Things to Do


Folk Art Center

Located on the Blue Ridge Parkway, The Folk Art Center is the home of the Southern Highland Craft Guild, representing craft artists fromSouthern Appalachia. The Allanstand Craft Shop carries the work of over 300 of these guild members. Open: Jan-March 9am-5pm daily; April-Dec 9am-6pm daily.

Milepost 382 Blue Ridge Parkway, Asheville, NC Directions


The L.O.F.T.

Lost objects, found treasures. A very special gift shop. An old attic of a place where you can discover objects of beauty or find treasures that have been given new life through creativity and, ocassionally, a [smallish] glass of vino blanco.

(828) 259-9303

The Downtown Market

The Downtown Market-Asheville’s most unique shopping experience! A 42,000 sq ft INDOOR market featuring the area’s most talented artists & crafters, local merchants, farmers, musicians & chefs… all who have come together to form One Bazaar Community! Interior shops include: The Culinary Canvas Food Court, the hi-fi (organic) Coffee Bar, Amazing Savings, a full-size discount & organic grocery store, Focal Points Art & Antique Gallery and an Eclectic Flea Market. Open Fri.- Sat.-Sun., 10a-5p. Ample FREE parking.

45 S French Broad Ave, Asheville, NC 28801 Directions


Fireside Antiques & Interiors

Twenty-five years experience in importing English antiques. The premier source of antiques in Western North Carolina. Extensive selection of Oriental and European procelain as well as reporduction gift items. We purchase estates or individual pieces.

One Village Lane, Asheville, NC 28803 Directions


blue goldsmiths

asheville’s premier luxury jeweler for over two decades, offering one-of-a-kind pieces in susan west’s iconic, modern designs.

we proudly offer two locations: our flagship location and design studio at 1 swan street in historic biltmore village, and our downtown location at 1 battery park avenue at the corner of the historic flat iron building.


Village Antiques at Biltmore

“The unusual on a grand scale!” For more than 20 years now we have been a destination antique shop in Asheville, North Carolina. Our shop near Biltmore Village and the Biltmore Estate offers over 25,000 square feet of antiques, fine art, and decorative arts, both French and American, as well as specialized collections of Southern furniture, pottery, folk art, and African art. We have items from six continents and over 40 countries. We also are seeking quality estates for purchase.

755 Biltmore Ave, Asheville, NC 28803 Directions


“The One Stop Christmas Shop” being held on November 14

The One Stop Christmas Shop will be held on November 14th from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm at Trinity Presbyterian Church (17 Shawnee Trail, Asheville, NC, 28805). Come get a jump on your holiday shopping and support local artisans who will be selling food, jewelry, home decor, stationary, crafts, and other unique, handcrafted items! This popular event is not to be missed! See our website and Facebook page for more info!

17 Shawnee Trail, Asheville, NC 28805 Directions