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Drop The Top For Cars & Coffee Of Hendo
April 04, 2017
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Drop The Top For Cars & Coffee Of Hendo

Monthly Auto Event Returns To World Of Clothing A high-octane, monthly event in Hendersonville that started in the fall is likely to attract more drop-topped muscle cars as we get into spring. Cars And Coffee of Hendersonville returns 8 to 11 am Saturday April 8 to the World of Clothing parking lot. “With warmer weather,...

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Dark Star Orchestra Marks Two Decades Of Dead Concerts
April 04, 2017
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Dark Star Orchestra Marks Two Decades Of Dead Concerts

Members of Dark Star Orchestra don’t hop on the stage and cover a Grateful Dead show. Sure, they go by set lists from the Hall of Fame band, but that’s all. “Even though we’re playing someone else’s music, 90 percent of what we’re doing is improvised and that’s us. You can’t copy improvisation,” said drummer...

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Sound Effects Takes You On A Magical Mystery Tour
April 03, 2017
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Sound Effects Takes You On A Magical Mystery Tour

Benefit At Isis Music Hall April 27 Talented stars of tomorrow will take you back in time at Sound Effects, a concert benefiting Asheville Music School. The show starts at 6 pm Thursday, April 27, with the school’s teachers and students covering The Beatles’ Magical Mystery Tour album in its entirety with full...

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WNC Nature Center Set To Dig
April 03, 2017
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WNC Nature Center Set To Dig

Groundbreaking Set For April 7 There’s about to be a little digging at the WNC Nature Center, but the critters doing it will be using shovels, not claws. At noon on April 7, center staffers and community leaders will be break ground on the new front entrance project, part of the 2020 Wild Vision Plan. The project includes...

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Rogers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella at TCR
March 29, 2017
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Rogers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella at TCR

TC Roberson Presents Broadway Version Of Classic Tale The stage at TC Roberson High School is a large one, and fortunately there’s a wealth of talent to fill it. The school’s performing arts department presents Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella – Broadway Edition. This award-winning Broadway musical...

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Fun Comes Naturally at YMCA Camp Watia
March 27, 2017
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Fun Comes Naturally at YMCA Camp Watia

Local Kids Can Experience Camp Like Out-Of-Towners Families from all around the world send their kids to the mountains of western North Carolina for summer camp, and who could blame them? Our pine-scented air, bracing streams, and star-filled nights are awe-inspiring. Did you know 95% of the region’s campers come from 500...

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Mountain Motor Show: Win Cash With Your Car, Truck or Bike
March 25, 2017
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Mountain Motor Show: Win Cash With Your Car, Truck or Bike

Mountain Motor Show Offers $500 For Best In Show Calling all cars – and trucks and motorcycles! The Mountain Motor Show, powered by 105.9 the Mountain, returns for its second year on April 1 from 11 am to 4 pm at the Davis Event Center at the WNC Ag Center. “The turnout for cars and trucks last year was amazing, so we...

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Join The Hiking Hounds & Help Dogs Find Furever Homes
March 22, 2017
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Join The Hiking Hounds & Help Dogs Find Furever Homes

Volunteer To Hike With Hounds My friend Eileen at Asheville Humane Society is an expert matchmaker when it comes to pairing pets with the perfect people. If you’re like me for instance, and like to flop, you couldn’t find a more perfect pillow than my Ruby dog. She’s a big fluffy marshmallow of a boxer/English...

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Buncombe County Community Hikes
March 21, 2017
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Buncombe County Community Hikes

If you’re looking for a hiking buddy, Buncombe County Recreation Services can help. This spring, yo can join several community hikes, showcasing local parks, hiking trails, and trails along the Blue Ridge Parkway and in Pisgah National Forest. The hikes are part of the department’s continuing efforts to encourage us to...

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Huey Lewis & The News Returning To Harrah’s Cherokee
March 20, 2017
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Huey Lewis & The News Returning To Harrah’s Cherokee

Huey Lewis & The News Play Harrah’s Cherokee June 16 Of the many cassettes in my collection in 1983, Sports from Huey Lewis and the News received the most surgical attention with a pencil. My knock-off Sony Walkman (the cheap-o kind without a rewind button, which required you to flip over the tape and fast forward on...

