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Dig Local Update - Peeps Beer, Wintergreen Falls Hike, Easter Buffet, Open Mic Night, LIVE MUSIC and more - 4/2/21

Local Fun, Food, and Drinks at Sky Lanes Since 1963 #digAVL Video 

Sky Lanes has been a local icon since 1963. Adam Sprinkle, Manager for the past 15 years, gives us the low down on opening back up, bowling leagues, summer drink specials, and the fun they have in store for us all. 
See the video interview here!
Things To Do
Decisions, Decisions: A Pint of PB & J or Peeps Beer?

A Peeps-inspired beer release or PB& J on tap?! Yes please! Go grab a pint of Catawba Brewing's two newest beer releases: Where My Peeps At - S’mores Porter and the PB&J. Pair your pint with some amazing wings from Deli Llammma. The wings are marinated in an Amaretto glaze with a raspberry chipotle sauce and tossed in peanut crumbs. 

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The Grey Eagle In-Person!

For the last two decades brilliant musical activities, all associated with the name Aaron Price or the initials AP. This guy does it all, and if you are looking to finally celebrate some LIVE and IN-PERSON shows, this is a must-see! Head over to the newly re-opened Grey Eagle for this Saturday show with doors opening at 6 pm. Be sure to mask up and get a reservation early!

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New RAD Tours Starting May 2021
A memorable experience for visitors and locals alike, Asheville Free Walking Tours offers interesting stories about our unique mountain town as well as  delicious tastings at local businesses. Want to explore more than downtown? Check out their BRAND NEW River Arts District tour starting in May of 2021! The RAD tour will be a hands-on experience complete with tastings, glass blowing demonstrations and even a bit of theatre! Sign up on their website: avlfreewalkingtours.com
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Take a Dip at Wintergreen Falls - Hike #4
Wintergreen Falls is a waterfall and swimming hole off the beaten path in Dupont State Recreational Forest. It’s just an easy-to-moderate 3.1-mile hike to your new favorite hideaway. As the weather warms up, you don’t want to miss this "under an hour" spot in Dupont Forest/Cedar Mountain, NC. Join Hike NC with Me on our weekly hike recommendation video, just in time for the weekend.
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Hickory-Smoked Ham, Pimento Cheese Deviled Eggs...
Fork Lore is offering a special Easter Menu available from 12 pm to 6 pm on Easter, April 4th. The special menu will be served in a family-style buffet at the table and includes brown sugar & dijon hickory-smoked ham, pimento cheese deviled eggs with crispy country ham, and even icebox lemonade cake. Call them at 828-209-2715 to reserve your table!
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Farm to School + Hickory Nut Gap
Hickory Nut Gap is excited to announce their partnership with the North Carolina Farm to School Program, a state-wide voluntary program established in 1997 to provide NC schools with local, NC-grown products. Hickory Nut Gap teamed up with the Farm to School Program amidst the COVID-19 pandemic in November 2020 as one of the first two suppliers of local grass-fed and pasture-raised meats. This partnership was a match made in heaven, as both organizations have a passion for educating children about the origins of their food and also strive to provide the most nutritious, locally-sourced food to their communities.
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Open Mic Nights at WHBM
It's finally here: the return of White Horse Black Mountain's legendary Open Mic Nights! Restarting after a year off for bad behavior (COVID, really), host Bill Altork will help present wonderfully talented folks on their way up. The signup sheet is placed on the bar at 6:30 and the first ten to sign in are the performers for the evening. Each gets 15 minutes or three songs. It’s a lot of fun… and it’s free!
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In Case You Missed It: We just announced our Dig ASHEVILLE HIGH/SILSA Local AVL Biz Giveaway! If you're a local business this is a GREAT way to give back to this senior class (and get promoted on social media & radio!) 

If you're not a business, fear not. You can still purchase Gift Cards directly from your favorite local businesses for the Seniors (a win-win). We will be partnering with our friends at 103.3 Asheville FM as the Class of 2021 does a station takeover for a few hours several days in May. We'll announce the prizes and winners of this Dig Local Giveaway on air!

Put a comment on our Insta post on what you'd like to donate and we'll promote it. Or contact Ted directly, [email protected] 828-505-5655 
It's getting Springy out there, y'all! Have fun, MASK UP, practice social distancing, and TIP WELL. 
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