Through (8/19) – All Kinds of Quilts, by Asheville Modern Quilt Guild. Opening reception Sunday, May 4, from 2-4pm.
ONGOING – Sol LeWitt: Creating Place, “Wall Drawing #618,” conceptual art. Opening Aug. 9, 10am.
Through SA (9/20) – Works by Barbara Littledeer.
ONGOING – Classes for careers in the food and hotel industries. Includes American Hotel and Lodging Association Certification. Call for times. $25.
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 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.
Through SU (8/31) – Life in Motion, works by Alyson Markell and Kenn Kotara.
ONGOING – Community, abstract works by Sharon Louden.
Through SU (8/31) – Paintings by Joyce Schlapkohl.
Through SU (8/31) – Swannanoa Fine Arts League members juried exhibit.
Through (8/30) – Volunteers needed to monitor monarch butterflies to aid conservation efforts and knowledge.
Through TU (9/30) – Artifacts and Contraptions, glass and mixed media sculptures by Peter Wright and Audrey Wilson.
ONGOING – Two Worlds, abstract watercolors by Mick Donelan.
Through SU (8/31) – Urban Photography From The Streets Of A Bohemian Mountain Town, street photography by Joe Longobardi.
Through SA (9/27) – Works from artists Kenneth Baskin, John L. Cleaveland, Brad Sells, Lee Sipe and Mike Smith.
Through FR (9/26) – British Invasion, works inspired by the British pop culture.
Through SA (9/27) – Ahead of the Curve, contemporary works focusing on lines.
Through TH (8/21) – Pattern, Texture, Emotion, quilts.
Through (8/30) – The foundation seeks two volunteers to serve as group facilitators for a proposed local support group. Contact for details.
Through SU (9/14) – Imagined Circus and Travelers, paintings by Diana LaRose-Weaver.
Through (10/28) – Into the Fire, glass, clay and metal works.
Through (8/31) – Lost at Sea, works by Sandee Johnson.
Through (8/18) – Artists residing in North or South Carolina may submit works to be considered for the Views show. All mediums allowed. Contact for guidelines.
Through SU (8/31) – Photographs of the farm taken by local photographers
Through TU (9/30) – Merge, vintage and contemporary photography.
ONGOING – Sol LeWitt: Creating Place, Wall Drawing #618, conceptual art.
Through FR (9/26) – Linear-Geometric Abstraction & Geometric Color Field Painting, a Resurrection and Resurgence, works by Matthew Zelder.
SA (8/9), 9am-8pm & SU (8/10), 9am-5pm – Includes music, food and art vendors, children’s activities and 5K. Held in downtown Black Mountain.
SATURDAYS through (10/31), 8am-noon -
FRIDAYS through SUNDAYS (7/31) through (8/9), 8pm – Music on the Rock: The Songs of the 60s, tribute concert. $24.
FRIDAYS through SUNDAYS until (8/23), 7:30pm – The Taming of the Shrew. Free.
SATURDAYS through (10/30), 9am-noon -
SU (8/10), 10am-6pm – All proceeds from AHS inspired tattoos will be donated to the Asheville Humane Society. $40.
SUNDAYS, 10am-noon – Morning sitting meditation. Instruction provided. Free.
SUNDAYS, noon – Includes chanting, discussion and a vegetarian meal. Free.
Live music: Bluegrass brunch; $10 pitchers all day
SU (8/10), 1-3pm – A training session on voter registration.
SU (8/10), 1pm – “Jewish Jazz.” $20/ $15 church members.
SU (8/10), 2pm – With a speaker from the American Orchid Society. Held at Asheville Eye Associates, 8 Medical Drive.
SA (8/9) & SU (8/10), 2pm – Episodes seven and eight of Ken Burns’ Jazz series.
SUNDAYS, 4-6pm – Weekly meeting for LGBTQ youth and straight allies.
Food truck: El Kimchi (Korean/Mexican street food)
SU (8/10), 4pm – 15 area restaurants compete in this qualifying round for the World Food Championships. Includes live music. Percentage of sales supports Eblen Charities. $5/ $30 unlimited burgers ticket.
SU (8/10), 4pm – Donation-based admission to this FourEver His Gospel Quartet performance supports the North Buncombe Music Scholarship.
Live Music: Carver & Carmody (country, folk), 5-7pm
Live music: Vollie McKenzie & Hank Bones (acoustic jazz, swing), 6pm
FRIDAY through SUNDAYS until (8/17), 6:30pm – Twelfth Night, performed by the MPP youth ensemble, Montford Moppets. Free.
FRIDAYS through SUNDAYS until (8/24) – Sisters. Fri.&Sat.: 7:30pm; Sun.: 3pm. $15/$12 advance, students and seniors.
WE (8/6) through SA (8/9), 7:30pm & SU (8/10), 2:30pm – Smoke on the Mountain Homecoming. $26.56.