Things to do

With plenty of places to see and things to do, you’ll be amazed by how much fun is possible at Mama Gertie’s!

For outdoor activates, get in touch with nature by taking advantage of hiking trails, rock climbing, or horseback riding. There are also numerous waterfalls to view, cold and fast running streams, or, in the cooler months, grab a couple skis and hit the slopes! You can also hop into the water with canoeing and whitewater rafting or fishing!The town itself has plenty of events and sightseeing opportunities. Antique and specialty shops, galleries, arts and culture, a farmer’s market, and tasty restaurants are all part of what makes Asheville great. Plan your trip around a festival or event to really see the town come alive!

The Historic Biltmore Estate

Be sure to check out the historic Biltmore Estate for epic views, tours of the expansive property, and special events. Mama Gertie’s highly recommends purchasing advance tickets to the Biltmore Estate by visiting the camp office. Mama Gertie’s offers discounted preferred 2-day passes for registered camp visitors. Once you have purchased your tickets, please contact the Biltmore to make a reservation for your preferred dates, as they often sell out. Just let them know you’ve already purchased your tickets through Mama Gertie’s! The Bilmore reservations line phone number is: 1.800.411.3812

Upcoming Asheville Events
  • Live Music with The Log Noggins
    on November 30, 2020 at 4:59 am

    11/29/2020 to 11/29/2020 - Come watch Asheville's own The Log Noggins perform at Hi-Wire Big Top on Nov. 29th. This free event starts at 5pm and ends at 7pm. The Log Noggins are a 3 piece progressive southern rock band

  • The Grinch - Family Outdoor Movie
    on November 30, 2020 at 4:59 am

    11/29/2020 to 11/29/2020 - We will be showing the movie on our giant new outdoor screen. Seating is sold by the table with a $5 ticket cost per person. We have limited availability of the various table sizes. We highly

  • Cane Mill Road
    on November 30, 2020 at 4:59 am

    11/29/2020 to 11/29/2020 - Growing up just down the road from Doc Watson, Billboard-charting artists Cane Mill Road rock the traditional bluegrass standards they grew up on, yet boldly tackle writing original music that often

  • PATIO SHOW: NINA & THE BUFFALO RIDERS
    on November 30, 2020 at 4:59 am

    11/29/2020 to 11/29/2020 - Nina & The Buffalo Riders make their Grey Eagle patio stage debut on Sunday, November 29th! PATIO SHOW 7 PM SHOW ALL AGES RESERVED TABLES SOCIAL DISTANCING GUIDELINES IN PLACE NINA & THE BUFFALO

  • Weekly Sound Therapy Meditations
    on November 29, 2020 at 4:59 am

    10/24/2020 to 01/31/2021 - Weekly sound healing sessions are held here at Skinny Beats Sound Shop (4 Eagle St - Asheville, NC) every Saturday and Sunday at 11:00 AM. We lay yoga mats on the floor and lower the blinds to create

  • PATIO SHOW: SEAN K. PRESTON
    on November 29, 2020 at 4:59 am

    11/28/2020 to 11/28/2020 - Sean K. Preston hits The Grey Eagle patio stage for a 7pm show on SAT 11/28. A very limited number of reserved seating tickets on sale now. PATIO SHOW 7PM SHOW / 6PM DOORS ALL AGES RESERVED SEATING

  • Small Business Saturday at Malaprop's
    on November 29, 2020 at 4:59 am

    11/28/2020 to 11/28/2020 - Small Business Saturday is a day dedicated to supporting the local businesses that help communities thrive. The holidays might look a little different this year, but we can still show up for each

  • Chuck Brodsky
    on November 29, 2020 at 4:59 am

    11/28/2020 to 11/28/2020 - Chuck Brodsky is a storyteller, songwriter, troubadour, modern day bard. His wit & irony, down-to-earth warmth, & quirky, rootsy, finely crafted songs, tell stories of oddball & underdog characters.

  • The ASAP Holiday Farmers Market
    on November 29, 2020 at 4:59 am

    11/28/2020 to 12/19/2020 - As a response to farmers market closures due to the COVID-19 emergency, ASAP has organized an interim farmers market on the campus of A-B Tech in Asheville. This new market is designed to protect

  • Adventure Center of Asheville- Twilight in the Treetops- November Night Climb
    on November 29, 2020 at 4:59 am

    11/28/2020 to 11/28/2020 - Watch the world transform from dusk to night while climbing in the trees at our Asheville Treetops Adventure Park. Trails will be illuminated to give climbing the obstacles a new perspective. Over

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