“It would be great to have a train system around Asheville — to and from the Asheville, Charlotte and Greenville airports going to destinations in and around Asheville — including some of the small towns nearby.”
The final installation of Art in the Heart. Plus, a traveling replica of the Vietnam Memorial; the second annual Write Local, Read Local Author Fair; and more.
Asheville Oktoberfest returns for first time in four years; Asheville Art Museum hosts a Hospitality Workers Date Night; Asheville Drag Brunch hosts The Wizard of Oz themed event; and more!
A week of events to celebrate Juneteenth. Plus, a new rom-doc’s premiere episode set in Asheville; and a Blue Ridge Heritage festival.
WNC Farmers market holds two day Spring Festival. Plus, 16th Annual Asheville Bread Festival; Asheville Hemp Festival; and more.
For decades, officials have been looking for ways to revitalize historic Pack Square in the heart of downtown Asheville. With yet another reimagining under way, we take a look back at key some of the key changes that have transformed the city center since the 1960s.
“The final piece in the ‘anywhere USA aesthetic’ has concluded with the dismantling of a time capsule dressed in ancient Egyptian fashion at Pack Square, done with such haste it’s partial and in legal limbo.”
Blue Ridge Pride installs art project in Pack Square Park. Plus, Art in Autumn returns to Weaverville, the Southern Highland Craft Guild celebrates Appalachian heritage, and Pan Harmonia plans Asheville concerts.
Pack Square Park hosts the celebration of Latin American culture on June 22.
Asheville-based filmmaker Rod Murphy teams with WCU for a video series on the opioid epidemic, Movies in the Park returns and more.
Over 40 ceramic artists from across the state and the East coast will be at Pack Square Park on Sept. 22.
Pack Square Park will be transformed into a handmade hotspot on Sunday, July 15, as The Big Crafty celebrates a decade of independent art and artists.
The June 16 Pack Square Park festival doubles as an album release show for Secret Agent 23 Skidoo.
The Asheville VeganFest returns with three-days of festivities. Also: MANNA FoodBank hosts its 19th annual Blue Jean Ball, Mini-VegFest debuts, The Black Jar Honey Tasting returns and The Southern Kitchen and Bar closes.
Several hundred students from Asheville-area schools gathered in front of the Vance Monument before marching to Pack Square Park on Friday, April 20, in protest of gun violence and support of gun law reform. The rally, organized by student leaders from Odyssey High School, was part of a nationwide student walkout on the anniversary of […]
Pack Square lies at the center of Asheville’s sense of itself as a city, but recent attention to the area — and the monuments to Confederate figures located there — has highlighted a curious anomaly of history and law: No one can say for sure who owns the piece of land where the Vance Monument sits.
Bacon is king at the fifth annual 105.9 the Mountain’s BaconFest Asheville. Also: Vegan Awareness Week begins Monday, Aug. 28, Slow Food Asheville holds a tomato tasting at The Wedge at Foundation and The West Asheville Tailgate Market teams up with Salt & Smoke for its first 2017 supper.
Entering its ninth year, the Asheville Wine & Food Festival will take place at Pack Square Park. Also: Taco Throwdown and Tequila Tasting returns to The Grey Eagle, Table hosts Service Industry Luncheon, Noble Cider teams up with OWL Bakery and Looking Glass Creamery for an evening event and more in this week’s Small Bites.
A diverse crowd numbering in the thousands marched from the St. James AME Church at 44 Hildebrand St. in Asheville to Pack Square Park to honor Martin Luther King Jr.’s life and legacy on Monday, Jan. 16. Many carried signs expressing love for King and his message of social justice.
The festival’s move this year to Pack Square Park is in response to its continually growing popularity with locals and tourists alike.
The outdoor art fair is free to browse and takes place on Sunday, July 17.