The Laurel of Asheville‘s Community Events Calendar

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July 2021

Jackson Arts Market

July 17 @ 1:00 pm - December 18 @ 5:00 pm
Jackson Arts Market, 533 W Main St
Sylva, NC 28779 United States
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Free

Jackson Arts Market is WNC makers and music festival every Saturday rain or shine on Main street in downtown Sylva 1 - 5. Connect with local creators where everything for sale is handmade. Learn their artistic processes with demonstrations and workshops with live music.

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October 2021

Old Things

October 1 @ 9:00 am - November 26 @ 5:00 pm
Caldwell Arts Council, 601 College Ave SW
Lenoir, 28645
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Free

“Old Things” will feature photography by Steve West and paintings by Andrew Atkin, and will be on display starting October 1, 2021 through November 26, 2021. Steve’s photography for this exhibit focuses on old eclectic subjects such as buildings, machinery, and vehicles. A nostalgic connection to aged artifacts reminds him of pleasant memories from childhood, and he is drawn to the interesting textures of aging wood or the rust patterns on old vehicles. Andrew Atkin has been an active artist…

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TL Lange: “Twenty Years Gone” Retrospective Exhibition

October 9 @ 8:00 am - December 31 @ 5:00 pm
Phil Mechanic Studios, 109 Roberts Street
Asheville, NC 28801 United States
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Free

Arguably the most talented of the three Lange brother artists, TL Lange was an actual rockstar in Atlanta before he was an art rockstar in Asheville. “He was going to participate in the Fall Studio Stroll (2001) but something came up. He dropped a couple of cardboard jericho cases with random unstretched canvases & paper pieces for me to sell. This work is from that batch. It has never been viewed by the public before; some are for sale &…

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9th Annual Haunted Trail

October 9 @ 6:30 pm - October 30 @ 9:00 pm
Adventure Center of Asheville, 85 Expo Drive
Asheville, 28787
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$15

The 9th Annual Haunted Trail, Asheville’s only family friendly haunt, is excited for another year at The Adventure Center of Asheville. The Haunted Trail is the only Halloween event that 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. The younger ghouls can enjoy the (actor-free) “Sweet Peek Tour” of the Trail at 6:30pm before it gets dark. The Treetops Adventure Park Aerial…

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The Magnetic Theatre presents Bloodbath: Victoria’s Secret

October 15 @ 7:30 pm - October 30 @ 9:30 pm
$25.00

The Magnetic Theatre presents Bloodbath: Victoria’s Secret Just in time for Halloween, The Magnetic Theatre launches a not-to-be-missed spectacle of suspense, terror, and surprise with Bloodbath: Victoria’s Secret by Jamieson Ridenhour. As “Tori Piper,” Victoria Leigh was once the darling of mid-to-late eighties low-budget horror, the go-to final girl of a dozen or so B-level slashers. Then she filmed the cult classic Sorority Bloodbath, a cinema verité horror film plagued by rumors of sinister occurrences on-set. Shortly thereafter, she vanished,…

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Mountaintop Sunset Yoga Hike (October)

October 16 @ 4:15 pm - October 31 @ 6:30 pm
Bearwallow Mountain, Bearwallow Mountain Trail
Hendersonville, NC 28792 United States
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$52

Is there anything more spectacular than watching a sunset? We daresay there is…just join us for a hiking yoga experience at sunset and we promise the scene will simply take your breath away! Sunsets on the Blue Ridge Mountains are something else, y’all. Enjoy a 2-mile round trip hike along an easy/moderate trail to a mountaintop with stunning panoramic views then settle in for an hour of yoga for all levels on the summit. The full experience takes approximately 3…

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AAPF Fall Benefit Concert

October 17 @ 3:00 pm - October 31 @ 11:30 pm
First Presbyterian Church Asheville, 40 Church Street
Asheville, NC
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$20.00

An exciting and varied pre-recorded piano concert with tango, jazz, classical and vocals, premier viewing Oct 17 at 3 pm on YouTube, then through Oct 3``1. See www.ashevillepiano.org for tickets/details.

