Fine Arts Theatre to screen conservation documentary, June 23

Press release from Conservation Trust for North Carolina: On Thursday, June 23, 2016 the Conservation Trust for North Carolina (CTNC) will host a special screening of America’s First Forest: Carl Schenck and the Asheville Experiment, the first full-length, in-depth documentary film ever made about legendary forester and educator Carl Schenck. This new film explores Carl Schenck’s work […]

Artist Sara Juli to perform at Free Range Asheville, June 25

Press release from Free Range Asheville: As we head into summer Free Range Asheville brings its Inaugural Season to a close with a grand finale featuring the Asheville debut of dance/theater artist Sara Juli in her hilarious and poignant show Tense Vagina: An Actual Diagnosis. Sara is a powerhouse performer and we are thrilled to […]

GRAND CHAMPIONS: The title of 2016 Grand Champion of the Blue Ridge BBQ Festival went to Brickhead BBQ, led by pitmaster Joe Loth of Linn Creek, Mo.

In photos: 2016 Blue Ridge BBQ & Music Festival

The Blue Ridge BBQ & Music Festival celebrated its 23rd year June 10-11 in Tryon with visitors from North Carolina and beyond coming together to enjoy cold brews, ‘cue and live music. More than 60 barbecue teams from Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Missouri, New Jersey, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee were on hand to compete in categories […]

Two Sisters Farmstead School to hold Family Discovery Days outdoor learning programs

Press release from Two Sisters Farmstead School: Two Sisters Farmstead School is offering free monthly Family Discovery Days for children and adults to play and learn outdoors. One Saturday of every month will be devoted to programming for the entire family, designed to promote community and teach natural science concepts. The first Family Discovery Day […]

Art festival to benefit CARING for Children, June 12

Press release from CARING for Children: On Sunday, June 12, 2016, Willow’s Dream boutique and hair salon, is hosting “An Artist Spectacular” art festival with proceeds benefitting CARING for Children. The family-friendly event is free and open to the public from 12PM to 6PM. An Artist Spectacular is an outdoor event featuring local artists, live […]

Roger Howell film screening and concert to be held at the Altamont Theatre, June 25

Press release from Altamont Theatre: A Mighty Fine Memory: Stories and Tunes from the Fiddler of Banjo Branch Saturday, June 25, 7 p.m. Tickets: $15 advance – $20 door – $30 VIP The Altamont Theatre 18 Church St., Asheville, NC 28801 Please join the Liston B. Ramsey Center for Regional Studies at the Altamont Theatre […]

Publix Super Markets announces future Hendersonville location

Press release from Publix Super Markets: Publix Super Markets is pleased to announce a new store location in Hendersonville, NC The new location will be 49,000 sq. ft. and will be opening in late 2017 The new Publix will be located at: SWC Greenville HWY and White Street Hendersonville, NC For more information, please contact Kim Reynolds, […]

Jackson County NAACP to hold Moral Monday Gathering in Sylva, June 13

Press release from Jackson County NAACP: Far-Western Mountain Moral Monday Gathering to Take Place in Sylva, on June 13 Reverend Dr. William Barber II to Speak A coalition of organizations led by the Jackson County Branch of the NAACP is coordinating a Moral Monday to be held at Bridge Park in downtown Sylva (28717) on […]

BOUCHON EAST: With his recent purchase of the former Fellowship Free Will Baptist Church on New Haw Creek Road, restaurateur Michel Baudouin plans to  open a version of his popular downtown eatery, Bouchon, that will cater to East Asheville locals. The steeple has been removed from the church as part of renovations for the soon-to-come restaurant.

Bouchon part deux: Bistro announces East Asheville location

Michel Baudouin, owner of downtown Asheville restaurant Bouchon, plans to open a second Bouchon location in East Asheville’s Haw Creek community. The announcement comes just months after Baudouin’s Cajun/Creole restaurant concept, Lafayette, closed after less than a year in business. The new eatery will be at 184 New Haw Creek Road in the former Fellowship Free Will Baptist Church. […]

Hendersonville Police Department hosts kids safety event and fundraiser, June 18

Press release from Hendersonville Police Department: Hendersonville Police K9 Unit Kid Safe Event and K9 Fundraiser Kids are encouraged to bring their bicycle and helmet! Events include: Bike safety course, K9 demos, finger printing, a bounce house, dunking booth, corn hole, a prize raffle and more Saturday, June 18, 10 a.m.-4 p.m Hendersonville High School […]

Two sopranos and a piano: Songs of Innocence & Wisdom to perform, June 24-25

Press Release from Opera Creations Asheville: Songs of Innocence & Wisdom A journey of childhood adventures, adult relationships and spiritual mystery, with music by Leonard Bernstein, Aaron Copland, Jake Heggie, Richard Rodgers and W. A. Mozart. Friday, June 24, 7:30 p.m. Cathedral of All Souls-Biltmore Village 9 Swan St, Asheville, NC 28803 Tickets $20 Saturday, […]

Jazz artist Russ Wilson to perform at Isis Restaurant & Music Hall, June 12

Press release from Isis Restaurant & Music Hall: Russ Wilson continues his HISTORY OF JAZZ series in the month of June with THE SWING ERA – VOLUME TWO featuring the vintage big band swing sounds of The Gamble-Wilson Swing Orchestra featuring vocalist Katie Cilluffo. Michael Gamble and Russ Wilson have worked for many years in […]

Short stories performance to benefit Haywood Street’s Downtown Welcome Table July 22-31

Press release from NC Stage Company: A Benefit for Haywood Street’s Downtown Welcome Table Jul. 22nd – Jul. 31st, 2016 Fri – Sat at 7:30PM, Sun at 2:00PM A series of short stories adapted from Ron Rash’s prize-winning stories featuring Barbara Bates Smith (4000 Miles and Ivy Rowe) and musical accompaniment by Jeff Sebens. This […]

Jubilee! Community offers childrens storytelling and drama classes

Press release from NC Stage Company: There is STILL time to register for summer camp! FUNdamentals of Theatre Discover the building blocks of drama through games, group work, and basic theatre techniques! You’ll learn how to use the body and voice to create a character and transport yourself into the world of the play! The […]