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Asheville, NC – Asheville’s 1897 time capsule was unearthed earlier this year from its long-time resting place beneath the cornerstone of the Vance Monument. The City of Asheville invites the Asheville Buncombe public to participate in the next 100-year time capsule. Called the 2115 Asheville Buncombe Time Capsule Project, the contents will demonstrate to 2115 Asheville wha...Read More
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Asheville, NC: On July 14, 2015, New Mountain will host the Fringe Summer Freak Out!  This Fringe Festival Fundraiser Party is a celebration of all things Fringe.  The multi faceted event brings artists and Fringe audiences together and includes pop-up performances, free workshops and a Fundraiser Performance of Fringe Artists. July 14 marks the opening of the...Read More
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The Asheville Downtown Association’s Pritchard Park Summer Series gets into full swing this week with four nights of programming in downtown’s Pritchard Park. All events are free and open to the public. The Pritchard Park Summer Series includes: Hoop Jam, presented by Mission Health, Tuesdays from 5:30-7:30pm, produced by Asheville Hoops LEAF Commu...Read More
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Asheville, NC (May 27, 2015) – Affordable housing is one of the most pressing unmet needs in our region. A recently released report* indicated that the combination of a lack of affordable units, a critically low vacancy rate and a significant projected population growth will make housing availability in our area, especially affordable housing, a rare commodity. ...Read More
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The Asheville Downtown Association today announced Grammy winner, Jim Lauderdale, will headline the Ingles Independence Day Celebration on Saturday, July 4 in Pack Square Park. Long considered one of the most respected artists working in Americana, bluegrass and country music, Lauderdale’s 2012 album, I’m A Song, featured an all-star cast including Lee Ann Womack, Patty Lov...Read More
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The restoration of Asheville’s Vance Monument will be celebrated with a rededication ceremony at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 6, at the foot of the monument in Pack Square Park. The ceremony will be hosted by the 26th North Carolina Regiment. The original monument cornerstone laid in 1897, will be re-dedicated by the North Carolina Masons. The Vance Monument is an obelisk composed o...Read More
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Internship Opportunity Economic Impact of Special Events Research Project The Asheville Downtown Association produces the largest events in Downtown Asheville including Downtown After 5, Sunday Music in the Park, the Independence Day Celebration, Asheville Oktoberfest and the ...Read More
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 CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS Asheville, NC – Social practice potter Michael J. Strand (Fargo, ND) and The Center for Craft, Creativity & Design invite you to leverage your unique and personal efforts to create a greater impact within your community. Join the Ex.Change, a special exhibition and outreach project Ju...Read More
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The City of Asheville has scheduled a public meet and greet for the candidates invited to participate in the next stage of the police chief selection process.  The event will be a drop-in event from 5-6 p.m., Monday, May 18 at the Wilma Sherrill Center on the UNC-Asheville campus.  At 6 p.m., following the meet and greet, candidates will make presentations on a pre-determined ...Read More
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The Asheville Downtown Association today announced the lineup for the 27th season of Downtown After 5, presented by Prestige Subaru. Taking place the third Friday of the month from May through September from 5-9pm on North Lexington Avenue, Downtown After 5 is always free and open to the public. May 15: CJ Chenier and the Red Hot Louisi...Read More

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