Weekly Picks

Can you hammer a nail with a banana? The N.C. Science Festival has the answer. Health Adventure in Biltmore Square Mall, 800 Brevard Road, Suite 620, will host a presentation on extreme cold on Wednesday, April 25 from 3:30-4:30 p.m. Free with museum admission. Info: http://avl.mx/e7.

Enjoy a local meal for a good cause at Dining Out for Life. A variety of local restaurants will donate a portion of their proceeds to the WNC AIDS Project on Thursday, April 26. Info and locations: http://www.wncap.org.

Several garden clubs, including the Blue Ridge Horticulture Association and the Men's Garden Club of Asheville, will host garden sales on Friday, April 27. Most sales run through Saturday. Info and full list: http://mountainx.com/events.

See classic cars and model trains at the Historic 7th Avenue District Antique Car Show on Saturday, April 28. Cars will fill the streets of downtown Hendersonville from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. and trains will be on display at the Historic Train Depot, 7th Avenue and Maple Street. Info: 890-8246.

Celebrate Worldwide Pinhole Day at the Phil Mechanic Studios Public Darkroom on Sunday, April 29. This global event encourages amateur and professional photographers to explore pinhole photography and upload their photos onto a worldwide database. Photo paper and instruction provided. Limited cameras available; participants encouraged to bring their own. 109 Roberts St. noon-5 p.m. $5. A free pinhole camera event will be held at Black Mountain Center for the Arts, 225 W. State St., from 1-4 p.m. Info: http://www.pinholeday.org.

Enjoy a variety of uplifting choral selections as Brevard College's student choirs perform a free spring concert in the university's Porter Center on Monday, April 30 at 7:30 p.m. Info: 884-8211.

Disclaimer Comedy presents an evening of local funnymen on Tuesday, May 1 as Joe Zimmerman, Tom Peters, Tom Scheve and Gary Goff perform at the The LAB, 39 N. Lexington Ave. 9 p.m. $5 advance/$7 door. Info: http://joezimmermanatlab.eventbrite.com or http://www.lexavebrew.com.

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