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October 2019

Honor our Nation’s Veterans

October 14 @ 8:00 am - November 30 @ 5:00 pm
Bullington Gardens, 95 Upper Red Oak Trail
Hendersonville, NC 28792 United States

Bullington Gardens is a proud supporter of our nation’s Veterans and believe all service members should be honored for their sacrifice. In partnership with local veterans and volunteers, Bullington Gardens offers Veteran’s Wreaths for sale that will be placed at the State Veteran’s Cemetery in Black Mountain. All wreaths have a hand-tied red bow and are placed by volunteers. If you would like to purchase a wreath to commemorate the service and dedication of our servicemen and women, please fill…

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Potter’s Wheel 2.0: Wheel Throwing for the Seasoned Beginner

October 14 @ 9:00 pm - December 2 @ 6:30 pm
Odyssey ClayWorks, 236 Clingeman Avenue
Asheville, NC 28801 United States
$365

Alyssa Ruberto Mondays 6:30-9pm October 14 – December 2 Feel like you’ve got the hang of wheel throwing, but would like to refine your skills? Perhaps you’ve taken the beginner wheel class a few times, but you’re not quite ready to call yourself “intermediate.” This class is specifically designed for potters who have experience on the wheel at a seasoned beginner level who would like to learn a set of new forms. Through skill-building “challenges” you will master the techniques…

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Lifting the Lid: The Inner Life of Jars

October 17 @ 6:30 pm - December 12 @ 9:00 pm
Odyssey ClayWorks, 236 Clingeman Avenue
Asheville, NC 28801 United States
$365

Shinara Taylor Thursdays 6:30 – 9PM October 17- December 12, No class November 28 “A pot has form but its emptiness makes it useful.” Let’s explore the mysterious inner life of jars! Jars surround us, yet their nuances and useful designs are easy to take for granted. With guided instruction, students will increase their precision with lidded forms by throwing multiple types of lids. To decorate, we will add attachments, playing with scale, surface decoration, and positive/negative space. Through crafting…

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Bigger Pots Made Easy

October 18 @ 10:00 am - December 13 @ 12:30 pm
Odyssey ClayWorks, 236 Clingeman Avenue
Asheville, NC 28801 United States
$385

Anja Bartels and Gabriel Kline Fridays 10am-12:30pm October 18 – December 13, No class November 29 Do you want to increase the scale of your work, but feel intimidated by large pieces of clay? The truth is, you don’t have to be a big, strong person to make big, strong pots! Join Anja and Gabriel as they demystify the techniques used to produce large scale pottery. Demos will include throwing wide rimmed bowls, section building skyscraper pots, centering 50-100 lbs.…

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Animal Pots

October 21 @ 10:00 am - December 9 @ 12:30 pm
Odyssey ClayWorks, 236 Clingeman Avenue
Asheville, NC 28801 United States
$365

Lynne Hobaica Mondays 10am-12:30pm October 21 – December 9 Clay can tell a story in unique and thoughtful ways. In this class, students will use different handbuilding techniques to create stylized animal shaped vessels that double as functional objects. The story will continue on the surface as we transform the pieces through color and decoration. What story do you have to tell? Level: Intermediate to Advanced Tuition: $310 + $55 Lab Fee

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The Enchanting Realm of Red Clay

October 21 @ 3:00 pm - December 9 @ 5:30 pm
Odyssey ClayWorks, 236 Clingeman Avenue
Asheville, NC 28801 United States
$365

Sara Ballek Mondays 3-5:30pm October 21 – December 9 Working with a red clay body fired at a midrange temperature creates rich, distinctive works of art. Come experience this magical realm with red clay enthusiast Sara Ballek. The class will hone in on the use of red clay with the potter’s wheel, pinching, coiling, and slabwork. Sara will introduce several surface design processes and finishing methods to refine each piece. Students for this course should have an understanding of the…

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Introduction to Sculpture

October 22 @ 11:00 am - December 10 @ 1:30 pm
Odyssey ClayWorks, 236 Clingeman Avenue
Asheville, NC 28801 United States
$340

