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Great Smoky Mountains Association completes $3.4M investment in North Carolina side of the Smokies

From a Great Smoky Mountains Association press release: Great Smoky Mountains Association completes $3.4M investment in North Carolina side of the Smokies With the opening of the Swain County Visitor Center in downtown Bryson City this past September, Great Smoky Mountains Association wrote its final check toward a $3.46 million investment in projects located in […]

WNC Food Policy Council awarded $10,000 for agribusiness and food bank training

From a WNC Food Policy Council press release: WNC Food Policy Council awarded $10,000 for agribusiness and food bank training CULLOWHEE, N.C. – The Community Foundation of Western North Carolina (CFWNC) has awarded $10,000.00 to the Western North Carolina Food Policy Council (WNCFPC). The funding will coordinate multiple local efforts in agribusiness training and food […]

Delivery of New Belgium Brewing vessels may cause January street closures

PRESS RELEASE from New Belgium Brewing Asheville, NC, December 9, 2014 – New Belgium Brewing’s Brewhouse vessels start rolling into their new home on Craven Street in Asheville, NC, the second week in January. New Belgium’s 200 hectoliter Brewhouse system departed from GEA Brewery Systems (GEA) in Kitzingen, Germany in mid-November to arrive to the […]

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Holiday brass concert at First United Methodist Church in Waynesville, Dec. 17

From a press release: Holiday brass concert at First United Methodist Church in Waynesville North Carolina-based musicians, educators, and recording artists, Carolina Brass, will perform in the sanctuary of the Waynesville First United Methodist Church on Wednesday, December 17 at 6:30pm. The program, which will feature a variety of holiday and classical songs, is free […]

The Center for Craft, Creativity & Design receives a National Endowment for the Arts grant

From a press release: The Center for Craft, Creativity & Design receives a National Endowment for the Arts grant National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Chairman Jane Chu announced on December 2nd that The Center for Craft, Creativity & Design (CCCD) is one of 919 nonprofit organizations nationwide to receive an NEA Art Works grant. […]

Sewage leak detected along Reed Creek Greenway

Public Health Warning From Asheville GreenWorks: Local environmental non-profit Asheville GreenWorks has detected raw sewage containing human feces being piped directly into the Reed Creek along the Reed Creek Greenway. This issue has been reported to Buncombe County Health and Human Services to investigate. For the time being, we’re asking everyone using the Reed Creek Greenway to please […]

Red Cross needs holiday blood or platelet donations

From an American Red Cross press release: Give something that means something – Give blood or platelets Buncombe County — The American Red Cross asks eligible donors to give something that means something this holiday season — a lifesaving blood donation. Blood donations often decline this time of year when donors get busy with holiday […]

Jacob Marley’s Christmas Carol opens at NC Stage

From a press release:  Jacob Marley’s Christmas Carol opens at NC Stage Ensemble Theatre Company, in conjunction with North Carolina Stage Company, is proud to present Jacob Marley’s Christmas Carol! The show is playing exclusively at NC Stage in downtown Asheville, from December 17th- December 28th. Under the direction of Andrew Hampton Livingston and starring […]

Asheville Green Drinks holds Human Rights Day event, Dec. 10

From a press release: Asheville Green Drinks holds Human Rights Day event, Dec. 10 10 December 2014 Location: Green Sage Cafe, Downtown Socializing: 5:30PM Presentation: 6:00PM Human Rights Day 2014 Professor Peter Haschke of UNC Asheville will speak briefly on Human Rights Day, followed by Q&A and discussion. Dr. Hashke is also a principal researcher […]

The Magnetic Theatre premieres “Food and How To Eat It!” Jan 8-17

From a press release: The Magnetic Theatre premieres “Food and How To Eat It!” Jan 8-17 Hard on the heels of selling out the entire run of The 38th Annual Bernstein Family Christmas Spectacular, The Magnetic Theatre proudly announces its next, all-original sketch comedy adventure: Food and How To Eat It! Six performances only, at […]

Log Cabin Cooking & Music Center offers bluegrass music classes for beginners

From a press release: Log Cabin Cooking & Music Center offers bluegrass music classes for beginners A new 6-week series of evening bluegrass music classes for beginners will be starting at the Log Cabin Cooking & Music Center in Asheville, NC on Tuesday, January 13, 2015. These first-timer classes are open to anyone and are […]

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Secret Agent 23 Skidoo receives a Grammy nomination for “The Perfect Quirk”

From a press release: Secret Agent 23 Skidoo receives a Grammy nomination for “The Perfect Quirk” Secret Agent 23 Skidoo received a GRAMMY nomination for his album of quirky Hip Hop, THE PERFECT QUIRK …in the Best Children’s Album category. This is the first time a positive, family style Hip Hop album has gotten this […]

Brevard College Music’s holiday pops concert, Dec. 12

From a press release: Brevard College Music’s holiday pops concert, Dec. 12 The Brevard College Music Department invites you to an evening of holiday favorites in the Porter Center’s Scott Concert Hall on Friday, December 12 at 7:30 pm. The program, featuring instrumental and choral ensembles, will offer an eclectic mix of traditional and contemporary […]

Cheese Store of Asheville and Divine Wine offer class on holiday entertaining

PRESS RELEASE The Cheese Store of Asheville at Weinhaus Who:          The Cheese Store of Asheville and Divine Wine and Beer What:         Holiday Entertaining – Creating a Festive Cheese & Charcuterie Board Paired with Wine and Beer  When:       Saturday, Dec. 13, 2 p.m. Where:      Divine Wine and Beer, 1011 Tunnel Road, Asheville Tickets:     $25/ person Find […]

Winging It: NC students learn about conversation through butterflies

North Carolina News Service By Stephanie Carson: FRANKLIN, N.C. – A group of students in one North Carolina community is ‘a-flutter’ about land conservation, thanks to a tiny winged species. For the past five years, fifth- and sixth-grade students in Macon County have collected data on butterflies at the Land Trust for the Little Tennessee’s […]

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