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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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All Shook Up

July 26 - August 18
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating indefinitely

Flat Rock Playhouse, 2661 Greenville Hwy
Flat Rock, NC 28731 United States
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$25 – $63.75

Travel back in time to 1955 to a small, dreary cookie-cutter town where everything is about to change. A young mechanic, Natalie, dreams for adventure and love. Suddenly, a mysterious, leather-jacketed, guitar-playing, hip-swinging stranger shakes up the people of this small town as they discover romance, rock & roll, and riotous fun! This musical fantasy […]

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Ongoing

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
By Donation

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 26 @ 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

Morganton TGIF Summer Concert Series – Buick MacKane

July 26 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Historic Burke County Courthouse Lawn, 102 East Union Street
Morganton, NC 28655 United States
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Free

Friday, July 26 Band: Buick MacKane - Southern Rock Buick MacKane closes out the 2019 season of the TGIF Summer Concert Series on Friday, July 26th. Bring your chair or blanket and enjoy this free performance on the Historic Courthouse lawn. Food and beverage vendors open at 6:00pm offering a selection of dining and drink […]

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9:30 pm

Community Viewing Night

July 26 @ 9:30 pm
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One event on June 29, 2019 at 9:30 pm

One event on July 5, 2019 at 9:30 pm

One event on July 6, 2019 at 9:30 pm

One event on July 19, 2019 at 9:45 pm

One event on July 20, 2019 at 9:45 pm

One event on July 26, 2019 at 9:30 pm

One event on July 27, 2019 at 9:30 pm

One event on August 2, 2019 at 9:30 pm

One event on August 3, 2019 at 9:30 pm

One event on August 9, 2019 at 9:15 pm

One event on August 10, 2019 at 9:15 pm

One event on August 23, 2019 at 9:00 pm

One event on August 24, 2019 at 9:00 pm

One event on August 30, 2019 at 9:00 pm

One event on August 31, 2019 at 9:00 pm

Bare Dark Sky Observatory, 66 Energy Exchange Drive
Burnsville, NC 28714 United States
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$5 – $15
Bare Dark Sky Observatory

Join us for an evening of stargazing as you’ve never seen before. You will have the opportunity to view the moon, planets and stars through the 34-inch diameter Sam Scope, as well as the smaller planetary telescope. With the assistance of the observatory manager, guests will spend two hours viewing and learning about the dark […]

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