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Asheville Gets a Little Sweeter with Opening of Nothing Bundt Cakes

As guest service representatives with Nothing Bundt Cakes bakeries in Ft. Worth, TX, Megan Herschmann and Rebekah Moody became fast friends and thought it would be fun to own a bakery together. Now, six years later, the two are thrilled about their new adventure. “We always joked about how fun it would be to own a bakery together one day,” shared Herschmann. “We can’t believe that six years later, our dream is coming true!” The two both have family in the southeast, Herschmann in Tennessee and Moody in Georgia, and they knew that Asheville would be the perfect place to be. “With our families so far away, our Nothing Bundt Cakes team became our family back in Texas,” said Moody. “Now that we have opened our own bakery, we are excited to create our new Asheville “Bundt family!”  The bakery will host a week of grand opening festivities for the community March 1-7 (details below)

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Montford Music & Art Festival Announces Early Info for 2020 Event

The Montford Music & Arts Festival, the longest-running and only free-to-the-public festival in the greater Asheville area, has announced early commitments for its music lineup and food truck or booth service for the 17th annual event on Saturday, May 30.  The festival also has unveiled a new logo for 2020 and beyond.

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Valentine for the Earth March And Street Blockade Planned By Extinction Rebellion WNC

Extinction Rebellion WNC will briefly block a downtown street on Valentine’s Day during a demonstration intended to highlight extraordinary danger that catastrophic climate change poses to the people and places we love. The group says it will use the holiday to talk about the need for people motivated by fierce, protective love to overcome politicians' complacency and inaction.

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Going Beyond Gender to be Tuned In & Turned On

February 14-16, EVERYBODY Yoga will host a three-day retreat, The Seductive Art of Sexual Liberation © created and facilitated by Shaunna Williams, author of the published book, The Spiritual Magic of a Queer POC.

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Conscious Communication: Creating Healthy Relationships A Virtual Summit!

he Purpose Collective will be hosting a virtual summit to explore the world of conscious communication, in turn creating healthier, more connected relationships. This ground-breaking summit assembles a dynamic roster of six of the innovative voices in the field of conscious communication.

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St James School For Little Folks To Close

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It is with great sadness and regret that the Vestry of St. James Episcopal Church in Hendersonville announces the imminent closure of the St. James School for Little Folks. The difficult decision to close the preschool was made after a continuing pattern of declining enrollment and increased costs demonstrated that the school operation was not sustainable.

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STARBUCKS HOLDS SUPPLY DRIVE FOR  ESTHER NEONATAL KITTEN ALLIANCE

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For the month of February, Starbucks located at 1378 Hendersonville Road in Asheville will be accepting donations of kitten supplies such as wet and dry kitten food, kitten formula, unscented non-clumping litter, unscented alcohol-free baby wipes, cozy cat beds, and fleece blankets. The donations will benefit Esther Neonatal Kitten Alliance, a new local nonprofit dedicated to providing care and rescue to orphaned newborn kittens.

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Holiday Pop-up Series at Firestorm Announces Artist Lineup for 2019

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Since opening on Haywood Road in 2015, Firestorm Books & Coffee has hosted an annual holiday craft pop-up in mid-December. These events have given a platform to emerging artists and offered holiday shoppers an opportunity to find something affordable and unique. This year, Firestorm will host three pop-ups, each featuring the work of at least six artists. A portion of each sale will underwrite social movement space and the co-operative’s grassroots community programming in 2020.

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The Best Up and Coming Cultural Events in Asheville

Asheville has a lot to offer in terms of culture and art. Being one of North Carolina’s sought-after cities for the promotion of aesthetic lifestyles, the city is a great way to expose yourself to the arts. With live music being a prime driver of the local economy, Asheville has been regarded as a musical center. But it’s not only great tunes that make the city’s local art scene so vibrant. Other cultural events are turning Asheville into a prime location for artists not only in the United States but also from across the globe. We can only look at the numerous art festivals that are making their mark on the city in the months to come. So, if you’re looking to get your fill of the beautiful and the sublime before the year ends, take a look at the most important cultural events you might want to attend in the great city of Asheville and nearby towns!   Cherokee Pow Wow – July 5 to 7 Immerse yourself in Native American culture by attending the Cherokee Pow Wow, an extravagant presentation of authentic local culture, complete with musical performances prepared by hundreds of dancers vying to win thousands of …

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Top Pet-Friendly Restaurants in Asheville, North Carolina 

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The metropolitan area of Asheville counts for nearly 425,000 inhabitants, meaning there should be enough entertainment places for the people in this city from North Carolina. The place is filled with art galleries, movie theatres, colleges, cafes, and restaurants and, since there is always something to do around here, you’ll never get bored. 

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