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2015 Asheville Wine & Food Festival

  • August 22, 2015
  • 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 7th annual Asheville Wine & Food Festival, held August 22 at the US Cellular Center in ...

ASAP’s 2015 Farm Tour

  • September 19, 2015 - September 20, 2015
  • Location: Various Farms Throughout WNC
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily

On a weekend in late September, the gates and barns of WNC farms open to the public-even those farms that don't normally allow visitors! ASAP's Farm Tour is a chance to experience firsthand how food is grown and raised in the mountains, taste farm fresh products, hang out with farm animals, and meet the community's food producers. Discover some of Western North Carolina's unique and beautiful working farms through tours, demonstrations, and hands-on activities. Simply grab a tour map, plan you...

Asheville Food & Wine Festival ELIXIR

  • August 20, 2015
  • Location: Tony & Helen Morris Hellenic Cultural Center
  • Address: 227 Cumberland Avenue, Asheville, NC 28801

What could be more here and now! Bartenders and Distilleries. Masterful bartenders are stepping out into the spotlight for a mixology competition of craft spirits with regional and national distilleries while you enjoy an amuse bouche of our most creative dishes. Then the final search for Asheville's most creative cocktails and mixologists will be held here on Thursday, August 20, from 6:00 - 8:00 PM at the MHCC Center in Asheville. Think of this as Theater! Spirits used for the final competi...

Ingles Independence Day Celebration

  • July 4, 2015
  • Location: Pack Square Park
  • Address: Pack Square Park, Asheville, NC 28801
  • Venue:  Pack Square Park

Long considered one of the most respected artists working in Americana, bluegrass and country music, Lauderdale's 2012 album, I'm A Song, featured an all-star cast including Lee Ann Womack, Patty Loveless and Buddy Miller. Lauderdale has written songs recorded by George Jones, Shelby Lynne, Blake Shelton and George Strait. Lauderdale has also collaborated with legends like Ralph Stanley, Elvis Costello and Robert Hunter. Local country star, Joe Lasher Jr., will open the show. Lasher has built a ...

Addison Farms Vineyard Wine Tasting

  • March 21, 2015 - December 27, 2015
  • Location: Addison Farms Vineyard
  • Address: 4005 New Leicester Highway, Leicester, NC 28748
  • Venue:  Addison Farms Vineyard
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Sunday, Friday, Saturday

We invite you to sample a wine flight in our Tasting Room every Friday, Saturday and Sunday. A Tasting Flight is $8 + tax, and includes a souvenir Addison Farms Vineyard wine glass. Often, with prior notice, we are also happy to provide a tour of our vineyard and winery.

Ale Share Beer Fest

If Asheville's former street festival, Bele Chere, left a hole in your revelry schedule, replace it with Highland's second annual beer festival, Ale Share. This small beer festival donates 100% of ticket-sale net proceeds to Asheville greenway efforts. Enjoy a great range of breweries with an extra VIP hour and limited ticket sales. Comfortable space and short lines are ensured for full enjoyment of the beer, brewery folks and friends. Enjoy great local/regional music and food trucks. See all 20...

Asheville Wine & Food Festival SWEET

  • August 21, 2015
  • Location: Grove Arcade
  • Address: 1 Page Avenue, Asheville, NC 28801
  • Venue:  Grove Arcade

This year's SWEET will prove to be a decadent evening of desserts, sparkling wines, wine, beer, spirits and shopping...to name a few of our favorite things. Chocolates, cakes, tarts, pastries and more-it doesn't get any sweeter than this. SWEET is the place-to-be event on Friday evening from 8 to 10 pm, before the GRAND TASTING on Saturday. Evening attire or just jeans, enjoy dinner at one of the many excellent restaurants in Asheville, but save room for an evening of toothsome confections and ...

