The brewery is rolling out a four-pack of outdoor spaces for visitors to the Mills River Taproom: the Back Porch, Beer Garden, Estate Garden and perhaps most impressively, a 600-person amphitheater.
WNCW has partnered with MerleFest to present a weekly segement called ‘MerleFest Radio Hour.’ The program will offer festival news and behind-the-scenes peeks along with live performances, album tracks and interviews with artists who have played at the annual Wilkesboro festival. “The purpose of the MerleFest Radio Hour,” WNCW’s website reads, “is to promote the […]
Indie twin sisters Good Graeff open the pop duo’s show at the Mothlight on Tuesday, July 7, at 9:30 p.m.
On Thursday, June 18, local attorney Sheila M Lambert was inducted into the North Carolina Bar Association General Practice Hall of Fame, making her the first WNC woman to achieve that title, according to her news release. The distinction recognizes “a lifetime of exemplary service and high ethical and professional standards as a general practitioner […]
“Yoga with cats was an idea we had because we love Brother Wolf and would like to help kitties find homes,” says studio co-owner Rosie Volcano, “and because we just love cats and yoga.”
On Tuesday, June 30, five percent of sales from the Tunnel Road Whole Foods will benefit RiverLink as the local nonprofit pursues its mission of “spearheading the economic and environmental revitalization of the French Broad River and its tributaries as a destination for everyone to work, live and play.” To participate in the event, stop […]
On Thursday, August 13, Chestnut and Addison Farms Vineyard will present a five-course “local wine dining experience” in anticipation of the Asheville Wine and Food Festival. The dinner features a menu by Chestnut owner and chef Joe Scully and chef Joe Mitchell plus five wines from Addison Farms. Here is the full release, including a […]
Lesley Riddle, an African American musician born in Burnsville in 1905, will be recognized with a N.C. Highway Historical Marker that will be dedicated at RiddleFest July 3, 8:30 p.m., at the Mountain Heritage Center in Burnsville. Subsequently, the marker will be placed on U.S. Highway 19 near Main Street in Burnsville. Riddle was an […]
The City of Asheville has announced plans to offer partial bus service this Saturday, the Fourth of July. Visit rideheart.com for full ART bus schedules. Here is the release from the City of Asheville: ART bus service routes and facilities will operate on a partial holiday schedule in Asheville on July 4. The Independence Day […]
Local bands open and close each segment of this body-inspired entertainment extravaganza, which will be hosted at the Orange Peel on Sunday, July 5, at 7:30 p.m.
New Belgium Brewing Co. posted the following building update to its website on Thursday, June 25: We are on track with construction and are about 75% complete with the brewery building! We are still working on the Liquid Center (tasting room) and exterior spaces and still on track to be brewing by the end of […]
The painter’s decidedly hopeful “Messengers” collection will be featured in the F.W. Front Gallery at Woolworth Walk for the duration of July with a meet and greet opening reception on Friday, July 3, from 5-7 p.m.
Each week, Xpress highlights notable WNC crowdsourcing initiatives that may inspire readers to become new faces in the crowd. This week features a life-sized equestrian art installation by Nora Hartlaub, Gypsy Queen Cuisine’s new brick-and-mortar home, an action-packed board game and a comic series created by three locals.
This week, chef Dissen is traveling to Bristol Bay, Alaska, and he’s agreed to take Xpress’ entire readership along for the ride by sharing updates and photographs of “one of the most sustainable fisheries on the planet.”
Tickets are on sale now for the ninth annual Laugh Your Asheville Off Comedy Festival, which “spotlights more than 50 of the nation’s funniest and freshest comics in the industry today,” according to organizers. The non-competitive festival, which Paste Magazine calls a must-see comedy event, spans four days and multiple venues, taking place Aug. 12-15. […]
Warner finalized the sale of his Lexington Ave. bar to husband and wife team Khio and Mindy Dinh of Morganton after a serious heath scare cemented his decision to exit the industry. Although he’s divesting his involvement, Warner’s legacy in the local club scene remains significant.
Downtown Asheville’s Aloft hotel recently launched a rooftop live music series called Live@Aloft to benefit local nonprofits. The next performance — the second of six planned concerts — is on Sunday, June 28, from 4-8 p.m., and features sharp-dressed retro jazz outfit Hank West and the Smokin’ Hots of Asheville, who recently released their album […]
Sandwich chain Schlotzsky’s is opening a new location at 377 Long Shoals Road in Arden. The official grand opening, including ample giveaways, is Thursday, July 2, but anticipatory celebrations are also planned for Thursday, June 25, at 10 a.m.. Most notably, the eatery is giving out 100 “free Schlotzsky’s for a year” passes to the […]
Matthew Quick, author of Silver Linings Playbook, reads and signs his latest novel Love May Fail at Malaprop’s Bookstore/Cafe on Monday, June 29, at 7 p.m.
Tyler Nail Trio opens for Underhill Rose’s CD release show at the Grey Eagle on Saturday, June 27, at 9 p.m.
New Orleans-inspired local singer and guitarist Nikki Calloway will play a set at MetroWines on Friday, July 24, from 5:30 to 7 p.m., to accompany a beer and wine tasting. The event is free. Free parking is available at the shop at 169 Charlotte Street. Visit metrowinesasheville.com for more information. Here is a video of […]