Appalachian Region - Picnic @ Reynolds Mountain pavilion in north Asheville on Saturday, September 5 at 5:00 p.m.

This is the third year for this event with the first two years being a huge success. It’s a pot luck event with everyone contributing an appetizer, side dish or dessert. The region will provide the main dish, Broasted Chicken from Little Pigs BBQ in Asheville. Participation will be limited to 48 due to pavilion size limitations. Cost is $10 per person to cover table, chair and Porta-Potty rental.

First of all, we need people to bring a side dish, be it a salad or slaw or potato salad or baked beans or dessert. Second, BYOB, whether it is water, soda or beer or whatever you might like to drink. We will provide tables, chairs, tablecloths and main dish.  We’ll picnic at approximately 6:00 p.m. and socialize until whenever.

Please sign up now! Send an email to with names and pot-luck item you are bringing for the group to share! Get this on your calendar today!

Suggested pot-luck items as follows:

  • (3-4) Appetizer
  • (7-9) Side, e.g. baked beans, salad, cold slaw, pasta salad, etc.
  • (2-3) Bread, e.g. baked bread, dinner rolls, etc.
  • (5-6) Dessert, e.g. brownies, pie, cake, cookies, etc.
  • (2-3) Plates, napkins, utensils, bag ice (cooler)

Please bring serving utensils as needed for your dish!


Destination: Corner of Senator Reynolds Road and Summit Tower Circle

The corner of Merrimon Ave and Senator Reynolds Rd is between I-26 exit 23 and Beaver Lake in North Asheville, i.e., just north of Beaver Lake and just South of I-26 exit 23.

  1. From Merrimon Ave., turn on Senator Reynolds Rd. (turn right if going north, turn left if going south).
  2. Go straight through the village, up mountain and through Reynolds Mountain entrance gate.
  3. Just past open gate, at four-way stop (Points West Drive/Old Stone Gate Place and Senator Reynolds Road) go straight.
  4. Turn left on Summit Tower (2nd left).
  5. On the immediate right is the Reynolds Mountain pavilion.
  6. Parking for about 18-20 cars in the pavilion lot, otherwise on the street.