Bicycle Cyclist Strive not to Drive

Strive Not to Drive Week Returns May 12-19

Posted on Thursday, April 27, 2017

Would you like to enjoy your trip to work, to school or for errands a little bit more?  Are you interested in getting together with like-minded individuals to have fun while increasing your physical activity and decreasing your gas consumption?

Garden Beds

Healthy Gardening

Posted on Thursday, April 27, 2017

Get close to nature and enjoy the benefits. Gardening can be a great way to enjoy physical activity, beautify the community, and go green.

Asheville Herb Festival

28th Annual Asheville Spring Herb Festival

Posted on Wednesday, April 26, 2017

The WNC Farmers Market will host Asheville’s 28th Annual Spring Herb Festival May 5-7, bringing together more than 35,000 buyers from around the area and across the South.

Arts Night at Dana

Dana Colors Community With “Arts Night”

Posted on Monday, April 24, 2017

Instead of just sending student artwork home to display on parents’ refrigerators, Dana Elementary recently displayed its young artists’ work for the whole community to enjoy at an Arts Night.

Bookshelf

Celebrate Independent Bookstore Day on April 29th

Posted on Monday, April 24, 2017

Independent Bookstore Day is a one-day national party that takes place at indie bookstores across the country on the last Saturday in April. Every store is unique and independent, and every celebration party is different.

Smokey Joe's Cafe

Flat Rock Playhouse Presents Smokey Joe’s Cafe

Posted on Friday, April 21, 2017

Performing the music of the great Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller, the band will be jumpin’ and the joint will begin to swing until everyone in the historic barn theatre is singin’ and dancin’ to the Jailhouse Rock!

ASAP Local Food Guide

ASAP’s 2017 Local Food Guide is Here

Posted on Friday, April 21, 2017

Finding seasonal local farm products at farmers tailgate markets is certainly a sign of spring along with local food at restaurants and roadside stands.

N.C. Strawberry Growers Expect Second Wave of Crop

Posted on Thursday, April 20, 2017

It has been about a month since most areas of North Carolina saw their last freeze, and for local strawberry growers and eaters that means the second wave of strawberries is almost here.

Farmer Using Agricultural Machine

East Observes Farmworker Awareness Week

Posted on Wednesday, April 19, 2017

The students at East Henderson High School recently held a Farmworker Awareness Movie Night. Students were encouraged to ponder the question “Where does all of our food come from?”

Hearing Test

Turning Up the Volume on Hearing Care

Posted on Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Chirping birds, babbling brooks, soft rain showers, and children gleefully playing outdoors – these sounds of spring bring us joy, especially after a long winter.

Apple Blossoms

Local Apple Blossoms in Full Bloom

Posted on Friday, April 14, 2017

The apple blossoms throughout Henderson County are in full bloom. The apple trees produce gorgeous delicate spring blossoms waiting on bees for pollination to produce some of the best apples in Western North Carolina.

Solar Eclipse

NASA Taps PARI for Total Solar Eclipse Research

Posted on Tuesday, April 11, 2017

In 1962, NASA chose a scenic location in Transylvania County, North Carolina, to establish the East Coast satellite tracking station during the infancy of the U.S. space program.

Ton-A-Wandah

8th Annual Camp Field Day on May 11th

Posted on Tuesday, April 11, 2017

The Henderson County Chamber of Commerce, Pardee Hospital and United Community Bank will host the 8th Annual Camp Field Day at Ton-A-Wandah on May 11th from 11:30 am until 5:30 pm.

Arthur Morgan Solar Farm

NC Farmland and Solar Industry Can Work in Tandem

Posted on Tuesday, April 11, 2017

North Carolina has almost 5 million acres of farmland, but a new crop of solar installations popping up around the state has some concerned that renewable energy could make some of that land unavailable.

Ivy Rain Barrels

City of Hendersonville Offers Rain Barrels

Posted on Thursday, April 6, 2017

The City of Hendersonville is pleased to announce that they are now offering “Ivy” rain barrels through a new rain barrel program.

Garden Beds

Grow a Garden With Your Kids

Posted on Thursday, April 6, 2017

Starting a garden is a fun way to teach your kids about healthy fruits and vegetables and get some exercise as you work on a project together.

Mural

Appalachian Mural Trail to Be Dedicated May 6th

Posted on Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Players of music, tellers of mountain tales and ghost stories step out from large outdoor art and remind us of our romantic past at the upcoming dedication of four Asheville outdoor historical murals.

State Science Olympiad

West Advances to State Science Olympiad

Posted on Thursday, March 30, 2017

Bottle rockets flew through the air, forensic mystery cases were solved, and the trajectory of lasers were mapped out all in one day.

Farmers Market

Tailgate Market Season is Here

Posted on Thursday, March 30, 2017

Spring is here and the growing season is upon us! Tailgate tents are going up, and area farmers markets are opening outdoors for the season.

Baby Chick During Easter

Stay Healthy During Easter Season

Posted on Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Peep, chirp, quack! Live baby poultry, such as chicks, ducklings, goslings, and baby turkeys, can carry harmful germs called Salmonella.

Kenmure Country Club

What Does Carl Sandburg Have To Do with Golf?

Posted on Friday, March 24, 2017

That is the question folks in Henderson County are asking after the announcement of the inaugural Carl Sandburg Heritage Golf Tournament, to be played on October 16th, 2017.

Downtown Hendersonville

Downtown Hendersonville Receives “Award of Merit”

Posted on Thursday, March 23, 2017

Historic Downtown Hendersonville is excited to announce that the local Main Street Program was once again, for the fourth year in a row, recognized with an “Award of Merit” during the annual NC Main Street Awards Ceremony.

What’s in Season in North Carolina?

Posted on Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Asparagus, broccoli, greens, herbs, mushrooms, peanuts, spinach, and sweet potatoes are currently in season in North Carolina.

Power Line

What Is the Power Grid?

Posted on Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Turning on a small reading lamp by your bed is as easy as flipping a switch. But, the electricity that powers your tiny light starts miles and miles away.