Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Lexington Avenue Arts and Fun Festival - 2014


 During the last weekend of August the town of Asheville holds this event mainly for the locals to relax and have fun after the tourist season is over.  There are bands, food trucks, microbrewery beer vendors, artists and lots of fun things to do and watch.  Attendees are encouraged to dress in fun colorful clothing.

Watching the action form above



Food trucks lined up in a circle



Bubble blowers



Hula hoopers


And music

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Monday, August 18, 2014

Seven Sisters


Lake Tomahawk in Black Mountain with the Seven Sisters range in the background.

The Seven Sisters are a locally well-known, much-beloved range above Montreat and Black Mountain, N.C. The range is only about three and a half miles long, encompassing seven neatly ascending “sisters” leading to their “father,” Graybeard Mountain. Four of the sisters are presently on Summitpost.

The range is a delight to traverse from one end to the other. A marked trail, the West Ridge Trail, runs from the second sister to Graybeard. (from hiking site summitpost.org)

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Monday, August 11, 2014

Before I Die Project - Asheville


 This wall is on Biltmore Ave in Asheville near Doc Chey's.  If you are not familiar with the project here is some background.

"After losing someone she loved, artist Candy Chang painted the side of an abandoned house in her neighborhood in New Orleans with chalkboard paint and a stenciled sentence, "Before I die I want to _____.!  Within a day of the wall's completion, it was covered in colorful chalk dreams as neighbors stopped and reflected on their lives.  Since then, more than 500 Before I Die walls have been created in over 65 countries and over 30 languages by passionate people all over the world."

To read more about this project or see more walls visit Before I Die.


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