Dear Traveler,

Happy New Year! It was quite a 2019 up here at Adventurist HQ, and we sent it off in style (the white squirrels demanded confetti). 2020 is already looking like a spectacular year and what’s more, a spectacular time to visit Transylvania County.

If you’re looking for some great adds to your Resolutions List, “see more waterfalls” and “set off on an unforgettable adventure” are never bad places to start. There are plenty of great activities in January to put you on an exciting new path — fly fishing, art, theatre and so much more.  So start checking off your list. Make this your year of adventure.

Catch you in February, 

The Adventurist




Log Jam


Originals and Traditionals Jam 
Brevard Lumberyard
Thursdays, January 9-30


Pick up your guitar, load up the bass and join some of Transylvania’s most talented local musicians at this weekly jam session at Brevard’s lively Lumberyard. All are welcome to sing, play or just sit back and enjoy the wonderful music. 





Reach New Heights


Elevate Your Year Retreat
The Greystone Inn
January 8-10


Those seeking a bit of respite before diving right into 2020 could do worse than to take part in this relaxing midweek workshop, led by coach Cynthia Radford. Breathe in the crisp mountain air, gently reconnect with nature, and enter a new year recharged and renewed. 





Big Tent


Family Fort Night and Read-In
Transylvania County Library
212 S. Gaston St, Brevard
Friday, January 10


Bring your blankets, sheets and pillows, and create your own imaginative nook for reading at the Library. Builders and architects of all ages are welcome to try their hands. Snacks will be provided. 





Tie One On


Tying and Fishing Southern Appalachian Trout Flies
Davidson River Outfitters
95 Pisgah Hwy, Pisgah Forest
Friday, January 17


Angling for a big catch in the New Year? Join Davidson River Outfitters owner Kevin Howell for an informative class on local fly-tying, including patterns he developed himself, specifically engineered for this area. 





Make It Work


Pottery Open Studio Evenings
TC Arts
349 S Caldwell St, Brevard
Tuesdays & Thursdays, January 7-30


Whether expert or novice, this twice weekly class allows clay enthusiasts of all stripes the opportunity to work on their hand-building, wheel-throwing and whatever skills their next great pottery project requires.





Love Online


“Virtually In Love”
Brevard Little Theatre
55 E. Jordan St, Brevard
January 31- February 9
Fri & Sat at 7:30p, Sun at 3p


The course of true love never did run smooth, and this hilarious new romantic comedy proves that doubly true when seeking a soulmate online. Brevard Little Theatre brings this silly and sweet tale to lovable life just in time to get audiences amped for Valentine’s Day. 





Don’t forget to enter Explore Brevard’s Winter Warm-Up Sweepstakes, for a chance to win a glorious weekend packed with great food, good fun and unforgettable adventure!




Also of note in January:



“The Spirit of Things”
Benefit for the TC Humane Society
Wine Down On Main
28 E. Main St, Brevard
January 1-17, Times Vary




Winter Farmer’s Market 
Corner of Jordan & Johnson Streets

Saturdays, January 4-25




Bag Lunch Arts
Transylvania County Library

212 S. Gaston St, Brevard
Tuesday, January 21


Pisgah Film House
114 W. Main St. Brevard

January 3-31
Times Vary




Gentle Yoga For Everybody
Transylvania County Library

212 S. Gaston St, Brevard
Saturdays, January 4-25




Ladies Fly-Tying Class
Davidson River Outfitters

95 Pisgah Hwy, Pisgah Forest
Saturday, January 25


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