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 (7/7) – re/production, re/presentation, photography by Lorne Blythe.
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 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 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 (6/20) – 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 (7/18) – Art in Bloom, plein air paintings.
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.
SA (6/14) & SU (6/15), 10am-5pm – Macon County Art Association’s show featuring regional artists and live music. Free to attend.
SATURDAYS through (10/31), 8am-noon -
SATURDAYS through (10/30), 9am-noon -
WNC Highlands Celtic Festival (food, drinks, Celtic music), 10am-6pm
SU (6/15), 10:30am – Tickets to this Father’s Day Brunch with traditional Mexican food raise funds for the network’s programs for male teens. $25.
SATURDAYS, 11-11:30am – Storytime. Ages 2-6. Free.
SU (6/15), 11am – Seth Andrews discusses his book Deconverted: A Journey from Religion to Reason.
SU (6/15), 11am-noon – Book discussion: The Call of the Soul.
SUNDAYS, noon – Includes chanting, discussion and a vegetarian meal. Free.
SU (6/15), 1-5pm – Co-sponsored by Bee City USA. Tour of eight gardens in the Weaverville area spotlighting plants friendly to pollinators. $20/$15 advance.
SU (6/15), 1-4pm – Volunteer opportunities in Weaverville relating to the Fathers Day Garden Tour.
SU (6/15), 1:45-3:30pm – West Asheville ride from French Broad Park to Hominy Creek Park and back. Superhero theme.
SA (6/14) & SU (6/15), 2pm – The Age of Innocence. Admission fees apply.
SU (6/15), 2-3:30pm – Carol Rogoff Hallstrom discusses “Fifty Years Later: Lessons from the Civil Rights Movement.”
SUNDAYS, 4-6pm – Weekly meeting for LGBTQ youth and straight allies.
Live Music: Father’s Day Show w/ Circus Mutt, 4-7pm
Live Music: Fritz Beer & The Crooked Beat, 5-7pm
Live Music: Ellen Trnka (singer-songwriter), 5-7pm
Live Music: Vollie McKenzie & Hank Bones (jazz, swing), 6pm
SUNDAYS through (6/15), 7pm – “Karma: A User’s Guide.” $8/$5 students & seniors.
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.
SU (6/15), 8pm – Nocturnal animals with ranger Kevin Bischof. Meet at Catawba River area office.
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.