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Cat Fly Film Festival arrives in Asheville
March 18, 2017
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Cat Fly Film Festival arrives in Asheville

Any chance that you’ve been downtown recently and noticed a person holding a cat head sign? If you have, there’s a unique reason for this. The Cat Fly Film Festival, which is set for March 31 through April 2, has used social media to let people know about the event and the cat head logo has been around. “We’ve been...

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6 Ways To Spring Into Biltmore With Annual Passholder Special
March 18, 2017
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6 Ways To Spring Into Biltmore With Annual Passholder Special

Life doesn’t always offer you a do-over, but then again life doesn’t offer too many experiences like Biltmore, either. Maybe you passed up Biltmore’s special discount on annual passes back in November, and since thenkeep hearing from friends and neighbors about all their great Biltmore experiences. No problem...

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Dangermuffin Brings New Music to Singer’s Adopted Home
March 17, 2017
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Dangermuffin Brings New Music to Singer’s Adopted Home

Some of the island-influenced songs on Dangermuffin’s newest release weren’t written with sand between singer Dan Lotti’s toes. Nope, some were written in his new mountain home. Lotti moved to Weaverville a couple of years ago and has dropped roots in the area. He and his bandmates will celebrate its eight-track EP,...

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Sir Paul’s Son James McCartney Gets Back To Asheville
March 17, 2017
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Sir Paul’s Son James McCartney Gets Back To Asheville

Paul McCartney’s Son James Plays The Mothlight British singer-songwriter James McCartney, Sir Paul’s son, returns to Asheville ready to share his critically acclaimed tunes. McCartney released “The Blackberry Train” last year, the follow-up to his debut “Me,” which was released in 2013. The album was...

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Downtown After 5 Lineup Announced
March 16, 2017
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Downtown After 5 Lineup Announced

Five Fun Fridays Ahead For DTA5 Get set for another season of fun-fueled Fridays! The828.com and 98.1 the River are excited to join you with the Asheville Downtown Association for the 29th season of Downtown After 5! North Lexington Avenue again hosts the free concert series the third Friday of each month from May to September,...

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“Are You Smarter Than An Elementary Student?”
March 14, 2017
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“Are You Smarter Than An Elementary Student?”

Show Your Smarts And Help Children First An organization that works to help kids in our community wants to know, “Are You Smarter Than An Elementary Student?” Registration is now open for you to sign up a team for a night of trivia that raises funds for Children First/Communities in schools. That organization...

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Comedy At The Rock Welcomes Emo Philips
March 13, 2017
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Comedy At The Rock Welcomes Emo Philips

Emo Philips Kicks Off Stand Up Series In Hendersonville If laughter really is the best medicine, a guy named Mike Elis is ready to dispense as much as you need at Comedy at the Rock, located at the Flat Rock Playhouse Downtown on Main Street in Hendersonville. “This isn’t Flat Rock Playhouse’s comedy club, or...

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Feast on the 80s with The Breakfast Club at the Peel
March 13, 2017
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Feast on the 80s with The Breakfast Club at the Peel

Breakfast Club, Rewind House Band Bring A Decade Of Fun & Funk Jerry Finley of The Breakfast Club never expected to still be living in the 80s, but that’s what he does each time he steps on stage. The founder of the 80s tribute group started the band to pay off some debts in 1993 and has continued to play the music from...

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Learn To Be A Rafting, Zipline Guide At AB Tech
March 12, 2017
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Learn To Be A Rafting, Zipline Guide At AB Tech

AB Tech Partners With FB Rafting AB Tech is getting you set on a career course to adventure. In response to the growing whitewater rafting and zipline industry, the college is offering courses to train guides for these popular area tourist attractions. Whitewater Rafting Guide training will focus on the fundamentals and skills...

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New Music From Black Robin Hero At Isis
March 09, 2017
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New Music From Black Robin Hero At Isis

The members of Black Robin Hero are ready to unleash their new record, “Lonely High” after a brief hiatus and will share the stage with another CD release. On Saturday, March 18 the rock band will share the bill with David Earl, who will release “Catch A Thrill.” The show, which will include opener J.W. Carlson, is set...

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