Many Givens Highland Farms artisans display their talents at Black Mountain’s numerous local galleries and art studios. A few of our residents are acclaimed musicians and dramatists in their own right and are key contributors to a flourishing local arts community. Musical venues host entertainment ranging from classical to popular to bluegrass. Just a short 15-mile drive away, the Asheville area offers a flourishing cultural scene. Theater lovers can attend national touring and local performances at the Asheville Arts Center, North Carolina Stage Company, and the Asheville Community Theater.