The Pines Cottages - Asheville, North Carolina, 28804, United States

Asheville Area Events

ONGOING

February 10 – July 4

9AM – 5 PM
Designed for Drama: Fashion from the Classics
Biltmore Estate, 1 Lodge St, Downtown
Admission: $40-$60
The artistry of great literary works, costume design, and movie making comes together in Designed for Drama: Fashion from the Classics, a new exhibition premiering in Biltmore House. Inspired by George Vanderbilt’s love of literature, Designed for Drama showcases more than 40 award-winning movie costumes from films based on favorite books in his collection.

May 13 – October 29

Winged Wonders: Step into the World of Butterflies
9 AM – 5 PM
North Carolina Arboretum, 100 Frederick Law Olmsted Way
Parking Fee- $14
See the miracle of metamorphosis before your very eyes. On display inside the Baker Exhibit Center Greenhouse, Winged Wonders is an indoor butterfly exhibit featuring a chrysalis-rearing chamber and a walk-through butterfly house where visitors can meet a whole host of local butterfly species, including monarchs, swallowtails and more. Discover hidden fanciful fairy gardens & gnome homes constructed with local, natural materials within plantings of butterfly-attracting plants. Visitors may also enjoy the Arboretum's signature Quilt Garden, which is designed in a butterfly quilt block pattern.

JUNE

June 22

6-8 PM
Prichard Park Singer/Songwriter Series
Prichard Park, 67 Patton Avenue, Downtown
The Pritchard Park Singer/Songwriter Series highlights local musical talent. Alexa Rose & The Midnight Stringbird will bring bright, quivering southern vocals and finger-picked and strummed guitar to the stage.

June 23

10 AM – Noon
Blue Ridge Parkway Hike of the Week
Mills River Overlook, Milepost 404.5
Blue Ridge Parkway Hike of the Week “Exploring Mills River” Join Parkway rangers at 10:00 am on Friday, June 23rd for an easy, 2.2 mile round trip hike on the Mountains-to-Sea Trail from the Mills River Overlook to Elk Pasture Gap. We will explore the famous Shut-In Trail and learn about the man who put Mills River on the map. Meet at the Mills River Overlook at Milepost 404.5. Bring water, wear good walking shoes, and be prepared for changeable weather.

5-9 PM
Weaverville’s Music on Main
Town Hall, 30 S. Main Street, Weaverville
Weaverville’s Music on Main is an open air, one night concert event on Main Street in Weaverville featuring up-and-coming local band The Broadcast with Raising Caine. The concert will take place in front of Town Hall. The event is free and open to the public. Food will be available from Twisted Laurel. Beer will be provided by Blue Mountain Pizza and Brewing Company. A selection of beverages will also be available.

6-10 PM
Asheville Drum Circle
Prichard Park, 67 Patton Avenue, Downtown
Don't miss the drum circle, a favorite Asheville tradition for both locals and visitors. Anyone can participate by drumming, dancing or watching. Join folks of every age and description. Watch people dance to the thunderous rhythm of the dozens of drums. Or better yet, join in by playing or dancing! See the individuality and diversity of Asheville.

June 24

10 AM – 4 PM
Ooh La La Curiosity Market
Prichard Park, 67 Patton Avenue, Downtown
Ooh La La Curiosity Market is an artist's market that takes place in Pritchard Park, located in the center of beautiful downtown Asheville and will showcase the work of more than a dozen local artists. Ooh La La will feature works by local painters, leather smiths, jewelry makers, potters, up-cycled crafters, clothing designers and other curious delights, all beneath the colored canopies of large market umbrellas. In addition to the artists, the market will also feature live local music with three musical acts.

10 AM – 6 PM
Asheville Art in the Park
Pack Square Park, 80 Court Plaza, Downtown
Nationally known artists exhibit at this event and the best part is- they are local.

11 AM – 5 PM
Spruce Street Market
10 N. Spruce Street, Downtown
The Appalachian Craft Center located at 10 N. Spruce Street hosts up to 50 local and regional artists on Asheville's front porch.

Noon – 8 PM
Hola Asheville Festival
Pack Square Park, 80 Court Plaza, Downtown
Downtown Asheville comes alive with the sights, sounds, music, pageantry, colorful costumes and extraordinary talent of Latin America. The Hola Asheville Festival possesses the key ingredients of good food, family participation, and first-rate Latin music. Local and regional Latin acts take the stage and unite festival-goers with the rhythms of Salsa, Bachata, Zamba, Tropical, Tango and Merengue.

June 29

6-8 PM
Prichard Park Singer/Songwriter Series
Prichard Park, 67 Patton Avenue, Downtown
The Pritchard Park Singer/Songwriter Series highlights local musical talent. Ben Phan will continue the series with masterful, elaborate guitar playing and heartfelt lyrics.

June 30

6-10 PM
Asheville Drum Circle
Prichard Park, 67 Patton Avenue, Downtown
Don't miss the drum circle, a favorite Asheville tradition for both locals and visitors. Anyone can participate by drumming, dancing or watching. Join folks of every age and description. Watch people dance to the thunderous rhythm of the dozens of drums. Or better yet, join in by playing or dancing! See the individuality and diversity of Asheville.

June 30 & July 1

10 AM – 10:30 PM
Asheville Percussion Festival
Diana Wortham Theatre & Odyssey Community School
2 S. Pack Square, Downtown
Tickets- $35
Join us for the 6th Annual Asheville Percussion Festival celebrating a ‘Mosaic of Rhythm.’ Learn to play rhythms from various world traditions and listen to the sounds of masters playing a wide variety of instruments from around the globe. The festival will feature fifteen world-renowned artists, including Omar Faruk Tekbilek, known as one of the world’s foremost exponents of Middle Eastern music, Afro-Brazilian musician Marcus Santos, Persian percussionist Naghmeh Farahmand, and Yousif Sheronick, whose playing the New York Times described as “wizardry on a range of humble frame drums.”. Visit website for specific times & locations.

Visit Explore Asheville for a detailed calendar of events.

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