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Free trolley service through Gray Line Trolley (the red trolley) will be available from downtown Asheville to the RiverMusic series in the River Arts District this summer. “RiverMusic is going to be the best ever this year. We have always said that the river and downtown are wonderful partners, and provide so many exciting options for our citizens and visitors. Yes, Asheville has some...Read More
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Check out some images from our 25th Anniversary kickoff event here. Photos from the Asheville Citizen-Times. ...Read More
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The City of Asheville Mayor’s Committee on Veterans Affairs will host the annual Memorial Day ceremony on the Roger McGuire Green of Pack Square Park at 3 p.m. on May 27, 2013. Event highlights will include the Presentation of Colors by Enka High School ROTC a...Read More
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The Dowtown After 5 fun doesn’t end when the music stops. After May’s event Asheville On Bikes will host “Bright Light Biker,” a moonlight ride through downtown. Participants are encouraged to “light up” both their bikes and themselves and prizes will be awarded for best decoration and best costume. Plus, it’s the perfect way to wrap up Strive Not to Drive Week. The ride w...Read More
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May 17 - Big Sam's Funky Nation with Empire Strikes Brass Big Sam’s Funky Nation is a driving force of urban funk straight out of New Orleans. Between the band’s solos and Big Sam’s signature dance moves and trombone rifts, the energy level is sky high. This stellar group of world-class musicians masterfully combines a rock sensibility with improv-style jazz and ...Read More
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North Carolina is honored to host the Southeastern Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (SASHTO) for the 2013 SASHTO conference in Asheville, NC from August 24-28th. SASHTO consists of departments of transportation from Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia...Read More
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The City of Asheville Transit system is looking for volunteers to help support users of public transportation during "Strive Not to Drive" Week May 13 to 17, 2013.  Volunteers will partner with transit commissioners to provide riders at the main transit station downtown with information on bus routes.  Volunteers will participate in a required training pr...Read More
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FROM THE CITY OF ASHEVILLE: In an ongoing effort to communicate fiscal realities and identify community priorities in the upcoming budget year, Asheville City Council will hold a community budget meeting Thursday, April 18, 2013, at 6:00 p.m. The meeting will take place in the gymnasium of Charles T. Koontz Intermediate School, located at 305 Overlook Road, Asheville.  The ...Read More
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The Asheville Downtown Association (ADA) today announced the recipients of its 2013 Downtown After 5 wristband grants. Chosen organizations sell wristbands at one of the five concerts and receive a grant of up to $2,000. 2013 marks the 25th Anniversary season of Downtown After 5, presented by Harmony Motors. A full lineup will be announced on Tuesday, April 30. Selected non-pro...Read More
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Volunteers are needed to help clean the plaques located along the Urban Trail in downtown Asheville. Volunteers will team up with a professional conservator and members of the Public Art & Cultural Commission to clean and polish 15 to 20 plaques commemorating the Urban Trail stations. The Asheville Urban Trail, a walking tour of downtown Asheville, highlights the unique architecture...Read More

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