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August 6th-8th is a Busy Weekend for Guests of this Asheville Bed and Breakfast, it’s also the 64th Asheville Antiques Fair

July 29th, 2010 by Stacy Shelley

It’s really a fun-filled, action-packed weekend — even for Asheville, August 6th -8th. Guests at this Asheville Bed and Breakfast can take in the Center City Art Walk, , (in and around downtown Asheville), the Village Art & Craft Fair (in Biltmore Village) and the 64th Asheville  Antiques Fair at the Asheville Civic Center in downtown Asheville.  The Asheville Antiques Fair is the oldest antiques show in the south. More than 50 invited dealers will showcase American, English and Continental antiques from the 18th, 19th and early 20th century; featuring furniture, silver, jewelry, prints, crystal, books and more.

Special events include: Heirloom Roadshow, offering verbal appraisals, expert lectures and exhibits. Visit the Fair 10am-6pm Friday and Saturday and noon to 5 on Sunday.  Admission is $10.00.  Leave your car here at your Asheville B & B and walk to the Civic center or, if you think you might melt on the way, park in the Civic Center parking garage nearby. With all this walking about, we will make sure our guests are rested and well fed.

Asheville’s Summertime Downtown Fun Walking Distance from our Asheville Bed and Breakfast

July 15th, 2010 by Stacy Shelley

Summertime in Asheville, NC means guests at this Asheville Inn don’t have to look or walk far.  Every Saturday starting July 3 through September 4th Shindig on the Green takes center court in the heart of downtown. The Shindig features Appalachian Bluegrass music, local and regional talent and great food. After a four-year relocation to make way for renovations, Shindig on the Green returns to its original location in the heart of downtown Asheville at the new Pack Square Park’s Roger McGuire Green. The stage shows will take place on the new Bascom Lamar Lunsford stage, named for the founder of the Mountain Dance and Folk Festival, the nation’s longest running folk festival. And best yet, it’s also free. Bring your instruments, families, friends, lawn chairs and blankets and join in for good times at the new Bascom Lamar Lunsford Stage.  Locals, visitors and guests of this Asheville bed and Breakfast alike come together downtown around sundown, or at 7:00pm for those who wear a watch, until 10:00p.m.  Come experience the beautiful music and dance traditions of Southern Appalachia on a summer evening in the mountains.

Another notable FREE summertime favorite is Downtown after Five. Every 3rd Friday of the month from May through September Asheville jams downtown. A stage is erected on N. Lexington Avenue just north of  Hiawassee and south of the the I-240 overpass between 5:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. Enjoy amazing food from local restaurants and some good brew from local breweries. Take in the music and food while meeting new and old friends. This year’s musical lineup encompasses a variety of genres.

Visit www.Pinecrestbb.com or call 888-811.3053 to book your Asheville Bed and Breakfast reservation today.

Pull up to this Asheville B&B, drop your bags and walk to the Bele Chere Music Festival

July 15th, 2010 by Stacy Shelley

Our Asheville B & B is just a stone’s throw away from July’s best music festival! On July 23, 24 and 25, 2010 the largest free street festival in the southeast reigns. In all it’s glory Bele Chere is here again. Enjoy arts and crafts, free music, entertainment and great food. The festival is committed to a diverse musical line up and features local, regional and national performers in all musical genres. There are four stages that run bands all day for the three day period. Over 16 local restaraunts will be be serving up their grub in the two food courts. Wonderful restaurants frequently visited by guests of this Asheville bed and breakfast are featured this year. Grab a yummy bite from the Corner Kitchen, Bouchon, Cucina 24 and the Lobster Trap. For those interested in a cocktail, alcoholic beverages are served on Friday and Saturday only. Pull up to this Asheville Inn, drop your bags, park your car and walk to this fun filled FREE festival.

Visit www.Pinecrestbb.com or call 888-811.3053 to book your Asheville Bed and Breakfast reservation today.

Visit “Beer City, USA” and stay at this Asheville Inn.

June 8th, 2010 by Stacy Shelley

The results are in and Asheville, NC has emerged as this year’s champ in the annual Beer City USA poll.  Asheville edged Portland in the online polling that concluded last week. Asheville got 39.9 percent of votes compared with 34.1 percent for Portland.

Last year, Asheville and Portland tied in the annual online poll conducted by the Examiner’s  Charlie Papazian. It’s a title the beer community in Asheville, which consists of nine breweries, plans to celebrate.

One way to sample the local brews is to take a Brews Cruise tour.  Asheville’s brewing

Asheville Beer City U.S.A

 community continues to grow and Brews Cruise offers an insider’s take on the best craft brewed beer that the Asheville community has to offer.  Start your visit off by booking a reservation with this Asheville Bed and Breakfast and let us line you up with the Brews Cruise.  Whether you are a local or just visiting, Brews Cruise ( http://www.brewscruise.com) will provide you with a personalized tour and VIP treatment at the area’s finest breweries.  Join them on one of their evening cruises and enjoy fresh samples of beer that are brimming with personality.

