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October 2019

Tradition of Excellence: Japanese techniques in contemporary metal arts, Curated by Hiroko Yamada

October 1 @ 10:00 am - November 17 @ 5:00 pm
The Penland Gallery and Visitors Center, 67 Doras Trail
Bakersville, NC 28705 United States

In October-November of 2019, the exhibition "A Tradition of Excellence: Japanese techniques in contemporary metal arts" will feature the work of 22 Japanese artists, including two of Japan's Living National Treasures. The exhibit will also include six American and Japanese American artists who have studied and adapted the Japanese metal techniques into their own studio practice. The exhibition will promote cultural heritage, share skills associated with traditional craft, and encourage respect for the wealth of knowledge and skills being transmitted.…

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Flame Shop Fall Speciality Workshop | Leaf Pendant

October 1 @ 10:00 am - October 30 @ 6:00 pm
North Carolina Glass Center, 140 Roberts Street, Suite C
Asheville, NC 28801
$50

Celebrate fall by making your own glass leaf pendant! This October - November we are adding a leaf pendant option to our 30-minute make your own flame shop classes. For $50 one of our experienced artist instructors will guide you through torch basics while you create a one-of-a-kind glass leaf pendant. This is an introductory flameworking workshop, no experience needed. Time slots are available every Tuesday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, from 10:00 am - 6:00 pm (last slot begins at…

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Asheville Outlets Hosts The Venardos Circus

October 2 - October 19
Asheville Outlets, 800 Brevard Road
Asheville, NC 28806 United States

Asheville Outlets (ShopAshevilleOutlets) is pleased to host the Venardos Circus (VenardosCircus.com) performing October 2 through October 20, 2019 at the center. Created by former Ringling Bros. Ringmaster Kevin Venardos, the Venardos Circus brings world-class animal-free circus acts into a Broadway Musical-style format. Tickets are $5 more at the door, so save time and money and buy online in advance. When sold out online, there are no tickets available at the door. General admission tickets are $25 for adults and $15…

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Shane Fero + Deb Stoner | Like Hummingbirds to Nectar

October 4 @ 10:00 am - November 17 @ 5:00 pm
The Penland Gallery and Visitors Center, 67 Doras Trail
Bakersville, NC 28705 United States

In fall of 2019, the Penland Gallery will present the two artist exhibition "Shane Fero + Deb Stoner | Like Hummingbirds to Nectar". With flame-worked glass, artist Shane Fero crafts featherweight, mythical, abstracted birds – incorporating them into tableaus, placed atop vessels, or as a single bird paused before flight. For this exhibition the space will be shared with photographer Deb Stoner’s lush floral images – dense arrangements that lure the viewer into the foliage for closer exploration. Rich color…

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Potter’s Wheel 2.0: Wheel Throwing for the Seasoned Beginner

October 14 @ 9:00 pm - December 2 @ 6:30 pm
Odyssey ClayWorks, 236 Clingeman Avenue
Asheville, NC 28801 United States
$365

Alyssa Ruberto Mondays 6:30-9pm October 14 – December 2 Feel like you’ve got the hang of wheel throwing, but would like to refine your skills? Perhaps you’ve taken the beginner wheel class a few times, but you’re not quite ready to call yourself “intermediate.” This class is specifically designed for potters who have experience on the wheel at a seasoned beginner level who would like to learn a set of new forms. Through skill-building “challenges” you will master the techniques…

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The Mystical Arts of Tibet

October 15 @ 12:00 pm - October 19 @ 7:30 pm
City of Morganton Municipal Auditorium, 401 South College Street
Morganton, NC 28655 United States

The Mystical Arts of Tibet is a world tour endorsed by His Holiness the Dalai Lama to promote world peace and healing by sharing Tibet’s rich and authentic sacred performing and visual arts with modern audiences. The tours offer a rare opportunity to witness one of the world’s most ancient sacred traditions presented by a group of monk artists for whom these traditions are a way of life. From the first tour in 1988, the Mystical Arts of Tibet tours…

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Lifting the Lid: The Inner Life of Jars

