An Asheville arts collective launches a virtual gallery. Plus, a rock-and-roll exhibition returns for round two; UNCA’s art sale; and more.
In the spirit of Thanksgiving, Xpress reached out to local residents — both professional and amateur chefs — for their favorite recipes and the stories behind them.
Nonprofits recovered from a volunteer drop-off during COVID and found they can do more with less.
“Many first-time market shoppers can find the experience overwhelming or intimidating, so I would offer the suggestion of walking around the market first to get a sense of what’s available and make a plan for what you want to buy,” says Molly Nicholie, executive director of ASAP.
The nonprofit’s writing, craft and visual arts groups forge a strong sense of belonging among participants.
After several reports of visitors feeding and attempting to hold a young bear in recent weeks at the Lane Pinnacle Overlook, officials closed the Blue Ridge Parkway from milepost 367.6 near the Craggy Gardens Picnic Area to milepost 375.6 at Ox Creek Road until further notice.
The third WNC Food Waste Solutions Summit comes to the Mission Health/A-B Tech Conference Center; the 7th Annual WNC Fermentation Festival comes to Marshall; Buxton Hall Barbecue announces plans to close; and more!
Forty years ago, when hotels sat shuttered and virtually no one ventured downtown after business hours, the city’s business and elected leaders helped pass a tax on overnight visitors, the first in North Carolina, with the stipulation that its proceeds be used to advertise and promote Asheville to attract more visitors.
Press release from Buncombe County Schools: The Warrior Wellness Center at Clyde A. Erwin Middle is officially open for care. A chilly morning was warmed by a supportive crowd that attended the ribbon-cutting ceremony on Monday, October 16. The Warrior Wellness Center is one of 34 school-based health centers operated by Blue Ridge Health in […]
WNC FoodWorks opens at the WNC Farmers Market. Plus, JAMBAR opens east coast hq in Asheville; a mobile nonalcoholic bar; and more.
Asheville Oktoberfest returns for first time in four years; Asheville Art Museum hosts a Hospitality Workers Date Night; Asheville Drag Brunch hosts The Wizard of Oz themed event; and more!
Press release from Buncombe County: Buncombe County is launching our newest community engagement market serving the Fairview Community on Friday, Oct. 6 with a grand opening celebration event starting at 3 p.m. at the Fairview Library, located at 1 Taylor Rd. Buncombe County Property Assessment will be on hand, as well as several community organizations. […]
Rare Bird Farm receives green light to hold events in Madison County. Plus, Blue Ridge Pride; a graffiti tour in the RAD; and more.
“Part of our mission, our desire, is to really expose people to each other,” says Ashanti Ternoir, co-founder of AVLsk8. “And then to create a space that’s fun, that’s enjoyable through movement and skating and also through music.”
Chefs In Action create gourmet dishes from rescued food; Chow Chow returns for four-day celebration of local cuisine; The Democratic Socialists Of America host a Carolina Abortion Fund fundraiser; and more!
Though no stranger to showing his work throughout the country, Layton Hower’s latest exhibit, “Everything is Endlessly Vast,” marks his debut in Asheville.
Asheville’s oldest Black neighborhood celebrates heritage. Plus, Hendersonville Theatre hosts local bluegrass; the Asheville Symphony season begins; and more.
Press release from Skyland Fire & Rescue: The Skyland Fire Department Chief Officers and Safety Day Planning Committee are pleased to announce the Skyland Fire Department Safety Day presented by Hunter Subaru to be held Saturday August 19th from 11am-3pm at the Biltmore Church Arden Campus. The event will focus on safety around the home, fire […]
Hi-Wire Brewing’s new Tiki Easy Bar brings a taste of the islands to the highlands. Also: The Buzz Sober Social Bar and Café opens in Hendersonville; Gingerbread house competition registration begins at The Omni Grove Park Inn; and more!
Fletcher gets a food truck park. Plus, the WNC Farmers market holds an event on canning and preserving; Avenue M welcomes a new chef; and more.
Local collaborations often create opportunities for businesses to bring new life to community campaigns. Such was the case for Highland Brewing Co.’s Pints with a Purpose, after it teamed with Sound Mind Design for custom beer can art.