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
  • ACTION MOVIE: THE PLAY
    on March 24, 2019 at 3:59 am

    03/08/2019 to 03/30/2019 - A diabolical villain threatens the world in this riotous send up of action movies. Filled with stage combat, stunts, and the mother-of-all-car-chases (live on stage) the critically acclaimed, […]

  • Kidd Cambo w/ Eternal Quality
    on March 24, 2019 at 3:59 am

    03/23/2019 to 03/23/2019 - Get ready for the Ramsey Center's first ever EDM headliner. Kidd Cambo is the up and coming prodigy that makes you feel like you just stepped into the spotlight of the club with a fresh pair of […]

  • Lobby Hero
    on March 24, 2019 at 3:59 am

    03/08/2019 to 03/24/2019 - Lobby Hero March 8-24, 2019 Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 pm; Sundays at 2:30 pm When a murder investigation brings together a pair of security guards, a cop, and his rookie to the lobby of a […]

  • Iced Tea Release Party
    on March 24, 2019 at 3:59 am

    03/23/2019 to 03/23/2019 - Splash into spring with Asheville Tea Company’s new vibrant blends. Join Asheville Tea Company Saturday, March 23 for the most flavorful event of the season – sample the spring harvest with t […]

  • Introduction to Kiln Casting
    on March 24, 2019 at 3:59 am

    03/23/2019 to 04/28/2019 - Introduction to Kiln Casting Instructor: Ben Greene-Colonnese Saturday, March 23 & Sunday, March 24 or Saturday, April 27 & Sunday, April 28, 10:30 am - 1:30 pm. Level: Beginner Tuition: $500. This is […]

  • Forest Wildflower Hike
    on March 24, 2019 at 3:59 am

    03/23/2019 to 03/23/2019 - Join NC Forest Rangers for a moderate, ¾ mile hike to observe and identify early spring wildflowers. Call now (828 692-0100) or email (holmesesf.ncfs@ncagr.gov) to reserve your spot! You MUST SIGN UP […]

  • Grand Theft Audio- Classic Rock
    on March 24, 2019 at 3:59 am

    03/23/2019 to 03/23/2019 - Live Band Saturday!  No cover charge! […]

  • Brew Your Own magazine Boot Camp Asheville
    on March 24, 2019 at 3:59 am

    03/22/2019 to 03/23/2019 - Join Brew Your Own Magazine in the craft beer hotbed of Asheville, North Carolina for two days packed with 18 homebrewing workshops led by experts. BYO Boot Camps are in-depth, full-day, small-class […]

  • Brewed Clues
    on March 24, 2019 at 3:59 am

    03/22/2019 to 03/24/2019 - Brewed Clues is North Carolina's premier beer detective agency! Here's what we can disclose: On your beer investigation, you'll visit three top secret bars and blindly sample local beers w […]

  • Belly Dancing & Live Music
    on March 24, 2019 at 3:59 am

    03/22/2019 to 06/29/2019 - Transport Your Senses To Faraway Lands! Come See Live Belly Dancers, Enjoy Live Music, & Taste Authentic Mediterranean & Middle-Eastern Cuisine Every Friday & Saturday Night At 7pm! No Cover, […]

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