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The Venardos Circus Returns to Asheville Outlets

October 20 - November 7
Asheville Outlets, 800 Brevard Road
Asheville, NC 28806 United States
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$27.00

The Venardos Circus, a unique Broadway-style circus, is returning to Asheville Outlets at 800 Brevard Rd, Asheville, NC from Wednesday, October 20 through Sunday, November 7, 2021.• Showtimes: Wednesday/Thursday/Friday: 7 p.m.; Saturday: 1 p.m./4 p.m./7 p.m.; Sunday: 1 p.m./4 p.m. • Admission Tickets: Adult General Admission: $27; Child General Admission (12 years and younger): $17. Venardos Circus proudly features its own custom-made big-top, a classic red-and-white striped tent, with an intimate feel and limited seating. The circus performers are also…

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Abstract/Not Abstract

October 22 @ 9:00 am - November 26 @ 5:00 pm
Caldwell Arts Council, 601 College Ave SW
Lenoir, 28645
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Free

ABSTRACT / NOT ABSTRACT Opening October 22, 2021 Closing November 26, 2021 Abstract / Not Abstract features recent work by students and faculty in Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute’s Fine Art Department and includes printmaking, collage, painting, textiles, photography, ceramics, and other art forms. The mission of the arts program is to help students gain the skills, vocabulary, and portfolio needed to successfully transfer and thrive in a Bachelor of Fine Arts program as well as to provide skills…

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PRINT/IMPRINT, ASHEVILLE PRINTMAKERS

October 23, 2021 @ 11:00 am - January 8, 2022 @ 5:00 pm
Piedmont Arts, 215 Starling Ave
Martinsville, 24112
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Free

The work of thirty-one Asheville-area artists will be showcased in an upcoming exhibit at Piedmont Arts, a museum partner of the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, in Martinsville, Virginia. The exhibit, titled Print/Imprint: Asheville Print demonstrates the breadth of the printmaking scene in Asheville.The exhibition runs from October 23, 2021 to January 8, 2022 with an opening reception from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Friday, October 22. Piedmont Arts is located at 215 Starling Avenue, Martinsville, VA 24112. Hours: Tuesday-Friday…

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Farm Beginnings® Year-Long Farmer Training

October 24, 2021 @ 8:00 am - September 18, 2022 @ 5:00 pm
Organic Growers School, PO Box 17804
Asheville, 28816
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*This is a year long program, starting October 24th and ending September 2022* The Farm Beginnings® class is a 12-month training session that uses holistic management to help beginning farmers clarify their goals and strengths, establish a strong enterprise plan and start building their operation. Farm Beginnings will help you build these skills through one year of farmer-led training, mentoring, and networking. Farm Beginnings is designed for new and prospective farmers who want to plan a profitable farm business. Classes…

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Everything Asheville Art Show

October 28 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Dog & Pony Show, 59 Haywood Street
Asheville, 28801
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Free

Everything Asheville is an art show and fundraiser for Homeward Bound of Asheville. The photographs are a donation from Christine D. Page, Asheville resident and art enthusiast. Dog & Pony Show is hosting the event! Due to the pandemic, the photographs for Everything Asheville can be viewed online. To appreciate these one-of-a-kind images printed on 11X14 metal frames in person, please come and see them displayed at Dog & Pony Show in downtown Asheville from Friday, October 22nd through the…

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13th Annual Authors for Literacy Dinner & Auction featuring Delia Owens

October 28 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Crowne Plaza Expo Center, 1 Resort Drive
Asheville, NC 28806 United States
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$95.00

We are so excited to share the news that New York Times bestselling author of Where the Crawdads Sing, Delia Owens, will keynote Literacy Together’s 13th Annual Authors for Literacy Dinner & Auction on Thursday October 28, 2021 at the Crowne Plaza Resort Expo Center. Where the Crawdads Sing is her first novel, with more than 11 million copies sold worldwide and over 2 ½ years on the New York Times Bestseller List, it is soon to be a major…

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6th Annual Pumpkinfest at Silvermont Returns to Brevard North Carolina!

