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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 15 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.

VIDEO: Asheville Butoh Festival, and more weekend things to do

VIDEO: Asheville Butoh Festival, and more weekend things to do

As always, there’s plenty to see and do around Asheville this weekend.

by April 20, 2017 0 comments Asheville events
VIDEO: BEAT LIFE @ RAD Skatepark + other weekend events

VIDEO: BEAT LIFE @ RAD Skatepark + other weekend events

It’s that weekend, y’all! We’ve got a great roundup of events for you. Read on to find one that’s perfect for you. Thursday, 4/13 Stupid F*cking Bird @ Magnetic 375 Opens Thursday (through Saturday) at 7:30 The award-winning retelling of Anton Chekov’s The Seagull, penned by Aaron Posner, comes to Magnetic. The show is “furiously paced, often hilarious, irreverent, but moving, and song-filled.” Sign us up.[Read More…]

by April 13, 2017 0 comments Asheville events
VIDEO: Asheville Field Day & Spring Fling + much more!

VIDEO: Asheville Field Day & Spring Fling + much more!

I don’t know about you, but Field Day was basically one of my top memories of elementary school. If you’re like me, you’re in luck, because this Saturday, you can relive all of your childhood memories—this time with booze—at the Salvage Station with the folks from AVL Sport & Social Club. We talked with the organizers about what to expect.[Read More…]

by April 6, 2017 0 comments Asheville events
Where to watch the Final Four, and more things to do around Asheville

Where to watch the Final Four, and more things to do around Asheville

Here’s a quick look at some of what to do around Asheville this weekend, including our pick of five places around town to watch the NCAA basketball tournament’s Final Four games on Saturday and national championship game on Monday. Thursday Asheville City Soccer Kick-Off Party, 6-9 p.m. at Hi-Wire Brewing Big Top near Biltmore Village: Celebrate AVL’s new soccer team[Read More…]

by March 30, 2017 0 comments Asheville events
VIDEO: Well Played Board Game Café

VIDEO: Well Played Board Game Café

We’re now a few days past the equinox, and the first weekend of spring is officially here! There are plenty of ways you can celebrate, whether you get outside to enjoy the season or cozy up inside to fend off the chill that’s still lingering in the air. We’ve got all the highlights for you, including the details of our featured[Read More…]

by March 23, 2017 1 comment Asheville events
Cat Fly Film Fest, new Asheville film festival, puts spotlight on indie filmmakers

Cat Fly Film Fest, new Asheville film festival, puts spotlight on indie filmmakers

The new film festival is created by and for local indie film artists, with a focus on Asheville talent.

Poster artist McPherson featured at Horse + Hero in Asheville Friday

Poster artist McPherson featured at Horse + Hero in Asheville Friday

McPherson’s work recently graced the cover of Hi-Fructose magazine.

by March 20, 2017 0 comments Asheville events
VIDEO St. Patrick’s Day parties in Asheville, other weekend events

VIDEO St. Patrick’s Day parties in Asheville, other weekend events

Here’s your weekend roundup, including highlights of St. Patrick’s Day parties around town.

by March 16, 2017 0 comments Asheville events

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