Canceled agricultural fairs in larger and smaller NC communities are having a substantial economic impact, organizers say.
Along with more than 150 traditional workshops and seminars, six keynote speakers and hundreds of exhibitors, this year’s fair now features hands-on and extended workshops that dig deeper into an array of topics selected by the magazine’s editorial team.
This year’s Asheville Food Truck Showdown sports a larger venue and more competition.
With more than 100 employers seeking to fill around 4,500 positions, Asheville-area job seekers will have many opportunities to advance their careers in the new year at the 10th Annual Homecoming Career Fair.
In a world where deep-fried cauliflower and deep-fried Oreos exist together in the same plexiglass display case, the North Carolina Mountain State Fair brings folks together to sample all sorts of (often deep-fried) culinary experiments.
Ride the rides? Sure. But maybe wait a bit after trying a deep-fried cheeseburger-on-a-stick.
The WNC Agricultural center is hosting the largest drive-through, synchronized LED Christmas light show in the world.
An assertion by Asheville City Council member Cecil Bothwell that the city’s ordinance banning firearms on city property should mean an end to gun shows here is unlikely to hinder this weekend’s show at the WNC Agricultural Center. State law restricts localities’ ability to regulate or prohibit gun shows, and city staff are currently looking into the implications of those rules.
Amid an emerging dispute over allowing gun shows on city property, the Asheville Tea Party will draw the winning raffle tickets for its controversial “Great Gun Giveaway” fundraiser Jan. 5 in the parking lot of the WNC Agricultural Center during the Land of Sky Gun and Knife Show.
The Blue Ridge Agility Club of Western North Carolina hosted a United States Dog Agility Association agility trial the weekend of Dec. 16-18 at the WNC Agricultural Center. More than 150 dogs and their owners were in attendance to show their skills on a variety of obstacles and in a variety of categories.
Southeastern fly fishers will get a specialized expo geared towards the region’s fly-fishing opportunities. The Hunter Banks Co and other area fly-fishing shops are putting on an expo Saturday, Nov. 7, and Sunday, Nov. 8 at the WNC Ag Center just south of Asheville. The expo will be held in the center’s new livestock exhibition […]