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Had a Coffee Expo. Went Real Good. Here’s How We Did It. You Can Too.

Had a Coffee Expo. Went Real Good. Here’s How We Did It. You Can Too.

So, what does it take to put on a street festival like the Asheville Coffee Expo? After it was all over, except for #TheStruggleIsReal to break down our tent… Walking with my friend Dave Bristol (Aka Spaceman Jones) post-expo, he asked me what he would have to do in order to produce a [super-awesome, totally amazing, kick-ass] street festival like[Read More…]

Transformus seeks new location after talks break down with Mills River host

Transformus seeks new location after talks break down with Mills River host

Deerfields in Mills River hosted the land of Mysteria for 13 years.

by March 14, 2017 0 comments Asheville events
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…]

Got a festival pitch? The city of Asheville wants to hear it

Got a festival pitch? The city of Asheville wants to hear it

Deadline to apply is Feb. 16.

by January 20, 2016 2 comments Asheville News
New national beer fest headed to Asheville; details to be released Friday

New national beer fest headed to Asheville; details to be released Friday

It’s shaping up to be another big year in beer for Asheville.

Laugh Your Asheville Off comedy festival set for Aug. 12-15

Laugh Your Asheville Off comedy festival set for Aug. 12-15

Tickets are on sale now for the comedy festival, now in its ninth year.

by June 25, 2015 0 comments Asheville events
State of Origin beer fest set for Saturday in Morganton

State of Origin beer fest set for Saturday in Morganton

Participating craft breweries are required to be North Carolina-based and serve beers derived from ingredients sourced in N.C.

by June 12, 2015 0 comments Asheville News
Stu Helm, Food Fan: Mellow Mushroom wows crowd, judges at Carolina Mountain Cheese Fest

Stu Helm, Food Fan: Mellow Mushroom wows crowd, judges at Carolina Mountain Cheese Fest

The Mellow Mush crew crushed it with their “French onion soup” grilled cheese sandwich.

Sierra Nevada fest will bring 50 breweries from U.S. to Mills River for Burly Beers and Barleywines Fest

Sierra Nevada fest will bring 50 breweries from U.S. to Mills River for Burly Beers and Barleywines Fest

A bold new festival, says the North Carolina Craft Brewers Guild, which is partnering with Sierra Nevada for the event.

by February 11, 2015 0 comments Asheville News
From left: Kitty Love, Franzi Charen and Jennifer Pickering.

Asheville Grit: New signature Asheville Festival in the works

The festival dream team plans to draw on deep experience with Asheville events to create a new signature fest.

Ashvegas City Councilwoman: I’m voting against giving Moogfest taxpayer dollars

Ashvegas City Councilwoman: I’m voting against giving Moogfest taxpayer dollars

Gwen Wisler, Asheville’s newest City Council member, says it’s a matter of fairness. What do you think?

by February 10, 2014 50 comments Asheville News
Asheville City Council: We want a Bele Chere festival replacement; we don’t want to pay for it

Asheville City Council: We want a Bele Chere festival replacement; we don’t want to pay for it

City Council approves a call for proposals for a new signature city festival.

by September 29, 2013 0 comments Asheville events, Asheville News
Word on the street: Rumors of Bele Chere’s future abound

Word on the street: Rumors of Bele Chere’s future abound

Bele Chere is dead, but you wouldn’t know that by listening to all the talk around the fest’s future

LAAFF lives on in Asheville

LAAFF lives on in Asheville

Asheville’s funkiest street party on Lexington Avenue will go on, despite last year’s financial difficulties.

No more Bele Chere, mon frere?

No more Bele Chere, mon frere?

How did Bele Chere and downtown diverge, and what’s next?

Asheville Scene: Goombay!, reinvented

Asheville Scene: Goombay!, reinvented

Asheville’s celebration of African and Caribbean culture gets new leadership and a new plan for 2012.

by August 24, 2012 0 comments Asheville events
Bele Chere 2012 in pictures

Bele Chere 2012 in pictures

A few of the best shots from this year’s event.

Transformus 2012 video: What a trip

Transformus 2012 video: What a trip

It looks like Burning Man, Bonnaroo and Asheville had a baby. Video is NSFW.

by July 24, 2012 1 comment Asheville News
Asheville’s East End community to Brewgrass beer fest: Find a new venue, your party doesn’t fit neighborhood

Asheville’s East End community to Brewgrass beer fest: Find a new venue, your party doesn’t fit neighborhood

The Urban News covers East End residents’ displeasure with September’s upcoming Brewgrass Festival, which takes place in their neighborhood: Residents say attendees in previous years left Styrofoam coolers in yards, urinated on lawns, blocked driveways, dumped trash, and “talked nasty and ugly to several residents.” The festival had been held in City/County Plaza–renovated and now renamed Pack Square Park–for years. Construction on[Read More…]

by June 18, 2012 3 comments Asheville News

Perhaps the most fun and most bang-for-your-buck beer fest in Asheville: Just Brew It 2012

The Asheville beer fest Just Brew It shows off the creative work of area homebrewers. For just $16 bucks, you get to taste some of the best beers you’ll find outside a microbrewery and you never know, you might just meet the next Asheville brewery owner. The festival also supports a good cause. Here’s the info: Just Economics Event PSA[Read More…]

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