The North Carolina Arboretum’s second annual Winter Lights holiday exhibit officially kicks off Nov. 20 and runs through Jan. 2. Visitors can walk through a 3-acre tour of the arboretum’s nationally-known gardens dressed in uniquely-lit displays and landscapes.
From October: Dr. Dog, Trampled By Turtles, Drive-by Truckers, Rayland Baxter, Grace Potter, LEAF Festival, Colonel Bruce, Unspoken Tradition, Widespread Panic and more.
Halloween costumes aren’t just for people anymore! Increasingly, pet caretakers are dressing up their furry family members and taking them out on the town for this spooktacular holiday. Just in case you need some Halloween inspiration for your feline or Fido, we reached out to local animal rescue organizations and local business owners to showcase some […]
Relive September concert highlights with photos of Chris Casper, G Love & Special Sauce, Sturgill Simpson, stephaniesid, American Babies and Greensky Bluegrass.
Octopus, bread-in-a-can, crazy fish hats and impromptu, a cappella beach songs shared the stage with local chefs at last night’s FRS Tanked competition. Click through for a slideshow of the event by Cindy Kunst and a report by Jonathan Ammons.
Photos from August include ZZ Top, Counting Crows, Perpetual Groove, Hard Working Americans, HELLYEAH, Bruce Hornsby, Four Tops, Marcus King Band, The Mantras and more.
BaconFest 2015 took over the meadow at Highland Brewing Co. Saturday with local vendors serving samples of their most creative — and occasionally outrageous — swine-based dishes. Click through for a photo gallery from the event by Cindy Kunst.
The Catching Dreams fashion show transformed the Masonic Temple.
Covered in fake blood and smiles, Ashevillians set out on the French Broad River to break a record.
A standing-room-only crowd was on hand Saturday to watch four top local chefs battle to impress judges at the 2015 Asheville Wine & Food Festival’s Chefs Challenge. A photo gallery by Cindy Kunst shares scenes from the competition and the festival.
Relive concerts by Jim Lauderdale, World Party, JJ Grey & Mofro, Toubab Krewe, Acoustic Syndicate, Robert Earl Keen, Downtown After 5, Transputer, Slayer and more.
The Color Run 5K painted downtown Asheville with runners covered in colored powder.
Days ago, the chef arrived in Bristol Bay, Alaska and agreed to take Xpress’ entire readership along for a sockeye salmon sourcing adventure by sharing updates and photographs of his trip. Here is his final check-in.
The Market Place chef William 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.”
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.
On June 26, community members in the Asheville area gathered at the Vance Memorial in celebration on the U.S. Supreme Court ruling in favor of equality of marriage in all 50 states.
The fourth annual Battle of the Bywater was packed with what may be “the biggest crowd we have ever had,” wrote the owners of the bar on Facebook — with cars lined up and down Riverside Drive (more so than usual).
Faerie Kin performed Enchanted Bees in Pritchard Park on Monday, June 15, as part of the Pollination Celebration.
Brightly colored wooden hives full of bees now sit on top of the 12-story roof of the Renaissance Asheville Hotel as part of a program to encourage pollinator activity in downtown.
For MANNA FoodBank’s 16th annual Blue Jean Ball, held Saturday, June 6, tables were lined up side-by-side to serve dishes from Biscuit Head, Tupelo Honey Café, French Broad Chocolate Lounge, Asheville French Quarter and many more.
The Stephens-Lee Recreation Center reopened on Saturday, June 6, after five months of renovations with newly painted walls, new furniture and a nearly completed renovation of the gymnasium.