The Laurel of Asheville‘s Community Events Calendar

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September 2017

Asheville VegFest: A Celebration of Vegan Food and Drink

September 3 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Pack Square Park, 121 College St
Asheville, NC 28801 United States
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Asheville's original vegan festival returns again this year! Asheville VegFest, presented by the Asheville Vegan Society, is a celebration of compassionate eating and sustainable living, where vegetarians, vegans, and the veg-curious alike can explore and celebrate the benefits of plant-based eating. Held in gorgeous Pack Square Park in beautiful downtown Asheville, this family-friendly event will feature live music, speaker sessions, local beer, a kids’ activity area, and best of all—food!

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Paint and Pour with Appalachian Art Farm

September 5 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Mad Batter Food and Film, 617 West Main Street
Sylva, NC 28779 United States
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$25

Come paint at our monthly paint and pour. $25 covers all materials, demonstration painting and step-by-step instructions. No painting experience needed. Open to beginner to advanced artists. Bring friends, meet new friends! Any proceeds from this event will benefit our Teen Lounge outreach program. For more info. on outreach, please visit our website: www.appalachianartfarm.org Pre-register via email to secure your seat: appalachianartfarm@gmail.com or prepay via PayPal using this link: https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=7Y3RBNCEHCR98

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Let’s Build a Fairy House! 5-Week Children’s Class

September 6 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Odyssey Clayworks, 236 Clingman Avenue
Asheville, NC 28801 United States
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$150

ODYSSEY CLAYWORKS September Session Clay Class For Kids Ages 6-12 September 6- October 4 Wednesdays 4-6pm We will create a magical little house where a Fairy may want to live… or perhaps an elf! You will learn to work with a slab of clay using a fun assortment of templates to build your own piece. We will add whimsical clay attachments by scratching, scoring and using slip, experimenting with patterns and finishing up with glaze. You will be able to…

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Sierra Club Sept. 6: “Electric Vehicles: Local Movement, Global Impact”

September 6 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Asheville, 1 Edwin Place
Asheville, NC 28801 United States
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Free

Please join Wenoca Group Sierra Club for our monthly meeting on Wednesday, September 6, when Pana Columbus and Dave Erb will present an optimistic, achievable vision of first steps toward transforming transportation in western North Carolina and beyond. This event is free and open to the public. Date: Sept. 6, 2017 Location: Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Asheville, 1 Edwin Place (off of Charlotte) Time: 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. Many of the world’s most challenging problems are strongly rooted in the…

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David Feder at the Altamont Theatre

September 7 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Altamont Theatre, 18 Church Street
Asheville, NC 28801 United States
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David Feder plays an exciting Solo Contemporary Flamenco concert. “Dave has a magic way of making you feel like an old friend with songs that are original and intimate. He is a master guitarist who plays his own intricate Flamenco influences finger-style music with laid back island feel.” – NPR Dave Feder has carved out a niche of his own, playing a signature blend of Flamenco-infused Folk music.

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Fall Plant Sale at Bullington Gardens

September 8 - September 9
Bullington Gardens, 95 Upper Red Oak Trail
Hendersonville, NC 28792 United States
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Free

Bullington Gardens, a horticultural education center and public gardens, will hold its annual fall plant sale on Friday, Sept. 8 and Saturday, Sept. 9, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day, rain or shine. The sale features many fall-blooming perennials, mums, asters, shrubs and natives. Perennials will be offered at reduced prices. The event also includes a sale of gently-used gardening tools, yard art and books. Cash, checks and credit cards are accepted. “Fall is the ideal time to…

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Mystical Poetry and Music with Mary White and Richard Shulman

September 8 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Unity of the Blue Ridge, 2041 Old Fanning Bridge Rd
Mills River, NC 28759 United States
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$10

