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Taste of Compassion To Benefit Asheville Humane Society

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Put your best paw forward by joining fellow animal lovers at Asheville Humane Society’s 13th Annual Taste of Compassion Gala at the Morris Hellenic Cultural Center in Historic Montford on Saturday, November 5 from 6 – 9 PM with a V.I.P reception starting at 5 PM. Thanks to Asheville Humane Society’s generous sponsors, all expenses are covered so 100% of the money raised will benefit local animals in need. This year’s Presenting Sponsor is Animal Hospital of North Asheville and other top level sponsors include Prestige Subaru, Spicer Greene Jewelers, Sensibilities Day Spa, Western Carolina Veterinary Surgery, iHeartMedia, Charlotte Street Animal Hospital, Capella on 9, R.E.A.C.H./Asheville Veterinary Specialists, Patton Avenue Pet Company and WLOS News 13/WMYA.

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Dia De Los Muertos at Salvage Station

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Dia de los Muertos or Day of the Dead is a day which celebrates the cyclical human experience as a continuum from birth to death, and will be taking place on Tuesday, November 1, 2016 at Salvage Station. Traditionally Dia de los Muertos is practiced by the community receiving the dead as honored guests, departed spirits are awakened from their eternal sleep welcomed amongst their loved ones. Music, food, colorful, festive and symbolic decorations are elaborately placed throughout the night consisting of skulls, skeletons, marigolds, papel picado and other offerings collected to create altars to honor and celebrate the spirits of past and present. Dia de los Muertos takes place on Tuesday,  November 1, 2016 at Salvage Station, located at 468 Riverside Drive, Asheville, NC 28801. Doors open at 5 pm and the event ends at 2 am. Ticket price: $5-$10 suggested donation, kids are free and can be onsite until dark.

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AIR’s Taste of Asheville: Small Bites and Street Beats

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AIR’S TASTE OF ASHEVILLE: SMALL BITES, STREET BEATS AND FLAVORS GALORE

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Get Up Stand Up South Returns October 26th with Nashville The Band

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Get Up Stand Up South: A Comedy Showcase and Open Mic will take place on Wednesday October 26th, 2016 at 8pm at Sanctuary Brewing Company in Hendersonville. Get Up Stand Up South will feature Nashville The Band and welcomes a rotating list of open mic performers.

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Asheville Participates In World Climate Simulation

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 Asheville will be one of more than 20 cities around the world where World Climate simulations will be held this week on Tuesday, October 11, 2016, 5:30 – 8 p.m. Other locations include cities in Ghana, Ethiopia, South Korea, Argentina, UK, and Nigeria. World Climate is the award-winning “serious game” designed in Asheville by Climate Interactive, an organization with offices at The Collider.

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Sam Lewis at Isis Music Hall, November 4th, 2016

Sam Lewis

Sam Lewis plays soul music.

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Dress Like A Zombie, Walk With Us, And Then Party October 9

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It's time once again for the 11th Annual Asheville Zombie Walk. And this year, zombies will walk the streets of our city.

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Halloween Family Fun for a Cause With Brother Wolf

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 Halloween is enjoyed by children, the young at heart, and, this year, your canine friends as well. Brother Wolf Animal Rescue is holding their second annual Howl-O-Ween Walkathon on Saturday, October 29th at the Eliada Corn Maze from 12-4pm.

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2nd Annual Trick Or Trail 5 Mile Run October 22nd, 2016

trick or trail 5 mile run

This Halloween, a ghoulish parade will set out into the dark depths of DuPont Forest in the 2nd Annual DuPont Trick or Trail 5 Mile Run and One Mile Spooky Sprint Fun Run. As the only nighttime trail race around, this event is sure to impart lasting memories on participants for many Halloweens to come.

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5Point Adventure Film Festival Asheville Oct 6-8

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Leading adventure film event 5Point Adventure Film Festival announces the full line-up for the concert-style film festival in Asheville, NC, taking place October 6-8, 2016.

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