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.
Events for July 3, 2019
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This summer and into the fall, the Swannanoa Valley Museum is exploring the story of the textile industry in Western North Carolina through its new exhibit “Beacon Blankets: The Mill.” This multimedia exhibit delves into the history of Beacon Blankets, a New England textile company that migrated to the town of Swannanoa, near Asheville, North […]Find out more »
The summer season features children’s plays — lively performances of Sandburg’s “Rootabaga Stories” — performed by apprentice actors from Flat Rock Playhouse Vagabond School of Drama. The Wednesdays through Saturdays at 10:15 am in the park amphitheater, from June 12 through August 10. Wednesday and Friday morning performances feature "Spink, Skabootch and Swipes" (Sandburg’s loving nicknames for […]Find out more »
Flat Rock Playhouse continues the 2019 season with summer blockbuster musical and Broadway classic "South Pacific." Known for its glorious score by Rodgers and Hammerstein, the show transports audiences to the Pacific Islands in World War II as young couples struggle with the dynamics of love, war and faith. Yet "South Pacific" also showcases a […]Find out more »
Flat Rock Playhouse continues the 2019 season with summer blockbuster musical and Broadway classic “South Pacific.” Known for its glorious score by Rodgers and Hammerstein, the show transports audiences to the Pacific Islands in World War II as young couples struggle with the dynamics of love, war and faith. Yet “South Pacific” also showcases a […]Find out more »
Acclaimed pianist and vocalist Brian Gurl brings his rollicking rendition of patriotic hits to Burnsville to kick off the holiday weekend. Gurl and his six-piece band present “America the Beautiful,” a compilation of classic tunes to celebrate Independence Day. The family-friendly concert includes such standards as “This Land Is Your Land,” “An American Triology,” “God […]Find out more »