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, NC, United States

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 […]

$300.00

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 […]

$180

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 […]

$20

Orly Cogan: Holding On & Letting Go

Tracey Morgan Gallery 188 Coxe Avenue, Asheville, NC, United States

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 […]

Free

Cole Caswell: The Source, From the Blue Ridge

Tracey Morgan Gallery 188 Coxe Ave, Asheville, NC, United States

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, NC, United States

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 […]

$25

Asheville Outlets to Host National Drive Electric Events

Asheville Outlets 800 Brevard Road , Asheville, NC, United States

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 […]

GetLit! Literary Weekend

The Mitford Museum 145 CEDAR VALLEY RD, HUDSON, United States

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, […]

$56

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 […]

Free

Crisp Comedy, live in Leicester featuring Shelley Gruenberg

Noble Cidery and Taproom 356 New Leicester Highway, Asheville, NC

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 […]

Free

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 […]

$18

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 […]

$15

15th Annual Flock to the Rock

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

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 […]

$240

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 […]

Free

Fall Headshot Pop-Up Studio

Noble Cider downtown 49 Rankin Ave., Asheville, NC

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, NC

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. […]

$25

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. […]

$25

Comedy at Catawba: Ginny Hogan

Catawba Brewing 32 Banks Ave., Asheville

Every Sunday Modelface Comedy brings you the best stand up comedians from all over the country! This week we have Ginny Hogan from NYC!!! Ginny Hogan is an NYC-based writer […]

$18

Freshen Up Comedy Showcase at Noble Cider

Noble Cider downtown 49 Rankin Ave., Asheville, NC

Freshen Up Comedy Showcase is the first monday of every month. The showcase highlights the best local comics from the Freshen Up Open Mic that happens every Monday at Noble […]

Free

Evolution of Modular Synthesis with Chris Meyer and Dave Rossum

Citizen Vinyl 14 O'Henry Ave, Asheville, NC, United States

The Bob Moog Foundation is excited to announce its upcoming event featuring modular synthesis educator and musician Chris Meyer and synthesizer pioneer Dave Rossum. The event will take place on […]

$20

SAVE THE DATE 16th Annual HEAL Conference

MAHEC Education Building 121 Hendersonville Road, Asheville, NC, United States

Carolina Resource Center for Eating Disorders Annual HEAL Conference addresses disordered eating and eating disorders recovery by presenting experts from various sectors of the industry. HEAL offers professional development and […]

Varies

16th Annual HEAL Conference

MAHEC Education Building 121 Hendersonville Road, Asheville, NC, United States

CRC for ED's 16th Annual HEAL Conference/Retreat, provided by MAHEC. Carolina Resource Center for Eating Disorders (CRC for ED) and Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC) are pleased to present […]

$50 – $195

A Taste of the Vineyard Roaring 20’s

Point Lookout Vineyard 408 Appleola Rd, Hendersonville, NC, United States

Join BBBS of Henderson County on Thursday, October 5th at Point Lookout Vineyard in our mission to ignite the power and promise in youth. Attendees will enjoy a lovely evening […]

$75

Dharma & Discuss

Quietude 1130 Montreat Rd, Black Mountain

Beginners and experienced practitioners are welcome. When you arrive, make your self comfortable by joining the group in. At 7pm, meditation instructions will be given for any new comers, and […]

Free

Don’t Tell Comedy West Asheville

Wrong Way River Lodge & Cabins 9 Midnight Drive, Asheville, NC

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 […]

$25

Damn Tall Buildings

CoMMA Performing Arts Center 401 S. College Street, Morganton

Whether sharing lead vocals and instrumental solos or blending their voices into loose, joyous harmony, the three members of Damn Tall Buildings (guitarist/lead vocalist Max Capistran, bassist/lead vocalist Sasha Dubyk, […]

$28 – $38

Slice of Life Comedy Open Mic & Feature Comedy at Pulp Lounge

PULP Under The Orange Peel 103 Hilliard Avenue, Asheville, NC, United States

10.05.23 The Orange Peel's Comedy Basement PULP What: Stand up Comedy at The Orange Peel's Pulp Lounge When: Thursday October 5, 2023. 8p-10p, doors at 7:30p Where: The Orange Peel's […]

$15

Tryon International Film Festival

Tryon Fine Arts Center 34 Melrose Avenue, Tryon, NC

Tryon International Film Festival (TRIFF) is in its 9th year of offering an amazing array of film screenings of productions from around the globe, education offerings and events in Tryon, […]

$5 – $150

Media Arts Education & Career Day

Tryon Fine Arts Center 34 Melrose Avenue, Tryon, NC

Aspiring artists ages 6th Grade+ are invited to Drop In on October 6 from 9 AM to 2 PM for a Career & Education Fair focused on Media Arts! Our […]

$5 – $45

Adult Ukulele Class

Asheville Music School 126 College St., Asheville

In this ukulele workshop, participants will have the opportunity to practice strumming, finger picking, changing chords, and even singing while playing if you feel ready! We will focus on rhythm […]

$195

THE LIL SMOKIES & TOWN MOUNTAIN-Outdoor show

Salvage Station 468 Riverside Drive, Asheville, NC, United States

The Lil Smokies & Town Mountain will be performing LIVE on the Outdoor Stage at Salvage Station on Friday, October 6, 2023! Doors open @ 5:30 PM and the music […]

$27.50 – $32.50