Well Played opens Saturday, March 25. Also, LaZoom Tours has a new pop-up bar, Strange Carolinas aims to find the best burger in the state, kids can eat breakfast with Curious George and the Asheville School of Wine hosts the Mediterranean Diet Appalachian-Style dinner.
Press release from the Asheville Jewish Community Center: The Asheville Jewish Community Center has been awarded a grant from The Community Foundation of Western North Carolina for the purpose of enhancing security in and around the JCC facility. The grant has enabled the JCC to make immediate security enhancements in response to a bomb threat […]
Press release from the North Carolina Forest Service: People often expect insects to be most active in the warm days of summer, but pine bark beetles can be active any time of year. Kelly Oten, forest health monitoring coordinator with the N.C. Forest Service, tells landowners with pine on their property what they should look […]
Press release from No Kid Hungry North Carolina: No Kid Hungry North Carolina recently announced the winning schools for the statewide NoKidHungry@mySchool 2016 SCHOOL BREAKFAST CHALLENGE. In its fourth year, the challenge is held in partnership with the NC Department of Public Instruction (NC DPI), Southeast United Dairy Industry Association, the UNC Center for Health Promotion […]
Press release from Pardee Hospital Foundation: Pardee Hospital Foundation will host its fourth annual Charity Cornhole Tournament on Saturday, April 8 at 1 p.m. on the tennis courts of the Hendersonville Country Club. Registration begins at 12 p.m. The entry fee is $50 per team of two or $25 for individuals and $5 for […]
Press release from The Madison County Arts Council: The first US exhibit of rare, century-old photos taken by British song collector Cecil Sharp opens at The Madison County Arts Center from April 3- May 31st. The photos feature some of the singers he visited during his travels. Britons Sharp and his assistant Maud Karpeles collected […]
From the Spoken Word Soirée event page: A curated, immersive experience, featuring the crème de la crème of Asheville poetic talent. Seriously, this lineup is beyond epic… don’t miss it! *This is NOT a “poetry slam”… at all. This is a mystic linguistic supernova* These individuals will blow your mind & open your heart. Eloquence, grace, […]
Press release from the River Arts District Artists: WHAT: Come Explore The Artists of Asheville’s Historic River Arts District for Studio Stroll. Visit artists in their studios, learn about their artistic process through conversations and live demonstrations. Collect art at its source among the amazing displays of creativity from painting to sculpture, glassblowing to ceramics, […]
In 1948, the hospital gained national attention when nine patients, including Zelda Fitzgerald, perished in a fire at Highland Hospital’s central building.
A film premiere, a literary reading and two musical performances will be among the events celebrating UNC Asheville’s Center for Jewish Studies 35th anniversary, beginning Thursday, March 23.
Press release from The North Carolina Arboretum: The Western North Carolina Orchid Society (WNCOS) and The North Carolina Arboretum will once again jointly host one of Western North Carolina’s greatest annual plant shows, the 19th annual Asheville Orchid Festival. This will also be an American Orchid Society sanctioned judging event. The Asheville Orchid Festival is […]
On Saturday, March 25, Native Kitchen and Social Pub will host Race to Recovery Benefit. The restaurant will donate 100 percent of the day’s proceeds to the Olinger family.
Press release from Sustain NC: Asheville City Council is expected to soon vote on changes to city hall’s 1995 Americans with Disability’s Act (ADA) performance policy. These changes will improve ADA issue responses. People with disabilities (PwDs) and PwD stakeholders—including parents, caregivers, medical professionals, and policy evaluators—should understand these changes. To increase visibility of the […]
Press release form AshSpace Charter School: ArtSpace Charter School kicked off our 6th Annual PULSE Art Project just after Martin Luther King, Jr. Day on January 20. The following quotes from Dr. King served as the launch pad for this year’s theme of Illumination: “Darkness cannot drive out darkness, only light can do that; […]
Press release from the Charles George VA Medical Center: The Charles George VA Medical Center will host a Veterans Town Hall at 5 p.m., Mar. 30, 2017. The event takes place in the lower level atrium of the medical center. The Town Hall is open to the public and will allow local Veterans the opportunity […]
Press release from U.S. Cellular: U.S. Cellular announced today that its “Community Connections” program is back for the third consecutive year to provide sponsorship support to local youth organizations. Since the program launched in 2015, the company has awarded nearly $900,000 in sponsorship dollars to more than 2,200 school groups and youth sports teams. Beginning […]
Press release from N.C. Department of Commerce-Public Affairs: Main Street Champions, individuals who work and advocate for downtown revitalization across the state were recognized for their commitment this morning at an awards ceremony breakfast in Shelby. Thirty-six individuals received honors for their contributions in 2016. “Downtown districts are important economic engines in our state,” said […]
Press release from MAHEC: North Carolina First Lady Kristin Cooper will visit the MAHEC Family Health Center at Newbridge on Monday, March 20th at 12:00pm to learn more about the Reach Out and Read program. Reach Out and Read is a national nonprofit that partners with doctors to prescribe books and encourage families to read […]
The Asheville City Soccer Club is a newly formed, semi-pro team that will be playing this summer at the Memorial Stadium. The team will host a launch party at Hi-Wire’s Big Top location, Thursday, March 30 at 6 p.m. The team’s first home game will be Saturday, May 6. For more information visit ashevillecitysc.com.
Press release from Transylvania County Schools: Transylvania County residents have another chance, on March 20 at Rosman Elementary School, to address the Board of Education about the facilities needs and master plan for Transylvania County Schools. The Board’s regularly scheduled meeting begins Monday night at 6:30, with a one-hour discussion on the findings of the […]
Press release from Pisgah Legal Services: Pisgah Legal Services (PLS) will honor four extraordinary supporters – Russell Shuler, Tom Siekman, and Bernice and Arnold Green – at its 2017 Jazz for Justice event on Tuesday, March 21st at 5:30 pm at The Venue in downtown Asheville. Jazz for Justice is a fundraiser and celebration of […]