2018 Labor Day Events in Asheville and WNC

Summer weather is still stubbornly holding out for at least a few more weeks. But for many, the activities of summer come to an end this weekend. Labor Day marks the unofficial end to the season: Vacations have been had. Children are back in school. There is a slight lull in tourism across Western North […]

2017 July 4th Events in Asheville and across WNC

Get out the face paint and fly those flags this Fourth of July weekend! If you’re keen to venture away from the home grill this year, there are many great fireworks shows across the region. Last year, our agents weighed in on their favorite fireworks locations to help you narrow down your choices. But don’t […]

Agents Answer: Where is the Best Street to See Holiday Lights?

Is there anything that inspires the holly, jolly spirit of the season more than holiday lights? Whether the greens and reds jazz you up for gift giving or the classic white lights make you reflect on your blessings for the year, there’s just something special about a tree of lights. And with nightfall coming so […]

Local Art Galleries Aid in Downtown Revitalization

For many of our mountain communities, the arts have often led the way in the revitalization of main streets and town centers. Across the state of North Carolina, $2 billion in new investment has been made to our state’s main streets over the past 33 years. Among the 4,700 new businesses opened in that time, […]

The Impact of Local Art Galleries in WNC

Art impacts how we perceive and interpret culture. Western North Carolina’s many galleries have created exciting downtown destinations for artists and art lovers alike. But more importantly, art spaces add new life and a sense of identity to our neighborhoods. “All the galleries of downtown Waynesville bring a tremendous amount to the community. We have […]

2015 Historic Downtown Hendersonville Designer Showcase

Historic Downtown Hendersonville is thrilled to present the 2015 Downtown Designer Showcase.   An exciting partnership between 7 talented interior designers, the owners of 106 North Main Street and the City of Hendersonville; the Showcase loft, a 2,500 sqft space on the corner of the historic Davis block, boasts a light filled solarium alongside amazing […]

Hendersonville’s Main Street Is Timeless

Hendersonville: A Main Street For America Hendersonville NC has long been known for its historic charm. This photo is of the Syndicate Building on North Main Street now home to Mast General Store. The building is directly across from the Beverly-Hanks Real Estate Discovery Center. The Historic Downtown Hendersonville association recently published a video that “flies […]

Lynn Huffman introduces Wickwire

Lynn Huffman introduces us to WICKWIRE fine art/folk art gallery on Main Street in Hendersonville. She interviews Shirley Palmer-Hill, the owner of Wickwire Art Gallery. I am sure everyone that visits Hendersonville would agree that its Main Street is one of the most charming in the region. WICKWIRE is an excellent example of the galleries and […]