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 (5/17) – Cynthia Homire: Vision Quest, mixed media.
FR (4/18) through SA (5/18) - Slown Down Pictures, pop art with an original soundtrack.
ONGOING – Large flow paintings show.
Through (9/1) – Works by art department faculty.
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 (10/14) – Applications will be accepted for this grant from the Asheville Area Arts Council to provide financial support for committed, accomplished artists.
Through (6/15) – Look Again, a look at the byproducts of contemporary society.
FR (5/2) through SU (6/1) – New Beginnings, sculpture.
Through SA (5/31) - Innocent, collages by Adam Void.
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 SU (6/20) – Textile Constructions, large-scale fabric works by Terry Jarrard-Dimond.
WEDNESDAYS, 1-2:30pm – For people with dementia, Alzheimer’s or brain damage and their care-partners. Held in UNCA’s Sherrill Center.
Through (5/1) – Works by senior art students. Opening reception: April 11, 5:30pm.
Through (5/30), 5pm-2am – Images by Ron Killian
THURSDAYS, 12:15pm - Meets every other Thursday starting May 1. Held at 1 Kenilworth Knolls, Suite 7. Free.
TUESDAYS through THURSDAYS, 9am-noon – Adult basic education/ high school equivalency classes. Registration required.
Through FR (5/30) – Craft Tryon, works by Tryon artists.
Through (5/15), 9am-noon – Haywood County Plant Clinic open to answer questions about plants.
THURSDAYS, 10:11:30pm - T’ai Chi Qi Gong class. $12.
2nd THURSDAYS, 11:30am – Meeting held at The Corner Stone Restaurant, 102 Tunnel Road.
TUESDAYS & THURSDAYS, 12:30-3:30pm – Medical office support career classes. Registration required.
TH (5/8), noon-1:15pm – Fundraising luncheon in recognition of young adult leaders involved in the Center for Diversity Education’s Me2We youth leadership program. $50. Registration deadline May 1.
TH (5/8), 1pm – Book Club: The Middle Place by Kelly Corrigan. FV.
THURSDAYS (through 10/31), 3-6pm -
THURSDAYS, 3:30-4:30pm – Kids in Motion. Ages 3 to 5.
THURSDAYS, 3:30-6pm –
MO (5/5) through SU (5/11) – Screen-Free Week activities. Free. Wed.-Sat.: 3:30-4:40pm; Sun.:1-2pm.
TH (5/8), 3:30-7pm – Includes music and traditional Mexican food & folk dance. Held at Emma Elementary School, 37 Brickyard Road.
MONDAYS, 4-5pm & THURSDAYS, 4:30-5:30pm – Beginners Hip Hop. Ages 6-10.
TH (5/8), 6-8pm – Town hall meeting with community input requested for developing the school’s strategic plan.
TH (5/8), 6-9pm – Tickets to this nighttime music party benefit Colburn Earth Science Museum. $25/$20 advance.
2nd THURSDAYS, 6:30pm – Registration required for optional dinner: 6 pm, $18. Held at The Renaissance Hotel, 31 Woodfin St. Free.
THURSDAYS, 6:30 pm – Introductory lectures on transcendental meditation. Free.
TH (5/8), 6:30-8pm – Reception for artist Rowan Farrell. Free.
TH (5/8), 6:30pm – Featuring Appalachian folk music. Held at 301 N. Washington St., Hendersonville.
TH (5/8), 7pm – Francine Prose discusses her book Lovers at the Chameleon Club.
TH (5/8), 7pm – Book club: The Screwtape Letters by C.S. Lewis. FV.
TH (5/8), 7pm – Friends of the Library Meeting. WA.
THURSDAYS through SATURDAYS until (5/17), 7:30pm – Stop Kiss. Performed by Different Strokes! Artist Collective. $18/$15 advance & students.
WEDNESDAYS through SUNDAYS until (5/11) - The Fantasticks. Wed.-Sat.: 2pm& 8pm. Sun.:2pm. $40.
TH (5/8) through SU (5/25) – Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike. $40. Wed.-Sat., 8pm; Sat.-Sun., 2pm.
FR (5/9), 8pm – David Holt, Bryan Sutton, and T. Michael Coleman, Americana. $28 /$10.
FR (5/9), 9am-3:30pm – For families with disabilities. “Strategies for Addressing Disruptive Behavior and Social Skills.” $25. Registration required.
Through (5/16) – Registration is open for this May 17 event for Lupus Foundation of America. Participants agree to raise $100.