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


Rainbow Community School

Saturday, October 25th 2014 - 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
at Rainbow Community School
574 Haywood Rd

Rainbow Community School is proud to offer a private, independent and alternative educational program for preschool through middle school-aged children that draws from the best in current educational thinking and holistic models of child development. We are also recognized nationally as a leader in contemplative education. This is our 5th annual fall harvest hoedown! It is a fun event with local food, a bake sale, a raffle table with fantastic local prizes, bouncy houses, a magician, face painting, games and much more. Fun for all ages, wear your costume!

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Jimmy Eat World

Saturday, October 25th 2014 - 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
at The Orange Peel
101 Biltmore Avenue

Buy tickets!


Sound Tribe Sector 9

Saturday, October 25th 2014 - 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
at Thomas Wolfe Auditorium
87 Haywood St.

Buy tickets!


Lake Street Dive

Sunday, October 26th 2014 - 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
at The Orange Peel
101 Biltmore Avenue

Buy tickets!


First Aid Kit

Tuesday, October 28th 2014 - 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
at The Orange Peel
101 Biltmore Avenue

Buy tickets!


Beats Antique

Thursday, October 30th 2014 - 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
at Arena
87 Haywood St.

with Shpongle, Emancipator and Lafa Taylor

Buy tickets!

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.

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