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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.

Appalachian Spring Tea with Harriet

Whitemont Lodge 15 Hildreth Lane, Swannanoa, NC

On Saturday, May 12, 2018, history lovers, nature enthusiasts, and those who appreciate the tasty sweet and savory foods offered at a formal tea will gather at Whitemont Lodge for a special celebration of spring and one of the Swannanoa Valley’s most honored women, Harriet Styles. The pre-Mothers’ Day tea will be offered in two […]

$35 – $45


Asheville Orchid Festival

The North Carolina Arboretum 100 Frederick Law Olmsted Way, Asheville, NC

The Western North Carolina Orchid Society will host its 21st annual Asheville Orchid Festival, Saturday, April 6 and Sunday, April 7, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. inside the Arboretum’s Education Center. This year’s theme is entitled “An Orchid Expedition” and will feature educational programs, lectures and orchid exhibits from world-class orchid growers and breeders, […]

$5 – $12


Garden Jubilee

Main Street Hendersonville Hendersonville, NC

Garden Jubilee is the largest gardening festival in the region, held in Historic Downtown from Sixth Avenue-Caswell Street over Memorial Day Weekend, from 9am-5pm both Saturday and Sunday. Vendors will be selling 1000’s plants, arts & crafts, lawn/garden accessories & food, plus experts will be on-hand to answer your gardening questions. Garden Jubilee is an […]