Eliada Corn Maze

8th Annual Eliada Corn Maze

Monday, August 29, 2016

This year’s corn maze design features an airplane, clouds, a globe, and local business and title sponsor, MB Haynes. Eliada is proud to host, yet again, WNC’s largest corn maze with all proceeds going toward caring for the Eliada kids and families.


The Asheville Ballet Announces Its 2016-17 Season

Friday, August 26, 2016

The Asheville Ballet proudly announces its 2016-17 season, kicking off with “Fall Into Dance: An Artistic Harvest 2.” The production will be held September 23rd and 24th at 7:30 pm.


Smokies Telethon Tops $200,000 for 3rd Year

Friday, August 26, 2016

Friends of the Smokies raised $205,562 at its 22nd annual Friends Across the Mountains Telethon thanks to hundreds of callers, online donations and support from sponsors Mast General Store, The Lodge at Buckberry Creek and others.


Celebrate the Bounty of Biltmore’s Harvest This Fall

Thursday, August 25, 2016

Biltmore’s fields, gardens and vineyards will take center stage this fall throughout the estate, with harvest menus at estate restaurants, the Winery and outdoor activities populating the fall calendar.


NASA Monitors the ‘New Normal’ of Sea Ice

Thursday, August 25, 2016

This year’s melt season in the Arctic Ocean and surrounding seas started with a bang, with a record low maximum extent in March and relatively rapid ice loss through May.


Carolina Day Opens Its Renovated Lower School

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

The Wildcat community recently celebrated the ribbon-cutting and grand opening of Carolina Day’s renovated Lower School: now named Love Hall, and including Oreck Library, and the Alumni Gym.


Motorcycle Hot Bike Tour Selects Asheville for Pit Stop

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

The pages of Hot Bike magazine are set to come to life on the streets of Asheville on Sept. 7th when the national motorcycle enthusiast brand stops in the city as part of the GEICO Motorcycle Hot Bike Tour.


Pan Harmonia Announces Its 17th Season

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Pan Harmonia announces its new season of chamber music by acclaimed local instrumentalists. Its eclectic performances take place in a variety of venues around the area including art galleries, historic churches, and a Cadillac showroom.

Clothing Store

What You Can Do to Help Reach for Zero Waste

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Have you ever wondered if there was a way that you could help the planet through your purchases and service choices? Well wonder no longer, sustainable consumption is the way to go!


Shindig on the Green on August 27th

Monday, August 22, 2016

Shindig on the Green takes place in the heart of downtown Asheville at Pack Square Park’s Roger McGuire Green. The stage shows take place on the Bascom Lamar Lunsford stage.

Wood Chips

Website Aims to Help Cities Reduce Wood Waste

Monday, August 22, 2016

Across North Carolina, municipalities and arboriculture businesses are faced with the problem of what to do with urban trees that are removed due to age, pests, disease or damage.

Credit Cards

Six Tips for Using Your Credit Card

Monday, August 22, 2016

Your favorite store is having a sale. You’ve bought all your items on your shopping list, but you’re tempted to peek in the store to look for a few last minute gifts.

Asheville Roadway in Mountains

Visitor Spending Rises Across North Carolina

Friday, August 19, 2016

New data from Visit North Carolina, a unit of the Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina, shows that domestic visitor spending has increased in 91 of the state’s 100 counties.


Goombay Festival Lineup Announced

Thursday, August 18, 2016

Western North Carolina’s YMI Cultural Center is proud to invite the community to the 36th Goombay Festival which will be held September 9th – 11th, with a kick off event on Thursday, September 8th.

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Car Tips for Pet Passengers

Thursday, August 18, 2016

When the weather’s nice, there’s often no greater joy than hitting the road with your four-legged friend. But just because many pets love riding in cars doesn’t mean that they’re necessarily safe for animals.

Asheville Symphony

The Asheville Symphony 2016-2017 Season

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Series subscriptions, ticket packages, and single tickets are on sale now. Single tickets for all concerts are $22-62, depending on seating section (reduced youth pricing is available).


Sounds of Recovery Benefit Concert on Sept. 1st

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

The first annual “Sounds for Recovery Benefit Concert” will be held on Thursday, Sept. 1, at the First Presbyterian Church, 40 Church St, in downtown Asheville.

Social Media Icons

Is Your Small Business Social Enough?

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Facing the task of building a social media following for your small business can feel like an uphill battle. What’s the use of wracking your brain to create engaging content when you have just a few dozen followers?

Lego Exhibit

LEGO® Brick Sculpture Exhibit Now Open at The N.C. Arboretum

Monday, August 15, 2016

Visitors to The North Carolina Arboretum will enjoy a fun-filled outdoor adventure this summer and fall at the Arboretum’s newest exhibit, Nature Connects, Art with LEGO Bricks, on display throughout the Arboretum’s gardens through October 23rd.

A Crowd at Downtown After 5

Downtown After 5 on August 19th

Tuesday, August 9, 2016

The next Downtown After 5 takes place Friday, August 19th on North Lexington Ave. in downtown Asheville. The featured performers include Asheville All-Stars and the Asheville Music School.

