Asheville Event List

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Anything That Floats 2020- French Broad in Wonderland

  • July 12, 2020
  • Venue:  French Broad River Watershed

Join RiverLink on the River July 10-31 for Anything That Floats 2020- French Broad in Wonderland! We continue to take measures to ensure social … more

Biltmore Gardens Railway

  • July 12, 2020
  • Venue:  Biltmore
  • Address: One Lodge Street, Asheville, NC 28803

July 1 - September 7, 2020 Biltmore Gardens Railway returns to the estate for the summer. This enchanting botanical model train display features … more

Foraging Tour

Ready to go WILD? Join us for three hours “off the eaten path” as we uncover the Garden of Eden all around us: edible greens, berries, mushrooms, … more

Lawn Concert: Alexa Rose Trio

Virginia-born singer-songwriter Alexa Rose creates her own style of modern folk. Her distinctive vocal sound has bits of Joni Mitchell, Lucinda … more

Mel Chin's Wake

  • July 12, 2020
  • Venue:  Open Space
  • Address: 44 Collier Ave, Asheville, NC 28801

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

Nature Connects®: Art with LEGO® Bricks Exhibit

The Arboretum is excited to welcome back the widely popular outdoor exhibit, Nature Connects®: Art with LEGO® Bricks by Sean Kenney. Featuring 16 … more

Trivia with Allie

Think'in and Drink'in, Sundays at 5 pm. … more

Appalachian Ballad Singing Webinar: Singers and Their Songs

Join us for an online talk and performance by musician Susan Pepper about ballad singing in Appalachia and the stories and singers behind the songs. … more

Odyssey Clay Camp 2020--Find Your Spirit Animal--Instructor: Paige Janeri

Find Your Spirit Animal! Instructor: Paige Janeri Ages: 8 – 12 Date: July 13 – 17 5 Day Camp Time: 2 – 5pm Tuition: $225--$25 … more

Odyssey Clay Camp 2020--Lovely Luminaries--Instructor: Amy Briggs

Lovely Luminaries! Instructor: Amy Briggs Ages: 6 – 10 Date: July 13 – 17 5 Day Camp Time: 9am – 12pm Tuition: $225--$25 discount … more

POSTPONED: 5-Day Global Music Immersion with Free Planet Radio

  • July 13, 2020
  • Venue:  Asheville Rhythm
  • Address: 90 Zillicoa Street, Asheville, NC 28801

POSTPONED: DATES TBD River Guerguerian, Chris Rosser, and Eliot Wadopian will co-lead a five day immersion program in which they will teach some of … more

SVM Book Club Webinar: Jane Hicks Gentry: A Singer Among Singers w/ author Betty Smith

Join us for an online book club discussion of the book "Jane Hicks Gentry: A Singer Among Singers" with author and ballad singer Betty Smith. … more

VIRTUAL: Live Marbling

  • July 15, 2020
  • Venue:  Majik Studios
  • Address: VIRTUAL, Asheville, NC 28801

VIRTUAL: Virtually enjoy the process of marbling, the antique process of floating paint on a thickened water surface. Watch as Pam Granger Gale drops … more

ArborEvenings

The Arboretum's popular ArborEvenings summer after hours series will return this season with a special LEGO twist. Held every Thursday, Friday and … more

Lawn Concert: Mark Bumgarner & Friends

Mark Bumgarner‘s musical style has been described as true Southern Americana, and yet it is so much more. His influences span the American landscape … more

Science Pub: The Fermentation of Beverages

  • July 16, 2020
  • Venue:  The Collider
  • Address: 1 Haywood Street, Suite #401, Asheville, NC 28801

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

VIRTUAL: Craft Fair of the Southern Highlands

  • July 16, 2020
  • Venue:  Asheville
  • Address: VIRTUAL, Asheville, NC 28801

VIRTUAL: In order to uphold the mission of providing a marketplace for the creative community in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Southern … more

VIRTUAL: Southern Highlands Craft Fair

  • July 16, 2020
  • Venue:  Virtual Event

VIRTUAL: Visit our virtual booths! Sarah Wells Rolland and Judi Harwood, long members of the Southern Highland Craft Guild, will be taking part in the … more

