Dig Local - Weekly Scoop Sept. 10-16, 2018 - Asheville, NC

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“We love our community! Around every corner is an opportunity to collaborate with another talented vendor, non-profit or group to help make Asheville a better place to live and thrive!”
- Kim Lloyd, Owner and Chef at Celine and Company Catering

Photo credit Priya Photography

Chef Kim Lloyd joined Celine and Company Catering as Executive Chef in 2006. She was formerly Executive Chef of Pawley’s Plantation Golf Resort and Thoroughbreds Restaurant, both in the Myrtle Beach area. She is a graduate of The Florida Culinary Institute and an American Culinary Federation Gold Medalist who has led numerous award-winning teams in regional culinary competitions.

Chef Kim and her husband Jeff, also a chef, made their move to WNC after feeling drawn to the area. She brings with her over 25 years of culinary and business expertise to our local community.

Founded by Celine Lurey in 1994, Celine and Company has been a leader in quality catering in Asheville for more than 20 years. Chef Kim purchased the business in 2015 and has been carrying on Celine's legacy while bringing fresh flavors and new concepts into Asheville's evolving culinary landscape.

When asked just what Celine and Company is all about, Chef Kim replied,
"We love what we do! We take equal pride in serving an intimate dinner for 10 people as we do producing a multiple day corporate event for 1,000 people. We work with each of our clients to create once in a lifetime celebrations, helping them to make memories that last a lifetime!”

And they don't just specialize in weddings. Celine and Company's downtown venue is a perfect place to host business meetings, forums, networking events and more. They also offer catering and staffing services at many other local venues, private homes and business offices in Asheville.

Something that you may not know is that they have donated THOUSANDS of surplus meals to Food Connection to feed the hungry and they also prepare by-monthly meals for the Asheville High School Homeless Student
Eduction Group. Talk about a company that gives back to the community! Feel free to contact Celine and Company at 828- 254-9902.

Below are a few of the locally curated Scoops from the Dig Local Scoop Calendar this week!  One Scoop for each day is displayed here, but much more for every day can be seen on the Scoop Calendar. Find where to go and what to do, every day in Asheville with the free Dig Local App and DigLocal.com.

Monday, Sept. 10th

As if you needed another reason to go to Post 25, their amazing wings are just 75 cents on Mondays from 5pm-close. They’ll have all of their usual flavors of wings available, plus a special sauce of the week.  

But wait, there’s more… They also have $4 draft beers on special, so stop in, grab a beer and get your Tiger Wing on! (This special is dine-in only, not available for takeout).

Check out the rest of Monday’s Scoops here.

Tuesday, Sept. 11th  

Tapestry Tuesday - 10% OFF all tapestries at Instant Karma.
Worth the trip! All tapestries including 3D, Glow-In-The-Dark, Mandala, and mini-tapestries are 10% OFF Tuesdays only.
Mention DigLocal and receive an awesome high-five for free!

Check out the rest of Tuesday’s Scoops here.

Wednesday, Sept. 12th

Part sacred circle, part class, this experience is unique to Katie's mystical curriculum. Raven and Crone is offering a full set of River Island Apothecary archetype reference cards, archetype alignment worksheet, scent strips, and anointing ceremony for just $30 per person. To learn more about Katie and River Island Apothecary, visit www.riverislandapothecary.com

Check out the rest of Wednesday’s Scoops here.

Thursday, Sept. 13th

 South for the Winter - Free Show at Pisgah Brewing - Music Starts at 8:00 pm. While traveling through Peru in 2014, American singer-songwriter Dani Cichon and New Zealand musician Nick Stone met and wrote what would eventually become the band’s first single, Fallen Seeds. Three years after meeting, the two officially joined in Nashville as “South for Winter” and began touring and recording with cellist Alex Stradal. Learn more at  https://www.southforwintermusic.com/

Check out the rest of Thursday’s Scoops here.

Friday, Sept. 14th

Brews and Bears! It's happy hour at the WNC Nature Center. Check out the always popular Brews & Bears after-hours event featuring drinks, music, food trucks, and an up-close view of an awesome bear enrichment activity with their black bears Uno and Ursa!
Beer Sponsor: Oskar Blues, Cider Sponsor: Noble Cider, Food Truck: Tin Can Pizzeria, Ice Cream: The Hop
Tickets: $10 Non-Members $8 Members.
Food and drink available for purchase.*Please bring valid photo ID to purchase alcoholic beverages.

Check out the rest of Friday’s Scoops here.

Saturday, Sept. 15th

WNC’'s 22nd Annual Brewgrass Festival will take place on September 15th at Memorial Stadium. The Brewgrass Festival brings the best local, regional, and national breweries together for a great day of beer and music. This year's event features over 45+ breweries and stellar regional music. You don’t want to miss this one.

Check out the rest of Saturday’s Scoops here.

Sunday, Sept. 16th

Get a bird’s eye-view of fall migration in the Southern Appalachians. This specialty day trip with Ventures Birding Tours to Big Bald Banding Station (BBBS) for a unique bird’s eye-view at fall migration in the southern Appalachians. This Venture provides an introduction to songbird & raptor banding activities and research, including insights into fall warbler ID and hawk watching.

Check out the rest of Sunday’s Scoops here.

Again, for all of this week’s Scoops and more, visit DigLocal.com or download the Dig Local App. Keep Digging Local!

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