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Road Trip & Things To Do Asheville NC

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Overview : Road Trip and  Things To Do In Asheville NC

Only a 40 minute drive from the Meadowlark Motel in Maggie Valley, Asheville is a day trip of fun relishing its organic and natural appeal. Surrounded by the natural beauty of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Asheville was uniquely developed in a valley. Today, tourists can experience fine arts, live music, skiing, hiking, local craft breweries, and a diverse food/ bar scene.  As you will see, there are many things to do in Asheville, NC. This road trip itineraries will allow visitors to experience some of the highlights that Asheville has to offer.

Day One : Road Trip & Things To Do Asheville NC

Morning:

  • Lite Breakfast at the Meadowlark Lobby
    Before your day trip to Asheville, stop by for a beverage and a morning snack.
  • Drive to Asheville
    40 minutes via I-40 East
  • Breakfast/Lunch at the Family Owned Sunny Point Café
    626 Haywood Rd, Asheville, NC 28806 Phone: 828-252-0055
    Hours for this restaurant is 8:00AM-2:30PM Sunday-Monday, 8:00AM-9:30PM Tuesday-Saturday
    Located in the hip and unique West Asheville; the Sunny Point Café offers a delightful twist to breakfast and comfort foods. During peak growing season ingredients are locally sourced from their Sunny Point Garden adjacent to the restaurant and from local growers. Best of all throughout 2017 the restaurant is supporting a local nonprofit every month; November is the  Friends of the Smokes.
    More information: http://sunnypointcafe.com/

Afternoon:

  • WNC Farmers Market
    570 Brevard Rd, Asheville, NC 28806 I-40 East/Exit 47 Phone: 828-253-1691
    The WNC farmers market is a year-round, daily market with indoor & covered stalls showcasing local produce, seasonal inspired crafts & plants from local farmers and vendors.
  • Asheville Brewery Tours
    21 Mountain View Rd, Asheville, NC 28805 Phone: 828-233-5006
    Mobile tours are 3:00PM-6:00PM Monday-Thursday, 4:00PM-7:00PM Friday,
    Asheville Brewery Tours offers a tour every day of the week starting at 49.00/ticket. Let the locals of Asheville show you the highlights of the local beer industry that the city has to offer! Call or visit their website to reserve your spot on a unique tour of Asheville. Please note that closed toed shoes are required.
    Want to tour on your own? Check out: https://ashevillealetrail.com/trail-map/ for local listings of available breweries and weekly beer events.
    Beer not for you? Not to worry! Another option is…
  • Art Connections with Sherry Masters
    Phone/Text: 828-779-6808
    For more info visit their website
    Art Connections Tours are intended to connect art enthusiasts with the makers in the most proper way: one on one at the places where they craft their work in the scenic Western North Carolina. After 25 years of helping guide artists’ careers as a gallery manager and buyer, Sherry Masters shares her many connections and invites participants inside the studios of leading and emerging artists in a range of media from clay, fiber, metals, wood, glass and more. Tours to visit artist studios are planned to suit your schedule. They range from 1.5 hour River Arts District overview to a half/full day tour of Asheville’s art scene.

Evening:

  • Dinner at the Rhubarb in Downtown Asheville
    7 Southwest Pack Square, Asheville, NC 28801 for reservations: 828-785-1503
    Centrally located in downtown Asheville at the packs monument. The Rhubarb’s owner and James Beard nominated chef John Fleer runs a kitchen that resources locally grown products within the region of Western North Carolina. The menu at the restaurant changes daily with fresh ingredients based of the highlights of the season.

