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30th Anniversary Party at Oskar Blues

30th Anniversary Party at Oskar Blues

D.D. Bullwinkel’s Outdoors is celebrating 30 years with an all-day anniversary party at Oskar Blues Brewery on Saturday, May 11th. The party starts at noon and goes til 8 and is open to the public. Food trucks, beer, vendors, outdoor gear and live music. Details at D.D. Bullwinkel’s Outdoors social media pages. Hope to see y’all... 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
The WNC FLYER celebrates 20 years in 2024!

The WNC FLYER celebrates 20 years in 2024!

WNC FLYER Presented by Hunter Subaru. A Scenic Ride through the Mountains of Western North Carolina brought to you by Blue Ridge Bicycle Club starting at Oskar Blues Brewery. Brevard, North Carolina. NEW FOR 2024: This year the ride will be followed by a very special, 20th Annual Celebration Party, FREE for all ride participants. Not joining the ride? Purchase your Celebration Party ticket during registration or add it through the Race Store. Riders will have their choice of a century, metric, half century, and half metric rides that wind through the valleys south of Asheville, NC. There is beautiful mountain scenery around every bend of the road without the long mountain climbs. The Flyer is a ride for everyone – from first time riders to experienced cyclists. Explore Brevard is a proud sponsor of this... Read More
Summer Concert Series – His & Hers

Summer Concert Series – His & Hers

The series will conclude on June 28 with the Winston-Salem based band His & Hers. Fronted by a husband and wife duo, this four-piece brand will bring the familiar sound of folk/bluegrass, Americanagrass if you will, to our mountain home. The performance is sure to provide a fitting send-off to the... Read More
Summer Concert Series – Drew Foust & the Wheelhouse

Summer Concert Series – Drew Foust & the Wheelhouse

Alamance County native Drew Foust will appear with his band The Wheelhouse. Raised in rich musical traditions, Foust has been developing his unique sound which melds rock n’ roll, blues and soul from an early age. Constantly honing his craft, Foust is currently touring following his latest release, “Good Thing”, which is inspired by the Memphis soul music of the 60’s and... Read More
Summer Concert Series – Hannah Kaminer & the Wistfuls

Summer Concert Series – Hannah Kaminer & the Wistfuls

Raised in Western North Carolina, Kaminer is a singer-songwriter who infuses Appalachian and country traditions into her songs of love, loss, and home. On the heels of a 2024 album release, she is touring with her band the Wistfuls. The band is comprised of journeyman musicians and pillars of the Asheville music... Read More
Summer Concert Series – The Big Throwback

Summer Concert Series – The Big Throwback

For the second year running, the incomparable Blake Ellege will take stage to begin the series on June 7. Previously performing with his blues and country arrangements, this time he will be joined by his dance band The Big Throwback. The audience should be prepared for an energetic and nostalgic look back at the top hits from the 50’s to today. With their mastery of many styles, the band will weave through a range of genres including classic rock, oldies, jazz, R&B and... Read More
Brevard College Sidewalk Art Festival

Brevard College Sidewalk Art Festival

Brevard College will host its second annual Sidewalk Art Competition on Saturday, April 27th from 11:00 AM until 4:00 PM in Robbins Plaza (the courtyard outside of the Myers Dining Hall). Located on the campus of Brevard College, the festival is free to the public. Sidewalk art will feature local college and high school students. There will also be live music, llamas, a kid’s chalk play area, cornhole, and other fun activities. The competition is open to all Brevard College students, as well as local 10-12 high school students, and the public is encouraged to stop by to watch the live drawings and admire the finished products. Participants submit their ideas in advance and are approved by Visual Arts faculty members in order to compete. Each age group is eligible to win a total of $500 in cash rewards and gift certificates to BC Outfitters, the Brevard College gear shop. Contest rules dictate that each drawing must remain within the designated square area and that no spray fixatives may be used. In addition to chalk distributed by Brevard College, participants may bring their own sidewalk chalk. All materials must be temporary and washable with soap and water. College students and high school students will not compete with each other. “This event is a great opportunity for our art students to show off their art skills free to the public,” said organizer and faculty member, Sean Parrish. “The best part of the day is seeing the community gather on campus... Read More
Brevard Philharmonic presents Saturday Night Pops!

Brevard Philharmonic presents Saturday Night Pops!

Magical Movie Moments Porter Center, Brevard College Get ready for an exciting evening filled with the timeless melodies from all you favorite movies! Join us for a musical adventure like no other as we soar with E.T., delve into the world of Harry Potter, journey to Oz, and explore the depths of a galaxy far, far away. With each note, the Brevard Philharmonic will transport you to magical realms, igniting your imagination and stirring your soul. Tickets for this captivating event are selling fast, and seats are filling up quickly. Order your tickets now at... Read More
Brevard Philharmonic presents Amit Peled Returns

Brevard Philharmonic presents Amit Peled Returns

Amit Peled Returns May 19, 2024 at 3:00 pm This all-Dvořák Program begins with the thrilling Carnival Overture and includes four of the brilliant Slavonic Dances. Amit Peled joins Maestro Fellenbaum in presenting one of the greatest concerti of all time, the Cello... Read More
Carson Peters & Iron Mountain

Carson Peters & Iron Mountain

Get ready for an unforgettable night of bluegrass and country music with Carson Peters and Iron Mountain band! Join us on April 6th 2024 at the Cathey’s Creek Community Center, 131 Island Ford Rd, Brevard for a live performance that will have you tapping your feet and singing along. All the way from Nashville!!! Carson Peters is returning to our stage. He’s been featured on the Grand Ole Opry, NBC’s “The Voice” Season 21 and as guest fiddler for Mr. Ricky Skaggs during the 52nd Annual CMA Awards. His banjo player is our own James McDowell from Crab Creek. Carson Peters & Iron Mountain, have been wowing audiences all over the USA with their energetic performances and impressive musicianship. Don’t miss your chance to see them live in person on our little schoolhouse stage! – Music 7:00 PM – tickets, $25.00, available at the door (while they last) or on Eventbrite (on line link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/carson-peters-and-iron-mountain-tickets-860901318017?aff=od&fbclid=IwAR1zXE2FGOJr4ahK4FbvfPFgOaqR3D2ztgy3J-4FYP6h6rI5nG5fwQVKgRA ) – Optional Dinner at 6:00 for cost of $8.00 payable at the... Read More
Mountain Music Jam at Cathey’s Creek Community Center

Mountain Music Jam at Cathey’s Creek Community Center

CATHEY’S CREEK Community Center’s MOUNTAIN MUSIC JAM (This is a weekly event. ACOUSTIC INSTRUMENTS ONLY.) All are welcome – So take the old guitar off the wall and join us for an evening good ole mountain music. Come on down to Cathey’s Creek Community Center … Where the action is, every Thursday night 7 – 9 pm!! See ya there! Bring your dancing feet! – Cost: FREE – donations accepted at the door for the upkeep of the building – Deserts, Coffee and drinks available by donation * NOTE: – we will update our Facebook page if the music jam is canceled for any reason. So, please check there if weather is questionable. – Space and parking is... Read More