Appalachian Ridge Artisan Hard Cider owner Alan Ward discusses his operation’s commitment to traditional French methods.
Whether cultivated or wild, American persimmons are plentiful this time of year in WNC.
“And once you are registered, I [urge] you to vote blue for Democrats to save our country and our freedoms and our lives.”
Commissioners voted Oct. 16 to put a 40-hour cap on the number of hours employees can sell back to the county, a decision that could save the county about $370,000 per year.
“Our goal was to showcase Asheville over the years through these different authors so [people] could see it from a slightly different perspective,” says Asheville Literary Tour co-founder Sarah Giavedoni.
“The otherwise lovely cover on the [Sept. 26] edition shows a viceroy butterfly, a great monarch imitator.”
In partnership with Blue Ridge Public Radio, Mountain Xpress will present a candidate forum for the District 2 seat of the Buncombe County Board of Commissioners today at noon.
The African Americans in Western North Carolina and Southern Appalachia Conference will take place Oct. 18-20 in Asheville. The theme this year is “Making the invisible visible.”
The Japanese psychedelic band stops by The Mothlight on Oct. 20.
“Imagine if the money Asheville taxpayers contribute to the war paradigm were instead used to uplift our community, to eradicate poverty, to provide physical and mental health care, to support efforts to make our community climate-change resilient, to make sure all our children have what they need to thrive!”
Chef Katie Button is set to open a New York-style bagel shop downtown. And in other local food news, Asheville Pizza Co. features a French-inspired pizza created by chef Michel Baudouin, Ivory Road Café & Kitchen hosts its second pie contest and local food businesses compete for the title of Asheville Pimento Cheese Champion.
Tanya Blount-Trotter and Michael Trotter Jr. bring their powerful, soulful sound to The Orange Peel on Oct. 19.
Self-taught woodturner Steve Noggle is the featured maker at the 71st annual Craft Fair of the Southern Highlands, which runs Friday-Sunday, Oct. 19-21, at the US Cellular Center.
**UPDATED OCT. 17** Tasty Beverage and Bruisin’ Ales celebrate an exciting new Foothills release, The Whale hosts an Oktoberfest and more local beer news.
Attic Salt Theatre Company stages an outdoor production of the sci-fi play Fridays and Saturdays, Oct. 19-27.
In the summer of 1912, self-proclaimed clairvoyant Mme. Nina Lester arrived in Asheville for a brief stint. By late July she would flee the city with hundreds of dollars worth of stolen jewelry.