Calendar of Events 2018

Check this page often for current changes in the Calendar of Events. This is only a partial listing of events happening at or near the Black Forest Campground.  Much more information will be available upon arrival to the campground.
 
   

 

April 4/1/18 Easter Sunrise Service at Pretty Place.

 

4/7/18

The Assault On The Carolinas The Pisgah Forest Rotary Club will host this years event on Saturday April 7, 2018.  This is a great event, giving 1,000 riders 3 route options for all levels of cyclists - 100k, 60k, and 40k. So whether you're a seasoned rider or a beginner, there's going to be something there that can challenge you. Online registration is available but you have to act early, registration fills up quickly.

 

For more info or to resister online, go to www.assaultonthecarolinas.com

 Assault on the Carolinas

4/9-4/14, 2018

The 10th Annual Pisgah Mountain Bike Stage Race - 2018. As of January 1st, registrations are 65% sold out. Experience some of the best single track biking in the country. Rugged trails, picturesque creek crossings. 5 Days, 195 miles & 28,000+ ft of elevation gain. For more info, go to www.blueridgeadventures.net  

 

 

 
4/17/18 Friends of DuPont Forest Annual Meeting - Transylvania County Library - 6:30pm refreshments, 7pm Meeting. Everyone welcome. www.dupontforest.com

 

 
4/21/18 International Migratory Bird Day - Caesar's Head State Park. Each year approximately 340 species of birds migrate to and from North America. Learn more about the mysteries of migration and increase your birding skills. 9am-11am

 

 
4/28/18 5th Annual Looking Glass Bike Tour. Don't miss this one of a kind bike tour. Diverse terrain, chip-timed results, rest stops, local food, SAG Wagons. Along the tour, you will be treated to some of the most beautiful spots in the area. 50 & 100 Mile Routes available. The event is open to the public and will have food for sale for spectators.

 

 

 

 
     
May

5/19/18

Cardinal Cruise-In - Classic Cars, Muscle Cars, Hot Rods, Antique Cars and Trucks from all over come to this gathering. $5 registration/Free to public. Music, door prizes & awards. Located in Brevard at the local drive in restaurant. 5-9pm

 
 

5/19/18

Upper French Broad River Clean-Up - Free breakfast & lunch for participants of this bi-annual river clean-up. Headwaters Outfitters, Rosman, NC. Sign up needed.

 

 
  5/25-5/28, 2018

Memorial Day Weekend

 

5/26/2018

Pizza Run The Black Forest will be making a run to Pappa John's to pick up pizza for themselves and any campers that want to skip cooking for one evening (or order for the kids if they don't want what you're making for the adults). Order forms will be available upon arrival ($)

 

 
  5/25-5/27, 2018

16th Annual White Squirrel Festival - 2018. Mountain music, arts & crafts, self guided tours, FREE shuttles to see white squirrels. 25,000 annual attendees. Sunday will feature headline entertainment. - Downtown Brevard

   

 

June      
  Every Monday Mountain Monday Music - Oskar Blues Brewery in Brevard hosts a music jam session for all skill levels on every Monday evening throughout the summer. 6pm.

 

 

 
  6/2/18

DuPont Trails Day - Support trail improvements in DuPont Forest's 80+ miles of trails. Sponsored by Friends of DuPont Forest. Go to www.dupontforest.com for more info.

 

 

 

 
  6/2 & 6/3 2018 Brevard Blues Festival - Brevard Music Center in Brevard. $20 advance tickets.  
6/3/18 Brevard Community Band Concert - $ Paul Porter Center at Brevard College - 3pm
  6/8-6/9, 2018

Craft Show & Sale - Transylvania County Handcrafters Guild, Brevard  - Free parking, Free admission

 

 

 
  6/16/18

Cardinal Cruise-In - Classic Cars, Muscle Cars, Hot Rods, Antique Cars and Trucks from all over come to this gathering. $5 registration/Free to public. Music, door prizes & awards. Located in Brevard at the local drive in restaurant. 5-9pm 

 

 

 
 

6/16-6/21, 2018

The 49th Annual Book Sale - Brevard College Gym. 10am-7pm. HUGE used book sale by the American Association of University Women. Proceeds fund educational scholarships for Transylvania County women and girls.

