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Shindig on the Green with Ashgrove Garland Dancers, Asheville Morris Dancers

Shindig on the Green® is proud to welcome the Ashgrove Garland Dancers and Asheville Morris Dancers to open the evening on Saturday, July 13, 2019, from 6:30 to 7:00 p.m. at the Roger McGuire Green in downtown Asheville’s Pack Square Park.

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Wine Added to July’s Brews and Bears Fundraiser at the WNC Nature Center

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Wine-lovers are invited to the WNC Nature Center’s third Brews and Bears event of the summer on Friday, July 12, from 5:30-8:00PM. The after-hours event allows friends, families, and colleagues to enjoy the Nature Center in the evening, when animals are more active in their habitats.

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INDEPENDENCE DAY 5K RACE HOSTED BY ASHEVILLE OUTLETS

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Asheville Outlets (ShopAshevilleOutlets.com) will host the Independence Day 5K on Thursday, July 4, 2019 at 8:00 a.m. Participants can choose from the timed 5K run/walk or the 1 mile unlimited walk. Registration pricing, day of or in advance is $30 for adults for the 5K Race and $15 for the 1 mile walk. Special senior and youth pricing available. $5 from every registration will go towards either the Wounded Warrior Project or Veteran for Peace. Event start and finish is at Asheville Outlets and all runners will receive a drawstring goodie bag from Asheville Outlets. For additional details, visit ShopAshevilleOutlets.com/Events.

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Uncommon Market Asheville Indoor Market June 2019

Uncommon Market Asheville will be enjoying a climate controlled environment at their next INDOOR market on June 29 and 30. Come beat the heat (or rain) and shop vintage, antiques, art and handmade from some of the regions best! The market is 9 am - 5 pm on Saturday and 10 am - 4 pm on Sunday.  Admission is $5, good for both days and kids (17 and under) are always free. Service dogs only are welcome.

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Catawba Brewing to Host First-Ever White Zombie 5k During Asheville Beer Week

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Catawba Brewing Co. is pleased to announce its first-ever White Zombie 5k, which will take place on June 1 at 9 a.m. on the last day of Asheville Beer Week. During the 5k, participants may run or walk from Catawba's South Slope tasting room through downtown Asheville to dodge zombies along the way in several "Outbreak Zones.” Racers who wish to dress in costume are encouraged to come as zombies or other Catawba characters (e.g., Farmer Ted, Evening Joe, HOPness Monster, etc.) to join in the festivities. Catawba will donate 3.5 meals per registration to MANNA FoodBank.

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Anything That Floats Parade 2019

Registration for the Anything That Floats Parade is now open! This parade features people from all walks of life as they express their creativity on the river. Teams work together to create all sorts of river vessels; some simple, some elaborate, some made from recycled materials, and others made with lots of flair. The sky is the limit, as long as it floats. Registration for the parade is $25 per float, if your team is interested in signing up you can visit riverlink.org/afp

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Amo Amo Plays Asheville 5/3/19

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Los Angeles psych pop band Amo Amo today released a playful new single, “Antidote,” premiered with Billboard. The track about separation of mind and body is off their self-titled debut album produced by Jim James of My Morning Jacket, out on April 26. The band is also joining Jim James on a national tour next month and opening for My Morning Jacket at Red Rocks Amphitheater in Colorado this August, in addition to performing at Outside Lands in San Francisco, CA this year.

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BeYOUtiful – A Body Diverse Fashion Show Benefiting Carolina Resource Center for Eating Disorders

BeYOUtiful, a fashion show benefiting Carolina Resource Center for Eating Disorders (CRC for ED), celebrates every body as beautiful regardless of size, shape, race, age, or gender, while bringing more awareness to CRC for ED and its mission and services.  “Eating disorders do not discriminate and we want to promote body respect and acceptance,” said Ellise VanGilder, Chair, BeYOUtiful Fashion Show Fundraiser. WHAT: BeYOUtiful Fashion Show Fundraiser for Carolina Resource Center for Eating Disorders WHEN: May 31, 2019 – 7-9pm (Doors open at 6pm) WHERE: Ambrose West, 312 Haywood Rd, Asheville, NC 28806 TICKETS:  $20 Ticket Link: https://beyoutifulfashionshow.brownpapertickets.com/ *All sponsor contributions and ticket sale proceeds will be allocated to the CRC for ED General Fund for distribution to the various programs of the organization. BeYOUtiful will feature fashion by VaVaVooom, NEST Boutique, Minx Boutique, Hazel Twenty, and Mine and Yours Asheville Resale.  Guests will enjoy a dj, cash bar, raffle prizes, and community.  “This is not your typical fashion show, it is a fun and empowering event and all bodies are welcome,” says VanGilder.  Additionally, event organizers are excited to announce that public figure, model, actress, and fashionista Sarah Merrell, will be emceeing the show! Carolina Resource Center for Eating …

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DRIVE ELECTRIC (CARS) FOR EARTH DAY AT ASHEVILLE OUTLETS

SUNDAY, APRIL 28, 2019 from 12 noon to 4:00 p.m. Hosted by Blue Ridge Electric Vehicle Club and Western North Carolina Tesla Owners Free and Open to the Public Join the Blue Ridge Electric Vehicle Club and Western North Carolina Tesla Owners for Drive Electric Earth Day on Sunday, April 28th, from 12 noon to 4:00 p.m. at Asheville Outlets. The event is sponsored by Land of Sky Clean Vehicles Coalition and Southern Alliance for Clean Energy. The event is free and open to the public.  Along with local electric vehicle (EV) drivers and their vehicles, electric bicycles and yard equipment will be on display. Featured electric vehicles will include the Tesla Model 3, Chevy Bolt and the 2019 Nissan Leaf. Plus, the latest all electric Jaguar IPace. Owners will be available to answer questions about the EV lifestyle including charging, costs and performance. Several hotels have special rates for those attending Drive Electric Earth Day, including Holiday Inn Express & Suites Asheville SW – Brevard Road, Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott – Asheville South and Lake Powhatan Recreational Area/Campground. At Asheville Outlets, electric charging stations are located in the parking lot near Coach Outlet and the Food Court. Tesla …

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Roux to Host Easter Sunday Brunch Buffet

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Easter Brunch Buffet features an array of local and regionally-sourced goodies including BBQ Scottish Salmon, Baked Ratatouille Gratin, Shrimp and Smoked Gouda Grits Station, Carved to order Virginia Ham, Omelets and Local Eggs cooked to order, Roux’s Signature Fried Chicken, Bananas Foster French Toast and so much more!

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