Diana Wortham Theatre raffle to benefit local children

From a press release: Diana Wortham Theatre holds annual raffle to benefit local children through its Youth Education Scholarships (YES) April 7 & 8 Diana Wortham Theatre is delighted to announce its annual raffle benefiting the Youth Education Scholarship (Y.E.S.) Fund, which enables local disadvantaged students to attend performing arts events at Diana Wortham Theatre, […]

Baudouin announces opening of new restaurant in Asheville French Quarter

From a press release: Baudouin announces opening of new restaurant in Asheville French Quarter Lafayette, a Cajun & Creole-inspired eatery set to open in early May (ASHEVILLE, NC, April 1, 2015) Michel Baudouin, Chef/Owner of Bouchon and Crêperie Bouchon, announces the addition of a new restaurant, Lafayette, on North Lexington Avenue in downtown Asheville. Lafayette […]

‘Growing Cities’ Earth Day film and panel discussion

From an Organic Growers School press release: Growing Cities Earth Day film and panel discussion Asheville, NC — Organic Growers School will host the film Growing Cities, a documentary about urban farming in America, on April 22, 2015 (Earth Day) at Lenoir Rhyne University of Graduates Studies, at 36 Montford Ave, Asheville, NC. The film […]

Asheville GreenWorks holds inaugural city-wide Neighborhood Cleanup Day April 18

From an Asheville GreenWorks press release: Asheville GreenWorks holds inaugural city-wide Neighborhood Cleanup Day April 18 ASHEVILLE – Environmental nonprofit Asheville GreenWorks is working in collaboration with the City of Asheville and Neighborhood Advisory Committee to spruce up the town just in time for Earth Day. Residents of every neighborhood are invited to the inaugural […]

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Hendersonville Tree Board partners with Grace Lutheran Church to plant trees

From a press release: Hendersonville Tree Board partners with Grace Lutheran Church to plant trees (Hendersonville, NC) – Friday, April 17, will be the day that volunteers will plant 20 trees along Bearcat Loop Parkway. The Hendersonville Tree Board has partnered with Grace Lutheran Church, which owns land along the west side of the Loop, […]

WCU English department raffle offers dinner for four, Ron Rash reading

From a press release: WCU English department raffle offers dinner for four, Ron Rash reading Cullowhee, N.C. – Dinner for four and a private reading by Western Carolina University author Ron Rash await the winner of a raffle being sponsored by WCU’s Department of English. A maximum of 200 tickets, priced at $15 each, are […]

WCU students earn another top 10 ranking for research conference

From a press release: WCU students earn another top 10 ranking for research conference Cullowhee, N.C. – Western Carolina University students have earned another top 10 ranking for their participation in the National Conference on Undergraduate Research, an annual spring gathering that allows college and university students from across the nation to present their best […]

Colburn Earth Science Museum hosts NC Science Festival events

From a press release: Colburn Earth Science Museum Hosts NC Science Festival Events The events kick off Friday, April 10, with half-priced admission for all museum guests. On Saturday, April 11, at 10:00 a.m., the Colburn will host a free program for toddlers (ages 2-5) focused on discovering the tiny lives of insects. Participants will […]

WCU Global Spotlight Series concludes April 13

From a WCU press release: WCU Global Spotlight Series concludes April 13 The Global Spotlight Series sponsored by Western Carolina University’s Department of Political Science and Public Affairs wraps up this semester with a Monday, April 13, panel featuring four presentations themed “Prospects for Israeli-Palestinian Rapprochement and Middle East Peace.” Robert Clines, WCU assistant professor […]

Upstairs Artspace continues its 2015 season

From a press release: Upstairs Artspace continues its 2015 season The Upstairs Artspace continues its 2015 season with Boldly Astract: Seven Notable Artists and Jon Jicha: Drawings about Drawing. Join us for the opening reception on Saturday, March 21 from 5-8 p.m. The exhibition will run from Saturday, March 21 through Friday, May 1. Abstraction […]

High pathogenic avian influenza moves closer to NC

From a NC Cooperative Extension press release: High pathogenic avian influenza moves closer to NC We recently received news that highly pathogenic avian influenza had been confirmed in Minnesota, Missouri, Kansas and Arkansas, which though still several states away, is a lot closer than the Pacific Northwest where it was previously confined. The strains that have been […]

Short Stacks for Big Change benefit to make shoebox gifts for children

From a press release: Short Stacks for Big Change benefit to make shoebox gifts for children Asheville area volunteers are participating in a “Short Stacks For Big Change” pancake breakfast to raise funds to bring shoebox gifts for children around the world. Asheville area individuals and families work year-round to fill empty shoeboxes with toys, […]