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April 2018

Two Exhibitions Pairing Gallery Artists at Momentum Gallery, Asheville

April 1 - April 28
Momentum Gallery, 24 N. Lexington Avenue
Asheville, NC 28801
Free

Local printmaker Bill Hall makes his Asheville gallery debut in a show that plays his graphic works off those of the late Maltby Sykes (1911-1992), while landscape paintings on found metal by Drew Galloway are presented with works by renowned wood sculptor Christian Burchard. These two shows run March 11 through April 28, 2018. Momentum Gallery, 24 N. Lexington Ave, Asheville, NC.

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Alumni Invitational Exhibition

April 1 @ 10:00 am - May 4 @ 4:00 pm
Western Carolina Fine Art Museum, 200 Centennial Drive
Cullowhee, 28723
Free

In celebration of the 10th anniversary of the College of Fine & Performing Arts, the WCU Fine Art Museum invites 12 accomplished alumni of the School of Art & Design back to campus for this exhibition. Exhibiting artists include: Amy M. Anderson, Connie Bostic, Mary Charles Griffin, Luzene Hill, Sally Jacobs, Cole Johnson, Dakota Ling, Jeff Marley, Olivia Mears, Tom Pazderka, Byron Tenesaca, and Preston Tolbert.

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Rhythm & Brews

April 1 @ 5:00 pm - May 17 @ 9:00 pm
FREE

Rhythm & Brews awarded the “Best New Concert Series” by the North Carolina Main Street Center. Three bands, food, brews and fun for the entire family! South Main, Music starts at 5:00 Third Thursdays: May 17, June 21, July 19, August 16 and Sept 20

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Scale Up: 10 Years, 10 Fellows, 10 Projects

April 2 @ 10:00 am - May 31 @ 6:00 pm
The Center for Craft, Creativity & Design, 67 Broadway
Asheville, 28801
Free and open to the public.

To mark the 10th Anniversary of the Windgate Fellowship, the Center for Craft awarded a total of ten, $10,000 Project Grants. This exhibition showcases how the next generation of craft artists used their funds to explore scale, installation, and community practice. Artists: Andrea Donnelly (Richmond, VA), Josh Copus (Marshall, NC), Dustin Farnsworth (Montreal, QC), Brian Fleetwood (La Mesilla, NM), Ani Geragosian (Salem, MA), Adam Ledford (Philadelphia, PA), Rebecca Manson (Bedford Hills, NY), Rachel Mauser (Louisville, KY), Aaron McIntosh (Richmond, VA),…

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ArtFields Festival

April 20 - April 28
Lake City, SC, 110 East Main St.
Lake City, SC 29560 United States
Free

ArtFields® started in 2013 with a simple goal: honor the artist of the Southeast with nine days of celebration and competition in the heart of a traditional, small Southern town. More than $120,000 is awarded based on the input of ArtFields visitors and a panel of judges comprised of visual arts professionals. In a mutual celebration of art and community, some 400 artworks will be displayed in locally owned venues. What was once one of South Carolina's most prosperous agricultural…

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Tree Huggers Exhibit

April 20 @ 10:00 am - May 19 @ 4:00 pm
Flow Gallery, 14 S Main Street
Marshall, NC 28753 United States

Trees will bloom in the form of wire, wood, fiber, clay and paint this April 20 when the “Treehuggers” exhibit opens at Flow Gallery, a body and home adornment shop in historic downtown Marshall. Featuring the works of over a third of Flow’s contributing artists, “Treehuggers” promises to be a delight to the senses. Experience exquisite, carved clay sculptures by Nina Kawar, stunning wood carvings by Tom Fluharty, furniture that pushes the boundaries by Bucky Parker and Ken Wheeler, ink…

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Bonsai techniques

April 24 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Folk Art Center, Milepost 382
Asheville, NC 28805 United States
free

Bonsai is a living form of art that demands both a knowledge of horticulture and an artistic eye. Peggy Snow has been studying bonsai since 1991 and will show us some of the techniques and principles of good bonsai design. She will bring some of her bonsai trees that are in different stages of development, so that we may see for ourselves the steps to creating a show worthy tree. Peggy is the President of the Blue Ridge Bonsai Society…

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Using Perennials in the Landscape

April 24 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Bullington Gardens, 95 Upper Red Oak Trail
Hendersonville, NC 28792 United States
$12.00

Crissy Dzielak of Landmark Landscapes will highlight great perennials for Western NC, especially low maintenance beauties, and how these plants can be used in the landscape. Fee- $12.

