The new permanent performance pavilion in Grovemont Park, Swannanoa, NC, is almost complete.
The space will be complete in time for the Groovin' 2018 summer concert series.
The pavilion provides a covered stage for community concerts and other events including the 16-year tradition of Groovin’ on Grovemont concert series, Cinema on the Square (outdoor movie night), as well as educational and entertainment programming for the families and children of the Swannanoa Valley.
The pavilion is located in Grovemont Park, adjacent to the Swannanoa Library, 101 West Charleston Ave, Swannanoa, NC, 28778
Funding for the pavilion has come from members of the community, and grants from Buncombe County Parks & Recreation, and the Black Mountain-Swannanoa Valley Endowment Fund, as well as generous support and contributions from the Friends of the Swannanoa Library, Friends and Neighbors of Swannanoa (FANS) and the Swannanoa Community Council itself.
The final budget for the new performance space ended up being approximately $30,000. Additional funding is being requested and encouraged from individuals, families, businesses, and other organizations in the Swannanoa Valley. Tax-deductible donations can be made by credit/debit card through the GrovemontPark.org website, or by mailing checks to: Swannanoa Community Council, P.O. Box 1008, Swannanoa, NC.
The Swannanoa Community Council's mission includes serving the residents of Swannanoa, the Swannanoa Valley, and the larger community. The Swannanoa Community Council owns and manages properties in the Grovemont Community of Swannanoa including the building that houses the Swannanoa Library, Grovemont Park & Playground, and the Historic Grovemont Square green space.