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Asheville Films on Your Screens

Together in Spirit Virtual Asheville Community Spirit Business Info AVL Shop Online Takeout Eats While you're at home, you may be looking to your favorite streaming service for movie entertainment. With so many movies set in the Asheville area, the true Asheville fan can build a binge-worthy playlist that can virtually transport you to the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains! 

Pride & Prejudice Costumes at Biltmore

Silver Screen Romance Meets Gilded Age Splendor

Love Is In the Air Biltmore’s iconic 8,000-acre estate and grand 250-room home, built for the Vanderbilt family and loved by the world for its history and architecture, espouses a level of grandeur usually reserved for the silver screen. So it’s fitting that this spring, Biltmore is unveiling a new exhibition that brings together the unforgettable stories of the Vanderbilt family with

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Celebrities in Asheville

Asheville's beautiful mountain seclusion has long lured many interesting people to reside here, as well as to visit, including famous artists and musicians. It's also the birthplace of one of America's most influential authors and world-famous singers. Celebrity Sightings in Asheville  Just in the past few years, the following celebrities have been seen in Asheville enjoying all

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Sense and Sensibility - Biltmore Weddings Exhibit

Costumes Return to Biltmore

New Display to Highlight Wedding Fashion from the Big Screen Long a destination for weddings and romantic getaways in its own right, Biltmore is celebrating that history with a new exhibition opening next year. “Fashionable Romance: Wedding Gowns in Film” will run from Feb. 12 through July 4, 2016 and will be included with estate admission. It follows in the successful footsteps of the

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7 Blue Ridge Blockbusters: Asheville is Hollywood Hot in 2015

With awards season underway, a spotlight is cast on the Asheville area and its numerous 2015 connections to the silver and small screens. Playing the role of story muse, film backdrop and celebrity playground, Western North Carolina offers adventures and immersive travel experiences for film and television fans. Learn the favorite hangouts of Kristen Wiig and Owen Wilson, visit Asheville's own

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Masterminds Movie Set

Masterminds Movie Stars in Asheville

Cast Capers & Favorite Hot Spots When heist comedy Masterminds hit theaters on September 30th, 2016, movie goers who know Asheville, N.C.may have recognized some familiar sites. Several local spots make cameo appearances in the film, such as downtown Asheville's Pack Square and former BB&T building (located at the site of the Hotel Arras), which was disguised as a different bank

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Asheville's Literary Connections

Asheville's literary heritage stretches across the 20th century and contemporary authors continue to be drawn here. These well-known novelists, poets, essayists and storytellers have ties to Asheville: F. Scott Fitzgerald, who spent two summers at the Omni Grove Park Inn Thomas Wolfe, Asheville native and author of  Look Homeward, Angel Carl Sandburg, poet and biographer O. Henry,

Watch & Win: Free Hunger Games Survival Getaway

Asheville in the Movies

While you're at home, you may be looking to your favorite streaming service for movie entertainment. With so many movies set in the Asheville area, the true Asheville fan can build a binge-worthy playlist that can virtually transport you to the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains!  "Quiet on the set!" is not a phrase you think you’d hear while admiring the serene

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Hunger Games Itineraries

Experience the Hunger Games: Day Trip Itineraries Go behind the scenes and explore the beautiful mountain locations filmed for The Hunger Games. Follow in the footsteps of your favorite tributes with these day trip itineraries, then retire to Asheville just like the stars did. Hunger Games Interactive Map Use the map below to plan your Hunger Games getaway, or stop by the Asheville Visitors Center

Watch & Win: Free Hunger Games Survival Getaway

Hunger Games

The curtain went up on Asheville with the premier of the highly anticipated film, The Hunger Games , which opened in spring 2012. Shot on location in the Blue Ridge Mountains near Asheville, the movie showcases both the area's natural beauty and—through the lives of the young stars on set—the wealth of exciting things to see & do around town. Behind The Scenes—Arena

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