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Grovemont Square, 101 West Charleston Ave., Swannanoa, adjacent to the Swannanoa Library. Free. Info: swannanoa. Music on Main • FR (7/27), 7-9pm - The Nightcrawlers (vintage R&B, beach music) will perform as part of the Music on Main Street series. Held at the Henderson County Visitors Center, 201 S. Main St., Hendersonville. Free. Info: or 693-9708. Pickin' in Lake Lure • SATURDAYS, 6:30-9pm Pickin' in Lake Lure invites the public to bring guitars, fiddles, bass, bagpipes and other instruments for an informal jam session. Held beside the smokehouse across from the Lake Lure beach. Free. Info: Songcatchers Music Series • SU (7/29), 4-5:30pm - The Songcatchers Music Series will feature the New Southern Ramblers and Locust Honey Stringband at the Cradle of Forestry, Highway 276 near Brevard. Held in a covered outdoor amphitheatre or indoors in case of rain. Picnics welcome. Info: or 877-3130. Summer Tracks • FR (7/27), 7pm - The Stray Birds and Phil and Gaye Johnson will perform at Roger's Park, 57 W. Howard St., Tryon, as part of the Summer Tracks series. Free. Info: or 894-2324. Sunday Songwriter's Serenade • SUNDAYS, 2-5pm - Local songwriters meet regularly to give one another thematic assignments and perform original folk, blues and pop tunes written as a group. Held at Wall Street Coffee House, 62 Wall St. Donations accepted. Info: 424-3460. Swannanoa Gathering • WE (7/25), 7:30pm - A concert of old-time music will feature Alice Gerrard, Mike Bryant, Lightnin’ Wells and others in Warren Wilson's Kittredge Theatre. Held in conjunction with the Swannanoa Gathering. $18/$9 children under 12. Info: 771-3761. The Buchanan Boys • TH (7/26), 7pm - The Buchanan Boys (country, rock) will perform on the lawn of WCU's A.K. Hinds University Center as part of the university's summer concert series. Free. Info: www.wcu. edu/26918.asp. The Honeycutters • TH (7/26), 6pm - The Honeycutters ("Applachian honky tonk") will perform at Lake Tomahawk, 401 Laurel Circle Drive, Black Mountain.

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Outdoors Lake James Boat Slips (pd.) Covered and uncovered. Starting at $1600/year. 828 584-0666. Anything That Floats Parade Registration • Through MO (8/6) - "Teams build wacky rafts and float from Hominy Creek Park to Jean Webb Park on Aug. 11th as part of RiverFest 2012." Floats are judged on Most Creative, Green Machine, Ugliest, Funniest and Unique Design. Info and registration: www. Bird Watching Tour • THURSDAYS, 8am - A bird watching tour, presented by the Henderson County Bird Club, meets at Highland Lake Inn, 86 Lily Pad Lane, Flat Rock. $25/$15 Inn guests. Info and registration: 693-6812. BRP Hike of the Week • FR (7/27), 10am - A moderate, 3.2-mile hike on the Big Butt Trail will end at the top of Point Misery. Departs from Walker Knob Overlook, MP 359 on the Blue Ridge Parkway. Bring water and hiking shoes and be prepared for inclement weather. Info: 298-5330. Events at REI Located at 31 Schenck Parkway. Info: 687-0918 or • WE (7/25), 6-8pm - A class on map and compass navigation basics will feature hands-on time outside. Maps and compasses provided, but feel free to bring your own. Registration required. $50/$30 members. • TH (7/26), 6-8pm - A class on GPS basics will include hands-on experience. Bring GPS unit if possible and familiarize yourself with the device's manual. $50/$30 members. Registration required. Flat Top Manor Tours • SATURDAYS & SUNDAYS, 9am, 10am, 11am, 2pm & 3pm - Tours of Flat Top Manor, the former home of Moses and Bertha Cone, will be led by Blue Ridge Parkway rangers. Departs from Moses H. Cone Memorial Park, MP 294 on the Blue Ridge Parkway. Free. Registration required: 295-3782. Guided Tour of Chestnut Orchard • WEDNESDAYS, 11am Guided tours of the Chestnut orchard. $15 includes lunch. 119 Ranch Drive, Maggie Valley. Reservations required: 926-1401. Lake James State Park

