Enthusiasts of locally made cheese should mark their calendars: the WNC Cheese Trail is planning to host the inaugural Carolina Mountain Cheese Fest on Sunday, April 26, 2015, at Highland Brewing Co. noon – 4 p.m. The family-friendly festival will offer opportunities to taste and buy local, artisan cheeses, as well as hands-on activities for kids and adults, panel discussions, workshops, vendors and more. Tickets will go on sale in August.
Throughout the upcoming year the WNC Cheese Trail will be organizing fundraising activities, including progressive dinners at Trail member farms and businesses as well as sponsorship drives to encourage WNC businesses to take part in the festival.
The festival will be held noon-4 p.m. Sunday, April 26, 2015, at Highland Brewing Co., 12 Old Charlotte Highway. wnccheesetrail.org