Attend a lively musical performance, go dancing at one of the many street festivals planned throughout the Blue Ridge Mountains, explore regional gem mines, sample your way across a food and wine festival, or explore a new art exhibit. There’s no shortage of cool things to do here in Western North Carolina. Here’s a list of some of the best events taking place this month.
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Appalachian Spring Tea with Harriet
May 12, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm$35 – $45
On Saturday, May 12, 2018, history lovers, nature enthusiasts, and those who appreciate the tasty sweet and savory foods offered at a formal tea will gather at Whitemont Lodge for a special celebration of spring and one of the Swannanoa Valley’s most honored women, Harriet Styles.
The pre-Mothers’ Day tea will be offered in two seatings, from 2-4 pm and 5-7 pm. It will include savory, scone, and sweet courses, music, and a private tour of Whitemont Lodge and the surrounding gardens. Advance ticket purchase is required.
Who: Swannanoa Valley Museum
What: Appalachian Spring Tea with Harriet
When: Saturday, May 12, 2018
Where: Historic Whitemont Lodge, near Warren Wilson College
Why: Fundraising event in support of the Swannanoa Valley Museum & History Center in Black Mountain.
Cost: $35 members/$45 nonmembers; Table discounts available.
Tickets available at: http://www.history.swannanoavalleymuseum.org/tea-tickets/