Asheville Event List

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'Iñigo Navarro': A Solo Show at Blue Spiral 1

  • December 5, 2019
  • Venue:  Blue Spiral 1
  • Address: 38 Biltmore Avenue, Asheville, NC 28801

Blue Spiral 1, a three-story contemporary art gallery in the heart of Downtown Asheville, invites you to explore its new show titled 'Iñigo Navarro', … more

'Matt Jones' : A Solo Exhibititon at Blue Spiral 1

  • December 5, 2019
  • Venue:  Blue Spiral 1
  • Address: 38 Biltmore Avenue, Asheville, NC 28801

Blue Spiral 1, a three-story contemporary art gallery in the heart of Downtown Asheville, invites you to explore its new show 'Matt Jones', a solo … more

2019 National Gingerbread House Competition™ Display

What started as a small group of gingerbread houses built by community members in 1992 has evolved into one of our most treasured traditions at The … more

45th Annual Christmas at Biltmore

  • December 5, 2019
  • 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

A Victorian Christmas

  • December 5, 2019
  • Time: Wednesday through Saturday, 10:00 AM until 4:00 PM, Sunday 12:00 noon until 4:00 PM
  • Venue:  Smith-McDowell House Museum
  • Address: 283 Victoria Rd., Asheville, NC 28801

2019 Theme: A Visit from Saint Nicholas: Celebrate Christmas the old-fashioned way. The Smith-McDowell House Museum's time-line of authentically … more

All Occasion Cards in Watercolor with Lorelle Bacon

  • December 5, 2019
  • Venue:  310 ART
  • Address: 191 Lyman Street #310, Asheville, NC 28801

New, Three hours of painting!! Create original handpainted watercolor artworks and learn the easy way to reproduce for your own personalized cards. … more

An Evening with Runaway Home

Runaway Home is a Panoramic-Americana duo based out of Nashville, TN! Seated Lounge Show - Limited Tables Available with a Dinner Reservation :: All … more

Asheville Landscape Painting for All Levels

  • December 5, 2019
  • Venue:  Peter Roux Studio
  • Address: Riverview Station, 191 Lyman Street, Asheville, NC 28801

Explore the Asheville Landscape with local contemporary artist, Peter Roux, as he guides you, novice or expert, through a 2 hour painting! Join Peter … more

Balsam Range Art of Music Festival Kickoff

  • December 5, 2019
  • Venue:  Folkmoot Center
  • Address: 112 Virginia Ave., Waynesville, NC 28786

For the second year, Balsam Range opens its December Art of Music Festival with a Waynesville kickoff at the Queen Auditorium/Folkmoot Center, located … more

BLING - Jewelry Invitational

  • December 5, 2019
  • Venue:  Blue Spiral 1
  • Address: 38 Biltmore Avenue, Asheville, NC 28801

Blue Spiral 1 invites you to view its new show 'BLING', which features work from ten off the finest jewelry artists. … more

Bruce Steele presents One Day at Disney, in conversation with Denise Kiernan

Discover what it's like to report to work every day for The Walt Disney Company. Step behind the scenes to immerse yourself in one "ordinary" day at … more

Candlelight Christmas Evenings

  • December 5, 2019
  • Venue:  Biltmore
  • Address: One Lodge Street, Asheville, NC 28803

Candlelight, firelight, and live music bring holiday warmth to the extravagant holiday décor of Biltmore House, creating an evening to remember. … more

Capella on 9 Repeal Day Celebration

  • December 5, 2019
  • Venue:  Capella on 9
  • Address: AC Hotel by Marriott, 10 Broadway Street, Asheville, NC 28801

Our ancestors lived in a world without alcohol, so we would never have to. Join Capella on 9 in celebration of Repeal Day on Thursday, December 5, for … more

Ceramics Invitational

  • December 5, 2019
  • Venue:  Blue Spiral 1
  • Address: 38 Biltmore Avenue, Asheville, NC 28801

Blue Spiral 1 invites you to view its new show 'Ceramics Invitational', which features work by 10 incredible ceramicists, including Nancy Kubale, … more

CHON & Between The Buried And Me w/ Intervals

  • December 5, 2019
  • Venue:  The Orange Peel
  • Address: 101 Biltmore Ave, Asheville, NC 28801

On their self-titled third album, CHON find themselves at the confluence of a great push and pull. Since forming in 2008 in San Diego, the trio … more

Comedy at Fleetwood's: Jessica Michelle Singleton

  • December 5, 2019
  • Venue:  Fleetwood's
  • Address: 496 Haywood Road, Asheville, NC 28806

Comedians Jessica Michelle Singleton and Buddy Hutton have been friends for nearly a decade. They work together. They live together. They cannot stand … more

Downton Abbey: The Exhibition

  • December 5, 2019
  • Venue:  Biltmore
  • Address: One Lodge Street, Asheville, NC 28803

Downton Abbey: This immersive exhibition celebrates the global hit television series, offering never-before seen interactive elements that connect you … more

Draw

  • December 5, 2019
  • Venue:  Blue Spiral 1
  • Address: 38 Biltmore Avenue, Asheville, NC 28801

Blue Spiral 1, a three-story contemporary art gallery in the heart of downtown Asheville, invites you to explore 'Draw', a mixed-media exhibition … more

Gallery Talk: Gloria Sutton

Author and art historian Gloria Sutton examines Sara VanDerBeek’s recent photographic work in relationship to the Expanded Cinema experiments of her … more

Gift for Giving

Our team of glass artists has collaborated to make limited edition blown glass ornaments and sculpted candy canes to give back to our community. 50% … more

Gingerbread House Display at Grove Arcade | Presented by Omni Grove Park Inn

  • December 5, 2019
  • Venue:  Grove Arcade
  • Address: 1 Page Avenue, Asheville, NC 28801

Discover the magic and craftsmanship of Omni Grove Park Inn's Annual Gingerbread House Competition. From November 20th through January 2nd, these … more

Handle With Care

“In this bilingual romantic comedy, circumstances both hilarious and tragic bring together a young Israeli woman, who has little command of English, … more

Ho Ho Ho! FREE Santa Photo Experience at Asheville Outlets

Santa is waiting for your wish list! Visit Santa this holiday season at his Asheville Outlets home and receive two FREE 4” x 6” Santa photo prints and … more

Holiday City Comedy Tour

  • December 5, 2019
  • Venue:  LaZOOM Tours
  • Address: 76 Biltmore Avenue, Asheville, NC 28801

The Holidays have never felt so magical! Get on Asheville's homegrown purple bus tour and experience a sightseeing history tour injected with enough … more

Holiday Pop Up Shop

  • December 5, 2019
  • Venue:  Asheville Social Hall
  • Address: 81 Broadway St, Asheville, NC 28801

Show & Tell Pop Up Shop is back this holiday season in one of our favorite Asheville venues, The Asheville Social Hall! Shop our 3-week pop up … more

Holiday Pop-Up Market

Join us at Open Hearts Art Center for our Holiday Pop-Up Market! Shop local at the opening party on November 30th from noon to 5PM, and enjoy Hi-Wire … more

Lake Julian Festival of Lights

  • December 5, 2019
  • Venue:  Lake Julian Park
  • Address: 406 Overlook Road Ext. , Arden, NC 28704

Lake Julian Festival of Lights has become a tradition for many mountain families and visitors. The driving-only tour includes thousands of dazzling … more

Live Glassblowing by Jason Probstein

Since 2010 master scientific glass blower, Jason Probstein has been presenting live glassblowing demonstrations here at our art gallery. And once … more

Live Glassblowing Demos

  • December 5, 2019
  • Venue:  Mountain Made Gallery
  • Address: 1 Page Avenue, Inside the Grove Arcade - Suite 123, Asheville, NC 28801

Since 2010 master scientific glass blower, Jason Probstein has been presenting live glassblowing demonstrations here at our art gallery. And once … more

Maradeen with the Saylor Brothers

  • December 5, 2019
  • Venue:  Ambrose West
  • Address: 312 Haywood Road, Asheville, NC 28806

WHEN: Thursday, December 5th, 2019 WHERE: 312 Haywood Road Asheville, West Avl TICKETS: $10 ADV / $12 DOS SEATING: Standing Room only AGES: 18+ DOORS: … more

Miracle on 34th Street

MIRACLE ON 34TH STREET Adapted by Mountain Community Theater from the novel by Valentine Davies; Based on the 20th Century Fox motion picture; … more

Paper + Pulp

  • December 5, 2019
  • Venue:  Blue Spiral 1
  • Address: 38 Biltmore Avenue, Asheville, NC 28801

Blue Spiral 1, a three-story contemporary art gallery in the heart of Downtown Asheville, invites you to explore its new show titled 'Paper + Pulp.' … more

Shawn Krueger: Landscapes of Southern Appalachia

  • December 5, 2019
  • Venue:  Grovewood Village
  • Address: 111 Grovewood Village, Adjacent to The Omni Grove Park Inn, Asheville, NC 28804

Grovewood Gallery will present Landscapes of Southern Appalachia, a solo exhibition of work by painter Shawn Krueger, from October 19 - December 31, … more

SMALL WORKS | BIG IMPACT AT MOMENTUM GALLERY

  • December 5, 2019
  • Venue:  Momentum Gallery
  • Address: 24 North Lexington Avenue, Asheville, NC 28801

This year’s curated exhibition of intimately scaled works by gallery artists and special guests addresses themes of memory, the passage of time, … more

Songs & Shelters Tour feat. Ben Cesare

  • December 5, 2019
  • Venue:  Brother Wolf Animal Rescue
  • Address: 31 Glendale Ave, Asheville, NC 28814

Nashville recording artist, Ben Cesare, will be visiting Brother Wolf Animal Rescue on December 5th to promote local animal adoption and to perform a … more

Tarot, Astrology, and Channeled Readings

  • December 5, 2019
  • Venue:  Instant Karma
  • Address: 36 North Lexington Avenue, Asheville, NC 28801

Visit our Downtown and West Asheville location while you're in town for an Astrology, Tarot, Palm, or Channeled Reading by one of our in-house … 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 the sights and soundsof the holidays! This … more

Vessels of Merriment

  • December 5, 2019
  • Venue:  Grovewood Village
  • Address: 111 Grovewood Rd, Adjacent to The Omni Grove Park Inn, Asheville, NC 28804

Vessels of Merriment is back for another round at Grovewood Gallery! This exhibition, celebrating its third run, will feature handcrafted drinking … more

Winter Lights

Experience Asheville’s BRIGHTEST holiday tradition at Winter Lights at The North Carolina Arboretum. Open nightly November 22, 2019 – January 4, … more

Winter Wonderland at Grove Arcade

  • December 5, 2019
  • Venue:  Grove Arcade
  • Address: 1 Page Avenue, Asheville, NC 28801

WINTER WONDERLAND AT GROVE ARCADE EXPERIENCE THE HOLIDAY MAGIC Let It Snow, Let It Snow, Let It Snow Winter Wonderland is back bigger, brighter, and … more

31st Annual Dickens Christmas Celebration

  • December 6, 2019
  • Time: From: 05:00 PM to 08:00 PM
  • Venue:  Historic Biltmore Village
  • Address: 7 All Souls Crescent, Asheville, NC 28803

December 6th and 7th, 2019 will mark the 31st Annual Dickens Christmas Celebration on the Village Green Friday the 6th, from 5 pm - 8 pm, will feature … more

A Wild Food Stroll at The Grove Park Inn

Ready to go WILD? Join us for a trip "off the eaten path." You'll learn how to safely gather edible wild plants, mushrooms, and other "extreme … more

Art Break: African American Art in the Collection: New Research

Drop in to one of our lunchtime Art Breaks! Taking place on selected Fridays at 12pm, these informal gallery talks and presentations both inform and … more

ASHEVILLE GALLERY OF ART DECEMBER SHOW 2019

Asheville Gallery of Art December 2019 Show "Big Art, Small Canvas” "Big Art, Small Canvas” at Asheville Gallery of Art Asheville Gallery of Art’s … more

Asheville Landscape Painting for All Levels

  • December 6, 2019
  • Venue:  Peter Roux Studio
  • Address: 191 Lyman Street, Riverview Station, Asheville, NC 28801

Explore the Asheville Landscape with local contemporary artist, Peter Roux, as he guides you, novice or expert, through a 2 hour painting! Join Peter … more

Black Mountain Library Holiday Book Sale

  • December 6, 2019
  • Venue:  Black Mountain Library
  • Address: 105 North Dougherty Street, Black Mountain, NC 28711

Holiday and Gift Books Available for Sale Friday, Dec. 6, 3-6 Saturday, Dec. 7, 11-4 … more

Bullington Gardens Holiday Sale & Open House

  • December 6, 2019
  • Venue:  Bullington Gardens
  • Address: 95 Upper Red Oak Trail, Hendersonville, NC 28792

Join the Elves at Bullington Gardens to shop for Amaryllis, Poinsettias, wreaths, unique holiday crafts, ornaments and so much more! … more

Carolina Christmas Show

  • December 6, 2019
  • Venue:  Colonial Theater
  • Address: 53 Park Street, Canton, NC 28716

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

Charcuterie & Wine Tasting: Cinco Jotas Iberico Ham

  • December 6, 2019
  • Venue:  The Chop Shop Butchery
  • Address: 100 Charlotte Street, Asheville, NC 28801

Taste and learn all about how Cinco Jotas, the most prized Spanish Iberico ham, is made, what makes it so unique, and how to serve it at home. Our … more

Connie Regan-Blake’s Taking Your Story to the Stage, 3-day storytelling intensive

The focus of this “Taking Your Story to the Stage” 3-day workshop is on storytelling performance. Each participant is asked to come with a story that … more

DE' RUMBA

Every 1st and 3rd Friday at Urban Orchard Cider Co. South Slope from 9:30PM to 2AM, with DJ Malinalli and Asheville FM. We'll start the night with a … more

Deck The Trees

Named for two years by Explore Asheville as one of the top 5 events in the Swannanoa Valley at Christmas, you are invited to come experience 25 … more

Dickens in the Village Festival

A beautiful historic district in Asheville transforms during the holidays, transporting you back in time to the days of Charles Dickens and A … more

Fused Silver Earrings

Spend 1.5 hours as a jeweler! We will begin with sterling silver wire and work with a variety of tools to create a pair of silver earrings. I will … more

Heather Land

  • December 6, 2019
  • Venue:  The Orange Peel
  • Address: 101 Biltmore Ave, Asheville, NC 28801

FULLY SEATED SHOW Ages 18+ … more

Jump, Little Children w/ special guests HULA HI-FI

For 25 years Jump, Little Children has been a “must see” live act. Mixing influences from pop to alt-rock along with hi-energy live shows, they built … more

Miniature Paintings

Tiny perfect present sized paintings. Can be made to hang on a tree as an ornament or sit on a desk or hang on a wall etc. All paintings must be … more

Miss Tess & the Talkbacks

  • December 6, 2019
  • Venue:  Weinhaus
  • Address: 86 Patton Avenue, Asheville, NC 28801

Coming in hot from Nashville! Miss Tess got her musical start at home in Maryland, studying piano as a child, and continuing as a teenager to take up … more

Open Mic Comedy at Boiler Room

  • December 6, 2019
  • Venue:  Boiler Room
  • Address: 11 Grove St., Asheville, NC 28801

Come to the Boiler Room and laugh at some of the funniest local comedians in the area. A funny night out, perfect date night and all for the low low … more

Red, White & Boobs: A Jug Band Comedy Christmas (FRIDAY)

  • December 6, 2019
  • Venue:  LaZoom Room
  • Address: 76 Biltmore Avenue, Asheville, NC 28801

The super hilarious and Asheville favorite Blaire Postman is back with another group of fantastic femme comics from Washington D.C. for two silly and … more

Silver Stacking Rings

Spend two hours as a jeweler! Using files, hammers and fire, we will transform silver wire into a stack of three rings with the texture of your … more

Tim Grimm with Jackson Grimm

Tim Grimm returns to ISIS with Jackson Grimm on the heels of their most recent European Tour and with a new recording – HEART LAND AGAIN. One of … more

Transition

TRANSITION Written and directed by Maria C. Young; An Artistic Horizons selection December 6-7, 2019 in 35below Friday at 7:30 pm; Saturday at 2:30 pm … more

Tweetsie Christmas

  • December 6, 2019
  • Venue:  Tweetsie Railroad
  • Address: 300 Tweetsie Railroad Lane, US 321, Blowing Rock, NC 28605

TWEETSIE CHRISTMAS ® Meet Santa in his own house -- made of gingerbread filled with candied furnishings. Imagine sitting on a chocolate truffle or … more

Valeria Watson: Voluspa Opening Reception

  • December 6, 2019
  • Venue:  River Arts District
  • Address: 348 Depot Street, Asheville, NC 28801

Valeria Watson continues her exploration of Norse Mythology focusing on the witch or wise woman and her role in prophecy. She explores a truth that … more

Violet Bell

Violet Bell — Friday & Saturday, December 6 & 7, 2019, 8 p.m. (Tina McGuire Theatre) Duo Violet Bell pairs “atmospheric, captivating vocals” … more

24th Annual Montford Holiday Tour of Homes

This is your chance to explore 10 lovingly restored homes and carefully crafted new houses in historic style in historic Montford — Asheville’s most … more

92nd Annual Christmas Greens Market

  • December 7, 2019
  • Venue:  French Broad River Garden Club
  • Address: 1000 Hendersonville Road, Asheville, NC 28803

This historical event features unique, handmade goods crafted by regional artists. Materials are locally-sourced and all-natural. It is truly a … more

A Slice of Life: An Evening of Stories hosted by Connie Regan-Blake

Please join nationally celebrated storyteller, Connie Regan-Blake, as she hosts her workshop participants Catherine Yael Serota, Steve Tate, Rick … more

A Slice of Life: An Evening of Stories with Connie Regan Blake

Description Join nationally celebrated storyteller, Connie Regan-Blake, as she transforms a packed theater into an intimate circle of friends with … more

A Winters Tail

  • December 7, 2019
  • Venue:  WNC Nature Center
  • Address: 75 Gashes Creek Road, Asheville, NC 28805

Join us for the Nature Center’s annual holiday celebration. There will be festive arts and crafts, games, educational programs, animal encounters and … more

An Evening with Magpie - Greg Artzner & Terry Leonino

With a career that has spanned more than 45 years together, Terry Leonino and Greg Artzner have traveled the globe, bringing their unique sound and … more

Artful Adventure: Lions and Tigers and Bears, Oh My!

Taking place each first Saturday, Artful Adventures are 30–45 minute kid-friendly, themed interactive gallery tours followed by an optional … more

Artful Adventure: Lions and Tigers and Bears, Oh My!

Taking place each first Saturday, Artful Adventures are 30–45 minute kid-friendly, themed interactive gallery tours followed by an optional … more

Arts & Crafts Workshop: Sharpie Silk Scarf

  • December 7, 2019
  • Venue:  Purple Crayon
  • Address: 50 N Merrimon Ave, Suite 111, Asheville, NC 28804

Still need some last-minute holiday gifts for the special women in your life? We’ve got you covered! Not only are these scarves beautiful, but they’re … more

Baby & Me: Discovering Art: All About Color

BABY & ME Need some social time? Each first Saturday, these 30–45 minute guided tours offer opportunities to learn and engage with our … more

Black Mountain Christmas Parade

Join us and get in the holiday spirit with Black Mountain's annual Christmas parade! … more

Breakfast with the Elves

  • December 7, 2019
  • Venue:  Old Rock Cafe
  • Address: 431 Main St, Chimney Rock, NC 28720

Join Mrs. Claus and Santa’s elves at the Old Rock Cafe for a morning of breakfast, Christmas crafts and a special Christmas story at 10 a.m. You’ll … more

Centroid Live

  • December 7, 2019
  • Venue:  Vintage Kava
  • Address: 141 Reems Creek Road, Weaverville, NC 28787

The word centroid is a mathematical term, specifically geometric. The centroid of a triangle is the intersecting point of the three angles equidistant … more

Conundrum Speakeasy Presents Rick Hefner!

