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June 2019

New Collaborative Exhibition Explores Architectural Decay

June 1 - June 22
Momentum Gallery, 24 N. Lexington Avenue
Asheville, NC 28801
Free

From Thursday, May 2nd until Saturday, June 22nd, Momentum Gallery hosts a two-person, mixed media exhibition called Dissolution. The collection features individually created and collaborative works by two artists, Seth Clark and Jason Forck. Original collages mounted to panels play off architectonic sculptures in glass and wood culminating in a cohesive body of work that explores the notion of deteriorating architecture. Clark and Forck came together through a mutual interest in Americana landscape and the concept of abstraction through decay.…

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Tip to Toe: Advanced Handles and Feet

June 1 @ 8:00 am - June 19 @ 5:00 pm
Odyssey ClayWorks, 236 Clingeman Avenue
Asheville, NC 28801 United States
$230

Tip to Toe: Advanced Handles and Feet Tyler-James Anderson Summer Session #1 May 22- June 19 Wednesdays, 6:30-9pm In this class we will be treating this shorter summer session as a concentration on handle and footing techniques for wheel thrown or hand-built work. Students will learn numerous new ways to make creative handles and feet for their pots. Topics will include pulling and trimming, hand(le) building, and utilizing plaster molds to add unique flair to the work. This class is…

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Shoko Teruyama | Ceramics

June 1 @ 10:00 am - July 7 @ 5:00 pm
The Penland Gallery and Visitors Center, 67 Doras Trail
Bakersville, NC 28705 United States

The Penland Gallery will present "Shoko Teruyama | Ceramics" in a solo FOCUS Gallery exhibition. Teruyama’s intimately patterned and narrative ornamentation reflects her Japanese heritage. Her vessel forms begin with heavy clay slab construction, later carved and embellished with floral motifs or renderings of her personal cast of characters – owls, cats, turtles – standing in for their human counterparts to share a story of daily trials. The sophisticated and exquisitely detailed forms transcend intended function and evolve into paintings…

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Further Evidence: The Art of Natural Dyes

June 1 @ 10:00 am - July 14 @ 5:00 pm
The Penland Gallery and Visitors Center, 67 Doras Trail
Bakersville, NC 28705 United States

The exhibition "Further Evidence: The Art of Natural Dyes" will feature the work of sixteen international artists working with natural dyes. Co-curated by textile artist and dyer Catharine Ellis, who along with Danish textile engineer and chemist Joy Boutrup, will be publishing a long awaited book on the subject and co-teaching at Penland School in 2019. The resurgence of the use of natural dyes in both studio practice and commercial dying will be recognized in this exhibition, including works on…

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Morganton TGIF Summer Concert Series

June 1 @ 6:00 pm - July 26 @ 10:00 pm
Free

Join us in beautiful Downtown Morganton on our Historic Courthouse Lawn on Friday nights for the TGIF Summer Concert Series! As always, TGIF is a FREE concert series! TGIF runs May 3 through July 26 in 2019! Bands perform from 7:00pm till 10:00pm with food and beverage vendors opening at 6:00pm. TGIF is a rain or shine event. Bring a chair or blanket out to the Historic Burke County Courthouse Lawn and come enjoy free music! Please no pets or…

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Aunty Al’s Glass Academy

June 1 @ 6:00 pm - June 26 @ 9:00 pm
North Carolina Glass Center, 140 Roberts Street, Suite C
Asheville, NC 28801
$660

This 8-week class is geared to the person who wants to develop a firm foundation in hot glass. Whether you’re an absolute beginner or have some experience, this class will deepen your understanding of glass as an artist’s material. Students will lead an exploration from solid sculpture to vessel-making. Emphasis is on furnace glass, however, all aspects of sound studio practice will be covered including cold working. Appropriate for Beginner to Intermediate levels.

