Through (8/19) – All Kinds of Quilts, by Asheville Modern Quilt Guild. Opening reception Sunday, May 4, from 2-4pm.
Through FR (6/20) – Nominations will be accepted for the 37th annual Friends of the River Awards, for groups or individuals who have worked toward the restoration and enhancement of the French Broad River.
ONGOING – Classes for careers in the food and hotel industries. Includes American Hotel and Lodging Association Certification. Call for times. $25.
Through (7/18) – Art in Bloom, plein air paintings.
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 (6/20) – New Faces, works by of seven emerging local artists
Through SA (8/23) – Site Reconstruction, painting of the World Trade Center site by Jacquelin Gourevitch.
Through (7/7) – re/production, re/presentation, photography by Lorne Blythe.
Through FR (8/1) – Fly Over, photography of WWII warbirds by Barbara Sammons.
Through MO (6/30) – Espressioni, paintings by Ruth Ilg.
Through SU (10/5) – Farm to Table: American Silver, handmade American silver objects.
Through MO (6/30) – Visual Cues, encaustic paintings by Jane Wells Harrison.
Through FR (9/5) – Flora, botanical themed prints.
Through TH (6/12) – Area artists may apply for membership. Contact for requirements.
Through SA (8/30) – Submissions will be accepted for the Literary Fiction Contest. Contact for guidelines.
Through TU (7/1) – On the Verge, sculptors by Leonid Siveriver and photography by Robert Asman.
Through FR (6/20) - Works by potters from Transylvania County and WNC.
Through TH (7/3) – Primordial Forms, glass sculpture by Chad Holliday.
Through SU (9/14) - The Uncharted Course from Realism to Abstraction, paintings and prints by Minna Citron.
SA (6/7) through WE (12/31) – Hillbilly Land: Myth and Reality of Appalachian Culture.
Through (6/28) – Registration is open for this run to benefit the free summer concert series. $30/ $25 before June 26.
Through (6/14) – Volunteers needed to assist with this music and street festival held in downtown Lenior on June 13 & 14.
Through (6/20) – Artists may submit works to be considered for the Signature Piece, auctioned at WNCAP’s Raise Your Hand benefit auction in October. The winning entry raises funds for supporting AIDS patients and their families and will be featured in regional media publications.
Through WE (6/25) – Keeping of the Moon, paintings inspired by the Moon.
Through (6/29) - Rinse, sculptures and paintings by Randy Shull.
Through TH (6/26) – Instant Photography: 2003-2014, polaroids by Adam Void.
Through FR (7/4) – Applications accepted for six weeks of free vendor space at Spruce Street Market. Visit website for full details and guidelines.
Through MO (7/7) – The Wonder of Nature, watercolor paintings by Janice Lape. In the Blowers Gallery.
Through FR (7/4) – Registration is open for this event sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of N. Buncombe, benefiting student scholarships. $25/ $30 after June 20.
Through (7/31) – A Lasting Legacy, works by local women from the late 19th century.
Through FR (7/18) – Works by NC art educators.
Through (6/28) – Volunteers needed for an invasive exotic plant workshop at Lemon Gap.
Through (7/4) – Volunteers needed to assist with 4th of July celebration.
WEDNESDAYS, 1-2:30pm – For people with dementia, Alzheimer’s or brain damage and their care-partners. Held in UNCA’s Sherrill Center.
TUESDAYS through THURSDAYS, 9am-noon – Adult basic education/ high school equivalency classes. Registration required.
TH (6/12), 9am-1:30pm – Asheville Radiology, 534 Biltmore Ave. Appointment and info: 213-1094.
TH (6/12), 10-11:30am – Seminar on programs and services for small business hosted by U.S. Small Business Administration. Held at 303B Airport Road, Arden.
TH (6/12), 11am-7pm – A viewing of North Carolina’s original copy of the document.
TH (6/12), 11am – Meeting of the Technical Coordinating Committee.
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 (6/12), 1pm – Afternoon Book Club: In the Kingdom of Men by Kim Barnes. FV
TH (6/12), 1-5:30pm – Francis Asbury United Methodist Church, 725 Asbury Road, Candler. Appointment and info: 667-3950.
THURSDAYS (through 10/31), 3-6pm -
$4 well drinks
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.
Through MO (6/23) – The Early Days of the Moog Synthesizer, photography.
Benefit: 15% of sales benefit YWCA of Asheville, 4-11pm
Food Truck: Tin Can Pizzeria
$3.50 pints at Merrimon location
TH (6/12), 5:30-7:30pm – Speaker: Marian Hobson. $25, includes dinner. Registration required.
TH (6/12), 6-9pm – Seminar on starting a nonprofit organization.
TH (6/12), 6pm – Artist talk with potter Emily Reason.
TH (6/12), 6pm – Tickets to the Art in Bloom exhibition preview party and buffet benefit the arts center. $40.
Live Music: The Wilhelm Brothers, 6-8pm
Live Music: Letters to Abigail (Americana), 6pm
Tickets for “Ale Share” now on sale
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 (6/12), 6:30pm – Harpist Carroll Ownbey. Free.
TH (6/12), 6:30pm – With representatives of the Asheville Police Department.
TH (6/12), 7pm – Roy Hoffman discusses his novel, Come Landfall.
TH (6/12), 7pm – Ranger-led 1-mile wildflower hike on Mountains-to-Sea Trail. Meets at Milepost 377.4.
Got Beer: $10 ticket includes a beer & brat to benefit Project We Care, Meals on Wheels and MemoryCare; Live Music: Nitrograss (bluegrass), 7-9pm
FRIDAYS and SATURDAYS through (6/28), 7:30pm – Henry V. Free.
THURSDAYS through SUNDAYS until (6/22) – Shunned. Thu.-Sat.: 7:30pm ; Sun.: 2:30pm. $25/$20 students.
WEDNESDAYS through SUNDAYS (5/29) until (6/22) – The Last Five Years. Wed.- Sat.: 8pm; Thurs., Sat., Sun.: 2pm. $40/$38 seniors/$30 students.
WEDNESDAYS through SATURDAYS (6/12) through (7/13) – My Fair Lady. Wed.-Sat.: 8pm; Wed., Thu., Sat., Sun.: 2pm. $40.
THURSDAYS through SUNDAYS (6/12) until (6/22) – Don’t Dress for Dinner. Thu.-Sat.: 7:30pm; Sun.: 3pm. $16/ $11 students/ $5.50 children.
TH (6/12), 9:30pm – The Lego Movie. Free.