July 2012 Events

Wicked Plants: The Exhibit

All month in July

A fascinating exhibit continues this month at The North Carolina Arboretum based on Amy Stewart’s book “Wicked Plants: The Wee ... Read more »

Homegrown in Pritchard Park

July 5th, 12th, 19th, & 26th, 2012

Enjoy hearing local talented singer – songwriters all summer on Thursday evenings from six to eight pm. Free concert series held ... Read more »

Drum Circle

July 6th, 13th, 20th, & 27th, 2012

Drum CircleA true Ashevillian Event since 2001. Come join the fun as the crowd gathers at Prichard Park each Friday evening throug ... Read more »
Shindig on the Green

Shindig on the Green

July 7th, 14th, & 21st, 2012

Stage show and informal jam sessions from 7 pm until 10 pm at Pack Square Park. Bring your instruments, and lawn chairs or blanket ... Read more »

Hendersonville Street Dance

July 9th, 16th, 23rd and 30th, 2012

Enjoy Mountain heritage music and dancing at the Visitors Information Center from 7 to 9 pm in Hendersonville. Bring a chair and d ... Read more »

The 57th Annual Grandfather Mountain Highland Games

July 12th - 15th, 2012

Annual celebration of Scottish athletics, dance, music, traditions, food, and culture. Over one hundred Scottish clans and societi ... Read more »

Carolina Mountain Ribfest

July 13, 14, & 15th, 2012

The Carolina Mountain Ribfest Festival features professional BBQ competition Chefs from all over the country serving Ribs, Chicken ... Read more »

5th Annual Bamboo Festival

July 14th & 15th, 2012

The American Bamboo Society’s SE Chapter presents this weekend event of educational lectures, demonstrations, and plant sales. A ... Read more »

Second Saturday in River Arts District

July 14th, 2012

An opportunity to shop, explore, and learn in Asheville's River Art District. Second Saturdays feature special events, classes, op ... Read more »

Watermelon Day!

July 14th, 2012

Taste fresh, locally grown watermelons and meet the reigning NC Watermelon Queen. Family activities including seed spitting contes ... Read more »

Folkmoot USA

July 18th - 29th, 2012

A two week celebration of the world’s heritage and culture through music and dance! Performances, a parade and workshops by up t ... Read more »

65th Annual Craft Fair of the Southern Highlands

July 19th - July 22nd

With over 200 exhibitors, craft demonstrations, live music and entertainment! Four full days each July and October Asheville exhib ... Read more »

Downtown After Five

July 20th, 2012

Free live music and entertainment in downtown Asheville supporting local businesses and entertainers. Featured food and beers from ... Read more »

Good Girls Gone Bad

July 20th - 28th, 2012

Good Girls Gone Bad and the Dances that Happen The first full length dance show at The Magnetic Theatre  Good Girls Gone Bad ... Read more »

Belle Chere

July 27th - 29th

Bele Chere is the largest free outdoor street festival in the Southeast.  The last full weekend of July  Downtown Asheville feat ... Read more »