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Warren Haynes performing at an annual Christmas Jam.

Warren Haynes’ 30th Annual Christmas Jam

Warren Haynes’ Annual Christmas Jam will once again descend upon Asheville for a weekend full of holiday spirit and cheer. This year’s jam will expand to a two-night spectacular taking place Friday, Dec. 7 and Saturday, Dec. 8 at the U.S. Cellular Center

Performers of Grave Lullaby on the stage at The Magnetic Theatre.

The Magnetic Theatre Presents Grave Lullaby

After last year’s critically acclaimed Terry Tempest: The Final Interview, Asheville writer-director Jameson Ridenhour returns with a thrillingly spooky production.

Skeletons in front of a neon-lit haunted house.

The 2018 Asheville Halloween Guide

Embrace the scares with’s 2018 guide to Halloween in Asheville, filled with terror trails, haunted houses, and family-friendly trick-or-treating.

Flat Rock Playhouse performers playing musical instruments on stage for Pickin’ and a Grinnin’.

Pickin’ and a Grinnin’: A Night at the Opry

Flat Rock Playhouse will continue the 2018 season with a Flat Rock Favorites all-star performance featuring the musical styles made famous by The Grand Ole Opry. Pickin’ and A Grinnin’: A Night at the Opry guarantees a high-energy, merry riot of musical expression.

The interior of Malaprop's Bookstore/Cafe.

Anastasia Higginbotham Launches Children’s Book on Race

Continuing her work to support adults talking openly with children about subjects too important to ignore, author and illustrator Anastasia Higginbotham returns with the fourth book in her Ordinary Terrible Things Series.

Books, apple, and various school supplies on a student desk.

New Initiative Seeks to Benefit Housing, Education, and Transit

The Family-Friendly Affordable Buncombe initiative advocates for the property tax revenues from the upcoming sale of Mission Health to be allocated toward community-wide investments in early childhood education, homes and apartments that are affordable for working families, and better public transit.