Monday, September 19, 2016

Race to the Taps 7 Miler in Asheville NC this Saturday

September 24, 2016    Race to the Taps 7 Miler   This series hits downtown's south slope neighborhood and features Twin Leaf and Catawba Brewing. The Asheville Downtown Association is the nonprofit partner for this race.  

Race to the Taps is produced by Asheville Radio Group and Kick It Event Management. These runs certainly aren’t pub crawls.  Each race is a chip-timed, 4-miler highlighting the neighborhood surrounding the host brewery with varying degrees of difficulty appropriate for seasoned runners or the casual runner/walker. 

The reward is refreshing with some great craft beer and prizes. 

Friday, September 16, 2016

Brewgrass Festival this Weekend in Asheville NC

September 17, 2016    Brewgrass Festival   American breweries gather to showcase more than 120 different beers. Live entertainment includes a great lineup of national and regional bluegrass musicians  featuring The Travelin' McCourys with special guest Peter Rowan, Jon Stickley Trio, and Bobby Miller and the Virginia Daredevils. 

The festival will be held on Saturday,  featuring over 55 breweries sampling a diverse assortment of local, regional, and national craft beers. The event also features a variety of area food vendors and plenty of water. 

Brewgrass is held from 1 - 6 PM at Asheville's Memorial Stadium. 

Learn more about Asheville events and festivals on our Asheville NC Visitors Guide

Thursday, September 8, 2016

Asheville's Annual Goombay Festival this Weekend

Date:      September 9 - 11, 2016   Annual Goombay Festival   “Goombay Festival represents an opportunity to highlight the African American experience and the YMI’s role in crafting that experience. It continues to promote the historical legacy of the “Founding Fathers” to promote the entrepreneurial spirit of African Americans in Asheville, NC.” — Stephanie Swepson-Twitty, Board Chair of the YMI. Enjoy 3 days of music arts and community.

Thursday, September 1, 2016

Ooh La La Curiosity Market This Labor Day Weekend

September 3, 2016    Ooh La La Curiosity Market   An outdoor market in Pritchard Park  featuring works by local painters, leather smiths, jewelry makers, potters ,up-cycled crafters, and other curious delights, all beneath the colored canopies of large market umbrellas. 

In addition to the artists, the market will also feature live local music with up three musical acts performing each Saturday and will include everything from a solo saxophonist to folk, blues, acoustic, and jazz acts.