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Reading Corner: Events At Malaprop’s July 2016

independent bookstore day

Malaprop's Bookstore & Cafe is everyone's favorite local indie bookstore since 1982. As the region's largest locally owned independent bookstore, they offer not only a wide variety of literature but events as well. Find July's list of happenings and book club meetings below.

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Sierra Nevada’s North Carolina Brewery Awarded LEED Platinum Certification

Sierra Nevada LEED

Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. was awarded Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Platinum status—the highest level awarded—for its Mills River, North Carolina, brewing facility. This is a prestigious award for Sierra Nevada, long known for its commitment to environmental sustainability and forward-thinking practices.

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Grail Moviehouse News and Updates For The Week Of June 7-16

grail moviehouse news

June 9 at 7PM: we will be screening Bringing it Home for Hemp History Week. The movie will be followed by a Panel discussion with the filmmakers and concessions will feature special edition hemp ale from One World Brewing, special edition Hemp ice cream from the Hop, hemp hummus from Roots, High Quality Hemp CBD Goods, and Rocky Mountain High Hemp infused beverages from Carolina Hemp Company plus much more! Tickets are available now online and at the box office $10

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YMCA of Western North Carolina Dedicates YMCA Camp Watia

Camp Watia

The YMCA of Western North Carolina will be holding a dedication ceremony for its new overnight summer camp, YMCA Camp Watia, on June 8, 2016, on the grounds of the camp, located outside Bryson City, N.C. Attendees will include YMCA executive leadership, its board of directors, donors, and other supporters of YMCA Camp Watia. 

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B Corp Hackathon to Put Local Businesses on Certification Fast Track

b corp certification

The owners of area certified B Corporations (B Corps) and Mountain BizWorks have joined forces as the Asheville B Corp Network with one goal in mind: to make Western North Carolina a B Corp hub. To that end, they invite companies currently working toward certification or others interested in learning more about becoming a B Corp to their Fast Track Hackathon on June 21 at Deltec Homes from 3 to 5 pm. Attendees will work toward completing the B Impact Assessment—central to the certification process—and will be able to share and learn best practices with existing B Corps and representatives from the B Lab certifying agency. Deltec, WNC’s newest certified B Corp, will offer an optional tour of their facility from 2:30-3 pm before the event begins. A networking social will immediately follow the hackathon from 5:30 until 7 pm at New Belgium Brewing, also a proud B Corp engaged both locally and globally in the cause.

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Author Megan Shepherd Presents Teen Writer Workshop

independent bookstore day

Megan Shepherd, author of the acclaimed Madman’s Daughter trilogy, 

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Burial Beer Co: Skillet Six Ways

burial beer releases

Skillet Six Ways: Thursday, June 2nd at 4pm

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“Hold Your Horses” Fundraiser to Benefit Heart of Horse Sense

heart of horse sense

 

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Live Taping: Sick of Stupid Comedy Tour: A Comedic Look At All Things Southern

Tom Simmons

On Saturday, June 25th, Funny Business at the Millroom presents the Sick of Stupid Comedy Tour featuring Tom Simmons, Stewart Huff and Cliff Cash. Sick of Stupid promises to give audiences an intelligent, comedic look at all things Southern.

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FOOD CHOICES To Make North Carolina Debut at Sanctuary Brewing Company

food choices documentary

Food Choices – The New Documentary the Food Industry Doesn’t Want You to See to premiere at Sanctuary Brewing Company on June 15th.  The evening will begin with a meet and greet, followed by the screening, and ending with a Q&A with local experts on food, health, agriculture and environmental issues.

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