Learn about one of the world's oldest forms of meditation as the West Asheville Library, 942 Haywood Road, hosts a documentary screening and Q&A session about Vipassana on Wednesday, Dec. 14 at 7 p.m. Info: http://www.patapa.dhamma.org.
Indulge your dark side as Pisgah Brewing Company and the French Broad Chocolate Lounge present a chocolate and beer pairing at 10 S. Lexington Ave. on Thursday, Dec. 15 at 6 p.m. $6 includes one pint and two truffles, along with live music by multi-instrumentalist Ben Hovey. Info: http://www.frenchbroadchocolates.com or http://www.pisgahbrewing.com.
Celebrate the season with melody and harmony as local schools and churches perform holiday music at Hendersonville's Historic Courthouse on Main Street on Friday, Dec. 16 from 1-5 p.m. Performances continue through Saturday. Info: 233-3216.
Join Red Herring Puppets for a European take on Christmas as the troupe performs La Befana, an Italian holiday folk tale, at White Horse Black Mountain, 105C Montreat Road, on Saturday, Dec. 17 at 2 p.m. Performances continue through Sunday. $8. Info: http://www.whitehorseblackmountain.com.
See more than 200 canines compete in dog agility trials on Sunday, Dec. 18 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the WNC Agricultural Center, 1301 Fanning Bridge Road in Fletcher. Trials begin on Friday and run through Sunday. Info: http://www.blueridgeagility.com or 697-2118.
Do you have what it takes to play in an adult basketball league? Come to an organizational meeting on Monday, Dec. 19 at 6:30 p.m. at the Waynesville Recreation Center, 50 Vance St. Info: email@example.com or 456-2030.
Snuggle your kids in footed pajamas and listed to a classic winter tale at a Polar Express pajama party, presented by Curtain Call Collective, on Tuesday, Dec. 20 from 6-7 p.m. Held at The Hop, 640 Merrimon Ave., Suite 103. Info: http://www.thehopicecreamcafe.com.