They call these the dog days of summer
They call these the dog days of summer
Dear Traveler,
They call these the dog days of summer, but having checked in with a couple of very enthusiastic canines at the Brevard Dog Park, I think they’d agree that’s nothing to lose your cool about in Brevard and Transylvania County. No matter whether you’re looking for a shady trail, a brisk splash, a great excuse to chill out and check out some great music, or maybe just a refreshing beverage at the end of another fabulous day, Brevard has plenty to offer up this August. Why not sneak in a couple more summer adventures?
Don’t forget the sunscreen!

Catch you on the trail,  
-The Adventurist
Grin and Bear It
 Smokey Bear’s 78th Birthday

Cradle of Forestry
Saturday, August 6

What do you do to celebrate the birthday of the legend? Up at the Cradle of Forestry, they’re bringing live music, games, activities, and a parade led by everyone’s favorite furry fire marshal.  Then stick around and discover all the great trails and exhibits at the Cradle of Forestry while you’re there.

 Point your paws in this direction for more.
Handmade in the Shade
Transylvania County Handcrafters Guild Summer Craft Show

Masonic Lodge
174 E Main St, Brevard
August 12-13

Brevard and Transylvania County’s many talented folks bring a wide array of wonderful and unique wares to this two craft-aganza. No matter what your taste, it’s probable that you’ll find something to admire and maybe a special piece to take home with you.
Discover something special here.
 Bela Fleck’s Blue Ridge Banjo Concert
Whittington-Pfohl Auditorium
Brevard Music Center
Saturday, August 20

  This multiple Grammy®-winning banjo virtuoso returns to Brevard Music Center for a performance concluding his 2022 Blue Ridge Banjo Camp. Fans can expect to hear new favorites and old classics from Fleck, his fellow instructors, and special guests at this pick of the season event.

Tune in for more information here. 

Also of note in August:
 The Old What-Furr
Are you Bear-Wise?
Transylvania County Library
Thursday, August 4

Ashley Hobbs with the NC Wildlife Resources Commission offers an informative presentation on the past, present, and future of bears in Western North Carolina as part of the All Things Appalachia speaker series.
Dig in here for more.
Stroke of Genius
Fourth Friday Gallery Walk

Downtown Brevard
Friday, August 26

All great art collections begin somewhere.
Start yours at this beloved monthly event in downtown Brevard.

Unleash your inner connoisseur here.  

Discover More

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