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Discover Folkmoot USA: North Carolina’s International Folk Festival!

June 9th, 2017 by Corey A. Edwards

Folkmoot USAFolkmoot USA is North Carolina’s Official International Folklore Festival. This 10-day festival – July 20th through the 30th, 2017 -celebrates the world’s cultural heritage through folk music and dance. The festival epicenter is the Folkmoot Friendship Center in Waynesville but includes events in several cities across the mountains of Western North Carolina.

“Folkmoot” is an old English word meaning “a meeting of the people” and that’s what The Folkmoot Festival is all about: cultural exchange. The festival hopes to help build global relationships and foster cultural understanding through a mutual sharing of traditions.

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Take Your Seat for the 2017 Brevard Music Festival!

May 12th, 2017 by Corey A. Edwards

2017 Brevard Music FestivalThe 2017 Brevard Music Festival is almost upon us – and what an amaing festival it is looking to be! 80+ performances during a 10-week span: June 23 through August 6, 2017.

Brevard Music Center has been in the business of training fine musicians or more than 80 years. The legendary summer music program and festival brings these talented young people together, on stage, with some of the most celebrated classical musical artists in the world. The Brevard Music Festival has seen the likes of Yo-Yo Ma, Renée Fleming, and Joshua Bell grace its stage with students. Not to mention the future greats that play here as of yet unrecognized!

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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 A Walk In Asheville’s Winter Waterfall Wonderland!

January 13th, 2017 by Corey A. Edwards

Asheville's Winter Waterfall WonderlandLooking for something fun to do during your Asheville getaway? How about a tour of the Asheville’s winter waterfall wonderland?

It sometimes seems like there is an endless supply of waterfalls to visit in the Asheville area. Some are near and some are far, some are big and some are small. The one thing they have in common is their beauty to the human eye.

Why we love falling water is anyone’s guess but waterfalls tend to entrance and attract us all. This can be particularly true during the colder months when the water freezes, leaving strange and incredible sculptures of ice.

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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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Step Back In Time at the Biltmore Village Christmas Festival!

November 14th, 2016 by Corey A. Edwards

Biltmore Village Christmas Festival 2016 - Dickens in the VillageYou don’t need the Ghost of Christmas Past to visit the holiday season of yesteryear. The Biltmore Village Christmas Festival, Dickens in the Village, will transport you there December 2nd and 3rd, 2016!

A visit to Biltmore Village is always a pleasant experience but during the Dickens In The Village Christmas festival, it turns downright magical. There will even be chestnuts roasting over an open fire – but let’s all hope Jack Frost misses his invite …

The annual Biltmore Village Christmas Festival is a musical, magical weekend full of merriment, twinkling lights, and lots of seasonal entertainment. Performers are scheduled to take turns on the main stage, with concerts on Friday and Saturday evenings.

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Get Fired Up Over Clay at the WNC Pottery Festival!

October 14th, 2016 by Corey A. Edwards

WNC Pottery Festival 2016The 12th annual WNC Pottery Festival, planned for November 5th, 2016, brings 40 master potters and more to the mountains of Western North Carolina.

If you’re a fan of handmade ceramics, then you do not want to miss the WNC Pottery Festival! Thousands of folks come from all over the country to view this juried event.

40 master potters from 13 states will showcase their masterpieces in fired clay. Hand-built, hand-thrown, raku, wood-fired, and other clay work techniques, finishes, and forms will be on display.

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Saturday Night Lights at Tryon International Equestrian Center

September 12th, 2016 by Corey A. Edwards

Saturday Night Lights at Tryon International Equestrian CenterVisit Tryon International Equestrian Center for their Saturday Night Lights event for food, fun, live music, and an evening of highest level of competitive horse jumping!

Tryon International Equestrian Center opened in 2014 and has been bringing the country’s most talented riders and horses to the Asheville area ever since. A 6,000-seat outdoor stadium, stables, arenas, restaurants and shops have helped make the center a world-class equestrian destination.

The best part is that it gives visitors the opportunity to watch Olympic caliber riders and horses compete for international titles at various events, such as the popular Saturday Night Lights.

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