2018 Memorial Day Events across WNC

After our cold winter and late spring, we are ready for summer! Grilling, family-friendly events, outdoor adventures—we want it all! And Memorial Day is the kickoff. To celebrate the season, communities across Western North Carolina are holding art tours, beer festivals, concerts, and citywide celebrations. Whatever your interests, there is an event for you. Stay […]

7 Super Spots to Celebrate Free Comic Book Day

Whether you’re a lifelong fan or you saw a movie in the theater and just want to learn more, there’s a reason to celebrate this weekend. The first Saturday of May is Free Comic Book Day, an unofficial holiday that’s officially awesome! Most local comic book shops celebrate Free Comic Book Day—some with discounts, some […]

4 Local Scientific Research Centers that Make a Global Difference

Since 1970, April 22 has been known as “Earth Day,” a day when people come together to support the environment, work towards sustainability, and protect the planet. While Earth Day has become “the largest civic observance in the world,” there are many who believe that one day isn’t enough. Their focus on protecting this little […]

Nonprofit Spotlight: Consider Haiti, based in Asheville, NC

At Beverly-Hanks, we believe that everyone should have the opportunity and means to Live the Life You Choose. While our focus as a company is in Western North Carolina, some of our agents have their sights set much farther. Today we’re highlighting a locally based, volunteer-led nonprofit with a mission focused on an island nation […]

The Most Complete Guide to Zipline Adventures in WNC

From mountain biking and hiking to whitewater rafting and rock climbing, Western North Carolina offers countless ways to explore the great outdoors. One of the most awe inspiring and adrenaline inducing is ziplining, traveling down a cable wire over an open span as fast as gravity can propel you. With our majestic mountains and old-growth […]

Turning the Page: Malaprop’s Bookstore & Café

Tucked away in the vast aisles and shelves of Malaprop’s Bookstore & Café in downtown Asheville is the 35-year history of a business that remains a vital economic and social beacon for a city that’s evolved exponentially over the last few decades. “We do feel like we’re an important part of the community. And we’re […]

3 Top-Shelf Asheville Climbing Centers that Bring the Rock

Western North Carolina is an amazing place to live! From our Blue Ridge Mountains’ majesty to our fruited valley farmlands, we experience a stunning slice of Americana right here at home. Even through the winter months, many local communities stay relatively mild and outdoor sports abound. But don’t mistake—it can get quite chilly in these […]

The Law of Attraction: Original Entertainment at the Magnetic Theatre

Stepping into 375 Depot Street in the River Arts District of Asheville, there’s an odd, yet welcoming, energy in the air. You leave the busy sidewalk, only to navigate through the joyously decorated hallways until you enter The Magnetic Theatre. “This is one of the loveliest black box theatres in the world,” Steven Samuels said. […]

Nonprofit Spotlight: Brother Wolf Animal Rescue

At Beverly-Hanks, we believe that every creature in our community should have the opportunity and means to Live the Life You Choose. We work hard to reinforce our community each year by giving generously of our time and support. But our giving is generally limited to the causes closest to our leadership, agents, and staff. […]

Join Beverly-Hanks at the MAPS Fundraising Gala Tomorrow

For more than 40 years, Beverly-Hanks & Associates has invested in community. Our commitment to service across Western North Carolina is aimed at building long-lasting relationships with our customers, clients, and the community at large. But more importantly, our agents and staff are members of these unique communities, and we’re always excited to support them […]