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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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    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.


    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 •

    The Learning Community School

    Friday, April 24th 2015 - All Day at Owen High School
    99 Lake Eden Rd

    The Learning Community School (K-8) present Mary Poppins Friday, April 24th at 6pm, Saturday, April 25th at 4pm, and Sunday, April 26th at 2pm at Owen High Schools Auditorium. Tickets are $13 for general admission and $7 for children 5 and under.


    Weaverville Spring Fling

    Friday, April 24th 2015 - 3:30 pm - 7:30 pm at Weaverville Elementary School
    39 Main Street

    Tammy from the Mix Morning Show will emcee the Weaverville Spring Fling at Weaverville Elementary School on April 24th from 3:30 to 7:30p.

    West Asheville Baptist Church

    Saturday, May 2nd 2015 - 10:00 am - 2:00 pm at West Asheville Baptist Church
    926 Haywood Rd

    Join us on Saturday, May 2nd from 10:00am until 2:00pm for a FREE Community Health Fair. We will have many vendors there to answer different questions that you may have, offer health screenings, and much more.

    Lisa Haney School Bus Drivers Scholarship Fundraiser “Cruise – In”

    Saturday, May 2nd 2015 - 11:00 am - 3:00 pm at Mountain Heritage High School
    333 Mountain Heritage High School Rd

    Cruise In
    May 2, 2015
    @ Mountain Heritage High School
    Burnsville, NC
    Starts at 11 am and ends at 3 pm
    all kinds of vehicles are welcome.
    Fun – Food – Raffles – Games
    Vendors Welcome – Spots available for $20 per spot.

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