Catawba Valley Wine Trail Tour

  • July 16, 2015
  • Location: Westgate Regional Shopping Center
  • Address: Westgate Parkway, Asheville, NC 28806

The Catawba Valley Wine Tour is our longest tour featuring 4 wineries in the area around Morganton, North Carolina - Lake James Cellars, South Creek Winery, Silver Fork Winery and Belle Nicho Winery. These wineries all have award winning wines made from North Carolina grapes and fruit sourced from their own vineyards and some local growers. All wines are made on site. 5 distinct tastings will occur at each winery and specific information about each wine will be shared - often by the winemaker...

Chestnut and Addison Farms Vineyard Local Wine Dinner

  • August 13, 2015
  • Address: 48 Biltmore Avenue, Asheville, NC 28801
  • Venue:  Chestnut

Chestnut and Addison Farms Vineyard present a local wine and dining experience on Thursday, August 13th. This five course wine dinner will give guests a preview of the upcoming Asheville Wine and Food Festival. Chefs Joe Scully and Joe Mitchell have created a locally- focused menu that builds upon the subtle notes of local winemaker and fourth generation farmer, Jeff Frisbee. “It is our privilege to pair our wines with the creative and distinctive flavors that Chef Joe has created. We lo...

Clawhammer Oktoberfest Release Party

Come celebrate the love of beer and mountains with Highland Brewing Company, Southern Appalachian Highlands Conservancy and U.S. Fish and Wildlife for the release of the seasonal Clawhammer Oktoberfest, named for Clawhammer Mountain. Help us protect the world's oldest mountains by raising awareness and raising a pint in honor of all the hard work that these organizations do throughout the year protecting land, clean water and conserving unique plant life and animal habitat. $1.00 per pint from t...

Decades of Swing

Featuring Local Trio "Subject 2 Change" This dynamic trio will have your toes tapping as you sing along to your favorite hits from the 40's, 50's & 60's. Doors open at 5:30 pm, 6:00 pm dinner, and 7:00 pm showtime. Cash bar will be available, arrive at 5:30 and enjoy the view before the show! Show-Only tickets available. Show-Only guests should arrive no later than 6:45 pm

Flights & Bites w/ Looking Glass Creamery

Flight and Bites is our monthly event featuring locally crafted foods paired with a flight of beer. Try the suggested pairings and find your own favorites. This month we start off the series with family-owned local favorite, Looking Glass Creamery!

Gourmet Wine Trail Tour

  • July 17, 2015
  • Location: Westgate Regional Shopping Center
  • Address: Westgate Parkway, Asheville, NC 28806

A unique experience featuring award winning wines and a French Country Luncheon expected to be quiche and salad. This tour visits three vineyards - St Paul Mountain Vineyards, Addison Farms Vineyard, and Fontaine Vineyards. Wines are all sourced from North Carolina fruit much of it grown in the winery vineyard. As an added feature St. Paul will also serve an award winning Hard Cider. 5 distinct tastings will occur at each winery and specific information about each wine will be shared.. Partic...

Gourmet Wine Trail Tour

  • July 22, 2015
  • Location: Westgate Regional Shopping Center
  • Address: Westgate Parkway, Asheville, NC 28806

A unique experience featuring award winning wines and a French Country Luncheon expected to be quiche and salad. This tour visits three vineyards - St Paul Mountain Vineyards, Addison Farms Vineyard, and Fontaine Vineyards. Wines are all sourced from North Carolina fruit much of it grown in the winery vineyard. As an added feature St. Paul will also serve an award winning Hard Cider. 5 distinct tastings will occur at each winery and specific information about each wine will be shared.. Partic...

Gourmet Wine Trail Tour

  • July 30, 2015
  • Location: Westgate Regional Shopping Center
  • Address: Westgate Parkway, Ashevile, NC 28806

A unique experience featuring award winning wines and a French Country Luncheon expected to be quiche and salad prepared by highly acclaimed French chef. This tour visits three vineyards - St Paul Mountain Vineyards, Addison Farms Vineyard, and Fontaine Vineyards. Wines are all sourced from North Carolina fruit much of it grown in the winery vineyard. As an added feature St. Paul will also serve an award winning Hard Cider. 5 tastings will occur at each winery and specific information about ea...

