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Our VOICE Bar Outreach Project

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Our Voice is kicking off an exciting new partnership with the Buncombe County Environmental Health Inspectors. The collaboration will be based on Our Voice’s Bar Outreach program, an innovative approach to addressing and preventing incidences of Drug and Alcohol Facilitated Sexual Assault (DFSA). During their regularly scheduled visits to county establishments that serve alcohol, representatives of the Environmental Health Department will provide bar staff and managers information about Our Voice and about how they can participate in the Bar Outreach program.

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WNC Cheese Trail’s Second Annual Carolina Mountain Cheese Fest Tickets on Sale

Asheville cheese fest

Tickets for the WNC Cheese Trail’s second annual Carolina Mountain Cheese Fest are on sale starting today through the Festival website www.mountaincheesefest.com. Adult tickets (ages 12+) will remain at $12.00 and children under 12 are free. The fest will take place on Sunday, April 24, 2016 at Highland Brewing Company in Asheville NC from 12 p.m. - 4 p.m. This fun filled festival will include hands-on activities for kids and adults, panel discussions, workshops, vendors and cheesemakers. Tickets for additional beer and wine pairings are also on sale through the Festival website for an additional $10.00. 

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20th Annual Brewgrass Festival Announced for 9/17/16

brewgrass festival

Brewgrass Festival, Western North Carolina’s original craft beer festival, is proud to announce its 20th anniversary event will be held on Saturday, September 17th at Memorial Stadium in Asheville, NC. Over 55 breweries will offer a diverse assortment of national and regional craft beers against a backdrop of Bluegrass-infused music. Tickets for Brewgrass go on sale this Friday, March 25th at 11 am ET and can be purchased online via BrewgrassFestival.com. A full music lineup will be announced soon.

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Tiny House National Conference Coming to Asheville

tiny house conference

The Tiny Life is proud to present The Third Annual Tiny House Conference. Open to builders, enthusiasts, and those who are
simply curious about the Tiny House movement, the conference will take place Saturday, April 2, and Sunday, April 3, in Asheville, North Carolina.

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Acropolis Pizza to Open at Asheville Outlets

Acropolis pizza asheville outlets

Asheville Outlets is pleased to welcome Acropolis Pizza to the Food Court. Known as “the place where locals eat,” this will be the restaurant’s second location. Acropolis specializes in traditional Mediterranean, Greek and Serbian cuisine, including salads, gyros, pasta and, of course, pizza. The Asheville Outlets location will offer a smaller menu than their Arden restaurant, but will still have the favorites they are known for. 

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Asheville’s First Ever Emerald City Ball held St. Patrick’s Day

emerald city tiny homes

This Thursday, March 17, is St. Patrick’s Day—a day known for wearing green and drinking beer. As “Beer City USA,” Asheville has no shortage of beer‐drinking venues. However, 2016 marks the first year of Asheville’s Emerald City Ball, a new event sponsored by Emerald City Tiny Homes, a local business that is launching on March 17, 2016.

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The Jazz Age comes to Asheville for Zelda Sayre Fitzgerald Day

Zelda Fitzgerald

Zelda Fitzgerald, “The First Flapper”, ushered in the roaring 20s. She was a force in one of America’s first power couples, living fast and flamboyantly. She bravely endured the stigmas of being a woman with a mental illness, and suffered for her art and creations. Sadly, Zelda died before her time in a horrible fire in Asheville.

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Asheville Gallery of Art Presents “The Nature of Things” for April Show

Tebbe Davis

Asheville Gallery of Art’s April show, “The Nature of Things,” will feature the work of new member artists, Tebbé Davis, Mark Harmon, t.e. siewert, and Kate Thayer. This will be the second show in AGA’s new gallery space at 82 Patton Avenue. The artists will present works that highlight their diverse styles as they each interpret their view of the natural world. 

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Beer City Festival Announced For May 28 2016

beer city festival

Beer City Festival returns to Roger McGuire Green in downtown Asheville, NC for its seventh annual event on Saturday, May 28th, 2016. The full-day event features beer tastings from members of Western North Carolina’s prestigious Asheville Brewers Alliance (ABA) plus music from regional bands (TBA). Tickets go on sale this Friday, February 25th at noon ET.

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Asheville School of Film Student Film Screenings and Open House/Filmmaker Mixer

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Don't miss your chance to view the Asheville School of Film's (ASoF's) recent student films at the Asheville Pizza and Brewing Company on Merrimon Ave, Sunday March 6th, 2016, from 11 am- 12 Noon

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