Black and white and awesome all over: Break out your best colorless attire for the YWCA of Asheville's Black and White Gala on Thursday, May 2. Expect high energy dance music by Westsound, a silent auction and local food to benefit the YWCA's good work in the community.
Craft in the jungle: No pith helmet is required to track down the best art in the foothills. The Weaverville Art Safari will showcase some of the region's most creative artists and fine crafters at an open studio tour April 27-28.
Paws on parade: Let your pooch strut its stuff at a walk-a-thon for dogs and owners on Saturday, April 27. The walk will be held at Carrier Park and will benefit Mission Hospital's Paws on a Mission pet therapy program.
Green it up: Celebrate spring with the Greening Up the Mountains festival in downtown Sylva on Saturday, April 27. Keep your eye out for traditional crafts, regional bands, activities for kids and sustainable living presentations.