either! All of Asheville gets involved with special events and activities all around town and throughout the weekend.

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Take The 2017 Lake Lure Polar Plunge On New Years Day!

December 12th, 2016 by Corey A. Edwards

Lake Lure Polar Plunge 2017!On New Year’s Day, you could have brunch with your family, work on your resolutions, or come to Asheville and throw yourself into frigid water at the Lake Lure Polar Plunge!

The annual New Year’s Day Lake Lure Polar Plunge has become quite the tradition around these parts and why not? What better way to start the New Year than with a dousing in ice-cold lake water?

In fact, it’s become such a tradition that, even when Lake Lure has had its water drawn down, the show goes on! They just move it to the pool at the Lake Lure Inn! Such is the case for this year – but fear not! We’ve seen this before and it actually turned into one of the better Polar Plunges!

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Attend Asheville’s 20th Annual Brewgrass Festival

August 15th, 2016 by Corey A. Edwards

Asheville's 20th annual Brewgrass Festival 2016It’s been 20 years since Asheville hosted the first Brewgrass Festival – and it doesn’t look like they plan to stop any time soon. Come celebrate the festival’s 20th anniversary with great music and delicious craft beers. Saturday, September 17th, 2016!

Asheville’s Brewgrass Festival, founded in 1996, is Western North Carolina’s original craft beer festival. A lot has changed since those early days. Not only has the number of microbreweries in the US more than quadrupled since then, Brewgrass has grown, too!

North Carolina is now home to over 100 breweries and brewpubs. No wonder Brewgrass 2016 is set to include over 55 different breweries and cideries! You’ll see – and taste! – a diverse assortment of local, regional, and national craft beers and ciders.

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Get Down Downtown at Asheville’s LEAF Downtown 2016!

July 8th, 2016 by Corey A. Edwards

LEAF Downtown 2016
The 2nd annual LEAF Downtown is almost here! Scheduled for July 30th and 31st, 2016 this year’s theme is “Come Get Down for SoulTown,” with soul, funk, R&B, and world beat music on the menu!

LEAF Downtown AVL is a free, summertime extension of the annual LEAF Festival at Lake Eden, brought to downtown Asheville. LEAF Downtown AVL brings three stages of live music by local, regional, and national musicians.

The three stages will be located at Asheville City Hall, the Buncombe County Courthouse, and one at the Vance Monument on Pack Square. A fourth stage, presenting youth-oriented entertainment, will be on Market Street.

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The 2016 Grandfather Mountain Highland Games

June 10th, 2016 by Corey A. Edwards

 2016 Grandfather Mountain Highland GamesOf Scottish descent or just a fan? Then the Grandfather Mountain Highland Games are for you! Scheduled for July 7th through the 10th, 2016, the 61st annual return of The Grandfather Games promises three days of tartan plaids, food, music, and athletic prowess!

The annual Grandfather Mountain Highland Games and Gathering of Scottish Clans has been held on Grandfather Mountain, near Linville, NC, since 1956. Modeled after the several hundred year old tradition of the Braemar Games in Scotland, the Grandfather Mountain Highland Games have been called “the American Braemar.”

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Cheers! It’s Asheville Beer Week 2016!

May 5th, 2016 by Corey A. Edwards

Asheville Beer Week 2016The 5th Annual Asheville Beer Week is just weeks away and looking like more fun and suds than ever before witht he week just jam-packed with beer tastings, pairings, dinners, music, and much more – May 27th through June 4th, 2016!

Nine full days of beer-centric events, including the 2016 Beer City Festival on May 28th, makes Asheville Beer Week a no-brainer must-attend for beer lovers.

Asheville Beer Week 2016 is scheduled to feature an amazing array of beer-related events including tastings, dinners, beer education — even a luau and a baseball game – take a look at these highlights!

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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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