Hill House Bed and Breakfast
120 Hillside Street
Asheville, NC, 28801, USA
828.232.0345 | 855.447.0002

Trailfest: April 18-20, 2014

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celebrates the fact that the famous Appalachian Trail goes right through the main street in town, with bicycles, skateboarding, hoola-hooping, river rafting, soccer, Yoga, and more! Kick-off on Friday with a delicious (cheap) Spaghetti Dinner, play all day Saturday with a long list of downtown activities, and have pancakes, a float trip, and family soccer on Sunday. In Hot Springs, NC

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MOOGfest - April 23-27th

By Day
Five days of mind-expanding conversation, experimentation, and collaboration for creative and technology professionals across seven venues in downtown Asheville. The conference is guided by pioneers of music and technology, and co-curated by some of the most important thinkers of today.

5 days of New Media art installations and interactive technology experiences/exhibitions5 days of talks, panels, discussion, presentations, and film screenings with futurist thinkers, inventors, entrepreneurs, designers, engineers, artists, and musiciansSynth building workshops and other interactive educationAn open source hardware hackathon

By Night
Five evenings of landmark musical performances by new trailblazers, early pioneers of electronic music, and major headliners in over ten venues across the city, including arena concerts, experimental performances, and new music showcases. Past Moogfest performers include Brian Eno, James Murphy, Richie Hawtin, Terry Riley, Massive Attack, M83, The Flaming Lips, MGMT, Suicide, TV On The Radio, Grimes, Sleigh Bells, Hot Chip, St. Vincent, Amon Tobin, Tangerine Dream, Keith Emerson, Orbital, Squarepusher, Flying Lotus and more.

Moogfest also hosts free events open to the public

4 day street festival, including new media art installations and live music2 day North Carolina Tech Expo & Interactive Job Fair5 day new electronic instrument pop-up shop

The event will attract 50,000 people (10,000 per day) from a cross-section of creative professionals, hackers, influencers and trendsetters, circuit benders, designers, programmers, audio engineers, new media artists, coders, and bedroom producers, seeking to be inspired in their work.

French Broad River Festival - May 2-4th

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The 17th Annual French Broad River Festival will take place on May 2th-May 4th, 2014 in beautiful Hot Springs, North Carolina. The festival, a benefit for American Whitewater, The Mountain Area Child & Family Center and Hot Springs Community Learning Center, is located just 35 minutes north of Asheville at the beautiful Hot Springs Campground and Spa.

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Come spend the weekend with family and friends listening to great regional and national recording artists. Enjoy shopping for new outdoor gear at the Live Auction or with one of our many art and craft vendors. Try participating in the "Paddle with the Pros", the 8th Annual FBRF Mountain Bike Race, or the 16th Annual French Broad River Raft Race. Come on out for a weekend of fun, family, art, music and adventure!

Annual Spring Herb Festival - May 3rd-5th

Largest Herb Festival in the Southeast with 50+ herb businesses from North Carolina and Southeast with the largest selection of herb plants anywhere, herbs, books, soaps, herbal crafts, medicinal herbs, lotions, dried flowers, herbal baked goods, herbal gifts and much more.

Spring LEAF 2014 - May 8-11

LEAF is thrilled to announce the stellar lineup of performing artists for the Spring 2014 LEAF Festival, taking place May 8-11 in Black Mountain, NC. “Free Your Funky Self” at the 38th LEAF Festival and experience multiple cultures with Grammy-winning Funk-master Bootsy Collins & the Funk Unity Band; American Chicano rockers Los Lobos celebrating their 40th anniversary; and the experimental world fusion trio known as Beats Antique.

The full lineup includes:

Bootsy Collins & the Funk Unity Band • Los Lobos (40th year anniversary) • Beats Antique • Sierra Leone’s Refugee All Stars • Red Baraat • Darrell Scott & Tim O'Brien

Boukman Eksperyans • Zach Deputy • Elephant Revival • Locos por Juana • The Lee Boys • Town Mountain • Roosevelt Collier Presents: Funk in the Round • Zing Experience • Turkuaz • Billy Jonas Band

Contra w/ Wild Asparagus & Perpetual Emotion • Alash Tuvan Throat Singers • Kim & Reggie Harris• The Whitetop Mountaineers • Empire Strikes Brass • The Fritz • Adams, Queen & Rifkin • Molasses Creek • Techno Contra w/ DJ Jor-D • Unifire Theater • One Leg Up • Zulu Connection •Montuno • Infinite Geometry • Darrell Rose • Whee Ahh Fairie Kin • Toy Boat Circus Arts • Jake Hollifield Art V Experience • The Screaming J's • Kickin' It Crew Jelly Dome • LEAF Poetry Slam w/ James Nave • Rushfest Contra Experience • Alex Krug Combo • Contra Callers: Diane Silver, George Marshall, Jesse Edgerton.

Purchase tickets online at or by phone at 828-686-8742. All prices are discounted through March 31st. Adult prices start at $41 for the day or $147 for the weekend. Additional discounts apply for local commuting residents and youth ages 10 through 17. Children 9 and younger are always free. Limited car camping, lodge rooms and cabins are available. Funky costumes and festive attitudes welcome!

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