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Asheville Symphony Opens 2014-15 Season

Mozart and More The Asheville Symphony Orchestra will open its season on Saturday, September 20, 2014 with a concert featuring works by Mozart, Dvorak, Rossini and Holst, along with a celebration of Music Director Daniel Meyer’s 10th season with the ASO. The season-opening program starts with Rossini’s overture to The Barber of Seville, followed by …

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Jim McGie  Photo: Diana Gates

A Celebration of Southern Appalachian Culture

The 34th Annual Heritage Weekend will be held September 20-21, 2014 at the Blue Ridge Parkway’s Folk Art Center. This free festival sponsored by the Southern Highland Craft Guild features traditional music, dancing and heritage craft demonstrations. A highlight of the weekend is the 34th Annual World Gee Haw Whimmy Diddle Competition on Saturday, 2-3 …

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A raffle of donated works will benefit Backpacks for Kids.

Open Studio Tour of Henderson County

The 2014 annual Open Studio Tour of Henderson County NC will be held September 20-21, 2014. This free self-guided tour features 30 fine art and fine craft studios throughout Henderson County. Artist’s studios will be open with their latest artwork to view and purchase with many studios featuring visiting artists. Original works in painting, sculpture, …

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The AAAC’s 2014 Color Ball

In 1895 George Vanderbilt opened his Biltmore Estate; this year marked the crowning moment on years of construction. The Estate fostered a community adorned with lovers of art, beauty, and culture. The 2014 Color Ball is dedicated to the same elegance and energy of a golden age. This was the time of Vincent Van Gogh, …

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