Asheville Event List

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"With Gratitude: an Interactive Exhibit"

With Gratitude Take a minute. Think about what you have Gratitude for…family, friends, a piece of land or your special place that speaks to you, your … more

6th Annual Mingle and Jingle~Holiday Craft Fair

Join us for our 6th annual Holiday Mingle & Jingle: Holiday Craft Market at The Grey Eagle in Asheville, NC!– LOCAL POP-UP CRAFT … more

A Few of Our Favorite Things

  • November 26, 2022
  • Venue:  64 Biltmore Ave

PRESENTS: A Few of Our Favorite Things November 25 – December 30, 2022 Opens on our website & in the Gallery: Black Friday, November 25th at … more

A Very Glassy Holiday Market

Shop beautiful glass holiday decor while watching the glassblowers who make it. Our exhibit space will be full of fun and festive ornaments and … more

Asheville Gallery of Art November Exhibit, "North Carolina Works" by Martin Pasco

Visitors to the Asheville Gallery of Art will be able to view Martin Pasco’s show from November 1st through November 30th. There will be a special … more

Asheville Outlets Tree Lighting

Sponsored by Paramount Kia, the Asheville Outlets Tree Lighting festivities will be held on Saturday, November 26, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Celebrate the … more

Be Here Now at NC Stage

Bari’s always been a bit of an angry, depressed misanthrope and losing her job teaching nihilism in New York to work at the local fulfillment center … more

Big Gay Energy Late Night Party

Come as flamboyant as you are for our biggest, gayest, most energetic party of the month with Glam DJ Ganymede, the party goes on till 2am! Big Gay … more

Biltmore Garden Railway: Wonders of the World

  • November 26, 2022
  • Venue:  Biltmore Estate
  • Address: One Lodge Street, Asheville, NC 28803

Visit Antler Hill Village for the return of this popular large-scale model railroad display with a brand new collection of structures that chronicle … more

Bluegrass Brunch

We are so excited to announce and join the Asheville brunch scene with our brand new Bluegrass Brunch! We will be hosting our brunch every Saturday … more

Bob Sinclair and the Big Deals

Bob Sinclair and the Big Deals is a unique ensemble in the age of “already been done” acoustic bands. Showcasing their original songs, the group … more

Candlelight Christmas Evenings

  • November 26, 2022
  • Venue:  Biltmore Estate
  • Address: One Lodge Street, Asheville, NC 28803

Biltmore House glows with candlelight and firelight during this nighttime tour, changing the daytime visit’s mood and experience. Candlelight … more

Carolina Waltz: A Tribute To The Band’s “Last Waltz”

  • November 26, 2022
  • Venue:  Salvage Station
  • Address: 468 Riverside Drive, Asheville, NC 28801

Carolina Waltz: A Tribute To The Band’s “Last Waltz” — featuring members of Into The Fog, Abby Bryant & The Echoes, Dr. Bacon, Maj Deeka, Hustle … more

Christmas at Biltmore

  • November 26, 2022
  • Venue:  Biltmore Estate
  • Address: One Lodge Street, Asheville, NC 28803

This beloved tradition includes a daytime tour of Biltmore House while the estate is adorned with holiday decorations that number in the thousands. A … more

Collage Bar Open Studio!

  • November 26, 2022
  • Venue:  ArtPlay Studio
  • Address: 372 Depot Street, Suite 44, Asheville, NC 28801

Price is per person. Adults, teens and 6-12 yrs. accompanied. During this collage’-making open studio, your group will be invited to choose papers and … more

Dumplings from Around the World

Every culture has their own version of dumplings; gyozas in Japan, Pierogi in Russia, Khinkali in central Asia, Chinese dumplings, tortellini and … more

Enamel a Silver Charm

Come make an adorable all sterling silver charm with the enamel color of your choice in this 1 hour workshop. Choose from a few bird styles, as well … more

Erin E. Castellan: Weaving Small Nets to Capture Life

Tracey Morgan Gallery is pleased to present an exhibition of new work by textile-based artist Erin E. Castellan. Amidst the seemingly endless barrage … more

Great Bird Adventure

  • November 26, 2022
  • Venue:  Carolina Avian Research and Education
  • Address: 109 Olivia Trace Drive, Fletcher, NC 28732

Come and visit all the many beautiful and wonderful winged creatures to not only see them up close, but hear all about them. This adventure starts … more

Leonardo da Vinci 500 Years of Genius

  • November 26, 2022
  • Venue:  Biltmore Estate
  • Address: One Lodge Street, Asheville, NC 28803

Leonardo da Vinci’s brilliance and many extraordinary achievements are brought to vivid life in Leonardo da Vinci – 500 Years of Genius, the … more

Locals Discount Thanksgiving Tour

  • November 26, 2022
  • Venue:  River Arts District
  • Address: Foundy Street, Asheville, NC 28801

Mountain Mural Tours offers a guided 2 hour urban street art excursion. Do you have family in town for the Thanksgiving holiday? Mountain Mural Tours … more

Miracle Bar

Mark your calendars! On November 25th, 2022, Miracle is set to return to The Golden Pineapple Bar! We’ll have whimsical new drinks to ring in the … more

Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley

  • November 26, 2022
  • Venue:  Be Be Theatre
  • Address: 20 Commerce Street, Asheville, NC 28801

Multiverse Theatre Collective is bringing back its smash production of Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley , for one week only November 25-27th. The … more

Rebel/Re-Belle: Exploring Gender, Agency, and Identity

Rebel/Re-Belle: Exploring Gender, Agency, and Identity | Selections from the Asheville Art Museum and Rubell Museum combines works from two … more

RUMOURS – A FLEETWOOD MAC TRIBUTE

Ages 18+ Formed in 2014, Rumours (also known as Rumours ATL) has taken the U.S. by storm with their stage scorching renditions of Fleetwood Mac songs. … more

Simply Charmed

This is the perfect way to spend a part of your day while visiting the River Arts District. Come stamp and hammer a charm to your liking! Choose from … more

Sip and Shop Holiday Makers Market at The Rhu

  • November 26, 2022
  • Venue:  The Rhu
  • Address: 10 S Lexington, Asheville, NC 28801

The Rhu, your local cafe/bakery/pantry will be hosting a series of holiday markets, perfect for locals to shop small businesses! Enjoy bites and … more

Thanksgiving Twilight in the Treetops Night Climbs

Join us Thanksgiving Weekend and during the Holidays for our Twilight in the Treetops. Imagine climbing 10, 20, 30-40 feet in the air and zipping … more

The Clam Chowder Experience

The Clam Chowder Experience is a 5-piece band with a unique ukulele-driven sound, sweet vocal harmonies, a zany vibe, and an eclectic song list … more

The Holly Jolly Christmas Trolley Tour

Hop on board the Holly Jolly Christmas Trolley for a fun and festive celebration of the season featuring live music! This seasonal favorite features … more

Vessels of Merriment

  • November 26, 2022
  • Venue:  Grovewood Village
  • Address: 111 Grovewood Road, Asheville, NC 28804

Vessels of Merriment is back for another round at Grovewood Gallery! Celebrating its 4th run, this invitational exhibition will feature ceramic … more

Winter Lights

❅ Be enchanted this season at Winter Lights! ❅ November 18 – December 31, 2022 Winter Lights is a spectacular open-air walk-through light show … more

YALA Cultural Tour

  • November 26, 2022
  • Venue:  LEAF Global
  • Address: 19 Eagle St. Suite 120, Asheville, 28801

Explore the Ivory Coast of Africa with Adama here at LEAF Global Arts on Saturdays from 12 - 12:45PM. $10 admission fee … more

Yoga for Everyone Free Community Classes

  • November 26, 2022
  • Venue:  Black Mountain Presbyterian Church
  • Address: 117 Montreat Rd., Black Mountain, NC 28711

This free In-Person Yoga class is for all ages and abilities and led by Registered Yoga Instructor Mandy from Burning Sage Yoga. Accessibility: … more

Zachary Warren Live @ Ginger's Revenge- South Slope Lounge

  • November 26, 2022
  • Venue:  Ginger's Revenge
  • Address: 32 Banks Avenue, Suite 100, Asheville, NC 28801

Born in Asheville, North Carolina, Zachary Warren at his core, is a songwriter. As a teen, he began remedially filling journals and finding melodies … more

Arts and Crafts Holiday Market

  • November 27, 2022
  • Venue:  Purple Crayon
  • Address: 50 N Merrimon Ave, #111, Asheville, NC 28804

Purple Crayon will be having an Arts and Crafts Holiday Market on Sunday, November 27th, from 1-3 PM inside the studio. It’s a great opportunity to … more

Community Holiday Make and Take

  • November 27, 2022
  • Venue:  Local Cloth
  • Address: 408 Depot Street #100, Asheville, NC 28801

Save the date! Come and join us in the studio on Sunday, Nov 27 for holiday crafting for the whole family. We will be open and crafting from 10am-4pm, … more