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Life Size Portrait Modeling

June 1 @ 6:00 pm - June 17 @ 9:00 pm
Odyssey ClayWorks, 236 Clingeman Avenue
Asheville, NC 28801 United States
$280

Life Size Portrait Modeling Leonid Siveriver Summer Session #1 May 20- June 17 Mondays, 6-9pm Have you ever wanted to model a likeness in clay? This is the perfect opportunity! Come immerse yourself in the study of sculptural portraiture with sculptor Leonid Siveriver. Students will sculpt a life size portrait in terra cotta based on a live model, with plenty of feedback and personalized attention from the instructor. Tuition: $235 + $45 Lab and model fee Level: All Levels

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Animals with Attitude

June 1 @ 6:30 pm - June 18 @ 9:00 pm
Odyssey ClayWorks, 236 Clingeman Avenue
Asheville, NC 28801 United States
$230

Animals with Attitude Mac McCusker Summer Session #1 May 21- June 18 Tuesdays, 6:30-9pm Animals can illustrate the human condition and illicit empathy. Every gesture and pose can communicate a difficult message. Learn to create ceramic sculptures of your favorite animals. We will make dynamic sculptures that have charisma and attitude. This class is for all skill levels. Tuition: $195 + $35 Lab Fee Level: All Levels

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Summer Clay Camp 2019

June 3 @ 8:00 am - August 16 @ 5:00 pm
Odyssey ClayWorks, 236 Clingeman Avenue
Asheville, NC 28801 United States
$225

We are offering 10 weeks of Clay Camp this summer! Camps meet Monday- Friday, 9am-12pm and 2-5pm. $225 each camp. $25 discount for a sibling in the same camp, use discount code claycamp25 when registering on Eventbrite. See below for Clay Camp. descriptions.

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Kids Summer Clay Camp 2019

June 3 @ 9:00 am - August 16 @ 5:00 pm
Odyssey ClayWorks, 236 Clingeman Avenue
Asheville, NC 28801 United States
$225

Come experience the love of clay with our talented artists at Odyssey ClayWorks! Learn to sculpt, coil, and even get to try your hand at throwing on the potter's wheel in a fun and upbeat atmosphere. All skill levels welcome.

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Summer Youth Event at Lake Junaluska

June 15 @ 7:30 pm - June 19 @ 11:00 am
Lake Junaluska Conference & Retreat Center, 91 N Lakeshore Dr
Lake Junaluska, NC 28745 United States

Each summer youth group event offers morning and evening sessions with high-energy worship, guest preachers and workshops. The program is geared toward sixth- through 12th-graders, with a focus on spiritual enrichment and learning in small groups. Afternoons are free for groups to plan rafting trips, do mission work or enjoy the swimming pool and boats at Lake Junaluska.

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6th international Conference on Rare Diseases and Orphan Drug

June 17 @ 9:00 am - June 18 @ 9:00 pm
Dubai, UAE, Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai, UAE
Dubai, FL United Arab Emirates
$449

Rare Diseases Meet 2019 provides a premier interdisciplinary platform for researchers to present the latest research findings and describe emerging technologies, and directions in rare diseases and orphan drugs issues. The conference seeks to contribute to presenting novel research results in all aspects of Rare Diseases and Orphan Drugs. The conference aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results about all aspects of rare diseases and orphan drugs.…

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50th Anniversary of Annual Brevard AAUW Book Sale

June 17 @ 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Boshamer Gym, Brevard College, 1 college row
Brevard, NC United States
$0.25

June 15-20, 2019 50th Anniversary of Annual Brevard AAUW Book Sale Brevard College- Boshamer Gym 1 Brevard College Drive, Brevard NC 28712 Opening day: Sat. June 15 (10am – 7pm) Sun. June 16 (12pm – 7pm) Mon. & Tues. June 17 & 18 (10am – 7pm) Wed. June 19 (10am – 7pm) Half price day Thurs. June 20 (10am – 5pm) Fill a box for $5 day *Thurs. June 20 Non-Profits only from 5:15-6:15 pm Free 30,000 sorted books in…

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50th Anniversary of Annual Brevard AAUW Book Sale

June 17 @ 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Boshamer Gym, Brevard College, 1 college row
Brevard, NC United States
$0.25