Friday, September 8th, 7pm Unity of the Blue Ridge  2041 Old Fanning Bridge Rd, Mills River 28759Mystical Poetry and Music with Mary White and Richard Shulman Mary White’s poetry, “…opens the listener to extraordinary mystical dimensions.” Richard Shulman is an exquisite pianist, whose notes evoke the angelic realms while cascading the riches of those dimensions, bathing the listener in love, joy, and wonder. The combination of White’s and Shulman’s energy flowing through poetry and music is a potent uplifting experience.…

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Mystical Poetry and Music with Mary White and Richard Shulman

September 8 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Unity of the Blue Ridge, 2041 Old Fanning Bridge Rd
Mills River, 28759 United States
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$10

Mary White’s poetry, “…opens the listener to extraordinary mystical dimensions.” Richard Shulman is an exquisite pianist, whose notes evoke the angelic realms while cascading the riches of those dimensions, bathing the listener in love, joy, and wonder. The combination of White’s and Shulman’s energy flowing through poetry and music is a potent uplifting experience.

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4th Annual Harvest Conference, Savor the Abundance

September 9 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Warren Wilson College, 701 Warren Wilson Rd
Swannanoa, NC 28778 United States
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$8 - $50

Organic Growers School presents the Harvest Conference, a fall event featuring all the popularity of the Spring Conference with a focus on fall & winter growing, food preservation & storage, fermentation, homesteading & self reliance, cooking from scratch, and more…all organically of course. Backyard and urban growers, homesteaders, and gardeners of all stripes choose from more than 20 classes and pre-conference workshops on Friday, September 8, 2017. We pride ourselves on bringing you down-to-earth advice on growing and sustainable living,…

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‘Memory of Fish’ Film Premiere & Collider Fundraiser

September 9 @ 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
The Collider, 1 Haywood St., Suite 401 (4th Floor Wells Fargo Building)
Asheville, 28801
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$30.00

Join The Collider and Hunter Subaru for a reception and the North Carolina premiere of the award-winning environmental documentary, The Memory of Fish. Producer and director Jennifer Galvin will speak to the marriage of film, science and music behind this project. All proceeds of this event benefit the Thomas R. Karl Internship Program with The Collider. Tickets on sale now through Eventbrite. We are currently seeking sponsors for this event. Please contact us to learn more about sponsorship or other…

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Asheville Outlets Hosts 4th Annual Drive Electric Car Show

September 10 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Asheville Outlets, 800 Brevard Road
Asheville, 28806
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Free

Asheville Outlets (www.shopashevilleoutlets.com) will team up with the Blue Ridge EV Club, Land of Sky Clean Vehicles Coalition and Southern Alliance for Clean Energy to celebrate the 4th annual Drive Electric Car Show on September 10, 2017 from 12 noon to 4 p.m. at the center. Local dealerships will also on hand displaying the latest line-up in EV technology and the 240-mile range Chevy Bolt and Tesla Model X will be on display. Owners will also be available to answer…

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ROYAL Book Club – For Adults Who Read YA Lit

September 10 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Spellbound Children’s Bookshop, 640 Merrimon Avenue, #204
Asheville, NC 28805 United States
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Free

ROYAL Book Club meets to discuss THE HATERS by Jesse Andrews on Sunday September 10th from 4:00-5:00pm. (Note the change from the usual first Sunday, due to Labor Day weekend.) ROYAL is for adult Readers of Young Adult Literature and is open to anyone over 18. No purchase necessary to attend, but book club selections are 20% off through the day of the meeting. New people always welcome!

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The Magical World of Moss Gardening

September 12 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Weaverville Town Hall Community Room, 30 S. Main St., Weaverville, NC, 30 S. Main St.
Weaverville, NC 28787 United States
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The Garden Club of Weaverville is bringing "Mossin' Annie," Annie Martin, owner of Mountain Moss Enterprises in Brevard and author of The Magical World of Moss Gardening to town! She specializes in creating innovative moss landscapes. Inspirational photographs, moss specimens and essential how-to tips will help you get started on your own moss gardening projects. Mossin' Annie's passion is contagious and audiences across the country delight in her informative and entertaining programs.