October 17 @ 6:30 pm - December 12 @ 9:00 pm
Odyssey ClayWorks, 236 Clingeman Avenue
Asheville, NC 28801 United States
$365

Shinara Taylor Thursdays 6:30 – 9PM October 17- December 12, No class November 28 “A pot has form but its emptiness makes it useful.” Let’s explore the mysterious inner life of jars! Jars surround us, yet their nuances and useful designs are easy to take for granted. With guided instruction, students will increase their precision with lidded forms by throwing multiple types of lids. To decorate, we will add attachments, playing with scale, surface decoration, and positive/negative space. Through crafting…

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The Sleepy Hollow Experience

October 17 @ 7:00 pm - November 3 @ 11:00 pm
Cherokee’s Mountainside Theatre, 688 Drama Road
Cherokee, NC 28719 United States
$12 – $35

Lose your head at Cherokee, NC’s newest and most thrilling Halloween attraction: The Sleepy Hollow Experience. Step into a fresh, horrifying new take on the world of the classic Washington Irving tale as the audience becomes part of the action. But be aware of what’s in front of you… and behind you… The Headless Horseman is waiting… Nationally renowned theatre producer Brian Clowdus invades Unto These Hills this Halloween season with a 360-degree immersive theatrical nightmare that has taken the…

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Culinary and Wine tour of Argentina

October 18 - October 30

Culinary and wine tour — Argentina — Buenos Aires – Mendoza – Bariloche • Oct. 18 - 30, 2019 Escorted by WNC residents, Chef Ricardo Fernandez Battini and Suzanne Fernandez. Well-known area chef Ricardo Fernandez announced dates for the fifth Culinary & Wine Tour to Argentina, Oct. 18 - 30, 2019. In a land of brilliant landscapes, tantalizing aromas, elegance, and world-class wines, Ricardo and his wife, Suzanne, have redefined the notion of “getting away from it all,” by creating…

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Lenoir-Rhyne, MAHEC team up to deliver Narrative Healthcare Symposium

October 18 - October 19
Mahec, 121 Hendersonville Rd
Asheville, NC 28803 United States

On October 18 and 19, healthcare practitioners in surgery, general practice, nursing, counseling, and public health will have the opportunity to learn how story can impact their work and support their emotional well-being. The event, which is being organized by MAHEC and Lenoir-Rhyne University, will be made possible by a grant from the North Carolina Humanities Council. On October 18 at 7 p.m., MAHEC will host physician and literary scholar Dr. Rita Charon. Charon is the founder of the Narrative…

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Bigger Pots Made Easy

October 18 @ 10:00 am - December 13 @ 12:30 pm
Odyssey ClayWorks, 236 Clingeman Avenue
Asheville, NC 28801 United States
$385

Anja Bartels and Gabriel Kline Fridays 10am-12:30pm October 18 – December 13, No class November 29 Do you want to increase the scale of your work, but feel intimidated by large pieces of clay? The truth is, you don’t have to be a big, strong person to make big, strong pots! Join Anja and Gabriel as they demystify the techniques used to produce large scale pottery. Demos will include throwing wide rimmed bowls, section building skyscraper pots, centering 50-100 lbs.…

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Choir Music Weekend at Lake Junaluska

October 18 @ 7:00 pm - October 20 @ 12:00 pm
Lake Junaluska Conference & Retreat Center, 91 N Lakeshore Dr
Lake Junaluska, NC 28745 United States

Designed for small and medium-sized adult choirs, the weekend includes worship and specialized workshops. Groups will revel in the beauty of fall at Lake Junaluska and learn eight new anthems to take back to their home churches.