Fall Flow

  • November 27, 2022
  • Venue:  One World Brewing West
  • Address: 520 Haywood Rd, Asheville, NC 28806

Instructor: Jamie Knox Levels 1+ this class is designed to build heat rid the body of excess vata during the fall. Expect strength building and lots … more

FREE Photos with Santa at Asheville Outlets

Visit Asheville Outlets for FREE photos with Santa by TapSnap Phototainment. From 12 noon to 4:00 p.m. on the following dates: Sunday, November 27 … more

HELLCRAB: Contemporary Jazz Octet

HELLCRAB is an acronym, as well as the name of a contemporary jazz collective, composed of the initials of its members’ last names: Dylan Hannan … more

Life's A Drag Brunch

Join us for a Brunch Party at Asheville Beauty Academy every Sunday! With a delicious Buffet Menu, tickets include a fabulous Drag Show, Brunch, and a … more

Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley - Sunday Matinee

  • November 27, 2022
  • Venue:  Be Be Theatre
  • Address: 20 Commerce Street, Asheville, NC 28801

Multiverse Theatre Collective is bringing back its smash production of Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley , for one week only November 25-27th. The … more

Museum Store Sunday

Shoppers can look forward to Museum Store Sunday as the global annual day to Be a Patron, and shop conscientiously and support museum stores and their … more

North Slope Art Market

  • November 27, 2022
  • Venue:  DSSOLVR
  • Address: 63 N Lexington avenue, Asheville, NC 28801

On Sunday 11/27 to conclude our annual Thank You week, we are thrilled to host an art market from 12pm-4pm with a collection of local artists. With a … more

VK Nights By The Fire

  • November 27, 2022
  • Venue:  Vintage Kava
  • Address: 141 Reems Creek Road, Weaverville, NC 28787

Weekly campfire outside of Vintage Kava happening every Sunday at dark through these colder months. We ask that everyone be respectful of fire rules … more

WellSpring Album Release Show @ The Grey Eagle w/ Zack Kardon

WELLSPRING Molly Hartwell and Laura Boswell of WellSpring met in early 2019 at a brewery in Asheville, NC where Laura was performing at a songwriter's … more

2022 National Gingerbread House Display

2022 NATIONAL GINGERBREAD HOUSE DISPLAY The 30th Annual National Gingerbread House Competition will be held in-person at The Omni Grove Park Inn on … more

Freshen Up Comedy Open Mic

Every Monday Marlene Thompson hosts Freshen Up at Noble Cider downtown. Stand up comedy open mic with a focus on new material. Improv, sketch and … more

Great Bird Adventure

Come and visit all the many beautiful and wonderful winged creatures to not only see them up close, but hear all about them. This adventure starts … more

Rooted Radio

  • November 28, 2022
  • Venue:  Vintage Kava
  • Address: 141 Reems Creek Road, Weaverville, NC 28787

GruntWerk spinning lofi chill hop for you all to enjoy! Also a set of original beats for good measure. … more

Santa Paws at Down Dog

  • November 28, 2022
  • Venue:  Down Dog
  • Address: 51 Sweeten Creek Rd, Asheville, NC 28803

Asheville Humane Society and some of our most loyal supporters are joining forces to convince Santa to take some much needed time off before the busy … more

Trivia by the River

  • November 28, 2022
  • Venue:  Getaway River Bar
  • Address: 790 Riverside Drive, Asheville, NC 28801

Monday nights are now Trivia Nights at the Getaway! Hosted by James Harrod, teams will be 2-5 members each. Bring your friends or tag along and meet … more

Water Unspoken / Black Mountain Exhibit

Water Unspoken / Black Mountain ​ David Carlson Solo Show This show will exhibit a compilation of four video works united by their focus on water as … more

An Element of Humanity - D&D Quickshot Campaign

  • November 29, 2022
  • Venue:  Well Played Board Game Cafe
  • Address: 162 Coxe Ave #101, Asheville, NC 28801

An Element of Humanity: A Campaign of Adventure, Mystery, and Suspense. You and your fellow players are hired to go on an epic quest! The path is … more

BFA Portfolio Exhibition

  • November 29, 2022
  • Venue:  Bardo Arts center
  • Address: 199 Centennial dr, Cullowhee, NC 28723

Experience work by graduating Bachelor of Fine Arts students from the WCU School of Art and Design. This exhibition highlights the work of … more

Cultivating Collections: Glass

  • November 29, 2022
  • Venue:  WCU's Bardo Arts Center
  • Address: 199 Centennial Drive, Cullowhee, NC 28723

Cultivating Collections is a multi-year series of exhibitions highlighting specific areas of the WCU Fine Art Museum’s permanent collection. In this … more

DRAG BINGO Downtown

Join us every first and third Tuesday of each month for Drag Bingo & a show! Hosted by the amazingly beautiful inside and out Calcutta! Try out … more

Drum Lessons with Ary'an Graham

  • November 29, 2022
  • Venue:  LEAF Global Arts
  • Address: 19 Eagle St. Suite 120, Asheville, 28801

Learn how to rock out to your favorite songs on the drums! There will be a 30 minute, once-a-week private lesson where you’ll start with the basics … more

Game Designers of North Carolina (GDoNC) Meetup

  • November 29, 2022
  • Venue:  Well Played Board Game Cafe
  • Address: 162 S Coxe Avenue, #101, Asheville, NC 28801

Come playtest the next generation of games with the Game Designers of North Carolina! Meet your local designers, give your feedback, and discover your … more

Karaoke with Ganymede

Ganymede is as beautiful as she is entertaining and as the host of Karaoke night, she WILL sing along with you so come prepared to have a great time … more

THE KRUGER BROTHERS - Bluegrass Banjo, Guitar, Bass, and Vocals

The Krüger Brothers bring their unique blend of bluegrass, pops, and classical traditions to the mountains of Western North Carolina. Known for some … more

Trivia Tour

  • November 29, 2022
  • Venue:  Downtown Asheville

Imagine a solid trivia stack with a magnetic host in an outdoor intimate setting. Then add the excitement of BYOB and pedaling around the City on a … more

Tuesday Table

  • November 29, 2022
  • Venue:  Rhubarb
  • Address: 7 SW Pack Square, Asheville, NC 28801

After a two-year hiatus on their popular Sunday Supper experience, Rhubarb is bringing back the family-style prix-fixe menu on a new day! Tuesday … more

Ukulele Class with LEAF Teaching Artists

  • November 29, 2022
  • Venue:  LEAF Global Arts
  • Address: 19 Eagle St Suite 120, Asheville, NC 28801

This course serves as an introduction to the instrument and will provide students with fun and instant access to making music on the ukulele. … more

VIRTUAL: Live Stream | UNC Press presents Liza Roberts, author of Art of the State: Celebrating the Visual Art of North Carolina

  • November 29, 2022
  • Venue:  VIRTUAL
  • Address: 55 Haywood Street, Asheville, NC 28801

VIRTUAL: A virtual panel discussion between author Liza Roberts, sculptor Peter Glenn Oakley, and painter Hannah Cole. Join us for a panel discussion … more

We Will Not be Silenced: Standing for Missing and Murdered Indigenous

  • November 29, 2022
  • Venue:  WCU Bardo Arts Center
  • Address: 199 Centennial Drive, Cullowhee, NC 28723

We Will Not be Silenced: Standing for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women exhibition is a series of photographs and sculptures that bring voice to … more

Aquanet Goth Party

Ash Black curates an evening of classic and forgotten hits from the golden era of goth. No cover 21+ … more

Create + Connect Collaborative Portrait Workshops

  • November 30, 2022
  • Venue:  Ginger Huebner Art
  • Address: 573 Fairview Road, Suite 3, Asheville, NC 28803

Work with Ginger in her Asheville studio on an original work of art. Each piece is a unique visual translation that will allow you connect deep within … more

Santa Paws at Whistlehop Brewing

Asheville Humane Society and some of our most loyal supporters are joining forces to convince Santa to take some much needed time off before the busy … more

Santiago & Los Gatos in PULP!

Ages 18+ Jeff Santiago is an Asheville, NC based singer/songwriter. The Bronx-born musician grew up playing between NYC and Los Angeles before … more

Weaverville Tailgate Holiday Market

Join us for 8 Wednesdays of the Weaverville Tailgate Holiday Market Join us this holiday season INSIDE the beautiful Weaverville Community Center. … more

12.1 The Orange Peel's Comedy Basement PULP

Featuring Katie Hughes. 12.1.22 The Orange Peel's Comedy Basement PULP What: Stand up Comedy at The Orange Peel's Pulp Lounge When: Thursday 12.01.22. … more

BFA Portfolio Exhibition: RECEPTION

  • December 1, 2022
  • Venue:  Bardo Arts center
  • Address: 199 Centennial dr, Cullowhee, NC 28723

BFA Portfolio Exhibition is currently on display in the WCU Fine Art Museum with a reception on Thursday, December 1, from 5-7PM! This exhibition … more

Deck The Trees "Let Heaven and Nature Sing!"

