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Songwriting competition

The country's top new songwriters to compete in Asheville at Citizen Vinyl

Asheville will play host to a premier songwriting showcase on Saturday, Nov. 18 as eight finalists from across the country compete and perform for a chance to record a free album at Citizen Studios. NewSong Music Performance & Songwriting Competition will be held at Citizen Vinyl with artists from North Carolina, Texas, Louisiana, Georgia, Tennessee and Massachusetts performing original music

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Asheville Championship 2

The Ultimate Guide to the 2023 Asheville Championship Basketball Tournament

Welcome basketball fans to the third edition of the Asheville Championship... and to our beautiful mountain town! Get an exciting first look at some potential bracket busters in March while making the most of a quick Asheville vacation with our guide on where to stay and what to do, see and eat in Asheville between games. Schedule, Teams and How to Attend Harrah's Cherokee

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Where to Get Your Pumpkin Spice Latte Fix in Asheville

In Asheville, fall's arrival is heralded by some telltale signs: crisp mountain breezes, chunky knit sweaters, and leaves ablaze in vibrant hues. And, of course—Pumpkin. Spice. Everything.  This warming spice blend makes its way into our world every September, turning our coffee cups into cozy, cinnamon-scented cauldrons of caffeine. And while the traditional pumpkin spice

Fall Zip

8 Unique Ways to See Fall Color in Asheville

The autumnal bliss that overtakes Asheville throughout the fall months is not something to be missed. There’s nothing like a mid-October drive on the Blue Ridge Parkway or a hike in the Blue Ridge Mountains, so check out these great spots for some scenic splendor.  But, with one of the longest and most vibrant fall color seasons in the nation, there are so many different

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How To Spend Halloween in Asheville

photo by: ezekiel_coppersmith With the crisp arrival of autumn, Asheville also welcomes a magical time of secrets, surprises, and a hint of the supernatural. Experience the thrill of spooky season in the Asheville area—from late-night drives along the Blue Ridge Parkway to delicious fall treats, special seasonal events and more—with our guide below. Haunted Tours and

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Black Mountain

5 Things to Do on Labor Day in Asheville, N.C.

Whether it’s taking in nine innings of baseball or enjoying a stunning late-summer hike amidst the ancient Blue Ridge Mountains, Labor Day weekend in Asheville opens up endless possibilities for fun and adventure. Here are five ways to enjoy the holiday weekend and take advantage of that extra day off! Last Chance to See the Asheville Tourists The 2023 minor league baseball

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Tahini Jar

Asheville's Food Truck Guide: Culinary Delights on Four Wheels

Asheville, tucked away in the nourishing atmosphere of the Blue Ridge Mountains, is renowned for its vibrant culinary scene. But beyond its thriving restaurants and eateries, there's a hidden treasure trove of flavors rolling through the city streets: food trucks. These mobile kitchens offer a delectable array of culinary creations that range from savory to sweet, traditional to exotic. Join

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The Ultimate Guide to Late Night Asheville

The perfect day in Asheville doesn’t have to stop when the sun goes down. There are a myriad of late night adventures in Asheville: dance parties, drag shows, dive bars, karaoke, live music, craft cocktails and delicious eats that can be experienced after dark. Here’s your ultimate guide for an unforgettable night in a city that never sleeps. Or, at least likes to stay up

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Black Mountain

Spend a Perfect Day in Black Mountain

Simply put, Black Mountain is one of the prettiest small towns in America. Don’t take our word for it, ask TripAdvisor. With gorgeous mountain views at every turn, incredible eats and a rich arts culture, Black Mountain has enough to fill up an entire vacation. But, hey, we get it, sometimes you just have a day. Let’s help you get the most bang for your buck. Here’s one way to

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Thermal inversion clouds at Mount Mitchell near Asheville, NC

5 Cool Asheville Hikes to Combat the Summer Heat

Sometimes we forget how lucky we are in Asheville. Even on the hottest days, the temperature rarely rises to rival those unfortunate souls that live in other parts of the South – I’m looking at you: Atlanta, Charlotte, Charleston and Savannah. Triple-digit weather? No thanks! Not here! That doesn’t mean we aren’t prone to a day of sweaty backs, or an afternoon where

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