November 2015

November 2015
Relish fresh renditions of old Appalachian standards

Artist Hayden Wilson builds on a legacy in glass

Barkley’s Mill in Barnardsville revives the old-fashioned grits tradition

Waynesville Soda Jerks brings natural local flavors to soft drinks

It’s gone to the birds at Duck Dance Farm, a waterfowl conservation venture in Burnsville

A color-coded nutrition program cultivates healthy preschoolers at the Verner Center and beyond

Tour, taste, and now purchase local liquors along the new Craft Distillers Trail

Spoon bar tempts with a refreshingly light eggnog rendition

No Evil Foods is saving the world, one plant-based “sausage” at a time

Fall for Mountain Pie Company’s Pecan Pudding stack cake

Hickory Nut Gap’s new kitchen, butchery, and event space bring its offerings full circle

The scoop on WNC’s latest dining destinations

For decades, Boone was the capitol of North Carolina-made sauerkraut

Distance: 3, 5, or 6 miles, Difficulty: Strenuous

The New Year’s Eve live possum drop may return to Brasstown

A one-of-a-kind collection of aluminum Christmas trees returns to the Transylvania Heritage Museum

A new series of signs highlights the Blue Ridge National Heritage Area’s cultural cornerstones

The Jon Stickley Trio delivers with an album as eclectic as its roots

Light shows, each with their own particular glow, illuminate the holidays

Catch the buzz for Highland’s Cold Mountain Winter Ale