Fused Silver Earrings

  • July 17, 2020
  • Venue:  Ignite Jewelry Studios
  • Address: 191 Lyman Street Suite #262, Riverview Station, Asheville, NC 28801

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

Lawn Concert: Belle and The Band

Kathryn Belle Long and Mickey Abraham have emerged as two of Florida’s most accomplished acoustic performers. As members of Suncoast Emmy … more

Adventure Center of Asheville- Twilight in the Treetops- Night Climbs

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

Beginner Wheel: Yes We Wheel! with Instructors: Shinara Taylor and Julia Claire Weber

Saturdays, 10am – 12:30pm, June 27th – August 15th. Do you enjoy being creative? Are you curious about the intricacies of handmade … more

Foraging Tour

Ready to go WILD? Join us for three hours “off the eaten path” as we uncover the Garden of Eden all around us: edible greens, berries, mushrooms, … more

Lawn Concert: The Knotty G's

Concert on the Lawn featuring the Knotty Gs. Chuck Knott and "Jill with a G" formed the funky and fun-loving duo known as The Knotty G's. Established … more

POSTPONED: Ooh La La Curiosity Market

  • July 18, 2020
  • Venue:  Pritchard Park
  • Address: 67 Patton Avenue , Asheville, NC 28801

POSTPONED: Ooh La La Curiosity Market is an artist's market that takes place in Pritchard Park, located in the center of beautiful downtown Asheville … more

Asheville Triathlon

iDaph Events is excited to once again bring this popular fast & fun sprint triathlon to Asheville, NC! The race consists of a beautiful outdoor … more

Lawn Concert: Aubrey Eisenman & The Clydes

Concert on the Lawn featuring Aubrey Eisenman & The Clydes. Aubrey Eisenman & The Clydes are an Americana/bluegrass act from Asheville, NC. … more

Teen Girls Appalachian Trail Backpacking Trip: July 19-25, 2020

Is your teen girl interested in the outdoors? Let her join us for this week-long adventure! Our version of the ideal week at summer camp includes … more

Odyssey Clay Camp 2020--Fantastical Sculptures -- Instructor: Kristen Easters

Fantastical Sculptures! Instructor: Kristen Easters Ages: 5 – 8 Date: July 20 – 24 5 Day Camp Time: 2 – 5 pm Tuition: $225--$25 … more

Odyssey Clay Camp 2020--Here We Throw!-- Instructor: Kelsey Sickmeyer

Here We Throw! Instructor: Kelsey Sickmeyer Ages: 5 – 8 Date: July 20 – 24 5 Day Camp Time: 9am – 12pm Tuition: $225--$25 discount … more

POSTPONED: Art Studio Tour: Half-Day including 3 area Studios

  • July 20, 2020
  • Venue:  Art Studios
  • Address: Contact for booking, Asheville, NC 28801

POSTPONED: This event will be offered at a later date. Meet local artists! Our half-day tours will visit three artists studios, located in both home … more

POSTPONED: An Evening with Kim Richey

Postponed: Kim Richey has worn her heart on her lyrical sleeve, revealing herself time and again. “I started writing songs because of Joni Mitchell, … more

Lawn Concert: The Darren Nicholson Band

Darren Nicholson is a Grammy Award Nominee and a recipient of 5 International Bluegrass Music Association's Awards. Including Entertainer of the Year … more

Lawn Concert: Country Pour

Concert on the Lawn featuring Country Pour. Country Pour is a high-energy classic country, honky-tonk, and outlaw country infused with … more

CANCELLED: Highland Night Flight

CANCELLED: The Highland Brewing Night Flight is everyone's favorite twilight race! Back for its seventh year and, it's better than ever. The 4.5-mile … more

CANCELLED: Tom Paxton and The DonJuans

Cancelled: Collectively their songs have been covered by Nanci Griffith, Judy Collins, Pete Seeger, Kathy Mattea... to name a few. Within days of … more

Lawn Concert: Love Bubble

“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

Cancelled: Lara Herscovitch

Cancelled: A not-to-be-missed Isis debut; Lara is a terrific, inspiring songsmith-troubadour. Sound Waves Magazine confirms: “expertly written prose, … more

Lawn Concert: Up Jumped Three

Concert on the Lawn featuring Up Jumped Three. The original compositions & playing of Up Jumped Three are a collection of varied influences - West … more