October 29 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Silvermont Park, 364 E. Main St.
Brevard, 28712
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$5

6th Annual Pumpkin Fest at Silvermont Returns to Brevard, North Carolina- Last 4 weekends of October! Fri and Sat Oct 8-9, 15-16, 22-23, and 29 from 6-9 pm and Sat. Oct. 26 5-9 pm (following Halloween Fest in downtown Brevard) Family friendly and fantastic artistic fun or great date night with beautiful lighted carved pumpkin displays on a short walking trail, local musicians, food trucks, games, storytelling, face painting, white squirrel scavenger hunt, and Silvermont historic mansion open for tours…

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Haunted Chilling Tales at Hendersonville Community Theatre

October 29 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Hendersonville Community Theatre, 229 S Washington St
Hendersonville, NC 28792 United States
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$15.00

Whether you’re a skeptic or a believer... Join us for a spooky evening of storytelling. Works by WNC playwrights: Blackberry Winter by Kai Elijah Hamilton An African-American mother finds herself in the abandoned house from her dreams… Kitchen Windows by Kai Elijah Hamilton A peeping Tom’s thoughts turn as dark as the night. The Sleep Walker by Kai Elijah Hamilton Buzzy by Kai Elijah Hamilton The Disir by Margie Royal A journalist goes to remote study center to cover a…

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Vanishing Wheel Chair Charity Magic Show

October 29 @ 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm
St. Mary’s Episcopal Church, 337 Charlotte St
Asheville, 28801
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$20.00

A spooky Halloween magic show. All proceeds benefit the Vanishing Wheelchair.

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Beaverdam Artists Studio Tour

October 30 @ 10:00 am - October 31 @ 5:00 pm
Beaverdam Road, Asheville, Beaverdam Road
Asheville, NC 28804 United States
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25 artists working in Beaverdam Valley—plus 5 guest artists—are excited to welcome visitors to their studios and homes to see their work, talk with them, and purchase handmade art and craft. Media include ceramics, painting, jewelry, sculpture, textiles, paper art, photography, and more.

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Haunted Chilling Tales at Hendersonville Community Theatre

October 30 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Hendersonville Community Theatre, 229 S Washington St
Hendersonville, NC 28792 United States
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$15.00

Whether you’re a skeptic or a believer... Join us for a spooky evening of storytelling. Works by WNC playwrights: Blackberry Winter by Kai Elijah Hamilton An African-American mother finds herself in the abandoned house from her dreams… Kitchen Windows by Kai Elijah Hamilton A peeping Tom’s thoughts turn as dark as the night. The Sleep Walker by Kai Elijah Hamilton Buzzy by Kai Elijah Hamilton The Disir by Margie Royal A journalist goes to remote study center to cover a…

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Haunted Chilling Tales at Hendersonville Community Theatre

October 30 @ 11:59 pm
229 S. Washington Street
Hendersonville, NC 28739 Ph: (828) 692-1082
$15.00

Whether you’re a skeptic or a believer... Join us for a spooky evening of storytelling. Works by WNC playwrights: Blackberry Winter by Kai Elijah Hamilton An African-American mother finds herself in the abandoned house from her dreams… Kitchen Windows by Kai Elijah Hamilton A peeping Tom’s thoughts turn as dark as the night. The Sleep Walker by Kai Elijah Hamilton Buzzy by Kai Elijah Hamilton The Disir by Margie Royal A journalist goes to remote study center to cover a…

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Halloween Lore & Legends at Continuum

October 31
Continuum Art, 147 ste C, 1st Ave E
Hendersonville, NC 28792
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Free

Halloween Lore and Legends at Continuum! We’re hosting a free and kid friendly event 11-7pm to celebrate Halloween and Dialosmuertos legend, lore and tradition. We’ll have spooky music, snacks and a cookie decorating table, and a mask making activity for kids and adults. For our local artists and tattoo artists, we’re also hosting a 2D art contest and Procreate brush sharing area. Details for our 2D art contest: Join our fright night of folklore and create artwork that tells the…

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Asheville Outlets Hosts Annual Boo Bash Halloween Event

October 31 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Asheville Outlets, 800 Brevard Road
Asheville, NC 28806 United States
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Free

