Thursday, Sep 12, 2019, 6:00 P.M. - 9:00 P.M.

Location: Highland Brewing Company

Price: $130 per person

Experience the legacy of Appalachian ingenuity and delight in the senses in the pop-up food hall, which takes over the event space and scenic rooftop bar of Highland Brewing...

Friday, Sep 13, 2019, 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Location: Pack Square Park

Price: 80 Court Plaza, Asheville, NC 28801

When lunchtime rolls around, hightail it to Pack Place to choose among the à la carte menus of the area’s best food trucks, parked in front of French Broad Chocolates at Pack Square....

Friday, Sep 13, 2019, 12:00-5:00 p.m.

Location: Pack Square Park

Satisfy your shopping cravings at this highly curated market of local food products and wares. Encounter local artisans and stock up on everything from cutting boards, dishes, and glasses to spices,...

Friday, Sep 13, 2019, 1:00 P.M. - 3:00 P.M.

Location: Antidote

Price: $65 per person

Retreat to the South Slope’s sumptuous cocktail lounge at Antidote for an intimate discussion about one of the most intoxicating trends of the decade—craft beverages aged and fermented in...

Friday, Sep 13, 2019, 3:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Location: Looking Glass Creamery, Flying Cloud Farm, and Hickory Nut Gap Farm, SHUTTLE PICK-UP: Aloft Hotel

Price: SOLD OUT

Head to the bucolic hills of Fairview, just southeast of Asheville, where western North Carolina’s rich agricultural heritage lives on at family farms and artisan food producers. Experience the...

Friday, Sep 13, 2019, 3:00 p.m.- 6:30 p.m.

Location: YMI & Benne on Eagle

Price: $100 per person

Join Asheville native and cultural guide DeWayne Barton for a walking tour of local African-American heritage. Explore the area known as The Block, a once thriving business district for the...

Friday, Sep 13, 2019, 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Location: LaZoom

Price: SOLD OUT

Laughter isn’t just the best medicine—it’s also our favorite way to work up an appetite. Climb aboard one of Asheville’s iconic purple buses, sit back, and experience the...

Friday, Sep 13, 2019, 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Location: 32 South Lexington Ave.

Price: SOLD OUT

Exploring themes of identity and belonging through food is the impetus behind the collaborative Brown in the South supper series, which features a collective of acclaimed Southern chefs of Indian...

Friday, Sep 13, 2019, 7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Location: French Broad Chocolate Factory

Price: SOLD OUT

Experience a behind-the-scenes tour of a working Chocolate Factory and discover how fine cacao is transformed into craft chocolate. Delight in decadent desserts from four notable pastry chefs,...

Saturday, Sep 14, 2019, 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Location: Pack Square Park

Price: $50 per person

Head to Pack Square—downtown’s gathering grounds—for an energizing morning of finding balance amid the festival’s decadence. Greet the day with an invigorating outdoor yoga...

Saturday, Sep 14, 2019, 11:00 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

Location: Warren Wilson College

Price: SOLD OUT

The craggy peaks of southern Appalachia, revered as the world’s oldest mountains, surround Asheville. Rich in biodiversity, these woods create fertile growing conditions for some 300 wild...

Saturday, Sep 14, 2019, 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Location: Pack Square Park

When lunchtime rolls around, hightail it to Pack Place to choose among the à la carte menus of the area’s best food trucks, parked in front of the newly reopened Asheville Art Museum....

Saturday, Sep 14, 2019, 12:00-5:00 p.m.

Location: Pack Square Park

Satisfy your shopping cravings at this highly curated market of local food products and wares. Encounter local artisans and stock up on everything from cutting boards, dishes, and glasses to spices,...

Saturday, Sep 14, 2019, 11:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Location: Aloft, AC Hotel and Rhubarb

Price: from $15 to $75 per ticket

The nearly two dozen talks and tastings are lead by some of Asheville and Appalachia’s most beloved chefs + makers, ranging in price from $15 to $75 per ticket. 

Saturday, Sep 14, 2019, 2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Location: Biltmore Estate

Price: $125 per person*

When George Vanderbilt envisioned his country retreat of Biltmore in the late 19th century, he modeled the 250-room French Renaissance chateau and grounds after the working estates of Europe. Today...

Saturday, Sep 14, 2019, 3:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Location: S&W Building, Bouchon, and Thomas Wolfe Memorial STARTS AT S&W Building

Price: $60 per person

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...

Saturday, Sep 14, 2019, 5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Location: East Fork

Price: SOLD OUT

At this all-encompassing festival, even humble clay gets its day. Playing an essential supporting role in the culinary world since 10,000 B.C., clay holds the power to impart flavor and character and...

Saturday, Sep 14, 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Location: Lexington Glassworks

Price: $90

This event is on fire! At one of Asheville’s most alluring hot shops, Lexington Glassworks, a 2,000-degree furnace keeps the party roaring. Get blown away by the colorful artistry of handcrafted...

Sunday, Sep 15, 2019, 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Location: Pack Square Park

When lunchtime rolls around, hightail it to Pack Place to choose among the à la carte menus of the area’s best food trucks, parked in front of the newly reopened Asheville Art Museum....

Sunday, Sep 15, 2019, 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Location: Gaining Ground Farm

Price: SOLD OUT

Rise, shine, and dig into a field-to-fork brunch at Gaining Ground Farm. Dine amongst beds of flowers and vegetables as growers from several different area farms wait on you while sharing the unique...

Sunday, Sep 15, 2019, 11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Location: The Omni Grove Park Inn, Seely Pavilion

Price: $75 per person

In this town that hosts not just one but two annual vegan festivals, chefs and food makers take herbivore cuisine to new heights. Think vegan comfort food and hemp-milk ice cream, locally produced...

Sunday, Sep 15, 2019, 12:00-5:00 p.m.

Location: Pack Square Park

Satisfy your shopping cravings at this highly curated market of local food products and wares. Encounter local artisans and stock up on everything from cutting boards, dishes, and glasses to spices,...

Sunday, Sep 15, 2019, 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Location: Salvage Station

Price: $100 per person

Here in the South, Sunday supper is sacred. Close out the Chow Chow experience by sitting down with fellow festival goers and local culinary artists to fill your plates—and souls—with...

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