Dear Traveler,

Though the nights may be chilly, spring is right around the corner, and just about everybody’s getting pretty excited about seeing the forests turn green again. While we wait to see how lamblike the weather may be over the upcoming weeks, Brevard and Transylvania boast a lion's share of great activities and events, no matter the temperature. Get out there and explore what's going on as we bid farewell to one glorious season and welcome another.  

Catch you on the trail,

The Adventurist




Keep On Running


Oskar Blues Four Miler
Oskar Blues Brewery
342 Mountain Industrial Dr., Brevard

Saturday, March 7th



Feeling a little stir crazy? Maybe it’s time to dust off the old running shoes and take off at this popular family-friendly race event, with a mostly flat course. Come for the exercise, stay for kids’ stuff, food trucks, pastries, beer and more.





Lights! Camera! Action!


Banff Mountain Film Festival
Porter Center for the Performing Arts
Brevard College
March 13-15


Armchair thrill-seekers and adrenaline junkies rejoice! The Banff Mountain Film Festival rolls into town for three action-packed days of exploration, adventure and breathtaking places that will keep you on the edge of your seat. Curiosity recommended. Crampons not required. 





First Ladies


Celebrating Women in History
Transylvania Heritage Museum
189 W Main St, Brevard
March 14-June 20
10am-3pm, Wed-Fri
11am-3pm, Sat


The 19th Amendment, enshrining a woman’s right to vote, has its 100th birthday in 2020. To celebrate the auspicious event, the Transylvania Heritage Museum has put together a very special exhibition highlighting milestones in women’s history regionally, and the women of Transylvania County who helped make this community such an extraordinary place.





The Pipes, the Pipes Are Callin'


An Evening with Emmet Cahill
First United Methodist Church
325 N Broad St, Brevard
Friday, March 20


Catch the sound of the auld sod at this performance of songs and stories from Emmet Cahill, widely regarded as “Ireland’s most exciting young tenor.” Audiences can expect a wide variety of songs, ranging from church hymns to Broadway show tunes to traditional Irish ballads and put in for their own personal favorite during a song request medley. 





Work It


Arts in March
Downtown Brevard
March 27-28
Friday, 5-8pm; Saturday 10am-6pm


Downtown Brevard has always been a great spot to make something memorable—a great night out, a perfect memory or a weekend excursion. But at Arts in March, creators and authors may challenge you to take that vision to the next level with a gallery walk, art talks, workshops, demos, live music and much more. Things kick off with a Fourth Friday Gallery Walk and continue through a jam-packed Saturday





A River Runs Through It


First Annual North Fork Fest
Headwaters Outfitters
25 Parkway Rd, Rosman
Saturday, March 28


Come celebrate the history and heritage of the French Broad River’s north fork at this fun-for-everyone all-day event. Hang out with paddlers, swap gear, and check out demos, discussion panels and documentary films. Listen to great live music. Grab a bite at a food truck. And, if the spirit moves you, jump in on a river cleanup.




Also of note in March:



Great Decisions 2020
Transylvania County Library
212 S Gaston St, Brevard
Wednesdays, March 4 & 11




Sock Hop Dance Benefit for Veterans History Museum
VFW Post 4309, 50 Veterans Circle, Brevard
Friday, March 13, 6-10pm




Brevard Philharmonic Presents
“Sensational Strings”

Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian Church
249 E Main St, Brevard
Sunday, March 15


Bookmaking Bonanza
Earthshine Lodge
1600 Golden Road, Lake Toxaway
Saturday, March 7




Guided Walking Tours
Transylvania Heritage Museum
Saturday, March 14




Leave No Trace Awareness Workshop
Island Ford Adventures

4703 Island Ford Rd, Brevard
Tuesday, March 31


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