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Asheville New Year’s Eve Celebrations 2015

December 11th, 2015 by Corey A. Edwards

Asheville New Year's Eve2015 is just about outta here. Planning on enjoying an Asheville New Year’s Eve? Good idea! There are plenty of New Year’s Eve celebrations and events planned all around the Asheville area!

You’ll never be bored in Asheville, no matter the season, but the end of the year holidays always liven things up, providing plenty of opportunities and diverse ways to celebrate the start of 2016.

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What To Do During Your Asheville Holiday Getaway

November 9th, 2015 by Corey A. Edwards

what to do during your Asheville Holiday getawayThere’s always something fun to do in the Asheville area and the options only increase once the holidays roll around. If you’re looking for what there is to do during your Asheville holiday getaway, read on!

You don’t have to range far and wide to find fun things to do during Asheville holiday vacation. The festivities are everywhere, starting before Thanksgiving and not ending until well after New Year’s Day! We’ve compiled a short list of just a few of the more popular Asheville holiday attractions.

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Explore the Catawba Valley Wine Trail!

September 25th, 2015 by Corey A. Edwards

Catawba Valley Wine Trail TourGet your palate set for some of Western North Carolina’s best local wines with a Catawba Valley Wine Trail Tour!

Western North Carolina’s Catawba Valley is home to some of America’s best vineyards and wineries, producing a broad range of reds, whites, and blended varieties in the best European and American traditions. Visiting a winery is a great way to educate yourself as well as entertain – and don’t forget the samples!

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Explore the WNC Cheese Trail

April 25th, 2015 by Corey A. Edwards

Explore the WNC Cheese TrailThere are wine trails and bourbon trails and seafood trails – but did you know Western North Carolina has a trail of its own? The WNC Cheese Trail!

April 26th, 2015 sees the first annual Carolina Mountain Cheese Festival which we recently brought to your attention in this post. As such, it seems timely to more fully detail the impetus behind the creation of the Carolina Mountain Cheese Festival: the WNC Cheese Trail.

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Shadrack’s Christmas Wonderland

November 29th, 2014 by Corey A. Edwards

Shadrack's Christmas Wonderland

Shadrack’s Christmas Wonderland is a two-mile long, light and sound extravaganza designed to excite and entertain people of all ages in Asheville, NC! It’s the largest, fully synchronized, drive-through, LED Christmas light and music show of its kind in the world!

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The Best of Asheville’s Fall Foliage

September 27th, 2014 by Corey A. Edwards

Asheville's Fall FoliageIt can be hard to see summer come to an end but nature helps to soften the blow by gracing us with the multi-hued beauty of autumn – this is especially true of Asheville’s fall foliage!

Asheville’s fall foliage is some of America’s favorite – and no wonder! The Blue Ridge Mountains have one of the longest fall color seasons in the world, giving you the opportunity to take in some of the most colorful leaf-peeping vistas America has to offer, from late September through October to early November!

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Things To Do in Downtown Asheville, North Carolina

April 19th, 2014 by Corey A. Edwards

The historic Grove Arcade in Downtown Asheville, NC

The historic Grove Arcade in Downtown Asheville, NC

We hear it all of the time: what’s there to do in downtown Asheville? The answer is: how much time have you got to hear our list?

When visiting, Asheville, there’s so much to do it can be daunting. We have a lively art community, rich history, active nightlife, thriving community, hiking trails, biking trails, museums, churches, theaters, breweries … like I said, there’s quite the list. For the moment, we’d probably be better off to just focus on some downtown Asheville highlights:

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Have A Ball at the Asheville Pinball Museum

March 27th, 2014 by Corey A. Edwards

Asheville Pinball Museum

If you want to have a ball – and I mean really have a ball – then you should come to Asheville and visit the Asheville Pinball Museum!

The basic concept of the pinball machine has been around for a while, now – a LONG while if you’re willing to count games like bagatelle, which appeared in the mid 1700’s. Most agree that the first real pinball machines appeared in 1871 but even if you insist on flippers as being the determining characteristic of a pinball machine, you’ve got to go back to 1947.

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Visit Filming Locations for The Hunger Games in Asheville, NC

March 18th, 2014 by Corey A. Edwards

Hooker Falls was used in filming The Hunger Games in Asheville, NC

Hooker Falls in Dupont State Forest is just one of many NC locations used in The Hunger Games

You’ve read the books, you’ve seen the films, now go behind the scenes and explore the locations filmed for The Hunger Games in Asheville, NC!

Shot on location in the Blue Ridge Mountains near Asheville, the film adaptation of Suzanne Collins’ “The Hunger Games,” opened in theatres in spring of 2012 to wild reviews.

If you’re a fan of the series – books, film, or both – you owe it to yourself to visit “District 12” – the Blue Ridge mountain region of Appalachia, just outside Asheville!

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