  • December 7, 2019
  • Venue:  Conundrum
  • Address: 1 Battle Square, Suite 2B, Asheville, NC 28801

Speakeasy is hopping on Saturday nights! Join us each week for local performances and original tunes! Plus amazing cocktails, games and fun! You can … more

Design your own "Story Quilt" intro class

  • December 7, 2019
  • Venue:  Roots + Wings School of Art & Design Creative Campus
  • Address: 573 Fairview Road, Room 3, Asheville, NC 28803

Join us for this amazing class for adults, parents and children taught by Jenny Kiehn. In this introduction to Jenny’s process, participants will … more

Enamel a Bird Charm

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

Frank Solivan & Don Stiernberg: Virtuosic Mandolin Duo

Don and Frank bring audiences a new look at the mandolin and what it's capable of within the hands of two of the best at their craft. Frank Solivan … more

Get Right Band with Waxing Gibbous

  • December 7, 2019
  • Venue:  Ambrose West
  • Address: 312 Haywood Road, Asheville, NC 28806

THE GET RIGHT BAND w/ WAXING GIBBOUS at AMBROSE WEST! WHEN: Saturday, December 7th WHERE: Ambrose West (312 Haywood Street West Asheville) TICKETS: $8 … more

Holiday Market with Santa + Children First

Mr. & Mrs. Claus are coming to our Holiday Market! No need to wait in long mall lines, no paying out the nose for pictures, just bring your camera … more

Mammabear//Ugly runner//Whiteoak Splits

  • December 7, 2019
  • Venue:  Fleetwood's
  • Address: 496 Haywood Road, Asheville, NC 28806

A night of heavy fuzzed rock-n-roll! "The primal energy found on MammaBear's new album SAY has always been a part of Kyle Gordon's sound, whether … more

Moroccan Tagine Cooking Class

From the other side of the Mediterranean Sea, right near the bottle neck of Gibraltar lays Morocco. A small country w many influences. The flavors, … more

Music by Mars Hill Brass Quintet | Winter Wonderland at Grove Arcade

  • December 7, 2019
  • Venue:  Grove Arcade
  • Address: 1 Page Avenue, Asheville, NC 28801

Join us Saturday, December 7th for an intimate performance by the Mars Hill Brass Quintet! 🎷🎺These local legends will be performing holiday … more

Red, White & Boobs: A Jug Band Comedy Christmas (SATURDAY)

  • December 7, 2019
  • Venue:  LaZoom Room
  • Address: 76 Biltmore Avenue, Asheville, NC 28801

The super hilarious and Asheville favorite Blaire Postman is back with another group of fantastic femme comics from Washington D.C. for two silly and … more

Santa on the Chimney

There’s no way Santa could make it down so many chimneys without practice. What better place to prepare for his Christmas deliveries and stay in shape … more

The Big Crafty

Voted WNC’s favorite art event for the past decade, The Big Crafty returns for a day of hand-to-heart artful craft on Saturday & Sunday December 7 … more

Thru-Hiking Clinic: How to Choose The Right Gear

What makes gearing up for a thru-hike different from a regular backpacking trip? Come find out! If you're planning a thru-hike for 2020, this is a … more

Up For Discussion: Abstract Modern Quilts

UP FOR DISCUSSION Hear from and interact with artists, experts, filmmakers, performing artists, poets, writers, and other special guests. In this … more

Whiskey Myers + Rob Leines

  • December 7, 2019
  • Venue:  The Orange Peel
  • Address: 101 Biltmore Ave, Asheville, NC 28801

Ages 18+ Show: 9pm Doors: 8pm “You can tell when somebody is faking it,” says Cody Cannon, lead singer and guitarist of Whiskey Myers, “and you can … more

Youth OUTright's Monthly Drag Brunch

Date: Saturday Dec 7, 12pm - 2pm, doors at 11 am. Event: Youth OUTright's monthly Drag Brunch. Join hostess Ida Carolina in showcasing some of WNC’s … more

A Child's Christmas in Wales by James Navé

We welcome back personality and poet James Navé as he again presents the classic story “A Child’s Christmas in Wales” by Dylan Thomas. Navé transports … more

A Holiday Sing-Along at BMCA!

Make this terrific, old-fashioned sing-along part of your family's holiday tradition! Join us in singing along to some of the world's most classic … more

Comedy at Fleetwood's: Blaire Erskine

  • December 8, 2019
  • Venue:  Fleetwood's
  • Address: 496 Haywood Road, Asheville, NC 28806

Blaire Erskine is a weekend regular at Atlanta’s Laughing Skull Lounge, where she entertains audiences with silly observations and stories inspired by … more

Ho Ho Ho! FREE Santa Photo Experience at Asheville Outlets

Santa is waiting for your wish list! Visit Santa this holiday season at his Asheville Outlets home and receive two FREE 4” x 6” Santa photo prints and … more

Holiday Swing with Queen Bee and the Honeylovers

The Holiday season is also the season for jazz! Come hear Queen Bee and the Honeylovers perform your favorite classic tunes with a sprinkling of … more

Holiday Tour of Historic Inns and Cookie Caper

  • December 8, 2019
  • Venue:  Hendersonville Visitor Center
  • Address: 201 S Main Street, (Tour is Throughout Henderson County), Hendersonville, NC 28792

The Holiday Tour of Historic Inns and Cookie Caper is a self-guided tour of several of the area’s inns decorated for the holidays, where at the end of … more

Pan Harmonia: Community Benefit Concert

  • December 8, 2019
  • Venue:  St. Mary's Episcopal Church
  • Address: 337 Charlotte Street, Asheville, NC 28801

Flutist Kate Steinbeck performs with early music masters, Gail Ann Schroeder, viola da gamba, and Barbara Weiss, harpsichord. Music of JS Bach, GP … more

Pet Photo Nights at Asheville Outlets

Bring your furry friend to meet Santa at Asheville Outlets (ShopAshevilleOutlets.com) and capture the moment with a FREE photo package, courtesy of … more

Rooted Radio

  • December 8, 2019
  • Venue:  Vintage Kava
  • Address: 141 Reems Creek Road, Weaverville, NC 28787

DJ Grizzleboogie spinning live beats every Sunday evening. … more

Ryan Kijanka Album Release Show

Ryan Kijanka and his quartet featuring Dan Keller, Alex Travers and Micah Thomas will be performing to celebrate the release of Ryan’s first all … more

Santa Clause Visits Mountain Made (in Grove Arcade)

Santa Clause returns to Mountain Made this Sunday, December 8th from 1-4pm! Have a special gift that you want for the holidays? Now is your chance to … more

Weekend Wind Down Group Light Meditation - Easy

Weekend Wind Down Group Light Assisted Meditation - Easy intensity. We are located in Downtown Asheville, North Carolina and offer light assisted … more

Whiskey Myers + Rob Leines

  • December 8, 2019
  • Venue:  The Orange Peel
  • Address: 101 Biltmore Ave, Asheville, NC 28801

Ages 18+ Show: 9pm Doors: 8pm “You can tell when somebody is faking it,” says Cody Cannon, lead singer and guitarist of Whiskey Myers, “and you can … more

A Visit with Santa and Photos

Named for two years by Explore Asheville as one of the top 5 events in the Swannanoa Valley at Christmas, you are invited to come experience 25 … more

Tot Time

TOT TIME Come discover the art of play in our Studio! Each second Monday at 11am, we feature a fun story and art activity designed especially for our … more

Discussion Bound: The Brilliant History of Color in Art

The history of art is inseparable from the history of color. And what a fascinating story they tell together: one that brims with an all-star cast of … more

Matt Heckler/The Callers

  • December 10, 2019
  • Venue:  Fleetwood's
  • Address: 496 Haywood Road, Asheville, NC 28806

Matt Heckler is the fiddle player you want to believe still exists. Veering from Appalachia to Romania, Ireland to the Catskills, his music is … more

Open Mic at Vintage Kava

  • December 10, 2019
  • Venue:  Vintage Kava
  • Address: 141 Reems Creek Road, Weaverville, NC 28787

Come share your talent with the community! All acts welcome (music, jokes, dancing, poetry, storytelling, etc) Stop by to sign up for your slot! … more

Think Tank Tuesdays Trivia Night

  • December 10, 2019
  • Venue:  Hillman Beer
  • Address: 25 Sweeten Creek Road, Asheville, NC 28803

Hillman Beer's Trivia Night is on Tuesdays from 7pm-9pm! Get ready to drink some beer, test your wit, and have some fun! Details: - Please arrive at … more

Tuesday Bluegrass Sessions hosted by Seth Mulder & Midnight Run

Genre: Bluegrass 5PM Door : Free 7:30 Host Band : Seth Mulder & Midnight Run 9:30PM Sessions : Open Jam Midnight Run is a high-energy, … more

5th Annual Display of Nativity Sets from around the World

  • December 11, 2019
  • Venue:  First Baptist Church of Asheville
  • Address: 5 Oak Street, Asheville, NC 28801

We invite you to join us for the 5th annual Asheville Nativity exhibit, December 11 - 18, 2019. This annual display will have over 300 Nativity Sets … more

An Evening with Hannah Kaminer

Join Hannah Kaminer and her band for an evening of wistful, Americana-style songwriting – including a set of all-new original music! Seated … more

