2018 ASHEVILLE AREA CALENDAR - Homepage of the official website of the City of Asheville, including the latest news and upcoming events, along with a quick way to navigate other useful Asheville information: More> | A quick events guide for each month is also provided by the City of Asheville: More> | City Council meetings are held monthly: More> - 50 things to do in Asheville for residents and tourists alike, especially Downtown Asheville's "vibrant city center" and "unmistakable mountain vibe" with its "walkable neighborhood" and "wide array of independent shops, craft breweries... dining options... lively street performances," and many incredible examples of art deco architecture: More> - Superb daily calendar for downtown and beyond, online and in print. This free print weekly is a fine way to keep up with what Downtown Asheville and Western North Carolina have to offer; something for everyone, from weird to wonderful: More>

AS WELL AS... - Asheville Area Arts Council offers monthly events: More> - An independent, non-profit organization featuring 10 acres of natural beauty and adult classes: More> - Asheville Area Chamber of Commerce's monthly events calendar: More> - Asheville Downtown Association's calendar of upcoming events: More> - A quick way to see who's playing where in Downtown Asheville and WNC: More> - A good entertainment calendar featuring restaurant reviews, offered by the Asheville Citizen-Times, part of the USA Today network: More> - A different kind of calendar that focuses on a myriad of diverse groups and activities throughout the Asheville Area, based on info provided by MountainXpress: More>

AND... - Provides a useful listing of Asheville area support groups and upcoming meetings: More> - America's largest home and splendid estate encompassing thousands of acres provides an eclectic calendar of events and activities for those visiting the Biltmore Estate: More> - Asheville's favorite bookstore features book readings by local and visiting authors, as well as frequent events for area writers: More> - Just 20 minutes from downtown, this spectacular place is a must-see for one and all: More> - Covering top events and festivals in Asheville and Western North Carolina: More> - University of North Carolina in Asheville's current events and academic calendars: More> - The Western North Carolina Agricultural Center, located across from the Asheville Regional Airport, hosts large special events including the NC Mountain State Fair, as well as shows of every shape and size, featuring horses, dogs, guns and knives to RVs, green building and fine art: More> - Produced by Isothermal Community College, it is one of Western North Carolina's favorite radio stations at 88.7 FM. It provides a calendar with a wide geographical range, including Asheville, Boone, Charlotte, Greenville, and Wilksboro: More>


2018 TODAY: "Pittsburgh prepares officers for possible riots in case Trump fires Mueller," and what about Asheville? | Posted April 19, 2018, The Guardian article quoted a Pittsburgh, PA, police commander whose email stated: "There is a belief that President Trump will soon move to fire Special Prosecutor Mueller." And what about the Mueller rapid response protest in Asheville where over 1,200 attendees have signed up. This story and others at's 2018 Today: More>


Nov. 16, 2017: Climate City Soiree to benefit The Collider | Think global, act local. That's what The Collider in Downtown Asheville is doing by exploring and supporting innovative business practices that make a greener difference. On Nov. 16, 2017, the public is invited to attend a benefit that supports The Collider. Another way of looking at it: action speaks louder than tweets; Asheville can help the U.S. remain a part of the progressive Paris climate agreement and defy Trump's regressive policies | More>

Nov. 17: Grove Arcade Winter Wonderland | Stoking the holiday spirit, Asheville Symphony Chorus will perform at the Grove Arcade's holiday evening event on Fri., Nov. 17, 2017 | More>

Nov. 18: Annual Downtown Asheville holiday parade | Begins at 11 a.m., Sat., Nov. 18, 2017, reports | More>

Nov. 23: Thanksgiving | Interesting facts and trivia about Thanksgiving — or is it called "fake Thanksgiving news" this year? Seriously, who was the first American president to have a food fight at Thanksgiving? Hint, he's known for having small hands. | Very Very Much More>

Happy Thanksgiving Weekend, Fellow Americans | Smithsonian's wonderful take and history books about Thanksgiving, via More>

Nov. 25: Shop SMALL Saturday (NOT big at the MALL) | "Shop Small" on Nov. 25, 2017, the Saturday after Thanksgiving. When you do, you will be voting with your dollars; you will be voting for small entrepreneurs, not for big box stores and other big corporations. Doing so will send the Republican-led U.S. Congress a message that their tax-the-poor and hurt-the-middle-class-more proposed legislation is a loser — very, very sad. So smile big when you shop small. | More>

Dec. 21: Hello, Winter Solstice | The shortest number of hours of daylight in 2017 arrived Dec. 21. The Old Farmer's Almanac, founded in 1792, provides facts and folklore for those who love the magic of winter. For travelers and townies alike, who know the Blue Ridge Mountains well, the charm of the coldest season is subtle yet in some ways most memorable, where outlines of solid mountain ridges curve and merge with bold lines of towering trees with their swaying leafless branches; a beauty of a different kind, its own brand of contemporary art on a grand scale, magically etched wonders created by countless stark lines amidst infinite shades of gray, a bounty of visual amusement for winter lovers. Leave your comments of winter at More> | Or be inspired to leave your observations at More>



March 14: - Regular monthly meeting for the Asheville City Council: More>

March 16: - City offers public free  education talks about affordable homeownership: More>

March 16: - Promoting gun sense in America, a membership meeting will be held in Downtown Asheville at Catawba Brewery: More>

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