Event Date: 07/27/2017   Event Time: 9:00 AM

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Join us for the 4th annual Asheville Yoga Festival, July 27-30, 2017, taking place against the breathtaking backdrop of the world's oldest mountains in gorgeous Asheville, NC. We are excited to host this years festival in many unique, beautiful venues throughout downtown Asheville, where you will enjoy expanded class offerings with world-class teachers, speakers, and musicians. In addition, the pedestrian friendly festival will allow you immerse yourself in the vibrant life of the city brimming with cultural arts, culinary delights, and many independent shops.  Our headlining presenters will be announced in December, and the schedule will be available in March along with instructions on registering for classes.  We look forward to seeing you in Asheville!

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278 Haywood Roac , Asheville, NC
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Event Date: 07/28/2017   Event Time: 7:00 PM

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 Experience the wonder of dance, music, costumes and culture at this all group performance.  Enjoy 10 group performances with over 200 international dancers and musicians

Folkmoot, a word meaning "meeting of the people," provides communities all over Western North Carolina the opportunity to build a deeper sense of connection, mutual respect and shared purpose by experiencing other cultures.  Dancers from 10 nations around the globe and brand new events will spark the 34th edition of Folkmoot festival when it convenes July 20-30 in our beloved Smoky Mountains.  Click for information on visiting dance groups.

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2 South Pack Square , Asheville, NC
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Event Date: 07/30/2017   Event Time: 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM

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Asheville Outlets (www.shopashevilleoutlets.com) is pleased to host Asheville’s Flea for Y’all Sunday, July 30, 2017, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. The location, just 6 miles from downtown Asheville, offers easy access from I-26, mountain views and ample parking for patrons and vendors alike. The Flea will take over the tree-lined lot next to Field and Stream. Asheville Outlets Flea for Y’all remaining dates are Sunday August 27, September 24 and October 29, 2017. Adult entry is $2, children are free. Leary PR for Asheville Outlets.

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800 Brevard Road , Asheville, NC 28806
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Event Date: 08/01/2017   Event Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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Please join the Haw Creek community for our third annual National Night Out (NNO) on Tuesday, August 1 from 6-8 pm at Charlie Bullman Park in Haw Creek. NNO is a FREE event that happens every year on the first Tuesday in August across the nation to bring communities together, meet new people, visit with neighbors, and meet local police and fire in a fun environment. There is no cost. Free food, games, LEAF Easel Rider, and raffle prizes. We will have Asheville Fire department Station 12 fire truck and the APD patrol officers. Everyone and all ages are welcome. For more detailed information go to www.ilovehawcreek.com or email us at [email protected]

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New Haw Creek and Bell Road , Asheville, NC 28805
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Event Date: 08/04/2017   Event Time: All Day

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Get ready to Turn It Up at the 3rd Annual LEAF Downtown AVL, taking place August 4-5, 2017 in the heart of Downtown Asheville at Pack Square Park. LEAF Downtown AVL showcases dynamic musical talent, immersive cultural arts performances and local handcraft & culinary artists. Join the LEAF community to experience funk at its finest – pulsing through stages, conversations, connections and more! Visit theLEAF.org/downtown for more info on this inclusive, family-friendly, FREE event! Easy Star All-Stars will be performing August 4. Blending musical versatility, instrumental prowess, beautiful vocal harmonies and a premier rhythm section, the Easy Star All-Stars have established themselves as one of the top international reggae acts on the scene today.

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1 W Pack Sq , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 08/04/2017   Event Time: 3:00 PM - 10:00 PM

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LEAF Downtown AVL is about FAMILY | For two days – Friday & Saturday – Pack Square Park will be alive with three stages featuring national, regional, & local talent, Easel Rider activities, a LEAF Family Adventure Zone, dozens of roaming artists & buskers, and interactive art installations for all to enjoy! The event starts Friday at 3pm and on Saturday 9am with the fun and family-friendly LEAF Art Dash 5K. Each night the park closes at 10pm. Blending musical versatility, instrumental prowess, beautiful vocal harmonies and a premier rhythm section, the Easy Star All-Stars have established themselves as one of the top international reggae acts on the scene today.

