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 12, 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 »
Come out on Friday nights to the Downtown Morganton TGIF Summer Concert Series As always, TGIF is a FREE summer concert series! TGIF runs May 3 through July 26 in 2019! Bands perform from 7:00pm till 10:00pm with food and beverage vendors opening at 6:00pm. TGIF is a rain or shine event. Bring a chair […]Find out more »
This delightful musical is a thrilling murderous romp filled with unforgettable music, nonstop laughs and a very impressive cast that, throughout the course of a single evening, portrays more than 70 different characters. Written by Robert L. Freedman and Steven Lutvak, this four-time Tony Award-winning musical is sure to delight audiences young and old. When Monty Navarro discovers […]Find out more »
Flat Rock Playhouse cools off this summer with "Separate Beds," a playful, romantic comedy. This entertaining yet emotional story focuses on a decades-old marriage facing the unknown: an empty nest. Setting sail on a cruise to shake things up, two longtime spouses meet another couple who seems to have it all — romance, excitement and […]Find out more »