August 2016 Events


89th Annual Mountain Dance & Folk Festival

89th Annual Mountain Dance & Folk Festival

August 4th - 6th, 2016

A tradition since 1928 The Mountain Dance and Folk Festival has mountain fiddlers, banjo pickers, dulcimer sweepers, dancers, ball ... Read more »
NC Mineral and Gem Festival

NC Mineral and Gem Festival

August 4 - 7, 2016

Jewelry, Gems, Fossils and Minerals in this Spruce Pine Festival which showcases jewelry and mineral dealers from all over the cou ... Read more »
Wood Day

Wood Day

August 6th, 2016

The Folk Art Center's auditorium will be filled with master craftspeople with their lathes, sawhorses, and wood tools. Demonstrat ... Read more »
Laugh Your Asheville Off

Laugh Your Asheville Off

August 9th - 13th, 2016

The festival is August 9th-13th, 2016 in beautiful Asheville, NC. Having grown along with the vibrant local arts scene, Laugh Your ... Read more »
RiverFest and RiverMusic

RiverFest and RiverMusic

August 13th 2016

Start making your "yacht" for this year's Rockin' RiverFest, a FREE day long festival sponsored by RiverLink at French Broad River ... Read more »
Downtown After Five

Downtown After Five

August 19th, 2016

Now in its 28th year -- Downtown After Five is a free live music concert from 5 to 9 pm on North Lexington Avenue. You will find l ... Read more »
The Dirty Dancing Festival at Lake Lure

The Dirty Dancing Festival at Lake Lure

August 19th - 20th 2016

Carry your watermelon to a FREE Lakeside showing at Morse Park Meadows on Friday to get in the mood then attend Saturdays Daytime ... Read more »
Asheville Wine & Food Festival

Asheville Wine & Food Festival

August 19 & 20, 2016

The finest regional, national, and international wines, exceptional local restaurants, craft beer and spirits, and handcrafted art ... Read more »

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