Weekly Picks

Grab your telescope and celebrate the universe at “Navigation by Stars” on Wednesday, July 27 at 8 p.m. Telescopes and binoculars will be available, but feel free to bring your own stargazing equipment. Held at Lake James State Park, Nebo. Info: 584-7728.

Think back to your worst summer job and relive those hilarious memories at "Listen to This: Stories in Performance," hosted by comedian Tom Chalmers, on Thursday, July 28 at 7:30 p.m. Held at 35below, 35 E. Walnut St. Info: ashevilletheatre.org or 254-1320. 

Glow in the dark while aligning your body at “Black Light Yoga.” Wear white to illuminate your poses while enjoying music and dance. Held at Asheville Community Yoga Center, 8 Brookdale Road, on Friday, July 29 from 8:30-10 a.m.  Info: ashevillecommunityyoga.com.

Join flame workers, potters and woodworkers at International Festival Day on Saturday, July 30 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Main Street in Waynesville will be packed with over 100 artists and international vendors. Info: haywoodarts.org.

The public is invited to join Erika Schneider, outreach coordinator at Sundance Power Systems, for an afternoon of games and activities highlighting solar energy on Sunday, July 31 from 11a.m-3p.m. at Lake James State Park. The event will include an interactive "Solar Quest Station," sun-inspired art, tours of the park's solar thermal system and more. Info: 584-7728.

Freeskool Asheville, a free "teaching and learning network by and for the community," presents a pine needle basket workshop on Monday, Aug. 1 from 4:30-6 p.m. at 300 Hillside St., in Asheville. Youth ages 10 and older are welcome to attend. Info and registration: gerilittlejohn@gmail.

Harvest House, 205 Kenilworth Road in Asheville, hosts an evening of international folk dancing on Tuesday, Aug. 2 from 7:30-9:30 p.m. The weekly event features circle and line dances from around the world. No partner needed. Info: 645-1543.

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