Mike Zukoski Tuesdays 11am-1:30pm October 22 – December 10 Everyone is welcome! From complete beginners who have never tried sculpture before to advanced potters who are interested in learning new methods to enhance their work, this class will cover the basics of ceramic sculpture. We will practice hand-building techniques and sculpt using solid forms, coils and stiff slabs. Each student will be encouraged to bring their own ideas and we will bring them to life in 3-D. Level: Beginner, All…

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Exciting Surfaces

October 22 @ 6:30 pm - December 10 @ 9:00 pm
Odyssey ClayWorks, 236 Clingeman Avenue
Asheville, NC 28801 United States
$365

Tyler-James Anderson Tuesdays 6:30-9pm October 22- December 10 Come join effect wizard Tyler Anderson and explore exciting surface design techniques like stencil work, glaze layering, mishima inlay, sgraffito, and much more. This class will focus less on form and more on decoration, so students should have a basic understanding of clay prior to taking the course. Students can expect to learn new ways to engage playfulness in their work by utilizing an array of finishing methods. Level: Seasoned Beginner, Intermediate,…

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Matching Sets: Repetition and Intention

October 24 @ 10:00 am - December 19 @ 12:30 pm
Odyssey ClayWorks, 236 Clingeman Avenue
Asheville, NC 28801 United States
$365

Laurie Caffery Harris Thursdays 10am-12:30pm October 24 – December 19, No class November 28th Can you make a beautiful pot, but find it hard to replicate? Do your sets stack up a little funky? Come learn the tools and tricks of the trade to making pots with precision. Laurie will explain the use of rulers, calipers and throwing gauges in the production process. You’ll explore pots of all sizes and shapes to create forms that reflect your unique style. Class…

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Make It, Take It, Use It: The Beginner’s Guide To Throwing Pots

October 26 @ 10:00 am - December 21 @ 1:00 pm
Odyssey ClayWorks, 236 Clingeman Avenue
Asheville, NC 28801 United States
$310

Nich Daunis Every other Saturday 10am-1pm October 26- December 21 This class will equip those curious about clay with the knowledge and skills necessary to create work of their very own. Step-by-step instructions along with demonstrations of an array of basic techniques will make the process enjoyable for those new to clay who wish to expand their horizons and throw with confidence. Level: Beginner and Seasoned Beginner Tuition: $265 + $45 Lab Fee

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November 2019

Clay Play For Kids Ages 8-12

November 5 @ 4:00 pm - December 10 @ 6:00 pm
Odyssey ClayWorks, 236 Clingeman Avenue
Asheville, NC 28801 United States
$235

Paige Janeri Tuesdays 4-6 pm November 5 – December 10 The process of making with clay is fun, creative, and expressive. There are so many different techniques to do and try! This class is great for homeschooled students looking to meet peers with similar interests and for students looking to have fun while excelling in art. We will start with the basic techniques of making and decorating pots, including making pots on the potter’s wheel. The projects in this class…

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Ho Ho Ho! FREE Santa Photo Experience at Asheville Outlets

November 16 @ 11:00 am - December 24 @ 8:00 pm
Asheville Outlets, 800 Brevard Road
Asheville, NC 28806 United States

Santa is waiting for your wish list! Visit Santa this holiday season at his Asheville Outlets home and receive two FREE 4” x 6” Santa photo prints and a high-resolution digital download of a single image for every family! Additional photos and Christmas merchandise will be available for purchase. One photo giveaway per family. Some restrictions may apply and hours are subject to change. Valid November 16 through December 24, 2019. Santa Photo is located inside the Food Court. Visit…

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Melanie Falick presents Making A Life: Working by Hand and Discovering the Life You Were Meant to Live

November 19 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Malaprop’s Bookstore & Cafe, 55 Haywood Street
Asheville, NC 28801 United States
Free

