Upcoming Events – NC Blue Ridge

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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.

Old Toll Road 4WD Caravan to Camp Alice

Swannanoa Valley Museum 223 W State St, Black Mountain

Join the Swannanoa Valley Museum for this popular 4-wheel drive caravan up the historic Old Toll Road to Camp Alice on Mt. Mitchell. Once a major tourist attraction, the “Old Toll Road” made the “apex of Appalachia accessible” for the cost of $1 per person. Contact info: Saro Lynch-Thomason, svmvolunteer@gmail.com

$4 – $200

History Explorers for Kids: Life on a Farmstead

Swannanoa Valley Museum 223 W State St, Black Mountain

In this program, children will learn about life in the Swannanoa Valley 200 years ago, and then spend time being “history detectives” and guessing the uses of several historic artifacts. The program will end with a “What would you bring?” activity in which children will plan what tools they will need to bring for their […]