“I noticed while watching this year’s holiday parade that our group was not really known at all to the commentators, and they struggled to talk about who we are.”
“If the holiday parade can tolerate military trainees and floats with fake missiles on them, surely the holiday parade can tolerate signs and T-shirts that promote peace, disarmament, health care and protecting the environment.”
The nonprofit North Carolina Glass Center plans a second location in Black Mountain. Plus, a local author writes a climate change novel, the Black Mountain Public Library welcomes writers and illustrators and the Asheville Holiday Parade returns.
Don’t tell the kids, but Asheville’s most beloved Santa doesn’t live at the North Pole. Dennis Reed and his wife Deborah — aka Mr. and Mrs. Claus — reside in Haywood County, where they both grew up. Dennis worked for 35 years at the Blue Ridge Paper plant and got his start as Santa in 2004 after […]
Both marchers and attendees braved the wind and rain to celebrate the 73rd Asheville Holiday Parade in downtown Asheville on Nov. 23. Xpress was on scene to capture the festive displays.
Beautiful weather and a full lineup of 95 entries greeted spectators at Asheville’s 71st annual holiday parade on Nov. 18.
Local business owners have banded together under the mantra UnChain Asheville in an attempt to sway the public toward shopping with small businesses rather than chains.
The holiday season is in full swing, and this weekend offers craft fairs, parades and more. As always, Xpress brings you the best in low-budget weekend events.
The Asheville Holiday Parade winds its way through downtown next Saturday, Nov. 17. Photo by Bill Rhodes.
Xpress presents this brief overview of the annual holiday parade through downtown Asheville, which is now in its 65th year.
The Hillcrest High-Steppin’ Majorettes and Drum Corps practice in the parking lot of Sim’s Futon Gallery in preparation for the Asheville Holiday Parade.
Raise a glass and celebrate beer, food, the holidays and anything else you see fit. CalCast, the community calendar podcast from Asheville FM and the Mountain Xpress, offers plenty of reasons for good cheer.
The holidays are fast approaching, and this weekend offers plenty of opportunities to get in the spirit. Feeling like a grinch? Not to worry, there’s plenty of arts and music too. And while you’re here, share more budget friendly events in the comments section below.
You name it, we’ve got it: art, film, puppets and even a parade. Save your hard-earned dough for holiday travels because you won’t need it for this lineup. And while you’re here, check out the Clubland calendar for your budget-friendly music events.