Odyssey Clay Camp 2020 -- Dream BIG -- Instructor: Kelsey Sickmeyer

Dream BIG! Instructor: Kelsey Sickmeyer Ages: 8 – 12 Date: July 27 – 31 5 Day Camp Time: 9am – 12pm Tuition: $225--$25 discount for … more

Odyssey Clay Camp 2020 -- The Secret Life of Clay Pets -- Instructor: Sara Ballek

The Secret Life of Clay Pets! Instructor: Sara Ballek Ages: 6 – 10 Date: July 27 – 31 5 Day Camp Time: 2 – 5pm Tuition: $225--$25 … more

VIRTUAL: History Cafe Webinar: Solo Percussive Dance Traditions of Southern Appalachia

VIRTUAL: WEBINAR: Jesse Edgerton will dance his way through this presentation on solo percussive dance traditions in Southern Appalachia and Western … more

Lawn Concert: The Alien Music Club Jazz Quartet

The Alien Music Club Jazz Quartet has been entertaining loyal, local audiences as the house band at Barley’s Taproom in downtown Asheville every … more

POSTPONED: Giri and Uma Peters

Postponed: Come join the young, accomplished, Nashville-based brother-sister duo Giri and Uma Peters (ages 14 and 12) for a rollicking evening of … more

Lawn Concert: Tall Tales

It starts with good songs -- lyrics that resonate, melodies that linger, an occasional left turn that stretches the ear... that's where Tall Tales … more

An Evening with Nefesh Mountain

After more than a half century of spankin' the plank and half a life spent in Texas and on the road, this NYC born, self-schooled product of the '60s … more

Asheville Gallery of Art August 2020

  • August 1, 2020
  • Venue:  Asheville Gallery of Art
  • Address: 82 Patton Ave, Asheville, NC 28801

Asheville Gallery of Art’s August show, “Vistas, Vibes and Visitors,” is a multi-artist show that highlights the diversity of our members’ art and … more

CANCELLED: Wood Day

  • August 1, 2020
  • Venue:  Folk Art Center
  • Address: Blue Ridge Parkway Milepost 382, Asheville, NC 28805

CANCELLED: As one of the first mediums in craft, the skill and mastery of wood has evolved into a celebrated material that members of the Southern … more

POSTPONED: An Evening with Steve James

Postponed: After more than a half century of spankin' the plank and half a life spent in Texas and on the road, this NYC born, self-schooled product … more

Land Rover Owners Day

Bring your Land Rover vehicle and a guest to a Land Rover Experience Center near you on August 2 to explore the unique off-road capabilities your … more

Odyssey Clay Camp 2020 -- Fun, Colorful Clay -- Instructor: Kristen Easters

Fun, Colorful Clay! Instructor: Kristen Easters Ages: 5 – 8 Date: August 3 – 7 5 Day Camp Time: 9am – 12pm Tuition: $225--$25 … more

Odyssey Clay Camp 2020 -- Young Potter’s Wheel Camp -- Instructor: Amy Briggs

Young Potter’s Wheel Camp! Instructor: Amy Briggs Ages: 8 – 12 Date: August 3 – 7 5 Day Camp Time: 2 – 5pm Tuition: $225--$25 … more

An Evening with Leah Grams Johnson

With a distinct timbre akin to the untamable spirit of the American West, Leah Grams Johnson is her own breed of cowgirl mystic, living on gut … more

Mountain Dance and Folk Festival

Since 1928, the Mountain Dance and Folk Festival has served a crucial role in raising awareness and understanding of the vitality and importance of … more

Chuck Brodsky with Chris Rosser

Chuck Brodsky is a storytelling, songwriting, modern-day troubadour whose genuine warmth and quirky, finely-crafted songs touches hearts, funny bones, … more

Look Back in Anger

LOOK BACK IN ANGER By John Osborne; Produced by Rarely Theatre; Directed by Scott Keel August 7-23, 2020 in 35below Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 pm; … more

Marcus Anderson's Jazz and Coffee Escape

  • August 7, 2020
  • Venue:  Diana Worthorm
  • Address: 18 Biltmore Avenue, Asheville, NC 28801