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80 Court Plaza , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 08/05/2017   Event Time: 9:00 AM - 9:00 AM

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The Art Dash 5k course starts and finishes in Downtown Asheville by French Broad Chocolate Lounge near the monument on Saturday 9am to kick off LEAF Downtown. Asheville Track Club has included the Art Dash in the GRAND PRIX. The run begins Saturday 9am with a chip-timed 5k for individual runners. The course traveled through the city’s downtown and surrounding area. At the starting line, runners or families will get warmed up artfully and with a fun LEAF groove. Along the race, inspiring volunteers assist and guide runners, and Roaming Artist spice up the route with playful puppets, costumes, and artful moments. The LEAF Art Dash is one of the important fundraising tools directly support LEAF Schools & Streets bringing arts to our local youth in collaboration with local partners.

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Pack Square , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 08/10/2017   Event Time: 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

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Crash the gala! Following a dinner in honor of artist and board member Stoney Lamar, The Center for Craft, Creativity & Design is throwing a cr-after party. Come together with a community of fellow creatives to celebrate Lamar’s work as a renowned wood sculptor and mentor and support the work of CCCD. Stroll through the current exhibition, Tie Up, Draw Down, enjoy live music and an all-inclusive cocktail and dessert bar. Eight artists will lead hands-on activities in the wood arts, including lathe woodturning, a ShopBot demo, milk painting, and more. After learning from the pros, roll up your sleeves and strike a pose with sculpting props in the Massive Booth photo booth. Make a new connection in the social lounge, hosted by CreativeMornings Asheville, a monthly speaker series for the creative community. Demonstrating Artists: Jacque Allen Ellie Richards Kim Winkle Dustin Farnsworth** Mark Gardner Brent Skidmore Tim Maddox** Bill Griffith **recipients of the CCCD Windgate Fellowship award, which supports emerging craft artists. Your ticket supports The Center for Craft, Creativity & Design, which works to foster a vibrant contemporary craft community in Asheville and beyond and invites visitors to come together in a shared experience of human ingenuity. Entry to Craft After Dark is included with purchase of a Celebrating Stoney Lamar dinner ticket at cccdnow.org/celebratingstoney.

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67 Broadway , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 08/12/2017   Event Time: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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Local restaurants will compete for the title of Asheville's BEST TACOS in various categories. Cast your vote for your favorite taco while enjoying live music and flights of tequila + local beer!

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185 Clingman Avenue , Asheville, NC
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Event Date: 08/12/2017   Event Time: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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Local restaurants will compete for the title of Asheville's BEST TACOS in various categories. Cast your vote for your favorite taco while enjoying live music and flights of tequila + local beer!

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185 Clingman Avenue , Asheville, NC
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Event Date: 08/19/2017   Event Time: 12:00 PM

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The 3rd annual River Valley Blues Festival, returning to Salvage Station on the banks of the French Broad River. This year TWO days of music, food, brews, vendors and more. Artists scheduled to appear include local favorites The Dirty Badgers, The Zuzu Welsh Band, The Paper Crowns, Ashley Heath, Roots & Dore, Virginia and The Slims, and Moses Jones, and two very special national headlining acts - Saturday night, Grammy-nominated Janiva Magness, and Sunday evening, the 2010 International Blues Challenge winner Grady Champion. Tickets will be $25 for either day individually, or $40 for the weekend. Our emcee again this year will be AshevilleFM's own Blueshound, host of the weekly blues show Soul Of The Blues, airing every Friday night from 7PM until 9PM. Saturday:Ashley Heath 1PM The Paper Crowns 2:30PMMoses Jones 4PM Dirty Badgers 5:30PMJaniva Magnessset 7:30PMSunday:Roots & Dore 2PM  Virginia & The Slims 3:30PMZuzu Welsh Band 5PMGrady Champion 7:30PM

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468 Riverside Drive , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 08/19/2017   Event Time: 2:00 PM

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Please join us for the WNC Author Festival! A dozen local authors will be in attendance, discussing and signing their books. With titles ranging from fantasy to horror, self-improvement to teen dystopia, or juvenile science to local history, there will be something for everyone!

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83 South Tunnel Road , Asheville, NC 28803
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