Black-Eyed Susan Cafe is now open in Black Mountain. Also, Buxton Presents celebrates Fonta Flora’s State of Origin Festival, Asheville VeganFest returns, Metro Wines hosts a class and more Asheville food news.
“No one can approach Asheville without being struck with the awful sublimity of those dark ranges that tower from two thousand to six thousand feet into mid heavens,” writes Dr. J.P. Purcell in 1869 article “Wayside queries and Information.”
‘Parables in Clay and Paint,’ is a themed-collection by Asheville painter Mark Bettis and Brevard-based sculptor Christine Kosiba.
Each year in May, during National Preservation Month, the Preservation Society of Asheville and Buncombe County brings together the community to recognize significant preservation projects.
Press release from Four Seasons: Four Seasons strives to provide the communities we serve in Western North Carolina with extensive support in the way of materials, resources and free education. Kicking off the month of June at the North Asheville Library, Four Seasons will introduce their “Conversations about Care” series with Geriatric Care Expert, Amy […]
Press release from UNC Asheville: Agya Boakye-Boaten, chair and associate professor of Africana Studies at UNC Asheville, was awarded a fellowship by the Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship Program, funded by the Carnegie Corporation of New York and managed by the Institute of International Education in collaboration with the United States International University-Africa. With funding from […]
Press release from Jackson County Arts Council: The Jackson County Arts Council proudly presents a FREE performance at Sylva’s Bridge Park Stage by The Catamount Singers and Electric Soul from the School of Music at Western Carolina University. This performance will be from 12n-1p on Saturday June 10th and is part of the program “WCU Roadworks.” Roadworks is an […]
Press release from the State Employees’ Credit Union: The dedication of the Williams-Baldwin Teacher Campus drew a crowd of supporters to Asheville on Tuesday, applauding a housing initiative aimed at attracting and retaining teachers for Asheville City and Buncombe County schools. Representatives from State Employees’ Credit Union (SECU) and SECU Foundation joined local leaders and […]
Press release from Jackson County Arts Council: The “Artist Talk” for June, sponsored by the Jackson County Arts Council, will feature musician and instructor Iva Veazey. Please join us for an artistic look at composing music on your laptop or iPad (please bring your own if possible). She will demonstrate easy ways to create music […]
Press release from Southern Highland Craft Guild: Opening this past Saturday, May 27, the Folk Art Center celebrated Haywood Community College’s Professional Crafts Program graduate class of 2017. With a 36-piece exhibit, featuring 19 students, the show continues the historical relationship between the Southern Highland Craft Guild and Haywood, an educational center member of the Guild. This year’s class is […]
Press release from Brother Wolfe Animal Rescue: Asheville and Hendersonville, North Carolina (May 31, 2017) — Brother Wolf Animal Rescue and Petco are working together to save the lives of cats and kittens in need. “Our partnership with Petco allows us to rescue hundreds of additional cats and kittens, makes us more visible in the […]
Press release from Asheville Police Department: Asheville, NC (May 31, 2017): The Asheville Police Department is requesting assistance from the public to locate missing person Richard John Jilg, Jr. He was last seen on April 30 at 22 Cross Place. Richard is 43 years of age, 6’3” tall and weighs approximately 190 lbs. He has […]
Press release form City of Asheville: Asheville, NC (May 31, 2017): Over the last few days the Asheville Police Department has responded to several local businesses that have received a generic letter issuing a bomb threat via fax referencing a ransom to be paid by Western Union in the amount of $25,000 to a Brazilian citizen. […]
Press release from Pisgah Astronomical Research Institute: Rosman, NC (April 5, 2017) – The Pisgah Astronomical Research Institute (PARI) is offering a community workshop June 10 to help area schools, businesses and residents make the most of the total solar eclipse that will traverse the U.S. August 21. This solar eclipse is already being called the […]
Press release from the Blue Ridge Parkway: Wednesday, June 7, 2017 Cone Manor – Milepost 294 10:30 am – Informal Upstairs Tour at Cone Manor From 10:30-12:00, the second floor of Cone Manor will be open for a do-it-yourself tour. Rangers will be on hand to answer questions. Cone Manor – Milepost 294 10:30- […]
Press release from the City of Asheville: June 5, 2017 – A community meeting will be held for the East West Asheville Neighborhood Association (EWANA) at East West Vintage Rentals which is located at 278 Haywood Road from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm. The focus of the meeting is for the North Carolina Department of Transportation […]
“The dew of Heaven is falling, and is fertilizing the land,” writes Dr. J.P. Purcell, in his 1869 report on Asheville.
Bounty & Soul’s VegOut fundraiser returns for its second year. Also, Native Kitchen and Social Pub holds a fundraiser for the Autism Society of North Carolina, Backyard BBQ Competition takes place in Brevard, the fourth annual Skillet Six Ways returns and more.
On Saturday, June 3, Malaprop’s Bookstore and Cafe will host the official book launch of Aiyanna Sezak-Blatt debut work of creative nonfiction, “A Tangled Tree: My Father’s Path to Immortality.”
Press release from WNC American Contract Bridge League: Patty Tucker is coming to teach her “jump start” bridge class for people interested in trying the game or refreshing their skills on June 19 near the Asheville airport. Afterwards, she will certify experienced players who want to teach the class in their communities. Tucker’s five-hour class, called […]
Press release from The Buncombe County Republican Women’s Club: The Buncombe County Republican Women’s Club Invites you and your guest to our annual Picnic In The Mountains On Thursday, June 8th from 11:30am – 1:30pm at the Governor’s Western Residence, 45 Patton Mountain Rd. Asheville, North Carolina Keynote Speaker: Lt. Col. James Womack Come out and meet […]