Oct
24
Wed
Tours at Historic Grovewood Village @ Grovewood Village Tickets
Oct 24 @ 1:00 pm – 1:45 pm
Tours at Historic Grovewood Village @ Grovewood Village | Asheville | North Carolina | United States

Tucked away amid towering pine trees adjacent to The Omni Grove Park Inn is one of Asheville’s hidden gems. Known today as Grovewood Village, this historic site once housed the weaving and woodworking operations of Biltmore Industries, a noteworthy enterprise in the history of American Craft and textiles, founded by Edith Vanderbilt and two inspired teachers, Eleanor Vance and Charlotte Yale.

Learn the story of Biltmore Industries on a guided history tour, offered Wednesday – Saturday at 1pm during April – November. The tour includes a visit to Biltmore Industries’ production facility (aka Dye House), where guests can peek into the past and view the original looms, carding machines, spinning mule and dye vats used to make the famed Biltmore Handwoven Homespun. Tours operate on a first-come, first-served basis, open to 25 people.

Oct
25
Thu
Tours at Historic Grovewood Village @ Grovewood Village Tickets
Oct 25 @ 1:00 pm – 1:45 pm
Tours at Historic Grovewood Village @ Grovewood Village | Asheville | North Carolina | United States

Tucked away amid towering pine trees adjacent to The Omni Grove Park Inn is one of Asheville’s hidden gems. Known today as Grovewood Village, this historic site once housed the weaving and woodworking operations of Biltmore Industries, a noteworthy enterprise in the history of American Craft and textiles, founded by Edith Vanderbilt and two inspired teachers, Eleanor Vance and Charlotte Yale.

Learn the story of Biltmore Industries on a guided history tour, offered Wednesday – Saturday at 1pm during April – November. The tour includes a visit to Biltmore Industries’ production facility (aka Dye House), where guests can peek into the past and view the original looms, carding machines, spinning mule and dye vats used to make the famed Biltmore Handwoven Homespun. Tours operate on a first-come, first-served basis, open to 25 people.

Oct
26
Fri
Tours at Historic Grovewood Village @ Grovewood Village Tickets
Oct 26 @ 1:00 pm – 1:45 pm
Tours at Historic Grovewood Village @ Grovewood Village | Asheville | North Carolina | United States

Tucked away amid towering pine trees adjacent to The Omni Grove Park Inn is one of Asheville’s hidden gems. Known today as Grovewood Village, this historic site once housed the weaving and woodworking operations of Biltmore Industries, a noteworthy enterprise in the history of American Craft and textiles, founded by Edith Vanderbilt and two inspired teachers, Eleanor Vance and Charlotte Yale.

Learn the story of Biltmore Industries on a guided history tour, offered Wednesday – Saturday at 1pm during April – November. The tour includes a visit to Biltmore Industries’ production facility (aka Dye House), where guests can peek into the past and view the original looms, carding machines, spinning mule and dye vats used to make the famed Biltmore Handwoven Homespun. Tours operate on a first-come, first-served basis, open to 25 people.

Oct
27
Sat
Tours at Historic Grovewood Village @ Grovewood Village Tickets
Oct 27 @ 1:00 pm – 1:45 pm
Tours at Historic Grovewood Village @ Grovewood Village | Asheville | North Carolina | United States

Tucked away amid towering pine trees adjacent to The Omni Grove Park Inn is one of Asheville’s hidden gems. Known today as Grovewood Village, this historic site once housed the weaving and woodworking operations of Biltmore Industries, a noteworthy enterprise in the history of American Craft and textiles, founded by Edith Vanderbilt and two inspired teachers, Eleanor Vance and Charlotte Yale.

Learn the story of Biltmore Industries on a guided history tour, offered Wednesday – Saturday at 1pm during April – November. The tour includes a visit to Biltmore Industries’ production facility (aka Dye House), where guests can peek into the past and view the original looms, carding machines, spinning mule and dye vats used to make the famed Biltmore Handwoven Homespun. Tours operate on a first-come, first-served basis, open to 25 people.

Blowing Rock Halloween Festival @ Downtown Blowing Rock Tickets
Oct 27 @ 3:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Blowing Rock Halloween Festival @ Downtown Blowing Rock  | Blowing Rock | North Carolina | United States

Family fun all afternoon! Free games, downtown trick-or-treating, moonlight scavenger hunt, and the Monster March!

Oct
31
Wed
Tours at Historic Grovewood Village @ Grovewood Village Tickets
Oct 31 @ 1:00 pm – 1:45 pm
Tours at Historic Grovewood Village @ Grovewood Village | Asheville | North Carolina | United States

Tucked away amid towering pine trees adjacent to The Omni Grove Park Inn is one of Asheville’s hidden gems. Known today as Grovewood Village, this historic site once housed the weaving and woodworking operations of Biltmore Industries, a noteworthy enterprise in the history of American Craft and textiles, founded by Edith Vanderbilt and two inspired teachers, Eleanor Vance and Charlotte Yale.

