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Although the weather has been a bit too wet with frequent rains lately, let’s keep our fingers crossed and hope that Mother’s Day will be a beautiful sunny day. Let’s take advantage of this opportunity to celebrate all the amazing moms in our lives and show them just how much they mean to us. Whether it’s a phone call, a handmade card, or a special brunch, let’s make sure to spread love and appreciation on this special day. Here’s to all the wonderful mothers out there, may your day be as bright and beautiful as you are.


❤️ Katrina Morgan, Editor

In This Issue

Caitlyn Farms offers sustainably raised beef at the opening of the Hendersonville Farmers Market.

  • Bell: A Piece Of Town History Now On Display

    This bell, now a relic of the past, once served a crucial role in the daily lives of Weaverville's residents. It heralded the arrival of the trolley from Asheville, giving people ample time to reach the station, situated roughly where the Weaverville Laundry stands today.

  • Lady Hawks Overtake Sugar Jets for 3A MAC Crown

    North Buncombe won a 2-1 thriller at Enka last week, to win the Mountain Athletic Conference’s number one seeding for 3A softball playoffs that start this week.

  • Show Mom You Appreciate Her

    There are many meaningful ways to show your love and appreciation of your Mother on Mother's Day.

Upcoming Events

  • The 12th Annual WNC Yarn Crawl is happening from May 7 to May 12, 2024, at twelve local yarn stores in Asheville. This event will feature daily door prizes, special displays, and products for attendees to enjoy, with the theme "Year of the Dragon: Feed Your Fiber Hoard" inspired by the 2024 Lunar New Year. Participants can partake in a Dragon Quest during the event, hunting for a special dragon at each location. For more information on the stores, event details, and how to participate in the Dragon Quest, visit the official website. This event offers a unique and interactive way to explore the world of fiber arts in the Asheville area and is definitely worth attending.
  • The Southern Highland Craft Guild is hosting daily craft demonstrations at the Folk Art Center in Asheville, North Carolina, from March 1 to December 31, 2024, from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM. This recurring event provides an opportunity for visitors to witness two artists showcasing their craft and explaining their techniques. Attendees can purchase pieces directly from the artists and engage in discussions about craft preservation. The demonstrations are free to the public, offering an educational and immersive experience in the world of fine craft. Contact the Folk Art Center for more information or visit their website to add this event to your trip planner.
  • Join the Blue Ridge Audubon for a free bird outing at Jackson Park on May 11 from 8:00 am to 10:00 am. Meet at the Administration Building parking lot on Glover Street in Hendersonville for a chance to see a variety of birds in their natural habitat, including those singing from tree branches. This monthly event is perfect for bird enthusiasts of all levels. Contact Blue Ridge Audubon for more information.
  • The Hendersonville Farmers Market is a weekly event held at the Historic Train Depot in downtown Hendersonville from May 11 to November 3. With over 30 vendors offering fresh produce, meats, baked goods, crafts, and more, visitors can enjoy a lively atmosphere with live music every Saturday. Special events like Tomato Day and Juneteenth Celebration will also take place throughout the season. Food trucks will be available for meals, making it a great outing for the whole family. Free parking is plentiful, and the market aims to support local producers and provide access to farm-fresh foods in a vibrant community space. Check out the website for more details.

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