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].

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64th Annual Art on Main

Downtown Hendersonville Main Street @ 2nd Avenue, Hendersonville

This juried art fair is being presented by the Arts Council of Henderson County for the 64th year. Art vendors


Fall for Ikebana: Autumn Splendor

The North Carolina Arboretum 100 Frederick Law Olmsted Way, Asheville

IKEBANA INTERNATIONAL Asheville Chapter #74 PRESS RELEASE CONTACT: Sue Grier, Exhibition Chair For Immediate Release [email protected] September 23-24, 2023 IKEBANA EXHIBITION & DEMONSTRATION at the NC ARBORETUM Held in […]

Free with admission to arboretum

Fall for Ikebana: Autumn Splendor

Ikebana International, Asheville Chapter 74, is hosting an ikebana exhibition September 23-24 at the NC Arboretum. There will be ikebana designs for viewing throughout the weekend and members will be […]


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 […]


Orly Cogan: Holding On & Letting Go

Tracey Morgan Gallery 188 Coxe Avenue, Asheville

Using vintage fabrics such as table clothes, bed linens, and dish towels as her base material, Cogan adds hand interventions of embroidery, crochet, appliqué and paint, layering contemporary imagery onto […]


Cole Caswell: The Source, From the Blue Ridge

Tracey Morgan Gallery 188 Coxe Ave, Asheville

Tracey Morgan Gallery is pleased to present a solo exhibition by photographer Cole Caswell in our project space. This is Caswell’s first exhibition with the gallery and is presented in […]

Radium Girls

Black Mountain Center for the Arts 225 W. State Street, Black Mountain

In 1926, radium was a miracle cure, Madame Curie an international celebrity, and luminous watches the latest rage—until the girls who painted them began to fall ill with a mysterious […]


ASAP’s Farm Tour

22 farms within an hour drive of Asheville

ASAP’s Farm Tour is back for 2023! Join us at farms across Western North Carolina on Sept. 23–24, 12–5 p.m. Connect with our region’s farmers and get a behind-the-scenes look […]



Salvage Station 468 Riverside Drive, Asheville

Comedy fans & Country fans, this event is going to be a hoot! Wheeler Walker Jr. is back and making a stop in Asheville on his Spread Eagle Tour! He […]

$37.50 – $42.50

Wild Souls Authentic Movement Class

Dunn's Rock Community Center 461 Connestee Rd, Brevard

Wild Souls Authentic Movement Class, Sundays, 9:30-11 a.m. Get unstuck, move your body, uncork joy! Enjoy a conscious movement experience in a 100-year old building with a community of like-minded […]


Classical Sunday Music Series

Citizen Vinyl 14 O'Henry Ave, Asheville

Join us for the next installment of our Classical Sunday Music Series — September 24, 11 a.m. Free. Session Café will be serving light bites, coffee drinks, cocktails, and mocktails. […]


Roll of the Dice, A Comedy Show of Chance

Catawba Brewing 32 Banks Ave., Asheville

Every Sunday evening Modelface Comedy brings you the best comedians from all over the country. This week we have an extra silly show with Beer City Comic-Con! Roll of the […]



Tina McGuire Theater 18 Biltmore Ave, Asheville

Kyshona has always lent her voice and music to those that feel they have been silenced or forgotten. She began her career as a music therapist, writing her first songs […]