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Pumpkin Fest at Silvermont

October 18 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Silvermont Park, 364 E. Main St.
Brevard, 28712
$5

Fri and Sat Oct 11, 12, 18, 19, 25 from 7-9 pm and Sat. Oct. 26 5-9 pm (following Halloween Fest in downtown Brevard) Family friendly and fantastic artistic fun with beautiful lighted pumpkin trails, local musicians, food trucks, games, storytelling, face painting, dress up like a pirate for kids, white squirrel scavenger hunt, historic mansion open. Accessible trail for strollers and wheelchairs. Fundraiser for Friends of Silvermont to help park and historic mansion. Admission $5. Parking onsite $5. Cash…

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LaZoom Comedy: Jono Zalay (friday)

October 18 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
LaZoom Room, 76 Biltmore Avenue, LaZoom Room: 76 Biltmore Avenue
Asheville, NC 28801 United States
$10

Jono Zalay began his standup career in Boston, while simultaneously earning his Doctorate in Neuroscience (he gave cocaine to rats). Since dropping his science hobby to pursue comedy full time, Jono has been named one of Comedy Central’s ‘Comics to Watch,’ and earned international press for his pranks on the DMV. Jono now lives in Los Angeles where he has written comedy for Fox, Amazon, and Comedy Central. He has been featured in over 30 comedy festivals around the country…

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Raku Magic One-Day Workshop

October 19 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Odyssey ClayWorks, 236 Clingeman Avenue
Asheville, NC 28801 United States
$140

Paul Gisondo 1-Day Workshop Saturday, 9:30am-4:30pm October 19 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 the red-hot kiln and quickly transferred into ash cans…

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Bears Bees + Brews

October 19 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
New Belgium Brewing Company, 21 Craven St.
Asheville, NC 28806 United States

We're celebrating and learning about human-wildlife coexistence and conservation from trusted organizations, while enjoying lively, family-friendly entertainment, sweet+savory bites, and tasty brews, all in one place.

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2019 Oyster and Shrimp Festival

October 19 @ 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Free

Saturday, October 19, 2019 Where: Courthouse Square When: Saturday, October 19, 2019 12-7pm The Annual October Oyster and Shrimp Festival, an annual fundraiser for the Burke Arts Council, will take place on Saturday, October 19th on the Old Court House Square and the Burke Arts Council property at 115 E Meeting Street in Downtown Morganton. The event begins at noon and goes until 7pm. PLEASE – NO PETS !! Admission to the event is free. The food and drink is…

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Bears Bees + Brews Festival at New Belgium Brewing

October 19 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
New Belgium Brewing Company, 21 Craven St.
Asheville, NC 28806 United States
Free

Come celebrate wildlife conservation and engage with incredible environmental organizations, while enjoying lively, family-friendly entertainment, sweet + savory bites, and tasty brews, all in one place. Free » Live Music » Food Vendors » Brews » Education » Art » Vendors » Games » Raffles » Silent Auction » Get Social Photo Opps » Family-Friendly » Friendly Dogs Welcomed Join the guest list and spread the word. We began this project to establish and nurture wildlife coexistence, wildlife corridors and…

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Mark Mandeville & Raianne Richards

October 19 @ 7:00 pm
Isis Restaurant & Music Hall, 743 Haywood Rd.
Asheville, 28806
$12.0015.00

“Intelligent lyrics set against attractive and uncomplicated folk-y melodies in the best tradition of Americana; if ever two voices were meant to harmonize, it’s these two.” – Dave Harley (UK 2019)

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Hunter Subaru Trick or Trail 5k & 1-Mile Spooky Sprint

October 19 @ 7:00 pm
Guion Farms, 3045 Sky Valley Road
Hendersonville, NC 28739

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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Pumpkin Fest at Silvermont

October 19 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Silvermont Park, 364 E. Main St.
Brevard, 28712
$5

Fri and Sat Oct 11, 12, 18, 19, 25 from 7-9 pm and Sat. Oct. 26 5-9 pm (following Halloween Fest in downtown Brevard) Family friendly and fantastic artistic fun with beautiful lighted pumpkin trails, local musicians, food trucks, games, storytelling, face painting, dress up like a pirate for kids, white squirrel scavenger hunt, historic mansion open. Accessible trail for strollers and wheelchairs. Fundraiser for Friends of Silvermont to help park and historic mansion. Admission $5. Parking onsite $5. Cash…

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Ellis Dyson & the Shambles

October 19 @ 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Isis Restaurant & Music Hall, 743 Haywood Rd.
Asheville, 28806
$15.0015.00

Ellis Dyson & the Shambles expertly blends old-time influences ranging from Piedmont murder ballads, to traditional jazz, to big band swing. A masterful and exciting show for all ages.

