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A scene from the Bernstein Family Christmas Spectacular, featuring Erik Moellering as the flamboyant Latin lover Joaquin, alongside fellow players Glenn Reed, who plays the stoner Jimbo (and Joaquin's love interest) and Tracy Johnston Crum as Judy Bernstein./ photo by Tempus Fugit Design

Bernstein Family Christmas Spectacular offers one last holiday escape at Asheville’s Magnetic Theatre

This year’s show marks the 10th, and last, staging of the of raucous, irreverent play that’s become a favorite holiday escape in Asheville.

by November 21, 2019 1 comment Asheville events, Asheville News
At Winter Lights, 500,000 lights will festoon North Carolina Arboretum

At Winter Lights, 500,000 lights will festoon North Carolina Arboretum

The light show kicks off with a lighting ceremony in downtown Asheville on Nov. 22.

by November 2, 2019 0 comments Asheville events
CURVE Studios to celebrate 30th anniversary in Asheville River Arts District

CURVE Studios to celebrate 30th anniversary in Asheville River Arts District

There will also be a dedication of a special “chair arch” in the CURVE Studios garden to help mark the occasion.

by October 3, 2019 0 comments Asheville events
List: Asheville benefits for Hurricane Dorian relief in the Bahamas

List: Asheville benefits for Hurricane Dorian relief in the Bahamas

Packs Tavern will host a “dining day out” to benefit the Bahamas Red Cross Society on Wednesday (Sept. 18).

by September 17, 2019 0 comments Asheville events
Asheville Oktoberfest set for Oct. 5 at Pack Square Park

Asheville Oktoberfest set for Oct. 5 at Pack Square Park

Tickets are on sale now for Asheville Oktoberfest.

by September 10, 2019 0 comments Asheville events
Asheville Crossfit community to honor Riley Howell

Asheville Crossfit community to honor Riley Howell

Crossfit Asheville gym in West Asheville is hosting a special workout on Saturday in honor of Howell, who was killed in a UNC Charlotte campus shooting in April.

With taxidermy doc Stuffed, Asheville filmmaker takes on corpses, conservation

With taxidermy doc Stuffed, Asheville filmmaker takes on corpses, conservation

“Stuffed: A Documentary on the Art of Taxidermy,” will be screened Saturday, June 29, at The Orange Peel in Asheville.

by June 28, 2019 0 comments Asheville events
WIN TIX To Gretchen Peters, w/ Jane Kramer opening, at Isis Music Hall in West Asheville

WIN TIX To Gretchen Peters, w/ Jane Kramer opening, at Isis Music Hall in West Asheville

Win tickets to see this Saturday show at Isis Music Hall in West Asheville, featuring two amazing singer-songwriters.

by June 21, 2019 0 comments Asheville events
Asheville Yoga Festival/ photo courtesy of Emily Nichols Photography

Asheville Yoga Festival 2019 set for July 25-28

Free community yoga will take place daily in Pack Square Park, along with free panel discussions led by several notable presenters.

by June 17, 2019 0 comments Asheville events
East Fork Pottery is holding a seconds sale on Sunday at New Belgium's brewery space on Craven Street. /photo courtesy of East Fork Pottery

4 things to know about East Fork Pottery’s seconds sale Sunday at New Belgium

First thing to know: all sales are final.

by May 18, 2019 0 comments Asheville events
Asheville Music School’s big benefit show Thursday spotlights The Beatles’ ‘Revolver

Asheville Music School’s big benefit show Thursday spotlights The Beatles’ ‘Revolver

The event includes a number of musical performances, as well as a silent auctions. Proceeds benefit Asheville Music School and its growing outreach and scholarship programs.

Brandon Audette of One World Brewing has created the Phazed fest to celebrate two of his passions: craft beer and electronic music. /photo by Jason Sandford

Phazed fest combines craft beer, electronic music at One World in West Asheville

In Plain Sight and BomBassic headline the musical offerings, while special beer offerings will be available from Burial Beer, Fonta Flora, Zillicoah and much more.

by April 9, 2019 0 comments Asheville events
Discover the natural beauty around Asheville, and remember it needs protecting

Discover the natural beauty around Asheville, and remember it needs protecting

It’s spring, and that means it’s time to get outside and enjoy some of the 450,000 acres of land protected by the Conservation Trust for North Carolina and 22 more local land trusts in the state.

by March 19, 2019 0 comments Asheville events
Stu Helm Asheville Food Updates and Stuff: Stoobies, Pizza, Mac & More!

Stu Helm Asheville Food Updates and Stuff: Stoobies, Pizza, Mac & More!

Stu’s got a lot of updates.

Comedian Hari Kondabolu to perform at the Orange Peel March 3

Comedian Hari Kondabolu to perform at the Orange Peel March 3

Kondabolu’s comedy is largely based on his genius ability to channel his heritage and upbringing into fodder that addresses racism and the current political climate.

by February 28, 2019 0 comments Asheville events

Recap of Stoobie Awards Live

We take a look back at the Live Stoobie Awards from January.

by February 5, 2019 0 comments Asheville events
Stoobie Awards live event set for Asheville Masonic Temple on Jan. 28

Stoobie Awards live event set for Asheville Masonic Temple on Jan. 28

Find out who Stu says is tops on the Asheville food scene during the live event, which will also feature a ton of great food and drink.

