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Bob Moog Foundation launches Moog trifecta raffle

Press release from Bob Moog Foundation: Today the Bob Moog Foundation announces their fall raffle featuring three fully restored vintage Moog synthesizers: A Memorymoog, Moog Source, and Moog Rogue will be offered as first, second, and third prizes, respectively. The Moog Trifecta Raffle marks the first time in the Foundation’s history that it is offering […]

Youth OUTright’s annual Young Voices event, Sept. 13

Press release from Youth OUTright: When: Thursday, September 13th from 7pm – 10pm Where: Isis Music Hall (743 Haywood Rd) Tickets: $5 (Youth), $20 (Adult), $30 (VIP) What is it? Youth OUTright’s annual Young Voices event brings the community together to showcase the talent in the community while fostering and showcasing the talent of our […]

Green Built Alliance celebrates certification of 1,500 homes

Press release from Green Built Alliance: Administered by the Asheville-based nonprofit Green Built Alliance, the statewide Green Built Homes certification program recently reached a milestone of 1,500 houses certified. Formerly known as NC HealthyBuilt Homes, the program has had more than 250 builders across North Carolina participate in certifying houses since its inception in 2004. […]

Solo exhibition ‘Cameras: Interpreters of Reality’ opens at Bender Gallery, Oct. 5

Press release from Bender Gallery: Bender Gallery is proud to present “Cameras: Interpreters of Reality”, a solo exhibition of glass cameras by Joshua Hershman. Hershman is a mixed media artist who primarily works with kiln cast glass and photography. The cameras are life sized and are created by making a mold from antique or broken […]

Air quality forecast for Asheville, Monday, Aug. 27: Moderate (YELLOW)

Monday, Aug. 27, 2018, is a code yellow air quality forecast day for the valleys and ridge tops of Asheville and Buncombe County. Unusually sensitive people should consider limiting prolonged outdoor activities. The rating is based on particulate matter in the air. For more information contact: WNC Regional Air Quality Agency 828-250-6777 https://xapps.ncdenr.org/aq/ForecastCenter

Flat Rock Playhouse presents ‘Always a Bridesmaid’ through Sept. 9

Press release from Flat Rock Playhouse: Coming up this month at the Flat Rock Playhouse, the 2018 season continues to fill the stage with comedy, wit, and feel-good entertainment with Always a Bridesmaid. Celebrating the success of the 2017 production of The Dixie Swim Club, Flat Rock Playhouse will bring audiences another comedic hit from […]

The Magnetic Theatre appoints new artistic directors: Andrew Gall and Katie Jones

Press release from The Magnetic Theatre: The Magnetic Theatre is pleased to announce that Andrew Gall and Katie Jones have been appointed to the positions of Co-Artistic Directors. The Magnetic Theatre’s search for a permanent leadership team has been a challenging, yet rewarding experience for the Board of Directors. “We are incredibly excited to have […]

Eblen Charities and Ingles establish grad student food pantry for WCU Biltmore Park

Press release from Eblen Charities: Western Carolina University, Eblen Charities, and Ingles Markets have joined together to create a food pantry at WCU’s Biltmore Park instructional site, intended for a rarely considered clientele ― graduate students. “WCU cares about student success and that their needs are being met, whether in the classroom or at home,” said Lane […]

SCORE announces free September seminars for small businesses

Press release from SCORE: SCORE is offering a number of free seminars for small businesses. These seminars are led by Asheville-area experts and cover fundamental skills valuable to all entrepreneurs. Our seminars in September are listed below. Seminars are held at AB Tech’s Enka campus, AB Tech’s Madison campus, or Lenoir-Rhyne’s Asheville campus. Find out […]

Hendersonville named Tree City of the Year for NC

Press release from the city of Hendersonville: (Hendersonville, NC, August 23, 2018) – The City of Hendersonville was notified by Lucy Cohn-Still, the Urban Forestry Specialist for the North Carolina Forest Service, that the City has been awarded the Tree City of the Year Recognition by the North Carolina Forest Service and the North Carolina […]

Haywood Community College offers free seminar on business finance

Press release form Haywood Community College:  The Small Business Center at Haywood Community College will offer a free seminar titled, “Financing Your Business,” Thursday, September 6, 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the College’s Regional High Technology Center in room 3021. Financing continues to be a challenge for many small business owners. Questions covered in this seminar will […]

Cherokee Heritage Festival returns, Sept. 15

Press release from Clay County Communities Revitalization Association:  Historic Hayesville will come alive with the sites and sounds of the Cherokee on Saturday, September 15th from 10am – 3pm at the Cherokee Homestead Exhibit, where the Clay County Communities Revitalization Association will host the 8th annual Cherokee Heritage Festival. Visitors to previous festivals have commented, […]

Pardee UNC Health Care will host free lower back pain seminar, Sept. 13

Press release from Pardee UNC Health Care:  Pardee UNC Health Care will host a seminar on managing lower back pain on Thursday, Sept. 13 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the Henderson County Health Sciences Center (second floor, room 2003), located at 805 6th Avenue West in Hendersonville. Sonny Guram, M.D., an orthopedic spine surgeon […]

Buncombe County highlighted in annual statewide study on visitor spending

Press release from North Carolina Department of Commerce:  Record visitor spending in 2017 was reflected with visitor spending increases in all 100 counties, N.C. Secretary of Commerce Anthony M. Copeland announced today. Visitor spending reached nearly $5.4 billion in Mecklenburg, $2.3 billion in Wake, $1.4 billion in Guilford and $1.1 in Buncombe and Dare counties. […]

Garden Party hosts grand opening, Aug. 30

Press release from Garden Party:  Garden Party is a lifestyle shop offering elevated objects, apothecary products, curated vintage finds, and other unique sundries. Garden Party is owned and operated by Co-Founders Tarleton Walmsley and Seth Connelly, and will move into the former home of The Drygoods Shop at 474 Haywood Rd in West Asheville. The […]

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