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Movie Night at the Collider

April 24 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
The Collider, 1 Haywood Street, Suite 401
Asheville, NC 28801 United States
Free

The Collider hosts a monthly climate and environmental film series, open to the public. This month, The Collider, in partnership with the UNC Institute for the Environment, and as part of the NC Science Festival, will screen "Climate Stories", a documentary which seeks to capture the voices of North Carolinians whose lives have been affected by changes in the climate. The voices featured here include those of farmers, beekeepers, fishermen, hunters, apple growers and others. These are their stories.

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Camera Club of Hendersonville

April 24 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Hendersonvile Chamber of Commerce, 204 Kanuga Rd.
Hendersonville , NC United States
Free

Balance and Symmetry are two important photographic techniques in the creation of dramatic compositions. Professional photographer Don McGowan will discuss this technique and evaluate Camera Club of Hendersonville member’s images at its General Meeting at 6:30PM on Tuesday, April 24th. All are welcome to visit and membership is available. The club meets at the Hendersonville Chamber of Commerce Building (Kanuga and Church Streets). See Club Website for more details: www.cameraclubofhendersonville.com

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Annual Spring Plant Sale

April 26 @ 9:00 am - April 28 @ 5:00 pm
Bullington Gardens, 95 Upper Red Oak Trail
Hendersonville, NC 28792 United States
Free

Bullington Gardens is selling only the very best plants, trees, shrubs, herbs and vegetables for our annual spring plant sale. Starting April 26th through April 28th with a special preview sale for Friends of Bullington on April 25th. If you’re not a friend of Bullington, sign up now to receive 10% off on all plants and up to 25% off classes and workshops! Looking forward to seeing you all there.

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CAN I TOUCH YOUR HAIR? An Evening with Charles Waters

April 26 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Malaprop’s Bookstore & Cafe, 55 Haywood Street
Asheville, NC 28801 United States

Children's Poet, Author and Actor, Charles Waters, co-writer of CAN I TOUCH YOUR HAIR: Poems of Race, Mistakes and Friendship will be doing a book signing and performance at Malaprops Bookstore on April 26th at 6:00pm. Asheville's own Acclaimed Author, Musician and Children's Poet, Allan Wolf will also be conducting a conversation with Charles about the book.

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FREE Community Lunch and Learn – Lecture on Cancer – Palliative Care Opportunities

April 27 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Pardee Hospital Video Conference Room, 800 N. Justice Street
Hendersonville, NC 28791 United States
Free

This talk will address common myths of palliative and hospice care and explore multiple points along the health trajectory of a patient when a team might consider a palliative care consult. We will consider possible sources of suffering and interventions.

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“Evolution In Our Art”

April 27 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Number 7 Arts Gallery, 2 West Main Street
Brevard, NC 28712 United States
Free

Number 7 Arts Announces “Evolution in our Art,” a month-long celebration of fine art’s creative process. “How long did it take to make that?” It’s an oft asked question of every artist. This month our artists are prepared to tell all. Any question about their art is fair game. What drove them to become an artist; why they focused on a particular medium or technique and style; who their mentors are; where their inspiration and ideas come from; and exactly…

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Color Me Goodwill Fashion Show

April 27 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Orange Peel, 101 Biltmore Avenue
Asheville, 28801
$15

Color Me Goodwill is a fast-paced, head-turning fashion show being held on Friday, April 27, 2018. Six designers have combed through Goodwill stores for items to upcycle into creative clothing for models that will walk the stage. Guests will vote for their favorite designer. This year’s designers are Jon Pierce, Tami Lu Barry, Charles Josef, Leanna Echeverri, Jennifer Hock and Caleb Owolabi.

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Barn Photography Workshop

April 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
$150

Friday evening, Saturday in the field, followed by Sunday afternoon wrap up: Barn Photo Workshop by Don McGowan of earthsongphotography.com to benefit The Appalachian Barn Alliance. Mars Hill area. See website for details.