Day Two : Road Trip & Things To Do Asheville NC

Morning:

  • Lite breakfast at the Meadowlark Lobby
    Before your day trip to Asheville, stop by for a beverage and a morning snack.
  • Drive to Asheville
    40 minutes via I-40 eastbound
  • Brunch at Biscuit Head
    733 Haywood Rd, Asheville, NC 28806 Phone: 828-333-5245 or
    417 Biltmore Ave #4F, Asheville, NC 28801 Phone: 828-505-3449
    Start your day off with a delicious breakfast/lunch. Biscuit Head is a famous locally owned breakfast and lunch café spot in Asheville. They are well known for featuring a variety of cat-head biscuits, gravies, house-made jams and local coffee brews. The restaurant(s) work to utilize locally sourced vendors for their menu. Additionally, owners Jason and Carolyn are well known for giving back to the local community by being a part of events such as Manna Food Bank’s Blue Jean Ball, Empty Bowls, and a Taste of the Opera. Menu

Afternoon:

  • Tour the Biltmore Estate
    One Lodge Street, Asheville, NC 28803 Phone: 828-441-3812
    Completed in 1895, George Washington Vanderbilt II built a Châteauesque-style mansion like no other with breathtaking Blue Ridge Mountain views. It established itself as the largest privately owned house in the United States which still stands today. Activities on the property include various tours of the estate buildings, a large walk through of the property garden, biking, carriage rides, horseback riding, river rafting and much more. For more info visit here.

Evening:

  • Dinner at Tupelo Honey Café
    12 College St, Asheville, NC 28801 Phone: 828-255-4863
    Hours for the restaurant is 9:00AM-9:00PM Saturday-Thursday, 9:00AM-10:00PM Friday
    Begin your downtown walk with an evening dinner at the Tupelo Honey Café. Asheville, NC is where Tupelo Honey Café got its start and now has locations in over seven states. The restaurant has a deep appreciation for the ingredients that goes into their Southern food and for the farmers who grow them. Responsibly sourced ingredients are the foundation of every dish. From ethically raised meats to fruits and vegetables pulled and picked with the earth in mind. The restaurant is committed in serving best of every season. It will undoubtedly be a delightful ending to your fun packed Asheville visit. Reservations are available by calling the number above. Menu
  • Downtown Walkthrough/Shopping at the Grove Arcade
    1 Page Ave, Asheville, NC 28801 Phone: 828-252-7799
    Built by E.W. Grove, the Grove Arcade opened in 1929 and thrived as the country’s leading market until WWII. In 2002 the Arcade was reopened to the public while keeping with the era’s unique architecture. The renovation had a focus on shopping, services and varied dining options. Today it still carry’s the same theme and is thriving better than ever, this is a must see while your visit in Asheville.

Day Three [Best in Winter months] : Road Trip & Things To Do Asheville NC

Morning/Afternoon:

  • Breakfast at the Meadowlark Lobby or Carver’s Maggie Valley Restaurant
    Hours for the Maggie Valley Restaurant are 7:00AM-3:00 PM Monday-Tuesday, Closed Wednesday-Thursday and 7:00AM-4:00PM Friday-Sunday
    Located next to the Meadowlark Motel property is full service breakfast joint. This restaurant has been a local favorite for decades. It is a perfect way to begin your morning with delicious southern home style cooking.
  • Drive to Wolf Laurel in Mars Hill, NC
    1 hour 10 minutes via I-40 eastbound and I-26 westbound
  • Skiing at Wolf Laurel
    578 Valley View Circle Mars Hill, NC 28754
    This skiing/snowboarding venue is conveniently located just 5 miles off interstate 26. It features 15 thrilling runs including 4 Green, 8 Blue and 3 Black Diamond rated slopes. The ski area offers 4 lifts for visitors to get to their preferred sections. No matter your skill level, this ski mountain has plenty to offer guests and is only a short drive from Asheville, NC.
    For information regarding tickets rates and operational hours call 828-689-4111 or visit

Evening:

  • Movie and Pizza at Asheville Pizza and Brewing Co.
    675 Merrimon Ave, Asheville, NC 28804 Showtimes listing, Phone: 828-254-1281 or visit
    Hours for this venue is 11:00AM-12:00PM Sunday-Wednesday, 11:00AM-Midnight Thursday-Saturday
    The award winning Asheville Pizza and Brewing Co. has established itself as a local favorite for good eats and great locally crafted beer. Best of all it can all be enjoyed with the family by watch a movie! This restaurant has a unique ambience and vibe that is worth the experience. Menu
  • Desert at the French Broad Chocolate Lounge
    10 South Pack Square, Asheville, NC 28801 Phone: 828-252-4181
    Hours for this artisan chocolate shop is 11:00AM-11:00PM Sunday-Thursday, 11:00AM-12:00AM Friday-Saturday
    Handcrafted locally in Asheville, French Broad Chocolates has made a name for itself! Featuring decadent chocolate dishes sourced from the finest ingredients in the heart of WNC is the French Broad Chocolate Lounge. It’s a perfect way to treat yourself for any occasion. They showcase plenty of dietary deserts to suit your needs. Don’t miss!

Asheville Events

December

  • Christmas at Biltmore Daytime or Evening Celebration
    DECEMBER 21, 2017-JANUARY 7, 2018
    1 Lodge Street, Asheville, NC 28803
    A daytime visit to Biltmore Estate is a wonderful activity. Visitors get a chance wrap themselves in the fragrant smell of fresh evergreens while admiring holiday décor. The estate transformed into a Christmas wonderland featuring wreaths, garlands, and the sparkle of thousands of ornaments on more than 55 magnificent Christmas trees. The celebration continues across the historic estate, from colorful holiday blooms in the, to wine tasting at the winery.
    For more information call 800-411-3812 or visit tickets to reserve your admission for the self-guided visit of the infamous Biltmore House which includes a free wine tasting at the Winery.
  • Grove Arcade Winter Wonderland
    DECEMBER 21, 2O17-JANUARY 4, 2018 except on Dec. 25 8:00AM-8:00PM Monday-Saturday, 10:00AM-5:00PM Sunday.
    Grove Arcade; 1 Page Avenue, Asheville, NC 28801
    No admission is charged, but guests are encouraged to bring dog and/or cat food that evening to support the Santa Paws program.
    After your visit of the Biltmore Estate finish off your evening with a walk through of an additional architectural treasures in downtown Asheville, The Grove Arcade; which is home to shops, galleries and restaurants. Starting Nov. 22, the festive building features a Gingerbread House Display in partnership with The Omni Grove Park Inn, celebrating the 25th year of its National Gingerbread House Competition. Ruth Summers, Grove Arcade executive director says “our opening-night celebration of Winter Wonderland is designed for the entire family: music with the Symphony Chorus, the jolly old fellow, cookies and cider, ornament decorating and more.
    For more information about Winter Wonderland and the Grove Arcade, go to www.grovearcade.com or contact Ben Anderson at benjanderson9@gmail.com
  • Winter Lights at The NC Arboretum
    DECEMBER 21, 2017-DECEMBER 31, 2017
    100 Frederick Law Olmsted Way, Asheville, NC 28806 828-665-2492
    The hours for the event is 6:00PM-10:00PM recurring daily.
    The Winter Lights is an outdoor holiday exhibit with 500k lights each uniquely displayed throughout the Arboretum’s gardens. Visitors will have a chance to roast s’mores and enjoy a holiday inspired beverage. The Arboretum’s Savory Thyme Café will be in operation during the event with more food/beverage options. A holiday buffet will be available for guests who would like to have a special dinner [reservations are required] Cost for this event $18 Adults/$12 Ages 5-11/Free for Children 4 and under. All Tuesday tickets are $15. Arboretum members receive $2 off.
  • Asheville Film Society Classic Movie
