They came with notepads, folders and pamphlets, and many of the more than 100 people who attended the Council on Aging of Buncombe County’s first information session about the Affordable Care Act came with questions on Oct. 17. More sessions are planned through the month of November.
For those who know the name Wilma Dykeman but don’t know much about one of Asheville’s most famous daughters, an upcoming lecture series will explore her life as an historian, journalist, environmentalist, teacher, novelist and traveler. ” (Photo of Wilma Dykeman at Carmel, Calif. in 1936 from the Wilma Dykeman Collection at D.H. Ramsey Library Special Collections)
A new local fundraiser wants every rescue dog to have more than its day by creating an entire calendar dedicated to Asheville-loving canines. (Photo by Sheryl Mann of Flying Dogs Photography)
After being cancer-free for six years, Penny Stollery recently hiked from the edge of Gatlinburg to Mount LeConte with friends to mark the end of five years of hormonal therapy. But as she stood on the mountain, the oncology nurse practitioner says she recognized that life after cancer is its own battle — and one that is seldom discussed. (photo courtesy of Penny Stollery)
Check out some hot bands and smokin’ cars, celebrate the International Day of Peace and take a sunset photography hike this weekend.
Get growing advice from the Buncombe County Extension Master Gardeners or celebrate Good Friday with a “living” last supper, all in one jam-packed weekend.
From a celebration of Groucho Marx to a smorgasbord of Greek food, there are plenty of things to do this weekend.
From terrariums to honey, this weekend has something for everyone.
From hot chocolate to cheese, and music to wildlife, there’s plenty to do in WNC this weekend.
From beer tastings to kids’ night at the museum, there are plenty of things to do this weekend. Here are just a few.
From the Sugar Plum Fairy to experimental button art, there are plenty of things to do this weekend.
Christmas might seem far away, but you wouldn’t know that from this weekend’s calendar. Towns near and far are showing off their good spirits. But don’t worry, if you’re not in the mood, we’ve sprinkled a few non-holiday events in with the mix.
Raise a glass and celebrate beer, food, the holidays and anything else you see fit. CalCast, the community calendar podcast from Asheville FM and the Mountain Xpress, offers plenty of reasons for good cheer.
Take in a variety of international music, shop for antiques and support HIV/AIDS awareness all in one weekend. Check out CalCast, the community calendar podcast from the Mountain Xpress and Asheville FM for all the details.
Moogest may be taking over downtown Asheville, but that doesn’t mean it’s the only thing to do in WNC. Halloween is fast approaching and there are plenty of fundraisers too. Take your pick of these fun and unusual events in the region.
There are so many things to do this weekend, from adoptable animals to banjo lessons. Find out the details on this week’s CalCast.
Bele Chere isn’t for everyone, so here are some ideas if you want to escape the madness.
Between arts, food, music and hiking there’s so much to do in Western North Carolina this weekend. Let CalCast, the community calendar podcast from The Mountain Xpress and Asheville FM do the work for you. Listen up and find out about the best and the brightest events in the area.
The weekend is coming up fast and there are dozens, maybe hundreds of events in Western North Carolina. If your head is spinning and you need to narrow it down, check out CalCast, the community calendar podcast. Each week, the Mountain Xpress teams up with Asheville FM to highlight fun and unusual events in the Asheville area.
This weekend is jam packed with great events. How ever shall you pick? Check out CalCast, the community calendar podcast from The Mountain Xpress.
ASAP Family Farm Tour. Photo by Patrick Cavan Brown.
Weekly Xpress Community Calendar podcast.