Café Yuzu will feature handmade treats by baker and owner Cynthia Pierce along with products from Vortex Doughnuts, French Broad Chocolates, OWL Bakery and Dobra Tea. Also, Fork & Knife hosts a Fourth of July event, Tiki Thursdays returns to Vinnie’s Neighborhood Italian and Bone & Broth introduces its early-summer menu.
On Wednesday, June 28, Bruce Johnson will offer a talk titled “Family Feud: The Bitter Battle Between E.W. Grove and Fred Seely For the Grove Park Inn.” It will take place at the Lord Auditorium, on the lower level of Pack Memorial Library.
Press release from the USDA: Linville Gorge Wilderness is now a more beautiful place thanks to the efforts of 85 volunteers who worked over 1,800 hours under the lead of Wild South to remove nearly 150 tires from the deep gorge. In the 1970s a large flood washed the tires down into the Linville Gorge […]
Press release from Cottage Cooking: In response to multiple requests, Cottage Cooking, a cooking class business in Asheville, N.C., has decided to add off-site services. In the past, they’ve given on-site cooking classes in a private home (and still do), but now they’re also taking the show on the road. “Our renovated 1950s-style ranch home in […]
Press release from Buncombe County Health and Human Services: The Buncombe County Board of Commissioners approved the Isaac Coleman Community Innovation Investment Grants on February 21, 2017. These grants, funded through the Health and Human Services budget, are designed to specifically target efforts to rebuild neighborhood communities and connect residents to economic and educational opportunities. […]
Press release from Howard Alan Events, Inc: Picturesque Pack Square Park will transform into an art-lover’s paradise July 1 – 2 during the Downtown Asheville Festival of the Arts. One hundred regional, local and national artists and craft artisans are set to display their works in a prestigious show encompassing fine jewelry, exquisite works of […]
Press release from Jackson County Chamber of Commerce: Dashboard Blue returns to Concerts on the Creek on Friday, June 30 from 7-9 p.m., bringing back the sounds of familiar classic rock and roll favorites. Dashboard Blue is a five piece band based in Asheville, N.C., with 25+ years of professional experience playing and entertaining at […]
Press release from the YMCA of WNC: Asheville, N.C., June 23, 2017 – Wicked Weed cofounder Rick Guthy says the Y may have saved his life, and he’s determined to help local kids get the same chance to succeed. “Growing up in a single parent household in a very poor neighborhood in Queens, N.Y., the YMCA […]
Press release from The Canary Coalition: On Thursday, July 6, from 6:30-8:30 PM, The Canary Coalition will host the 2017 Wake-Up event at the Jackson County Public Library, 310 Keener St, in Sylva, NC. Wake-Up is a gathering of people and organizations featuring Progressive speakers inter-mingled with sing-along sessions of Songs of the Movement. The […]
Press release from Zeke Powerz: “Magic & Mind Reading Mysteries,” featuring Zeke Powerz, is coming to Asheville this summer! Award-winning magician Zeke Powerz from Blairsville, Georgia will read thoughts, palms, cards, and the future on July 23 at 3 p.m. at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church, 337 Charlotte Street in Asheville. The event is geared for adults and teenagers and the $10 ticket price […]
Press release from Lake Junaluska: The Lake Junaluska Singers arrived at the lake in June to begin rehearsing for their upcoming performance season under the new leadership of Interim Director Mary Huff. The Lake Junaluska Singers are a 16-voice ensemble dedicated to providing a variety of choral experiences, including classical choral and contemporary works, gospel, […]
Press release from the U.S. Small Business Administration: The U.S. Small Business Administration is reminding small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses engaged in aquaculture and most private nonprofit organizations that July 24 is the filing deadline for federal economic injury disaster loans in North Carolina as a result of the drought that began on […]
‘We, the petty actors, will pass away, forgotten; but never, while the everlasting mountains stand, the name of professor Mitchell.’ — The North Carolina Standard, 1857
A new pie cafe hits South Asheville. Also, Urban Orchard Cider Co. will host a five-course live fire dinner, Asheville Breakfast Rotary Club and Hickory Nut Gap Farm team up for a fundraiser and lots more in this week’s Small Bites.
Press release from UNC Asheville: UNC Asheville will hold a neighborhood meeting at 7 p.m. on Thursday, June 29, in the Reuter Center, Manheimer Room on campus, to provide an update on current university construction projects. The projects include construction of new residence halls adjacent to Brown Hall; the renovation of Highsmith Student Union and […]
Press release from the Tracey Morgan Gallery: Please join us for an Artist Talk/Exhibition walk through with Photographer Rob Amberg. Wednesday, June 21 at 6pm. Amberg will walk us through his current exhibition Staring, and discuss how this recent body of work relates to his oeuvre. There will be opportunities for questions after the talk. Staring is a series of black and […]
‘My Grandfather’s Prayers’ will debut on Sunday, June 18, at the Asheville Jewish Community Center auditorium.
Press release from Vaya Health: June 14, 2017 – A 99-year-old Macon County advocate for individuals with behavioral health and developmental disability needs has received statewide honors for her lifetime of service to some of North Carolina’s most vulnerable residents. The N.C. Council of Community Programs recognized Dorothy R. Crawford on June 5 in Raleigh […]
On July 22, 1857, The North Carolina Standard ran a letter relaying the discovery of Elisha Mitchell’s fallen corpse. The Chapel Hill professor had made his way back to the Black Mountains to confirm his previous 1935 measurement of present-day Mount Mitchell.
Press release from Asheville Christian Academy: SWANNANOA, NC: This summer, enroll your elementary and middle school aged children in one of Asheville Christian Academy’s Summer EXCEL Sports camps. The EXCEL program provides the young athlete the opportunity to develop athletic skills, team play, and a competitive spirit with a Christian perspective. ACA’s athletics camps are […]
Press release from the YWCA Asheville: ASHEVILLE, NC – We are excited to announce that YWCA Asheville has been chosen as one of the top three nominees for YWCA USA’s nationwide Association Excellence Award for Racial Justice! YWCA USA presents Excellence Awards in three categories: Advocacy, Racial Justice and Women’s Empowerment. Nominations submitted reflect the distinctive […]