  • December 1, 2022
  • Venue:  Monte Vista Hotel
  • Address: 308 W. State Street, Black Mountain, NC 28711

Deck The Trees 2022 December 1st thru January 2nd Come experience the charm of Black Mountain and get in the Christmas spirit. You will discover … more

DJ Cousin TL Dance Party @ Urban Orchard South Slope

Every Third Saturday from 7pm to Midnight @ UO South Slope!  *FREE ADMISSION* 90's and 00's Hip Hop & Soul music brought to you by … more

Jaco Pastorius Birthday Celebration featuring bassist Shannon Hoover

Bassist Shannon Hoover, from Greenville, SC will feature a special birthday tribute to the legendary Jaco Pastorius (Dec 1st, 1951-September 21, … more

Karaoke with Terraoke

  • December 1, 2022
  • Venue:  Getaway River Bar
  • Address: 790 Riverside Drive, Asheville, NC 28801

Karaoke with Terraoke! Pick your song, sing it loud and cheer for some questionable yet entertaining performances. Every Thursday NO COVER 21+ … more

Kiki Thursday Drag Show & Party

Join the queer party and enjoy a night of electrifying fun. Hosted by Drag Queens, Kings & Royalty in between featuring stellar performances every … more

PULP Standup Featuring Katie Hughes plus Comedy Open Mic

What: Stand up Comedy at The Orange Peel's Pulp Lounge When: Thursday 12.01.22. 8p-10p, doors at 7:30p Where: The Orange Peel's Comedy Basement, Pulp … more

Queer Music Exploration With Derian and other LGBTQ+ Resident Teaching Artists

  • December 1, 2022
  • Venue:  LEAF Global Arts
  • Address: 19 Eagle St. Suite 120, Asheville, 28801

Students will explore guitar, bass, drums, singing and piano with a focus on learning music by artists from the LGBTQ+ community. Students will have … more

Santa Experience at Montgomery Sky Farm

Montgomery Sky Farm x the Squirrel's Nest are thrilled to partner with Appalachian Santa and bring you the our 3rd annual Santa Experience. Mini … more

Seth Mulder and Midnight Run

Midnight Run is a high-energy, Tennessee-based bluegrass band that offers up a fresh approach to the “High Lonesome” sound while staying true to the … more

The Greybirds & Friends (Album Release)

The Greybirds are a band from Asheville, NC. What started as a songwriting partnership began to take on different forms: duo to five-piece, acoustic … more

1st Friday of each month Discount Day - Great Bird Adventure

  • December 2, 2022
  • Venue:  Carolina Avian Research and Education
  • Address: 109 Olivia Trace Drive, Fletcher, NC 28732

1st Friday of Each Month Discount Day for the Great Bird Adventure. Come and visit all the many beautiful and wonderful winged creatures to not only … more

Art Break: In the Age of the Etching Revival

Drop in for this Friday’s Art Break and join Alexis Meldrum, curatorial assistant, as she leads an informal Gallery discussion about the new … more

Blown Glass demonstrations with Andrew Montrie

We will have a blown glass demonstration by Andrew Montrie on Friday's 1 PM until 5 PM. Appalachian Craft Center has been located in downtown … more

Candlelight Christmas Tours

  • December 2, 2022
  • Venue:  Historic Johnson Farm
  • Address: 3346 Haywood Road, Hendersonville, NC 28791

Candlelight Christmas tours will be held December 2 and 3. Five tours will be offered each evening, at 5:00, 5:45, 6:30, 7:15 and 8:00 PM. Visitors … more

Caroling By Gaslight

CAROLING BY GASLIGHT Written and Directed by Skyler Goff Everyone knows the story of Ebenezer Scrooge, the tightfisted old miser. But if you thought … more

Catalytic Sound Festival

  • December 2, 2022
  • Venue:  Static Age Records
  • Address: 110 N Lexington Ave, Asheville, NC 28801

The second annual Catalytic Sound Festival is a sprawling international affair, spanning 5 different weekends through October with versions taking … more

Comedy at the Boiler Room

  • December 2, 2022
  • Venue:  Boiler Room under Scandal's Nightclub
  • Address: 11 Grove Street, Asheville, NC 28801

Boiler Room presents Cody Hughes. Sharing the stage with James Harrod and Michael Millington. Our host for the evening will be Ryan Cox … more

Conner Law & Dan Keller Jazz Duo

  • December 2, 2022
  • Venue:  Ginger's Revenge
  • Address: 829 Riverside Drive, Suite 100, Asheville, NC 28801

Connor Law and Dan Keller have been performing jazz music together for a number of years, largely in a duo setting. Their repertoire consists of jazz … more

Dickens in the Village Festival

A Dickens Christmas" In Biltmore Village celebrates the history, culture, arts, and architectural treasure for which the Village has become renowned. … more

Dip and Paint an Ornament

  • December 2, 2022
  • Venue:  Majik Studios
  • Address: 348 Depot Street, Studio 140, Asheville, NC 28801

Decorate for the holidays with your handmade ceramic ornament!! Sample the process of floating paint on a thick water surface. Practice on paper first … more

Elf The Musical

Elf The Musical Book by: Thomas Meehan & Bob Martin; Music by: Matthew Sklar; Lyrics by: Chad Beguelin; Directed by: Jeff Catanese December 2 - … more

French Broad-way Baby Drag Show

  • December 2, 2022
  • Venue:  Getaway River Bar
  • Address: 790 Riverside Drive, Asheville, NC 28801

Come for a Broadway themed drag show hosted by the legendary comedian and award winning performer Ida Carolina. The show is held at the Getaway River … more

Jingle Bell Trolley Train Run 2022

  • December 2, 2022
  • Time: Check Website for Times
  • Venue:  Craggy Mountain Line
  • Address: 111 N. Woodfin Avenue, Asheville, NC

Santa and Mrs. Clause will be there to see the children! Hot chocolate and cookies will be served for everyone. All aboard! Purchase tickets on the … more

Lake Julian Festival of Lights - Walk Thru 2022

  • December 2, 2022
  • Venue:  Lake Julian Park
  • Address: 37 Lake Julian Road , Arden, NC 28704

Enjoy a unique holiday experience at the popular Lights by the Lake foot tour that opens the annual Lake Julian Festival of Lights. This is the only … more

Paint, Paper, Play: A Mixed Media Journey

  • December 2, 2022
  • Venue:  ArtPlay Studio
  • Address: 372 Depot Street, Suite 44, Asheville, NC 28801

Join us for this special evening of community and creativity! This class will include refreshments & nourishment from Finch Gourmet in Biltmore … more

Redd

If Janis Joplin and Norah Jones had a baby–that would be the sound of Redd – coupled with sounds from the Tennessee hills. Redd the band … more

Skies of Avalon (CD Release) & PYLETRIBE w/ Special Guest Contagious

This is a Standing Show Forged by the union of Western NC bands 28 Pages & Palenium, Skies of Avalon is a semi-progressive rock band featuring … more

Southern Culture on the Skids

Southern Culture On The Skids will be playing The Grey Eagle Music Hall on Friday, December 2nd, with opener Krekel and Whoa! 8pm doors, 9pm showtime! … more

The Magnetic Theatre presents Caroling by Gaslight

The Magnetic Theatre presents Caroling by Gaslight, a deviously twisted and darkly hilarious retelling of the Dickens classic A Christmas Carol, … more

The Nutcracker and the Mouse King

ASHEVILLE CONTEMPORARY DANCE THEATRE PRESENTS The Nutcracker and the Mouse King A GREAT WAY TO KICK OFF THE HOLIDAY SEASON! Expect the brilliantly … more

They Fought for Our Freedom

  • December 2, 2022
  • Venue:  Transylvania County Library, 212 South Gaston Street, Brevard, NC 28712
  • Address: 212 South Gaston Street, Brevard, NC 28712

They Fought for Our Freedom. The Veterans History Museum of the Carolinas invites you to join us at Transylvania County Library’s Rogow Room on … more

Wine with DIVINE, a fundraiser for Healing Solutions Counseling

[ASHEVILLE, NC] – Wine with DIVINE, the happiest hour! A fundraiser for Healing Solutions Counseling and a great way to unwind after the week. … more

21st annual NewSong Music Performance & Songwriting Competition

  • December 3, 2022
  • Venue:  Citizen Vinyl
  • Address: 14 O'Henry Avenue, Asheville, NC 28801

NewSong Music Performance & Songwriting Competition will welcome eight finalists to Asheville, NC, for an evening of songs and connection on … more

25th Annual Santa on the Chimney

Chimney Rock has become Santa’s favorite place to train for his big night of deliveries. After a long summer, what better place to prepare and stay in … more

95th Annual Holiday Greens Market

  • December 3, 2022
  • Venue:  French Broad River Garden Club in Clem's Cabin
  • Address: 1000 Hendersonville Road, Asheville, NC 28803

The French Broad River Garden Club Foundation presents its 95th Annual Holiday Greens Market. This one-of-a-kind, historic event features unique, … more

A Slice of Life: An Evening of Stories

Join nationally celebrated storyteller Connie Regan-Blake as she welcomes her storytelling students to the stage at Black Mountain Center for the Arts … more

An Introduction to Falconry

Come and see strong and wonderful winged creatures where you not only see them up close, but hear all about them. Falconry has been referred to as the … more

Ariel Posen

  • December 3, 2022
  • Venue:  Salvage Station
  • Address: 468 Riverside Drive, Asheville, NC 28801

Ariel Posen will be performing LIVE on the Indoor Stage at Salvage Station on Saturday, December 3rd, 2022! Doors open at 7PM and the music starts at … more

Art & Craft Workshop: Alcohol Ink Silk Scarf and Tote

  • December 3, 2022
  • Venue:  Purple Crayon
  • Address: 50 N Merrimon Ave, #111, Asheville, NC 28804

This holiday season, give your friends and family (or yourself) beautiful alcohol ink gifts that they can use to accessorize their home or wardrobe! … more

Baby Goat Yoga!