June 15-20, 2019 50th Anniversary of Annual Brevard AAUW Book Sale Brevard College- Boshamer Gym 1 Brevard College Drive, Brevard NC 28712 Opening day: Sat. June 15 (10am – 7pm) Sun. June 16 (12pm – 7pm) Mon. & Tues. June 17 & 18 (10am – 7pm) Wed. June 19 (10am – 7pm) Half price day Thurs. June 20 (10am – 5pm) Fill a box for $5 day *Thurs. June 20 Non-Profits only from 5:15-6:15 pm Free 30,000 sorted books in…

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2019 Pollination Celebration

June 17 @ 10:00 am - June 23 @ 5:00 pm

2019 Pollination Celebration!​ This June, Asheville GreenWorks and Bee City USA - Asheville will be celebrating our 7th annual Pollination Celebration! We have an exciting lineup of events throughout the month (with a special focus on National Pollinator Week: June 17th - 23rd) in locations across Asheville and Buncombe County. All events highlight the integral role of pollinators. These dedicated creatures help create roughly a third of all the food we eat, pollinate 90% of our wild plants, and sustain…

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Janet Lee presents Sea Sirens, in conversation with Hope Larson

June 17 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Malaprop’s Bookstore & Cafe, 55 Haywood Street
Asheville, NC 28801 United States
Free

This beautiful graphic novel was inspired by The Sea Fairies, L. Frank Baum's "underwater Wizard of Oz." It weaves Vietnamese mythology, fantastical ocean creatures, a deep-sea setting, quirky but sympathetic main characters, and fast-paced adventure into an imaginative, world-building story. Janet K. Lee is the co-creator of the Eisner-winning Return of the Dapper Men, a YALSA and USA Today "Best Of" graphic novel.

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50th Anniversary of Annual Brevard AAUW Book Sale

June 18 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Boshamer Gym, Brevard College, 1 college row
Brevard, NC United States
$0.25

June 15-20, 2019 50th Anniversary of Annual Brevard AAUW Book Sale Brevard College- Boshamer Gym 1 Brevard College Drive, Brevard NC 28712 Opening day: Sat. June 15 (10am – 7pm) Sun. June 16 (12pm – 7pm) Mon. & Tues. June 17 & 18 (10am – 7pm) Wed. June 19 (10am – 7pm) Half price day Thurs. June 20 (10am – 5pm) Fill a box for $5 day *Thurs. June 20 Non-Profits only from 5:15-6:15 pm Free 30,000 sorted books in…

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Liza Wieland presents Paris, 7 A.M.

June 18 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Malaprop’s Bookstore & Cafe, 55 Haywood Street
Asheville, NC 28801 United States
Free

It is June 1937, and Elizabeth Bishop—a few years out of college and with no husband and no career—heads to Paris with her roommate, in search of escape and inspiration. Be swept up in Elizabeth’s journey as she attempts to overcome writer’s block and find her footing in the Parisian literary scene, while the threats of fascism and occupation loom. As Elizabeth forges new bonds and builds a community to bolster her during this transformative period, her world simultaneously starts…

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Tuesday Bluegrass Sessions hosted by Derek Vaden and Friends

June 18 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Isis Restaurant & Music Hall, 743 Haywood Rd.
Asheville, 28806
Free

Every Tuesday evening Isis presents our Tuesday Bluegrass Sessions. The sessions are hosted each week by a local bluegrass musician with friends or a band. Following the host band, Bluegrass musicians from the Asheville area gather on stage to jam in an open session. Occasionally, we feature a touring band that will perform prior to the open session and help co-host the jam. It’s always a great evening of music and community.

