Throw! Choke! Slam and sweep! Kodokan Judo has a reputation as being one of the more violent forms of martial arts, but that hasn’t stopped the Waynesville Kodokan Judo Club. Easily adapted for the safety of children and adults, this ancient Japanese art has a strong presence in Western North Carolina.
Karen Pollpeter Brzostoski was an artist, wife and mother of two homeschooled daughters. A benefit auction will be held to support her family following her death from breast cancer.
Italy has a Santa Claus, too. Her name is La Befana and her story will be brought to life by Red Herring Puppets this weekend.
From the Sugar Plum Fairy to experimental button art, there are plenty of things to do this weekend.
Drink some sparkling wine to help a local boy fight cancer
A case of gleaming bells, and some talent musicians, are the perfect recipe for winter joy.
From jewelry to pottery, jams to woolen creations, arts and crafts markets across the region are bursting with gift ideas.
From Christmas to solstice, the holidays are everywhere. But what if you need a break from the festivities? This week’s CalCast offers a respite from holiday cheer with a few events that don’t feature Santa and his elves.
Support five organizations dedicated to nurturing and empowering children, and win some great prizes, at Bid for Kids.
Christmas might seem far away, but you wouldn’t know that from this weekend’s calendar. Towns near and far are showing off their good spirits. But don’t worry, if you’re not in the mood, we’ve sprinkled a few non-holiday events in with the mix.
It’s easy to get lost in a flurry of black Friday sales. Go green this year with a zipline tour to benefit a variety of environmental organizations.
Raise a glass and celebrate beer, food, the holidays and anything else you see fit. CalCast, the community calendar podcast from Asheville FM and the Mountain Xpress, offers plenty of reasons for good cheer.
The air is chilly and stores all over town will soon be decking the halls. It’s the perfect time for you or your child to share wintertime art with the Mountain Xpress. Enter our annual holiday art contest to be featured on our website. Several talented artists will see their work in our upcoming holiday issues. The deadline is Friday, Nov. 18.
Where to go? What to do? There are plenty of options this weekend. Let CalCast lead the way to a fun, community-minded weekend.
Take in a variety of international music, shop for antiques and support HIV/AIDS awareness all in one weekend. Check out CalCast, the community calendar podcast from the Mountain Xpress and Asheville FM for all the details.
Vessels, both utilitarian and abstract, are the focus of Crimson Laurel Gallery’s Interpreting the Cup exhibit.
Moogest may be taking over downtown Asheville, but that doesn’t mean it’s the only thing to do in WNC. Halloween is fast approaching and there are plenty of fundraisers too. Take your pick of these fun and unusual events in the region.
Design*Sponge was declared the “Martha Stewart Living for the Millennials” by the New York Times. Meet founder Grace Bonney and enjoy crafty fun at Malaprop’s on Tuesday.
From The Music Man to pitbulls and spooky mysteries to yoga, there are plenty of things to do this weekend. Narrow down the field with CalCast, the community calendar podcast from Asheville FM and the Mountain Xpress.
Abigail DeWitt creates a world of ruthless, yet lovable, characters.
The weekend is on its way and now is the time to line up your schedule. If you’re stumped and need some guidance, CalCast is here to help.