News Bulletins

Apple Butter Soul plays One Stop Aug. 4

Press release: Venue: One Stop Band: Apple Butter Soul Time: Sat Aug 4 2018  – 55 College St., Asheville, NC, 28801. 10 pm-2:00 pm (doors open at 9 pm) Soul, Funk, R&B Event page: Web page: Band FB page:

Comedy Gardener hosts Yam Festival at Sly Grog Lounge, Aug. 6

Press release from Cory The Gardener: Local YouTube sensation Cory The Gardener gathers energy for his debut live performance at downtown hotspot, Sly Grog Lounge. The Monday, August 6 Yam Festival begins at 9 PM and will heavily feature open-mic stand-up comedy. “Comedy, like gardening, is about growing,” host Cory ‘The Gardener’ Thompson said. “The […]

"Girl With a Hat" by Dean Allison

Penland School of Crafts hosts contemporary glass exhibit through Sept. 16

Press release from the Penland School of Crafts: Alchemy was an early science famous for its attempts to turn lead into gold. Today, it’s used to describe miraculous transformations. This makes Alchemy a fitting title for the current Penland Gallery exhibition of work by artists using glass in remarkable ways. The exhibition runs through September […]

CFWNC awards $540,000 in scholarships to area students

Press release from the Community Foundation of Western North Carolina: The Community Foundation of Western North Carolina (CFWNC) recently approved scholarships totaling $540,000 to 103 students in Western North Carolina. Sixty volunteers from the community worked to review the applications and select recipients. Top recipients included Michael Byrd from Martin L. Nesbitt Discovery Academy, who […]

Air quality forecast for Saturday, July 28: Good/Moderate (GREEN and YELLOW)

Saturday, July 28, 2018, is a code green air quality forecast day for the valleys of Asheville and Buncombe County.  No health impacts are expected when air quality is in this range. For the ridge tops, it is a code yellow air quality forecast day.  Unusually sensitive people should consider limiting prolonged outdoor activities. This forecast is based on ozone levels. WNC Regional […]

Artimus Pyle celebrates 70 rocking years at White Horse, July 30

Press release from White Horse Black Mountain: Artimus Pyle Celebrates 70  Rocking Years Monday, July 30 – 8:00 p.m.-  Artimus Pyle’s 70th Birthday Bash. Artimus Pyle, Thrawz Wobl, Chappell, Velvet Truck Stop, more. Rock. $8. Unlike many of his Southern Rock contemporaries, former Lynyrd Skynyrd drummer and Swannanoa resident Artimus Pyle is going strong. He’s […]

MC YOGI and DJ Sol Rising headline Asheville Yoga Festival party on July 28

Press release from the Asheville Yoga Festival: Yoga teacher, musician, and Spiritual Graffiti author MC YOGI will lead participants through an energetic yoga practice (suitable for all levels) followed by a dance party and live concert performance, with beats by DJ Sol Rising. Tickets are only $15 and are available through Eventbrite via the Asheville […]

Down With Pants presents ‘Board Room’ at The BeBe Theatre, July 27-29

Press release from Down With Pants: Down With Pants Presents: Board Room, a pantsless tragicomedy in one act Friday, July 27th 9pm; Saturday the 28th 3pm, & Sunday July 29th 7pm, The Bebe Theatre, 20 Commerce St., downtown AVL! Thespian-free local stage-artists Down With Pants (Roman Meal, Fringe Fest 2017, Haichu!, AVL Vaudeville 2017, 33 […]

OnTrack WNC offers financial education in August

Press release from OnTrack WNC: August Financial Education Schedule Classes are free unless noted. Pre-registration required. Call today at 255-5166. Housing Classes Homebuyer Education Series – ($50.00 participant fee)   Our HUD-certified course provides a step-by-step explanation of the home-buying process, a fantastic resource book, and an opportunity to interact with local real estate / […]

RiverLink continues public input for Karen Cragnolin Park

Press release from RiverLink: RiverLink, a regional non-profit spearheading the revitalization of the French Broad River, took another step forward on the design of Karen Cragnolin Park by taking public input on July 17 at a Field Day with the Community at the park along Amboy Road where a junkyard once operated. About 150 attendees […]

Jubilee! Summer Orchestra concert set for Aug. 12

Press release from Jubilee! Community: The Jubilee! Summer Orchestra, under the direction of Eric Scheider, will present it 24th annual concert on Sunday, August 12, 2018 at 7:30 PM at the Jubilee Church at 46 Wall Street in Asheville North Carolina. This year’s program entitled “Story of theWest,“ features music of Aaron Copland and Leonard Bernstein […]

Fall adult kickball league registration now open

Press release from Buncombe County Recreation Services: As the warmer weather tapers down and summer adventures become distant memories, don’t miss out on opportunities for active and fun-focused recreation; join the Buncombe County Recreation Services Fall Kickball league today. Connect with others in a relaxed atmosphere and explore a new way to be active in a […]

The Paper Crowns Electric Band plays Tryon’s Summer Tracks series, Aug. 3

Press release from Blockparty Productions: The 19th season of Tryon’s most popular summer event – Summer Tracks – continues on Friday, August 3rd with The Paper Crowns Electric Band. All shows begin at 7 pm. In case of rain the concerts will move across the street inside the spacious Tryon Fire Dept. A full schedule including performers bios […]

CRC for ED and Tapestry host workshop with Linda Bacon, Oct. 25

Press release from Carolina Resource Center for Eating Disorders: Carolina Resource Center for Eating Disorders is proud to host Dr. Linda Bacon for Nurturing Body Respect: The Facts, Fictions, and Clinical Path, an evidence-based alternative to weight-focused care. Dieting is often a precursor to disordered eating (ie:  body image, food, and exercise concerns/behaviors). Disordered eating, for individuals with the […]

Mission Health to stream panel discussion on HCA Healthcare’s rural service, July 30

Press release from Mission Health: Join a panel of regional healthcare experts Monday at 6:30 pm, as they explore what Mission’s intent to join HCA Healthcare is likely to mean for rural western North Carolina communities. The event will be broadcast live on Facebook and will include opportunities to have your questions answered by the evening’s […]

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