Through FR (5/16) – Early registration for 11th annual Fletcher Flyer bike ride, benefiting Blue Ridge Bicycle Club. Held June 1 at Oskar Blues Brewery, 342 Mountain Industrial Drive, Brevard. $45.
Through SU (5/18) – Social Geographies: Interpreting Space and Place, mixed media.
Through TU (4/29) – Works by five Southern Highland Craft Guild members.
Through SU (5/11) – Eyecatchers: The Hunter Collection, quilts.
Through SA (6/22) – Pierre Daura: Modernist in the Mountains, paintings.
Through SU (6/2) – Take 10: Collectors’ Circle 10th Anniversary, mixed works.
Through WE (4/30) – Works by Transylvania County Public Schools students
ONGOING – Bits and Bytes: Art of the Video Game, illustrations.
Through SA (5/31) – Glass sculptors by Toland Sand.
Through SA (5/24) – Narration, mixed media.
Through SU (7/20) – Ralph Burns: A Persistence of Vision, photography.
Through WE (4/30) – Books will be donated to Accio Books and the Pop Project. Contact for drop-off locations.
Through WE (4/30) – Landscapes by Reda Kay.
Through (5/17) – Cynthia Homire: Vision Quest, mixed media.
Through (4/30) – Collecting dresses, accessories and cash donations for local girls in need.
Through (5/17) – Volunteers needed for various tasks before and during the 5k held at UNCA on May 17.
Through (5/7) – abstract pastels by Bridget Risdon Hepler
Through SA (5/24) – Nancy Kubale, ceramics.
Through (5/3) – Taking Shape, works by Windgate Fellows. Curator’s talk: May 2, 6pm.
ONGOING – Classes for careers in the food and hotel industries. Includes American Hotel and Lodging Association Certification. Call for times. $25.
Through SU (7/6) – Scenography by Barbara Sammons.
Through SA (5/31) – The New Construction, mixed media.
Through WE (4/30) – Works by members of Women In The Arts Foundation.
Through SA (5/24) – Zen, Asian-inspired works.
Through WE (4/30) – Paintings by Christin Zelenka.
Through FR (5/9) – Pottery from a private collection.
Through TU (4/29) – Paintings by John Nelson.
Through SA (5/17) – International Photo Exhibit. Ramsey Library.
Through MO (4/28) – Motion Emotion, mixed media.
Through (5/31) – Event will be held Sept. 20-21, 10am-5pm.
Through WE (5/14) – Pioneer, self-taught artists.
Through (6/15) – Look Again, a look at the byproducts of contemporary society.
FR (4/25), noon-1pm – Frank Thomson discusses the Pierre Daura: Modernist in the Mountains exhibit. Admission fees apply.
SATURDAYS, 7am-noon –
Through (5/1) – Works by senior art students. Opening reception: April 11, 5:30pm.
SATURDAYS, 9am – Ballet. Ages 3 and up.
SA (4/26), 8am-3pm – Volunteers need to work on projects at homes of those with multiple sclerosis. Meets at YWCA, 185 S. French Broad Ave. Info: 772-4920.
SATURDAYS through (12/20), 8am-n00n -
ONGOING – Submissions open for 2014. Themes and deadlines: Animals, May 6; Potters, June 3; Art Mart, Nov. 10.
SA (4/26), 8am-2pm – Book sale.
SATURDAYS, 8am-1pm –
WEDNESDAYS & SATURDAYS, 8am-noon –
SA (4/26), 8:30am-4:30pm – Screenings for skin and oral cancers. Asheville Mall, 3 S. Tunnel Road.
FR (4/25) & SA (4/26), 9am-5pm – Hosted by Blue Ridge Horticulture Association.
FR (4/25) & SA (4/26), 9am-4pm – Held at 95 Upper Red Oak Trail, Hendersonville.
Through FR (5/30) – Craft Tryon, works by Tryon artists.
SA (4/26), 9am-1pm – Located at Lake Junaluska in Haywood County.
Through (5/15), 9am-noon – Haywood County Plant Clinic open to answer questions about plants.
SATURDAYS, 9am-2pm –
SATURDAYS, 9am-1pm –
SATURDAYS, 9am-noon –
SA (4/26) & SU (4/27), 10am-6pm – A self-guided tour of 40 local artists’ studios in and around Weaverville, NC. Contact for full list of locations.
FR (4/25) & SA (4/26), 10am-6pm - Spring Book Sale. EK.
SA (4/26) 10am & noon – “Saturdays Classical Brunch.” $15, does not include food. Reservations required.
SA (4/26), 10am-2pm – Activities, demonstrations about springtime greening. Free.
SA (4/26), 10am-5pm – The Town of Sylva’s annual springtime festival includes music, crafts and food. Held in downtown Main Street, Sylva.
SA (4/26), 10am-5pm – 30th anniversary of Pioneer Day, includes music, food, games, local crafts, and more.
SA (4/26), 11am-2pm - Composting demonstration. Free. Held at the Compost Demo site near Jesse Israel’s Garden Center, WNC Farmer’s Market. .
FR (4/25) through SU (4/27), noon-4pm -
Through WE (4/30) – Bikes and bike parts for donation to kids and adults.
SA (4/26), 1-3pm – Celebration of the completion and opening of the new French Broad River access at Penrose, 170 Apac Drive, Penrose. Free.
SA (4/26), 2-3pm – Youth poetry slam. Free.
SA (4/26), 3pm - Dr. Bart Ehrman will discuss his new book How Jesus Became God.
SA (4/26), 3-4:30pm – Sustainable Living Workshop: Growing edible in aquaponics systems $15. Held at Asheville Aquaponics, 4021 Haywood Road, Mills River. Registration required.
SA (4/26), 3pm – Tim Jackson discusses his book, Gone Pro: North Carolina.
SA (4/26), 3-7pm – Proceeds from this afternoon carnival, which includes music, entertainment and food trucks, will benefit Vance Elementary School. Held at 98 Sulphur Springs Road.
SATURDAYS through (4/26), 4pm – Held at Carver Community Center, 101 Carver Ave., Black Mountain.
FR (4/26), 4-9pm – Open Air Jazz Festival. On the lawn of the University Center.
SA (4/26), 5:15pm - Lanier Library, 72 Chestnut St., Tryon.
SATURDAYS, 6-8pm – Shiva and Sri Chakra Puja.
SA (4/26), 6pm – Tickets for this adults prom benefit the Swannanoa Valley Transitional Housing Committee’s home for women. $30.
SA (4/26), 7pm – A performance from the Faith-Based Tour. $10/ $5 children.
SA (4/26), 7pm – Friction Farm, folk duo. $15 donation.
FR (4/11) through SU (4/27) – Dearly Departed. Fri.-Sat.: 7:30pm; Sun.: 2:30pm. $22/$19 seniors & students/$12 children under 17.
THURSDAYS through SATURDAYS (4/17) until (4/26), 7:30pm – The Bog. $12.
THURSDAYS through SUNDAYS, 7:30pm – Unnecessary Farce. $10/$5 veterans & students. Thu.-Sat.:7:30pm; Sun.:2:30pm.
SA (4/26), 7:30pm – “German Genius,” trios concert. $20/$15 members/free for children.
THURSDAYS through SUNDAYS (4/24) through (5/3) – Proof. Thur.-Sat.:8pm; Sun.:3pm.
WEDNESDAYS through SUNDAYS until (5/11) - The Fantasticks. Wed.-Sat.: 2pm& 8pm. Sun.:2pm. $40.