Weekly Picks

Join the WNC Green Building Council for an hour of green trivia at Posana Cafe, 1 Biltmore Ave., on Wednesday, Oct. 19 at 5:45 p.m. Questions will cover general knowledge and no expertise is needed. Bring a team, or go solo. Info: http://www.wncgbc.org.

The UNCA music department presents an evening of jazz, featuring numerous student combos under the direction of William Bares and Brian Felix, on Thursday, Oct. 20 from 7:30-9 p.m. at the university's Lipinsky Auditorium. Info: http://www.music.unca.edu/calendar-events.

Award-winning TIME Magazine photojournalist Diana Walker visits Flat Rock for a presentation about her work in the White House entitled "Public and Private… Twenty Years of Photographing the Presidency" on Friday, Oct. 21 at 5:30 p.m. Held at Blue Ridge Community College's Bo Thomas Auditorium, 180 West Campus Drive. Info: http://www.blueridgehumane.org.

Still undecided about the upcoming elections? Learn more about the candidates for Asheville City Council as West Asheville Watch hosts a candidate forum at Vance Elementary School, 98 Sulpher Springs Road, on Saturday, Oct. 22 from 1-4 p.m. Info: http://www.avl.mx/5m.

Don your four-legged friends in their spookiest garb and head to "Dog-O-Ween" at Brother Wolf Animal Rescue, 31 Glendale Ave., on Sunday, Oct. 23 from 4-9 p.m. The event will feature treats, games, a haunted house and a costume contest for dogs and their owners. Info: http://www.bwar.org.

Struggling to bring your novel to life? Check out "Creating Memorable Characters," a writing seminar hosted by the Black Mountain Mountain Public Library, 105 N. Dougherty St., on Monday, Oct. 24 at 6:30 p.m. Info: http://www.bit.ly/nH35hU.

Take a closer look at the life of an iconic writer as Flat Rock Cinema, 2700 Greenville Highway, hosts a screening of The Day Carl Sandburg Died on Tuesday, Oct. 25. Film runs Friday, Oct. 21 though Thursday, Oct. 27. Info and times: http://www.flatrockcinema.com or 697-2463.


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