Open House at Epione Clinic for Integrated Healing

Epione Clinic for Integrated Healing is now at Dr. Carroll’s beautiful old mansion at 19 Zillicoa Street, Unit 3. We are having an open house on Saturday, October 21st from 3:00-7:00. There will be demonstrations, refreshments, libations, and fun [… click heading to read more]

Renaming the Community Center for Tempie Avery

Joe Newman

The proposal to rename the Montford Community Center in honor of Tempie Avery is moving ahead. Tempie was a freed slave, a woman of remarkable achievement, whose home stood on the site now occupied by the center.

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Montford’s History Goes Public

Join the celebration Tuesday, October 3, 9:30 am on Montford Avenue at Cullowhee Street. Parking is available at the Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, 227 Cumberland Avenue, and refreshments will be served there afterwards.

The historic Montford [… click heading to read more]

2017 Montford Artwalk

Mary A. McDermott, The Urban Art Retreat and Studio of Asheville

The second annual Montford Artwalk will take place on Saturday, October 14, 2017 from 12 noon to 5pm.

There will be new artists and artwork this year. Enjoy [… click heading to read more]


Montford Community Center August – September 2017

Hot August Night 5K—Saturday, August 26, 2017. Visit to register online and see all the details. Runners and walkers of all ages are invited to register for this fun race put [… click heading to read more]

Montford Welcomes Summer Again!

Ben Scales, Festival Director

On Saturday, May 20, we had another fabulous day at this year’s Montford Music and Arts Festival, our 14th annual, courtesy of the neighborhood association and its generous sponsors. I appreciate this opportunity to revisit [… click heading to read more]

Thank You Festival Volunteers!

Rebecca Banner

Michelle Bedard

Lonnie Blakesly

Sid Border

David Boyless

Lee Brown

Susan Clark Muntean

Jerry Conner

Linda Copley

David Copley

Kathleen Cronin

Foster de la Houssaye

Susan Eggerton

Mary Elswick

Vic Fahrer

Sharon Fahrer

Bonnie Gilbert

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Music and Arts Festival Juried Art Contest Winners

The Festival had a large variety of artists, nonprofits and vendors. They are the biggest supporters of the festival through their booth fees. Many of them return year after year. Some say that our festival is well organized [… click heading to read more]

Festival T-shirt ON SALE NOW!

Wow! Look at this! Montford Music & Arts Festival T-shirts with a new look. The T’s multi-color design showing the symbolic tree of Montford along with the musical symbols that are the essence of the Festival are prominently displayed [… click heading to read more]

Montford Holiday Tour of Homes Exceeded All Expectations

Cate Scales

The 21st Annual Montford Holiday Tour of Homes exceeded all expectations this year both in our fundraising goals and community involvement! I began working on the Tour in 2002 as a volunteer on the committee when we [… click heading to read more]