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LaZoom Comedy: Ashley Brooke Roberts

June 18 @ 8:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Ashley Brooke Roberts is standup comedian, writer, and actress based in New York City. She was a staff writer on Nat Geo’s Explorer and currently writes for Ask Me Another on NPR. She's a house performer at the Upright Citizen’s Brigade Theatre and hosts their popular stand up show Fresh Out! NY in East Village. She's been featured on Two Dope Queens, in some of your favorite commercials for household products, and co-hosts the podcast Reality Blows. Nick Maritato is…

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50th Anniversary of Annual Brevard AAUW Book Sale

June 19 @ 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Boshamer Gym, Brevard College, 1 college row
Brevard, NC United States
$0.25

June 15-20, 2019 50th Anniversary of Annual Brevard AAUW Book Sale Brevard College- Boshamer Gym 1 Brevard College Drive, Brevard NC 28712 Opening day: Sat. June 15 (10am – 7pm) Sun. June 16 (12pm – 7pm) Mon. & Tues. June 17 & 18 (10am – 7pm) Wed. June 19 (10am – 7pm) Half price day Thurs. June 20 (10am – 5pm) Fill a box for $5 day *Thurs. June 20 Non-Profits only from 5:15-6:15 pm Free 30,000 sorted books in…

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An Evening with Dave Cofell

June 19 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Isis Restaurant & Music Hall, 743 Haywood Rd.
Asheville, 28806

Broad spectrum Americana - Progressive folk, country, rock, blues, originals and well known covers on 6 and 12-string guitars and banjo. Scores of fans and promoters the world over will declare that attending one of Dave Cofell's performances is a wonderful experience. With the gift of a consummate storyteller, he shares both funny and tender moments. He is an artist whose first love is music and it shows. Dave Cofell is an McKnight award winning ASCAP singer-songwriter and publisher, a…

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Cool Summer Nights

June 20 @ 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tweetsie Railraod, 300 Tweetsie Railroad Lane
Blowing Rock, NC 28605 United States
$30 – $50

Every Saturday in July the park will remain open late, until 9:00 p.m., so you can make more family memories! Enjoy evening train and stage shows, rides at dusk, and fun throughout the park.

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50th Anniversary of Annual Brevard AAUW Book Sale

June 20 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Boshamer Gym, Brevard College, 1 college row
Brevard, NC United States
$0.25

June 15-20, 2019 50th Anniversary of Annual Brevard AAUW Book Sale Brevard College- Boshamer Gym 1 Brevard College Drive, Brevard NC 28712 Opening day: Sat. June 15 (10am – 7pm) Sun. June 16 (12pm – 7pm) Mon. & Tues. June 17 & 18 (10am – 7pm) Wed. June 19 (10am – 7pm) Half price day Thurs. June 20 (10am – 5pm) Fill a box for $5 day *Thurs. June 20 Non-Profits only from 5:15-6:15 pm Free 30,000 sorted books in…

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Andrew Lawler presents The Secret Token, in conversation with Denise Kiernan

June 20 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Malaprop’s Bookstore & Cafe, 55 Haywood St.
Asheville, 28801
Free

In 1587, 115 men, women, and children arrived at Roanoke Island on the coast of North Carolina. Chartered by Queen Elizabeth I, their colony was to establish England's first foothold in the New World. But when the colony's leader, John White, returned to Roanoke from a resupply mission, his settlers were nowhere to be found. They left behind only a single clue--a "secret token" carved into a tree. Neither White nor any other European laid eyes on the colonists again.…

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Asheville Outlets Presents Pints & Poses

June 20 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Asheville Outlets, 800 Brevard Road
Asheville, NC 28806 United States

Unleash your inner yogi with us at Asheville Outlets for ‘Pints & Poses’, a 45-minute yoga class led by instructors from the WNC YMCA, which includes a craft beer from UpCountry Brewing. Pints & Poses will be held at Asheville Outlets on the 3rd Thursday of each month at 6:00 p.m. Dates include: May 16, June 20, July 18, August 15, September 19 and October 17, 2019. Class cost is $10 at the door with ticket sales benefitting the WNC…

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The Richard Shulman Trio

June 20 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Isis Restaurant & Music Hall, 743 Haywood Rd.
Asheville, 28806
$15.0018.00

Melodic jazz from their new Waltzing out-of-Town CD plus new music from their in-production album “Seasons.” Richard Shulman – piano, Zack Page – bass, Rick Dilling – drums

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Summer Youth Event at Lake Junaluska

June 20 @ 7:30 pm - June 23 @ 11:00 am
Lake Junaluska Conference & Retreat Center, 91 N Lakeshore Dr
Lake Junaluska, NC 28745 United States

Each summer youth group event offers morning and evening sessions with high-energy worship, guest preachers and workshops. The program is geared toward sixth- through 12th-graders, with a focus on spiritual enrichment and learning in small groups. Afternoons are free for groups to plan rafting trips, do mission work or enjoy the swimming pool and boats at Lake Junaluska.

