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The Downtown After 5 festival featuring a local band and thousands of visitors.

Downtown After 5 Season Finale is Tonight

The 30th anniversary season of Downtown After 5, presented by Prestige Subaru, wraps up on Friday, September 21 with hip-hop legends The Pharcyde and local opener Free the Optimus.

Garlic hanging from a vendor booth at WNC Garlic Fest.

5th Annual WNC Garlic Fest

The fifth annual WNC Garlic Fest takes place at Sow True Seed’s downtown location, 243 Haywood St., on Oct 6. It is a free event open to all! Vampires are welcome too, if they dare.

A collection of flowers in a garden.

Flat Rock Playhouse Hosts Annual Plant Sale This Weekend

The Flat Rock Playhouse and the North Carolina State Theatre Garden Club Members will host their annual Plant Sale on Friday, Sept. 21 from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm and Saturday, Sept. 22 from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm at the Flat Rock Playhouse Mainstage.

Vendors and visitors at a farmers market.

Farmers Markets in the Asheville Area

A flurry of Asheville farmers markets are open all year round, so tuck a basket under your arm and scoop up a bounty of delectable, local goodies.

A child walking through a corn maze.

Eliada’s Annual Corn Maze is Now Open

Western North Carolina’s largest nonprofit corn maze is now open through October 28. This year marks Eliada’s ten-year anniversary of operating a corn maze.

The exterior of the recently opened SECU MemoryCare building.

SECU Center for MemoryCare Celebrates New Facility in Asheville

Representatives from State Employees’ Credit Union (SECU) recently joined MemoryCare officials and community supporters for the celebration and first-hand look at the beautiful building constructed next door to MemoryCare’s former location.

Three bocce balls on a field.

Social Nite Pop Up at Buncombe County Sports Park

Bored on a Tuesday evening with no plans and nothing to do? Come down to Field 9 at Buncombe County Sports Park and check out the Social Nite Pop Up, taking place every Tuesday from Sept. 25 until Oct. 30.