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.
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 TH (10/9) – Applications will be accepted for arts and crafts vendors for Oktoberfest, as well as the juried Arts & Crafts show. Contact for details.
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 SA (8/30) – Submissions will be accepted for the Literary Fiction Contest, stories of 5000 words or less. $25. Contact for guidelines.
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.
WE (7/16), 7:30-9am – “Asheville’s Young Innovators,” with panelists from local businesses.
WEDNESDAYS & SATURDAYS, 8am-noon –
WEDNESDAYS & SATURDAYS, 8am-noon –
Through FR (10/3) – The Photography of Lewis Hine: Exposing Child Labor in North Carolina, 1908-1918, photographs of child textile workers.
TUESDAYS through THURSDAYS, 9am-noon – Adult basic education/ high school equivalency classes. Registration required.
WE (7/16) & TH (7/17), 9-10:30am – Orientation sessions for adult literacy and English as a second language programs. Registration required. Held at 31 College Place, Building B, Suite 221.
WE (7/16), 11:30am – Senior Democrats meeting. Held at party headquarters, 905 Greenville Highway, Hendersonville.
WEDNESDAYS through (11/30), 2-6pm –
WE (7/16), 2pm – Members of the Men’s Garden Club discuss Frederick Law Olmsted and recreating Olmsted blueprints. Free. Held in the Fernihurst Building on A-B Tech’s campus.
WEDNESDAYS, 2:30-6:30pm –
WE (7/16), 3pm – Performance by Fish the Magish, children’s magician. Reservations required. NA
MONDAYS & WEDNESDAYS, 5:30-8:30pm – ESL classes. Registration required.
2nd & 4th WEDNESDAYS, 5:30-7:30pm – Meets at the Spiral Center for Conscious Beginnings, 167A Haywood Road.
Live Music: Woody Wood Wednesdays (rock, soul, folk), 5:30-7:30pm
New Brew: Green Flash, 6pm
Live Music: The Blood Gypsies (jazz, funk), 6pm
WE (7/16), 7pm – Laura Lane McNeal discusses her novel, Dollbaby.
THURSDAYS through SUNDAYS (7/17) until (8/3) – Promises. Thu.-Sat.: 7:30pm; Sun.:2:30pm. $26.56.
WEDNESDAYS through SUNDAYS until (7/27) – Boeing, Boeing. Wed.-Sat.: 8pm; Thu., Sat.-Sun.: 2pm. $40/$30 seniors.