    DECEMBER 26, 2017 7:30PM-9:20PM Phone: 828-239-9392
    Grail Moviehouse; 45 French Broad Avenue, Asheville, NC 28801
    Recurring every Tuesday night
    The Asheville Film Society gathers every Tuesday night to watch a classic movie. The Mountain Xpress own film critic will be in attendance for introductions. Call a head for movie listings under review.
  • Tuesday Bluegrass Sessions hosted by Stig and Friends
    DECEMBER 26, 2017 7:30PM Phone: 828-575-2737
    Isis Restaurant and Music Hall; 743 Haywood Road, Asheville, NC 28806
    Recurring every Tuesday evening
    Every Tuesday night Isis Music Hall hosts a bluegrass open jam night with local musicians and their respective friends. Place a call to the venue to reserve a table [menu] for this event, cost is generally free.
  • Cajun Two Steppin’ Tuesdays
    DECEMBER 26, 2017 7:00PM Phone: 828-252-3445
    Jack of the Wood; 95 Patton Avenue, Asheville, NC 28801
    This nightlife spot is open every Tuesday with a dance floor and like Cajun music visit website with no cover charge. Call ahead for more info!
  • Dr. Brown’s Team Trivia
    DECEMBER 26, 2017 6:00PM-8:00PM Phone: 828-299-3370
    Highland Brewing Company; 12 Old Charlotte Highway, Suite 200, Asheville, NC
    Every Tuesday night Highland Brewing Company host trivia night free of charge. Doc Brown’s Barbeque serves up dishes all evening. Call ahead for more information!
  • Live Music at the Imperial Life
    DECEMBER 26, 2017 9:00PM-12:00AM Phone: 828-254-8980
    Imperial Life; 48 College Street, Asheville, NC 28801
    The Low Keys Band performs jazz ever Tuesday night at The Imperial Life free of charge. Call ahead for more information!
  • Open Mic Night
    DECEMBER 26, 2017 6:30PM Phone: 828-575-2400
    Up Country Brewing Company; 1024 Haywood Road, Asheville, NC 28806
    Reoccurring weekly on Tuesday open mic stage is available hosting top local talent. Tacos will be served with a varied selection of the local craft beer. Call ahead for more information!
  • Think Tank Tuesdays Trivia Night
    DECEMBER 26, 2017 6:30PM-9:00PM Phone: 828-505-1312
    Hillman Beer; 25 Sweeten Creek Road, Asheville, NC 28803
    Every Tuesday night Hillman Beer hosts trivia night free of charge. The night will feature assorted games with teams of six. For more information on games, call ahead!
  • Tuesday Night Funk Jam
    DECEMBER 26, 2017 11:00PM Phone: 828-255-7777
    Asheville Music Hall; 31 Patton Avenue, Asheville, NC 28801
    Every Tuesday at Asheville Music Hall there is a jam band featuring local and regional bands with a funky twist. Get ready to get down to some awesome tunes! For additional information call ahead, most nights are free of charge!
  • An Evening with Hannah Kaminer and the Heartbreak Trio
    DECEMBER 27, 2017 7:00PM Phone: 828-575-2737
    Isis Restaurant and Music Hall; 743 Haywood Road, Asheville, NC 28806
    Ms. Kaminer is a folk and Americana artist from North Carolina. She was raised in a small WNC Appalachian town which influences her exceptional sound/songwriting. Cost is $10 the event, for more information about and reservations, call ahead. menu
  • Highland Brewing Company Run Club
    DECEMBER 27, 2017 6:15PM-7:00PM Phone: 828-299-3370
    Highland Brewing Company; 12 Old Charlotte Highway, Suite 200, Asheville, NC  28803
    Free of charge, Highland Brewing Company hosts a night of running, drinking and having fun every Wednesday night.
  • Holiday Arts Camp
    DECEMBER 27, 2017 1:00PM-4:00PM Phone: 828-253-3227
    Asheville Art Museum; 175 Biltmore Avenue, Asheville, NC 28801
    The Asheville Art Museum hosts a three day event for kids! Snacks and supplies are included in cost. It is $18 per day for members and $20 for non-members. Kids are encouraged to wear clothes that can get messy. It is recommended to arrive early for pre-registration, for more information please call ahead!
