Golden Friends Calendar (2018)

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Below is our schedule of events for 2018. Please note that some dates and activities are subject to change. 
Transportation is available for each event. Please contact the church office for more information.

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DATE: Friday, June 8, 2018
TIME: Depart FPC at 5:30pm
WHERE: McCormick Field, Asheville
COST OF EVENT:  $7 (pay church office)
DETAILS: Batter up! We'll be heading to the ballpark to watch our very own Asheville Tourists battle the Lexington Legends. And who doesn't love stadium food - dinner will be on your own at the stadium ~ $1 hot dogs!!  After the game sit back and enjoy the beutiful Fireworks ****  For more information on the Asheville Tourists, click here. 

Registration for this event closes on Sunday, May 27.

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DATE: Saturday, June 23, 2018
TIME: Depart FPC at 10:00am
WHERE: Lookout Falls
EVENT: Church Picnic
DETAILS: We are very excited to parter with the FPC Youth Group to sponsor our Church Picnic. More details on this event will be provided at a later date. Please keep checking back for more information. 

Registration for this event is not open just yet. Please keep checking back.

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DATE: Friday, July 13, 2018
TIME: Depart FPC at 10:00am
WHERE: Mt. Mitchell State Park
DETAILS: We will be traveling the Blue Ridge Parkway to visit Mt. Mitchell, the highest point east of the Mississippi River. To read more about Mt. Mitchell, click here. More details about this event, including restaurant information, will be provided at a later date.

Registration for this event is not open just yet. Please keep checking back.

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DATE: Friday, August 10, 2018
TIME: Depart FPC at 9:00am
WHERE: The N.C. Transportation Museum
COST OF EVENT: Tickets range from $6-$12 per person. (Cost of dinner not included.)
PAYMENT INFO: TBA
DETAILS: All aboard the FPC train to Spencer, NC! This family-friendly place is a 60 acre site located right outside of Salisbury, NC. The four large exhibit buildings represent the remaining structures of the historic Spencer Shops, once Southern Railroad's largest steam locomotive repair facility on the east coast. For more information on the NCTM, click here. More details about this event, including restaurant information, will be provided at a later date.

Registration for this event is not open just yet. Please keep checking back.

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DATE: Friday, September 14, 2018
TIME: Depart FPC at 8:30am
WHERE: The Billy Graham Library
COST OF EVENT: Admission to the library is free. (Cost of lunch is not included.)
DETAILS: Rev. Graham has been preaching the Word of God for over 60 years. In line with Mr. Graham’s wishes, the Library’s core experience is the Gospel and the transforming power it has on a life that says yes to Jesus Christ. We will be traveling to Charlotte, NC to visit this beautiful property. For more information on The Billy Graham Library, click here. While we are there, we will be having lunch at the Graham Brothers Dairy Bar where we will enjoy a selection of delicious meals and snacks, including deli sandwiches, chicken salad made from Mother Graham’s recipe, the Billy Frank hot dog, BBQ, fresh salads, soups, ice cream cones, fresh-baked cookies, and Mother Graham’s poundcake. We hope you will join us for this wonderful event! 

Registration for this event is not open just yet. Please keep checking back.

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DATE: Friday, October 12, 2018
TIME: Depart FPC at 10:00am
WHERE: Zebulon B. Vance Birthplace
COST OF EVENT: Admission is free. (Cost of lunch is not included.)
DETAILS: Located just 10 minutes from our church, we will explore this beautiful pioneer farmstead. Following a tour of the birthplace, we will eat lunch at Twisted Laurel. To see a full menu of Twisted Laurel in Weaverville, click here. 

Registration for this event is not open just yet. Please keep checking back.

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DATE: Saturday, November 10, 2018
TIME: Depart FPC at 8:15am
WHERE: Pisgah Astronomical Research Institute (PARI)
COST OF EVENT: Ticket price is $15 per person. (Cost of lunch not included.)
DETAILS: The PARI site was initially developed by NASA in 1962 as the east coast facility to track satellites and monitor manned space flights. Located in the half-million acre Pisgah Forest about 30 miles southwest of Asheville, North Carolina, the PARI campus is a well-protected site for astronomy and should remain so for generations to come. For more information on PARI, click here. Following our exploration of the institute, we will eat lunch at Falls Landing Eatery. To see their full lunch menu, click here.

Registration for this event is not open just yet. Please keep checking back.

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Please check back for additional events!