Dig Local Update - Mind Candy, Traveling Tastebuds, A Crazy Ride, New Hike Video and more - 4/15/21
Take Your Tastebuds on a Trip to Europe #digAVL Video
For 25 years Old Europe Pastries has been providing locals and visitors with exceptional customer service, incredible pastries, and great coffee. Through the years much has changed but their goal has always been to improve the day of everyone who walks through their door. Due to COVID-19, their new walk-up window is perfect for your snack or coffee fix. See the video interview here!
A Roller Coaster of a Story Have you ever wondered how exactly it is that Food Connection and Dig Local are connected and why their logos look a lot alike? This story by the folks at WNC Superheroes explains it all - how Ted and Flori Pate (Dig Local founders) moved to Asheville without jobs, found jobs, both lost their jobs within 24 hours of each other, and were unemployed struggling with their next move when... (read here)
Things To Do
Red, Yellow, and Green Light Observations
The duo, Stop Light Observations, returns to The Grey Eagle for an intimate patio show this Friday at 8:30 pm! Grab your reserved seating tickets now so you can have a nice place to sit, enjoy some dinner, a couple of brews and live music. Doors open at 8 pm and the show starts at 8:30! This is an all-ages, socially distanced show. Make sure you bring a mask!
For only $5 bucks you can check out an ever-rotating selection of spirits and cocktails every Friday at The Bier Garden! You never know what you're going to get, but it will be sure to start the weekend off right. With a selection of over 250 beers from around the world, including some local brewery favorites, The Bier Garden is sure to have a beer for everyone and a cocktail for the rest!
Join The One Stop at Asheville Music Hall on Sunday afternoons for some serious groovin' and shakin'. The enchanting hosts have hand-picked your Sunday afternoon menu with a different band every week jamming a set of Dead tunes. AND a set of their favorite NOT Dead tunes. Originals, covers, jams, whatever are sandwiched between this sizzling combo, Also, peruse a selection of local Asheville craft vendors to complete a recipe for a tasty Sunday Afternoon Shakedown. Click Here for More Info
The Hunger Games Were Here - Hike #6
The Bridal Veil Falls trailhead is located right outside of the High Falls Visitor’s Center. Bridal Veil is a more secluded waterfall at Dupont State Recreational Forest. Part of the Hunger Games was filmed here, so get your Katniss Everdeen on and enjoy the views. This is a 4.7 easy hike and is perfect for a sunny day. Join us every week as we discover Asheville’s natural gems with Hike NC with Me!
You better bee-lieve Bhramari has got some killer new beers in the cooler right now. Mind Candy is an Imperial Stout inspired by a love for Almond Joys. Toasted coconut, almond, and Pinellas Chocolate Company back up this 11.6% chocolate candy bomb. Showcasing the other side of the brewing spectrum, Karakasa Obake is a bone-dry rice lager with Pu'er Tuo-cha tea. This traditional fermented tea adds an amazing complexity to this 5% crusher. 4-packs of both are available now at the brewpub, so head downtown and grab yours!
Smooth Tunes and Cold Beer Mark Bumgarner is a musician who’s work has been described as "pure Southern Americana." Sweeten Creek Brewing hosts while you sip on some of their house made brews and enjoy Mark’s smooth and soft tunes. The show starts at 6 and is fueled by hops and good times so don’t miss it! Click Here for More Info
It's looking a little more normal out there, y'all! Have fun, MASK UP, practice social distancing, and TIP WELL.
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