Through SA (9/20) – Works by Barbara Littledeer.
Through (10/1) – Submissions accepted for annual Short Story Contest, stories of 2500 words or less. $11. Contact for guidelines.
Through TU (9/30) – Paintings by Sahar Fakhoury.
Through SA (9/20) – Camped Out on Greasy Grass: A Series of Portraits, works by artists from closed Lyman Avenue studios.
Through (11/5) – Artists may donate works to be displayed and auctioned at Zuma Coffee in Marshall. Proceeds benefit this nonprofit animal therapy program for veterans and at-risk youth. Contact for details.
Through FR (9/26) – Students in grades 4-12 may submit works of fiction to the Telling Our Tales writing competition. Must be inspired by The Sun and the Rain. Contact for details.
Through SU (9/28) – Abstractions, works by Barbara Fisher, Robert Winkler, and Pat Zalisko.
Through FR (11/14) – What I Know, photography by Dana Moore.
Through WE (10/15) – ZOOM IN: An Exhibition of Asheville Street Photography, works by six local photographers.
Through SA (1/4) – Humans and Machines: The Robotic Worlds of Adrianne Wortzel, mixed media.
Through TU (9/30) – Along the Way, long exposure photography by Chukk Bruursema.
Through TU (9/30) – Honoring Chuck Marting, black and white photography by the Asheville Traditional Photographers Group. In the Blowers Gallery.
TH (9/4) through FR (11/7) – Teetering on the Edge of the Uncanny, street art and murals displayed throughout the campus.
Through SA (1/10) Gee’s Bend: From Quilts to Prints, quilts and quilt-inspired printmaking.
Through MO (9/29) – Shapes and Shadows, works by Swannanoa Valley Fine Arts League members.
Through SA (1/10) - Dan Rice at Black Mountain College: Painter Among the Poets, abstract expressionism paintings.
Through WE (11/26) – Within the Lines: Creative Perspectives on Wilderness, works by regional artists.
Through SA (10/11) – Handmade rugs and tapestries from Mills Mosseller Studio.
Through Su (1/11) - Hands, Hearts, Mind: Cherokee Artistry, basket weaving, ceramics and sculpture.
Through FR (10/10) – Systems and Portraits, works by Lance Turner.
Through TU (9/30) – Applications will be accepted for up to three outdoor sculpture installations. Contact for guidelines.
Through FR (9/26) – Running on Tybee works by Tim Murray. In the Spiers Gallery.
Through FR (9/26) – Linear-Geometric Abstraction & Geometric Color Field Painting, a Resurrection and Resurgence, works by Matthew Zelder.
Through (10/4) – Registration is open for this 5K walk/run benefitting the Ladies Night Out program. Held Oct. 4 at Biltmore Park Town Square. $30.
Through SU (2/8) – X, Y, Z: Dimensions in Sculpture, contemporary three-dimensional works.
Through TU (9/30) – Variations on a Theme, works by Vilia Marshall.
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Through (10/29) – Anything Goes Everything Shows, mixed media from mail-in submissions.
ONGOING – Gallery members’ ceramics.
Through SA (2/28) – Exhibit: Our Story – This Place: The History of African American Education in Madison County and the Anderson Rosenwald School.
Through TU (10/14) – On the Wall, works by The Village Potters Collective.
Through FR (10/17) – Forest/City, graphic installation by Gary Kachadourian. In the Bardo Arts Center.
Through FR (11/7) – Abstract Autobiography for a Fractured Narrative, works by Rebecca Ringquist. In the Bardo Arts Center.
FR (9/19) & SA (9/20) – Hip-Hop dance workshops, competition and raffle. $18.59
Through MO (10/20) – Oh, Baby; Oh, Baby, paintings by Anna Jenson.
Through FR (10/3) – Bring Back the Monarchs, butterfly-related works by regional artists.
SATURDAYS through (9/27), 9am-3pm – Homebuyer education series. $35.
ONGOING – A Soothing Silence, photography by Brian Olson
Through (10/11) – Artists may reserve spaces in a plein air painting and art show to be held next to Dobra Tea in Black Mountain. $20.
Through (10/5) – Registration is open for this walk which supports programs that combat food insecurity. Participants agree to raise funds through donations. Held Oct. 5 at First Baptist Church.
Through (11/2) – Folk art paintings by David Bryan
Through (11/14) – What I know, photography by Dana Moore. Artist’s reception: Oct. 4, 5 p.m.
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SATURDAYS, 6-9pm – Asperger’s Teens United. For teens (13-19) and their parents. Meets every three weeks.
