Section 12A, NC events

(4) The Asheville Wine & Food Festival in downtown Asheville, brings together restaurants, wine shops, breweries, distilleries, and art galleries.  The New York Post named our festival among eight of the year’s great “tasty festivals” that get back to basics. We are the only ones that can revive our economy, and that revival begins with local and ends with food and wine on our dinner tables as we share our bounty with family and friends. Bob is the founder & director of the Asheville Wine & Food Festival, founded in 2009. Starting August 20 and going through Saturday august 24th, 2013. Please visit

(5)  Blue Ridge BBQ & Music Festival June 14 & 15th

Chuck Beattie w/ Jim Perterman Revue
Main Stage – Friday June 14, 5:45-7pm

Chuck Beattie Band
Main Stage – Saturday June 15, 2:30-3:30

(6) Vocal Blast

  • Hear us take on great group numbers from Broadway!Saturday 7/27 at 1st Pres. In Weaverville, 4pmSunday 7/28 at Abernethy UMC (Patton Ave) 6pm

(7) Major M. in NC: The Journeymen mentoring project for teenage boys is a great program.  I got involved as a mentor last summer and recommend it for boys and men.  The annual Father’s Day brunch is an excellent chance to learn more about the program.  (It’s what got me turned on.)  If you know of a man who might want to be a mentor or someone with a teenage boy who might want to be involved, please feel free to forward this on to them.  I could also probably answer questions for you or them.

Three Great Takeaways…
One Amazing Experience!
Honoring Fathers, Huevos Rancheros & Journeymen Asheville

Please join Journeymen Asheville and Maria Rueda on Father’s Day, June 16 for an authentic Mexican brunch to honor fathers and support Journeymen, a non-profit mentoring and rites of passage program that supports adolescent boys on their path to becoming men of integrity.

The most amazing authentic Huevos Rancheros brunch will be served by chef Maria Rueda, with an enriching community experience supplied by our very own “J-Men” and Mentors, and held at the beautiful Wysteria Inn in downtown Weaverville.
  Father’s Day June 16<sup style=”font-size: 10px; height: 0px; line-height: 1; position: relative; vertical-align: baseline; bottom: 1ex;”>th, 2 times to come: 10:30 am or 12:15 pm

Where: Wysteria Inn, 56 North Main Street, Weaverville

Why:    Because Fathers deserve to be honored in a most special way too, and also to benefit Journeymen Asheville

Menu:  We will be serving Huevos Rancheros with fresh fruit, avocado, refried beans, tortillas, and a salsa ranchera sauce drizzled on top. Also comes with a choice of a delicious Mexican Hot Chocolate or organic coffee, and finally a dessert of organic cookies and chocolate provide by Earth Fare.

Cost:   $25 or $35 with a raffle ticket

For More info: Visit our Facebook Page or click here for more

RSVP by calling Glenn at 828.280.5576
Or email

If you can’t make to the brunch, please consider making a donation to help propel us towards helping more young men in need of our program.

Thank You To Our Sponsors

Tienda Dona Juanita

Also, Thank You To Our Generous Providers of Exciting Items for the Raffle

DC Jewelers


(8) Shakespeare Workshop with Kelly McGillis: June 17 (7:00pm – 10pm)

This workshop is designed to give actors feedback on their Shakespeare monologues and scenes.Delve into Shakespeare’s text with your voice, body, and breath through an intensive 4-hour Shakespeare workshop. You’ll explore your prepared scene or monologue from one of Shakespeare’s plays. We’ll cover technical tools such as scansion, poetic devices, and line endings, in addition to the fundamental art of scene work: connecting truthfully to your scene partner and your audience through the text.

Instructor: Kelly McGillis
Date: June 17, 2013
Duration: 4 hours
Tuesdays: 7:00 – 10:00 pm
Maximum Number of Students: 16
Prerequisite: None
Workshop Cost: $45


Kelly has always had a love of the stage which was nurtured by her years at Juilliard.  Since her graduation, she has found time on a regular basis to perform live theatre – very often classics by Chekov, Shaw, Ibsen, Shakespeare and O’Neill.  She has often appeared in starring roles with the prestigious Shakespeare Theatre of Washington, DC and also performed in a national tour of the stage play, The Graduate, as “Mrs. Robinson.”  Recently,  Kelly received critical acclaim for her starring performance as “Regina” in the California revival of Lillian Hellman’s The Little Foxes and  for her UK tour of Terrence McNally’s Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune. For more information on Kelly McGillis Click HERE

The New York Studio for Stage and Screen in Asheville (NYS3)

2002 Riverside Drive
Studio 42-O
Asheville, NC 28804
Loft I Building (for parking purposes)

Phone: (917) 710-2805

(9) Rodney S. in NC: Tonight I had the extraordinary privilege to photograph the final dress rehearsal for “Incongruence” by Carla Pridgen presented by Different Strokes! Performing Arts Collective.I could tell you it is an amazing show. I could tell you the script is of the utmost quality and the intertwining narratives are solid, thought provoking and deeply moving. I could tell you the performances are so visceral, enthralling, authentic and well executed that at times I forgot they were actors… and my friends. I could tell you that this is an important piece that everyone should… must see it. I could tell you all of this and more. And while all true…It wouldn’t be enough.I don’t have the words. And I have no doubt, that in the days and even weeks to come as I continue to process this show, it will become even harder to define. What I must say, is that more than seeing this play – I felt this play. I experienced it. And I sincerely wish everyone I know and have yet to meet will experience it as well.Congratulations to the playwright, director, cast and crew and Different Strokes! Performing Arts Collective for creating this show, and giving it to the world. I am honored to be one of the first to see it, and capture it. Opening night (tomorrow) is sold out. If I have any say in the matter – every show will be sold out.Please get your tickets now.
Note: Performances will run from June 13-29,  Thursday, Friday at Saturday evenings at 7:30 p.m. Advance tickets are $15, or $12 each for groups of eight or more, and may be purchased online at Tickets at the door are $18 regular, or $15 for students and senior citizens.35below is located at 35 E. Walnut St., behind Asheville Community Theatre.For more information, visit
To reserve a table sponsorship, call 828-348-0673

