Fall is here now in Asheville! In 2012 the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina had perfect conditions for achieving the best color show in a long time. The staff at our Asheville Bed and Breakfast can guide you to the easiest route for viewing the beauty of the Appalachians.
The New York Post named the Asheville Wine & Food Festival one of the best of its kind in the country. It features fine local, national, and international wines, great local restaurants, and craft beer & spirits. And, the festival takes place less than a mile from our Asheville Bed and Breakfast.
On Friday, August 24th it's Sweet, featuring locally made desserts, sparkling wines and spirits in the historic Grove Arcade in downtown Asheville .
The 34th annual Bele Chere Music & Arts Festival takes place on the streets of downtown Asheville, North Carolina on Friday, July 27 through Sunday, July 29, 2012. It is the largest free outdoor street festival in the Southeast, featuring original live music and the region's finest art & cuisine.
Check out the official Bele Chere web site for more details, a map, and the schedule of events. Plan for crowds as the festival usually draws 200,000 plus visitors daily.
The Asheville Bed and Breakfast Association is hosting the second annual spring tour of inns. This year's two day event is scheduled for Saturday, June 9th and Sunday, June 10th, and will feature 15 of our historic properties. In addition to visiting these beautiful homes and gardens, tour goers will be able to sample delicious food from some of Asheville's best independently owned restaurants and caterers.
"The Hunger Games", a major motion picture released this year, was filmed in North Carolina in the spring and summer of 2011. The movie is based on the trilogy written by Suzanne Collins.
Welcome spring with thousands of tulips and acres of azaleas as Biltmore celebrates its 27th anniversary of Festival of Flowers. Experience the beauty of century old gardens throughout the 8,000 acre estate.
In April, thousands of tulips in the Walled Garden and around the estate will shine in hues of red, gold, pink, and purple. By May, the show continues with irises, peonies and acres of azaleas, with summer blooms soon to follow.
Additional festival activities include:
If you've spent any time in Asheville, North Carolina you've probably seen the slow moving, packed, purple LaZoom bus with some strange characters in and near it - like the singing nun Sister Bad Habit on her bicycle.
This year LaZoom has provided yet another great reason to get on the bus for a "total body gigglegasm for Valentine's Day". This tour offers a ride for couples with games, performance, special guests, mayhem, and with a stop at a super secret location with a romantic live band.
Sample some of the best of Asheville, North Carolina's culinary scene in the Small Plate Crawl scheduled for Tuesday, February 21st through Thursday, February 23rd, 2012 from 11:30 AM to 9 PM each day.
Dozens of independent restaurants will create special small plate menus priced from $3 to $8. Participating restaurants are located in downtown Asheville and in other areas throughout the city.
The Altamont Theatre is a multi use building located in downtown Asheville, North Carolina - less than a mile from our Bed and Breakfast.
Stand up comedy, an eclectic mix of musical performers, and theater can all be found in this great place. Visit their web site for a detailed list of upcoming performances by local and nationally known artists. Sunday afternoon jazz events have become a standard.