Two celebrated local artists (one who’s bidding farewell to Asheville, the other a globetrotting artist who’s only occasionally home) and two psychedelic bands (one a relic from the ’70s, the other a new and soul-infused exponent of the style) are spotlighted in this roundup.
Local and regional doughnut shops will vie for the top prize at the 2019 Do-but Thro-down and Bake Sale. Also: A look at Easter-related food events; Taste of Black Asheville; and more.
On Feb. 15, 1925, The Asheville Citizen proclaimed that Swannanoa had entered “the first stages of a boom.”
The magical combo of wistful nostalgia mixed with a hint of the comically absurd makes this show is a charmer, whether the viewer is a dog lover or not.
Under the revised policy, all certified 501(c) nonprofits registered in Buncombe County would be able to buy property appraised at less than $30,000 for its fair market value, first come first served, during the 10 days after its declaration as surplus. Only after that window has passed would the property be listed online for perusal by the general public.
Artists who show up on a regular basis have the opportunity to sell their creations at the Mending Art showcases and keep 100 percent of the profits.
Media notice from Occupy the Quad: My name is Sofia Falasco, and I am a student at University of North Carolina Asheville. My friends and I are organizing a protest against the school to address the university’s lack of Title IX representation, poor administrative choices in handling sexual misconduct, harmful police practices, policy hypocrisy, and […]
Press release from YMCA of WNC: On Saturday, April 27, the YMCA of Western North Carolina is hosting three community events to inspire more kids to keep their minds and bodies active. Healthy Kids Day® is the YMCA’s annual national initiative to improve health and well-being for kids and families. Local Healthy Kids Day events will […]
The annual Asheville Wordfest, which takes place April 12-14, promises to bring three days of Appalachia-focused workshops and readings by area writers, readers and thinkers.
AVL Cake Lady opens on New Leicester Highway. Also: Sawhorse launches its French Canadian cuisine menu; Early Girl Eatery hosts a weekly pop-up market; and more.
Press release from The Kava Bar: You may have heard about Mortified on NPR or been to an event that invites you to dish your most humbling anecdotes. If you think it’s a good idea to trace your embarrassment back to when, even the slightest misunderstanding would cause you to blush, then you have found […]
Before Long cofounded Growing Wild in 2016, she taught in a conventional preschool. “I thought the kids were miserable, and it showed in their performance and behavior,” she recalls. “I started taking them outside for longer and longer periods of time, doing lessons with natural materials, and everyone did better.”
Like all great children’s classics, it’s wise nonsense for audiences of all ages.
Taken together, the adjustments on the docket would generate nearly $1 million in new annual revenue for water operations and capital improvements. In a staff report issued before the meeting, city CFO Barbara Whitehorn estimated the total annual impact of the changes as $6.60 per household.
You can enjoy an all-(local)-star tribute to a country legend, an excellent local singer-songwriter, a touring female-led indie band and a fiery British songwriter whose best work ranks up there with Springsteen and Dylan.
Buncombe County has used about a third of the total 12.5 million cubic yards of space available to receive municipal solid waste, which the department tracks separately from waste produced by construction projects. At its construction and demolition landfill, which sits on the same property but is sorted separately, the county still has about 1.3 million cubic yards of fillable space out of a maximum capacity of about 2.4 million.
The Black Mountain Public Library and UNC Asheville offer programs that provide free seeds to the community.
Press release from Swannanoa Valley Museum: On Saturday, April 27th history lovers, and those who enjoy the sweet and savory tastes of a formal tea will gather at “Far Horizons”- the historic Weatherford home in Blue Ridge Assembly- for a special celebration of spring. The tea will be offered in two seatings, from 11a.m. to […]
Press release from Asheville Humane Society: Asheville, NC – On Tuesday, April 9, participating area restaurants are donating 15-25% of their food and drink sales to Asheville Humane Society during the nonprofit’s 16th Annual Dine To Be Kind presented by Prestige Subaru. This year, there’s an extra day to give back by enjoying a craft beer! On Thursday, April 11, Drink To Be Kind will […]
Over the next few days, said Water Resources Director David Melton, customers may need to flush their water lines and hot water heaters to clear residual sediment. He said that city staff would work to make billing adjustments for customers who used additional water for this purpose.
In December 1895, the Biltmore Estate opened with a holiday bash. For years to come, houseguests continued to visit and leave behind recollections of their stay.