Black Mountain / Swannanoa Calendar of Events

May 07, 2016 to Nov. 19, 2016 - Black Mountain Tailgate Market
Saturday mornings 9am-noon. 130 Montreat Rd (behind First Baptist Church)
(828)

May 15, 2016 to July 31, 2016 - Art Exhibit
Exciting work of seven members of the Swannanoa Valley Fine Arts League. At Monte Vista Hotel, 308 W. State St.
(828)
www.svfalarts.org

June 03, 2016 to Aug. 28, 2016 - Billy Edd Wheeler Art Display
At Seven Sisters Gallery, 117 Cherry St. Black Mtn. NC 28711
(828)669-5107

June 23, 2016 to Nov. 17, 2016 - Swannanoa's Old Farmer's Ball
Community contra dancing every Thursday night in Bryson Gym, Warren Wilson College. $5- lessons starts at 7:30, dance at 8pm.
(828)
www.oldfarmersball.com

July 12, 2016 to Aug. 09, 2016 - Giant Used Book Sale
On 7/12, 7/26, and 8/09 during Groovin' on Grovemont concerts. 5-8:30pm at Swannanoa Library, 101 West Charleston Ave.
(828)250-6486

July 15, 2016 to Oct. 31, 2016 - Warren Wilson College Farmer's Market
11am-1pm each Friday. Seasonal organic fruits, vegetables, locally raised meat, handmade herbal products. At Warren Wilson College, 701 Warren Wilson Rd. Swannanoa NC 28778
garden@warren-wilson.edu

July 19, 2016 to Sept. 02, 2016 - Artist Jos'e Bello Gallery Show
Studies in Sacred Geometry in Upper Gallery at Black Mountain Center for the Arts, 225 W. State St. Mon thru Fri: 10am-5pm Saturdays noon-5pm meet Jos'e Bello.
(828)669-0930

July 27, 2016 - Billy Edd Wheeler Performance
Songwriter, author, recording artist, playwright, painter and humorist will share his story and talents 2:30pm in Upper Anderson Auditorium - Montreat. $1 donation requested to cover refreshments.
(828)

July 27, 2016 to Aug. 29, 2016 - Members Art Show
49th Annual event featuring the best work of Swannanoa Valley Fine Art League members. At Red House Studio, 301 W. State St. OPEN Tue-Sat 11am-5pm, Sun 1-4pm
(828)669-0351

July 27, 2016 - Yoga and Stories
10:30am. Elementary-age program at Black Mountain Library, 105 N. Dougherty St.
(828)250-4756

July 28, 2016 - Park Rhythms Outdoor Concert
The Rewind Band playing Country/ Beach / Classic Rock. Free 7-9pm at Lake Tomahawk.
Contact: Black Mountain Recreaction & Parks
(828)669-2052
www.blackmountainrec.com

July 28, 2016 - Blood Drive
10:30am-4pm at Black Mountain Fire Dept. Call Red Cross for more info or to schedule an appointment.
1-800-733-2767

July 28, 2016 - Free Wine Tasting
Wine tasting and sales. Dinner by reservation. 5-7pm at The Artisan Gourmet Market, 2 East Market St., Cheshire Village-Black Mountain
(828)357-5500
www.theartisangourmetmarket.com

July 29, 2016 - Downtown Walking Tour
A Team Time History Sprinkled with Ghost Tales. 60-70 minute easy stroll through downtown. 10:30 at Visitor Center. $10 Adults / $5 Kids under 10. Enjoy hilarious town stories and history. Hear of a few town "spirits".
Contact: P. Parris
(828)713-1203

July 29, 2016 - Theater: Eleanor's Story
Award winning hour-long live performance of Eleanor R. Garner's autobiography of an American Girl in Hitler's Germany. Performed by her granddaughter, Ingrid Garner. Advance tickets $15. 7:30 pm at Black Mountain Center for the Arts.
(828)669-0930

July 30, 2016 - Roberta Baum
Jazz Singer. 6-9pm Free Entry - all ages. At unWine'd at Mellie Mac's, 304 W. State St.
(828)669-5727

July 30, 2016 - Creative Mountain Food Tours
Ultimate Foodie Tour I - 2pm. Taste local cuisine & beverages from 5-6 eateries & stroll historic Blk Mtn. 2 1/2 hour guided tour. Advanced reservations required. Book on-line
(828)
www.creativemountainfoodtours.com

Aug. 04, 2016 - Park Rhythms Outdoor Concert
David LaMotte playing Folk. Free 7-9pm at Lake Tomahawk.
Contact: Black Mountain Recreation & Parks
(828)669-2052
www.blackmountainrec.com

