Festivals

Festivals
Aug 2019
25 fall foliage adventures that are big on color and light on crowds

Dec 2018
Locals, especially, can confirm Western North Carolina holds a wealth of riches. From natural wonders and cultural treasures to splurge-worthy experiences, the indulgences afforded in our mountains are, in many ways, priceless.

Jun 2018
The mountains’ mineral history is a gift that keeps on giving

Feb 2018
Meet WNC’s new additions to the National Register of Historic Places

Dec 2017
Weaverville artist Leif Erik Johansen illustrates real-world issues through a fantastic lens

Apr 2017
The skillets will be sizzling for this Appalachian staple

Feb 2017
Celebrate our anniversary with top 10 lists of local albums, books, fishing spots, movies, restaurants, and more

Jun 2016
20 Ways to Explore the City's Exploding Music Scene

Jun 2016
Brevard Music Center’s 80th anniversary festival lures generations of musicians

Feb 2016
The pungent mountain plant makes its spring return

Dec 2015
How a California girl became a Carolina gal

Dec 2015
Celebrate the cold season at two regional winterfests

Dec 2015
Sometimes, smaller is better.

Aug 2015
Asheville’s In Blue leather goods marries two local favorites: music and making

Oct 2014
Documentary filmmaker Jeremy Seifert hungers for challenging stories about our daily diets

Oct 2014
With 50 breweries counting, Western North Carolina's reputation as a craft beer mecca continues to grow, but for how long? Experts and brewers weigh in on the industry's future.

Jun 2014
Ben Lovett left Hollywood behind for Asheville, but there’s no stopping his rock ‘n’ roll filmmaking

Mar 2014
Proceeds from spring plant sales give back to the community

Aug 2013
Carrying sound and story is the only way to live for a musical storyteller, rock-and-roll rambler, and two gifted brothers who all call the foothills of Western North Carolina home

Oct 2012

Oct 2012
Cancer patients reconnect with a sense of inner calm at Wind River retreats

Oct 2012

Aug 2012
Drew Findley: Subject Matter Studio

Jul 2011
Get out on the floor with dance classes in ballroom, Salsa, clogging, and more

Apr 2011
The arrival of asparagus signals good things to come in the garden

Jun 2010
Legacy Artist: Michelle Moog-Koussa shares her father’s pioneering explorations in electronic music through education and preservation

Dec 2009
Uncovering a WNC influence behind country music’s First Family

Jul 2009
Look beyond Lenoir’s reputation for fine furniture, and you’ll discover a town dedicated to visual arts and simple pleasures

Jul 2009
Summit Jaffe juggles middle school and a budding music career

Jun 2009
38 local artists you need to hear this summer.

Apr 2009
The Bascom’s new art center is set to bring out Highland’s creative side

Mar 2009
From the Past to the Present