Things to Do in Asheville in February

February is for lovers, but it’s also all about having fun. This list of things to do in Asheville in February should definitely get you started!

  • February 1, 2014
  • The Original Toughman Competition
  • This sporting event begins at 8 p.m. at the U.S. Cellular Center in Asheville.
  • February 4, 2014
  • Vibrant Asheville Business Free Marketing Seminar
  • A special event held at Biltmore Park, the Vibrant Asheville Business Free Marketing Seminar promises to be fun, informative, unrushed and productive. You must RSVP for the seminars with the event. It runs from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • February 5, 2014
  • Buffalo Soldier
  • Theatre IV will present Buffalo Soldier by Bruce Craig Miller on February 5th. It is based on the true story of our nation’s longest-surviving Buffalo Soldier and veteran of the Spanish-American War. It’s a dramatic play with music that tells the heroic story of the brave soldiers of the 9th and 10th Cavalries. Theatre IV is located at 35 East Walnut Street in Asheville, NC.
  • February 6, 2014
  • The Everyone Orchestra
  • The list of Everyone Orchestra participants continues to grow. It includes members of The Grateful Dead, Phish, moe., String Cheese Incident, The Flecktones, Club d’Elf, ALO, Tea Leaf Green and Adrian Belew, Taj Mahal, and Maria Muldaur. There will also be a special guest DJ set by DJ Logic.
  • February 8, 2014
  • Valentine 5K & Kids Fun Run
  • The 15th annual Valentine Run in Black Mountain, North Carolina, will begin at Lake Tomahawk Park and will visit three of the town’s Greenways. You can expect some challenging hills, along with ample flats. Run solo or enter as a team. You can do so here.
  • February 15, 2014
  • Dark Star Orchestra
  • Dark Star Orchestra continues the Grateful Dead concert experience as it has done for nearly 15 years. The show is built off the Dead’s extensive catalog and the talent of the seven musicians. It’s all going down at the Orange Peel Social Aid and Pleasure Club on February 15th.
  • February 16, 2014
  • Devil’s Britches “For Love of Beer & Mountains” Partnership Hike
  • AmeriCorps Associate Anna Zanetti and Highland Brewing Rep Ben Wicker will lead you on the partnership hike on Cataloochee Ranch. It’s free for everyone, but don’t forget to bring your rain gear, water bootle, backpack lunch, warm clothes, camera and sturdy hiking shoes.
  • February 16, 2014
  • 22nd Annual Frostbite 5K
  • The Lelia Patterson Center Frostbite races take place in Fletcher, North Carolina. You’ll run flat to moderately rolling terrain that is filled with awe-inspiring scenic views of Hutch Mountain. The 2014 edition of the annual event features updated 5K and 10K routes.
  • February 22, 2014
  • Darius Rucker
  • David Nail will open for Darius Rucker at the U.S. Cellular Center on Saturday, February 22nd. The venue is located at 87 Haywood Street in Asheville. Tickets are on sale now.
  • February 22, 2014
  • Crystal Bowl Sound Healing
  • Crystal bowls, a unique African instrument, and a beautiful healing vocalist will heal the deepest part of your soul as the sound vibrates through the walls of Asheville’s Salt Cave.

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Photo courtesy of: Frostbite 5K