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Color Me Goodwill Accepting Designer Applications for 2024 Fashion Show
Goodwill Industries of Northwest North Carolina invites Asheville-area design teams to compete in its popular Color Me Goodwill upcycled fashion show.
Holiday Fun in Hendersonville
Frolic and play the Hendersonville way this holiday season during the Home for the Holidays celebration.
Tar Heel Troubadours, a new concert series at the North Carolina Museum of History, kicks off this fall
The series brings accessible Americana, roots, bluegrass and more to the community.
Firestorm Books Grand Opening on Haywood Road
What’s New at 10222 Haywood Road? Get the scoop.
Tryon’s Literary Open Stage Reopens At Upstairs Artspace
For years Tryon, North Carolina’s Upstairs Artspace was a premier venue for writers to share their work through Literary Open Stage, and now, post-pandemic—Literary Open Stage is back!
An Evening with Poet Donika Kelly & Nonfiction Writer Melissa Febos
Free kickoff event featuring a reading by Poet Donika Kelly and Nonfiction Writer Melissa Febos
Brevard, NC is getting served a full plate this upcoming 2024
One of the Appalachian’s most beloved towns will be introduced to its very first international food hall, and they're looking for vendors!
Embracing Roots of the South with Ballet Folklórico Raíces and David LaMotte
The brilliant colors of traditional costumes and the songs and folkloric dance of Mexico by local, talented youth will fill The White Horse Black Mountain on Friday, September 8
Mt. Mitchell Arts & Crafts Fair to Fill Burnsville’s Town Square
Mt. Mitchell Arts & Crafts Fair to Fill Burnsville’s Town Square, Aug. 4-5
Live Music at Rocky's
Live music continues at Rocky’s Hot Chicken Shack’s Sweeten Creek location
Asheville Bike Fest 2023
Bike enthusiasts across the Western Carolinas are ramping up for the 2nd annual Asheville Bike Fest.
2023 Carolina Mountain Literary Festival Welcomes Lit Lovers From Across NC
Learn more about the authors and events featured at this year’s festival!
Black Mountain Center for the Arts Presents Art in Blo
Black Mountain Celebrates Flowers and Art with their 17th Annual Fundraiser.
Firefly Gathering 2023
Firefly Gathering Expands Equity Efforts, Envisioning Earthskills for Every Body
ACCLAIMED COMEDIAN JAMIE CAMPBELL BRINGS BIG DAD ENERGY TO ASHEVILLE FRINGE
Asheville Fringe Festival is coming up!
LAUNCH OF A GROUP STORYTELLING PROJECT TO UN-SEGREATE US
Take part in an interactive introduction to the ‘BILLIE’S SONG, AN URBAN FAIRY TALE’ Theatrical Readings Project being planned for Spring 2023.
Your Dog Here Fundraiser
"Your Dog Here" is a DSSOLVR fundraiser in association with Asheville Humane Society
Bears Bees + Brews invites Asheville to get wild this fall.
An event that focused on educating the community about the wildlife in Western North Carolina and how we can coexist with the creatures who are often roaming in our own backyards.
14th Annual Asheville Comedy Festival
Presented by Laugh Your Asheville Off, the largest comedy festival in the Southeast comes roaring back to Asheville August 10-13, 2022
Open Studio: Ginger Huebner
Ginger Huebner is an artist, collaborator, educator and visual translator
Near the summer solstice each year, around 1,000 people convene from around the globe for the Firefly Gathering.
Local Artist Chosen for TED.com
Local artist Ginger Huebner's TEDx Asheville talk was chosen for the TED.com website and the TEDx Editor's choice. She offers the question: What if we had conversations without even saying a word, and instead used imagery and color alone?
INAUGURAL INDUSTRY DISCOUNT BARGAIN BLOWHOLE BONANZA
Unique yard-sale style event happening May 21st!
Singer-Songwriter Kevin PM Comes to Asheville
Live music coming to Emote!
THE EVOLUTION OF SPA
FIRST EVER SOCIAL SPA OPENING MAY 5TH IN DOWNTOWN ASHEVILLE
Trashy Vegan event raises money for Non-profit Animal rescue
The Trashy Vegan raises money for Sister Kitten Animal Rescue
Color Me Goodwill Fashion Show
Tickets are now on sale for the 6th Annual Color Me Goodwill fashion show!
Tzedek Social justice fund honors local leaders
Tzedek Social Justice Fund announces winners of their Brilliance Awards and shares information about their wonderful program.
Newly Opened Marquee Asheville
Marquee Asheville--a newly opened marketplace in Asheville's RAD.
EMO Night at DSSOLVR
DSSOLVR's Emo Night returns on February 11th.
A Winter of Poetry
Many poetry events taking place this winter at the CCC!
2021 Upcoming Holiday Events in Asheville
With December rolling up, Asheville is riling up for the holiday season. To welcome in everyone’s favorite time of year, we are highlighting five holidays events to stir locals and visitors alike into seasonal cheer.
Winter Lights at the NC Arboretum
Winter Lights at the NC Arboretum are back!
Winter Wonderland at Grove Arcade
November 18th through January 3rd the Grove Arcade will be a Winter Wonderland!
Immersive Artistry at Biltmore
November- January the Biltmore hosts "Legends of Art & Innovation"
Halloween is for adults too! 2021
Here are some Halloween activities for adults happening this weekend!
AVL Pumpkin Patches 2021
Our team has put together a list of pumpkin sales in AVL--get em’ before they’re gone, Halloween is near!
Lake Lure Arts and Crafts Festival
Happening tomorrow is the Lake Lure Arts and Crafts Festival!
Craft Fair of the Southern Highlands
Craft Fair of the Southern Highlands happening October 14th-17th 2021
Montford Park Players welcome the Halloween season with “Living Dead in Denmark”
The Montford Park Players welcome Halloween season with a spooky performance wrapped in a delightfully Shakespearean package.
Last Show & Tell Holiday Pop Up Shop This Wednesday
Don't miss your last chance to score unique gifts at this very special pop up at the Masonic Temple.
Buy Local Art For The Holidays + Always
The Asheville Area Arts Council hosts the 2018 Holiday Market on Saturday, December 8th
Shawn Winebrenner Opens Show at UNCA
"Ad Lucem: Masking and the Resilience of a Human Spirit” - A photo exhibition by local artist Shawn Winebrenner opens December 7
SWIPE Mic Returns With New Host Black Swan
Asheville's open mic night for bad dating stories is back with new host, comedian and overall badass, Black Swan.
17th Annual Survivors' Art Show
A powerful exhibition of art from sexual assault survivors in the Asheville community opens Thursday 15.
River Arts Studio Strolling
November 10 - 11 marks yet another fall Studio Stroll in the River Arts District where you can meet art makers + become an art collector.
The French > Asheville > Connection
/ Fleurs / showcases the work of an artist who is French born and loving, living the Asheville life.
Who's ready for a Taco Takeover?
On October 14th Salvage Staton will be home to a taco lovers dream come true -- the 1st ever Taco Takeover.
Miss Gay Latina Asheville
In its 11th year the pageant returns to the Diana Wortham Theater on Saturday, November 3rd for an unforgettable night of fabulosity.
SAY IT LOUD > An Art Experience
Clear your calendar for the opening of this must-see exhibition that explores the African American experience through contemporary art.
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