Millions of grains: Monks from the Drepung Loseling monastery in Atlanta will share the artistic traditions of Tantric Buddhism by creating a sand mandala in Western Carolina University's A.K. Hinds University Center Monday, Sept. 9 through Friday, Sept. 13. Courtesy of WCU
From Victorian to mid-century: The Grove Park Sunset Mountain Neighborhood's tour of homes will feature everything from arts and crafts masterpieces to sleek contemporary abodes. This self-guided tour will be held on Sunday, Sept. 8 and trolly transportation is available from the Grove Park Inn Country Club. Suzanne Escovitz
Celebrate sculpture: More than 150 sculptures, both contemporary and traditional, will be on display at the T.H. Broyhill Walking Park in Lenoir as part of Caldwell Arts Council's Sculpture Celebration on Saturday, Sept. 7.