Diamond Brand announces spring activities

Spring is around the corner, but March evenings in Western North Carolina still may be a bit nippy for enjoying all your outdoor fun, so Diamond Brand has compiled a list of program and events that will be sure to get your prepared for the approaching peak of outdoor adventure season.

Tuesday, March 13th at 6 p.m. – Long Distance Hiking Presentation by Bill “Skywalker” Walker
Visit the Diamomd Brand Outdoors Arden store to hear hiker and author Bill Walker share his exploits as a long distance hiker on the Appalachian Trail, the PacificCrest Trail, and the El Camino. At 7 feet tall, Bill “Skywalker” Walker may be the tallest thru hiker to ever complete all three of these famous trails.

Friday, March 16th and Saturday, March 17that 7 p.m. – BANFF Mountain Film Festival
Experience the adventure of climbing, mountain expeditions, remote cultures, and the world’s last great wild places – all brought to life on the big screen – when the Banff Mountain Film Festival returns to Brevard College’s Porter Center for Performing Arts. Diamond Brand is a proud sponsor and will have an information table at the event, so be sure to stop by and chat with our outdoor adventure experts! Tickets are available now at:

Thursday, March 22nd at 6 p.m. – 2012 Spring Diva Night
Get ready for Diamond Brand’s spring ladies night benefiting Girls on the Run! In this newest edition of our popular day for gals who love the outdoors, we have lots of great additions to Diva Night including delicious appetizers from four of Asheville’s top restaurants – the Corner Kitchen, Pack’s Tavern, Neo Cantina and Spruce Street Catering. We’ll also be treated to desserts from local favorite, Blue Door Bakery! In addition to delighting our tasebuds, Diva Nighta attendees will be treated to a free photo booth provided by WNC Photo Booth, live music by the fun duo Stereo Fidelics, and of course our one-of-a-kind Spring Fashion Show. The event will also feature $10 off coupons for Frugal Backpacker, a 20% off discount store-wide (with the exception of boats which will be select discounts), plus freebies and raffle prizes. Mountain Hardwear has donated 50 ladies’ hats we’ll be giving away, as well as 12 great Overland bags, socks from SmartWool, and more! For all this, the cost of the event is only $5 and 100% of proceeds will be donated to Girls on the Run. For more information, please contact Sarah at smerrell@diamondbrand.com.

About Diamond Brand
Diamond Brand Outdoors is a complete outdoor outfitter with two retail locations inWestern North Carolina. Diamond Brand specializes in helping customers find solutions to all their outdoor needs,offering the finest in selection, service and local knowledge. Diamond Brand has been a staple among outdoor enthusiasts in the Western North Carolina for over 45 years, firmly dedicated to preserving nature, fostering an enjoyment of the outdoors, and betteringArden, Asheville and their surrounding communities. For more information on Diamond Brand Outdoors’ community involvement and upcoming store events visit www.diamondbrand.com.


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