Through SA (9/20) – Edwina Bringle Retrospective, weaving. Artist’s reception: Aug. 16, 5pm.
FR (8/8) through FR (9/26) – Linear-Geometric Abstraction & Geometric Color Field Painting, a Resurrection and Resurgence, works by Matthew Zelder. Reception: Aug. 8, 6pm.
ONGOING – Sol LeWitt: Creating Place, “Wall Drawing #618,” conceptual art. Opening Aug. 9, 10am.
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 (9/9) – Serendipitous Accretion, paintings by Amanda Seckington. Free.
ONGOING – Classes for careers in the food and hotel industries. Includes American Hotel and Lodging Association Certification. Call for times. $25.
Through SA (8/30) – Submissions will be accepted for the Literary Fiction Contest, stories of 5000 words or less. $25. Contact for guidelines.
Through FR (10/31) – Drifting Toward the Names of Things, paper works by Brian T. Leahy.
Through SU (8/31) – Life in Motion, works by Alyson Markell and Kenn Kotara.
Through SU (8/31) – Paintings by Joyce Schlapkohl.
Through SU (8/31) – Swannanoa Fine Arts League members juried exhibit.
Through (8/30) – Volunteers needed to monitor monarch butterflies to aid conservation efforts and knowledge.
Through FR (9/12) – Carolina Through My Lens, photography by Joye Ardyn Durham.
Through TU (9/30) - Artifacts and Contraptions, glass and mixed media sculptures by artists Peter Wright and Audrey Wilson.
Through SA (8/30) – Paintings, architectural drawings and iron work by Anthony Lord.
ONGOING - Two Worlds, abstract watercolors by Mick Donelan.
Through SU (8/31) – Urban Photography From The Streets Of A Bohemian Mountain Town, street photography by Joe Longobardi.
Through SA (9/27) – Works from artists Kenneth Baskin, John L. Cleaveland, Brad Sells, Lee Sipe and Mike Smith.
Through TU (8/19) – Glass works by John Almaguer. Held at Beverly-Hanks Discovery Center, 1 Town Square Blvd.
Through FR (9/26) – British Invasion, works inspired by the British pop culture.
Through SA (9/27) – Ahead of the Curve, contemporary works focusing on lines.
Through TH (8/21) – Pattern, Texture, Emotion, quilts.
Through (8/30) – The foundation seeks two volunteers to serve as group facilitators for a proposed local support group. Contact for details.
FR (8/8) through SU (9/14) – Imagined Circus and Travelers, paintings by Diana LaRose-Weaver. Opening reception: Aug. 8, 5pm.
Through (10/28) – Into the Fire, glass, clay and metal works.
Through (8/31) - Lost at Sea, works by Sandee Johnson.
Through SU (8/31) – Photographs of the farm taken by local photographers
Through TU (9/30) – Merge, photography works from vintage collections of three collectors, alongside contemporary artists.
Through TH (9/18) – Writers are asked to submit fiction, creative nonfiction or poetry on animals and animal rights for upcoming public reading. Contact for guidelines.
Through (8/28) – Submissions will be accepted for Anything Goes, Everything Shows, a multimedia mail-in art show. All submissions will be exhibited. Opening: Sept. 6. Free.
Through SA (8/31) – Handmade traditional Javanese Batik.
Through SU (8/31) – Corollaries, paintings by Suzanne Saunders.
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 (9/13) – Registration is open for this race to benefit the Autism Society of North Carolina and families affected by autism. Call to register. $25.
(pd.) August 30, 10 am at New Life Community Church on 1417 Riverside Drive, Asheville, NC 28804. Proceeds help Chris Spurrier get a van modified with computerized hand controls. Items range from local fine art to new practical items. View auction items on Facebook: Chris Spurrier Van Fund / Auction.
Through WE (10/15) – ZOOM IN: An Exhibition of Asheville Street Photography, works by six local photographers. Opening reception: Sept. 7, 4-6pm.
ONGOING - Sol LeWitt: Creating Place, Wall Drawing #618, conceptual art.
WEDNESDAYS & SATURDAYS, 8am-noon –
WEDNESDAYS & SATURDAYS, 8am-noon –
TUESDAYS through THURSDAYS, 9am-noon – Adult basic education/ high school equivalency classes. Registration required.
Through FR (8/29) - Bring Us Your Best XI, works by competition winners.
SA (8/9) through SA (9/20) - Works by Barbara Littledeer.
TH (8/7) through SA (9/20) – Edwina Bringle Retrospective, weaving. Artist’s reception: Aug. 16, 5pm.
$3 pints all day
WEDNESDAYS, 1-2:30pm – For people with dementia, Alzheimer’s or brain damage and their care-partners. Held in UNCA’s Sherrill Center.
$7 growler fills
WEDNESDAYS (through 12/31), 2-6pm -
WEDNESDAYS through (11/30), 2-6pm -
WEDNESDAYS, 2-5pm -
WEDNESDAYS, 2:30-6:30pm -
$2 off growler fills
Food Truck: Tin Can Pizzeria, 3pm
WE (8/20), 3pm – Meet Me In St. Louis. Free.
Food Truck: Root Down (comfort food, Cajun)
WE (8/20), 4-7pm – Public meeting on transit services. Meets on 4th floor.
Wet Nose Wednesday: dog day at Coxe Ave. patio 5-8pm; $3.50 all pints at Coxe location
MONDAYS & WEDNESDAYS, 5:30-8:30pm – ESL classes. Registration required.
WE (8/20), 5:30pm-7pm – Panel-led discussion on medical decision-making and medical ethics. Free. Reservations required.
Live Music: Woody Wood Wednesdays (acoustic), 5:30pm
Wednesday night bike ride, 6pm
WE (8/20), 6-8pm – Held at Black Mountain Library, 105 N. Doughtery St., Black Mountain.
WE (8/20), 6pm – Swannanoa Knitters. SW.
Live Music: Bradley Carter (bluegrass, old-time), 6pm
Beer Run with Wild Bill (group run into Pisgah Forest), 6pm
WEDNESDAYS (8/20) through (9/3), 6:30-7:30pm – Laughter yoga. $11/ $30 for series.
WE (8/20), 7pm – Community orchestra holds an open rehearsal. Free.
WEDNESDAYS through SUNDAYS until (8/24) – Miss Saigon. Wed.-Sat.: 8pm; Thu., Sat. & Sun.: 2pm. $40.
THURSDAYS through SUNDAYS until (9/14) – The Mystery of Irma Vep, Wed.-Sat.: 8pm; Thurs., Sat. & Sun.: 2pm. $40/$38 seniors/$25 students.