  • Old Time Jam
    DECEMBER 27, 2017 6:00PM Phone: 828-252-3445
    Jack of the Wood; 95 Patton Avenue, Asheville, NC 28801
    Jack of the Wood’s weekly tradition continues into 2018 calendar year. Every Wednesday night this nightlife venue hosts players from all over Western North Carolina. This event is perfect for tourists who are looking a fun and relaxing evening. For information about the event please call ahead.
  • Greg Ruby and Friends
    DECEMBER 28, 2017 7:00PM Phone: 828-575-2737
    Isis Restaurant and Music Hall; 743 Haywood Road, Asheville, NC 28806
    Greg Ruby is a Seattle based guitarist making a return to the Asheville area. This event will feature Mr. Ruby, New Orleans based clarinetist Chloe Feoranzo and other various Asheville musicians. The group will perform 1930’s swing music based tunes. It will cost $15 for a ticket, for more information and reservations, call in advance! menu
  • Steve Moseley Duo-Acoustic Rock
    DECEMBER 28, 2017 8:00PM Phone: 828-225-6944
    Packs Tavern; 20 South Spruce Street, Asheville, NC 28801
    Packs Tavern hosts free live music
  • Burgers, Shakes and Fries with Rock n’ Roll Band, The Burger Kings
    DECEMBER 28, 2017 9:00PM-12:00AM Phone: 828-254-8980
    Imperial Life; 48 College Street, Asheville, NC 28801
    This event is fantastic a social event with plenty of good eats and fun. They will be serving burgers, chicken sandwiches, fries and boozy shakes. The Burger Kings will perform classic American rock n’ roll with a distinctive twist. This all happens every Thursday evening.
  • East Side Social Ride
    DECEMBER 28, 2017 5:30PM-7:30PM Phone: 828-299-3370
    Highland Brewing Company; 12 Old Charlotte Highway, Suite 200, Asheville, NC 28803
    Reoccurring weekly, Highland Brewing Company hosts an easy-paced 12-15 mile road ride. Helmets/lights are required for the event. It is recommended to arrive early for sign-up information.
  • Mountain Feist Pre-Jam Show Bluegrass Open Session
    DECEMBER 28, 2017 7:00PM Phone: 828-252-3445
    Jack of the Wood; 95 Patton Avenue, Asheville, NC 28801
    Jack of the Wood’s bluegrass evenings occurs weekly every Thursday evening. The show features two hours of local musicians and an open session after 9:00PM.
  • Roots and Friends Open Jam
    DECEMBER 28, 2017 6:30PM-9:00PM Phone: 828-299-3370
    Highland Brewing Company; 12 Old Charlotte Highway, Suite 200, Asheville, NC 28803
    Riyen Roots and Friends Open Jam is known for their mix of blues, rock and roots. Guests are welcome to dance and join the jam festivities.
  • Holly Jolly Christmas Trolley Tour
    DECEMBER 28-29, 2017 7:00PM-8:15PM Phone: 828-251-8687
    Departs at the Olde World Christmas Shoppe; 5 Boston Way, Asheville, NC 28803
    Celebrate the Holidays by singing along with Christmas caroling. This event features live musical sing along during a tour Asheville. Cost for this event is $24 adults, children (5-11) $11.
  • A Social Function
    DECEMBER 29, 2017-FEBUARY 2, 2018 9:00PM-12:00AM Phone: 828-691-9464
    Wild Wing Café South Asheville; 65 Long Shoals Road. Arden, NC 28704
    Every Friday night Wild Wing Café hosts live music, sports, good eats and beer. It is sure to be a blast! Call in advance for more information about the event.
  • PJ Moto-Dance Hits
    DECEMBER 29, 2017 9:00PM Phone: 828-225-6944
    Packs Tavern; 20 South Spruce Street, Asheville, NC 28801
    An open dance floor and live music with no cover charge. This event is budget friendly event to have fun in the heat of downtown Asheville.
  • Free Live Jazz: The Rick Simerly Trio
    DECEMEBER 29, 2017 10:30PM-1:30AM Phone: 828-785-1761
    Jargon; 715 Haywood Road, Asheville, NC 28806
    Every Friday night Jargon hosts free live jazz. Call ahead for more information on scheduled bands!
  • Kurtis Blow
    DECEMBER 29, 2017 9:00PM Phone: 828-232-5800
