The Laurel of Asheville‘s Community Events Calendar

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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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Asheville Outlets to Host National Drive Electric Events

Asheville Outlets 800 Brevard Road , Asheville

Asheville Outlets will host a 3-day series of National Drive Electric events from Friday, September 29 through Sunday, October 1, 2023. Friday presents the Electric Equipment Expo, Saturday showcases the […]


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 […]


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 […]


GetLit! Literary Weekend

The Mitford Museum 145 CEDAR VALLEY RD, HUDSON

The Mitford Museum is hosting its second annual literary weekend in Hudson, NC. Programming focuses on inspiring, encouraging, and empowering writers as we work to increase interest in reading and […]

Wisdom Circle inside Avl Salt Cave

Ashevile Salt Cave 16 N Liberty St., Asheville

Slow down and make time to join us for a potent attunement and anointing ceremony inside the Cave of Salt with Katie Vie of River Island Apothecary. Using guided meditation, […]


Opening Reception for Sarah Cavalieri at Horse + Hero

Horse + Hero 14 Patton Ave., Asheville

Sarah Cavalieri / Artist Spotlight at Horse + Hero OPENING RECEPTION: Friday, September 29 from 6 to 9pm
 After living and working in Detroit, MI, for nearly a decade, artist […]


Crisp Comedy, live in Leicester featuring Shelley Gruenberg

Noble Cidery and Taproom 356 New Leicester Highway, Asheville

Crisp Comedy takes place once a month in Leicester, NC at Noble Cider and hosted by Leicesters own Clay Jones! A fresh batch of comics each month so no two […]


Comedy at Catawba: Dauood Naimyar

Catawba Brewing 32 Banks Ave., Asheville

Every Friday Modelface Comedy brings you the best comedians from all over the country! Dauood Naimyar recently taped a Comedy Central stand-up set in February and can next be seen […]


Modelface Comedy: JORTS! Stand Up Comedy Showcase

Catawba Brewing 32 Banks Ave., Asheville

Modelface Comedy presents JORTS! a stand up comedy showcase featuring hot comedy and even hotter knees! Put on your best jorts or cut up some jeans and make a new […]