Asheville Mardi Gras 2017: Pick of the Weekend on the Asheville GritVegas Weekend Update!

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Asheville Mardi Gras 2017: Pick of the Weekend on the Asheville GritVegas Weekend Update!

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The Queen and Her Asheville Mardi Gras Entourage

Here’s the rundown of some of what’s happening this weekend. Watch the video for a quick look at the Asheville Mardis Gras parade, and check out the list below. Have a great weekend!

Thursday, 2/23

Final weekend of The Submission (Different Strokes) @ the Bebe; 7:30 p.m. start. Read a review of The Submission here

 

Democracy for Sale screening at New Mountain AVL, 7 p.m.

 

Friday and Saturday, 2/24-25

The Frame + Form Screen Dance Festival at the Black Mountain College Museum + Art Center (BMCM+AC) presented in conjunction with the Media Arts Project (MAP): a two-day festival and workshop features dance created specifically for film and video. Workshop Saturday.

 

Habitat Brewing grand opening and beer release parties

 

Saturday, 2/25

Attic Salt Theatre Company holds an open house at their new Theatre Arts Studio on Riverside Drive, 2-6 p.m.

 

Matt Townsend plays a show at Haywood Arts Regional Theatre, 7:30 p.m. start

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Sunday, 2/26

MG Flea, a new flea market at MG Road, noon start

 

Black History Proper II, a celebration of Black History Month, at The Block Off Biltmore, 6 p.m. start

 

I Am Not Your Negro screening at the Grail Moviehouse, noon

 

Our highlighted event, the Asheville Mardis Gras Parade, with a 3 p.m. start

Mardi Gras Parade and Party

 

Sunday through Tuesday, 2/26-28

Burial Beer’s three-day Mardi Gras celebration