Help Light-Up the Night with a New Asheville Tradition

Posted on Thursday, December 18, 2014

The Arboretum has collaborated with Jerry Stripling, former designer and manager of holiday decorations, special projects and events for Walt Disney World, to create a truly magical experience.


The 2014 Christmas at Biltmore Wine

Posted on Thursday, December 18, 2014

Biltmore recently released its annual Christmas at Biltmore Wine featuring label artwork designed by Swannanoa resident Terry Owensby, winner of Biltmore’s wine label design contest.

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Lake Julian Festival of Lights

Posted on Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Light up your Holiday nights at the Lake Julian Park Festival of Lights. This is the 15th year for the annual spectacle. The drive through show is open nightly from 6 – 9 p.m. through December 23.


UNC Asheville Singers Head Back to the White House

Posted on Wednesday, December 17, 2014

The UNC Asheville Singers are headed to Washington, D.C., for the eighth consecutive year, to entertain holiday visitors at the White House and perform for soldiers in the Wounded Warrior program at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Md.


Community Development and Housing Trust Fund Applications Now Open

Posted on Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Interested in development opportunities involving affordable housing or community development? The City of Asheville Community and Economic Development Department manages and distributes funding from several sources to support new projects.


Preventing Diabetes: Questions for the Doctor

Posted on Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Diabetes is a chronic (long-term) disease. When you have diabetes, there is too much sugar (called glucose) in your blood. There is more than one type of diabetes, but type 2 diabetes is the most common.

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In Real Life (IRL) at Asheville City Schools

Posted on Tuesday, December 16, 2014

In Real Life (IRL) is a network of after-school programs designed to provide safe, high-quality and fun learning opportunities to all Asheville City Schools middle school students.


Have Coffee with a Cop

Posted on Tuesday, December 16, 2014

On January 24, 2015 officers from the Asheville Police Department and community members will come together in an informal, neutral space to discuss community issues, build relationships, and drink coffee.