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A Midsummer Night’s Feast

  • September 29, 2014
  • Location: The Hub
  • Address: 278 Haywood Road, Asheville, NC 28806

The dream team of local food organizations, including the French Broad Food Coop, Organic Growers School, Hickory Nut Gap Farm, Green Sage Café, RAD & West Asheville Tailgate Markets, are partnering to announce the benefit to fund a project bringing bulk organic animal feed to WNC. The Midsummer Night's Feast is an organic, locally grown, farm-to-table extravaganza, including a sit-down meal, film screening of the movie "GMO OMG" and a panel discussion featuring leaders ...

Asheville Greek Festival

  • September 26, 2014 - September 28, 2014
  • Location: Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church in Historic Montford
  • Address: 227 Cumberland Ave., Asheville, NC 28801
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily

Three days of fun at the Asheville Greek Festival. Wonderful homemade Greek food and pastries, Greek dancing, Greek beer and wine, cultural demonstrations, church tours, kids' rides..come and get a taste of Greece right in Asheville.

Asheville Science Tavern

  • June 1, 2014 - March 1, 2015
  • Address: 20 South Spruce Street, Asheville, NC 28801
  • Venue:  Pack's Tavern
  • Recurrence: Recurring monthly on the 1st Sunday

Eat, drink, meet and greet with fellow science lovers, then join a scientist for a brief talk and discussion about science. THIS MONTH: Climate scientist Rob Young presents: "The Crisis over climate change and rising seas: America's complete political failure to adapt or mitigate." For more info, go to Meetup.com and search for "Asheville Science Tavern." Pack's Tavern, South Bar, first Sunday of every month. Eat and greet at 6 p.m., talk at 7 p.m. A five dollar fee (two fo...

Blossman BBQ & Country Fest

  • September 27, 2014
  • Location: Blossman Propane Gas, Appliance & Service Asheville Store
  • Address: 170 Sweeten Creek Road, , NC 28803

Come to the grand reopening of the Asheville Blossman Propane Gas store at the retro-style Sweeten Creek location. Fun for the entire family. KISS Country live remote 12-2 p.m.; live music by country band Deep River (www.reverbnation.com/deepriver) 2-4 p.m.; 99.9 Doc Brown's BBQ food truck available 12-5 p.m., with 15% of proceeds to benefit Meals on Wheels; fun activities for the kids. Prizes and gifts for all! Blossman's All Propane Green Home is featured on-site.

Ooh La La Curiosity Market

  • September 13, 2014
  • Location: Pritchard Park
  • Address: Downtown Asheville, Asheville, NC 28801

Ooh La La Curiosity Market is a local artist's market to take place in Pritchard Park, located in the center of beautiful Downtown Asheville, and will showcase the work of more than a dozen different local artists every Saturday. Taking place over six Saturdays this summer, beginning May 24 and continuing June 21, July 5, Aug. 2 and 30, with the final summer market Sept. 13. Ooh La La will feature works by local painters, leather smiths, jewelry makers, potters, up-cycled crafters, fabric artist...

Roaring 20's - ARC Event

This annual event is attended by some 300 hundred people and includes dynamic prizes including a grand prize drawing of $10,000 and an impeccable silent auction. Cost of admission is $250.00 for two and includes dinner, spirits, and automatic inclusion in drawing for prizes. To purchase a ticket contact The Arc of Buncombe County at 828-253-1255.

Wild Abundance: Reliance on the Foods Around Us with Natalie Bogwalker

  • September 5, 2014
  • Location: Warren Wilson College - The Garden Cabin
  • Address: 701 Warren Wilson Road, Swannanoa, NC 28778

Any two half-day classes for $65 (by 7/15) or $70 (by 9/1) The Southern Appalachians are the most bio-diverse area in the continental U.S. Wild-plant communities thrive around us. Learn to identify, harvest, prepare, and preserve wild foods and reclaim the hunter and gatherer within. Deepen your love affair with the natural world through berry-delicious delicacies, wild plant salads and pestos, winter stews from harvested ingredients, and much more. Join Natalie as she shares skills that are not...

Wild Mushrooms, A Magical Mystery Tour with Alan Muskat

  • September 5, 2014
  • Location: Warren Wilson College - The Garden Cabin
  • Address: 701 Warren Wilson Road, Swannanoa, NC 28778

Join America's troubadour of the toadstool on a quest for the edible and incredible wild mushroom. On this woodland shopping spree, you'll begin to learn how to safely identify, appreciate, and maybe even eat nature's "extreme cuisine." Can mushrooms really prevent and cure cancer? Aren’t most mushrooms only edible ONCE? Enjoy a lesson in "find dining" as Asheville's stand-up mycomedian separates fungal fact from fiction. The walk will be short and easy; all ages welco...

Asheville Oktoberfest

  • October 11, 2014
  • Location: Coxe Avenue, Downtown Asheville
  • Address: Coxe Avenue, Asheville, NC 28801

The Asheville Downtown Association’s Oktoberfest eturns on Saturday, October 11 from 1pm to 6pm on Coxe Avenue on downtown Asheville’s south slope. Tickets will go on sale Monday, August 1 at noon for $30. Ticket prices will increase to $35 on Sept. 1 and to $40 on Oct. 1. Oktoberfest is a 21 and over festival, we encourage you to leave the kids at home. If you must bring children, those 8 and up must have a designated driver ticket. Children under 7 will be admitted free. Designated...

Feasting for FEAST 2014

  • September 4, 2014
  • Location: The Pillar
  • Address: 46 Haywood Street, Asheville, NC 28801

Join chef John Fleer from Rhubarb as he showcases samples from his award-winning menu at the 4th annual Feasting for FEAST event. This year’s fundraiser will include a selection of Biltmore wine, a collaborative beer from Oyster House Brewing Company and Riverbend Malt House and will be hosted by Asheville’s local celebrities Augusta Wind and Earlene Hooch.

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