Why Brevard is Right For You!
|Sense of Community|
~2010 #3 Coolest Small Town in America per Frommer's Budget Travel Magazine
~Healthy mix of families/retirees and locals/transplants
~Great place to raise children/grandchildren, small town atmosphere
~Community Activities at festivals, fairs, churchs, schools
~Active participations, Spirit of Sharing/caring, a "sense of purpose"
~Climate-Mild....Enjoy all Four Season!
~Year-round Golf, fishing, tennis, hiking, swimming
~Clubs: Sierra, Bird Watchers, Hikers, Dancers & More
~Charlotte- 2 hours, Atlanta-3 hours, Smokey Mtns. -1 hour
~Oceans! Myrtle Beach/Charleston SC- 6 hours, FL-270 + miles
~Brevard Music Center & The Porter Center for Perfoming Arts
~Progressive Transylvania Arts Council
~Brevard College- Ranked in 2010 by U.S. News & World Report
~Performances from Orchestra, Bands, Choruses, & Theater Groups
~National & State Forests cover 80% of Transylvania Count
~Streams & Rivers- miles and miles of clear waterways
~Land of Waterfalls- Over 880 beautiful waterfalls
~Topography-from 2000 ft. to 6000 ft. above Sea Level
~Enjoy Spectacular scenery and all of "Nature's Places"
Some of the 2011 Scheduled Activites
~ Brevard Music Center-Live Concerts June thru August outdooors by the Lake, Keith Lockhart-Artistic Director 2011 is 25th Season Call for More Information 862-2100 brevardmusic.org
~ Brevard Little Theater- in its 61st season, now located in the American Legion Hall on East Jordan Street. For more info call 828-884-2587, brevardlittletheatre.com
|~Porter Center at Brevard College- Live Concerts throughout the year, call828-884-8330 or go to brevard.edu/NewPorterCenter/tabid/1299/Default.aspx|
|~Pisgah National Forest Programs-Runs April through October for info call 828-877-3130|
~Downtown Street Festivals
~ May's White Squirrel Festival- lots of live music and fun!
~ Fourth of July Festival- streets festivals and fireworks!
~October's Halloween Festival- the only Transylvania Festival around!
~ December's Twilight Tour & Christmas Parade- street festival with old fashioned carriage rides and singing!
~ Ongoing Activities
~"Cruise-Ins" 3rd Saturday June through October- Classic Cars at Cardinal Drive In
~ Tennis-Racquet Club, Silvermont, Connestee Falls and at local schools
~ Waterfalls- Pisgah National Forests, Dupont State Forest, Gorges State Park. There are hundreds of local waterfalls in the area, some you have to hike to and others you can drive to.
~ Hiking and Trout Fishing- Throught the Area, Art Loeb and Appalachian Trail, City Bike/Walking Path Connecting downtown Brevard with the Pisgah National Forest, Plenty of miles of Fishing in the Pisgah National Forest along the famous Davidson River or the Dupont State Park, Horsepasture River, East Fork River and the meandering French Broad River. Take a ride along the Blue Ridge Parkway for some awesome views of the Mountains! You can go hiking to Cold Mountain, or walk along the Yellowstone River in the Graveyard Fields or pick Blueberries in late summer on Black Balsam and Sam's Knob. If you want to go backpacking then the Shining Rock Wilderness is your place to go!
~Fourth Friday Art Walk- Stroll through the downtown galleries and businesses after hours for some free wine, food and music! There is not a better way to get to know the local artists and residents of Brevard.
~ Farmer's Market- Summer/Fall Downtown behind Comporium
~ Swimming- National and State Forest, to cool down on a hot summer day take a slide down Sliding Rock located in the Pisgah National Forest, guaranteed to cool you off! There are also 2 community pools along with several private clubs.
~ Tubing- See the Pisgah National Forest from a different view, tubing down the Davidson River.
~Fitness- several private clubs, track at college and the City bike/walking path.
~ Mountain Biking-Dupont State Forest
~Canoeing-Several Rivers, Headwater Outfitters in Rosman.
Leslie Libby: 828-553-6936
Rich Libby: 828-553-6935
Brevard NC 28712