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Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation Recruits Local Breweries To Help Celebrate 100 Years of the National Park Service

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During the Asheville Summer, you may find yourself cooling off at the bottom of a waterfall, checking out the views from 6,000 feet, biking through the lush forests, or countless other outdoor activities.  To get to these alluring destinations, you will probably use a portion of the 175-mile portion of the Blue Ridge Parkway that meanders through Western North Carolina.  

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Bargain Hunting and Thrift Shops in Asheville

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I am an avid thrift shopper and I always get excited to find a good bargain. Asheville has no shortage of great thrift shops, second hand stores and consignment shops. A while back I gave you a list of my personal top 5 but I wanted to create a more encompassing list for you guys to use.

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

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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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The Redcoats Are Coming!

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1268416_473425669431761_1203475236_oThe Redcoats Are Coming! to the Asheville music scene. This rock band is the brainchild of  guitarist Bucky McCann. Joining Bucky are Sam Frame on drums, Brandon Lowery on vocals, and Lee White on bass. We got a sneak peek of what they have to offer the Asheville music scene, and rock music enthusiasts get ready as The Redcoats are sure to please your rock n' roll soul.

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10 Haunted Halloween Activities

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Eliada Home Corn Maze Haunted Edition

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The First Annual Fiber Feel Day

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The first annual Fiber Feel Day was held at the WNC Agricultural Center on June 1st, 2013. The event featured fleeces, roving, and yarn for sale from many local vendors, as well as spinning, weaving, and felting demonstrations, and a chance to meet local farmers and their fiber animals. Sponsored by Local Cloth, Echo View Fiber Mill, the AFCNA, and WNC Communities, the event was held from 9 am to 1 pm and was free to attend.

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