2019 July 4th Events in Asheville and across WNC

It’s Independence Day, and you know what that means!—Face paint, flags, and fried food! Celebrate in style at one of the many great 4th of July fireworks shows across the region. If you have trouble choosing, our agents weighed in on their favorite fireworks locations to help you find the right view. But don’t sit […]

No Glitter Glue Required: 12 Great Brunch Locations for Mother’s Day

She works hard every day to make sure you have everything you need to be successful. Lunches are packed, homework is complete, soccer gear is in the car and ready for this afternoon. Hot breakfasts every morning and hearty meals every night. Teeth brushed, hair brushed, check, check, check. And what does mom get in […]

Get Egg-cited for These 12 Family-Friendly Easter Egg Hunts

The Easter Bunny is going to be busy this season! We’ve scanned low and high for Easter eggs and found a full dozen kid-focused egg hunts across the region. If you’re not sure which one is for your family, here are our agents’ favorites. But with hunts starting this week and running through Easter Day, […]

8 Places in WNC that Prove that Art Should be Accessible to All

There has always been a rich atmosphere of creation throughout Western North Carolina. The Appalachian mountains have a storied history of handmade crafts, ranging from weaving to woodworking, pottery to jewelry. Fine artists have been attracted to the area for more than a century, as well. Innovative artists like Robert Rauschenberg, Josef and Anni Albers, […]

Nonprofit Spotlight: Sarge’s Animal Rescue Foundation

A dog (or a cat) is man’s best friend. But pets need best friends, too. Thanks to Sarge’s Animal Rescue Foundation in Waynesville, animals across Haywood County have been saved from euthanasia and found forever homes. What is Sarge’s Animal Rescue Foundation? In 2005, Sarge the dog entered Haywood County Animal Shelter as a healthy, […]

Ring in 2019 at One of these 19 Local Holiday Events!

What are your goals for 2019? Are they to try something new, get out more, and enjoy life? If so, we know just how to start off the new year right! Here are 19 local events across Western North Carolina to help you ring in 2019: Winter Lights at the NC Arboretum (Asheville) WHEN: November […]

The Mountains Come Alive in Haywood County

  Haywood County, NC is a great place to experience traditional mountain living with all the conveniences of modern life. Small, tight-knit communities dot the area. Roads lead to the county seat of Waynesville or point toward the nearby regional hub, Asheville. For experiences off road, locals and visitors alike enjoy the natural beauty of […]

13 Local Haunted Tours that will Scare Your Socks off

  It’s scary out there! Did you know that Western North Carolina is a hub of paranormal activity? Asheville and surrounding towns each have a great history of ghosts and goblins, spooks and specters. And locals aren’t shy about sharing our spooky stories with all those brave enough to hear them. There are quite a […]

2018 July 4th Events in Asheville and across WNC

It’s Independence Day, and you know what that means!—Face paint, flags, and fried food! Celebrate in style at one of the many great fireworks shows across the region. If you have trouble choosing, our agents weighed in on their favorite fireworks locations to help you find the right view. But don’t sit around all day […]