ArborEvenings at The North Carolina Arboretum, Asheville

Listen to live music from a variety of local and regional artists while you stroll (and sip!) through the Arboretum's gardens. ArborEvenings runs Thursdays and most Fridays, June 27 through September 26, 2024 from 5:30 to 8:00 p.m.

There is no additional cost to attend ArborEvenings beyond the Arboretum's standard parking fee. Arboretum Society members and their accompanying guests can enter for free (guests must be in member vehicles to receive free entry).

Photo credit: Stephan Pruitt Photography


For a taste of the big island, this newcomer eatery crafts Hawaiian dishes (including poke), cakes, and pastries paired with specialty cocktails. Their Synergetic Smores feature marshmallows in rotating flavors, and house-made Graham crackers and chocolate. Open for lunch and dinner Tues-Sat, 11:30 AM-3 PM, 5-9 PM, Sunday 11:30-3 PM, 5-9 PM. 27 Foundy Street, Suite 20

Paint Rock Farm, Hot Springs

Imagine exchanging vows and eloping amidst spectacular vistas, ensuring an unforgettable experience for up to 40 guests! The elopement ceremony site at Paint Rock Farm includes a stunning location overlooking expansive mountain views and the French Broad River. An arbor and seating are provided, and an officiant is available by reservation.

Paint Rock Farm Elopements

The Pinnacle at Arabella

Submitted by rhall on Tue, 10/24/2023 - 13:23

Perched above the French Broad River, this community offers sprawling mountain range views from hillside to hillside. In this low-maintenance planned community, you’ll find beautiful homes featuring main-level living with 2 to 5 bedrooms, and many upgrades (as standards) other builders would charge to include.  Amenities include lawn maintenance, a clubhouse with fitness center, nature trails, and a community outdoor pool and kitchen help create a lifestyle you love coming home to!

Givens Estates

Submitted by rhall on Tue, 10/24/2023 - 12:37

Givens Estates is a non-profit Life Plan Community, also known as a continuing care retirement community. Located on 215-acre campus in Asheville, NC. Givens Estates offers a wide range of retirement homes to fit your active, independent senior lifestyle.

LIVING CHOICES: From independent single-family homes to apartments to assisted living apartments to skilled healthcare, Givens will be with you every step of the way.

Givens Highland Farms

Submitted by rhall on Tue, 10/24/2023 - 12:28

Givens Highland Farms is a licensed Life Plan Community, also known as a Continuing Care Retirement Community in Black Mountain, NC offering a full range of services for a complete healthcare continuum.

LIVING CHOICES: Garden apartments, cluster homes, freestanding homes, condominiums.

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