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Fairy Days 2019

June 21 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Bullington Gardens, 95 Upper Red Oak Trail
Hendersonville, NC 28792 United States
$20.00

A wonderful, imagination filled day for children ages 4 and up to play in the magical world of Fairies. Come join our Fairy team for an exciting, fun-filled day in the Fairy Garden. Activities include Fairy tea, crafts and a tour of the Fairy Garden. June 21 & 22, 9:30-11:30 & 1:00-3:00. Limited to 12 children per session. $20 per child, $35 for two siblings. Register early as this is one of our most popular events!

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The Magnetic Theatre presents IN THE ASSASSINS’ GARDEN by David Brendan Hopes

June 21 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Magnetic 375, 375 Depot Street
Asheville, NC 28801 United States
$23

It’s 1901. A deeply divided America, like the rest of the globe, is teetering on the brink of war. Politicians are manipulating the facts to curry public favor, and the media is spinning the public into a partisan-fueled frenzy, as our country is deciding its moral and philosophical destiny. Sound familiar? We think so, too. Even though it’s set at the turn of the 20th century, In the Assassins' Garden feels as relevant and vital as the morning news. Asheville-area…

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The Heart of the Maiden

June 21 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
City of Morganton Municipal Auditorium, 401 South College Street
Morganton, NC 28655 United States
$19.00

We open on a staircase from Heaven as Jehanne La Pucelle, who, after nearly 600 years of history, descends to tell her story. From a teenage farm girl with no power, wealth or education - she would rise to rescue France and bring hope to an entire continent.

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An Evening of Swing with Good Shot Judy

June 21 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Isis Restaurant & Music Hall, 743 Haywood Rd.
Asheville, 28806
$15.0018.00

Two punk rocker brothers started a group that pays tribute to the swing/big band era of the 20th century. This is what happens when Sinatra joins The Clash. Punk rock energy meets Vegas in its prime.

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Seasonal Wellness Day

June 22 @ 1:00 am - 5:00 pm
OOAK Art Gallery, 573 Micaville Loop
Micaville, NC 28755 United States

Maples and the One of a Kind (OOAK) Art Gallery in Micaville will be hosting our first Seasonal Wellness Day on June 22, 2019 from 1:00 pm until 5:00 pm in the Gallery loft, Coffee Shop and surrounding grounds. For a small donation, local health and well-being practitioners will be providing their services to anyone who would like to participate. Registration is not necessary, but space is limited. Practitioners will meet outside the Community Room at the back of the…

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Salvage Station Cleanup

June 22 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
salvage station, 468 Riverside Drive
Asheville, NC United States
Free

Join United By Blue for a community cleanup of the French Broad River in Asheville, NC! We will meet at Salvage Station, and then spread out to clean along the French Broad River along Riverside Dr. Please meet at the navy blue United By Blue tent in the outdoor area of Salvage Station. Parking is available in the Salvage Station lot. We will clean the riverbanks and surrounding areas, and then gather for games, snacks, and educational experiences. Help us…

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Back Pain Mystery Solved!

June 22 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Wellness Movement Center, 1446 Brevard Rd. Unit 102
ASHEVILLE, NC 28806-7743 United States
FREE

The American Chiropractic Association reports that about 31 million Americans experience low back pain at any given time. In spite of the increase in technology, education, and practical applications of exercises, Back Pain is Still on the Rise! Have you tried just about everything and yet still experience back pain?

