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 WE (5/28) – Like Me: An Exploration of Social Identity, by Shonie Kuykendall. Photography.
Through (8/19) – All Kinds of Quilts, by Asheville Modern Quilt Guild. Opening reception Sunday, May 4, from 2-4pm.
TH (5/1) through FR (5/31) – Collage, by Pat Perkerson. Mixed media. Opening reception Friday, May 2, 5-8pm.
Through FR (5/9) – Photos may be submitted for White Squirrel Photography Contest. $5 entry fee. Contact for submission guidelines.
Through (5/7) – abstract pastels by Bridget Risdon Hepler
ONGOING – Classes for careers in the food and hotel industries. Includes American Hotel and Lodging Association Certification. Call for times. $25.
Through WE (5/14) – Pioneer, self-taught artists.
Through TU (8/19) – All Kinds of Quilts, works by Asheville Modern Quilt Guild.
Through TU (5/27) – Call to artists to create or provide chairs for the “Chair-ity” Auction on Aug. 3.
Through (7/31) – Pastels by Nicora Gangi.
TH (5/1) through SA (5/10) – Half-price book sale to benefit the library. SW.
Through (6/15) – Look Again, a look at the byproducts of contemporary society.
FR (5/2) through SU (5/4) – “Weekend of Wonder,” include performances, lectures and workshops. See website for full schedule. $10-$30.
FR (5/2) through SU (5/4) – Herbs, medicines, soaps and cookbooks for sale, as well as educational booths.
FR (5/2) through SU (6/1) – New Beginnings, sculpture.
Through MO (6/30) – Community members may nominate deserving families or individuals in Buncombe, Henderson or Haywood counties to receive a new roof as part of this national campaign.
Through (5/1) – Works by senior art students. Opening reception: April 11, 5:30pm.
SATURDAYS through (10/31), 8am-noon -
SU (5/4), noon-6pm – A portion of the proceeds from works from local artists will benefit this network of shelters for families in crisis.
Through (5/30), 5pm-2am – Images by Ron Killian
SATURDAYS through (10/30), 9am-noon -
Through (5/15), 9am-noon – Haywood County Plant Clinic open to answer questions about plants.
SU (5/4), 9:15am – “Buddhism 101.”
SUNDAYS, 11am – Musical celebration of life. Free.
SA (5/3) & SU (5/4), 11am-5pm – Pet Smart, 150 Bleachery Blvd.
SATURDAYS, 11-11:30am – Storytime. Ages 2-6. Free.
SU (5/4), 11:30am-1:30pm – Moon practice. $20.
SUNDAYS, noon – Includes chanting, discussion and a vegetarian meal. Free.
SA (5/3), noon-5pm & SU (5/4), 9am-4pm - 55th Annual Rhododendron and Azalea Flower Show. Admission free. Parking, $12.
SU (5/4), 1-5pm – Self-guided tour hosted by the Henderonsville Historic Preservation Society. $15. Begins at Killareny House, 322 Killarney St., Hendersonville.
SU (5/4), 1-2:30pm – Star Wars Day Celebration and Book Drive includes prizes and costume contests. Admission is donation of $2 or a book to the POP Project. All ages. \
SU (5/4), 2pm – Storyteller Becky Stone presents interactive stories for children. FV.
SA (5/04), 3pm – Celebration of May Day (Beltaine) includes optional vegetarian potluck after the service. Held in a private home in Weaverville. Contact for directions.
SU (5/4), 3pm – Monthly readings and signings by three poets – Thomas Rain Crowe, L. Lamar Wilson and Landon Godfrey.
SU (5/4), 3pm - 17-voice choir and a 19-piece orchestra chamber concert. Free.
SU (5/4), 3pm – Opera Adventure, an interactive family-friendly opera event. Free.
1st & 3rd SUNDAYS, 4-6:30pm – Hosted by Old Farmer’s Ball. Homewood Event and Conference Center, 19 Zillicoa St. Beginners’ lesson: 3:30pm. $6/ $5 members. Info: 230-8449.
SU (5/4), 4pm -
SU (5/4), 4 & 7pm – What Did You Say? Performed by Asheville Youth Mission’s Many Voices Drama Company.
SA (5/3) & SU (5/4), 4pm – The Reuter Singers will perform Rat Pack tunes. Reuter Center.
1st SUNDAYS, 4-5pm – ROYAL Book Club. For adult readers of young adult fiction. Ages 18+.
SU (5/4), 5-6pm -
SU (5/4), 6pm – “The Truth About Cinco de Mayo,” includes discussion of two Mexican sister cities, Valladolid & San Cristobal de las Casas. $5. Held at 33 Page Ave.
THURSDAYS through SATURDAYS until (5/17), 7:30pm – Stop Kiss. Performed by Different Strokes! Artist Collective. $18/$15 advance & students.
FR (5/2) through SU (5/4) – Seven Singers and a Songwriter, a cabaret-style review. Fri.-Sat.: 7:30 pm; Sun.: 2:30pm. $15.
WEDNESDAYS through SUNDAYS until (5/11) - The Fantasticks. Wed.-Sat.: 2pm& 8pm. Sun.:2pm. $40.
FR (5/2) through SU (5/4) – David Bates produces Seven Singers and a Songwriter, a cabaret-style review of his original songs. $15. Fri.-Sat., 7:30pm & Sun., 2pm.
Through (5/16) – Registration is open for this May 17 event for Lupus Foundation of America. Participants agree to raise $100.