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New adult summer camp, Summer X Camp, coming in September

What goes into an adult summer camp? Oddball activities, music, comedy, beer and more.

by July 28, 2016 0 comments Asheville events
Asheville GritVegas Weekend Update for the weekend of July 28

Asheville GritVegas Weekend Update for the weekend of July 28

This weekend is chock-full of amazingness, from live music to art installations and the downtown LEAF Festival. Here’s our rundown of what we’re thrilled about. And we’re running a ticket giveaway! The person that hits the most spots and events from this weekend’s edition of the GritVegas Update will win two tickets to the Friday and Saturday runway shows at Asheville[Read More…]

‘No Depression’ issue release party set for Isis Music Hall in West Asheville on Aug. 3

‘No Depression’ issue release party set for Isis Music Hall in West Asheville on Aug. 3

Music for the event includes members of Tellico and Rod Picott.

Laugh Your Asheville Off comedy fest celebrates 10th anniversary starting Aug. 9

Laugh Your Asheville Off comedy fest celebrates 10th anniversary starting Aug. 9

The festival will feature more than 70 comedians from around the U.S.

CONTEST Your bumper sticker design/slogan could win with AVL Decal

CONTEST Your bumper sticker design/slogan could win with AVL Decal

Got a great bumper sticker slogan? Let’s see it.

by July 21, 2016 7 comments Asheville events
The Asheville GritVegas Weekend Update for July 21, 2016

The Asheville GritVegas Weekend Update for July 21, 2016

Yeah, it’s hot outside, but we’ve got some cool ways to enjoy the weekend.

by July 21, 2016 0 comments Asheville events, feature
City of Asheville wants to hear from you on neighborhood development

City of Asheville wants to hear from you on neighborhood development

The public meeting will be held at 5:30 p.m. today (July 14) at the U.S. Cellular Center. Doors will open at 5 p.m.

Scavenger hunt in West Asheville spotlights local history

Scavenger hunt in West Asheville spotlights local history

Move through West Asheville, learn about the area’s history, collect cards and be eligible to win tickets to New Belgium’s big anniversary party in August.

Asheville GritVegas Weekend Update for the weekend of July 14

Asheville GritVegas Weekend Update for the weekend of July 14

It’s time to put your toes in the water and your butt in the sand here in Asheville, as this weekend heats up! There are some amazing events to check out this weekend, from music to movies, roller derby to tiki cocktails, we’ve got a little something for everyone. How many events are you going to check out? Anything we missed? Leave us[Read More…]

Volunteers needed for Hall Fletcher playground build Saturday

Volunteers needed for Hall Fletcher playground build Saturday

It’s a big day, and the Asheville Design Center and the school needs as many folks as possible to help out.

Asheville GritVegas Weekend Update for the weekend of July 7

Asheville GritVegas Weekend Update for the weekend of July 7

Here’s your quick video guide to the weekend in Asheville.

WIN TIX To Asheville YogaFest, set for July 8-10

WIN TIX To Asheville YogaFest, set for July 8-10

Prominent yoga teachers from around the South team up with Asheville luminaries to present three full days of deep yoga practice.

by July 5, 2016 10 comments Asheville events
Asheville GritVegas Weekend Update for weekend of June 30

Asheville GritVegas Weekend Update for weekend of June 30

Freedom is a beautiful thing, y’all. This July 4th weekend, exercise your right to celebrate it. From live music to more live music to boozy brunches and beyond, we’ve got the scoop on everything that will make your weekend great. And we even have your holiday weekend weather report. Seriously.  Friday Downtown Books and News Turns 28! @ DBN 9 am-9 pm Highlights: Golden[Read More…]

Asheville GritVegas Weekend Update for weekend of June 24

Asheville GritVegas Weekend Update for weekend of June 24

Your quick video guide to what’s happening around Asheville the weekend of June 24.

Asheville GritVegas Weekend Update:  June 16 – 19

Asheville GritVegas Weekend Update: June 16 – 19

Check out a new feature this week: Pet of the Month.

Asheville GritVegas Weekend Update for the weekend of June 10

Asheville GritVegas Weekend Update for the weekend of June 10

The big grand opening of a new riverside entertainment venue is just one of the many events happening this weekend.

Grit/Vegas Weekend Update for May 26-30

Grit/Vegas Weekend Update for May 26-30

Welcome to the Memorial Day Edition of the GritVegas Weekend Update! As always, there’s so much going on in Asheville. This weekend features a lot of events that run Friday through Sunday, which means you have time to check them all out. If there’s anything we missed that you’re excited about, let us know in the comments! How are you spending[Read More…]

by May 27, 2016 0 comments Asheville events, feature
Vintage station wagons on display in Fletcher June 25

Vintage station wagons on display in Fletcher June 25

The big show is on June 25, but there are several other events scheduled also.

Asheville to host motorcycle enthusiasts during September Hot Bike Tour

Asheville to host motorcycle enthusiasts during September Hot Bike Tour

The tour will begin in Asheville and head to Maggie Valley, Knoxville and Cookeville, Tenn., before ending in Chattanooga.

Asheville Grit/Vegas Weekend Update for May 20-22

Asheville Grit/Vegas Weekend Update for May 20-22

The year’s first Downtown After Five, a 10th anniversary party for Echo Mountain Studio and much more.

Mama’s Day 10K set for May 7 at Asheville’s Carrier Park

Mama’s Day 10K set for May 7 at Asheville’s Carrier Park

The race benefits Mama Maisha, a new Asheville nonprofit that’s working to make pregnancies safer in Tanzania.

by May 4, 2016 0 comments Asheville events
Pop-up exhibition of Thomas Wolfe books set for May in downtown Asheville

Pop-up exhibition of Thomas Wolfe books set for May in downtown Asheville

The exhibition of Wolfe’s books coincides will the release of a Hollywood movie about Wolfe, as well as an upcoming meeting of the Thomas Wolfe Society in Asheville.

by April 25, 2016 1 comment Asheville arts, Asheville events
Pack Memorial Library kicks off panel discussions about Asheville in the 1980s

Pack Memorial Library kicks off panel discussions about Asheville in the 1980s

The first panel focuses on the effort to save downtown Asheville from the construction of a massive downtown mall.

by April 25, 2016 0 comments Asheville events
Asheville Flea for Y’all opening now set for May 29 at Salvage Station

Asheville Flea for Y’all opening now set for May 29 at Salvage Station

The flea market, full of handmade art and antiques, includes more than 75 vendors.

by April 21, 2016 0 comments Asheville events
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