Marcus Anderson presents the Inaugural Jazz AND Coffee Escape. The world’s jazz and musical legends invite you to escape for an electric 2-day weekend … more

CANCELLED: An Evening with Billy Kemp

Cancelled: From the Land of Pleasant Living, song and music maker, Billy Kemp shares an evening of original songs and stories! Seated Lounge Show:: … more

Odyssey Clay Camp 2020 -- Handbuilt Habitats -- Instructor: Halima Flynt

Handbuilt Habitats! Instructor: Halima Flynt Ages: 5 – 8 Date: August 10 – 14 5 Day Camp Time: 9am – 12pm Tuition: $225--$25 … more

Odyssey Clay Camp 2020 -- Onward and Upward! -- Amy Briggs

Onward and Upward! Instructor: Amy Briggs Ages: 10 – 14 Date: August 10 – 14 5 Day Camp Time: 2 – 5pm Tuition: $225--$25 discount … more

CANCELLED: Ken & Brad Kolodner

Cancelled: The dynamic father-son duo Ken & Brad Kolodner weave together a captivating soundscape on hammered dulcimer, banjo and twin fiddles … more

Weyes Blood

  • August 12, 2020
  • Venue:  The Orange Peel
  • Address: 101 Biltmore Ave, Asheville, NC 28801

Natalie Mering, known professionally as Weyes Blood, is an American singer, songwriter, and musician. Mering was raised in a musical family and began … more

Kala Farnham

Award-winning New England songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Kala Farnham celebrates the release of her 2020 album, “Your Spirit Is a Work of Art.” … more

CANCELLED: Ronn McFarlane, Modern Lutenist

Cancelled: GRAMMY-nominated lutenist Ronn McFarlane strives to bring the lute - the most popular instrument of the Renaissance - into today’s musical … more

Laughter on the 23rd Floor

LAUGHTER ON THE 23RD FLOOR By Neil Simon; Directed by Brenda Lilly August 14-30, 2020 Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 pm; Sundays at 2:30 pm Playwright … more

CANCELLED: 2020 Beer Dinner Series at Sierra Nevada

CANCELLED: ELLED:Join us at Sierra Nevada Brewing for our 2020 Beer Dinner Series. Beginning with our February 12th Burly Beer Dinner, these limited … more

An Evening with Chris Wilhelm and Friends

CANCELLED: Join Chris Wilhelm and Friends in this intimate space for an evening of music with positive vibes and an uplifting message that will get … more

Science Pub: The Science of Trail Creation and Maintenance

  • August 20, 2020
  • Venue:  The Collider
  • Address: 1 Haywood Street, Suite #401, Asheville, NC 28801

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

Kiln Maintenance for Great Firings: 1-Day Workshop with Instructor: Les Powell

Saturday, August 22nd, 9:30 am- 4:30 pm. Want to know more about your electric kiln? Maybe how to maintain it and ensure that it lasts forever? Join … more

POSTPONED: Chatham Rabbits Album Release

Postponed: Join Chatham Rabbits — one of North Carolina’s most beloved roots music outfits — as they celebrate the release of their sophomore album … more

Amazing Glaze Workshop with Instructor: Gabriel Kline

Monday – Friday, 9:30 am – 4:30 pm, August 24th – August 28th. Do you hate glazing? I mean, do you really HATE glazing? Have you … more

Satisfaction – The International Rolling Stones Show

  • August 27, 2020
  • Venue:  The Orange Peel
  • Address: 101 Biltmore Ave, Asheville, NC 28801

Ages 18+ … more

CANCELLED: The East End/Valley Street Community Heritage Festival

  • August 28, 2020
  • Venue:  Martin Luther King Jr. Park
  • Address: 50 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, Asheville, NC 28801

CANCELLED: We Rise As One! The 2020 East End/Valley Street Community Heritage Festival will take place in MLK Park, 50 Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive, … more

RTS: The Merchant of Venice

RTS: THE MERCHANT OF VENICE By William Shakespeare; Directed by Jim Reid August 28, 29, and 30 Friday and Saturday at 2:30 pm in 35below; Sunday at … more

Ready, Set, Throw! One-Night Pottery Classes

  • September 4, 2020
  • Venue:  Odyssey ClayWorks
  • Address: 236 Clingman Avenue, Asheville, NC 28801

