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Dig Local Update- Smoked Cocktails, Concerts at Dirty Jack's, Bears and Beer and more... 7/8/21

Order Your Cocktail "Smoked"

Cultivated Cocktails has outgrown its original location and has found a new larger spot just 2 doors down at 25 Page Ave. Stop by and order a "Smoked Cocktail" like the Smoked Bloody Mary in our new Insta reel.

Things To Do

Summer Concert Series at Dirty Jack's
Green Man Brewery just kicked off their new Summer Music Series and weekly Open Mic Night at Dirty Jack's (23 Buxton Ave.)! This free Summer Music Series features various genres of artists on Fridays and sometimes Saturdays from 8-10 pm. Open Mic Night, hosted by Dirty Jack's Bartender Zaq Squares, will be held on Tuesdays from 6-8 p.m. Open Mic participants can sign up for free at the taproom starting at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesdays!
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Make your own Charcuterie Board at Catawba
Catawba Brewing Co. has partnered with AVL Charcuterie Co. for a Charcuterie Board Making Class! Grab a beer and head to the private back room where you'll learn how to make a charcuterie board with Lindsey from AVL Charcuterie Co. This board includes meats, cheeses, fruits and desserts! Learn how to make a beautiful salami rose. Eat your board after the class or take it home to share! Tickets are $70 per board and will include one Catawba beer with your ticket.
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The Big Crafty is back! 

Join The Big Crafty and HORSE + HERO on July 11th for good times with great artists! The Big Crafty is a celebration of creativity done Asheville style. This Sunday, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. you can stop by to browse these beautiful pieces and find connection in our community through arts!

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Cold Beer, Cool Bears
Tap into your wild side at the WNC Nature Center Brews & Bears! This after hours event features drinks, music, and food vendors. Watch resident black bears, Uno and Ursa, enjoy a popsicle enrichment activity while you sip on a cold beer. How cool is that?
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Pearson's Falls - Hike #16

Pearson's Falls is an easy 0.7 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Saluda that features a waterfall, restrooms and a picnic area. There is a small entry fee and heads up that dogs are not allowed at this hike. This is great for families with mixed hiking abilities including younger kids and older adults. Join us every week as we discover more of what makes Asheville beautiful with our friends at Hike NC with Me.

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Pickin' and Grinnin'

Andrew Wakefield is showing out for a solo performance at French Broad River Brewing starting at 4 pm. This guitar picking show pairs great with any French Broad specialty in-house-made brew.
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Foundation Studios 2nd Anniversary 

Foundation Studios is hosting a day long event in honor of their 2nd year anniversary! Join them for a day filled with artist demos, live music, and the opening of their new resident artist showcase, “A Place Called Home.” Foundation will also be featuring the I Am Home Art Project, a local nonprofit that provides a nurturing environment where artists at risk of homelessness can find community, experience healing and create from a place of hope and dignity. By giving access to materials, space and gallery showings, they serve marginalized artists by giving them the opportunity to receive 100% of the proceeds from sales. Check out the link below to find out more about the art supplies drive Foundation is holding leading up to this event and what you can donate!
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Brian Ashley Trio Live in The Meadow

Brian Ashley Jones is a soulful singer, acclaimed guitarist, and versatile touring songwriter whose guitar-driven country and blues tunes have found their way to Highland Brewing Co.! This Saturday at 6pm in the Meadow, you can see the Brian Ashley Trio Live with no tickets required.
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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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