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Steep Canyon Rangers

Things to Do in Asheville This Weekend -- January 25-28, 2018

Take your seat and prepare for the show! This weekend in Asheville, you’ll have your pick of some of the most anticipated music and theater performances of the season. Highlights include a Grammy-Award winning band returning home to play Asheville’s largest venue and brave Asheville artists pushing their creative limits during a four-day festival. Pair these performances with cozy


Isis Restaurant and Music Hall

Things to Do in Asheville This Weekend -- January 19-21, 2018

Asheville is gearing up for a much warmer weekend ahead, with temperatures expected to push 60 degrees! It's a great time to venture out and explore all the season has to offer, including clear mountain views, great live music shows and the best rates of the year! Asheville Restaurant Week is currently underway. You'll want to make your reservations for Friday night (Jan. 19) as Restaurant


Flavors of Foodtopia: Part 2

Things to Do This Weekend - January 12-14, 2018

January is a great time to visit Asheville. You’ll enjoy the best rates of the year. With leaves off the trees, the mountain views are even better. And, you’ll have your pick of great Asheville events. One of the tastiest events of the season, Asheville Restaurant Week , is set to kick off in just a few days. Take out your calendar out and plan to experience the winter whimsy of the


Wake Foot Sanctuary

Things to Do in Asheville This Weekend -- January 6-7, 2018

Happy 2018! Asheville is brimming with new experiences in this new year . On tap are major exhibitions at Biltmore, much-anticipated restaurant and hotel openings and new trails. Discover what’s new in Asheville in 2018! January is a great time to visit Asheville. You’ll enjoy the best rates of the year. With leaves off the trees, the mountain views are even better. And, you’ll


Mountain Biking at Mt. Mitchell

Asheville to Host Major National and International Sporting Events in 2018

With its prime location in the Blue Ridge Mountains and its top notch athletic facilities, Asheville is drawing major international and national sports competitions to town. Asheville will have everything this year from Team USA tennis action to world-class cycling, from the best in world equestrian games to the highest level of college basketball tournament play. And, as you enjoy watching the


The Rhu

Asheville Restaurant Week 2018

With an emphasis on fresh farm-to-table food, Asheville's dining scene, lovingly known as Foodtopia, is hitting high marks with the nation's top food critics. Zagat just named Asheville one of the most exciting food cities in America . And, two of Asheville's chefs, John Fleer ( Rhubarb and The Rhu) and Elliott Moss ( Buxton Hall BBQ ), were named James Beard Award finalists in 2017.


Deni Cole Gingerbread House

Deni Cole, Gingerbread Guru: Taking a Look into the Art of Detail

Deni and Lamar Cole are Gingerbread magicians, where the beauty is in the details. Past winners of the Omni Grove Park Inn’s Gingerbread Competition, Deni and Lamar refer to themselves as old-fashioned purists. In honor of the 25 th anniversary of the competition, we’re taking a look back at the many different gingerbread houses they’ve worked on together and what their plans are


Christmas at Biltmore 2017

Things to Do in Asheville This Weekend -- Dec. 22-25, 2017

Asheville is a magical place to spend the holidays. With Christmas Day almost here, the festive atmosphere is more palpable than ever. Discover 8 ways Asheville Sparkles for the holidays! Asheville's shopping districts are bustling with shoppers picking out last-minute gifts. Families are enjoying the light shows and decorations throughout the city. And, Asheville's music scene is


Holiday Shopping

Things to Do in Asheville This Weekend -- December 15-17, 2017

With the holidays now underway, it's time to find those special last-minute gifts for your friends and family. And, you can do just that in Asheville this weekend! Asheville is home to beautiful shopping districts featuring locally-owned stores specializing in one-of-a-kind gifts. Great places to shop include downtown Asheville , Biltmore Village , the River Arts District and neighboring


Asheville Downtown Skyline Night

New Year's Eve Events in Asheville, N.C.

Ring in 2018 in Asheville with unique celebrations you 'll only find here in the mountains! There’s no shortage of big parties in Asheville to help you welcome the new year in style!   Asheville New Year's Eve Celebrations At-A-Glance Asheville Symphony Orchestra’s New Year’s Celebration – Thomas Wolfe Auditorium, 7:30 p.m. : The concert features Carl