Hiking Gear

Second Annual Asheville Outdoor Show on September 18th

Friday, August 5, 2016

As Outdoor Retailer kicks off its Summer Market in Salt Lake City, local businesses Diamond Brand Outdoors and Frugal Backpacker announce the first round of vendors for the Asheville Outdoor Show.

Greek Food at Festival

The 30th Annual Greek Festival is Sept. 23-25

Thursday, August 4, 2016

The Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church of Asheville proudly presents the thirtieth annual Greek Festival on September 23rd, 24th, and 25th. The festival’s hours are 11:00 am to 9:00 pm on Friday and Saturday, and 11:00 am to 4:00 pm on Sunday.


Fall Plant Sale at Bullington Gardens

Thursday, August 4, 2016

Bullington Gardens, a horticultural education center and public gardens, will hold its annual fall plant sale on Friday, Sept. 9 and Saturday, Sept. 10, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day.


Tips for Smart Back-to-School Shopping

Wednesday, August 3, 2016

Shop wisely for back-to-school needs, Attorney General Roy Cooper encourages North Carolina families as the traditional calendar school year begins once more.

Coffee for Champions

Coffee for Champions Project Officially Kicks Off

Monday, August 1, 2016

An array of Asheville coffee shops and local businesses have partnered with Buncombe County Special Olympics to make supporting Special Olympic athletes as simple as drinking coffee.

ReStore Winner

Asheville Habitat ReStore’s 5th Annual Reuse Contest

Thursday, July 28, 2016

For the fifth consecutive year, the Asheville Habitat ReStore at 31 Meadow Road near Biltmore Village is encouraging residents to show off their creativity and talent for a chance to win the ReStore ReUse Contest.

Black Bear

Staying Safe Around Bears

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

While seeing a bear is an exciting moment, it is important to remember that bears are wild and can be dangerous. Their behavior is sometimes unpredictable.

Pokemon Go

Local Parks are Pokemon Go Hot Spots

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Thousands of gaming enthusiasts armed with smartphones and tablets have been seen in local parks recently, enjoying the challenge of finding and catching Pokemon – all while rediscovering their local parks.

Solar Panels

The Next Generation of Solar Panels

Monday, July 18, 2016

Scientists just got one step closer to the next generation of solar panels. Today’s solar panels convert sunlight to electricity using silicon crystal chemistry.

LaZoom Comedy Tour

Take a Ride with LaZoom Comedy Tours

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Asheville is widely known as a unique, lovely, giddy little city. There’s never been anything quite like it, and there’s never been anything anywhere like the multiple award-winning LaZoom Comedy Tours!

Wine Life

Everything’s Coming Up Rosés!

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

If you think rosé wines are just a little too pink to be truly great wines, think again—rosé wines are one of the hottest trends among wine aficionados at the moment.

Folk Art Center

Folk Art Center a Rare Jewel on the Blue Ridge Parkway

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Asheville is fortunate to have a unique combination of people, businesses, activities, and interesting side roads that come together to give it a depth of spirit unlike any other city in the South.

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Tourists Extend Partnership with Rockies Through 2018

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

The Colorado Rockies and the Asheville Tourists recently announced that the two organizations have extended their partnership with a new Player Development Contract that will run through 2018.


“Human-on-a-Chip” Technology Could Replace Animal Testing

Tuesday, July 5, 2016

Developing new prescription drugs and antidotes to toxins currently relies extensively on animal testing in the early stages. That is not only expensive and time consuming, but it can also give scientists inaccurate data about how humans will respond to such agents.


Mountain Waterfalls a Beautiful Draw for the Mountains

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Hiking to area waterfalls is a terrific way to get a little exercise, breathe some fresh mountain air, and spend some time with family and friends. In fact, this is just the type of outing of which memories are made.


A Great Camp in the Great Outdoors

Friday, June 10, 2016

In the late 1800s, it was fashionable for families like the Vanderbilts to have a getaway “great camp” or lodge in the Adirondacks so that they could enjoy outdoor activities such as  fishing, hunting, and boating.


Credit or Debit?

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

When it comes to what’s in your wallet, consumers have choices. Here are some tips and information to help you understand the differences between credit and debit cards.


Keep Safety First When Cleaning Up Storm Debris

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Recent winter storms felled trees and branches across North Carolina. The N.C. Forest Service encourages homeowners and others who prune trees or burn yard debris to use caution and follow some basic steps.

Asheville Downtown Child Statue

Enjoy a Walk through Asheville History on Urban Trail

Friday, December 28, 2012

Asheville’s Urban Trail, an entertaining, informative, and artistic walk through Asheville history, is 1.7-miles of architecture and memories from earlier times in this engaging mountain city.

Asheville Brewing Company

The Brew-Hoppers Guide to Western North Carolina

Friday, December 28, 2012

Most people aren’t aware that Western North Carolina is the brewing capital of the Southeast. In fact, on just about any day of the year, one can select from about 50 locally brewed craft beers.