Why do we make things by hand? And why do we make them beautiful? Led by the question of why working with our hands remains vital and valuable in the modern world, author and maker Melanie Falick went on a transformative, inspiring journey. Traveling across continents, she met quilters and potters, weavers and painters, metalsmiths, printmakers, woodworkers, and more, and uncovered truths that have been speaking to us for millennia yet feel urgently relevant today: We make in order to…

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Tuesday Bluegrass Sessions hosted by ClayBank

November 19 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Isis Restaurant & Music Hall, 743 Haywood Rd.
Asheville, 28806
Free

The tri-state area of the Blue Ridge Mountains has historically produced some of the finest bluegrass musicians in the industry, and ClayBank is a top-shelf example. Their name is taken from a community near West Jefferson, NC – it’s where the band’s founding members originally met, and a place that embodies the very spirit of the music they play. ClayBank began 2019 with renewed vigor, adding accomplished musicians Jason Davis, Jamie Harper, and Kameron Keller (veterans of Junior Sisk &…

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Terry Roberts, PhD launches The New Smart: How Nurturing Creativity Will Help Children Thrive

November 20 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Malaprop’s Bookstore & Cafe, 55 Haywood Street
Asheville, NC 28801 United States
Free

In the fractured environment of the 21st century, true success will be unique and unexpected--the result of a creative response to complex, shifting challenges. So, how do we prepare? How do we educate ourselves and our children for life in 2050? Dr. Terry Roberts is a former high school English teacher. He is a practicing scholar of American Literature and Cultural Studies. Terry is the lead author of several Paideia publications including The Power of Paideia Schools, The Paideia Classroom,…

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Turning Fire Green: A Sustainable Fuel Alternative for Glass Artists Veggie Burner Demo and Cole Johnson Skill Share

November 20 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North Carolina Glass Center, 140 Roberts Street, Suite C
Asheville, NC 28801
Free

Organic Combustion Systems has designed a burner specifically to meet the needs of glass artists, using only waste vegetable oil (used fryer oil) as fuel. Vegetable oil is a completely sustainable and renewable fuel, with significantly more energy gallon-per-gallon than propane. It’s non-toxic, non-explosive, and very simple to filter and utilize. It also cleans up easily with a little dishwashing soap. Our featured artist Cole Johnson will be creating a bent solid glass piece using the veggie burner. He will…

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Sylvia Rose Novak

November 20 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Isis Restaurant & Music Hall, 743 Haywood Rd.
Asheville, 28806
$15.0015.00

Join Sylvia Rose Novak and her band as they perform stripped-down versions of songs off her upcoming record as well as one-off arrangements of previous releases.

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Interfaith Peace Conference at Lake Junaluska

November 21 - November 24
Lake Junaluska Conference & Retreat Center, 91 N Lakeshore Dr
Lake Junaluska, NC 28745 United States

Theme: The Arts of Peace: Imagining the Way. In this capstone Interfaith Peace Conference, explore the arts of the Abrahamic faiths that shape our understanding of peacemaking and inspire us to create peace in our lives and in the world. Syrian violinist Mariela Shaker, Jonathan Homrighausen and Laurie Wohl are among the remarkable scholars and artists who will guide the conversations.

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Southern Storytellers Series: Courtney Lix

November 21 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Folkmoot Center, 112 Virginia Ave
Waynesville, NC 28786 United States
$18.00

Courtney Lix will share stories of the women featured in her book, “No Place for the Weary Kind: Women of the Smokies.” Come hear about women who possessed the tenacity and perseverance to survive in the remote Smokies of days past. Lix grew up in the Great Smoky Mountains. She is the author of two books about the mountains and is a regular contributor to Smokies Life Magazine. Her writing awards include the Ferris Prize for Journalism from Princeton University,…

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UNC Press presents Randy Johnson author of Southern Snow: The New Guide to Winter Sports from Maryland to the Southern Appalachians

November 21 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Malaprop’s Bookstore & Cafe, 55 Haywood Street
Asheville, NC 28801 United States
Free

