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November 2018

Open House and New Sign Reveal

November 9, 2018 @ 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, 2018 @ 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, 2018 @ 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, 2018 @ 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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December 2018

Cheers for Charity

December 15, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - December 16, 2018 @ 2:00 am
One World Brewing West, 520 Haywood Road
Asheville, NC 28806 United States
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Mount Inspiration & One World Brewing West present: Cheers for Charity! A fundraising event hosted at One World West, touted as "the most fun holiday fundraising event you've ever experienced." The event is donation based and open to the public. WEAR THE CRAZIEST HOLIDAY OUTFIT YOU HAVE! There will be a prize for the wildest costume. The basics: - 6 p.m.: "Doors open!" - 6:30 p.m.: Everyone participating is split into random teams (different colored bandanas will be randomly distributed to determine teams),…

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Midnight Summit & Starchaser Double Release Party

December 21, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Highland Brewing Company, 12 Old Charlotte Highway
Asheville, NC 28803 United States
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Celebrate the longest night of the year with Highland Brewing Company's latest seasonal and year-round beers. Midnight Summit, their newest seasonal offering, is a vanilla milk stout that hits the perfect creamy notes of vanilla, chocolate, and coffee.  A dollar per pour of Midnight Summit at the release party will be donated to Southern Appalachian Highlands Conservancy. The Starchaser summer seasonal returns as a year-round offering. Named the fourth best American wheat ale by Vine Pair, this Belgian-inspired white ale is…

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February 2019

Appalachia Session IPA Release

February 16
Wicked Weed, 91 Biltmore Avenue
Asheville, NC 28801 United States
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When: Saturday, February 16  Where: Wicked Weed Brewpub on Biltmore Ave.  in Asheville   Join us at Wicked Weed's Brewpub for the release of Appalachia, a session IPA brewed with the mountains in mind. Enjoy live, traditional music and enter a chance to win prizes.  10% of all proceeds in stores and restaurants will go to support the efforts of SAHC! 12 packs will be available for purchase. SAHC staff will be on hand to answer questions about our conservation work, and…

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March 2019

WNC for the Planet Launch Party

March 31 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
New Belgium Brewing Company, 21 Craven Street
Asheville, NC 28806 United States
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Date:  Sunday, March 31st Time: 12-2 pm Location:  New Belgium Brewing, 21 Craven Street, Asheville, North Carolina 28806 Come celebrate with us as we kick of WNC for the Planet for a 2nd year! We have an afternoon of fun planned to prepare us for a month of protecting Western North Carolina’s beautiful natural spaces. There will be live music from UNC Asheville's Bluegrass ensemble, lawn games, a community art project, a food truck, and lots of ways for you to…

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April 2019

Wanderlush Release Party

April 5 @ 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm

We're ready to leave the cold behind and welcome summer back to the mountains with the release of Wanderlush, a hazy adventure ale! Double dry hopped and elevated by notes of melon, pineapple, and fresh squeezed orange juice, this hazy IPA is the perfect companion to all your summer wanderings. Come on out to Highland Brewing and help us kick-off a season of adventure! Our pals from Asheville Van Life will be showing off their amazing vans in the Meadow…

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It’s Your Backyard: On the Doorstep of Paradise

April 6 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Dr. Wesley Grant, Sr. Southside Center, 285 Livingston Street
Asheville, NC 28801 United States
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Audrey & Frank Peterman Join us for a full day event celebrating outdoor recreation and the beautiful public lands in NC and TN, with an emphasis on equity and inclusivity. Special guest speakers and presentations will fill the morning and early afternoon, with live music and hands-on outdoor activities from 3-5 pm. Listen to Daniel White, "The Blackalachian," share his stories about hiking the entire 2,190 miles of the Appalachian Trail, biking the 2,000-mile route of the Underground Railroad from…

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