May 2011 Events

Celebration of Asheville

May 1

The Big Crafty and Asheville Grown Business Alliance are putting on a celebration of unchained and independent Asheville. This fes ... Read more »

Guided Canoe Trip

May 6

Slip your canoe paddle into the tranquil waters of the French Broad and ease your way down stream as the day’s light fades to du ... Read more »

Tour de Falls at DuPont State Forest

May 7

Friends of DuPont Forest will sponsor Tour de Falls, a 12 mile tour by shuttle bus to four of DuPont State Forest’s spectacular ... Read more »

Asheville WordFest

May 8

As part of this year’s Asheville WordFest, Poetry Slam Asheville is proud to present The Mother of All Slams. Featuring the word ... Read more »

Downtown After Five

May 20

Downtown After Five provides free live music entertainment in downtown Asheville. The celebration is every third Friday, May throu ... Read more »

Kenilworth Neighborhood Open House

May 21

Artists in Asheville’s Kenilworth neighborhood open their doors to the public every third weekend in May. The Kenilworth neighbo ... Read more »

Montford Music and Art Festival

May 21

The annual Montford Music and Art Festival will take place in the NPS-designated Montford Area Historic District on May 21. The fe ... Read more »

Annual Mountain Sports Festival

May 27

The Annual Mountain Sports Fesival at Carrier Park is a weekend celebration of Asheville culture, athletics, music, community, loc ... Read more »

New Arboretum Exhibits

May 28

Two new exhibits at the NC Arboretum! Botanical Chords by Terry Ashley blurs the line between science and art. A former research s ... Read more »

Infamous Stringdusters at Pisgah Brewing

May 29

About the most important question a young bluegrass band faces right out of the gate is whether they can play. The Infamous String ... Read more »