King MacAlpin Release Party

  • July 17, 2015
  • Location: Highland Brewing Company
  • Address: 12 Old Charlotte Highway, Asheville, NC 28803
  • Venue:  Highland Brewing Company

An expansion of taste and style will redefine Highland beer... It begins Friday, July 17th, with the release of the biggest new line of beers in our history, "The Warrior Series." This project is a new dynasty of beer, first reigned by King MacAlpin Double IPA and followed by additional adventurous styles. Kenneth MacAlpin was the first king of Scotland. Befitting the King's boldness, this beer is double dry-hopped and packed with 5.5 pounds of Chinook, Amarillo, Simcoe, and Centennial...

Pub and Grub Crawl in Black Mountain

  • July 3, 2015
  • Location: W. State Street

Start the weekend early and join us for a leisurely crawl through Black Mountain drinking local brew and sampling great local cuisine. This 2 1/2 hour walking tour will take you to at least 5 eateries, shops and a local brewery where you can eat, drink and be entertained by local chefs and owners along the way. Advanced reservations are required.

Pub and Grub Crawl in Black Mountain

  • July 17, 2015
  • Location: W. State Street

Start the weekend early and join us for a leisurely crawl through Black Mountain drinking local brew and sampling great local cuisine. This 2 1/2 hour walking tour will take you to at least 5 eateries, shops and a local brewery where you can eat, drink and be entertained by local chefs and owners along the way. Advanced reservations are required.

Pub and Grub Crawl in Black Mountain

  • July 31, 2015
  • Location: Creative Mountain Food Tours
  • Address: West State Street, Black Mountain, NC 28711
  • Venue:  Creative Mountain Food Tours

Start the weekend early and join us for a leisurely crawl through Black Mountain drinking local brew and sampling great local cuisine. This 2 1/2 hour walking tour will take you to at least 5 eateries, shops and a local brewery where you can eat, drink and be entertained by local chefs and owners along the way. Advanced reservations are required.

Radio Gals

  • August 5, 2015
  • Location: Crest Mountain Pavilion
  • Address: 6 Celebration Place, Asheville, NC 28806
  • Venue:  Crest Mountain Dinner Show

A fun, fast-paced piece of Americana brought to you by the Southern Appalachian Repertory Theatre. Come see this smash success as it returns to the stage, only at Crest Mountain Dinner Show! The New York Times says: "RADIO GALS is a lively, cheery, nostalgia-dipped musical, keeping the old fashioned musical numbers, country humor and romance coming fast enough to charm the ear." -Lawrence Van Gelder, THE NEW YORK TIMES Doors open at 6:00 pm, 6:45 pm dinner, and 7:30 pm showtime. Cash ...

Round the World Foodie Tour in Black Mountain

  • July 18, 2015
  • Location: Cherry Street

Did you know that Black Mountain, only 15 min. east of Asheville is not only a hidden culinary gem for all things Southern, it also has a variety of internationally inspired shops and restaurants? Come round the world with us in less than 3 hours! We will stroll to at least 5 restaurants/shops and taste an variety of great international and local cuisine by our creative chefs. Visit www.creativemountainfoodtours.com for more information and to book your tour. Advanced reservations required.

Round the World Foodie Tour in Black Mountain

  • July 25, 2015
  • Location: Cherry Street

Did you know that Black Mountain, only 15 min. east of Asheville is not only a hidden culinary gem for all things Southern, it also has a variety of internationally inspired shops and restaurants? Come round the world with us in less than 3 hours! We will stroll to at least 5 restaurants/shops and taste an variety of great international and local cuisine by our creative chefs. Visit www.creativemountainfoodtours.com for more information and to book your tour. Advanced reservations required.

Round the World Foodie Tour in Black Mountain

  • August 1, 2015
  • Location: Cherry Street

Did you know that Black Mountain, only 15 min. east of Asheville is not only a hidden culinary gem for all things Southern, it also has a variety of internationally inspired shops and restaurants? Come round the world with us in less than 3 hours! We will stroll to at least 5 restaurants/shops and taste an variety of great international and local cuisine by our creative chefs. Visit www.creativemountainfoodtours.com for more information and to book your tour. Advanced reservations required.

