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
  • Inspiration in the Mountains: Writers & Western North Carolina Exhibit
    on June 26, 2019 at 3:59 am

    06/14/2019 to 09/29/2019 - OLD FORT, NC — Did you know that Alexander Key, author of the beloved science-fiction novel, Escape to Witch Mountain, lived in Macon County for a while? Or that famous English children’s author […]

  • Open Mic at Vintage Kava
    on June 26, 2019 at 3:59 am

    04/30/2019 to 07/30/2019 - Come share your talent with the community! All acts welcome (music, jokes, dancing, poetry, storytelling, etc) Stop by to sign up for your slot! […]

  • Live Music at The Imperial Life
    on June 26, 2019 at 3:59 am

    11/28/2017 to 10/08/2019 - Leo Johnson performs live gypsy jazz every Monday & Tuesday night at The Imperial Life, the intimate cocktail lounge above Table, from 9pm - 12am. […]

  • Cultivating Collections
    on June 26, 2019 at 3:59 am

    06/04/2019 to 07/26/2019 - This dynamic multi-gallery exhibition features three focus areas from the Museum’s collection that the curatorial team expects to grow over the next five-ten years: Photography: Featuring regionally […]

  • Hoop Jams
    on June 26, 2019 at 3:59 am

    06/04/2019 to 08/06/2019 - Tuesday Evening Hoop Jams; every Tuesday from June 5-August 7, from 5:30-7:30pm. Bring your own hoop and twist away or borrow one to try out. This event is in partnership with Asheville Hoops. […]

  • BMC Presents: Michael Feinstein
    on June 26, 2019 at 3:59 am

    06/25/2019 to 06/25/2019 - Hampton Inn-Brevard, Series Sponsor RBC Wealth Management of Asheville, Lead Sponsor Brevard Festival Orchestra Ken Lam, conductor Michael Feinstein, special guest artist The multi-platinum selling, […]

  • Amber Smith presents Something Like Gravity
    on June 26, 2019 at 3:59 am

    06/25/2019 to 06/25/2019 - Malaprop's is pleased to welcome Amber Smith back with her latest Young Adult novel. Amber Smith is the New York Times bestselling author of the young adult novels The Way I Used to Be, The Last to […]

  • 48 Hour Film Project Premiere Screening
    on June 26, 2019 at 3:59 am

    06/25/2019 to 06/27/2019 - Filmmakers from all over the Asheville, NC area will compete to see who can make the best short film in only 48 hours. The winning film will go up against films from around the world at Filmapalooza […]

  • ACSC vs Charlotte Eagles
    on June 26, 2019 at 3:59 am

    06/25/2019 to 06/25/2019 - Join us at Memorial Stadium as the ACSC Women take on the Charlotte Eagles in the WPSL regular season! […]

  • Beacon Blankets: The Mill, A New Exhibit
    on June 26, 2019 at 3:59 am

    05/14/2019 to 08/30/2019 - This summer and into the fall, the Swannanoa Valley Museum is exploring the story of the textile industry in Western North Carolina through its new exhibit “Beacon Blankets: The Mill.” This multimedia […]

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