This guide provides everything you need to know to discover the South's best-kept secrets of winter recreation: snow-covered mountains, remote yet accessible trails, high-quality downhill and cross-country skiing, sparkling resorts, and peaceful cabins, and of course, southern hospitality. Randy Johnson is a knowledgeable guide who shares his years of experience enjoying the winter wonders from the mountains of western Maryland down the Appalachian corridor all the way to northern Alabama. Randy Johnson is an accomplished travel writer, editor, and author…

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Maya de Vitry and Anna Tivel

November 21 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Isis Restaurant & Music Hall, 743 Haywood Rd.
Asheville, 28806
$15.0015.00

Join us for an evening of exceptional songs from Nashville’s Maya de Vitry (formerly of The Stray Birds) and Portland Oregon’s Anna Tivel. Each will perform their own set and also accompany the other.

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Cherokee Chamber Singers perform Si Otsedoha (We’re Still Here)

November 21 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center, 56 Broadway
Asheville, NC 28801 United States
$10 – $15

Thursday, November 21 – 7 pm The Cherokee Chamber Singers perform “Si Otsedoha (We’re Still Here)” by William Brittelle. In 2017, Cherokee student leaders assembled a forum for open discussion on what it means for them to be Cherokee in the past, present, and future and how they view their cultural heritage. This new work was created with the words, voices, and vision of the Cherokee Chamber Singers, choral students at Cherokee Central Schools, written by composer William Brittelle. Originally…

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Michelle Malone Band

November 21 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Isis Restaurant & Music Hall, 743 Haywood Rd.
Asheville, 28806
$18.0020.00

Michelle Malone‘s live show will remind you that American country, rock, and blues are all limbs of the same southern tree. “Equal parts badass guitar slinger and sweet songstress.” ROLLING STONE

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18th Annual Our VOICE Survivors Art Show

November 22 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Asheville Masonic Temple, 80 Broadway
Asheville, 28801
Free

The 18th Annual Survivors’ Art Show, presented by Our VOICE, creates a powerful space for those impacted by sexual assault to share their stories through art. Art is a powerful vehicle for healing, and this art show offers an opportunity for survivors and their loved ones to share their story, which can be a vital step in the healing process. This year’s show will be at the Asheville Masonic Temple. Thank you to Shay Brown Events for donating the space…

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Ceramic Ornaments Workshop

November 22 @ 7:00 pm - 9:15 pm
Roots + Wings School of Art and Design, 573 Fairview Road
Asheville, 28803
$30

So nice, we do it twice! The second round of our "Make your own Ceramic Ornaments" class will be offered November 22nd from 7-9:15 pm Start celebrating the holidays by making and decorating your very own, one of a kind clay ornament. Learn basic hand-building techniques and let your creativity flow! A great gift for you or your loved ones, no experience is necessary for this intro into the clay- anyone can do it. A great event to do on…

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Amy Speace

November 22 @ 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Isis Restaurant & Music Hall, 743 Haywood Rd.
Asheville, 28806
$20.0025.00

“What Amy Speace says – what she sings – she says with a confluence of poetry and honesty, of emotional specificity,” The New York Times

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LaZoom Comedy: Katie Hughes

November 22 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
LaZoom Room, 76 Biltmore Avenue, LaZoom Room: 76 Biltmore Avenue
Asheville, NC 28801 United States
$10

Originally from Hendersonville, Katie Hughes is back in town for one killer night! Don't wanna miss her! Katie Hughes is a perfect combination of snarky and spunky. Her stand-up is delightfully irreverent and aggressively silly. Dogs love her. Audiences love her, You'll love her. Featuring Katherine Blanford Tickets $10 advance, $12 day of https://www.eventbrite.com/e/lazoom-comedy-katie-hughes-tickets-78531053495

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New Morning Holiday Open House

November 23 @ 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
New Morning Gallery, 7 Boston Way, Biltmore Village
Asheville, NC 28803 United States

