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The Cherokee Bonfire

August 26 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Gather around a crackling fire in Cherokee, NC, and hear stories from the beginning of time. The Cherokee Bonfire is back! This event series is free and open to the public, only this year it's bigger than ever, with more days added to the season.  As the evening begins to cool, hear mesmerizing stories of creation, as well as myths, legends—and sometimes ghost stories, for good measure. The Cherokee tellers wear period dress from the 17th century, and share tales passed down through…

The Cherokee Bonfire

August 28 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Gather around a crackling fire in Cherokee, NC, and hear stories from the beginning of time. The Cherokee Bonfire is back! This event series is free and open to the public, only this year it's bigger than ever, with more days added to the season.  As the evening begins to cool, hear mesmerizing stories of creation, as well as myths, legends—and sometimes ghost stories, for good measure. The Cherokee tellers wear period dress from the 17th century, and share tales passed down through…

ArborEvenings

August 29 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Relax and unwind at the Arboretum’s new “ArborEvenings” after hours series. Held every Thursday, April – October, from 6 to 9 p.m., visitors will see the Arboretum’s gardens come to light after dark while enjoying delicious food and tasty beverages, including beer and wine, in one of Asheville’s most beautiful natural settings. On the last Thursday of each month, live music be played in the Heritage Garden. Entry into ArborEvenings is free and included in non-members’ standard parking fees. Valid…

TAC Talk: Making a Mill Village Life

August 29 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

The Cone family is justly recognized for building North Carolina’s textile economy in the twentieth century, but what about the workers who ran their factories? How did they build and sustain their lives, and how do they look back on their experiences now? Drawing on dozens of oral history interviews conducted by his graduate students at UNCG, Benjamin Filene, Chief Curator at the North Carolina Museum of History, explores day-to-day life in Greensboro’s Cone mill villages: its opportunities, its constraints—and…

The Cherokee Bonfire

August 30 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Gather around a crackling fire in Cherokee, NC, and hear stories from the beginning of time. The Cherokee Bonfire is back! This event series is free and open to the public, only this year it's bigger than ever, with more days added to the season.  As the evening begins to cool, hear mesmerizing stories of creation, as well as myths, legends—and sometimes ghost stories, for good measure. The Cherokee tellers wear period dress from the 17th century, and share tales passed down through…

Happy Valley Fiddlers Convention

August 30 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

The Caldwell Arts Council invites you to experience a perfect Labor Day Weekend on the banks of the Yadkin River, surrounded by mountain music, dance, food, and beautiful scenery. Festival fun begins at 7 p.m. Friday, featuring a community dance with mountain music, cake walks, open caller mic & more. Saturday is packed with great entertainment! Eight categories of music competitions begin at 10 a.m. on the main stage.   The Youth JAM Tent offers performances by talented young musicians. Non-music…

The Cherokee Bonfire

August 31 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Gather around a crackling fire in Cherokee, NC, and hear stories from the beginning of time. The Cherokee Bonfire is back! This event series is free and open to the public, only this year it's bigger than ever, with more days added to the season.  As the evening begins to cool, hear mesmerizing stories of creation, as well as myths, legends—and sometimes ghost stories, for good measure. The Cherokee tellers wear period dress from the 17th century, and share tales passed down through…

An Appalachian Evening Concert with Helen White & Wayne Henderson

August 31 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Wayne Henderson a musical legend known worldwide for both his lightning fast “pinch picking” guitar style and the beautiful guitars, mandolins and banjos he crafts. Helen White is respected as an old-time fiddler and folk singer, as well as the founder of the Junior Appalachians Musicians Program.  All concerts at 7:30 pm in the air-conditioned Lynn L. Shields Auditorium. Dinner available for purchase in the Schoolhouse Cafe beginning at 6 pm.

ArborEvenings

September 5 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Relax and unwind at the Arboretum’s new “ArborEvenings” after hours series. Held every Thursday, April – October, from 6 to 9 p.m., visitors will see the Arboretum’s gardens come to light after dark while enjoying delicious food and tasty beverages, including beer and wine, in one of Asheville’s most beautiful natural settings. On the last Thursday of each month, live music be played in the Heritage Garden. Entry into ArborEvenings is free and included in non-members’ standard parking fees. Valid…

ArborEvenings

September 12 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Relax and unwind at the Arboretum’s new “ArborEvenings” after hours series. Held every Thursday, April – October, from 6 to 9 p.m., visitors will see the Arboretum’s gardens come to light after dark while enjoying delicious food and tasty beverages, including beer and wine, in one of Asheville’s most beautiful natural settings. On the last Thursday of each month, live music be played in the Heritage Garden. Entry into ArborEvenings is free and included in non-members’ standard parking fees. Valid…

11th Annual Flock to the Rock at Chimney Rock State Park

September 14 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

  Join one of Western North Carolina’s most popular Annual events, Flock to the Rock. Originally created to help folks understand why Hickory Nut Gorge is such a premier birding location, this event has grown in size and popularity every year. You don’t have to be an avid birder to find something of interest at this event, but it may just be the reason you become one. Guided bird walks, raptor flight shows, live bird demos and workshops are a…

ArborEvenings

September 19 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Relax and unwind at the Arboretum’s new “ArborEvenings” after hours series. Held every Thursday, April – October, from 6 to 9 p.m., visitors will see the Arboretum’s gardens come to light after dark while enjoying delicious food and tasty beverages, including beer and wine, in one of Asheville’s most beautiful natural settings. On the last Thursday of each month, live music be played in the Heritage Garden. Entry into ArborEvenings is free and included in non-members’ standard parking fees. Valid…

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