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 four-day schedule 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 4 days for your even to be posted. If you encounter difficulties submitting an event, please email gina@thelaurelofasheville.com.

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May 2020

Hiroya Tsukamoto :: Cinematic Guitar Poetry

May 17 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Isis Restaurant & Music Hall, 743 Haywood Rd.
Asheville, 28806
$20 – $23

Eclectic, immersive and mesmerizing; Hiroya Tsukamoto takes us on an innovative, impressionistic journey filled with earthy, organic soundscapes that impart a mood of peace and tranquility.

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Amazing Glaze Workshop Instructor: Gabriel Kline

May 18 @ 9:30 am - May 22 @ 4:30 pm
Odyssey ClayWorks, 236 Clingeman Avenue
Asheville, NC 28801 United States
$670

Monday- Friday, 9:30am – 4:30pm May 18th -22nd, 2020 Do you hate glazing? I mean, do you really HATE glazing? Have you experienced the frustration of making a beautiful piece, then ruining it with a flawed, or perhaps worse, boring glaze? Would you rather spend your time doing just about ANYTHING else, even cleaning your studio? Then this is the workshop for you! Join best-selling author of the book, Amazing Glaze, Gabriel as he demystifies the techniques that will help…

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History Cafe Webinar: ᏚᏗᏱᏧᎾᏕᎶᏆᏍᏗᎢ ᎤᏂᏃᎮᎸᏅᎢ – Stories of the Snowbird Day School.

May 18 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
36106, 223 West State Street
Black Mountain, NC 28711
$2.50 – $5.00

ONLINE: In this hour-long webinar hosted by the Swannanoa Valley Museum, UNCA professor Trey Adcock will explore the history of the Snowbird Day School, a federally run school for Cherokee students in WNC, and discuss efforts to preserve the stories and experiences of the school’s former students.

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Tuesday Bluegrass Sessions hosted by The JackTown Ramblers

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

The Jack Town Ramblers perform bluegrass, string band, swing and gypsy jazz all in the same set that provides an eclectic feel to their music. Powerful instrumentation and vocals are the centerpiece of their sound and the material selection pulls from a wide array of styles, artists and genres.

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Hendersonville Art and Architecture Walking Tours

May 20 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Henderson County Library, 301 Washington Street
Hendersonville, NC 28792 United States
Free

The popular FREE Art and Architecture Walking Tours offered by the Arts Council of Henderson County return for 2020. The 90-minute tour of the Historic West Side gathers at 6:00 pm in back of the Henderson County Library at 301 Washington Street. Tours are led by Arts Council board member Doug Gelbert who has created over 400 architectural tours in towns across the United States and Canada. He is co-author of How About Them Apples? Be in the Know in…

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Swearingen & Kelli

May 21 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Isis Restaurant & Music Hall, 743 Haywood Rd.
Asheville, 28806
$18 – $20

Bridging the gap between ’70s folk singers and country rebels, Swearingen & Kelli croon about addiction, endurance, and getting things right the second time around.

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Anya Hinkle & Tellico

May 21 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Isis Restaurant & Music Hall, 743 Haywood Rd.
Asheville, 28806
$15

With vivid storytelling, vibrant musicianship and arresting honesty, Anya Hinkle & Tellico explore the beauty of song craft through the lens of the Appalachian string band tradition.

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TGIF Summer Concert Series feat. 20/20 Band

May 22 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Historic Burke County Courthouse Square, 102 East Union Street
Morganton, NC 28655 United States
Free

20/20 Band (Classic Rock Band) hits the stage on Friday, May 22. Grab a chair or blanket and head to the Courthouse Square in downtown Morganton for a FREE concert under the stars. Food and beverage vendors will open at 6:00pm and the music plays from 7:00-10:00pm. The TGIF Concert Series runs every Friday in May, June and July (except July 3rd). We will see you on the square! 20/20 Band formed in 2008, the group consists of four eye…

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House of Hamill

May 22 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Isis Restaurant & Music Hall, 743 Haywood Rd.
Asheville, 28806
$15

Irish fiddle tunes, original songs and re-imagined traditional melodies with three-part harmonies and hilarious stories.

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Chatham Rabbits Album Release

May 22 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Isis Restaurant & Music Hall, 743 Haywood Rd.
Asheville, 28806
$18 – $20

Join Chatham Rabbits — one of North Carolina’s most beloved roots music outfits — as they celebrate the release of their sophomore album with a full backing band.

