Business Buzz: 10/25/23

October 25, 2023


  • Ginger’s Revenge has announced the launch of their inaugural canned Small Batch Series drink, “Dirty Chai,” available in 12 oz cans. Combining community collaboration, Dirty Chai blends Chai For’s traditional chai, Dynamite Roasting Co.’s Mexico Chiapas coffee, and Ginger’s Revenge ginger beer. This naturally gluten-free beverage features organic ingredients, including coffee from Dynamite Roasting Co. The ginger beer offers a delightful twist on the beloved coffee shop favorite, incorporating cinnamon, ginger, black tea, roasted coffee notes, and a hint of coconut milk. To celebrate the occasion, Ginger’s Revenge is hosting an Instagram giveaway from October 24th to October 30th, offering participants a chance to win a prize package featuring a $50 gift card to Ginger’s Revenge, coffee from Dynamite Roasting Co., a DIY chai kit from Chai For, a $50 gift card to French Broad Chocolate, and a hand-thrown mug from Ross Pottery Studio.Ginger’s Revenge’s Small Batch Series, available in 4-packs, includes seasonal and fan-favorite flavors like Fall Harvest, Caramelized Fig & Vanilla, Chocolate & Orange Peel, and Pineapple Jalapeño throughout the year.


  • Eblen Charities is organizing its 10th annual Winter Coat Giveaway on November 8th and 9th from 9 am to 5 pm at 23 Hamilton Street, close to Mission Hospital. Over 1,000 winter coats and weather items were collected in partnership with WLOS, Two Men and a Truck, and Carolina Furniture Concepts during a spring drive. These items will be distributed for free to help people stay warm this winter. If you missed the chance to donate, you can still contribute by dropping off coats at Eblen Charities on Hamilton Street from Monday to Friday, 8:30 am to 5:00 pm. For more details about their work or inquiries, you can visit their website at or contact Kathy Soule at
  • AdventHealth Hendersonville has proudly announced its sponsorship of the Ecusta Trail, a transformative initiative aimed at promoting community health and well-being in Western North Carolina. The Ecusta Trail project involves converting an unused rail line into a 19-mile multi-use greenway, connecting communities and countryside. AdventHealth’s sponsorship aligns with its commitment to whole-person care and extends beyond their health facilities. Partnering with Conserving Carolinas and Friends of Ecusta Trail, the initiative aims to offer families opportunities for physical fitness, mental well-being, and environmental stewardship. Greenways, like the Ecusta Trail, have substantial positive impacts, including economic benefits and improved public health. AdventHealth’s involvement showcases their dedication to community engagement and positive change. The hospital’s generous support has enabled leveraging significant grants for the trail’s construction, making it a reality and an enduring asset for generations to come. Learn more.


  • Asheville Outlets is set to host the Wildflower Women’s Market Fall Festival on October 28, 2023, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. This family-friendly event, open to the public, offers music, food trucks, and various activities. Attendees can explore an array of unique products, services, and artworks presented by local women-owned businesses and artisans. The Wildflower Women’s Market, Asheville’s exclusive monthly marketplace for women, aims to promote and support local female entrepreneurs while fostering connections and community among women in the area. The event, designed as a boutique marketplace with a festival atmosphere, is a safe and welcoming space for women to rejuvenate and connect. Refreshments will be available, with a portion of proceeds supporting LEAF Global Arts, a local non-profit organization fostering cultural connections and global understanding through music and arts education in Asheville and worldwide. Future markets will be held on November 25 and December 16, 2023, continuing this empowering initiative for the community. Learn more.
  • Poppy Popcorn has exciting news to share. Firstly, they are launching a splendid Holiday Pop-Up Shop on November 4th, located at 8 Town Square Blvd, Suite 140, Biltmore Park. Although there’s a special preview party on November 3rd from 5-8 pm, open to media, friends, and family, where attendees can sample Poppy’s three new international flavors debuting in January 2024 and enjoy locally brewed lemonade. On the Grand Opening Day, November 4th, the first 100 customers will receive a complimentary bag of Asheville Mix. The Pop-Up Shop will remain open until Valentine’s Day, offering a delightful range of popcorn varieties. Operating hours are Monday to Saturday, 10 am to 8 pm, and Sunday, 12 pm to 6 pm. Poppy is set to spread holiday cheer with additional events, including a Mini Pop-Up on November 18th, showcasing local brands and a “Maker Meet & Greet” event. On December 2nd, they will participate in Biltmore Park’s tree lighting ceremony, providing delectable popcorn samples. Moreover, on December 3rd, there will be a creative event at the Pop-Up Shop, guiding attendees in making popcorn garlands. In the spirit of the festive season, Poppy plans a heartwarming event for December: a photo opportunity for pet owners to meet Santa with their furry companions. Poppy’s Holiday Pop-Up Shop promises not only a delightful shopping experience but also a series of engaging events to celebrate the winter season.
  • Experience an unforgettable evening with When You Wish Upon A Star: A Jazz Tribute to 100 Years of Disney. From Snow White to Lady and the Tramp, Mary Poppins and Toy Story to The Jungle Book, iconic songs from these famous films have defined American childhood for generations. Performed by the house band of The National Jazz Museum in Harlem, and featuring pianist and musical director Sean Mason, and vocalists Sasha Dobson and Tahira Clayton. Thursday, Nov. 2, 2023, at 7 p.m. at the Wortham Center for the Performing Arts in Asheville. Tickets: Regular $58; Child (15 yrs. old and under) $22. 828-257-4530 or


  • AdventHealth Hendersonville has announced the addition of Dr. Rebecca Wilson Zingg, DO, to its medical team at AdventHealth Medical Group Multispecialty in Hendersonville. Dr. Zingg, a board-certified Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation specialist, focuses on enhancing the quality of life for her patients. She holds degrees from Davidson College and Touro University California, and completed her residency at the University of Utah School of Medicine. Dr. Zingg emphasizes a holistic approach to wellness, addressing issues such as musculoskeletal pain, headaches, and post-concussive problems. Her passion lies in empowering patients with tools for self-care, aligning with AdventHealth’s commitment to whole-person care. Previously recognized as “Best Osteopathic Physician” in Salt Lake City, she brings both medical expertise and compassion to her role. Dr. Zingg, excited to return to Western North Carolina with her family, is now accepting new patients at AdventHealth Hendersonville. Appointments can be scheduled via or by calling 828-298-2339. Learn more.