Bastille Day Celebration

ASCI_Bastille Day CelebrationAsheville Sister Cities Saumur Committee invites you to our annual Bastille Day Celebration on Sunday, July 12 from 3 to 5 p.m. at Metro Wines (169 Charlotte St.) Admission is only $10 at the door, and you’ll enjoy:

  • Live entertainment
  • Silent auction
  • Food tasting
  • Mini open-air market featuring local artisans and producers
  • Crêpe stand from Bouchon

All proceeds will benefit the ASCI Saumur Committee.


Click here for the event page on Facebook.

Collecting school supplies for Valladolid delegation

We’re collecting donations of school supplies for our upcoming delegation to Valladolid, Mexico, which leaves on Tuesday, June 16. We’d love to deliver a huge box of paper, notebooks, pencils, notebooks, rulers, glue sticks, scissors, markers, crayons – anything you can donate! Donations may be dropped off Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. at The Brite Agency, 29 Montford Ave., Ste. 200. Directions to The Brite Agency are below. Thank you for helping out!


Monet exhibit in Chattanooga

The Hunter Museum of American Art is one of only three museums in the U.S. that will be hosting the exhibit “Monet and American Impressionism,” which will present 70 works from Monet and 25 American artists who launched a new way of painting in response to the influence of French Impressionism. The exhibit will be up from June 27-Sept. 20. Learn more at


August 4-11
Delegation to San Cristóbal de las Casas
Email Greg Clemons for info.

September 13
Wine & Dine Celebration
at Fontaine Vineyards

More info coming soon!