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Independent Bookstore Day Fun at Malaprop’s!

April 28
Malaprop’s Bookstore & Cafe, 55 Haywood Street
Asheville, NC 28801 United States
Free

Independence for Malaprop's means locally-owned, human-curated, non-book-devaluing-data-mining-algorithm-driven-giant-corporation, community-minded, warm, friendly, smart and sassy, and downright FUN in the most bookish ways! Special IBD books and items for sale and in-store frivolity all day long. Those IBD items are only available for purchase at Malaprop's (not online). Join the party!

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From Dusk to Dawn 2-Day Photo Workshop

April 28 @ 9:00 am - April 29 @ 4:00 pm
Chimney Rock at Chimney Rock State Park, 431 Main St NC 28720 United States

Join Professional Photographer Chuck Hill for this two-day workshop focusing on nature’s beauty at all hours of the day. This class will discuss and review panos, types of scenic photography and the equipment needed to make a photo pop. You’ll also have time to take photos in the park during regular hours, shoot both sunrise and sunset photos from the top of the Chimney, and learn about astrophotography. As an added bonus, participants can choose to camp overnight in the…

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28th Johnson Farm Festival

April 28 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
$5 & $33 - $5 & $35

Come celebrate spring at a family-friendly event for all ages at Historic Johnson Farm, registered on the National Register of Historic Places. The event features music by Appalachian Fire and more, entertainment, food, animals, children's activities, wagon rides, house tours, demonstrations of heritage skills such as weaving and blacksmith. The property has forests, fields, streams, 2 historic homes with outbuildings. Proceeds benefit the non-profit Historic Johnson Farm, owned by Henderson Co. Public Schools.

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Pioneer Day

April 28 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mountain Gateway Museum, 24 Water Street
Old Fort, NC 28762 United States

OLD FORT, NC – Master bluegrass musician, public radio program host, and Appalachian music professor Wayne Erbsen will headline the entertainment at Mountain Gateway Museum & Heritage Center’s 34th Annual Pioneer Day festival on Saturday, April 28th, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Old Fort. Traditional mountain crafts, live bands, food trucks, vintage farm tools and equipment, antique cars, Civil War re-enactors, special exhibits, storytellers, children’s games, and much more will be part of this family-oriented event. Begun in…

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Sip & Stretch Spring Series

April 28 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Ginger’s Revenge, 829 Riverside Drive
Asheville, NC 28801 United States
$12

The Series: Prepare for Spring as you sip and stretch your way into the new season. This four part series takes place on Saturdays in April with weekly spring themes that will feature some of Asheville’s top flow yoga instructors, as well as special "pop-up" wellness practitioners and demonstrations after class. Each class includes a mouth watering ginger beer or non-alcoholic elixir from Ginger's Revenge. $12 advance for a single class or $39 for the full series of 4. Register…

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Rhythm, Relaxation, Rejuvenation – drumming and movement

April 28 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Azule, 190 Rabbit Den Rd
Hot Springs, NC 28743 United States
$30

Feeling overwhelmed? Too busy? Exhausted? Stressed? Hopeless? Longing for meaningful connections with yourself and others? Join us for a powerful, yet fun and invigorating rhythm workshop. In this workshop, we will use movement, dancing and drumming to ground ourselves and connect deeply with others. You do NOT need to be a dancer or drummer to attend. We are simply using these tools as a means to ground ourselves and let go of what we no longer need. Join us! Get…

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Flea for Y’all at Asheville Outlets

April 29 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Asheville Outlets, 800 Brevard Road
Asheville, 28806
Children are free

Asheville Outlets (www.shopashevilleoutlets.com) is pleased to again host Asheville’s Flea for Y’all Sunday, April 29th from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. The location, just 6 miles from downtown Asheville, offers easy access from I-26, mountain views and ample parking for patrons and vendors alike. Come ready to explore and discover great vintage finds, one-of-a kind handmade items, exceptional art, yummy food and beverages, while enjoying good music! The Flea will take over the tree-lined lot next to Field and Stream.…

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2018 Carolina Mountain Cheese Fest

April 29 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Highland Brewing Company, 12 Old Charlotte Hwy,
Asheville, 28803
$20.00

