ASHEVILLE, N.C. – The UNC Asheville Athletics Department will host a Wine Gala at the Fresh Market on Thursday, Oct. 3 from 7:30-9:30 p.m. All proceeds from ticket sales for the event will benefit UNC Asheville’s Student-Athlete Scholarship Fund.


Tickets for the Wine Gala will be $30 with the event occurring at the Fresh Market location on 944 Merrimon Ave.


Food to be served includes shrimp cocktail, crab cakes and other hors d'oeurvres as well as distinctive cheeses.  Attendees will receive a 15% discount on wine purchases at this exclusive tasting event.


To purchase tickets, go on-line at or call the ticket office at 828-258-7900.