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Annual Passholder Spring Sunrise Breakfast

Few sights in Western North Carolina are as spectacular as watching the sun rise over Lake Lure. Weather permitting, the Park opens early for Annual Passholders with a tasty continental breakfast and the best seats in the area. Post your sunrise pictures to our Facebook page. To RSVP, please call 800-277-9611.

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 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.

Elliott Moss of The Thunderbird & Burial Beer Company present: A Beer Dinner at MG Road

  • February 4, 2015
  • Address: 19 Wall St., Asheville, NC 28801
  • Venue:  MG Road

Join Chef Elliot Moss of The Thunderbird and Buxton Hall and Burial Beer Company for a five-course, five-beer dinner February 4th at 6pm at The Thunderbird at MG Road. Moss’s pop-up restaurant, created out of restlessness during construction delays on his barbeque restaurant Buxton Hall, will serve up retro-southern food paired with beer from Burial Beer Company’s robust list of brews. Tickets are $65 and can be reserved online with a $25 deposit here.

Tot-Tine Thursday at Rhubarb featuring Pat Hinson

  • February 5, 2015
  • Address: 7 SW Pack Square, Asheville, NC 28801
  • Venue:  Rhubarb

Join Rhubarb in welcoming guest bartender Pat Hinson from MG Road for Tot-Tine Thursday on February 5. Pat will be serving specialty cocktails in Rhubarb’s R-Bar alongside mouth-watering tot-tine beginning at 6:30 p.m. Come one come all to R-Bar to witness this immaculate combination and an incredible start to the weekend!

Valentine Weekend Pub and Grub Crawl in Black Mountain

  • February 13, 2015

Start the Valentine weekend early by experiencing great food and local beer on our Pub and Grub Crawl! Singles, couples and groups love meeting other people and traversing through Black Mountain by foot and visiting at least 4 eateries and a local brewing company. Learn more and book now at!

Valentine Ultimatee Foodie Tour in Black Mountain

  • February 14, 2015

Why settle for one restaurant when you can experience at least 5 in an afternoon! This Valentines Day, singles , couples, families or friends can indulge in an experience to remember. Stroll through Black Mountain tasting and sipping an electic array of local cuisine paired with wine, local beer, and more. Visit www.creativemountainfoodtours to learn more and book a tour!

Valentine's 'Passion, Temptation and Tango': A 1920's Candlelit Dinner, Music and Tango Revue

An unforgettable Valentine's Dinner Show Revue 'Passion, Temptation and Tango' takes you to another time and place: 1920's Buenos Aires, Argentina. Our romantic restaurant, lit by candlelight and fireplaces, is the perfect escape to a most intimate and beautiful space. For this special occasion we have created a Buenos Aires inspired four-course dinner complimented by a bottle of wine and craft cocktail set for your pleasure to enjoy a live tango band and passionate tango dance revue with na...

"Downton Abbey" Vintage Costume Banquets

  • January 4, 2015 - March 1, 2015
  • Location: Lex 18 Moonshine Bar and Restaurant
  • Address: 18 North Lexington Avenue, Asheville, NC 28801
  • Venue:  Lex 18 Moonshine Bar and Restaurant

Fans of America's favorite BBC series "Downton Abbey" are being invited to Lex 18 for an intimate, interactive banquet-dinner experience, followed by the live broadcast of "Downton Abbey" on Sundays beginning January 4, 2015 through March 1, 2015. Each Sunday's private, ticketed event is limited to 16 exclusive guests. Lex 18's historic, late-1920's dining room will be set in a resplendent post-Edwardian era style, complete with all the finery from this popular historic...

Carolina Mountain Cheese Festival

  • April 26, 2015
  • Location: Highland Brewing Company
  • Address: 12 Old Charlotte Highway, Asheville, NC 28803
  • Venue:  Highland Brewing Company

Cheese Fest, anyone? Sharpen your pencils and jot down this date: Sunday, April 26th, 2015. Come to Asheville for an afternoon of fantastic, fromage-based fun. Take part in the first-annual Carolina Mountain Cheese Festival at Highland Brewing to benefit the WNC Cheese Trail.

SoCon OverTime at the Grove Arcade

  • March 6, 2015
  • Location: Grove Arcade
  • Address: 1 Page Avenue, Asheville, NC 28801
  • Venue:  Grove Arcade

Join us at the beautiful, historic Grove Arcade on Page Ave, just a block away from the US Cellular Center for SoCon OverTime. A party open to all, SoCon OverTime is an event not to miss, it is a welcome party and pep rally all rolled into one. SoCon OverTime is a perfect opportunity to take a break from the games and see and taste a little bit of Asheville. The event will feature several of our famous local restaurants and breweries. Trade the tokens you purchase at the door for pints and sm...

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