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January 2021

Take Out 21 Initiative

Wednesday, January 27 @ 8:00 am - Wednesday, March 31 @ 5:00 pm
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In an effort to sustain food and brew businesses, Take Out 21 encourages area residents to pleade to spend a minimum of $21 for Take Out meal every week during the winter of 2021. View the list of food and brew options in the valley at http://www.blackmountainchamber.com Taping the phone number will take the customer directly to the business.  Links to menus from Chamber Partners are also available. For more information, contact Sharon Tabor, director@blackmountainchamber.com or call 828-669-2300 9-5 Mon.…

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February 2021

Gallery Show: Living Things

Friday, February 19 @ 11:00 am - Sunday, May 16 @ 4:00 pm
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Presented by the Swannanoa Valley Fine Arts League at The Red House Studios and Gallery, 310 W. State St. THE RED HOUSE IS CURRENTLY OPEN FRIDAY, SATURDAY, and SUNDAY, 11am-4pm. Entry will be in limited numbers and MASKS ARE REQUIRED. For more info: https://www.svfalarts.org

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Register for Spring Youth Disc Golf League

Thursday, February 25 @ 8:00 am - Wednesday, March 24 @ 5:00 pm
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Leagues open to disc golfers between the ages of 9 -17 and will cost $25 per player.  Open to all experience levels and will be played in a safe and socially-distant manner. Competition play will take place every Wednesday afternoon between 5:30-7:30pm. Featuring a rotation of local disc golf courses including some not open to public. First day of play and registration deadline is March 24.  For more information and registration visit: https://bmrp.recdesk.com/Community/Program

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March 2021

WNC History Café: Julia Wolfe: Remarkable Woman of the Swannanoa Valley (online)

Wednesday, March 3 @ 8:00 am - Monday, April 26 @ 5:00 pm
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Date and Time: Monday, April 26 @ 10:30 am - 11:45 am Main event link: https://www.history.swannanoavalleymuseum.org/event/juliawolfe/ Facebook link: https://www.facebook.com/events/196532365526937 Contact info: Saro Lynch-Thomason, svmvolunteer@gmail.com Cost: $12.00 per person for the general public. $8 for SVM members.  Attendees will receive a zoom link to the talk. Event Summary: Julia Elizabeth Westall Wolfe was born on February 16th, 1860, and grew up in the Swannanoa River Valley. Along with a life long passion of buying and selling real estate, Julia is best known as the…

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Mid-Week Wildflower Hike

Wednesday, March 3 @ 8:00 am - Tuesday, April 27 @ 5:00 pm
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Date and Time: Tuesday, April 27 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm Main event link: https://www.history.swannanoavalleymuseum.org/event/mid-week-wildflower-walk/ Facebook link: https://www.facebook.com/events/3640017022757514 Contact info: Saro Lynch-Thomason, svmvolunteer@gmail.com Cost: $20.00 for museum members, $25 for nonmembers EventSummary:  This spring, head outside and learn to identify both common and rare Appalachian wildflowers on the Mountains-to-Sea Trail. Led by Joe and Mary Standaert, local historians and members of the Western Carolina Botanical Club, this hike will follow the Mountain-to-Sea Trail starting at Craven Gap. Along the way, we hope…

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SVM Book Club: Moonfixer (online) by C.C. Tillery

Wednesday, March 3 @ 8:00 am - Monday, April 12 @ 5:00 pm
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Date and Time: Monday, April 12 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm Main event link: https://www.history.swannanoavalleymuseum.org/event/moonfixer/ Facebook link: https://www.facebook.com/events/1622173051323493/ Contact info: Saro Lynch-Thomason, svmvolunteer@gmail.com Cost: This event is free, but an RSVP is required in order to receive the Zoom link. Registration ends half an hour before the start of the event. Event Summary: From the publisher: “In the dawning years of the 20th century, Bessie Daniels leaves her home town of Hot Springs and travels east over the mountains to live with…

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Appalachian Experience: Mounds, Towns, and Sacred Fires: The Archaeology of Resilience in the Cherokee Heartland (online)

Wednesday, March 3 @ 8:00 am - Monday, April 12 @ 5:00 pm
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Date and Time: Monday, April 12 @ 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm Main event link: https://www.history.swannanoavalleymuseum.org/event/cherokee/ Facebook link: https://www.facebook.com/events/253959306228754 Contact info: Saro Lynch-Thomason, svmvolunteer@gmail.com Cost: $12.00 per person for the general public. $8 for SVM members.  All registrants will receive a zoom link to the event. Event Summary: Mound and village sites like Kituwah, Nikwasi, and Cowee are prominent places in the Cherokee heartland of western North Carolina. Despite a history of encroaching development and site destruction, these resilient places serve as sacred…

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Live Concert (30% capacity)

Friday, March 12 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
White Horse Black Mountain, 105C Montreat Road
Black Mountain, NC 28711 United States
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Mar 12  8-9pm White Horse Tuatha Dea Combining primal rhythms, melodic and ethereal ballads, screaming guitar riffs with an Appalachian/Celtic vibe this FAMILY born of a family drum circle delivers an authentic tribal and clannish feel that not only draws the audience into the music but into the moment and clan as well. For more info and to purchase tickets visit:  http://www.whitehorseblackmountain.org

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St. Patricks Day Celebration

Saturday, March 13 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
White Horse Black Mountain, 105C Montreat Road
Black Mountain, NC 28711 United States
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Mar 13  7-9pm White  Horse  (30% capacity) Robin Bullock & Sue Richards For more info and to purchase tickets visit: www.whitehorseblackmountain.org

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Historic North Fork Valley Tour of the Asheville Watershed – East

Saturday, March 27 @ 9:00 am - 2:30 pm
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Join us on this exclusive historic driving tour of the east side of the Burnett Reservoir to explore part of the once thriving North Fork Valley community. The trip stops at Sunalee Lodge, then to the home place of Champ Burnett. From there, we will drive to Colonel John Connally’s home site which has extensive ruins including two standing chimneys. The caravan will make a stop to include a short 5 -10 minute walk from the vehicles to the home…

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Lookout Brewing Spring Yard Sale

Sunday, March 28 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Lookout Brewing, 103 S. Ridgeway Ave
Black Mountain, NC 28711 United States
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Clean out those closets and sell your goods at our semi-annual community "parking lot" sale. (Perhaps finding new treasures as well!) Sale Starts at 10am, set up is at 9! Space is limited so if interested, please swing by Lookout Brewing tap room and sign up. There will be a $10 spot reservation fee (with a $5 beer voucher on the day of in return!) BYO tables/tents if needed and all unsold items need to be taken at the end…

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April 2021

History Hike w the RAIL Project

Saturday, April 17 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
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Join WNCHA for a special hike exploring the real history of the incarcerated laborers who toiled and often died constructing the Western NC Railraod, with special guest presenter, Steve Little. Registration required.  $15 - $20 https://www.wnchistory.org/event/litcafe-experiences-history-hike-w-the-rail-project  

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