Ten Thousand Villages celebrates 25 years in WNC. Also: Villager’s throws a Acornucopia Project’s tasting party, Homegrown Babies hosts the 8th annual Sweet Potato Cooking Contest, U.S. Cellular Center announces a new menu and UNC Asheville achieves Green Restaurant status.
Frostbite Ice Cream Bar expands to north Asheville. Also: Blue Dream Curry House celebrates two years, A Taste of Portugal comes to La Guinguette and Put It Up! Youth Food Preservation Camp is now open for enrollment.
The Downtown Holiday Windows Contest, held by the Asheville Downtown Association, features an annual theme: this year’s is “Light up the holidays.”
Mechanical Eye launches a Kickstarter campaign, Ten Thousand Villages and the Fine Arts Theatre co-host an Earth Day screening and the West Asheville Library screens “Muppets from Space.”
The Asheville affiliate will celebrate Earth Day and the one-year anniversary of the store’s own expansion by holding the fifth annual Fair Trade Fashion Show.
With the first downtown art walk of the season comes a host of openings and art related events. But, as always, Xpress also brings you low-cost music, community benefits, outdoor celebrations and more.
The weather’s getting nippy, but it’s still a great time to get out and check out some events that won’t break the (piggy) bank. From winter gardening and holiday shopping to local authors and uplifting musical performances, this weekend’s got everything you need to lure you out of the house on the cheap. And as always, leave us a comment if you’ve got any more low-cost events you’d like to share.