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The Collier Lily Ride for The NC Outward Bound School

May 23 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Wedge at Foundation, 5 Foundy Street
Asheville, NC 28801 United States

North Carolina Outward Bound School (NCOBS) is hosting a half century bike ride in honor of Collier Lilly. The ride offers a beautiful Blue Ridge Mountain route, the 50 mile half century with 3,600 feet of climbing, that will start and end at the NEW Wedge Brewing Company location in Asheville. In keeping with Outward Bound’s bedrock principles of “challenge and discovery,” the Collier Lilly Ride for NCOBS will take riders over challenging mountain passes and allow them to discover…

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Cowee Valley Pottery Festival

May 23 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Cowee School Arts & Heritage Center, 51 Cowee School Drive
Franklin, NC 28734 United States
$5.00

The Cowee Pottery School, located in the Cowee School Arts and Heritage Center, is nestled in the beautiful Cowee Valley in Franklin, North Carolina. The first annual Cowee Valley Pottery Festival will be held Saturday, May 23, 2020, Memorial Day weekend. The festival will be held at the Heritage Center from 10am-4pm. Potters will be chosen to display and sell their pieces based on a juried competition. Visitors will see and be able to buy beautifully handmade, artistic, functional and…

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SHEL – Wild Child EP Release Tour

May 24 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Isis Restaurant & Music Hall, 743 Haywood Rd.
Asheville, 28806
$15

SHEL’s versatile sound has lead to collaborations with producer Brent Maher (Ike and Tina Turner, The Judds) as well as visionary sound guru Dave Stewart (The Eurythmics). Emma Charles will open and join SHEL for the show.

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Tuesday Bluegrass Sessions hosted by The Darren Nicholson Band

May 26 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 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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Medicines from the Earth Herb Symposium

May 29 - June 1
Blue Ridge Assembly Black Mountain, United States
$329.00

Over forty presentations including: • Women, Autoimmunity and Estrogen Metabolism • In the Zone: Research Considerations for Microdosing Entheogens • Cultivating Skin Microbiome Radiance with Botanicals • Combining Herbs and Essential Oils for the Nervous System • Neuroplasticity and the NMDA receptor: Botanical and Nutritional Influences on Neurological Remodeling • Substance Addiction and Recovery: Herbal Strategies for Emotional and Physical Pain • Pre-conference Intensive: Mitigating the Effects of Glyphosate and other Environmental Toxins for the Prevention of Chronic Disease and…

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Asheville Outlets Hosts American Red Cross Blood Donation Drive

May 29 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
10128, 800 Brevard Road
Asheville, NC 28806 United States

The need for blood donations continues! Asheville Outlets will host a blood donation drive in partnership with the American Red Cross, Friday, May 29th from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. between Famous Footwear and VF Factory Outlet. Donors are asked to register in advance, by visiting RedCrossBlood.org/give and entering the sponsor code Ashevilleoutlets. The American Red Cross will establish additional safety guidelines to ensure all donors are socially distanced. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has stated that the coronavirus…

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TGIF Summer Concert Series feat. Greg Mastin & The Druthers

May 29 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Historic Burke County Courthouse Square, 102 East Union Street
Morganton, NC 28655 United States
Free

Morganton's very own Greg Mastin & the Druthers (Americana Band) make their TGIF debut on Friday, May 29th. Grab a chair or blanket and head to the Courthouse Square in downtown Morganton for a FREE concert under the stars. Food and beverage vendors will open at 6:00pm and the music plays from 7:00-10:00pm. The TGIF Concert Series runs every Friday in May, June and July (except July 3rd). We will see you on the square! A dynamic blend of regional…

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The Nouveaux Honkies

May 29 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Isis Restaurant & Music Hall, 743 Haywood Rd.
Asheville, 28806
$15

“Mother Lovin’ Country Folkin’ Blues” “All of these songs sound like something you’ve heard before — in the sense that they’re classics, not that they’re cliched. The Nouveaux Honkies confidently combine country, blues, and rock’n’roll with their signature loving and playful touch.” (No Depression/Rachel Cholst)

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The Singing OUT Tour: Heather Mae & Crys Matthews with guest Kipyn Martin

May 30 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Isis Restaurant & Music Hall, 743 Haywood Rd.
Asheville, 28806
$15 – $18

A national tour and live experience focused on promoting big loud love in honor of LGBTQ Pride Month featuring the music of award-winning social justice songwriter, Heather Mae and Crys Matthews. Singer-songwriter Kipyn Martin opens.

