July/August 2017

July/August 2017
Conductor Keith Lockhart inspires the next generation at Brevard Music Center

For 10 years, Muddy Sneakers has shared the magic of outdoor learning

Great local goods and artistry in shades of blue

The Ultimate Guide to the Great American Solar Eclipse in WNC

The Asheville-area music industry’s economic impact is adding up

The latest from throughout the region

WCU reprints legendary outdoorsman’s mountain memoir

“My work is a constant exploration. I’m always experimenting to move the process forward.”

Classical meets kid-hop in Secret Agent 23 Skidoo’s latest recording

The city's oldest theater receives a monumental revamp

A new podcast tunes in to mountain music milestones

Rising novelist David Joy sheds light on mountain life through exquisitely told dark tales

Distance: 7.6 miles round-trip; Difficulty: Strenuous

The new American Museum of the House Cat pays purr-fect tribute to felines

Tweetsie Railroad celebrates 60 years as a kingpin of mountain family tourism

At schools throughout the mountains, experiential education takes students out of the classroom and into the world

The scoop on WNC's latest dining destinations

Boca in Hickory offers up a perfectly-balanced rum refresher

Green River Picklers kicks it up a notch this summer

Make life sweeter and find more ways to enjoy the sweet nectar

A new mobile website maps out farm-to-table adventures

Hit the road to five off-the-beaten-path historic sites that hold lessons aplenty

Chef Adam Hayes embraces an Appalachian staple