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Hi-Wire Brewing Announces Plans To Open New Event Space in Early Summer 2019

Hi-Wire Brewing has acquired the remainder of the building housing their Big Top Production Facility and plans to open a new event space on May 1, 2019. The Event Space at Hi-Wire Brewing is a unique, industrial chic venue, situated just two miles from the heart of Downtown Asheville in Biltmore Village. Located next to their Big Top Production Facility & Taproom, the 5500 square foot Event Space is perfect for weddings, rehearsal dinners, corporate events, luncheons, or private parties.  Guests will have access to amenities including a full-service bar, featuring 8 taps of Hi-Wire beer, bar staff, folding chairs, 8ft rectangular tables, 70” round tables, projector and screen, glassware, wi-fi, and much more. In addition, the rental includes a bridal suite & grooms area decorated and designed by West Elm. The bridal suite will feature 4 vanity stations, a dressing area, bar, and seating area for guests to get ready, while the groom’s suite will include an air hockey table, foosball table, leather sofa, flat screen tv, and wet bar.  PR & Events Coordinator Courtney King notes “We are thrilled to launch The Event Space. It is the perfect venue for all types of occasions. Our dedicated staff has …

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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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Queen Bee & The Honeylovers to Release ASHEVILLE Themed Album April 27

This spring, dive back in time with Queen Bee & The Honeylovers and take a whimsical journey through the “Land of the Sky.” The newly-budded swing-jazz-folk ensemble is slated to drop their debut record, Asheville, on April 27, 2019. Asheville is a breath of fresh air in a cynical time - a joyful romp through the history of a famous mountain town: Thomas Wolfe’s Altamonte, F. Scott Fitzgerald’s playground. “Queen Bee” Whitney Moore pays homage to her hometown’s golden age through stories passed down from her grandparents, local legends, and folklore set to the musical style of their time. This fourteen-song set breathes new life and innovation into swing music while it gives a dedicated nod to the small-combo legends who first defined the genre.

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