Marshall Gras!

Downtown Marshall Downtown, Marshall, NC, United States

It's Marshall Gras Time Again!! Don your Purple, Green and Gold any way you choose and we will see you at The Sweet Monkey Café at 9am to 11:30am for the return of Bubbly, Coffee and King Cake! ALL FREE!! In the evening, starting at 5pm come back to the Sweet Monkey Cafe for Drinks […]

An Evening With Sun and Moon Dance + Drums of Appalachia

Artisun Gallery and Cafe 16 Andrews St., Hot Springs, NC, United States

Come first join the Drums Of Appalachia. Who are they? you might ask...well they're you. Bring your frame drums and other drums and we will together summon the spirits of these mountains. Following The Drums of Appalachia will be a performance by Sun and Moon Dance. Sun and Moon Dance focuses on the ancient healing […]


Zooming In: Bird Watching in Madison County

Marshall Container Company 10 Main St. S, Marshall, NC, United States

At long last we have titled our ongoing series of cultural and natural history talks - Concerning Home - and we invite you to join us for the next talk, Zooming In: Bird Watching in Madison County, presented by Pete Dixon on Wednesday, March 4th at 6pm.

Beekeeping 101


Join us for a free Beekeeping 101 series--a beginner's workshop that will last for 4 weeks. Learn about how to get started raising bees, the clothing and equipment needed, different hive styles, collecting honey, and common bee diseases.


Yoga Retreat with Stephanie Sherwood

Laughing Heart Lodge 289 NW Hwy 25-70, Hot Springs, NC, United States

This is a yoga retreat like no other! Three yoga sessions over the course of the weekend will focus on breathing, meditation, and physical postures. All levels from beginner to advanced will enjoy these small, intimate classes. The rest of our time will be spent dining together on homemade comfort food, enjoying the amazing outdoors, […]

Community Trailfest

Hot Springs Welcome Center 106 Bridge Street, Hot Springs, NC

A celebration of the Appalachian Trail and the great outdoors in downtown Hot Springs! A weekend of fun, FREE outdoor events for the whole community! Live Music, "hiker' games, Camp stove Cook-off, Talent Show, Duck Race, and more!  Great Food and Vendors will be there as well.


Massage at the Lodge!  We are proud to announce our massage therapy room is open.  We have a licensed, on-call, massage therapist available.  Rates begin at just $75 for 60 minutes of bliss.  Please call or email us in advance, to set an appointment.

French Broad River Festival

Hot Springs Campground 315 Bridge St, Hot Springs, NC

French Broad River Festival takes place every year during the first weekend of May in beautiful Hot Springs, North Carolina. The festival, a benefit for American Whitewater, The Verner Center for Early Learning and Hot Springs Community Learning Center, is located just 35 minutes north of Asheville at the beautiful Hot Springs Campground and Spa. Come spend the weekend with […]

Bluff Mountain Festival

Hot Springs Spa grounds 106 Bridge Street, Hot Springs, NC, United States

Free old‑time and bluegrass music festival featuring some of the finest local and regional talent.  Bring your lawn chair and enjoy music, dancing, and food booths.  This event is also a Fundraiser for the Madison County Arts Council.

Wild Goose Festival

Hot Springs Campground 315 Bridge St, Hot Springs, NC

The 10th annual Wild Goose Festival officially kicks off at 5:00 PM Thursday, July 15. The weekend will be packed with  over 300 sessions, music, art, interactive experiences and much more. We’ll be announcing all that content in the coming months. But for now, check out our “pre-festival” events – all-day workshops running from 9AM […]