S&W Artisanal offers a taste of the Mediterranean to Asheville. Also: La Guinguette hosts a wine dinner; The Hop Ice Cream brings back its ice cream yule log; Firestorm Books & Coffee hosts a vegan cookie swap; Hickory Nut Gap Farm offers holiday baskets; and French Broad Chocolates announces new holiday treats.
Sanders Family Christmas marks SART’s homecoming production. The musical is the sequel in Connie Ray and Alan Bailey’s bluegrass gospel trilogy, Smoke on the Mountain. The show launches Tuesday, Dec. 14 and runs through Saturday, Dec. 23.
In 1929, the Grove Arcade opened. The building’s original competition date was scheduled for the summer of 1927. But the death of its developer, E.W. Grove, led to a two-year delay.
Some fix saddles, while others service slot machines. Shoes, shirts and cameras are also on the table at several esoteric repair shops scattered throughout Asheville and Western North Carolina.
Images of Asheville’s snowy downtown.
“Zolas Embrace (peaceful earth)” is the latest mural at Pink Dog Creative. The image is a call for love and unity.
The latest galleries to arrive in Asheville focus on a number of different medias, from acrylic paintings to sculpture and functional glassware to lettering.
Holiday festivals and gatherings are in the works at West Village Market & Deli, Blue Ridge Food Venture and Addison Farms Vineyard. Also, Farm Burger South Asheville hosts a Farm Supper, Meredith Leigh leads a charcuterie workshop and NorthStar Bakehouse celebrates its grand opening.
Pull Up at the Peel Deli and Grill expands its lunch options. Also: East Fork Asheville hosts a cake-off; Sandy Mush Mountain Music and Square Dance returns; French Broad Chocolate Lounge hosts a book signing; the Flatiron Building celebrates 90 years; and Foothill Meats opens a second location in Black Mountain.
Beginning Friday, Dec. 1, Terry Taylor’s latest series, Re:Views, will be on display at 305 Hillside Street. The three-day exhibit will feature Taylor’s creative endeavors over the last seven years.
In late November of 1917, Asheville, along with the rest of the country, was preparing for its first Thanksgiving since entering World War I.
A sampling of local restaurant options for those who prefer to have someone else do the holiday cooking.
In October of 1918, as the flu pandemic infected Asheville residents, the Masonic Temple opened its doors to the city’s sick African-American population.
Individuals and businesses explore the best ways to share our region’s history.
Wedge Foundation will host the Knuckle Deep BBQ Fest. Also, Villagers hosts a fermentation workshop, Knife & Fork holds seafood pop-up dinners, Vintage Kava moves to Weaverville and the Mills River Farmers Market goes back to school.
On Feb. 11, 1932, after sitting vacant for two years, local contractor P.W. Bordner began razing the old post office. Along with replacing it with a park, the city planned to widen the property’s surrounding streets.
The Asheville Outlets hosts its inaugural Asheville Food Truck & Craft Beer Festival. Also: Postero hosts Hendersonville Rescue Mission fundraiser dinner; Art & Pie II returns to Buxton Hall Barbecue; Taste of Asheville comes back for more and Taste Carolina Gourmet Food Tours arrives to Asheville
On Thursday, June 19, 1919, Asheville residents looked on in amazement as Henry Westall took flight over the city.
In conjunction with the exhibit Return from Exile: Contemporary Southeastern Indian Art , the Western Carolina University Fine Art Museum at Bardo Arts Center will host a contemporary Native American art symposium on Friday, Nov. 10.
Press release from Western North Carolina Regional Air Quality Agency: Below is the agenda for the WNCRAQA board meeting scheduled for Monday, November 13, 2017 at 4 p.m. in the Buncombe County Planning and Development Board Room located at 30 Valley Street, Asheville, NC 28801. I. Public Comment Protocol Announcement II. Adjustment and approval of […]
Press release from Saluda Historic Depot: SALUDA, NC–The old steam engine helper is gone from Saluda Mountain. Mr. E. M. Patterson, who pushed the trains from Melrose to Saluda, a distance of three miles, for 47 years, retired at the age of 70 years. He only lived two years after he retired. Mr. Patterson went to […]