Weekly Picks

Cold-hardy grapes may seem exotic, but they are a great match for WNC. Anyone interested in viticulture is invited to learn how to match grape varieties with appropriate trellis systems at A-B Tech’s Enka Campus on Wednesday, April 11 at 6 p.m. $10. Info and registration: www.vineyardtrellistraining.eventbrite.com or 254-1921.

A screening of Neurotypical, a film about autism, will benefit Asheville TEACCH on Thursday, April 12 at 7 p.m. Held at Asheville Fine Arts Theatre, 36 Biltmore Ave. $10. Info: http://www.neuro-typical.com or 232-1536.

Challenge yourself on a four-mile difficult hike through Drovers Road Preserve, sponsored by the Southern Appalachian Highlands Conservancy. Bring a flashlight, raincoat and dinner for this sunset hike on Friday, April 13 at 4:30 p.m. $10/free for SAHC members. Info and departure location: rich@appalachian.org or 253-0095.

Try something new at a Rishi tea tasting on Saturday, April 14 from noon-1 p.m. Held at Nourish and Flourish, 347 Depot St. Info: http://nourishflourishnow.com or 255-2770.

Learn how to attract some living color to the lawn as Wild Birds Unlimited, 1997 Hendersonville Road, shares tips on attracting hummingbirds on Sunday, April 15 at 2 p.m. Info: 687-9433.

ASU presents a "science open house," featuring demo shows, talks, exhibits, tours and hands-on activities with physics, astronomy, chemistry, biology, health science, psychology and more. Held in the university's Plemmons Student Union on Monday, April 16 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Info: http://avl.mx/d9.

Brother Wolf Animal Rescue invites prospective volunteers to a workshop on how to safely walk shelter and foster dogs on Tuesday, April 17 at 6 p.m. Held at Mountain Lights, 30 N. Lexington Ave. Please leave family pets at home. Info and registration: volunteer@bwar.org or 423-2954.

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