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].


Palaces for the People: Guastavino’s Great American Places

Asheville Museum of History 283 Victoria Road, Asheville

From 1882 to 1943, in 31 states and six countries, Raphael Guastavino and his son created more than 600 unique tile domes and vaultings that met his criteria of health, […]

Spark of the Eagle Dancer: The Collecting Legacy of Lambert Wilson

WCU Bardo Arts Center 199 Centennial Drive, Cullowhee

This exhibition celebrates the legacy of Lambert Wilson, a passionate collector of contemporary Native American art who encountered a beloved Cherokee sculpture as a student at Western Carolina University and […]


Stellar Picks: A Community Choice Exhibition

WCU Bardo Arts Center 199 Centennial Drive, Cullowhee

This exhibition is for everyone who has a favorite piece of art in the WCU Fine Art Museum collection—or would like to discover one! The Museum recently launched a new […]

$5 – $65

Upcycle Art Auction

Madison County Arts Council Gallery 90 S. Main Street, Marshall

ReClaim Madison Salvage & Thrift announces our 4th Upcycle Art Auction, a popular community-driven fundraiser event to benefit the Community Housing Coalition (CHC) of Madison County, NC. Hosted for the […]


Pedaling for Parkinson’s

Reuter Family YMCA 3 Town Square Blvd, Asheville

The Pedaling for Parkinson's program is based on research indicating that forced exercise on a bicycle can reduce symptoms of Parkinson's. In fact, participants who ride three days a week […]

Free – $150.00

Movies in the Park: Free Family Films

Pack Square Park 121 College St, Asheville

Movies in the Park returns with free family favorite films projected on a massive outdoor screen in Pack Square Park just after dusk on the second Friday of the month! […]


Poetry 101: The Curious Practice of Paying Attention

Story Parlor 227 Haywood Road, Asheville

Poetry is the written act of paying attention. Paying attention to words, rhythm, and writing but most importantly the worlds that inspire you to write. Namely, your world. "Wanted: a […]

$210 – $250

54th Annual Brevard AAUW Book Sale

Boshamer Gym, Brevard College 1 college row, Brevard

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) […]