Image 1. No snow? No problem: Take the kids sledding, even if the flakes don't fly. The Town of Beech Mountain opens its free sledding hill daily to children 12 and under. Frolic in the man-made (and perhaps natural) snow through March.
Image 2. Spirit of the Wolf: Linda Star Wolf and Anna Cariad-Barrett will present wisdom teachings and a guided journey through spirit guides and creature teachers at Malaprop's Thursday, Jan. 24.
Image 3. Good grief: Asheville Community Theatre's youth production class will dodge a permanent case of bad luck at its performance of You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown Saturday, Jan. 19 and Sunday, Jan 20.