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Walk a mile (plus) in the shoes of women who helped sow the seeds of the city’s vibrant cultural life on a guided tour of the Asheville Urban Trail, a series of sculptures spread throughout downtown that reveals the multifaceted story of this unique mountain town. Enjoy old-fashioned ladies’ luncheon fare at the iconic S&W Cafeteria, an Art Deco masterpiece where shoppers once gathered after hitting the downtown department stores, and learn about the region’s original farmer’s markets at the French bistro Bouchon. Then clink cocktail glasses on the porch of Julia Wolfe’s historic boarding house—the home where this shrewd businesswoman raised her son, the famed author Thomas Wolfe.
Dr. Elizabeth Engelhardt, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Erica Abrams Locklear, UNC Asheville
Kala Brooks, Top of the Monk
Michel Baudouin, Bouchon French Comfort Food
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Over 20 immersive signature events are featured throughout the weekend! Tours, dinners, parties, foraging and more await.