Join us for our Annual Open House and enjoy cookies, hot cider and live music. New Morning Gallery features handcrafted ornaments and gifts by over 1,000 American artists that are housed in an amazing 2 story, 12,000 square foot gallery. There is free parking in beautiful Historic Biltmore Village. Ten percent of sales during our annual Holiday Open House will be donated to the Asheville MANNA Food Bank. HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE DATES AND TIMES: Saturday, November 23rd 10:00am - 7:00pm…

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Bellagio Art to Wear Open House

November 23 @ 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Bellagio Art to Wear, 5 Biltmore Plaza
Asheville, NC 28803 United States
Free

Join Bellagio Art to Wear for our Annual Open House in our beautiful gallery. Bellagio features collections from renowned artists of handcrafted clothing, accessories, jewelry and gift items. Enjoy cookies, hot cider and free parking in beautiful Historic Biltmore Village. Ten percent of sales during our annual Holiday Open House will be donated to the Asheville MANNA Food Bank. Holiday Open House Dates and Times: Saturday, November 23rd 10:00am – 7:00pm Sunday, November 24th 12:00pm – 5:00pm

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Free Beaujolais Nouveau Tasting and Book Signing

November 23 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Metro Wines, 169 Charlotte St.
Asheville, 28803
Free

While tasting the 2019 Beaujolais Nouveau--a perfect pairing with your Thanksgiving dinner--meet Cynthia Drew and Joan Golden, authors of the new mystery, Nouveau Noir. Drew, winner of the 2018 INDIE award for best mystery, is an Asheville resident.

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Downtown Morganton Winter Carnival and Memorial Tree Lighting

November 23 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
NC United States
Free

Saturday, November 23, 2019 Where: Courthouse Square When: Saturday, November 23 5:00-8:00pm Join downtown Morganton on the Saturday before Thanksgiving for a holiday celebration for the entire family! Come out to the Courthouse Square at 5:30pm for the Memorial Tree Lighting Ceremony and then stick around until 8pm for the Winter Carnival. From 5-8pm the Courthouse Square will transform into the North Pole! Activities like face painting, Snowman Bean Bag Toss, and Letters to Santa will be setup for everyone…

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Coltrane Celebration ft. the Joseph Herbst Big Band

November 23 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
THE BLOCK Off Biltmore, 39 Market Street
Asheville , 28801
$10

Join us as we celebrate the life of John Coltrane right here in his home state of North Carolina! The night will feature the Joseph Herbst Big Band, which consists of spectacular musicians coming from New York, Michigan, Texas, and, of course, Asheville, as well as a local spoken word artist. The use of a big band to share Coltrane’s music creates a medium that allows for us to paint a story of his life through music, extrapolating the complex…

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Joshua Davis

November 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Isis Restaurant & Music Hall, 743 Haywood Rd.
Asheville, 28806
$12.0015.00

Joshua Davis is back to celebrate the release of his disc Live At The Robin Theatre. Join us for a night of beautiful singing, killer guitar playing, irreverent storytelling and powerful songwriting.

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Queer Prom to Benefit Girls Rock Asheville

November 23 @ 8:00 pm - November 24 @ 2:00 am
sly grog, 271 Haywood Street
Asheville, NC 28801 United States
$5 – $20

Join us for a fabulous night of dancing and joy at our first Queer Prom! Featuring DJs: SkorpioKore, Little Fury, & Liz Lang as 'Auracene' Theme: Unicorns and Rainbows Dress: Whatever makes you feel fabulous! Costume box available. Date and Location: Saturday, November 23, 2019 from 8 PM – 2 AM Sly Grog Lounge 271 Haywood Street, Asheville, North Carolina 28801 Ages 21+ Cost: Suggested door donation: $5-20, no one turned away There are two ways to purchase tickets. 1.…

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2019 NewSong Music Performance & Songwriting Competition

November 23 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Isis Restaurant & Music Hall, 743 Haywood Rd.
Asheville, 28806
$15.0018.00

Where Great Artists Are Discovered. The NewSong Music Performance & Songwriting Competition is one of the premier showcases of exceptional emerging talent in North America.