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June 2020

Music of the North Carolina Textile Mills Webinar

June 1 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
36106, 223 West State Street
Black Mountain, NC 28711 United States
$5 – $10

In this webinar presentation, folklorist Saro Lynch-Thomason will present and discuss the music produced by textile mill workers in the heyday of North Carolina’s textile industry, with a special focus on labor organizing music.

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Jon Shain and FJ Ventre with special guest Amy Kucharik

June 4 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Isis Restaurant & Music Hall, 743 Haywood Rd.
Asheville, 28806
$15

International Blues Challenge winner Jon Shain and upright bass wiz FJ Ventre bring the chops and the songwriting to the roots-blues genre. Award-winning songwriter and one-woman band Amy Kucharik exhibits a street-smart stagecraft and songs both swinging and sublime that give listeners a new appreciation for the ukulele.

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Sierra Club Webinar June 4: Electric Vehicles – The Future is Now

June 4 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
36106
Free

Join the Sierra Club on June 4 for a webinar that features Dave Erb giving a virtual update on the most viable path to a sustainable transportation system. Location: Online webinar Be sure to register in advance: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_GoHxF_yPTkq8SU-mG46DKQ After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. This event is free and open to the public. Erb will explain why vehicle electrification is an essential part of the path to a sustainable transportation system. He…

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Zero K (0.0) for EDIN and CRC for ED!

June 8
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It’s like a walk, but not - it’s a Zero K! Participants can not ;) walk to support these eating disorders nonprofits by joining a team to donate and by sharing the campaign on their social media platforms. Let's foster our existing North Carolina and Georgia eating disorders communities and build even more awareness! This is a fun way to get involved from home and we are excited to be part of this on-line effort with you. This eating disorders…

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A Bug’s Life — Paige Janeri

June 8 @ 9:00 am - June 12 @ 12:00 pm
Odyssey ClayWorks, 236 Clingeman Avenue
Asheville, NC 28801 United States
$225

Ages 5 – 8 June 8 – 12, 9am – 12pm What do you think of bugs? Are they eww gross? Or way cool?! One thing is for certain, they are super important for a healthy planet. We can learn a lot from these little critters, and in this camp, we will do just that! We’ll dig in the dirt and watch our ideas take flight. Come on all you earthworms and ladybugs! Let’s party!

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Swannanoa Valley Museum Book Club Webinar: Guests on Earth by Lee Smith

June 8 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
36106, 223 West State Street
Black Mountain, NC 28711 United States
Free

Join the Swannanoa Valley Museum for a book club discussion of Lee Smith's novel Guests on Earth. The novel is set at Highland Mental Hospital in Asheville, N.C. during the years 1936-1948. The story is narrated by Evalina, a talented pianist who connects to the hospital's famous patient- performer and writer Zelda Fitzgerald. This event is free but all participants must RSVP on the museum's website.

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Kids Clay Camp — It’s Wheely Fun! — Ages 8 – 12

June 8 @ 2:00 pm - June 12 @ 5:00 pm
Odyssey ClayWorks, 236 Clingeman Avenue
Asheville, NC 28801 United States
$225

Instructor: Halima Flynt Monday - Friday. 2 – 5pm Learn how to throw on the potter’s wheel during this “wheely” fun camp! We will make and decorate mugs, bowls, flower vases and more! Join Halima for a fun camp with an upbeat atmosphere. Let’s go for a spin! $25 discount for siblings enrolled in the same class Use promo code “claycamp25”

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Identifying 10 Easy Woodland Mosses 2020

June 9 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Bullington Gardens, 95 Upper Red Oak Trail
Hendersonville, NC 28792 United States
$18.00

Join moss expert Becky Smucker to learn the basics of seeing and collecting mosses and liverworts in a wooded setting. Scale your focus down to observe the communities of these tiny but vital, ancient and fascinating survivors. Bring a hand lens if you have one. Be ready for rain or shine. Limit 10. $18

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Come Together Asheville

June 11 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Live Online, 0000
everywhere, NC 28801 United States
Free

