Proceeds from the ABSFest Speakeasy Allstars’ in-show raffle on Aug. 19 at The Orange Peel benefit the ACLU.
The Asheville band plays a free show and launches a Kickstarter campaign to fund its new album on Friday, Aug. 18, at 10 p.m. at Asheville Music Hall.
Press release from Big Brothers Big Sisters of WNC: On August 30, local nonprofit Big Brothers Big Sisters of Western North Carolina will be launching their most expansive recruitment drive to date: “100 Mentors in 100 Days” with a kick-off event at Hi-Wire’s Brewing’s Big Top location in Biltmore Village. The event is family-friendly and open to the […]
Press release from Carolina Public Press: Carolina Public Press will present a free and public forum about domestic violence in Western North Carolina during its next Newsmakers event, which will be held on Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017, from 8:30-10:30 a.m. at Lenoir-Rhyne University’s Center for Graduate Studies of Asheville. Panelists will discuss the challenges facing law enforcement […]
Press release from Asheville Buncombe Youth Soccer Association: ABYSA TOPSoccer for Exceptional Children with special needs- runs through Sept 20, 2017 ABYSA TOPSoccer is a community based soccer program for exceptional children with special needs ages 5-18. The emphasis of this program is on development, training, and meaningful participation rather than on competition. ABYSA’s goal is […]
Press release from Carolina Jews for Justice/West: As part of a state-wide “Call for Action for Raising Wages,” starting with Labor Day, Carolina Jews for Justice/West will be collaborating with Just Economics, to present two programs addressing the economic challenges of living in poverty in Buncombe County. On September 6th a short film, “Faces of Poverty,” […]
Press release from the Western North Carolina Historical Association: The Western North Carolina Historical Association today announced the selection of semifinalists for the 62nd annual Thomas Wolfe Memorial Literary Award. Originated by the Louis Lipinsky family and now also supported by Michael Sartisky, PhD, and the Thomas Wolfe Memorial Advisory Board, the Award has been […]
Press release from AARP North Carolina: The NCWorks Career Center Asheville and AARP are hosting the 2nd Experience Works! Job Fair for 50+ job seekers. The hiring event will be held on Thursday, August 17 from 10am to 1pm at the NCWorks Career Center Asheville, 48 Grove Street, Asheville, NC 28801. There will be a Job […]
Press release: Tom Tribble, President of Elisha Mitchell Audubon Society in Asheville, was honored with the National Audubon Society’s 2017 Atlantic Flyway William Dutcher Award on July 15 in Park City, Utah at the Biennial Audubon Convention. The William Dutcher Award recognizes exceptional Audubon volunteers for their exemplary standard of service to Audubon. A dedicated […]
Press release from Western North Carolina AIDS Project: The Western North Carolina AIDS Project, WNCAP is pleased to announce the recipient of the Honorary Chair award presented each year at the annual Raise Your Hand Auction and Gala, Asheville Attorney, David Gantt. “WNCAP is proud to recognize longtime partner, civil servant, and friend of the agency”, […]
Press release from the North Carolina Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services: High-diving firemen and roaming dinosaurs are just two of the new entertainment acts joining the 2017 N.C. Mountain State Fair Sept. 8-17 at the WNC Agricultural Center. High Dive Fireman Show, an acrobatic comedy, features performers doing Olympic-style dives from platforms up to […]
Press release: Eliada is proud to introduce their second annual Signature Event, presented by Blossman Gas. The 2017 Signature Event will feature another fun and inspiration theme, “Light the Path.” We will celebrate the family members, mentors, supporters, and everyone in the community who continuously lights a path of success for our most vulnerable children. […]
The Philadelphia-based singer-songwriter plays The Grey Eagle with a full band on Sunday, Aug. 13.
The family-friendly nature of Asheville area breweries has drawn criticism, but it remains a key part of the local industry’s identity.
The former Lost Sounds bandmates play The Mothlight on Friday, Aug. 11, at 9:30 p.m.
The multi-media presentation debuts at the Revolve Project Space on Friday, Aug. 11, at 8 p.m.
The Brickstack Architects designer received top honors for his West Chapel house in Black Mountain.
The former Asheville resident will discuss his new thriller at Malaprop’s on Thursday, Aug. 10.
The documentary ‘Racing Extinction’ receives two local screenings, Highland Brewing shows a documentary on the U.S. military’s reduced dependence on fossil fuels and more.
The Asheville musician plays solo and with his rock power-trio Max Gross Weight each Sunday in August at Catawba Brewing Co.’s South Slope Tasting Room & Brewery.
Open since early June, Yancey County’s first brewery focuses on sessionable yet flavorful beers made with local ingredients.