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Join us on Saturday to walk for INCLUSIVITY!

You all probably know that the BLUE RIDGE PRIDE festival is taking place this weekend. We would love for you to join Dig Local, Blue Ridge Pride and many more at 10 am on Saturday for the annual 1/2 mile walk downtown "for a vision of a community that welcomes and celebrates all." This is not your typical Pride Parade. This is a gathering of ALL in our community who share a vision of inclusivity including individuals, families, friends, neighborhoods, churches, activist groups, social clubs, companies, and sports teams. Let the world know that in WNC we share a simple ideal: Inclusion, Y'all! Click below for more info and to sign up!
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NOLA Brass Fest Asheville
feat. Big Sam's Funky Nation

Sep. 24, 3:00 PM at Salvage Station

More ALL AGES big fun on Saturday! Save Our Brass Culture Foundation will be presenting New Orleans Brass Fest: Asheville — the newest way to experience New Orleans music, heritage, and culture. Featuring performances from Big Sam’s Funky Nation, Joint Killer Brass Band, Stooges Brass Band, Funk N Around With Garfield, and Big Chief Romeo (from The 9th Ward Hunters).  This event will also include second-line parades, a cultural exchange, New Orleans cuisine, arts and crafts, and good ole New Orleans fun!

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Seed and Plant Swap
Sep. 24, 1:00pm - 3:00pm at Asheville Raven & Crone
Herbalists and plant lovers of Asheville and surrounding areas - you are cordially invited to a free herb and plant swap facilitated by Asheville Raven & Crone. Leftover seeds and plants will be donated to Burton Street Community Garden.

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Nobody’s Darling String Band
Nobody’s Darling String Band is at Jack of the Wood on Saturday from 4-6! Stop in for an afternoon libation and enjoy the ladies picking’ away on the stage. Grab a cold beer and try the "Ploughman's Platter" full of LOCAL assorted meats, cheeses, pickled veggies, Lusty Monk mustard, and house-made jam with a toasted City Bakery baguette. 
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Carolina Mountain Cheese Festival
at Oak and Grist Distilling

Speaking of cheeses, on Sunday, Sep. 25 you can celebrate the artisan cheesemakers of Western North Carolina at the Carolina Mountain Cheese Festival. This annual fundraiser benefits the WNC Cheese Trail. Join us for a day of cocktails, pairings, classes, and, of course, CHEESE! Tickets can be purchased through mountaincheesefest.com


Sep. 24, 11:00am - 10:00 pm at both  Wicked Weed Brew Pub and The Funkatorium

Steins, drag queens, and rainbows, oh my! Come celebrate the 4th annual Pridetoberfest on Saturday benefitting the Campaign for Southern Equality and Blue Ridge Pride! 
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Goat Yoga with Kidding Around Asheville
Sep. 25, at Highland Brewing Company
Ever done yoga alongside Nigerian dwarf goats? Now's your chance! The goats are free to wander and occasionally end up on your mat or your back while in child's pose or cobra. Practice Vinyasa flow with modifications and variations for beginners to advanced. It’s also kid-friendly for ages 5 and up!
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And one more Highland mention... tickets for Cold Mountain Release Celebration events in November just went on sale! Get yours here as they always sell out quickly.

Monday Night NFL Ticket

Monday Monday Monday means football AND wings! La Tapa opens at 4pm every Monday & has football on all 7 televisions. And if you like your football with tasty wings, you'll dig this special offer: Buy 1 order & GET the 2nd 1/2 off. Also enjoy $3 Ginger Mead $4 Gaelic $8 Picklebacks and $15 Domestic Buckets.
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Paint and Sip
Calling all Bob Rosses'! You can sign up to paint this autumn landscape at 12 Bones Brewing on Tuesday, September 27th, at 6:00 pm! They will guide you step-by-step through this crowd-favorite lake painting. 🍁 We advise that you arrive earlier to settle in and order delicious 12 Bones food/drinks before getting started! 🙂 

Wet Nose Wednesday 

Join us at WET NOSE WEDNESDAY, Sep. 28 at Asheville Brewing Company! 🐶 From open to close (3 pm-9 pm), bring your four-legged friend with you to their downtown location, enjoy a pint on the covered patio while the pups get a treat made out of spent beer grain and a free ABC tennis ball! 🎾

glaive: ‘america is a place that exists’ Tour 
Local Soundcloud success star "glaive" hits The Grey Eagle for a hometown show in Asheville on Wednesday Sep. 28! glaive is a vocalist, songwriter and producer from the mountains of WNC who began making music at the beginning of the pandemic. His rise since has been meteoric, supported by a steady stream of new music that has quickly earned him acclaim and a devoted following. 


The Riveter’s third annual Harvest Jam is just around the corner! Saturday, October 1st is gonna be a day full of big jumps, big tricks + all the stoke. They’ll be throwing down from 9am - 8pm onsite in Mills River. Come ready for a day full of pro + amateur jam format contests, killer prizes, live music, local brews + so much more. 


Rabbit Rabbit will be hosting a Silent Disco Zombie Prom benefitting Food Connection on Saturday, Oct. 22! This 2 part event will start around 6 for all ages family fun and then from 8 pm to 11 pm for the adult crowd. Zombie prom king and queen awards will be given for best costumes. More details coming soon but you won't want to miss this one! 

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