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August 2019

Riverkeeper Beer Series with HiWire

August 31 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
French Broad Outfitters, 230 Hominy Creek Road
Asheville, NC 28806
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$5 – $10

Join Asheville GreenWorks, MountainTrue, 98.1 The River and HiWire Brewing at French Broad Outfitters for the next great installment of the Riverkeeper Beer Series! Come ready to float, cleanup our river, and taste the release of the Hi Wire Riverkeeper Beer at the after party. The party will be at French Broad Outfitters afterwards to celebrate a successful day cleaning up the river.

We will contact you with more details, but the section of river is flatwater and suitable for all paddlers.

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September 2019

Fourth Annual Sarah Sweep

September 7 @ 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Double Shoals Mill, 199 Old Mill Rd.
Shelby, NC 28150 United States
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Join us for our fourth annual Sarah Sweep river clean up. After the clean-up we will head back to the Cotton Mill for an evening of fabulous local music, the best grilled veggies and meats, and friendship fun for all. There is a suggested $10 donation for the food and music to help raise funds for the Broad Riverkeeper program and the Double Shoals Mill.

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Riverkeeper Beer Series with Catawba

September 7 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Catawba Brewing Company, 63 Brook Street
Asheville, NC 28801
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$5 – $10

Join Asheville GreenWorks, MountainTrue, and 98.1 The River at French Broad Outfitters for the next great installment of the Riverkeeper Beer Series! Come ready to float, cleanup our river, and taste the release of the Riverkeeper Beer at the after party. We will return to Catawba Brewinig afterwards to celebrate a successful day cleaning up the river.

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Richmond Hill Invasive Species Workday

September 14 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Richmond Hill Park, 300 Richmond Hill Dr
Asheville, NC 28806 United States
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Join us and help restore native plant communities by controlling non-native invasive plants at Richmond Hill Park. This is the City of Asheville’s only forested park and is home to many special native plant and animal species! Volunteers help to stop the spread of harmful non-native invasive species and return native species to the unique park.

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Rhythm & Brews: Rad Trads and Honey Island Swamp Band

September 19 @ 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Downtown Hendersonville, 201 South Main Street
Hendersonville, NC 28792 United States
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The Rhythm & Brews concerts series brings together live music, great food, and local beer, wine and cider! These FREE concerts close part of South Main Street to make room for all of this fun, as well as a children's area with games and activities. We will wrap up the series on September 19th with Opener: Rad Trads at 5:30pm and Headliner: Honey Island Swamp Band at 7:30pm. The concert will be on Main Street between Allen & Caswell Streets in Hendersonville. We hope to see you there!

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Big Sweep at Westfeldt Park

September 21 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Westfeldt Park, 83 Fanning Bridge Rd.
Fletcher, NC 28732 United States
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Join MountainTrue for the annual Big Sweep clean up - the biggest river clean up of the year! We'll be cleaning up the section of the French Broad from Lazy Otter Outfitters to Westfeldt Park. We will meet at 10:00am at Westfeldt park and then run a self-shuttle to Lazy Otter Outfitters to put in. Plan to bring your own boat, all your own paddling gear, water, sunscreen and food for the day. We will provide trash bags and gloves. Asheville Greenworks will be running clean ups on the sections of the French Broad near Asheville, so we'll join them afterward at the Zen Tubing location on Riverside Drive for awards, refreshments, and to celebrate our accomplishments.

WNC Big Sweep is a partnership of MountainTrue and our French Broad, Green, Broad, and Watauga Riverkeepers, Asheville Greenworks, Mills River Partnership, and RiverLink working together to clean as much litter and debris from WNC waterways in a unified effort.

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Big Sweep on the Green River

September 21 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fishtop Access, Green River Cove
Saluda, North Carolina 28773
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Free

Join MountainTrue's Green Riverkeeper for the annual Big Sweep clean up on the Green River! Paddle with us on the lower Green or support the effort by picking up litter along Green River Cove Road and trails of the Green River Game Lands to help us beautify this special place. Bring your own boat or reserve one of a limited number inflatable kayaks available (first come first serve by reservation).

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Big Sweep on Lake Adger

September 21 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Lake Adger Marina, 4585 State Rd 1138
Mill Spring, NC 28756
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Free

Join in to support MountainTrue’s Green Riverkeeper for the annual Big Sweep clean up on Lake Adger! Cruise for litter on your boat, paddle out from the marina, or support the effort by picking up litter at the marina and along the shoreline. Please bring your own water and food for the day while we are out on the clean up, and be prepared for the elements. We'll gather afterward at a local watering hole for awards and refreshments. Contact our Lake Adger Big Sweep coordinator, Jamie Davidson, at jej1972@windstream.net with any questions.

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