Round the World Foodie Tour in Black Mountain

  • August 15, 2015
  • Location: Cherry Street

Did you know that Black Mountain, only 15 min. east of Asheville is not only a hidden culinary gem for all things Southern, it also has a variety of internationally inspired shops and restaurants? Come round the world with us in less than 3 hours! We will stroll to at least 5 restaurants/shops and taste an variety of great international and local cuisine by our creative chefs. Visit www.creativemountainfoodtours.com for more information and to book your tour. Advanced reservations required.

Sweet Tooth Dessert Tour in Black Mountain

  • July 19, 2015
  • Location: Creative Mountain Food Tours
  • Address: West State Street, Black Mountain, NC 28711
  • Venue:  Creative Mountain Food Tours

Give into Black Mountain's sweet side! All ages will want to take a tasty walk through the historical downtown to experience some of the best desserts from our local eateries. Whether you crave cheesecakes, pastries, fudge, pies, crepes or cakes; this tour has it all! The 2 hour tour will include samples of treats at a least 5 eateries and a behind the scenes meet and greet with chefs, owners and head servers. Book today at www.creativemountainfoodtours.com. Reservations are required!

Sweet Tooth Dessert Tour in Black Mountain

  • August 23, 2015
  • Location: Creative Mountain Food Tours
  • Address: West State Street, Black Mountain, NC 28711
  • Venue:  Creative Mountain Food Tours

Give into Black Mountain's sweet side! All ages will want to take a tasty walk through the historical downtown to experience some of the best desserts from our local eateries. Whether you crave cheesecakes, pastries, fudge, pies, crepes or cakes; this tour has it all! The 2 hour tour will include samples of treats at a least 5 eateries and a behind the scenes meet and greet with chefs, owners and head servers. Book today at www.creativemountainfoodtours.com. Reservations are required!

Ultimate Foodie Experience in Black Mountain

  • July 11, 2015
  • Location: Creative Mountain Food Tours
  • Address: West State Street, Black Mountain, NC 28711
  • Venue:  Creative Mountain Food Tours

Sip Stroll Eat Explore... Sign up for the ultimate foodie experience in Black Mountain! Find out why this town is hidden culinary gem while taking this delectible 2 1/2 hr stroll. Taste a wide variety of food and drink at 5 or more restaurants and shops while being entertained by owners, chefs and your tour guides. Visit our website at www.creativemountainfoodtours.com to book a ticket or learn more. Advanced reservations are required.

Ultimate Foodie Tour in Black Mountain

  • July 4, 2015
  • Location: E State Street

Sip Stroll Eat Explore... Sign up for the ultimate foodie experience in Black Mountain! Find out why this town is hidden culinary gem while taking this delectible 2 1/2 hr stroll. Taste a wide variety of food and drink at 5 or more restaurants and shops while being entertained by owners, chefs and your tour guides. Visit our website at www.creativemountainfoodtours.com to book a ticket or learn more. Advanced reservations are required.

Ultimate Foodie Tour in Black Mountain

  • July 25, 2015
  • Location: Creative Mountain Food Tours
  • Address: West State Street, Black Mountain, NC 28711
  • Venue:  Creative Mountain Food Tours

Sip Stroll Eat Explore... Sign up for the ultimate foodie experience in Black Mountain! Find out why this town is hidden culinary gem while taking this delectible 2 1/2 hr stroll. Taste a wide variety of food and drink at 5 or more restaurants and shops while being entertained by owners, chefs and your tour guides. Visit our website at www.creativemountainfoodtours.com to book a ticket or learn more. Advanced reservations are required.

Ultimate Foodie Tour in Black Mountain

  • August 1, 2015
  • Location: Creative Mountain Food Tours
  • Address: West State Street, Black Mountain, NC 28711
  • Venue:  Creative Mountain Food Tours

Sip Stroll Eat Explore... Sign up for the ultimate foodie experience in Black Mountain! Find out why this town is hidden culinary gem while taking this delectible 2 1/2 hr stroll. Taste a wide variety of food and drink at 5 or more restaurants and shops while being entertained by owners, chefs and your tour guides. Visit our website at www.creativemountainfoodtours.com to book a ticket or learn more. Advanced reservations are required.

