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Asheville Comedy Festival + Weekend Update

Asheville Comedy Festival + Weekend Update

Laughter: it’s good for you. Make sure you get your recommended helping at this week’s Asheville Comedy Festival, kicking off tonight at Highland Brewing. Full details, plus other weekend goodness, below. And check out one of our favorite videos from the Archives, made for last year’s Asheville Comedy Festival! Wednesday – Saturday Asheville Comedy Festival @ various locations 8 pm[Read More…]

by August 9, 2017 0 comments Asheville events
Asheville Outdoor Cinema brings movie magic to Carrier Park

Asheville Outdoor Cinema brings movie magic to Carrier Park

The movies start Aug. 26.

by August 9, 2017 1 comment Asheville events
VIDEO: LEAF Downtown + Weekend Events

VIDEO: LEAF Downtown + Weekend Events

LEAF time is the best time, and this weekend is the 3rd annual LEAF downtown, happening over two days in downtown Asheville. We highly recommend that you check it out, and pair your excursion to LEAF with one (or seven!) of our other hand-picked weekend activities. Here’s the full roundup: Thursday An Inconvenient Sequel @ Fine Arts Theatre ​6:15 – 9[Read More…]

by August 3, 2017 0 comments Asheville events
VIDEO: Asheville Yoga Festival, Knorr memorial, more weekend events,

VIDEO: Asheville Yoga Festival, Knorr memorial, more weekend events,

Also, don’t miss community meetings to talk about the big River Arts District infrastructure project, and more.

by July 28, 2017 0 comments Asheville events
Climate Listening Project documentary series premieres Tuesday in Asheville

Climate Listening Project documentary series premieres Tuesday in Asheville

The series focuses on women who are working together to protect their families and communities from the impacts of climate change.

by July 23, 2017 1 comment Asheville events

VIDEO: Make Noise at Black Mountain College Museum, more weekend fun

There’s so much happening! Here’s a roundup.

by July 20, 2017 0 comments Asheville events
Joe Biden brings ‘American Promise Tour’ to Asheville in December

Joe Biden brings ‘American Promise Tour’ to Asheville in December

The former U.S. senator and vice president will share stories from his personal and professional life.

by July 17, 2017 0 comments Asheville events
‘Titanic’ costumes take spotlight at Biltmore Estate exhibition next year

‘Titanic’ costumes take spotlight at Biltmore Estate exhibition next year

The exhibition’s 45 costumes will be displayed in Biltmore House.

by July 10, 2017 0 comments Asheville events
VIDEO: New outfitter’s outpost on French Broad River, more weekend fun

VIDEO: New outfitter’s outpost on French Broad River, more weekend fun

Also, RiverMusic at Salvage Station and much more.

by July 5, 2017 0 comments Asheville events
Asheville Solar Eclipse Festival event set for Aug. 21

Asheville Solar Eclipse Festival event set for Aug. 21

Get ready to celebrate the solar eclipse.

by July 3, 2017 0 comments Asheville events
VIDEO: Firefly Gathering, July Fourth and more Asheville weekend events

VIDEO: Firefly Gathering, July Fourth and more Asheville weekend events

Here’s what you need to know to plan your July Fourth holiday.

by June 29, 2017 0 comments Asheville events
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 15 comments Asheville events