Fall Festival at Lake Julian Park

Posted on Friday, October 9, 2015

This year’s Fall Festival at Lake Julian Park has been scheduled for Saturday, October 24th. The festival is free, begins at 11:00 am, and is open to adults and children of all ages.


Eblen Charities Heroes for Hope 10K

Posted on Friday, October 9, 2015

Eblen Charities is hosting their annual Heroes for Hope Walk, Run, or Roll 10K on Saturday, October 10th, with the starting line at AB-Tech’s Main Campus, 340 Victoria Road in Asheville.


Eliada’s Annual Corn Maze is Now Open

Posted on Thursday, October 8, 2015

Eliada’s Annual Corn Maze, Western North Carolina’s largest corn maze, is open through October 31st. The updated design features an airplane, hot air balloon, and even a bird, all in keeping with the newest attraction, a giant jumping pillow!


Fresh at Farmers Markets This Week

Posted on Thursday, October 8, 2015

With all the dry weather throughout the summer, farmers were hoping for rain, but as the adage goes, “be careful what you wish for.”


Farms Are Great Destinations for Family Fun This Fall

Posted on Thursday, October 8, 2015

From corn mazes and pick-your-own pumpkin patches to harvest festivals and farm-to-table dinners, agritourism farms across the state are gearing up for family-friendly activities this fall.


Asheville Police to Launch ‘Sober Hero’ Campaign

Posted on Thursday, October 8, 2015

The Asheville Police Department, in partnership with the Asheville Alcoholic Board of Control, will kick off the “Sober Hero” campaign on October 10th at the Oktoberfest event in downtown Asheville.


Garden Chores for October

Posted on Thursday, October 8, 2015

This is a good time to core aerate compacted soils. If you have reseeded the lawn, it will be important to keep the tree leaves from accumulating.


City of Asheville Launches Recycling Pilot Project

Posted on Wednesday, October 7, 2015

The City of Asheville strives to be a leader in sustainability, stating in the City Council’s Strategic Operating Plan the goal of taking sustainability practices to the next level by implementing ways to reduce city-wide solid waste.