Oktoberfest fun under the tent and out in the hop field.
Marvel at the artistry of local glassblowers.
Moustache contest hopefuls show off their facial stylings.
May 29

Eleanor Underhill & Friends

Eleanor Underhill, best known as the banjo player and singer of Underhill Rose, brings together some of Asheville’s finest musicians to create music to sooth the soul. Wielding her open-back banjo and showcasing styles that span from claw-hammer to blues, Eleanor brings her award-winning and prolific songwriting along with choice cover songs to create folk-soul-pop music that is one of a kind. Learn more at

Back Porch at the Taproom - Mills River
Jun 04

Firestone Walker Invitational Beer Festival

The Firestone Walker Invitational Beer Fest was born from a dream of creating a world class festival featuring not only the best brewers in the world, but brewers whom are leaders in the craft beer revolution. The ground rules are simple. Bring a session beer and a special beer accompanied by the artisan who created it. Brewers, their beers, good music and folks who care. Learn more at

Paso Robles, CA
Jun 05

Pierce Edens

Pierce Edens has been described as both “Folk-Rock” and “psychedelic-grunge,” and No Depression writer Bill Kopp says “Pierce could just as easily—and accurately—be tagged with the singer/songwriter label; He’s a gritty troubadour who takes what he needs from each style, blending and bending it to suit the needs of his songs.” Learn more at

Back Porch at the Taproom - Mills River
Jun 11

Escape from Alcatraz Triathlon

Showcasing the beauty of San Francisco, triathletes embark on a 1.5 mile swim from Alcatraz Island to the shoreline of Marina Green, an 18 mile hilly bike ride through the Presidio and an eight mile trail run through Baker Beach to the infamous Sand Ladder. The world’s top athletes from around the globe take over the streets and waters of San Francisco for this prestigious triathlon. Learn more at

San Francisco, CA
Jun 12

Chris Jamison and Friends

Now calling Asheville home, Chris Jamison is a songwriter with a keen sense of hook and melody, coupled effortlessly with a gift for the turn-of-a-phrase. His songs have been described as “sing-a-long immediate and earworm lasting”. The Austin Chronicle has called the “prolific” songwriter’s lyrics “contemporary poetry”. Learn more at

Back Porch at the Taproom - Mills River