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‘Out of Africa’ wedding costume to be shown at Biltmore Estate

Press release from organizers: Meryl Streep’s Out of Africa costume set for installation Oct. 1 at Biltmore     Asheville, N.C. – On Oct. 1, members of Biltmore’s Museum Services Team will install the wedding costume worn by Oscar-winning actress Meryl Streep in Out of Africa at the Inn on Biltmore Estate. The placement is a preview […]

FernLeaf Community Charter School hosts info session in anticipation of 2016 opening date, Oct. 6

From FernLeaf Community Charter School Press release FernLeaf Community Charter School is pleased to announce that it will be hosting an additional public information session due to the continued interest in learning about this free public charter schools. October 6th, 2015 from 6:30 PM ­ 7:30pm at Fletcher Town Hall, 300 Old Cane Creek Road […]

Art Walk at Asheville Outlets to benefit The Buncombe County Schools Foundation, Oct. 9

From Asheville Outlets Press release WHAT: The First Annual Art Walk featuring local artists to raise money for The Buncombe County Schools Foundation. WHO: Buncombe County Schools Foundation and Asheville Outlets. WHERE: Asheville Outlets, 800 Brevard Road, Asheville, NC 28806. WHEN: Friday, October 9th from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. INFO: Local artists, businesses and […]

Edward Jones to hold recruiting event for financial advisors, Oct. 22

From Edward Jones Press release In an effort to serve the growing number of individual investors who are looking for financial advisors to understand their financial needs and goals, financial-services firm Edward Jones is looking to hire more financial advisors in western North Carolina. As the firm continues to expand its business and grow its […]

Celebrate Thomas Wolfe’s birthday, Oct. 3

The Thomas Wolfe Memorial celebrates Asheville author Thomas Wolfe’s 115th birthday on Saturday, Oct. 3. Events include a new walking tour, free admission to the Old Kentucky Home, and birthday cake in the visitors center. Press release from event organizers: The Thomas Wolfe Memorial State Historic Site welcomes you to join in the celebration of […]

Metro Wines to host wine tasting to benefit Boys and Girls Club of Asheville

PRESS RELEASE from Metro Wines: Robert Walter Selections, an Asheville-based importer, will be pouring 22 wines at a trade show and wine tasting to benefit the Boys and Girls Club of Asheville 5:30-7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 29, at Metro Wines, 169 Charlotte St. All wines have been donated by Robert Walter Selections. That means the $10 […]

Mission Health breaks ground for 635,000 sq. ft. facility

Mission Health’s broke ground on Thursday for a new 635,000 square-foot facility that will include 220 patient rooms, an expanded and new Emergency Department and parking, consolidated Operating Rooms with support space, Interventional Cardiology, Interventional Radiology and a helipad. Construction is expected to be complete in Fall 2018. The purpose of the expansion is to […]

Flat Rock Playhouse’s production of Wit to benefit Pardee Hospital Foundation’s Women Helping Women program, Oct. 24

From Pardee Hospital Foundation Press release Flat Rock Playhouse to Host a One Night Only Staged Reading of the Pulitzer Prize Winning Play Wit to Benefit Pardee Hospital Foundation; Proceeds from the October 24 event will support the Foundation’s Women Helping Women initiative. Hendersonville, NC – Flat Rock Playhouse and Pardee Hospital Foundation have partnered […]

ACSF hosts networking event for ‘Leaders of Color in Asheville City Schools’

From Asheville City Schools Foundation Press release On Tuesday, October 6, 2015, at the Asheville Area Chamber of Commerce Boardroom on 36 Montford Ave., Asheville City Schools Foundation and the Minority Enterprise Development Committee will be hosting “Leaders of Color in Asheville City Schools.” By providing valuable opportunities for community leaders to connect with one […]

Owners of Organic Armor offer course on replicating the store’s garment medium for DIY projects

From Organic Armor Press release Asheville, NC – For years people have been asking Paul Hersey to teach them how to use the unique materials he’s developed to make his sculpted headdresses and gold armored bikinis. He is finally ready to tell his secrets! Paul and his wife Jennifer run the Organic Armor studio in […]

Local country band the Honeycutters play the Grey Eagle, Nov. 14

From the Honeycutters Press release The Honeycutters Perform at The Grey Eagle on Sat 11/14; 8pm doors; 9pm show; $15 adv/ $20 dos; All Ages ASHEVILLE, NC — The Honeycutters, an Asheville, NC-based original country roots band, released their third studio album, Me Oh My, on April 21, 2015 with Organic Records®. Fueled by the […]

Juniper Bends Reading Series hosts poet Niina Pollari, Oct. 6

Brooklyn-based poet Niina Pollari reads from her poetry collection, Dead Horse, at Downtown Books & News Tuesday, Oct. 6. Press release from event organizers: Celebrated Brooklyn-based poet Niina Pollari will read from her debut collection of poetry, Dead Horse (Feb. 2015, Birds, LLC) in an event on Tuesday, October 6, at Downtown Books & News […]

Venue change for Asheville Ballet’s ‘Fall Into Dance’

Due to rainy weather, Asheville Ballet’s Fall into Dance: An Artistic Harvest is moving to the Masonic Temple downstairs space, both Friday and Saturday, Sept. 25 & 26, at 7:30pm. The concert will still be free. There is seating, but organizers suggest bringing cushions for up close viewing. The address of the Masonic Temple is 80 Broadway St, […]

The Reformed Whores and Best of Atlanta Comedy Show perform at The Millroom

Press release from Funny Business at the Millroom: On Tuesday, October 20th, music comedy duo The Reformed Whores perform and on Friday, October 23rd, Atlanta’s best comedians bring their Best of Atlanta show to downtown Asheville at The Millroom. Reformed Whores: If Tenacious D and Dolly Parton got drunk and had a baby it would […]

Avery’s Creek book fair features character parade and award-winning teen author

Avery’s Creek Elementary School kicks off its Fall book fair Friday, September 25 with a special “character parade” and a guest appearance by award-winning local teen author H.B. Clementine, according to a press release from the publishing company BookLogix. Beginning at 8:30 a.m., students and staff will dress as their favorite literary characters for a […]

Alan Reid of The Battlefield Band performs at White Horse, Oct. 3

Press release from White Horse Black Mountain: Alan Reid: Founding Member of Scotland’s Legendary Battlefield Band Saturday, October 3 – 7:30 p.m.- Alan Reid. Modern and traditional folk. $10 advance/ $12 door The early 1970s witnessed an explosion of new bands in Scotland and Ireland that attracted legions of new fans to traditional music with […]

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