MARCH 24, 11AM-5PM: THE 4TH ANNUAL GET IN GEAR FEST, FEATURING ONE PERCENT FOR THE PLANET.
The Outdoor Gear Builders of WNC invites the public to kick-start the outdoor season with new gear, family-friendly activities such as a climbing wall and bike demos, tasty food, and cold beverages. Plus, 1% for the Planet will be there with an interactive display on how to back to the planet.
The Get in Gear Fest is free and open to the public, 12noon to 5pm on Saturday, March 24, at the Salvage Station on the river in Asheville.
Among the North Carolina companies you'll find at GIG Fest is Recover Brands, maker of apparel from 100% recycled materials, with a display about their sustainability initiatives, like making t-shirts out of recycled plastic bottles..
Other featured brands demonstrating their products: