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
  • "Faux" Pewter Fall Leaves: Children's Workshop
    on November 14, 2019 at 4:59 am

    11/13/2019 to 11/13/2019 - This fun workshop for children will teach them to create a composition with leaves and then make them look like metal! Snacks provided by Farm to Fork Catering.

  • Enamel a Bird Charm
    on November 14, 2019 at 4:59 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

  • Disclaimer Lounge Comedy Open Mic
    on November 14, 2019 at 4:59 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

  • Girls Gone Wine
    on November 14, 2019 at 4:59 am

    09/11/2019 to 11/13/2019 - Move over Patsy and Edina, we’re cutting loose and partying with a purpose. Head to District Wine Bar for Girls Gone Wine, an Ab Fab giveback night filled with sips, shopping and fun benefiting

  • Get Weird Wednesdays
    on November 14, 2019 at 4:59 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:

  • Junior Appalachian Musicians (JAM)
    on November 14, 2019 at 4:59 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

  • Let Your Spirit Flow
    on November 14, 2019 at 4:59 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

  • Lula Wiles w/ Dyado
    on November 14, 2019 at 4:59 am

    11/13/2019 to 11/13/2019 - Lula Wiles and Dyado join forces for a special co-bill at The Grey Eagle in Asheville, NC on Wednesday November 13 at 8pm. All ages show. Lula Wiles What will we do? For Lula Wiles, the trio made up

  • An Evening with Chris Frisina
    on November 14, 2019 at 4:59 am

    11/13/2019 to 11/13/2019 - Chris Frisina, who now lives in Chapel Hill, was born in the rustic town of Olean, New York, to a family of northeastern wiseacres and intelligent hillbillies who remain hell bent on living full, rich

  • Cultural Crash Course: A Refugee's Journey
    on November 14, 2019 at 4:59 am

    11/13/2019 to 11/13/2019 - Join local experts for Folkmoot’s series, Cultural Crash Courses, featuring lectures on a variety of current cultural issues, including global politics, race, immigration, gender, climate change,

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