News Bulletins

‘STREET/ART’ opens at PUSH Gallery, March 22

Press release from PUSH Gallery: STREET/ART at PUSH Gallery -Friday, March 22 from 7-10pm “Finding your line” is an expression used by skateboarders, mountain bikers and trail runners to describe the instantaneous improvisational impulse which mediates the decision-making processes necessary for action. Street Skaters navigate a landscape finding compositions in a similar way an artist approaches the […]

Truck lane restrictions instated on I-26 in Asheville

Press release from N.C. Department of Transportation: A new restriction on a stretch of Interstate 26 in Asheville targets improved safety and reduced congestion. The N.C. Department of Transportation will unveil signs this week restricting trucks from the far left lane between the French Broad River and Long Shoals Road. The lane restriction should improve […]

Saluda Volunteers Clean Up Ozone Drive

Press release from Saluda Lifestyles: SALUDA, NC — Ozone Drive in Saluda, the main entryway to downtown from I-26, collects a lot of drink containers, plastic wrappers, and other litter. Volunteers with the Saluda Business Association pick it up every quarter from the roadway as part of the NC Department of Transportation’s Adopt-A-Highway program. Seven volunteers […]

Steve Kemp Writer’s Residency offers Creative Writing Workshop

Press release from Great Smoky Mountains Association: CHEROKEE, NC – Poet, artist and teacher Elise Anderson will lead a Great Smoky Mountains Association creative writing workshop on Wednesday, March 20, from 10 a.m. to noon at Great Smoky Mountains National Park’s Oconaluftee Visitor Center near Cherokee, N.C. Anderson was selected, along with Latria Graham, to be […]

Early Childhood Workshop features NCDHHS Secretary and Sesame Street

Press release from Transylvana County: Get Set Transylvania is excited to announce a workshop featuring Dr. Mandy Cohen, North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services Director, alongside Dr. Jeanette Betancourt Senior Vice President of United States Social Impact for Sesame Workshop at Brevard College on March 21 from 8:30-2. Dr. Cohen will be presenting […]

Appalachian Photographer and Writer Roger May to Speak at UNCA on March 28

Press release from UNC Asheville: Roger May, whose photographic portraits of Appalachia and its people have been featured in national and international media, will display some of his work and discuss the issues involved in depicting Appalachia, on Thursday, March 28. His presentation begins at 5:30 p.m. in UNC Asheville’s Karpen Hall, Laurel Forum, and is […]

Southern Highland Craft Guild’s annual Glass & Metal day

Press release from Southern Highland Craft Guild: Makers of the Southern Highland Craft Guild are preparing for the launch of their 2019 special event programming at the Folk Art Center with the fourth annual Glass and Metal Day. As a non-profit organization, the Guild provides experiential learning opportunities for the public to cultivate awareness of both […]

Asheville Police Department Requests Assistance to Locate Missing Person, Leigh Anna Stewart

Press release from Asheville Police Department: The Asheville Police Department is requesting assistance to locate Leigh Anna Stewart. Stewart was last seen on March 10 in East Asheville. She was wearing a tan, long knit sweater, jeans, and black/pink Nike tennis shoes. She carries a small, rose gold pocketbook. There is a possibility that Stewart could […]

Napa Valley vintner Alycia Mondavi to visit District Wine Bar, March 24

Press release from District Wine Bar: Alycia Mondavi will stop by the District Wine Bar 3-7 p.m. Sunday, March 24, to sign her, highly anticipated and limited wine, Aloft. Only two events are scheduled in North Carolina, and only 18 barrels were made of this beautiful wine. 15- 3-packs/45 bottles are available. Presale is underway […]

Haywood County NAACP pilgrimage to Montgomery

Press release from Haywood County NAACP: Haywood County NAACP plans a pilgrimage to Montgomery to see the Equal Justice Initiative’s new Legacy Museum: From Enslavement to Mass Incarceration, and the National Memorial for Peace and Justice that commemorates victims of lynching. One of the names there is from Haywood County. On March 4, 1900, in Haywood […]

GreenWorks’ Second Annual Trashion Show and Environmental Excellence Awards

Press release from Oh, Henry Events: Asheville GreenWorks, a local environmental nonprofit, will host the Environmental Excellence Awards and Trashion Show on Saturday, April 27, 2019 at 6pm at the DoubleTree by Hilton Asheville-Biltmore on 115 Hendersonville Road in Asheville, NC 28803. The Trashion Show is a recycled fashion show featuring over a dozen local designers […]

Renowned Appalachian photographer, writer to speak at UNC Asheville March 28

Press release from UNC Asheville: Roger May, whose photographic portraits of Appalachia and its people have been featured in national and international media, will display some of his work and discuss the issues involved in depicting Appalachia, on Thursday, March 28. His presentation begins at 5:30 p.m. in UNC Asheville’s Karpen Hall, Laurel Forum, and […]

Bullington Gardens hosts annual spring plant sale, April 25-27

Press release from Bullington Gardens: HENDERSONVILLE:  Bullington Gardens, a horticultural education center and public botanical garden, will hold its annual spring plant sale on three days, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, April 25, 26 and 27, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day. The event has been extended a third day to better accommodate customers. […]

Main Street champions from Brevard, Hendersonville, Tryon among state honorees

Press release from the North Carolina Department of Commerce: North Carolina Main Street Champions will be recognized today for their commitment to downtown improvements and strong communities during a Recognition Ceremony in Salisbury starting at 9:00 a.m. (Mar. 14). Forty-three Champions will receive honors for contributions to their Main Street programs and downtown districts in […]

7th annual Face Jug Show at American Folk Art & Framing, April 4-18

Press release from American Folk Art & Framing: The human face is capable of displaying an astonishing array of emotions. Curiosity is what many of the uninitiated express when first seeing a southern face jug, a tradition that has many beginnings. The upstate of South Carolina and the mountain regions of North Carolina and Georgia contribute […]

Sandburg Home and Friends of Carl Sandburg host public meeting

Press release from the National Park Service: Carl Sandburg Home National Historic Site managers and the Board of Directors of the Friends of Carl Sandburg at Connemara will share park and fundraising updates at a joint public meeting on Wednesday, March 27, from 5:00-7:00 pm, at the Henderson County Chamber of Commerce. The park’s 2019 Writer-in-Residence, […]

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