Enamel a Bird Charm

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

Junior Appalachian Musicians (JAM)

The Junior Appalachian Musicians program offers group lesson for students in the third through ninth grades (or ages 8-14) teaching traditional … more

Let Your Spirit Flow

Join us for an Acrylic Pour Painting Class at the Aloft Hotel Downtown! Create a beautiful painting on a 12 x 16 canvas! Let your Spirit Flow... so … more

The Santaland Diaries

THE SANTALAND DIARIES By David Sedaris; Adapted for the stage by Joe Mantello; Directed by Josh Batenhorst December 11-15, 2019 in 35below Wednesday … more

World Rhythm and Percussion Classes with River Guerguerian

World Percussion Classes with River Guerguerian every Wednesday Become actively engaged in a life of rhythm at whatever level you seek: physical, … more

Zoo Trippin' at The Barrel House

  • December 11, 2019
  • Venue:  The Barrelhouse
  • Address: 1459 Merrimon Avenue, Asheville, NC 28804

Zoo Trippin' will bring down the house in a way you haven't seen since Led Zeppelin' had smooth skin on their faces. This event promises to explode … more

An Acoustic Evening with Eric Lee and Andy Ferrell

Andy Ferrell performs and writes songs born of his native Appalachian tradition. He has a knack for making new songs sound timless and also breathing … more

DISCONTINUED: Free Fit + Fabulous Fitness Series at Asheville Outlets

  • December 12, 2019
  • Venue:  Asheville Outlets
  • Address: 800 Brevard Road, (Nike Factory Store), Asheville, NC 28806

DISCONTINUED: Grab some friends and join the Ferguson Family YMCA at Asheville Outlets (ShopAshevilleOutlets.com) for a heart pumping hour workout on … more

Johnny Gandelsman

Grammy award-winning violinist and producer Johnny Gandelsman brings his new project to BMCM+AC, presenting Bach’s complete cello suites on the … more

Revolve Now: An Evening of Performance

This evening features a series of pop-up music, dance, spoken word, and other performance around the Museum inspired by our opening special … more

Storytime & Art

  • December 12, 2019
  • Venue:  West Asheville Library
  • Address: 942 Haywood Road, Asheville, NC 28806

Our program for preschool-aged students accompanied by an adult is at a library near you! Come join in the fun with stories and songs, then make a … more

2nd Annual Winter In The Weave 2-Day Holiday Pop-Up Market

The 2nd Annual Winter In The Weave 2- Day Holiday Pop-Up Market will feature 20 local artists and small businesses. This juried indoor event will … more

Art Break: 50 Years of Western North Carolina Glass

Drop in to one of our lunchtime Art Breaks! Taking place on selected Fridays at 12pm, these informal gallery talks and presentations both inform and … more

Clair Brockway Live

  • December 13, 2019
  • Venue:  Vintage Kava
  • Address: 141 Reems Creek Road, Weaverville, NC 28787

Slow, somber and melodic stories of love, family and the pain of revisiting old places; such are the foundation of Clair Brockway's confessional … more

Free Theater! A Moppets Christmas Carol

FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY! This year's "A Christmas Carol" will be decidedly different, but three times the fun! Created by our beloved Moppets themselves, … more

Handel's "Messiah"

  • December 13, 2019
  • Venue:  Stuart Auditorium - Lake Junaluska
  • Address: 20 Chapel Drive, Lake Junaluska, NC 28745

A group of regional choristers, orchestra and the Lake Junaluska Singers will sing selections from Handel's "Messiah" which tells of Christ's birth. … more

Holidaze For Habitat Concert

  • December 13, 2019
  • Venue:  The Orange Peel
  • Address: 101 Biltmore Ave, Asheville, NC 28801

Featuring Drivin n’ Cryin, plus Unspoken Tradition, Darin and Brooke Aldridge, Bobby Miller and the Virginia Daredevils, Ashley Heath and Her … more

LaZoom Comedy: Andrew Michael

  • December 13, 2019
  • Venue:  LaZoom Room
  • Address: 76 Biltmore Avenue, Asheville, NC 28801

Andrew Michael is an Atlanta raised comic who is fueled by his love for comedy, claw machines, and chimichangas. Andrew provides a goofy yet intimate … more

Midnight Summit Release Party

Midnight Summit returns! Best enjoined by a roaring fire, this vanilla milk stout perfectly melds together creamy notes of vanilla, chocolate, and … more

THE SANTALAND DIARIES by David Sedaris

The Black Mountain Center for the Arts Theatre proudly presents... The Santaland Diaries , written by David Sedaris and adapted for the stage by Joe … more

Vaden Landers Band plays the Cork & Keg

  • December 13, 2019
  • Venue:  Weinhaus
  • Address: 86 Patton Avenue, Asheville, NC 28801

Vaden “Papa Vay’ “ Landers is a multi-instrumentalist Honky Tonker & Yodelin’ Country Bluesman. He was born in Eastern TN and in his late teens … more

Ward Hayden & The Outliers

Ward Hayden & The Outliers (formerly Girls Guns & Glory) deliver a blistering stomp of a show: equal parts honky tonk, thoughtful Americana, … more

AmiciMusic presents "FOUR-HAND HOLIDAY"

AmiciMusic presents a special FOUR-HAND HOLIDAY program featuring pianists Alex Watson and Daniel Weiser performing holiday favorites together on a … more

Appalachian Christmas Craft Show

  • December 14, 2019
  • Venue:  Lake Junaluska
  • Address: 91 N Lakeshore Dr, Lake Junaluska, NC 28785

The Appalachian Christmas craft show brings together vendors from across the Appalachian region to sell their unique and beautiful crafts. The show is … more

Asheville Outlets Presents Breakfast With Santa

Come in your favorite PJ's to Asheville Outlets (ShopAshevilleOutlets.com) Saturday, December 14th from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. and join us for a jolly … more

Be the Change Festival

  • December 14, 2019
  • Venue:  Asheville Middle School
  • Address: 211 S. French Broad Ave, Asheville, NC 28801

Free event but you MUST REGISTER. Get ready for the Be The Change Festival hosted by SaulPaul from America's Got Talent on Saturday December 14th from … more

Colter Wall

  • December 14, 2019
  • Venue:  The Orange Peel
  • Address: 101 Biltmore Ave, Asheville, NC 28801

Ages 18+ After two years of relentless touring, Colter Wall wanted to make an album about home. Drawing on the stories of Saskatchewan, Canada, the … more

Cooking with local wine

Appalachia is home of the finest wineries and vineyards. Using local wine in this class, we will utilize different varieties of wine to make a variety … more

CURVE Holiday Market Second Saturday

CURVE Studios & Garden is hosting a Holiday Market on Second Saturday December 14, 2019! CURVE will be decorated for the festivities… our 10 … more

Devils Day Off Live

  • December 14, 2019
  • Venue:  Vintage Kava
  • Address: 141 Reems Creek Road, Weaverville, NC 28787

Local Asheville group, Devils Day Off performing live at Vintage Kava. … more

Free Wine Tasting – Top Shelf Christmas and Holiday Wines

  • December 14, 2019
  • Venue:  Table Wine
  • Address: 1550 Hendersonville Road, Suite #102, Asheville, NC 28803

Asheville wine lovers unite for the best free wine tasting in town! Join us as we pull the corks on 7 different top shelf Christmas and holiday wines. … more

Holiday Open House

Join the staff and artists of the North Carolina Glass Center for our holiday open house! Explore the gallery and newly renovated space, shop for … more

Holiday Wine Tasting

Holiday Wine Tasting Get in the holiday mood with us. This tasting will feature 6 wines to help celebrate the season. This is an open-house style … more

Holidays Around the World - Hendersonville Symphony Orchestra

  • December 14, 2019
  • Venue:  Blue Ridge Community College Concert Hall
  • Address: 180 W Campus Dr, Flat Rock, NC 28739

Our community celebrates together the most wonderful time of the year. Whether you are observing Hanukkah, Christmas, Kwanzaa, or another seasonal … more

Ignite Holiday Trunk Show

Come enjoy our warm, cozy studio to shop jewelry creations made by talented local artists. We will be filled to the brim with work made by specially … more

Kids Holiday Cookie Lab

Kids will love this hands-on cookie workshop where they will learn how to make holiday cookies from scratch and decorate their masterpieces! Parents … more

LaZoom Comedy: Kyle Ayers

  • December 14, 2019
  • Venue:  LaZoom Room
  • Address: 76 Biltmore Avenue, Asheville, NC 28801

Kyle Ayers is a comedian writer, actor, and producer. He is the creator of Boast Rattle, a Compliment Contest, the head-to-head comedic compliment … more

Live, Second Saturday Painting Performance!

Jonas Gerard will be giving a LIVE Painting Performance on Saturday, December 14th at 2:00 pm at his Riverview Station Gallery. Make plans now to … more

Matt Nakoa Band – The Casting Shadows Tour with Logan Marie

Do not miss this amazing night of music by young original artist Matt Nakoa: “A hot-handed phenom who can go from Chopin to beer-drenched honky-tonk … more

Music by Aaron Price | Winter Wonderland at Grove Arcade

  • December 14, 2019
  • Venue:  Grove Arcade
  • Address: 1 Page Avenue, Asheville, NC 28801

We are excited to welcome local musician and songwriter, Aaron Price, to Winter Wonderland at Grove Arcade! He will be performing holiday favorites … more

Odessey Co-op Gallery’s Second Saturday Event!

Join Odyssey Co-op Gallery every second Saturday for their free event and enjoy live music, finger food and beverages. See artist’s demonstrating how … more

Odyssey Co-Op Art Gallery Second Saturday

Join us at Odyssey Co-op Gallery’s RAD Second Saturday Event! Find unique selections of functional, decorative and sculptural ceramic art. Stroll the … more

Public Tour: Intersections in American Art

Join docents for tours of the Museum's Collection and special exhibitions. No reservations are required. Today’s public tour is led by a Museum … more

River Arts District - Second Saturday

  • December 14, 2019
  • Venue:  River Arts District
  • Address: Clingman Avenue at Lyman Street, Asheville, NC 28801

The River Arts District of Asheville consists of a vast array of artists and working studios set in an urban scene of old factories and historical … more

Second Saturday: All About Color!

