“I ask the Asheville police and Buncombe County Sheriff’s Department to please issue some type of warning to those who plan to repeat last year’s Fourth of July at-home fireworks extravaganza.”
Outdoor concerts, street dances, picnics with family (chosen or blood) and friends — all culminating in a fireworks spectacle — underscore the sweetness of a summer holiday.
We are revisiting some of our best Instagram posts from 2018.
Hundreds flocked from South Asheville and beyond to Lake Julian Park on Wednesday for the annual Independence Day celebration.
Local butchers and chefs have weighed in with some meaty ideas — and several plant-based ones, as well — for taking your summer grill game up a notch.
Here’s a look at yesterday’s Fourth of July festivities, hosted by the Asheville Downtown Association. The Ingles Independence Day Celebration at Pack Square began at 2 p.m. and ran until 10 p.m. Local musician Kat Williams sang the National Anthem prior to the fireworks show. Additional musical performances included sets from Savannah Smith & Southern Soul, […]
We thought it would be interesting to see what Asheville residents were reading about on Independence Day, 100 years ago, today.
Whether you favor pig pickin’ or watermelon, live music or a dramatic reading of the “Declaration of Independence,” there’s something for everyone this holiday, and Xpress has all your pie-flavored, freedom-filled needs covered.
Patriotism never goes out of style; nor does fun in the sun. Commemorations of the Fourth are in force — here’s where to celebrate.
Whether you’re a potato salad newbie or your family has been making the same recipe for generations, Asheville chefs Mike Moore and Adam Thome have advice on how to make this summer classic shine at Fourth of July cookouts.
The free performances take place on the first Tuesday of each month.
The latest videos for Acoustic Asheville feature local singer Andrew Scotchie of Andrew Scotchie & the Asheville River Rats. He performed three songs, including two with trumpet player Alex Bradley, ahead of a Saturday, July 4 show at New Mountain. “Always with You” “Love in a Rush” *with Alex Bradley “I Call it Home”
This year, Independence Day falls on a Saturday, which leaves you with more freedom to explore what this historic day has to offer.
Locals whose Fourth of July plans don’t already include overstuffed picnic baskets or cookouts with friends will have plenty of other food and drink options to choose from this holiday as Asheville’s restaurants and bars get set to celebrate with everything from wieners to watermelon-mint cider. Those who are really, really hungry can fill up […]
This weekend brings a host of outdoor celebrations, fireworks, local music and more. As always, Xpress brings you the best in low-cost weekend entertainment.
Happy Fourth of July! The city of Asheville lit off its fireworks a day before the actual holiday, complete with a celebration at Memorial Stadium. Chris Wood got photos of the festivities.
Xpress helps you get prepared for the holiday weekend with a few local deals.
A community organizer says Weaverville will celebrate the Fourth of July this year. It just won’t be with much help from town officials.
Prepare your pets for the flash-and-boom Fourth of July, but know what to do if they still run away.