The Laurel of Asheville‘s Community Events Calendar

If you would like to submit an event to appear in our online Community Events Calendar, please visit our submission page.


The Laurel of Asheville is a lifestyle magazine focused on the arts, culture, and communities of Western North Carolina, and submitted events should fall within this context. If your event occurs over several days, please submit multiple events. Events extending beyond a month will not be accepted. All submissions are subject to editorial approval and edits for clarity and style before being published online. If you are going to include a photograph, please be certain that you have the rights to utilize that image. If there is a question about image rights, we may remove the image. Also, images should be no larger than 2000 pixels wide. Large images will prevent the event from being submitted. Please allow up to 5 days for your even to be posted. If you encounter difficulties submitting an event, please email [email protected].


Wee Wine & Dahlias

Bullington Gardens 95 Upper Red Oak Trail, Hendersonville

Bullington Gardens invites you to experience the epitome of exclusivity with their new and exciting offering - twilight parties in the enchanting gardens. Now accepting reservations, this is your chance […]


What the Constitution Means to Me

North Carolina Stage Company 15 Stage Lane, Asheville

Fifteen year old Heidi earned her college tuition by winning Constitutional debate competitions across the United States. In this hilarious, hopeful, and achingly human new play, she resurrects her teenage […]


Yes, And… Adult Beginner Improv

Whitmire Activity Center 310 Lily Pond Drive, Hendersonville

Class cost: $180 Min students: 6 Max students: 15 Class Dates: Thursday, September 7-October 26 (8 weeks) Time: 7-9 pm Location: Whitmire Activity Center, 310 Lily Pond Dr, Hendersonville, NC […]


The Grimm’s Tale: Riding Hood

Dr. Wesley Grant Southside Center 285 Livingston St., Asheville

Monica McDaniel's original play, Riding Hood, is a modern adaptation of the original Grimm's Tale, Little Red Riding Hood. The play features an all Black cast and utilizes Monica's hometown […]


Orbiting Human Circus (duo) feat. Songs of The Music Tapes

Citizen Vinyl 14 O'Henry Ave, Asheville

Orbiting Human Circus (duo) featuring Songs of The Music Tapes will perform at Citizen Vinyl on Thursday, Sept 14. Doors at 6 p.m. / show at 7 p.m. Tickets are […]

$17 – $20

Under the Stars 2023

The Event Center at Highland Brewing 12 Old Charlotte Hwy, Asheville

The Asheville Museum of Science invites you to join us on September 14th, 2023 at Highland Brewing Company from 6pm – 10pm with a VIP reception from 5pm – 6pm. […]


An Evening with Poet Donika Kelly and Nonfiction Writer Melissa Febos

UNCA: Highsmith Union, Blue Ridge Room One University Hts., Asheville

Asheville— Please join us for UNCA's Visiting Writers Series (sponsored by the English Department). Our kickoff event will feature a reading by Poet Donika Kelly and Nonfiction Writer Melissa Febos. […]


Guest Teacher: Noah Rasheta

Quietude 1130 Montreat Rd, Black Mountain

The Social Sangha's next guest teacher will be Noah Rasheta. Noah is a best-selling author, host of the Secular Buddhism Podcast, and creator of The Inner Peace Roadmap. Noah has […]


Annette Gordon-Reed • J.R. McDowell Speaker Series

The Porter Center at Brevard College 1 Brevard College Drive, Brevard

American Historian and Law Professor Annette Gordon-Reed will be the Fall 2023 J. R. McDowell speaker. Free general admission tickets will be available at the Transylvania County Library beginning Monday, […]