Ever wanted to try your hand at the pottery wheel? Have you always wanted to learn to throw but you’re not sure if you want to commit to an 8-week … more

3rd Annual: Poelico Art's Festival

Asheville’s Poelico Arts and Music Festival celebrates creativity on a locally-produced, collaborative platform. This spirited exhibit of artists, … more

Grape Stomp

Join us on September 5th starting at 12pm for our 8th annual Grape Stomp. We will feature live music from Eric Congdon from 12-3 and Vintage Vinyl … more

Above The Clouds

Bhramari Brewing will be hosting the 3rd Annual Above the Clouds Hazy IPA Festival!!! Live music, vendors, games, and great food! Family friendly! … more

Jerry Douglas Band - Live at Hazel Robinson Amphitheatre!

  • September 7, 2020
  • Venue:  Hazel Robinson Ampitheatre
  • Address: 100 Gay St, Asheville, NC 28801

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

RESCHEDULED: Chow Chow: An Asheville Culinary Event

  • September 10, 2020
  • Venue:  Check website for locations

RESCHEDULED TO SEPTEMBER 2021: Exact dates TBD Asheville, NC’s new culinary spectacular, Chow Chow welcomes everyone to the table in September 2021. … more

Deep River Presents The Women Of Country

Today's women country artists receive only 10% of plays on country radio so Asheville's Deep River (fronted by 3 women) will pay homage to almost 50 … more

Women's Paddlefest

The Ladies Southeast Paddling Series has moved to Nantahala Outdoor Center for a three-day paddle festival, hosted by inspirational paddler Anna … more

Late Summer Stargazing

Saturday Sept 12th, 8:30 – 10:00 pm Late Summer Stargazing at the Farm We’ll gather under the last evening skies of summer to observe the night … more

An Evening with Dead Horses

Hailing from the fertile land of Wisconsin, Dead Horses are known for frontwoman Sarah Vos’ “aching, haunting vocals” (No Depression), “evocative, … more

An Evening with Robin Bullock

Indie Award-winning guitar/cittern/mandolin master, Robin Bullock soars from ancient roots to magical realms. Seated Lounge Show:: Limited Tables … more

Sneaker Soiree

Get ready for the season's most fabulous throwback dance party! Rock your old sparkly prom dress, brightest running leggings, neon retro garb, … more

Science Pub: The Science of Lightning

  • September 18, 2020
  • Venue:  The Collider
  • Address: 1 Haywood Street, Suite #401, Asheville, NC 28801

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

CANCELLED: Chasing Trail 8K

  • September 19, 2020
  • Venue:  Salvage Station
  • Address: 468 Riverside Drive, Asheville, NC 28801

CANCELLED: The Chasing Trail 8K is the off-road component of the Asheville Running Experience Event. Enjoy true outdoor adventure in the Asheville … more

Super Hero 5K/Super Villain 10K/Super Walk

  • September 19, 2020
  • Venue:  Salvage Station
  • Address: 468 Riverside Drive, Asheville, NC 28801

The Asheville Brewing Super Hero 5K and its evil cousin, the Super Villain 10K, are returning to the Salvage Station on the river. Dress up and … more

17th Annual Montford Music & Arts Festival

The 17th Annual Montford Music & Arts Festival 10 AM - 6 PM ON MONTFORD AVENUE Come, experience and enjoy Asheville’s largest, longest running, … more

Adventure Center of Asheville- Zipping for Autism

The ninth annual Zipping for Autism event in Asheville, North Carolina is September 20! Join us! Be part of the fun and support a fantastic cause. … more

Asheville Urban Odyssey

  • September 20, 2020
  • Venue:  The Dweller
  • Address: 10 North Market Street, Asheville, NC 28801

The Asheville Urban Odyssey is the most fun scavenger hunt you will ever do and a perfect representation of Asheville. Teams of four will leave from … more

CANCELLED: Asheville Quilt Show - 38th Annual

CANCELLED: Over 300 quilts from around the country, Over $11,000 in Prize Money, 25 Vendors, Demonstrations, Gift Shop, Silent Auction, Special … more

Guest Appreciation Festival (GAF)

