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Nov 2023
Handcrafted string instruments from a Boone rock musician & woodworker

Nov 2023
Mountain Alliance is using the tranquility of the outdoors to help teens in the Appalachians

Nov 2023
Celebrating old and new memories at a treasured family location

Sep 2023
“I’m committed to accommodating every student and challenging each one appropriately.”

Sep 2023
Co-authored by two proud Appalachians, a new cookbook shares more than just recipes

Sep 2023
Guitar, vocals, lyrics—the Asheville-based musician does it all. Go behind the scenes to learn about Ramsey’s life on the road, the joys of playing music live, and his journey home.

Sep 2023
Grist Mills of the Western North Carolina Mountains

Sep 2023
Sculptor Shae Bishop’s mixture of clay and textile reflects on gender, history, and culture

Jun 2023
For nearly 100 years, the Ela Dam has interrupted the flow of the Oconaluftee River. But now, a team of locals are restoring the waterway.

Jun 2023
Boone artist Ryan Kirby talks living in the High Country, his success as a painter, and his love of family and the outdoors

Jun 2023
The latest from throughout Western North Carolina

Mar 2023
The much-anticipated Taste of Asheville Returns

Mar 2023
Three uniquely talented crafters begin residency at Olive’s Porch

Mar 2023
The latest from throughout Western North Carolina

Dec 2022
WNC’s guide to camping out during nature’s starkest season

Dec 2022
The reimagined and revitalized Southern metropolis of our northern neighbor

Dec 2022
A new glassblower at Penland is bringing ethereal emotions to her craft

Dec 2022
Investing in Asheville’s historical roots

Sep 2022
Following Hernando de Soto’s historic–and devastating–legacy through the South

Sep 2022
From the galleries of Asheville to the backroad studios of world-class artisans, amble along the Blue Ridge Craft Trails to discover the creative spirit of the North Carolina mountains

Aug 2022
Foraging for ancient ways in Rebecca Beyer’s Wild Witchcraft

Aug 2022
The Mitford Museum launches a lit fest with top NC authors

Jun 2022
Recipes with a local expert in gardening and herbal medicine

Jun 2022
A mountain man who led the way to our outdoor life

Jun 2022
Old Fort’s Black community is creating outdoor recreational areas to rejuvenate their home

Jun 2022
In Chunns Cove, Douglas Ellington’s fairytale cottage continues to cast a spell

May 2022
The rehabilitated Mars Hill Anderson Rosenwald School is revived as a beacon of Black history in America

May 2022
Grandfather Mountain touts newest enhancement to environmental education

May 2022
Olive’s Porch inspires creativity, community, and connection

Mar 2022
WNC’s boomtown has mighty good neighbors—meet 10 nearby communities prized for their own style of livability

Mar 2022
As the nation celebrates Frederick Law Olmsted’s 200th birthday, witness the creation—and evolution—of his visionary Biltmore landscapes

Mar 2022
A dream retirement home in Asheville is a slam-dunk win

Dec 2021
Student health ambassadors program expands

Dec 2021
At the new Mitford Museum, the world of Jan Karon’s bestselling books transcends the page

Aug 2021
In her new book, Chef Susi Gott Séguret demystifies the delicacy

Aug 2021
Through a visionary’s lens, a modern Asheville abode strikes unexpected balance between darkness and radiance

Aug 2021
A lifetime of cherished memories from the Campbell Folk School Fall Festival

Aug 2021
Backed by a hefty grant, Warren Wilson ramps up its craft programs

Aug 2021
After so many months of cancelled and postponed events, the urge to get together and celebrate is palpable. Here to satisfy is a season of great gatherings bursting with local culture: From woolly worms, elk, and Bigfoot to mountain arts, food, music, and more, these festivals truly have something for everyone.

Aug 2021
50 years ago, a grassroots groundswell fought the federal agency’s plan to reshape the French Broad River Basin