The Carolina Mountain Cheese Fest is proud to support the mission of the WNC Cheese Trail! The WNC Cheese Trail will host the 4th annual Carolina Mountain Cheese Fest on Sunday, April 29, 2018, at Highland Brewing Company for a celebration of all things cheese. Each year, the festival attracts over 1,200 visitors, including cheesemakers, local businesses, and national cheese experts for a day of family-friendly fun. From pop-up tastings and pairings, to hands-on activities and guest speakers, Cheese Fest…

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2018 Carolina Mountain Cheese Fest

April 29 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Highland Brewing Company, 12 Old Charlotte Hwy,
Asheville, 28803
$20.00

The Carolina Mountain Cheese Fest is proud to support the mission of the WNC Cheese Trail! The WNC Cheese Trail will host the 4th annual Carolina Mountain Cheese Fest on Sunday, April 29, 2018, at Highland Brewing Company for a celebration of all things cheese. Each year, the festival attracts over 1,200 visitors, including cheesemakers, local businesses, and national cheese experts for a day of family-friendly fun. From pop-up tastings and pairings, to hands-on activities and guest speakers, Cheese Fest…

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Photo Transfer and Altered Paper Techniques Workshop

April 29 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Purple Crayon, 9 Old Burnsville Hill Rd, Ste 5
Asheville, NC 28804 United States
$36 - $40

Have you always wanted to experiment with mixed media but didn’t know where to start? In this exciting workshop, we’ll explore multiple ways to create materials to use in your projects. First, we’ll play with photo transfers: a great way to add images to altered books, collage, and fiber crafts. You’ll learn several simple techniques to transfer images from photocopies and magazines to paper and cloth. Next, we’ll explore ways to turn ordinary paper into extraordinary paper. Did you know…

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Made in Henderson County Advanced Manufacturing Job Fair

April 30 @ 12:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Blue Ridge Community College, 180 W. Campus Dr.
Flat Rock, NC 28731 United States
Free

Blue Ridge Community College and Henderson County Partnership for Economic Development will host the Made in Henderson County Advanced Manufacturing Job Fair on Monday, April 30 from 12:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. in the Blue Ridge Conference Hall, located at 49 East Campus Drive in Flat Rock. More than 30 manufacturing companies will attend the event and are hiring for both production and non-production jobs. Interested job seekers should come with their resume and be prepared to discuss job opportunities.…

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May 2018

Love Liberate Launch

May 1

Are you sitting on a business dream and ready to create your next chapter of soul-satisfying work? Do “what if” fears hold you back from stepping into your greater calling and sharing your gifts with the world? Expressive Arts Therapist and Business Coach Jessica Chilton of SPARK announces the next opening of Love Liberate Launch, a 12-month soulful business coaching program, beginning on May 1. This program blends business-building with spiritual growth, personal transformation, and creative expression to guide entrepreneurs…

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Disney Institute: Disney’s Approach to Employee Engagement

May 2 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Blue Ridge Community College, 180 W. Campus Dr.
Flat Rock, NC 28731 United States
$395

In response to an extremely low regional unemployment rate of 3.9 percent and an expressed need from area companies to find and retain right-fit employees, Blue Ridge Community College's Professional Development Institute announced that Disney Institute will return to campus to present “Disney’s Approach to Employee Engagement.” The day-long training event will take place on Wednesday, May 2 in the Blue Ridge Conference Hall from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The seminar will share Disney’s secrets to attracting, retaining and…

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He-Bird, She-Bird and Greg Cornell and the Cornell Brothers @ Isis Music Hall

May 2 @ 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Isis Restaurant & Music Hall, 743 Haywood Rd.
Asheville, 28806
$12 - $15

Acoustic Americana and Roots music will fill the Main Stage of Isis Music Hall on May 2, 2018 when He-Bird, She-Bird and Greg Cornell and the Cornell Brothers make their first appearance in Asheville. He-Bird, She-Bird - Stir up a gravel-silk-and-honey vocal blend, add strings and wings, and you’ve got  He-Bird, She-Bird. This harmony-driven Americana trio from Long Island, NY brings a  rich and heartfelt sound to their stand-out original songs and spirited cover interpretations.  

