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 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 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.
Through SA (7/26)- Volunteers needed to prepare for and work at the Highland Ale Share benefit for the greenways.
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.
Through (7/28) – People, Places and Things, works by Swannanoa Valley Fine Arts League members.
ONGOING – Two Worlds, abstract watercolors by Mick Donelan.
SATURDAYS through (10/31), 8am-noon -
SU (7/13), 9:15am – “The Still Small Voice,” workshop on cultivating divine grace. Free.
SU (7/13), 8:30am-1pm – Central United Methodist Church, 27 Church St. Appointment and info: 253-3316, ext. 320.
SATURDAYS through (10/30), 9am-noon -
SA (7/12) & SU (7/13), 9am – Discover life of Beaver in basement classroom at Catawba River area.
SU (7/13), 10am-noon – Group meditation. Free.
SATURDAYS, 11-11:30am – Storytime. Ages 2-6. Free.
SU (7/13), 11-11:30am – Community HU Song.
SUNDAYS, noon – Includes chanting, discussion and a vegetarian meal. Free.
SU (7/13), noon-6pm – Handmade crafts from more than 100 independent crafters, live beer, music. Free to attend.
Live music: Bluegrass brunch; $10 pitchers all day
SU (7/13), 1-4pm – Green building tour of a “near-zero” solar home in Bent Creek. Directions given upon registration. Free.
SU (7/13), 1:30pm – Kids activity: arts and crafts with leads. Meet at bathhouse breezeway in Paddy’s Creek area.
SU (7/13), 2pm – With speaker from Sunset Valley Orchids.
SU (7/13), 2pm – Ranger-led discussion of insects and how to start a butterfly garden. Meet at the bathhouse breezeway in the Paddy’s Creek area.
SU (7/13), 2:30pm – A presentation of original poetry by youth ages 13-21. Sponsored by SLAM Asheville Youth Team. $20/ $10 students.
$5 mimosas & bloody Marys
Bags of Glory: Corn hole competition, 3pm
SU (7/13), 3-6pm – Bastille Day Fête with food, drinks and a silent auction to benefit this international awareness nonprofit. Tickets must be purchased in advance. $8.
SU (7/13), 3pm – Ranger-led program on trees and their survivor instincts. Meets at bathhouse breezeway in Paddy’s Creek area.
SU (7/13), 3pm – Brevard Concert Orchestra performs suites from Swan Lake. $15-40.
SUNDAYS, 4-6pm – Weekly meeting for LGBTQ youth and straight allies.
SU (7/13), 4-9pm – A music, art and dancing festival hosted by Traveling Bonfires, which advocates for cultural harmony. Free.
Food truck: El Kimchi (Korean/Mexican street food)
Live Music: Ash (folk), 5-7pm
Live music: Vollie McKenzie & Hank Bones (acoustic jazz, swing), 6pm
Live Music: Circus Mutt (rock), 7-9pm
FRIDAYS through SUNDAYS until (7/26), 7:30pm – Tartuffe.
SU (7/13), 7:30pm – Performance by the 50-piece Jubilee! Summer Orchestra. $5.
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.