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Riverfest 2024!

Riverfest 2024!

The Transylvania French Broad Stewards, the Town of Rosman, Conserving Carolina, and Headwaters Outfitters are joining up again to put on the ninth annual Upper French Broad Riverfest and invite residents and visitors to come spend a fun day celebrating the river! Join us at Champion Park in Rosman, NC for a free, family-friendly festival with live local music, hands-on educational activities from many local businesses, and interactive displays about the French Broad River! There will be free tubing for everyone, food trucks (Local Harvester, Travelin Dough, and Jenny’s Minis Donut Bus!), and more (and don’t forget your swimsuit!)! This event also coincides with the annual Headwaters Outfitters Hellbender 20-Miler Relay Canoe Race! Cut off for race registration is May 18th, so sign up today! Exhibitors include: Headwaters Outfitters, Pisgah River Rangers, Oxbow R Snorkeling, Mills River Partnership, Transylvania Bird Club, Brevard Clay, North Carolina Cooperative Extension – Transylvania County Center, Transylvania County Library, North Carolina Forest Service, FIND Outdoors, Conserving Carolina, Asheville Greenworks, MountainTrue, Transylvania County Solid Waste, Friends of DuPont Forest, Audubon Society, League of Women Voters, NC Arboretum, Citizen Climate Lobby, Brevard Dog Park, NC Leave No Trace, Pisgah Chapter Trout Unlimited, Earthshine Nature Programs, and more! This event is sponsored by the Transylvania County Tourism Development Authority and Davidson River... Read More
Appalachian Folk Festival

Appalachian Folk Festival

The Transylvania Heritage Museum is excited to announce the upcoming 3rd Annual Appalachian Folk Festival, taking place on Saturday, June 29th at the Allison Deaver House in Pisgah Forest, NC. This event will showcase a variety of performers including the Pearls, the J Creek Cloggers featuring Zeb Ross, and Appalachian Blues artist Laura Blackley. Attendees will also have the opportunity to observe artisans at work, peruse historical displays, tour the 1815 Allison Deaver House, and participate in activities suitable for all ages. Admission to the festival is free, and visitors are encouraged to bring chairs or blankets to enjoy the day-long... Read More
White Squirrel Weekend, May 24th-26th presented by DD Bullwinkel’s Outdoors

White Squirrel Weekend, May 24th-26th presented by DD Bullwinkel’s Outdoors

Heart of Brevard’s signature event, our White Squirrel Weekend combines a stellar lineup of live music, a smorgasbord of tasty food offerings from vendors and local craft breweries, an assortment of treasures from craft and retail vendors, family activities and games for the kids, all rolled into one fantastic three-day event. The music lineup and a full schedule are below. We will have bike valet parking. Learn more about White Squirrel Weekend 2024... Read More
White Squirrel Artisans Market

White Squirrel Artisans Market

The White Squirrel Artisans Market (WSAM) is taking place on Saturday, October 21st from 12-5pm at Deerwoode Reserve (395 Riversedge Road). The new location is ONLY MINUTES from downtown Brevard, NC! Featuring over 70 local vendors, Grand Olde Station & Local Harvester food trucks, coffee & espresso by Be Good Coffee Co., Appalachian Popcorn Co., IRON FIRE FLOSS cotton candy, face painting, children’s activities by Brevard Elementary School & live music. 🎤 Official Music Lineup Spalding McIntosh (12-1:05PM) Gypsy&Me (1:15-2:20PM) His & Hers (2:30-3:35PM) Jane Kramer, Songstress w/ Lillie Syracuse (3:45-5PM) • Bring your own chairs or blanket • No outside alcohol allowed • Pets (friendly & leashed) are welcome 🏡 There are only 3 on-site cabin rentals left! Call Dionne at Deerwoode Reserve 828.201.2615 or email dionne@deerwoode.com. Mention “WSAM” FOR 10% discount. It’ll be peak leaf season 🍂 The much anticipated raffle will benefit local nonprofits, White Squirrel Institute AND Cedar Mountain Music Project! This event is FREE & FAMILY FRIENDLY thanks to presenting sponsor, Billy McCoy/ REMAX Land of the Waterfalls, & local sponsors Transylvania County Tourism Development Authority, Vescovo Neighborhood Eatery, Newfound Artisan, 185 King Street, Lifestyle & Living Photography, Deerwoode Reserve, Blue Ridge Quick Print, Brevard NC Music & Events and UpCountry Brewing –... Read More
Fall Concert Series – Will Easter

Fall Concert Series – Will Easter

The Transylvania County Library will continue its tradition of gathering the community for music and camaraderie with its Fall Concert Series. This free event will take place at the library’s amphitheater on Fridays in September. No concert will be held on Sept. 08 in deference to the Mountain Song Festival. In the event of rain, the concerts will take place in the Rogow Community Room. Concerts will begin at 7:00 p.m. and continue through... Read More
Fall Concert Series – Blue Cactus

