Wine, warm cider and handcrafted wares promise to make a delightful holiday market at the Grovewood Gallery, which holds its annual Holiday Sip & Shop every December. Visitors imbibe (there are cookies, too) while browsing special holiday gifts. Local artists like painter Cynthia Wilson and dollmaker Charlie Patricolo show off their skills during two weekends. […]
New recording King Summer, a three song EP in advance of full-length Sensitivity Kit — due out next year — takes the band’s vision to the next level. RBTS WIN will perform those songs, other new material and back catalog favorites at Isis Restaurant & Music Hall on Saturday, Dec. 10.
Originally published in 1843 to mass appeal, Charles Dickens’ story remains a dark page-turning ghost story, best experienced by a crackling fireside. Flat Rock Playhouse manages to bring that firelight to the main stage with this hauntingly beautiful rendition, showing through Saturday, Dec. 17.
While holiday stage shows are often safe, family-friendly affairs, that’s not the case with this one. Leave the children at home, unless they are of drinking age and enjoy daring, edgy, R-rated and highly entertaining humor.
Each week, Xpress highlights notable WNC crowdsourcing initiatives that may inspire readers to become new faces in the crowd. This week features a new book by travel writer Gary Sizer, local volunteers’ efforts to help winterize Standing Rock’s camps, and an initiative to distribute care packages among homeless individuals.
Poet Radio, The Mudbottoms, Masonjar Menagerie and Brother Oliver are donating their musical talents in support of Asheville Humane Society. The benefit concert takes place at The Grey Eagle on Friday, Dec. 9.
December is underway, and there are plenty of holiday events to choose from. Whether you are interested in local holiday art and craft sales, Christmas theater shows or a jingle-bell themed 5K — this weekend has you covered. Check out this list of weekend highlights and visit the Mountain Xpress Community Calendar for a complete list of weekend […]
With live music, local food vendors and trademark “Craffle Giveaways,” it’s part party, part marketplace and part reunion. The winter iteration takes place on Sunday, Dec. 4, at the US Cellular Center.