Wednesday, June 3, 2015

3rd annual Franny's FARM FEST - June 6

Popular music festival returns to celebrate local talent, food, beer, recreation and independent businesses. Dig Local (formerly known as Local Flavor AVL) and New Mountain AVL are sponsoring the event to benefit Food Connection & WildSouth.

Franny’s FARMFEST is a family friendly music festival featuring top regional bands, local food and drink, an array of outdoor recreational outfitters and other local vendors. In the spirit of supporting sustainable farming, local businesses, and conservation, Franny’s FARM FEST will donate a percentage of proceeds to Food Connection, a group helping stop food waste and ease hunger in our community and WildSouth, who helps protect our natural resources.

Music includes…  firekid, Red Honey, Buchanan Boys, Bread & Butter Band, Leigh Glass, Lo Trio and Bill Evans. This year brings a focus to local outdoor recreation and participants who are members of Dig Local including ENO (Eagle Nest Outfitters), Zen Tubing, Second Gear, Hunter Banks, Asheville Outdoor Center, West Village Market , Franny’s Farm, French Broad Brewing and Highland Brewing.

Camping is available and encouraged. Sunday morning the festival will have a fun ending with an open mic and breakfast served up by local favorite food truck, Farm to Fender. This is a family and youth friendly festival and all are invited to attend and camp!

WHEN:   Saturday, June 6 doors open at 10:00am and ending Sunday at noon~ Music and Festivities All Day Saturday! Camping Available! 

WHERE: FRANNY’S FARM, 38 Came Sharp Rd, Leicester NC 28748. Located 20 minutes from downtown Asheville.  Leicester Hwy 10 miles, left on South Turkey Creek one mile, turn right onto event location. Look for the signs along the way.

WHAT: DAY PASS $20 ~ CAMPING $10 ~ Children 12 and under FREE  ~ $25 Day Of 

Ticket Purchase -  Purchase Tickets at the following link

Sponsorship opportunities are still available. For more information on sponsorships contact Frances Tacy at or 828-216-2836. 

Vendor opportunities are still available. For official up to the minute festival information visit us on Facebook and the website

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