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.
ONGOING – Community, abstract works by Sharon Louden.
ONGOING - Two Worlds, abstract watercolors by Mick Donelan.
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.
TUESDAYS & THURSDAYS, 12:30-3:30pm – Medical office support career classes. Registration required.
TU (7/22), noon-4:30pm – Big Lots, 130 Weaver Blvd., Weaverville. Appointment and info: 800-733-2767 or redcrossblood.org.
TU (7/22), 2-6:30pm – Skyland United Methodist Church, 1984 Hendersonville Road. Appointment and info: 684-7283.
MONDAYS, 2:15-4pm & TUESDAYS, 7:30-9:30pm- Free with donations.
TUESDAYS, 2:30-5:30pm –
$2 off growler fills
TU (7/22), 5pm – Robot dance lessons with Studio Zahira and a robot puppet show by Madison Cripps. EC.
TH (7/22), 6-8pm – Lab: “QuickBooks for Small Business.” Previous attendance at July 15 class required. Registration required.
TUESDAYS through (8/6), 6:30pm – Includes live music and square dance instruction. Free. Held on Main Street, Brevard.
TU (7/22), 6:30pm – This is Spinal Tap. Free.
TUESDAYS, 7-8:30pm – Conscious compassionate awareness meditation and group discussion. Contact for directions.
TU (7/22), 7pm – Virginia Pye discusses her novel, River of Dust.
TU (7/22), 7-9pm - “GMOs: What do you know?” presentation with Debi Athos of Organicfest. $5.
TU (7/22), 7pm – Master gardener Janice Kennedy discusses the Black Mountain Library’s seed library program and tips for seed harvesting. Free to attend.
TU (7/22), 7pm – Information on possible fracking in WNC. Held at Spruce Pine Library, 142 Walnut Ave., Spruce Pine.
TU (7/22), 7pm – Pajama party story time for all ages. WV.
Live Music: Blue Dragons (rock, blues, Americana), 7pm
TUESDAYS through (7/29), 7:30pm – Held at Kittredge Theatre at Warren Wilson College. $21.40.
TU (7/22), 7:30pm – Mary Chapin Carpenter, singer-songwriter. $20-40.
TUESDAYS through (8/12), 8pm – Pastor-led Bible study group, “Parables: Stories for Life in God’s World.”