Okay to Play

Thursday, August 7th 2014 - 12:00 am

All parents want two things for their children: health and happiness.  WNC Healthy Kids, the Community Transformation Grant Project, Local Health Departments, Schools and Churches in your community have partnered up to promote family health and happiness.  Look for an It’s Okay to Play sign at schools and churches near you to know where you can engage in safe physical activity.  Active play promotes healthy bodies and minds.  Jump, run, and play with your kids because it’s okay to play. Find more information and It’s Okay to Play locations at

The Avett Brothers

Avett Brothers Ticket Stop at Mellow Mushroom

Friday, October 31st 2014 - 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
at Mellow Mushroom
50 Broadway

98.1 the RIVER has your last chance to WIN tickets to see the Avett Brothers on Friday, October 31st AND Saturday, November 1st. Join us at Mellow Mushroom in downtown Asheville from 6-8p on Friday, October 31st and stick around as you have to be present to win these tickets!

The Avett Brothers

Avett Brothers

Friday, October 31st 2014 - 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
at Arena
87 Haywood St.

Buy Friday tickets / Buy Saturday tickets

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NC Runnin’ Rebels

Saturday, November 1st 2014 - 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
at Celebration Church
8700 Capital Blvd

NC Runnin’ Rebels is a 501(c3) basketball and mentoring program, we focus on competitive sports, education, nutrition and mentoring for young boys and girls. All of these things help promote higher self esteem.
North Carolina Runnin’ Rebels AAU Boys Basketball will be hosting tryouts.

November 1, 8am-10am (2nd-4th grade)
10am-12pm ( 5th-6th grade)
November 2, 4pm-6pm (7th-8th grade)

November 8, 8am-10am (2nd-4th grade)
10am-12pm (5th – 6th grade)

November 9, 4pm-6pm (7th-8th grade)

Tryouts will be held at:

Celebration Church
8700 Capital Blvd, Raleigh NC

Please Contact Coach Johnson at 919-780-0144.


Charles George VA Medical Center Employee Association

Saturday, November 1st 2014 - 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
at Charles George VA Medical Center
1100 Tunnel Road

VA Employee Association and Asheville Chevrolet Present the 4th Annual “Saluting Our Veterans:” Open Car Show. Last year’s show hosted over 220 vehicles and raised over $5000. Prizes, raffles, 50/50 and silent auction. Food and fun for all.


Asheville on Bikes

Saturday, November 1st 2014 - 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm

AoB cultivates the culture of urban and commuter cycling through advocacy and celebration. We believe that cycling has a direct impact on the health of our community. On Saturday, Nov 1st, Asheville on Bikes hosts the eighth annual Pumpkin Pedaller – a costumed community ride through the city of Asheville. The ride is free and open to the public. Pick up event details at area bike shops or visit AoB’s website.


Ray LaMontagne

Saturday, November 1st 2014 - 7:30 pm
at Ovens Auditorium
2700 East Independence Boulevard

Buy Tickets!


Neon Trees

Sunday, November 2nd 2014 - 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
at The Orange Peel
101 Biltmore Avenue

Buy tickets!


The New Pornographers

Wednesday, November 5th 2014 - 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
at The Orange Peel
101 Biltmore Avenue

Buy tickets!


Francine Delany New School for Children

Friday, November 7th 2014 - 6:00 pm - 11:59 pm
at ISIS Music Hall
743 Haywood Road

We are a tuition-free charter school serving 167 students 46% on free and reduced lunch. We are an inclusive community that is committed to promoting social justice and preserving the inherent worth and human dignity of every person. Dig out that vintage prom dress and powder blue tux for a fabulous Silent Auction, musical guests such as Kon–Tiki and the Jim Arrendell Dance Party that will have you boogieing to your favorite Motown and Soul and support a fabulous school!

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