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.