Come Together Asheville will bring together musicians and artists who are inspired to help their fellow musicians, teachers, and students. Proceeds will benefit teaching artists, musicians, music educators, music students, outreach programs, and music scholarships, including Asheville Music School. The variety show, presented by Asheville Music School, will feature live and prerecorded performances by Mark & Maggie O’Connor Duo, David Wilcox, Jamie Laval, Al Petteway & Amy White, Underhill Rose, Justin Ray, Matt Williams, Andrew Scotchie, Ashley Heath, The Moon…

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Asheville Outlets Hosts American Red Cross Blood Donation Drive

June 12 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
10128, 800 Brevard Road
Asheville, NC 28806 United States

The need for blood donations continues! Asheville Outlets will host a blood donation drive in partnership with the American Red Cross, Friday, June 12th from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. between Famous Footwear and VF Factory Outlet. Donors are asked to register in advance, by visiting RedCrossBlood.org/give and entering the sponsor code Ashevilleoutlets. The American Red Cross will establish additional safety guidelines to ensure all donors are socially distanced. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has stated that the coronavirus…

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Hendersonville Art and Architecture Walking Tours

June 13 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
the Center for Art & Inspiration, 125 South Main Street
Hendersonville, NC 28792 United States
Free

The popular FREE Art and Architecture Walking Tours offered by the Arts Council of Henderson County return for 2020. The 90-minute tour of Downtown Hendersonville gathers at 9:00 am in front of The Center for Art & Inspiration at 125 South Main Street. Tours are led by Arts Council board member Doug Gelbert who has created over 400 architectural tours in towns across the United States and Canada. He is co-author of How About Them Apples? Be in the Know…

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ISIS Music Hall Presents The Singing OUT Tour

June 13 @ 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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Isis Music Hall of Asheville, NC presents Singing OUT: the first ever VIRTUAL Pride Tour! *BECAUSE PRIDE MUST GO ON!* June 13th @ 830 PM EDT Tickets: https://bit.ly/sot2020imh Two award-winning singer-songwriters, Heather Mae ("the queer Adele") and Crys Matthews ("the Woody Guthrie of our generation"), are joining forces once again to VIRTUALLY spread their message of social-justice, hope and love from coast to coast as The Singing OUT Tour, a celebration of LGBTQ+ Pride! During this difficult time of social…

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Kids Clay Camp — FUNctional Figures — Ages 8 – 12

June 15 @ 9:00 am - June 19 @ 12:00 pm
Odyssey ClayWorks, 236 Clingeman Avenue
Asheville, NC 28801 United States
$225

Instructor: Sara Ballek Monday - Friday, 9am – 12pm Have you ever seen a fox turn into a coffee mug? Or used a unicorn horn for an ice cream cone? In this camp we will be learning how to make several types of pots and will add details to give them their own personality! The focus will be on getting students comfortable using the wheel while having the creative freedom to turn their pots into fun characters along the way!…

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Kids Clay Camp — Pedal to the Metal — Ages 8 – 12

June 15 @ 2:00 pm - June 19 @ 5:00 pm
Odyssey ClayWorks, 236 Clingeman Avenue
Asheville, NC 28801 United States
$225

Instructor: Kelsey Sickmeyer Monday - Friday, 2 – 5pm We are going to go learn how to use a pottery wheel to make cups, bowls, vases and plates! Students will learn different ways to decorate these vessels, and once finished, they will be food safe treasures for the whole family! This is a fun exploration of the clay studio for kids age 8-12. $25 discount for siblings enrolled in the same class. Use promo code “claycamp25”

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MountainTrue University – Swim Guide

June 17 @ 11:30 am - 12:00 pm

Hannah Woodburn, our AmeriCorps High Country Water Quality Administrator, will dive into SwimGuide. MountainTrue samples many rivers and popular swimming areas in our region to check for E.Coli levels, and we publish that data through the SwimGuide app. Hannah will explain the sampling process, what makes a stream safe to swim, and how to volunteer to help. MountainTrue University is a weekly speaker series where we connect with our community to share our knowledge on a variety of environmental topics.…

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Hendersonville Art and Architecture Walking Tours

June 17 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Henderson County Library, 301 Washington Street
Hendersonville, NC 28792 United States
Free

