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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May 10, 2018 - May 13, 2018$46 – $220
For 23 years, each May & October, an intergenerational family of 12,000 people join together to experience the power music, art & culture has to transform lives, strengthen community & foster community. The award-winning LEAF Festival takes place at Lake Eden in the Blue Ridge Mountains among a stunning array of rolling hills, lakes & streams on 300 acres of comfortable camping grounds and features 6 performance stages, 400+ performing artists, 8 family adventure villages, 100+ handcraft, healing & culinary vendors & so much more!
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Voted by WNC as the #1 Nonprofit Serving the Arts, #1 Music Festival, #1 Camping Festival, #1 Kids Festival, #1 Music-Related Nonprofit & #1 Cultural Arts Event, LEAF Community Arts is a non-profit organization in which all donations & festival proceeds support cultural arts education programming locally & globally! Since 2004, LEAF Schools & Streets has served over 55,000 youth with programs in over 20 Western North Carolina locations. LEAF International features cultural preservation programs in 10 countries worldwide. Your attendance at LEAF not only provides you with an amazing weekend experience with friends and family, but provides a platform for fostering the growth of our youth into creative leaders in their communities worldwide. Join the movement @ theLEAF.org