Asheville’s Annual 5k Celebrating Workplace Wellness
Friday JUNE 7th, 4pm
**Town and Mountain Realty is excited to have a solid group of ladies representing at the Asheville Area Chamber of Commerce Challenge! Joy Lovoy, Lorraine Silverman, Susan Young, & Cindy Norris are going to ROCK IT!**
The team-based Chamber Challenge is designed to promote community wellness through friendly competition between businesses in the Asheville area. Gather your co-workers, family and friends to compete as a team. Whether you walk every step or sprint to the finish, we know you’re up to the challenge!
Saturday June 8, 12pm - 10pm
A FREE street festival to celebrate the local arts community. Xpand Fest highlights arts and innovation as essential tools for sustainable development and as a powerful platform for social change.
Xpand Fest 2019 Performer Lineup
Dynamo | The Get Right Band | April B & The Cool | Emma’s Lounge | Sirius. B | The Snozzberries | The Digs | Eleanor Underhill & Friends | Upland Drive | The Appalucians | Magenta Sunshine | Queen Bee & The Honeylovers | Dyado | Galena | Polly Panic | Gruda Tree -And more!
12th Annual Mermaid Parade & Festival
Saturday JUNE 8th, 11am - 11pm!
It's that time again!! The 12th Annual Mermaid Parade and Festival takes place all over Downtown Marshall on Saturday June 8th! There are 6 amazing parts again this year: Splash Island, Arts and Craft Market, Captain Bill's Treasure Hunt, Live Music, a Seafood Cook Off and the Parade.
Asheville VeganFest 2019
Sunday JUNE 9th, 11am - 6pm
Asheville Veganfest will be held again this year in Pack Square on June 9th 2019 from 11am-6pm. We will have food, clothing and artisan booths showing the best there is on the vegan market. We will also have a very exciting speaker tent set up with educational and inspirational speakers.
2019 event is being presented by Piedmont Farm Animal Refuge!
This year we are asking for a $10 suggested donation to the event with 50% of what is collected going towards the adoption of the farm animals that are currently in need and living in Leicester, NC. The other 50% will first go towards producing the event and then we will be donating to those in need in the surrounding area, be it animal, human, or environmental. All funds will remain in the possession of Triangle Vegfest until donated to the vetted sanctuaries who adopt the cows and pigs.
Downtown After 5 with Tameca Jones
Friday JUNE 21st, 5pm - 9pm
Photo used with permission from Asheville Downtown Association
**Town and Mountain Realty agents are excited to be volunteering during this month's Downtown After 5 on June 21st!* *
Each summer the Asheville Downtown Association partners with five local nonprofits to sell wristbands at the event. Each group receives a grant of $2000. June's partner is Children First of Buncombe County. Children First’s mission is to empower children and their families to reach their full potential through advocacy, education
Locals the Secret B-Sides will open the show. They produce a fresh sound, rooted in the classic feel of R&B and soul music, updated with the modern sensibilities of hip hop.
Austin native, Tameca Jones’ powerful vocals fill the air. Her debut single, Hot and Bothered, has an old-school Motown vibe that makes the singer’s vocals shine bright. Jones’ sweet, honeyed, soulful voice got her pegged as the “queen of Austin soul” and crowned best female vocalist at the 2018 Austin Music Awards.
The 31st season of Downtown After 5, presented by Prestige Subaru, returns Friday, June 21 from 5-9pm. Downtown After 5 takes place the 3rd Friday of the month May – September and is held on North Lexington Avenue. Events are free and open to the public.
4th Annual Fletcher Firefly Festival
Saturday JUNE 22, 1pm – 10pm
We are pleased to announce the 4th Annual Fletcher Firefly Festival, always occurring on the first Saturday of Summer!
This day marks the release of 2 Blue Ghost Summer Seasonals: Toasted Coconut Blonde Ale (5.1% ABV, 21 IBUs) and Tangerine Hefeweizen (5.0% ABV, 18 IBUs.)
The festival will run from 1-10 PM; 20+ local artists and vendors will be set up 1-6 PM. Last call for alcohol will be at 9:30PM.
The event admission, kids' bounce house (operating 1-8 PM), music and most vendor/organization activities are free. Tickets are not required.
Saturday JUNE 22, 12pm - 10pm
Downtown Asheville comes alive with the sights, sounds, music, pageantry, colorful costumes and extraordinary talent of Latin America. Local and regional Latin acts take the stage and unite festival-goers with the rhythms of Salsa, Bachata, Samba, Tropical, Tango and Merengue. The event is FREE to the public.