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Ten Thousand Villages Spa Products Workshop

September 14 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Ten Thousand Villages Asheville, 10 College St
Asheville, NC 28801
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Free

Women’s Friendship Day Celebration – Spa Night, Thursday, September 14th, 6-8pm, Free. Enjoy refreshments while making your very own bath and body products from fair trade essential oils, mineral salt, and shea butter. Bring your friends, leave with a homemade spa treatment! All materials provided. Size is limited. Reservations required by September 10th. Location: Ten Thousand Villages, 10 College Street, Asheville. Questions? Call 828 254 8374.

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Art in Autumn

September 16 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Downtown Weaverville, 29 South Main Street
Weaverville, NC 28787 United States
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Art in Autumn is a premier fine art and craft show in the southeast held on Main Street in Weaverville Saturday, September 16, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. Art in Autumn hosts 114 juried artists from across the southeast from a wide variety of disciplines. Booths line Main Street in Downtown Weaverville. Music begins at 10:30 a.m. with local musicians from the region. Local restaurants will be open all…

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Dress Like Edna (founder of Ten Thousand Villages) Day

September 16 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Ten Thousand Villages Asheville, 10 College St
Asheville, NC 28801
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Women’s Friendship Day Celebration – Dress Like Edna Day at Ten Thousand Villages, Saturday, September 16th, 11am-3pm. Free event. Edna Ruth Byler, who founded Ten Thousand Villages in 1946, had quite a sense of style. Join us for snacks, costume’s inspired by Edna, and a Dress Like Edna photo booth! Location: Ten Thousand Villages, 10 College Street, Asheville. Questions? Call 828 254 8374.

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Rockin’ FUR The Cats

September 16 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Grey Eagle, 185 Clingman Ave.
Asheville, 28801
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$20.00

Join the party on Saturday, September 16th, from 2:00-5:00pm at the Grey Eagle in Asheville for the Rock FUR The Cats benefit for Feline Urgent Rescue of WNC. Pleasure Chest, master of Blues, Soul and Rock n’ Roll, will be there to provide the mewsic. There will also be a silent auction. Food and beverages will be available for purchase at the Grey Eagle’s Tacqueria. Tickets are $20 per person and sponsorships are available for $75. Sponsors will receive recognition…

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Curious George (Costume Character) Visits!

September 16 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Spellbound Children’s Bookshop, 640 Merrimon Avenue, #204
Asheville, NC 28805 United States
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Saturday September 16th 3:00 p.m. – 5 p.m. Curious George (costume character) visits! Meet and greet for fans, plus fun activities based on his books for kids. Feel free to take photos! To avoid waits in line, we encourage folks to stagger arrivals – you don’t have to be here right at 3 p.m. Just arrive no later than 4:30 p.m. A $5 family ticket is required for this event, covering one adult and up to three kids. Redeem it…

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Mills River 5K, 10K, and One Mile Doggy Run

September 17 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Mills River Dog Park, 124 Town Center Dr
Mills River, NC 28759 United States
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$15 - $40

Fun run dedicated to the Mills River SDA School System and the Blue Ridge Humane Society. Must register by September 1st.

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Educator Mixer – Fun, Food, Freebies

September 19 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Spellbound Children’s Bookshop, 640 Merrimon Avenue, #204
Asheville, NC 28805 United States
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Free

Spellbound Children’s Bookshop celebrates teachers from preschool through high school at a special Educator Mixer event on Tuesday, September 19, from 3:00 – 5:00 p.m. Refreshments, freebies for classrooms, drawings for prizes! This is a fun, free event for local educators (teachers, media center staff, administrators) to learn about Spellbound's partnership opportunities for schools while mingling with colleagues. Wine and snacks will be provided, as well as giveaways from publishers including books, posters, bookmarks, stickers, and more. During this event…

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Love Makes a Home: The Life of Rebecca Boone

September 21 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Orchard at Altapass on the Blue Ridge Parkway, 1025 Orchard Road
Spruce Pine, NC 28777
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$10

The Orchard at Altapass offers an evening of theater and fiddling! Patti Louise Smith will be Rebecca Boone, a rugged frontier woman and wife of Daniel Boone, Bruce Greene will fiddle the tunes he chose for the play, which was written by local author and Appalachian freestyle dancer Kiesa Kay.