The popular FREE Art and Architecture Walking Tours offered by the Arts Council of Henderson County return for 2020. The 90-minute tour of Downtown Hendersonville gathers at 9:00 am in front of The Center for Art & Inspiration at 125 South Main Street. Tours are led by Arts Council board member Doug Gelbert who has created over 400 architectural tours in towns across the United States and Canada. He is co-author of How About Them Apples? Be in the Know…

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Connie Regan-Blake’s 14th Annual Summer Storytelling Retreat & Adventure in Asheville, NC

June 21 @ 10:00 am - June 27 @ 4:00 pm
StoryWindow Productions Asheville, 28805
$790,

Come to the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains of Asheville for 7 days of story-listening & story-telling along with coaching, community & supportive exploration. This 14th annual workshop welcomes all levels of expertise, from beginner to experienced teller. Participants discover ways of being in the world that nurture your creative flow while developing skills to: • Find, create, learn, and polish stories • Effectively integrate voice with image, gesture, and emotion • Embody a story and break free of memorization •…

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Kids Clay Camp — On Your Marks, Get Centered, Throw! — Ages 6 – 10

June 22 @ 9:00 am - June 26 @ 12:00 pm
Odyssey ClayWorks, 236 Clingeman Avenue
Asheville, NC 28801 United States
$225

Instructor: Sara Ballek Monday - Friday, 9am – 12pm Handmade pottery is a great way to add some fun and creativity to your meals! What if you had the chance to make some of your own? Students will learn how to throw on the potter’s wheel to create a variety of objects for daily use. We will also explore painting, decorating and sculpting to add final touches to our masterpieces! $25 discount for siblings enrolled in the same class. Use…

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SVM History Cafe Webinar: The Community and Connections of Oteen

June 22 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
36106, 223 West State Street
Black Mountain, NC 28711 United States
$2.50 – $5.00

Archivist Heather South will present on the history of the Oteen Veterans Hospital and the Oteen community of Asheville, North Carolina.

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Kids Clay Camp — Set the Table — Ages 8 – 12

June 22 @ 2:00 pm - June 26 @ 5:00 pm
Odyssey ClayWorks, 236 Clingeman Avenue
Asheville, NC 28801 United States
$225

Instructor: Amy Briggs Monday - Friday, 2 – 5pm It is scientifically proven that food taste better off of dishes you made yourself! Learn how to fill the kitchen cabinet with one of a kind bowls, cups, and plates that your family will love to use for years to come. Ding! Ding! Ding! Come to the table! Dinner’s ready! $25 discount for siblings enrolled in the same class. Use promo code “claycamp25”

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Asheville Outlets Hosts American Red Cross Blood Donation Drive – All Blood Donations Tested for COVID-19 Antibody

June 26 @ 11:00 am
10128, 800 Brevard Road
Asheville, NC 28806 United States

Help those in need by donating blood. Asheville Outlets will host a blood donation drive in partnership with the American Red Cross, Friday, June 26th from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. next to Famous Footwear. The American Red Cross is now testing all blood, platelet, and plasma donations for the COVID-19 antibody. Red Cross donors can expect to receive the results of their antibody test within 7 to 10 days through the Red Cross Blood Donor App or on the…

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YogaOnlineFest2

June 26 @ 6:30 pm - June 28 @ 11:30 pm
36686
Free

Join us June 26-28 for free live yoga classes. YouCallThisYoga is offering three days of free, accessible yoga classes to unite all people and share the healing benefits of yoga and community. We are offering hour long classes for all levels, from beginner to expert, taught by teachers from across North America. Visit our website to view our full class schedule and register now! Space is limited. https://youcallthisyoga.org/yogafestonline/

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Yoga on the Mountain Hike

June 27 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am
21069, Bearwallow Mountain Trail
Hendersonville, NC 28792 United States
$49

Unplug, unwind, and soak up some Vitamin (N)ature! Enjoy a 2 mile round trip hike in the Blue Ridge Mountains to a wide open mountaintop with stunning views. Pause for an hour of all-levels yoga at the summit, breathe deep, and enjoy the spaciousness on a uniquely Asheville adventure with Asheville Wellness Tours. The hike begins at 9am, Saturday June 27. Detailed driving instructions will be included in your confirmation email. Prefer a private hike? Private Yoga Hikes are available…

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Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit

June 28 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts, 733 Rivers St
Boone, NC 28607 United States
$50 – $60

Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit open the 36th season of An Appalachian Summer Festival on Sunday, June 28 at 8pm at the Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts. The summer stop is part of the highly anticipated national tour behind the group’s newest album, Reunions (to be released May 15). As such, the festival is included in the tour announcement and is opening up sales ahead of the rest of the festival in support of the tour. Jason Isbell…

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Kids Clay Camp — Sculpting the Animal Kingdom — Ages 5 – 8

June 29 @ 9:00 am - July 3 @ 12:00 pm
Odyssey ClayWorks, 236 Clingeman Avenue
Asheville, NC 28801 United States
$225

Instructor: Amy Briggs Monday - Friday, 9am – 12pm In this class we will explore the animal kingdom by making our favorite animal pals out of clay. Students will make a few animals per day on a small scale but will take on a larger project over the course of the week. On the last couple of days, we will paint our animal creations with a colorful palette that brings them to life! $25 discount for siblings enrolled in the…

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Kids Clay Camp — Round and Round — Ages 6 – 10

June 29 @ 2:00 pm - July 3 @ 5:00 pm
Odyssey ClayWorks, 236 Clingeman Avenue
Asheville, NC 28801 United States
$225

Instructor: Halima Flynt Monday - Friday, 2 – 5pm You will learn how to work on the potter’s wheel in this fun-packed creative camp! We will be learning all sorts of hand-building and wheel-throwing skills to create amazing works of art that you can use! Bring all of your creative and interesting ideas and we will turn them into reality. $25 discount for siblings enrolled in the same class. Use promo code “claycamp25”

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July 2020

Sierra Club Webinar July 2: Bear-ly There: Safe Encounters with Bears in the Wild and at Home

July 2 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Free

Tune in to the Sierra Club’s free webinar, “Bear-ly There: Safe Encounters with Bears in the Wild and at Home” on July 2 to learn about co-existing with bears in North Carolina. This program features Ashley Hobbs, Assistant State Black Bear and Furbearer Biologist with the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission. If you encountered a bear walking in the woods or along your neighborhood street, would you know what to do? Do you want to learn more about our neighborhood…

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Asheville Outlets Hosts Pop-Up Shoe Store Warehouse Sale

July 3
10128, 800 Brevard Road
Asheville, NC 28806 United States

LOVE SHOES? Asheville Outlets (ShopAshevilleOutlets.com) is hosting a Pop-Up Shoe Store warehouse sale Friday, July 3 through Sunday, July 12, 2020 during center hours. Featuring designer shoe brands Michael Kors, Timberland, BCBG, Adidas, and hundreds others, the pop-up shoe store will feature men's, women's, and children’s brand name shoes at up to 80% off traditional retail prices. You know you can’t resist, come on over!

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Ask the Researcher

July 3 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Center for Craft: Virtual Online Webinar, 67 Broadway
Asheville, NC 28801 United States
Free

Join the Center for Craft for the next discussion in our "Ask the ______" series! In this free webinar, we will speak with 2020 Materials-Based Research Grant recipients Victoria Manganiello and Julian Goldman about their “Soft Monitor” project, which aims to invent a screen made entirely from flax, water, and air, and learn about the benefits and hurdles of working cross-disciplinary.

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All-Star Orchestra: “The New World and Its Music”

July 3 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
NC United States
Free

● Antonin Dvořák: Symphony No. 9 “From the New World” ● Ellen Taaffe Zwilich: Avanti! Inspired by American dreams and legends, Dvořák created some of his greatest works while living in the United States, above all the “New World” Symphony. This program illuminates the multiple stories and influences – Native American, African-American and Czech – that Dvořák transformed in his most beloved work. Ellen Taaffe Zwilich’s Avanti! offers a contemporary interpretation of the American archetype of “moving on.” To learn…

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Tesla Quartet

July 5 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
36946 Boone, NC 28608 United States
Free

Praised for their “superb capacity to find the inner heart of everything they play, regardless of era, style or technical demand” (The International Review of Music), the Tesla Quartet brings refinement and prowess to both new and established repertoire. Enjoy this special message and preview scheduled in conjunction with the Tesla Quartet’s planned appearance as part of An Appalachian Summer Festival’s 2021 season. To learn more about Tesla Quartet: http://www.teslaquartet.com/about-us Available via YouTube, Facebook, appsummer.org

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