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].

Sustainable Happiness AVL

Asheville YMCA 30 Woodfin Street, Asheville, NC, United States

Sustainable Happiness AVL is a community group that focuses on positive psychology and practical guidance to help cultivate joy and friendships. This safe, supportive group is free and open to […]

Free

David LaMotte in conversation with Bruce Reyes-Chow

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

Malaprop's Bookstore / Café presents: David LaMotte in conversation with Bruce Reyes-Chow + book signings on Thursday, June 6. Doors at 6:30 p.m. and event at 7:30 p.m. Free; RSVP […]

Free

Modelface Comedy presents Max Hornstein & Cal Murata at the LaZoom Room

LaZoom Room 76 Biltmore Avenue, LaZoom Room: 76 Biltmore Avenue, Asheville, NC, United States

Every week Modelface Comedy brings you the best comedians from all over the country and this week we have Max Hornstein and Cal Murata from New York City! Max Hornstein […]

$15

Connect Beyond Festival

Thomas Wolfe Auditorium 87 Haywood Street, Asheville, NC, United States

Connect Beyond Festival returns to downtown Asheville, N.C. on June 7-9, 2024 for a weekend of performances, panels, film screenings and workshops with award-winning artists and thought leaders, exploring how […]

Angela Autumn + Shay Martin Lovette

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

It's an evening of indie-folk singer-songwriters with Angela Autumn and Shay Martin Lovette! Friday, June 7, 6 p.m. doors and 7 p.m. show. $10 advance / $12 at the door. […]

$10 – $12

Hemlocks and Birds Educational Hike

Strawberry Gap Trailhead US74-A, Gerton

Please join us on Saturday, June 8th at 9:00 am for an educational hemlock and birding hike with the Hemlock Restoration Initiative and the Transylvania County Bird Club. The hike […]

Free

National Get Outdoors Day

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

This holiday highlights one of our favorite things to do: get outdoors! Stop by the park for a day of hiking, outdoor activities, education stations, and more. Our friends from […]

Included with Park admission

54th Annual Brevard AAUW Book Sale

Boshamer Gym, Brevard College 1 college row, Brevard, NC, United States

The Brevard Branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) is sponsoring its 54th Annual Book Sale. Net proceeds support local STEM and educational scholarships for girls (5th-12th grades) […]

Free

ElectriFair

Join us at the Electrify Asheville-Buncombe ElectriFair for an experience that promises to enlighten and entertain! This is your opportunity to explore a vast array of vendors showcasing the latest […]

Free

A House for the Goddess

Land of the Sky United Church of Christ 15 Overbrook Place, Asheville NC

A concert of art songs, choral music, cello, piano and dance for the Divine Feminine composed by Annelinde Metzner Saturday, June 8th, 2 PM at Land of the Sky United […]

$20

Percussion Discussion Afrika

Black Mountain Center for the Arts 225 W. State Street, Black Mountain, NC, United States

Percussion Discussion Afrika is Uganda’a leading folk-fusion band whose music is driven by the melodic sound of Ugandan drums and accompanied by other instruments. Their debut album Omubala was number […]

$40

Modelface Comedy presents: Liz Miele at Eulogy

Eulogy 10 Buxton Ave, Asheville

Modelface Comedy Presents: **Liz Miele** Saturday, June 8th, 2024 Eulogy - 10 Buxton Ave. Asheville, NC 28801 Doors 7PM || Show 8PM **Liz Miele** Liz Miele, originally from New Jersey, […]

$23

RAD Half Marathon & 10k

Pack Square Park 121 College St, Asheville, NC, United States

The RAD Half Marathon & 10K is an exhilarating and picturesque race that takes participants on a captivating journey through Asheville’s famed River Arts District (RAD). With its scenic course […]

Show & Tell Sunday Market

Rabbit Rabbit 75 Coxe Avenue, Asheville, NC

Show & Tell returns to Rabbit Rabbit for a monthly Sunday Market celebrating and supporting local + indie craft, design, and vintage. Gather with friends and family in the open […]

LOOM Imports + Friends JUNE Open Studio + Pop Up Shop

YEWŌ Collective x Loom Imports Studio 115 Elk Mountain Road Woodfin, NC 28804 115 Elk Mountain Road, Woodfin, NC

Join us for our June open studio & pop up shop Sunday, June 9th 11am - 4pm 115 Elk Mountain Rd, Woodfin, NC Shop home goods, wooden kitchenware, art, jewelry, […]

15th Annual Authors for Literacy Event featuring Lisa See

The DoubleTree by Hilton Asheville-Biltmore 115 Hendersonville Rd., Asheville, NC, United States

We are honored to welcome New York Times bestselling author Lisa See at the 15th Annual Authors for Literacy Event! Lisa See is the New York Times bestselling author of […]

$95.00

The Campfireball: Yearning

Story Parlor 227 Haywood Road, Asheville

The Campfireball is kind of like if Mr. Rogers was the host of Double Dare. Every month at Story Parlor we pick an existential theme and find all kinds of […]

$10

Modelface Comedy presents Mark Chalifoux at the LaZoom Room

LaZoom Room 76 Biltmore Avenue, LaZoom Room: 76 Biltmore Avenue, Asheville, NC, United States

Every Thursday Modelface Comedy brings you the best comedians from all over the country! This weekend we have Mark Chalifoux from Cincinnati!!! Mark is a nationally touring stand-up comedian. His […]