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LaZoom Comedy: Gabe Pacheco

November 23 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
LaZoom Room, 76 Biltmore Avenue, LaZoom Room: 76 Biltmore Avenue
Asheville, NC 28801 United States
$10

Gabe Pacheco, originally from Washington, DC, is an actor, comedian, host, friend, and roving academic. He’s an entertainer who inspires you to think, moments after you’ve already laughed. A bilingual performer with progressive leanings, watching 10 minutes of Gabe on stage can feel like you’ve smoked a joint of Ghost Train Haze Sativa and mockingly laughed at headlines from the Sunday Times. Animated, literate, and with a touch of sly post-Millennium wit, Gabe shimmies and flickers his way through a…

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A Literary Field Guide to Southern Appalachia

November 24 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Malaprop’s Bookstore & Cafe, 55 Haywood Street
Asheville, NC 28801 United States
Free

It may be Malaprop's most jam-packed author event ever. This hybrid literary and natural history anthology showcases sixty species of Southern Appalachia, one of the most biodiverse areas on earth, with species accounts, illustrations by seven artists of the region, and poems, most commissioned for the anthology from contemporary writers. From the iconic and inveterate--such as the speckled trout, flying squirrel, copperhead, katydid, and black bear--to the elusive, intermittent, and endangered--whippoorwill, Carolina gorge moss, Chucky madtom, lampshade spider--the anthology combines…

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A Literary Field Guide to Southern Appalachia

November 24 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Malaprop’s Bookstore & Cafe, 55 Haywood Street
Asheville, NC 28801 United States
Free

This hybrid literary and natural history anthology showcases sixty species of Southern Appalachia, one of the most biodiverse areas on earth, with species accounts, illustrations by seven artists of the region, and poems, most commissioned for the anthology from contemporary writers. From the iconic and inveterate--such as the speckled trout, flying squirrel, copperhead, katydid, and black bear--to the elusive, intermittent, and endangered--whippoorwill, Carolina gorge moss, chucky madtom, lampshade spider--the anthology combines art and science to help the reader experience this…

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Joe Crookston

November 24 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Isis Restaurant & Music Hall, 743 Haywood Rd.
Asheville, 28806
$20.0020.00

From Ithaca NY, Joe Crookston brings it all. Lush orchestral folk. Hilarious stories. Foot-stomping rhythms. High-energy fiddle and slide guitar. This will be your favorite night in years. Promise.

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Asheville Outlets Presents Santa Movie Night

November 24 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Asheville Outlets, 800 Brevard Road
Asheville, NC 28806 United States

Come on over to Asheville Outlets (ShopAshevilleOutlets.com) November 24th from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. and join us for treats, crafts, games, and a complimentary showing of How the Grinch Stole Christmas! This event is free to attend, but RSVP is required. To RSVP please visit: www.eventbrite.com/e/santa-movie-night-tickets-80362477333. Located inside Food Court.

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Julia Sanders and Megan Cronin

November 24 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Isis Restaurant & Music Hall, 743 Haywood Rd.
Asheville, 28806
$1215

Asheville based songwriter Julia Sanders winds the journey of heartbreak, love and self-searching into poetic songs that will have you shuffling across the dance floor with a tissue in hand. Pacific Northwest singer songwriter Megan Cronin will open, delighting your ears and soothe your soul with her flowing melodies and heartfelt lyrics.

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Comedy at Fleetwood’s: Keith Bergman & Kass Smiley

November 24 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fleetwood’s, 496 Haywood Road
Asheville, NC 28806 United States
$7

Keith Bergman started telling jokes nine years ago, after spending enough time in rock bands to realize he loved the road and hated tearing down drum kits. Equally at home in A-list comedy clubs and dive bars, he tours the country telling stories of mortality, poverty, fatherhood, home fries and getting old in a world gone weird. He's released two albums, been on the Limestone and Whiskey Bear comedy festivals, his comedy has been featured on Funny Or Die and…

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Tuesday Bluegrass Sessions hosted by The Darren Nicholson Band

November 26 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Isis Restaurant & Music Hall, 743 Haywood Rd.
Asheville, 28806
Free

Darren Nicholson is a Grammy Award Nominee and a recipient of 5 International Bluegrass Music Association’s Awards. Including Entertainer of the Year (2014), Song of the Year (2011), and Album of the Year (2006).