2018 STOOBIE AWARDS! Best of Asheville’s Food Scene pt 2: ECLECTIC BOOGALOO

2018 STOOBIE AWARDS! Best of Asheville’s Food Scene pt 2: ECLECTIC BOOGALOO

2018 BEST OF ASHEVILLE PART II – Eclectic Boogaloo Welcome to Part Two of Three of the 2018 Stoobie Awards! If you unfamiliar with the Stoobies, that’s okay! They are basically a “Best of Asheville’s Culinary Scene,” honorific, that comes with an actual physical award, all based on one person’s opinion: Mine! Who the fook am I? Well, nobody, really, just an[Read More…]

2018 STOOBIE AWARDS! Best of Asheville’s Food Scene pt 1: A NEW BEGINNING

2018 STOOBIE AWARDS! Best of Asheville’s Food Scene pt 1: A NEW BEGINNING

2018 BEST OF ASHEVILLE PART I – A New Beginning Ya know what? These fuckin’ Stoobie Awards could get awfully boring and repetitive if I’m not careful. Like, how many times do I really need to give Sunny Point the “Best Shrimp ‘n’ Grits” award? Answer: Every fucking time forever and ever that’s how many, because that’s how fucking good those[Read More…]

New Year’s 2019 Haps in Asheville

New Year’s 2019 Haps in Asheville

We’ve got the skinny on the best New Year’s Eve events in Asheville for 2019. Check it out!

by December 26, 2018 0 comments Asheville events
One Asheville dad’s fiasco of a family outing: an army of Elsas, $12 snow cones and Phish flashbacks

One Asheville dad’s fiasco of a family outing: an army of Elsas, $12 snow cones and Phish flashbacks

What starts as excitement about the show devolves into the chaos of violent exhaustion, and scared dads hiding out in the bathroom like a doomed platoon in their final moments.

by December 10, 2018 3 comments Asheville events
Shopping for the holidays? Asheville pop-up shops are open

Shopping for the holidays? Asheville pop-up shops are open

Shop local. Buy local.

by November 29, 2018 0 comments Asheville events

A look at fall color in Western North Carolina

Fall is always beautiful in Western North Carolina.

by November 15, 2018 0 comments Asheville events
WIN TIX to see the Bernstein Family Christmas Spectacular in Asheville

WIN TIX to see the Bernstein Family Christmas Spectacular in Asheville

You’ll be entered to win a pair of tickets to see the 10 p.m. performance of the Bernstein’s on Dec. 7.

by November 9, 2018 31 comments Asheville events
So You Think You Can Dance Live! arrives at Asheville’s US Cellular Center on Nov. 6

So You Think You Can Dance Live! arrives at Asheville’s US Cellular Center on Nov. 6

The touring show features contestants from Season 15 of the popular television show.

by October 9, 2018 0 comments Asheville events
Poverty Forum focuses on struggles of Western North Carolina women

Poverty Forum focuses on struggles of Western North Carolina women

One striking statistic: On average, 41.3 percent of single mothers in the six Western North Carolina counties served by Pisgah Legal Services live in poverty.

by October 2, 2018 1 comment Asheville events
Ashvegas Weekend Update for Sept. 21, 2018

Ashvegas Weekend Update for Sept. 21, 2018

Here’s one: the last Downtown After Five concert of the year is this weekend.

by September 20, 2018 1 comment Asheville events
3 big reasons to visit HempX Asheville 2018

3 big reasons to visit HempX Asheville 2018

This year’s HempX Asheville is all about flower, not fiber.

by September 18, 2018 1 comment Asheville events
2018 Asheville Goombay Festival returns this weekend

2018 Asheville Goombay Festival returns this weekend

The festival includes a Friday night tribute to Aretha Franklin.

by September 7, 2018 0 comments Asheville events
Ashvegas celebrity sighting: New Orleans artist Ashley Longshore at Biltmore

Ashvegas celebrity sighting: New Orleans artist Ashley Longshore at Biltmore

Longshore’s unrelenting message of female empowerment has won her legions of fans.

Mountain Medicine Festival to benefit Asheville environmental nonprofits

Mountain Medicine Festival to benefit Asheville environmental nonprofits

The event will be held Sept. 16 at the Wedge at Foundation location.

by August 28, 2018 0 comments Asheville events
Ashvegas Weekend Update 8/17/2018

Ashvegas Weekend Update 8/17/2018

Here’s a quick look at some of what’s happening this weekend.

by August 17, 2018 3 comments Asheville events
TEDx Asheville 2018 announces speakers; tix on sale Aug. 15

TEDx Asheville 2018 announces speakers; tix on sale Aug. 15

Speakers include Asheville Music Professionals founder Jessica Tomasin, Frances Tacy of Franny’s Farm and several more.

by August 7, 2018 0 comments Asheville events
Top 4 for the 4th -Swimming holes in Asheville

Top 4 for the 4th -Swimming holes in Asheville

What better way to celebrate independence day than hitting the water? That’s why we rounded up our top 4 swimming holes around Asheville, enjoy!

