Fall Peak Colors, 10/17/2017 Update


2017 Peak Color Prediction

70th Anniversary: Craft Fair of the Southern Highlands

October 20 – 22, 2017: Approaching its 70th year, the Craft Fair of the Southern Highlands will return to downtown Asheville’s U.S. Cellular Center. Filling both the concourse and arena levels of the venue, craftspeople who are masters in their media will be exhibiting. The variety of craft that will be on display ranges from contemporary to traditional in works of clay, wood, metal, glass, fiber, natural materials, paper, leather, mixed media, and jewelry. After a curation process of two juries, nearly 200 makers from the Southern Highland Craft Guild will carry on the legacy of these Fairs.


Congratulations to Kim and Ted

The Melange enlivened by guest music demonstration


4 Generations Celebrating Mother’s Day at the Melange

4 generations at the Melange

Thank You

“Dear Mehmet and Lale

There are no words that will ever adequately say Thank You to Both of You for everything you did to make our wedding weekend so special and amazing. The grounds were beautiful, the food beyond overwhelming and the staff fantastic. Most of all – your kindness and grace over the entire weekend made for an extra special experience by all of our guests as well as the two of us. Truly -Thank You – Thank You from the bottom of our hearts! Gray and Christian …”

Thank You

Mehmet and Lale,

We want to let you know what a delight it was to meet you two this past weekend.  Our stay exceeded our expectations!  The Cinnamon Room was so very nice. The sleep peaceful.  The Ambience was perfect.  The food delicious!  And the magic table – where one leaves some apples and the next day there is a scrumptious dessert in the room and a wonderfully delicious fruit-filled puffed pastry for breakfast. J

Thank you for sharing some of your life story with us. As we have grown older we realize more and more that People are the most important thing on God’s Green Earth.  We sincerely hope to return to Melange and spend a few more delightful days and nights. 

Please let Erin know that we thought she did a great job serving. Kind Regards,

Clell and Tammy


Well what can I say except…….PHENOMENAL!!!!! This is probably one of the best B&B’s I have stayed at and we travel quite a bit! What history this place holds and the owners are amazing in itself! We stayed in the Emerald Room and everything was just perfect from the bed to the bath(OMG I love the shower) to the fantastic verandah area! I think I spent more time on the verandah reading and enjoying my wine than anywhere else! Breakfast the next morning was amazing and that was prepared by no other than Lale and Mehmet! This is no regular breakfast people! Everything was elaborate from the place settings to the food itself but yet very welcoming and like you were home! Location was a plus……to sit and look out it felt like you were miles away from the nearest restaurant/shop area but really we were less than a mile away! Wonderful shops and restaurants were available to us as well as a fresh food market area right down the street. Highly recommend this lovely home away from home and look forward to coming back and staying longer! 

Reiser Family

Hendersonville Shines at America in Bloom

Henderson County did exceptionally well in the 2015 America

in Bloom judging, our 2nd year participating in the program.

Henderson County received 4 Blooms out of a possible 5, or

77.3% of possible points.

America in Bloom is a national program that “envisions

communities across the country as welcome and vibrant

places to live, work, and play—benefitting from colorful plants

and trees; enjoying clean environments; celebrating heritage; and planting pride through


Henderson County was also nominated for the Best Downtown Street Design,

Heritage Preservation

Hendersonville’s new brand

Lale and I love the new brand of our Hendersonville:

“Life’s Playground.”

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