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Gong Meditation and Halo Kundalini Yoga at The Salt Spa of Asheville

Kundalini Yoga is also beautifully called the "Yoga of Awareness". Focused breathing and mantras are an essential part of this practice to become conscious and to move life energies in our body. Bob Bauer is a passionate and gentle soul guiding through the class. During relaxation, the sound vibrations of the gong resonate with every layer of our physical, mental and emotional being. A time for relaxation, balance, creativity, vitality and more. The cleansing and therapeutic properties...

The ABC's of Portrait Painting with Lorelle Bacon

  • March 29, 2015
  • Address: at Riverview Station North End, Asheville, NC 28730
  • Venue:  310 ART
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily

All supplies included -- learn two methods of portrait painting in this 2 day workshop! On the first day learn how to paint a wet into wet portrait by painting directly onto the canvas. This technique produces an impressionistic finished painting. On the second day, students will transfer another portrait onto a canvas and use the technique of scrumbling and blending to create a more realistic portrait. Both of these techniques will be accomplished by following along with Instructor Lorelle Bac...

tUnE-yArDs plus Son Lux

Merrill Garbus has performed as tUnE-yArDs since 2009, and that band name has always been synonymous with forward movement—whether because of her explosive performance style or the always-surprising way in which her songs unfold. First gaining notice with the debut BiRd-BrAiNs, which The New York Times called “a confident do-it-yourselfer’s opening salvo: a staticky, low-fi, abrasive attention-getter,” Garbus forged a reputation as a formidable live presence through relen...

Grits and Soul

  • April 1, 2015
  • Location: Pisgah Brewing Company
  • Address: 150 Eastside Drive, Black Mountain, NC 28711
  • Venue:  Pisgah Brewing Company

At the heart of Grits & Soul is the collaboration of Southern song crafters, Anna Kline & John Looney. Their sound is steeped in lonesome mountain bluegrass & drenched in Mississippi soul & blues. Whether they perform as an acoustic duo or a full band, the Grits & Soul sound haunts you. Anna & John have a dynamic musical chemistry felt through their heartfelt original songs & intricate harmonies. The release of their first full-length album, Flood Waters, follows on t...

GRiZ plus The Floozies & Artifakts

GRiZ plus The Floozies & Artifakts

Museum Opening Day

The Swannanoa Valley Museum, Buncombe County's primary museum of general local history, opens for the season with new exhibits for 2015.

Recurring Events

A Wild Food Foraging Adventure

  • March 29, 2015
  • Location: No Taste Like Home: Wild Food Adventures
  • Address: 624 Upper Grassy Branch Extension, Asheville, NC 28805
  • Venue:  No Taste Like Home: Wild Food Adventures
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily

Ready to go WILD? Join internationally-known "epicure of the obscure" Alan Muskat on a trip "off the eaten path." You'll learn how to SAFELY gather edible wild plants, mushrooms, and other extreme cuisine while enjoying The Mushroom Man's unique blend of stories, poetry, wit and wisdom. After our woodland shopping spree, we'll cook up a sampling for a wild foods pick-nic. Then take your pick: bring home the rest of your "catch ...

Addison Farms Vineyard Wine Tasting

  • March 29, 2015
  • Address: 4005 New Leicester Highway, Leicester, NC 28748
  • Venue:  Addison Farms Vineyard
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Sunday, Saturday

We invite you to sample a flight in our Tasting Room every Saturday and Sunday. A Tasting Flight is $8 + tax, and includes a souvenir Addison Farms Vineyard wine glass.

Biltmore Blooms

  • March 29, 2015
  • Location: Biltmore
  • Address: One Lodge Street, Asheville, NC 28803
  • Venue:  Biltmore
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily

Biltmore's gardens are alive with color as spring arrives. Stunning floral displays – featuring nearly 100,000 tulips – across the estate celebrate the majesty of Frederick Law Olmsted’s legacy as Biltmore’s master horticulture planner. Biltmore’s restaurants will feature special menu items, with the Winery offering wine seminars.

Black, White & Red Art Show

  • March 29, 2015
  • Location: The Red House Studios and Gallery
  • Address: 310 West State St., Black Mountain, NC 28711
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily

The Swannanoa Valley Fine Arts League presents “Black, White and Red” at The Red House Studios and Gallery in Black Mountain beginning February 6th.This show runs through March 31 . Go to for details. Our winter hours are 11-3 Tuesday through Sunday.

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