Waterfalls 'n Wine

  • July 2, 2015
  • Location: Pisgah National Forest, NC
  • Address: 49 Pisgah Highway, Suite 4, Pisgah Forest, NC 28768
  • Venue:  The Pisgah Field School

With over 250 waterfalls within Transylvania County, it’s no wonder that you don’t know where to start looking for them! We’ll guide you to up to 6 of the most sought-after and accessible of the bunch, leaving room for some education on the unique history of Pisgah National Forest, the flora and fauna of the area and the geology and formation of the waterfalls themselves. We’ll end the trip in beautiful downtown Brevard with a private wine tasting at Broad Street Wines.

Waterfalls 'n Wine

  • July 16, 2015
  • Location: Pisgah National Forest, NC
  • Address: 49 Pisgah Highway, Suite 4, Pisgah Forest, NC 28768
  • Venue:  The Pisgah Field School

With over 250 waterfalls within Transylvania County, it’s no wonder that you don’t know where to start looking for them! We’ll guide you to up to 6 of the most sought-after and accessible of the bunch, leaving room for some education on the unique history of Pisgah National Forest, the flora and fauna of the area and the geology and formation of the waterfalls themselves. We’ll end the trip in beautiful downtown Brevard with a private wine tasting at Broad Street Wines.

Waterfalls 'n Wine

  • July 25, 2015
  • Location: Pisgah National Forest, NC
  • Address: 49 Pisgah Highway, Suite 4, Pisgah Forest, NC 28768
  • Venue:  The Pisgah Field School

With over 250 waterfalls within Transylvania County, it’s no wonder that you don’t know where to start looking for them! We’ll guide you to up to 6 of the most sought-after and accessible of the bunch, leaving room for some education on the unique history of Pisgah National Forest, the flora and fauna of the area and the geology and formation of the waterfalls themselves. We’ll end the trip in beautiful downtown Brevard with a private wine tasting at Broad Street Wines....

60th-Annual Grandfather Mountain Highland Games

  • July 9, 2015 - July 12, 2015
  • Address: US 221 & Blue Ridge Parkway at Milepost 305, Linville, NC 28646
  • Venue:  Grandfather Mountain
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily

Revel in Scottish traditions, music, dancing, athletics and food at the nation's grandest Highland Games, held at the base of Grandfather Mountain. Watch brawny athletes hurling massive cabers, dainty dancers performing traditional steps or bands of bagpipers blaring Celtic sounds. More information available at gmhg.org or 800-468-7235.

Brewgrass Festival 2015

  • September 19, 2015
  • Location: Memorial Stadium

Brewgrass Festival, Asheville, NC’s original beer festival, is proud to announce the lineup for its 19th annual event happening on Saturday, September 19th. Jeff Austin Band, BIG DADDY LOVE, and Packway Handle Band will perform while over 50 breweries sample a diverse assortment of national and regional craft beers. Tickets for Brewgrass are through http://brewgrassfestival.com/. A Portion of proceeds will go to benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of WNC. Founded in 1996, Brewgrass Festival i...

Cycle To Farm Bicycle Ride

  • July 18, 2015
  • Location: Black Mountain Recreation Park
  • Address: 715 Blue Ridge Road, Black Mountain, NC 28871

Cycle To Farm is a metric century bicycle ride that benefits Black Mountain Parks & Greenways. Registration is limited to 300 cyclists who will ride along a beautiful country route stopping every 10-15 miles to visit local farms. Farmers offer samples of their product and riders can purchase whatever they love. Volunteers return all items purchased to the Fabulous After Party at the finish where a farm-to-table meal, live music and New Belguim beer await the riders.

