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July 12, 2014

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Goodwill Career Classes

July 12
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Every day until April 4, 2015

ONGOING – Classes for careers in the food and hotel industries. Includes American Hotel and Lodging Association Certification. Call for times. $25.

Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation

July 12
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Every day until July 26, 2014

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.

Carolina Cinemas

July 12
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Every day until July 25, 2014

Through SA (7/27) – Paintings and illustrations by Trek 6, Ishmael, Ted Harper, Topr, Melt FTK, Big Bertha and Gus Cutty.

YMI Cultural Center

July 12
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Every day until July 25, 2014

Through WE (8/27) – Cash Crop, life-size sculptures of  slaves during the trans-Atlantic slave trade. $6/Free students 12th grade and younger.

ArtEtude Gallery

July 12
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Every day until July 27, 2014

Through SU (7/27) – Evolution of the Landscape, works by William Vandever, Jo Ridge Kelley and Ranoma Bronkar Bannavan. Opening reception: July 18, 6pm

Ananda

July 12
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Every day until August 2, 2014
WHERE: Ananda

Through SA (8/2) – A Retrospective, sculpture and ceramics by R. N. Grinnell/Banister.

Arts Council of Henderson County

July 12
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Every day until August 16, 2014

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.

Writers’ Workshop Events

July 12
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Every day until July 30, 2014

Through WE (7/30) – Submissions will be accepted for the Hard Times Essay Contest, describing a difficult personal experience in 5000 words or less. $25. Contact for guidelines.

Hands On Asheville-Buncombe

July 12

SA (7/12) & TU (7/22) & TH (7/31) – Volunteers needed to unpack and price merchandise at Ten Thousand Villages fair-trade retail store.

Hands On Asheville-Buncombe

July 12

SA (7/12) – Volunteers needed to help create book packages for people placed in news housing by Homeward Bound of Asheville.

7am

Gay 5K and Doggy FunDay

July 12 @ 7:30 AM

SA (7/12), 7:30am – Sponsored by Blue Ridge Pride, an advocate for the LGBTQ community. Includes a potluck family-style luck, Dog Costume Parade and kids activities. $35.

8am

Appalachian Trail Conservancy

July 12 @ 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

SA (7/12), 8am-5pm – Volunteers needed to remove invasive exotic plants at Lemon Gap on Tennessee/North Carolina border. Carpools from Asheville available. Previous experience not required.

9am

Chalk It Up

July 12 @ 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

SA (7/12), 9am-6pm – Sidewalk chalk art contest across 6 blocks in downtown Hendersonville.

10am

Yoga in the Park

July 12 @ 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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Every week until August 30, 2014

SATURDAYS through (8/20), 10am-11:30am- Outdoor yoga event. Free with donations to Homeward Bound or Helpmate encouraged.

Flat Rock Historic Home & Garden Tour

July 12 @ 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

SA (7/12), 10am-4pm – Self-guided tour of five private homes. $30/ $25 advance. Map pickup at Hendersonville Visitors Center, 201 S. Main St., Hendersonville.

Free

Yogis Beyond Coal

July 12 @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

SA (7/12), 10am-noon – To raise awareness about coal pollution and alternative energy sources. Includes yoga, speakers and kirtan. Held during Yoga in the Park at Pack Square.

Free

River Arts District Artists

July 12 @ 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Every month on the second Saturday until December 13, 2014

2nd SATURDAYS, 10am-6pm – “A Closer Look,” self-guided open studio tour through the River Arts District with artist demonstrations and classes. Free to attend.

Overmountain Victory National Historic Trail

July 12 @ 10:00 AM

SA (7/12), 9:50am – Three-hour guided walk along the trail discusses the history of the Overmountain Men. Meets at Greys Chapel Church on County Line Road in Polk County.

11am

Wicked Weed

July 12 @ 11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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Every week until December 27, 2014
WHERE: Wicked Weed

Bend & Brew Yoga ($15, includes beer tasting), 11am

Lake James State Park

July 12 @ 11:00 AM

SA (7/12), 11am – Ranger-led hike 2-mile hike on the Overmountain Trail discusses history of American frontiersmen. Meets at Holly Discovery Trail parking area.

12pm
Free

Co-Luminate

July 12 @ 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

SA (7/12), noon-2pm – Introductory lecture on Mindful Parenting Intensive. Free.

1pm
2 - 20

Aerial Space

July 12 @ 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
WHERE: Aerial Space

SA (7/12), 1-5pm – Aerial dance and yoga students perform on silks, sling, trapeze and lyra. Suggested donation $2-$20.

2pm

Smith-McDowell House History Center

July 12 @ 2:00 PM

SA (7/12), 2pm – Poet Michael McFee and photographer Tim Barnwell will discuss their work in the Hillbilly Land exhibit. $5/free for members.  Held at the Reuter Center on UNCA’s campus.

3pm

Blue Ridge Books

July 12 @ 3:00 PM

SA (7/12), 3pm – Lin Stepp discusses her book Down by the River.

Oyster House

July 12 @ 3:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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Every week until December 27, 2014

$5 mimosas & bloody Marys

4pm
5pm

Move to Amend of Buncombe County

July 12 @ 5:30 PM

SA (7/12), 5:30pm – Interested individuals may participate in an demonstration calling for a constitutional amendment against corporate rights. Held during ShinDig on the Green in Pack Square.

6pm
7pm

Blue Ridge Parkway Ranger Programs

July 12 @ 7:00 PM

SA (7/12), 7pm – “Overmountain Men and the Battle of Kings Mountain” program looks at Revoluntionay War history. Held at Linville Falls Campground Ampitheater, MP 316. Free.

8pm
$40

Flat Rock Playhouse

July 12 @ 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until July 13, 2014

WEDNESDAYS through SATURDAYS (6/12) through (7/13) – My Fair Lady. Wed.-Sat.: 8pm; Wed., Thu., Sat., Sun.: 2pm. $40.

9pm
10pm

DJ

July 12 @ 10:00 PM - 2:00 AM
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Every week on Friday and Saturday until December 27, 2014
WHERE: Scully's
11pm