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Physician from Germany to speak in Asheville NC about a natural, cost-free, medically-verifiable path to healing. “There is no incurable!” – Bruno Groening

May 3 @ 7:00 pm
Center for Spiritual Living., 2 Science of Mind Way.
Asheville, NC 28806 United States
Free

Dr. Vogelsberger M.D., will speak about how to obtain healing and help through the teachings of Bruno Groening, who taught about a natural healing force available to all people, regardless of religion or faith. Through this teaching, thousands of people around the world have experienced healing of disease, pain and addiction and the attainment of happiness, peace and help in life. Dr. Vogelsberger will present medically-verified healings and give simple instructions on how to connect to this healing power, which…

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Sierra Club May 3: Wildflowers, Trees & Critters

May 3 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Asheville, 1 Edwin Place
Asheville, NC 28801 United States
Free

Scott Dean offers a program that focuses on “Wildflowers, Trees & Critters” and how they work together in the natural environment. He’ll look at three seasons in the southern Appalachians, previewing what will be happening out in the woods over the course of the next six months. This event is free and open to the public. A walk leader and featured speaker for the UNC-Asheville Wildflower Pilgrimage from 1995 until 2015, Dean has led wildlife and wildflower walks at the…

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Botanical Gardens at Asheville Spring Plant Sale

May 4 @ 12:00 pm - May 5 @ 3:00 pm
Botanical Gardens at Asheville, 151 W.T. Weaver Blvd.
Asheville, NC 28804 United States
Free

The Botanical Gardens and local plant vendors will offer a wide variety of trees, shrubs, and flowers, including many natives. BGA members will get a 10% discount on BGA-grown plants. This event takes place rain or shine. Proceeds benefit the Botanical Gardens, which receives no city, state or federal funds. Free admission and parking on site or nearby.

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Opening Reception for “Heritage Habitats” and “Pieced Together”

May 4 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Caldwell Arts Council, 601 College Ave SW
Lenoir, 28645
Free

Two art exhibits will be featured: "Heritage Habitats" by artists Ginger Owen and Vicki VanAmeyden of Milwaukee WI, and "Pieced Together" with artwork by Ash Bray, Alix Hitcock, Susan Greene and Sharon Pierce McCullough. Opening reception with light refreshments to be hosted by the Lenoir Woman's Club 5-7pm May 4th - free & open to the public. This exhibit continues through June 16.

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May the 4th Be with You Beer Fest – Episode 1

May 4 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Habitat Tavern & Commons, 174 Broadway St
Asheville, NC 28801 United States
$20.00

Habitat Brewing Co is excited to announce that we will be hosting our very first small batch beer festival next month! Join us for our inaugural May the 4th Be with You Beer Fest, a celebration of Asheville's craft brew community and the Rebellion's struggle against the Empire. The festival will feature themed small batch brews, tables and original artwork from Comic Envy and Cult Canvas- Art by Phil Gibson, the original Star Wars movies playing on VHS! and of…

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May The Fourth Be With You; Star Wars Tribute Show Opening Reception.

May 4 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
ZaPow 150 Coxe Avenue Suite 101 Asheville NC 28801, 150 Coxe Ave. Suite 101
Asheville, NC 28801 United States
Free

May The Fourth Be With You; Star Wars Tribute Show Opening Reception. What: New Artwork inspired by All Things Star Wars, Live NerdCore Music, and FREE BEER When: Friday, May 4th, 7-9m Cost: FREE Where: ZaPow! 150 Coxe Ave. Suite 101 Asheville NC 28801 Featured ZaPow Artists Include: Amanda Coronado, Apostasy X Fnord, Blake Lee Ferguson, Cayce Moyer, Cheryl Eugenia Barnes, Chad Gordon, Christina A. Ramsey, Daniel Suter, Elizabeth Albright, Greg Vineyard, Jessi Wheeler, John L. Haldane, Madalyn McLeod, Randall…

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Dirt, dreams & death: an evening of butoh solos

May 4 @ 8:00 pm - May 5 @ 10:00 pm
Revolve, 821 Riverside Dr. #179
Asheville, NC 28801 United States
$15