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Thanksgiving at Lake Junaluska

November 27 - November 29
Lake Junaluska Conference & Retreat Center, 91 N Lakeshore Dr
Lake Junaluska, NC 28745 United States

Start a new tradition and savor an exquisite Thanksgiving meal with family and friends. Add a Biltmore Estate ticket or visit other local area attractions.

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The Lost Chord: Moody Blues Tribute Band

November 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Isis Restaurant & Music Hall, 743 Haywood Rd.
Asheville, 28806
$15.0018.00

Come celebrate with The Lost Chord the 50th anniversary of The Moody Blues’ classic album, To Our Children’s Children’s Children! We will perform most of the album as well as many other classics.

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Biltmore Park Turkey Trot

November 28 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Biltmore Park, 8 Town Square
Asheville, NC 28803 United States

The Biltmore Park Turkey Trot returns on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 28th at 9 am. Come join us for this fun and festive 5K that winds through beautiful Biltmore Park Town Square and the surrounding neighborhood in South Asheville. Thanksgiving is the largest running holiday with families all over the country! Turkey Trots are a great way to start the day. Join us at Biltmore Park Town Square and enjoy some fresh air and exercise before gathering around the table…

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Holiday Pop Up Shop

November 29 @ 10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Asheville Social Hall, 81 Broadway St
Asheville, NC 28801 United States

Show & Tell Pop Up Shop is back this holiday season in one of our favorite Asheville venues, The Asheville Social Hall! Shop our 3-week pop up shop featuring some of the area’s best in handmade and vintage. We’ve curated goods featuring over 125 independent vendors of handmade and vintage goods including clothing, jewelry, decor, greeting cards, and more. HOLIDAY POP UP SHOP November 29 - December 21 Open 10am-8pm daily Asheville Social Hall 81 Broadway St, Asheville, NC 28801…

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Ready, Set, Throw! One-Night Pottery Classes

November 29 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Odyssey ClayWorks, 236 Clingeman Avenue
Asheville, NC 28801 United States
$55

Kelsey Sickmeyer & Cayce Kolstad #14 Friday, October 25, 7-9pm #15 Friday, November 15, 7-9pm #16 Friday, December 6, 7-9pm Ever wanted to try your hand at the pottery wheel? Have you always wanted to learn to throw but you’re not sure if you want to commit to an 8-week class? Or maybe you and some friends are just looking for something different to do in Asheville on a Friday night. Well, look no further. Ready, Set, Throw is here!…

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Live From WVL Radio Theater: It’s A Wonderful Life

November 29 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Isis Restaurant & Music Hall, 743 Haywood Rd.
Asheville, 28806
$2014 – $2020

“Strange, isn’t it? One person’s life touches so many others.” Four actors, original organ music, and live sound effects breathe new life into this beloved story, set and performed “live on the air.”

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LaZoom Comedy: Mary Kennedy

November 29 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
LaZoom Room, 76 Biltmore Avenue, LaZoom Room: 76 Biltmore Avenue
Asheville, NC 28801 United States
$10

Boston Native Mary Kennedy can be seen as a recurring character “New Fiona” on Shameless, Season 7. She wrote and stars in her one-woman show, Mid Life Mood Swing, about being a roadie for her mom's wedding band in the '80s. It premiered in Los Angeles and now is touring. In Los Angeles, she was in the theatre production of AfterGlow the Musical Experience with the #originalgorgeousladiesofwrestling (GLOW) as the legend manager, Jackie Stallone. Tiffany Johnson’s Girl Callin with production…

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