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Dig Local Update-  Downtown Food Hall Opening, Best Chic Sammy, Art Crawl, Brews and Bears, Fathers Day and more…6/3/21

The best gas station chicken you'll ever have

Have you ever wondered what an award winning chicken sandwich tastes like?  Fried to perfection, Sand Hill Kitchen has mastered the art of the southern classic that always hits the spot. To see how its crafted, check out our latest insta reel at the link below!

Things To Do
Countdown to the opening of Asheville's First Food Hall!
What we've all been waiting for! The S&W Market will be opening up next Wednesday, June 16th, for the first time! The awesomely famous art deco building built in 1929 will host 12 new vendors including Highland Brewing The Hop Ice Cream, Peace Love and Tacos, and much, much more! Whether you need a cold brew or a quick bite, or even a private event space for your next party, the S&W Market has got you covered.
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Have a Ball on the Art Crawl!

Artists, merchants and entertainers will gather on the lawn of Isis Music Hall on Saturday, June 12, from 11 am to 6 pm for the Heart of West Asheville Art Crawl. Shops, restaurants and businesses in the area will participate, including Provisions Mercantile, Plays in Mud Pottery, Instant Karma and Biscuit Head. Look for the yellow balloons!

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Brews and Bears w/ The WNC Nature Center

After being cancelled in 2020 due to the pandemic, Brews and Bears has come out of hibernation just in time for summer! On Friday, July 9, and Friday, August 13, from 5:30-8:00 pm the WNC Nature Center will host the after-hours event. There will be food, drink, and music, and enrichment activities for Uno and Ursa, the resident black bears. Admission to Brews and Bears is $15 for members and $20 for non-members. New this year, tickets can include a beer token and there is a VIP option that includes a signature Brews and Bears Silipint cup and the opportunity to jump the line for drinks.

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Bearwallow Mountain - Hike #13

Bearwallow Mountain Trail is a 2.1 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Gerton, North Carolina / Hickory Nut Gorge with wildflowers, sweeping views and some picnic spots. You might see cows here too so watch out for cow poop!  Join us every week as we discover what makes Asheville so beautiful with the help of our friends at Hike NC with Me.

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Dad Looks Best When Grilling

Just in time for Father’s Day, Hickory Nut Gap created a ‘Dad’s Grill All Day’ Gift Box that ships directly to your door. It contains the perfect bundle of grassfed and pasture raised meats to fuel a full day of Father’s Day activities, including:

- 1 package pasture raised bacon
- 2 packages of grassfed hot dogs
-2 - 12 oz grassfed ribeye steaks
-A Special Hickory Nut Gap apron

Order by June 16th, 2021 to ensure Father’s Day delivery. Not a dad but craving some local meat? Order up. This deal is available to ALL!

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Summer Patio Plant Sale

Heather Davis Studio & Gallery and GRIND have teamed up to bring plants to Pink Dog Creative on the weekends. Whynot Farm, which is affiliated with HDS&G, raises the plants on its farmland in Eastern TN, so they are locally-raised! The plant sale will take place on Saturdays and Sundays on the patio at Pink Dog as long as the weather cooperates.
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Enter the Stand OUTright Giveaway!

For the month of June Ginger's Revenge is supporting the non-profit Youth OUTright, who is solely dedicated to empowering WNC youth (ages 11-20) who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning/queer, intersex, asexual and allied (LGBTQIA+). This Giveaway includes a Ginger’s Revenge rainbow tote bag, Ginger’s Revenge t-shirt, pint glass, branded Koozie, bottle opener keychain, $25 gift card, and brewery tour! Check out Ginger's Revenge on Instagram for more details on how you can win.
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Rockin' Bluegrass at Isis

Growing up just down the road from Doc Watson, Billboard-charting artists Cane Mill Road rock traditional bluegrass standards while boldly writing original music that often walks the lines between Bluegrass, Americana, Old-time, and Folk. Isis Music Hall hosts the group with the show kicking off at 7pm. Audiences love Cane Mill Road’s high-energy performances, easy going rapport, and the eclectic mix of originals and standards in the show.

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Buncombe County Vaccine Info
Appointments are now available for anyone 12 years and older!
It's looking even closer to normal out there, y'all! Stay safe, have fun and TIP WELL. 
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