Events

Featured Event

Merrell Adventure Dash

May 28, 2016

Runners negotiate challenge obstacles in this 5K adventure race. Kids aged 12 and under race free with a participating adult. Learn More

Upcoming Events

Dr Paul Constantine

June 3, 2016

Doctor Paul, as he’s known to his fans, is a troubadour in every sense of the word. Learn More

The Lisa Jacobi Band

June 4, 2016

Lisa Jacobi & PLANET deliver a danceable organic & soulful grass-groove. Learn More

Max Gross Weight

June 10, 2016

Drawing on a wide range of influences Max Gross Weight is at once rooted in classic rock and simultaneously reaching ahead for new sounds. Learn More

The Freeway Revival Band

June 11, 2016

Writing great songs has always been the cornerstone of The Freeway Revival. The group was forged on the road, and uses their lyrics as the window into the life of a traveling band. The Freeway Revival's blend of classic rock, blues, country, and soul incorporates a sound that familiar yet unique to itself. Learn More

Brushfire Stankgrass

June 17, 2016

Brushfire Stankgrass is a bluegrass fusion group from Asheville, North Carolina. Learn More

NOC Olympic Day

June 18 - 19, 2016

Join NOC as we celebrate the 2016 Summer Olympic Games. Learn More

The Pioneer Chicken Stand Band

June 18, 2016

Mountain Folk-Rock from Deliverance Country that's Guaranteed to Make You Move! Learn More

Wyatt Espalin & Trees Leave

June 24, 2016

Trees Leave have traveled the nation for the last 2 years in support of their haunting debut album, "Run". Learn More

The Whisky Sticks

June 25, 2016

The Whisky Sticks are a local band of musicians who exhibit a high degree of talent, energy, soul, and variety in every musical performance. Learn More

4th of July Sale

July 1 - 10, 2016

Outfitter's Store Sales: 20 - 30% off select 2015 apparel and equipment. Learn More

Ogya World Music Band

July 1, 2016

OGYA (pronounced O-jah and means FIRE) brings hot, sultry rhythms of West Africa, the Caribbean and the Americas with high-energy original compositions. Learn More

NOC’s Sizzlin’ 4th of July

July 2 - 3, 2016

Celebrate an all-American 4th of July at the Nantahala River with rafting, kayaking, zip-lines, mountain biking, family activities and free live music. Learn More

The Freight Hoppers

July 7, 2016

The Freight Hoppers have been presenting Old Time String Band music for more than 20 years. Learn More

Bird in Hand

July 8, 2016

The road less traveled has always been the way for husband and wife duo Bird in Hand. Learn More

Alzar School’s Camp Cup Challenge

July 11 - 12, 2016

The Alzar School brings campers together for two days of canoeing, group activities and community building on the Nantahala River. Learn More

Max Gross Weight

July 15, 2016

Drawing on a wide range of influences Max Gross Weight is at once rooted in classic rock and simultaneously reaching ahead for new sounds. Learn More

The Bayou Diesel Band

July 16, 2016

The Bayou Diesel Band has been touring the bayous and valleys of Western North Carolina since 2002. Learn More

The Whiskey Sticks

July 22, 2016

The Whisky Sticks are a local band of musicians who exhibit a high degree of talent, energy, soul, and variety in every musical performance. Learn More

The Pioneer Chicken Stand Band

July 23, 2016

Mountain Folk-Rock from Deliverance Country that's Guaranteed to Make You Move! Learn More

Corn Bread Ted

July 29, 2016

Cornbread Ted & the Butterbeans Play a variety of Old Timey Music Including Ragtime, Country Blues, Appalachian Fiddle Tunes, & Early String Band Songs. Learn More

Whitewater Junior Olympics

July 29 - 31, 2016

Meet other paddling youth from around the country at this three-day youth whitewater festival on the Nantahala River featuring freestyle, slalom, downriver, SUP and more! Learn More

Rollin’ In The Hay

July 30, 2016

If you want to get an understanding of Rollin' in the Hay just think high-octane groove grass with a touch of down home foot stompin' or just simply --Renegade Bluegrass. Learn More

The Freight Hoppers

August 5, 2016

Based out of the Smoky Mountains of North Carolina, The Freight Hoppers draw from a deep source of rural southern music for their inspiration, and are proud to present this music that is still meaningful today. Learn More

Asheville New Grass

August 6, 2016

Asheville Newgrass is a collection of some of Western North Carolina's best instrumentalist's playing classic songs from the legends of Newgrass music. Learn More

Paddle Grapple

August 6, 2016

Canoe, Kayak, Sup or Surfski in the inaugural Paddle Grapple - a multi-discipline 3 or 6 mile race on beautiful Fontana Fontana. Learn More

Tellico

August 12, 2016

Firmly planted in Asheville NC's thriving roots music scene, Tellico is well schooled in bluegrass but with an unbridled organic “Appalachiacana” sound, combining some of the finest voices, songs and instrumental prowess in western North Carolina and beyond. Learn More

The Freeway Revival Band

August 13, 2016

Writing great songs has always been the cornerstone of The Freeway Revival. Learn More

Heidi Holton

August 19, 2016

Heidi Holton is turning heads with her unique take on one of America’s oldest popular musical traditions. Learn More

The Pioneer Chicken Stand Band

August 20, 2016

Mountain Folk-Rock from Deliverance Country that's Guaranteed to Make You Move! Learn More

Labor Day Sale

August 26 - September 5, 2016

Event Details Coming Soon! Learn More

Brushfire Stankgrass

August 26, 2016

Brushfire Stankgrass is a bluegrass fusion group from Asheville, North Carolina. Learn More

Heidi Holton

September 2, 2016

Heidi Holton is turning heads with her unique take on one of America’s oldest popular musical traditions. Learn More

Dirty Bourbon River Show

September 3, 2016

The Dirty Bourbon River Show deftly melds sounds that range from hard-edged blues to Lisztian piano driven ballads to New Orleans brass into a result that is truly a blast of new energy into the musical landscape. Learn More

Somebody’s Child

September 4, 2016

We are soul mates who have the privilege of writing, learning, and living music together. Learn More

Guest Appreciation Festival (GAF)

September 23 - 25, 2016

This weekend, NOC says "thank you!" to our guests with with blow-out sales, paddling events, live music, family activities and more! Learn More

GAF Bike Trials

September 24, 2016

Bike trialers perform gravity-defying maneuvers on the banks of the Nantahala River. Give bike trials a try or come out and catch a glimpse of the action! Learn More

Harvest Festival Sale

October 7 - 23, 2016

Event Details Coming Soon! Learn More

Lagerhosen

October 22, 2016

Lagerhosen was created over laughs and beers at the end of a wedding event featuring the Asheville Second Line marching band. Learn More

NOCtoberfest

October 22, 2016

Celebrate the changing colors of the Smokies with costume contests, pumpkin decorating and, of course, the Great Pumpkin Pursuit. Learn More

Thanksgiving Sale

November 18 - 28, 2016

Event Details Coming Soon! Learn More