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Laugh Your Asheville Off returns with huge lineup of comics

Laugh Your Asheville Off returns with huge lineup of comics

Looking for laughs? This festival’s got you covered.

Eclipse info and telescope tour July 14 at PARI

Eclipse info and telescope tour July 14 at PARI

The ticked event costs $20 for adults, $15 for students/seniors/military and $5 for children ages 6-11.

by June 22, 2017 0 comments Asheville events
VIDEO: All Go West + Weekend Events

VIDEO: All Go West + Weekend Events

All Go West is upon us, and we couldn’t be more excited! The schedule is amazing, but we picked a few of our favorites for you to check out. Asheville Grit will be at the Brew Pump Stage again this year, so come say hi! We’ll have Grit swag and a few other surprises. All Go West isn’t the only[Read More…]

by June 15, 2017 0 comments Asheville events
Western North Carolina growers on display with ASAP’s Farm Tour

Western North Carolina growers on display with ASAP’s Farm Tour

A Farm Tour pass costs $30.

by June 14, 2017 0 comments Asheville events
Living Asheville Arts Festival set for Lexington Avenue on Sept. 3

Living Asheville Arts Festival set for Lexington Avenue on Sept. 3

The festival is the renewed, rebranded version of the former Lexington Avenue Arts and Fun Festival.

by June 12, 2017 1 comment Asheville events
VIDEO: Xpand Fest, and more weekend things to do in Asheville

VIDEO: Xpand Fest, and more weekend things to do in Asheville

Also this weekend: Asheville VeganFest, Zombie Poetry Cabaret and much more.

by June 8, 2017 0 comments Asheville events
VIDEO: Just Brew It and more Asheville weekend events

VIDEO: Just Brew It and more Asheville weekend events

Here’s a quick look at some of the events happening around Asheville this weekend, including a screening of silent films accompanied by live music performed by Andrew Fletcher.

by June 1, 2017 1 comment Asheville events
VIDEO: Things to do in Asheville for Memorial Day Weekend ’17

VIDEO: Things to do in Asheville for Memorial Day Weekend ’17

It’s a jam-packed weekend full of festivals, as well as ceremonies to honor our nations veterans. Check it out.

by May 25, 2017 0 comments Asheville events
Asheville fitness coach on 5 ways to make change right now

Asheville fitness coach on 5 ways to make change right now

It’s time to get started.

by May 25, 2017 0 comments Asheville events
Opinion: Fast-internet initiative critical for Western North Carolina’s future

Opinion: Fast-internet initiative critical for Western North Carolina’s future

When it comes to fast internet availability, the Asheville area is falling behind, and that’s bad news for economic growth.

by May 21, 2017 1 comment Asheville events
A scene from the filming of a book trailer for "Serafina and the Splintered Heart," the third in the young adult "Serafina" series by Asheville author Robert Beatty./ photo by Jason Sandford

A book marketing effort like few others in author Beatty’s ‘Serafina’ series

Asheville author Robert Beatty is masterminding, and funding, a massive marketing effort around his young adult “Serafina” mystery series.

by May 20, 2017 0 comments Asheville events
The Bliss Mob Hug Parade is coming to downtown Asheville!

The Bliss Mob Hug Parade: Our Featured Event on the GritVegas Weekend Update

We can’t think of a better way to enjoy your weekend than to treat yourself (and others!) to free hugs, compliments, smiles, and laughter, which is why this weekend we’re featuring the Bliss Mob Hug Parade on Saturday afternoon as our Event of the Week. We talked with organizer Elle Erickson (of the Booth Fairy Project) about what to expect.[Read More…]

by May 18, 2017 0 comments Asheville events
WIN TIX forTour de Fat, the big fest at New Belgium in Asheville

WIN TIX forTour de Fat, the big fest at New Belgium in Asheville

Asheville musician Ian Ridenhour, as well as Third Eye Blind, will bring the entertainment, along with a host of other performers.

by May 18, 2017 4 comments Asheville events
Word on the street: Red pandas coming to WNC Nature Center

Word on the street: Red pandas coming to WNC Nature Center

The red panda is just one of several new animals the Nature Center hopes to add, according to its 2020 Vision Plan.

by May 11, 2017 0 comments Asheville events
WNC Yarn Crawl, more Mother’s Day weekend things to do around Asheville

WNC Yarn Crawl, more Mother’s Day weekend things to do around Asheville

Another edition of the Great American Strip-Off, an Ashley English book release party and local CD release events by Aaron Burdett and Skunk Ruckus are also on tap.

by May 10, 2017 0 comments Asheville events
Consider ditching the car as Strive Not to Drive Week arrives May 12

Consider ditching the car as Strive Not to Drive Week arrives May 12

Strive Not to Drive Week is expanding to include events in Haywood and Henderson counties this year.

by May 8, 2017 1 comment Asheville events
Burlesque fest celebrates 11 years in Asheville on Memorial Day weekend

Burlesque fest celebrates 11 years in Asheville on Memorial Day weekend

The “Golden Glamazon,” Sydni Deveraux, headlines this years festivities.

by May 7, 2017 0 comments Asheville events
Taylon Breeden/photo by Stephan Pruitt

Goat yoga trend arrives in Asheville area, with classes at Franny’s Farm

The next Farm Friend Bend is set for May 11.

by May 4, 2017 1 comment Asheville events
VIDEO: Sneak Peek at the new Eda Rhyne Distillery, and more Asheville things to do

VIDEO: Sneak Peek at the new Eda Rhyne Distillery, and more Asheville things to do

Also, the big annual Herb Festival is this weekend at the Farmer’s Market, and much more.

by May 4, 2017 0 comments Asheville events
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Tour de Spro, a coffee shop bike crawl, set for Saturday in Asheville

The event will raise money for a Gold Mountain Coffee Growers’ program that helps young women in Nicaragua.

by May 1, 2017 0 comments Asheville events
Chris Chalk and Kimberly Mitchell were married recently at the N.C. Arboretum in Asheville./ Photo via Chris Chalk on Instagram, photo by Ariel Perry

‘Gotham’ star Chris Chalk weds in Asheville

The wedding party headed over to the Grand Bohemian Hotel for the reception.

by May 1, 2017 0 comments Asheville events
Weekend fun around Asheville, including Color Me Goodwill, Merlefest, more

Weekend fun around Asheville, including Color Me Goodwill, Merlefest, more

Also, there’s a big climate march in downtown, and the Asheville Flea For Y’all returns, plus much more.

by April 27, 2017 0 comments Asheville events
Show Me the Money Conference arrives in Asheville May 11-12

Show Me the Money Conference arrives in Asheville May 11-12

The conference includes keynote addresses by Josh Jacobson and Roy Morejon.

by April 25, 2017 1 comment Asheville events
Photo: Sympath, an artisan with Poocharam Federation, receives vital, fair income for her handcrafted palm leaf streamers in Vellore, India.

Ten Thousand Villages marks 25th anniversary in Asheville with special events

Ten Thousand Villages will kick off its celebration with a May 11 reception.

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