Families are invited to celebrate Halloween at Asheville Outlets at the Annual Boo Bash Halloween event Sunday, October 31, 2021, from 2 pm. to 4 p.m. Free Trick-or-treating will be enjoyed throughout the center. Children are encouraged to dress in costume and bring a goodie bag to fill as they visit various Asheville Outlets’ retailers. TapSnap Phototainment will also be onsite with a festive photo booth where guests can receive one free 4” by 6” photo and digital download of…

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November 2021

At Home With Miss Mary’s Meatloaf

November 3 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Sharing a meal, breaking bread with each other, creates a connection that runs deep in all of us. 'At Home With Miss Mary's Meatloaf' offers you the opportunity to enjoy the most popular of Haywood Street's Welcome Table's meals in your own home this November 3rd. You can host a party with this meal - including sides and dessert - for your family and friends. Meal packages are available in servings for one, six, or twelve. A brief video featuring…

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Suite Américaine Miniature Chest Building Workshop

November 4 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Center for Craft, 67 Broadway St.
Asheville, NC 28801 United States
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$35

Join us on Thursday, November 4th to build a 1:10 scale model of BA Harrington's Lineage #1 sculpture of a Hadley Chest. In this workshop, you will learn about the history of the Hadley Chest, see how it was referenced in sculpture in the exhibition Suite Américaine, and recreate one in miniature scale. The featured artist of Suite Américaine, BA Harrington, will speak about the Early American gender-specific furniture forms that inspire her work and lead the making of a…

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The Magnetic Theatre and Delighted Tobehere present Drag 101

November 4 @ 7:30 pm - November 7 @ 9:30 pm
The Magnetic Theatre, 375 Depot Street
Asheville, NC 28801 United States
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$25.00

The Magnetic Theatre is thrilled to bring back to their stage the incredibly talented Delighted Tobehere for a one weekend engagement of Drag 101: A hilarious, live singing A to Z course in drag! A wise man once said, “Pay no attention to the man behind the curtain!” Well, we’ll just ignore him for this show! In Drag 101, Delighted Tobehere will leave nothing to the imagination as she reveals ALL of drag’s best kept secrets! She’ll pull from over…

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NUNSENSE Sr. Amnesia’s Country Western Jamboree

November 5 - November 21
229 S. Washington Street
Hendersonville, NC 28739 Ph: (828) 692-1082
$25.00

NOVEMBER 5-21 NUNSENSE Sr. Amnesia's Country Western Jamboree Book, Music and Lyrics by Dan Goggin This hilarious musical hoedown is Nunsense fun with a Laugh-In/Hee-Haw/Grand Ole Opry slant! In Nunsense, a wacky nun known as Sister Mary Amnesia regained her memory and recalled that she always wanted to be a country singer. In Nunsense II, her dream became one step closer to reality when Reverend Mother landed a recording contract for her. In this show, Nunsense Jamboree, Sister Amnesia's dream…

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Legends of Art & Innovation at Biltmore

November 5, 2021 @ 9:00 am - November 20, 2022 @ 5:00 pm
Biltmore Estate, 1 Lodge Street
Asheville, NC 28806 United States
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November 2021 – November 2022 Immerse yourself in our new exhibition series, Legends of Art & Innovation at Biltmore—featuring three different large-scale, multi-sensory experiences—created and produced by Grande Experiences using the very latest in immersive technology to illuminate the remarkable lives of Van Gogh, Monet, and Da Vinci and their timeless masterpieces of art and design. Each individual component of this year-long series offers fascinating ties to George Vanderbilt’s collection of treasures for his magnificent home on the grounds of…

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Christmas at Biltmore

November 5, 2021 @ 9:30 am - January 9, 2022 @ 5:00 pm
Biltmore Estate, 1 Lodge Street
Asheville, NC 28806 United States
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November 5, 2021 - January 9, 2022: 47th Annual Christmas at Biltmore Holidays arrive at America’s largest home in style. More than a century ago, George Vanderbilt chose the holiday season as the time to unveil his new home to family and friends. This year’s Christmas at Biltmore promises another extravagant celebration, complete with dozens of Christmas trees, miles of ribbon, garland and lights. Festive menus in estate restaurants and holiday wine tastings make for a memorable visit.

