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Additional Websites of what is going on in the Area

There are plenty of things to do here in the North Carolina Mountains near the Arbor House of Black Mountain NC.  Here is a list of sites to assist you in finding information for your activities while you are here.   http://www.blackmountain.org/                                    Black Mountain Events Calendar http://www.history.swannanoavalleymuseum.org/  Swannanoa Valley Museum in Black Mtn http://www.blackmountainnews.com/                         Black Mountain Local News http://www.whitehorseblackmountain.com/              Local Concerts – distance ½ mile http://www.blackmountainalehouse.com/                  Music Fri and Sat  – distance ½ mile http://www.traillink.com/trail/point-lookout-trail.aspx  Ridgecrest to Old Fort 3.6 mile bike or hike trail https://www.warren-wilson.edu/                                  Top US Work Education College http://ridgecrestcamps.com/                                         Summer camp for boys, girls, and family http://www.rockmont.com/                                           Summer camp for […]

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Black Mtn. Marathon and Mt. Mitchell Challenge Feb. 27th 2016 at 7 a.m.

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 5,340′ and with an extraordinary view of Mount Mitchell as […]

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Dining in Black Mountain

Artisan Gourmet Market – Coffee & Wine Bar. 2 East Market St. (828)357-5500 www.artisangourmetmarket.com Cafe/Wine Bar – Mon-Sat. 8am-7pm, Thurs 8am-8pm. Sun 8am-3pm. Market -Mon-Sat 10am-7pm, Sun 10am-3pm. Wine Tastings Thursdays, 5pm-7pm. Euro-Breakfast, Mon-Sat 8am-11am, Sun 8am-3pm Berliner Kindl German Restaurant & Deli -121 Broadway (828)669-5255 www.berlinerkindl.homestead.com Sun. 11:30-3:00 Mon-Sat 11:00 am-8:00 pm. Authentic German Restaurant with European atmosphere. German beers, wines and import store. Black Mountain Ale House-117-C Cherry St.-(828)669-9090 www.blackmountainalehouse.com Open Mon.-Thurs. 3pm, Fri. – Sun. 11:30am, Sun. Brunch 11:30-3:00pm. 19 beers on tap. Steaks, salads, burgers, wings, etc. Full Bar *Black Mountain Bakery -102 Church Street (828)669-1626 https://www.facebook.com/blackmountainbakery Closed Sunday & Monday. Open Tues.-Sat. 8am-4pm. A full service bakery and relaxed cafe with light lunch menu. Inside & outside seating. Special order breakfast trays, box lunches, and dessert trays. *Black Mountain Bistro – 203 East State Street (828)669-5041 www.blackmountainbistro.com Closed Sunday. Mon.-Thurs 11am-9:30pm, Fri. & Sat. 11am-10pm inside & outside seating. Fresh, quality Southern fare including daily specials and a diverse selection of sandwiches and soups. Black Mountain Ciderworks – 104 Eastside Pr. #307. (828)419-0089 www.blackmountainciderworks.com Tap Room open Wed-Thurs 3-8pm. Fri 2-9pm, Sat1-9pm. Handcrafted, Small Batch, Artisanal Ciders from local apples. Blue Ridge Biscuit Company & […]

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Taxis for Black Mountain

Rockin’ Black Mountain Rides – Call Danny (828)357-8399 Asheville Taxi Co – (828)333-1976 New Blue Bird Taxi Co – (828)258-8331 Checker Cab Service – (828)254-1155

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Round Trip for Winery Tour from Arbor House

Carolina Mist Winery 126 Mulberry St. NW Lenoir, NC 28645 828-754-4660 www.Carolinamistwiner.com Tues – Sat 1-6 pm  Sun 1-4 pm   Silver Fork Winery ***  5000 Patton Road Morganton, NC 28655 www.Silverforkwinery.com Tue-Fri 1-7 pm Sun 12-5 pm   Six Waterpots Vineyard and Winery 4040 James Drive Hudson, NC 28638 www.sixwaterpots.com Fri-Sat 1-5 pm  Sun 2-5 pm   South Creek Vineyards & Winery 2240 South Creek Road Nebo, NC  28761 www.southcreekwinery.com Wed-Sat 11-5 pm  Sun 1-5 pm   Waldensian Heritage Wines 4940 Villar Lane NE Valdese, NC 28690 Thu-Sun 1-6 pm     Falderal Winery ** 131 3rd Avenue West Hendersonville, NC 28792 828-693-7676 www.Falderalwinery.com Tues-Fri 11-6 pm  Sat 10-5 pm   A little out of the way, but one near Chimney Rock Burntshirt Vineyards 2695 Sugarloaf Road Hendersonville, NC 28792 828-685-2402 http://www.burntshirtvineyards.com/ Sun-Thurs 12-6 pm  Fri & Sat 12-7 pm    

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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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Music at Pisgah Brewing in Black Mtn close to other Asheville Breweries

Regular concerts and some are free.  http://www.pisgahbrewing.com/  Just 4 miles and 7 minutes from Arbor House of Black Mountain.  Our favorite beer is the Pisgah Pale Ale and the New Vanilla Porter.

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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 Related Events & Activites The Hop-N-Blueberry Farm Looking Glass Creamery

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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. Related Events & Activites The Hop-N-Blueberry Farm Hickory Nut Gap Farm

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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. Related Events & Activites North Carolina Arboretum Looking Glass Creamery Hickory Nut Gap Farm

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