Will it actually get cold this weekend, Asheville? Regardless of whether temperatures stay unseasonably warm or dip into wintry digits, one thing will remain consistent: Asheville's awesome weekend scene! Check out our roundup of weekend activities, and, as always, let us know what we missed that you're excited about!
Cutting Chai: the Asheville premiere @ Grail Moviehouse
This documentary follows local chef Meherwan Irani, owner of Chai Pani, as he takes his restaurant crew through 10 cities in 10 days to "eat everything in sight." Your ticket includes the film screening, a complimentary cup of chai, and a Q&A with the filmmakers!
Guy Fawkes Dance Party Fundraiser for the Media Arts Project @ NYS3 Actor's School
Going down in the Warehouse studios of the NYS3 Actor's School, this will be a night of music and dance with NYC DJs Gaul Plus and DJ Wey, Carrboro producer Liquid Asset, Tan Jones of Atlanta and DJ Deeds of AVL, and visual projection from Geo Linx, who has done installations for the (Re) Happening and Interlude 2016. $5-25 suggested donation goes straight to the Media Arts Project.
Brevard Lumberyard Arts District Block Party @ King St. and W. French Broad St.
Explore the best of Brevard's bustling arts scene during this all-day block party. The day will be filled with open houses, special events, live music at 185 King St., and delicious food and drink.
With only two days to go before Election Day 2016, take a few moments to study up on the candidates running for the presidential election, as well as other local, state, and federal elections if you haven't already voted. Check out the ashvegas.com 2016 Voters' Guide (coming soon!) for information about local, state, and national candidates! We also recommend that you celebrate your last weekend before one of the most divisive elections in history by taking a hike, doing a little meditation, or spending time with family and friends.