    The Grey Eagle Music Hall and Pub; 185 Clingman Avenue, Asheville, NC 28801
    Kurtis Blow was the first rapper to sign with a major record label. Kurtis was an instrumental figure in bringing rap to the masses. Call ahead to learn more information about this event
  • Live Music with Virginia Ground
    DECEMBER 29, 2017 7:00PM-9:00PM Phone: 828-299-3370
    Highland Brewing Company; 12 Old Charlotte Highway, Suite 200, Asheville, NC 28803
    Virginia Ground is known for their own genre of music called Appalachiaphonic. Experience their unique sound and stop by to enjoy an evening full of fun!
  • Duncan Wickel
    DECEMBER 29, 2017 7:00PM Phone: 828-575-2737Isis Restaurant and Music Hall; 743 Haywood Road, Asheville, NC 28806
    Duncan Wickel is a West Asheville local violinist who has an untamed musical mind. The cost for this musical event is $10. To immerse yourself in the unique sound call ahead to reserve a table! menu
  • Akira Satake and Anya Hinkle
    DECEMBER 30, 2017 7:00PM Phone: 828-575-2737
    Isis Restaurant and Music Hall; 743 Haywood Road, Asheville, NC 28806
    A Japanese banjo master Akira Satake and Appalachian native Anya Hinkle join forces for an evening of Pacific American fusion of music. This event costs $15. To engage yourself in the blend of sound call ahead to reserve a table! menu
  • Dark Water Rising with guest Tony Eltora
    DECEMBER 30, 2017 9:00PM Phone: 828-575-2737
    Isis Restaurant and Music Hall; 743 Haywood Road, Asheville, NC 28806
    If you are a fan of Heart and Marvin Gaye, Dark Water Rising is known for their reimagined sound for a unique “Rocky-Soul” genre. Tony Eltora’s music is comparable to Paul Simon fused with John Scofield playing Muddy Waters songs.
  • 2nd Annual New Year’s Eve Ball at The Hall featuring The Grass is Dead
    DECEMBER 31, 2017 10:00PM Phone: 828-255-7777 Event is 21 and up, ID is required
    Asheville Music Hall; 31 Patton Avenue, Asheville, NC 28801
    The Grass is Dead Band is a bluegrass combo that plays tributes to the rock legacy of The Grateful Dead. This band has been together since 1998 and continue playing strong. It is sure to be a fun evening at Asheville Music Hall’s New Year’s Eve event! Tickets for this event are $17 adv/$20 day of the show.
  • Grove House 36th Annual EPIC NYE BASH
    DECEMBER 31, 2017 8:00PM Phone: 828-505-1612 Event is 18 and up, ID is required
    Scandals Nightclub; 11 Grove Street, Asheville, NC 28801
    Three dance floors, DJ’s, balloon drops [$1k grand prize] and six uniquely themed bartending stations. Complimentary hors d’ourves and desserts will be available. It is sure to be a blast with something for everyone. The cost for tickets are $30 (21 and up), $35 (18-20).
  • Asheville Symphony; Orff’s Carmina Burana
    December 31, 2017 7:30PM Phone: 828-259-5736
  • US Cellular Center/Thomas Wolfe Auditorium; 87 Haywood Street, Asheville, NC 28801
    This event is being held as a farewell to Asheville Symphony Orchestra’s conductor and Music Director Daniel Meyer as he leads his final concert. Ticket prices for this event vary; you can reserve your tickets here or call 1-800-745-3000Countdown to 2018 NYE Party
  • DECEMBER 31, 2O17 9:30PM-1:00AM Phone: 828-225-6944
    Packs Tavern; 20 South Spruce Street, Asheville, NC 28801
    DJ MoTo and A Social Function are playing live at the venue’s two stages. This is a perfect way to celebrate the countdown! Party Hats and favors will be available. Tickets for this event is $1o at the door starting at 8:00PM.
  • Exhibit Opening of Small Works/Big Impact and Andy Farkas
    DECEMBER 31, 2017- 5:00PM-8:00PM Phone: 828-505-8550
    Momentum Gallery; 24 North Lexington Avenue, Asheville, NC 28801
