15 Rockwood Rd. , Fletcher, NC, US, 28732
- Phone: (828) 687-9199
- Fax: (828) 684-4789
McCormick Field is primarily a baseball park and home to the minor league Ashville Tourists. Built in 1924 and sitting a good way up on one of the city's hills thus providing a great scenic view. Renovated, the ball park is modernized but still has the authentic charm of ball parks of yore.
Since its inception in 1925, the Memorial Stadium has been hosting sporting events like athletics tournaments and football matches for local teams. Besides hosting championships, this 5000-seater multi-utility space also hosts cultural events in its premises. Call ahead for details.
This lovely establishment is a cafe, bar and entertainment venue all rolled into one. Hosting original productions, you'll find anything and everything from stand-up comedies, poetry readings and one-man skits to theatrical productions, concerts and performance art. The Field offers brunch, lunch and dinner and each menu has enough tasty choices that it'll make it difficult to decide what to order.
The Grey Eagle is a famed event space that is popular for the sheer variety of music programs it hosts. Take your pick from the bluegrass, jazz and blues events offered at this acoustically well-equipped venue. The in-house restaurant, Twin Cousin, serves delectable Cajun cuisine and is sure to keep your hunger pangs in check during event nights. The venue can also be hired for hosting private parties or business events. Check website for more details on current and upcoming events and exact show times.
With a 942 person capacity and state-of-the-art sound and light facilities, the Orange Peel Social Aid and Pleasure Club is your pick for the day. It is the favorite live music hall and concert venue, featuring all kinds of stage performances and cultural acts. Famous personalities and bands, such as Bob Dylan, Damien Rice and Flaming Lips have performed here. The atmosphere is ideal for any kind of show. In fact, you can even host private parties and events here. Grab a bite at the in-house restaurants or have a drink or two at the beautifully designed bar after the event.
Up-and-coming local artists are transforming old factories and warehouses along the French Broad River. The Studio Stroll is the perfect opportunity to learn to throw a pot, work with steel, and paint with watercolors. Artists will show you the secrets of their trades.
If you are a fan of independent films or tired of the commercial hype of big budget studio films, then sit back, relax and enjoy something different at The Fine Arts Theater in downtown Asheville. An array of art and independent films each year keeps patrons who love the art of film making coming back again and again. For more information, do check out their website.
BoBo Gallery is a unique art gallery that showcases art in all its forms under one roof. BoBo dazzles with its vibrant ambiance, bright lights and an extensive array of spirits: sake, brew, wine and even coffee. Sip on some wine as you attend a literary session or appraise the art exhibits adorning the walls. A variety of live acts, DJ nights and music performances make sure you come back again and again. You're sure to come across a hoard of art enthusiasts and intellectuals who live, breathe and drink art! Check website for more details regarding current and upcoming events and exact show times.