S.P.A.CE.: Spruce Pine Alien Conference and Expo

Spruce Pine is set to host the first-ever S.P.A.C.E. – Spruce Pine Alien Conference and Expo June 14–15. This event will celebrate Spruce Pine’s long history of the most UFO sightings in North Carolina, the purest quartz in the world responsible for all technology and the world’s largest telescopes (Wired Magazine). Mike Bara from the History Channel’s Ancient Aliens will be in attendance as well as many alien/UFO authors. Visit SPACENC.com for details.

Craft City Food & Art Tour

Join Blue Spiral 1 and explore just what makes Asheville a Craft City—from the beverages we drink to the products we buy. It’s a 2-mile walking tour led by local experts, and it’s sure to uncover some hidden gems. Please note, reservations must be made at least 24 hours in advance of the tour. Additional information available at CraftCityAVL.com.

Downtown After 5

Downtown After 5 is held the third Friday of the month from May to September. 2019 dates are May 17, June 21, July 19, Aug. 16 and Sept. 20. The 2019 lineup has been announced and can be seen on Downtown After 5’s website, AshevilleDowntown.org/downtownafter5. Enjoy live music, beer and wine, great food and plenty of games on North Lexington Avenue.