SECOND SATURDAYS Drop in each second Saturday of the month for a themed, inspiration-gathering scavenger hunt in the galleries followed by a related … more

Summer Brooke & Mountain Faith Band in Concert

  • December 14, 2019
  • Venue:  Stuart Auditorium - Lake Junaluska
  • Address: 20 Chapel Drive, Lake Junaluska, NC 28785

Since the year 2000, the Mountain Faith Band has performed their unique brand of Americana / Roots music to audiences from coast to coast. During … more

SWANNANOA WINTERFEST

  • December 14, 2019
  • Venue:  Grovemont Square - Swannanoa
  • Address: 101 West Charleston Ave, adjacent to the Swannanoa Library, Swannanoa, NC 28778

HOLIDAY SPIRIT AT THE SWANNANOA WINTERFEST! Take a break from holiday preparations and enjoy the spirit of the season at Swannanoa Winterfest, a … more

The Lake Junaluska Singers Christmas Concert

  • December 14, 2019
  • Venue:  Stuart Auditorium - Lake Junaluska
  • Address: 20 Chapel Drive, Lake Junaluska, NC 28785

This 16-voice, award-winning ensemble was formed in 1954, and their legacy includes national and international performances for conferences, … more

Tony Grant

  • December 14, 2019
  • Venue:  Tryon Fine Arts Center
  • Address: 34 Melrose Ave, Tryon, NC 28782

Actor, writer, producer, and GRAMMY-nominated musician Tony Grant has become one of the most sought-after, multi-faceted talents in the entertainment … more

Uncommon Asheville Antiques & Handmade Market

  • December 14, 2019
  • Venue:  WNC Ag Center
  • Address: 761 Boylston Highway, Fletcher, NC 28732

It's the MOST WONDERFUL TIME OF THE YEAR...time to buy gifts for those you "TRULY" LOVE at our upcoming TWO DAY INDOOR Uncommon Asheville Antiques … more

WAXAGRAMS: Encaustic Photo Transfer with Erin Keane

  • December 14, 2019
  • Venue:  310 ART
  • Address: 191 Lyman Street #310, Asheville, NC 28801

$295.00 Saturday & Sunday, December 14 & 15, 10 - 4 Make-up dates in the event of inclement weather: Wednesday & Thursday, December 18 … more

A Celtic Celebration with the Reel Sisters

The stage is set for holiday fun with The Reel Sisters playing harps, pipes, whistle, and song! Seasonal favorites pair with traditional tunes from … more

Asheville Community Band Holiday Concert

  • December 15, 2019
  • Venue:  UNCA Campus in Lipinsky Hall
  • Address: 300 Library Ln, Asheville, NC 28804

Celebrate the holiday season with the Asheville Community Band! This family-friendly concert features our symphonic winds playing your holiday … more

Brevard Philharmonic presents Christmastime in Brevard

  • December 15, 2019
  • Venue:  Brevard College - Porter Center
  • Address: 1 College Row, Brevard, NC 28712

The Brevard Philharmonic will deck the halls of the Porter Center at Brevard College on Sunday, December 15th at 3:00 pm. Get ready for a joyous … more

Christmas Time with Bob Sinclair and The Big Deals

Acoustic string bands are a dime a dozen, so if there’s a band that makes a mark in this crowded music scene they need to be talented, entertaining … more

Comedy at Fleetwood's: Dan Alten

  • December 15, 2019
  • Venue:  Fleetwood's
  • Address: 496 Haywood Road, Asheville, NC 28806

Dan Alten is a goofball from Kentucky who travels the country in his poorly maintained car, bringing his intelligently surreal nonsense to dive bars, … more

Not Quite Kosher Comedy at Ambrose West

  • December 15, 2019
  • Venue:  Ambrose West
  • Address: 312 Haywood Road, Asheville, NC 28806

Marquee Comedy invites you to a night of NOT QUITE KOSHER COMEDY at AMBROSE WEST in Asheville! This all-Jewish lineup showcases local and regional … more

Uncle Kurtis and Friends Holiday Showcase

Join Asheville's original clampo band Uncle Kurtis the evening of Sunday, Dec. 15, at the illustrious Asheville Music Hall for a night of cutting-edge … more

Yoga with Vanessa

  • December 15, 2019
  • Venue:  Vintage Kava
  • Address: 141 Reems Creek Road, Weaverville, NC 28787

Hi I am Vanessa McArdle! I am a 200-hour CYT (certified yoga teacher). I have been practicing yoga going on six years now and it has been an … more

Experience Music at Ambrose West

  • December 17, 2019
  • Venue:  Ambrose West
  • Address: 312 Haywood Road, Asheville, NC 28806

WHEN: TUESDAY, DEC. 17TH, 2019 WHERE: AMBROSE WEST- 312 HAYWOOD RD. WEST AVL DOORS: 5:15 PM SHOW: 6PM SEATING: SEATED TICKETS: FREE SHOW AGES: ALL … more

NGHTMRE’S THE PORTAL TOUR

  • December 17, 2019
  • Venue:  The Orange Peel
  • Address: 101 Biltmore Ave, Asheville, NC 28801

With SAYMYNAME BLACK A.M. Show: 9pm Doors: 8pm $22 - $28 Ages 18+ … more

Talk (and Shop!) with Jennifer Pharr Davis

Stop by our downtown retail location at 70 College St in Asheville on December 17th and get the chance to talk all things backpacking and gear with … more

Tuesday Bluegrass Sessions hosted by Cane Mill Road

Genre: Bluegrass 5PM Door : Free 7:30 Host Band : Cane Mill Road 9:30PM Sessions : Open Jam Growing up just down the road from Doc Watson, … more

Haegtessa

Haegtessa, an all-female trio, blend voices and haunting violin melodies with hand drums and rhythmic guitar, creating songs that explore the … more

HOMETOWN HOLIDAY JAM XIX

  • December 18, 2019
  • Venue:  The Orange Peel
  • Address: 101 Biltmore Ave, Asheville, NC 28801

Featuring Riyen Roots, Joe Lasher, Sons of Ralph, Mike Barnes & Friends, Emma's Lounge, and many more. Benefiting Compassionate Community and … more

Iceless Skating Rink

  • December 18, 2019
  • Time: Regular hours: 11am-6pm, Christmas Eve 11am-3pm, Christmas Day Closed, New Year's Eve 11am-3pm, and New Year’s Day from 1pm-6pm
  • Venue:  Hendersonville Visitor Center
  • Address: 201 S Main Street, Hendersonville, NC 28792

Lace up your skates and take to the iceless skating rink located at the Hendersonville Visitor Center, at 201 South Main St. The synthetic ice-skating … more

Silver + Glass Jewelry

We'll meet in my spacious jewelry studio in Riverview Station where you will add your choice of colorful glass enamel to a pair of silver earrings and … more

Storytime & Art

  • December 18, 2019
  • Venue:  Enka-Candler Library
  • Address: 1404 Sand Hill Road, Candler, NC 28715

Our program for preschool-aged students accompanied by an adult is at a library near you! Come join in the fun with stories and songs, then make a … more

Supper Club: Down the Rabbit Hole!

Join us for our once-monthly 4-course supper club dinner. Chefs Jill Wasilewski and Susie Sharples have created an inventive, upscale menu celebrating … more

Asheville Comedy Showcase

  • December 19, 2019
  • Venue:  The Orange Peel
  • Address: 101 Biltmore Ave, Asheville, NC 28801

Ages 18+ Come laugh with us at The Orange Peel MainStage with some of the funniest comics in Asheville! Hosted by Cody Hughes, featuring 10 of … more

Bad Santa - A Holiday Murder Mystery

  • December 19, 2019
  • Venue:  Antidote
  • Address: 151 Coxe Avenue, Suite #20, Asheville, NC 28801

Face it - you’ve been DYING to get away with murder! $40 tickets are sold in advance, but there are limited tickets. Admission includes your first … more

Charlie Traveler presents: A Cajun Christmas with Beausoleil avec Michael Doucet

  • December 19, 2019
  • Venue:  Ambrose West
  • Address: 312 Haywood Road, Asheville, NC 28806

WHERE: Ambrose West, 312 Haywood Rd, West Asheville WHEN: Thursday December 19, 2019 DOORS: 7pm | SHOW: 8pm GENRE: cajun / new French / world AGES: … more

EJ, Frances, and Alex

Bagpipes and bouzouki – as much fun as a big festival but not as loud! Join EJ Jones, Frances Cunningham, and Alex Stewart play tunes and songs … more

Freaks and Follies: A Variety Show

  • December 19, 2019
  • Venue:  Sly Grog Lounge
  • Address: 271 Haywood Street, Asheville, NC 28801

Freaks & Follies, A Uniquely Asheville Variety Show. 21+ please! VARIETY= The quality or state of being different or diverse; the absence of … more

Free Champagne and Sparkling Wine Tasting

  • December 19, 2019
  • Venue:  Table Wine
  • Address: 1550 Hendersonville Road, Suite #102, Asheville, NC 28803

Just in time for Christmas and New Year’s Eve, it our Annual Free Champagne and Sparkling Wine Tasting. Stop by for this open house style, drop-in … more

Mountain Friends Trio

The Mountain Friends Trio is an ensemble made up of multi-instrumentalists Mike Gosey, Cheryl and Doug Frey who will share their wide musical tastes … more

Storytime & Art

  • December 19, 2019
  • Venue:  Skyland/South Buncombe Library
  • Address: 260 Overlook Road, Asheville, NC 28803