Downtown After 5 presented by Prestige Subaru: Asheville All Stars

  • July 17, 2015
  • Location: Downtown Asheville - N. Lexington Avenue
  • Address: 100 N Lexington Avenue, Asheville, NC 28801

Downtown After 5 takes place the 3rd Friday of the month from May through September, Downtown After 5 is located at N. Lexington Avenue and I-240 and is always free. July 17: Asheville All Stars (iamavl.com) If the last two years of "The Asheville All Stars" are any indication of what is to come from the third incarnation of this collective, then this is one Downtown After 5 concert that you do not want to miss. The band will be comprised of a group of our city's finest and hardest wor...

Hop Harvest Tour

  • August 22, 2015
  • Address: 24 Middle Mountain Road, Black Mountain, NC 28711
  • Venue:  Hop'n Blueberry Farm

You are invited to attend the annual Hop Harvest Tour at the historic Hop'n Blueberry Farm in Black Mountain, NC. Learn what a hop yard is, how hops are grown, and see and feel hops on the vine from the owner Van Burnette, who was one of the first commercial growers of hops in North Carolina. His farm has gained national recognition in the area of local hops production. After the tour, sample the hops from his vines in what is unquestionably the freshest and most locally made beer in the countr...

Pub and Grub Crawl in Black Mountain

  • August 14, 2015
  • Location: Creative Mountain Food Tours
  • Address: West State Street, Black Mountain, NC 28711
  • Venue:  Creative Mountain Food Tours

Start the weekend early and join us for a leisurely crawl through Black Mountain drinking local brew and sampling great local cuisine. This 2 1/2 hour walking tour will take you to at least 5 eateries, shops and a local brewery where you can eat, drink and be entertained by local chefs and owners along the way. Advanced reservations are required.

The Big Crafty

  • July 12, 2015
  • Location: Asheville Art Museum
  • Address: 2 South Pack Square, Asheville, NC 28801
  • Venue:  Asheville Art Museum

The Big Crafty revives the tradition of the community bazaar, a lively celebration of handmade commerce, featuring local food, beer, music, and fine wares from a juried group of select indie artists and crafters. We're so grateful to have been voted Best Arts/Crafts Fair in the annual Mountain Xpress readers' poll for the 6th year in a row! (Thanks, Asheville!) Our guiding principle is that buying handmade is good for the community, and our aim is to make doing so fun. Our free and fun for al...

"Saturday Night Lights" Summer Series at Tryon International Equestrian Center

  • June 27, 2015 - July 18, 2015
  • Location: Tryon International Equestrian Center
  • Address: 4066 Pea Ridge Road, Mill Spring, NC 28756

Tryon International Equestrian Center (TIEC) is launching its "Saturday Night Lights" summer series starting Saturday, June 27th from 5-9 p.m. These Saturday nights will feature free admission to TIEC to watch the Grand Prix competition, plus free carousel rides, street performers, live music, and more. Restaurants are now open onsite, as well, with a wide array of food options.

38th Annual Sourwood Festival

  • August 8, 2015 - August 9, 2015
  • Location: Downtown Black Mountain
  • Address: State Street, Black Mountain, NC 28711
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily

The Sourwood Festival fills downtown Black Mountain with wholesome entertainment for both adults and children in August each year. Over 30,000 people from all over America will be in attendance at the festival which grows in popularity each year. Music, dancing, arts & crafts, super food, kid's rides and games, face painting and more in a no alcohol environment make it the perfect event for you and your entire family. With about 200 vendors you will discover lots of local and un...

A Wild Food Foraging Adventure

  • January 1, 2015 - December 31, 2015
  • Location: No Taste Like Home: Wild Food Adventures
  • Address: 624 Upper Grassy Branch Extension, Asheville, NC 28805
  • Venue:  No Taste Like Home: Wild Food Adventures
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily

Ready to go WILD? Join internationally-known "epicure of the obscure" Alan Muskat on a trip "off the eaten path." You'll learn how to SAFELY gather edible wild plants, mushrooms, and other extreme cuisine while enjoying The Mushroom Man's unique blend of stories, poetry, wit and wisdom. After our woodland shopping spree, we'll cook up a sampling for a wild foods pick-nic. Then take your pick: bring home the rest of your "catch ...

