News Bulletins

The Preservation Society of Asheville and Buncombe County’s time traveling gala returns

Press release from The Preservation Society of Asheville and Buncombe County: Asheville, NC – July 19, 2017 – The soul of Asheville is in our rich cultural diversity and community. To honor that diversity, The Preservation Society of Asheville and Buncombe County’s annual gala on September 23, 2017 will feature locations that represent not only different eras, […]

Girl Scouts celebrate National S’mores Day

Press release from Girl Scouts Carolinas Peaks to Piedmont:  Join our Girl Scouts for a National S’mores Day Celebration, Thursday, August 10. S’mores, games, activities and more! This event is free and open to the public. Who:    Girl Scouts Carolinas Peaks to Piedmont What:   National S’mores Day When:   Thursday, August 10 from 9 A.M. to 7 P.M. […]

More than Mindfulness conference returns Oct. 6

Press release from The Rainbow Community School:  Asheville, North Carolina, August, 2017 — The Rainbow Institute, an arm of Rainbow Community School (RCS) of West Asheville is hosting its annual More than Mindfulness (MTM) Conference on October 6th and 7th, 2017. School based mindfulness programs are becoming increasingly more widespread and decades of research suggest […]

Health Care demonstration and rally will be held July 29

Press Release: On July 29, local affiliates of the Women’s March will hold a demonstration at Vance Monument in coordination with Our Lives on the Line, a massive nationwide day of action to lift the voices of the millions of  Americans whose health care will be ripped away if Congressional Republicans continue with their plan to give […]

Montford Park Players CEO has been appointed to the NC Arts Council

Press release: The Montford Park Players of Asheville, North Carolina’s longest running Shakespeare Festival, is pleased to announce that Governor Roy Cooper has appointed John Russell, its Executive Director and CEO, to the Board of Directors of the North Carolina Arts Council. The board advises the Secretary of the Department of Cultural Resources on the […]

Local comedy showcase at The Grey Eagle, July 28

Press release: On Friday, July 28th, Funny Business at The Grey Eagle will present a hand-picked selection of Asheville’s best and brightest stand-up comedians, featuring fresh faces and returning favorites. Locally Brewed Comedy: Asheville Comedy Showcase Come experience a hand-picked selection of some of Asheville’s best and brightest stand-up comedians — all in one show! […]

Attic Salt Theatre company launches new classes for kids

Press release from Attic Salt Theatre Company: Attic Salt Theatre Company, a local not-for-profit, has recently moved into the Mill at Riverside in Woodfin and opened Attic Salt Theatre Arts Space. The studio is home to Attic Salt’s classes for adults and kids, and being offered as a rental space for meetings, rehearsals, classes and […]

The Rainbow Institute hosts the More than Mindfulness Conference Oct. 6 & 7

Press release: The Rainbow Institute, an arm of Rainbow Community School (RCS) of West Asheville is hosting its annual More than Mindfulness (MTM) Conference on October 6th and 7th, 2017. School based mindfulness programs are becoming increasingly more widespread and decades of research suggest that integrating mindful practices in schools not only bolsters mental health […]

Residences almost sold out as construction at 45 Asheland project continues

Press Release from Beverly-Hanks and Associates Realtors: Asheville, NC – July 25, 2017 – Construction progress is in full swing at the 45 Asheland project site. With a crane in place and foundation work nearing completion, the structure will begin taking shape at a rapid pace. “We anticipate that this progress will create even more […]

‘My Humor Heritage in Madison County and Beyond,’ a new book by Anthony E. Ponder

Press release from Anthony Ponder:  Anthony E. Ponder has written My Humor Heritage in Madison County and Beyond. It features cartoon illustrations by Graham Ponder. The publisher is YAV Publications and is available in paperback at most all outlets. Ponder states, “I tried to give the reader a glimpse of what amused our ancestors. Our […]

The Camp for All Barbeque Ball returns for 10th year

Press release from Camplify:  (Hendersonville, NC) – Rock climbing, paddling, campfires and s’mores. Live music and Hubba Hubba Smokehouse. What more could your family dream of? Camplify will host the Tenth Annual Camp for All Barbeque Ball on Sunday, September 10th, 2017 at Camp Ton-a-Wandah. This signature event raises funds to provide camp-based and experiential […]

Memorial Service for local busker/juggler Alex Berkow scheduled for July 26 at Asheville JCC

From event organizers: Memorial Service to be held for Alex Berkow, The Super Juggler Location: Asheville, NC Venue: Asheville Jewish Community Center Gymnasium, 236 Charlotte St, Asheville, NC 28801 Date: Wednesday, July 26 2017 Time: 7-9 p.m. Parking: Parking in neighborhood streets or at closed businesses on Charlotte Street, as the JCC lot will be […]

Accordion Time Machine presents ‘B-Sides,’ July 28-29

Press release: ANAM CARA THEATRE CO.’s ACCORDION TIME MACHINE presents B-SIDES 7/28 & 7/29 @ TOY BOAT COMMUNITY ART SPACE Accordion Time Machine, Anam Cara’s Experimental Theatre Ensemble, presents “B-Sides” Friday, July 28 AND Saturday, July 29, 2017 at 8:00pm Toy Boat Community Art Space 101 Fairview Rd. Asheville, NC 28803 Tickets $13 in advance, […]

U.S. Forest Service seeks input on Forest Plan revision at Appalachian Ranger District open house July 25

From MountainTrue: Speak Up for Forest Protections at Appalachian Ranger District USFS Open House Tuesday, July 25, the U.S. Forest Service is holding an open house for the Appalachian Ranger District as part of the Nantahala-Pisgah National Forest Plan revision process.  July 25, 3-6 p.m.: Appalachian Ranger District at Mars Hill University Bentley Fellowship Hall, 265 Cascade St […]

Charles George VA Medical Center hosts women’s veterans art exhibit, July 25-27

Press release from U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs:  July 26-27, from 6:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., the Charles George VA Medical Center will host the National Women Veterans’ Art Exhibit in the Lower Atrium.  The exhibit showcases art created by women Veterans, side by side with pictures of the artists in and out of uniform, […]

Health care protest against repeal of Obamacare, July 29

Press release:   Our lives are on the line. We’re hitting the streets to protect health care, and your leadership is needed because our lives are on the line. Congress is working to take away health coverage from 22 million Americans by repealing Obamacare. It will hurt everyone by stealing insurance, but women and marginalized communities will […]

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