Xpand Fest and More to Do this Weekend in Asheville on the GritVegas Weekend Update!


Xpand Fest and More to Do this Weekend in Asheville on the GritVegas Weekend Update!

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Jason and the Update

Here’s a look at what’s happening this weekend. Check out our video highlights, and see our listing below. Be sure to swing by Xpand Fest this weekend and say hi to Asheville Grit!


RiverLink RiverMusic concert at Salvage Station feat. Black Joe Lewis and Travers Brothership


XPand Fest all day on Asheville’s South Slope; arts and entertainment festival

ContinuuCon concert, free electronic music concert at UNC Asheville’s Lipinsky Hall

Asheville VeganFest, all day around town

Literary Circus Art in the Park Book Bazaar, all day at Pack Square Park

Toy Boat Five Year Anniversary Show, 8 p.m. at Toy Boat’s space on Fairview Road

June Brunch with Chef Bollhoefer @ OWL Bakery, 10 am – 2 pm; the final menu details are still under wraps, but you might get Shrimp & Grits, Scotch Eggs, a few dishes inspired by Chef Bollhoefer’s recent trip to Ireland. No reservations required.



Campari Cookout @ Post 70

5 pm – 12 am

Creative drinks and dishes to celebrate Negroni Week 2017, including cheeseburgers with Negroni-infused chevre, Campari-drunken chicken wings, and Sno-Gronis (Negroni snow cones).

Saturday and Sunday

Vintage and Arts Market @ The Bees Knees

10:30 am – 6 pm

Find your new favorite thing at this pop-up market next to Urban Orchard Cider and across from Short Street Cakes every Saturday and Sunday.



Zombie Poetry Cabaraet, 4 p.m. at The Altamont Theatre