Category Archives: Entertainment

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2014 National Gingerbread House Competition

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Nov
24

The Gingerbread House Competition receives extensive national media coverage each year. In 2014, the 22nd year for this Asheville event, the national competition begins on November 7, when entries are due. The judging takes place on November 17, and then … Continue reading

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The Top Asheville Events in November

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Nov
11

Once the leaves have changed color and finally dropped off the trees, autumn has also fallen. In Asheville, that means many events — but not all — move indoors. Here are the ten best Asheville events for November: Christmas at … Continue reading

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Vacation in Asheville

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Oct
16

Visitors to Asheville Cabins of Willow Winds often marvel at how amazing it is that they could be nearly in the center of the city and still feel like they are mountain adventurers. Asheville vacation cabins aren’t rustic in the … Continue reading

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The Best Asheville Events in October

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Oct
8

October means Halloween to most people, but to Ashevillians, it means more, much more. The town swells with tourists eager to view the autumn leaves, and for good reason: this is the month that usually brings out the best colors. … Continue reading

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All Treats: Halloween Events in Asheville

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Sep
30

Don’t be afraid; Halloween in Asheville is all in the name of good fun, especially for the kids. Asheville is a safe haven for children when it comes to this time of year. The whole city makes it a point … Continue reading

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Fall Events Even Kids Will Love

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Sep
16

Small children can play for hours with an empty box, a pot and a spoon. They don’t appreciate the lengths you go to plan your family vacations. But you still want them to have fun wherever you go, so you … Continue reading

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September….The Best Month for Summer Vacations

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Aug
18

According to a CBS News poll, September is the best month for a summer vacation. If you’re planning a September vacation, consider coming to Western North Carolina:                   The weather in the … Continue reading

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Labor Day Getaway

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Aug
15

Labor Day Getaway   When making your Labor Day vacation plans, there are a few things you might look for, if you’re like most people:   A destination that’s not too difficult (or expensive) to reach A place that’s not … Continue reading

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Top 10 Asheville Events in August

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Aug
8

Top 10 Asheville Events in August   If you’re traveling to Asheville in August, you’re in luck. There’s so much going on in Western North Carolina, that it’s difficult to keep track of it all. Here are the top 10 … Continue reading

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Sourwood Festival offers singing contest, arts and crafts, children’s activities

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Jul
31

  Some folks say sourwood honey is among the most rare and delectable of all types of honey, so if you are staying in Asheville luxury cabins on the weekend of Aug. 9-10, you’d better get over to Black Mountain … Continue reading