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What to Do, Where to Go, & What Not to Miss This Weekend in Asheville | September 27th - 29th 2019

What's Good in the Hood?

This week's picks by Kelly Wilson, REALTOR®.



Show your support! Make sure to catch the parade from Scandals to Pack Square Park starting at 10am.

Blue Ridge Pride Festival

Blue Ridge Pride is back and better than ever! The festivities begin on Friday evening with Friday in the Park, an opportunity for youth performers to showcase their talents on the stage at Pack Square Park!

A procession from Scandals Nightclub on Grove St. kicks off Saturday’s event at 10:00 a.m., come out and show your pride all the way from Scandals to Pack Square Park!

Finally, the festival begins at Pack Square Park at 11:00 a.m. The family-friendly environment features exciting vendors of all kinds, food, music at two different stages, dancing, performances, an inflatable bounce house, educational and community resources, and more!

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Do you hike? Do you like well maintained trails?  Then please help these guys out with this event or anytime!!

Conserving Carolina's Bikes and Beers

Join us and support the Mills River Valley Trail!

Volunteer or ride in the Bikes and Beers event at Sierra Nevada on September 28th. A portion of the proceeds from this event will be donated to Conserving Carolina for the Mills River Valley Trail. These funds will help get the engineering work for the trail started.

Bikes and Beers Mills River features a 15- and 30-Mile ride departing from Sierra Nevada Brewery and traveling through the beautiful region of Mills River, NC. All rides feature rest stops with refreshments and will finish up back at Sierra Nevada.

This is a ride for everyone – All riding levels welcome! Plus, there are lots of great perks for riders and volunteers.

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Why choose 1 burger when you can try all the best? 

WNC Battle of the Burger

Nearly 1500 people gather for the annual WNC Battle of the Burger held in September. Up to fifteen of Western North Carolina’s greatest chefs fire up their grills in the heart of Downtown Asheville in hopes of winning the title of WNC’s Best Burger.

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Dupont is one of my favorite places to play in waterfalls! 

2nd Annual Dupont Forest Festival

On Saturday September 28, 2019 (National Public Lands Day) Friends of DuPont Forest will host the 2nd annual DuPont Forest Festival, an event celebrating the adventure, wilderness, and beauty of DuPont State Recreational Forest.

Activities will include:
Bike Tours with Squatch Bikes and Brews and Red Wolf Mountain Bike Tours
Nature Hikes
History Tours to Thomas Cemetery
Kids Bike Clinic with Blue Wall Adventures
Fly Fishing Demonstration with Headwaters Outfitters Outdoor Adventures
Science in the Water with Mills River Partnership
Yoga with Yoga and Massage

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Awesome beers and Rise Above Deli.

Hillman Beer Oktoberfest 2019

Sep 28, 11:00 AM – 11:00 PM

Hillman Beer, 25 Sweeten Creek Rd, Asheville, NC 28803, USA

Put on your lederhosen, it's time for our annual Oktoberfest, happening on September 28th! Join us for great live music, a special beer release, a delicious Oktoberfest special from Rise Above Deli! We'll be offering a commemorative stein for sale for $30, filled with a beer*!

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