WNCHA Outdoor Experiences: Paddle the French Broad

WNCHA Outdoor Experiences: Paddle the French Broad

“For the French Broad is, above all, a region of life, with all the richness and paradox of life. Water, forests, plants, animals, people: thronging here in rare and wonderful variety.” – Wilma Dykeman, The French Broad On Saturday, September 11, the Western...
Shiloh, Past and Present

Shiloh, Past and Present

Join us (virtually) on Thursday, August 12 at 6:30pm as we bring you a multi-generational discussion of Asheville’s historic Shiloh community. We are joined by a special moderator—Jefferson Ellison of JAWBREAKING Creative. Founded by newly freed people after the...
WNC History Lecture Series: Literature and Stereotypes

WNC History Lecture Series: Literature and Stereotypes

All good things must come to an end. On Thursday, July 29, Dr. Erica Abrams Locklear of UNCA will conclude our Intro to WNC Lecture Series with a discussion of literature and stereotypes of western North Carolina and Appalachia. From traveler accounts and color...
WNC History Lecture Series: Sites of Resistance

WNC History Lecture Series: Sites of Resistance

For the fifth installment in our Intro to WNC Lecture Series, we are joined by two researchers and historians who will present on sites of African American history and resistance here in western North Carolina. Ronnie Pepper will discuss his research into the Kingdom...