Asheville Science Tavern

  • October 11, 2014
  • Location: Battery Park Book Exchange and Champagne Bar
  • Address: 1 Page Avenue #101, Asheville, NC 28801
  • Venue:  Battery Park Book Exchange and Champagne Bar
  • Recurrence: Recurring monthly on the 2nd Saturday

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." Eat and greet at 6 p.m., talk at 7 p.m. A $5 ($2 for students) covers our expenses.

Beats, Burgers and Brews

  • July 3, 2015 - August 1, 2015
  • Location: Old Rock Cafe
  • Address: 431 Main Street, Chimney Rock, NC 28720
  • Venue:  Chimney Rock at Chimney Rock State Park
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Friday, Saturday

Relax outdoors to the beat of bluegrass, Americana, folk, blues or other genres while enjoying a regional craft brew or glass of wine on our riverside deck. Talented local musicians and singer-songwriters liven up the scene on Friday & Saturday evenings in July at this popular burger joint in Chimney Rock Village. The Old Rock Café features one of the 2014 Zagat-rated “Must-Try Burgers Across the Country” with Hickory Nut Gap Meats' 100% grass-fed beef burger. The full men...

City Market South - Outdoor Farmer's Market

  • April 1, 2015 - October 28, 2015
  • Address: One Town Square Boulevard, Asheville, NC 28803
  • Venue:  Biltmore Park Town Square
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Wednesday

Join the City Market South for their annual outdoor farmer's market along the esplanade in Biltmore Park Town Square every Wednesday (April through the end of October) between 12 pm and 4 pm. This area farmer's market put together by the Appalachian Sustainable Agriculture Project (ASAP) brings together local food, farmers and artisans from western North Carolina. Market customers will find fresh and seasonal produce, dairy, a variety of meats, vegetarian options, locally-made condiments, snac...

East Asheville Tailgate Market

  • May 15, 2015 - September 25, 2015
  • Location: Groce Methodist Church
  • Address: 954 Tunnel Rd., Asheville, NC 28805
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Friday

The East Asheville Tailgate Market offers an array of fresh produce, eggs, meat, crafts, and baked goods. We're a family friendly environment with live music and a great community of vendors and customers.

Girls on Deck at MG Road

  • April 7, 2015 - January 5, 2016
  • Address: 19 Wall St., Asheville, NC 28801
  • Venue:  MG Road
  • Recurrence: Recurring monthly on the 1st Tuesday

Talented and creative female chefs, bartenders and DJs join the folks at MG Road to show off their skills. This month we welcome guest chef Jessica Mullice, cook at Kimball House, and guest bartender Kendall Cramer of Double Crown and The Lazy Diamond. All joined by a new set of killer DJs: Devyn Marzuola, Rachael Thorn aka Sweet Baby Ray, and Dani Harris. Don't miss this girl-powered night.

Round the World Foodie Tour in Black Mountain

  • July 18, 2015
  • Location: Cherry Street

Did you know that Black Mountain, only 15 min. east of Asheville is not only a hidden culinary gem for all things Southern, it also has a variety of internationally inspired shops and restaurants? Come round the world with us in less than 3 hours! We will stroll to at least 5 restaurants/shops and taste an variety of great international and local cuisine by our creative chefs. Visit www.creativemountainfoodtours.com for more information and to book your tour. Advanced reservations required.

Salt & Smoke Food Pairings

  • May 19, 2015
  • Address: 40 Collier Ave., Asheville, NC 28801
  • Venue:  Burial Beer Co.
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Tuesday

Burial Beer Co. is excited to announced another night of food at our taproom. Every Tuesday night starting on May 19th we will be featuring small plates from Salt + Smoke. Salt & Smoke is Chef Josiah McGaughy’s new project. McGaughy, currently a chef at Bull + Beggar will be combining classic charcuterie derived from various cultures with country cuisine. Food will start at 4PM. Salt & Smoke Tuesday’s at Burial Brewery offers affordable snacks and small plates to pair with an...

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