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Asheville Greek Festival

September 22 @ 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
227 Cumberland Avenue in the Montford District,

Three fun filled days experiencing the Greek culture with food, music and dance! Sept 22 11 am-9 pm Sept 23 11 am-9 pm Sept 24 11 am- 4 pm  

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“Wine & Dahlias” Evening at Bullington Gardens

September 22 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Bullington Gardens, 95 Upper Red Oak Trail
Hendersonville, NC 28792 United States
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$30

Bullington Gardens, a horticultural education center and public gardens, hosts its annual “Wine & Dahlias,” an evening with wine and hors d’oeuvres in the Dahlia Garden. Stroll through the garden bursting with 600 dahlia plants now in full bloom. Many are award-winning and named bulbs. The garden features dahlias in every form, size and color imaginable. “Wine & Dahlias” is a fundraiser to support Bullington Gardens’ programs to connect children and adults with the natural world, and horticultural therapy for…

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Ready, Set, Throw! One Night Pottery Classes

September 22 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Odyssey ClayWorks, 236 Clingeman Avenue
Asheville, NC 28801 United States
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$55

10 Friday, September 22, 7-9pm Ever wanted to try your hand at the pottery wheel? Have you always wanted to learn to throw but you’re not sure if you want to commit to an 8-week class? Or maybe you and some friends are just looking for something different to do in Asheville on a Friday night. Well, look no further. Ready, Set, Throw is here! Even if you’ve never touched clay before, our highly skilled staff will guide you through…

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Henderson County Open Studio Tour

September 23 @ 10:00 am - September 24 @ 5:00 pm
Henderson County Visitor Center, 201 S. Main St.
Hendersonville, 28792
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Free

The Henderson County Open Studio Tour is one of the largest open studio events in the Carolinas with more than 50 artists in 30+ fine art and fine craft studios participating. The annual event, sponsored by the Art League of Henderson County, showcases the work of local artists in painting, sculpture, pottery, jewelry, fiber and metal arts, woodworking, and glass. The free annual self-guided and self-driving tour takes visitors into the gorgeous nooks and crannies of our Western North Carolina…

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YA Author Kerri Maniscalco with ‘Hunting Prince Dracula’

September 26 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Spellbound Children’s Bookshop, 640 Merrimon Avenue, #204
Asheville, NC 28805 United States
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Free

Her NY Times best-selling Stalking Jack the Ripper introduced her talented and ahead-of-her-time protagonist, Audrey Rose, eager to aid in achieving justice. Now Kerri Maniscalco sends Audrey and fellow forensic intern Thomas into the land of the historic dark prince in Hunting Prince Dracula. Kerri is here to share the suspense on Tuesday, September 26, at 6 p.m. Staff member Rosemary says of it, “Maniscalco’s protagonist, Audrey Rose, is no hothouse flower. She’s an 1880s Nancy Drew with finely-honed forensic…

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Kerri Maniscalco with HUNTING PRINCE DRACULA & Sarah Lemon with DONE DIRT CHEAP

September 26 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Spellbound Children’s Bookshop, 640 Merrimon Avenue, #204
Asheville, NC 28805 United States
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Free

Her NY Times best-selling Stalking Jack the Ripper introduced her talented and ahead-of-her-time protagonist, Audrey Rose, eager to aid in achieving justice. Now Kerri Maniscalco (left) sends Audrey and fellow forensic intern Thomas into the land of the historic dark prince in Hunting Prince Dracula. Staff member Rosemary says of it, "Maniscalco's protagonist, Audrey Rose, is no hothouse flower. She's an 1880s Nancy Drew with finely-honed forensic abilities, and a scalpel to match. She and fellow intern Thomas Cresswell are…

