Fun August Asheville Events

Asheville, NC is an amazing place to find great things to do this summer. If you’re looking for a few sober events and activities, be sure to check out the following happening all this month!

Things to Do August 6th – 12th

  • Black Mountain Hey Hey Cupcake Sourwood Festival - Friday through Sunday, August 10-12 in downtown Black Mountain.
  • Laugh Your Asheville Off Comedy Festival - Thursday through Saturday, August 9-11 at Various Locations in Asheville.
  • Broken Road Studio Second Saturday - Saturday, August 11, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. at the River Arts District, Asheville.
  • Shindig on the Green - Saturday, August 11, 7-10 p.m. at Pack Square Park, Downtown Asheville.
  • Different Strokes Presents Every Brilliant Thing at the BeBe Theatre, 7:30 p.m. Thursday - Saturday through August 25.
  • Singer/songwriter Sarah Tucker – Ginger’s Revenge, 8 p.m.
  • Cosmic Charlie at The Orange Peel
  • Todd Nance and Friends at Isis Restaurant and Music Hall
  • Savannah Smith and Southern Soul – at Salvage Station
  • Peppino D’Agostino and Carlos Reyes at Isis Restaurant and Music Hall
  • Black Moth Super Rainbow at The Orange Peel

More Events and Festivals During August

  • During the month of August, you’ll be able to visit the Biltmore house and take a look at the beautiful gardens. You’ll also be able to see a glass sculpture expert while there. Don’t miss it! The glass sculptures will be featured until the first week of October.
  • The Lake Lure Olympiad will be Friday, August 10 through August 12. The Olympiad will feature a 10K run, triathlon, and a race up Chimney Rock. There will be events for all ages from kids to adults. Whether you’re a beginner athlete or have been training for years, you will love this event! Spectators are also welcome.
  • Banner Elk will be featuring an arts and crafts festival August 10 through August 12. You can find this event on the lawn of the historic elementary school there in Banner Elk. If you're looking for pottery, paintings, photography, sculptures, jewelry and more you will love this festival.
  • In nearby Valdese, you will find a Waldensian festival that will feature Waldenses culture. This festival is August 11 from 9 AM to 6 PM.
  • Downtown Asheville gives you the opportunity to enjoy live music outdoors on Friday, August 17 from 5 to 9. Admission is free.
  • Do you love vintage cars, hot rods, motorcycles, and American Muscle? If so, don’t miss the Hot Nights Cool Rides auto show in Forest City North Carolina. On August 18 from 9 AM to 8 PM you will find some of the best vehicles from all over the southeast. With around 400 vehicles, you’ll find that it’s one of the largest shows in the south. Admission is free. There will also be live music and food.
  • Most people know and love the movie Dirty Dancing. It was filmed in nearby Lake Lure. August 24 through the 25th, you will find a Dirty Dancing festival that will commemorate the film. Be sure to stop by and relive this classic movie in its original filming location.

We hope you find something fun and entertaining to do this month in and around the Asheville NC area! There are many wonderful, sober things to do that will give you a break from work and stress. Take a friend or loved one and have fun!

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