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From the Warren Haynes Christmas Jam at the U.S. Cellular Center in December 2013./ photo by Jason Sandford

Here’s how to enjoy Christmas Jam weekend in Asheville without the main jam

The two-day Kevn Kinny Songwriter Jam set for Jack of the Wood on Dec. 13 and 14 is just one of the ways to enjoy Christmas Jam weekend in Asheville.

by November 18, 2019 0 comments Asheville Music, Asheville News
Asheville Music Weekend: Night Circus, Freeway Revival, Asheville Opry and More

Asheville Music Weekend: Night Circus, Freeway Revival, Asheville Opry and More

Also, Styrofoam Turtles are singlehandedly building a new grunge scene in Asheville, and they’ll be playing with Sane Voids over at the Sly Grog on Friday night.

by August 16, 2018 0 comments Asheville Music, Asheville News
Asheville Music Weekend: Hoot and Holler, Metaphonia, Jorden Okrend, more

Asheville Music Weekend: Hoot and Holler, Metaphonia, Jorden Okrend, more

Also, Styrofoam Turtles have a gig coming up at Pulp.

by May 17, 2018 0 comments Asheville Music

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: New Belgium begins buildout of water treatment facility

In other new, TEDxAsheville returns in September and advance tickets are on sale now for the Mountain State Fair.

by July 25, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Where to watch the Final Four, and more things to do around Asheville

Where to watch the Final Four, and more things to do around Asheville

Here’s a quick look at some of what to do around Asheville this weekend, including our pick of five places around town to watch the NCAA basketball tournament’s Final Four games on Saturday and national championship game on Monday. Thursday Asheville City Soccer Kick-Off Party, 6-9 p.m. at Hi-Wire Brewing Big Top near Biltmore Village: Celebrate AVL’s new soccer team[Read More…]

by March 30, 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…]

Asheville GritVegas Weekend Update for the weekend of August 4

Asheville GritVegas Weekend Update for the weekend of August 4

What up, Asheville? If you love the weekend like we do, you’ll love our roundup of weekend events! We also have a special announcement about Underground Sound: The Path to Music Video Asheville. We are so thrilled about this contest, open for submissions now on ashevillegrit.com/undergroundsound. If you’re a musician, upload an amateur video of yourself playing an original song. Voting opens[Read More…]

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: It’s firefly-watching season in WNC

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: It’s firefly-watching season in WNC

Also, the Costume Shoppe is seeking a new location and much more.

by June 1, 2016 0 comments Asheville News
Asheville, once again on bended knee to big brewer, has Deschutes decision near

Asheville, once again on bended knee to big brewer, has Deschutes decision near

As the Deschutes decision comes down to the wire, the Buncombe County brewing community prepares, once again, to put its best beer forward.

by October 9, 2015 13 comments Asheville beer, Opinion
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
Ashvegas Beer News: Thirsty Monk keg drop on New Year’s Eve

Ashvegas Beer News: Thirsty Monk keg drop on New Year’s Eve

Also, Burial Beer is now offering a kick-ass jazz brunch on Sundays.

Sierra Nevada Brewing in Mills River to hire 150 for restaurant/taproom

Sierra Nevada Brewing in Mills River to hire 150 for restaurant/taproom

A couple of specific needs: an experienced pizza cook and a bakery/pastry manager.

Brew-ED Beer News: With no end in sight for demand, Asheville craft breweries continue to expand

Brew-ED Beer News: With no end in sight for demand, Asheville craft breweries continue to expand

With increasing numbers of beer tourists and wider distribution, there appears no end in sight for beer production in Asheville.

by October 21, 2014 1 comment Asheville beer
Sierra Nevada continues work on its new Mills River brewery south of Asheville

Sierra Nevada continues work on its new Mills River brewery south of Asheville

Sierra Nevada’s taproom and restaurant should be finished by January, with hiking and biking trails, river access and an amphitheater finished in early 2015 as well.

by September 12, 2014 1 comment Asheville beer
Brew-ED Beer News: Beer Camp event at Sierra Nevada’s new brewery in Mills River ‘a flawlessly executed first event’

Brew-ED Beer News: Beer Camp event at Sierra Nevada’s new brewery in Mills River ‘a flawlessly executed first event’

Beer writer Cliff Mori notes Sierra Nevada’s gleaming new brewery, sobriety monitors and more for an event that drew 5,000 beer lovers to Mills River last weekend.

Brew-ED Beer News: More details of Catawba Brewing’s plans for new brewery on Asheville’s South Slope

Brew-ED Beer News: More details of Catawba Brewing’s plans for new brewery on Asheville’s South Slope

Asheville breweries are bracing themselves for a boom in beer tourists.

