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PO Box 2038
Asheville, NC 28802

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The Block Off Biltmore – restaurant, social club, gathering place

 

MISSION of THE BLOCK off biltmore

To be a place for people to converge in order to build community and inclusive friendships between diverse movements, where social justice issues are discussed, actions formulated, and deep, healing magic happens.

Radical magic is created through a compassionate, comfortable, cruelty-free atmosphere, along with music, art, spoken word, film and other conscious, value-driven events. Fun, laughter, friendship, unity, empowerment and action are the ultimate byproducts.

We have a lot of exciting & enjoyable types of events at THE BLOCK off biltmore. Stay tuned to our website and please sign up for our e-newsletter (see bottom of webpage) to stay up to date. See you soon!


Sly Grog Lounge at the Downtown Market

Sly Grog Lounge …your local bar!

We are a private club and music venue…..all are welcome to join for a one time membership fee of $1.00

(See below for our membership policies)

HOURS and regular events

Mondays CLOSED (unless there is a show)

Tuesdays 3pm- 9pm

Wednesdays 3pm-2am After 8pm – Electronic Experimental  Jam All welcome!

Thursdays- 3pm-2am -(look for shows)

Fridays– 3pm -2am (look for shows)

Saturdays- 3pm- 2am (look for shows)

Sundays- 7pm-2am  Open Mic, for any one, musicians, comedians, performance, spoken word etc!!! 7pm   

See our up coming music and events schedule for more fun stuff

Our library of cool geeky and eclectic books is here for your perusal or to buy!

Come have a drink with us….. and from 3pm to 7pm you can also shop the over 60 different  booths of new, vintage, upcycled clothes, accessories and jewelry, furniture, books, records, mid century coolness, outdoor gear,  costume wear and make-up, locally crafted herbal products, hand made candles, plants…and so much more….all in The Downtown Market!

SLY GROG LOUNGE


Get Your Tickets for Planned Parenthood’s Condom Couture! It’s all about YOU!

This year’s CONDOM COUTURE is all about YOU!

For the first time, you will get to vote on your favorite design for a chance to win Audience Favorite. We will also honor 1st, 2nd, and 3rd runners up. The prizes will be followed by a silent auction where you have a chance to purchase the designs!


LIVEWIRE – Performing Arts Asheville

Asheville’s artists and entertainers shape the soul of this community. Our stage is expansive, spilling out the stage doors and onto sidewalks, into verdant parks and summer meadows, and large enough to accommodate a regular cast of all ages all year long. No matter what sparks your interest—be it Shakespeare or Sketch Comedy, Gershwin or Garage Rock, Ballet or Bluegrass—our spotlights and streetlamps will ignite your passion no matter what form it takes. There’s a show about to start. Discover the power of performance. Let LiveWire light the way.

Find out who’s playing and what’s playing where and when at LiveWire,Asheville’s source for performing arts schedules and information.  Click here for performing arts schedule and times

 


ASHEVILLE AREA ART

 2 Hour Walking Tour of the River Arts District, Asheville  –  Get the behind the scenes experience! This tour visits a variety of studios, some of which have multiple artists working out of them.  Get the insider look into the River Arts District. Your tour will be led by an artist who works inside the River Arts District, to give you a more personal experience. These are small intimate tours with a maximum of 6 adults and a minimum of 2 adults. 


Mountain True

**Mountain True Year-round Events

OUR MISSION: MountainTrue champions resilient forests, clean waters and healthy communities in Western North Carolina.

OUR VISION: MountainTrue envisions Western North Carolina with thriving communities that are connected to and help sustain a healthy natural environment. To achieve this, MountainTrue will foster and empower advocates throughout the region to be engaged in policy and project advocacy, outreach and education, and on the ground projects. MountainTrue will be known as the region’s best respected and highest impact conservation organization and will be seen as a national model. http://mountaintrue.org/about-us/


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