OK friends, this is a big weekend!  Here’s some things going on of note (ahem… that also involve cupcakes from Short Street Cakes)
On Friday: Asheville Fashion Conspiracy!

AFC is an organization “Taking Action for Fashion: Building Economy and Community by Marketing Asheville’s Independent Designers” Check it out! And all weekend long:
Ashevillage Building Convergence

“ABC 2008 is the exciting inaugural three-day collaboration and celebration of sustainability for the city, the land, and the people of Asheville. ABC features: an Opening Celebration & Benefit Night with not-to-be-missed presentation, local music & finger food; an action-oriented Ashevillage Town Meeting with nationally renowned presenters and local pioneers; Ashevillage In Action Day, with 14 hands-on sustainability projects throughout the city; a summer solstice celebration, community potlucks, local music and arts,  closing ceremonies, and much more.”

Saturday, the historic Shiloh neighborhood celebrates the completion of the community pavilion and garden from 12-4.

And on Sunday:

Everybody’s Favorite Food (But Local) Pizza and Cupcakes!
Sunday June 22nd  5pm at the West End Bakery! 

This is an event organized by Slow Food Asheville.  I know the Joys of Pizza and Cupcakes- my two staple foods. Come out and support the work of Slow Food Asheville. Thanks to the very good people of the West End Bakery for hosting.
Also, two great businesses are having their opening parties on Sunday:

Custom: Hers and Home Boutique owned by my friends Michelle and Tammy Goni!

Custom will hold a grand opening on Sunday, June 22, at 7 p.m., featuring catered food, drinks, and a DJ.  Custom, located at 415A Haywood Road, is open Sunday and Monday from noon to 6 p.m., and Tuesday through Saturday from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Call the store at 257-4007.

And also on Sunday, the fabulous new Dragon Lady Salon, owned by my friend Erin Hardy, hosts its Grand Opening Party at 50 McCormick Place (just at the bottom of the hill off of Biltmore Ave).  Opening goes from 6-10pm.  There will be beer and wine,  catered menu, and a DJ.  And, of course, cupcakes. Contact Dragon Lady: 828.252.8022 or dragonl8y@gmail.com