Through (8/19) – All Kinds of Quilts, by Asheville Modern Quilt Guild. Opening reception Sunday, May 4, from 2-4pm.
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 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 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 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.
Through (7/27) – The Luminous Surface, channel video and audio visual works
Through SA (8/16) – Accepting applications for North Carolina Arts Council Regional Artist Project Grants. Open to artists in Henderson, Polk and Transylvania counties. Grants may cover a variety of purchases between July 1, 2014, and June 30, 2015. Grant writing workshop: WE (7/23), 3-5pm at 401 N. Main St., Hendersonville.
TH (6/19) through SA (6/21), 9am-2pm – Annual rummage sale to benefit the school.
FR (6/20), 2-11pm – Sirens on the Mountain: A celebration of women in music and art. $25
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SATURDAYS through (12/20), 8am-noon –
WEDNESDAYS & SATURDAYS, 8am-noon –
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SATURDAYS, 9am – Ballet. Ages 3 and up.
SA (6/21), 8:30am – A marathon benefiting Big Brothers, Big Sisters of WNC. Held at Warren Wilson College. $30.
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SA (6/21), 9am – Canoe excursion with ranger Kevin Bischof. Meet at Paddy’s Creek area bathhouse breezeway. Registration required: 584-7728.
SA (6/21), 9am-4pm – “Forest, Flowers and Food” garden tour through five Haywood County locations. $15.
SA (6/21), 9am-5pm – “Solstice Arts,” an all-day craft event featuring exhibits, demonstrations, food, wine and items for purchase.
SA (6/21) through TH (6/26), 10am-7pm – Proceeds support scholarships.
SA (6/21), 10am-1pm – 2014 Lupus Empowerment seminars: “Lupus and Nutrition” and “Lupus and Kidneys.” Free. Held in the Rhododendron Building on A-B Tech’s campus.
SATURDAYS through (8/20), 10am-11:30am- Outdoor yoga event. Free with donations to Homeward Bound or Helpmate encouraged.
SA (6/21) & SU (6/22), 10am-5pm – American Revolution reenactments. $5/$2 children ages 6-10.
SATURDAYS through (6/28), 10am-6pm – An outdoor market featuring works by regional artists.
THURSDAYS through SUNDAYS (6/21) until (7/3) – Open house with works by Transylvania County artists, part of Arts & Culture Week. Thu.-Sat.: 11am-6pm; Sun.: noon-5pm.
SA (6/21), 12:30-2:30pm – Summer Solstice ritual. $20.
SATURDAYS through (6/28), 1-2:30 – Beginner level dulcimer workshop taught in E. Asheville. Free.
SA (6/21), 2-5pm – Tickets to this South African wine tasting and BBQ dinner benefit Habitat for Humanity. $25.
SA (6/21), 2-4pm – Artist Curriculum workshop: developing a pricing structure. Registration required.
SA (6/21), 2pm – Screening of Stark Love, a 1929 silent film shot near Robbinsville.
SA (6/21), 3-4pm – Held in a private home in Weaverville. Free. Contact for directions.
SA (6/21), 3pm – Jane Alexander discusses her memoir, The View from Tom’s Stand.
SA (6/21), 3pm – Nelma Jean Bryson discusses her book, Bottomless Uprising.
$5 mimosas & bloody Marys
Food truck: El Kimchi (Korean/Mexican street food)
SA (6/21), 3-5pm – Reception for artist Sandi Anton.
SA (6/21), 5:30-10pm – Tickets to this dinner gala held at Sunburst Trout Farm’s headquarters benefit Appalachian Sustainable Agriculture Project. $100.
SA (6/21), 6pm – Tickets to this auction and dining gala benefit the museum. $150.
Live Music: Rob Nance & The Lost Souls, 6-8pm
Live Music: Dave Desmelik (singer-songwriter), 6-9pm
Live Music: Riyen Roots & Kenny Dore (blues), 6pm
SA (6/21), 6pm – “Take Me Out to the Ballgame” dance.
Live Music: Red Honey (blues, rock), 6:30-8:30pm; Food Trucks: Bangin’ Pies, Cici’s Culinary Tour
SA (6/21), 7pm – Open music jam and community pot luck.
SA (6/21), 7pm – Joe Byers and the Smoky Mountain Cutups, bluegrass. Free.
FRIDAYS and SATURDAYS through (6/28), 7:30pm – Henry V. Free.
FRIDAYS through SUNDAYS until (6/29) – Spamalot. Fri., Sat.: 7:30pm; Sun.: 2:30pm. $25/$22 seniors, students/$15 children.
THURSDAYS through SUNDAYS until (6/22) – Shunned. Thu.-Sat.: 7:30pm ; Sun.: 2:30pm. $25/$20 students.
FR (6/20) & SA (6/21), 7:30pm – “Why Not Now,” season opener concert. $15/$7 children 12 and under. Held in Kittredge Theatre on Warren Wilson’s campus.
SA (6/21), 7:30pm – Admission to this auction and live music performance benefits Friends of the WNC Nature Center. $5.
WEDNESDAYS through SUNDAYS (5/29) until (6/22) – The Last Five Years. Wed.- Sat.: 8pm; Thurs., Sat., Sun.: 2pm. $40/$38 seniors/$30 students.
FRIDAYS through SUNDAYS until (6/29) – Looking for Frida. Fri.-Sat.: 8pm; Sun.: 6pm. $18/$13 seniors and students.
WEDNESDAYS through SATURDAYS (6/12) through (7/13) – My Fair Lady. Wed.-Sat.: 8pm; Wed., Thu., Sat., Sun.: 2pm. $40.
SA (6/21), 8-10pm – Includes dances, storytelling and a performance by Carolina Ceili. $10.
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.