Weekly Picks

Learn energy saving techniques and build community at "Team-Based Home Energy Saving," presented by Neighbor Saves, a program which aims to empower participants to save energy, save money and improve comfort in a fun environment. Held at the Simpson Lecture Hall on A-B Tech's Asheville campus on Wednesday, June 22 at noon. Info: http://bit.ly/kzoKkg.

Firestorm Cafe and Books, 48 Commerce St., in downtown Asheville, hosts a screening of Behind the Mask, a documentary that follows activists who "risk everything to save animals," on Thursday, June 23 at 8 p.m. Info: firestormcafe.com.

Asheville's Mobile Art Lab will hold a screening of Exit Through the Gift Shop, the true story of a French filmmaker who attempted to locate and befriend world-renowned graffiti artist Bansky, "only to have the artist turn the camera back on its owner." Held at Carrier Park in West Asheville on Friday June 24 at 8:45 p.m. Info: http://bit.ly/loKH4C.

Enjoy orienteering, campfire cooking, a nature hike and more at Family Outdoor Adventure Day, hosted by the Blue Ridge Parkway Visitor Center, milepost 384, on Saturday, June 25 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Info: 298-5330.

Visit 41 working farms and see where your food comes from at the Appalachian Sustainable Agriculture Program Family Farm Tour on Sunday, June 26 from 1-6 p.m. Tour begins on Saturday and runs through the weekend. $25 per car. Info and directions: familyfarmtour.com or 236-1282.

Transition Hendersonville will present “Who Turned Out the Lights,” a forum on energy, gas and food prices. Held at Henderson County Public Library, 301 N. Washington St., Hendersonville, on Monday, June 27 at 6:30 p.m. Info: transitionhendersonville.com.

Comedian Dave Martin will bring high-energy humor and musical parodies to The Magnetic Field, 372 Depot St., on Tuesday, June 28 from 8-10 p.m. $7. Info: themagneticfield.com or 257-4003.

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