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 TU (7/31) – World’s Apart, works by Peggy Horne Taylor.
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 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 WE (8/27) – Wooden sculptures by Mark Gardner.
Through FR (10/31) – Drifting Toward the Names of Things, paper works by Brian T. Leahy.
ONGOING – Community, abstract works by Sharon Louden.
MO (7/28) – Registration opens for coed or open divisions. $40 includes jersey. Practice held Wednesdays at Memorial Stadium.
Through (8/30) – Volunteers needed to monitor monarch butterflies to aid conservation efforts and knowledge.
Through FR (9/12) – Carolina Through My Lens, photography by Joye Ardyn Durham.
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.
MO (7/28), 10:30am-3pm – Grand Opening of PetSmart Charities Humane Alliance Training Center.
Firkin: Ninja Porter + roasted figs & honey
MONDAYS, 2:15-4pm & TUESDAYS, 7:30-9:30pm- Free with donations.
$3 pint night
New Brew: The Leaf Blower (“tweeseasonal” a.k.a between seasons, amber ale)
MONDAYS & WEDNESDAYS, 5:30-8:30pm – ESL classes. Registration required.
MONDAYS, 6pm – Instruction provided. Free to attend.
MO (7/28), 6pm – Preview, reception and screening of The Mystery of George Masa, with speech by filmmaker Paul Bonesteel. Fundraiser for Environmental and Conservation Organization. $40/$15 film only. Reservations (by July 23) and info: 692-0385 or eco-wnc.org.
Mountain Music Mondays, 6pm
MONDAYS through (8/11), 7-9pm – Mountain heritage music and dancing. Free. Held at the Visitors Center, 201 South Main Street, Hendersonville.
MONDAYS, 7-8:30pm & THURSDAYS, 8-8:40am – In the tradition of Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh. All levels. Free.
Live music: Old-time jam, 8pm