Local steel pan player Jonathan Scales recently teamed up with singer-songwriter/cellist Ben Sollee on a cover of Harry Belafonte’s “Dolly Down.” Taylor Hellhake and Emily Newton filmed the performance at The Hop West. Jordan Ellis plays percussion. Sollee also played Isis Restuarant & Music Hall last Thursday.
Get ready to learn a friendly lesson or two when Denton the Dragon and David LaMotte come to The Hop Ice Cream Cafe on Tuesday, Jan. 28, from 6-7 p.m. Then head to the Orange Peel on Sunday, Feb. 2, for a Groundhog’s Day Jamboree with Secret Agent 23 Skidoo and The Moodees, a.k.a Mad Tea.
The Hop Ice Cream Café turns 35 in August. To celebrate, current owners Ashley and Greg Garrison, who mark their 5th year with the business this month, will offer free kiddie scoops (for all ages) at on Thursday, Aug. 15, at the Merrimon Avenue store.
This weekend offers magic, community, film, music and more, all for a nominal fee. As always, Xpress brings you the best in low-budget weekend events.
Take a hike, learn about aquatic life or browse local crafts. As always, Xpress brings you the best in low-cost weekend entertainment.
This weekend offers the chance to take your dog out for ice cream, browse local art or enjoy a family-friendly outdoor festival. As always, Xpress brings you the best in low-budget local happenings.
This weekend offers the chance to discover local music, indulge in local sweets, browse local artists and more. As always, we highlight a host of low-cost events to keep you entertained on a budget.
I would like to thank the folks who came out to Richmond Hill Park on a cold December morning to hack and kill the enemy: invasive exotic weeds. With the help of the Western North Carolina Alliance, we cut back Chinese privet and multiflora rose, two very nasty nonnative plants that are damaging native forests […]
Members of the Blue Ridge Roller Girls signed autographs at the Hop on Merrimon Ave.
When you’ve had it up to here and there’s nary a baby sitter in sight, there are a few options to feed the kids and blow off a little steam at the same time. If nothing else, these places certainly won’t bat an eye if your rugrat seems to be in a slightly, er, exuberant […]