For a limited time, Ole Shakey’s offers the chance to play nine holes of miniature golf on its side patio. Also, Cucina 24 hosts a Polynesian rum dinner, Noble Cider offers A Taste of France and more in this week’s food news.
From OnTrack Financial Education & Counseling: May Financial Education Schedule Classes are free unless noted. Pre-registration required. Call today at 255-5166. Housing Classes Homebuyer Education Series – ($50 participant fee) Our HUD-certified course provides a step-by-step explanation of the home-buying process, a fantastic resource book, and an opportunity to interact with local real estate […]
From the Appalachian Sustainable Agriculture Project: ASAP’s Farm Tour Returns on June 24-25 ASAP’s annual Farm Tour connects the public to over 20 local farms in WNC ASHEVILLE, NC (April, 25, 2017)—On June 24 and 25, over 20 Appalachian Grown™ family farms will welcome visitors to their farms during ASAP’s highly anticipated Farm Tour. This […]
In the 1950s and ’60s, Leiber and Stoller were on the top of their game, knocking out hit after hit, recorded by the likes of Elvis, The Drifters, The Coasters and many others.
The second season of The Girl From Carolina debuts online, YWCA of Asheville screens a documentary on women’s body image and more.
Press release from Mars Hill University: Coming Up At Mars Hill University April 24 – May 7, 2017 All events are free and open to the public, unless otherwise noted. For more information, contact Mike Thornhill, Director of Communications, (828) 689-1298, email@example.com Monday, April 24 MHU Conversations: Gala Time: 3:00 – 5:00 p.m. Location: Broyhill […]
Press release: During Trauma Awareness Month in May, the American Red Cross urges eligible donors to help ensure lifesaving blood is available for patients with traumatic injuries and other serious medical needs by donating blood. According to the National Trauma Institute, trauma accounts for approximately 41 million emergency department visits and 2.3 million […]
Direct and concierge care are gaining traction in Asheville, offering alternative forms of health care for patients who are looking for more time with their doctors and are willing to pay out of pocket for routine health care, using insurance for catastrophic coverage.
This year, the city of Asheville and its partners got serious about the environment, scheduling not just a mere Earth Day celebration, but a full roster of activities for Asheville Earth Week.
Press release: Please join Park Ridge Health in supporting these important community events: Children’s Day Festival Sunday, April 30, 2017 Jackson Park 801 Glover Street, Hendersonville The 19th Annual Children’s Day Festival is a multicultural event designed to respect children’s personalities and to celebrate their happiness. Families will enjoy live entertainment, inflatables, kids raffles […]
Press release from Black Mountain Center for the Arts: Join photographer Lynette Miller for two days of Pinhole Photography exploration and fun at the Black Mountain Center for the Arts located at 225 W. State Street. On Friday April 28 at noon in the Arts Center’s theater space, Miller will explain the magic of pinhole photography, […]
Press release: Brevard Music Center (BMC), in association with the Asheville Chamber Music Series in Asheville, Brevard College in Brevard, and Hendersonville Symphony Orchestra in Hendersonville, is pleased to announce its April/May program of chamber concerts as part of BMC’s FREE Community Concert Series (CCS). The three April/May concerts represent the final performances of the […]
The best advice here is to hold on tightly and be prepared for a wild ride. At its essence, this bunch is mostly seeking romance with other characters from the script, but not finding that sentiment returned.
Scott Bradlee’s Postmodern Jukebox, Acid Mothers Temple, Adrian Belew Power Trio and Electro-Music Asheville are in this week’s roundup.
(Go to the bottom of this article for a listing of local tailgate markets) When the springtime flowers start popping up in the mountains, the tailgate markets are never far behind. Though the full harvest is still around the corner, many markets have already begun selling fresh, local foods in outdoor locations around the region […]
There’s some Bob Newhart-ensemble vibes mixed with a “Laverne and Shirley” sensibility, wedged into a late-in-its-run episode of “Mork And Mindy.” It’s odd, quirky and filled with manic flourishes.
The 1880s marked the start of Asheville’s urban growth. The decade began with approximately 2,600 permanent residents. Advances in transportation, communication and the health industry would contribute to the city’s population increase. On Oct. 2, 1880, the first train pulled into town, offering visitors greater access to the mountains. A few years later, the arrival of two […]
Catawba Brewing Co. and Buxton Hall Barbecue welcome spring with a tiki-themed outdoor bash. Also, Table hosts Nowruz, a community focused Persian, Sephardic and Parsi dinner; Star Diner in Marshall rolls out brunch; Gan Shan Station has new offerings and plenty more.
Press release: WNC initiative to promote mental health, reduce emergency department use April 11, 2017 – Western N.C. healthcare leaders expect a new $2.3 million initiative will help reduce overcrowding at Mission Hospital’s emergency department by ensuring people with mental health or addiction disorders receive proper outpatient care and avoid repeated trips to the hospital. […]