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April 17, 2014

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April 17, 2014

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April 15, 2014

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April 14, 2014

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Asheville Event and Festival Calendar


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Special Events

Moogfest 2014

  • April 23, 2014
  • Location: Various music venues around downtown Asheville
  • Address: Downtown Asheville, Asheville, NC 28801
  • Venue:  Downtown Asheville
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily

Moogfest is a five day festival dedicated to the synthesis of technology, art and music. With an experimental lineup of daytime conference programming and landmark nightly performances, the festival honors the creativity and inventiveness of Bob Moog and pays tribute to the legacy of the analog synthesizer. This is no ordinary festival. Moogfest welcomes futurist thinkers, inventors, entrepreneurs, designers, engineers, artists, scientists, musicians and Moog devotees to participate in a c...

Upcoming Events

A Tribute To The Life And Music Of Frankie Knuckles

  • April 24, 2014
  • Location: Scandals Nighclub
  • Address: 11 Grove Street, Asheville, NC 28805

A tribute event celebrating the life and music of the legendary "Godfather of House," Frankie Knuckles during the Dining Out For Life After Party at Scandals Nightclub to benefit the Western North Carolina AIDS Project (WNCAP). DJ Tony Z spins Frankie Knuckles remixes and original productions, as well as 80s and 90s house music classics on vinyl.

Herbal Talk at The Salt Spa of Asheville - Herbs for Medicinal and Culinary Uses

Get cozy in our Himalayan Salt Cave Sanctuary at The Salt Spa of Asheville and listen to Cheri Wagner's immense knowledge about Herbal remedies. In this talk, she will speak of herbs for medicinal as well as culinary uses, herbs to relieve tired and achy gardening muscles and chills from early spring showers/dampness, ant-inflammatory herbs and herbs for muscles, joints and connective tissues. Do you know the significance of the yellow flowers of spring? If not and you would like to know, Cheri ...

TLQ + 2 (Terry Lynn)

  • April 24, 2014
  • Address: 31 Woodfin Street, Asheville, NC 28801

Terry Lynn's soulful, honest, sometimes gut-wrenching vocals are reminiscent of Linda Ronstadt meets Bonnie Raitt, with a little bit of country mixed in.

Pinhole Photography Brown Bag Lecture

Photographer and artist Lynette Miller leads a lunchtime lecture on the history and art of lens-less photography in anticipation of Worldwide Pinhole Photography Day on 4/27. Included in the presentation will be the opportunity to construct your own pinhole camera. Materials provided, however participants may bring a tight box/container to convert into a camera.

Asheville Angel Pets Conference 2014

Pet End-of-Life Care and Decision-Making for our Pets & Caregiver Support This one-day conference covers many topics on pet end-of-life care to help us be more knowledgeable and comfortable with this difficult, but inevitable, time in our pets’ life. We all want to lovingly care for our pets’ during this time, but we don’t always know how. This conference sets out to explore these issues in an informative, lighthearted and fun way. We understand there will be a lot of qu...

Earth Day Celebration

Join Chimney Rock State Park Rangers, biologists and other environmental educators to learn about the great work being done to protect our beautiful landscape. Booths will be located in Chimney Rock Village behind the Old Rock Café. Bring the whole family!

Naturalist Niche Series: Wildflower Walk-a-bout

: Identify a variety of spring wildflowers with renowned naturalist and author Ron Lance. Grab your cameras and field guides for this informative, moderate hike to find blooming beauties like trillium, mountain laurel, flame azaleas and more unique species. Limited to 15; advance registration required. Join an expert naturalist on park trails every 2nd & 4th Saturday of each month April-November to learn about wild edibles, plants, wildlife, survival skills, birding, geology or other fun out...

Sufi Brothers (Featuring Woody Wood & Jason Krekel)

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 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: This week features The Sufi Brothers.

The Greening of the Parkway

Spring has finally sprung in the mountains and the Blue Ridge Parkway invites you to help us celebrate the “greening” happening all around us! Join us on Saturday, April 26 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Blue Ridge Parkway Visitor Center (Milepost 384) for activities and demonstrations about the springtime greening of the environment as well as the green technologies that the Parkway is utilizing to help protect the Earth and reduce our carbon footprint. It’s a great time to v...

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