NOC's Guest Appreciation Festival is our way of saying "Thank You" to you! We have something for everyone. Snag the best in outdoor gear and apparel … more

12th Annual Flock to the Rock

Join us for one of Western North Carolina’s most popular annual events, Flock to the Rock. Originally created to help folks understand why Hickory Nut … more

Eduardo de Rosamarie's Noche Flamenca

Eduardo’s Noche Flamenca returns to Isis Music Hall. Journey to the Andaluz region of Spain for an authentic experience with music, food, wine, and … more

Dancing with the Local Stars

Dancing With The Local Stars is a charity fundraising & dance event that pairs Asheville's community leaders with professional dancers for an … more

The Allman Betts Band

  • September 29, 2020
  • Venue:  The Orange Peel
  • Address: 101 Biltmore Ave, Asheville, NC 28801

After a successful year touring as The Devon Allman Project with special guest Duane Betts, the sons of Gregg Allman and Dickey Betts are joining … more

Drums & Dragons 2020

  • October 3, 2020
  • Venue:  Lake Julian Park
  • Address: 406 Overlook Rd Ex, Arden, NC 28704

Drums & Dragons is a one-of-a kind event and has built a reputation of not only being a day of fun for the whole family but is also known as a … more

Homestead Dreams

  • October 3, 2020
  • Venue:  Creekside Farms
  • Address: 339 Avery Creek Road, Arden, NC 28704

Taught by two experienced homesteaders, Homestead Dreams is an entry-level, exploratory workshop designed to help you incorporate small-scale, … more

The Broadcast "Lost My Sight" Album Release

The Broadcast's album release show for "Lost My Sight" Produced by Tim Lefebvre (David Bowie, TTB, Black Crowes) and Tyler Greenwell (Tedeschi Trucks … more

Biltmore-Kiwanis 15K/5K

  • October 4, 2020
  • Venue:  Biltmore
  • Address: One Lodge Street, Asheville, NC 28803

The Kiwanis Club of Asheville invites you to join us for the as we celebrate the 23rd year of our race on the iconic Biltmore Estate. This majestic … more

Ty Segall and The Freedom Band

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

Ty Segall has been playing music and producing records since 2005, producing over a dozen albums under his own name and multiple other headings, … more

CANCELLED: Yak Attack

Cancelled: Ropeadope recording artists, Yak Attack, are thrilled to make their Asheville debut at Isis Music Hall on Thursday October 7th. Come out … more

Ready, Set, Throw! One-Night Pottery Classes

Ever wanted to try your hand at the pottery wheel? Have you always wanted to learn to throw but you’re not sure if you want to commit to an 8-week … more

Fall Stargazing & Mars Viewing

  • October 17, 2020
  • Time: From: 08:30 PM to 10:00 PM
  • Venue:  Hickory Nut Gap Farm
  • Address: 57 Sugar Hollow Road, Fairview, NC 28730

Saturday Oct 17th, 8:00 – 9:30 pm Fall stargazing at the farm and Mars viewing party Mars is at its best appearance for the year right now so … more

Tales of the Trail **New Fall Event**

Come experience a unique, guided night hike that is fun for the whole family. Tales of the Trail is a non-scary, fall event that introduces you to … more

Carolina Mountain Cheese Fest

For the sixth consecutive year, the WNC Cheese Trail celebrates local food and makers during the Carolina Mountain Cheese Fest - scheduled for Sunday, … more

An Evening with Scotland’s Tannahill Weavers

Scotland’s Tannahill Weavers play traditional Celtic music at its best! Their music spans the centuries with fiery instrumentals, topical songs, and … more

50th LEAF Festival

  • October 22, 2020
  • Venue:  LEAF Global Arts
  • Address: 377 Lake Eden Road, Black Mountain, NC 28711

LEAF Festival prepares to celebrate a 25-year landmark tradition with the 50th LEAF Festival and we’re going SOLID GOLD for the occasion! From … more

Todd Barry

  • October 22, 2020
  • Venue:  The Orange Peel
  • Address: 101 Biltmore Ave, Asheville, NC 28801

Ages 18+ FULLY SEATED SHOW Todd Barry has released three one-hour stand-up specials including his latest one for Netflix, Spicy Honey . He’s appeared … more

