This weekend offers film, written word, local music and a chance to show your own talents, all for a nominal fee. As always, Xpress highlights the best in low-budget weekend events.
A video of the multi-modal fashion show, held at the Magnetic Field Theatre on Tuesday, May 22. The event, co-produced by Asheville on Bikes and Mountain Xpress, was part of Strive Not To Drive week in Asheville.
Amid changes to Asheville’s transit system and growing momentum for building more greenways, organizers of this year’s Strive Not to Drive are hoping to shine a bright light on local alternatives to driving alone in our cars.
Strive Not To Drive Week is still more than a month away, but that’s no reason to no plan ahead for the May 21-25 events, including a fashion show on Tuesday, May 22.
Asheville On Bike’s annual St.Patrick’s Day ride, The Bike of The Irish, drew a record number of participants in all shades of green and any description of bike.
A portion of the crowd that participated in The Bike of The Irish which went through Downtown, Montford, West Asheville, and the River Arts District today.(Photo by Bill Rhodes)
Have a bike? Take a ride through some Asheville’s greenways on St. Patrick’s Day. It’s Bike of the Irish 2012 time.
Multimodal transportation is a growing concern in the Asheville area, and tonight, Feb. 6, city residents are invited to join the conversation.
The Asheville cycling community has made some major strides over the past few years, thanks in large part to the efforts of Asheville on Bikes. Now, area riders have a new outlet for sharing stories and highlighting upcoming events with the emergence of VeloCity, a quarterly magazine dedicated exclusively to cycling in the Asheville area. Oh yeah, and I’m in it.
Film and the written word take center stage this weekend, along with adorable pets, hearty plants and community radio. While you’re here, check out Clubland for a complete schedule of local music. And, as always, feel free to share more budget-friendly events in the comments section below.
Asheville on Bikes brings back the bicycle culture supporting party Bike Love. The annual event takes place at Arcade Asheville on Feb. 26.
LaZoom begins its Haunted Comedy Tours this Friday, Asheville on Bikes’ annual Pumpkin Pedaller is coming, and there’s a family-friendly fall festy (no scary costumes!) in the works.
On June 24, cycling volunteers installed the first of 10 bike lockers that will be available in downtown Asheville for public use.
On June 24, cycling volunteers installed the first of 10 bike lockers that will be available downtown for public use.
Asheville on Bikes’s Summer Cycle
A mere 0.4 percent of Americans get to work by bike, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. The rate may be greater in Asheville, where there’s strong interest in sustainable urban development and a wealth of recreational-cycling opportunities. But try bicycling to the office, to school, to the movies, the grocery store or other in-town […]