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Candlelight Christmas Evenings at Biltmore

November 5, 2021 @ 5:30 pm - January 8, 2022 @ 9:30 pm
Biltmore Estate, 1 Lodge Street
Asheville, NC 28806 United States
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Candlelight, firelight and live music bring holiday warmth to Biltmore House’s extravagant holiday décor during these nighttime tours. Candlelight Christmas Evenings include a self-guided candlelight tour of Biltmore House, next-day visit to the gardens, Antler Hill Village and Biltmore Winery. Evening guests can also take advantage of Antler Hill Village & Winery to enjoy free wine tastings.

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ACMS Presents The ATOS Piano Trio

November 5 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Virtual
$40.00

Pianist Thomas Hoppe, violinist Annette von Hehn and cellist Stefan Heinemeyer have been conquering the world's major concert series together since 2003. Around the globe, the ATOS Trio is hailed by audiences and met with critical acclaim. The ATOS Trio pushes expression and dynamics to the limits, and with its incredibly distinctive warm expressive unified trio sound, far beyond the comfortable, familiar, and expected. PROGRAM Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Piano Trio in B-flat major, K. 502 Antonín Dvořák: Piano Trio No.…

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Weaverville Art Safari studio Tour

November 6 @ 10:00 am - November 7 @ 5:00 pm
weaverville, nc 28787 + Google Map
Free

The Weaverville Art Safari open studio tour resumes this Fall Nov 6 & 7 2021, after a 3-tour pause due to Covid.

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Dogwood Alliance 25th Anniversary Virtual Festival

November 7 - November 14
Online
Free – $50

Dogwood Alliance has partnered with SlaytheMic to bring you exclusive access to our virtual 25th Anniversary festival including our award-winning documentary film, stories, musical performances, and more to celebrate with you! November 7th – 14th During this time you will be able to view all the event materials at your own convenience. We will host one live discussion with the director of our Stories Happen in Forests film and a few of those featured in the film. That conversation is…

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Mountain Makers Craft Market

November 7 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Haywood Square Plaza, 308 N. Haywood Street
Waynesville, 28786
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Free

Mountain Makers Craft Market is a monthly indie art fair designed to cultivate community in Western NC. Located in Downtown Waynesville, we bring together 30+ artisans selling handmade and vintage goods that'll make you smile! Join us on the first Sunday of each month from 12-4 pm at 308 N. Haywood Street, and visit MountainMakersMarket.com

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Swing Night

November 7 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Continuum Art, 147 ste C, 1st Ave E
Hendersonville, NC 28792
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$12

Join us in our new monthly social swing event on the 1st Saturdays of every month - this week we’re also featuring SALSA dancing! The music, open vintage space and wood floors and is guaranteed to have you dancing East Coast and/or Lindy all night long! A free lesson is offered to kick things off and will include a different combination of moves each time. No partner or rhythm needed and dress is casual! 7:00-7:30 Beginner Swing Lesson by Ian…

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ACMS Presents The ATOS Piano Trio

November 7 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Virtual
$40.00

Pianist Thomas Hoppe, violinist Annette von Hehn and cellist Stefan Heinemeyer have been conquering the world's major concert series together since 2003. Around the globe, the ATOS Trio is hailed by audiences and met with critical acclaim. The ATOS Trio pushes expression and dynamics to the limits, and with its incredibly distinctive warm expressive unified trio sound, far beyond the comfortable, familiar, and expected. PROGRAM Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Piano Trio in B-flat major, K. 502 Antonín Dvořák: Piano Trio No.…

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ACMS Presents The ATOS Piano Trio

November 8 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Virtual
$40.00

Pianist Thomas Hoppe, violinist Annette von Hehn and cellist Stefan Heinemeyer have been conquering the world's major concert series together since 2003. Around the globe, the ATOS Trio is hailed by audiences and met with critical acclaim. The ATOS Trio pushes expression and dynamics to the limits, and with its incredibly distinctive warm expressive unified trio sound, far beyond the comfortable, familiar, and expected. PROGRAM Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Piano Trio in B-flat major, K. 502 Antonín Dvořák: Piano Trio No.…