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Asheville Farmstead School: Family Discovery Day – Summer, Sun, and Shadows

June 22 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Asheville Farmstead School, 218 Morgan Cove Road
Candler, NC 28715 United States
Free

Who: All ages and all families! Theme: This month we will be exploring the theme of SUMMER as well as the SUN and SHADOWS. Come out the Farmstead to learn all about the magical Sun and how it not only provides us heat and warmth, but does some pretty amazing things for the Earth as well. We will spend some time talking about one of our closest companions, our own shadows and what the season of Summer means! What: Family…

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Upper French Broad Riverfest 2019

June 22 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
Champion River Park and Rosman Town Hall, Rosman, NC, 6 Main Street
Rosman, NC 28772 United States
Free

A free, family-oriented festival takes place riverside at Rosman's Champion Park. Enjoy food trucks, music and lots of games and activities for kids - including tubing rides, archery, fishing, a scavenger hunt, live reptiles, balloons, face painting and more! Come watch the start of the 20-mile Hellbender Paddle Relay sponsored by Headwaters Outfitters, visit with our vendors and exhibitors and celebrate the River. Contact: Transylvania French Broad Stewards Email: tfbstewards@gmail.com

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ASAP’s 2019 Farm Tour

June 22 @ 12:00 pm - June 23 @ 5:00 pm

ASAP’s 2019 Farm Tour Experience firsthand how food is grown and raised in the Southern Appalachian Mountains! Choose from over 20 WNC family farms to visit and encounter the sights, tastes, and stories of working farms through guided tours, demonstrations, and hands-on activities. The tour is family-friendly and a wonderful summer adventure for visitors of all ages and interests. Learn more and purchase your tour pass at asapconnections.org. What: ASAP’s 2019 Farm Tour When: Saturday and Sunday, June 22–23, 12–5…

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Painting with Felt

June 22 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Echoview Fiber Mill + Shop, 76 Jupiter Rd.
Weaverville, 28787 United States
$40

Come learn the basics of felt painting and needle techniques to create 2D felt wall hangings. We will demonstrate how to create wet felted batts as a base, the quickest way to start a 2D project. Then, we will needle tack merino, alpaca, angora and other types of wool to create a 2D painting of whatever your heart desires. Finally, we'll run them through Echoview's Felt Loom to quickly finish the project, a process that would take hours needling by…

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Back to Basics : Intro to Backstrap Weaving

June 22 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Echoview Fiber Mill + Shop, 76 Jupiter Rd.
Weaverville, 28787 United States
$115

This workshop will introduce you to one of the earliest forms of weaving, backstrap weaving. You will learn how to set up your own backstrap loom to create and weave unique pieces of art that can be made anywhere. In this workshop, we will explore setting up a backstrap loom from start to finish using a string-heddle method and a plain weave structure. Naturally dyed hemp, wool and alpaca yarns/fibers will be available for use and experimentation. You will leave…

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Young Adult Summer Intensive Ages 12-18

June 22 @ 3:00 pm - August 3 @ 6:00 pm
Odyssey ClayWorks, 236 Clingeman Avenue
Asheville, NC 28801 United States
$260

Young Adult Summer Intensive Ages 12-18 Kelsey Sickmeyer 6-week class Saturdays 3-6pm June 22- August 3 *No class July 5 We kept hearing that teens want more time to dive deeper in the world of clay, and that one week of the summer just isn’t enough! This class will meet Saturday afternoons, while offering additional open studio time for self-directed practice. We will be working each student on their own personal interests, be it sculpting, wheel-throwing, or a bit of…

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Sylvia Rose Novak

June 22 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Isis Restaurant & Music Hall, 743 Haywood Rd.
Asheville, 28806
$15.0015.00

Join Sylvia Rose Novak and her band for an evening of dynamic storytelling with a distinctly Southern Gothic edge. “Like Flannery O’Connor with a Rock & Roll band.”

