As part of its Civil War 150th Exhibit, the Swannanoa Valley Museum will lead the Swannanoa Tunnel & Creek Hike on Saturday, December 1st. The mostly downhill treck will route hikers through scenic Swannanoa, passing by the grave of a Civil War soldier and the ruins of an old homestead. On this hike, participants often see trains on nearby tracks and always capture great pictures of the eastern end of the Swannanoa Tunnel. You can view pictures, an elevation…Continue
New book with WNC connection:
Disposable Assets by B.K. Lauren (CreateSpace trade paper, May 2012, 326 pages, $14.95).
Author event: 6 p.m., Fri., Dec. 7, 2012 at Accent on Books.
Young heiress stages her own death to pursue international criminal plot; written by local author. See…Continue
Added by Rob Neufeld on November 25, 2012 at 10:31pm — No Comments
The "Nailed" Book Club meets the 1st Friday every month at G-n-G Bakery & Cafe, Hwy 515, Blairsville, GA at 10:30 A.M. until Noon. This mystery/thriller genre club usually reads 2 books per month and discusses them at the next month's meeting. Included in this genre are many marvelous avenues for books that take us into all areas of literature; I.E: …Continue
Added by RhondaKay Brigman on November 16, 2012 at 10:06pm — No Comments
Western North Carolina Woman has honored my book Plant Whatever Brings You Joy again by featuring another story from my book "Harvest Seeds for Future Gardens", or, What I Learned from Asheville's Chipmunk Population! :) http://www.wncwoman.com/2012/10/28/harvest-seeds-for-future-gardens/
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It is that time of year again! This year, acclaimed fiction writer, Russell Banks, will deliver the annual Harwood-Cole Memorial Lecture at Warren WIlson College. The event is free and open to the public and is sponsored by The Friends of the Pew Learning Center and Ellison Library. It will take place in Canon Lounge of the Gladfelter Student Center at 4:00 p.m., November 17th, and will follow a 3:00 p.m. reception featuring The Dixie Darlings. For more information about…Continue
Added by Brittany Marcum on November 8, 2012 at 1:04pm — No Comments
Chief Robert Youngdeer Presents New Book, The Memoirs of Robert Youngdeer: Marine, Chief, and Proud American
Date: 2 p.m., Sun., November 11, 2012
Location: Museum of the Cherokee Indian, Ken Blankenship Education Wing, 589 Tsali Blvd. (Highway 441 North) Cherokee, NC.
Cost: Free and open to the public.
Sponsors: Museum of the Cherokee…Continue
Added by Rob Neufeld on November 7, 2012 at 9:00pm — No Comments
Asheville Pizza and Brewing will host a Anne Fitten Glenn as she signs copies of her book, "Asheville Beer: An Intoxicating History of Mountain Brewing." Accent on Books will provide copies of her book for the signing which will be held on November 16th, at 6:00 p.m.
Asheville Pizza and Brewing is located on 675 Merrimon Avenue in Asheville, NC.
For more Information about the event, call 252-6255 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Added by Brittany Marcum on November 7, 2012 at 11:42am — No Comments
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The Western North Carolina Historical Association has organized a day of architectural exploration in which participants will visit and learn about the greatest buildings by the renowned architect, Richard Sharp Smith. An England native, Smith moved to Asheville after being named the supervising architect of the Biltmore House in 1889. Because of his work on the Biltmore House as well as other work through his private practice, he has become one of the most well known and respected…Continue
Added by Brittany Marcum on November 6, 2012 at 2:23pm — No Comments
Gary Carden recognized for greatness
On Oct. 30, the NC Dept of Cultural Resources honored Gary Carden--author, storyteller, and playwright from Sylva--with its 2012 Award for Literature.
See NCDCR website.
Added by Rob Neufeld on November 4, 2012 at 8:37am — No Comments
I just sent off my manuscript for "The Mountains-to-Sea Trail Across North Carolina" to my editor at the History Press. Yippee!
See my blog post at http://www.hikertohiker.com/thishikinglife/archive/2012/11/02/my-book-step-2
Added by Danny Bernstein on November 2, 2012 at 3:24pm — No Comments