As the weather heats up, soon there will be more options to cool down.
Unseasonably warm temperatures and 100 plungers graced the fourth annual Lake Lure Polar Plunge today, Jan. 1.
It’s looking like another brutally hot weekend, with temperatures expected to hit 90 degrees in Asheville Saturday and Sunday. Looking for an easy escape? Here’s a look at some of the spots within an easy drive of town to cool down in mountain rivers, lakes and high-elevation forests.
Meals On Wheels will hold its third annual Polar Bear Plunge fundraiser at the Asheville Racquet Club on Saturday, Jan. 22 from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Despite forecasted temperatures in the low thirties, more than 20 volunteers will brave the icy waters of the club’s outdoor pool to help raise money to feed Buncombe County’s homebound seniors.