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Mel Chin's Wake sculpture installation moves from Times Square to Western North Carolina

See Mel Chin's Larger-Than-Life Animatronic Sculpture in Asheville

On your next visit to Asheville, enjoy a rare opportunity to immerse yourself in a larger-than-life sculpture installation that is truly making waves! The 60-foot, animatronic sculpture, Wake by Mel Chin, will be on display in Asheville from March 15, 2020 through fall 2020 (end date to be determined) just blocks south of downtown. Wake is interactive and features decks and


Lyric and Josh Blake perform at the Connect Beyond Festival in Asheville, NC

2020 Connect Beyond Festival: Artists, Lineups, Tickets and Details

POSTPONED - Connect Beyond Festival (Asheville, NC): Postponed The 2020 Connect Beyond Festival has been postponed.  To read a statement from festival organizers, and for more information, please visit the Connect Beyond Festival web site.  Original Post: After a record-setting second year, the Connect Beyond Festival has announced the first wave of artists who will make up an


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Things to Do in Asheville This Weekend — February 28 - March 1, 2020

Don’t miss out on all the great things happening in Asheville this weekend. Explore new art exhibits, attend a live show and enjoy the local flavors of Asheville independent restaurant scene. If you love comedy, beer, wellness, or outdoor adventure, then you’re sure to find something fun to do. Planning a trip to Asheville is easy. Utilize our easy-to-use search to check room

Local Music Show

Things to Do in Asheville This Weekend — February 21 - 23, 2020

Get ready for a jam-packed weekend of events in Asheville. Across the city, enjoy live music, arts and crafts demonstrations, comedy shows, and, on Sunday, a festive Mardi Gras parade in the streets of downtown. Asheville is experiencing a mild winter this year, and temperatures have remained above average. Take advantage by exploring the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains, which have unobstructed

Spring in downtown Asheville

New and Iconic Tours to Experience This Spring in Asheville

Spring in Asheville, N.C. in 2020 is peak exploration time! Dive into Asheville culture with creative local tours that offer experiences from classic to unexpected, from guided to DIY. These tours will take you to nearly every corner – and touch on most any facet – of this vibrant Blue Ridge Mountain city. Why visit Asheville in the spring? Sitting along


Romance in Asheville

Things to Do in Asheville This Weekend — February 14 - 16, 2020

Fall in love with Asheville this weekend as we celebrate Valentine’s Day with special events all weekend long. From food, to music, to a mass wedding – Asheville offers something for love birds and single folk alike. Looking for something a bit different than your standard Valentine’s Day experience, we have a list of the best place to celebrate romance in Asheville. Also check

Grub Crawl: The Tastiest of Tours

Things to Do in Asheville This Weekend — February 7 - 9, 2020

Asheville has a jam-packed weekend of special events in store for visitors including multiple nights of comedy, performance, art exhibits, and special tours. In addition to the guided hikes featured below you can also get outdoors and enjoy the mild winter weather with these 5 great winter hikes to enjoy spectacular unobstructed views. Planning a trip to Asheville is easy. Utilize our easy-to-use

A couple enjoys a mountain vista on the Blue Ridge Parkway near Asheville, NC

Things to Do in Asheville This Weekend — January 31 - February 2, 2020

This weekend enjoy the best Asheville has to offer with fewer crowds and some of the best deals of the year. Make the most of the recent rainfall by visiting one of hundreds of waterfalls around the region. They’re sure to be raging from the rainfall - just be careful and mind the slick rocks. If the rain continues into the weekend, then there are plenty of rainy day adventures to be found

Winter Hiker with Dog

Things to Do in Asheville This Weekend — January 24 - 26, 2020

Take part in two celebrations happening all week long and into the weekend. One focuses on Asheville’s independent restaurants with special menus and pricing at multiple dining hot spots, and the other is an annual event that grants performing artists permission to push the boundaries of their work to the edge of what most consider mainstream theater. More details on those events are listed

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