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Goodwill Career Classes

July 12
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Every day until September 3, 2014

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


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.


Twin River Multimedia Festival

July 12
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Every day until July 12, 2014

FR (7/11), 8-10pm & SA (7/12), 10am-6pm - Juried entries of independent films, audio projects and journalism. See website for full list. Free to attend.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.



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

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

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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.


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.


Blue Ridge Books

July 12 @ 3:00 PM

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


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.


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.


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.