Yoga with Playful Baby Goats! (Cozy Winter Edition) …it is just as ridiculous and amazing as it sounds. You can expect to grin, giggle, move, and flow … more

Black Mountain Christmas Parade

Join in the holiday cheer at this annual event in Black Mountain, which features over 100 entries, 50 floats, vehicles and performers, as well as … more

BRO Revels! 2022: "Hansel & Gretel"

  • December 3, 2022
  • Venue:  UNC Asheville, Lipinsky Auditorium
  • Address: 300 Library Lane, Asheville, NC 28804

The Blue Ridge Orchestra continues its 2022-2023 Season with its annual highlight of BRO Revels! This year, the program celebrates Engelbert … more

Chris Gethard's Beautiful/Anonymous Podcast Recording & Stand-Up Comedy Show

On Saturday, December 3rd, The Grey Eagle welcomes Chris Gethard’s Beautiful/Anonymous podcast recording at 7pm AND Chris’s stand-up comedy show at … more

Encounters with Beauty: Entering A Creative Process with Earth

  • December 3, 2022
  • Venue:  ArtPlay Studio
  • Address: 372 Depot Street, Suite 44, Asheville, NC 28801

During this special offering, Elizabeth Porritt Carrington will share some of her most beloved practices in creative process and development through … more

HIP HOP PARTY DOWNTOWN

Hip Hop Turntablism party with Chubby Knuckles & the Vinyl Time Travelers first Saturday of the month. 21+ … more

Holiday Seconds Sales

  • December 3, 2022
  • Venue:  Folk Art Center
  • Address: Blue Ridge Parkway Milepost 382, Asheville, NC 28805

Artists of the Southern Highland Craft Guild are selling their 2022 inventory in the Folk Art Center’s auditorium from 10 am-4 pm. Choose from a … more

Jo Gore - Rated R

  • December 3, 2022
  • Venue:  GiGi's Underground
  • Address: 122-002 College St, Asheville, NC 28806

Jo Gore - Rated RJazz. R&B. Debauchery.Instrumentals @ 9:00 pmShow @ 10:00 pmFeaturing: Will Boyd - saxophone. Bill Bares - keys. Bob Songster - … more

Photos with The Grinch at Asheville Outlets

Come enjoy selfies with The Grinch at Asheville Outlets on Friday, November 25, and Saturdays, December 3 and 17, 2022, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Located … more

Public Tour: Sherrill Roland

Join docents for tours of the Museum's Collection and special exhibitions. No reservations are required. … more

Queen Bee and the Honeylovers :: Holiday Concert

Queen Bee and the Honey Lovers present their annual Holiday Concert. The Holiday season is also the season for jazz! Come hear Queen Bee and the … more

Santa Paws at Ginger's Revenge

  • December 3, 2022
  • Venue:  Ginger's Revenge
  • Address: 829 Riverside Drive, Suite 100, Asheville, NC 28801

Asheville Humane Society and some of our most loyal supporters are joining forces to convince Santa to take some much needed time off before the busy … more

SCOTT BRADLEE’S POSTMODERN JUKEBOX

Ages 18+ … more

The Big Crafty

he Big Crafty is a hand-to-heart celebration of creative exuberance held twice annually in the heart of beautiful Asheville, NC. Our guiding principle … more

Ugly Sweater Run

  • December 3, 2022
  • Venue:  The Riveter
  • Address: 701 Old Fanning Bridge Rd, Fletcher, NC 28732

Don your ugliest sweater, lace up your running shoes, and join us at the Riveter for the second installment of this festive 5k/10k event! The Riveter … more

Weaverville Christmas Parade

  • December 3, 2022
  • Venue:  Downtown Weaverville
  • Address: Main Street, Weaverville, NC 28787

Downtown Weaverville Take part in this annual small town holiday tradition. There will be floats, performers, and a visit from Santa Claus. Hope to … more

Winter Gardening Series

  • December 3, 2022
  • Venue:  Greenhouse
  • Address: 80 Cowan Cove Rd, Asheville, NC 28806

This year we are expanding our Gardening Series to cover all seasons! Get year-round garden guidance to support you in having your best year in the … more

Archers of Loaf at The Grey Eagle Music Hall

Archers of Loaf will be taking the stage of The Grey Eagle Music Hall on Sunday, December 4th with opener, We Have Ignition. 7pm doors, 8pm show! … more

Fairview Handmade market

Mark your calendar! The Fairview Handmade Market is happening Dec. 4th from 12-4 at Turgua Brewing Co. in Fairview, NC. 30 local vendors will have … more

Lake Julian Festival of Lights - Drive Thru 2022

  • December 4, 2022
  • Venue:  Lake Julian Park
  • Address: 37 Lake Julian Road , Arden, NC 28704

Tickets must be purchased online this year. Your ticket is valid for a one-time use any night of the festival; tickets are not date-specific. $10 for … more

Live From WVL Radio Theater: It’s A Wonderful Life

“Strange, isn’t it? One person’s life touches so many others.” Four actors, original organ music, and live sound effects breathe new life into this … more

Plant Sale at 12 Bones Brewing

  • December 4, 2022
  • Venue:  12 Bones Brewing
  • Address: 2350 Hendersonville Road, Arden, NC 28704

What’s better than shopping for plants? How about wandering around the brewery while sipping on a delicious 12 Bones Brew! Enjoy a fun afternoon of … more

Robert Thomas Band

Inspired by the music of the Pat Metheny Group, Steely Dan, George Winston, and Kansas, the Asheville-based, Robert Thomas Band has a unique style … more

Robert Thomas Band

Inspired by the music of the Pat Metheny Group, Steely Dan, George Winston, and Kansas, the Asheville-based, Robert Thomas Band has a unique style … more

Wreath Decorating at the Farm

Join us this holiday season at the farm to create your own holiday wreath and visit our animals! Ticket includes: a beautiful, fresh wreath to … more

Yoga Taco Mosa

The Grey Eagle hosts their monthly installment of Yoga Taco Mosa! Join us as we honor one another in practice lead by Clare Desmelik, and then enjoy … more

Christmas Tours at Historic Johnson Farm

  • December 5, 2022
  • Venue:  Historic Johnson Farm
  • Address: 3346 Haywood Road, Hendersonville, NC 28791

During the weeks of December 5-9 and 12-16, the farm will host daytime Christmas tours. Guided tours are at 10:30 AM each day. While drop-ins are … more

JOHNNYSWIM-Another Johnnyswim Christmas Tour

Ages 18+ … more

Julia Sanders Album Release Show

Julia Sanders will grace the stage of The Grey Eagle Music Hall on Monday December 5th, for her album release show of Morning Star. The album is a … more

COREY FELDMAN

COREY FELDMAN returns to The Grey Music Hall on Tuesday, December 6th on his LOVE RETOURS TOUR! 7pm DOORS, 8PM SHOWTIME! … more

CHUNKY SHRAPNEL - King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard Movie Premiere

  • December 7, 2022
  • Venue:  Grail Moviehouse
  • Address: 17 Foundy Street, Suite 20, Asheville, NC 28801

Special One Night Screening Wednesday, December 7 at 8:00 CHUNKY SHRAPNEL is a feature length live music documentary from King Gizzard & the … more

French Legion of Honor Medal Awarded to Local D-Day Veteran

  • December 7, 2022
  • Venue:  21 East Main Street, Brevard, NC 28712
  • Address: 21 East Main Street, Brevard, NC 28712

The Highest French Honor Comes to D-Day Veteran in Brevard by Janis Allen. On December 7, U.S. Navy D-Day Veteran George Sarros will be given the … more

John R. Miller + Melissa Carper w/ Taylor Kingman

John R. Miller and Melissa Carper will be taking the stage of The Grey Eagle Music Hall with Taylor Kingman on Wednesday, December 7th! 7pm doors. 8pm … more