Learn the story of Biltmore Industries on a guided history tour, offered Wednesday – Saturday at 1pm during April – November. The tour includes a visit to Biltmore Industries’ production facility (aka Dye House), where guests can peek into the past and view the original looms, carding machines, spinning mule and dye vats used to make the famed Biltmore Handwoven Homespun. Tours operate on a first-come, first-served basis, open to 25 people.

Downtown Trick or Treat – Bryson City, NC @ Downtown Bryson City Tickets
Oct 31 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Downtown Trick or Treat - Bryson City, NC @ Downtown Bryson City

Downtown Trick or Treat
Downtown Bryson City NC

Enjoy a fun, safe, unique trick-or-treating experience this Halloween. Everett Street is closed and merchants dress up in costumes to hand out candy to the kids. Dress up in your Halloween best and have fun!

Nov
1
Thu
Tours at Historic Grovewood Village @ Grovewood Village Tickets
Nov 1 @ 1:00 pm – 1:45 pm
Tours at Historic Grovewood Village @ Grovewood Village | Asheville | North Carolina | United States

Tucked away amid towering pine trees adjacent to The Omni Grove Park Inn is one of Asheville’s hidden gems. Known today as Grovewood Village, this historic site once housed the weaving and woodworking operations of Biltmore Industries, a noteworthy enterprise in the history of American Craft and textiles, founded by Edith Vanderbilt and two inspired teachers, Eleanor Vance and Charlotte Yale.

Learn the story of Biltmore Industries on a guided history tour, offered Wednesday – Saturday at 1pm during April – November. The tour includes a visit to Biltmore Industries’ production facility (aka Dye House), where guests can peek into the past and view the original looms, carding machines, spinning mule and dye vats used to make the famed Biltmore Handwoven Homespun. Tours operate on a first-come, first-served basis, open to 25 people.

Nov
2
Fri
Tours at Historic Grovewood Village @ Grovewood Village Tickets
Nov 2 @ 1:00 pm – 1:45 pm
Tours at Historic Grovewood Village @ Grovewood Village | Asheville | North Carolina | United States

Tucked away amid towering pine trees adjacent to The Omni Grove Park Inn is one of Asheville’s hidden gems. Known today as Grovewood Village, this historic site once housed the weaving and woodworking operations of Biltmore Industries, a noteworthy enterprise in the history of American Craft and textiles, founded by Edith Vanderbilt and two inspired teachers, Eleanor Vance and Charlotte Yale.

Learn the story of Biltmore Industries on a guided history tour, offered Wednesday – Saturday at 1pm during April – November. The tour includes a visit to Biltmore Industries’ production facility (aka Dye House), where guests can peek into the past and view the original looms, carding machines, spinning mule and dye vats used to make the famed Biltmore Handwoven Homespun. Tours operate on a first-come, first-served basis, open to 25 people.

Nov
3
Sat
Artisan Saturdays at Explore Park @ Roanoke County's Explore Park Tickets
Nov 3 all-day
Artisan Saturdays at Explore Park @ Roanoke County's Explore Park | Roanoke | Virginia | United States

November 3 from 10:00AM – 3:00PM Roanoke County’s Explore Park will host Artisan Saturdays. Located on the Blue Ridge Parkway, at mile post 115, the Blue Ridge Parkway Visitor Center and Gift Shop will have local artisans on hand to demonstrate a number of uniquely different crafts. Gourd work, jewelry making, plein air painting, fiber art, and woodworking are just a few of the demonstrations that will be showcased during the Artisan Saturdays season. The day may also include book signings, live music, fresh baked goods, and informative presentations. Artisans from Southwest Virginia whose work reflects both creativity and quality craftsmanship will be available for questions during the demonstrations. Additionally, their original pieces of work will be for sale.

Educational and fun craft activities for children will be available along with the amenities that the park has to offer. Make a whole day of it and take advantage of Explore Park’s hiking and biking trails and view the historical buildings at the park. Bring the fishing gear and fishing license to spend an hour or two on the Roanoke River or visit the museum located in the Visitor Center. Explore Park’s Visitor Center Gift Shop, newly redesigned and expanded, is open from 9:00AM to 5:00PM for all refreshment needs. The gift shop is home to a variety of local artisan wares that are available for sale along with Explore Park memorabilia, T-Shirts and fun items for the children.

For more information on Artisan Saturdays please call (540) 387.6078 x0 or visit us on the web at www.ExplorePark.org