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Riveter Hosts Opening Day Thrown Down

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Riveter hosts their grand opening celebration Saturday, Feb. 8 from 11 a.m. – 10 p.m. with fun and festivities for all ages. Located just a stone’s throw from Sierra Nevada and the Asheville Regional Airport, the Riveter joins outdoor adventure and environmental sustainability with a new 40,000 square foot training facility, all perched on a stunning 10-acre working farm. 

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Steep Canyon Rangers Collaborate with Asheville Symphony

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Steep Canyon Rangers – Asheville, North Carolina’s GRAMMY winning perennial Billboard chart-toppers – released one of 2019’s most unexpected cross-genre collaborations, teaming up with Philadelphia soul legends Boyz II Men and the Asheville Symphony for “Be Still Moses.” With a refreshingly unconventional lineup, the track was praised for its “sublime harmonies and soulful ad-libs” by Rolling Stone, featuring an effortless blend of SCR vocalist Woody Platt's sonorous, bluegrass-flavored baritone with the lush string arrangements of the Asheville Symphony and the timeless vocal harmonies of Boyz II Men.

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Carter Street Parking Reopened Downtown Asheville

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Narvel James Crawford is pleased to announce the reopening of Carter Street Parking in downtown Asheville. Crawford is an Asheville native of 90 years. Jim, as he is known to his friends, has owned and operated parking around the western end of downtown Asheville for many years. His mother, Thyma Phillips Crawford, a legal stenographer who once worked for F. Scott Fitzgerald, ran the parking lots before him.

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Uncommon Market Holiday 5th Year in Asheville

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Uncommon Market Asheville is pleased to be hosting their 5th annual Holiday Market @ the WNC Ag Center on Saturday, 12/14 from 9 am - 4 pm and Sunday, 12/15 from 10 am - 4 pm. Admission is $5 for adults (good for both days) & kids are FREE. Service dogs are welcome. 

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DSSOLVR Opens Doors To Public

DSSOLVR, Downtown Asheville’s newest brewery, proudly opens its doors to the public on Friday, December 13th. The taproom and production facility, located at 63 N. Lexington Ave., will host a celebration from 5-10 p.m. featuring DSSOLVR beers on draft as well as a variety of packaged products available for both retail sale and in-house consumption.

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AVL RAD January 11 2020 Second Saturday

Asheville River Arts District January Second Saturday

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Best Breweries in Asheville

Taking a trip to Asheville absolutely must include nature hikes, mansion tours, and of course, a visit to any of the number of the famous breweries that call the city home. In fact, Asheville has become known for its beer. So it’s safe to say it takes beer very seriously.

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The Perfect Vacation (or Staycation) in Asheville

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Asheville is a beautiful city known for its liberal approach to things, its embrace of LGBTQ residents and tourists, arts and crafts, Art Deco architecture, cozy bed and breakfasts, excellent hotels, craft beers, and farm-to-table eateries. In 2017, Asheville was named by Lonely Planet as the number one travel destination in theUS. It is easy to see why Asheville is beloved by tourists and locals alike.

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The Whale Asheville Hosts Second-Annual Oktoberfest

Award-winning Asheville beer bar The Whale:: A Craft Beer Collective puts its distinctive spin on a German tradition with its second-annual Oktoberfest on Saturday, October 5th from 3-7 p.m. The festivities include a rotating draft list of German and American lagers alongside games, contests, and giveaways, all crafted to honor longstanding volksfest celebrations.

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West Asheville Bookstore to Host “Banned Books Week” Book Drive

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Firestorm Books & Coffee will partner with Asheville Prison Books to celebrate Banned Books Week by holding a book drive for incarcerated readers in North and South Carolina. Community members are encouraged to drop by the West Asheville co-operative on Saturday, September 28 to buy a banned or “challenged” book to donate to Asheville Prison Books. Firestorm will then match every gift with a second donated book. Between 1pm and 5pm, Prison Books volunteers will be on-hand to share additional information about their program

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