MEN I TRUST & Homeshake

Ages 18+ … more

MUSIC TO YOUR EARS Discussion Series: Steely Dan’s Can’t Buy a Thrill

  • December 7, 2022
  • Venue:  Asheville Guitar Bar
  • Address: 122 Riverside Drive, Suite D, Asheville, NC 28801

Led by noted author and music journalist Bill Kopp, this monthly discussion series takes a deep dive into important records, artists and movements in … more

Santa Paws at TreeRock Social

Asheville Humane Society and some of our most loyal supporters are joining forces to convince Santa to take some much needed time off before the busy … more

The Jake Eddy Trio

3-time Grand Ole Opry performer and “flatpick wizard” Jake Eddy comes to Isis Music Hall to perform a bluegrass set of monumental proportions. This … more

Asheville Sessions featuring Paula Hanke

One of the most heartfelt, dynamic and proficient singers in WNC, Paula Hanke will dazzle and delight you. With incomparable style and tone, married … more

ITALIAN NIGHT CONCERT - Mike Guggino and Barrett Smith

Mike Guggino and Barrett Smith, both members of the Grammy Award winning band Steep Canyon Rangers, have been performing traditional Italian folk … more

Joe Buck Yourself, Cloud City Caskets, and The Deathbots

  • December 8, 2022
  • Venue:  The Odd
  • Address: 1045 Haywood Road, Asheville, NC 28806

The once anti-Nashville based Joe Buck gained notoriety as the guitarist of Th’ Legendary Shack Shakers. As Hank III’s villainous sideman onstage, the … more

Kelsey Waldon: No Regular Dog Tour

Kelsey Waldon returns to The Grey Eagle in Asheville NC as part of her "No Regular Dog" tour on December 8 at 8pm! ALL AGES show. … more

PULP Featuring Cliff Cash plus Comedy Open Mic

PULP Featuring Cliff Cash plus Comedy Open Mic What: Stand up Comedy at The Orange Peel's Pulp Lounge When: Thursday 12.08.22. 8p-10p, doors at 7:30p … more

Salty Soiree

Thursday December 8th 2-7pm 16 N. Liberty St. Come celebrate the holidays with some much deserved self care! Included 15 minute salt cave sessions, 15 … more

The Matt Fassas Trip with special guests The Well Drinkers

An eclectic mix of original music from right here in the Carolinas. Powerhouse guitarist and songwriter Matt Fassas brings his own brand of Americana … more

Ana Popovic

  • December 9, 2022
  • Venue:  Salvage Station
  • Address: 468 Riverside Drive, Asheville, NC 28801

Ana Popovic will be performing LIVE on the Indoor Stage at Salvage Station on Friday, December 9th, 2022! Doors open at 7pm and the music starts at … more

Brown Mountain Lightning Bugs Live @ Ginger's Revenge

  • December 9, 2022
  • Venue:  Ginger's Revenge
  • Address: 829 Riverside Drive, Suite 100, Asheville, NC 28801

If Jerry Garcia and Tom Waits made an Appalachian music duo, it might sound a little like the Brown Mountain Lightning Bugs. Hailing from … more

Holiday Sip & Shop at Grovewood Gallery

This holiday season, give the gift of handmade! Grovewood Gallery will host its annual Holiday Sip & Shop on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, December … more

Mixed Media Collage Deck

  • December 9, 2022
  • Venue:  ArtPlay Studio
  • Address: 372 Depot St., Asheville, NC 28801

A perfect class leading up to the holidays! Come create a stack of mini collages you can use as gifts, small art works and/ or creative inspiration … more

Rocky Collin w/ Kathryn O'Shea at Great Wild Nowhere

  • December 9, 2022
  • Venue:  Great Wild Nowhere
  • Address: 122 Riverside Dr Suite A, Asheville, NC 28801

Rocky Collin w/ Kathryn O'Shea at the Great Wild Nowhere. Born from a barely used nickname and a borrowed middle name, Rocky Collin began releasing … more

Santa Claus Conquers The Martians

Local playwright and director Rodney Smith brings to life the low-budget and very silly film from the 1960s, Santa Claus Conquers the Martians. This … more

Taste of NC

Taste and savor a sampling of NC wines alongside NC restaurants, caterers, and food trucks. Participating wineries: Parker-Binns Vineyard, Marked Tree … more

The Wickhams: Christmas At Pemberley

  • December 9, 2022
  • Venue:  Be Be Theatre
  • Address: 20 Commerce Street, Asheville, NC 28801

Multiverse Theatre Collective presents, The Wickhams: Christmas at Pemberley , a delightful companion play to Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley . In … more

Winter Wonder Walk Holiday Festival

The Adventure Center of Asheville will host the 2nd Annual Winter Wonder Walk on December 9,10,11,15,16,17,18. Celebrate the Wonder of Winter with a … more

Altered Books Workshop: Rewrite the Narrative, Be the Author of Your Story

  • December 10, 2022
  • Venue:  ArtPlay Studio
  • Address: 372 Depot St., Asheville, NC 28801

Join art therapist Ella Dufrene this Saturday evening of creativity and community. Become the author of your own story through creativity, as a way of … more

Ben Phantom Live @ Ginger's Revenge- South Slope Lounge

  • December 10, 2022
  • Venue:  Ginger's Revenge
  • Address: 829 Riverside Drive, Suite 100, Asheville, NC 28801

Ben​ ​Phantom ​is​ ​a​ ​​songwriter, videographer, multi instrumentalist, music producer, traveler, and long distance hiker. His path, carved by … more

Breakfast with Santa

  • December 10, 2022
  • Venue:  Stephens-Lee Community Center
  • Address: 30 George Washington Carver Ave, Asheville, NC 28801

This event for kids ages 10 and under (and their parents) always sells out, so get your tickets early! Enjoy breakfast with Santa and celebrate the … more

Burst of Joy Branch Painting!

  • December 10, 2022
  • Venue:  ArtPlay Studio
  • Address: 372 Depot Street, Suite 44, Asheville, NC 28801

Come join us for creativity & community during open studio! You’ll be able to use our materials to mix shades and tints of acrylic paint and then … more

CELEBRATING EMILY DICKINSON on Her Birthday: A Benefit for Our Voice

  • December 10, 2022
  • Venue:  St. Mary's Episcopal Church
  • Address: 337 Charlotte St, Asheville, NC 28801

We are grateful to offer a benefit event again this December, the first since 2019.This year's performance will feature Chautauqua performer Carol … more

Collage Bar Open Studio!

  • December 10, 2022
  • Venue:  ArtPlay Studio
  • Address: 372 Depot Street, Suite 44, Asheville, NC 28801

Price is per person. Adults, teens and 6-12 yrs. accompanied. During this collage’-making open studio, your group will be invited to choose papers and … more

Corey Bowers and Graciela Serena Original’s Live

  • December 10, 2022
  • Venue:  Vintage Kava
  • Address: 141 Reems Creek Road, Weaverville, NC 28787

Two individual artists way play all original music of which we wrote most together. Some originals from the wonderful Graciela and some originals from … more

Create + Connect Collaborative Portrait Workshops

  • December 10, 2022
  • Venue:  Ginger Huebner Art
  • Address: 573 Fairview Road, Suite 3, Asheville, NC 28803

Work with Ginger in her Asheville studio on an original work of art. Each piece is a unique visual translation that will allow you connect deep within … more

Grand Opening Celebration!

  • December 10, 2022
  • Venue:  Modern Muse Gallery
  • Address: 191 Lyman Street Suite 110, Asheville, NC 28801

(Grand Opening Reception: Saturday, December 10th, 5:30pm-8pm, 191 Lyman Street, suite 110, Asheville NC, 28801) Rada Artists, Sandra Bottinelli and … more

Holiday Lights at Burton Street

  • December 10, 2022
  • Venue:  Burton Street Community Center
  • Address: 134 Burton Street, Asheville, NC 28806

Burton Street Center will deck the halls for the holidays. Take a holiday evening walk around the field lit by luminaries. Enjoy hot chocolate and … more

Holiday Market

  • December 10, 2022
  • Venue:  Local Cloth
  • Address: 408 Depot Street #100, Asheville, NC 28801

It's that time of the year again! Join us on December's Second Saturday at the Local Cloth Studio for our 2022 Members Holiday Market. This year we'll … more

In Plain Sight - Dance Party

Dance all night with In Plain Sight DJs. Open dance floor and a full bar. 21+ … more

MakerSpace: Second Saturday and Community Day with M Rothshack

Drop into our studio to experiment freely and collaborate using different materials, tools, and techniques! Visit a chosen artwork in the galleries … more

Music of The Beatles for Kids

The Rock and Roll Playhouse, a family concert series hosted at historic music venues across the country, allows kids to “move, play and sing while … more

Not Rocket Science Trivia

  • December 10, 2022
  • Venue:  Ginger's Revenge
  • Address: 829 Riverside Drive, Suite 100, Asheville, NC 28801

