Brevard is a city in Transylvania County. The area’s many waterfalls have earned it the nickname, “The Land of Waterfalls”, Brevard is also known for its white squirrels. There are several theories of how they came to live there, including an overturned carnival truck and an escaped pet breeding with native squirrels. The White Squirrel Festival takes place on the Friday, Saturday, and Sunday preceding Memorial Day. It features the white Squirrel, Pisgah Pete, live music, arts & crafts, and food.
The town is a shopper’s paradise with shops, galleries and restaurants. Nice town, did not see any white squirrels. I like the metal sculptures around town.
O.P. Taylor – “The coolest toy store on the planet” – 16 S. Broad Street
ART Works – is a working studio, gallery, they also offer classes – 27 S. Broad St.
Penny Lane Exchange – costumes and eclectic items – 32 S. Broad St.
Local Color – handcrafted jewelry, wood art, metal art, pottery and repurposed items – 36 SW. Broad St.
Bracken Mountain Bakery – Owned and operated by the Tellman’s since 1995. 42 S. Broad St.
Red Wolf Gallery – Featuring Regional and International Artists and Craftsman – 8 East Main St.
Number 7 Art Gallery – offers a diverse collection of artwork by local Transylvania County Artists. 12 E. Main Street
Market 36 E. Main – Artisan Grab & Go Market. Featuring prepared foods, Locally sourced & Louisiana products, wine, beer and specialty foods
Brevard Brewing – family owned business, they make the beer and specialize in lagers. 63 E. Main St.
Theophilus – women’s clothing and accessories – 66 E. Main St.
Fox Hollow Gifts – gifts, collectibles and unique seasonal items – 15 W. Main St and Main Street Market Shops
Spice It To A Tea – teas, spices, rubs, salts and infused olive oils – 64 W. Main St.
Haen Gallery – in the old Brevard Lumberyard. Metal sculptures on the outside of the gallery (large picture at top) 200 King Street
The Transylvania Heritage Museum is in a house was built by Thomas D. England in 1890. Exhibits featuring the people and artifacts of the county.
Mud Dabbers – in and old General Store, circa 1922, the gallery store has pottery from 25 local potters. The working studio is located next door. 3623 Greenville Hwy – 4 ½ miles South of Brevard
Mountain Forest Pottery – pottery and fine crafts – 2395 Greenville Hwy.
Duck Pond Pottery – a working ceramic studio and gallery. 1840 Greenville Hwy