Thursday, May 3, 2018

Don't Miss Biltmore Blooms through May 24

Now - May 24, 2018     Biltmore Blooms  at Asheville's Bilmore (Estate) -    Biltmore's gardens, designed by Frederick Law Olmsted, are alive with color as spring arrives. Enjoy special events and the beauty of tulips, azaleas, and countless other flowers during Biltmore Blooms. 

Guests will be able to step down into the Winter Garden to enjoy a display of exotic orchids intimately, just as George and Edith Vanderbilt's guests might have. Some of the plants will be the same species that were planned for the Biltmore Conservatory in 1894. 

Outdoors, enjoy a beautiful progression of blooms from tulips to pansies, azaleas, and much more..

Friday, December 15, 2017

A Few Tickets Remain for Asheville's A Swannanoa Solstice Performed at The Diana Wortham Theatre

Join a devoted following who have discovered why A Swannanoa Solstice, now
in its 15th year, is the perfect way to celebrate the season. A few seats remain for both performances this weekend, Sunday, December 17 at 2:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. Learn More / Get Tickets

Spirit of the Season: Help fight homelessness this holiday season by bringing supplies for people in transitional housing served through Homeward Bound. Drop off items from the wish list at the collection points in the DWT lobby any time before, during or after the A Swannanoa Solstice performances on Dec. 17. Homeward Bound is a social impact nonprofit committed to ending homelessness in Asheville and Buncombe County. The agency moves our homeless neighbors into housing as a first step, then offers the right level of support they need to stay there – permanently.

A Swannanoa Solstice is a tapestry of joyful and thoughtful seasonal reflection beautifully woven from the mountains' Appalachian, Scots-Irish and world influences. Celebrate winter's allure at a special 10th anniversary edition of this beloved holiday tradition. Bring family and friends to delight in each moment, from sharing a cup of wassail, to enjoying an enormous breadth of acoustic performers gathered on one stage. Award-winning recording artists Al Petteway, Amy White, and Robin Bullock are joined by the talents and voices of special guest musicians, storytellers, dancers, and host and founder of The Swannanoa Gathering at Warren Wilson College,. Performed at the Diana Wortham Theatre.

Thursday, November 30, 2017

Asheville's Downtown Holiday Windows Competition

Every year, the Asheville Downtown Association organizes the Downtown Holiday Windows Contest. This year’s theme is “Holiday Magic” and there will be about 30 businesses participating,  creating a delightful experience for everyone who walks around downtown.

Judging will be Tuesday, December 5th with 
Walking Tours continuing through the end of the year. 

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Friday, October 27, 2017

Asheville NC Halloween Events: Halloween Dance Party at The Grove House Entertainment Complex

October 28, 2017       Halloween Dance Party at The Grove House Entertainment Complex    Come enjoy the #1 Halloween Dance Party in WNC at the Haunted Grove House Inferno. Gates open from 9 M to 3 AM. Participate in a $4,000 costume contest. There will be 3 dance floors and 3 different venues for ONE price. The Complex is located at 11 Grove Street in downtown Asheville.

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Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Ooh La La Curiosity Market this Saturday in Asheville

July 1, 2017    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. 

Get complete local information on our Asheville NC Visitor Guide.