Fall Concert Series – Blue Cactus

The Transylvania County Library will continue its tradition of gathering the community for music and camaraderie with its Fall Concert Series. This free event will take place at the library’s amphitheater on Fridays in September. No concert will be held on Sept. 08 in deference to the Mountain Song Festival. In the event of rain, the concerts will take place in the Rogow Community Room. Concerts will begin at 7:00 p.m. and continue through... Read More
Pirate Day 2023

Pirate Day 2023

Pirate themed paddle and tubing 9am-12pm followed by after party at Forks Of The River Taproom! Live music, food, costume contest and more! It’s time to channel your inner Pirate, as the Pirates return to the Upper French Broad! Book your paddling or tubing trip on Saturday September 2nd using code JACKSREVENGE and get $5 off per person. Beware there are Pirates on the River! You can refer to our website for the cost of tubing and paddling: https://headwatersoutfitters.com/ After your river trip, join us for an afternoon of fun at the Forks of the River Taproom with live music by Diamond Dave and the Queen of Hearts, costume contest and more! Mama Bears Food Truck 12-7pm Ice Cream On Tap Truck 12-7pm Music will be from 3-5pm Costume Contest between 3-4pm Don’t forget to visit Penny Lane Exchange for all your costume... Read More
White Squirrel Artsians Market

White Squirrel Artsians Market

WSAM has over 45 WNC-based artisans, 4 local bands, a new live demo station sponsored by Newfound Artisan, a raffle benefiting The White Squirrel Institute, face painting, food by Morning Social, & drinks by UpCountry Brewing! We’ll even have a visit by THE WHITE SQUIRREL of white squirrels… PISGAH PENNY! You DO NOT want to miss this FREE community event. MUSIC LINEUP: 12:00-1:05PM Cody Hale & Jonlyn Siniard 1:15-2:20PM Kevin Daniel 2:30-3:35PM Gypsy & Me 3:45-5:00PM Lillie Syracuse & Jenny Bradley Parking for this event can be found along King Street, French Broad Street, at the Railroad Depot (4 minutes walking distance), and along Main Street near Wild Morel (7 minutes walking distance). The White Squirrel Artisans Market is proudly presented by Billy McCoy/ REMAX Land of the Waterfalls and sponsored by Newfound Artisan, Vescovo Neighborhood Eatery, Lifestyle & Living Photography, Grand Olde Station, UpCountry Brewing – Brevard, Gra•vy, Cedar Mountain Outpost, Morning Social & Brevard NC Music &... Read More
Upper French Broad Riverfest

Upper French Broad Riverfest

The Upper French Broad Riverfest is an annual event that celebrates the French Broad River, and is held at Champion Park in Rosman. Participants will be able to take advantage of free tubing trips, enjoy activities and games, view live animals that are found in the French Broad River, eat at a variety of food trucks, listen to local music and... Read More
Free Show! Songs From The Road Band | Very Jerry Band

Free Show! Songs From The Road Band | Very Jerry Band

FREE SHOW! FIRST COME, FIRST SERVE! 6PM – Doors 7PM – Very Jerry Band https://www.facebook.com/veryjerryband 8:30PM – Momma Molasses https://www.facebook.com/mommamolasses 9PM – Songs from the Road Band https://www.facebook.com/songsfromtheroadband EchoMix Entertainment, Pilot Cove, and Ecusta Brewing are teaming up to bring you an incredible backyard bash, celebrating the new space Ecusta is moving into, and giving the old place a worthy farewell! On July 9, 2022, EME and PCA will present Songs From the Road Band, Very Jerry Band, and Momma Molasses on the back lawn of Ecusta Brewing! This FREE show will be first come, first serve, and there is a limited capacity. Papa’s Express Food Truck will be on site! Pilot Cove Amphitheater will be hosting the remaining 2nd Saturdays Live shows August 13th, Reggae Ska Dance Craze (New York Ska-Jazz / Regatta 69 / Teso Mcdonald) and September 10th, Hometown Throwdown (Jeff Sipe and Friends / John Trufant Band / Juan Holladay) at the beautiful amphitheater tucked into Pisgah Forest. Parking for Pilot Cove and Ecusta Events are at The Hub. If you have purchased tickets to the July 9th event, those tickets will be redeemable at either the August 13th / September 10th Pilot Cove concerts, or are refundable. Tickets available at www.etix.com for other Pilot Cove Events. Help us celebrate a great team of hardworking people at Ecusta as they look toward a bright future serving up more brews in a spacious new brewery and tasting... Read More
Arts / Craft Fair

Arts / Craft Fair

This 4th of July weekend spend some time supporting local small business, artists, craftsman and eat some AMAZING local food while listening to the one and only Keturah Allgood & Friends! It’s going to be a GREAT time!