Sierra Nevada celebrates start of brewing near Asheville with Rain Check Spiced Stout

Sierra Nevada celebrates start of brewing near Asheville with Rain Check Spiced Stout

The name of the beer references the record-setting rain of 2013 in Western North Carolina, which slowed construction of Sierra Nevada’s new East Coast brewery.

by June 9, 2014 0 comments Asheville beer
Beers by Wicked Weed, Asheville Brewing win big at Craft Brewers Conference

Beers by Wicked Weed, Asheville Brewing win big at Craft Brewers Conference

Sierra Nevada, which is preparing to open its new East Coast brewery in Mills River, also won.

by April 13, 2014 1 comment Asheville beer
PHOTOS A tour of Sierra Nevada’s new East Coast brewery just south of Asheville

PHOTOS A tour of Sierra Nevada’s new East Coast brewery just south of Asheville

Asheville photographer Stewart O’Shields captures Sierra Nevada’s new Mills River brewery.

PHOTOS A peek inside Sierra Nevada’s new East Coast brewery in Western North Carolina

PHOTOS A peek inside Sierra Nevada’s new East Coast brewery in Western North Carolina

Brian Grossman opens the doors to a facility that is both a big-time beer manufacturer and a major league tourist attraction.

by March 31, 2014 0 comments Asheville beer
BREW-ed Beer News: Why New Belgium’s distribution center in Enka matters

BREW-ed Beer News: Why New Belgium’s distribution center in Enka matters

Also, Sierra Nevada ramps up hiring.

by February 11, 2014 0 comments Asheville beer
BREW-ed Beer News: Catawba Brewing’s tasting room in Asheville to open Feb. 12

BREW-ed Beer News: Catawba Brewing’s tasting room in Asheville to open Feb. 12

Also, BREW-ed Beer Tours partners with Asheville Independent Restaurants to offer classes to service industry professionals.

by January 27, 2014 1 comment Asheville beer
Hendersonville Lightning: Beer distributor looking at investing $20 million in Henderson County

Hendersonville Lightning: Beer distributor looking at investing $20 million in Henderson County

Empire Distributors of North Carolina, which handles Sierra Nevada, is looking to expand.

Sierra Nevada Brewing to celebrate opening of Mills River brewery with beer collaboration

Sierra Nevada Brewing to celebrate opening of Mills River brewery with beer collaboration

Sierra Nevada is inviting 12 breweries to its headquarters in California to brew beer in celebration of the opening.

by July 15, 2013 1 comment Asheville beer
Grossman, Calagione to host Asheville beer dinner July 25 in West Asheville

Grossman, Calagione to host Asheville beer dinner July 25 in West Asheville

The heads of Sierra Nevada and Dogfish Head breweries will host at The Isis. Infamous Stringdusters provide music. Chefs from the Isis and Biscuit Head cook. Wow.

by July 11, 2013 0 comments Asheville food and drink
Beefing up to handle spent grain from Asheville-area breweries

Beefing up to handle spent grain from Asheville-area breweries

Tons more spent grain will be produced when Sierra Nevada, New Belgium and Oskar Blues get ramped up, and it will be served up to cows.

Sierra Nevada now hiring 6 brewers for new Asheville-area brewery

Sierra Nevada now hiring 6 brewers for new Asheville-area brewery

There are plenty of other job openings, too, including sales manager, sales rep and national account manager.

by March 6, 2013 5 comments Asheville Jobs
Sierra Nevada shares rendering of new brewery

Sierra Nevada shares rendering of new brewery

Check out what the new Mills River brewery complex might look like.

by February 4, 2013 7 comments Asheville beer
Sierra Nevada: Pics of the new Mills River site

Sierra Nevada: Pics of the new Mills River site

Greats shots of the brewery still under construction.

by January 7, 2013 0 comments Asheville beer, Asheville News
2012 Year in Review: Best beer year yet?

2012 Year in Review: Best beer year yet?

With New Belgium, Sierra Nevada & Oskar Blues, 2012 is the year we took our “Beer City” title to the bank.

by December 31, 2012 0 comments Asheville beer, Asheville News
Sierra Nevada hiring again: Systems analyst

Sierra Nevada hiring again: Systems analyst

Work in nearby Mills River for a craft brewing company.

by December 12, 2012 1 comment Asheville Jobs
Sierra Nevada hiring event specialist in Mills River

Sierra Nevada hiring event specialist in Mills River

Applications are due by November 12.

by October 31, 2012 0 comments Asheville Jobs
Beer Guy: Sierra Nevada plans Oct. 25-27 release celebration for Beer Camp brews

Beer Guy: Sierra Nevada plans Oct. 25-27 release celebration for Beer Camp brews

Sierra Nevada visits nine local breweries with a traveling release of The Headliner and Carolina Dreamin’.

by October 18, 2012 0 comments Asheville beer
October launch for Sierra Nevada specialty brews made with WNC brewers

October launch for Sierra Nevada specialty brews made with WNC brewers

Specialty brews dreamed up at Beer Camp are nearly ready to debut locally.

