What's going down, AVL? We're so excited about the upcoming weekend, and we have a list of things to get you excited, too. What are you up to? What did we miss?
OWL Grand Opening
8 am-6 pm
Mini pastries, live music! Wear stripes for a free pastry (with cheese!).
El Chivo @ Fine Arts Theatre
The debut of the documentary film from local director Rod Murphy about Ultra Runner Will Harlan.
Moonlit Artist Market @ Burial Beer
A celebration of local artists and artwork inspired by French Quarter nightly street markets; food from Salt and Smoke and live music.
Downtown After 5
Starting from 5 pm on, live music and family-friendly entertainment happens on Lexington Ave. This installment features music from the Asheville All-Stars and the Future All-Stars from Asheville Music School!
Burning Can @ Oskar Blues Brewing
This weekend-long celebration of canned beer "in all its glory." Live music from Andrew Scotchie & the River Rats, Dumpstaphunk, and more.
Album Release for the Sunset Go Trippers @ Asheville Music Hall
An album release party for the Sunset Go Trippers with friends including Philo (members of Empire Strikes Brass), Xero God, and more!
Blue Ridge Rollergirls @ the US Cellular Center
5 to 9 pm
Blue Ridge Roller Girls are having their final home bout of the season and their 10 year anniversary celebration!
There will be a throwback match that's an ode to vintage derby, and Unifire Theater on the halftime show!
Mamadou Kelly @ the Mothlight
Mamadou Kelly, a guitarist from Mali and the Ali Farka Toure All Stars Band are coming to the Mothlight!
The Big Crafty @ Pack Square Park
A celebration of local indie artists and crafters! Shopping and fun for the whole family in downtown Asheville.
Double Feature Film @ Ole Shakey's
9 pm-2 am
Stop on by Shakey's Drive-In for a double feature film, food, beer, and delight on the banks of the French Broad River.