Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Buxton Hall restaurant one of top 50 new U.S. restaurants, says Bon Apetit


More of what’s going around this week:

Bon Apetit names Buxton Hall restaurant one of 50 Best New Restaurants in the U.S.

-The nonprofit Open Doors of Asheville is raffling off a new Porsche.

-The folks at Dog Tag Art in Asheville have a cute new post and video up about Why We Need Cat Birth Control.

-Foodie and author Alton Brown is holding a cookbook release event in Asheville at Diana Wortham Theatre in conjunction with Malaprop’s Bookstore on Oct. 1.

Spring Mountain Community Center in Fairview is raising money to expand its facilities. Here’s an upcoming movie night that’s part of the fundraising effort.

-Loyal reader Tiger has an update on the grocery beat:

Bi-Lo #5603, Henderson Crossing Plaza, 120 Henderson Crossing Plaza in Hendersonville, is closing by the end of August. One other store in Greenville, South Carolina, is confirmed to close also. Bi-Lo #5603’s closing ends Bi-Lo’s participation in the Henderson County grocery market.

-The 89th Annual Mountain Dance and Folk Festival is this week. More from a press release:

The 89th annual edition of this three-day event, the nation’s longest running folk festival, showcases the best of the region’s traditional and old-time musicians, ballad singers, mountain dance groups and cloggers. Thursday through Saturday, August 4, 5 & 6, 2016, with a different show each night. 7:00 p.m. nightly at Diana Wortham Theatre in downtown Asheville, NC. Tentative line-up at mdffperformerslist.htm. Tickets on sale now at the Diana Wortham Theatre box office. Regular

$22; Children 12 and under $12; Groups of 10 or more $17; Three- night package: Adults $55.50, Children (12 & under) $24. (828) 257-4530 or Info: