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Asheville Local News

Local news for Asheville, North Carolina and the surrounding Western North Carolina communities. Includes coverage on the Biltmore, Asheville Tourists, local beer, and local food.

A veteran flying to DC with help from Blue Ridge Honor Flight.

Blue Ridge Honor Flight Announces Capital Campaign

Since 2006, Jeff Miller and HonorAir (now Blue Ridge Honor Flight) have been flying WWII and Korean War veterans to Washington, D.C., to visit the memorials dedicated to their service and sacrifice. Now it’s time to do the same for Vietnam War veterans.

The exterior of Sierra Nevada's Western North Carolina brewery.

Sierra Nevada Tailgate Market

The Sierra Nevada Tailgate Market hosts more than thirty local farmers, growers, and Appalachian artists and crafters with a wide array of offerings every Tuesday from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm.

An art exhibit of glass hanging from balloon strings.

The Summer of Glass

The Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina have long been associated with the art of glass, and for years Asheville’s creative magnetism has drawn in masterful glass blowers, makers, and artists.

Individuals in an art gallery viewing various exhibits.

2018 First Friday Art Walks

The Downtown Asheville Art District (DAAD) invites you to visit the more than twenty galleries that contribute to Asheville’s reputation as a vibrant arts community and “The Paris of the South.”

People doing yoga at Yoga in the Park in downtown Asheville.

6th Annual Yoga in the Park

Asheville Yoga Center invites the community to take their yoga practice outdoors in the heart of beautiful downtown Asheville. The 6th annual Yoga in the Park series takes place in Pack Square Park.

A YMCA military family in a pool helping their daughter learn how to swim.

YMCA Offers New Military Appreciation Program

Military veterans, active duty military, and their families are now eligible for the YMCA of Western North Carolina’s new Military Appreciation membership program.

Pritchard Park

The Pritchard Park 2018 Summer Series

Asheville Downtown Association’s Pritchard Park Summer Series brings free, family-friendly programming to Pritchard Park several nights per week throughout the warm season. All events are open to the public and suitable for all ages.

Concertgoers at a performance of the Biltmore Concert Series.

Ticket Sales for Biltmore Concert Series Now Open

Creedence Clearwater Revisited and Night Ranger are set to kick off the 22nd annual Biltmore Concert Series on Aug. 2nd. Concerts are staged on the South Terrace of Biltmore House, with breathtaking twilight views of Mount Pisgah and the Blue Ridge Mountains.

A waterway with greenery and flowers.

The Pigeon River Fund Awards $217,010 to Local Environmental Groups

The Pigeon River Fund of The Community Foundation of Western North Carolina (CFWNC) recently awarded $217,010 to environmental groups working to improve surface water quality, enhance fish and wildlife habitats, expand public use and access to waterways, and increase water quality awareness.