Welcome to Macaroni Kid - the place to find this week's family fun!

Welcome to Macaroni Kid - the place to find this week's family fun!

Are you excited about the holidays? Christmas is a wonderful time of the year. I am sure as December 25th grows closer your children (and maybe you) will be getting more and more excited. But in the meantime, if you ...

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Holiday Events Around Town

Holiday Events Around Town

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A Christmas Visit to Dillsboro, NC

A Christmas Visit to Dillsboro, NC

Are you looking for a getaway that is not “too” far away? Something special to do with the family? Something to really get you in the spirit of the holidays? Something that is not too expensive? I have a perfect ...

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Let's have a giveaway again - Shadrack's Christmas Wonderland

Let's have a giveaway again - Shadrack's Christmas Wonderland

Shadrack's Christmas Wonderland, returns to the Western North Carolina Agricultural Center in Fletcher for its fourth season of festive lights set to jolly tunes and new comical displays. From November 23rd through December 28th, the two-mile maze of lights will ...

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Let's Go See THE NUTCRACKER

Let's Go See THE NUTCRACKER

The Nutcracker - Moscow BalletMoscow Ballet announces Swan Lake and Great Russian Nutcracker performances featuring Principal Dancers and Balletmasters of the highest caliber and hailing from the world's top ballet schools. Where: Thomas Wolfe Auditorium, US Cellular When: December 4, ...

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String Cheese Reindeer

String Cheese Reindeer

Cute, easy winter snack! What you need: String Cheese Small Pretzels Slice of Ham (or two) Cream Cheese (tiny bit to "glue" eyes and nose on) Raisins Baby Carrot What you do: 1. Prep the ingredients. Unwrap the string cheese. ...

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A Holiday Letter To My Friends & Family “From” A Child With Autism

A Holiday Letter To My Friends & Family “From” A Child With Autism

A Holiday Letter To My Friends & Family “From” A Child With Autism Hi Everyone, I know that we will be visiting each other soon and I thought this would be a helpful note for you to have. A lot ...

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Kids eat FREE or cheap.  Great spots around town.

Kids eat FREE or cheap. Great spots around town.

What parent isn't looking for a deal? Here are some of the restaurants around our town that offer free or reduced meals for kids. I am always looking for more places to add. If you know of a restaurant that ...

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After School Fun (and more!)

After School Fun (and more!)

Looking for a way to help your child grow in confidence and self-esteem? Extracurricular classes could be the answer. Here are some businesses around our town that offer art, gymnastics, dance, karate, recreational opportunities and hands-on STEM learning activities for ...

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Get your picture taken with Santa for FREE

Get your picture taken with Santa for FREE

Now through December 24 FREE Santa PhotoSanta is waiting for your list! Stop by Asheville Outlets for your FREE Santa Photo. Receive two FREE 4x6 Santa photo prints and a high res digital download of single image for every family ...

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Ticket Giveaway - Great Russian Nutcracker coming to Asheville

Direct from Russia, the classic Great Russian Nutcracker will entertain the whole family this Christmas. Experience the exceptional dancing of a company of almost 40, a 60-foot growing Christmas tree, new and spectacular hand-made costumes by Resident Designer Arthur Oliver, ...

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Christmas Parades in our area

Christmas Parades in our area

Take the kids and enjoy a parade. There is one in your town or at least close by. Asheville -; November 19, 2016; 11am; performances stop is located at the corner of Biltmore and Patton Ave. Canton -; December 1, ...

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Sharing with others over the Holidays

Sharing with others over the Holidays

If you are hoping to help your child share the joy of Christmas with those that may not have as much as they do it is time to start thinking of ways to do that.I have compiled information from a ...

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Let's Plan a Birthday Party

Let's Plan a Birthday Party

Birthday parties and children…they go hand in hand. Children love them, but sometimes for parents they can be a lot of work. Asheville Macaroni Kid has put together a number of venues where you can host your child's birthday party ...

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The Bookmobile is rolling to a neighborhood near you!

The Bookmobile is rolling to a neighborhood near you!

The Bookmobile is rolling to a neighborhood near you! Our FREE Pre-K program features fun activities like story time, puppet shows, arts & crafts,and much more! Children can choose books to check out from our library, and weekly attendance earns ...

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What to do, What to do?

What to do, What to do?

So summer's over and the kids have gone back to school. Seemed like it would last forever, then it was over in a heartbeat. So now it's time to get back into the schedule, the system, the routine. Packing lunches, ...

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Mom Groups.

Mom Groups.

Here is a list of support groups for moms: I have tried to confirm this information but if you have questions or are a first time visitor to the group PLEASE call or email to confirm the date and time ...

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Storytimes and Toddler Times at the Library

Storytimes and Toddler Times at the Library

Enka Candler Monday: 10:30am -; Bounce'n Books -; Movement story time for all ages; 11:30am - Baby PLAYdate Wednesday: 10:30am -; Preschool Story Times (ages 3-5) Thursday: 10:30am -; Toddler Times (18-36 month) Fairview Tuesday: 11am -; Mother Goose Time ...

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