Food Waste Reduction and Recovery WNC will host its quarterly meeting in Madison County. Also: The Blind Pig presents Black Sheep; Southside Rising hosts Community Spotlight Night; 12 Bones opens its new South location; and more.
Asheville and Buncombe County high school students got actively involved in various war-time efforts upon America’s entry into World War II.
On Tuesday, Feb. 19, author Crystal Hana Kim will read from and discuss her debut novel If You Leave Me as part of UNC Asheville’s Visiting Writers Series.
Valentine’s Day hasn’t always been exclusively about love. In the early part of the 20th century, many who participated would just as likely have sent vitriolic cards to their sworn foes.
On Sunday, Feb. 24, Agya Boakye-Boaten, director of Africana Studies at UNC Asheville, will host his inaugural West African-themed dinner, Mukase, at West End Bakery and Café. Also: Cajun Cook-off returns, tickets for Asheville Bread Festival workshops go on sale and plenty more in this week’s Small Bites.
Sleepless nights are expected when it comes to newborns. But for some parents, the endless evening hours can sometimes stretch long beyond a child’s early days.
Love is in the air and on the menu at many local restaurants, bars and breweries in and around Asheville.
“The bicycle craze is in full force and effect in Asheville right now,” declared the May 12, 1893, edition of the Asheville Daily Citizen.
On Saturday, Feb. 2, the Rural Heritage Museum will open its latest exhibit, A Fountain of Youth in the Southern Highlands: A History of Hot Springs, North Carolina.
Sanctuary Brewing Co. hosts its fourth annual Puppy Bowl. Also: Super Bowl chili cook-off at Craft Centric Taproom & Bottle Shop; First Friday Fish Fry; and plenty more.
In the mid-1920s, disputes between city and county officials, as well as the general public, haunted the project to construct a unified civic center.
Whisk Avl heads west. Also: Folkmoot hosts its Scottish Friendship Dinner, the Town of Fletcher celebrates its 18th annual Chili Cook-Off, and plenty more.
On June 9, 1917, the city of Asheville gained 5,000 new residents with its annexation of West Asheville.
Beginning this year, various local nonprofits will leverage grants from the Buncombe County Tourism Development Authority to renovate and reconfigure the Stephens-Lee Recreation Center, the YMI Cultural Center and the Del Cardo building.
Entering its seventh year, Asheville Restaurant Week begins Monday, Jan. 21. Also: Science Pub series returns; Chestnut hosts six-course wine dinner; Dobra Tea West Asheville leads a course on the history of tea; and plenty more.
On May 25, 1919, the Berry Municipal Band performed its first live set in Asheville. The ensemble played a series of free outdoor shows throughout the summer in an effort to expand the city’s appeal to tourists.
Set to launch in March, the organization’s three-room West Asheville co-working space will accommodate up to 12 writers at a time. Along with desk space, free Wi-Fi and limitless coffee, membership will also include discounts on future workshops.
Ciao Asheville: An Italian Cultural Forum launches on Wednesday, Jan. 16 at Metro Wines. Also: A Taste of Italy; Harvesting for the Community; Modernist Cuisine and more in this week’s Small Bites.
On Oct. 25, 1891, the John Robinson Circus arrived to Asheville, wowing citizens with its trapeze artists, menagerie and musical acts.
Some community members who died in 2018 lived long and respected lives. Others met sudden ends by way of traffic accidents or illnesses, while some had their lives cut short by violence. Many died as a result of overdosing on opioid drugs. We mark some of those passings in our list of deaths that hit our community especially hard.
Gabriel Whitlock is raising funds and awareness for The Lord’s Acre, one mile at a time. Also: Green tea class and tasting; Asheville Wine Focus Group; and Monk’s Flask.