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Local Artist Hosts Scavenger Hunt for Free Art

Local artist Amanda McLenon is hosting an art scavenger hunt across Asheville beginning on Saturday, June 1. Each day of the week through Friday, June 7, McLenon will share a riddle on her social media hinting at a different local business that will be holding a piece of her art for participants to find. McLenon, who moved to Asheville in 2022, has a background as a marine biologist and has been...

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