Christmas themed trivia at Ginger’s Revenge! The game starts at 5:00 with gift card prizes for the winners. It is totally free to play! … more

Second Saturday in the River Arts District 2022

  • December 10, 2022
  • Venue:  River Arts District
  • Address: Clingman Avenue and Roberts Street, Asheville, NC 28801

On the Second Saturday of each month, the River Arts District holds gallery walks with demonstrations, workshops, live music, wine tastings, delicious … more

Sock It To Me Santa 5k

  • December 10, 2022
  • Venue:  Asheville Middle School
  • Address: 211 S. French Broad Ave, Asheville, NC 28801

Join us for the 2nd annual Sock It To Me Santa 5k benefitting the Asheville City Schools Band Program. A festive, family friendly 5k to kick off the … more

Stacking Silver Rings

  • December 10, 2022
  • 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

Surf Curse & Grumpy

All ages, under 12 requires venue approval. … more

Swannanoa Valley Museum Historic Swannanoa Creek Hike

In this difficult/strenuous hike, participants will hike down this historic path that was once used by wagons and stagecoaches bringing travelers up … more

The Magnetic Theatre presents a Sip & Shop Jewelry Jubilee

Glam up your gay apparel or find the perfect gift, while supporting local theatre! The Magnetic Theatre hosts its holiday shopping fundraiser, … more

Twiddle (with Of Good Nature) *LATE NIGHT SHOW*

  • December 10, 2022
  • Venue:  Salvage Station
  • Address: 468 Riverside Drive, Asheville, NC 28801

Twiddle (with Of Good Nature) will be performing LIVE on the Indoor Stage at Salvage Station on Saturday, December 10th, 2022! *This is a LATE-NIGHT … more

Ugly Sweater Crawl

  • December 10, 2022
  • Venue:  Daddy Mac's Downtown Home Dive Bar
  • Address: 161 Biltmore Avenue, Asheville, NC 28801

Get that Goodwill sweater, find those tacky holiday pants, and get ready to jingle bell ROCK! Ticket includes: Holiday T-shirt handed out at the after … more

Uncommon Holiday Market

  • December 10, 2022
  • Venue:  Mission Health/AB Tech Conference Center
  • Address: 16 Fernihurst Drive, Asheville, NC 28801

The Uncommon Holiday Market is in it's 8th season of gathering makers of art and handmade items as well as curators of antique & vintage finds. … more

Warren Haynes Presents Christmas Jam

Warren Haynes Presents: Christmas Jam officially returns in 2022. Following a three-year hiatus, the annual holiday event, also presented by the … more

A Holiday Spectacular Hosted by Asheville Drag Brunch

All profits go to charity from the annual Holiday Spectacular Drag Brunch on Sunday December 11th at 2pm at the Grey Eagle. Tickets start at $25 and … more

Ana Egge

“10 Best Country & Americana Songs to hear now; ‘Hurt a Little,’ by Ana Egge” — Rolling Stone Magazine, 2019 Ana Egge burst onto the music scene … more

Art & Craft Workshop: Needle Felted Snowman

  • December 11, 2022
  • Venue:  Purple Crayon
  • Address: 50 N Merrimon Ave, #111, Asheville, NC 28804

Though we usually don’t get a lot of snow in Asheville, this super cute needle felted snowman is sure to get you into the holiday spirit! Join us for … more

Chris Pureka

Chris Pureka will be taking the stage of The Grey Eagle Music Hall with John-Allison Weiss on Sunday, December 11th! 6pm doors / 7pm show / all ages … more

Rakim

Ages 18+ … more

Santa Claus Conquers The Martians - Matinee Shows

Local playwright and director Rodney Smith brings to life the low-budget and very silly film from the 1960s, Santa Claus Conquers the Martians. This … more

Santa Paws at Hi-Wire Brewing Big Top

Asheville Humane Society and some of our most loyal supporters are joining forces to convince Santa to take some much needed time off before the busy … more

The JackTown Ramblers

The JackTown Ramblers bring a high level of musicianship and an entertaining stage show that you will not easily forget. Hailing from North Carolina, … more

The Wickhams: Christmas At Pemberley - Sunday Matinee

  • December 11, 2022
  • Venue:  Be Be Theatre
  • Address: 20 Commerce Street, Asheville, NC 28801

Multiverse Theatre Collective presents, The Wickhams: Christmas at Pemberley , a delightful companion play to Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley . In … more

Winterfest at The Salt Spa of Asheville

On December 11, 2022, The Salt Spa of Asheville on 473 Hendersonville Rd. in Asheville will celebrate 11 Years in Business. As the first Salt Therapy … more

Holiday Bingo

  • December 12, 2022
  • Venue:  Linwood Crump Shiloh Community Center
  • Address: 121 Shiloh Rd, Asheville, NC 28803

Join friends and neighbors for holiday-themed bingo where everyone is possibly a winner. Light refreshments and drinks provided. Cards are $1 each. … more

MUSIC MOVIE MONDAYS with Bill Kopp - IN THE COURT OF THE CRIMSON KING

  • December 12, 2022
  • Venue:  Grail Moviehouse
  • Address: 17 Foundy Street, Suite 20, Asheville, NC 28801

Special Screening of IN THE COURT OF THE CRIMSON KING: KING CRIMSON at 50 - and Discussion with Bill Kopp Asheville-based author and music journalist … more

Walking in a Winter Wonderland

  • December 12, 2022
  • Venue:  Grove Street Community Center
  • Address: 36 Grove Street, Asheville, NC 28801

Our crafting club has been busy building a winter wonderland showcase to celebrate the holidays and bring joy to the community. Stop in to take a … more

Santa Paws at Antidote at Chemist Spirits

Asheville Humane Society and some of our most loyal supporters are joining forces to convince Santa to take some much needed time off before the busy … more

Thievery Corporation & Emancipator

Ages 18+ … more

VIRTUAL: Live Stream | Mara Rutherford presents The Poison Season with Kristin Dwyer, Isabel Ibañez, and Rebecca Ross

  • December 13, 2022
  • Venue:  VIRTUAL
  • Address: 55 Haywood Street, Asheville, NC 28801

VIRTUAL: A virtual event with Mara Rutherford presenting her new book The Poison Season with fellow YA authors Kristin Dwyer, Isabel Ibañez, and … more

Discussion Bound: Chasing Me to My Grave: An Artist’s Memoir of the Jim Crow South by Winfred Rembert

Winfred Rembert grew up as a field hand on a Georgia plantation. He embraced the Civil Rights Movement, endured political violence, survived a … more

Santa Paws at Highland Brewing

Asheville Humane Society and some of our most loyal supporters are joining forces to convince Santa to take some much needed time off before the busy … more

THE ROOM - Special Screening with Local Author Adam Rosen

  • December 14, 2022
  • Venue:  Grail Moviehouse
  • Address: 17 Foundy Street, Suite 20, Asheville, NC 28801

Oh! Hai Asheville! THE ROOM returns to Grail Moviehouse!! Join us for a special screening of THE ROOM and Book Launch with Asheville Author Adam Rosen … more

Bluegrass with the 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

Gingerbread Decorating with Appalachian Santa at Montgomery Sky Farm - 1st session

Join us for our 3rd annual GINGERBREAD HOUSE decorating with Appalachian Santa at Montgomery Sky Farm on Thursday, December 15th Two time slots are … more

Gingerbread Decorating with Appalachian Santa at Montgomery Sky Farm - 2nd session

Join us for our 3rd annual GINGERBREAD HOUSE decorating with Appalachian Santa at Montgomery Sky Farm on Thursday, December 15th Two time slots are … more

OaxaCarolina Mole Dinner with Chef Luis Martinez

Get ready for one of the most unique experiences pairing Oaxaca and the Appalachians. We are honored to welcome Chef Luis Martinez to our tasting bar … more

Public Tour: Intersections in American Art

Join docents for tours of the Museum's Collection and special exhibitions. No reservations are required. … more

A Celtic Celebration with The Reel Sisters and Friends

Experience the joy and magic of the holiday season through music and song with A Celtic Celebration with The Reel Sisters on the Main Stage at Isis … more

Alien Music Club: “JP & Friends”

Over the years, JP (Jonathan Pearlman) has produced many Tribute Shows under the “Alien Music Club” pseudonym. When he’s not producing shows and … more

Carolina Christmas Show

  • December 16, 2022
  • Venue:  Municipal Event Center
  • Address: 29 Logan Street, Marion, NC 28752

Share the joy & magic of the Christmas season with your friends & families at the Carolina Christmas Show, a dazzling production of live … more

CHRIS DISTEFANO: RIGHT INTENTION, WRONG MOVE

All Ages - under 12 requires venue approval FULLY SEATED SHOW Chris Distefano is one of today’s biggest and most beloved names in comedy. Chris … more

