Since he was 11 years old, Jem Klein has perfected the craft of flute making.
Press release from Asheville Choral Society: In early December, the Asheville Choral Society will offer two performances of their second annual Yuletide Candlelight program—a new family tradition for the holidays. At 7:30 p.m. on December 2 and again at 4:30 p.m. on December 3, the choir will hold their candlelight procession in the beautiful Trinity […]
Press release from Haywood County Board of Commissioners: ABC permitting for malt beverages and unfortified wine were on the ballot on November 8, 2016. The unofficial election results are that the measures passed. Haywood County will, if the votes are certified by the State Board of Elections and everything is approved by the State ABC […]
Notice from North Carolina Forest Service NC: The Party Rock Fire has grown to an estimated 885 acres. Steep terrain, gusty winds, and extreme drought conditions have made firefighting efforts difficult. The North Carolina Forest Service has assigned over 100 personnel to the wildfire from all across the state. The fire is estimated at being […]
Special notice from US Forest Service: Public meeting scheduled for tonight at Moss Memorial Church, 5188 Tusquitee Road, Hayesville, North Carolina at 7:00 p.m. Currently on the Nantahala National Forest in Western North Carolina, more than 565 firefighters and support staff from more than 40 states and territories are working to suppress 18 wildland fires […]
In his most recent collection, Ellison offers more than an overview of the various plants, animals, insects and landscapes of the Southern Blue Ridge Province; he is quietly reminding us of the most rewarding, but often overlooked components of life: observation and deliberation.
Press release from Traditional Hands: TRADITIONAL HANDS Jewelry & Art is presenting and selling authentic, handmade Native American Silver Jewelry featuring Wampum, Turquoise, Lapis, Opal and other genuine materials and Art and Crafts on November 11th, 12th, 18th, and 19th, 2016 from 10:00am – 4:00pm AT THE VISITOR CENTER OF THE ASHEVILLE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE. The […]
This week, Great Harvest Bread Co. offers free handmade loaves in exchange for processed, store-bought bread.
Instead of one being regarded as a freak if he played golf…he became a patriot.
River Arts District Artists partners with MANNA FoodBank and Ingles for a canned food drive. Also, Highlands Food and Wine Festival celebrates its 10th year, Addison Farms Vineyard launches a wine club, the West Asheville Tailgate Market holds a Caribbean soul food supper and a new Mediterranean restaurant will open soon in the former Chorizo spot in the Grove Arcade.
Press release form U.S. Department of Agriculture: Fire activity on the Nantahala National Forest has resulted in closures as follows: The Appalachian Trail is now closed from Rock Gap to the Nantahala River. Old 64 Murphy Road closed from its west junction of US 64 to Forest Service Road 67 leading to Standing Indian Campground. Rock Gap may be accessed […]
Press release from The Undergrowth: On Nov. 6, Asheville-based artist collective The Undergrowth takes over the Block Off Biltmore for an art auction directly benefiting the Ecuadorian community. On April 16, an earthquake with a magnitude of 7.8 on the richter scale devastated the community, resulting in 661 deaths, leaving 27,732 people injured and causing […]
Announcement from the Biltmore Estate: When a 34-foot-tall Fraser fir tree is brought into America’s Largest Home – Biltmore House – it’s a sure sign that Christmas is just around the corner. Today, Santa Claus, aboard a horse-drawn carriage, ushered the massive tree to the home that George Vanderbilt opened to his friends and family […]
Press release from Jonas Gerard Fine Art: Over the course of the River Arts District Studio Stroll weekend, Jonas Gerard will be exploring his creative vision on a grand scale. He will be painting an abstract artwork in his spontaneous style on a series of 8-foot tall aluminum panels that will combine to make an 8’ x […]
Announcement from Phase:3 Marketing and Communications: Tuesday, November 8, is the day to make a change – it’s time to vote! Join Chai Pani of Asheville as the restaurant promotes the motion to vote this Election Day. Through Election Day, stop by the restaurant with an “I Voted” sticker for a complimentary iced cold “chai” – […]
Press release: Angela Alexander, NorthLight Studios artist and long-time RADA (River Arts District Asheville) member, is queuing up for a double-header this November, participating in both NorthLight Studios’s 5 Year Anniversary and the River Arts District Fall Studio Stroll. Thursday, Nov. 10 from 4:30 – 7:30 p.m., NorthLight Studios will be hosting an open house […]
Announcement from Pink Dog Creative: Every 29.5 years Saturn completes its orbit around the sun. In astrology, the return of Saturn to its place in the heavens at the time of one’s birth is significant—signaling the reframing of one’s individualized conditions at a new stage in life. Saturn has twice circled round in my lifetime—each time […]
Press release from the League of Women Voters of Asheville-Buncombe County: Join the League for a celebration! We will be celebrating election winners, losers and giving a big sigh of relief that the election is finally over! We will have food and drink and speakers on local issues. Bring a friend or family! Grace Episcopal […]
Press release from Asheville Fire Department: Due to Buncombe County’s outdoor open burning ban, allowed open burning practices in the city limits are prohibited. This includes recreational fires, fire pits, permitted open flame performances, fireworks, etc; including outdoor open burning that had been approved for special events. Outdoor Gas logs and similar appliances like at […]
Press release from the Grandfather Mountain Stewardship Foundation: The turn of the calendar signals a new season on Grandfather Mountain — and the return of a bargain allowing unlimited access to the park for six months. The Secret Season Pass allows passholders unlimited access to the mountain Nov. 1 through April 30, 2017, for $32 […]
This week, Black Mountain Ciderworks + Meadery hosts its Guy Fawkes Celebration and Croatan release. Also, the RAD Farmers Market holds its annual fundraising dinner, Villagers offers a pickled beets workshop, Chestnut teams with the Asheville School of Wine for a dinner pairing and Lex 18 closes up shop.