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Smart Start of Buncombe County

Monday, February 2nd 2015 - All Day

Kindergarten registration for both school systems is under way and starting kindergarten is a big step for children and families. Together, we would like to promote kindergarten registration and tips for helping children prepare for this big step


ReptiDay Asheville!

Saturday, April 4th 2015 - 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
at Western North Carolina Agricultural Center
1301 Fanning Bridge Rd

Brought to you by the same team that has produced Repticon reptile expos across the country for the past decade, ReptiDay will feature everything that Repticon’s 2-day shows offer, all packed into a single day. ReptiDay features the same unique blend of vendors and breeders, offering hundreds of reptiles, amphibians, invertebrates, spiders, and small exotic animals to area enthusiasts. Top breeders and vendors will have animals, merchandise, cages, supplies, live and frozen feeders, and much more, as well as offer their expert advice about the animals, their habitats, feeding, and care.

In addition, world-class seminars by industry experts will educate and entertain throughout the day. Many of the seminars feature live animals with an opportunity for guests to interact with them. Free-entry raffles are held frequently during the event, offering guests the opportunity to win coveted prizes.

This event, held at the Boone Building at the Western North Carolina Agricultural Center, offers great family entertainment which is suitable for all ages and for a very diverse range of enthusiasts.

The doors open to the general public at 10 a.m. on Saturday, closing at 5 p.m. At the door, tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for children 5-12, and children under 5 are admitted free. VIP early-entry tickets may be purchased from our website at

If you would like more information, or to schedule a live interview with a Repticon representative, or discuss a ticket giveaway, please contact our Promotions Team Leader, Bonnie Miller, by phone at 1-803-814-5018 or by email at


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Easter on the Green

Saturday, April 4th 2015 - 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
at Pack Square Park
20 South Spruce Street

Join Mix 96.5 at the Asheville Downtown Association’s annual Easter on the Green celebration!

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Smart Start of Buncombe County

Sunday, April 12th 2015 - 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
at The Orange Peel
101 Biltmore Ave

Smart Start of Buncombe County celebrates the Week of the Young Child with KIDFEST!. Headlining is LOCAL singer-songwriter David LaMotte and his band performing songs from the beloved S.S. Bathtub album.

Friends of the Madison County Library

Tuesday, April 14th 2015 - 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
at Madison County Library
1335 N. Main St

The Friends of the Madison County Library’s Spring Book Sale will be held Tuesday, April 14, through Friday, April 17, from 9-5:30 and Saturday, April 18, from 9 to 1 at the Madison County Library, 1335 N Main St., Marshall.


$1 Dog Night

Friday, April 17th 2015 - 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
at McCormick Field
30 Buchanan Pl

Join Mix 96.5 and the Asheville Tourists at Dollar Dog Night at McCormick Field!


Health Care for Pet’s Hospital Blood Drive

Saturday, April 18th 2015 - 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
at Health Care for Pet’s Hospital
312 Banner Farm Rd

Join us for a blood drive at Heath Care For Pet’s Hospital on Saturday, April 18th from 11a to 1p!


Ten Thousand Villages

Saturday, April 18th 2015 - 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
at Ten Thousand Villages
10 College Street

Ten Thousand Villages, a fair trade non-profit organization located in Downtown Asheville, will host its 5th annual Fair Trade Fashion Show and Clothing Sale on Saturday April 18th from 2-3 pm inside the store located at 10 College Street,.


The Hope Chest for Women

Sunday, April 19th 2015 - 12:30 pm - 4:00 pm
at 75 Academy Drive
75 Academy Drive

Conquer A Cove is our annual 5K race held in Candler, NC. All proceeds go directly to helping women in the 22 counties of Western North Carolina. Registration begins at 12:30. Race time is 2 PM.

WNC MS Walk & Wellness Fair National MS Society & WNC MS Community

Sunday, April 19th 2015 - 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
at Fletcher Community Park
85 Howard Gap Road

Western North Carolina’s only MS Walk & Wellness Fair in its 18-county region is seeking walkers to join a team, form a team or walk individually. Register now to walk! Dollars raised will support life-changing programs and cutting-edge research.
Health professionals will provide information for those with MS, their families and friends. Food trucks • Raffle • Kids’ Activities •

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