News Bulletins

Knock Out Parkinson’s 5K set to run in Fletcher Oct. 13

Press release from Specialized Physical Therapy: Specialized Physical Therapy is set to host its inaugural Knock Out Parkinson’s 5K on Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018, at Fletcher Park in Fletcher, NC. All community members and Knock Out Parkinson’s supporters are invited to attend the event to raise funds and awareness for Parkinson’s Disease. Registration will start […]

Get Off The Grid Fest

Planning charrette for Get Off the Grid Fest at Salvage Station Sept. 30

Press release from Get Off the Grid Fest: A community-oriented festival planning charrette is to be held Sun., Sept. 30, at the Salvage Station. The Get Off The Grid Fest Solar Expo & Sustainability Fair is hosting a planning event, seeking community input for the biannual festival (venue: Warren Wilson College next Aug. 9, 10, […]

Helpmate holds domestic violence vigil on Oct. 2

Press release from Helpmate: October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Helpmate will hold a Domestic Violence Awareness Vigil on Tuesday, Oct. 2, from 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. at the Dr. Wesley Grant Southside Center. This event is free and open to everyone. The Mars Hill Gospel Choir and Womansong will be performing, and refreshments will […]

Red Cross updates Florence response, local shelter availability

Press release from American Red Cross | Greater Carolinas Region: Red Cross Florence Response By The Numbers Overnight Saturday, more than 20,000 people sought refuge in more than 200 Red Cross and community shelters across the impacted region. This includes at least 17,000 people in 139 shelters in North Carolina, and 3,000 people in 59shelters […]

Asheville City and Buncombe County schools, A-B Tech announce 2-hour delay for Monday, Sept. 17

Press release from Asheville City Schools: Please know that our Transportation and Maintenance Departments have been busy monitoring road conditions and weather throughout the weekend.  Due to downed power lines, debris on the roads and Buncombe County’s flash flood warning, Asheville City Schools will be operating on a two-hour delay for all students and staff […]

Downtown After 5 season closes with hip-hop legends The Pharcyde, Sept. 21

Press release from Asheville Downtown Association: The 30th anniversary season of Downtown After 5, presented by Prestige Subaru, wraps up on Friday, September 21 with hip-hop legends The Pharcyde and local opener Free the Optimus. Downtown After 5 takes place on North Lexington Avenue at I240 from 5-9pm and is always free. The Pharcyde West […]

Eric Lindell plays The Mothlight, Oct. 3

Press release from Alligator Records: Renowned roots-rocker Eric Lindell celebrates his return to Alligator Records and his irresistible new album, REVOLUTION IN YOUR HEART, with a live performance Wednesday, October 3, 2018 at The Mothlight in Asheville. With his raspy, soulful voice and memorable original material, the songwriter and multi-instrumentalist first came to national prominence […]

Pan Harmonia announces a poetry competition for women writers

Press release from Pan Harmonia: Pan Harmonia announces 2018 Music and Poetry Fusion Competition for NC Women Writers Submissions accepted: September 15 – November 15, 2018 Postmark deadline: November 15, 2018 In celebration of its 20th season (2019-2020), Pan Harmonia, Asheville chamber music collective, has commissioned composer Dosia McKay to create an innovative work for voice, flute, […]

Weizenblatt Gallery will host Randy Shull exhibit, Sept. 26-Nov. 2

Press release from Mars Hill University: Weizenblatt Gallery at Mars Hill University will host an exhibition of Asheville artist Randy Shull’s work from September 26 to November 2, 2018. There will be a reception on Wednesday, October 3, from 6-8 p.m. It’s almost impossible to put a label on Shull’s work. For over 25 years, […]

UNC Asheville’s Visiting Writer Series returns

Press release from UNC Asheville:  UNC Asheville’s Visiting Writers Series begins again this September, with monthly talks through the spring semester. Frank X Walker, founder of the Affrilachian Poets collective, starts the series with a lecture at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 25 in UNC Asheville’s Reuter Center, Manheimer Room. His lecture is free and […]

Sunny Point Café celebrates 15th anniversary, Sept. 17

Press release from Sunny Point Café: On Monday, September 17, Sunny Point Café, located at 626 Haywood Road in West Asheville, will celebrate their 15th anniversary with prizes for all who join them for breakfast or lunch from 8am-2:30pm. Prizes include free dinners, t-shirts, copies of their cookbook, jams or dressings to take home, jars […]

Grandfather Mountain Girl Scout Day rescheduled for Sept. 22

Press release from Grandfather Mountain Stewardship Foundation: Daisies, Brownies, Juniors, Cadettes, Seniors, Ambassadors and… Bears? For 48 years, Grandfather Mountain has celebrated the Girl Scouts of the United States of America, and the tradition continues Saturday, Sept. 22, as the Linville, N.C., nature park hosts its annual Girl Scout Day. Originally scheduled for Sept. 15, […]

Mission Health announces WNC aviation worker wellness collaboration

Press release from Mission Health: ASHEVILLE (Sept 13, 2018) – A collaborative effort among Mission Health, Asheville Regional Airport and GE Aviation will bring quality, evidence-based and individually responsive healthcare to workers in the aviation industry. WNC Aviation Worker Wellness Project will improve access to affordable, high quality healthcare and wellness programming for WNC aviation workers […]

Park Ridge Health activates emergency response protocol ahead of hurricane

Press release from Park Ridge Health: Hendersonville, N.C. (September 13, 2018) – Park Ridge Health has activated its Emergency Response Protocol in preparation for the anticipated impact of Hurricane Florence on Western North Carolina and communities to the east and south of our region. This protocol involves preparations at its hospital and more than 35 […]

Southern Highland Craft Guild announces cancelation of Heritage Weekend, Sept. 15-16

Press release from Southern Highland Craft Guild: This has been a tough call!  It may still be lovely on Saturday, but the forecast keeps waffling. We have decided to err on the side of caution!  This will keep our membership off the roads and leaves National Park Service to make whatever decision they see fit. […]

TheatreUNCA presents “War of the Worlds” and “Metamorphoses” in upcoming season

Press release from UNC Asheville: In celebration of the 80th anniversary of the radio broadcast of War of the Worlds – Orson Welles’ dramatization of the H.G. Wells novel – TheatreUNCA will bring the drama to the stage, with shows Sept. 28 and 29 at 7:30 p.m., and a special midnight show on Sept. 29, […]

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