WNC Communities has announced availability of $70,000 for a second year of competitive awards to help support efforts to restore North Carolina hemlocks.
The duo will perform for the UNC Asheville’s Concerts on the Quad series Monday, June 29
This Sunday, July 26, Malaprop’s Bookstore and Cafe will be hosting Peggy Millin and the local writers who contributed to Writing in Circles.
MANNA FoodBank received a $25,000 grant from Morgan Stanley to help fund its BackPack Program, a child hunger initiative that helps to ensure students continue to receive nutritious food during school breaks.
The results for the 2015 Special Olympics North Carolina Summer Games have been released; nearly 1,500 athletes competed in aquatics, athletics, gymnastics, powerlifting, softball and volleyball during the weekend event.
Frog Level Brewing Company and the Beer Army Foundation are joining together this Saturday, June 13, for Feeling Froggy Day, a collaboration project to help raise money for scholarships.
Mora Jewelry will to host the innovative shop-within-a-shop, Jewelry Edition, and TRUNK SHOW with Raïssa Bump this weekend.
Construction for Oskar Blues Brewery’s expansion to its property on Mountain Industrial Drive in Brevard, begins this week.
Carolina Public Press will hold a free training webinar, “Behind the Door,” on June 26 from noon to 1 p.m., focused on the reasons for which NC elected officials may or may not close public meetings and go into private session.
Asheville Sister Cities inc. is seeking housing for two high school students, collecting donations of school supplies for their upcoming delegation to Valladolid, Mexico, and is celebrating Bastille Day at Metro Wines.
For a second term, philosophy professor Brian Butler has been selected as UNC Asheville’s Thomas Howerton Distinguished Professor of Humanities. Butler has organized and sponsored lectures by a number of scholars, including leading public intellectual and political commentator Cornel West, architect Vladimir Belogolovsky and philosopher Sheralee Brindell. Butler also organized a symposium on democratic experimentalism, […]
Form-based codes are becoming popular tool processes in many cities, and the City of Asheville’s community meeting Wednesday, June 17, will “kick off” one for the River Arts District. This is the second form-based code project in the City; the Haywood Road Corridor form-based code was adopted by City Council in September 2014. Form- based […]
The Downtown Marshall Association and the Tourism Development Authority of Madison County are calling all to sport their best pirate, mermaid or sea creature costumes and attend the eighth annual Mermaids in Marshall festival today, June 5.
The Buncombe County Planning Board initially approved the plans for the Maple Trace subdivision in November 2014. At that time, the design called for 140 household units to be built in a rural Weaverville community with traffic directed through two exists. However, revisions to the plan have residents concerned that poor visibility and high traffic may result in dangerous driving conditions.
Michael Kane Studio is where Kane creates his clothes by using the Japanese dyeing technique Shibori, a method of binding and/or stitching a fabric so that the restricted areas absorb the dye to make irregular patterns and shapes.
This Sunday, May 31, local artists and farmers will come together at Articulture’s first annual Art & Farm Tour. Art will be displayed in all different types of outdoor settings to give attendees a completely different experience than that of the normal “white wall gallery.”
On May 30, Clean Energy for Western North Carolina, the Garden Club for America’s local French Broad chapter and Audubon North Carolina (NC) will be hosting their first Solar Saturday event to “kick off” this summer season.
Sunny Point Café is well-known for its breakfast and brunch offerings, but for the past few months, Noah Hermanson, the restaurant’s self-described “libations engineer,” has been crafting a new bar program inspired by his passion for food.
The Museum of Cherokee Indian introduced a new program called “Cherokee Friends” with the group’s goal being to give visitors the “Cherokee Experience.”
Education was a hot button issue this Friday, with the N.C. House passing a $22 billion spending budget, which increased funding for schools. This meant that a visit from Sen. Terry Van Duyn, D-Buncombe, who spoke today at an Asheville City Schools Foundation event, could not have come at a more relevant time.
Strive Not To Drive, a week of multimodal awareness events held throughout Asheville, held its first ever walking tour this past Tuesday, May 19, to showcase concerns and problems facing pedestrians, bikers, people with disabilities and motorists in downtown Asheville.