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2nd Annual Movie on the Meadows at Chimney Rock State Park: Last of the Mohicans

It's that time of year again! Bring your friends and family out to watch an outdoor showing of Last of the Mohicans, an epic romantic adventure starring Daniel Day-Lewis, in the very spot where the last 17 minutes of the movie were filmed. Enjoy the beauty of Hickory Nut Gorge's rock cliffs and 404-... View the full post »

Western North Carolina Highlands Celtic Festival, Father's Day Activities & More

This Friday, June 14 and Saturday, June 15 host the 4th Annual Western North Carolina (WNC) Highland Celtic Festival at its new venue at the Asheville Outdoor Center on 521 Amboy Road in Asheville on the banks of the French Broad River. The festival hours are Friday from 4-11p.m. and Saturday from 8... View the full post »

Music, Theater, Art & More in Asheville This Weekend

Asheville is known for its eclectic cultural scene which includes music, theater, art and more. Spend any amount of time here and you'll see this reflected on the streets, among the people and feel it in the ambiance that surrounds you. In addition to the everyday artistic happenings in Ashevill... View the full post »

Celebrate the Fourth of July Holiday in Asheville & Western North Carolina

The Fourth of July holiday arrives next week. Can you believe it? Have you made plans to spend Independence Day in Asheville and the surrounding Western North Carolina area? We hope so. If not, it's not too late to do so. Whether you prefer a mountain cabin, a romantic getaway, a luxury vacation ren... View the full post »