Veteran author MariJo Moore releases new collection of stories. Plus, LEAF returns with full-scale festival, concert raises awareness of suicide and the Craft Fair of the Southern Highlands marks 75 years.
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Around Town: Music Video Asheville returns with first in-person event in three years
The Asheville Music Video awards will have an audience for the first time since 2019. Plus, a local authors looks back at his time with John Lennon, ColorFest returns to Dillsboro and Tyger Tyger Gallery highlights the sun in new show.
Around Town: Local workshops teach shoemaking skills
An award-winning shoemaker will offer a series of shoemaking workshops. Plus, the Center for Craft celebrates Cherokee basketmaking, Pink Dog Creative highlights nine artists and the Museum of the Cherokee Indian hires new staffers.
Smart Bets: Craft Your Commerce
The new workshop series begins March 15 at The Center for Craft and runs through May.
Community Calendar Highlights: Give!Local nonprofit events from 12/9 through 12/17
The Give!Local campaign nonprofits received nearly $10,000 in donations on the December 1 Big Give Day! Thanks to all those who have donated so far – your incentives will be arriving in January. There will be one more Big Give Day on Tuesday, Dec. 15, so if you wish to donate and be entered to […]
Community Calendar Highlights: Give!Local nonprofit events from 12/2 through 12/10
The 60-day Give!Local campaign is over halfway completed. We are excited to have over 130 donors, with the average donation being $57. The largest donation was $1020. There will be one more Big Give Day on December 15, so if you wish to donate and be entered to win some great prizes, it is a […]
Community Calendar Highlights: Give!Local nonprofit events from 11/18 through 11/26
Thank you to all the Give!Local donors! The 60-day campaign is into its third week! The campaign provides a fun, fast and easy way to give online from $10 to $1000s. Donors can give to as many of the 30 participating nonprofits as they like and pay with one easy credit transaction. Plus, there are incentives […]
Give!Local kickoff: Very auspicious and very Asheville
Give!Local raised nearly $1,000 in its opening day and many of the nonprofits raised additional money at the kickoff event. Thirty nonprofits, their boards, two food vendors, three bands, a dinosaur and a ghost pepper all convened along with about 200 people from the public.
Community Calendar Highlights: Give!Local nonprofit events from 11/04 through 11/12
This week the Community Calendar is highlighting events that are sponsored by nonprofits that are participating in the Give!Local campaign. The campaign is raising money for 30 worthy local nonprofits that make a big difference where we live. These events are wonderful examples of some of the great work that these nonprofits do within our communities! ANIMALS […]
Conscious party: Give!Local blasts off
Free party at The Orange Peel to celebrate Asheville’s first Give!Local campaign THE MISSION: To raise funds and awareness for 30 worthy local nonprofits that make a big difference where we live. To make giving simple and fun, no matter how small or large the gift. THE METHOD: Offer contributors hundreds of fun and valuable incentives that […]