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Drums and Dragons
June 22, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pmFree
Simply put, dragon boat racing is a boat of 20 paddlers, a drummer, and a steerer paddling to cross the finish line faster than their competition. It is a day full of fun and cheer, all benefitting local non-profits and programs supported by WNC Bridge Foundation WNC Bridge Foundation’s Drums and Dragons boat race will be taking place on Saturday, June 22, at Lake Julian Park located in Arden. Drums and Dragons is WNC Bridge Foundation’s premiere fundraising event benefitting local area non-profits. Proceeds from this year’s race will benefit Asheville City Schools Foundation, Irene Wortham Center, MountainCare’s Adult Day and Grief Support programs, the Rathbun House, and WNC Bridge Foundation’s “You’re Special” fund to name a few. Now in its third year, Drums and Dragons has built quite the following of not only racing enthusiasts but spectators. New to Drums and Dragons this year is a beer garden, non-profit row where attendees can learn more about participating non-profits in our region, a pop-up thrift shop, and free hydration stations set up in the park to help keep guests hydrated. Parking is located just outside of the park offering free shuttle service during the event. Team registration is open until slots run out. For more information about the event, to learn about sponsorship and volunteer opportunities, or to donate, visit drumsanddragons.org or call WNC Bridge Foundation at 828-777-2827.