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What is going on in Black Mountain, Asheville, and WNC

The Arbor House of Black Mountain is perfectly located.  Walkable to downtown Black Mountain with Pisgah , Blue Ridge Parkway, Lake Tomahawk views.  This rivals Biltmore and Grove Park Inn views.    We want to share the resources we use to get up to date information on our lovely town and surrounding areas.  We hope you will honor us with your stay and provide this unique on stop shop for the best sites to help you find out “What is Going On”. Explore Black Mountain with lots of restaurants, shops, music, and Camps Explore Black MountainBlack Mountain – Events, Businesses, Relocation  Visit Black Mountain                       Black Mountain Facebook Page Black Mountain News                      Black Mountain News with Dining and Tour Quick Links Pisgah Brewing                                  Brewery with Concerts and local Music – 4 miles away Black Mountain Cider Works         Uniquely locally pressed ciders and mead beside Pisgah Brewery White Horse Black Mountain         White Horse Black Mountain – lots of music in downtown Black Mtn […]

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Black Mtn. Marathon and Mt. Mitchell Challenge

Black Mtn. Marathon and Mt. Mitchell Challenge Saturday February 24th Both races are sold out, but we are here to pamper you before and after the race.  Lake Tomahawk is a good place to observe the beginning and end of the race. Here is the official site.    http://www.blackmountainmarathon.com/ The Challenge begins at dawn in Black Mountain, the quaint “front porch of Western North Carolina”, and follows trails to the “rooftop” of Western North Carolina, the 6,684′ summit of Mount Mitchell – eastern America’s highest point – then return to the start/finish area!  With a starting altitude of 2,360′, the elevation gain for this 40-mile run will be 4,324′ – in the first 20 miles! Race founders Wendell Begley of Black Mountain Savings and Trent Thomas from Black Dome Mountain Sports saw a need for this kind of event for both the elite athlete and the weekend warrior. Their goal was to design a race that was attainable physically while offering the opportunity to test oneself against the often-uncooperative forces of nature! The Marathon runners start side-by-side with the Challengers and duplicate their course to the Black Mountain Gap overlook on the famed Blue Ridge Parkway.  Here, at an elevation of […]

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Biltmore Estate

Biltmore Estate is a large private estate and tourist attraction in Asheville, North Carolina. Biltmore House, the main house on the estate, is a Châteauesque-styled mansion built by George Washington Vanderbilt between 1889 and 1895 and is the largest privately owned house in the United States, at 178,926 square feet (16,622.8 m2)[2] of floor space (135,280 square feet (12,568 m2) of living area). Still owned by one of Vanderbilt’s descendants, it stands today as one of the most prominent remaining examples of the Gilded Age. In 2007, it was ranked eighth in America’s Favorite Architecture by the American Institute of Architects.

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Hickory Nut Gap Farm

Jamie and Amy Ager 828-628-1027 57 Sugar Hollow Road, Fairview, NC 28730 https://hickorynutgapfarm.com/our_farm/farm_store/ Open Mon.-Sat. 9-6, Sun, 12-6 Please check website for any hour changes. Beef, Pork, Poultry U-Pick Schedule: Please call the farm store for exact picking availability. June: Black raspberries, Blueberries July: Blueberries, Blackberries, August: Blackberries, Red Raspberries September: Red Raspberries, Apples October: Apples

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Looking Glass Creamery

Jennifer and Andy Perkins 828-458-0088 57 Noble Road, Fairview NC www.ashevillecheese.com Open Thu. 3pm-7pm, Sat. 11am-5pm U-Pick Blueberries in late June/July/August Beef: Naturally raised Black Angus beef. Seassonally. Honey Bees: Needed for pollination on the farm. “Products from the Hive” are sold seasonally. Honey, wax, candles, skin care products.

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The Hop-N-Blueberry Farm

Van Burnette 24 Middle Mountain Road Black Mountain, NC 28711 828-664-1166 http://www.hopnblueberryfarm.com U Pick Blueberries starting sometime in June Open Sat. Tour times are 12 and 2pm. May to October.

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