Asheville | January 3 - January 5, 2025

The 25th Annual Best of Our State

Join Our State at the 25th annual Best of Our State event at the Omni Grove Park Inn in Asheville, North Carolina.

Please join Our State at the 25th annual Best of Our State event January 3-5, 2025, at the Omni Grove Park Inn in Asheville, North Carolina.

Celebrate North Carolina with Our State as the magazine “comes to life” with music, history, humor, storytelling, art, and food at the Omni Grove Park Inn. The Best of Our State is a lively weekend of learning and luxury designed to rejuvenate the senses to begin the new year.
 

Your Weekend Package Includes:

  • Two nights’ accommodations
  • Two Southern-style breakfast buffets
  • Friday evening ice cream social
  • Saturday night dinner
  • Friday and Saturday night entertainment
  • Admission to ALL seminars Friday, Saturday, and Sunday

 

The Best of Our State is sponsored by:

 

 

Speakers and Entertainment Includes:

Elizabeth Hudson
Editor in chief of Our State magazine

Dr. Elliot Engel
Humorist, historian, and stand-up scholar, and author. The Cold Genius of Robert Frost

Donald Davis
Award-winning, nationally renowned storyteller and author

Wiley Cash
New York Times bestselling author of four novels and founder of This Is Working

Deborah Holt Noel
“North Carolina Weekend” host and contributing producer at PBS-NC

Brent Lubbock
Birds of a Feather – Tending the Flock at Sylvan Heights Bird Park. Director of Operations and Development

Balsam Range
International Bluegrass Music Association Award-winning bluegrass band

Zeb Ross and the J Creek Cloggers
High-energy dance team out of Haywood County, NC

 

Expenses:

Total: $1799 per couple*
Inclusive of tax and gratuities
Single rate: $1191.03

Please call reservations at the Omni Grove Park Inn at 800-438-5800
Group code: 123124 BESTOFOUR

Discounted room rates are available for a night before and two nights after the event.
*Parking not included