Asheville Event List

Check out our full list of Asheville area events. Or visit our interactive searchable Asheville Events Calendar.

"Extraordinary Finds and Times" Art Show

The Swannanoa Valley Fine Arts League, at the Red House Studios and Gallery, is pleased to announce our new exhibit: Extraordinary Finds and Times. … more

Annual Seconds Sale

North Carolina Glass Center invites you to stock up for the holiday season! NCGC artists will be offering discounted "seconds" or overstocked items of … more

Asheville Angel Tree

This year, in light of the challenges posed by COVID-19, quarantine, and social-distance measures, the needs are greater than ever, and we can only … more

Candlelight Christmas Evenings at Biltmore

  • November 29, 2020
  • Venue:  Biltmore
  • Address: One Lodge Street, Asheville, NC 28803

Candlelight, firelight and live music bring holiday warmth to Biltmore House’s extravagant holiday décor during these nighttime tours. Candlelight … more

Cane Mill Road

Growing up just down the road from Doc Watson, Billboard-charting artists Cane Mill Road rock the traditional bluegrass standards they grew up on, yet … more

Christmas at Biltmore

  • November 29, 2020
  • Venue:  Biltmore
  • Address: One Lodge Street, Asheville, NC 28803

Holidays arrive at America’s largest home in style. More than a century ago, George Vanderbilt chose the holiday season as the time to unveil his new … more

Home for the Holidays!

American Folk Art presents: Home for the Holidays! November 27th thru December 30, 2020 www.amerifolk.com 64 Biltmore Ave, Downtown Asheville, 28801 … more

Kathleen Lewis + Sheri Howe

  • November 29, 2020
  • Venue:  Woolworth Walk
  • Address: 25 Haywood Street, Asheville, NC 28801

For the month of November, local artists Sheri Howe and Kathleen Lewis will be featured in the FW Gallery at Woolworth Walk. Sheri Howe is a native of … more

Live Music with The Log Noggins

Come watch Asheville's own The Log Noggins perform at Hi-Wire Big Top on Nov. 29th. This free event starts at 5pm and ends at 7pm. The Log Noggins are … more

Mel Chin's Wake

  • November 29, 2020
  • Venue:  Open Space
  • Address: 44 Collier Ave, Asheville, NC 28801

Wake, Mel Chin’s giant animatronic sculpture, installed in New York City’s Times Square last summer, will be on view in Asheville through March 15, … more

Opening Up to Art: Multi-Member Show

Asheville Gallery of Art’s November show, “Opening Up to Art,” is a multi-member show featuring each artist’s personal exploration into being part of … more

PATIO SHOW: NINA & THE BUFFALO RIDERS

Nina & The Buffalo Riders make their Grey Eagle patio stage debut on Sunday, November 29th! PATIO SHOW 7 PM SHOW ALL AGES RESERVED TABLES SOCIAL … more

Question Bridge: Black Males

Question Bridge: Black Males is a project that explores critically challenging issues within the African American male community by instigating a … more

Read To Succeed Asheville/Buncombe Winter Book Fair

  • November 29, 2020
  • Venue:  Barnes & Noble
  • Address: 33 Town Square Blvd., Suite 100, Asheville, NC 28803

Shop for a cause, take home some fun, and support the community! We will be hosting a book fair November 28th and 29th for local literacy group Read … more

The Grinch - Family Outdoor Movie

  • November 29, 2020
  • Venue:  Rabbit Rabbit
  • Address: 75 Coxe Avenue, Asheville, NC 28801

We will be showing the movie on our giant new outdoor screen. Seating is sold by the table with a $5 ticket cost per person. We have limited … more

Veteran's Hot Glass Day Experience

Veteran's Hot Glass Day Experience - Donate a "Take Home Kit" to a Veteran. Join us in celebrating National Veterans and Military Month by donating a … more

VIRTUAL: Tellabration! Featuring Connie Regan-Blake

VIRTUAL: Connie Regan-Blake is our featured storyteller for this international celebration of storytelling, known as Tellabration! which serves to … more

VIRTUAL: Show & Tell Online Holiday Pop Up Shop

  • November 29, 2020
  • Venue:  Ideation Lab at the Center for Craft (Fulfillment Center & Curbside Pickup)
  • Address: VIRTUAL, Asheville, NC

VIRTUAL: Things are looking a little different this winter holiday season for Show & Tell. We’re going virtual, bringing the pop up shop you know … more

Weekly Sound Therapy Meditations

Weekly sound healing sessions are held here at Skinny Beats Sound Shop (4 Eagle St - Asheville, NC) every Saturday and Sunday at 11:00 AM. We lay yoga … more

Winter Lights

Experience Asheville’s BRIGHTEST holiday tradition at Winter Lights at The North Carolina Arboretum. This year, guests are invited to take a dreamy … more

Winter Wonderland at Grove Arcade

  • November 29, 2020
  • Venue:  Grove Arcade
  • Address: 1 Page Avenue, Asheville, NC 28801

Grove Arcade is thrilled to announce the return of its annual Winter Wonderland holiday celebration on Friday, November 20th through January 4th. The … more

Edward Scissorhands - Outdoor Movie

  • November 30, 2020
  • Venue:  Rabbit Rabbit
  • Address: 75 Coxe Avenue, Asheville, NC 28801

We will be showing the movie on our giant new outdoor screen. Seating is sold by the table with a $5 ticket cost per person. We have limited … more

Live Glassblowing Demos - Handcrafted Christmas Ornaments

A Wonderful Family Holiday Tradition ... Handcrafted Christmas ornaments by Master Scientific Glassblower Jason Probstein. Since 2010, the Mountain … more

VIRTUAL: A Flat Rock Playhouse Christmas, A Virtual Production

  • November 30, 2020
  • Venue:  Flat Rock Playhouse
  • Address: VIRTUAL, Flat Rock , NC

VIRTUAL: The tradition continues with A Flat Rock Playhouse Christmas. For the past four years, we have been able to celebrate the holidays with our … more

Festival of Lights at Lake Julian

  • December 1, 2020
  • Venue:  Lake Julian Park
  • Address: 406 Overlook Road Ext., Arden, NC 28704

𝗖𝗢𝗩𝗜𝗗-𝟭𝟵 𝗶𝘀 𝘀𝗽𝗿𝗲𝗮𝗱𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗿𝗮𝗽𝗶𝗱𝗹𝘆 𝗶𝗻 𝗼𝘂𝗿 𝗰𝗼𝗺𝗺𝘂𝗻𝗶𝘁𝘆. 𝗕𝗲𝗰𝗮𝘂𝘀𝗲 𝗖𝗢𝗩𝗜𝗗-𝟭𝟵 𝗰𝗮𝗻 𝘀𝗽𝗿𝗲𝗮𝗱 𝗲𝗮𝘀𝗶𝗹𝘆 … more

Mountain Charm Workshop

  • December 1, 2020
  • Venue:  Ignite Jewelry Studios
  • Address: 191 Lyman Street, #262, River Arts District - Riverview Station, Asheville, NC 28801

Come transform a plain silver charm into a colorful mountain pendant! Learn to sift powdered glass and then fire the piece in a 1,450 degree kiln … more

The Getaway Tiki Takeover

  • December 1, 2020
  • Venue:  Sovereign Remedies
  • Address: 29 North Market Street, Suite 105, Asheville, NC 28801

Join us every Tuesday at Sovereign Remedies for a refreshing Tiki Takeover! Eddie Spaghetti, of The Getaway Tiki Bar, will be behind the bar mixing up … more

Archetype Brewing Broadway Locals Nights

Visit our now open downtown Tap Lounge + Venue! With new service hours available, staying true to our pledge: “doing our best for you, ourselves & … more

Holiday Paint and Pour

  • December 2, 2020
  • Venue:  Burntshirt Vineyards Tasting Room
  • Address: 2695 Sugarloaf Road, Hendersonville, NC 28792

Oh baby, it’s cold outside. So come on in and get painting with us. This holiday paint and pour is not a night you will want to miss! Ticket price … more

Live Stream: The High Lonesome Dreamers featuring Sally Barris, Sam Gay and Templeton Thompson

LIVE STREAM: To be broadcast on the Mountain Spirit Acoustic Facebook Page The High Lonesome Dreamers’ will take you on a journey filled with quirky … more

Open Mic Night with Thomas Yon

Music, poetry, comedy - we'd love for you to share or just come be entertained, sip some great brews, and eat some hot boiled peanuts while supporting … more

VIRTUAL: Sand Hill Artists Collective Virtual Holiday Gallery Tour

  • December 2, 2020
  • Venue:  Asheville
  • Address: VIRTUAL, Asheville, NC

VIRTUAL: Virtual Holiday Gallery Tour: Art enthusiasts and holiday shoppers around the country are invited to visit WNC galleries virtually from home … more

Asheville Gallery of Art December Show 2020

Asheville Gallery of Art’s December show, “#ArtSquared,” is amulti-artist show featuring a variety of original square paintings by gallery members. … more

Deck The Trees

  • December 3, 2020
  • Venue:  Monte Vista Hotel
  • Address: 308 W. State Street, Black Mountain, NC 28711

Deck The Trees is a fun and festive December Holiday Happening in Black Mountain. This event is a fundraiser for the Fuel Fund of the Swannanoa Valley … more

Tim Easton

Nashville-based singer-songwriter Tim Easton‘s 14th CD Exposition, is a a vibrant, personal testimony from a songwriter that demands to be heard. … more

VIRTUAL: Art Travels: Whitney Museum of American Art

VIRTUAL: ART TRAVELS The Museum offers a variety of art excursions domestically and abroad, as well as local and regional day and overnight trips … more

VIRTUAL: Film Screening: Guardians of Our Troubled Waters

  • December 3, 2020
  • Venue:  Smith-McDowell House Museum
  • Address: VIRTUAL, Asheville, NC

VIRTUAL: Award-winning film director David Weintraub has been an oral historian and filmmaker for over 20 years. His films have appeared on PBS … more

An Evening with Jacob Johnson

"The guitar is not just an instrument in the hands of Jacob Johnson – it’s his soul-mate." - No Depression Part virtuoso and part storyteller, … more

Fused Silver Earrings

  • December 4, 2020
  • Venue:  Ignite Jewelry Studios
  • Address: 191 Lyman Street Suite #262, Riverview Station, Asheville, NC 28801

Join me in the studio as we use hammers, saws, files and fire to transform silver wire into a beautiful pair of silver drop earrings. Class price … more

Hollyday Artisan Market

Help us spread some Holiday cheer by spending local this year! On Friday, December 4th we'll be hosting a "Hollyday Artisan Market." You'll be able to … more

Mountain Gateway Museum Memorial Christmas Luminaries

  • December 4, 2020
  • Venue:  Mountain Gateway Museum & Heritage Center
  • Address: 24 Water Street, Old Fort, NC 28762

Luminaries are $5.00 each but to attend the lighting each night is free. Memorial Christmas luminaries are available for purchase from the Friends of … more

VIRTUAL: Slow Art Friday: The Human Condition

VIRTUAL: SLOW ART FRIDAYS Each Friday at 12pm, docents lead virtual, in-depth conversations about a few artworks in our Collection or special … more

23rd Annual Santa on the Chimney

Since 1997, Santa has visited Chimney Rock to train for his big night of deliveries. There’s no way Santa could make it down so many chimneys without … more

Intro to Jewelry Making

Ignite your passion for jewelry making! The instructor will introduce you to the world of jewelry, working with brass, copper and silver to bring … more

Santa's Showdown

  • December 5, 2020
  • Venue:  Recreation Park
  • Address: 65 Gashes Creek Road, Asheville, NC 28805

The second Santa's Showdown will take place on Saturday, December 5 at Recreation Park in East Asheville. This unique 5K will pit runners representing … more

The ASAP Holiday Farmers Market

  • December 5, 2020
  • Venue:  A-B Tech
  • Address: 16 Fernihurst Drive, Parking Lot, Asheville, NC 28801

As a response to farmers market closures due to the COVID-19 emergency, ASAP has organized an interim farmers market on the campus of A-B Tech in … more

Uncommon Holiday Market

  • December 5, 2020
  • Venue:  Foundation
  • Address: 1 Foundy Street, Building #36, Asheville, NC 28801

Uncommon Market is excited to host their Uncommon Holiday on December 5th & 6th @ the Foundation in the River Arts District (RAD), 1 Foundy … more

Unspoken Tradition

Unspoken Tradition is about new, original Bluegrass. Inspired by their own influences and the roots of traditional music, they bring a sound that is … more

A Natural Holiday for Families

A Natural Holiday for Families Sunday, December 6th Times: 11:00-12:15 12:30-1:45 2:00-3:15 $30 per family of 4 $10 per additional person Enjoy a new … more

Pretty Little Goat

Join Pretty Little Goat for an evening of dynamic roots music that is familiar, yet enticingly fresh and original. Since forming in 2013 as an … more

Christmas with The Currys

Brought together by family ties and a shared appreciation for folk, pop-rock, and roots music, The Currys are an Americana trio featuring Jimmy, … more

Darren Nicholson Band

Darren Nicholson Band is a group of Appalachian musicians who have common respect for and love of American acoustic music. There are GRAMMY and … more

Enamel a Bird Charm

  • December 11, 2020
  • Venue:  Ignite Jewelry Studios
  • Address: 191 Lyman St, #262, River Arts District - Riverview Station, Asheville, NC 28801

You will make an adorable all sterling silver and enamel bird charm in this 1 hour workshop. We will start with a brief introduction of what enamel is … more

Silver Stacking Rings

  • December 11, 2020
  • Venue:  Ignite Jewelry Studios
  • Address: 191 Lyman Street, Suite #262, Riverview Station, Asheville, NC

