Scores of Asheville residents met with city staffers and representatives from Nelson Nygaard, a national transportation consulting firm, on Wednesday, August 17 to learn about and provide feedback on an early-stage proposal on instituting a city shuttle service in and around downtown Asheville.
MANNA FoodBank will deliver its millionth weekend food pack to a local student; Table will explore the many Mexican moles at an upcoming dinner event; Medea’s Espresso & Juice Bar is offering a fermentation workshop; and an A-B Tech culinary arts graduate is advancing to a national-level competition.
The Asheville area’s holiday offerings include a multitude of palatable family-friendly events. Indulge your family’s senses in holiday spirit with the smells and tastes of local, seasonal fare. Even the littlest bellies will find edible holiday cheer in abundance. The appeal occasionally draws our favorite visitor from the North Pole to dine and mingle with his gracious fans, especially, it seems, when there are pancakes to be had.
The Grammy-nominated performer presents a concert and workshop this weekend.
Artist and designer Alena Hennessy leads an online workshop.
Cloud Cottage Community of Mindful Living in Black Mountain hosts this by-donation event next Saturday.
The next week brings a bookmaking workshop for children and families, and an author event with mystery writer Mark de Castrique.
Writers looking for an opportunity to hone their craft can do do so at the North Carolina Writers’ Network’s 2009 Squire Summer Writing Residency.