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  6/19/18 Old Time Street Dance with bluegrass music. 7-9 pm. Courthouse Gazebo in Brevard - Free.    
  6/22-7/4, 2018

Arts & Culture Celebration 2018. Enjoy more than 60 various events in one week in downtown Brevard & Transylvania County. Arts, Music, Dance. www.artsofbrevard.org

 

 
July      
  Every Monday Mountain Monday Music - Oskar Blues Brewery in Brevard hosts a music jam session for all skill levels on every Monday evening throughout the summer. 6pm.

 

 
 

7/4/18

4th of July Street Festival - Brevard. Food vendors, entertainment, Transylvania Region AACA Classic Car Show, family fun area & evening fireworks display

7/4/18

46th Annual Fine Arts & Crafts Showcase - Sponsored by the TCArts Council. 9am-5pm Main Street, Brevard

 

 

 

 

7/4/18
 
 

7/4/18

Brevard Community Band - Patriotic Pops - Brevard Music Center. Featuring Tchaikovsky's 1812 Overture complete with live cannons! Transylvania Symphonic Band & Brevard Community Band - $

 
  7/10/18 Old Time Street Dance with bluegrass music. 7-9 pm. Courthouse Gazebo in Brevard - Free.  
 

7/14/18

Cardinal Cruise-In - Classic Cars, Muscle Cars, Hot Rods, Antique Cars and Trucks from all over come to this gathering. $5 registration/Free to public. Music, door prizes & awards. Located in Brevard at the local drive in restaurant. 5-9pm 

 

 

 
  7/17/18 Old Time Street Dance with bluegrass music. 7-9 pm. Courthouse Gazebo in Brevard - Free.  
 

7/21/18

Brevard/Transylvania Relay for Life - Transylvania County Recreation Department. Ecusta Rd in Brevard. 4PM

 

7/25/18

Old Time Street Dance with bluegrass music. 7-9 pm. Courthouse Gazebo in Brevard - Free.

 

 

August      

 

  Every Monday Mountain Monday Music - Oskar Blues Brewery in Brevard hosts a music jam session for all skill levels on every Monday evening throughout the summer. 6pm.  

8/4/18

Smokey Bear's Birthday - Cradle of Forestry. Games, singing, fire fighting equipment, birthday cake and of course, Smokey Bear. The party will last from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 pm with fire prevention games and activities following the festivities.

     

8/10-8/11 2018

Craft Show & Sale - Transylvania County Handcrafters Guild, Brevard  - Free parking, Free admission

 

   Arts of Brevard
8/5/18 Brevard Community Band Concert - $ Paul Porter Center at Brevard College - 3pm

 

 

 
8/7/18 Old Time Street Dance with bluegrass music. 7-9 pm. Courthouse Gazebo in Brevard - Free.  
8/11/18 Cardinal Cruise-In - Classic Cars, Muscle Cars, Hot Rods, Antique Cars and Trucks from all over come to this gathering. $5 registration/Free to public. Music, door prizes & awards. Located in Brevard at the local drive in restaurant. 5-9pm   
September  

 

 
Every Monday Mountain Monday Music - Oskar Blues Brewery in Brevard hosts a music jam session for all skill levels on every Monday evening throughout the summer. 6pm.  

8/31-9/2 2018

Labor Day Weekend

 
8/31-9/3, 2018

Apple Festival—Downtown Hendersonville. 8 blocks of family fun. Live Entertainment, street vendors, etc.

