CalCast: June 16 through 19

Weekly Xpress Community Calendar podcast.

Sante Wine Bar is hosting a Grape Stomp to benefit SoleMates Thursday, June 16 at 5:30 p.m. Info: 254-8188.

A screening of Gerrymandering will be held at UNCA’s Reuter Center on Thursday, June 16th from 6-8 p.m. Info:

An informal meeting of the Asheville Field Hockey Club will be held on Thursday, June 16 from 5:30 to 6 p.m. at the Asheville High School Varsity Gym. Open to all ages and abilities.

Haywood Friends of Agriculture Breakfast will be held at the Haywood Agricultural Center, 589 Raccoon Road, in Waynesville on Friday, June 17. Free. Info:

An easy two-mile hike on the Blue Ridge Parkway will depart at 10 a.m. from Black Balsam Parking Area on Friday, June 17. Info and registration: 298-5330.

Art in Bloom, an artistic representation of gallery works by floral designers, will be held at The Black Mountain Center for the Arts Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Info:

Montford Books and More will be having a puppet-building workshop for kids on Saturday, June 18. $15 includes materials. Info: 285-8805.

A Summer Soiree Contra Dance will be held at the pavilion at Warren Wilson College on Saturday, June 18 at 8 p.m. $25 at the door. Info:

Angels, gemstones, crystal bowls and more will be explored at the Summer Solstice Stargate Celebration at the Light Center Dome in Black Mountain on Saturday, June 18 at 7 p.m. Info:

There will be a solar car workshop for kids at Historic Johnson Farm in Hendersonville on Saturday, June 18 at 10 a.m. Info and registration: 891-6585.

At Spellbound Books on Sunday, June at 3 p.m., any kid who dresses up as their dad (think ties and button-down shirts) wins a prize at a Father’s Day story time. For more information visit

Help tornado victims rebuild their lives at Benefest. Held at Westville Pub in West Asheville on Sunday, June 19 at 3 p.m. Info: 964-3796.

Save the French Broad Raft Race will be held on Sunday, June 19 at 12:30 p.m. The race will start at Huck Finn Rafting in Hot Springs. Info:

There will be a Pan Harmonia family classical concert at YMCA Camp Greenville in Cedar Mountain on Sunday, June 19 at 4 p.m. Free Donations are encouraged. Info:

Art in Bloom with Flowers and Art at Black Mountain Center for the Arts


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