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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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35th Annual Grassy Creek Mineral and Gem Show

July 27 - August 4
Parkway Fire and Rescue show field, 136 Majestic View, Spruce Pine NC 28777 NC United States + Google Map
Free

The 35th Annual Grassy Creek Mineral and Gem Show put on by the Parkway Fire and Rescue to raise money for new equipment. This Gem Show has everything! Over 60 US and International dealers with almost any kind of jewelry, gemstone and mineral specimens, fossil, lapidary equipment and more you might want. Each booth is […]

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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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9:00 am

Mt. Mitchell Crafts Fair

August 3 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until August 3, 2019

Burnsville Town Square, 100 Town Square
Burnsville, NC 28714 United States
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Free

The 63rd Mt. Mitchell Crafts Fair August 2-3, 2019. 200 juried crafters with handmade pottery, jewelry, rustic furniture, blacksmiths, candles, and artwork of all mediums. Have lunch and listen to live music on the shaded Square. 100 Town Square, Burnsville, NC 28714 Yancey / Burnsville Chamber of Commerce www.yanceychamber.com 828-682-7413

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10:15 am

Rootabaga Stories

August 3 @ 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
Rootabaga Stories_Sandburg_Flat Rock

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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2:00 pm

All Shook Up

August 3 @ 2:00 pm
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Flat Rock Playhouse, 2661 Greenville Hwy
Flat Rock, NC 28731 United States
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$20 – $65
All Shook Up_Flat rock Playhouse

Celebrate hit songs made famous by Elvis Presley. The Broadway musical hit "All Shook Up" combines the hilarity of Shakespearean comedies, such as "A Midsummer Night’s Dream," with the rock 'n' roll music of Elvis Presley. In a musical presentation akin to Godspell and Footloose, this jukebox musical tells the story of a small-town girl […]

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7:30 pm

Amélie

August 3 @ 7:30 pm
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Parkway Playhouse, 202 Green Mountain Drive
Burnsville, NC 28714 United States
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$13 – $24
Amelie_Parkway Playhouse

Amélie is an extraordinary young woman who lives quietly in the world but loudly in her mind. She covertly improvises small but surprising acts of kindness that bring joy and mayhem. But when a chance at love comes her way, Amélie realizes that to find happiness she’ll have to risk everything and say what’s in […]

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8:00 pm

All Shook Up

August 3 @ 8:00 pm
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One event on July 28, 2019 at 8:00 pm

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One event on August 7, 2019 at 8:00 pm

One event on August 8, 2019 at 8:00 pm

One event on August 10, 2019 at 8:00 pm

One event on August 11, 2019 at 8:00 pm

One event on August 14, 2019 at 8:00 pm

One event on August 15, 2019 at 8:00 pm

One event on August 17, 2019 at 8:00 pm

One event on August 18, 2019 at 8:00 pm

One event on July 31, 2019 at 7:30 pm

One event on August 1, 2019 at 7:30 pm

One event on August 7, 2019 at 7:30 pm

One event on August 8, 2019 at 7:30 pm

One event on August 14, 2019 at 7:30 pm

One event on August 15, 2019 at 7:30 pm

One event on July 26, 2019 at 8:00 pm

One event on July 27, 2019 at 8:00 pm

One event on August 2, 2019 at 8:00 pm

One event on August 3, 2019 at 8:00 pm

One event on August 9, 2019 at 8:00 pm

One event on August 10, 2019 at 8:00 pm

One event on August 16, 2019 at 8:00 pm

One event on August 17, 2019 at 8:00 pm

Flat Rock Playhouse, 2661 Greenville Hwy
Flat Rock, NC 28731 United States
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$20 – $65
All Shook Up_Flat rock Playhouse

Celebrate hit songs made famous by Elvis Presley. The Broadway musical hit "All Shook Up" combines the hilarity of Shakespearean comedies, such as "A Midsummer Night’s Dream," with the rock 'n' roll music of Elvis Presley. In a musical presentation akin to Godspell and Footloose, this jukebox musical tells the story of a small-town girl […]

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9:30 pm

Community Viewing Night

August 3 @ 9:30 pm
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One event on June 29, 2019 at 9:30 pm

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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

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

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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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