Leaf Festival

The LEAF Festival is an inter-generational celebration of world culture that uses music, arts, and creativity to champion artistic expression, instill cultural competency, and build a diverse & welcoming community.  It is set amoung the Blue Ridge mountains, just below Mt. Mitchell and near Black Mountain, the LEAF Festival Black Mountain NC scenic lake setting is just four miles from Black Mountain.   Experience spontaneous and great music from many corners of the globe. A dizzying array of traditions unite to present a diverse range of cultures: African, Latin, Appalachian, Cajun, Celtic, Blues, Bluegrass and more. Discover new music and enjoy LEAF traditions during three days with four stages, jam tent, healing arts, poetry and African drum circle. Many of the 12,000 attendees camp for the weekend, creating a community of longtime friends. Day tickets run about $56/person. Weekend tickets including tent camping run about $184/person. Tickets are limited. Save by buying well in advance. Arbor House of Black Mountain is only 3 minutes away from the Owen Middle School Parking.  Have fun at the event and a wonderful comfortable place to stay to relax and sleep. Spring LEAF Festival – May 9-12, 2019 LEAF Downtown – August 2-3, 2019 Fall LEAF Festival – October 17-20, 2019 […]

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Round Trip for Winery Tour from Arbor House

Sample wines at one of these wineries in the North Carolina mountains and foothills, near Asheville! Create your own winery tour for a fun afternoon. Talk to the winemakers and stroll through the vineyards. Many have special events including live music. Most are closed in January for a winter break and adjust hours throughout the year, so check before you visit. Catawba Valley Wineries Silver Fork Winery ***  The tasting room and grounds provide a breathtaking view overlooking the vineyards and the majestic South Mountains.  The rustic airy elegance of the tasting room melts into the open patio providing ample room indoors or out, for guests to enjoy a bottle with friends or a moment of relaxation.  5000 Patton Road Morganton, NC 28655   Tue-Fri 1-7 pm Sun 12-5 pm South Creek Vineyards & Winery   Taste their award winning Bordeaux Style Wines at a charming century plus aged Italian Renaissance Farmhouse.  As you enter the grounds, take in the panoramic view complemented by grazing horses.  Be dazzled by our barn quilt, SOL of South Creek Vineyards.  Meander through the vineyards.  Get to meet the owners and winemakers.   Unwind and enjoy the serenity while you swirl, sip and savor wine at our large outdoor living area.   2240 South […]

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