Eliada Corn Maze
September 5-October 26, 2014
Thursday 9 AM-4 PM
Friday-Sunday, 10 AM-8 PM
Get lost in Western North Carolina's largest corn maze this fall with 12 acres of twisting trails at the Eliada Homes campus. Have fun while raising money to help care for children! They are just four miles west of downtown Asheville in a scenic valley surrounded by mountains. See directions at bottom.
Named one of the top 12 corn mazes in the country, the event brings over 20,000 visitors annually to the Eliada’s century-old campus. There's four miles of trails in the maze!
Each person trying the maze receives a map. The map shows numbered checkpoint stations set up within the maze. When you reach a checkpoint, you punch that location so you know where you’ve been. The checkpoint system is an easy way to progress through the maze, and no one’s gotten lost yet!
Other popular attractions there include the hay ride, pumpkin patch, and corn cannons.
- $9 for adults 12 and over
- $6 for children ages 4-11
- Children 3 and under free
1st-Annual Harvest Conference: Savor the Abundance
September 06, 2014
Location: AB Tech, Main Campus
Address: 340 Victoria Road, Asheville, NC 28801
Times: 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Admission: $35 (By 7/15) / $40 (By 9/1) / $45 (Onsite)
Organic Growers School presents the long-awaited Harvest Conference, a fall event featuring all the popularity of the Spring Conference with a focus on the fall growing season, harvesting, canning, growing, gardening, energy, cooking and more…all organically of course. We pride ourselves on bringing you down-to-earth advice on growing and sustainable living, while remaining affordable and accessible.
For more information, click here.
September 12th, 2014
Five Friday nights of live concerts by the French Broad River in the River Arts District of Asheville returns for a third year in 2014. RiverLink has teamed up with Heira Productions to assemble a top-notch mix of quality national acts and local favorites.
Gates for all events open at 5 p.m., and the party goes until 10 p.m. There will be beer from local craft brewers, food trucks, live music from local and national acts, and the waters of the beautiful French Broad flowing right by the stage.
Falconry – the sport of kings! Peter Kipp and Jeff Curtis are both licensed falconers with over 40 years of combined experience in this ancient sport. Participants will learn about the history and art of falconry and the different birds of prey used before meeting live raptors and taking part in a flying session on the Cradle grounds. There’s nothing quite like handling and flying a bird of prey and seeing these magnificent creatures up-close and personal.
Address: US 276, Pisgah Forest, NC 28768
Times: 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. September 20th
Admission: $50 Per Person
Contact: Adam Dewitte
Phone: 828-884-5713 (x224)
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