Asheville World Cup Hot Spots

Asheville World Cup Hot Spots

2018 World Cup fever has hit Asheville. Soccer fans are turning out to cheer on their favorite teams, and they’re getting an especially friendly reception at Asheville’s local craft breweries. Here’s a quick look just three of the many locations to catch a match.

Remembering the filming of ‘Bull Durham’ in Asheville 30 years later

Remembering the filming of ‘Bull Durham’ in Asheville 30 years later

The Asheville Tourists will give away 1,000 Crash Davis bobbleheads on Saturday to mark the 30th anniversary of the release of “Bull Durham.”

Former NFL quaterback Matt Leinart weds TV actress in Asheville

Former NFL quaterback Matt Leinart weds TV actress in Asheville

Nick Lachey, of the boyband supergroup 98 Degrees, sang at the couple’s reception at The Cress Center.

This Memorial Day, visit the WNC Military History Museum

This Memorial Day, visit the WNC Military History Museum

Military history comes alive through unique and personal arrangements facts collected at The WNC Military History Museum, located in the heart of downtown Brevard. The museum is one man’s passion project to tell the stories of World War I and II, the Korean War, Vietnam War, Cold War, the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and the War on Terror. Learn[Read More…]

by May 24, 2018 1 comment Asheville events
AVL Insiders

AVL Insiders: Springtime Activities

Looking for suggestions on how to spend spring in Asheville? Jason Sandford of Ashvegas.com and Kara Candler of Tick Tock Concierge have a few ideas! Plus, you can share your ideas and win some gear. Just check out the video to learn more.

by May 17, 2018 2 comments Asheville events
Maribeth Monroe and Jaime Moyer/ photo courtesy of Asheville Improv Collective

TV actors featured in Asheville Improv Collective shows, workshops

The shows and comedy workshops on Friday and Saturday will be held at Habitat Tavern and Commons.

by May 16, 2018 0 comments Asheville events
Connect Beyond the Page event set for April 20-22 in Asheville

Connect Beyond the Page event set for April 20-22 in Asheville

A mix of speakers, panelists, performers and film screenings will explore how collaboration can create a narrative to influence social change.

by April 1, 2018 0 comments Asheville events
Benefit for daughter of Tyler Garrison set for Friday at Asheville Masonic Temple

Benefit for daughter of Tyler Garrison set for Friday at Asheville Masonic Temple

The benefit will include music by Andrew Scotchie, Ashley Heath, Travers Brothership and Josh Blake.

by March 15, 2018 0 comments Asheville events
Basketball buffet: Asheville hosts two conference tourneys in March Madness lead-up

Basketball buffet: Asheville hosts two conference tourneys in March Madness lead-up

The Big South and the Southern Conference basketball tournaments will play games in Asheville this week starting on Thursday.

by February 26, 2018 0 comments Asheville events
City to declare Love Asheville Go Local Week Feb. 10-17

City to declare Love Asheville Go Local Week Feb. 10-17

The Asheville Grown Business Alliance is also selling it Go Local card, which gives cardholders discounts with some 400 participating local businesses.

by January 17, 2018 1 comment Asheville events
VIDEO Asheville New Year’s Eve Parties to ring in 2018

VIDEO Asheville New Year’s Eve Parties to ring in 2018

There are a ton of parties to pick from. Here’s a start.

by December 29, 2017 0 comments Asheville events
VIDEO Fun stuff to do around Asheville on Christmas weekend

VIDEO Fun stuff to do around Asheville on Christmas weekend

Merry Christmas, y’all!

by December 21, 2017 0 comments Asheville events
VIDEO Free hug flash mob, Kinda Creepy Christmas art show, more Asheville weekend fun

VIDEO Free hug flash mob, Kinda Creepy Christmas art show, more Asheville weekend fun

A benefit to raise money for an Asheville firefighter battling cancer is Friday at Green Man Brewing, and more.

by December 15, 2017 0 comments Asheville events
VIDEO Christmas Jam, more Asheville weekend things to do

VIDEO Christmas Jam, more Asheville weekend things to do

Check out the Satellite Gallery’s Christmas Jam Art Show, the Jam by Day and more.

by December 8, 2017 0 comments Asheville events
VIDEO Big Crafty celebrates 20th edition of craft bonanza, more weekend fun

VIDEO Big Crafty celebrates 20th edition of craft bonanza, more weekend fun

Other events include Hempy Holiday Open House and an art opening at Ramp Studios.

by December 1, 2017 0 comments Asheville events
In life’s ups and downs, comedian Cliff Cash finds plenty to laugh about

In life’s ups and downs, comedian Cliff Cash finds plenty to laugh about

Cash says his passion is making people laugh, which he’ll be doing tonight at The Altamont Theatre.

by November 22, 2017 0 comments Asheville events