growing young cafe 

611 tunnel road

 WE ARE OPEN ON ALL TEACHER WORKDAYS (1/16, 1/19, 1/20). We will post by 8:00 a.m. if we are closed due to snow.

Call 299-4420 if you need childcare.

611 Tunnel Rd
Asheville, NC 28805

ph: 828-299-4420

  • Cocktails and Crafts!
    Friday, January 23rd and 30th from 4-6.
    Enjoy a non-alcoholic drink or bring your own wine or beer to sip while you hang out with other mamas and work on those crafts you've been meaning to get to!  Bring your own craft supplies and enjoy some peace while your kids are enjoying some play-time!  Regular play-time fees apply.  Play area will be supervised.

  • Re-gifting SWAP! Saturday, 1/24, 10-Noon.  (Adult admission is free.  Play area is regular price and is supervised.)

    Trade in that reindeer sweater for something you can really use AND find the perfect gift for someone without worrying about adding to the trash heap.  The guilt of re-gifting will be overpowered by the joy and nobility of recycling.  We promise.

  • Kid-friendly Concert: NOW YOU SEE THEM.  Sunday, 1/25, 2-3:30.
    Fun, acoustic, indie-folk starring one of our lovely staff members!  Check them out at
    $5/adult ticket. Kids are free with a parent! No charge for play area that day.

  • (bonus!)Essential Oils Medicine Cabinet: Tuesday, January 27th from 10-12

    A free workshop to introduce you to the benefits of essential oils and how to use them to enhance your daily life.  Email to RSVP.  Childcare is available for $3/child or $5/family during the workshop.
  • Rising Sprouts Yoga & Gymnastics
    Rising Sprouts classes are designed to combine healthy movement, body awareness, and a whole lot of fun, all while maintaining a fun and positive environment!  Catie Fagan has been teaching yoga and gymnastics to kids for many years and her vibrant and animated personality ensures your child will have a blast!  After lots of laughing, stretching, tumbling, and playing, kids leave class feeling fantastics inside and out.  Classes include games, activities, and dancing, in addition to the age appropriate curriculums.
    First class is free! $8/class after that.
    There will NOT be class on Monday, Jan. 18th.  All other January classes are as follows:


    3:00 for 2-10 years


    3:30 for 2 to 4 years

    4:00 for 5 to 10 years

    Sign up at the cafe or visit for more information.

  • Positive Discipline Introductory Workshop: 1/29, 10:30-Noon
    Learn about healthy ways to communicate with your child or teenager.  Check out the flyer here! Cost $10.  RSVP to reserve your spot and if you need a copy of the book ($10).  Call Stacie at 676-0140 or email

  • Embrace the Power of Positive Touch:

    Carlie Kowalk, Licensed Massage & Bodywork
    Therapist, Certified Educator of Infant
    Massage provides useful information, answers
    questions, & introduces families to simple
    techniques for everyday use. For more info,
    please go to

    Friday, January 16th and 30th

    from 10:30-11:30.

Lego-maniacs Club: (3 and up, under 5 needs parental supervision)

Meet new friends who are as into Legos as you are!  We have Star Wars, pirates, and literally thousands of the classic building blocks to enjoy. (Lego Maniacs Club meets in the main cafe area to keep small pieces out of the play area.)  Dates: Tuesday, December 30th from 3:00-5:00. Saturday, 1/3, 1/17, 1/31 from 10-12; Tuesday 1/6, 1/20 from 10-Noon.












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611 Tunnel Rd
Asheville, NC 28805

ph: 828-299-4420