Dip and Paint an Ornament

  • December 16, 2022
  • Venue:  River Arts District
  • Address: 348 Depot Street, Suite 140, Asheville, 28801

Decorate for the holidays with your handmade ceramic ornament!! Sample the process of floating paint on a thick water surface. Practice on paper first … more

Holiday Bingo

  • December 16, 2022
  • Venue:  Burton Street Community Center
  • Address: 134 Burton Street, Asheville, NC 28806

Join friends and neighbors for holiday-themed bingo with plenty of festive prizes. Light refreshments and drinks provided. This is part of Holly Jolly … more

HOLIDAY FAVORITES with Andy James, Alex Acuña, and the Allstars

Enjoy a cozy night of Christmas and holiday favorites with international vocalist Andy James. Known for her smoldering voice and captivating stage … more

Neighbor *TWO SETS*

  • December 16, 2022
  • Venue:  Salvage Station
  • Address: 468 Riverside Drive, Asheville, NC 28801

Neighbor will be performing *TWO SETS* live on the Indoor Stage at Salvage Station on Friday, December 16th, 2022! Doors open at 7pm and the music … more

Stonehen Live @ Ginger's Revenge

  • December 16, 2022
  • Venue:  Ginger's Revenge
  • Address: 829 Riverside Drive, Suite 100, Asheville, NC 28801

Brought to you by Life Like Water — STONEHEN is an electrifying trio that specializes in playing booty bouncin, giblet rustlin, fiddle tunes, with … more

80's Dance Party

Join us for a whole night of 80's Maximum Overdrive with electrifying tunes, this energetic night features true 80's vinyl tunes. We have dance … more

AmiciMusic presents “FOUR-HAND HOLIDAY”

AmiciMusic presents “FOUR-HAND HOLIDAY”, a fantastic program featuring some terrific arrangements of holiday classics for four-hand piano, including … more

Artful Adventure

Come along on an Artful Adventure! Take a whimsical walk with your family through our Museum. Our adventure comes to an end at the Wells Fargo Art … more

Asheville (Evening) Drag Brunch

  • December 17, 2022
  • Venue:  Biscuit Head South
  • Address: 1994 HENDERSONVILLE RD, Asheville, NC 28803

Wake up your night with brunch! This family-friendly drag queen entertainment promises to be sing-along top-notch fun with plenty of laughter and … more

Burst of Joy Branch Painting!

  • December 17, 2022
  • Venue:  ArtPlay Studio
  • Address: 372 Depot Street, Suite 44, Asheville, NC 28801

Come join us for creativity & community during open studio! You’ll be able to use our materials to mix shades and tints of acrylic paint and then … more

Collage Bar Open Studio!

  • December 17, 2022
  • Venue:  ArtPlay Studio
  • Address: 372 Depot Street, Suite 44, Asheville, NC 28801

Price is per person. Adults, teens and 6-12 yrs. accompanied. During this collage’-making open studio, your group will be invited to choose papers and … more

Forest Bathing at the NC Arboretum

Start your day refreshed by combining the peaceful practice of Forest Bathing with the stunning grounds of the NC Arboretum during this special event. … more

Nick Shoulders :: Here to put the “Try” in Country

General Admission Standing Show :: Some Balcony Seating :: General Admission Tickets are available on line Wielding an ethereal croon and masterful … more

Paint: A Drag Cabaret | Sleigh Belles

  • December 17, 2022
  • Venue:  Getaway River Bar
  • Address: 790 Riverside Drive, Asheville, NC 28801

Join us at The Getaway River Bar for a night of irreverent comedy and intoxicating performances. Paint: A Drag Cabaret presents "Sleigh Belles", an … more

Same As It Ever Was: A Talking Heads Tribute

  • December 17, 2022
  • Venue:  Salvage Station
  • Address: 468 Riverside Drive, Asheville, NC 28801

Same As It Ever Was will be performing LIVE on the Indoor Stage at Salvage Station on Saturday, December 17th, 2022! Doors open at 7PM and the music … more

Swannanoa Valley Museum Walking Tour of Historic Downtown Black Mountain

Learn the history of Black Mountain and the Swannanoa Valley on this walking tour! Museum staff will lead attendees through historic State Street, … more

TOUBAB KREWE

Ages 18+ … more

40 Boyz in Pulp

Ages 21+ In Pulp! … more

A Swannanoa Solstice

For the last 20 years, this beloved local holiday tradition has ushered in the winter season with a world-class display of folk, drawing in more fans … more

A Swannanoa Solstice

For the last 20 years, this beloved local holiday tradition has ushered in the winter season with a world-class display of folk, drawing in more fans … more

Asheville Pizza & Brewing Comedy Show

Asheville Pizza & Brewing What: Asheville's Premier Standup Feature & Open Mic comedy When: Sunday, December 18, 6:30pm Where: Asheville Pizza … 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

Russ Wilson Presents "Have Yourself a Swingin' Little Christmas!"

Remember the days when TV was actually GOOD? And remember all those great Christmas music spectaculars hosted by Bing Crosby, Perry Como, Dean Martin, … more

The Kody Norris Show

  • December 18, 2022
  • Venue:  Salvage Station
  • Address: 468 Riverside Drive, Asheville, NC 28801

The Kody Norris Show will be performing LIVE on the Indoor Stage at Salvage Station on Sunday, December 18th, 2022! Doors open at 7pm and the music … more

NUTCRACKER! Magic of Christmas Ballet

This Christmas, bring the whole family back to a simpler time with “NUTCRACKER! Magic of Christmas Ballet!” The acclaimed holiday tradition is LIVE in … more

NUTCRACKER! Magic of Christmas Ballet - MATINEE SHOW

MATINEE SHOW: This Christmas, bring the whole family back to a simpler time with “NUTCRACKER! Magic of Christmas Ballet!” The acclaimed holiday … more

Asheville FM Live Music Sessions

  • December 21, 2022
  • Venue:  Getaway River Bar
  • Address: 790 Riverside Drive, Asheville, NC 28801

Asheville FM Live Music Sessions with varying artists every third Wednesday at the Getaway River Bar. Great drinks, chill vibes and river breeze. Live … more

Making Spirits Bright Holiday Jazz & Blues

Asheville’s most popular Blues singer, Peggy Ratusz will be back to celebrate the season with a fantastic Holiday Jazz & Blues band and song list, … more

Vienna Light Orchestra Christmas Concert in Asheville, NC

One date with Three amazing concert times to chose from: 4pm, 6pm and 8pm! With over two thousand flickering candles illuminating the performers, The … more

A Jazz Piano Christmas with the Bill Bares Trio

What better way to get you in the mood for Christmas Eve than selections from Vince Guaraldi’s “A Charlie Brown Christmas” played live by consummate … more

Amy Steinberg Holiday Show

Amy Steinberg is an uplifting, soulful performer that raises the roof with her joyful noise. Nationally touring for over 20 years, Amy has created … more

Hail Santa Holiday Drag Show

  • December 23, 2022
  • Venue:  Getaway River Bar
  • Address: 790 Riverside Drive, Asheville, NC 28801

We're having an exhilarating holiday drag show featuring everyone's favorite Rock and Punk holiday music hosted by Drag King Will Pounder. So come … more

Christmas Cooking Class-Classic Holiday Meal

Bring your wine and pair it with delicious tapas. Enjoy a variety of different flavors with our high-end tapas; Acid wine (white) will pair well with … more

DJ Tantrickster Live

  • December 24, 2022
  • Venue:  Vintage Kava
  • Address: 141 Reems Creek Road, Weaverville, NC 28787

Tantrickster is stoked to bring an eclectic mix of yummy bass, dub, trap, funk to get us moving and grooving; bringing us on a journey of embodiment … more

Fancy Marie Christmas Honky Tonk Live at Botantist & Barrel

Let Christmas Country Honky Tonk Style! Fancy Marie is a country Singer/Songwriter based out of Asheville, NC. She is the lead singer of the … more

Michael Palascak at the Grey Eagle

Doors: 7:00 PM Show: 8:00 PM ADVANCED: $20.00 DAY OF: $25.00 PREMIUM SEATING: $25.00 - ALL AGES - SEATED SHOW - LIMITED NUMBER OF PREMIUM SEATING … more

Holiday Arts Extravaganza 2022

DECEMBER 28—Wednesday, 1–4pm DECEMBER 29—Thursday, 1–4pm Let art turn your child’s holiday into an adventure to remember! Students in … more

Mean Mary with Frank James

Award-winning musician/writer and fan favorite (over 30 million views on her YouTube videos), Mean Mary, literally grew-up in music. She evolved from … more

Bluegrass with ShadowGrass

ShadowGrass can trace its roots to the forefathers of bluegrass. While fully embracing the traditions of the past, ShadowGrass is moving forward in … more

Holiday Twilight in the Treetops Night Climbs

Join us during the Holidays for our Twilight in the Treetops. Imagine climbing 10, 20, 30-40 feet in the air and zipping along a hang glider or a sky … more

