April 8:Fundraiser for N.C. House candidate Patsy Keever at the YMI Cultural Center, 39. S. Market St., Asheville, with music by YMI artist-in-residence Dwight Williams, 7 to 8:30 p.m.
April 9:Fundraising barbecue for Buncombe County Sheriff Van Duncan, 6:30 to 9 p.m. Taylor Ranch (1005 Cane Creek Road, Fletcher). Individuals, $25; couples, $40; families, $50.
April 15:Early voting in the 2010 primary election begins.
April 17:Buncombe County Democratic Party annual convention, Buncombe County Courthouse, beginning at 10 a.m., with registration beginning at 8:30 a.m.
April 19:Democrats on the Move forum with Democratic candidates for N.C. House District 115 Bruce Goforth and Patsy Keever, at the Black Mountain Public Library, from 7 to 8 p.m.
April 21: League of Women Voters meet and greet and primary-candidate forum, from 6 to 8:30 p.m., at UNCA's Reuter Center. Includes candidates for N.C. Senate District 49, N.C. House District 115, Superior Court Judge District 28, Buncombe County Sheriff and U.S. House District 11.
April 21:Mountain Xpresspublishes its primary-election voter guide.
May 1: Last day of early voting.
May 4:Primary Election Day.
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