The Asheville Quilt Show

Visit the 35th Annual Asheville Quilt Show “All Things Bright And Beautiful” from Sept 29th through October 1st. The show takes place Friday and Saturday 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, and Sunday 10:00 am to 4:30 pm at the WNC Agriculture Center, Davis Center. Featuring over 400 quilts, quilts for sale, kids sewing station, a hand-made item gift shop, vendors, and product raffle. Entrance fee is $7 and parking is free.

Folk Art Center

The Center is the home of the Southern Highland Craft Guild, representing craft artists from Southern Appalachia. The Allanstand Craft Shop carries the work of over 300 of these guild members. Upstairs the Folk Art Center offers a gallery which showcases changing exhibits of regional and national scope. Daily craft demonstrations April-December. Open daily 9am-6pm, Apr.-Dec.; 9am-5pm Jan.-Mar. Admission is free.


Balm of Zarahemla

Natural Herbal Soaps. A five year old cottage industry, all herbs and spices used in the soaps are organically grown locally. Zara’s Barn is the gift shop adjacent to the production site. Come see us at 71 Old Fort Road, or visit our website.

Chevron Trading Post & Bead Company

Enjoy a unique experience in an environment of color and creativity at the largest bead store in North Carolina!


blue goldsmiths

asheville’s premier luxury jeweler for over two decades, offering one-of-a-kind pieces in susan west’s iconic, modern designs.

we proudly offer two locations: our flagship location and design studio at 1 swan street in historic biltmore village, and our downtown location at 1 battery park avenue at the corner of the historic flat iron building.

Blue Ridge Frame and Gallery

Every kind of frame imaginable, as well as original prints and artwork. Over 25 years of service.

M. Shields Silversmith, Ltd.

Beautiful, handcrafted pewter and gold pins using nature & animals as subjects.