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March 2020

CANCELED – Historic African American Cemetery Workshop – FREE

March 28 @ 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Participants of all ages and abilities are invited to join local and state experts from the South Asheville Cemetery Association and North Carolina Department of Natural and Cultural Resources for a hands-on workshop to learn how to preserve, protect, record, and care for historic cemeteries. Morning sessions include: - Why is this work important? - Reflections: Looking Back at the History of South Asheville Cemetery and St. John A Baptist Church - Looking Forward: The Future of Cemetery Preservation -…

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April 2020

CANCELED – Annual Fundraising Dinner at Historic Fernihurst Mansion

April 2 @ 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Fernihurst Mansion, 70 Fernihurst Drive
Asheville, NC 28801
$75 – $100

The Western North Carolina Historical Association (WNCHA) invites you to an evening of fine dining with all proceeds benefiting historic preservation in our area. The evening begins at 5:30pm with a reception in first floor library of the beautiful and historic Fernihurst Mansion and includes sparkling wine and hors d'oeuvres. Dinner service will begin promptly at 6:00pm. Prepared by the nationally-recognized and award-winning culinary department at AB-Tech, the all-inclusive, five-course gourmet dinner has become an Asheville-area tradition. Dinner Menu: Cassoulet…

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POSTPONED – Park Day

April 4 @ 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

This event has been postponed until the Museum reopens to the public. -- The Museum will be CLOSED today while our volunteers are busy dusting, sweeping, raking, vacuuming, brushing...  To volunteer, please contact Elaine Blake at [email protected] or 828-253-9231.

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POSTPONED – Living History Day (Thursday)

April 23 @ 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Smith-McDowell House, 283 Victoria Rd.
Asheville, NC 28801 United States
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This event has been postponed until the fall. To be included on updates specific to this event, please send an email to [email protected] -- Bring your 4th and 5th grade students to one our of Living History Days! Held on Thursday, April 23 and Friday, April 24, 2020, historic interpreters will lead students in activities, games, and demonstrations about 19th-century ways of life in the gardens and throughout the 1840s house. Activities start at 9:00am and run to 2:00pm. Admission…

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POSTPONED – Living History Day (Friday)

April 24 @ 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Smith-McDowell House, 283 Victoria Rd.
Asheville, NC 28801 United States
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This event has been postponed until the fall. To be included on updates specific to this event, please send an email to [email protected] -- Bring your 4th and 5th grade students to one our of Living History Days! Held on Thursday, April 23 and Friday, April 24, 2020, historic interpreters will lead students in activities, games, and demonstrations about 19th-century ways of life in the gardens and throughout the 1840s house. Activities start at 9:00am and run to 2:00pm. Admission…

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