Asheville's Rooftop Bars + More: The GritVegas Weekend Update

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Asheville's Rooftop Bars + More: The GritVegas Weekend Update

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Rooftop Bars

We checked out the views from five of our favorite Asheville rooftop bars on this edition of the GritVegas Weekend Update. Take a tour with us, from Capella on 9 to the Social Lounge, Pillar Bar to Top of the Monk & the Montford, and see what each one offers. Take a peek, and then read on to see where to go this weekend when you're not hanging out high above downtown Asheville. Presented by Grail Moviehouse.

Friday

A Friday the 13th show at Sly Grog Lounge, which recently celebrated its grand opening, features music from Mightier Than Me, Shadow Show, and My Best Friend is Invisible. $5

BimBeriBon hosts a benefit for Puerto Rico starting at 9:30. Late-night menu with bao buns and live music from Nugget Box. $10 tickets go to relief efforts. 

Party FOUL, Asheville's raunchiest drag show, is back at the Odditorium with a special Halloween edition. 9:30 pm start time.

Saturday

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Burnpile Harvest Festival at Burial kicks off at noon with over 40 breweries bringing their tastiest seasonal brews. Live music and food from Salt & Smoke.

Holy Ghost Tent Revival plays an outdoor show at Sierra Nevada from 7-10 pm. Free show. 

Sunday

A Sunset Living Dinner featuring vegan, living foods from Chef William Najger happens atop the Battery Park Senior Apts. A 20-minute talk on the Chaga Mushroom and special Chaga Reishi cacao treats. $15, 6 pm.

Spook Shows, a horror movie series at Fleetwood's, starts at 6 pm with a double feature of Brides of Dracula and Suspiria (Grit's personal favorite).