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. […]

Agents Answer: What’s the Best Performance Venue in WNC?

There’s always something exciting to see in Western North Carolina! In the many arts-focused communities around the region, an active lifestyle includes plenty of opportunities for live performances. From street buskers to independent plays to the biggest names in entertainment, it’s easy to fill your calendar with things to do and shows to see. But […]

4 Fun Ways to See as Much Local Art as Possible in Brevard, NC

While shopping for groceries recently, this writer passed a woman singing “The Bear Went over the Mountain” to the baby in the carrier perched at the front of her cart. Her unexpected operatic singing style of this nursery rhyme and the fact that I hadn’t heard it in decades both caught my attention. Much like […]

17 July 4th Events in Asheville and across WNC to Attend This Year: 2022

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! This year, celebrate in style at a variety of fireworks shows and other events across the region. If you have trouble choosing, our agents weighed in on their favorite fireworks locations to […]

14 Ways to Celebrate Memorial Day in Asheville and across WNC (2022)

Thoughts of summer conjure images of barbecues, family-friendly events, and outdoor adventures galore. And while we’re still a few weeks away from the sun’s highest excursion above the equator, for many, seasonal celebrations cannot wait.  Memorial Day holds an important spot on our calendar as the unofficial start of summer. More significantly, it’s an opportunity […]

25+ WNC Festivals You Don’t Want to Miss This Summer

There’s always something to do in Western North Carolina, and that’s never more true than during summer festival season. Our region hosts special events throughout the summer months that draw crowds of locals and visitors alike for family fun. Enjoy fun in the sun for the whole family! Don’t miss these popular summer festivals around […]