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Asheville BARNAROO

September 29 - October 1
Franny’s Farm, 22 Franny’s Farm Road
Leicester, 28748
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$20 - $50

AVL BARNAROO -33 acres of non-stop music and fun at Franny's Farm. The festival was started by Andrew Scotchie and friends in 2009. It's purpose is to showcase, promote and celebrate local and regional singer songwriters and bands in the rock & roll, folk, americana, bluegrass and funk genres. Barnaroo's goal is to give back to the youth music community through Asheville Music School. The Festival is an ALL WEEKEND event at Franny's Farm with optional camping and Sunday wake-up…

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October 2017

EMILY NUNN presents THE COMFORT FOOD DIARIES: MY QUEST FOR THE PERFECT FOOD TO MEND A BROKEN HEART

October 4 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Malaprop’s Bookstore & Cafe, 55 Haywood Street
Asheville, NC 28801 United States
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Free

In the tradition of Elizabeth Gilbert and Ruth Reichl, former New Yorker editor Emily Nunn chronicles her journey to heal old wounds and find comfort in the face of loss through travel, home-cooked food, and the company of friends and family.One life-changing night, reeling from her beloved brother's sudden death, a devastating breakup with her handsome engineer fiance and eviction from the apartment they shared, Emily Nunn had lost all sense of family, home, and financial security. After a few…

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Homestead Dreams

October 7 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
AB Tech Enka/Candler Campus, 1465 Sand Hill Road, Room 2046
Candler, 28815
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$65

Homestead Dreams is an entry level, exploratory workshop designed to help folks incorporate small-scale, self-sufficiency and sustainability. Regardless of whether you own or rent a home, or live in a rural or urban setting, you can move towards more self-reliance NOW! Excellent for those in the exploratory stages of getting started with a land-based life. We cover common sense, relevant information to help maximize your independence, increase your connection to community, place, and self, and plan out your dreams for…

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Southeast Wise Women Herbal Conference

October 13 @ 2:00 pm - October 15 @ 2:00 pm

The Southeast Wise Women Herbal Conference is a weekend for women to learn, celebrate and connect. For one weekend in autumn, we share inspiration, celebration and practical learning about earth-based healing and women’s health. Surrounded by the ancient Blue Ridge Mountains, our venue at Lake Eden offers a beautiful, serene backdrop for over 60 workshops and classes in herbalism, nutrition, personal growth and natural healing. Our 2017 featured speakers include Aviva Romm, Phyllis Light, Robin Rose Bennet, Sobande Moss-Greer, gina…

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Yoga on the Mountain

October 14 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
$65

Join Asheville Wellness Tours for an epic Saturday adventure that includes a guided hike to a beautiful summit, one hour of flow yoga with local instructor Kimberly Drye, and a hearty "farmers market" picnic of fresh, local foods. Add on an optional foot soak and/or massage at Wake Foot Sanctuary downtown and we think you have the perfect Saturday!

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OctoberTour

October 14 @ 10:00 am - October 15 @ 5:30 pm
J. W. Hall House, 226 South Jackson Street
Salisbury, 28144
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$10 - $30

Historic Salisbury Foundation’s OctoberTour offers the rare opportunity to step inside ten of Salisbury’s finest private homes and two of the area’s notable landmarks. OctoberTour, now in its 42nd year, is one of the oldest annual historic home tours in the South and has featured more than 200 houses and historic properties in Salisbury and Rowan County. Its strong reputation and proven track record have helped establish Historic Salisbury Foundation as one of the country’s leader in historic preservation. Ranging…

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Carl Sandburg Heritage Golf Tournament

October 16 @ 12:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Kenmure Country Club, 110 Clubhouse Road
Flat Rock, NC 28731 United States
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$150

