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ABSFest Americana Burlesque & Sideshow Festival Turns Ten

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Bike Show at Asheville Outlets to Benefit Ride for Kids

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Asheville Outlets and Schroader’s Honda will team up to host the 2016 Ride for Kids Bike Show & Run. The ride begins at Schroader’s Honda in Hendersonville and ends at Asheville Outlets, where the Poker Run bikes and additional motorcycles will then be on display for spectators. There will also be music, door prizes and awards for best in show – plus an opportunity to win a new custom 2016 Honda Goldwing ® Motorcycle. 

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Colburn Earth Science Museum 3rd Annual Benefit

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ABCCM Hosts Spring Fling Car Show at Asheville Outlets

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Asheville Buncombe Community Christian Ministry will host the first ABCCM Spring Fling Car Show on Saturday, May 14 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Asheville Outlets. Registration begins at 9 a.m. The show will be held in the parking lot next to Field & Stream and is free to the public. The Spring Fling Car Show will feature antique, collectible, hot rod and special interest cars along with trucks and motorcycles. 

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Workshop Tools Grand Opening at Asheville Outlets

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On May 11th, Workshop Tools will join the already diverse retailer mix at Asheville Outlets. Following an official ribbon cutting ceremony, the store will open its doors at 10 a.m. and shoppers will get their first look at the over 6,000 tools and household products Workshop Tools stocks. 

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Goombay Festival Returns September 9-11, 2016

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Western North Carolina’s YMI Cultural Center is proud to announce the return of the 36th Goombay Festival on September 9-11, 2016, at downtown Asheville’s Pack Square Park. This year's event will be pay homage to Goombay Festival's history in Asheville, NC.

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Asheville Spring Seasonal Beer Roundup

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When it comes to beer, the styles and ingredients used can vary greatly by season.  Sometimes it can be hard to choose a favorite, between drinkable Hefeweizens and Pilsners in the heat of Summer, Spiced Stouts in the cold of Winter, or pumpkin ales in… July?!  Oh well, let’s not go there yet.

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Arts 2 People Rebrands Local Festival LAAFF

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Arts 2 People is a grassroots, community activist, arts and social service organization that has been working in the community on behalf of emerging arts projects for two decades. A2P produced 15 years of LAAFF, and is the group responsible for the popular landmark Lexington Gateway mural at I-240 and Lex, and several other important murals in AVL. Over the years, A2P has moved well over a million dollars around in the community, incubating hundreds of creativity-based businesses and endeavors.

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Asheville Awesome Foundation Smackdown

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Want to find out about the next Awesome thing happening in Asheville?

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AHS Granted Custody of Shih-Poos from Cruelty Case

AHS Granted Custody of Shih-Poodles From March 24th Cruelty Case

On March 24, four Asheville Humane Society employees assisted Asheville Animal Services in liberating 55 frightened, under-socialized, urine-burned, and feces-matted Shih Tzu/Poodle mixes from a home in North Asheville. After being granted custody last week, Asheville Humane Society has announced an "Oodles of Shih-Poodles" adoption event on April 30 from 10:00 am - 6:00 pm and the first 37 dogs will be available on a first-come-first-served basis. Adoption fees for the Shih-Poos will be $100 on Saturday. In celebration of "National Adopt a Shelter Pet Day," all other animals in Asheville Humane Society's Adoption Center will have their adoption fees waived for the day.

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