Asheville Stay loves the opportunity to support Hadaya: originally founded in response to the current Syrian refugee crisis, this grass-roots organization is dedicated to fulfilling many needs of displaced children. Focusing on creativity and playful activities this caring and conscientious effort provides refuge through books, toys, art supplies and educational opportunities worldwide.
More Info: Hadaya
Young Aspirations | Young Artists
29 – 2 August
Asheville Stay was recognized as a program partner and sponsor for the YAYA Organization. An acronym for “Young Aspirations Young Artists” this organization empowers creative young people to become successful adults by providing educational experiences in the arts and entrepreneurship to New Orleans-area kids with deep ambitions.
More Info: YAYA Official Website
The Center for Craft Creativity & Design
Asheville Stay proudly supports the efforts of The Creative Craft Design Center. Based in the center of downtown Asheville, The CCCD advances the understanding of craft by encouraging and supporting research, critical dialogue, and professional development in the United States.
More Info: The Center for Creative Craft Design Center
Sound of Life: Storytelling Workshop
24 – 25 August
This two-day workshop will bring in some of the best journalists in the country to share their insights and tips. For storytelling to be successful, it has to be a newsroom philosophy, so this workshop aims to attract journalists from all aspects of the industry, including reporters, solo journalists, photojournalists, producers, digital producers, investigators, managers, students and professors. The workshop will follow the tradition of the nearly sold-out 2017 Sound Of Life Storytelling Workshop.
More Info: Sound of Life Media: Writing Workshop
Connect: Beyond the Page
20 – 22 April
This event brings together youthful ideology and well-worn experience to create a diverse demographic of men and women who are pioneers in their field. Attendees come to broaden their horizons and their minds. These are people who are looking for a more dynamic experience, who want to engage with others, and want to leave a festival with more than just a hangover.
More Info: Connect: Beyond the Page
Asheville Wine & Food festival
4 – 8 May
ASHEVILLE WINE & FOOD FESTIVAL celebrates several signature events; all that’s worth savoring. Asheville Cocktail Week brings a dozen events over an expanded week, including Cocktail Theater, Spirit Dinners, Cinco de Mayo Afterparty, Guided Cocktail Tours, a “Derby Party“, and a Best Bloody Mary Contest where 15 Asheville Bars will serve a weeks worth of their very best to claim the title of Asheville Fest’s crowd voted “Best Bloody Mary”. The Southeastern Distilling Expo is the largest gathering of Southeastern Distilleries in one location. This is an industry expo invite for owners, managers and bartenders. ELIXIR, in its fourth year, promises to bring yet another exciting evening of collaboration between the distilleries and local bar talent. Open to the public, this event provides a fun environment for the customers to get in front of bartenders making sample drinks in a structured competition environment, supporting their current bar tenders and discovering new favorites.
For more information, visit their website Asheville Food and Wine
Energy tune-up with Lee Harris
Thursday 21 July 2016
Step back from the noise of the world to access the quiet, empowering truth of yourself.
Lee Harris is a transformational teacher whose fresh approach to personal development, healing, and change is creating a rising tide of interest and excitement on multiple continents. People of all ages and backgrounds are breaking free of limitations and experiencing new levels of well-being and success by attending his live events, from those who are new to the world of personal growth to seasoned experts.