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June 2018

Walk With Purpose – Woodfin Greenway & Blueway

June 29, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 pm
Woodfin Riverside Park

Come and learn about Woodfin’s future greenway, parks and river access features along the French Broad River and Beaverdam Creek and how these will connect with the greenways that Asheville is building along the French Broad River. We will meet in the town’s Riverside Park in the picnic shelter adjacent to the parking lot. After a brief orientation, we will walk along the paved path in Riverside Park, then along a dirt path on the French Broad River Academy’s property.…

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July 2018

Night Flight – Race for Greenways

July 28, 2018 @ 7:30 pm
Highland Brewing Company

The 5th Annual Highland Brewing Night Flight is everyone’s favorite twilight race. The 4.5-mile East Asheville course will take runners through the Asheville Golf Course, through the Beverly Hills neighborhood (where you will be showered with cheers from the residents) and past the WNC Nature Center before finishing back at Highland Brewing Company.  This year’s post-race party and awards ceremony will be at the Meadow.  Glow swag will be provided, dressing up is always encouraged, and there will be beer waiting for you at…

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August 2018

Bikes & Beers

August 4, 2018
New Belgium Brewing

A 15 and 30-mile bike ride beginning and ending at New Belgium Brewing, along the French Broad River Greenway. Join the after-party for craft brews, live music, giveaways, food trucks, and more to benefit Asheville On Bikes. For more information visit here.

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September 2018

i9PA Tandemonium Beer Release Party

September 8, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Salvage Station, 468 Riverside Dr.
Asheville, NC 28801 United States
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Join us for the i9PA Tandemonium Beer Release Party at the Salvage Station from 4- 8 p.m. with music to continue later.

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New Belgium Tips for Connect Buncombe

September 16, 2018
New Belgium Brewing

Starting or ending your Open Streets experience in Downtown Asheville with a visit to New Belgium Brewery where all tips on September 16 will benefit Connect Buncombe and our mission to advance greenways in Buncombe County.

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Open Streets in Asheville

September 16, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Downtown Asheville Asheville, NC 28801 United States + Google Map

Open Streets is a one-day event that imagines and lives out a day of people-powered play in car-free streets. It's a street party and a field day. Ride, walk or drive downtown. Experience the Open Streets of Wall Street, Patton Avenue, Hawyood Street, and College Street adjacent to Pritchard Park, as well as Church street on Sunday, September 16 from 1-5 p.m.

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Pathways – A Candidate Forum

September 27, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:45 pm
Holiday Inn West, 435 Smokey Park Hwy
Asheville, NC 28806 United States
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Connect Buncombe is co-hosting a Candidate Forum on the Buncombe County Trail System on September 27. This is a great opportunity to hear from and talk to candidates about planned greenway expansions. Co-hosts include:  Asheville GreenWorks, Asheville on Bikes, Black Mountain Greenway Commission, Blue Ridge Bicycle Club, Connect Buncombe, Connect Enka, Connect Reems Creek, Friends of Hominy Creek Greenway, Friends of Woodfin Greenway & Blueway, RiverLink, Western NC Chapter of American Pilgrims on the Camino

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November 2018

Annual Meeting

November 28, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Comfort Suites, 890 Brevard Rd
Asheville, NC 28806
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Come enjoy an evening with Connect Buncombe.  Celebrate our year, enjoy our guest speakers, meet fellow members, and learn about the state of Buncombe County Greenway projects.   5:30 – 6:00 p.m.   Social Hour with Light Refreshments and Beer and Wine 6:00 p.m. Annual Meeting   AGENDA Welcome and Introductions Robbie Sweetser, President Connect Buncombe Approval of 2019 Proposed Budget Approval of Proposed Bylaw Amendment Election of Officers for 2019* Election of New Board Members*** Recognition of Sponsors &…

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February 2020

Meet Your local Candidates for Public Office to Discuss Transportation Issues

February 27, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Wedge at Foundation’s Cloud Room, 5 Foundy St,
Asheville, NC 28801 United States
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Pleas join Asheville on Bikes along with Connect Buncombe who are hosting a candidates forum. Come and discuss local transportation issues.

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January 2021

Annual Meeting on January 27, 2021 @ 5:30 PM

January 27 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Please join us! Connect Buncombe’s Annual Meeting is on Wednesday, January 27, at 5:30 p.m.! There’s no need to dress up this year, though. In fact, you don’t even have to put on socks—the event is virtual and will be hosted through Zoom (see link below). Despite the many challenges of 2020, Connect Buncombe continued working hard to broaden awareness and support for local greenways, and we’d love to share our progress with you at our annual meeting. In addition,…

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