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 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.
WE (7/23) through SU (7/27) – Annual convention including speakers, camping and live music. Contact for full events listings and locations.
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.
Through (8/30) – Volunteers needed to monitor monarch butterflies to aid conservation efforts and knowledge.
ONGOING – Two Worlds, abstract watercolors by Mick Donelan.
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 (7/23), 10am – Swannanoa Sewing Circle. SW
WE (7/23), 1-2pm – Foster care open house and program discussion.
WEDNESDAYS through (11/30), 2-6pm –
WE (7/23), 3pm – “Eww, Gross!” science lesson. PM.
WEDNESDAYS, 2:30-6:30pm –
WE (7/23), 3pm – Hands On! Museum presents science experiments that fizz, boom and pop. Reservations required. NA.
New Brew: Jack’s Gold (summer seasonal), $3 pints
WE (7/23), 3:30-5pm – Grant-writing workshop for artists. Registration required.
WE (7/23), 5pm – Batman’s 75th birthday celebration.
MONDAYS & WEDNESDAYS, 5:30-8:30pm – ESL classes. Registration required.
Live Music: Woody Wood Wednesdays (rock, soul, folk), 5:30-7:30pm
WEDNESDAYS through (8/13), 6-7:30pm – Meditation for quieting the mind. $40 for four sessions.
Live Music: The Wilhelm Brothers (folk, Americana), 6pm; Food Truck: Appalachian Smoke
WE (7/23), 6pm – Presentation of 2014 legislative wrap-up.
WE (7/23), 6:25pm – Information session on program the to help African children.
WE (7/23), 7pm – D.B. Jackson discusses his book, A Plunder of Souls.
WE (7/23), 7pm – Salon discussion of Women Who Run With Wolves.
WEDNESDAYS through SUNDAYS until (7/27) – Boeing, Boeing. Wed.-Sat.: 8pm; Thu., Sat.-Sun.: 2pm. $40/$30 seniors.
WE (7/23), 8pm – Ranger-led look at toads. Starts at bathhouse breezeway at the Paddy’s Creek area.