ASHEVILLE, NC – The City of Asheville Parks, Recreation and Cultural Arts Department has announced a series of meetings to provide information about plans for the 2009 Bele Chere Festival, being held July 24 – 26 in downtown Asheville. Changes for the 2009 event will be presented followed by a question and answer session.
While the meetings are mainly designed for downtown Asheville business owners, all downtown stakeholders are welcome to attend. Meetings will be held Monday, March 30 at 3 p.m. in the Grove Arcade Conference Room at 1 Page Avenue, Wednesday, April 1 at 5 p.m. in the City of Asheville Economic Development Office at 29 Haywood Street, and Wednesday, April 8 at 9 a.m. in the YMI Cultural Center at 39 S. Market Street.
Bele Chere is produced by the City of Asheville Parks, Recreation and Cultural Arts Department and is the largest free street festival in the Southeast. For more information, visit www.belecherefestival.com or call (828) 259-5800.