Through SA (9/20) – Edwina Bringle Retrospective, weaving. Artist’s reception: Aug. 16, 5pm.
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.
ONGOING – Classes for careers in the food and hotel industries. Includes American Hotel and Lodging Association Certification. Call for times. $25.
Through SU (8/31) – Life in Motion, works by Alyson Markell and Kenn Kotara.
Through SA (8/30) – Paintings, architectural drawings and iron work by Anthony Lord.
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 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.
Through SU (9/14) – Imagined Circus and Travelers, paintings by Diana LaRose-Weaver.
Through (10/28) – Into the Fire, glass, clay and metal works.
Through (8/31) - Lost at Sea, works by Sandee Johnson.
SA (8/30), 10am-4pm – Includes craft and food vendors, demonstrations, live music and civil war reenactment. $5.
Through SU (8/31) – Photographs of the farm taken by local photographers
Through TU (9/30) – Merge, vintage and contemporary photography.
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 SA (9/20) – Camped Out on Greasy Grass: A Series of Portraits, works by artists from closed Lyman Avenue studios.
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.
FR (8/29) through SU (8/31) – Collaborative mural painting. Free to attend.
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. Held at UNCA on Sept. 13.
(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.
WE (9/3), 12:30pm & TH (9/4), 5:30pm – Open house for those interested in being a volunteer teacher assistant, tutor or mentor. Held at the ACSF central office, 85 Mountain St.
SUNDAYS – Meets during Cleveland Browns games. Contact for specific times.
Through (9/20) – Registration is open for this run to benefit the Black Mountain Home for Children and the Colburn Earth Science Museum. $35/$30 advance. Held Sept. 20 at Grove Stone & Sand Company.
Through FR (9/26) – Linear-Geometric Abstraction & Geometric Color Field Painting, a Resurrection and Resurgence, works by Matthew Zelder.
Through TU (9/9) – Serendipitous Accretion, paintings by Amanda Seckington. Free.
Through FR (9/19) – Exhibition of works by UNCA faculty. In the S. Tucker Cooke Gallery.
TUESDAYS (8/26) through (9/9), 5:30pm-8:00pm – “Manage Your Money,” financial saving and management techniques. Free. Registration required.
SA (8/30), 6:30am – Part of the NC Apple Festival. $40/ $30 by Aug. 27.
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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 (8/20), 10am-11:30am- Outdoor yoga event. Free with donations to Homeward Bound or Helpmate encouraged.
FR (8/29) & SA (8/30), 10am-7pm – An art sale with works by regional artists. Proceeds benefit pediatric patients. Free to attend.
SA (8/30), 10am – Auction to benefit Chris Spurrier’s van fund for computerized hand controls.
FR (8/29) through MO (9/1) – 68th annual street fair, arts & crafts, entertainment, parade and more. Free to attend.
SA (8/30), 10am-3pm – Used books, audio, movies and music sale to benefit the library.
Soccer & English Breakfast: Manchester v. Stoke City, 10am; Everton v. Chelsea, 12:30pm
Through SA (9/20) - Works by Barbara Littledeer.
Through SA (9/20) – Edwina Bringle Retrospective, weaving.
SATURDAYS, 10:30am – Guided, walking history tour of downtown Brevard. Reservations required. $15/ free for children under 12.
SA (8/30), 10:30am- noon – Children’s tour of the permaculture gardens and natural buildings. $15 adults/ $10 kids.
SA (8/30), 10:30am-1pm – Family hike day. Registration required by Aug. 28. Free.
Bend & Brew Yoga ($15, includes beer tasting), 11am
SA (8/30), noon-5pm – Includes live music, local food vendors and kids activities. Free to attend.
SA (8/30), 1-4pm – 10th anniversary celebration tour of this net zero energy homes community. Free.
FR (8/29) & SA (8/30)- Remembering Frank Sinatra: The Capitol Years. $32/$26 seniors and students. Fri.: 7:30pm; Sat.: 2pm.
$5 mimosas & bloody Marys
Food Truck: Melt Your Heart (gourmet grilled cheese), 3pm
SA (8/30), 3pm – Timm Muth discusses his book Disciple of Flames.
Food Truck: El Kimchi (Korean/Mexican street food)
SA (8/30), 4-7pm – Lashunda Smith discusses her book I Double Dare You to Dream.
Live Music: Sky Larks, 6-8pm
Live Music: Mike & Amy (Americana), 6-9pm
Live Music: Amigo (Americana), 6pm; Food Truck: 3 Suns Bistro
THURSDAYS through SUNDAYS until (8/31) – Little Shop of Horrors, Thurs.-Sat.: 7:30pm; Sun.: 2:30pm. $24/$18 ages 18-25/$12 students under 18.
TH (8/28) through MO (9/1), 7:30pm – A Carolina Story. $7/$5 students, faculty & staff. Held in Patton Auditorium on the Hendersonville campus.
FR (8/30), 7:30pm – Tickets to this CD release show for Swannanoa artist Renae Brame benefit the ministry’s emergency aid services. $15.
THURSDAYS through SUNDAYS until (9/14) – The Mystery of Irma Vep, Wed.-Sat.: 8pm; Thurs., Sat. & Sun.: 2pm. $40/$38 seniors/$25 students.
Live Music: The Stipe Brothers, Dan Ruiz & Kent Rector (rock, pop), 8-10pm; Food Truck: Farm to Fender
Last SUNDAYS, 10:30am-noon - Family Meditation with Rev. Teijo Munnich