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2011-03-03 06:45:00

ASHEVILLE, N.C., March 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Spring in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina brings many wonderful music, art and food festivals - and most them are free! Here are the Top 20 Asheville Spring Events for 2011, selected by www.RomanticAsheville.com Travel Guide: Every Friday night: Drum Circle in downtown Asheville March 26-27: Orchid Show at NC Arboretum March 27: Asheville Idiotarod, inspired by the famous Alaskan Sled Dog Race but instead of dogs they use people...


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.