Our program for preschool-aged students accompanied by an adult is at a library near you! Come join in the fun with stories and songs, then make a … more

"Brightest and Best – A Holiday Concert" with ROBIN & LINDA WILLIAMS

  • December 20, 2019
  • Venue:  Ambrose West
  • Address: 312 Haywood Road, Asheville, NC 28806

DOORS: 7pm | SHOW: 8pm GENRE: folk / americana AGES: all ages TICKETS: $30 adv. / $35 d.o.s. / $40 VIP (guaranteed seating in 1st three rows!) … more

8th Annual Home for the Holidays Event

Join us for an evening of fun, festivities and good fellowship! We are thrilled to have kids’ activities, visiting with Smokey Mountain Santa & … more

Art Break: Collecting Craft & Recent Gifts

Drop in to one of our lunchtime Art Breaks! Taking place on selected Fridays at 12pm, these informal gallery talks and presentations both inform and … more

DE' RUMBA

Every 1st and 3rd Friday at Urban Orchard Cider Co. South Slope from 9:30PM to 2AM, with DJ Malinalli and Asheville FM. We'll start the night with a … more

Great Smoky Mountain Grapple 2019

This third-year wrestling tournament will field 32 high school teams from across the Southeastern United States (NC, SC, TN, GA, VA, WV) competing on … more

LaZoom Comedy: Jay Light

  • December 20, 2019
  • Venue:  LaZoom Room
  • Address: 76 Biltmore Avenue, Asheville, NC 28801

Growing up outside of conservative Dallas, Texas, Jay Light had to sneak late-night viewings of Comedy Central and Adult Swim with the volume turned … more

Moonpie Live

  • December 20, 2019
  • Venue:  Vintage Kava
  • Address: 141 Reems Creek Road, Weaverville, NC 28787

If you take songs from the Gospel of Jerry Garcia and originals from the heart of a songstress, and add harmonies with some gospel and blues, you've … more

Pretty Little Goat and Giri & Uma Peters

String Band music like you’ve never heard. Groovy, traditional material and catchy original songs and tunes, riddled with improvisation from Pretty … more

The Nouveaux Honkies

"The Nouveaux Honkies' imaginative originals are well-conceived interpretations of blues and R&B classics. They have a matchless sound and perform … more

"Twas the Night Before Christmas" Read by Darr Conradson | Winter Wonderland at Grove Arcade

  • December 21, 2019
  • Venue:  Grove Arcade
  • Address: 1 Page Avenue, Asheville, NC 28801

Story time! 📖 Gather 'round and join us for "Twas the Night Before Christmas", read by our own Darr Conradson (Roberto Coin). All are welcome to this … more

18th Annual Make-A-Wish Concert

  • December 21, 2019
  • Venue:  The Orange Peel
  • Address: 101 Biltmore Ave, Asheville, NC 28801

The Log Noggins with Andalyn, Marvin King Revue, Billingsley, Andrew Thelston Band and STIG $10 All Ages Doors: 5:45 pm Show: 6:30 pm … more

Asheville’s Best Christmas Wine Tasting

  • December 21, 2019
  • Venue:  Table Wine
  • Address: 1550 Hendersonville Road, Suite #102, Asheville, NC 28803

It’s our last free wine tasting before Christmas, and it’s one of our best tastings of the year. Drew Summer of Advintage Distributing joins us to … more

Ashli Rose Bales

Ashli Rose Bales is your afternoon entertainment at Conundrum! She LOVES to take requests so come on in for a cocktail and pick a favorite tune! … more

Daniel Hart Live

  • December 21, 2019
  • Venue:  Vintage Kava
  • Address: 141 Reems Creek Road, Weaverville, NC 28787

Join us for a night of musical entertainment featuring finger-style blues, jazz, and country. … more

Early Bird Yoga

Join us on third Saturdays before the Museum opens for a fun-filled, 45-minute yoga and mindfulness meditation led by a local instructor, then explore … more

Kid Hop Hooray! Indoor Dance Party

  • December 21, 2019
  • Venue:  The Orange Peel
  • Address: 101 Biltmore Ave, Asheville, NC 28801

All Ages 10am - 1pm Buy Tickets RSVP on Facebook Kid Hop Hooray! Wintertime Indoor Dance Party presented by the OP & the Hop Doors and Event begin … more

LaZoom Comedy: Geoff Tate

  • December 21, 2019
  • Venue:  LaZoom Room
  • Address: 76 Biltmore Avenue, Asheville, NC 28801

Geoff Tate is most likely watching "Cheers" right now. A Cincinnati-based comedian, he has appeared on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, and … more

Naturalist Niche: Winter Walk

It’s no surprise that recognizing trees without their leaves can be tricky! Bark, twigs and buds are your best tools when familiarizing yourself with … more

Public Tour: Appalachia Now!

Join docents for tours of the Museum's Collection and special exhibitions. No reservations are required. Today’s public tour is led by a Museum … more

Rev. Billy returns!!!

The master of the 88 key disaster’s back…Don’t miss this last time was a sellout. Seated Lounge Show:: Limited Tables Available with a Dinner … more

The Green Rumours with Miriam Allen

  • December 21, 2019
  • Venue:  Ambrose West
  • Address: 312 Haywood Road, Asheville, NC 28806

The Green Rumours with Miriam Allen at Ambrose West When: Saturday, Dec.21st, 2019 Where: Ambrose West- 312 Haywood Rd, West Avl Ticket Pricing: $8 … more

A Swannanoa Solstice

A Swannanoa Solstice — Sunday, December 22, 2019, 2 p.m. & 7 p.m. Now in its 17th year, A Swannanoa Solstice delights local audiences with a … more

Mountain Folk Harpers

Join us for an evening with the regional musicians group: Mountain Folk Harpers as they present their Christmas Ensemble. The program will include … more

Queer Comedy Party: A Very Queer Holiday Recital

  • December 22, 2019
  • Venue:  Fleetwood's
  • Address: 496 Haywood Road, Asheville, NC 28806

This months Queer Comedy Party is getting festive! Join all your favorite local queer comics for a very queer holiday recital. Standup, sketch and … more

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

TIS THE SEASON TO BE SWINGIN! And Russ Wilson, his orchestra and all the gang will be doing just that on December 22nd at the Isis Music Hall. If you … more

Warm December Jazz with Amanda Horton & Daniel Keller

It’s the holidays again! Come escape the commercial haze, or cure your cabin fever, with music you won’t hear anywhere else this season – jazz … more

Ho Ho Ho! FREE Santa Photo Experience at Asheville Outlets

Santa is waiting for your wish list! Visit Santa this holiday season at his Asheville Outlets home and receive two FREE 4” x 6” Santa photo prints and … more

Winter Break Family Fun

Winter is the perfect time for exploring the Park. Leafless trees make for more places to enjoy the views and picture taking. Chimney Rock celebrates … more

80's Dance Party - Breakin' on Buxton

Every Fourth Friday from 8pm to 1am @ our South Slope location the Free Range DJ will be spinning consciously sourced vinyls! Dressing up and Dancing … more

ButtonDown Comedy's Post Christmas Holiday Comedy show with Hilliary Begley at the Boiler Room

  • December 27, 2019
  • Venue:  Boiler Room
  • Address: 11 Grove St., Asheville, NC 28806

Hilliary Begley is a comedian and actress from Asheville, North Carolina. She is best known for her film debut role as Aunt Lucy in the Neflix movie … more

Reasonably Priced Babies

  • December 27, 2019
  • Venue:  Ambrose West
  • Address: 312 Haywood Road, Asheville, NC 28806

An evening of improv comedy with Asheville's Reasonably Priced Babies Improv Comedy of WNC-- called into being by the Universal Mind to spread joy, … more

the Space Cowboys & the Cosmic Girls: A Tribute To Jamiroquai

  • December 27, 2019
  • Venue:  The Orange Peel
  • Address: 101 Biltmore Ave, Asheville, NC 28801

With Jointkiller Brass Band Show: 9pm Doors: 8pm $12 - $15 All Ages … 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

Chew//Via //Axxa Abraxas

  • December 28, 2019
  • Venue:  Fleetwood's
  • Address: 496 Haywood Road, Asheville, NC 28806

Last show of the year, y'all... Lets celebrate 2019 on Saturday Dec. 28th at Fleetwood's! Featuring... CHEW (atl) - ((( "[CHEW] invoke space age … more

Clutch

  • December 28, 2019
  • Venue:  The Orange Peel
  • Address: 101 Biltmore Ave, Asheville, NC 28801

Maryland rockers Clutch have been pushing the boundaries of heavy rock music since the 4 original members got together in high school. Having been … more

Condundrum Speakeasy Presents Laura Thurston LIVE

  • December 28, 2019
  • Venue:  Conundrum
  • Address: 1 Battle Square, Suite 2B, Asheville, NC 28801

Speakeasy is hopping on Saturday nights! Join us each week for local performances and original tunes! Plus amazing cocktails, games and fun! You can … more

F/E/A/T/H/E/R Live

  • December 28, 2019
  • Venue:  Vintage Kava
  • Address: 141 Reems Creek Road, Weaverville, NC 28787

www.feather-music.com … more

LaZoom Comedy: Eric Dasilva

  • December 28, 2019
  • Venue:  LaZoom Room
  • Address: 76 Biltmore Avenue, Asheville, NC 28801

Equal parts foul mouthed drinking buddy and high functioning comic book nerd, Eric DaSilva is best known for headlining a sold out show at the … more

Music by Heather Taylor | Winter Wonderland at Grove Arcade

  • December 28, 2019
  • Venue:  Grove Arcade
  • Address: 1 Page Avenue, Asheville, NC 28801

We are excited to welcome local Asheville musician, Heather Taylor, to Grove Arcade for our annual Winter Wonderland! Drawing from her Appalachian … more

