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Thousands of residents in downtown Asheville for the 2017 Women's March.

Women’s March on Asheville Set for Sunday, Jan. 20

The annual Women’s March on Asheville returns to downtown Asheville on Sunday, January 20 from 11:00 am to 1:30 pm. The march begins at Pack Square and continues to MLK Park where a series of speakers and musical acts take the stage.

Performers on stage dressed in odd costumes.

Asheville Fringe Arts Festival 2019

The 17th Annual Asheville Fringe Arts Festival expands to a full week of activities with shows running daily through Sunday, Jan. 27. The shows take place at multiple venues throughout the city and feature dozens of performances that push the boundaries of art in our community.

Diners being served a meal at a restaurant.

Asheville Restaurant Week Returns January 21-27

Now in its seventh year, Asheville Restaurant Week returns January 21-27 with dozens of participating restaurants. During Asheville Restaurant Week you would be hard pressed to find a restaurant that doesn’t embrace the key tenets of farm-to-table dining.

A bartender pouring a glass of beer from tap.

Inaugural Brew Horizons Beer Fest on Feb. 23

During the coldest time of year, come together as a community to enjoy craft beverages from a variety of Western North Carolina’s best breweries and cideries while supporting our region’s clean-energy future at the first annual Brew Horizons Beer Festival.

People giving blood during a donation drive.

Red Cross Issues Emergency Call for Blood Donors

A donation shortfall over the winter holidays is prompting the American Red Cross to issue an emergency call for blood and platelet donors to give now to prevent a blood shortage from continuing throughout winter and affecting patient care.

Companions by Deborah Rockman.

UNC Asheville Hosts 10th Annual Juried International Exhibition

UNC Asheville’s juried international exhibition, Drawing Discourse, will open with special events on Jan. 18-19 featuring renowned artists and curators including juror Claire Gilman, Mel Chin, Anne Harris, and Namita Gupta Wiggers.