 

 

9/1/18

Pizza Run - The Black Forest Campground will be making a run to Pappa John's to pick up pizza for themselves and any campers that want to skip cooking for one evening (or order for the kids if they don't want what you're making for the adults)Order forms will be available upon arrival ($)

 

 

9/7-9/16, 2018

26th Annual NC Mountain State Fair - Music, rides, farm animals, entertainment, food & fun. WNC Ag Center. $

 

9/7-9/9, 2018

13th Annual Mountain Song Festival - 2018Brevard Music Center – 12PM-11PM – This year's mountain music festival will feature Steep Canyon Rangers, Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Shannon Whitworth and many more artists. Food, beverages available at the festival.  Family fun. Tickets $35 in advance, $40 day of festival. Children 10 and under free.   www.mountainsongfestival.com.

 

 

9/15/18

The Brewgrass Festival - Asheville "Beer City USA". Each year, over 100 local breweries showcase more than 150 different beers. Great lineup of national and regional bluegrass musicians.

 

9/15-17, 2018

Hawk Watch - Caesar's Head State Park offers views of thousands of hawks migrating south for the winter.

 

 

 

  9/22/18 4th Annual Dirt Diggler Grave Grinder - Sponsored by Oskar Blues. This 47 mile bike course will feature both backcountry and paved roads through Henderson Co. and Transylvania Co. including DuPont State Recreational Forest. Event starts and stops at Oskar Blues REEB Ranch and is a rain or shine event

 

 

  9/22/18 DuPont Forest Festival - Enjoy the many aspects of DuPont State Recreational Forest with guides who have the heart of the forest at their fingertips. Learn & participate in fly fishing, tree identification, science experiments, wildlife hike, map & compass demonstration, mountain bike demonstration, yoga at Big Rock and a history tour are planned for this one day event. Everyone of all ages are encouraged to attend. www.dupontforest.com

 

October 10/5-10/28, 2018 Leaf Season. Typically, this is the time of year that mother nature puts on a show. Come feel the cool evening air and see the beautiful color of the changing leaves.

 

10/12-10/13 2018

Craft Show & Sale - Transylvania County Handcrafters Guild, Brevard - Free parking, Free admission

    
10/13/18

White Squirrel Cycling Classic - 5th Annual - Presented by Pisgah Productions. Rain or shine. Mountain bike the Pisgah National Forest and test your mental and physical skills with the most challenging (and fun) course you will do all year. 25, 40, & 63 mile routes.

 

 

 

10/19-10/20, 2018

The Legend of Tommy Hodges - Cradle of Forestry. This outdoor drama is based on diaries from students who attended the first forestry school in America, the Biltmore Forest School. Audience members are encouraged to bring a flashlight, dress warmly, and wear comfortable walking shoes for this 1 mile-long, wheelchair accessible, outdoor production along the Biltmore Campus Trail. Story changes every year. Tickets are sold online.

 

 

10/27/18

"Flight of the Vampire" 5K The Brevard Rotary Club's annual race ends the day at dusk with a run. Download a registration form at www.brevardrotary.org

  

 

10/27/18

Halloweenfest - Downtown Brevard Pumpkin Carving, Street Festival, Costume Parade and Contest, Trick-or-Treating downtown, Food, Arts & Crafts, Marathon, Music and more. Special Blue Grass Competition. Bring your costume and join in the fun.

10/27/18

Halloween Storytelling - Transylvania County Library. Slightly spooky & frightfully funny storytelling in the  Library outside amphitheater, 7pm. Free

 

 

10/27/18

22nd Annual Old-Time Music Competition Bluegrass. Downtown Brevard. 11 am-10pm.

 

 

 

 

Black Forest Family Camping Resort

PO Box 709

Cedar Mountain, NC 28718

For reservations, or for more information, please call (828) 884-2267 between 8am -1pm & 3pm-10pm

 

Open March 15 - November 1

 

 

Check in time is 3:00pm-10:00pm

   Check out  time is 12 Noon

Office is closed everyday from 1:00pm-3:00pm

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