Public Tour: Discovering Art

Join docents for tours of the Museum's Collection and special exhibitions. No reservations are required. Today’s public tour is led by a Museum … more

An Evening with Dirty Logic - A Steely Dan Tribute

Asheville super-group, Dirty Logic brings you the music of Steely Dan. "Playing this music the way that it should be played", The collective delivers … more

Comedy at Fleetwoods: Petey Smith McDowell

  • December 29, 2019
  • Venue:  Fleetwood's
  • Address: 496 Haywood Road, Asheville, NC 28806

Local legend Petey Smith McDowell is headlining for one killer night of comedy at Fleetwood's. Asheville native Peter Smith-McDowell has been … more

Pigeons Playing Ping Pong

  • December 30, 2019
  • Venue:  The Orange Peel
  • Address: 101 Biltmore Ave, Asheville, NC 28801

All Ages Tickets for The Orange Peel show are only available in the two night pass (12/30 Orange Peel & 12/31 ExploreAsheville.com Arena) … more

Classical Mystery Tour - Beatles NYE Concert

The Beatles take over Asheville, Boadway's Beatles that is. Celebrate NYE with your Asheville Symphony and the Classical Mystery Tour, including … more

DJ GruntWerk & New Years Eve Party

  • December 31, 2019
  • Venue:  Vintage Kava
  • Address: 141 Reems Creek Road, Weaverville, NC 28787

Join us to with a night of dancing and live music to bring in the new year! We will show the ball drop at midnight. … more

New Year's Eve with DJ Malinalli

Come ring in 2020 and dance the night away with the Urban Orchard Fam and DJ Malinalli. FREE Admission and champagne and cider specials all day! … more

New Year's Eve-Tapas

Bring your wine and pair it with delicious tapas. Enjoy a variety of different flavours; Acid wine (white) will pair well with slightly sweet … more

New Years Eve with Ellis Dyson & the Shambles

Ellis Dyson & the Shambles expertly blends old-time influences ranging from Piedmont murder ballads, to traditional jazz and big band swing. A … more

NEW YEARS EVE! With The Broadcast Band and Downtown Abby & The Echoes

  • December 31, 2019
  • Venue:  Ambrose West
  • Address: 312 Haywood Road, Asheville, NC 28806

TICKETS: $18/$20 (21+) *COMPLIMENTARY CHAMPAGNE TOAST PROVIDED BY BAND* DOORS: 9PM SHOW: 9:30 TICKETS ONLINE OR IN PERSON AT HONEYPOT VINTAGE IN … more

Pigeons Playing Ping Pong Presents: The Electric Cool Aid Asheville Test with special guests

Dance into 2020 with "The Electric Kool-Aid Asheville Test” at U.S. Cellular Center’s ExploreAsheville.com Arena in Asheville, NC on 12/31! PPPPrepare … more

Roaring Twenties at Grove Arcade | NYE Party

  • December 31, 2019
  • Venue:  Grove Arcade
  • Address: 1 Page Avenue, Asheville, NC 28801

Usher in the new decade by stepping back a century! Grove Arcade first opened its doors during the Roaring Twenties, the high-flying, hip-shaking … more

Shovels & Rope

  • December 31, 2019
  • Venue:  The Orange Peel
  • Address: 101 Biltmore Ave, Asheville, NC 28801

Ages 18+ As the Brontë sister wrote, “The ties that bind us to life are tougher than you imagine.” Shovels & Rope, the musical duo of Michael … more

An Exploration of Feminine Empowerment

Explore Feminine Empowerment. Possibly incorporate the Women's March somehow. … more

Flavors of India Cooking Class

The Indian kitchen on all its many variations, offers a very unique way of cooking. The principles are completely different to the European style of … more

Jon Reep w/ special guest Mike Elis

  • January 4, 2020
  • Venue:  The Orange Peel
  • Address: 101 Biltmore Ave, Asheville, NC 28801

Jon Reep is a nationally touring comedian whose contemporary country point of view has won over legions of fans in comedy clubs, on tv and in film. As … more

Jon Reep w/ special guest Mike Elis

  • January 4, 2020
  • Venue:  The Orange Peel
  • Address: 101 Biltmore Ave, Asheville, NC 28801

Jon Reep is a nationally touring comedian whose contemporary country point of view has won over legions of fans in comedy clubs, on tv and in film. As … more

New Year, New Crew, Local Comedy Showcase

  • January 4, 2020
  • Venue:  LaZoom Room
  • Address: 76 Biltmore Avenue, Asheville, NC 28801

So many amazing new comics have popped up in Asheville in the last year and we want to celebrate the best way possible, with a giant new faces … more

Harlem Globetrotters 2020

THE ORIGINAL HARLEM GLOBETROTTERS RETURN TO ASHEVILLE JANUARY 5, 2010 AT 3:00PM The Harlem Globetrotters are bringing their one-of-a-kind show to … more

Comedy Night with Cory The Gardener & Friends

  • January 6, 2020
  • Venue:  Vintage Kava
  • Address: 141 Reems Creek Road, Weaverville, NC 28787

Several local comedians will be coming together to provide you with an evening full of entertainment! … more

Deck The Trees - A Final Celebration

Named for two years by Explore Asheville as one of the top 5 events in the Swannanoa Valley at Christmas, you are invited to come experience 25 … more

The Justin Ray Big Band CD Release

On holiday break from a 100-city world tour, Justin Ray is home in Asheville for the release of his first big band recording. Join us for this live … more

Stevie Tombstone American Songwriter

Best-kept secret, Stevie Tombstone, is a quintessential troubadour, a veteran musician who crafts powerful folk songs tinged with classic country and … more

Brilliant Traces

BRILLIANT TRACES By Cindy Lou Johnson; Directed by Robert Dale Walker January 10-26, 2020 in 35below Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 pm; Sundays at 2:30 … more

3rd Annual Women in Music Series (Saturday)

Amanda Anne Platt, Aubrey Eisenman, Jane Kramer, Laura Blackley, Tina Collins and Quetzal Jordan make a special two night tribute to iconic female … more

Abbey Road LIVE!

  • January 11, 2020
  • Venue:  The Orange Peel
  • Address: 101 Biltmore Ave, Asheville, NC 28801

You loved Beatles music when you were a kid. Now YOUR kids have a chance to experience the magic of the Beatles LIVE in concert. On the afternoon of … more

Abbey Road LIVE!

  • January 11, 2020
  • Venue:  The Orange Peel
  • Address: 101 Biltmore Ave, Asheville, NC 28801

Abbey Road LIVE! is well known in the Southeast for their energetic concerts at clubs, theaters and festivals. This time, the focus will be on the … more

An Evening of Tall Tales

Lyrics that resonate, melodies that linger, an occasional left turn that stretches the ear… that’s where Tall Tales lives. C’mon out and and share the … more

Arts & Crafts Workshop: Art Journaling

  • January 11, 2020
  • Venue:  Purple Crayon
  • Address: 50 N Merrimon Ave, Suite 111, Asheville, NC 28804

Want to make 2020 your most creative year yet? Start keeping an art journal! Linda Robinson and Kate Corcoran will show you how in this fun and … more

Odyssey Co-op Gallery's Annual Seconds Sale!

Join us! JANUARY SECONDS SALE! Visit our Gallery during OUR ANNUAL SECONDS SALE for GREAT bargains, artist demos, food, and music! … more

3rd Annual Women in Music Series (Sunday)

Amanda Anne Platt, Aubrey Eisenman, Jane Kramer, Laura Blackley, Tina Collins and Quetzal Jordan make a special two night tribute to iconic female … more

Badfish: a Tribute to Sublime

  • January 14, 2020
  • Venue:  The Orange Peel
  • Address: 101 Biltmore Ave, Asheville, NC 28801

The phenomenon known as Sublime, arguably the most energetic, original and uniquely eclectic band to emerge from any scene, anywhere, ended with the … more

An Evening with Cashavelly Morrison

Join Cashavelly Morrison for an evening of what Rolling Stone described as “the atmospheric soundtrack to haunting, late-night fever dreams about … more

Andrew Hibbard and Paul Decoster

Andrew Hibbard is making his debut at the Isis Music Hall in Asheville, NC, with Paul Decoster to open! Seated Lounge Show:: Limited Tables Available … more

Donnie Baker

  • January 15, 2020
  • Venue:  The Orange Peel
  • Address: 101 Biltmore Ave, Asheville, NC 28801

Ages 18+ FULLY SEATED SHOW No act in the 30-year history of “The Bob and Tom Radio Show” has attracted more fans than Donnie Baker! This one-of-a-kind … more

Lovers Leap & Bill and the Belles

Lovers Leap returns to Asheville! These NC and TN acoustic music powerhouses put on a performance together that is not to be missed. Bill and the … more

The Black Market Trust

The Black Market Trust — Thursday, January 16, 2020, 7 p.m. Combining the soulful sounds of legendary American crooners with the fire and energy of … more

The Dead South – Served Cold Tour

  • January 16, 2020
  • Venue:  The Orange Peel
  • Address: 101 Biltmore Ave, Asheville, NC 28801

Try not to step on the chalk outlines when navigating through prairie pickers The Dead South’s catalogue. Over the course of two full-length albums, … more

The Last Great Hunt's New Owner

The Last Great Hunt’s New Owner by Arielle Gray and Tim Watts — Thursday & Friday, January 16 & 17, 2020, 8 p.m. | Saturday, January 18, 2020, … more

The Southern Word Tour feat Kevin Daniel & Seth Power

Tarboro’s Kevin Daniel, along with his rip-roaring band The Bottom Line, brings the party to Asheville once again. Jackson, Mississippi soul singer … more

Dave Curley, Ashley Davis & Colin Farrell

An evening with vocalists and songwriters Dave Curley and Ashley Davis and accompanied by returning multi-instrumentalist Colin Farrell, (Lúnasa) … more

