Through SU (11/30) – Spirits of the Flame, flameworked glass sculpture.
Through WE (12/31) – Hops & Crafts, mugs, steins & tankards by regional artist.
Through FR (1/9) – David Raymond’s Other People’s Pictures and Eric Oglander: Craigslist Mirrors, photography. In the Bardo Arts Center.
Through SU (11/30) – Skies Over Appalachia, paintings by Jane Desonier.
Through MO (12/15) – Applications open for this annual event honoring the legacy of Black Mountain College. All genres and disciplines. Contact for full guidelines. Free.
Through SU (11/30) – Gallery member ceramic art show.
Through WE (12/31) – Poster art by Joshua Marc Levy.
Through SA (12/31) – Cautionary Tales, photography by Priscilla Smith.
Through MO (12/29) – Eyeing the Landscape, photography by Ron Martin-Adkins.
Through FR (12/19) – Gifts needed for children in the foster care system. Contact to be given a wish list from a child.
Through SU (12/31) – Pet supplies and monetary donations will be collected for Blue Ridge Humane Society and Charlie’s Angels Animal Rescue. Contact for drop-off locations.
Through (12/19) – Posada: Marigolds & Skulls, prints by Jose Guadalupe.
Through (1/15) – The Future is Certain, contemporary paintings by Carly Greene.
Through SA (12/20) – Next: New Photographic Visions, juried exhibition.
Through SA (12/13) – Book Giving Tree, donations for disadvantaged children. $10 minimum.
Through MO (12/1) – Exhibit of sections of the AIDS Memorial Quilt. Free.
Through FR (12/12) – Sponsor a child during the holidays. Contact for details.
Through FR (12/5) – Works by Kristen Necessary.
Through SU (12/21) – Works by Angela Cunningham and Anis Crofts.
Through TH (1/1) – Wearable art works by Edwin Bringle, Liz Spear, Stacy Lane, Nita Forde and Kathryn Faille.
Through SU (1/25) – Paintings and wood etchings by Jim Southerland.
Through TU (2/3) – Beyond Textures, multimedia.
Through WE (12/31) – Expressionist landscapes by Jean Claude Roy.
Through FR (12/19) – Sacred Spaces, works by three artists.
Through FR (12/12) – Meghan Thomas, photography. In the Weizenblatt Gallery.
Through TH (12/4) – Donations accepted for Brother Wolf Animal Rescue’s “Paws to Give” holiday fundraiser.
Through TH (1/1) – Short scripts accepted for consideration in Brief Encounters 2015. Contact for details.
Through TU (12/2) – Comforting Deceptions, paintings by Maggie Harwell. In Owen Hall.
Through (12/21) – Volunteers are needed to work as artist curators for 2015 exhibits.
Through FR (1/9) – Odyssey ClayWorks: A Collective Perspective, ceramics.
FRIDAYS through SUNDAYS until (1/1) – “Hometown Holidays,” includes lights, carriage rides, hay rides and pet photos with Santa Paws. Held in downtown Forest City.
Through TH (1/1) – Features a variety of family activities including holiday lights, chili cook-off, hay rides and pictures with Santa. Contact for schedule. Free to attend. Held in Hickory Nut Gorge.
SA (11/22) through SA (1/4), 8am-8pm – “Winter Lights,” light show and festivities in the garden. Admission fees apply.
TH (11/27), 10am – Turkey Day crafts. Free.
TUESDAYS through SUNDAYS until (12/31), 11am-3pm – Holiday gift market. Free to attend.
THURSDAYS, 1pm – Players of all ages and skill levels are welcome. Free.
TUESDAYS through THURSDAYS, 1-3pm – Drop-in center offering peer support services for mental health and substance use issues and wellness.
MONDAYS & THURSDAYS, 3-7pm – All ages Irish dance & clogging. $10.
THURSDAYS, 6:15pm – Weekly meetings for sharpening public speaking skills. Free.
WEDNESDAYS through SUNDAYS until (12/14) – Don’t Dress for Dinner. Wed.-Sat.: 7:30pm; Sun.: 2pm. $16-$34.
WEDNESDAYS through SUNDAYS through (12/21) – A Christmas Carol. Wed.-Sat.: 8pm; Wed., Thur., Sat. & Sun.:2pm. $40/$25 students/$10 children.