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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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10:15 am

Rootabaga Stories

July 25 @ 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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Free
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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

ArborEvenings

July 25 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until October 24, 2019

The North Carolina Arboretum, 100 Frederick Law Olmsted Way
Asheville, NC 28806 United States
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Free; standard parking fees apply.

Relax and unwind at The North Carolina Arboretum's new “ArborEvenings” after hours series. Held every Thursday, April – October, from 6 to 9 p.m., visitors will see the Arboretum’s gardens come to light after dark while enjoying delicious food and tasty beverages, including beer and wine. On the last Thursday of each month, live music […]

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