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Fermentation Vessels Arrive at New Belgium Site

The construction at the New Belgium site in the River Arts District is coming along well. For those that have been following along, the first vessels arrived a few weeks ago. New Belgium has officially started hiring staff for their new location, and we've been seeing major changes happening along the French Broad River as the building keeps growing. This morning, the first fermentation vessels were transported from their laying spot in Candler, to the New Belgium site. We have some photos of the happenings, and if you are interested in seeing the construction progress, check out the photos below.

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Adventure Center of Asheville and Asheville Greenworks Green Adventure Service Day

Asheville Adventure Center

Participate in an Asheville Greenworks service project at the Adventure Center of Asheville and receive   50% off that day to climb the Asheville Treetops Adventure Park, or zip the KidZip or the Asheville Zipline Canopy Adventures.

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Twin Leaf Brewery’s 1st Anniversary and Bottle Release

Twin Leaf Brewery

 

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Dine To Be Kind March 10, 2015

Dine to be kind asheville

On March 10, over 60 Asheville area restaurants are donating 15% of their food and drink sales to Asheville Humane Society during the nonprofit's Dine To Be Kind 

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Asheville Toastmasters Club #436 Conducts 2015 International Speech And Table Topics Contest March 5

asheville toastmasters

Asheville Toastmasters Club #436 will conduct their 2015 International Speech and Table Topics Contest at their March 5 meeting. For the International Speech, contestants present a five- to seven- minute speech on any subject they choose. All districts must conduct this contest. The Table Topics Contest measures impromptu speaking skills; all contestants are assigned the same topic. 

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6th Annual Run for the Paws Event Recruits a Different “Breed” of Local Runners for a Good Cause

Run for the Paws 2015

Returning to Fletcher Park just South of Asheville is the only 5k in our area where dogs aren’t just accepted, but actually on the V.I.M. (Very Important Mammal) section of the guest list! That’s right. The 6th Annual Run for the Paws 5k Run/1 Mile Walk and Wagging Wellness Fair is a competition in the name of good, clean sport and helping animals in need. As you and your very extended family enjoy live music, food, and family fun, you will be helping Asheville’s Brother Wolf Animal Rescue.

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Blue Ridge Rollergirls Rock The Odditorium

blue ridge rollergirls

Are you wondering if your favorite Blue Ridge Rollergirl can get down with some Janis Joplin, Bruno Mars, or even Lisa Loeb? Come to West Asheville’s The Odditorium on Thursday, March 5, at 7 p.m. to find out! The Blue Ridge Rollergirls would like to invite you to kick off their 2015 season with a karaoke night that will shimmy those skates (or ultra-cool Chuck Taylors) right off your feet.

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Burial Beer Hosts 2 Day Mardi Gras Celebration

Mardi Gras Beads

New Orleans: A city that we find inspiration in. A city close to our hearts. Mardi Gras. A celebration of food, music and culture.

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Anam Cara Theatre Company seeking nominations for BOD

Anam Cara Asheville Zombie

Anam Cara Theatre Company is pleased to put out a call for nominations for our Executive and Advisory Boards of Directors

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Overheard in Asheville: Bar of Soap Closed

Asheville's very favorite laundromat/pizzeria/bar hybrid, Bar of Soap, is officially out of business. According to sources we talked to today, the pizzeria inside - Del Viccios Italian, will remain in the building and operating. The bar and all of the brews it offers will also remain open to the public. As of January 29th, 2015, the laundromat side of things is officially closed. One wonders if the closing of the laundromat has any link to the closure of The Asheville Growler. The fill your own beer store (Asheville's first) closed in September 2014, for unspecified reasons. 

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