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LaZoom Comedy: Jono Zalay (saturday)

October 19 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
LaZoom Room, 76 Biltmore Avenue, LaZoom Room: 76 Biltmore Avenue
Asheville, NC 28801 United States
$10

Jono Zalay began his standup career in Boston, while simultaneously earning his Doctorate in Neuroscience (he gave cocaine to rats). Since dropping his science hobby to pursue comedy full time, Jono has been named one of Comedy Central’s ‘Comics to Watch,’ and earned international press for his pranks on the DMV. Jono now lives in Los Angeles where he has written comedy for Fox, Amazon, and Comedy Central. He has been featured in over 30 comedy festivals around the country…

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Asheville Outlets Presents Monthly Cruise ‘In Car Show

October 20 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Asheville Outlets, 800 Brevard Road
Asheville, NC 28806 United States
Free

Do you love cars? If so, then join us at Asheville Outlets (ShopAshevilleOutlets.com) for Cruise ‘In, a monthly car show featuring an exciting display of cars, trucks, motorcycles and special interest vehicles behind the Food Court on Sundays, May 19, June 16, July 21, August 18, September 15, October 20 and November 17, 2019 from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Cruise ‘In is free to car owners and spectators.

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NAUGHTY

October 20 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Diana Wortham Theatre, 2 S. Pack Square
Asheville, NC 28801 United States

With every breath and step of the NAUGHTY World Premier, Bold Mama Elle prods the edge of personal and collective freedom. It’s a spell-binding one woman show that meets at an imagined intersection of humanity and Divinity. Critics have called her ability to captivate and delight, through deep vulnerability, “exquisite.” She is an insightful teacher and entertainer who personifies life without fear. The show blends soul-filled singing, dance and storytelling effortlessly, inspiring the audience to re-imagine what it means to…

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Comedy at Fleetwood’s: John Conroy

October 20 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fleetwood’s, 496 Haywood Road
Asheville, NC 28806 United States
$7

D.C. native, John Conroy, brings an everyman's attitude to smart, sharply written material that runs the gamut from shrewd observations to social satire. Over the next few years he made a rapid transition from opener to headliner, playing hundreds of shows each year and touring the top clubs throughout the country. Conroy is a jovial iconoclast whose good-humored but aggressive act makes a lasting impression. Tickets $7 advance, $10 day of https://www.eventbrite.com/e/comedy-at-fleetwoods-john-conroy-tickets-71543148483

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Animal Pots

October 21 @ 10:00 am - December 9 @ 12:30 pm
Odyssey ClayWorks, 236 Clingeman Avenue
Asheville, NC 28801 United States
$365

Lynne Hobaica Mondays 10am-12:30pm October 21 – December 9 Clay can tell a story in unique and thoughtful ways. In this class, students will use different handbuilding techniques to create stylized animal shaped vessels that double as functional objects. The story will continue on the surface as we transform the pieces through color and decoration. What story do you have to tell? Level: Intermediate to Advanced Tuition: $310 + $55 Lab Fee

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Coffee and Conversation- Breast Health

October 21 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Reuter YMCA, 3 Town Square Blvd.
Asheville, NC 28803 United States

This open-discussion forum for YMCA members (& their guests) is an excellent opportunity to get together to discuss topics related to health & wellness that go beyond just being physically fit. A different topic is discussed each month with an emphasis on dispelling inaccuracies & working towards overall health for mind, body & spirit. Mondays, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Reuter Family YMCA, Activity Room C Led by Natalie Grinnell & Carolina Paredes FREE! No registration required.