Aug. 04, 2016 - Paint Night at Mellie Mac's
6:30-8:30pm. $35 per person includes One glass wine or pint beer, art supplies, instruction. Call or stop by to sign up.
(828)669-5727

Aug. 04, 2016 - Free Wine Tasting
Wine tasting and sales. Dinner by reservation. 5-7pm at The Artisan Gourmet Market, 2 East Market St., Cheshire Village-Black Mountain
(828)357-5500
www.theartisangourmetmarket.com

Aug. 05, 2016 - Downtown Walking Tour
A Team Time History Sprinkled with Ghost Tales. 60-70 minute easy stroll through downtown. 10:30 at Visitor Center. $10 Adults / $5 Kids under 10. Enjoy hilarious town stories and history. Hear of a few town "spirits".
Contact: P. Parris
(828)713-1203

Aug. 05, 2016 to Aug. 06, 2016 - Annual Rummage Sale
Friday 11am-4pm. Sat. 8am-12noon.
Corner of Padgett Town Rd and Old 70 W. Benefits Swannanoa Valley Museum.
Contact: Y. Smith
(828)669-1679

Aug. 05, 2016 - Les 3 Amis
Traditional West African Music. 6-9pm Free Entry - all ages. At unWine'd at Mellie Mac's, 304 W. State St.
(828)669-5727

Aug. 05, 2016 - Opening Reception - Members Art Show
Meet the artists during awards reception 5-7pm at Red House Studios, 310 W. State St.
(828)669-0351

Aug. 06, 2016 - Creative Mountain Food Tours
Ultimate Foodie Tour II - 3:00. Taste local cuisine & beverages from 5-6 eateries & stroll historic Blk Mtn. 2 1/2 hour guided tour. Advanced reservations required. Book on-line
(828)
www.creativemountainfoodtours.com

Aug. 06, 2016 - Museum Hike
Valley History Explorer Hike to Bee Tree's Watch Knob. Moderate, 3 miles. $20 museum members, $30 nonmembers. Registration required.
(828)669-9566
www.swannanoavalleymuseum.org

Aug. 06, 2016 - Asheville Super Spartan Race
Children, women & men's races. Register on-line. Spectator tickets available.
www.spartan.com/en/race/detail/1237

Aug. 09, 2016 - Grooving' on Grovemont Outdoor Concert
The "Groovemont" Players representing a "who's who" of local talent playing pop, soul & blues and beyond. FREE. 6:00pm in Grovemont Square near the Swannanoa Library, 101 West Charleston Ave. in Swannanoa. Bring a chair. Concessions available for purchase.
(828)250-6486

Aug. 10, 2016 - Mountain Story Magic & Tales
10:30am. Elementary-age program at Black Mountain Library, 105 N. Dougherty St.
(828)250-4756

Aug. 11, 2016 - Free Wine Tasting
Wine tasting and sales. Dinner by reservation. 5-7pm at The Artisan Gourmet Market, 2 East Market St., Cheshire Village-Black Mountain
(828)357-5500
www.theartisangourmetmarket.com

Aug. 12, 2016 - Creative Mountain Food Tours
Pub Crawl - 2pm. Taste local cuisine & beverages from 5-6 eateries & stroll historic Blk Mtn. 2 1/2 hour guided tour. Advanced reservations required. Book on-line
(828)
www.creativemountainfoodtours.com

Aug. 12, 2016 - Ben Phan
Soul/ Folk. 6-9pm Free Entry - all ages. At unWine'd at Mellie Mac's, 304 W. State St.
(828)669-5727

Aug. 12, 2016 - Downtown Walking Tour
A Team Time History Sprinkled with Ghost Tales. 60-70 minute easy stroll through downtown. 10:30 at Visitor Center. $10 Adults / $5 Kids under 10. Enjoy hilarious town stories and history. Hear of a few town "spirits".
Contact: P. Parris
(828)713-1203

Aug. 12, 2016 - Sourwood Idol Contest
FREE - Amateur singing contest. 7pm in Sourwood Festival Entertainment Tent.
Contact: Black Mountain Swannanoa Chamber of Commerce
(828)669-2300
www.sourwoodfestival.com

Aug. 13, 2016 - Creative Mountain Food Tours
Ultimate Foodie Tour I - 2pm. Taste local cuisine & beverages from 5-6 eateries & stroll historic Blk Mtn. 2 1/2 hour guided tour. Advanced reservations required. Book on-line
(828)
www.creativemountainfoodtours.com

