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Call for Asheville entries in American Advertising Awards extended

Call for Asheville entries in American Advertising Awards extended

The deadline to enter is Wednesday.

by January 24, 2017 0 comments Asheville events
VIDEO: Weekend Events in Asheville

VIDEO: Weekend Events in Asheville

Ready for another wacky weekend in Asheville? We are! Here’s our roundup of what’s happening in town this weekend. Plus, we have a very special guest who will sing to you of the evils of Krampus when you watch our video… Thursday, January 19 The Ghostlight Project @ Magnetic 375 5:30 pm The local chapter of the national Ghostlight Project will[Read More…]

by January 19, 2017 0 comments Asheville events, feature
VIDEO: Things to do around Asheville for weekend of Jan. 12

VIDEO: Things to do around Asheville for weekend of Jan. 12

Monday is the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday, featuring a planned march/rally and a candlelight vigil in downtown Asheville.

by January 12, 2017 0 comments Asheville events, feature
Asheville events marking Martin Luther King Jr. Day Monday

Asheville events marking Martin Luther King Jr. Day Monday

Hazel Mack, founding member of the Winston-Salem chapter of the Black Panther Party, will speak at Kenilworth Presbyterian Church on Monday.

by January 12, 2017 0 comments Asheville events
Comedian Dave Chappelle set for Asheville show in February

Comedian Dave Chappelle set for Asheville show in February

Tickets for Dave Chappelle’s show at Thomas Wolfe Auditorium go on sale Friday.

by January 11, 2017 1 comment Asheville events
2018 World Equestrian Games in Tryon expected to be N.C. economic boon

2018 World Equestrian Games in Tryon expected to be N.C. economic boon

The event will be held Sept. 10-23 at the Tryon International Equestrian Center about two hours southeast of Asheville.

by December 19, 2016 0 comments Asheville events
WNC Fly Fishing Expo set for Dec. 2, 3 in Asheville

WNC Fly Fishing Expo set for Dec. 2, 3 in Asheville

The Southeast’s largest fly fishing expo returns to the WNC Ag Center on Dec. 2 and Dec. 3 with more than 60 vendor booths.

by November 25, 2016 0 comments Asheville events
Asheville Holiday Parade rolls through downtown on Saturday

Asheville Holiday Parade rolls through downtown on Saturday

The folks from Asheville Community Theatre are grand marshals this year.

by November 14, 2016 0 comments Asheville events
Lady Parts Justice League comedy crew at Grey Eagle in Asheville on Sunday

Lady Parts Justice League comedy crew at Grey Eagle in Asheville on Sunday

Lizz Winstead’s latest project sends up the ever-present sexism that dominates political and social landscapes.

by October 24, 2016 0 comments Asheville events, Asheville News
Grit/Vegas Weekend Update for things to do in Asheville Oct. 20-23

Grit/Vegas Weekend Update for things to do in Asheville Oct. 20-23

Let’s call it the “pumpkin spice” edition of events and other things to do in Asheville this weekend.

by October 20, 2016 0 comments Asheville events
West Asheville Halloween event in search of volunteers

West Asheville Halloween event in search of volunteers

Vermont Avenue will be shut down for the big trick-or-treating event.

by October 18, 2016 0 comments Asheville events
EAT OF THE WEEK! Mumbai Style Pav Bhaji at Chai Pani

EAT OF THE WEEK! Mumbai Style Pav Bhaji at Chai Pani

Stu loves the thali, too.

Looking for a Halloween scare? Try The Haunted Farm in Hendersonville, Pinhead’s Graveyard in Canton

Looking for a Halloween scare? Try The Haunted Farm in Hendersonville, Pinhead’s Graveyard in Canton

Boo!

by October 6, 2016 2 comments Asheville events
The Asheville Zombie Walk from 2010. /Photo by Jason Sandford.

Asheville Zombie Walk set for Oct. 9

Organizers of the annual event are looking for volunteers to help manage the walking dead.

by September 28, 2016 0 comments Asheville events
The GritVegas Weekend Update for Sept. 22 – 25

The GritVegas Weekend Update for Sept. 22 – 25

GritVegas readers and viewers, we have your weekend update! Once again, there’s a lot happening in these Blue Ridge Mountains, which is lucky for you, since there’s not much gas left to go around! Did we miss something that’s on your radar? Leave us a comment! Thursday 9/22 Slice of Life Comedy Open Mic @ Pulp Lounge 8:30 pm Sign up is at the[Read More…]

by September 22, 2016 0 comments Asheville events, feature
‘Cuba in Focus’ travelogue details Asheville travelers’ experience

‘Cuba in Focus’ travelogue details Asheville travelers’ experience

The event is set for 6 p.m. on Sept. 28 at The Millroom in downtown Asheville.

by September 22, 2016 0 comments Asheville events
CONTEST Send in your bumper sticker slogan/design and win

CONTEST Send in your bumper sticker slogan/design and win

Win stickers!

by September 8, 2016 4 comments Asheville events
The GritVegas Weekend Update for weekend of Sept. 8 and beyond

The GritVegas Weekend Update for weekend of Sept. 8 and beyond

The days have been gorgeous, the nights are getting cooler, and the calendar is buzzing with all varieties of fantastic events. Our beloved mountain town is increasingly the site of some of the best in arts and entertainment in the region, and here’s our roundup of what’s on our radar for this weekend. As always, if we missed something let us[Read More…]

by September 8, 2016 0 comments Asheville events, Asheville News, feature
The GritVegas Weekend Update – 9/1/16

The GritVegas Weekend Update – 9/1/16

It’s summer’s last hoorah! The kids are back in school, the nights are getting cooler, and soon it will be time to trade in swimsuits for sweaters. But it’s not over yet, y’all! Kick back and bask in summer’s final gasp with our carefully curated selection of events around town. As always, we’d love to hear from you about what we[Read More…]

by September 1, 2016 0 comments Asheville events, Asheville News, feature
Chestnut and Asheville Brewing Company team-up for a Pre-Brewgrass Beer Dinner

Chestnut and Asheville Brewing Company team-up for a Pre-Brewgrass Beer Dinner

Fuel up before you drink up.

The GritVegas Weekend Update – 8/25/16

The GritVegas Weekend Update – 8/25/16

Asheville! Are you ready for another stellar weekend? There’s a lot to be excited about, including the fact that Thursday marks the 100th birthday of the National Parks! Get outside and celebrate in one of our fabulous and beautiful national parks. And when you get back to town, check out some of these events. Asheville Grit and the Millroom are also giving away[Read More…]

by August 25, 2016 1 comment Asheville events, Asheville News
MANNA FOOD BANK releases Hunger Action calendar, announces annual Empty Bowls events

MANNA FOOD BANK releases Hunger Action calendar, announces annual Empty Bowls events

Hunger Action Day is Sept. 8.

Asheville GritVegas Weekend Update for the weekend of August 11

Asheville GritVegas Weekend Update for the weekend of August 11

It’s time for the weekend update, y’all! Have the rain and heat been keeping you indoors? Seriously, Asheville, is it ever going to stop raining? Lucky for us, that means the river will be high this weekend for all the floating folks, and we also have plenty of indoor (read: dry) activities for you to enjoy when you’re not in the[Read More…]

by August 11, 2016 1 comment Asheville events, Asheville News
Geek Out 2016 returns Aug. 12-13 at New Mountain AVL

Geek Out 2016 returns Aug. 12-13 at New Mountain AVL

The annual fan arts festival has a little bit of everything, from cosplay and Pokemon searching, to local music.

by August 8, 2016 0 comments Asheville events
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