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April 15, 2014

Gather Your Peeps for a Memorable Easter Eggs-perienceWith Easter Sunday ... more

April 14, 2014

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April 09, 2014

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April 09, 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

Blind Tasting League

  • April 16, 2014
  • Address: 169 Charlotte Street, Asheville, NC 28801
  • Venue:  Metro Wines

Learn the secrets of the wine masters to determining what's in your glass!

Eckerd Children's Hero Event

  • April 17, 2014
  • Address: 22 Celebration Place, Asheville, NC 28806

Eckerd Youth Alternative will recognize nine unique community individuals who have helped the lives of children and families in Western North Carolina in a wonderful event.

Burial Beer's First Annual Sharpen the Blade Saison Fest

  • April 18, 2014
  • Location: Burial Beer Co.
  • Address: 40 Collier Ave., Asheville, NC 28801
  • Venue:  Burial Beer Co.

This event is a tribute to the farmer, the brewer and the beer drinker. They will feature saisons from all across North Carolina, showcasing the creativity of craft beer.

Tales & Ales

  • April 18, 2014
  • Location: Toy Boat Community Arts
  • Address: 101 Fairview Road, Asheville, NC 28803

Friday April 18th is our next Tales & Ales open mic storytelling event. We hold this event each and every month. The magic happens at Toy Boat Community Arts Space at 8 p.m. Folks from around the community come to tell their tales. Share your true life stories and have fun hearing tales from others! This warm, inviting open mic welcomes all manner of storytellers. We encourage everyone to get up and tell a story - you are interesting! For real! Event is pay what you can. Have a beer, hear a...

The Teetotallers

Marvel at the sound of three world-class Grammy nominated performers – together for a triple threat evening of their combined talents. Asheville’s own John Doyle is joined by BBC Radio’s Folk Instrumentalist of the Year Martin Hayes and Lúnasa’s Kevin Crawford in this outstanding trio. Mainstage Celtic Series, Diana Wortham Theatre at Pack Place. Friday, April 18, 2014, 8:00 p.m. Tickets: Regular $30, Student $25, Children 12 and under $15; Student Rush day-of-show...

Easter on the Green, Presented by Earth Fare

  • April 19, 2014
  • Address: Pack Square Park, Asheville, NC 28801
  • Venue:  Pack Square Park

Easter on the Green, presented by Earth Fare, is Saturday, April 19 from 2-5 p.m. on Roger McGuire Green at Pack Square Park. This family event is free and open to the public. There will be age-specific Easter egg hunts throughout the afternoon, plus a 21-foot giant slide, an inflatable obstacle course and even a mini bounce house for toddlers. Plus, Earth Fare will be stuffing the eggs with all natural candy and sweets.

Feet Water

Encore performance! Attic Salt Theatre presents this Irish folktale that will keep you entertained! What would you do if a dirty bucket of water came to life one night and let four tired ghosts into your house? This funny folktale will transport your whole family to Ireland, where you will come face-to-face with a mischievous bucket of dirty foot-washing water! Puppets, masks and a whole lot of audience participation will keep even your youngest kids laughing. For tickets and more information, v...

Highland Brewing's Plaid Party!

Twenty years have passed since we first opened our creaky basement door! We're celebrating our anniversary with you on April 19 at the PLAID PARTY, where you can get our limited-edition Highland 20th Anniversary Scotch Ale. In addition to the Scotch Ale, three more beers in the series of 20 will be released that night. Doors open at 2 p.m., and the 20th Anniversary Scotch Ale bottle sales will begin at 3 p.m. (limited quantity available). Live music in the evening, and local food trucks will be...

The Sultan's Wife

Encore performance! Music and comedy are in great abundance in this adaptation of a Swahili folktale presented by Attic Salt Theatre. This engaging fable is sure to keep both children and adults laughing as they find themselves empathizing with a hapless sultan, his too-smart servant and a poor man who knows the secret to keeping those around him happy. For tickets and more information, visit Like them on Facebook to stay up to date on all ACT shows and performances!

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