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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Horsin’ Around with the Mt. Mitchell Road Kill Band
July 14, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm$20
The Mt. Mitchell Road Kill Band — a local group of guys who love playing music from the ’60s, ’70s and ’80s — puts on an evening of entertainment to benefit the Appalachian Therapeutic Riding Center. In addition to music, the event includes a silent auction, dancing, desserts and coffee.
Proceeds benefit the riding center, which specializes in providing therapeutic horseback riding for adults and children with physical, mental and emotional challenges.
Tickets available at Banks Jewelers, by phone (828-675-5884), or at the door. Children younger than 12 admitted free.