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Shop West Asheville 2016

By Aliceio on December 2, 2016

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This holiday season #shoplocal #shopsmall #shopwavl Whether you're celebrating Christmas, Chanukah, Winter Solstice, Kwanzaa, or Giftmas, we encourage you to buy presents from the shops right here in West Asheville. There are plenty of small shops on Haywood Road that will have something perfect for all of your loved ones. Below is a starting guide to #shopwavl this

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WABA Holiday Wrap Party: December 18

By Aliceio on November 30, 2016

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Join us for our Annual Holiday Wrap Party, Sunday, December 18, 2016 • 6-8pm, at Urban Orchard Cider Co. Door prizes will be given out throughout the evening. All who attend are eligible. – AND – Window Decorating Prizes Awarded in the following categories: Fanciest Decorations 2015 winners: tie between The Barleycorn and Sunny Point Café Best Use of

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Enter the West Asheville Holiday Window Decorating Contest

By Aliceio on November 20, 2016

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Participate in the 2016 West Asheville Holiday Decorating Contest. Any business or organization located in West Asheville is welcome to participate. How to: Tell us you are participating - fill in the simple form below (by December 4, please, so we can include you in the online voting) Decorate your window Wave to the judges as they make their rounds (sometime

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Vote for Your Favorites in the West Asheville Holiday Window Decorating Contest

By Aliceio on December 8, 2015

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Our West Asheville businesses have once again stepped up to provide fun, festive and creative windows for the annual Holiday Window Decorating Contest. Judges will award prizes in seven categories at the Holiday Wrap Party on December 19, 2015 at Urban Orchard Cider Co. from 6:00-7:30pm. The categories for judged awards are: Best Use of Natural Materials (2014

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Orbit DVD Offers Up DVDeals for the Holiday Shopping Season

By Brian Postelle on November 25, 2015

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Want to know why Orbit DVD is better than Internet streaming services? Here are five reasons: 5. Browsing and socializing...at the same time! Imagine, renting a movie while getting out of the house. 4. Orbit is more than movies. It also carries games, comics, toys and more – like hundreds of things. 3. Orbit has huge selection of great movies - from Oscar

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Haywood Road Halloween Weekend Happenings

By Aliceio on October 30, 2015

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We LOVE Halloween. Costumes, candy and lots of fun happenings for kids and adults. The weather this year looks to be a bit warmer and less soggy than last, at least before midnight, so we hope to see you out and about at one or more of the events happening starting Friday, October 30, 2015. #halloweenonhaywood #wavlhalloween We've made a handy map of the events

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Nolan Anthony: Organist to Play Halloween Concert

By Aliceio on October 21, 2015

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While gathering materials for our recent story about the renovations at Trinity United Methodist Church we heard Nolan Anthony rehearsing. Last year, at age 14, Nolan was hired as church organist. Needless to say, we were impressed. WLOS News 13 was as well and included Nolan in their "Person of the Week" series. The WLOS profile video and interview can be viewed

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WAVL Businesses Know How to Decorate!

By Aliceio on December 7, 2014

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We admit it, we love, love, love holiday decorations! The lights, the sparkle, the greenery...the amazing attention to detail. West Asheville businesses have really stepped up this year for the WABA Holiday Window Decorating Contest. Thank you one and all for your creativity! If you haven't already, we highly recommend you go out and see the displays in person. Really,

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Holiday Window Decorating Contest is Back

By Aliceio on November 7, 2014

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After a hiatus of a few years, the West Asheville Business Association (WABA) is bringing back the Holiday Window Decorating Contest. Yeah, we love to see shops and restaurants all snazzed-up for the holidays. And whether you celebrate Kwanzaa or Hanukkah, Pancha Ganapati or Tom Bawcock's Eve, Christmas or Solstice, Festivus or Christmasween, everyone knows that the

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Halloween Happenings

By Aliceio on October 28, 2014

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West Asheville embraces Halloween big time. Many hundreds of trick-or-treating families swarm Vermont Avenue and the residents go all out decorating to welcome the throngs. To make it safer for all, Vermont Avenue will be closed to vehicular traffic from 5:30-9 pm on Halloween evening. A map showing barricade locations can be found at:

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Goes to Eleven!

2015 marks the 11th year of the onHaywood.com West Asheville printed map. Our thanks go out to all the local businesses that have supported this project over the years.

We are especially grateful to the six businesses that have been with us every one of those years. We couldn't have done it without you!

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