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The Enchanting Realm of Red Clay

October 21 @ 3:00 pm - December 9 @ 5:30 pm
Odyssey ClayWorks, 236 Clingeman Avenue
Asheville, NC 28801 United States
$365

Sara Ballek Mondays 3-5:30pm October 21 – December 9 Working with a red clay body fired at a midrange temperature creates rich, distinctive works of art. Come experience this magical realm with red clay enthusiast Sara Ballek. The class will hone in on the use of red clay with the potter’s wheel, pinching, coiling, and slabwork. Sara will introduce several surface design processes and finishing methods to refine each piece. Students for this course should have an understanding of the…

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Jenny Brown presents Without Apology: The Abortion Struggle Now

October 21 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Malaprop’s Bookstore & Cafe, 55 Haywood Street
Asheville, NC 28801 United States
Free

With an anti-abortion majority on the Supreme Court and several states attempting to outlaw abortion altogether, many activists are on the defensive, hoping to hold on to reproductive rights in a few places and cases. This spirited book shows how feminism can start winning again. Jenny Brown uncovers a century of legal abortion in the United States until 1873, recalls women's experiences in the illegal days, and shows how the women's liberation movement of the 1960s really won abortion rights.…

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Guided Personal Retreat at Lake Junaluska

October 21 @ 7:00 pm - October 23 @ 12:00 pm
Lake Junaluska Conference & Retreat Center, 91 N Lakeshore Dr
Lake Junaluska, NC 28745 United States

Experienced spiritual directors and clergy will guide you through a group centering session, evening prayer service and individual spiritual direction session, while leaving you ample time for personal reflection and renewal. The lodging package includes a booklet with optional agendas, as well as resources and ideas for structuring your retreat.

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Unique ikebana techniques, Demonstration and Workshop

October 22 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Folk Art Center, Blue Ridge Parkway
Asheville, United States
$20

Unique techniques of leaf manipulation will be demonstrated by Suzanne Dillingham of the Ichiyo School. Leaves can be changed beyond recognition and provoke a bit of mystery. A ‘Friendship Through Flowers’ workshop will follow and is open to members and non-members with a paid RSVP. This is an unusual opportunity for non members to participate with skilled ikebanists and stretch their imagination. Demonstration is free. For workshop participation, contact Suzanne Dillingham by October 18 for details and payment of $20:…

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Introduction to Sculpture

October 22 @ 11:00 am - December 10 @ 1:30 pm
Odyssey ClayWorks, 236 Clingeman Avenue
Asheville, NC 28801 United States
$340

Mike Zukoski Tuesdays 11am-1:30pm October 22 – December 10 Everyone is welcome! From complete beginners who have never tried sculpture before to advanced potters who are interested in learning new methods to enhance their work, this class will cover the basics of ceramic sculpture. We will practice hand-building techniques and sculpt using solid forms, coils and stiff slabs. Each student will be encouraged to bring their own ideas and we will bring them to life in 3-D. Level: Beginner, All…

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Exciting Surfaces

October 22 @ 6:30 pm - December 10 @ 9:00 pm
Odyssey ClayWorks, 236 Clingeman Avenue
Asheville, NC 28801 United States
$365

Tyler-James Anderson Tuesdays 6:30-9pm October 22- December 10 Come join effect wizard Tyler Anderson and explore exciting surface design techniques like stencil work, glaze layering, mishima inlay, sgraffito, and much more. This class will focus less on form and more on decoration, so students should have a basic understanding of clay prior to taking the course. Students can expect to learn new ways to engage playfulness in their work by utilizing an array of finishing methods. Level: Seasoned Beginner, Intermediate,…

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Tuesday Bluegrass Sessions hosted by The Theo and Brenna Band

October 22 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Isis Restaurant & Music Hall, 743 Haywood Rd.
Asheville, 28806
Free

Theo and Brenna MacMillan are a sibling duo who offer a signature vocal blend and multi-instrumental talent. They have a similar love for the sound of beautiful music, regardless of genre and whether original composition or classic arrangements, their performances impress. From playing together in college to now fronting their own bluegrass band, the duo have proven their musical integrity with an array of audiences. You can expect to hear two and three-part harmonies, warm instrumentation, memorable melodies, and heartfelt…