May 4 & 5, Asheville Butoh Collective presents Dirt, dreams and death, featuring solo works by ABC’s Jenni Cockrell, Julie Gillum and Constance Humphries. Mound is an archetypal journey into feminine rites of passage, created and performed by Julie B. Gillum. Composer Ivan Seng will provide novel aurowave companionship in the form of an original soundscape for the piece. Constance Humphries presents The Daydreamers’ Ball for Strange and Broken Things At the daydreamers’ ball, you can be set free…hush your…

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Work That Reconnects Workshop

May 5
St. James Episcopal Church, Black Mountain, 424 W. State St.
Black Mountain, NC 28711 United States
$4 - $95

The Work That Reconnects, modeled on the work of deep ecologist Joanna Macy, Ph.D., meets us at the threshold of the unraveling and destruction of our planet, or a Great Turning toward a life-affirming society. This experiential workshop prepares us to open our hearts and actions toward the Great Turning, and become a force for active hope in the world. Who should attend? Activists, healers of body, mind, spirit and soil, artists and makers, dreamers and organizers, visionaries and change…

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Naturalist Niche: Spring Migration Bird Walk

May 5 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Chimney Rock at Chimney Rock State Park, 431 Main St NC 28720 United States

Spring is for the birds! Dozens of species migrate through our area every spring as they head north. Join us to find how many different species you can see and hear that are making their way home. Don’t forget your binoculars. A Park bird list can be found here. This hike is considered easy- to- moderate. Cost: Includes Park admission: $23 Adult, $8 Annual Passholder, $13 Youth (ages 5-15), $6 Rockin’ Discovery Passholder. Advance registration required.

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Tiny Home Community Open House

May 5 @ 9:00 am - May 6 @ 6:00 pm
The Village at Flat Rock, NC, 24 Empire Lane
Flat Rock, NC 28731 United States
Free

The Village at Flat Rock, NC a tiny home community, is hosting an open house sales event May 5 - 6, 2018. The community is under new ownership and has seen an incredible transformation! Visitors will find over 100 tiny homes, a poolside pavilion, fitness center, and beautiful parks and green spaces. Tour new tiny home models for sale and explore our upscale, pet-friendly grounds and resort-style amenities. Special promotions are now underway and will continue through the event! Place a deposit and…

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Raku Magic: One-Day Workshop with Paul Gisondo

May 5 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Odyssey ClayWorks, 236 Clingeman Avenue
Asheville, NC 28801 United States
$140

Saturday, May 5 9:30am-4:30pm Experience the drama, amazement and instant gratification of Raku in this one-day firing workshop. Bring up to 5 bisque fired pieces (vertically oriented vase and cylinder forms up to 12 inches in height preferred). We will glaze the pieces using a variety of crackle, iridescent luster and matte glazes and fire the work outdoors in our Raku kiln. Pieces will be removed from red-hot kiln and quickly transferred into ash cans lined with flammable materials. Participants…

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Spring Boy Scout Day & Campout

May 5 @ 9:30 am - May 6 @ 9:00 am
Chimney Rock at Chimney Rock State Park, 431 Main St NC 28720 United States

Scouts have explored and investigated Chimney Rock for decades. Our annual Spring Boy Scout Day is one of the best ways to see all that the Park has to offer. Enjoy morning programs, optional afternoon activities and the rare opportunity to spend the night beneath the stars with other scouts. Visit our website for detailed program information. Call 828.625.9611 to register. Registration closes April 28 and is limited to 200 scouts. Cost: $15 per scout, $12 per adult, $5.50 additional…

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Raku Magic One-Day Workshop

May 5 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Odyssey ClayWorks, 236 Clingeman Avenue
Asheville, NC 28801 United States

Paul Gisondo Saturday, May 5 9:30am-4:30pm Experience the drama, amazement and instant gratification of Raku in this one-day firing workshop. Bring up to 5 bisque fired pieces (vertically oriented vase and cylinder forms up to 12 inches in height preferred). We will glaze the pieces using a variety of crackle, iridescent luster and matte glazes and fire the work outdoors in our Raku kiln. Pieces will be removed from red-hot kiln and quickly transferred into ash cans lined with flammable…

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“Cinco de Meowo” Asheville Cat Weirdos Emergency Fund 2nd Annual Silent Auction

