Upcoming events and things to do in Asheville, NC. Below is a list of events for festivals, concerts, art exhibitions, group meetups and more.

Aug
1
Thu
2019
60th Annual NC Mineral and Gem Festival @ The Spruce Pine Commons Shopping Center
Aug 1 – Aug 4 all-day

For the last 60 years, Spruce Pine has welcomed rockhounds and gem and mineral enthusiasts to the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains!

Welcome to the North Carolina Mineral, Gem & Jewelry Festival website! Since the early 1950’s Spruce Pine, North Carolina has been the host of the Festival and welcomed visitors from around the world to shop for beautiful jewelry, gemstones, minerals, beads, crystals, fossils and more! Even celebrities have been spotted at the Festival selecting their jewelry, gemstones and gifts! The Festival features gem, jewelry and mineral dealers from across the country showcasing their merchandise to fit every budget. Whether you are shopping for an engagement ring, a special stone for your own setting, a custom designed piece of jewelry or a special crystal display for your home, you can’t miss the NC Mineral and Gem Festival.

Celebrating our Diamond Year!
August 1-4, 2019

One of the oldest & most popular mineral and gem shows in the country!

Admission $5 adults, $3 Seniors, Kids 10 & under free

Festival Times:
Thursday- Saturday 10:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m.
Sunday 12:30 p.m. until 5:00 p.m.

Aug
3
Sat
2019
47th Annual Village Art & Craft Fair @ New Morning Gallery
Aug 3 all-day

Held the first weekend in August, this area’s premier outdoor art and craft fair hosts over 100 exhibitors representing all media. The Fair draws thousands of eager shoppers to the beautiful tree covered grounds of the Cathedral of All Souls in charming Historic Biltmore Village.