Asheville Flea for Y’all opening rescheduled for May 29 at Salvage Station

  Press release from Asheville Flea for Y’all: WHAT: Monthly regional vintage, art and handmade flea market with over 75 regional vendors. WHEN: Sunday, May 29th, 9am to 4pm WHERE: The Salvage Station, 468 Riverside Drive, Asheville WHO: Vendors from NC, SC, TN and GA will be selling vintage, antiques, mid century modern, machine age, danish modern, rustic and industrial decor […]

Hendersonville guided history walks

Press release from the organizer: Starting Saturday, April 23 and April 30, and continuing each Saturday morning in May, at 10 a.m., guided walks along Hendersonville’s Main Street will reveal the history of the town and interesting architectural designs — including stops at the Historic Courthouse, Skyland Hotel, City Hall, and other shops and structures […]

New program challenges businesses to improve sustainability

Press release from the Asheville Area Chamber of Commerce: Who: Asheville Area Chamber of Commerce and City of Asheville invite the business community Speakers: Mayor Esther Manheimer and Asheville Chamber board member Steve Linton of Deltec Homes When:        Tuesday, April 19, 2016 from 8-9 a.m. Where:     Regeneration Station, 26 Glendale Avenue Asheville What:      Asheville Workplace Challenge […]

Shindig on the Green presents annual BBQ & Bluegrass fundraising concert

Press release from Shindig on the Green: (Asheville, NC) – One of the area’s most beloved and authentic cultural traditions, Shindig on the Green, presents the “BBQ & Bluegrass” annual fundraising concert, an evening of traditional bluegrass, Saturday, April 23rd, 2016 at 5:00 p.m. in the Rainbow Community Center Auditorium. The Folk Heritage Committee’s annual fundraiser features Roger […]

Americana Burlesque & Sideshow Festival celebrates its tenth anniversary

Press release from Americana Burlesque & Sideshow Festival (ABSFest): Every Memorial Day Weekend for the past ten years the crème de la crème of the neo-vaudeville revival have flocked to to Asheville from around the world for the Americana Burlesque & Sideshow Festival (lovingly referred to as ABSFest). With its emphasis on variety in entertainment, […]

Join AmeriCorps Project Conserve for National Volunteer Week

Press release from AmeriCorps Project Conserve: Holmes Education State Forest Workday: Join AmeriCorps Project Conserve Friday, April 15th:10AM-2:30PM to improve and repair the educational helicopter display, updating and improving the public ground area, removing invasive species and restoring the Holmes pollinator garden. If interested contact Rutherford Outdoor Coalition (ROC) trail cleanup:  Join ROC in […]

Rhubarb and Catawba Brewing come together for Hickory Nut Gap Farm dinner

Press release from Rhubarb: ASHEVILLE, N.C. (April 12, 2016) – Rhubarb’s Chef John Fleer is once again teaming up with Catawba Brewing Co., for the fourth iteration of dinner on the farm at Hickory Nut Gap Farm (HNGF). On Tuesday, April 19, at 6 p.m., the Appalachian trio will join forces for a multi-course beer pairing dinner at the recently revamped event space […]

Alchemy Grand Opening Celebration

  Press release from Alchemy: The practicioners and staff at Alchemy are excited to announce the Grand Opening Celebration for our new clinic and tea room located at 62 Clayton St. (next to Starbucks off Charlotte St.). The new studio features acupuncture, Classical Chinese Medicine, a full service apothecary featuring locally sourced herbs, as well as a cafe […]

Henderson County Art League announces winners of April members’ choice contest

Press release from The Art League of Henderson County: The Art League of Henderson County is pleased to announce the winners of its April members’ choice contest. The April 2016 Artist of the Month is Jeff Mangum with his painting  Freedom Eagle, and Honorable Mention went to Star Butler for her Early on the Beach entry. […]

Hall Fletcher Elementary School celebrates the first annual West Asheville Leisure Olympics

Press release from Hall of Fletcher Elementary PTO: On Saturday, April 23rd, from 10:30 am to 4pm, Hall Fletcher Elementary’s Parent-Teacher Organization will host the first annual West Asheville Leisure Olympics, a family-friendly, community spring celebration that is free and open to the public. West Asheville Leisure Olympics, or WALO (pronounced WAY-LOW) is a one-of-a-kind […]

Project Linus sponsored Make-a-Blanket Day at Eliada Home

Press release from Project Linus: Project Linus sponsored Make-A-Blanket Day in March at Eliada Home in Asheville. The event was open to the public and gave everyone who attended the opportunity to participate in creating handmade blankets for children in crisis. Participants learned how to make no-sew fleece blankets or to sew simple quilts from quilt kits provided by Project Linus. Attendees could also join the knit/crochet circle […]

 Poppy Hand-crafted Popcorn shop opens a second location 

Press release from Poppy Hand-crafted Popcorn: Poppy Hand-crafted Popcorn will be opening it’s second location on Friday, April 15th at the Grove Arcade. They will be serving free samples and offering specials at both locations to celebrate opening day! Located next to Four Corners on the south end of Grove Arcade. Their flagship store is […]

Warren Wilson College professor featured on TLC’s ‘Who Do You Think You Are?’

Press release from Warren Wilson College: Asheville, N.C.—April 12, 2016—Two months before starting a yearlong sabbatical, Warren Wilson College Professor of History & Political Science Philip Otterness, Ph.D., is exploring family trees. While the research is important to his scholarship at the College, his recent focus on celebrity lineage is in the limelight. Otterness was […]

The RAW (Material) Project hosts performance, workshop, video and installation

  Press release from the organizer: WHO: Claire Elizabeth Barratt (aka Cilla Vee) WHAT: The RAW-(Material) Project – performance, workshop, video and installation WHERE: Weaverville Yoga studio – 7 Florida Ave. Weaverville NC WHEN: May 14th & 15th 2016 Saturday 14th – dance & music performance at 7pm Sunday 15th – Living Art movement workshop at 2pm – 5pm […]

Children First Communities in Schools hosts fundraising trivia contest

Press release from Children First Communities in Schools: Ok, let’s see if you know the answer to this one: In which Dickens novel was Miss Havisham jilted on her wedding day? I’ll give you a hint– Children First/CIS has Great Expectations that our 5th annual “Are You Smarter Than an Elementary Student?” will be the best […]

Goodwill encourages spring cleaning with #Cleansweep campaign

Press release from Goodwill Industries of Northwest North Carolina: Spring cleaning is a great time to sort out the clutter, but it can also be an overwhelming chore that intimidates us out of even getting started. Goodwill offers these five expert tips to help you not only start, but also conquer, spring cleaning and develop […]

New dance and pole fitness studio opening in Asheville

Press release from DANCECLUB Asheville (DCA): DANCECLUB Asheville, a dance studio playground for adults! DANCE CLUB Asheville (DCA) is a dance and pole fitness studio that encourages fun, uninhibited dancing in an environment free of intimidation. DCA will be opening it’s doors at the beginning of May to adults of all ages. The studio will offer a wide […]

Black Mountain Center for the Arts celebrates Worldwide Pinhole Photography Day

  Press release from the Black Mountain Center for the Arts: For the past 12 years photographer Lynette Miller has been sharing her “in the box” obsession with camera obscura with the people of Western North Carolina by celebrating Worldwide Pinhole Photography Day at the Black Mountain Center for the Arts. Each year the celebration […]