WNC MAGAZINE CHOICE AWARDS


November/December 2017

November/December 2017

Hostess extraordinaire Ashley English welcomes the holidays with an annual cookie exchange
Find something special for everyone on your list with these locally made and sold gifts
His Celtic Christmas show returns with strong traditions and new holiday riffs
Where Madison County once caged its scofflaws, a team of locals sees a creative future
Henderson County is one of the few in the state to pay tribute to its boys in blue
Support these vital local nonprofits to support one and all
The holidays always find Western North Carolina aglow
Big Creek Trail, Great Smoky Mountains National Park
The Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation celebrates 20 years of supporting the beloved road
This endangered wolf finds safe haven at the WNC Nature Center
Back South brings it all back home on their new album
Not even Scrooge could resist the mountain area's festive offerings
Jenny Lou Sherburne’s Seussian-style pottery delights through color and shape
Penland-based Terrane Glass Designs artfully raises the bar
On the menu at Granny’s: traditions that outlast the passage of time
Offering an artistic feast for the senses
The scoop on WNC's latest dining destinations
Sunchokes brighten Chef Jacob Sessoms’ late autumn menu
Ugga Mugga Bakery’s galette brings baked goodness to the holidays
Fine cheese and charcuterie make seasonal fêtes all the merrier
Local chefs weigh in on their turkey trials and traditions
Up the merriment with a spiced spin on a classic favorite
Coach Roy Williams isn’t quitting while he’s on top
A local writer serves up Asheville’s culinary history in a special presentation
The latest from throughout Western North Carolina
“Mark-making is a specific language, and mine happens to be more gestural, expressive, impatient.”
November/December 2017