Event Date: 06/25/2018   Event Time: 10:00 AM

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SHARE THE DRUM Asheville Percussion Festival 2018 will be held Monday June 25-Sunday July 1, in beautiful Asheville, NC. Engage in a world of rhythm. Come enjoy a creative environment where percussionists, dancers, and music lovers of all traditions, gather to explore, create and innovate. The festival will be hosted by Asheville's ambassador to rhythm, River Guerguerian. This year's theme, Celebrating Women in Rhythm, will honor powerful female artists whom we will bring to Asheville from around the globe. Our Residency Artists will collaborate and create original compositions during the week. They will also teach a week-long intensive program, give workshops/demonstrations on Saturday for the public, perform a Masters Concert on Friday evening, an informal evening of Solo Performances and Jams on Saturday evening, and facilitate a sound meditation on Sunday. The Intensive Program, Workshops, informal Solo Performances, and Sound Meditation will be held at the Odyssey Community School, 90 Zillicoa St., Asheville, NC, 28801. The Intensive Program will include 2 tracks: World Percussion for Emerging Drummers and World Percussion for Intermediate/Advanced Drummers. Both tickets include 5 hours of classes per day Monday, June 25 - Thursday, June 28, and 3 hours of classes on Friday, June 29. An Intermediate/Advanced Ticket will also include an hour of rehearsal per day with the Teaching Artists and performing in a group piece at the Friday evening and Saturday evening concerts. Throughout the week, there will be an open Collaboration Room for participants to get together, jam, and share ideas. Intensive Program tickets include the Friday & Saturday evening concerts and Sunday morning Sound Meditation. All Workshops and activities are free on Saturday, June 30, from 10am-6pm at Odyssey Community School. Please register for a Free Workshop Ticket. This ticket does not include the Saturday Night Solo Performances, or the Sound Meditation on Sunday. Topics will include performing, rhythms from around the world, and dancing taught by world-renowned performers.  The Friday evening Masters Concert will take place at 8 p.m. on June 29 at the Diana Wortham Theatre in downtown Asheville, 12 Biltmore Avenue, Asheville, NC 28801. The concert will feature original collaborative compositions created during the residency week by our world-renowned Residency Artists. A separate ticket is required. Please note that the Masters Concert is on a Friday night this year and not Saturday night like in previous years. An evening of informal Solo Performances and Jams by our world-renowned Residency Artists and guests will be Saturday, June 30, at 8:00pm at the Odyssey Community School. A separate ticket is required. The Sunday Sound Meditation will take place at noon on July 1 at Odyssey Community School. A separate ticket is required. Other activities and amenities will include a silent auction, vending, demonstrations, a food truck and ice cream. This project is funded in part by the GRASSROOTS ARTS PROGRAM of the N.C. Arts Council, A division of the Department of Natural & Cultural Resources, through the Asheville Area Arts Council.   This event is funded in part by the Buncombe County Tourism Development Authority’s Festivals and Cultural Events Funding Program.   www.ashevillepercussionfestival.com

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90 Zillicoa Street , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 07/07/2018   Event Time: 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

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Tellers share stories on the Mountains to the Sea theme: Abby the Spoonlady - Asheville (7/7); Fred Park and Sherry Lovett - Appalachia (7/14): Donald Sweeper - Gullah culture (7/21); Nancy Reeder and Pat Stone - outdoor adventures (hiking, whitewater) in the mountains (7/28)

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46 Wall Street , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 07/14/2018   Event Time: 11:00 AM

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iHeartMedia Asheville presents the Bites & Brews Food Truck Festival! Enjoy the local food truck scene, craft brews, and local music that will grace the entertainment stage over the course of the day for a fun, family-friendly atmosphere! A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Eblen Foundation. Bites & Brews will be at Asheville Outlets next to Field & Stream!   FAQs   Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event? Children 5 and under are free with a ticketed adult. Children 6 and over require a ticket. What can I bring into the event? We will have seating available, but feel free to bring lawn chairs, as well! No outside food or drink, please. What's the refund policy? No refunds will be given.  Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event? Yes. Can I bring my dog? Leashed, well-behaved dogs are welcome. What if it rains? This is a rain or shine event.  

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800 Brevard Road , Asheville, NC 28806
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Event Date: 07/14/2018   Event Time: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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iHeart Media Asheville presents the Bites & Brews Food Truck Festival Saturday, July 14 from 11 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at Asheville Outlets next to Field & Stream! Enjoy the local food truck scene, craft brews and local music over the course of the day for a fun, family-friendly atmosphere! A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Eblen Foundation. General Admission $10 in advance, $15 at the gate, VIP, $25. Children 5 and under are free with a ticketed adult. Children 6 and over require a ticket. Purchase tickets at: www.eventbrite.com/e/bites-and-brews-food-truck-festival-tickets-45490257585. This is a rain or shine event.

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800 Brevard Road, , Asheville, NC 28806
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