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Events in Black Mountain near Asheville, NC



Black Mountain, NC is another quaint little town in the Asheville area, definitely worth visiting while in the WNC area. About 30 minutes east of Asheville, Black Mountain has a multitude of great hikes and water holes, a small town center with local shops and restaurants, as well as the campus of Montreat College to explore.
This weekend marks the 33rd anniversary for the Sourwood Festival in Black Mountain, a celebration that begins with Sourwood Idol on Friday night, a singing contest modeled after the well- known American Idol television show. Saturday includes the Sourwood 5k as well as the street festivities going on throughout the weekend.
Friday, September 3 marks the last of the Swannanoa Shindig gatherings, dances that celebrate the area's deep roots with Appalachian music and dancing.
Saturday, September 25 is the Mill Around the Village Bluegrass Festival, complete with a chili cook- off...yum!

Just a few of the things going on in the great little town of Black Mountain- whether you meant to visit or not, you should find yourself there!!