Something sweet is in the air. The seventh annual sweet potato cooking contest and fundraiser is happening Saturday, Oct. 1. This event will also double as the fall open house for the new Homegrown Families Health and Education Center at 201 Charlotte St. The center houses a variety of integrative family health services, including licensed […]
Jay Harris got his first taste of international living one horizon-broadening summer in Australia while staying on a piggery as a high school exchange student. Since then, he has worked 30 years overseas as an international education specialist for universities, advisory councils and community outreach programs, making 60 trips to Jordan alone. During the course […]
Yarn headlines the eighth annual Barnaroo, which takes place at Franny’s Farm from Friday, Sept. 30 to Sunday, Oct. 2.
Pop-up events allow restaurants and other venues to make creative and profitable use of their spaces during off hours. But Asheville business owners also use the concept to help budding entrepreneurs gain a foothold and hone their skills.
Thirsty Monk teams up with Sierra Nevada and Highland to benefit Friends of Connect Buncombe, Catawba releases a Thomas Wolfe-inspired kolsch and Wicked Weed hosts its annual Oktoberfest
This week’s Tuesday History comes courtesy of Dr. David E. Whisnant. On his blog, Asheville Junction, the historian and Asheville native revisits West Asheville prior to the Civil War. He tells the little known story of Revolutionary War veteran Robert Henry, who in 1827 discovered a sulphur spring within the present-day boundary of Malvern Hills. By […]
Downtown’s Iron Hen Café holds its grand opening, The Vegan Experience opens at The Block off Biltmore, Local Provisions hosts a French wine dinner and Folkmoot focuses on Middle Eastern cuisine.
Owner Joel Hartzler confirms that he has sold the downtown restaurant and cocktail lounge.
Though the subject matter comes from tricky emotions and real talk, Ridenhour’s songs are far from downers. Instead, his writing is pop-savvy and smart; his performances are dynamic, with hooky melodies, frenzied riffs and kinetic, danceable energy.
Bascom Lamar Lunsford Festival celebrates its 49th year of championing and preserving Southern Appalachian traditions at Mars Hill University on Saturday, Oct. 1.
Fermented foods have a variety of health benefits, including improved digestion and a stronger immune system . At a recent fermentation workshop at the Organic Growers Conference, Sandor Katz taught particpants how to make sauerkraut, his signature food for which he was nicknamed “Sandorkraut.”
The theater company opens its 15th season with a collaboration with Immediate Theatre Project. The play runs through Sunday, Oct. 9.
Blues legend Dr. Mac Arnold, who has performed with James Brown, Muddy Waters and John Lee Hooker, headlined a fundraising concert for mental health care at Thrive’s fifth annual fundraiser on the tenth anniversary of the organization.
“We need programs like JAM in our community.”
Coheed and Cambria take the stage with old-school emo favorite Saves the Day and instrumental metal band Polyphia at The Orange Peel on Sunday, Oct. 2.
New Mountain hosts the eighth annual, family friendly event for bike and car enthusiasts on Saturday, Oct. 1.