May 5 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Grey Eagle, 185 Clingman Ave.
Asheville, 28801

This is a silent auction for the Asheville Cat Weirdos Emergency Fund to replenish our depleted fund for helping families of WNC with unexpected emergency vet bills for their cats. Many people are faced with the decision of putting their pet down or giving it up due to an emergency medical need and we feel that someone shouldnt be put in that situation. So we have a goal of $5000 dollars this year. Last year we raised $1600 for our…

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Craft City Food & Art Tours

May 5 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Center for Craft, 67 Broadway St.
Asheville, NC 28801 United States
$75

Discover craft in surprising places! Join a local expert for a behind the scenes tour of the best small-batch, high-quality, and handmade in Asheville. Visit galleries, taste local beers, watch live demonstrations, sip craft cocktails, and meet the creatives that continue to make Asheville a Craft City. Please note, reservations must be made at least 24 hours in advance of the tour. Additional information available at: craftcityavl.com

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Abstract Painting and Sculpture Exhibition of Three Artists at Momentum Gallery, Asheville

May 6 - June 23
Momentum Gallery, 24 N. Lexington Avenue
Asheville, NC 28801

Momentum Gallery, in downtown Asheville, presents a new exhibition of recent works by gallery artists, Michael Barringer and Jeannine Marchand, and introduces the works of sculptor Michael Enn Sirvet. The vibrant works of abstract painter Michael Barringer complements the sensuous, anthropomorphic Folds series of sculptures by ceramicist Jeannine Marchand and architectonic works of sculptor Michael Enn Sirvet. This show opens May 6 and runs through June 23, 2018 and is free and open to the public

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Altered Board Books Workshop

May 6 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Purple Crayon, 9 Old Burnsville Hill Rd, Ste 5
Asheville, NC 28804 United States
$43 - $48

Mother's Day is just around the corner! In this fun, hands-on workshop, you'll turn a children’s board book into a unique family memento for your mom, someone else you love, or just yourself! ​We’ll start by discussing how to select adhesives and other supplies for your board book. Next, you’ll learn how to prepare your board book and embellish it. Then, the fun really begins! You’ll spend the rest of the workshop adding papers, transfers, fabric, stitching, mica, objects, images,…

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Abstract Painting and Sculpture Exhibition of Three Artists Opens at Momentum Gallery, Asheville

May 6 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Momentum Gallery, 24 N. Lexington Avenue
Asheville, NC 28801
Free

Sunday, May 6th, Momentum Gallery, in downtown Asheville, opens a new exhibition of recent works by gallery artists, Michael Barringer and Jeannine Marchand, and introduces the works of sculptor Michael Enn Sirvet. The vibrant works of abstract painter Michael Barringer complements the sensuous, anthropomorphic Folds series of sculptures by ceramicist Jeannine Marchand and architectonic works of sculptor Michael Enn Sirvet. This show opens May 6 and runs through June 23, 2018. An artist reception for this exhibition takes place at…

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The Second Annual Women’s Dinner – Why We Cook

May 6 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Table, 48 College St.
Asheville, NC 28801 United States

Join us for a night celebrating powerful women in the service industry. THE DETAILS: All female chefs Five courses Dynamic stories Wine from female vintners Cocktails from female bartenders May 6th 6pm Table Asheville $75 per person Ticket price is exclusive of drinks and gratuity. ALL PROFITS benefit Planned Parenthood. To make a reservation for the event email info@tableasheville.com or call the restaurant directly at 828.254.8980. FEATURING: CHEFS: Elizabeth Schultenover of Felix Charleston Emily Hahn of The Getaway Charleston Olivia…

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Speak Your Peace 2018 with Susan Burton

May 7 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
AB Tech’s Ferguson Auditorium, 340 Victoria Rd
Asheville, NC 28801 United States
$12.00

Susan Burton, award-winning author and activist in the national criminal justice reform movement, will discuss her ground-breaking work helping formerly incarcerated women rebuild their lives after prison, as well as her continuing efforts as a leading figure in the movement to change the policies that authorize the legal discrimination against people with convictions. Ms. Burton was incarcerated six times, after which she began to rebuild her own life and then started helping others in the Los Angeles neighborhood where she grew…

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