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Art by the River

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River Arts Stroll in Asheville


We’re a mere weeks away from one of only two weekends per year during which you can tour the art studios of the historic River Arts District, here in Asheville.  During this free Studio Stroll, over 180 artists open their doors, allowing the public to watch them work and staying on-hand to to discuss the creative process with inquisitive visitors.

The “Studio Stroll” is nationally renowned and proffers a host of free activities, both for the novice and the collector.  Art demonstrations include glass blowing, wood turning and wheel throwing, just to name a few.  There are, of course, several gallery shows, as well as fun kids’ activities.
River arts Tour glass blowing

So, join us on  November 8–9 10am–6pm each day, to enjoy the quintessential arts scene in Asheville.  The River Arts District is located just minutes from Applewood Manor Inn.  Feel free to ask me or Larry for directions and a brochure.  There are great restaurants cropping up such as White Duck Taco Shop (, All Soul’s Pizza (, 12 Bones Smokehouse (, Blue Kudzu Sake Co. (, Pizza Pura (, The Junction (, and Taqueria at the Grey Eagle (





B&B for Vets program

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Vets day 2014

Veteran’s Day is Tuesday November 11th, 2014.  Once again we have joined with fellow ABBA members and other B&B’s around the country who participate.  We are offering a free night’s stay at Applewood Manor Inn B&B to any Veteran (proof of honorable discharge required or proof of Active Service, required). A credit card will hold your reservation.