Check out our full list of Asheville area events. Or visit our interactive searchable Asheville Events Calendar. Biltmore Gardens Railway returns to the estate for the summer. This enchanting botanical model train display features small-scale replicas of the … more. A unique-to-Biltmore, large-scale outdoor sculpture will be crafted and installed in Antler Hill Village this spring by Patrick Dougherty.
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Western North Carolina tends to be quite conservative, but the progressive college and art city of Asheville is a decided exception, with one of the most tight-knit, dynamic, and visible lesbian and gay communities in the South. One of Asheville's more intriguing adaptions of vintage buildings is Woolworth Walk 25 Haywood St , a circa art deco stunner on Haywood Street that was beautifully restored in and now contains a co-op gallery featuring the work of more than artists living in western North Carolina. Apart from being a cool building to wander through, the art sold inside - photos, jewelry, paintings, crafts, and so on - is of an exceptionally high quality. For art lovers, shoppers, and fans of old buildings, this is a must, and it also contains a handsomely restored soda fountain, where you can enjoy a light meal or snack to break up the art exploring. Who says you've gotta eat fatty, heavy fare when dining at authentic Southern restaurants? The funky and hip Early Girl Eatery 8 Wall St , smack-dab in the middle of downtown Asheville, pretty much always has a line out the door, because its farm-to-table super-fresh cuisine and quirky ambiance combine for one of the most enjoyable dining experiences in the city.
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Asheville Mardi Gras Parade: When Fat Tuesday rolls around, Asheville hauls out the feathers and sparkles for a family-friendly procession through downtown streets, complete with brass bands and dancers. Scandals: This legendary late-night gay club is the best place to go dancing in downtown Asheville. Featuring a state-of-the-art sound and lighting system, this hotspot is known for its great music and entertaining drag shows that hit the stage Thursday through Sunday nights at a.
Though the southeast , in general, has never been among the most gay-friendly regions in the United States, there are some pockets, namely urban areas, where the LGBTQ community is not only welcomed but also embraced. One such place is Asheville , North Carolina. The southern charm in Asheville is warm and sincere.