Through SU (11/1) – Fiber Optics, basketry and photography by Billie Ruth and Doug Sudduth.
Through FR (11/7) – Abstract Autobiography for a Fractured Narrative, works by Rebecca Ringquist. In the Bardo Arts Center.
Through SA (11/1) – Papercuts, small collage works on paper.
Through SA (1/4) – Appalachian Pastel Society national exhibition.
Through SU (11/30) – Spirits of the Flame, flameworked glass sculpture.
ONGOING – Spooky, pop-art works by member artists.
Through WE (12/31) – Hops & Crafts, mugs, steins & tankards by regional artist.
Through SA (12/6) – Excite, contemporary textiles and fiber art. Held in the Creative Arts Building on Haywood Community College’s campus.
TUESDAYS and SATURDAYS through (11/15) – Family-to-Family, class for mental health caregivers. Tues: 6-8:30pm; Sat: 1:30-4pm. Location given upon registration. Free.
Through TH (11/20) – Handmade book-bound pieces by Mary Carol Koester.
Through SU (11/9) – Ignition, works by Ron Killian.
Through MO (11/24) – It Was A Day Like Any Other, works by Geza Brunow.
Through SA (11/8) – Give and Take, pairings of works by Asheville and Washington D.C. artists
Through SU (11/30) – Weirdness Threshold, works by Julie Armbruster, Tiffany Ownbey and Jessica C. White.
Through (11/7) – Photography by Joe Franklin.
Through FR (11/28) – Four Makers, Four Materials, wood, steel, glass and clay works.
Through FR (11/28) – Shifting Plates II, works by 16 printmakers.
Through FR (11/28) – Self Exam, self portraits by Ursula Gullow.
Through TH (1/15) – Exploring the Depth & Magic of Nature, photography by Susanna Euston, Bonnie Allen and Joanne Senkus.
SA (11/1) through SU (11/30) – Skies Over Appalachia, paintings by Jane Desonier. Opening reception: Nov. 7, 5-8pm.
Through (11/5) – Applications will be accepted for artists and crafters interested in selling art at the ArtMart fundraiser.
Through FR (11/21) – Swannanoa Valley Fine Arts League juried show
SA (10/15) through SA (11/1) – Haunted Adventures: Little Dorm of Horrors, Haunted Theatre and Myths and Legends Ghost Walk. $10-$25.
Through SA (12/31) – Cautionary Tales, photography by Priscilla Smith.
FR (10/31) & SA (11/1) – Kerstin McDaniel, textiles and painting. Opening reception: Oct. 31, 6pm.
SA (11/1) & SU (11/2) – Woodcarving competition and exhibition. Free to attend.
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 WE (12/31) – Holiday gift market. Free to attend.
Through SA (2/28) – Exhibit: Our Story – This Place: The History of African-American Education in Madison County and the Anderson Rosenwald School.
Through SA (11/8) – Tight Impressionism, panorama paintings by Ray Byram.
SA (11/1) & SU (11/2) – American Kennel Club dog agility trials. $22 first run/$12 additional runs.
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 FR (12/19) – Gifts needed for children in the foster care system. Contact to be given a wish list from a child.
Through FR (12/12) – Sponsor a child during the holidays. Contact for details.
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SA (11/1), 8am-6pm – Geocaching Day. Guided tours at 10am & 2pm. Regular parking fees apply.
Through SA (11/1), 8am-7pm – National Specialty event, includes conformation, obedience and agility competition.
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SA (11/1), 9am-3pm – Proceeds support church programs. Free to attend.
SA (11/1), 9am – “Coated in Color” 5K fun run. $20/$12.50 faculty, staff, students and alumni.
SA (11/1) & SU (11/2), 10am-5pm – Self-guided tour of 47 artists’ studios in and around downtown Weaverville. Check website for locations. Free to attend.
SATURDAYS through (11/1), 10am-4pm – Craft sale with works by local artists. Free to attend.
SA (11/1), 10am – Proceeds from this 5k and fun run benefit the Black Mountain Center for the Arts. $25
FR (10/31) through SU (11/2) – Exhibition of Buddha’s relics. Sat.: 10am-7pm; Sun.: 10am-5pm. Free.
SA (11/1), 10am-4pm – Includes studio tours, demonstrations, raffle and silent auction. $5. Held in downtown Dillsboro.
SA (11/1), 10am-3pm – Half-price book sale to benefit Weaverville Library. Free to attend.
SA (11/1), 10am – LEGO Builder’s Club for ages 5+. Free.
Bend & Brew Yoga ($15, includes beer tasting), 11am
SA (11/1), 1-3pm – Release psychological fears workshop. $15.
SA (11/1), 2-4pm – “Legal Issues for Writers” seminar with author and lawyer Heather Newton discusses copyright and contract issues. Registration required. $25.
Burnpile Harvest Fest (seasonal craft beer from more than 20 NC breweries), 2-10pm
FR (10/31) & SA (11/1), 2:30pm – Other Desert Cities. $6.
SA (11/1), 2:30pm – “The Pumpkin Pedaller,” costumed bike ride to Clingman Cafe. Free to ride; event at Clingman Cafe: $5. Meets at City-County Plaza, 121 College St.
$5 mimosas & bloody Marys
SA (11/1), 3pm – Chris Cox discusses his book The Way We Say Goodbye. Free.
SA (11/1), 3:30pm – Teen t-shirt screen printing workshop for ages 11-18. Free.
Food Truck: El Kimchi (Korean/Mexican street food)
Bottle Release: Dark Arts Imperial Stout
SA (11/1), 4:30-6:30pm – Family friendly demonstration against forced infant circumcision. Free to attend. Held at intersection of Broadway & Patton Avenue.
SA (11/1), 6-9:30pm – Proceeds from an auction of local art benefit Odyssey’s veteran’s program and special education program at Asheville Middle School. $42.
SA (11/1), 6pm – Salute to Veterans dance. First two classes free.
Live music: Elonzo (rock), 6pm; Food truck: 3 Suns Bistro
Live music: Corey Hunt Band, 6pm
Live music: Thicket & Sisterwives (country, Americana, rock), 6pm; Food trucks: Cici’s Culinary Tour & Mama Dukes
SA (11/1), 7-9pm – Storytellers, singers, magicians and jugglers perform to benefit the ALS Association. $10/$5 children.
SU (11/1), 7pm – Cosmic Happy Slam, youth poetry slam and open mic. $12/ $7 students.
THURSDAYS through SUNDAYS until (11/2) – Sylvia. Thu.-Sat.: 7:30pm; Sun.: 2pm. $20/$15 students/$10 children.
TH (10/30) 7:30pm, SA (11/1) & SU (11/2), 2:30pm – Charlotte’s Web. $5.
SA (11/1), 8-11pm – Masquerade to support LGBTQ and allied youth of WNC. $5 donation.
Live music: Flea Bitten Dawgs CD release party (swing, blues), 8pm
FR (10/31), 10pm-midnight & SA (11/1), 7pm-midnight – Proceeds support Asheville High School. $10/$5 kid-friendly tour.