Until cook stoves reached the mountains in the 1850s, all cooking in Appalachia was done over an open-hearth fireplace.
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A senior at Asheville School, Mac Waters has already made a name for himself among young composers nationwide.
McGaha hopes the book will resonate with many readers—“homesteaders and those interested in homesteading, people interested in Appalachian culture and other people who have gone through trying times and have had to start from scratch, to reenvision their lives.
Asheville’s Spellbound Children’s Bookshop will be one of the first stops for young adult author Lyndsay Ely on Saturday, January 20, from 6 to 7 p.m.
Get to know our native plants and weeds, and you will appreciate their beauty even more. Decorating with nature can become a wonderful hobby and you will begin watching for interesting shapes, textures and colors throughout the year.
By mid-November, most of our reptiles are dormant, out of sight, hunkered down in burrows or safe hiding places—a state likely coveted by partners desirous of escaping wedding preparations.
An Asheville favorite, Zoe & Cloyd, will perform Friday, January 19, at 7 p.m. during Winter’s Tunes, hosted by Mars Hill University’s Ramsey Center for Regional Studies.
The new year is off to an exciting start at Isis Music Hall with, among other musical legends, two-time Grammy Award-winning Taj Mahal, Willie Nile and Johnny Pisano, and Rob Ickes and Trey Hensley.