Learn more about the art, history and culture of our Sister Cities at our new World Wide Wednesdays series! World Wide Wednesdays will be held the third Wednesday of the month June through October at The Block Off Biltmore (39 S. Market St., Downtown Asheville), with each event highlighting a different Sister City.
Next Event: Wednesday, August 15
World Wide Wednesdays presents Karpenisi, Greece
Join us for the next World Wide Wednesdays event as we celebrate our Sister City of Karpenisi, Greece on Wednesday, August 15 from 7-9pm at THE BLOCK off biltmore (39 S. Market St.)! We have so much planned for this fun evening, including:
- vegan food with a Greek twist made by Vegan Roaming, the ladies of Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church and chef Amy Lanou
- Greek wines available for purchase by the glass
- Greek music
- a photographic presentation of pictures of Karpenisi
- brief lectures on Greek traditions of hospitality in ancient and modern times by Professor Sophie Mills, and on ancient and modern Greek footways by Professor Amy Lanou.
This event is open to the public, and the suggested donation is only $10. See you there!
World Wide Wednesdays is an event series that happens every third Wednesday of the month from 7-9pm. Hosted by Asheville Sister Cities in partnership with THE BLOCK off biltmore, World Wide Wednesdays serves to bring awareness to each of Asheville’s Sister Cities around the world. A huge thanks to THE BLOCK off biltmore for being such excellent hosts.
COMING IN SEPTEMBER: Our San Cristóbal and Valladolid committees will be hosting World Wide Wednesdays on September 19th, once again at The BLOCK off Biltmore. We’ll have a Maya poet, Dony Brito May, doing a reading, as well as amber sculptors from Chiapas showing their work and doing a demonstration. We’ll also have dance lessons, Mexican vegan cuisine and specialty mexican cocktails for sale. $10 suggested donation.
SAVE THE DATE: World Wide Wednesdays presents Dunkeld and Birnam, Scotland on Wednesday, October 17. Watch this space for more information.