Through SA (9/20) – Works by Barbara Littledeer.
Through (10/1) – Submissions accepted for annual Short Story Contest, stories of 2500 words or less. $11. Contact for guidelines.
Through FR (11/7) – Teetering on the Edge of the Uncanny, street art and murals displayed throughout the campus.
Through SU (9/14) – Imagined Circus and Travelers, paintings by Diana LaRose-Weaver.
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.
FR (9/5), 7-10:30pm – Volunteers needed to oversee recycling at New Belgium’s Film and Beer Tour night. Volunteers are given T-shirts, food and beer. Registration required.
Through TU (9/30) – Honoring Chuck Marting, black and white photography by the Asheville Traditional Photographers Group. In the Blowers Gallery.
TH (9/4) through SU (9/14) – Includes a Sand Mandala demonstration and speakers focusing on various healing modalities. $0-20. Contact for full schedule.
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 SA (10/11) – Handmade rugs and tapestries from Mills Mosseller Studio.
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.
(pd.) Beginners welcome & wanted! Choose from Asheville or Arden, Hendersonville or Waynesville. HAVE FUN. MEET PEOPLE. PLAY POOL. 828-329-8197; www. BlueRidgeAPA.com. ONGOING – weekly league play
(pd.) Features workshops for backyard and urban growers and homesteaders. Held at A-B Tech’s Asheville campus. $45/ $40 before Sept. 4, 5p.m.
Through (9/19) – Drawing from the Human Form, works by Ben Long, James Daniel and Angela Cunningham.
Through TU (9/30) – Cardiac Comfort, large-scale sculpture installation by Jason Adams.
Through SA (9/20) – Edwina Bringle Retrospective, weaving.
Through SA (9/20) – Works by Barbara Littledeer.
TH (9/4), 10am – Monthly meeting and sale of needlework.
TH (9/4), 10:30-11:30am – Healthy aging seminar. Registration required by Sept. 2. Free.
1st THURSDAYS, 12-2pm – “Debt 101″ clinic, includes discussion of debtor rights, resources and options. Free.
THURSDAYS (through 10/31), 3-6pm –
TH (9/4), 4:30pm – “New Developments in Ground-Based Astronomy.” Reuter Center.
TH (9/4), 5-6pm – Ages 7-14 may audition for the youth chorus. Sheet music not provided. Free.
French Broad Brew Fest pre-party w/ live music & food, 5-10pm
New Brew: United Way Ale release party & benefit @ The Millroom, 5pm
1st THURSDAYS, 6-8pm – Food, conversation and meditation. Free.
TH (9/4), 6-9pm – Tickets to this local food and wine event benefit healthy eating programs for kids. $35.
TH (9/4), 6pm – GasLand, followed by panel discussion. Free.
TH (9/4), 6pm – “40 Years of Starting Conversations,” anniversary celebration with keynote speaker Anita Hill. $50.
TH (9/4), 6pm – Featuring the Wa Le Lu “Hummingbird” team. Held at UNCA’s Intramural Field. Free.
THURSDAYS through (9/25), 6-7:30pm – Yoga for trauma recovery. $40 for series.
Live Music: Tree Reed, 6-8pm
TH (9/4), 6:30pm – East Asheville Book Club: The Likeness by Tana French.
MONDAYS, 7-8:30pm & THURSDAYS, 8-8:40am – In the tradition of Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh. All levels. Free.
TH (9/4), 7pm – Tony Earley discusses his book Mr. Tall: A Novella and Stories.
TH (9/4), 7pm – Canton town history with author Michael Beadle. Free.
TH (9/4), 7pm – Public debate for the 11th Congressional District seat. Free.
TH (9/4), 7pm – Studio tour with puppet designer Madison Cripp. Free.
THURSDAYS through SUNDAYS until (9/14) – The Mystery of Irma Vep, Wed.-Sat.: 8pm; Thurs., Sat. & Sun.: 2pm. $40/$38 seniors/$25 students.
Live Music: The New Familiars w/ Bread & Butter Band (bluegrass, folk, Americana), 9pm; Food Truck: Bombus