    The Momentum Gallery open two exhibits with a NYE reception to start the New Year with Momentum! The show will feature original works by gallery artists and special guest printmaker Andy Farkas. This event will be a show case local and professional experienced artists. Live music will be played by Brydie and The Mutts with light refreshments made available. Family friendly, this event is free and open to the public. The exhibit runs through FEBRUARY 24, 2018. For additional information please call the number above.
  • Langhorne Slim
    DECEMEBER 31, 2O17 9:00PM Phone: 828-398-1837
    Orange Peel Social Aid and Pleasure Club; 101 Biltmore Avenue, Asheville, NC 28801
    As our fast faced society gravitates to technology and the lives of those we admire, we tend to lose track of what is important in our own. Langhorne Slim uses that theme in his new album. This concert is an entertaining way to bring in the New Year. The cost is $25 adv/$30 day of the show.
  • NYE 2017: Jon Stickley Trio and The Digs with Josh Phillips & Friends
    DECEMBER 31, 2017 8:30PM Phone: 828-575-2737
    Isis Restaurant and Music Hall; 743 Haywood Road, Asheville, NC 28806
    Ring in the New Year with a concert of improvisational and collective artists. The night will be a special event of eclectic Asheville sound with the special evening celebration This event costs $20 Adv/ $25 day of the show. Place a call to the venue to reserve a table or tickets. menu
  • NYE Party at The Montford Rooftop Bar
    DECEMBER 31, 2017 9:00PM-12:30AM Phone: 828-505-8750
    The Montford Rooftop Bar; 199 Haywood Street, Asheville, NC, Asheville, NC 28801
    This premier spot in Asheville is a fantastic and romantic way to celebrate the New Year Eve festivities. Tickets are $75 per person, which will include two drinks of your choice, small plate and midnight champagne. Chef Philip Bollhoefer will be creating a special menu for the event the event is capped, it is recommended to call ahead and make a reservation.
  • New Year’s Eve with Eric Gales w/Marvelous Funkshun
    DECEMBER 31, 2017 9:00AM Phone: 828-232-5800
    The Grey Eagle Music Hall and Pub; 185 Clingman Avenue, Asheville, NC 28801
    The cost for this concert is $20 adv/$25 day of the event.
  • Live Music at the Imperial Life
    JANUARY 1, 2018 9:00PM-12:00PM Phone: 828-254-8980
    Imperial Life; 48 College Street, Asheville, NC 28801
    Recurring every Monday evening, The Ghost Pipe Trio performs cool/hot jazz at this hip cocktail lounge.
  • First Day Hike at Chimney Rock
    JANUARY 1, 2018 8:00AM-10:00AM Phone: 1-800-277-9611
    Chimney Rock State Park; 431 Main Street, Chimney Rock, NC 28720
    This New Year day celebration is free of charge, including free admission into the park. Participants in the hike can return later in the day for free. This event will include an guided tour by a Park Ranger. Visitors will learn about the historical significance about the park. Shuttle services will be provided down the mountain. It is strongly encouraged to bring water and appropriate clothing. Additional information can be obtained by vising the Chimney Rock Park website or calling the number above.
  • Winter Wonders Photo Contest
    JANUARY 1, 2018-March 19, 2018 10:00AM-6:00PM Phone: 1-800-277-9611
    Chimney Rock State Park; 431 Main Street, Chimney Rock, NC 28720
    Winter in Western North Carolina is a time for Mother Nature to regenerate itself. Guests are encouraged to capture that moment in a photo. A no entry fee contest will be held by the park which will include fun prizes. The photo requirement is that it has to be taken within the park. Additional information about the contest can be obtained by vising the Chimney Rock Park website or calling the number above.
  • Live Music at the Imperial Life
    January 1, 2017 9:00PM-12:00AM Phone: 828-254-8980
    Imperial Life; 48 College Street, Asheville, NC 28801
    The Ghost Pipe Trio performs cool/hot jazz ever Monday night at The Imperial Life free of charge. Call ahead for more information!