Life Like Water Live @ Ginger's Revenge

  • December 30, 2022
  • Venue:  Ginger's Revenge
  • Address: 829 Riverside Drive, Suite 100, Asheville, NC 28801

Life Like Water is the creation of multi-instrumentalist and singer/songwriter, David Matters. It was initially started as a way for him to process … more

PAPADOSIO with Mark Farina & DJ Bowie

Ages 18+ 2-night NYE tickets available @ … more

New Year's Eve with 007

It’s Bond, James Bond, and your Asheville Symphony! Ring in the New Year with powerhouse vocalists backed by your Symphony and dreams of martinis … more

New Year's Eve-Tapas Class

Bring your wine and pair it with delicious tapas. Enjoy a variety of different flavors with our high-end tapas; Acid wine (white) will pair well with … more

NYE Party w/ DJ GruntWerk

  • December 31, 2022
  • Venue:  Vintage Kava
  • Address: 141 Reems Creek Road, Weaverville, NC 28787

Come bring in the New Year with your VK family! Campfire starts at dark and DJ GruntWerk will be spinning live beats through the New Year starting at … more

NYE-PAPADOSIO with Soohan & Numatik

Ages 18+ 2-night NYE tickets available @ … more

New Year's Resolution Run

The 9th Annual Resolution Run takes place in downtown Asheville and is a fantastic way to say goodbye 2022 and welcome 2023 with new goals! This … more

Chris Rousseau Live

  • January 7, 2023
  • Venue:  Vintage Kava
  • Address: 141 Reems Creek Road, Weaverville, NC 28787

With more than half a lifetime of experience playing rock, funk and blues, Chris Rousseau's debut at the Vintage Kava is going to be one show you … more

End of the Line: A Tribute to the Allman Brother's Band

All ages, under 12 requires venue approval … more

SPAFFORD

Ages 18+ Spafford are known for their astonishing improvisational ability and off-the-cuff extended jams. Spafford paints a picture in real-time each … more

Collage w/ Acrylics, Paper, Paint Pens (& optional resin)

  • January 13, 2023
  • Venue:  ArtPlay Studio
  • Address: 372 Depot St., Asheville, NC 28801

Join us at ArtPlay for a fun Friday evening of creativity, collage & community! Local artist Michelle Hamilton will share tips, techniques & … more

The Breakfast Club

Ages 18+ America's Favorite 1980's Tribute Band! … more

Art & Craft Workshop: Intro to Junk Journaling

  • January 14, 2023
  • Venue:  Purple Crayon
  • Address: 50 N Merrimon Ave, #111, Asheville, NC 28804

January is the perfect time to start keeping a “junk journal”: a hand-made book used to collect and store daily memories, mementos, photos, collages, … more

DJ Tantrickster Live

  • January 14, 2023
  • Venue:  Vintage Kava
  • Address: 141 Reems Creek Road, Weaverville, NC 28787

Tantrickster is stoked to bring an eclectic mix of yummy bass, dub, trap, funk to get us moving and grooving; bringing us on a journey of embodiment … more

Larkin Poe

Ages 18+ … more

Asheville Hot Chocolate Races

  • January 21, 2023
  • Venue:  Isaac Dickson Elementary School
  • Address: 125 Hill St, Asheville, NC 28801

Join us for the 15th annual Asheville Hot Chocolate Races! This event has been voted a favorite for several years. Proceeds benefit the teachers and … more

Create + Connect Mini Retreat

Give yourself permission to take a moment - a whole day - just for you. Create + Connect mini Retreat on January 21, 2023 What’s included: 12”x16” … more

Town Mountain

Ages 18+ … more

Public Tour: Sherrill Roland

Join docents for tours of the Museum's Collection and special exhibitions. No reservations are required. … more

ABACAB: The Music of Genesis

Ages 18+ … more

Intuitive Painting, Movement & Acrylics

  • January 27, 2023
  • Venue:  ArtPlay Studio
  • Address: 372 Depot Street, Suite 44, Asheville, NC 28801

Join art therapist Ella Dufrene for this Friday evening of community, creativity, movement and painting. Intuitive painting is the practice of letting … more

TREVOR WALLACE: ARE YOU THAT GUY? TOUR

All Ages - under 12 requires venue approval. FULLY SEATED SHOW Trevor Wallace is a 29-year-old stand-up comedian, writer & actor. Wallace can be … more

Margo Price & The Deslondes

All Ages - under 12 requires venue approval. … more

Piano Recital with Evren Ozel

“The daring creativity and fierce passion Ozel channeled surpasses musicians twice or even three times his age.” American pianist Evren Ozel has won … more

Samia - Honey Tour & Tommy Lefroy

Ages 18+ … more

Vijay Iyer

Described by The New York Times as a “social conscience, multimedia collaborator, system builder, rhapsodist, historical thinker and multicultural … more

ELLE KING: A-FREAKIN-MEN TOUR W/ RED CLAY STRAYS

Ages 18+ … more

ELLE KING: A-FREAKIN-MEN TOUR W/ RED CLAY STRAYS

Ages 18+ … more

Masterworks 4: Aurora

Three legendary Scandinavian and Slavic composers channel the powerful spirit and splendor of the frozen north in this program inspired by the … more

ADAM MELCHOR

All Ages - under 12 requires venue approval. … more

Frostbite 5K, 10K and 1 Mile Fun Run

  • February 19, 2023
  • Venue:  Lelia Patterson Center
  • Address: 1111 Howard Gap Road, Fletcher, NC 28732

Join us for the 31st Annual Frostbite, the oldest and largest footrace in Henderson County! This in-person running event (with a virtual option) … more

Weyes Blood

Ages 18+ … more

Paul Thorn

Ages 18+ … more

The Beths

Ages 18+ The Beths return with “A Real Thing,” their first new song since the release of 2020’s Jump Rope Gazers . “A Real Thing” comes as The Beths … more

ALT ASO @ The Orange Peel

We are thrilled to return to Downtown Asheville’s iconic Orange Peel. Join us for a unique experience of a seated event at the Orange Peel with the … more

Betty Who & Shea Couleé

All Ages - under 12 requires venue approval. … more

An Evening With Yo La Tengo

All Ages - under 12 requires venue approval. Yo La Tengo – This Stupid World Time keeps moving and things keep changing, but that doesn’t mean … more

Asheville Wine & Chocolate Festival - Session 1

The Wine and Chocolate Festival is coming to the Harrah’s Cherokee Center – Asheville on Saturday, March 11th. The festival features numerous … more

Asheville Wine & Chocolate Festival - Session 2

The Wine and Chocolate Festival is coming to the Harrah’s Cherokee Center – Asheville on Saturday, March 11th. The festival features numerous … more

Asheville Marathon and Half

RUN THE FASTEST COURSE IN ASHEVILLE, NC! Join us for the 11th Annual Asheville Marathon & Half! We are returning to downtown Asheville and the … more

Masterworks 5: Guitarra Española

  • March 18, 2023
  • Venue:  First Baptist Church of Asheville
  • Address: 5 Oak Street, Asheville, NC 28801

Inspired by the Royal Palace of Aranjuez outside of Madrid, Rodrigo captures “the fragrance of magnolias, the singing of birds, and the gushing of … more

Elderbrook: Little Love Tour

Ages 18+ … more

Andrew Bird

Ages 18+ Andrew Bird is an internationally acclaimed, Grammy-nominated multi-instrumentalist, vocalist, whistler, and songwriter who picked up his … more

Bikini Kill

All Ages - under 12 requires venue approval. … more

Masterworks 6: New World

Deeply rooted in American orchestral music is a sense of triumph over adversity. DuBois’ exploration of We Shall Overcome embodies that powerful and … more

Waves Dance Competition

Newest dance competition to enter the dance industry, bringing the change the industry needs. Highlighting and bringing education, experience, … more

ALT ASO @ Salvage Station featuring Kishi Bashi

  • May 13, 2023
  • Venue:  Salvage Station
  • Address: 468 Riverside Drive, Asheville, NC 28801

We head for the banks of the French Broad River to perform on Salvage Station’s massive outdoor stage. Featuring Kishi Bashi — a folk-infused, … more

Jump Off Rock Half Marathon & 10K

  • May 13, 2023
  • Venue:  Jump Off Rock
  • Address: 4433 Laurel Park Hwy., Laurel Park, NC 28739

An endurance running event like none other, the 3rd Annual Jump Off Rock Half Marathon presented by Hunter Subaru and Pardee UNC Health Care, is one … more

Masterworks 7: Béla Fleck & Americana: Asheville Amadeus Festival Finale

American music is ever-evolving, refusing to be constrained by tradition or expectation. Our soloist and Asheville Amadeus Festival headliner, Béla … more

Indigo De Souza

Ages 18+ … more

RAD Half Marathon & 10K

The 2nd Annual RAD Half Marathon & 10k are fast, incredibly scenic races that start in the heart of Downtown Asheville, North Carolina. Both races … more