Weekly Picks

Seniors and retirees are invited to learn the intricate art of tying flies on Wednesday, Aug. 17 from 8 a.m.–1 p.m. Materials will be provided at this fly tying class for seniors. Held at the Waynesville Recreation Center, 550 Vance St. Info: 456-2030.

Country singer Don Williams will come out of retirement to play The Foundation Performing Arts Center, 286 ICC Loop Road in Spindale, on Thursday, Aug. 18 at 7:30 p.m. Info: 286-9990 or foundationshows.org.

Join filmmaker Michael Knox and gypsy funk punk band Sirius.B on Friday, Aug. 19 at 8 p.m. for a documentary about the Cole Brothers Circus. It will be held at White Horse Black Mountain, 105C Montreat Road. Info: 669-0816.

Support the family of firefighter Capt. Jeff Bowen, who was recently killed in the line of duty, at the Fallen Hero Band Jam. Arron LaFace, Black Jack and Unit50 will perform at Mack Kells Pub and Grill, 160 Tunnel Road on Saturday, Aug. 20, beginning at 1 p.m. The benefit continues Sunday afternoon. Info: 253-8805.

Enjoy the sounds of Silas Durocher, Josh Phillips Trio and Vertigo Jazz Project at Jamin' for Journeymen, a benefit for Journeymen of Asheville, on Sunday, Aug. 21 from 6-11 p.m. at The Grey Eagle, 185 Clingman Ave. The Journeymen provide mentorship to adolescent boys. Info: cfrisco@gmail.com or 719-6476.

Learn about the life and times of an iconic American writer as Flat Rock Cinema, 2700 Greenville Highway, presents a screening of The Day Carl Sandburg Died on Monday, Aug. 22 at 4 and 7 p.m. Info: flatrockcinema.com.

See the artistic side of local medical professionals as doctors trade stethoscopes for guitars at Rockin' with the Docs, a benefit for Project Access, an organization which provides medical services to low-income residents of the community. Held at Pack's Tavern, 20 S. Spruce St. on Tuesday, Aug. 23 from 6-10 p.m. Info: 274-2267.

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