N.C. Highway 126. Programs are free unless otherwise noted. Info: 584-7728. • SA (7/28), 10am - A program on dangerous plants and animals will be held at the Catawba River Area office. • SU (7/29), 9am - A canoe excursion will depart from the Paddy's Creek Area Office. Must be age 8 or older. Registration required. Snowball Mountain Hike • SA (7/28), 10am - Southern Appalachian Highlands Conservancy will host a moderate-to-difficult three-mile hike to Snowball Mountain. Bring hiking shoes, lunch, water, camera and warm clothes. Dogs allowed. Free, but registration is required. Info, registration and departure location: or 253-0095. Wilderness Skills and K-9 Rescue Demo • SA (7/28), 7:30pm "Wilderness Skills: From Lost to Found with the Linville Central Rescue" will feature a presentation on survival skills and a demonstration by the Linville Central Rescue K-9 team. Held at Linville Falls Campground Amphitheater, MP 316. Free. Info: 765-6082.

Parenting 2 Events • Natural Solution for ADHD & Learning Disabilities (pd.) Monday, Aug. 20 6:30pm. Free 40-minute talk about how the brain processes information, and how the problems can be permanently corrected in adults and children. Earth Fare Westgate, 66 Westgate Parkway, Asheville, RSVP 828-216-4444 or • Wednesday, August 22, 6:30pm. Natural Solution for ADHD & Learning Disabilities: Free 35-minute talk about how the brain processes information, and how the problems can be permanently corrected in adults and children. Earth Fare South. 1856 Hendersonville Rd,, Asheville, RSVP 828-2164444 or Events at Pardee Hospital All programs held at the Pardee Health Education Center in the Blue Ridge Mall, Hendersonville. Free, but registration is required unless otherwise noted. Info and registration: www.pardeehospital. org or 692-4600. • TH (7/26), 6:30-8pm - Infant care class. Green Parents Club • FRIDAYS, 9am - This group of eco-minded parents meets at Biltmore Coffee Traders, 518 Hendersonville Road, for hands on workshops, including planting kids' gardens, growing sprouts, making green cleaners and more. Children welcome.

Info: 712-8439 or http://avl. mx/em.

Public Lectures Mountain Murder Mysteries • FR (7/27), 7:30pm "Mountain Murder Mysteries: Death on the Long Hunt" will be presented at Linville Falls Campground Amphitheater, MP 316 on the Blue Ridge Parkway. Free. Info: 765-6082. Operation Christmas Child Presentation • WE (7/25), 6:25pm - The Operation Christmas Child Committee of First Presbyterian Church will present a program on “The Spiritual Impact of a Gift Filled Shoe Box" at 699 Grove St., Hendersonville. Buffet dinner begins at 5:25pm. Free/$7 dinner. Info and reservations: 696-2996. Public Lectures & Events at UNCA Events are free unless otherwise noted. • SU (7/29), 3pm “Negotiating a Perilous Empowerment: Appalachian Women’s Literacies," with Erica Abrams Locklear, assistant professor of literature and language at UNCA. Held in the university's Reuter Center. Free ticket required. Info: 251-6140.

Seniors Asheville Tourists Baseball Game • WE (7/25), 5:30-11pm - A trip to see the Asheville Tourists baseball game for seniors will depart from Waynesville Recreation Center, 550 Vance St. $14/$12 members. Price includes ticket. Info and registration: or 456-2030.

Spirituality Asheville Compassionate Communication Center (pd.) Free practice group. Learn ways to create understanding and clarity in your relationships, work and community by practicing compassionate communication (nonviolent communication). 2nd and 4th Thursdays, 5:00-6:15pm, 2520538. Asheville Meditation Group (pd.) Practice meditation in a supportive group environment. Guided meditations follow the Insight/Mindfulness/Vipassana practices. Insight meditation cultivates a happier, more peaceful and focused mind. Our "sangha" (a community of cool people) provides added support and joy to one’s spiritual awakening process. All are invited. • By donation. • Tuesdays, 7pm-8:30pm: Guided meditation and discussion. • Sundays, 10am11:30am: Seated meditation

Mountain Xpress, July 25 2012  
Mountain Xpress, July 25 2012  

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