March 2017 Events

March thru May

  • Shelter on the Mountain: Barns and Building Traditions of the Southern Highlands, Rural Heritage Museum at Mars Hill University. Overview of the unique built environment of the peoples of the Southern Appalachians. Open daily except Mondays, 11 am - 5 pm.

March 2-4

March 3

March 11

March 13

  • The Nile Project, John W. Bardo Fine Arts Center, Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, 7:30 pm. One of the tightest cross-cultural collaborations. From their debut concert, captured live on the 2013 release, it was clear that the Nile Project was something completely new. NPR named the recording one of five "Must Hear International Albums." 

March 16

  • ASAP’s 2017 CSA Fair, at Jubilee! 46 Wall Street, Asheville.  3–6 pm. An opportunity to meet farmers face-to-face and learn more about their Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) programs and products. This event is free and open to the public. The fair will also feature family-friendly activities and a local food tasting to inspire your CSA dishes. 

March 18

  • Songwriter Showcase, Peacock Performing Arts Center, Hayesville. 7 pm. Local favorite Rob Tiger hosts  Amanda Platt who, when not touring with the Honeycutters, performs solo as a singer-songwriter, with a voice that's "complex, sweet and aching".  Adults $15; Students $12.
  • Heritage Apple Day, Cashiers Valley Community Center, Cashiers. 11 am- 3 pm. Free and open to the public. The Cashiers Historical Society is hosting its annual Heritage Apple Day offering the public the opportunity to learn about Heritage Apples that grow in the Western North Carolina area. 
  • Fort San Juan Exhibit Debut, History Museum of Burke County, Morganton, 10 am to 2 pm. Free. Celebrating the 450th anniversary of the building of the earliest fort in the interior of North America, the exhibit features panels and artifacts representing the lives of the Native American people and Spanish explorers, and includes pieces of Spanish pottery, chain links from Spanish armor and nails that were used in the 1567 fort. It tells the story of houses constructed in the native style, but built by Spanish tools.
  • Seventh Annual Assault on BlackRock extreme trail race, Pinnacle Park, 2110 Fisher Creek Road, Sylva. 

March 23

March 25

  • Polar Plunge, Lake Louise-Roaring Gap Club, near Sparta. Proceeds go the Special Olympics. 

March 27 through May 6

  • "Mentors and Heroes" Photography Exhibit by David HoltLocated in the N.C. Dept. of Natural & Cultural Resources Western Office, 175 Riceville Road, Asheville.  Hours are Monday through Friday, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm, and Saturday 10:00 am to 2:00 pm.  The exhibit is free and open to the public.

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March 31


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