The first golf in Henderson County was played at Connemara Farms that would become the Carl Sandburg Home National Historic Site. Carl was no slouch at the game either, having helped teach Mark McCormack, Arnold Palmer's long-time friend and agent, the game. Find out more about the history of golf in Henderson County and Carl Sandburg's game at sandburggolf.com. Benefiting the Friends of Carl Sandburg National Historic Site, the first annual The Carl Sandburg Heritage Golf Tournament at Kenmure Country…

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LEAF Fall Festival

October 19 @ 4:30 pm - October 22 @ 7:00 pm
Lake Eden Events, 377 Lake Eden Rd.
Black Mountain, 28711
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$35 - $215

Come along and ride on a Fantastic Voyage for the 45th LEAF Festival on Oct. 19-22, 2017! Located on the grounds of scenic Lake Eden, LEAF Festival has spent over two decades bringing a diverse and multicultural line-up of musicians, artists, and artisans to the Blue Ridge Mountains with a mission to “Connect Cultures & Create Community” through music & arts. Whether spending your time uniting with friends for a camping adventure, experiencing 6 stages filled with world-class music, exploring…

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Choir Music Weekend

October 20 - October 22
Lake Junaluska, 759 N Lakeshore Dr
Lake Junaluska, 28745 United States
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Enjoy the incredible beauty of fall at Lake Junaluska along with others small and medium sized church choirs as we gather for a weekend of music and worship. Come learn and perform eight anthems, attend workshops and celebrate the colors of autumn at the Lake. Lodging and meal packages are available.

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Art on the Trail

October 21
Trailblazer Park, 235 Trailblazer Drive SC United States + Google Map
Free

Join us Saturday, October 21st for Art on the Trail, presented by the Travelers Rest Artists Alliance. Held each year at Trailblazer Park in Travelers Rest, the juried Art Market opens with a gathering of nearly 90 of the area’s most talented visual artists and numerous performers. Designed to immerse the senses in art, Art on the Trail will arouse the inner artists in everyone - young and old. For more information and to plan your trip schedule visit www.ArtontheTrail.com.

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Trick or Trail 5-Mile & 1-Mile Spooky Sprint

October 21 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
DupontState Forest, Hendersonville
Hendersonville, NC 28739 United States
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The only race of its kind in the region, participants will strap on headlamps and light up the night as they duke it out in the dusk. The twists and turns of DuPont’s famous trail system will dare them to push forward, not knowing what bogies and specters might lurk around each corner! The One Mile Spooky Sprint will be Halloween themed, and a great chance for kids and kids-at-heart to break in their costumes a day early, without stressing…

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Fairview Area Art League Outdoor Art Show

October 22 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Hub of Fairview, 1185 Charlotte Highway
Fairview, NC 28730 United States
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The newly formed Fairview Area Art League (FAAL) will host its free fall outdoor art show on Sunday, October 22, 1–5 pm in Fairview. Member artists will showcase and sell a variety of art including painting, pottery, sculpture, fiber arts, jewelry, stained glass and more. There will be more than 20 artists represented on the sidewalk and inside The Hub of Fairview. Come enjoy a glass of cider and add some pizzazz to your life with local art. Location is…

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Love Makes a Home: The Life of Rebecca Boone

October 27 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
White Horse Black Mountain, 105 Montreat Rd
Black Mountain, NC 28711 United States
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$10

Barb McEwen will bring Rebecca Boone to life at the White Horse Black Mountain, as Bruce Greene fiddles the tunes he chose for this play by local author Kiesa Kay. It's exciting, engaging, and fun.

