Did you know that one of the reasons for Asheville’s early growth was the quality of air across the Blue Ridge Mountains? This spring, take in big inhales of our cool mountain air as you pad through one of the region’s many running events. Are you ready to meet those new year’s goals? Would you […]
Take an Edible Adventure with this Food Guide of Canton, NC!
The sleepy town of Canton, NC, was once little more than a stopping point midway between the larger hubs of Asheville and Waynesville. Today, visitors are drawn to the historic downtown, while new residents are attracted to the area’s affordability and quality of life. And much of that draw is thanks to Canton’s growing foodie […]
Ring in 2023 at One of these 18 Local New Year’s Events!
3 Reasons Why Biltmore Village is the Perfect Place to Celebrate Christmas
Even with bright and cheery holiday music playing, it can be hard to get into the Christmas spirit when you’re wandering around a barren strip mall parking lot in your SUV. Celebrate Christmas the way you were meant to: walking through a gingerbread village while sporting a jaunty scarf and natty winter coat! Biltmore Village, […]
10 Annual Festivals and Events You Must See in Polk County, NC
Touted as the “First Peak of the Blue Ridge,” Polk County has long welcomed flatlanders to a higher altitude. Thousands of visitors flock to the area’s foothills each season to enjoy the rich history, culture, crafts, vast natural areas, and unique culinary traditions. If you’ve never been to any annual community events in Polk County, […]
48 Hours in Waynesville: Everything You Need for a Perfect Weekend
Nestled within the Great Smoky Mountains National Park sits the friendly burg of Waynesville. Historic buildings, relaxing benches, public art, and welcoming folks make Waynesville a thoroughly enjoyable place to live and visit. And if that’s not enough, the Blue Ridge Mountains offer a lifetime of outdoor adventures. When was the last time you visited […]
Fall in Love With Your Dream Home at Our Big Open House Event!
Fall is in the air! Can you smell that? It’s the scent of crisp leaves, apple cider, and … freshly baked chocolate chip cookies? That’s right! When you can smell pastries from down the block it means that it’s time for Allen Tate/Beverly-Hanks’ BIG Fall Open House Event! Agents across the company are holding dozens […]
6 Upcoming Events in Hendersonville You Don’t Want to Miss: Fall 2022
In recent years, Hendersonville has revitalized its local business scene and advanced its reputation as a place that offers something for just about everyone. That includes art galleries, music venues, live theater, fine dining, and an abundance of museums. But it also includes a wide variety of community events and street festivals. You may have […]
12 Ways to Celebrate Labor Day in Asheville and across WNC (2022)
The summer heat is still stubbornly holding out for at least a few more weeks. But for many, the quintessential activities of summer will soon come to an end. 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 […]
Seasonal Businesses Thrive in Western North Carolina: The Land of Four Seasons
Much like this writer, when storm clouds climb up and over the peaks of the Blue Ridge Mountains, they lose a lot of their steam. One of the great benefits of our mountains is the steadiness of our weather patterns. Yes, the unique topography in Western North Carolina does create the risk for occasional floods. […]