To reserve a table sponsorship call 828-348-0673

Tuesday, June 18: 

We’ve Got the Music Business
Moderator: Jason Sandford, staff columnist at Asheville Citizen-Times and AshVegas blog author


  • Michael Adams, CEO of Moog Music
  • Sean O’Connell, CEO and founder of Music Allies and Creative Allies
  • Aaron Price, musician/producer
  • Jessica Tomasin, studio manager at Echo Mountain Recording Studio
  • J. Patrick Whalen, owner of The Orange Peel
Wednesday, July 24:

Hire and Higher Education
Moderator: William Sederburg (LA 31), senior scholar at American Association of State Colleges and Universities


  • David O. Belcher, chancellor of Western Carolina University
  • Anne Ponder, chancellor of UNC Asheville
  • Melissa Quinley, vice president for instructional services at A-B Tech
  • Steven Solnick, president of Warren Wilson College
Wednesday, August 14: Businesses Putting Asheville on the Map
Moderator: Pam Lewis, director of entrepreneurship for Asheville/Buncombe Economic Development and Venture Asheville


  • Kara Erickson, CEO and founder of CoCoChi Inc. the maker of SkinFare
  • Peter Krauss, chief sales and marketing officer at PLI, world’s largest keycard maufacturer
  • Eric Oelschlaeger, president and co-founder of Epsilon Inc., business technology consulting and IT provider
  • Karsten Shein, climatologist/climate and marine ecosystems lead at NOAA National Climatic Data Center
  • Three month membership to Community Sponsored Agriculture from Warren Wilson College
  • Collection of skincare products from SkinFare
  • Three minute segment on WLOS ABC 13 Noon News Spotlight Carolina, winner donates to a non-profit of their choice
**You will receive one raffle ticket for each breakfast ticket purchased, and additional raffle tickets will be available for purchase at each event.

To reserve a table sponsorship call 828-348-0673

If above links don’t work, click:
This Sun. June 16, 6–8  PM  Earth & Sky, with Richard Shulman – piano Mike Holstein – bass & Sonny Thornton – drums performs at ISIS Restaurant and Music Hall (upstairs) 743 Haywood Rd, Asheville, NC 28806 Phone:(828) 575-2737
Richard Shulman, Mike Holstein & Sonny Thornton…. Photo by Frank Zipperer
(12) Art A. in NC: We saw Evita yesterday [at Flat Rock Playhouse], and it was one of the best shows we have seen since we arrived in Asheville. it really is a must see. EVERYONE in the cast is outstanding, especially  the woman who portrays Evita and the guy who is Che, the narrator. You should not miss this show. 
Note: For tickets for show, which runs through June 30, please click:

Section 12B, PA/NJ events

(1) This weekend at Kelsey:

Opening Friday June 14 at 8pm

For tickets call 609-570-3333 or order online at

(2) Comedy:

BUCKS COUNTY – You and your entire party will receive the VIP RATE- $5 off each – just write “E-special” in the comments box for any show in June when you make your reservation on line Or if you have dinner before the show at POCO’s  you and your entire party can get in for 1/2 price all you have to do is show your dinner receipt at the door.  (When you make your advanced reservation – let us know if are doing the dinner/show deal)

KING OF PRUSSIA – Sat. June 29th – 1/2 price promotion – plus receive $20 worth of FREE SLOTS at our show at the at the Valley Forge Casino and Resort.  To receive this offer, just click here, scroll to the bottom of the page and click the show promo link and write “E-Special” in the box for the promo code.

NORTHEAST PHILLY – Sat. June 22nd Double headliner night!  You and your entire party will receive the VIP RATE- $5 off each – just write “E-special” in the comments box when you make a reservation on line

SOUTH JERSEY –  Sat. June 22nd Taylor Mason show –  You and your entire party will receive the VIP RATE- $5 off each – just write “E-special” in comments box when you make a reservation on line –

COMING IN JULY : Seen over 20 times on the Tonight Show Mitch Fatel; USA’S #1 Improv Comedy Team Isaacs and Baker and Seen on Letterman & Tonight show Don McMillian

Thank you for supporting live comedy!


Founded 2006

P.O. Box 172

Plumsteadville, PA 18949

Dear Neighbors & Members:

The Plumstead Historical Society will hold its monthly meeting, Monday, June 17, 2013 at 7 PM


Field Trip to Sellersville Museum (meet at 7pm at the Sellersville Museum)

Place to meet: Sellersville Museum

Future Speaker programs: Always the 3rd Monday of the month 

July – Annual picnic

Spring into action!! … Join the Plumstead Historical Society!  

$10 for individuals or $15 for family to the P.O. Box 172 address.

Do you need a great gift idea? We have a collection of 10 different postcards split between 2 packs of 5 postcards. Each pack sells for $5.00 ($1 per post card). The collection is available for purchase at our meetings and make great holiday gifts.

Do you have historic items to donate? (pictures, letters, stories, local tools or books, research on a property or family, etc), please contact us. We now own a fire safe to archive and protect our growing collection of historic items.

All are welcome; you don’t have to be a member to attend!  Feel free to bring family or friends to this and any event or meeting.

If you should have any questions or an interesting story to share, please contact me at 215-543-5550 or

Plumstead Historical Society invites you to come join us in support of the preservation of our township history.

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