Tag: community

Ernest Cline visits Malaprop’s Bookstore and Cafe

Ernest Cline visits Malaprop’s Bookstore and Cafe

Esteemed science fiction and dystopian novelist, Ernest Cline, attended Malaprop’s author signing event toward the end of his tour presenting Armada. His second novel, Armada, was published July 14, 2015. It follows the story of a teenage boy who after playing too many Alien Invader games, got thrust into the reality of UFOs coming to […]

Run for the Paws 5K

Run for the Paws 5K

The 2016 Run for the Paws benefiting Brother Wolf Animal Rescue was held at Fletcher community park. Each year, Brother Wolf hosts the Run for the Paws to remind the owners of previously adopted pets through this rescue center the work and dedication that continues to save hundreds of animals that elsewhere would be euthanized. […]

Asheville Lyric Opera’s Singing in the Park

Asheville Lyric Opera’s Singing in the Park

The Opera community of Asheville showed their support for the Asheville Lyric Opera, April 3, for Singing in the Park, at Pack Square Park. Singing in the Park, a free public performance, debuted in April 2015 and now holds three free concerts during the fall, spring and summer seasons. This free concert featured live performance […]

Malaprop’s Bookstore hosts Ed Tarkington

Malaprop’s Bookstore hosts Ed Tarkington

Malaprop’s Bookstore, located at 55 Haywood St., delivers fun and interesting adventures for its customers through stories, events and the unique knick knacks they have for sale around the store. Last Wednesday, Malaprop’s author event coordinator, Cindy Norris, scheduled Ed Tarkington for a reading of his debut novel, “Only Love Can Break Your Heart.” Tarkington […]

Crucible Glassworks Gives Glassblowing Demonstration

Crucible Glassworks Gives Glassblowing Demonstration

Michael Hatch, owner of Crucible Glassworks Hot Glass Studio and Gallery, gave a glassblowing demonstration at his Weaverville studio this past Saturday. Hatch carefully explained the process as he worked. He began by gathering molten glass from a bowl, called the crucible, that’s stored in one of several furnaces in the studio. Working between various […]

South Asheville Estate Sale

South Asheville Estate Sale

This past weekend, Bonnie Rose, a Certified Appraiser for TEAM Estate Sales & Liquidations, held a sale in South Asheville. Rose’s company, TEAM Estate, specializes in antiques, collectibles, decorative arts, residential contents, and business assets. According to Rose’s website, she describes her team as appraisers and liquidators of personal property. “Our company offers Appraisal and/or […]

The Hop unveils doughnut ice cream sandwiches

The Hop unveils doughnut ice cream sandwiches

After a successful collaboration between The Hop and The Hole last year, doughnut ice cream sandwiches return to The Hop Creamery. Scheduled on Feb. 6 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. the owner, Ashley and Greg Garrison entrust two Hop employees, Destiny and Raleigh, to control a crowd of excited customers who heard rumors of the doughnut […]

More than a snowstorm for local homeless shelters

More than a snowstorm for local homeless shelters

       Approximately 9.3 inches of snow covered Asheville this past week from winter storm “Jonas,” according to the National Weather Service. Winter weather presents serious problems for Asheville’s homeless population, as well as the shelters that seek to help them. Tilman Jackson, director of men’s rescue at Western Carolina Rescue Ministries Downtown, said […]

Sanctuary Brewing Hosts Adoptable Pet Night

Sanctuary Brewing Hosts Adoptable Pet Night

Brother Wolf animal rescue volunteer’s hosted adoptable pet night at Sanctuary Brewing located 147 1st Ave E Hendersonville, NC.   Every Wednesday, Sanctuary Brewing allowing local animal rescue groups to show off available adoptees.   Volunteers from Brother Wolf came out to Hendersonville hoping to spread word of their no kill animal rescue location at […]