First Citizens Bank presents: Of Valley & Ridge Opening Gala

Photo by Bren Photography


"Morning Walk Clears the Mind" by Mark Henry "Morning Walk Clears the Mind" by Mark Henry


Friday, October 11, 2019 - 5:00pm


1 Vance Gap Road
Asheville, NC 28805

Join us for a scenic journey along the Blue Ridge Parkway shared through the art of 20 Western North Carolina fine artists. The three-day show is presented by First Citzens Bank and hosted by the Saints of Paint, Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation, and Zealandia. It kicks off with a ticketed gala from 5 to 8 p.m., Friday, October 11, at the historic Zealandia estate atop Beaucatcher Mountain. Guests can enjoy wine, beer, food, music, and purchase works on the opening night of the exhibit to benefit to the Blue Ridge Parkway. 

The show is open to the public from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday, October 12, and Sunday, October 13. Proceeds from the gala and art sales will support the Foundation's work to protect, preserve, and enhance the Blue Ridge Parkway.

Art wrapping services will be provided by BlackBird Frame and Art.

Tickets are $100 each. 

Purchase Tickets

Thank you to our presenting sponsor:


Hosted by the Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation, Saints of Paint, and Zealandia Holding Company, Inc.: