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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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Beacon Blankets: The Mill, A New Exhibit

May 14 @ 10:00 am - November 2 @ 5:00 pm
Swannanoa Valley Museum, 223 W State St
Black Mountain, NC 28711 United States
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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 […]

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8:00 am

Independence Day 5K

July 4 @ 8:00 am - 11:30 am
Asheville Outlets, 800 Brevard Road
Asheville, NC 28806 United States
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Start off your 4th of July with a BANG! Join us for a fun, flat and fast 5k at the Asheville Outlets. Bring your family and friends. Click here to register for the race. $5 from every registration will go towards either: Wounded Warrior Project or Veteran for Peace Choose from the timed 5K run/walk or the 1 mile unlimited […]

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10:15 am

Rootabaga Stories

July 4 @ 10:15 am - 10:45 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:15 am on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until August 10, 2019

Carl Sandburg Home National Historic Site, 1800 Little River Road
Flat Rock, NC 28731 United States
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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 […]

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6:00 pm

Independence Day Sunset Fireworks Hike

July 4 @ 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Swannanoa Valley Museum, 223 W State St
Black Mountain, NC 28711 United States
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$18 – $50

This year, celebrate the Fourth of July with your family, friends, guests, and the Swannanoa Valley Museum on a 1.5-mile, moderate hike to the peak of Sunset Mountain. Here, Museum guests will enjoy an old-fashioned watermelon cutting, and then stay to watch the sun set and the fireworks explode over the town of Black Mountain. […]

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Independence Day Sunset Fireworks Hike

July 4 @ 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Swannanoa Valley Museum, 223 W State St
Black Mountain, NC 28711 United States
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$18 – $50

This year, celebrate the Fourth of July with your family, friends, guests, and the Swannanoa Valley Museum on a 1.5-mile, moderate hike to the peak of Sunset Mountain. Here, Museum guests will enjoy an old-fashioned watermelon cutting, and then stay to watch the sun set and the fireworks explode over the town of Black Mountain. […]

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