by October 15, 2012 0 comments Asheville beer
Beers that Asheville brewers made at Sierra Nevada’s Beer Camp coming soon

Beers that Asheville brewers made at Sierra Nevada’s Beer Camp coming soon

Look for a red wheat wine and a black ale to be in local breweries soon.

by October 4, 2012 0 comments Asheville food and drink
Sierra Nevada hiring network admin, systems analyst, sales rep

Sierra Nevada hiring network admin, systems analyst, sales rep

Real jobs. Good beer. Sierra Nevada is hiring in Mills River.

by September 26, 2012 0 comments Asheville Jobs, Asheville News
Fast Company looks at what propels Asheville’s craft beer scene: water and outdoors identity

Fast Company looks at what propels Asheville’s craft beer scene: water and outdoors identity

Another exploration of why America’s second- and third-largest craft breweries chose to move here.

by September 5, 2012 1 comment Asheville beer, Asheville News
Hendersonville Lightning: Sierra Nevada to open brewery 6 months earlier than planned

Hendersonville Lightning: Sierra Nevada to open brewery 6 months earlier than planned

Sierra Nevada’s co-manager states that the brewery now plans to open in July 2013, not November 2013.

by August 15, 2012 0 comments Asheville beer, Asheville News
Sierra Nevada helps fund bacteria monitoring of French Broad River

Sierra Nevada helps fund bacteria monitoring of French Broad River

You can help. Volunteers interested in taking water samples should contact Hartwell Carson at Hartwell@wnca.org.

by August 14, 2012 2 comments Asheville News
Tale of two breweries: How New Belgium, Sierra Nevada picked Asheville

Tale of two breweries: How New Belgium, Sierra Nevada picked Asheville

Did you know that Sierra Nevada considered the site New Belgium eventually picked for its brewery? SiteSelection.com has the story.

Sierra Nevada’s new Mills River brewery site shaping up to be ‘recreational haven’

Sierra Nevada’s new Mills River brewery site shaping up to be ‘recreational haven’

Possibilities include walking trails, an outdoor music venue and boat access on the river.

What I learned at Beer Camp: NC Brewers Guild director shares top ten lessons from Sierra Nevada trip

What I learned at Beer Camp: NC Brewers Guild director shares top ten lessons from Sierra Nevada trip

A leading NC beer nerd shares his top ten takeaways from “beer camp” in Chico, CA.

by July 10, 2012 0 comments Asheville beer

Sierra Nevada’s beer camp is giving Asheville brewers great behind-the-scenes look

Asheville beer campers collaborated with Sierra Nevada on a brew that will be distributed in local breweries later this year.

by July 2, 2012 2 comments Asheville beer

WNC brewers headed West to hang w/ Sierra Nevada

Sounds like a very cool trip, with Western North Carolina brewers meeting up with soon-to-be neighbors Sierra Nevada (they’re building their new East Coast brewery in Mills River down in Hendersonville). From Nantahala Brewing’s page on FB: Alright, we’ve got some exciting news. In just over a week, we will be joining some of our fellow Western North Carolina brewers[Read More…]

by June 14, 2012 0 comments Asheville beer
Beer news roundup: Sierra Nevada hires head brewer & announces job opening, downtown brewery announcement coming soon

Beer news roundup: Sierra Nevada hires head brewer & announces job opening, downtown brewery announcement coming soon

Beer news just doesn’t stop in Asheville. Here’s the latest. Sierra Nevada announced today it’s hired a head brewer for its new Asheville/Mills River location: Scott Jennings, formerly the company’s Research and Development Head Brewer, responsible for overseeing its 10-barrel pilot brewhouse. From the Sierra Nevada press realease: “Scott is an incredible asset to Sierra Nevada,” said Brian Grossman, co-manager of the[Read More…]

by May 23, 2012 0 comments Asheville News

When (and if) New Belgium moves to Asheville, what will impact be?

I’m tired of the all the rumors about New Belgium Brewing planning to build its East Coast brewery here in Asheville. I’ve heard so many, for so long, and delivered with such certainty, that I’m just going to start assuming it will happen. I know what people saw about assuming anything. But it’s time to advance the conversation. If New[Read More…]

by March 12, 2012 10 comments Asheville food and drink

BlogAsheville on When Sierra Nevada Came to Asheville

A lovely Storify via BlogAsheville: [View the story “When Sierra Nevada came to Asheville: What the online world had to say” on Storify] Imagelink

Word on the street: Sierra Nevada prepared to ink deal for new East Coast Brewery in Hendersonville

For weeks, buzz around the beer scene in Asheville, aka Beer City USA, has been all about big craft brewers Sierra Nevada and New Belgium putting our town on their short lists for new East Coast breweries. Both brewers are based out West and want to build new East Coast breweries to reach big markets on this side of the country.[Read More…]

by December 11, 2011 0 comments Asheville food and drink