Top 9 Fabulous Asheville January Events For Your New Year
Can you believe that it is already time to plan what you are doing this January 2018?! We can’t believe that it is already that time of year! To help you kick your year off right, we have a whole fabulous roster of January 2018 Asheville, NC, events! Here are the top 9 fabulous Asheville events that you absolutely must check out this month.
1). Beech Mountain Beer Festival
If you are in Asheville, NC, over January 6th this year, you absolutely must check out the Beech Mountain Beer Festival. Located at the beautiful Beach Mountain Ski Resort, this festival fills both levels of the mountain lodge bar and grill with over 50 North Carolinian beers and ciders. The delicious libations will be accompanied by a band from Asheville (Dr. Bacon) playing some incredibly infectious music that will have your toes tapping in no time! (IMG Source: Beech Mountain North Carolina)
2). Glenn Miller Orchestra Comes to Asheville
Are you looking for an evening of delectable Big Band music along with some swing dancing and jiving? Then you MUST take advantage of the Glenn Miller Orchestra’s tour to Asheville, NC! In Asheville for only 2 days (January 12-13th) this world renowned band is a can’t-miss event!
3). Restaurant Week
Are you a confirmed foodie? Then your favorite of the January 2018 Asheville, NC, events just might be this Restaurant Week! Running from January 15-26th, a grand selection of local (and very popular!) restaurants will partner with the Chamber of Commerce to bring you set lunch and dinner pre-fix menus at a fraction of their usual price ($15-$35 a person!). This is a great opportunity for you to expand your gastronomic experiences. (IMG Source: Romantic Asheville)
4). Jeeves Takes a Bow
Is the stage your game? Do you adore live productions (especially utterly comic ones)? Then you will adore the NC Stage company’s production of Jeeves Takes a Bow in the heart of downtown. This hilarious stage production, Jeeves and Bertie come to New York city, only to find themselves plunged neck high into a pool of chorus girls and vengeful mobsters. Roll with laughter in your seats as you enjoy the comical escapes of these well loved characters all January long!
5). Steep Canyon Rangers Concert
On January 27th this year there will be a fabulous album release concert in the heart of downtown Asheville at the U.S. Cellular Center. The Steep Canyon Rangers, if you aren’t familiar with them, won the Grammy for Best Bluegrass Album in 2013. Expect toe tapping, heart pumping, brilliant music sure to make your entire stay in Asheville the best one yet. You will definitely want to catch this performance from this fabulous band! (IMG Source: Romantic Asheville)
6). Calypso’s Friday Nights
Calypso is always an event in itself. Located in Downtown Asheville, this unique restaurant is full of the best St. Lucian Caribbean cuisine and inspired cocktails around. While eating dinner at this special place is reason enough to come, on Friday nights Calypso brings you fabulous music and nightclub life DJ’d by Asheville’s very on local DJs. Plus, throughout the month, the owners bring in internationally renowned musicians to add extra spice to their musical scene. Definitely check this place out if you have time during your visit with us in Asheville this year!
7). Hot Chocolate 10K and 5K
Looking to start the New Year off with vigor and good health? Then indulge in this wildly popular race in Asheville, NC. On January 20th, runners from under the age of 9 all the way to over 85 will enjoy competing in this delicious challenge together. That’s right! This is a kind friendly competition! (The 5K accepts runners under the age of 9 who want to participate!) Plus, there is a "Marshmallow Dash” for kids 8 and under - every child will get a ribbon. If you are interested in signing up, check out this website here.
8). What’s in The Kitchen?
For children ages 7-12, this Saturday-only class will let your children try their hand at throwing clay! (Okay..not literally slinging clay at each other - don’t worry! This is a class in making pottery for your artistically inclined child.) Your kids will be able to create their own items that are related to real kitchen objects. Maybe it will be a coffee cup, a cereal bowl…or a clay pot! Whatever it is, your child will have the opportunity to indulge in a (potentially new to them) fun and hands on art form! Check out this site here if you think your child would be interested.
Are you in the mood for fabulous theatrical, dance, and musical performances this New Year? Then you really must check out all that the Diana Wortham Theater has to offer! From "Dancing with the Asheville Stars” to productions of Sense and Sensibility and even Hamlet, you will find a little something for everyone on their program. Be sure to check out all the arts they have to offer this January!
Asheville, NC, is always brimful of brilliant events for you and your whole family to enjoy, and this January 2018 is no exception! These January 2018 events in Asheville, NC, are just the tip of the ice burg that is all the culture and food and fun that Asheville always has on offer for you.
Book your vacation with us now, before it is too late to indulge in all these fabulously fun events this January!