Spend 2 hours as a jeweler! We will work with silver wire to create a set of three textured stacking rings. Learn the techniques you need to fuse the … more

CANCELLED: Geminid Meteor Shower Stargazing

CANCELLED: Please see website for details. Geminid Meteor Shower Stargazing Saturday Dec 12th, 7:00 – 8:30 pm Join us at the farm as we view the … more

John Doyle

John Doyle's remarkable guitar talents are legendary but in recent years his songwriting has been getting a growing share of attention. His … more

Silver Stacking Rings

  • December 12, 2020
  • Time: From: 02:00 PM to 04:00 PM
  • Venue:  Ignite Jewelry Studios
  • Address: 191 Lyman Street, Suite #262, Riverview Station, Asheville, NC 28801

Spend 2 hours as a jeweler! We will work with silver wire to create a set of three textured stacking rings. Learn the techniques you need to fuse the … more

Happy Holidays from Love Bubble

“Love Bubble” is the name of the freshest harmony-driven trio in WNC! Made up of 3 of our areas finest and most sought after singers, you’re in for a … more

Science Pub: Christmas Trees

  • December 17, 2020
  • Venue:  The Collider
  • Address: 1 Haywood Street, Suite 401, Asheville, NC 28801

The Collider is the home of a monthly science program, open to the public and presented by Asheville Museum of Science. Join us to hear our members … more

Carolina Story

Launched in 2009, Carolina Story built their reputation the old-fashioned way, performing countless shows from coast to coast during a whirlwind … more

Last Minute Holiday Market

We are ecstatic to invite you to our third annual Last Minute Holiday Market! An early bird might get the worm; but if you’re looking for unique … more

Adventure Center of Asheville- Twilight in the Treetops- Holiday Night Climb

Watch the world transform from dusk to night while climbing in the trees at our Asheville Treetops Adventure Park. Trails will be illuminated to give … more

Asheville Gallery of Art January Show 2021

“Bringing in the Light” opens December 31st at the Asheville Gallery of Art, ringing in the new year with optimism and vigor. The show will feature … more

Asheville Catholic School Shamrock 5K/10K/Fun Run

  • March 13, 2021
  • Venue:  Asheville Catholic School
  • Address: 12 Culvern Street, Asheville, NC 28804

Ever since we had to postpone this race in March due to COVID-19, much time and effort has been put into determining which school events are safe in … more

Mike Farris

20 front row VIP seats will be available for this concert. All other seating is by dinner reservation. Please call the venue at 828-575-2737 "Modern … more

Crystal Bowersox

20 front row VIP seats will be available for this concert. All other seating is by dinner reservation. Please call the venue at 828-575-2737 Crystal … more

The Adam Ezra Group

The Boston based, folk-rock band Adam Ezra Group brings a one-of-a-kind community driven, unique underground live music experience to every concert! … more

RESCHEDULED: HeXpo The Gathering

RESCHEDULED: From August 14-15, 2020 TO APRIL 16-17, 2021! Welcome to a supernatural expo like no other! For the first time ever, paranormal, horror … more

The Gatsby Returns Party

We're happy to officially announce The Gatsby Returns Party! We'll return to the South Terrace on Biltmore Estate in spring of 2021, offering you four … more

RESCHEDULED: Dance Theatre of Harlem

RESCHEDULED: Dance Theatre of Harlem — April 27 & 28, 2021 at 8 p.m. Born at the height of the civil rights movement, the Dance Theatre of Harlem … more

Jerry Douglas Band - Live at Hazel Robinson Amphitheatre

  • April 29, 2021
  • Venue:  Hazel Robinson Amphitheatre
  • Address: 100 Gay Street, Asheville, NC 28801

Dobro master and 14-time Grammy award winning bluegrass legend, Jerry Douglas, graces the stage at the Hazel Robinson Amphitheatre - Music Venue in … more

RESCHEDULED: Jerry Douglas Band - Live at Hazel Robinson Amphitheatre!

  • April 29, 2021
  • Venue:  Hazel Robinson Ampitheatre
  • Address: 100 Gay St, Asheville, NC 28801

RESCHEDULED TO APRIL 29TH, 2021: Dobro master and 14-time Grammy award winning bluegrass legend, Jerry Douglas, graces the stage at the Hazel Robinson … more

RESCHEDULED: Southern Atlantic Hemp & Arts Expo - SAHAE

RESCHEDULED: From June 26-28, 2020 To: June 25-27, 2021 Southern Atlantic Hemp & Arts Expo is our first annual, a Hemp Conference and Trade Expo … more