Press release from The Vanishing Wheelchair Little Theatre: The Vanishing Wheelchair Little Theatre is the permanent home of the 501(c)(3) non-profit public charity for people with disabilities, The Vanishing Wheelchair, Inc. The Little Theatre at 175 Weaverville Highway, Suite K, in Asheville is the venue for several magic and variety shows for the public and […]
Erik Lars Myers and Sarah Ficke reviewed 23 Asheville area breweries for the new edition of their book, which explores craft beer and brewing throughout the state.
Patriotism never goes out of style; nor does fun in the sun. Commemorations of the Fourth are in force — here’s where to celebrate.
Jackson County’s Vecinos Farmworker Health Program are teaming up with the Coalition of Immokalee Workers to protest at Publix in Hendersonville after news circulated that the grocery chain began purchasing tomatoes from a grower with a lengthy history of labor law violations. In 2016, the U.S. Department of Labor fined Red Diamond Farms — whom […]
Press release from Southern Appalachian Highlands Conservancy: On Friday, June 17, we purchased a 162-acre tract of land on the northwestern slope of Cold Mountain, in the Dix Creek watershed. The Haywood County tract contains an exceptional variety of forest communities and potential habitat for rare species. The tract is heavily wooded, with an exceptional […]
ZaPow gallery owner Lauren Patton found out yesterday that her outreach efforts on behalf of ZaPow artists seem to have resulted in the termination of the gallery’s lease at 21 Battery Park Ave.
The Friends of Beaucatcher Overlook Park have announced a public meeting on June 28 from 5-7 p.m. at Stephens-Lee Recreation Center at 30 George Washington Carver Ave. off Charlotte Steet in Asheville. Members of the public are invited to view three design concepts for the park and provide input.
Regulations intended to provide more city control over street musicians and performers are once again on the Public Safety Committee’s agenda. The committee will host a Downtown Public Space Management Forum on Wednesday, June 22 at 3 p.m. in the U.S. Cellular Center Banquet Hall.
Press release from Helios Warriors: Helios Warriors is honored to announce it has received a grant from the Disabled Veterans National Foundation (DVNF) for $10,000, which will fund their holistic therapies program that provides veterans in Western North Carolina with affordable access to holistic healing to help them recover from the physical, emotional and spiritual […]
Press release from Grace Lutheran Church The Grace Lutheran Church Foundation Board of Directors has approved the awarding of scholarships valued at $20,000 to eleven Grace students for the 2016-2017 academic year. The Foundation is supported by the generosity of donors within the congregation who specifically designate support for community college, four year institutions, medical […]
Press release from the Western Women’s Business Center: ASHEVILLE, NC. — The Western Women’s Business Center (WWBC) at The Support Center (TSC) opened registration for their second annual conference “Rock the World, Shape the Future” on June 30 at the US Cellular Center.” “Rock the World, Shape the Future” will feature a day of business workshops, music, […]
Press release from Stecoah Valley Cultural Arts Center The 15th annual “Stecoah Arts & Craft Drive About Tour” will be from 10 am to 5 pm, June 24-25 in Graham and Swain counties. With their studios open to the public, the free self-guided driving tour highlights artisans who have built a livelihood with their creative […]
Press release from National Parks Service Asheville, NC – Join Parkway rangers at 10:00 am on Friday, July 1st for a moderate 2-mile round-trip hike on the Mountains-to-Sea Trail. We’ll look for blooming wildflowers and see if any of the cacti are producing “tunas”. Meet at the Craven Gap parking area at Milepost 377.4. Bring […]
The second meeting of the Buncombe County Energy Innovation Task Force focused on setting up working groups that will focus on four key areas: community programs, technical solutions, community engagement and communication and peak demand reduction.
Press release from NC Cooperative Extension: HENDERSONVILLE, NC – This event is to highlight the recent refurbishment of the Bountiful Harvest Community Garden in Jackson Park.The garden was established 8 years ago as a project for the Extension Master Gardener Volunteers to provide outreach into the community. The garden has 30 plots for rental to […]
Press release from CooperRiis: ASHEVILLE, N.C. – The CooperRiis Healing Community has hired a world-class neuroscientist from Harvard as its new research director to spearhead leading edge studies to improve the brain. Carl M. Anderson’s research and program development will provide data and scientific abilities unmatched by any residential program. The rare collaboration between mental health clinicians and neuroscientists […]
Press release from Mission Health: ASHEVILLE, N.C. – Leaders from the healthcare industry recently gathered for the Excellence in Healthcare Conference, and Mission Health took home one of the event’s top prizes: the 2016 Culture of Excellence Award. The conference, hosted by Professional Research Consultants (PRC) and the Institute for Healthcare Excellence, is dedicated to […]
WNC residents find relief from their medical ills through recently legalized cannabinoids extracted from industrial hemp.
Press release from MountainTrue: Asheville, N.C. — French Broad Chocolates is partnering with MountainTrue’s French Broad Riverkeeper and Asheville Greenworks to present a special Father’s Day River clean-up. Fathers, mothers and children are all invited to come out on the water and lend a hand cleaning up the French Broad River. This will be a […]
An unorthodox yoga class followed by local brews added a new twist to this year’s AVL Beer Week.
Press release from Four Seasons Compassion for Life: FLAT ROCK, N.C. – When a family member faces end of life, children are often considered forgotten mourners by care providers. But at Four Seasons Compassion for Life, children get the comfort and support they need at a time of loss, thanks to the Heart Songs Bear Buddies […]