2020 July 4th Events (Still Happening) in Asheville and across WNC

It’s Independence Day, and we’re ready to celebrate our country and enjoy all the highlights of the occasion—Face paint, flags, and fried food! Even while many communities are still social distancing, you can celebrate in style at events across the region. Whether you want to make freedom ring by learning about our local heritage, celebrating […]

Adventure Begins in Hendersonville, NC

Distinguished by an almost perfect climate, recreational variety, and surrounding majestic mountains, Hendersonville is known as the City of Four Seasons. The town’s many tranquil neighborhoods and housing developments all surround a sturdy core—a downtown that’s a unique blend of the past and the present. Hendersonville is Centered around Main Street Downtown Hendersonville’s Main Street […]

7 Noteworthy Venues for Live Music in Hendersonville

Mountain folk are known for a lot of things, but one of the first to come to mind is probably our tradition of live music. From the area’s first settlers to today, Western North Carolina residents have loved to gather and listen to local musicians and storytellers sing local folk songs, pick the banjo, play […]

12 Galleries that Showcase the Best Local Art in Downtown Hendersonville

Western North Carolina’s many local art 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. Across the state of North Carolina, $2 billion in new investment has been made to our state’s main streets over the […]

The Rich History of Hendersonville, as Told through Its Buildings

Main Street, Hendersonville is often called one of the best Main Streets in America. And for good reason! Since the turn of the century, the town has revitalized its local business scene and advanced its reputation as a place that offers something for just about everyone. You’ll find pubs, restaurants, museums, general and specialty stores, […]

Ring in 2020 at One of these 20 Local New Year’s Events!

What are your goals for 2020 and the decade ahead? Are they to try something new, get out more, and enjoy life? If so, we know how to start off the new year right! Here are 20 local events across Western North Carolina to help you ring in 2020: Winter Lights at the NC Arboretum […]

Appalachian Pinball Museum Brings the Past to Life

Tucked down a small marble hallway on Main Street in Hendersonville is the Appalachian Pinball Museum. Formerly a ballroom and a theater, the picturesque building is now home to dozens upon dozens of rare and vintage pinball machines. “Not many people can repair both electronic and mechanical pinball machines, but I can,” smiled John French. […]

Nonprofit Spotlight: Four Seasons Foundation

Did you know that there are more than 730,000 veterans living in the state of North Carolina? That’s 9.8% of our state population! And yet, in exchange for putting their lives on hold, many veterans across the nation receive insufficient care upon their return home. These experiences only magnify the stress associated with their combat […]

Karma Keg Nonprofit Winner Spotlight: Big Brothers Big Sisters of Western North Carolina

When you were young, who did you look up to? Who made a difference in your life? Who set you on the path you’re following today? At Beverly-Hanks, we give generously of our time and support every day for the benefit of our community. Our giving is generally limited to the causes closest to the […]