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

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LIFE ART LIFE William Bernstein 50 Year Retrospective

Toe River Arts Mitchell and Yancey Counties

“LIFE ART LIFE William Bernstein 50 year retrospective” features the glass and paintings of William Bernstein, an artist who has been at the forefront of the North Carolina studio glass […]


Legends of Art & Innovation at Biltmore

Biltmore Estate 1 Lodge Street, Asheville

November 2021 – November 2022 Immerse yourself in our new exhibition series, Legends of Art & Innovation at Biltmore—featuring three different large-scale, multi-sensory experiences—created and produced by Grande Experiences using […]

Earthaven Ecovillage Tours

Earthaven Ecovillage 5 Consensus Circle, Black Mountain

Most Saturdays (Please see our website for dates) 10:00 am – 12:30 pm (arrive at 9:45) Near Asheville, NC Want to get a feel for an ecovillage in your body? […]


Carolina Mountains to the Shore

Caldwell Arts Council 601 College Ave SW, Lenoir

Upcountry Fiber Artists will present their exhibit titled “Carolina Mountains to the Shore” at the Caldwell Arts Council August 5 – September 30, 2022. Places and sights discovered while idly […]


When Was the Last Time You Saw a Miracle? Prints by Corita Kent

Western Carolina Bardo Arts Center NC

Shaped by her experiences as an artist, teacher, and Catholic nun, Corita Kent used her art to bring people together and ignite social change. Her screen prints position words in […]


The Way I’m Wired: Artist Reflections on Neurodiversity

WCU Bardo Arts Center 199 Centennial Drive, Cullowhee

Everyone’s brain is wired differently. The Way I'm Wired: Artists Reflections on Neurodiversity exhibition invites artists to share their lived experiences with neurodiversity and how these experiences have impacted their […]


Cultivating Collections: Glass

Western Carolina Bardo Arts Center NC

Cultivating Collections is a multi-year series of exhibitions highlighting specific areas of the WCU Fine Art Museum’s permanent collection. In this year’s exhibition, student researchers tell the stories of the […]


Wee Wine & Dahlias

Bullington Gardens 95 Upper Red Oak Trail, Hendersonville

Enjoy an exclusive evening at Bullington Gardens while you sip delicious, locally sourced wine and stroll through the spectacular Dahlias in full bloom. Groups of up to 8 are invited […]


The Animals of Red Bell Run: Flora and Fauna

Tryon Fine Arts Center 34 Melrose Avenue, Tryon

The Animals of Red Bell Run: Flora and Fauna by professional photographer Monica Stevenson opens on September 8 at 6:30 PM at Tryon Fine Arts Center's (TFAC) JP Gallery. Passion […]


Georgia Deal + Tom Ashcraft: Uncharted

Tracey Morgan Gallery 188 Coxe Ave, Asheville

Tracey Morgan Gallery is pleased to present Uncharted, a joint exhibition by multiple-disciplinary artists Georgia Deal and Tom Ashcraft. Incorporating both individual and collaborative works, the exhibition will include wooden […]

The Learning Garden – Drop in and Learn!

Buncombe County Extension Office 49 Mount Carmel Road, Asheville

The Learning Garden offers the public the opportunity to Drop-In and Learn in the garden Topics for September include: Basic Composting; Harvesting and Preserving Dye Plants, Dividing Perennials, Fall Seed […]

UNC Asheville Farm to Table Dinner

UNC Asheville Quad 1 University Heights, Asheville

The Farm to Table Dinner, an annual UNC Asheville fall harvest ritual around food, started in 2015. The dinner celebrates the efforts of our student gardeners, faculty and staff partners, […]


Beauty Parlor Comedy: Andy Gold

Asheville Beauty Academy 28 Broadway St., Asheville

What’s so funny about being a recovering heroin addict? If you’re Andy Gold—a lot, actually. Andy’s stand-up show, Addicted to Comedy, takes audience members through his life as a recovering […]


Twisted Pine at Isis Music Hall

Isis Music Hall 743 Haywood Rd., Asheville

Twisted Pine has been praised by NPR for their “upbeat, poppy vibe; energetic, driving rhythms; and virtuosic solos.” Their skyrocketing pandemic release Right Now ranges limitless from bluegrass to funk, […]