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Upcoming Events

2014 Asheville Wine & Food Festival

  • August 21, 2014
  • Location: US Cellular Center
  • Address: 87 Haywood Street, Asheville, NC 28801

A vibrant restaurant, brewery, wine, spirits, and boundless downtown scene have placed Asheville in the national spotlight time and again. Underground supper clubs, James Beard-nominated chefs, nationally recognized distilleries, and boasting more breweries per capita than any U.S. city, Asheville is the culinary destination. And there's no better opportunity to sample it all in one place than during the 6th annual Asheville Wine & Food Festival, held August 21-23 at the US Cellular Center ...

Blue Ridge Parkway After-Hours Hike

  • August 21, 2014
  • Location: Blue Ridge Parkway Visitor Center
  • Address: Blue Ridge Parkway Milepost 384, Asheville, NC 28803
  • Venue:  Blue Ridge Parkway Visitor Center

Blue Ridge Parkway After-Hours Hike: “You, Too, Can Be a Naturalist!” Join Parkway rangers at 7 p.m. on Thursday, August 21st to discover your inner naturalist. It just takes a little curiosity, creativity, and perseverance. We’ll take a short hike and photograph plants to identify. Parkway rangers will offer a few tips and work with the group to help identify what it is you’ve captured digitally. Meet at the Blue Ridge Parkway Visitor Center at Milepost 384. Bring a ...

Live Music Thursday with Carver & Carmody

Join us at Renaissance Asheville Hotel for live music by Carver & Carmody. When Michael “Country” Carver and Mare Carmody harmonize together, their voices and guitar styles create a blend of country, blues, and Southern rock. Enjoy their covers of classics and original songs.

Salt - The Amazing Mineral - Free Talk at The Salt Spa of Asheville

Long ago, salt was discovered to have therapeutic properties, and throughout the ages, salt has been used as natural treatment for many ailments. In this informative talk, we discuss the benefits of salt in different applications, including Halotherapy. All participants can enjoy a 15-minute Free Session of Halotherapy in our Himalayan Salt Cave. The Salt Spa of Asheville provides a beautiful and unique space with tons of Pristine Himalayan Salt, inviting ambience and special micro-climate ...

Steven Curtis Chapman and Third Day Perform in 2014 Biltmore Concert Series

  • August 21, 2014
  • Location: Biltmore
  • Address: One Lodge Street, Asheville, NC 28803
  • Venue:  Biltmore

Thursday, Aug. 21 – Steven Curtis Chapman and Third Day Steven Curtis Chapman is known as one of the most awarded artists in Christian music with 57 Gospel Music Association Dove Awards, five Grammy’s, 47 No. 1 singles and approaching 11 million albums sold. The Georgia-based band Third Day has provided a vibrant soundtrack in the lives of this generation of believers. “Show Me Your Glory,” “I Believe,” “Cry Out to Jesus,” and “Mountain of...

Alarm Clock Conspiracy Duo - CD Release

Highland's Tasting Room is a unique blend of fresh beer in a family-friendly, top-quality music venue. Voted WNC's "Best Overall Brewery" in 2013 and 2014 by Mountain Xpress voters! Enjoy all of our beers, a tour and specialty offerings rarely found outside the brewery. Next in our line-up of musical talent: Alarm Clock Conspiracy

Blue Ridge Parkway Hike of the Week

  • August 22, 2014
  • Location: Blue Ridge Parkway Visitor Center
  • Address: Blue Ridge Parkway Milepost 384, Asheville, NC 28803
  • Venue:  Blue Ridge Parkway Visitor Center

Blue Ridge Parkway Hike of the Week: “On Top of the World” Join Parkway rangers at 10 a.m. on Friday, August 22nd for a moderate to strenuous 2.5-mile roundtrip hike to the summit of Sam Knob. Come learn about wilderness areas and the species that live there while taking in the spectacular views. Meet at the Black Balsam parking area at the end of the Black Balsam Road (FR 816), just south of Milepost 420. Bring water and a snack, wear good walking shoes, and be prepared for c...

DIG Festival

  • August 22, 2014
  • Location: • The Orange Peel • Asheville Music Hall • One Stop • Broadways • Tressa's • 5 Walnut • The Social • Wicked Weed •
  • Address: 101 Biltmore Avenue, Asheville, NC 28801
  • Venue:  Orange Peel Social Aid and Pleasure Club
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily

DIG FESTIVAL DOWNTOWN INDEPENDENT GROOVE FESTIVAL AUG. 22nd & 23rd ASHEVILLE, NC Two days, 8 venues , 40+ local and regional bands! Alanna Royale • Alarm Clock Conspiracy • Blushin Roulettes • Bubonik Funk • Bulgogi • Camp David • Carolina Wray • Dave Dribbon & The Stomping Rain • Can't Kids • Debrissa and Bear King • Doc Aquatic • Empire Strikes Brass • The E Normous Trio • Hank West • Hearts Gone South • ...

Friday Afternoon Pub and Grub Crawl in Black Mountain

  • August 22, 2014

Pub and Grub Crawl in Black Mountain - Start your weekend early by signing up for this walking food tour! We will be visiting at least five local pubs, breweries and restaurants partaking in local beer and unique, local food tastings in downtown Black Mountain. We will leisurely stroll, sip, taste and explore our way through this hidden culinary and historic gem of a city. For more information and to schedule a tour, visit

Healing Our Backs With Yoga: A Layperson’s Guide to Pain Relief

  • August 22, 2014
  • Location: One Center Yoga
  • Address: 120 Coxe Ave., Asheville, NC 28801
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily

Join Lillah, the Back Whisperer, and Preserve our Mountains! 22% donated to SAHC. Are you a person with back pain? Or do you want to avoid back pain? Learn the Principles of Self-applied Back Care for back, neck and shoulder conditions. A national expert in yoga’s structural benefits, Lillah offers this signature course to help you tap into yoga’s healing and strengthening power. Weekend includes: asana (pose) practices, pranayama (breath) practices, anatomy studies, relaxation trai...

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