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SATURDAYS through (9/27), 9am-12pm – SCORE: Business planning workshop series.
SA (9/20), 9am-3pm – Workshop on pastured pork production, includes demonstration of hog butchery and whole animal utilization. $15.
SA (9/20), 9am-12pm – “Play Daze,” family games and activities. Free.
SA (9/20), 9:30am – Proceeds from the race benefit the Black Mountain Home for Children and the Colburn Earth Science Museum. $35/ $30 advance. Registration required.
SA (9/20), 10am – Moderate hike to Ridgecrest in the Swannanoa Valley. $30/$20 members.
FRIDAYS & SATURDAYS (9/12) through (9/20), 10am-4:430pm – Fall Book Sale benefits the library. Includes CDs, DVDs and other mediums. Held at 1940 Spartanburg Highway.
SA (9/20), 10am-6pm – Held at the Weaverville Arts ‘N Autumn Festival, in Weaverville Town Hall.
SA (9/20), 10am-12pm – Volunteers needed to copy and collate program materials.
SA (9/20), 10am-4pm – Includes historic automobiles and train cars, kids activities and reenactments. Free.
SA (9/20) & SU (9/21), 10am-5pm – Self-guided tour of Henderson artists’ studios. Free to attend. Contact for locations.
SA (9/20), 10am-6pm – Juried art, food and live music. Free to attend. Held in downtown Weaverville.
SA (9/20), 10am-3pm – Art and coffee table book sale from Friends of the Library.
SA (9/20), 10am-3pm – Festival highlighting river conservation. Free to attend.
Soccer & English Breakfast: Aston Villa v. Arsenal, 10am; West Ham United v. Liverpool, 12:30pm
SA (9/20), 10:30am-12:30pm – “Crafty Historian,” making beaded gourd percussion instrument. $15. Registration required.
Bend & Brew Yoga ($15, includes beer tasting), 11am
SA (9/20), 11:15am-12:30pm – Admission to this yoga class benefits Four Seasons Heart Songs grief support program for children. $15. Registration required.
SA (9/20), noon-4pm – “Fit After 50,” includes lectures, health screenings, games, massages and dancing for Baby Boomers. Free.
SA (9/20), 12pm – Emily Joanne Hoover discusses her book Hold on to Your Panties and Have Fun.
SA (9/20) & SU (9/21), 1-6pm – Self-guided tour covering nine WNC counties. $30 per vehicle/$25 advance. Maps given with registration.
New Brew: Papa Icky’s Oktoberfest Ale
Brewgrass; For Love of Beer & Mountains: hike up to Clawhammer Mountain
$5 mimosas & bloody Marys
Food Truck: Melt Your Heart (gourmet grilled cheese), 3pm
SA (9/20) 3pm - Celebration of Mabon, or the Autumn Equinox. Optional potluck follows. Free. Held in a private home. Contact for directions.
SA (9/20), 3pm – Beginner journal making workshop. $3.
Cornhole w/ Highlands & Terrapin, 3pm
Food Truck: El Kimchi (Korean/Mexican street food)
New Brew: Gose 11 series; Food Truck: Vieux Carre
3rd SATURDAYS, 5pm – “Sing for the Climate,” demonstration. Free.
HowieFest: Fundraiser for Howie Johnson to help w/ medical bills. Live music: Eric Congdon, Howie Johnson, Ellen Trnka & Woody and more, 5-10pm
SA (9/20), 6pm – “Boot Scootin’ Boogey,” dance. Free.
Live Music: The Moon & You (folk), 6pm
SA (9/20), 6:30pm - E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial. Free.
SA (9/20), 7pm – David Madden discusses his book The Last Bizarre Tale.
FRIDAYS through SUNDAYS until (9/20), 7:30pm – Coriolanus. Free.
FR (9/19) & SA (9/20), 7:30pm – Twelfth Night. $12.
SA (9/20), 7:30pm – Story for Life, stories of Asheville’s local senior citizens. $15/$10 students.
SA (9/20), 7:30pm – Music faculty showcase recital. Free. In the Porter Center.
SA (9/20), 7:45pm – Jonn Serrie, space music. $15.
THURSDAYS through SUNDAYS until (9/21), 2pm & 8pm – The Music of James Bond. $30. No matinee on Fridays.
THURSDAYS through SUNDAYS (9/11) until (9/21), 8pm – 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee.
Live outdoor music: Gaelic Storm (celtic), 8-10pm; Food Trucks: Farm to Fender, Pho Ya Belly