ONGOING – Sol LeWitt: Creating Place, “Wall Drawing #618,” conceptual art. Opening Aug. 9, 10am.
Through (10/1) – Submissions accepted for annual Short Story Contest, stories of 2500 words or less. $11. Contact for guidelines.
ONGOING – Classes for careers in the food and hotel industries. Includes American Hotel and Lodging Association Certification. Call for times. $25.
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 TU (9/30) – Merge, vintage and contemporary photography.
Through TH (9/18) – Writers are asked to submit fiction, creative nonfiction or poetry on animals and animal rights for upcoming public reading. Contact for guidelines.
Through TU (9/30) – Paintings by Sahar Fakhoury.
Through SA (9/20) – Camped Out on Greasy Grass: A Series of Portraits, works by artists from closed Lyman Avenue studios.
Through (11/5) – Artists may donate works to be displayed and auctioned at Zuma Coffee in Marshall. Proceeds benefit this nonprofit animal therapy program for veterans and at-risk youth. Contact for details.
Through FR (9/26) – Students in grades 4-12 may submit works of fiction to the Telling Our Tales writing competition. Must be inspired by The Sun and the Rain. Contact for details.
Through (9/13) – Registration is open for this race to benefit the Autism Society of North Carolina and families affected by autism. Call to register. $25. Held at UNCA on Sept. 13.
Through SU (9/28) – Abstractions, works by Barbara Fisher, Robert Winkler and Pat Zalisko.
Through WE (10/15) – ZOOM IN: An Exhibition of Asheville Street Photography, works by six local photographers.
ONGOING – Sol LeWitt: Creating Place, Wall Drawing #618, conceptual art.
Through SA (1/4) – Humans and Machines: The Robotic Worlds of Adrianne Wortzel, mixed media.
Through TU (9/30) – Along the Way, long exposure photography by Chukk Bruursema.
Through TU (9/30) – Honoring Chuck Marting, black and white photography by the Asheville Traditional Photographers Group. In the Blowers Gallery.
WE (9/3), 12:30pm & TH (9/4), 5:30pm – Open house for those interested in being a volunteer teacher assistant, tutor or mentor. Held at the ACSF central office, 85 Mountain St.
Through TU (9/30) – Cardiac Comfort, large-scale sculpture installation by Jason Adams.
Through TU (9/30) – Applications will be accepted for up to three outdoor sculpture installations. Contact for guidelines.
Through (9/20) – Registration is open for this run to benefit the Black Mountain Home for Children and the Colburn Earth Science Museum. $35/$30 advance. Held Sept. 20 at Grove Stone & Sand Company.
Through FR (9/26) – Linear-Geometric Abstraction & Geometric Color Field Painting, a Resurrection and Resurgence, works by Matthew Zelder.
Through TU (9/9) – Serendipitous Accretion, paintings by Amanda Seckington. Free.
Through FR (9/19) – Exhibition of works by UNCA faculty. In the S. Tucker Cooke Gallery.
Through (10/4) – Registration is open for this 5K walk/run benefitting the Ladies Night Out program. Held Oct. 4 at Biltmore Park Town Square. $30.
Through SU (2/8) – X, Y, Z: Dimensions in Sculpture, contemporary three-dimensional works.
Through SA (9/20) – Edwina Bringle Retrospective, weaving.
TUESDAYS through THURSDAYS, 9am-noon – Adult basic education/ high school equivalency classes. Registration required.
TU (9/2), 9am – “Writing a Legacy Love Letter,” memoir writing workshop. Free.
TU (9/2), 9:30am – Includes workshop on making dried seed flowers. Free.
TUESDAYS & THURSDAYS, 12:30-3:30pm – Medical office support career classes. Registration required.
TU (9/2), 12pm – A discussion about the advantages of native plants in home landscaping.
MONDAYS, 2:15-4pm & TUESDAYS, 7:30-9:30pm- Free with donations.
TUESDAYS, 2:30-5:30pm –
TUESDAYS, 3-6pm –
TUESDAYS through (9/9), 5:30-8pm – “Dreaming of Debt Free Living,” financial and emotional impacts of debt from the Women’s Financial Empowerment Center. Free. Registration required.
TUESDAYS, 5:30-6:30pm – Workshop and support group, “Understanding the Mind, Body and Spirit after Sexual Violence.” Free.
TU (9/2), 6:30pm – Community grassroots meeting to address fracking. Free.
TU (9/2), 7pm – Women in Lively Discussion Bookclub: One Writer’s Beginnings by Eudora Welty.
TU (9/2), 7pm – Workshop: “Spawning a Mycelial Network,” discusses how human community organizing can mimic fungal communities. $10-30. Held at Warren Wilson College’s Cannon Lounge.
Live Music: Pleasure Chest (rock, blues, funk), 7pm
TUESDAYS, 7:30-9pm – Weekly dance classes. $5.
TU (9/2), 7:30pm – Performances by the School of Music and School of Stage and Screen, the Catamount Singers, Electric Soul and the WCU dancers. Ticket sales benefit WCU Friends of the Arts. Held in the Bardo Arts Center.
TU (9/2), 7:30pm – World Affairs Council: “Ukraine: The Anatomy of a Crisis.” Reuter Center.