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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Burnsville Fit Families 5K
May 13, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 1:15 pm$5 – $30
The eighth annual Burnsville Fit Families 5K is a fun, family-friendly community race. Those who want to get involved can run, walk, push a stroller, cheer from the sidelines or volunteer to help with the race. With encouragement, competition and athletic camaraderie, race organizers and volunteers hope to grow young runners and promote healthy living, exercise and good health habits for life. The race is held on a USATF certified course.