Events & Classes

3/24 Spring Open House & Farm Tour

Coming up on March 24th is our Spring Open House! Join us at 2pm for a free farm tour. See the beauty of spring on the farm, and learn about how a real working farm operates. All ages and levels of education are welcome. We encourage you to come out if you have any questions about agriculture!

  • Admission: FREE
  • Date: Mar 24th
  • Time: 11am – 4pm

4/20 Spring Stargazing Party

Join us for the last stargazing event of winter as we get ready to welcome the stars of spring. During this time of equal night and equal day we’ll discuss some of the seasonal changes happening at this time in the sky as well as the myths of some of the spring constellations and anything else astronomical! All ages (dogs too) are welcome and no background in astronomy or science is required.

  • Admission: $6
  • Date: Apr 20th
  • Time: 8:30-10pm


Join us for a magical fairy party! Boys and girls of all ages are welcome, with special fairy activities such as crafting fairy crowns and more. Tickets will go on sale soon!
  • Admission: TBA
  • Date: April 21
  • Time: 11am – 4pm


It’s time once more for a magical Renaissance Faire at the Farm. Tickets will go on sale soon! Keep an eye out for more information coming up soon.
  • Admission: TBA
  • Date: May 19
  • Time: 11am – 4pm

6/15: JESSE BARRY & THE JAM: Blues, Funk & Soul

Join us for the first Barn Dance of the year with Jesse Barry & The Jam!
  • Admission: $7
  • Date: June 15th
  • Time: 6pm-9pm

6/22: SAYLOR BROTHERS: Square Dance

Fairview’s own Will and Ben Saylor team with a cast of top notch players from the Asheville bluegrass scene to bring an evening of foot stompin hoedown fun to Hickory Nut Gap Barn Dance.
  • Admission: $7
  • Date: June 22
  • Time: 6pm – 9pm

6/29: THE SCATTERLINGS: Acoustic Americana

The Scatterlings, a four-piece acoustic/Americana band based in Asheville, North Carolina, play original music. The musicians share a fondness for songs about heartbreak &  whiskey–though they promise they are actually all very peaceful people..
  • Admission: $7
  • Date: June 29
  • Time: 6pm – 9pm

7/6 – Boys of Buncombe – Contra Dance

This week’s barn dance will feature the Boys of Buncombe! Drawing from traditional fiddle tunes and combining modern rock, jazz, and other musical elements, the trio provides a full and dynamic sound for dancing.
  • Admission: $7
  • Date: July 7
  • Time: 6pm – 9pm

7/13 – The Roaring Lions – Swing

A quarter that will take you from hot jazz swing dancing while strolling on the streets of New Orleans, to a fiery bayou boogaloo then old time waltzing and back again!  The Roaring Lions outfitted with piano, guitar, trumpet, and Sousaphone/trombone have been pleasing listeners and dancers alike sense it’s foundation in 2012.
  • Admission: $7
  • Date: July 13
  • Time: 6pm – 9pm

9/1: Drovers Road & Hickory Nut Gap 8K/15K

Beautiful Hickory Nut Gap in Fairview, North Carolina will be the site of the inaugural Drovers Road/Hickory Nut Gap 8K/15K on Saturday, September 1.  Both races will offer a combination of trail and dirt roads within in the Drovers Road community and on adjacent roads.  Following the races, participants will enjoy food and drink from Hickory Nut Gap Farm and other local vendors.
  • Early Registration starts March 3rd
  • Race Date: September 1st
  • Time: 9am