Springtime Project: Tussie Mussie

Posted on Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Learn how to create your own tussie mussie, inspired by fashions and the language of flowers during Queen Victoria’s reign (1837-1901). During this era, flowers were considered a more modest adornment than jewelry for a young woman.


Buncombe County to Host Fishing Tournament for Kids

Posted on Tuesday, May 3, 2016

The Kids Fishing Tournament at Lake Julian Park will take place on Saturday, May 14th, 2016. The semi-annual event is open to all children ages 15 and under and is sponsored by Buncombe County Recreation Services.


Our VOICE Leader Receives National Recognition

Posted on Tuesday, May 3, 2016

The National Sexual Violence Resource Center presented Angélica R. Wind, Executive Director of Our VOICE, a 2016 Visionary Award for the state of North Carolina.


Fiber Weekend at Folk Art Center to Emphasize Embroidery

Posted on Monday, May 2, 2016

As the craft of fiber originated out of a time of necessity, today its function has extended beyond the traditional uses to elaborate embellishments that often require mastering a new set of skills.


Fresh at Farmers Markets This Week

Posted on Monday, May 2, 2016

In our region we have a longer growing season than most other parts of the country. Farmers at area tailgate markets are still employing season extension practices to provide some of our favorite fruits and veggies for as long as possible.


Springtime Tips for the Environment

Posted on Monday, May 2, 2016

A beautiful and healthy lawn is good for our environment. It can resist damage from weeds, disease, and insect pests.


Mad Mountain Mud Run on June 4th

Posted on Monday, May 2, 2016

Want to see what all the mud is about at the Mad Mountain Mud Run? If you are curious about a mud run or just want to enjoy the muddy entertainment, attend the free Finish Line Festival on June 4th.