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 News    May 23, 2019 

16th 'Nutty' Weekend Returning To Brevard

The White Squirrel Festival returns to downtown Brevard this weekend. The festival, which begins on Friday night, includes a lineup of locally and nationally known musicians, food and beer, art and...

 
 News    May 23, 2019 

Memorial Day Parade And Remembrance Ceremonies To Be Held Saturday - Brevard, NC

The American Legion Post 88 will be sponsoring its annual Memorial Day Parade at 9 a.m. on Saturday, May 25, during the White Squirrel Festival. Continuing the Legion's 100th Anniversary, veterans...

 
 Arts    May 23, 2019 

Winners Of White Squirrel Photo Contest Announced

The Transylvania Community Arts Council has partnered with the Heart of Brevard to host the 15th annual White Squirrel Photo Contest. Tammy Hopkins, executive director of the TC Arts Council said, the...

 
 Arts    May 23, 2019 

Gallery Walk Kicks Off White Squirrel Weekend

Explore art, music and wine at the Brevard Fourth Friday Gallery Walk on May 24 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. in downtown Brevard. This free walkable event kicks-off the 2019 White Squirrel Festival Weekend. New this month is a collaborative art project by...

 
 News    May 23, 2019 

White Squirrel 5K, Fun Run Kick Off Saturday Festivities

This Saturday, the annual White Squirrel race returns to downtown Brevard, as hundreds of runners get an early jumpstart on the weekend’s White Squirrel Festival. The event includes a 5K, as well...

 
 News    May 23, 2019 

Vescovo Grand Opening Set For Friday, May 24

Vescovo Neighborhood Eatery is proud to announce their grand opening just in time for the opening of the White Squirrel Festival this Friday. Vescovo, located at 175 King Street, plans to kick off the celebration with an official ribbon cutting held...

 
 News    May 23, 2019 

Kick Off White Squirrel Fest At The Farmers' Market

The Transylvania Farmers’ Market is a great way for the whole family to kick off Saturday’s White Squirrel Festival. Stop by from 8 a.m. to noon to enjoy live music, activities for kids, and a...

 

White Squirrel Run Set For Next Saturday

The annual White Squirrel 5K Race, which is sponsored by the Rotary Club of Brevard and serves as the kickoff to White Squirrel Festival, is set for May 25, and already nearly 300 people have...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    May 13, 2019

Box Derby Will Not Race At Festival

The box derby races will not be held during this year’s White Squirrel Festival, with last year’s accident during a race the apparent reason. Gary Kendrick, one of six people injured on May 27, 2018, during the box derby race, died a few days...

 
 News    May 9, 2019

Legion Again Hosting Memorial Parade

The American Legion Post 88 has announced its continuing sponsorship of the annual Memorial Day Parade and Day of Remembrance ceremony at 9 a.m., Saturday, May 25, in downtown Brevard. American Legion Post 88 continues to celebrate the Legion’s...

 

Boys & Girls Club Running Team Ready For Action

A group of students from the Cindy Platt Boys & Girls Club of Transylvania County has formed a team to run in the annual White Squirrel Race sponsored by the Rotary Club of Brevard. The race will...

 

White Squirrel Photo Contest Seeks Entries

It's finally springtime and all your backyard white critters are scampering about. If you're able to catch them in some of their high flying acts or their persistent appearance at what you call a...

 

Heath Seymour Stepping Down From HOB Position

Heath Seymour has announced his resignation as the Heart of Brevard (HOB) executive director, effective the end of March. Seymour has served as executive director for more than five years. During this time, downtown Brevard has seen many positive cha...

 

Volunteers Needed During The Holidays

Fluffy white tails, acorns? How would you decorate to honor our soldiers and our furry white friends for this year’s 16th Annual White Squirrel Festival? The Heart of Brevard is looking for people with vision who want to be involved in decorating...

 

Notes From Music Center Volunteers: BMCA Concert Committees Support Musicians

(This is the second in a series of monthly articles about Brevard Music Center Association (BMCA), the volunteer support group for Brevard Music Center (BMC). Last month's article presented an...

 

Pisgah Pete Set To Predict, Squirrel Count Returning

Brevard's white squirrel ambassador, Pisgah Pete, returns this Saturday to predict whether there will be six more weeks of winter, but have you ever wondered how many white squirrels there really are...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    January 24, 2019

Council Hears Complaints About Flag - Brevard, NC

During Tuesday’s Brevard City Council, local NAACP officials asked the city to revisit the legalities of displaying the Confederate flag at public events, but they ran up against the protections on free speech laid out in the U.S. Constitution....

 

TC Arts Seeks Artists For 2019 Shows

The Transylvania Community Arts Council has placed an open call for artists to submit artwork in 2019 for the following open shows: “Balance,” “Figure & Form” and “Small Wonders – Small Works.” TC Arts will also host the White Squirrel...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    January 10, 2019

Local Emerges With Sword 'Forged In Fire'

Jason Brown, a Brevard local, recently entered the intense heat of competition on season five of the History Channel's television series "Forged in Fire," and he emerged with a "ring-hilted sword."...

 

Top Stories Of 2018 In Transylvania Revisited - Brevard NC

Editor's Note: The following are some of the top news stories in Transylvania County in 2018. JANUARY •The city of Brevard announced it was working toward building a replica train depot reminiscent...

 

Santa Visits A 'Christmas in The Park' - Brevard NC

The Transylvania County Parks and Recreation Department's first annual "Christmas in the Park" festival drew a big crowd on Saturday. "In the past, we've done a Breakfast with Santa," said Jared...

 

Clint Roberts To Perform With Full Band - Brevard NC

On Nov. 24, Clint Roberts will return to 185 King Street's stage. Roberts will be bringing on a full band to play his original songs from his 2017 release "Hamlet Blues," including a few new ones....

 

Halloweenfest Returns - Brevard NC

On Saturday, Halloweenfest returns to downtown Brevard and includes some new faces. Sesame Street's The Count and Abby Cadabby will be at the festival as part of a celebration to announce...

 
 By John Lanier    News    July 26, 2018

School Board Discusses Teacher Pay Raises - Brevard NC

In the state budget, non-certified school staff received a 2 percent raise and teachers received an average 6.2 percent raise, Norris Barger, the Transylvania County school system’s director of business services and plant operations, told the...

 

Pumpkin Fest To Return To Brevard

Pumpkin Fest, a lighted carved-pumpkin Halloween spectacular, is returning to Silvermont Park in Brevard over three consecutive weekends in October. Previously called “Pumpkin Patch and Revenge of the White Squirrels,” this year, organizers say,...

 

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