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UNC Press presents Daniel S. Pierce, author of Tar Heel Lightnin’: How Secret Stills and Fast Cars Made North Carolina the Moonshine Capital of the World

October 23 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Malaprop’s Bookstore & Cafe, 55 Haywood Street
Asheville, NC 28801 United States
Free

From the late nineteenth century well into the 1960s, North Carolina boasted some of the nation's most restrictive laws on alcohol production and sale. For much of this era, it was also the nation's leading producer of bootleg liquor. Over the years, written accounts, popular songs, and Hollywood movies have turned the state's moonshiners, fast cars, and frustrated Feds into legends. But in Tar Heel Lightnin', Daniel S. Pierce tells the real history of moonshine in North Carolina as never…

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The Haunted Trail at Pisgah Brewery

October 23 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Pisgah Brewing Company, 150 Eastside Drive
Black Mountain, NC 28711 United States

Gather your closest ghouls and raise money for your school! The Haunted Trail at Pisgah Brewery presented by Ingles Markets is back with festive family fun for it’s 7th year. The Haunted Trail is ideal for children ages 3-12 years old. The night includes a heart pumping walk through the Trail with live actors, spooky sounds, and spectacular props. After adrenaline reaches peak levels during the walk, guests spill out screaming and laughing into the Party at Pisgah Park. The…

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Live From WVL Radio Theater: The Headless Hessian of Sleepy Hollow

October 23 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Isis Restaurant & Music Hall, 743 Haywood Rd.
Asheville, 28806
$20.0015.00

Four actors, live sounds effects, and original music transport you back to 1946, when the imagination created horrors more vivid than any actually lurking in your living room… or your radio station!

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Preserving A Picturesque America Paint-Out and Retreat

October 24 - October 27

Join us for our Fall Artist Retreat weekend in Hot Springs, NC. We will be at key locations along the French Broad River which were depicted in the original Picturesque America series circa 1870. We will offer guided or self-guided tour options. Our campsite at Hot Springs Campground and Spa has room to share up to 4 tents: contact us to reserve one of our spots. All lodging is the responsibility of the participant. If you plan to attend, let…

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Matching Sets: Repetition and Intention

October 24 @ 10:00 am - December 19 @ 12:30 pm
Odyssey ClayWorks, 236 Clingeman Avenue
Asheville, NC 28801 United States
$365

Laurie Caffery Harris Thursdays 10am-12:30pm October 24 – December 19, No class November 28th Can you make a beautiful pot, but find it hard to replicate? Do your sets stack up a little funky? Come learn the tools and tricks of the trade to making pots with precision. Laurie will explain the use of rulers, calipers and throwing gauges in the production process. You’ll explore pots of all sizes and shapes to create forms that reflect your unique style. Class…

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Tim Barnwell presents Tide Runners: Shrimping and Fishing on the Carolinas and Georgia Coast

October 24 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Malaprop’s Bookstore & Cafe, 55 Haywood Street
Asheville, NC 28801 United States
Free

Tide Runners: Shrimping and Fishing on the Carolinas and Georgia Coast, is the culmination of nine years of work by renowned photographer and author Tim Barnwell. Best known for his touching and evocative images of Appalachia, here he turns his keen eye and documentary talents to focus on the shrimping and fishing industries of the southeastern coast.

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David Olney

October 24 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Isis Restaurant & Music Hall, 743 Haywood Rd.
Asheville, 28806
$15.0018.00

Legendary live show packed with intensity from an Americana Pioneer! “Along with Tom Russell and James McMurtry, David Olney is ONE OF THE GREATEST AMERICAN STORY TELLERS WORKING TODAY.” ~ 27 Leggies

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National Dance Company of Siberia

October 24 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
City of Morganton Municipal Auditorium, 401 South College Street
Morganton, NC 28655 United States
$28 – $35

