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 (6/2) – Registration open for summer adult frisbee league. All events at Memorial Stadium. Registration and info: ashevilleultimate.org.
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 – Classes for careers in the food and hotel industries. Includes American Hotel and Lodging Association Certification. Call for times. $25.
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.
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.
TH (5/9) through (6/30) – Jamaica People, photography by Jessica Rehfield.
Through SA (5/31) - Innocent, collages by Adam Void.
SU (5/11) through FR (5/16) – Pet food drive hosted by Asheville Area Pet Sitters. Dropoffs at Edna’s of Asheville, Waggers Dog Depot and Avenue M. Stock.
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 WE (6/11) – Resolve and Transform, self-taught Southern artists.
Through FR (5/30) - Walk On The Wild Side, depictions of animals in various mediums. Opening reception May 23, 5pm.
Through SU (6/20) – Textile Constructions, large-scale fabric works by Terry Jarrard-Dimond.
Through (6/20) – Portraits, paintings by John D. Monteith.
Through (6/20) – New Faces, works by of seven emerging local artists
Through (8/20) – Registration is open for the summer league, which plays at Memorial Stadium. $40/ $25 for new women participants.
Through (6/2) – Registration open for Women’s Ultimate Camp, which runs June 2-July 28 at Memorial Stadium. Free.
Through (6/2) – Registration open Youth Ultimate Clinics, for grades 3-5. Free. Held at Memorial Stadium.
Live Music: Angely Pearly, 9pm
Live Music: Martha & Downriver Dudes (old-time), 6-10pm
Live Music: The Boogie Boys w/ Bobby Miller & David Long (bluegrass, old-time), 8pm; Food Truck: Bombus
Live Music: The Wilhelm Brothers (folk-rock), 6pm; Food Truck: Little Bee Thai, 4:30pm
Through (5/23) – Teams can register for this zipline fundraiser for The Austism Society held June 1 in downtown Asheville. Teams agree to raise $1100.
WEDNESDAYS, 1-2:30pm – For people with dementia, Alzheimer’s or brain damage and their care-partners. Held in UNCA’s Sherrill Center.
THURSDAYS, 12:15pm - Meets every other Thursday starting May 1. Held at 1 Kenilworth Knolls, Suite 7. Free.
Through (5/30), 5pm-2am – Images by Ron Killian
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.
Through MO (7/7) - 2014 Appalachian Pastel Society Non-Juried Exhibition.
THURSDAYS, 10:11:30pm - T’ai Chi Qi Gong class. $12.
TH (5/15), 10am-noon –
TH (5/15), 10am – Monthly meeting, including demonstrations.
Through SA (8/23) - Ctrl + P, 3-D printer works
TH (5/15), 10:30am – Coffee with the Poet series: Louis-Virie Blanche.
TH (5/15), 11:30am – Speaker: Judith Long of the Free Clinics of Hendersonville.
TUESDAYS & THURSDAYS, 12:30-3:30pm – Medical office support career classes. Registration required.
TH (5/15), 2:30pm – Book Club: People of the Book by Geraldine Brooks. SS
THURSDAYS (through 10/31), 3-6pm -
THURSDAYS (though 5/29), 3-5pm – Series on the art of watching film, featuring Coen Brothers films.
THURSDAYS, 3:30-4:30pm – Kids in Motion. Ages 3 to 5.
THURSDAYS, 3:30-6pm –
MONDAYS, 4-5pm & THURSDAYS, 4:30-5:30pm – Beginners Hip Hop. Ages 6-10.
Food Truck: Tin Can Pizzeria
TH (5/15), 5pm – Shakespeare Salon: A Midsummer Night’s Dream
$3.50 pints at Merrimon location
TH (5/15), 6-7:30pm – Education on women’s health and screenings. 50 Schenck Parkway, Biltmore Town Square.
TH (5/15), 6-8pm – Includes music, food and drinks. Proceeds benefit Southern Appalachian Highlands Conservancy. $30/$25 members.
WE (5/14) through SA (5/17), 6pm – Proceeds benefit the Asheville Lions Eye Clinic.
THURSDAYS, 6:30 pm – Introductory lectures on transcendental meditation. Free.
TH (5/15), 6:30pm – Observance of brain tumor awareness month.
TH (5/15), 7pm – George Singleton discusses his story collection, Between Wrecks.
TH (5/15),7pm – “Radiation Today.” Reuter Center.
THURSDAYS through SATURDAYS until (5/17), 7:30pm – Stop Kiss. Performed by Different Strokes! Artist Collective. $18/$15 advance & students.
TH (5/15), 7:30pm – A discussion of Black Mountain College from a child’s perspective. $5/free for members, students.
TH (5/8) through SU (5/25) – Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike. $40. Wed.-Sat., 8pm; Sat.-Sun., 2pm.
TH (5/15) through SU (5/18), 8pm - Music on the Rock: Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young, tribute concert.
FR (5/16), 3-5pm – Friday Salon Series: “Environmental Legacies: Politics, Policy, and American National Character.” Part 3 of 3.
Through (5/16) – Registration is open for this May 17 event for Lupus Foundation of America. Participants agree to raise $100.