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
  • Junior Appalachian Musicians (JAM)
    on October 17, 2019 at 3:59 am

    09/04/2019 to 12/11/2019 - The Junior Appalachian Musicians program offers group lesson for students in the third through ninth grades (or ages 8-14) teaching traditional mountain tunes on fiddle, banjo and guitar. Professional

  • Isis Lawn Series with Queen Bee and the Honeylovers
    on October 17, 2019 at 3:59 am

    10/16/2019 to 10/16/2019 - This Wednesday our Music on the Lawn features the Queen Bee & the Honeylovers. Queen Bee and the Honeylovers is an upbeat, nostalgic dance band that indulges in an eclectic exploration of jazz, swing

  • Let Your Spirit Flow
    on October 17, 2019 at 3:59 am

    08/07/2019 to 11/27/2019 - Join us for an Acrylic Pour Painting Class! Create a beautiful painting on a 12 x 16 canvas! Let your Spirit Flow... so many color combinations to choose from! Perfect for all artistic levels. The

  • Outdoor Yoga Wednesdays at the Caboose
    on October 17, 2019 at 3:59 am

    09/04/2019 to 10/30/2019 - We're hosting outdoor yoga every Wednesday from 6:30-7:30 at this magical little space. Sliding scale $10-20 (cash, card, or Venmo @sruss accepted). Childcare not provided but the yard is large so

  • Outdoor Yoga Wednesdays at the Caboose
    on October 17, 2019 at 3:59 am

    09/18/2019 to 10/30/2019 - We're hosting outdoor yoga every Wednesday from 6:30-7:30 at this magical little space. Sliding scale $10-20 (cash, card, or Venmo @sruss accepted). Childcare not provided but the yard is large so

  • Get Weird Wednesdays
    on October 17, 2019 at 3:59 am

    08/21/2019 to 11/27/2019 - Get Weird at Sly Grog every Wed. night! It's an evening of electronic collaboration....or just come listen and be part of the Asheville creative scene! You might get inspired to join in! BRING:

  • Enamel a Bird Charm
    on October 17, 2019 at 3:59 am

    09/25/2019 to 12/11/2019 - You will make an adorable all sterling silver and enamel bird charm in this 1 hour workshop. We will start with a brief introduction of what enamel is and it's properties, then it's time to get to

  • Storytime & Art
    on October 17, 2019 at 3:59 am

    10/16/2019 to 10/16/2019 - Our program for preschool-aged students accompanied by an adult is at a library near you! Come join in the fun with stories and songs, then make a hands-on art project just for the little ones! The

  • Disclaimer Lounge Comedy Open Mic
    on October 17, 2019 at 3:59 am

    08/14/2019 to 11/27/2019 - Disclaimer Stand-up Lounge is the longest running comedy open mic in Asheville happening every Wednesday night. The show starts at 9:00, and there is no cover. Anyone wanting to perform needs to sign

  • Fast Eddy // Tony and The Haircuts // Radiator King
    on October 17, 2019 at 3:59 am

    10/16/2019 to 10/16/2019 - A night of heavy hitting punk/blues/rock-n-roll fromFast Eddy (Denver CO)https://fasteddy.bandcamp.com/ Tony and The Haircuts (AVL) Too cool for links (for now)Radiator King (Bklyn) Somewhere

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