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 Athlete Looking Toward Olympics

Asheville’s Presson Continues Track Career as a Pro

Bob Berghaus,

Isaac Presson is living the dream just 60 miles from home, running for Furman Elite, a professional track program whose coach is a former Olympian, a phrase Presson [… click heading to read more]

Concerts On the Quad Returns

Monday evenings, 7 – 8:30pm

UNC Asheville’s Concerts on the Quad, once a fixture of Asheville’s summer calendar, will return this summer. A beautiful Monday evening stroll from Montford. This summer’s lineup features five free concerts on UNC Asheville’s [… click heading to read more]

12th Annual Montford Music and Arts Festival, May 16, 2015

David Baker, Fundraising Committee Chair

It’s that time of year, and we are knee deep in planning the 12th Annual Montford Music and Arts Festival, featuring the best musicians the Montford neighborhood has to offer and the finest crafts [… click heading to read more]

Montford Community Center News

Kim Kennedy, Montford Center Director

Lucky Leprechauns

Follow the rainbow and turn into a leprechaun. Fun includes shamrocks, making green slime, and a treasure hunt. Program will be held Monday, March 16, 4-5pm for youth 4-7 years old. Cost [… click heading to read more]

Ask Away, Montford!

Kelli is a new contributor to the Montford newsletter

Dear Kelli,

Why are stink bugs on every piece of my fabric all of a sudden? —Signed, Putting Up a Stink About Stink Bugs

Dear Putting Up a [… click heading to read more]

Historic Asheville Photos Found In 1904 Album

“Hot Find” Nearly Recycled

Zoe Rhine of the North Carolina Room, Pack Library, sent us this photo with the caption “A Residential View on Montford Ave.” The story of how she came by it is circuitous and remarkable. Very [… click heading to read more]

Montford Park Players

Montford Park Players Perform Noel Coward’s Private Lives

Season Opening

Thursday, March 12, 7:30pm (“Pay what we’re worth!”) Fridays-Saturdays, 7:30pm, Sundays at 2:30pm Asheville Masonic Temple, 80 Broadway, downtown Asheville

The plot of Private Lives involves two couples blissfully [… click heading to read more]


Montford Neighborhood Association Meetings

Third Tuesday of every month, Montford Community Center, Pearson Drive. Next meeting: March17, 2015, 7pm. Watch the list serve for agenda items.

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

Bees and Butterflies in Montford’s New Garden

Nina Veteto

It hasn’t been easy for Isaac Dickson in its temporary location at William Randolph, but the gardeners intend to leave the site “better than they found it,” according to Joan Pinegar, the school’s garden coordinator. There have [… click heading to read more]

Holiday Donations

Kim Kennedy

Thanks goes out to the donations from the Montford neighborhood for our holiday donations drive. This year, the money paid for 31 backpacks for the afterschool youth, stuffed with supplies and gifts, 32 youth to attend the [… click heading to read more]