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 (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 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 (6/20) – 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 SU (6/22) – Volunteers needed for the Augustine Reading program to tutor low-income children. Requires commitment to 40 hour orientation held June 23- July 4.
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.
TH (6/19), 7am-7pm – Grace Lutheran Church, 1245 6th Ave W., Hendersonville. Appointments and info: 693-5606
TH (6/19), 7am-noon – WLOS-TV, 110 Technology Drive. Appointments & info: 684-1340.
TH (6/19), 7am-7pm – Trinity Baptist Church, 216 Shelburne Road. Appointments & info: 800-733-2767.
TUESDAYS through THURSDAYS, 9am-noon – Adult basic education/ high school equivalency classes. Registration required.
TH (6/19) through SA (6/21), 9am-2pm – Annual rummage sale to benefit the school.
TH (6/19), 10am – Quarterly meeting.
THURSDAYS, 10:11:30am – T’ai Chi Qi Gong class. $12.
TH (6/19), 10:30am – Coffee with the Poet series: Rosemary Rhodes Royston.
TUESDAYS & THURSDAYS, 12:30-3:30pm – Medical office support career classes. Registration required.
TH (6/19), 2:30pm – Book Club: A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith. SS
THURSDAYS (through 10/31), 3-6pm –
THURSDAYS, 3:30-6pm –
TH (6/19), 3-7PM – Novelist and screenwriter Bob Inman discusses his book, The Governor’s Lady. Held in Belk Library.
Through MO (6/23) – The Early Days of the Moog Synthesizer, photography.
Plates for the Parkway: $1 per pint goes to Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation
Food truck: Tin Can Pizzeria
TH (6/19), 5pm – Balsam Range, bluegrass. Free. Held in downtown Hendersonville.
$3.50 pints at Merrimon location
TH (6/19), 5:30-7:30pm – Artist Curriculum workshop: financial literacy for artists and arts groups.
Live Music: Bryan White, 6-8pm
Live Music: Michael McFarland (singer-songwriter), 6pm; Fly Fishing Film Tour, 8:30pm
TH (6/19) & MO 6/23), 6-7pm – Auditions for the children’s theater production of Where the Wild Things Are. Ages 6-18. Registration required.
TH (6/19), 6:30pm – Zahner Conservation Lecture Series: Dr. Lee Alan Dugatkin.
TH (6/19), 6:30-8pm – Workshop: Intro to Vegetable Fermentation. $15.
TH (6/19), 7pm – Deidre Ann deLaughter discusses her novel, Reawakening Rebekah: The Gift of the Clamor Girls.
TH (6/19), 7pm – “Windsong,” a Celtic music concert featuring 27 woodwind instruments. Free.
MO (6/16) through TH (6/19), 7pm – One-man reenactments of historic figures known for bravery. Mon.: Clara Barton; Tue.: Robert Smalls; Wed.: Harry S. Truman; Thu.: Patrick Henry. Held in Warren Wilson’s Morris Pavilion. $12 for series/ $4 per night
TH (6/19), 7-9pm – “Coal Ash Stories,” screening of four short films on coal ash. Free.
TH (6/19), 7-9pm – Workshop on “Healing Your Heart.” Free.
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 (6/19), 9:30pm – 300: Rise of an Empire. Free.