West Asheville Food Tour
The West Asheville Food Tour is Asheville Food Tours’ newest addition, offering an introduction to West Asheville cuisine and history. The tour is guided by West Asheville native, Davion Bristol, and is offered on Saturday’s for $60/ticket. Asheville Food Tours also offers The Downtown Tour, Fan Food Foot Tour (guided by local foodie extraordinaire Stu Helm) and Brunch Tour.
$300K Awared to University of North Carolina at Greensboro
According to the Asheville Citizen Times, a grant “just shy of $300,000 was awarded by the National Historic Publications and Records Commission to the University of North Carolina at Greensboro to fund the expansion of a project to digitize nearly 10,000 slave deeds and bills of sale from 26 counties across the state.” The project is enormous, but once the records are digitized they will go into a searchable database available to the public.
Asheville Tourists Become Asheville Hippies (For A Day)
On July 19, the Asheville Tourists transformed into the Asheville Hippies for a great cause. Members of the team wore autographed jerseys that were auctioned off postgame to raise money for the organization Vs. Cancer. Vs. Cancer divided the proceeds from the event between child life programs in our local hospitals and national pediatric brain tumor research.