Aug. 13, 2016 to Aug. 14, 2016 - 39th Annual Sourwood Festival
Alcohol-free, family oriented street festival with over 200 vendors - arts, crafts, food, games, rides, and more.
Contact: Black Mountain Swannanoa Chamber of Commerce
(828)669-2300
www.SourwoodFestival.com

Aug. 13, 2016 - Roberta Baum
Jazz singer. 6-9pm Free Entry - all ages. At unWine'd at Mellie Mac's, 304 W. State St.
(828)669-5727

Aug. 13, 2016 - Sourwood 5K & Cheshire Pump & Run
28th running of Sourwood 5k< premiere road run/walk. Cheshire Pump & Run participants earn deductions off their 5K times for bench presses pre-race. Begins at Cheshire Fitness Club.
Contact: Event Mercenaries, Inc.
(828)669-5099
www.EventMercenaries.com

Aug. 18, 2016 - Free Wine Tasting
Wine tasting and sales. Dinner by reservation. 5-7pm at The Artisan Gourmet Market, 2 East Market St., Cheshire Village-Black Mountain
(828)357-5500
www.theartisangourmetmarket.com

Aug. 19, 2016 - Downtown Walking Tour
A Team Time History Sprinkled with Ghost Tales. 60-70 minute easy stroll through downtown. 10:30 at Visitor Center. $10 Adults / $5 Kids under 10. Enjoy hilarious town stories and history. Hear of a few town "spirits".
Contact: P. Parris
(828)713-1203

Aug. 19, 2016 - William Deharo & Nick "The Barb" Andrea
World/Celtic.6-9pm Free Entry - all ages. At unWine'd at Mellie Mac's, 304 W. State St.
(828)669-5727

Aug. 19, 2016 to Aug. 21, 2016 - Original Children's Theater
"Two Birds One Stone" Advance tickets $10 adults / $5 kids. 6:30 on Aug 19 & 20. 2pm on Aug 21. Black Mountain Center for the Arts, 225 W. State St.
(828)669-0930

Aug. 20, 2016 - Annual Juried Art Show
Work of artists and artisans from across WNC. Opening reception 4pm, Arrowhead Gallery and Studios, 78C S Catawba Ave., Old Fort
(828)
www.arrowheadart.org

Aug. 20, 2016 - Creative Mountain Food Tours
Ultimate Foodie Tour II- 3:00. Taste local cuisine & beverages from 5-6 eateries & stroll historic Blk Mtn. 2 1/2 hour guided tour. Advanced reservations required. Book on-line
(828)
www.creativemountainfoodtours.com

Aug. 20, 2016 - Bread and Butter Band
Bluegrass/country/rock n roll. 6-9pm Free Entry - all ages. At unWine'd at Mellie Mac's, 304 W. State St.
(828)669-5727

Aug. 20, 2016 - Paint Night at Mellie Mac's
4pm. $35 per person includes One glass wine or pint beer, art supplies, instruction. Call or stop by to sign up.
(828)669-5727

Aug. 20, 2016 - Howl-In at Wolf Dog Sanctuary
Gates open at 3pm. Tours start at 3:15. Email or call for directions.
Contact: Full Moon Farm
(828)664-9818
info@fullmoonfarm.org

Aug. 25, 2016 - Free Wine Tasting
Wine tasting and sales. Dinner by reservation. 5-7pm at The Artisan Gourmet Market, 2 East Market St., Cheshire Village-Black Mountain
(828)357-5500
www.theartisangourmetmarket.com

Aug. 26, 2016 - Downtown Walking Tour
A Team Time History Sprinkled with Ghost Tales. 60-70 minute easy stroll through downtown. 10:30 at Visitor Center. $10 Adults / $5 Kids under 10. Enjoy hilarious town stories and history. Hear of a few town "spirits".
Contact: P. Parris
(828)713-1203

Aug. 26, 2016 - Dan Keller Trio
Jazz. 6-9pm Free Entry - all ages. At unWine'd at Mellie Mac's, 304 W. State St.
(828)669-5727

Aug. 27, 2016 - Greenways Discovery Days
Riverwalk Trail. Free Guided Walking Tour 10am-11:30am. No pre-registration required. No dogs. Water & hat suggested.
(828)989-3269

Aug. 27, 2016 - Sarah Tucker
Pop/Folk. 6-9pm Free Entry - all ages. At unWine'd at Mellie Mac's, 304 W. State St.
(828)669-5727

Sept. 02, 2016 - Creative Mountain Food Tours
Pub Crawl - 2pm. Taste local cuisine & beverages from 5-6 eateries & stroll historic Blk Mtn. 2 1/2 hour guided tour. Advanced reservations required. Book on-line
(828)
www.creativemountainfoodtours.com

