It has been a while since our immediate area had a substantial open studio tour of artists’ studios, and 2016 is the year we say hooray, open studio tours are back! WNC Open Studios allows the opportunity to tour 30(!) studios in three different western North Carolina counties during the first two weeks in October.
Asheville Restaurant Week is a special treat — not just for locals, but also for wintertime visitors to the North Carolina mountains. What better way to sample the awesome food from the Asheville area?
One of the most impressive Christmas displays in western North Carolina, Christmas at Biltmore is nothing short of spectacular. Their theme for 2015 is “A Gilded Age Christmas” and Biltmore is definitely living up to that theme!
Sure, October is the month where Mother Nature transforms the mountains of Western North Carolina into a brilliant work of art with her color palette of golds, reds and oranges, but it’s also when the colorful work of our local artisans is celebrated, during American Craft Week.
For fans of the television series Downton Abbey, there’s an awesome exhibition coming to the beautiful Biltmore Estate in Asheville, NC, which, let’s be honest, is the perfect place for a Downton Abbey exhibit.