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 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 (7/27) – 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 FR (8/15) – Works by artists of Burlingame Country Club.
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.
Through SU (8/31) – Screen prints, stickers and other works by California artist Bigfoot.
Through SU (7/27) – Annual dance festival with dancers representing nine different cultures. Held throughout WNC. See website for full events listings and locations. $0-30.
FR (7/18), 4-10pm & SA (7/19), 10am-4pm – Includes music, vendors, kids activities and a 5K. $4 for Friday/$7 for Saturday.
ONGOING – Community, abstract works by Sharon Louden.
ONGOING – Two Worlds, abstract watercolors by Mick Donelan.
SATURDAYS, 7am-noon –
SATURDAYS through (12/20), 8am-noon –
WEDNESDAYS & SATURDAYS, 8am-noon –
SATURDAYS, 8am-noon –
WEDNESDAYS & SATURDAYS, 8am-noon –
SATURDAYS, 6-9pm – Asperger’s Teens United. For teens (13-19) and their parents. Meets every three weeks.
FR (7/18), 8pm & SA (7/19), 8pm & Sun (7/20), 3pm – Asheville Lyric Opera presents South Pacific. $17-$40.
SATURDAYS, 9am-noon –
SATURDAYS, 9am-1pm –
SA (7/19), 9am – Kids activity: making animal track molds. Meets in basement classroom.
SATURDAYS through (8/20), 10am-11:30am- Outdoor yoga event. Free with donations to Homeward Bound or Helpmate encouraged.
SA (7/19), 10am – A hike to the bottom of Catawba Falls.
SA (7/19), 10-11am – Slam Asheville Youth Poetry.
SA (7/19), 10am-5pm & SU (7/20), 10am-noon – “Mid-Summer Stress Buster,” workshops and walks focusing on stress and herbal remedies. See website for full schedule. $20/$10 members.
SA (7/19), 10am-1pm – Model airplane airshow. Free to attend.
SA (7/19), 10:30am – “Crafty Historian” with Gee Haw Whimmy Diddle toys. $7.
SA (7/19), 1030am – Community stories featured as part of Asheville’s Front Porch Kaleidoscope. Free.
SA (7/19), noon-4pm – Annual summer picnic. Free to attend. Held at the sheltered picnic grounds on Bull Mountain Road.
SA (7/19), 12:30-2:30pm – Fire Practice. $20.
SA (7/19), 1-4pm – Self-guided driving tour of North Fairview historic homes and cabins. Free. Contact for route and directions.
SA (7/19), 1:30-7pm & SU (7/20), 1:30-5pm – Workshop with author and organic orchardist Michael Phillips. $35 per day.
SA (7/19), 1:30pm – Kids activity: hands on with moths and butterflies. Meet at bathhouse breezeway, Paddy’s Creek area.
SA (7/19), 3pm – Tom Davis discusses his memoir, The Most Fun I Ever Had With My Clothes On.
SA (7/19), 3pm – Kids activity: geometry of nature. Meet at Discovery Trail in Paddy’s Creek area.
SA (7/19), 3-5pm – Intuitive Awakening Seminar with Charley Castex. $15 donation suggested.
SA (7/19), 3pm – Todd Ransom discusses his book, Waterfalls of Panthertown Valley.
$5 mimosas & bloody Marys
Food truck: El Kimchi (Korean/Mexican street food)
Live Music: Wayne Graham, 6-8pm
SA (7/19), 6pm – Porch 40, rock/funk. Free.
SA (7/19), 6pm – “Summer Splash Party.”
SA (7/19), 6:30pm – Outdoor concert with Jean Rohe, singer-songwriter, and violinist Skye Steele. $5-$15.
SA (7/19), 7pm – Douglas Stevenson discusses his books The Farm Then & Now and Out to Change the World.
SA (7/19), 7pm – Discussion of the decline of hemlock trees.
6th Anniversary Celebration: Live Music: Jamar Woods (jazz, R&B, soul, funk, blues), 7pm; Movie: Thunder Road, 15 minutes after dark
Live Music: Trampled By Turtles w/ Dirty Beggars & River Whyless (punk-grass, indie-folk), 7pm; Food Trucks: Bombus, Root Down, DOGS
FRIDAYS through SUNDAYS until (7/26), 7:30pm – Tartuffe.
THURSDAYS through SUNDAYS (7/17) until (8/3) – Promises. Thu.-Sat.: 7:30pm; Sun.:2:30pm. $26.56.
FRIDAYS through SUNDAYS (7/18) until (7/27) – Art. Fri.-Sat.: 7:30pm; Sun.: 2pm. $12.
SA (7/19), 7:30pm – Performance of suites from Verdi and Prokofiev. $15-40.
WEDNESDAYS through SUNDAYS until (7/27) – Boeing, Boeing. Wed.-Sat.: 8pm; Thu., Sat.-Sun.: 2pm. $40/$30 seniors.
Live Music: The Stipe Brothers w/ Dan Ruiz (rock, pop), 8-10pm