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August 2018

Sol Slam Mountain Jam

August 31 - September 2
USA Raft Nolichucky River Outpost

Sol Driven Train and Mountain River Guides present Sol Slam Mountain Jam, a family-friendly camp out festival over Labor Day Weekend. There's a great music line-up that you won't want to miss! SAHC is the primary charity benefitting from the festival, and we will be on hand selling merchandise and sharing information. Come join us! Find out more about the Sol Slam Mountain Jam and purchase tickets here. "Sol Driven Train and Mountain River Guides are excited to present Sol Slam…

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September 2018

2018 Yee-Haw Yoga

September 5 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Founders Park Amphitheater, Johnson City, TN, 225 Commerce St
Johnson City, TN 37604 United States
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"Yee-Haw Yoga" is a community program and downtown business partnership in Johnson City, TN. It began in 2016 at the Founders Park Amphitheater and has grown into the identity of "Partners for a Cause." Cash donations are collected for each week for the yoga class (Wednesdays 5:30 - 6:30) and given to a local non-profit at the end of the month. Southern Appalachian Highlands Conservancy is thrilled to be chosen again, as the beneficiary for the month of September 2018! …

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TriPride Festival

September 15
Johnson City, TN

SAHC is a sponsor for this inaugural event where everyone in the Tri-Cities will feel comfortable and welcome as part of the community. The festival will feature a parade in downtown Johnson City beginning at 11:00 and ending at Founders Park at 12:00. Founders Park is the site of the Festival where we will be selling merchandise and sharing information, so come see us!  Find out more here.

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2018 Yee-Haw Yoga and Pint Night for SAHC

September 27 @ 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Yee Haw Brewing, 126 Buffalo St
Johnson City, TN 37604 United States
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Yee-Haw Yoga and "Partners for a Cause" is a community program and downtown business partnership in Johnson City, TN. The program includes a donation-based yoga class from Downtown Yoga Center in Johnson City: ​Donation Yoga Class and Free 1/2 Pint at Yee-Haw Brewing Taproom Wednesdays 5:30-6:30 pm class time (at the Founders Park Amphitheater) All Levels Appropriate No pre-registration required Bring a Mat or Towel, Water for Class Bring ID and Tip Money for the 1/2 Pint Kid Friendly Cash…

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October 2018

2018 Thunderstruck Coffee Porter Release Party

October 12 @ 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Highland Brewing Company, 12 Old Charlotte Highway
Asheville, NC 28803 United States
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Cooler days herald the release of Highland Brewing Company's Thunderstruck Coffee Porter! Named for Thunderstruck Ridge in our Balsam Mountains conservation focus area, this cozy seasonal is steeped with Dynamite Roasting Company coffee, with hints of chocolate. Join us at the release party (a family-friendly event) to enjoy free live music; details TBA. We are grateful to our partners at Highland Brewing Company for donating $1 to SAHC for each pint of Thunderstruck sold at this seasonal release party, to help us continue…

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2018 Bookwalter Binge Gran Fondo

October 27
Black Mountain, NC

Enjoy an unusual opportunity to ride alongside female and male pro cyclists as they celebrate the end of their racing season all over the world and the country. Three routes of varying length traverse some of the most beautiful roads in the Blue Ridge. Jamie & Brent Bookwalter are passionate about protecting the environment, and we are grateful that the Bookwalter Binge Gran Fondo raises funds to support our land conservation work!  About the Ride: The Bookwalter Binge Gran Fondo was founded by Brent and…

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November 2018

Open House and New Sign Reveal

November 9 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
SAHC Office

When: Friday, November 9 from 1 to 5 pm Where: SAHC's office at 372 Merrimon Avenue, Asheville NC 28801 You are invited to join the staff of SAHC for an Open House and New Sign Reveal. Plan to stop by and see our new office space and learn why it’s important that SAHC have a permanent place to call home. Light refreshments will be served. The Sign Reveal will take place about 4 pm. We will also have SAHC merchandise…

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Montreat Wilderness Hike 2018

November 10 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Date: Saturday, November 10th Time: Starting at 9:00 am Where: Montreat Wilderness Difficulty: Extremely strenuous (13) — 8.5-mile hike with steep terrain Cost: FREE for SAHC Members; $10 for non-members Join Southern Appalachian Highlands Conservancy for an adventurous hike around the outer rim of the Montreat Wilderness. This hike is to celebrate SAHC's recent acquisition of one of the Seven Sisters of the Montreat Wilderness, Brushy Knob. Brushy Knob, also known as "Big Piney," is the third Sister in the chain of summits straddling the Asheville…

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There’s No Place Like Roan: Ensuring a Highland Legacy

November 13 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
ETSU, Brown Hall – Room 370, 173 Sherrod Drive
Johnson City, TN 37614
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Location: ETSU, Brown Hall, Room 370 Long treasured for their astounding beauty, unique forests and grassy balds, the Highlands of Roan are biologically and geologically unique. However, the high elevation ecosystems on the Roan Mountain massif are among the most endangered and fragile habitats on earth. With ongoing threats including climate change and invasive species, how will our most vulnerable wildlands survive? How can we balance the protection of this biodiversity hotspot with a growing demand for recreational and economic…

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Pint Night with JRH Brewing

November 13 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
JRH Brewing, 458 W Walnut St
Johnson City, TN 37604
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Join us at JRH Brewing on Tuesday, November 13 in Johnson City for a Pint Night! JRH Brewing is generously donating $1 for every pint sold to support SAHC! Learn more about our land and water conservation work and how we are protecting the places you love and need. We will have SAHC and "For Love of Beer & Mountains" merchandise available for sale. This Pint Night is in conjunction with There is No Place Like Roan: Ensuring a Highland…

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