The sun is out. The sky is blue.
The sun is out. The sky is blue.
Dear Traveler,
The sun is out. The sky is blue. The temperatures are just hot enough that dipping a toe in a chilly high-altitude swimming hole sounds like a great way to cool off. August is here, and with it comes lots of opportunities to make the most of summer’s delightful adventures before the season winds down. These long summer days offer up plenty of excitement, whether your preferred flavor is a rugged mountain bike ride or a scoop of Rocky Road on the way back into town.

Stay cool out there.

See you in September, 

 -The Adventurist

Oskar Blues Notchyo Pitch Beer Release
Oskar Blues Brewery
Friday, July 30 @ 

Music may be food for the soul, but at this Oskar Blues beer release party, you can also slake your thirst with a brand new all-female brewed peach habanero tart ale. This tasty and empowering event will also feature a woman-owned business pop-up marketplace and live tunes by Dulci Ellenberger and friends.
Grab a pint here
Brevard Dog Park Grand Opening
Behind City Sports Complex
Saturday, July 31 @ 9am
Brevard’s newest recreational endeavor is so cool that it’s bound to get tails wagging. Bring your favorite four-legged friend and check out this fantastic new facility.
Keep up with the pack here

Paws For Celebration

Smokey Bear’s Birthday Party
Cradle of Forestry
Saturday, August 7 @ 11am–12pm

It’s time once again to honor America’s furriest forest ranger Smokey Bear, and fans of all ages are invited to this festive event up at the Cradle of Forestry. Enjoy party stations along a 1.3-mile loop trail, sing songs, listen to stories, enter a raffle, and hang out with the bear of the hour himself. 
Find your invitation here

The Way It Is

An Evening with Bruce Hornsby
Whittington-Pfohl Auditorium
Brevard Music Center
Sunday, August 21 @ 7:30pm

Multi-platinum-selling, Grammy® Award-winning singer-songwriter, pianist, and composer Bruce Hornsby takes the stage at Brevard Music Center for an evening of his classic hits and selections from his celebrated new album, Non-Secure Connection.
Get keyed up here

Street Smarts
Saturday Stroll
Downtown Brevard
Saturday, August 28

Brevard’s historic downtown is a bustling collection of great restaurants, galleries, boutiques, and all the charm you can squeeze into an eminently walkable city center. These monthly open house events, sponsored by Heart of Brevard, add live music, art, and special promotions as visitors enjoy a self-guided tour of this unique and wonderful place. 

Wander this way for more details

Even Keel

Paddling 101 Clinic
Headwaters Outfitters
Sunday, August 29 @ 3–5pm

For those looking for tips on how to row gently (or otherwise) down Brevard’s rivers and streams, this fun and informative workshop by Headwaters Outfitters will give you the skills you need to put in, push off, and keep current. Chart your course by calling (828) 877-3106.

Also of note in August:
Old Time Street Dances
Downtown Brevard
Tuesdays through August 3
Cruise then Booze
Headwaters Outfitters
Fridays through August
Blacksmithing and Brews
Earthshine Lodge
August 4, 6, 14, 18, 20, 25, 28
Music & Moonshine Nights
Studio 276
Fridays through October

Discover More

Find all our currents events and happenings at the Explore Brevard links below:
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