Calendar of Events 2017

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 4/8/17

The Assault On The Carolinas The Pisgah Forest Rotary Club to host the 18th annual event. All rides will start and finish from Brevard High School. Ride options for all levels of cyclists, so whether you're a seasoned rider or a beginner, there's going to be something there that can challenge you. For more info or to resister online, go to www.assaultonthecarolinas.com

 

 

Assault on the Carolinas

4/10-4/15, 2017

The Pisgah Mountain Bike Stage Race - Experience some of the best single track biking in the country. 9th Annual. Rugged trails, picturesque creek crossings. 5 Days, 195 miles & 28,000+ ft of elevation gain. For more info, go to www.blueridgeadventures.net  

 

4/16/17

Easter Sunrise Service at Pretty Place, Camp Greenville

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

 
4/22/17 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

 

 
4/29/17 4th 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 5/13-5/14 2017

Tour de Falls - Waterfall Van Tours - DuPont State Forest  Take a van trip into the DuPont State Forest to see three beautiful waterfalls. Great way for seniors & physically challenged people to see the waterfalls. A donation of $6 for ages 6 to 17 and $12 for ages 18 and up is requested. Refreshments will be available. This is a fundraising project for the Friends of DuPont Forest. The Friends group help maintain trails and provide support to the forestry staff.  www.dupontforest.com

 

 

5/20/17

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

 
 

5/20/17

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.

 

 
  5/26-5/29, 2017

Memorial Day Weekend

 

5/27/2017

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 ($)

 

 
  5/26-5/28, 2017

14th Annual White Squirrel Festival - 20176. 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.

 

 

 
  6/3/17

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 & 6/4 2017 Brevard Blues Festival - Brevard Music Center in Brevard. $20 advance tickets.  
6/4/17 Brevard Community Band Concert - $ Paul Porter Center at Brevard College - 3pm
     
  6/9-6/10, 2017

Blue Ridge BBQ & Music Festival - Harmon Field in Tryon, NC - Two days of the best BBQ in the southeast. All day activities, music and fun for the whole family. 10 a.m. until 11 p.m. Admission is $8, children 12 and under admitted free

 

  6/17/17

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 

 

 

 
 

6/17-6/22, 2017

The 48th 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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6/20/17

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

 

 

 
  6/23-7/4, 2017

Arts & Culture Celebration 2017. 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.

 

 
 

7/1/17

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 ($)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

7/4/17

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

 

 

 

 

 

7/4/17

45th Annual Fine Arts & Crafts Showcase - Sponsored by the TCArts Council. 9am-5pm Main Street, Brevard

 

 

 

 

7/4/17
 
 

7/4/17

Brevard Community Band Concert - Scott Concert Hall at Brevard College - FREE 2pm -  (can view fireworks from the College Campus)

 

 

7/4/17

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

 

 
  7/11/17 Old Time Street Dance with bluegrass music. 7-9 pm. Courthouse Gazebo in Brevard - Free.  
 

7/15/17

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 

 

 

 
  7/18/17 Old Time Street Dance with bluegrass music. 7-9 pm. Courthouse Gazebo in Brevard - Free.  
  7/20-7/30, 2017 Folkmoot USA - NC's official International Festival is a two-week celebration of the world's cultural heritage shown through folk music and dance. Events to be held in Waynesville NC and other western NC locations

 

 
 

7/22/17

Brevard/Transylvania Relay for Life - Brevard High School 4PM

 
 

7/26/17

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.  

8/5/17

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.

8/1/17

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

 

 

 

 

8/5/17

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

 

   Arts of Brevard
8/6/17 Brevard Community Band Concert - $ Paul Porter Center at Brevard College - 3pm

 

 

 
8/8/17 Old Time Street Dance with bluegrass music. 7-9 pm. Courthouse Gazebo in Brevard - Free.  
8/12/17 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   
8/21/17 Total Solar Eclipse - See the rare total solar eclipse of the sun with 1-2 minutes of complete darkness as the moon moves in front of the sun. Path of the eclipse is scheduled to come over the campground at around 2:35pm, making the sky go dark, temperature will drop and we will even see some stars.   
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.  

9/1-9/3 2017

 Labor Day Weekend

 
9/1-9/4, 2017

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

 

 

9/2/17

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 ($)

 

 

9/8-9/17, 2017

25th Annual NC Mountain State Fair - Music, rides, farm animals, entertainment, food & fun. WNC Ag Center. $

 

9/8-9/10, 2017

12th Annual Mountain Song Festival - 2017Brevard Music Center – 12PM-11PM – This year's mountain music festival will feature Steep Canyon Rangers & 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.

 

 

9/16/17

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.

 

9/16-18, 2017

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

 

 

 

9/16/17

Red Cross Blood Drive - Cedar Mountain, 9am-1pm. Cedar Mtn. Fire Dept. 1 & 1/2 miles from the Campground

 

 

  9/23/17 3rd Annual Dirt Diggler Gravel 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.

       
October 10/6-10/27, 2017 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.

 

10/7/17

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

    
10/14/17

White Squirrel Cycling Classic - presented by Pisgah Productions. 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.

 

 

10/21-10/22, 2017

Tour de Falls - Waterfall Van Tours - DuPont State Forest  Take a van trip into the DuPont State Forest to see three beautiful waterfalls. Great way for seniors & physically challenged people to see the waterfalls. A donation of $6 for ages 6 to 17 and $12 for ages 18 and up is requested. Refreshments will be available. This is a fundraising project for the Friends of DuPont Forest. The Friends group help maintain trails and provide support to the forestry staff.  www.dupontforest.com

 

   

10/20-21, 2017

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 outdoor production along the Biltmore Campus Trail. 

 

 

10/28/17

"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

  

 

10/28/17

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.

 

10/28/17

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

 

 

10/28/17

21st 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-10pm

 

Open March 15 - November 1

 

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

   Check out  time is 12 Noon

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