Welcome to Montford!

Whether you are a visitor, new to the neighborhood, or a longstanding resident, Montford is a great place to be. A portion of Montford is a National Register Historic District. Recent years in Montford have witnessed the renovation of many of the neighborhood’s residences by individual families and a myriad of industrious bed and breakfast owners who have helped to restore the district to its former splendor. The residents of Montford welcome you. It’s the people here, through all their efforts, that make this neighborhood a great place!

For more of the latest news about what’s going on in Montford, see the “News & Events” column to the right.


Montford Neighborhood Association Meeting

Third Tuesday of every month, Montford Community Center, 34 Pearson Drive. Next meeting: September 16, 7pm. Watch the list serve for agenda.

All residents are welcome. Everyone in Montford is a member of [... click heading to read more]

Montford Community Recreation News

Kim Kennedy, Director, Montford Center

Fall Programs for Adults and for Youth and Teens

The center has a full slate of programs available this fall. We’re pleased to offer, once again, the Developing Future Male Leaders program led by [... click heading to read more]

An Invitation to the 28th Annual Asheville Greek Festival

September 26-28 at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, 227 Cumberland Avenue

Greetings Neighbors!

Once again it’s Greek Fest time in Montford. There will be lots to learn, see, do, and definitely EAT on Friday and Saturday, September 26 and [... click heading to read more]

19th Annual Montford Holiday Tour of Homes

Press Release

Event Details: Saturday, December 13, 2014 1:00 – 5:00 pm Tickets $20… Available Dec. 1st through the 13th at Chamber of Commerce Visitor’s Center Gift Shop 36 Montford Avenue, Asheville, NC 28801

Come to Montford, Asheville’s most [... click heading to read more]

Green Corner

Mitch Russell

Hydraulic Fracturing in North Carolina

Hydraulic fracturing, “fracking,” made the news in North Carolina when Governor McCrory signed a law lifting the ban on fracking that had been in place since 2012. Part of the law makes [... click heading to read more]

LaZoom—Montford Festival Donation Tour

Joan Miller, Editor

If I’d paid enough for therapy, I might be able to put my finger on why I’m shy with free and joyful abandon: girlfriends taking me by the hand to dance, being urged to sing along [... click heading to read more]

Griffin Award Goes to Montford Art Studio

Rick Vogel

The Kjellstrom Studio in Montford was given the 2014 Griffin Award in the category of in-fill construction. Presented by the Preservation Society of Asheville and Buncombe County, Mandy Kjellstrom received the award for outstanding contributions to historic [... click heading to read more]

Tai Chi for Arthritis—All Are Welcome

Anne Plyler

My husband and I teach a series of “Tai Chi for Arthritis” classes in the same room in Homewood where we celebrated Christmas Eve before going to midnight mass. Our Tai Chi for Arthritis program is a [... click heading to read more]

The Taming of the Shrew Opened A Month of Free Summer Comedy

August 1-23, Friday-Sunday, 7:30pm. Hazel Robinson Ampitheatre, 92 Gay Street, Asheville

John Russell, Managing Director Montford Park Players

The Montford Park Players are delighted to present one of William Shakespeare’s bawdiest comedies: The Taming of the Shrew.

Local favorite [... click heading to read more]

Montford Community Recreation News

Kim Kennedy, Recreation Center Director III, Montford Center

A very special thanks to Vic and Sharon Fahrer, Joe Murphy and Joan Miller, Lewis and Susan Rothlein, the Montford yoga class participants, the Montford Neighborhood Association, and one anonymous donor [... click heading to read more]