Mountain Acoustics Luthier Invitational

  • October 23, 2020
  • Venue:  Town Center
  • Address: 6 S Main Street, Burnsville, NC 28714

TKL World Class Cases presents the Mountain Acoustics Luthier Invitational just 40 minutes north of Asheville over October 23, 24 & 25, 2020. … more

Rebecca Folsom

Rebecca Folsom’s world-class voice traverses a near-four-octave range, has been described as “knock-you-to-your-knees and “shining,” 2016 #1 song Folk … more

RESCHEDULED: Dance Theatre of Harlem

RESCHEDULED: Dance Theatre of Harlem — October 23 & 24, 8 p.m. Born at the height of the civil rights movement, the Dance Theatre of Harlem … more

An evening with Mark Mandeville & Raianne Richards

Performing songs from their 2020 release Road May Rise, enjoy an evening of intelligent songwriting, pristine vocal harmonies and humorous … more

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

  • October 31, 2020
  • Venue:  Asheville Catholic School
  • Address: 12 Culvern Street, Asheville, NC 28804

Asheville Catholic School presents the 14th Annual Shamrock Run on Saturday, October 31. There are two races: a 5K and a 10K, both of which start and … more

White Zombie 5k

Run or walk from Catawba's downtown Asheville South Slope tasting room & dodge zombies along the way in several Outbreak Zones. Racers who dress … more

Acoustic Blues & Slide Guitar Master Scott Ainslie

You don't have to go down to the cross road, just head to Isis in Asheville for a great evening of acoustic blues by Robert Johnson authority Scott … more

Candlelight Christmas Evenings at Biltmore

  • November 6, 2020
  • Venue:  Biltmore
  • Address: One Lodge Street, Asheville, NC 28803

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

Christmas at Biltmore

  • November 6, 2020
  • Venue:  Biltmore
  • Address: One Lodge Street, Asheville, NC 28803

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

Scrapomatic featuring Mike Mattison

The best that roots and blues has to offer in an era when roots and blues has not that much to offer. Mike Mattison and Paul Olsen invented … more

An Evening with House of Hamill

Whether House of Hamill is playing songs from their debut album "Wide Awake" (2016) or stomping through a set of original jigs and reels from their … more

Leonids Meteor Shower Stargazing

  • November 14, 2020
  • Time: From: 08:30 PM to 10:00 PM
  • Venue:  Hickory Nut Gap Farm
  • Address: 57 Sugar Hollow Road, Fairview, NC 28730

Leonid Meteor Shower Stargazing Saturday Nov 14th, 7:30 – 9 pm Join us to view one of the biggest meteor showers of the year at the farm with … more

An Evening with Julian Loida

Do you hear color & see sound? Come experience percussionist, composer, and synesthete Julian Loida perform his mesmerizing collection of original … more

Science Pub: The Evolution of Pets

  • November 19, 2020
  • Venue:  The Collider
  • Address: 1 Haywood Street, Suite 401, Asheville, NC 28801

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

Stephen Lynch

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

Ages 18+ FULLY SEATED SHOW Stephen Lynch is an American actor, best known for his roles in The Usual Suspects, Bio-Dome, and The Flintstones: Viva … more

Vance Gilbert

Born and raised in the Philadelphia area, Vance Gilbert started out hoping to be a jazz singer, and then discovered his affinity for the storytelling … more

Giving Back on Green Friday

Instead of standing in shopping lines for Black Friday, enjoy a great adventure outside. Up to 50% of proceeds from the entire day will go to … more

Adventure Center of Asheville- Twilight in the Treetops- November 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

23rd Annual Santa on the Chimney

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

Santa's Showdown

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

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

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

The High Lonesome Dreamers’ will take you on a journey filled with quirky characters, heartfelt stories and uplifting messages all wrapped up in their … more

Geminid Meteor Shower Stargazing

Geminid Meteor Shower Stargazing Saturday Dec 12th, 7:00 – 8:30 pm Join us at the farm as we view the “king” of the meteor showers, the Geminid … more

Science Pub: Christmas Trees

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

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

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

RESCHEDULED: HeXpo The Gathering

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

RESCHEDULED: Southern Atlantic Hemp & Arts Expo - SAHAE

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