August 28, 2008

Weekly Weekend in Asheville

All Weekend
Flatrock Playhouse presents "And then there were none" -
This classic story comes from the imagination of legendary mystery author, Agatha Christie. Ten people, each with something to hide and something to fear, are invited to a mansion where they are cut off from everything but each other and the inescapable shadows of their own past lives.
Showtimes: Friday 8:15 pm; Saturday 2:15 and 8:15 pm; Sunday 2:15 pm
Tickets: $25-29 dollars
Buy tickets online, or call toll-free 866.732.8008.

The Carbon-Free Home: 36 Remodeling Projects to Help Kick the Fossil-Fuel Habit.
Learn how to go green one step at a time with Stephen and Rebekah Hren’s The Carbon-Free Home: 36 Remodeling Projects to Help Kick the Fossil-Fuel Habit. The Durham-based authors will share their own tried and tested methods for retrofitting an existing home with green, cleaner energy, as well as tips for conserving in all areas of your life.
Malaprops. Friday 7pm.


Wines of the Old World Dining Train.
Enjoy a ride on the Great Smoky Mountains Railroad dinner train, featuring the pairing of premium wines from select vineyards of the Old World.
Call 1-800-872-4681 for more details and pricing.

Saturday at the Movies - The Coen Brothers' The Big Lebowski. Free screening and local movie critics' discussion afterwards.
Pack Library Downtown, Saturday 2pm

Poet Glenis Redmond reads at Malaprops
Glenis Redmond is a 2005-2006 North Carolina Arts Council Literary Award recipient and a Denny C. Plattner Award winner for Outstanding Poetry sponsored by the Appalachian Heritage journal. She has been inducted in the Mt. Xpress' Hall of Fame for Best Poet in Western North Carolina after winning for over seven years. She is a Kennedy Teaching Artist and her work has aired on National Public Radio. She is a past winner of the Southern Fried Slam and a finalist of National Poetry Slam. She has been published most recently in Meridians, African Voices, EMRYS, The Asheville Poetry Review, 2006 Kakalak: A Journal of Carolina Poets, Appalachian Heritage and the Appalachian Journal. Glenis is a native of Greenville, South Carolina. She presently resides in Asheville, North Carolina with her twin daughters Amber and Celeste. When she is not writing Redmond frequently travels the country teaching poetry to all age levels.
Saturday 7pm

Grilled foods and wine at the Asheville Wine Guy. Tasting of nine wines made to pair with food from the grill. Examples of grilled food will be served.
Saturday 7-9pm
Tickets: $25

Shindig on the Green
Martin Luther King Jr Park
Saturday 7pm

PLUS It's Labor Day Weekend...
and Carolina Mornings has dropped to a 2 night minimum. There's still a dozen or so properties available for Friday-Sunday rental, even more for Friday/Saturday - Monday.

Call us at 800.770.9055 to book your last minute weekend getaway!
*Book by 3pm for same-day arrival.

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