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October 2021

Historic North Fork Valley Tour of the Asheville Watershed – West

October 30 @ 9:00 am - 2:30 pm
Black Mountain Savings Bank, 200 E State St
Black Mountain, NC 28711
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Join us on this exclusive historic driving tour of the west side of the Burnett Reservoir to explore part of the once thriving North Fork Valley community. The caravan will…

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November 2021

Seven Sisters Peaks Hike

November 6 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Swannanoa Valley Museum & History Center, 223 W State St
Black Mountain, NC 28711
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The Seven Sisters peaks are a familiar sight from Lake Tomahawk. While the Seven Sisters span an expanse of only 3.5 miles, hiking up to and across the range is a strenuous,…

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SVTA TREASURED TREE WALK

November 6 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Join the Swannanoa Valley Treasured Tree Alliance on a walking tour of the downtown loop of Treasured Trees. After the 2 mile walk we will stop at the Black Mountain Bistro for a tree dedication. This event is free to the public.

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Appalachian Experience: The Scots-Irish in Appalachia (online)

November 8 @ 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm

While many in our region claim Scots-Irish heritage and generally acknowledge the role the Scots Irish played in the settlement and cultural development of the Southern Appalachian region, this presentation…

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Swannanoa Valley Rim Hike #11: Garden of Eden

November 13 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Swannanoa Valley Museum & History Center, 223 W State St
Black Mountain, NC 28711
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Join the museum for the final hike of the Swannanoa Rim Hike Series to “Garden of Eden.” This rocky mountaintop is located one mile northwest of Lake Eden on the…

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Walk Through History: Piney Grove and Patton Cemeteries

November 17 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Take a guided tour of two cemeteries associated with what is believed to be the earliest Protestant church founded west of the Continental Divide. The history of the Patton and…

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December 2021

Historic Swannanoa Creek Hike

December 11 @ 9:00 am - 2:30 pm
Swannanoa Valley Museum & History Center, 223 W State St
Black Mountain, NC 28711
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The museum will host a difficult/strenuous winter hike down this historic path, which was used by wagons and stagecoaches bringing travelers up the mountain before the railroad was built. Though passenger train service ceased in the…

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January 2022

Save the Date: Hike Finisher Celebration

January 9, 2022 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

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