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Carolina Pumpkin Spelltacular at Tryon International Equestrian Center

Over 5,000 magical pumpkins burst to life in this breathtaking Halloween experience for the entire family at Tryon International Equestrian Center & Resort. Stroll through this immersive Halloween festival dubbed the Carolina Pumpkin Spelltacular, featuring a host of all-new attractions that offer something for everyone, including:

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Harvest Pizzeria to Open on the South Slope

A new and tasty harvest is set to sprout this fall. Harvest Pizzeria is slated to open in mid-September bringing a new slice of farm-to-table fare to the South Slope. “We are really looking forward to opening our doors to the Asheville community,” said Jon Leu, who is opening the pizzeria alongside wife Kelly. “From vision to fruition, it has been a long run.” Located at 39 Banks Avenue, Harvest Pizzeria is a haven for notoriously delicious gourmet wood-fired pizzas, small plates, sandwiches and cocktails – all made from scratch with as many locally-sourced goodies as they can harvest. “After many years in retail, we were in a position to embark upon a new path and we chose to go back to our roots which was in the food and beverage industry,” Jon said, of opening the pizzeria. “We’ve been coming here for years and felt like it was the perfect time to bring Harvest with us.” The project, now nearly three years in the making, breathes new life to the iconic Wonder Woman wall and the infamous structure on Banks Ave. that kept many questions abound as to what the space might become.  Once fully operational, Harvest Pizzeria will …

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Brews and Bears at the WNC Nature Center is Back Just in Time for Summer

After being cancelled in 2020 due to the pandemic, Brews and Bears has come out of hibernation just in time for summer! On Friday, July 9, and Friday, August 13, from 5:30-8:00PM, the WNC Nature Center will host the Brews and Bears 2021 after-hours event, where guests can explore the Nature Center in the evening hours when it’s cooler and the animals are more active.

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Citizen Vinyl & Session Café to Extend Hours this Week

Citizen Vinyl, located in the historic Citizen-Times building of downtown Asheville, will extend its hours of operation this week to 9:00 AM-9:00 PM Wednesday-Sunday. In light of recent progress the state of North Carolina has made in subduing COVID-19 cases, the record manufacturing facility, retail space and vinyl themed lounge & café looks forward to further expanding its programming to suit all that the Appalachian summer has to offer.

Among the bevy of forthcoming collaborations will be a special “Tasting at 10” event with North Carolina based coffee roaster Counter Culture Coffee taking place this Friday, June 4th. The program will include a curated tasting of the brand’s feature Idido blend, small bites courtesy of Session, a raffle-style giveaway including Session sandwich vouchers, Citizen Vinyl merch, and a bag of Idido coffee beans. Session will also unveil a limited edition Idido coffee special to debut at the event, with additional bar specials featuring the Ethiopian coffee blend to be announced soon. The “Tasting at 10” event will kick off at 10:00 AM on Friday.

Citizen Vinyl, Session Café, and Coda Analog Art Shop will begin operating Wednesday-Sunday from 9:00 AM-9:00 PM starting Wednesday, June 2nd. For more information, including new menu items, upcoming events, and up-to-date health and safety measures, visit www.citizenvinyl.com

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Agencies Team Up To Offer Mental Health Support

Three Western North Carolina agencies are teaming up to offer ideas to “spark joy” for older adults who may be feeling down due to isolation and dealing with depression and anxiety due to the Covid-19 pandemic or other reasons.

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Mercy Urgent Care now offers COVID-19 vaccinations at South Asheville facility

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Mercy Urgent Care is pleased to announce it will now provide COVID-19 vaccinations at the Mercy Urgent Care South location, 1833 Hendersonville Road in Asheville, beginning Thursday, April 15.

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Asheville Humane Society Helps Keep Senior Dogs in Loving Homes

Matthew, a disabled veteran, and Zeke, a ten-year-old Boxer, are enjoying life together thanks to a program of Asheville Humane Society that helps keep senior dogs in their loving homes and out of shelters.

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Celebrate 10 Years of Catawba’s Peanut Butter Jelly Time

PB&J RELEASE PARTY:

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Robbery at Asheville Humane Society’s Community Center

On Saturday, March 13 at 11:10 PM, two unidentified individuals stole $2,000 worth of fencing supplies from an outdoor enclosure at Asheville Humane Society's Community Center (located at 1425 Patton Avenue in West Asheville).

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VacCorps seeks volunteers for Covid-19 Vaccine

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North Carolina based nonprofit organization VacCorps is seeking to recruit local volunteers to help administer COVID-19 vaccinations at various vaccination sites and centers throughout Western North Carolina. VacCorps wants to enroll 200 volunteers by April 1 and then pair those individuals with vaccination providers in need of additional workers to help speed vaccination efforts.

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