October 17-20, 2019, at Lake Eden and Camp Rockmont, Black Mountain, NC. New music, art/ culture from around the world twice a year, Spring + Fall by the lake, under the sun/ stars, in the mountains. 4 days, 4 stages, jam tent, healing arts, poetry, African drum circle, ... continuous wonderment/ celebration. Next dates: May 14-17 + Oct 22-25, 2020.
May through November, 2020 (TBC), 9-11:30am at Carrier Park, 220 Amboy Rd. Meet Sundays for a nice, gentle easy run, jog or walk around Carrier Park in West Asheville. No charge. All are welcome, including sociable pets for walkers (on-lead). Just show up! Meet at Mellowdrome Race Track Visitor Center. See website updates:
Early July - late August, 2020, annual summer Saturday events, the 54th season at Pack Square Park's Roger McGuire Green. Folk festival; traditional music, dance + storytelling of Southern Appalachian Mountains. Concessions available. Come experience the beautiful music and dance traditions of the region on a summer evening in the mountains.
Early August, 2020, three days, past year at UNCA Lipinsky Hall, 300 Library Lane, Asheville. Since 1928, mountain fiddlers, banjo pickers, dulcimer sweepers, dancers, balladeers and others have come to enjoy themselves “along about sundown” the first weekend in August at the Mountain Dance and Folk Festival -- “along about sundown.”
Late September, 2020, Sat 11am - 7pm at Pack Square Park, Asheville. 10:30am Pride Procession through Asheville from PAatton Ave to Pack Sq. 11am-7pm Pride Festival in Pack Square Park with entertainment, food, drinks, and vendors. 12 days of events sponsored by Blue Ridge Pride Center with more entertainers, more visitors, more vendors and more varieties of beer than ever before.