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The Magnetic Theatre presents IN THE ASSASSINS’ GARDEN by David Brendan Hopes

June 22 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Magnetic 375, 375 Depot Street
Asheville, NC 28801 United States
$23

It’s 1901. A deeply divided America, like the rest of the globe, is teetering on the brink of war. Politicians are manipulating the facts to curry public favor, and the media is spinning the public into a partisan-fueled frenzy, as our country is deciding its moral and philosophical destiny. Sound familiar? We think so, too. Even though it’s set at the turn of the 20th century, In the Assassins' Garden feels as relevant and vital as the morning news. Asheville-area…

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Charlie Traveler Presents: An Evening with Gretchen Peters with Jane Kramer

June 22 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Isis Restaurant & Music Hall, 743 Haywood Rd.
Asheville, 28806
$17.0020.00

Don’t miss 2x Grammy nominee Gretchen Peters for a seated show at Isis Music Hall on Saturday June 22nd! Jane Kramer will open. “…songs that manage, with deft use of language, to cram a whole epic into three minutes. It’s astonishingly good writing.” – Pop Matters “Stunning” – Rolling Stone Country “Beautifully defined and utterly compelling album.. Peters’ ability to give voice to believable characters is unbeatable.” – The Mirror (UK) “50 minutes of exquisite-sounding emotional devastation, depression, murder and…

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Music & Worship Arts Week at Lake Junaluska

June 23 - June 28
Lake Junaluska Conference & Retreat Center, 91 N Lakeshore Dr
Lake Junaluska, NC 28745 United States

A multi-generational educational event composed of arts, praise and renewal. Designed for those who want to sing, dance or act all week, as well as for those who lead these ministries in local congregations.

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Summer Worship Series at Lake Junaluska

June 23 @ 10:45 am - 12:00 pm
Lake Junaluska Conference & Retreat Center, 91 N Lakeshore Dr
Lake Junaluska, NC 28745 United States

Spirited worship services led by internationally known preachers take place throughout the summer at Lake Junaluska. Services begin at 10:45 a.m. in Stuart Auditorium. On Monday nights throughout the summer, renew your soul in a contemplative Taizé service of prayer and song held in Memorial Chapel. This year’s theme is “Psalms for Our Time.” All worship services are open to the public. June 23: Western N.C. Annual Conference Closing Worship

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Kristy Dempsey presents Papa Put a Man on the Moon

June 23 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Malaprop’s Bookstore & Cafe, 55 Haywood Street
Asheville, NC 28801 United States
Free

In time for the fiftieth anniversary of the moon landing, this father-daughter story celebrates a small community's big contribution to one of America's greatest accomplishments. Marthanne and her father sit side by side, looking out over their mill village as the moon glows in the sky. Marthanne hopes that one day, man will walk on the moon, and she knows her father is helping America accomplish this mission: The fabric he weaves forms one layer in the astronauts' spacesuits. Papa…

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The Magnetic Theatre presents IN THE ASSASSINS’ GARDEN by David Brendan Hopes

June 23 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Magnetic 375, 375 Depot Street
Asheville, NC 28801 United States
$23

It’s 1901. A deeply divided America, like the rest of the globe, is teetering on the brink of war. Politicians are manipulating the facts to curry public favor, and the media is spinning the public into a partisan-fueled frenzy, as our country is deciding its moral and philosophical destiny. Sound familiar? We think so, too. Even though it’s set at the turn of the 20th century, In the Assassins' Garden feels as relevant and vital as the morning news. Asheville-area…

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Christy Snow

June 23 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Isis Restaurant & Music Hall, 743 Haywood Rd.
Asheville, 28806
$15.0020.00

Christy weaves acoustic guitar, story telling and Native inspired flute. Sexy, sacred and everything in between. Percussive guitar and rich vocals compared to KD Lang and Natalie Merchant.

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Summer Youth Event at Lake Junaluska

June 23 @ 7:30 pm - June 27 @ 11:00 am
Lake Junaluska Conference & Retreat Center, 91 N Lakeshore Dr
Lake Junaluska, NC 28745 United States

Each summer youth group event offers morning and evening sessions with high-energy worship, guest preachers and workshops. The program is geared toward sixth- through 12th-graders, with a focus on spiritual enrichment and learning in small groups. Afternoons are free for groups to plan rafting trips, do mission work or enjoy the swimming pool and boats at Lake Junaluska.

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