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Purrrfect Day Trip: House Cat Museum
May 17, 2017
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Purrrfect Day Trip: House Cat Museum

Discover Sylva’s “American Museum Of the House Cat” I had heard whispers of it blowing in the wind and yes, it’s true – There is a respective “heaven” for us crazy cat lovers called “The American Museum of the House Cat”, located just south of Sylva. It was opened on April 1 by...

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Pierce Edens Releasing New Tunes
May 16, 2017
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Pierce Edens Releasing New Tunes

Asheville troubadour Pierce Edens has played around town in different projects over the years and he’s especially happy with his newest arrangement. He and lead guitarist Kevin Reese have toured all around with their two-guitar act and now hope to transition to playing overseas, as well. Before that happens, though, the...

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Bears Are Back In Hendersonville
May 16, 2017
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Bears Are Back In Hendersonville

Downtown Bearfootin’ Creations Revealed Colorful critters have returned to the street corners in downtown Hendersonville, as this year’s Bearfootin’ sculptures are unveiled. More than 20 bears, each sponsored by a local non-profit organization, are decorated in various themes with names such as Aurora...

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Mountain Sports Festival: 5 Things To Know
May 15, 2017
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Mountain Sports Festival: 5 Things To Know

Three Action Packed Days Start May 26 Find adventures mild to wild, from hanging in a hammock to rafting down the river, at the 2017 Mountain Sports Festival. All of the action is set to a super soundtrack of live music. The Mountain Sports Festival returns to Asheville May 26 to 28 with three days of activity to entice any pro...

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Sarah Clanton: Have Cello, Will Travel
May 14, 2017
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Sarah Clanton: Have Cello, Will Travel

Stop me if you’ve heard this one before: musician moves to larger market hoping to boost their career. Yes it’s a well worn-trope, and we’ve all seen it play out in different ways over time. However, in Sarah Clanton’s case it is actually working. Credit could be given to the fact that she may be one of the few...

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Cosmos To Cookie Monster: US Cellular Center NOWcast
May 12, 2017
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Cosmos To Cookie Monster: US Cellular Center NOWcast

Neil DeGrasse Tyson, Sesame Street Set For June While the team at Asheville’s US Cellular Center continues regularly booking well-known singers, the next few weeks will bring a super scientist and some pre-school silliness. Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson will be in the Thomas Wolfe Auditorium June 13. “His show...

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No Fuss Camping: Appalachia Camping Sets Up Your Site
May 12, 2017
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No Fuss Camping: Appalachia Camping Sets Up Your Site

Appalachia Camping Simplifies Outdoor Adventure For many people, the experience of camping in the scenic outdoors begins and ends with the tedious process of packing tents, sleeping bags and other camping supplies, making an outdoor adventure seem more like work. A new organization, Appalachia Camping Company has taken the...

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Zipping For Autism: Sign Up Your Team Now!
May 12, 2017
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Zipping For Autism: Sign Up Your Team Now!

Day of Adventure Makes A Difference You can make a difference in Western North Carolina by flying through the sky. Zipping For Autism returns to the Adventure Center of Asheville Sunday, June 4. “Now’s the time to get your team together,” says the Adventure Center’s Jeff Greiner, who started the event...

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River Arts District Spring Studio Stroll
May 08, 2017
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River Arts District Spring Studio Stroll

More Than 200 Creators Demonstrating Their Skills While the galleries of the River Arts District are full of unique finds, it’s the people who it the thriving artist community it is today. The Spring Studio Stroll May 20 and 21 gives you a chance to see them in action. The self-guided tour is open 11 am to 5 pm each day,...

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“Hiking Hounds” Helps Find Forever Homes
May 08, 2017
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“Hiking Hounds” Helps Find Forever Homes

Next Event May 21 My dog Ruby, pictured here, rolls her eyes if we venture much beyond our mailbox. She’s the first pet I’ve ever had that throws shade. While normally, nothing makes me happier than to cuddle with my big marshmallow and settle in for a Real Housewives marathon, sometimes I wonder what it would be...

