GritVegas Weekend Update! << May 13-15!!

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GritVegas Weekend Update! << May 13-15!!

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GritVegas Weekend Update!

Correction: The How Do You LagerFest is happening in one location—Hi-Wire’s Big Top location in South Asheville @ 2 Huntsman Pl. Area and regional breweries are participating but all of the action is happening at Hi-Wire!

LEAF Weekend Passes Up for Grabs!!

The Lake Eden Arts Festival (LEAF) is happening this weekend and we have two weekend passes to give away! The theme of this year’s festival is “World Fusion with Cuban Spice.” Internationally-acclaimed music, art, food, and fun await out at Lake Eden in Black Mountain. We have two weekend passes that you can win! Enter to win your Sunday passes by sharing this post from Facebook. You can share it from either Asheville Grit’s or Ashvegas’s Facebook pages. The winner will be announced at 5 pm tonight, Thursday, May 12th!!

FRIDAY

Bluegrass, Bikes and Beer

Oskar Blues Brewing, Brevard, NC

3-10 pm

Happening Friday at Oskar Blues Brewing in Brevard, this event opens with a group mountain bike ride or trail run (your choice!) followed by live music at 5:30 from Travis Book and the Fireside Collective. It’s a benefit for the Pisgah Conservancy. Facebook event page here.

 

Dobra Tea Collaboration Night @ The Creamery!

The Hop Ice Creamery, 167 Haywood Rd.

6-9 pm

Dobra Tea and the Hop have joined forces to bring you sweet delights! Milk-based and vegan ice creams showcase teas and tea-inspired flavors. Yum! Facebook page here.

 

SATURDAY

Governor’s Western Residence Spring Open House

45 Patton Mountain Rd, Asheville

9:30-1:30 pm

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Governor Pat McCrory and First Lady Ann McCrory are opening their Asheville residence for the annual spring open house. The public is invited to enjoy homemade refreshments on the patio. More information from Ashvegas.

 

How Do You LagerFest?

Hi-Wire Brewing—Big Top location in South Asheville

2 Huntsman Pl.

12 noon-8 pm

Check out Hi-Wire Brewing’s new Big Top location and explore “the wonderful world of lagers” through the eyes of area and regional breweries. Participating breweries include Hi-Wire, Burial, Highland, Sierra Nevada, Fullsteam, the Duck-Rabbit Craft Brew Company, and more. Admission is $8 and includes glassware and two beer tokens. Foothills Local Meats will be serving up tasties. No brewery event would be complete without cornhole, so come ready to play it and other backyard games. Facebook page here.

 

SATURDAY & SUNDAY

Brother Wolf Animal Rescue (BWAR) Mega Adoption Fair!

Petsmart, 150 Bleachery Blvd

11 am-5 pm

Brother Wolf hosts its spring adoption event at Petsmart! Puppies and kittens galore! Come and find your forever friend!

 

SUNDAY

Pizza PanDemonium @ Highland Brewing

5:30 pm

Pizza, pizza, pizza! And beer! And a fashion show! Asheville, you da best. More details here!