Downtown after 5, 3rd Friday of every month, May through September, Asheville, NC Mountains! Come on down to North Lexington Ave at I-240, in Asheville, for the last Downtown After 5 celebration in 2013 and its 25th season finale!!  Friday, September 20th, free to attend; call the Asheville Downtown Association for details, 828-251-9973, visit their website or send them an email,  Presenting sponsors for the September Downtown After 5 are Harmony Motors and Volkswagon of Asheville.

As usual, there will be great music, great street food and great local beer.  Bring your ID; you’ll need a $2.00 wristband to purchase beer (proceeds from the wristband sales going to Our Voice, a non-profit organization committed to a community free of sexual violence, and serving all individuals in Buncombe affected by sexual abuse and assault).

Truth and Salvage Co.- somewhere between country and rock, and The Blue Rags mix of jazz, bluegrass, ragtime and honky tonk, will be the featured music on stage for the evening.

If you are vacationing in the area for the weekend and need lodging, Call Vacation In Asheville, 828 994-2627, 9am – 7pm daily, or email,  Oakland Cottage Bed and Breakfast is located about 2.5 miles from the event location.  Or, if your traveling with family and friends try one of the four vacation rentals they manage.