Sept. 03, 2016 - Creative Mountain Food Tours
Ultimate Foodie Tour I - 2pm. Taste local cuisine & beverages from 5-6 eateries & stroll historic Blk Mtn. 2 1/2 hour guided tour. Advanced reservations required. Book on-line
(828)
www.creativemountainfoodtours.com

Sept. 09, 2016 - Gallery Reception - For the Birds Awareness Exhibit
6-8pm Upper Gallery, Black Mountain Center for the Arts, 225 W. State St.
(828)669-0930

Sept. 10, 2016 - Creative Mountain Food Tours
Ultimate Foodie Tour II- 3:00. Taste local cuisine & beverages from 5-6 eateries & stroll historic Blk Mtn. 2 1/2 hour guided tour. Advanced reservations required. Book on-line
(828)
www.creativemountainfoodtours.com

Sept. 12, 2016 to Sept. 16, 2016 - Bird Awareness Week
Witness a Flock of Swifts (costumed children) making their way to the Black Mountain Center for the Arts, 225 W. State St.
(828)669-0930

Sept. 17, 2016 - Creative Mountain Food Tours
Ultimate Foodie Tour I - 2pm. Taste local cuisine & beverages from 5-6 eateries & stroll historic Blk Mtn. 2 1/2 hour guided tour. Advanced reservations required. Book on-line
(828)
www.creativemountainfoodtours.com

Sept. 17, 2016 - Rock The Quarry Trail Challenge
5K & Kids Fun Run at Grove Stone & Sand. Registration on-line
www.racesonline.com/events/rock-the-quarry

Sept. 17, 2016 - How-In at Wolf Dog Sanctuary
Gates open at 3pm. Tours start at 3:15. Email or call for directions.
Contact: Full Moon Farm
(828)664-9818
info@fullmoonfarm.org

Sept. 24, 2016 - Creative Mountain Food Tours
Ultimate Foodie Tour II - 3:00. Taste local cuisine & beverages from 5-6 eateries & stroll historic Blk Mtn. 2 1/2 hour guided tour. Advanced reservations required. Book on-line
(828)
www.creativemountainfoodtours.com

Oct. 14, 2016 to Oct. 16, 2016 - Southeast Wise Women Herbal Conference
Share inspiration, celebration and practical learning about earth-based healing and women's health. Advance registration required.
(828)
www.sewisewomen.com

Oct. 15, 2016 - Howl-In at Wolf Dog Sanctuary
Gates open at 3pm. Tours start at 3:15. Email or call for directions.
Contact: Full Moon Farm
(828)664-9818
info@fullmoonfarm.org

Oct. 20, 2016 to Oct. 23, 2016 - L.E.A.F. Festival
Music, arts, earth skills, local brews, food, activities and more. Reservations required.
(828)
www.LEAF.org

Oct. 24, 2016 - Battle of the Brushes 2016
Opening reception and awards for Annual plein air painting competition.
(828)
www.arrowheadart.org

Oct. 28, 2016 to Oct. 29, 2016 - Historic Haunted House Tours
Tours guided by historic interpreters dressed in period attire. Location TBA. $25 members, $35 nonmembers.
Contact: Swannanoa Valley Museum
(828)669-9566
www.swannanoavalleymuseum.org

Oct. 29, 2016 - Black Mountain Old Depot Art by the Tracks
Juried art show in its 19th year. On Sutton Ave in downtown Blk Mtn. 10am-6pm,
Contact: The Old Depot Association
(828)669-6583
craftshow@olddepot.org
www.olddepot.org

Nov. 19, 2016 - Howl for the Holidays
1-5pm at Wolf Dog Sanctuary. Email or call for directions.
Contact: Full Moon Farm
(828)664-9818
info@fullmoonfarm.org

Dec. 02, 2016 - Holly Jolly
Stores open late w/refreshments, street performers and Santa.
Contact: Black Mountain Swannanoa Chamber of Commerce
(828)669-2300

Dec. 03, 2016 - Christmas Parade
Starts 4pm along State St. from Flatcreek Rd to Craigmont Rd. Over 100 entries. Registration fee for entries.
Contact: Black Mountain Swannanoa Chamber of Commerce
(828)669-2300

May 11, 2017 to May 14, 2017 - L.E.A.F. Festival
Music, arts, earth skills, local brews, food, activities and more. Reservations required.
(828)
www.LEAF.org

Oct. 19, 2017 to Oct. 22, 2017 - L.E.A.F. Festival
Music, arts, earth skills, local brews, food, activities and more. Reservations required.
(828)
www.LEAF.org

 

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