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2017 Asheville Food Truck Showdown

Asheville's Food Truck Showdown

The 4th Annual Asheville Food Truck Showdown sponsored by Harrah’s Cherokee Casino & Resort is taking a giant leap and relocating the annual event to the Western North Carolina Agricultural Center.  This year’s Show Down will take place on March 25, 2017, between 11:00am and 7:00pm at the WNC Ag. Center.

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Thanksgiving Meal Boxes for Families In Need

Thanksgiving Day Food Drive

North Carolina has one the highest percentages in the United States of children under 18 years of age who are food insecure on a regular basis: 26.1%, or 1 in 4 people. In fact, NC is home to cities that have the highest levels of food insecurities in the nation, Asheville being one of them. To help battle this issue, many organizations like Manna Food Bank and Food Connection exist to prevent food waste, and keep those in need equipped with basic food essentials. However, there are always families and individuals who slip through the cracks, or are in a temporary, but difficult situation who are in need of help especially with the upcoming holiday season.

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River Arts District Fall Studio Stroll and Food Drive

asheville river arts district

River Arts District Artists Aim to “Feed the Body and Soul” by collecting ½ Ton of Food for Manna at Fall Studio Stroll

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The Omni Grove Park Inn Says “Goodnight To Hunger”

the grove park inn

Just as The Omni Grove Park Inn and Omni Hotels & Resorts say goodnight to hundreds of thousands of guests every year, they will now Say Goodnight to Hunger! For every stay now booked directly on OmniHotels.com, the company will make a donation to Feeding America® to provide a family of four dinner for an entire week.* Donations will benefit Feeding America and local members in the 42 communities where Omni Hotels & Resorts’ 60 properties are located, with MANNA FoodBank being the local recipient in Asheville for The Omni Grove Park Inn.

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Thanksgiving Day Feast Boxes Prepared For Families In Need

Thanksgiving Day Food Drive

North Carolina has one the highest percentages in the United States of children under 18 years of age who are food insecure on a regular basis: 26.1%, or 1 in 4 people. In fact, NC is home to cities that have the highest levels of food insecurities in the nation, Asheville being one of them. To help battle this issue, many organizations like Manna Food Bank and Food Connection exist to prevent food waste, and keep those in need equipped with basic food essentials. However, there are always families and individuals who slip through the cracks, or are in a temporary, but difficult situation who are in need of help especially with the upcoming holiday season. 

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4th Annual Asheville Wing War Moves to New Mountain Asheville on March 1

Asheville Wing War 2014

Planning has begun for the 4th Annual Asheville Wing War and event producer, Lush Life Productions expects it to be its biggest year yet. Tickets will be available for purchase on Thursday, January 15 at noon and will be $20 per person. The ticket price includes unlimited wings and beer as well local music.

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Historic Biltmore Village Tree Lighting & Festival

Historic Biltmore Village

Historic Biltmore Village invites you to join us as we celebrate “An Old Fashioned Dickens of a Christmas Festival”

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Things To Do In Asheville: 4th of July Edition

Things To Do In Asheville: 4th of July Edition

Wanting something to do on the 4th of July, but not sure where to go? We have a rundown of all of things happening in and around Asheville for Independence Day. Grab a cooler and some drinks, your friends, and be ready to have a good time. 

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