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Flogging Molly plus The Mighty Stef & Pasadena

Three years ago, hard working men and women the world over were collectively under the assumption that their nest eggs were secure, their homes were the safest of all investments, and that the economy was on the upswing. Then, with virtually no warning, their lives were turned upside down, as an entire generation saw their dreams dashed and plans dismantled. It all happened with the Speed of Darkness. Nothing has mattered more to Flogging Molly than their new record, Speed of Darkness. “It...

Winter Wonderland at the Grove Arcade 2014

  • November 25, 2014
  • Location: Grove Arcade
  • Address: 1 Page Avenue, Asheville, NC 28801
  • Venue:  Grove Arcade

Downtown Asheville’s historical Grove Arcade is a spectacular spot to enjoy the holidays and support locally-owned shops and restaurants. As to be expected, the Arcade will be “decking the halls” with holiday décor inside and out. The main attraction is once again the annual National Gingerbread House Competition™ hosted in partnership with The Omni Grove Park Inn. Come experience a Winter Wonderland full of wintery décor and gingerbread houses from Nov. 21...

Shadrack's Christmas Wonderland

  • November 26, 2014
  • Location: WNC Agricultural Center
  • Address: 1301 Fanning Bridge Road, Fletcher, NC 28732
  • Venue:  WNC Agricultural Center
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily

Welcome to Shadrack's Christmas Wonderland! You may wonder, why go to such great lengths to create an attraction of this magnitude? It's simple; we uncovered a passion and followed our dreams. After physically crafting each element, placing and bracing them, tediously programming hundreds of thousands of lights to perform with music, we managed to light up the nights!  There are over sixteen hundred individual and unique channels simultaneously directing this orchestra of lights. Using t...

The Blue-eyed Betties

Treat Yourself to: Americana With Daniel Emond on banjo, Sarah Hund on fiddle, and Ben Mackel on guitar, The Blue Eyed Bettys delight with their folky-bluegrass sound. But what always seems to grab audiences immediately are their powerful vocals in three part harmony. All actors by trade, The Blue Eyed Bettys met while doing a new play together at the Florida Studio Theatre in Sarasota, FL. “Their theater-influenced performances and immaculate harmonies have earned them the admiration of l...

DoubleTree Biltmore Thanksgiving Buffet

Celebrate and give thanks! Gather around our table and celebrate Thanksgiving at the DoubleTree Biltmore with our traditional feast, featuring seasonal classics with an elegant twist. Our culinary team has created a menu full of roasted turkey, autumn greens, herb-roasted fingerling potatoes, pork loin stuffed with apples, pears and sage, creamy pumpkin pudding, vanilla cheesecake and much more! Available Thursday, November 27, from 1:30 p.m.-6 p.m. Reservations required at 828-274-1800. Ful...

Roux Thanksgiving Buffet

  • November 27, 2014
  • Location: Hilton Asheville Biltmore Park
  • Address: 43 Town Square Boulevard, Asheville, NC 28803
  • Venue:  Hilton Asheville Biltmore Park

Roux will be serving a traditional Thanksgiving meal, buffet-style with none of the hassle or clean-up! Come dine with us and enjoy delicious selections of Traditional Roasted All-Natural N.C. Turkey, Baked Ham, Sweet Potato Casserole with Pecan Streusel, Gluten-Free items, assorted pies and much more! Buffet will be served from 1 p.m.-8 p.m. Thanksgiving Day. Reservations required at 828-209-2715 or Roux is located in the Hilton Asheville Biltmore Park. Full menu available ...

Thanksgiving at Burial Beer Co.

  • November 27, 2014
  • Address: 40 Collier Ave., Asheville, NC 28801
  • Venue:  Burial Beer Co.

We love our community here and therefore, instead of staying home, we want to celebrate with everyone. Burial Beer Co. will be open from 4-8PM on Thanksgiving Day. Zaq, Jess and Doug will be there bartending and serving up a delicious Thanksgiving meal- potluck style! Beer sales are business as usual but we will have a Thanksgiving buffet. We will be deep frying a turkey from East Fork Farms as well as making other favorite holiday dishes. All are welcome and please bring YOUR favorite dish and/...

Thanksgiving Day at Writer's Bistro

Bring the family and let us do the work! In addition to Writer's Bistro's regular menus, our chefs will be cooking up a Thanksgiving buffet. Check out our special Thanksgiving menu, featuring everything from roasted turkey breast, to sweet potato casserole, to snicker cheesecake, and more!


  • November 28, 2014
  • Address: 38 North French Broad Avenue, Asheville, NC 28801
  • Venue:  New Mountain Asheville

New Mountain Asheville Presents: A Live One- A Phish Tribute Friday, November 28, 2014 Tix: $8 in advance // $10 DOS A Live One A Live One began in December of 2010 by guitarist Josh Pearson and drummer Dan McGreevy of the band Moving Matter. As time turned elastic, the line up evolved to Wesley Haynes on keyboards, Andy Harn on Bass and Alan Eckert on drums. Being huge fans of Phish and heavily influenced by them, the band found it very exciting recreating their music. Soon realizing the diffic...

Black Friday Pub and Grub Crawl in Black Mountain

  • November 28, 2014
  • Address: W. State Street, Black Mountain, NC

Finish shopping on Black Friday and come to Black Mountain to experience some of the best pubs and eateries in town! There is no better way to drink up the flavor of Black Mountain with old and new friends than to take this 2 1/2 to 3 hour guided walk through town. We will stop at 4 or 5 places representing pubs, restaurants and a local brewery. At each stop, we will introduce you to local beers and ales paired with great snacks made by our local culinary chefs. Historical fun facts and ghost tr...

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