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Beaverdam Studio Tour

October 28 @ 10:00 am - October 29 @ 5:00 pm
Beaverdam Road, Asheville, Beaverdam Road
Asheville, NC 28804 United States
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Free

1st Annual Beaverdam Studio Tour Saturday, October 28 10am to 5pm Sunday, October 29 noon to 5pm Join us for a self-guided tour of artists’ studios in North Asheville. We are 24 artists living and working in beautiful Beaverdam Valley—ceramists, painters, jewelers, sculptors, glass and textile artists, and watercolorists—and we invite visitors to meet us and purchase our handmade artwork. All studios are off Beaverdam Road, which is off Merrimon Avenue. Visit: beaverdamstudiotour.com and fb.me/beaverdamstudiotour Sponsors for the 2017 Beaverdam…

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November 2017

Interfaith Peace Conference

November 16 - November 19
Lake Junaluska, 759 N Lakeshore Dr
Lake Junaluska, 28745 United States
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The Interfaith Peace Conference at Lake Junaluska is an ongoing response to God’s call to peacemaking and reconciliation. Affirming the community of Abrahamic faiths, the Interfaith Peace Conference seeks to work in partnership with Christians, Jews, Muslims, and members of other religious traditions to advance the work of reconciliation and peace. Lodging and meal packages are available at Lake Junaluska.

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December 2017

Balsam Range Art of Music Festival

December 1 - December 2
Lake Junaluska, 759 N Lakeshore Dr
Lake Junaluska, 28745 United States
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Balsam Range is a bluegrass and acoustic music group founded in 2007 in Haywood County, N.C. The two-day Art of Music festival will feature some of the top bluegrass and acoustic musicians in the nation. In addition to two nights of performances by a variety of artists, the event will also include workshops on traditional music, instrument-building and dance. Lodging and meal packages are available.

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Appalachian Christmas at Lake Junaluska

December 7 - December 10
Lake Junaluska, 759 N Lakeshore Dr
Lake Junaluska, 28745 United States
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Let the nostalgic charm of Appalachian hospitality warm you this holiday season. Awaken the spirit of Christmas through festive live music, hearty meals and local artistry. Festivities include a performance of Handel’s Messiah, the Lake Junaluska Singers Christmas concert, a matinee performance by The Cockman Family and the Appalachian Christmas Craft Show. Lodging and meal packages are available for those attending this event through Lake Junaluska.

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Handel’s Messiah Performance

December 8 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Lake Junaluska, 759 N Lakeshore Dr
Lake Junaluska, 28745 United States
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Let the nostalgic charm of Appalachian hospitality warm you this holiday season. Awaken the spirit of Christmas through festive live music, hearty meals and local artistry. Festivities include a performance of Handel’s Messiah to open the weekend on Friday, December 8th, other concerts and the Appalachian Christmas Craft Show showcasing dozens of local artisans. Lodging and meal packages are available for those attending the full event at Lake Junaluska.

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Appalachian Christmas Craft Show

December 9 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Lake Junaluska, 759 N Lakeshore Dr
Lake Junaluska, 28745 United States
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Let the nostalgic charm of Appalachian hospitality warm you this holiday season. Awaken the spirit of Christmas through festive live music, hearty meals and local artistry. The Appalachian Christmas craft show brings together vendors from all over the Appalachian region to sell their unique and beautiful crafts. Lodging and meal packages are available for those participating wishing to stay at Lake Junaluska.

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The Cockman Family at Lake Junaluska

December 9 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Lake Junaluska, 759 N Lakeshore Dr
Lake Junaluska, 28745 United States
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Let the nostalgic charm of Appalachian hospitality warm you this holiday season. Awaken the spirit of Christmas through festive live music, hearty meals and local artistry. Festivities include a matinee performance by the Cockman Family on Saturday, December 9th, other concerts and the Appalachian Christmas Craft Show showcasing dozens of local artisans. Lodging and meal packages are available for those attending the full event at Lake Junaluska.

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Lake Junaluska Singers in Concert

December 9 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Lake Junaluska, 759 N Lakeshore Dr
Lake Junaluska, 28745 United States
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Let the nostalgic charm of Appalachian hospitality warm you this holiday season. Awaken the spirit of Christmas through festive live music, hearty meals and local artistry. The Lake Junaluska Singers will perform a Christmas concert on Saturday, December 9 at 7:30 p.m. as part of Lake Junaluska’s Appalachian Christmas event.

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