Business Buzz: 10/5/22

October 5, 2022


  • AdventHealth Medical Group Ear, Nose and Throat at Hendersonville with the addition of Tate Maddox, MD, the newest member of the team. Dr. Maddox is board-certified in Otolaryngology, with a focus in head and neck surgery. Dr. Maddox centers his care around the patients and their unique needs. He is passionate about providing an upbeat and welcoming environment and believes that communicating with his patients is key to providing whole-person care. Read more about Dr. Maddox.
  • AdventHealth is excited to welcome Christine Moore, DO to the team at AdventHealth Hematology Oncology Infusion Services Asheville. Dr. Moore is board-certified in internal medicine and fellowship trained in Hematology and Medical Oncology. Dr. Moore earned her bachelor’s degree in Chemistry from Oberlin College in Oberlin, OH and her Doctor of Osteopathy from West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine in Lewisburg, WV. She completed her Internal Medicine residency program from East Tennessee State University in Johnson City, TN. And then later, her Hematology and Medical Oncology Fellowship from UT Health San Antonio MD Anderson Cancer Center in San Antonio, TX. Read more about Dr. Moore.


  • Due to the rain last weekend, the Montford North Star Academy will be holding their Fall Plant & Pumpkin Sales to this upcoming Saturday, October 10. Located at 90 Montford Ave, come by the middle school between 9 am – 3 pm to pick up a fall harvest!
  • The Bascom Lamar Lunsford Mountain Music Festival returns to the Mars Hill University campus on Saturday, October 8, 2022, from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. This is the 55th edition of Western North Carolina’s second-longest running folk festival, and will be its first in-person edition since 2019. The Madison Heritage Arts Festival takes place at the same time in downtown Mars Hill. Admission to both festivals is free. Limited parking is available on the university campus and a shuttle service will run from 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m. from the Ingles supermarket parking lot on N.C. 213 (Cascade Street). For updates and information, visit the festival website at or contact festival director Leila Weinstein at (828) 689-1115 or
  • The Bears Bees + Brews Festival is back this fall, partying for wildlife and wilderness for a second year. Show your support for wild creatures large and small–from bears to bees–by joining us at Rabbit Rabbit in downtown Asheville. Enjoy family-friendly fun, learn from the experts of local wildlife and conservation organizations, enjoy sweet + savory bites and tasty brews (coffee included), and so much more. Happening this Saturday, October 8 from 12 – 5 p.m. Learn more!
  • The Appalachian Road Show performing at Wortham Center for the Performing Arts on Sat. Oct. 8 at 8 p.m Tickets: Regular $38; Student $33; Child $20; Student Rush day-of-show $10. Join this group of mountain-made musicians as they share the vibrant, culturally rich music and stories passed down through generations. Get tickets here.
  • The Asheville Home Builders Association’s Parade of Homes is this weekend, October 8-9th, and the next, 15th-16th from 11 AM – 5 PM. Folks can tour 19 homes in-person over those weekends, and there will be 31 virtual tours up online as well at Learn more here!
  • Leadership Asheville Forum’s “Climate Change & Environmental Resiliency…Making a Difference” Forum will be held on Wednesday, October 12 beginning at 5:30 pm at UNCA’s Reuter Center in the Manheimer Room. Using focused presentations and small-group facilitation, the forum will offer participants the opportunity to consider their role in climate change and environmental resiliency. Specifically, they will be encouraged to leave the Forum with deepened knowledge of the opportunity to impact climate change and the environment. The deadline for registration is Sunday, October 9. LAF members have priority for registration. Membership is encouraged, but not required. Register here.
  • Tanglewood Youth Theatre students, from Asheville Community Theatre, have been hard at work in their Youth Production Classes which culminate in a fully staged performance. Next up is The Prom, a musical made popular by Netflix! The Prom will be performed by the teen cast of 13-17-year-olds on Saturday, October 22 at 6:30 pm and Sunday, October 23 at 2:30 pm. Get tickets here!
  • Eblen Charities will mark its 21st annual Walk, Run or Roll 5K fundraiser on Saturday October 29 at 10 am at Carrier Park in West Asheville. All funds raised will help us serve our community with basic necessities from housing to medication assistance. Participants are welcome to dress up in family-friendly costumes, including fury family members. Each dog dressed up will receive a treat. T-shirts will be guaranteed for all guests that register by October 7th. Each participant will also be entered into a prize giveaway.  Please register here to register in advance. Same day registration will begin at 8:30 AM at Carrier Park. For more information about the Walk, Run or Roll event, please visit