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What's Good in the Hood, Asheville NC, September 8, 2023

Our recommendations for how to spend this coming weekend! 

ArtsAVL Connect Trolley

Ride the free ArtsAVL Connect Trolley connecting the Downtown + River Arts Districts with two overlapping routes on Saturday from 12-8 PM. Trolley loops take about 20-25 mins, and riders are free to hop on or off at any stop. You can view the trolley map, stop locations, and nearby attractions at artsavl.org/trolley. This is a FREE trolley!

All Day Darling

Located in historic Montford, All Day Darling is a market-focused neighborhood eatery open daily from sun-up to sun-down serving up an all-day menu just walking distance from downtown Asheville. Brought to you by two-time James Beard Award nominee and acclaimed Chef Jacob Sessoms. 102 Montford Ave | alldaydarlingavl.com

Right There Bar

Located next door to Table, discover Right There Bar. It’s a relaxed spot in town that’s also full of energy and good vibes, serving a simply crafted menu of elevated cocktails and beers, plus burgers, hot dogs, and fries. It’s the ideal place downtown to relax with friends or have an easy-going date night. 18 North Lexington Avenue

Renaissance Faire!

Head to Greer City Park on Saturday from 10am-8pm to celebrate! There will be performances all day, including two by the Columbia Marionettes, and concluding with The Dragons Nest fire show! Food vendors, cotton candy, desserts, soft drinks, water, coffee, and mead/ale/wine. Wear your finest garb + immerse yourself in craft + history! FREE

Summer Picnic Fundraiser!

Head over to the Forestry Camp and hang out with Burial Beer Co. to support the Shiloh Community Association! 100% of all food + beverage sales will be donated. Walk, bike, or drive on over for family-friendly vibes, complimentary food from the grill, and to learn more about the community. Burial Beer Co. Forestry Camp | 10 Shady Oak Drive | Sun. 3-6 PM

Zen Tubing

Take in the beautiful, natural scenery of the French Broad River on a lazy river float. You can rent tubes for the day nearby at Zen Tubing's South location. 1648 Brevard Road | zentubing.com

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