Founded in 1960, The National Dance Company of Siberia has been a success from the outset with their performances of original Siberian dances. Audiences are captivated by the vivid character portrayals, the musical movements, and the choreographic design. The dances follow one after another in a kaleidoscope manner and are perceived as a single choreographic symphony, as a continuous stream of folk dance elements. Since their foundation, the company has appeared in all parts of the Russian Federation, as well…

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The River: ETHEL and Robert Mirabal in Concert

October 24 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
John W. Bardo Arts Center, 200 Centennial Drive
Cullowhee, 28723
$15

Known as one of America’s most adventurous string quartets, ETHEL has released six feature recordings (one of them nominated for a Native American Music Award), won a Grammy Award with jazz legend Kurt Elling, and performed in 14 countries and 45 states. ETHEL and Robert Mirabal, Native American musician, instrument builder, and three-time Grammy Award winner, present a program inspired by Water as the embodiment of Spirit, and its essential role in Life on Earth.

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Clint Black Live at Thomas Wolfe Auditorium

October 24 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thomas Wolfe Auditorium, 87 Haywood Street
Asheville, NC 28801 United States

Tickets:http://smarturl.it/CBAshevilleNC CLINT BLACK It is one of the most storied careers in modern music. Clint Black surged to superstardom as part of the fabled Class of '89, reaching #1 with five consecutive singles from his triple-platinum debut, Killin' Time. He followed that with the triple-platinum Put Yourself in My Shoes, and then a string of platinum and gold albums throughout the '90s. Perhaps most impressively, Clint wrote or co-wrote every one of his more than three dozen chart hits, including…

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Adam Ezra Group

October 24 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Isis Restaurant & Music Hall, 743 Haywood Rd.
Asheville, 28806
$12.0015.00

Boston folk rockers & 5-time New England Music Award winners The Adam Ezra Group bring a celebration of community with their Springsteen-esque live show.

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Historic Haunted House Tours of Downtown Black Mountain

October 25 @ 5:30 pm - October 26 @ 9:30 pm
Swannanoa Valley Museum, 223 West State Street
Black Mountain, NC 28711 United States
$25 – $35

This year, ​our annual Historic Haunted House Tour will take guests back in time to discover the ghostly, spooky, and fun parts of downtown Black Mountain’s history. ​Participants will enjoy snacks and drinks in several lavishly-decorated historic buildings around town as costumed guides explain Black Mountain’s haunted history. ​​Tours last two hours and leave the Museum on the half-hour beginning at 5:30PM on Friday, October 25 and Saturday, October 26. The last tour leaves at 7:30pm both evenings. Advance registration…

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12th Annual Authors for Literacy Dinner & Silent Auction

October 25 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Crowne Plaza Expo Center, 1 Resort Drive
Asheville, NC 28806 United States
$95.00

The Authors for Literacy Dinner & Silent Auction is the largest annual fundraiser for the Literacy Council of Buncombe County and features a presentation by a New York Times bestselling author. We have hosted the event for eleven years, previously featuring: • Barbara Kingsolver 2018 • Ann Patchett, 2017 • Wiley Cash, 2016 • David Baldacci, 2015 • James Patterson, 2014 • Charles Frazier, 2013 • Jill Conner Browne, 2012 • Ron Rash, 2011 • John Hart, 2010 • Sara…

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Monster Mash and Costume Contest

October 25 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Reuter YMCA, 3 Town Square Blvd.
Asheville, NC 28803 United States

Get in the Halloween spirit with this family-friendly Zumba class featuring spooky music and spine-tingling moves. Wear your favorite Halloween costume and get ready for a frightfully fun workout! All ages welcome. No registration required. FREE! Friday, October 25 6:30-8:00 p.m. Studio A

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Jenner Fox & Greg Klyma

October 25 @ 7:00 pm
Isis Restaurant & Music Hall, 743 Haywood Rd.
Asheville, 28806
$12.0015.00

Jenner Fox is a multi-faceted, uber-talented individual. A talented singer-songwriter hailing from Oregon and an experienced river guide. Greg Klyma is out to make the world a better place one song at a time and he fits a lot of life into a 45-min set. You’ll find him weaving lanes between Tom Petty & Merle Haggard on music’s highway.

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