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November Studio Stroll 2016 • Asheville RAD • 08.1.2016

The RAD Studio Stroll, in its 22 year, will be held on Saturday & Sunday, November 12 & 13, 2016, 10am to 5pm both days... while you can come visit most of the studios pretty much any day of any week all year long, there are some studios that are only open during Studio Stroll... there is a free trolley so park and leave the car behind while you explore the incredible variety of mediums and styles, all called ART. You will need to bring the checkbook or credit card if you want to take it home!

New Belgium Brewery turns 25! • Asheville RAD • 07.31.2016

Join us as we celebrate 25 years of New Belgium Brewing, the Grand Opening of our new Asheville brewery, and all the friends we've made on this wild ride!

The Birthday Bash is going down at our brewery here in Asheville. Hosted by Saturday Night Live's Nasim Pedrad with musical guests Mucca Pazza, Dark Water Rising, and our award-winning headliners, The Naked and Famous. This day-long celebration will showcase Tour de Fat acts, unique beer offerings, amazing local eats & treats, and some exciting surprises you won't want to miss.

Come raise a glass with your old friends and leave with some new ones!

Purchase tickets and get all the details about shuttles, children, dogs and more.

Flea For Ya'll @ Salvage Station • Asheville RAD • 07.31.2016

On the last Saturday of the month, May thru October 2016, come on down to the Salvage Station for the Flea For Ya'll... the biggest and baddest flea market since the Dreamland Drive In shut down. Buy, Sell, what ever is of interest... a great addition to the River Arts District!

Spring 2015 RAD Studio Stroll • Asheville RAD • 03.10.2015

The River Arts District Artists voted to change the Spring Studio Stroll to the Second Weekend in May 2015 (and from now on!) which means the Studio Stroll falls this year on Mother's Day Weekend, May 9 & 10, 2015. The studios will be open from 10am to 6pm both days... the Trolley will once again be available to carry you to and fro... more info can be found @ see you there!

Silver River Center for Chair Caning • Asheville RAD • 03.8.2015

Brandy Clements & Dave Klingler have moved over to 9 UP @ CURVE Studios. Planet Art & Go Chair Repair will now be known as The Silver River Center for Chair Caning, a retail location as well as teaching facility and museum. You will not meet bigger chair nerds anywhere in the world!

White Water in ARAD • Asheville RAD • 03.5.2015

The Asheville Parks & Greenways Foundation funded a study in November 2014 to explore the feasibility of constructing a White Water feature in the French Broad River. The report, just out, suggests that it is possible and recommends the location between the Craven Street & Jeff Bowen Bridges here in the ARAD. See Boise, Idaho to get the gist. Is this a good fit for the ARAD? let your elected officials know!

New Belgium Brewery • Asheville RAD • 03.2.2015

New Belgium Brewery is going up fast! The butterfly roof is up & look for the fermentation vessels & bright tanks to arrive on site March 14 thru March 17, 2015. Beer should be flowing by the end of 2015!

November 2014 Studio Stroll • Asheville RAD • 11.1.2014

The November 2014 River Arts District Studio Stroll takes place on Saturday & Sunday, November 8 & 9, 2015 from 10am to 6pm... Use the Trolley to get around to all the 15+ buildings that house artist studios in the ARAD!

Montford Market Becomes All Souls • Asheville RAD • 06.10.2014

The former Wednesday Afternoon Montford Farmer's Market is coming to the ARAD. The new River Arts District (or RAD) Farmers Market opens @ All Souls Pizza @ 175 Clingman Avenue starting July 2, 2014. Market hours are 2pm to 6pm with the added bonus of green space & a great community partner that serves yummy local beer & pizza! Join in the fun, ya'll! find it on FB or via email.

Studio Stroll June 14 & 15, 2014 • Asheville RAD • 06.10.2014

The semi annual big bash in the River Arts District is this weekend!! over 200 artists in 20 + buildings… 10 restaurants… two breweries (one beer, one sake!) and a ton of ART! Come down and see what all the fuss is about!!