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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“Close to You: The Music of The Carpenters”
April 16, 2016 @ 11:30 pm - April 17, 2016 @ 12:00 am$5 – $17
The Carpenters classic love songs return to the stage through spot-on renditions performed by singer Lisa Rock and her 6-piece band. Considered one of the best vocalists of all time, Karen Carpenter captured the attention of a generation. Playwright Lisa Rock has compiled a moving tribute to the music and life of The Carpenters, incorporating a group of talented musicians and background singers to showcase some of the most memorable songs of the 70s.