Asheville benefits

Asheville Tea Party fundraiser: Let’s get together and shoot machine guns!

Asheville Tea Party fundraiser: Let’s get together and shoot machine guns!

Blast a few rounds from an UZI or an HK MP5 and support the political candidates of your choice.

by August 15, 2012 4 comments Asheville benefits
UPDATE: TIX ON SALE Neil Gaiman to perform at Diana Wortham Theatre in September

UPDATE: TIX ON SALE Neil Gaiman to perform at Diana Wortham Theatre in September

Tix are $20 and available now from the Diana Wortham website.

Big LEAF benefit set for Sept. 6 at Highland Brewing in Asheville

Benefit of Culture: World Dance Party! is a major fundraiser that helps hundreds of local youth experience world cultures.

by August 13, 2012 0 comments Asheville benefits
Supporters of Asheville man with cancer turn to funding platform Indiegogo, raise $18K in 12 hours

Supporters of Asheville man with cancer turn to funding platform Indiegogo, raise $18K in 12 hours

Fundraising now stands at nearly $30K, with an anonymous donor matching the next $25K raised.

Hotter Than Haiti 10K road race in West Asheville Saturday

Hotter Than Haiti 10K road race in West Asheville Saturday

Benefit road race along the river supports Consider Haiti, the former Mission Manna.

2012 Asheville Pizza Showdown is Sunday

2012 Asheville Pizza Showdown is Sunday

Live music, all-you-can-drink beer and all-you-can-eat pizza at this benefit best-pizza contest for MANNA Food Bank.

Beer and BBQ fundraiser to benefit Slow Food Asheville program

Press release here: ASHEVILLE – Following on the heels of the inaugural Feasting for FEAST event last September, Slow Food Asheville and FEAST are presenting Feasting for FEAST Beer and BBQ Fundraiser. The event takes place from 4 to 8 p.m. on Saturday, July 14 at Highland Brewing Company. While the initial event featured many of Asheville’s top restaurants and[Read More…]

Asheville Affiliates to host dance party to help raise money for Klondyke playground

Press release here: On June 21st from 6pm to 9pm the Asheville Affiliates will host Kickin’ it Old School, an 80’s dance party sponsored by Charlotte Street Computers to raise money for the design and installation of a new playground in Montford’s Klondyke Housing Community. Through a partnership between Charlotte Street Computers and the Asheville Design Center, a nonprofit agency[Read More…]

by June 18, 2012 0 comments Asheville benefits
Cycle to Farm benefit ride: 62 miles of rural road and forest, plus local food and farm samples

Cycle to Farm benefit ride: 62 miles of rural road and forest, plus local food and farm samples

Asheville’s bountiful supper club and outdoors scene not enough for you? Check out Cycle to Farm, a metric-century (62-mile) bike ride that combines farm-to-table food with Asheville’s budding bike scene. New Belgium is on board as a sponsor. Cycle to Farm is sixty-two miles through farmland and greenways, with farm stops along the with samples included in the registration fee[Read More…]

Fly tying contest to benefit Project Healing Waters

A great event. Press release here: What started last year as nothing more than just a glimmer in our eye has snowballed into a charity event to be reckoned with. We’ve amassed a group of the region’s best tiers including guides, shop owners and commercial tiers who will put their noses to the vise for eight hours and see how[Read More…]

by February 20, 2012 0 comments Asheville benefits

Hooping to help LEAF

Press release here from the Lake Eden Arts Festival: Twisting & grooving to shake OFF those winter blues! Join LEAFers and support the 1st ANNUAL HOOPERS BALL produced by Asheville Hoops! Kids Hooping events from 6-7pm, Raffle, Costume Contest, Hoopdance Performances, Hoop Demos, & LED Showcase. Tickets are $15 at the door (includes 5 raffle tix). $5 for Youth under[Read More…]

by February 13, 2012 0 comments Asheville benefits, Asheville Music

Confirmed: Asheville Dance-A-Thon postponed until summer

Here’s the official word from organizer and loyal reader Bridget: Jason, Greetings from BMCM+AC! I wanted to get in touch and let you know that we have decided to postpone the Asheville Dance-A-Thon! until Summer 2012. We appreciate all of the interest and support that continues to grow around this event, and we’re rescheduling to ensure ample time for the[Read More…]

Premiere of ‘Coming Home’ kayaking film to benefit Our Voice, RiverLink

Here’s the basic info, plus an update from loyal reader Chris: Rapid Transit Video announces the premiere of “Coming Home,” a DVD featuring four short films about kayaking from around the world. The premiere will take place at the Asheville Pizza and Brewing Company (675 Merrimon Avenue, North Asheville) on Thursday, December 22 at 10 p.m. Admission is $6 and[Read More…]

by December 19, 2011 0 comments Asheville benefits

Kayaking short films to debut at Asheville Pizza on Dec. 22

Press release here: Rapid Transit Video announces the premiere of “Coming Home,” a DVD featuring four short films about kayaking from around the world. The premiere will take place at the Asheville Pizza and Brewing Company (675 Merrimon Avenue, North Asheville) on Thursday, December 22 at 10 p.m. Admission is $6 and comes with one raffle ticket; additional raffle tickets will be available[Read More…]

Area auctioneers sponsoring benefit auction to support five Asheville agencies serving needy children

Press release here from Asheville Bids for Kids: Area auctioneers are sponsoring a benefit auction to support five local agencies serving children in need. The auction will be held on December 14 at Brunk Auctions, 117 Tunnel Road in Asheville. Proceeds from the auction will be divided between Caring for Children, Eliada Home, Helpmate, Children First, and Mountain Area Child[Read More…]

by December 12, 2011 0 comments Asheville benefits

Nerd power pulses at Multiverse Charity Gala

Friday night’s Multiverse charity gala at Club Metropolis raised $1,200 for the international Child’s Play charity that donates toys and games to patients in children’s hospitals. What’s Club Metropolis? The new venue behind Club Hairspray that has a decidedly sci-fi theme including it’s own telephone booth turned go-go dance cage and a rad laser light show that envelops the dance floor.[Read More…]

by December 12, 2011 2 comments Asheville benefits