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Revelry Presents Victor Wooten Trio, Hosted By Gary Jules
May 07, 2017
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Revelry Presents Victor Wooten Trio, Hosted By Gary Jules

It’s a night of songs and stories. May 18, Revelry: An Intimate Experience at the Asheville Masonic Temple presents an evening with five-time Grammy winner Victor Wooten and the Victor Wooten Trio, featuring Dennis Chambers (drummer for Parliament-Funkadelic, John McLaughlin, and Carlos Santana) and Bob Franceschini...

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Cars And Coffee Refuels For May
May 04, 2017
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Cars And Coffee Refuels For May

If it seems like the Carolina roads are calling you to come ride, the best place to start a weekend drive is with other auto aficionados at Cars and Coffee of Hendersonville. This month’s gathering is Saturday May 13 from 8 am to noon at the World of Clothing parking lot, 135 at Sugarloaf Road. There’s no cost to...

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Lake Julian Kids Fishing Tournament
May 02, 2017
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Lake Julian Kids Fishing Tournament

Come create a family fishing tale. The Lake Julian Park Kids Fishing Tournament will take place on Saturday, May 13 from 8:30 to 11:30 am. The event is open to all children ages 15 and under, and is sponsored by Buncombe County Recreation Services. The cost for the Tournament is $10.00 per child, which covers fishing bait,...

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Biltmore Summer Concert Series Announced
May 01, 2017
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Biltmore Summer Concert Series Announced

Kool & The Gang Kick It Off With The Commodores Celebrate good times at Biltmore. Come on! Kool and the Gang and the Commodores kick off the estate’s 21st annual Concert Series Thursday, July 27. Hear Kool and the Gang since “Celebration”, “Ladies Night”, “Cherish”, and other smash...

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LEAF Celebrates 22 Years of Music & Art
May 01, 2017
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LEAF Celebrates 22 Years of Music & Art

Festival Ignites And Inspires With Legends of Africa LEAF is celebrating 22 years of commitment to enriching communities by combining culture, the arts and education. The festival offers a chance make connections, create traditions, and learn new artistic trades. This year, the Spring LEAF is bringing to life the theme of...

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Hot Works! Asheville Fine Arts Show Coming
May 01, 2017
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Hot Works! Asheville Fine Arts Show Coming

See & Shop Unique Works May 20-21 The Asheville Fine Art Show opens May 20 and 21, with 115 juried fine art and fine craft artists at the US Cellular Center – many of whom will be selling their personal and originally handmade artwork in Asheville for their very first time. Among them is award-winning digital artist...

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Go Beyond The Bearwallow Gate & Win with Prestige Subaru
April 30, 2017
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Go Beyond The Bearwallow Gate & Win with Prestige Subaru

Prestige Adventure To Henderson High Point I’ll admit to keeping the miles low on our Prestige Subaru Play-Mobile, because I’ve been hibernating behind my computer much of the winter, cultivating a beard and bit of a beer gut (I’ll attribute the latter to “research”). Now that the828 has thawed...

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Meet Daybreaker, the Newest Project from Members of RBTS WIN
April 27, 2017
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Meet Daybreaker, the Newest Project from Members of RBTS WIN

As lead singer of RBTS WIN, Brien Worsham should be no stranger to those familiar with the North Carolina music landscape. The Asheville trio has has steadily evolved over the past several years, continually exploring the deep, dark corners of their sound and influences (and beyond), often working with different MC’s and...

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Indigo Girls coming back to The Orange Peel
April 27, 2017
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Indigo Girls coming back to The Orange Peel

The last time the Indigo Girls played at The Orange Peel the duo of Amy Ray and Emily Saliers packed the house, delivered a great performance and had strangers arm-in-arm singing chorus after chorus of their most popular tracks. But, really, isn’t that every time they play in town? An evening with the Atlanta-based duo is...

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Laura Blackley readies new music with the Wildflowers
April 25, 2017
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Laura Blackley readies new music with the Wildflowers

Laura Blackley and the Wildflowers is ready to share its first batch of songs with fans. The five-piece outfit, which is said to play “folk tunes with a rock and roll soundtrack,” have “Tell It To The Darkness” ready for consumption. The band will celebrate its new music at 9 p.m. Friday at The Grey Eagle in Asheville....

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