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 […]

15th Annual Flock to the Rock

Chimney Rock at Chimney Rock State Park 431 Main St, NC

Break out the binoculars and get ready for our annual feathered frenzy. This event was designed so birders of all skill sets can enjoy one of the country’s fastest growing […]

Included with Park admission

Creative Expression in Oil and Cold Wax Painting

Re.Imagine Gallery 15 Spivey Lake Dr., Fairview

Painting with oil and cold wax is fun and highly creative. Whether new to cold wax or more experienced, learn and explore various techniques to establish foundations and build layers […]


Ross Farm FREE Fall Fest!

Ross Farm (Formerly Jack Young Greenhouse) 91 Holbrook Road, Candler

It’s a celebration! Join us for the third annual Fall Fest at Ross Farm, taking place at: 91 Holbrook Road, Candler, NC, 28571 September 30, 2023 11:00 AM to 4PM […]


Fall Headshot Pop-Up Studio

Noble Cider downtown 49 Rankin Ave., Asheville

Get ready, Asheville professionals! We're hosting another fantastic headshot photoshoot day at Noble Cider & Mead Downtown on Saturday, September 30th from 2pm to 5pm. This event is perfect for […]

$40 – $70

Don’t Tell Comedy, South Slope

Urban Orchard South Slope 24 Buxton ave, Asheville

You've found Comedy's Worst Kept Secret. SHOW DETAILS This show will be at an indoor location At this show you can buy drinks at the venue and bring outside food. […]


Don’t Tell Comedy, South Slope

You've found Comedy's Worst Kept Secret. SHOW DETAILS This show will be at an indoor location At this show you can buy drinks at the venue and bring outside food. […]