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Farm Dreams

November 9 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Online
$35 – $55

Explore Sustainable Farming with Farm Dreams! If you’re in the exploratory stages of starting your own farm, this entry-level workshop is designed just for you. You will receive practical, common-sense information on sustainable farming and how to move forward. • Learn about sustainable farming careers in Western North Carolina. • Discover and assess your resources, skills and farming intentions. • Begin to develop an educational plan toward farming. • Connect with regional training opportunities and support networks. • Prioritize your…

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Black in Black on Black Virtual Tour & Discussion

November 10 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Center for Craft, 67 Broadway St.
Asheville, NC 28801 United States
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Free

Join Black in Black on Black curators, Ameena Batada, Dr. P.H., Professor of Health & Wellness, UNC Asheville; JéWana Grier McEachin, Executive Director of the Asheville Buncombe Institute of Parity Achievement (ABIPA); and Jill Fromewick, Sc.D., Executive Director of Sparrow Research Group and exhibiting artists, Ann Miller Woodford, Viola Spells, and Ronda Birtha, for a virtual tour of the exhibition followed by a panel discussion. ‍ Tour and discussion is hosted through Zoom. New to Zoom? Visit their Help Center…

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TEOA (The End of America) Performing at ISIS Lounge In Asheville, NC On November 12th

November 12 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Isis Music Hall, 743 Haywood Rd.
Asheville, NC 28806 United States
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$20

TEOA (The End of America) is a band of friends who met on the road and found a kindred spirit in one another. The Philadelphia/NYC/New Hampshire based trio credit their name to Kerouac’s On The Road, travelling “across the groaning continent” in search of inspiration and reaching “the end of America, no more land, and now there was nowhere to go but back.” TEOA’s sound weaves three distinct lead vocals into captivating harmonies over a solid foundation of folk, rock…

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The Magnetic Theatre hosts The Speakeasy Soirée

November 12 @ 7:30 pm - November 13 @ 9:30 pm
The Magnetic Theatre, 375 Depot Street
Asheville, NC 28801 United States
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$15.00

The Magnetic Theatre partners with Speakeasy Improv to present a weekend of 1920s-themed laughter and fun, November 12th and 13th. You are cordially invited to the first annual Speakeasy Soirée, a two-night event where we party like it’s the 1920’s. So put on that fedora, get out your flapper gear, and join us for one or both nights full of stand up, raffles, prizes, improv, and a costume competition! Friday night features stand-up comedy from local favorite Morgan Bost, improv…

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Waves and Particles- John Luther Adams performed by the JACK Quartet

November 12 @ 8:00 pm
Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center, 56 Broadway
Asheville, NC 28801 United States
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$15

World premiere of John Luther Adams’ new composition Waves and Particles, performed by JACK Quartet. Presented on the opening night of the 12th annual ReVIEWING Black Mountain College Conference (November 12 – 14, 2021) and in conjunction with the exhibition Don’t Blame it on ZEN: The Way of John Cage & Friends (September 3, 2021 – January 8, 2022).

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TL Lange Retrospective Exhibition: “Twenty Years Gone” Studio Stroll Reception

November 13 @ 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Phil Mechanic Studios, 109 Roberts Street
Asheville, NC 28801 United States
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Free

Arguably the most talented of the three Lange brother artists, TL Lange was an actual rockstar in Atlanta before he was an art rockstar in Asheville. “He was going to participate in the Fall Studio Stroll (2001) but something came up. He dropped a couple of cardboard jericho cases with random unstretched canvases and paper pieces for me
to sell. This show has work from his Atlanta, Salt Lake City, Andrews, Charlotte and Asheville studios.
None of it has ever been viewed…

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Night Visions

November 18 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Renaissance Asheville Hotel, 31 Woodfin Street
Asheville, NC 28801 United States
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Free

Fine art photographer, Daniel Iyari, presents his first solo show at the Renaissance Asheville Hotel. This one evening event introduces Daniel's Night Visions, a series of light-painting photos in which Daniel explores life, dreams and the afterlife. He uses his creative skills in light-painting to evoke emotions in the natural landscapes he discovers while hiking at night.