Hiss Golden Messenger

  • January 17, 2020
  • Venue:  The Orange Peel
  • Address: 101 Biltmore Ave, Asheville, NC 28801

Describing the Durham-based Hiss Golden Messenger is like trying to grasp a forgotten word: It’s always on the tip of your tongue, but hard to speak. … more

New Year, New Laughs with Becca Steinhoff

  • January 17, 2020
  • Venue:  Boiler Room
  • Address: 11 Grove Street, Under Scandal's Nightclub, Asheville, NC 28801

If you mix a New Jersey dryness with a Southern Appalachian sensibility and add a touch of Jewish guilt, you get the humor that is Becca Steinhoff. … more

Arts & Crafts Workshop: Introduction to Quilling

  • January 18, 2020
  • Venue:  Purple Crayon
  • Address: 50 N Merrimon Ave, Suite 111, Asheville, NC 28804

Quilling is the art of curling and swirling thin strips of paper into colorful designs and shapes. It’s used to decorate pretty much any surface you … more

Clair Brockway Live

  • January 18, 2020
  • Venue:  Vintage Kava
  • Address: 141 Reems Creek Road, Weaverville, NC 28787

Slow, somber and melodic stories of love, family and the pain of revisiting old places; such are the foundation of Clair Brockway's confessional … more

Colored Pencil Magic with Lorelle Bacon

  • January 18, 2020
  • Venue:  310 ART
  • Address: 191 Lyman Street #310, Asheville, NC 28801

$135 includes all materials. You will find how versatile colored pencils can be! How to create realistic dimensions, the look of oil paint, how to … more

Vietnamese street food

Vietnamese street food is light, tasty and easy to make. We will learn how to make, stay chicken skewers, fresh rice rolls, spring rolls, Bhan Mi … more

Grace Potter

  • January 19, 2020
  • Venue:  The Orange Peel
  • Address: 101 Biltmore Ave, Asheville, NC 28801

All Ages … more

Nashville In Asheville: Writers-in-the-Round feat. Natascha Myers with Nicole Miller, & Paige Rose

Nashville singer/songwriters Natascha Myers, Nicole Miller, & Paige Rose bring the world-renowned Bluebird Café to ISIS Music Hall with an … more

Cory Wong

  • January 21, 2020
  • Venue:  The Orange Peel
  • Address: 101 Biltmore Ave, Asheville, NC 28801

Ages 18+ … more

Neil DeGrasse Tyson

Join us a sit down discussion with famed astrophysicist, author, and pop culture sensation Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson for “An Astrophysicist Reads the … more

Supper Club: Down the Rabbit Hole!

Celebrating gastronomic creativity, join us for this four-course, family-style meal with optional wine pairing. Menu created and wines selected by … more

The End of America & Highbeams

Join both Highbeams and The End of America for night and music, harmony, storytelling, laughter, and energy that will light up the room! Seated Main … 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 Seated Lounge Show:: Limited … more

Slim Gambill, Guitarist for Lady Antebellum: "Fake Jazz & Theme Songs" LP Launch Tour

Fresh off of features in ROLLING STONE, BILLBOARD, PARADE, JAZZ GUITAR TODAY, Lady Antebellum guitarist Slim Gambill is making his Asheville debut … more

An Evening with the Bumper Jacksons

Like an old-time barn dance in downtown New Orleans, the Bumper Jacksons pull together a vast array of early American traditions into a deliciously … more

Jake Shimabukuro

  • January 24, 2020
  • Venue:  The Orange Peel
  • Address: 101 Biltmore Ave, Asheville, NC 28801

Ages 18+ FULLY SEATED SHOW … more

Aaron Burdett with Anya Hinkle & Tellico

  • January 25, 2020
  • Venue:  Ambrose West
  • Address: 312 Haywood Road, Asheville, NC 28806

WHEN: SATURDAY, JAN. 25TH, 2020 WHERE: AMBROSE WEST- 312 HAYWOOD RD. WEST AVL DOORS: 7PM SHOW: 8PM Anya Hinkle & Tellico: 8pm - 9pm Aaron Burdett: … more

Arts & Crafts Workshop: Fluid Art--Basics and Beyond

  • January 25, 2020
  • Venue:  Purple Crayon
  • Address: 50 N Merrimon Ave, Suite 111, Asheville, NC 28804

Have you ever wanted to create an abstract painting but weren’t sure how to start? If so, fluid art—also called [acrylic] pour painting, flow art, … more

Brandon Quinn Live

  • January 25, 2020
  • Venue:  Vintage Kava
  • Address: 141 Reems Creek Road, Weaverville, NC 28787

Local artist - Brandon Quinn will be performing original jazz and blues all night long. … more

New England Fare Cooking Class

Come experience the exotic North-East and warm up to clam chowder, lobster roll and sirloin steak with creamed spinach. For dessert we will have … more

The Devil Makes Three

  • January 26, 2020
  • Venue:  The Orange Peel
  • Address: 101 Biltmore Ave, Asheville, NC 28801

Ages 18+ … more

The Levins

The Levins are a harmony-driven acoustic duo known for their sun-splashed, peace-filled music that connects on a universal level. ”The open-hearted … more

Indigo Girls

  • January 28, 2020
  • Venue:  The Orange Peel
  • Address: 101 Biltmore Ave, Asheville, NC 28801

Ages 18+ Twenty years after they began releasing records as the Indigo Girls, Amy Ray and Emily Saliers have politely declined the opportunity to slow … more

Space Jesus

  • January 30, 2020
  • Venue:  The Orange Peel
  • Address: 101 Biltmore Ave, Asheville, NC 28801

Ages 18+ … more

Aquila Theatre in George Orwell’s 1984

Aquila Theatre in George Orwell’s 1984 — Friday, January 31, 2020, 8 p.m. In the 70 years since its release, George Orwell’s dystopian novel “1984” … more

Jess Klein

The New York Times calls Jess Klein “a songwriter with a voice of unblinking tenacity.” She has toured the U.S.,Europe and Japan on her own and with … more

The Lumineers

The Lumineers are headed to Asheville for 2 shows! They’ll be coming to US Cellular Arena on January 31st and February 1st. All tour dates are in … more

Yonder Mountain String Band

  • January 31, 2020
  • Venue:  The Orange Peel
  • Address: 101 Biltmore Ave, Asheville, NC 28801

Ages 18+ … more

Aquila Theatre in Homer’s The Odyssey

Aquila Theatre in Homer’s The Odyssey — Saturday, February 1, 2020, 8 p.m. Greek gods, monsters and adventure abound in Homer’s epic poem of … more

Build & Remodel Expo

  • February 1, 2020
  • Venue:  WNC Ag Center - Davis Event Center
  • Address: 765 Boylston Hwy, Fletcher, NC 28732

Be inspired and experience first-hand the newest products and latest trends for helping maintain or improve the look, feel, and efficiency of your new … more

Frances Luke Accord

“Frances Luke Accord are the definition of lean-in music.” – Joni Deutsch, NPR’s Mountain Stage Seated Lounge Show:: Limited Tables Available … more

Hearty Italian Cooking Class

Emilia-Romagna is one of Italy’s best food regions, which means, one of the best food regions in the world. Delicious and simple, Italian food is all … more

Raphael Saadiq

  • February 3, 2020
  • Venue:  The Orange Peel
  • Address: 101 Biltmore Ave, Asheville, NC 28801

Raphael Saadiq is a Grammy Award winning musician, songwriter and go-to collaborator/producer for some of the biggest names in R&B. Solange … more

An Evening with Lauren Anderson & Meg Williams

Move over boys, cause the women just rolled into town. Lauren Anderson and Meg Williams are two front-woman based in Nashville, TN who joined forces … more

ZOSO – The Ultimate Led Zeppelin Experience

  • February 5, 2020
  • Venue:  The Orange Peel
  • Address: 101 Biltmore Ave, Asheville, NC 28801

Zoso – The Ultimate Led Zeppelin Experience formed in 1995 to perform the most accurate and captivating Led Zeppelin live show since the real … more

Josh Christina Band

Think Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis, Chuck Berry and Elton John: Josh Christina is a rock n roll revivalist who writes his own music, refurbishes the … more

GoldenOak

GoldenOak is an Indie/Soul/Folk band based out of Portland, Maine and fronted by the sibling harmonies of Zak and Lena Kendall. Seated Lounge Show:: … more

Perpetual Groove

  • February 7, 2020
  • Venue:  The Orange Peel
  • Address: 101 Biltmore Ave, Asheville, NC 28801

As one of the most sought-after bands on the Jam/roots circuit in the early 2000’s, Perpetual Groove reached 800+ in hard ticket sales in markets as … more

Piano Recital with Nikolai Lugansky

Described by Gramophone as “the most trailblazing and meteoric performer of all,” Russia’s Nikolai Lugansky is a pianist of extraordinary depth and … more

The Fantasticks

THE FANTASTICKS Music by Harvey Schmidt; Lyrics by Tom Jones; Directed by Mark Jones; Music Direction by Rob Blackwell; Choreography by Jessica … more

Arts & Crafts Workshop: Silk Painting Using Resists

  • February 8, 2020
  • Venue:  Purple Crayon
  • Address: 50 N Merrimon Ave, Suite 111, Asheville, NC 28804

If you’ve ever seen a tie-dye t-shirt—and who hasn’t if you live in Asheville?—you’ve seen the effect a “resist” can have on fabric. It can produce … more

Calexico and Iron & Wine

  • February 8, 2020
  • Venue:  The Orange Peel
  • Address: 101 Biltmore Ave, Asheville, NC 28801

Calexico and Iron & Wine first made an artistic connection with In the Reins, the 2005 EP that brought Sam Beam, Joey Burns and John Convertino … more

Homestead Dreams: Design & Plan for Living on Your Land

  • February 8, 2020
  • Venue:  Creekside Farm - Organic Growers School
  • Address: 339 Avery Creek Road, Arden, NC 28704