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Inaugural Smokies Stomp Raises Over $60,000 to Support National Park

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Community members from across Western North Carolina gathered for the inaugural Smokies Stomp Barn Party in support of Great Smoky Mountains National Park (GSMNP) Saturday, July 21st. The event raised more than $60,000 to fund park projects and featured a ‘fund-a-cause’ for Parks As Classrooms, which provides hands-on curriculum-based environmental education programming for thousands of WNC schoolchildren. 

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A Beer Festival Beyond Just Tasting – Asheville Beer Expo

Asheville Beer Expo 2016

This past Saturday, February 27th, The Venue in Downtown Asheville was filled wall-to-wall with craft beer lovers, brewers, and entrepreneurs as they hosted the Asheville Beer Expo.  The Asheville Brewers Alliance invited about 30 breweries to this variation on a common beer festival.

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BaconFest Asheville Returns to Highland Brewing

3rd annual baconfest

105.9 the Mountain is getting even bigger on the pig with the 3rd Annual BaconFest Asheville on Saturday, August 29th from 1-4pm at the Highland Brewing Company Outdoor Meadow. This year’s event is sure to excite the taste buds of bacon, beer and BBQ aficionados alike with even more bacon-inspired cuisine.

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Hunting for Good Food? Try the Red Stag Grill at the Grand Bohemian

Rabbit Loin, white asparagus

Carolina Cup and Ingredients
I was invited last Thursday to a media dinner at The Red Stag Grill, located inside the Grand Bohemian Hotel near Biltmore Village and the Biltmore Estate in Asheville. The dinner was to showcase some new menu offerings from their new chef, Scott Ostrander.

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Beer Week 2014: AnimaL

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Three more days left of beer week 2014 folks! As a continuation of our beer week series, we are going to introduce you to a drinking game called AnimaL. This fast paced thinking game requires you to be quick on your feet and with your words. This is an ideal drinking game to be played as an icebreaker with a group of new friends. Grab some growlers, shot glasses, and your beer of choice and let's play AnimaL!

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