Whether you favor pig pickin’ or watermelon, live music or a dramatic reading of the “Declaration of Independence,” there’s something for everyone this holiday, and Xpress has all your pie-flavored, freedom-filled needs covered.
WHAT: A 4.5-mile race through East Asheville WHEN: Saturday, July 8, 8 p.m. WHERE: Highland Brewing WHY: Glow-in-the-dark necklaces, crazy costumes and beer — the perfect combination for a running experience like no other. For the fourth year, Highland Brewing Co. is hosting the Night Flight, a 4.5-mile run through the neighborhoods of East Asheville. […]
Press Release from Haywood Regional Medical Center: Haywood Regional Medical Center is hosting a free tired leg/ varicose vein educational program on Thursday, June 29, 2017 at 5 p.m. at the Vein Center at Haywood Regional Medical Center on the 2nd floor (enter behind the hospital) led by Dr. Al Mina, MD, FACS and Dr. […]
Press Release from Pardee UNC Health Care: Hendersonville, N.C. – Pardee Hospital Foundation announced the 2017 Physician of the Year and Philanthropist of the Year at its annual gala, A Black Tie Affair, on Saturday, June 17 at the Technology Building at Blue Ridge Community College. Peter Goodfield, M.D., a board-certified cardiologist at Pardee UNC […]
Press Release from Indivisible Asheville/WNC: ASHEVILLE — The Healthcare Action Team of Indivisible Asheville/WNC is sponsoring an educational symposium on June 27 at A-B Tech’s Ferguson Auditorium to provide information leading to needed improvement in our nation’s failing healthcare system. Dr. Carol Paris, president of the national organization Physicians for a National Healthcare Program (PNHP), […]
WHAT: A celebration and fundraiser for Heart of Horse Sense WHEN: Saturday, June 24, 1-6 p.m. WHERE: Horse Sense of the Carolinas Farm, Marshall WHY: Saddle up for a day of “good, clean, farm-friendly family fun” at the inaugural Mane Event, a celebratory fundraiser for Heart of Horse Sense. The nonprofit organization provides equine therapy services […]
Press Release from Pardee UNC Health Care: Pardee UNC Health Care Receives Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Silver Quality Achievement Award Hendersonville, N.C. — Pardee UNC Health Care has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Silver Quality Achievement Award. The award recognizes the hospital’s commitment and success in ensuring that stroke patients […]
Press Release from Pardee UNC Health Care: Hendersonville, N.C. — Pardee UNC Health Care announced today two new members of its 15-person board of directors: John Bryant, Ed.D., associate superintendent for administrative services of Henderson County Public Schools, and Chip Gould, president and owner of Cason Companies, Inc. Bryant and Gould will fill seats left […]
Father’s Day food events, an artisan baking workshop, a South of the Border-themed picnic buffet and an educational wine tasting are all on the menu in this week’s Small Bites.
Press release from Community Roots: Asheville — This Independence Day, July 4, 2017, climate activists and concerned citizens will peacefully protest Duke Energy’s construction of a gas-fired power plant in Arden, NC. Local nonprofit, Community Roots are organizing the lake-based event to ask that the City of Asheville and Buncombe county be powered by 100% […]
Press Release from Park Ridge Health: Hendersonville — One in four women ages 30-59 experiences the life-impacting effects of pelvic incontinence. Fear of a sudden sneeze, running or playing leads them to sit on the sidelines, just watching life instead of living it. On Thursday, June 29, the community is invited to the Free Park […]
WHAT: A concert to benefit Isaac Dickson Elementary School WHEN: Saturday, June 17, 7-11 p.m. WHERE: Altamont Theatre WHY: Community members have come together to demand power over their power supply: Parents and community members will hold a benefit concert at the Altamont Theatre Saturday to raise money for Isaac Dickson Elementary School’s new solar […]
Press Release from Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation: Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation announces new projects for enhancements and programs on the Parkway Nonprofit celebrates 20 years of service and selects fresh initiatives at Craggy Gardens, Waterrock Knob, Sharp Top Shelter, and additional sites In 1997, the Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation started as a simple idea: Give […]
Press Release from The Gallery at Flat Rock: They generally toil behind closed doors, safely out of view, in tucked away studios near and far. But over 20 local artists have been coaxed into the spotlight for one special weekend get-together on Saturday, June 17 from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm; and Sunday, June 18, […]
Press Release from the National Forest Foundation: National Forest Foundation Designates Nantahala and Pisgah National Forests as Treasured Landscape Designation will advance critical restoration projects aimed at improving forest health and recreational opportunities on National Forests. ASHEVILLE — As part of its national Treasured Landscapes, Unforgettable Experiences conservation program, the National Forest Foundation (NFF) has […]
State Attorney General Josh Stein visited Asheville on June 6 to discuss the region’s efforts to combat the far-reaching effects of the opioid crisis. While not alone among North Carolina counties in dealing with drug abuse, overdoses and drug-related deaths, Buncombe County’s problem is significant, local representatives and Stein said.
New farmers markets emerge and established markets move to innovative locations as Asheville businesses seek fresh ways to interact with the community.
Press Release from the Asheville Downtown Association: Asheville Downtown Association puts on free community events like Downtown After 5 and the Ingles Independence Day Celebration, a volunteer-powered, free community event, featuring live music, beer, food, air dog competitions, bouncy houses, fireworks and more. ADA seeks additional help on July 4, and volunteers can earn great perks […]
Press Release from North Carolina News Service: CHARLOTTE, N.C. – More than 35 hunting, fishing and outdoor groups today sent a letter to the members of North Carolina’s congressional delegation calling on them to defend public lands in the state and the rest of the country. The demand from organizations representing more than 100,000 stakeholders […]
Press Release from North Carolina National Guard: HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. – The North Carolina National Guard (NCNG) and state and federal public safety agencies will conduct a domestic and homeland security exercise on Thursday June 8, 2017, at Guion Farm. NCHART (North Carolina Helicopter and Aquatic Rescue Team) will conduct helicopter search and rescue training at […]
WHAT: An art show fundraiser for Appalachian Wildlife Refuge WHEN: Sunday, June 11, 1-5 p.m. WHERE: The Boathouse at the Smoky Park Supper Club WHY: Art lovers and animal enthusiasts alike will have the chance to make a difference in the care of injured animals by attending the Wild Art art show and fundraiser. Appalachian […]