$15

Bark & Bolt 5k, One Mile & 100m Paw Pursuit

Patton Park 114 E Clairmont Dr, Hendersonville

Ready, Set…WOOF! Join us at Patton Park for a truly unique experience on Friday, June 14th for the 2nd Annual Bark & Bolt presented by Hunter Subaru in Hendersonville, NC! […]

Comedy at Catawba: Louis Katz (early show)

Catawba Brewing Company South Slope Asheville 32 Banks Avenue, Asheville

Every Friday Modelface Comedy brings you the best comedians from all over the country. This week we bring you Louis Katz from NYC! Louis Katz performs punchline heavy, New York-style […]

$18

Philip Bowen + Aaron “Woody” Wood

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

Philip Bowen ("American's Got Talent," TikTok’s Greatest Talent) plays his Citizen Vinyl debut on Friday, June 14. Local blues artist Aaron "Woody" Wood opens. Show at 8 p.m., doors at […]

$18 – $22

Comedy at Catawba: Louis Katz (late show)

Catawba Brewing Company South Slope Asheville 32 Banks Avenue, Asheville

Every Friday Modelface Comedy brings you the best comedians from all over the country. This week we bring you Louis Katz from NYC! Louis Katz performs punchline heavy, New York-style […]

$18

Hendersonville Triathlon

Patton Pool 114 E Clairmont Dr, Hendersonville, NC 28792, Hendersonville

Get ready for the 5th Annual Hendersonville Triathlon - the ONLY sprint triathlon in this charming, WNC town! Mark your calendars for Saturday, June 15, 2024 and join us to […]

The Maggie Valley Fly Fishing & Outdoor Festival

Maggie Valley Festival Grounds 3374 Soco Road, Maggie Valley, NC, United States

North Carolina's largest fly-fishing festival. Event is held at the Maggie Valley Festival Grounds located in beautiful downtown Maggie Valley, North Carolina. The event will feature local and national fly […]

$10.00

Frozen JR. Live on Stage

Diana Wortham Theatre 2 S. Pack Square, Asheville, NC, United States

ASHEVILLE JUNIOR THEATER PRESENTS Frozen JR. June 15, 2024 at 2:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. June 16, 2024 at 2:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. Disney’s worldwide phenomenon is taking Broadway […]

$20 – $25

Gluten-Free Comedy at Ginger’s Revenge

Ginger's Revenge 829 Riverside Drive, Asheville, NC, United States

Modelface Comedy brings you the best comedians from all over the country and all your local favorites! This Saturday we have Gluten-Free Comedy at Ginger's Revenge. Enjoy a cold pint […]

$18

Frozen JR. Live on Stage

Diana Wortham Theatre 2 S. Pack Square, Asheville, NC, United States

ASHEVILLE JUNIOR THEATER PRESENTS Frozen JR. June 15, 2024 at 2:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. June 16, 2024 at 2:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. Disney’s worldwide phenomenon is taking Broadway […]

$20 – $25

Mobility Basics

Black Mountain YMCA 25 Jane Jacobs Road, Black Mountain

Join us at the Black Mountain YMCA to learn ways to improve joint mobility for more effective workouts and how to stretch for post workout recovery!

$10.00

DAD JOKES! Father’s Day Comedy Showcase

Catawba Brewing Company South Slope Asheville 32 Banks Avenue, Asheville

Every Sunday Modelface Comedy brings you the best comedians from all over the country. This week we are celebrating Father's Day! Dad Jokes! is a show celebrating the worst form […]

$15

Icon Painting Workshop

Church of the Resurrection Asheville 116 Sweeten Creek Rd, Asheville

Asheville Church of the Resurrection invites you to participate in our upcoming Byzantine Icon Painting Workshop taught by renowned iconographer Theodoros Papadopoulos. Join us for an amazing experience of prayerful […]

$750.

XP League Asheville – Esports Summer Camp!

XP LEAGUE ASHEVILLE 15 LOOP ROAD, SUITE 2B, ARDEN

XP League Camps are designed to engage kids at many different levels. Not only do kids get to meet new friends and improve their skills in the games they love […]

$199.00

Third Thursday at the Asheville Art Museum

Asheville Art Museum 2 South Pack Square, Asheville, NC, United States

Every Third Thursday the Museum comes alive with an evening filled with music, tours, art making and more! On June 20, join us for an eclectic evening featuring live music […]

$15

Sustainable Happiness AVL

Asheville YMCA 30 Woodfin Street, Asheville, NC, United States

Sustainable Happiness AVL is a community group that focuses on positive psychology and practical guidance to help cultivate joy and friendships. This safe, supportive group is free and open to […]

Free

Summer M.A.G.M.A. Land of Sky Gem Show

Land of the Sky Event Venue 39 Spring Cove Rd., Swannanoa

Our June Asheville gem show will have over 25 vendors with everything from affordable treasures to the finest gems, minerals & jewelry in the Southeast! Entering the show is always […]

Free

Full Moon in June Benefit

Patton Parker 95 Charlotte St, Asheville, NC, United States

COME CELEBRATE the midsummer strawberry full moon with an evening of music featuring the Ada Khoury Band, The Moon and You band and Kim Nelson! Walk in with your picnic […]

$20 – $25