The wait is over! The 31st National Arts and Crafts Conference returns this weekend to Asheville’s Omni Grove Park Inn.
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Dolly Parton’s music and lyrics take center stage in Asheville Community Theatre’s production of 9 to 5 The Musical, with performances scheduled through March 4th.
The 23rd annual Bluegrass First Class Festival will have some of the best bluegrass acts in the country rocking out all over Crowne Plaza this weekend.
This year the Preservation Society of Asheville & Buncombe County is pleased to offer five unique properties located in Dr. E. W. Grove’s residential park nestled at the base of Sunset Mountain.
After a short winter respite, Flat Rock Playhouse will kick off its 2018 Season with a one-weekend Music on the Rock concert filled with songs professing the reason for the season… of love!
To repair leaking infrastructure, the City of Asheville has issued a Water Interruption for Buxton Avenue scheduled for Monday, February 19th. The area affected includes Buxton Avenue from Church Street to Coxe Avenue, as well as Millard Avenue and Collier Avenue.
At the height of the growing season in the midst of summer, it’s easy to stumble upon things you’ve never tried at area farmers tailgate markets; there’s always a farmer trying out an unusual variety of vegetable or an uncommon fruit.
To help people think through end-of-life medical treatment decisions in advance, the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at UNC Asheville will hold a free workshop, open to everyone, on Thursday, Feb. 22nd.
The annual NC State Poetry Contest is a free literary competition open to all North Carolina residents (including out-of-state and international students who are enrolled in North Carolina universities).
Asheville School will host artist-in-residence Anabella Lenzu from February 26th to March 2nd.
Asheville Fire Department Divison Chief Joy Ponder will run the challenging Black Mountain Marathon on Feb. 24th in honor of, and to raise money for, fellow firefighter Will Wills who has been diagnosed with a rare and very aggressive form of cancer.
The USTA will provide resources to assist in the renovation of the tennis facilities at Aston Park in Asheville as a part of the USTA’s Fed Cup Legacy program.
Nickole Brown, Elizabeth Lutyens and Heather Newton – faculty members in UNC Asheville’s Great Smokies Writing Program (GSWP) – will read from their works at 3:00 pm on Feb. 18th in the next installment of the Writers at Home series.