Pinecrest is a historic Asheville  North Carolina Inn and Bed and Breakfast, located in the Montford District, just a short distance from downtown, the Biltmore estate and all that Asheville has to offer. For more information, visit us at www.Pinecrestbb.com

Flowers are a Bloom at this Asheville NC Bed and Breakfast

April 24th, 2010 by Stacy Shelley

Everywhere you look around Asheville flowers are blooming, and our lovely Asheville Bed and Breakfast with it’s lush gardens, is no exception. Whether you are walking through our rolling green yard, strolling through town, touring the Biltmore Estate or hiking through Bent Creek’s Azalea Park, you’ll see blossoming flowers, tree and shrubs everywhere you look. After the winter Asheville experienced it’s a wonder anything has surfaced this spring.

Here at this Asheville  NC  Bed and Breakfast we have just finished weeks of landscaping, which included planting over 20 new shrubs of varying types. We’ve planted Azaleas, Endless Summer Hydrangeas, Otto Luykens, Rhododendron and  Schip Laurels.  We planted a new perenial garden around the patio, which is already blooming like crazy.  Our groundskeeper is complaining that he needs a week off  from laying yards and yards of mulch.

At the Biltmore House they are celebrating their 25 year anniversary of the Festival of Flowers. As you enter the estate on the main road you will find Tulips, Redbuds, Crabapples, Dogwoods, Fothergilla, Viburnums, Piedmont Azalea, Carolina Silverbell, Japanese Mahonia, Candytuft, Cornel Pink Azalea, Creeping Phlox, Celandine Poppy, and Foxglove.

The estate’s walled garden is bursting with Tulips, Tulips, and more Tulips! Candytuft, Creeping Phlox, Fothergilla, Dicentra, Chinese Wisteria, Pansies, and Virginia Bluebells.  The Shrub garden is a blaze with Hawthorns, Kerria, Heather, fragrant Viburnums, Lilacs, Forsythia, Oregon grape Holly, Warty Barberry, Early Azaleas, Crabapples, Creeping Flox, Windflowers, Solomon’s Seal, Diicentra Japanese and Chinese Wisteria. There are also the Spring and Azalea Gardens to see.  During their celebration, April 3rd through May 16th, you can enjoy live music daily in the Winter Garden and in the Conservatory.

The Biltmore is also offering free seminars daily at A Gardener’s Place:

  • 1:00 p.m.: Creating five-minute centerpieces: fast and easy arranging.
  • 2:00 p.m.: How to “wreath” your door into spring.
  • 3:00 p.m.: Learn the basics of growing roses.

Don’t forget you can purchase your tickets to the Biltmore Estate at our lovely Asheville B & B while you’re here.

Our Asheville Bed and Breakfast Guest Reviews

April 6th, 2010 by Stacy Shelley

Everybody’s talking…

If you would like to find out more about Pinecrest Bed and Breakfast in Asheville, visit tripadvisor.com and/or bedandbreakfast.com and take a peek at what our guests are saying after visiting our Asheville Bed and Breakfast.

You may have heard it through the grapevine that through the years we have maintained remarkable levels of guest satisfaction.  The kind words used by our guests to describe their experience really warm our hearts.  We love it that our guests go on and on over the delicious food, immaculate cleanliness, sublime comfort and elegant décor, but are especially proud that they found their hosts to be gracious and friendly.

Guests of this Asheville bed and breakfast also frequently comment on how helpful we were with dining suggestions and local activities. The direct link to this Asheville B & B for TripAdvisor is as follows:

http://www.tripadvisor.com/Hotel_Review-g60742-d118729-Reviews-Pinecrest_Bed_and_Breakfast-Asheville_North_Carolina.html.

Asheville B & B and Summer Concerts at the Biltmore Estate

April 6th, 2010 by Stacy Shelley

While staying at this Asheville B & B, experience the fun and excitement of a live concert as some familiar faces roll into Asheville to play at the Biltmore Estate.  Enjoy rockin’ performances as you take in the view that made Asheville famous – watching the sun settle down behind the Blue Ridge Mountains.  Tickets go on sale at the Biltmore Tuesday, April 6, 2010.

2010 Biltmore Performances:

Biltmore Summer Concert Series

June 4                      Nitty Gritty Dirt Band

June 11                    The Original Drifters

July 16-18            Faith Renewed Celebration: Christian concert weekend at Biltmore
July 16                    Brandon Heath

July 17                   Gaither Vocal Band

July 18                   Sunday Worship with Gloria Gaither

July 22                   Mary Chapin Carpenter

July 23                   Clay Aiken and Ruben Studdard

July 29                   An Evening with Steve Miller Band

July 30                   The Legendary Temptations

September 24       Christopher Cross

October 1               Kathy Mattea

Stay at our Asheville Bed & Breakfast and get tickets to Biltmore Estate. For summer concert series details, go to the Biltmore website:  http://www.biltmore.com/visit/calendar/concerts.asp

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