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Miss Gay Latina and Mister Gay Latino Asheville announces 13th Anniversary Pageant

November 20 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Wortham Center for The Perming Art, 18 Biltmore Avenue
Asheville, 28801
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$40 – $80

Saturday, November 20, 2021, at 7pm Wortham Center for the Arts, 18 Biltmore Ave, Asheville, NC 28801 Miss Gay Latina Asheville is excited to announce that preparations are underway for the 13th annual MGLA pageant styled this year as “Celebration of Life”. The enthusiastic theme provides a vast range of opportunities for participants to engage in artist expression through music, dance, and theatrics, while exploring the art and essence of female impersonation. Contestants are set free to be as creative…

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Drink & Draw at Continuum

November 21 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Continuum Art, 147 ste C, 1st Ave E
Hendersonville, NC 28792
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$10

We are hosting our very first drink and draw at Continuum! This event is BYOB and BYO-art supplies. We’ll supply the live model and instructor, Continuum Art owner and tattoo artist, Katie Montes. The class is open to beginners and advanced students. Join us Sunday from 6:30-8:30pm! Tickets are $10 and available online and day-of: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/drink-draw-at-continuum-art-tickets-182896758127

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South Asheville Turkey Trot

November 25 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 pm
Biltmore Park, 8 Town Square
Asheville, NC 28803 United States
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$40

The South Asheville Turkey Trot presented by Hunter Subaru returns to Biltmore Park Town Square for the 2021 edition! Thanksgiving is the largest running holiday with families all over the country! Turkey Trots are a great way to start the day. Join us at Biltmore Park Town Square and enjoy some fresh air and exercise before gathering around the table for your Thanksgiving feast! You’ll share miles and smiles with your family and friends as part of this fun, annual…

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David Wilcox’s Annual Thanksgiving Homecoming Show

November 26 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
The Grey Eagle, 185 Clingman Ave.
Asheville, 28801
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$22 – $30

Folk singer-songwriters have long been recognized for creating music that plays like hearts hanging on the sleeves of love, life, and everything in between. They are observers of the human condition, of the world around them, and of the intersection between the two. As listeners and even admirers, we frequently see ourselves in those lyrics. Their music is indeed universal. Veteran folk singer-songwriter David Wilcox certainly has the pedigree. The long-time Asheville resident with the warm baritone first came to…

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December 2021

Deck The Trees

December 2, 2021 - January 3, 2022
Monte Vista Hotel, 308 W. State Street
Black Mountain, 28711
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Free

Deck The Trees presents: A Black Mountain Christmas, December 2, 2021 - January 3, 2022 Come experience the charm of Black Mountain and get in the Christmas spirit. You will discover 35 (and possibly more) beautifully decorated Christmas trees situated at the Monte Vista Hotel and in stores and businesses throughout Black Mountain and the Swannanoa Valley area. Each tree, uniquely decorated around the theme: A Black Mountain Christmas, will be created by businesses, organizations, or individuals to help raise…

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24th Annual Santa on the Chimney

December 4 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Chimney Rock at Chimney Rock State Park, 431 Main St NC 28720 United States + Google Map
Included with Park admission

Chimney Rock has become Santa’s favorite place to train for his big night of deliveries. There’s no way he could make it down so many chimneys without practice. What better place to prepare and stay in shape than on one of the world’s largest chimneys at Chimney Rock State Park? Make your list and bring it to Santa, enjoy live holiday music, hot cocoa, cookies and meet live Park animal ambassadors.

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Mountain Makers Craft Market

December 5 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Haywood Square Plaza, 308 N. Haywood Street
Waynesville, 28786
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Mountain Makers Craft Market is a monthly indie art fair designed to cultivate community in Western NC. Located in Downtown Waynesville, we bring together 30+ artisans selling handmade and vintage goods that'll make you smile! Join us on the first Sunday of each month from 12-4 pm at 308 N. Haywood Street, and visit MountainMakersMarket.com

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24th Annual Santa on the Chimney

December 11 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Chimney Rock at Chimney Rock State Park, 431 Main St NC 28720 United States + Google Map
Included with Park admission

Chimney Rock has become Santa’s favorite place to train for his big night of deliveries. There’s no way he could make it down so many chimneys without practice. What better place to prepare and stay in shape than on one of the world’s largest chimneys at Chimney Rock State Park? Make your list and bring it to Santa, enjoy live holiday music, hot cocoa, cookies and meet live Park animal ambassadors.

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