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.
FR (5/16) – Motorcycles, Cars & Bicycles, by Frank J. Bott. Photography.
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: Blood Gypsies (gypsy jazz), 9:30pm
Hickory Nut Gap Charcuterie sampling, 4-6pm
Live Music: Phuncle Sam (Grateful Dead tribute), 9pm; Food Truck: Root Down (Cajun, comfort food)
Live Music: The Low Down Sires (jazz), 6:30-8:30pm; Food Truck: Bangin’ Pies
Live Music: Reggae Family Jam, 6pm; Food Truck: Little Bee Thai, 4:30pm; Cradle to Grave Race pre-party & packet pickup
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.
Through (5/30), 5pm-2am – Images by Ron Killian
FR (5/16) through TH (5/22) – Includes organic offerings grown by students. Proceeds benefit the school’s agriculture program. Fri.: 2:30-6pm; Sat.:8am-3:30pm; Sun.: 12:30-3:30pm; Mon.-Thu.: 2:30-5:30pm.
Through FR (5/30) – Craft Tryon, works by Tryon artists.
Through MO (7/7) - 2014 Appalachian Pastel Society Non-Juried Exhibition.
FR (5/16) & SA (5/17), 9am-4pm – Includes educational programs, presenters and exhibitors. $5.
Through SA (8/23) - Ctrl + P, 3-D printer works
FR (5/16), 10:30am-4:30pm – Black Mountain Fire Department, 106 Montreat Road, Black Mountain. Appointment and info: (800) 733-2767.
FR (5/16), 11:30am – Fab Friday at OLLI: “And Now, Mark Twain!” Reuter Center.
FR (5/16), noon-3pm – Adult workshop: Drawing on creativity with Artist Ken Hillberry.
FR (5/16), 12:30-2pm – Open to interested physicians. Contact for location.
FR (5/16), 1-3:30pm – Workshop on writing strategies and building a support community.
FR (5/16) & SA (5/17), 1pm-11pm - Includes concerts, workshops and demonstrations from local and national artists. $20 day/$10 afternoon/$15 evening.
FRIDAYS, 3-6pm –
FRIDAYS through (5/30), 4-5pm – Held in the George Washington Carver Edible Garden, 30 George Washington Carver Ave.
Food Truck: Cecilia’s Culinary Tour (crepes, tamales)
FR (5/16), 5:30-8:30pm – A silent auction of works by local artists will benefit this proposed art space for artists battling mental illness and addiction. $10 suggested entry donation.
FR (5/16), 5:3o-7pm - Lecture and presentation on cyanotype with photographer José Betancourt.
WE (5/14) through SA (5/17), 6pm – Proceeds benefit the Asheville Lions Eye Clinic.
FR (5/16), 6:30pm – Eden Glenn discusses her novel Dragon Guardian.
FR (5/16), 6:30pm – Literary Open Stage, for emerging writers to share their works.
FR (5/16), 7-11pm – Donation-based entrance benefits Asheville Homeschool Co-op’s Odyssey of the Mind program.
FR (5/16), 7pm – Jon Sealy discusses his novel, The Whiskey Baron.
FR (5/16), 7-9pm – Open mic featuring local artists. Free.
FR (5/16), 7pm - Her, starring Joaquin Phoenix. Free.
FR (5/16), 7pm - Geoff Achison, acoustic blues guitarist. Free.
THURSDAYS through SATURDAYS until (5/17), 7:30pm – Stop Kiss. Performed by Different Strokes! Artist Collective. $18/$15 advance & students.
TH (5/8) through SU (5/25) – Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike. $40. Wed.-Sat., 8pm; Sat.-Sun., 2pm.
FR (5/16), 8-9:30pm – Battleship Potemkin, a silent film from the Soviet Union.
TH (5/15) through SU (5/18), 8pm - Music on the Rock: Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young, tribute concert.
SA (5/17), 9-11am – Pottery for Families.