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 FR (8/1) – Fly Over, photography of WWII warbirds by Barbara Sammons.
SA (6/7) through WE (12/31) – Hillbilly Land: Myth and Reality of Appalachian Culture.
Through MO (7/7) – The Wonder of Nature, watercolor paintings by Janice Lape. In the Blowers Gallery.
Through SU (9/7) – Dox Thrash, An American Journey: Georgia to Philadelphia, print works.
SA (7/26), 6:30am-11:30am – Volunteers needed to assist with the Asheville Color Run, which benefits the foundation. Must be 15 or older.
Through (7/31) – A Lasting Legacy, works by local women from the late 19th century.
Through FR (7/11) – Works by members of the Transylvania Art Guild.
Through SA (7/27) – Paintings and illustrations by Trek 6, Ishmael, Ted Harper, Topr, Melt FTK, Big Bertha and Gus Cutty.
Through WE (8/27) – Cash Crop, life-size sculptures of slaves during the trans-Atlantic slave trade. $6/Free students 12th grade and younger.
Through TU (7/31) – World’s Apart, works by Peggy Horne Taylor.
Through SU (7/27) – Evolution of the Landscape, works by William Vandever, Jo Ridge Kelley and Ranoma Bronkar Bannavan. Opening reception: July 18, 6pm
Through SU (8/31) – Pop Gun, photography Sandlin Gaither.
Through (7/18) – Art in Bloom, plein air paintings.
Through (7/27) – The Luminous Surface, channel video and audio visual works
Through MO (9/1) – Bits and Pieces, sculptures by Raven Tata. Artist’s reception: August 2, 5pm.
Through SA (8/2) – A Retrospective, sculpture and ceramics by R. N. Grinnell/Banister.
Through (8/16) – Applications will be accepted for the N.C. Arts Council Regional Artist Project. Open to artists in Henderson, Polk, and Transylvania counties. Contact for guidelines.
FR (7/4) & SA (7/5), 8am-5pm – $5 per day.
SA (7/12), 8pm – Volunteers needed to assist in the Highland Night Flight race, which benefits the development of greenways.
Through SA (7/26)- Volunteers needed to prepare for and work at the Highland Ale Share benefit for the greenways.
FR (7/4) & SA (7/5), 8am-5pm – Mountaineer Antique Auto Club Car Show. $5/ free for children 11 and younger.
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SA (7/5), 9-11:30am – Monthly breakfast meeting. $8.
SATURDAYS through (8/20), 10am-11:30am- Outdoor yoga event. Free with donations to Homeward Bound or Helpmate encouraged.
SA (7/5), 1030am – Latino Day honoring activist Russell Boston Hilliard Sr. Free.
Burning Can Beer & Music Festival: samples from 30+ breweries, 1-6pm
SA (7/5), 3pm – Rose Senehi discusses her novel, Dancing on Rocks.
SA (7/5), 3pm – Charles A. Van Bibber discusses his book Valentine’s Day: A Marine Looks Back.
$5 mimosas & bloody Marys
Food truck: El Kimchi (Korean/Mexican street food)
SA (7/5), 5:30pm – Independence Day celebration with live music, barbecue put, fireworks and kids activities. $20/$15 advance/ $10 age 7 and under. Held in Alpine Village, 1007 Beech Mountain Parkway, Beech Mountain.
Island to Highland Reggae festival (free), 5:30-10pm; Food Truck: The Lowdown & Mama Dukes
Live Music: Even the Animals, 6-8pm
SA (7/5), 7pm – Held at Pride RV & Resort, 4394 Jonathan Creek Road, Waynesville.
THURSDAYS through SUNDAYS until (7/13) – The Stardust Supper Club. Thu.-Sat.: 7:30p.m.; Sun.: 2:30 p.m.
FRIDAYS through SUNDAYS until (7/26), 7:30pm – Tartuffe.
SA (7/5), 7:30pm – Dvořák violin concerto. $15-40.
WEDNESDAYS through SATURDAYS (6/12) through (7/13) – My Fair Lady. Wed.-Sat.: 8pm; Wed., Thu., Sat., Sun.: 2pm. $40.
WEDNESDAYS through SUNDAYS until (7/27) – Boeing, Boeing. Wed.-Sat.: 8pm; Thu., Sat.-Sun.: 2pm. $40/$30 seniors.
SA (7/5), 9pm-midnight – Public telescope viewing of the sky following the fireworks. Free. Held in Burnsville Town Square on Main Street.