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What to Do – October 2014

Thursday, October 2
Taj Weekes and Adowa

Doors open at 8 p.m., show starts at 9 p.m. $12 advance/$15 day of. All ages show, standing room only. The Grey Eagle, 185 Clingman Ave., Asheville. Attendees are encouraged to get up and groove! Call (828) 232-5800 or visit www.thegreyeagle.com.

October 2-5 and 9-12
#OUCH! (An Accidental Comedy)

Features Maryedith Burrell, (Seinfeld, SNL). Produced and directed by Steven Samuels. At the BeBe Theatre, 20 Commerce Street. Thursdays-Saturdays at 7:30 p.m.; Sundays at 3 p.m. www.themagnetictheatre.org.

October 3-11
Live Art Demonstrations

Every Friday and Saturday 11-4 p.m. Mountain Made Art Gallery, 1 Page Ave., in the Grove Arcade. (828) 350-0307, www.mtnmade.com/blog.

October 3-26
The Addams Family

Performances Friday and Saturday nights at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday afternoons at 2:30 p.m. Tickets: $25 Adults, $22 Seniors/Students, $15 Children. Asheville Community Theatre Box Office, 35 East Walnut Street, downtown Asheville. For more details, call (828) 254-1320 or visit www.ashevilletheatre.org

October 3-12
HART presents URINETOWN the Musical

October 3, 4, 10, 11 at 7:30 p.m. and October 5 & 12 at 3 p.m. Tickets; Adults $24; Seniors $20; Students $12. $8 tickets for Students Sundays. Box Office Hours Tuesday-Saturday 1-5 p.m. Call (828) 456-6322 for reservations. Tickets available at www.harttheatre.com. Performing Arts Center at the Shelton House, 250 Pigeon St. in Waynesville.

Friday, October 3
It Was Another Time, It Was Another Place

The new works of Geza Brunow. Opens Friday, October 3 with an artist reception at 7 p.m. The Satellite Gallery, 55 Broadway St., downtown Asheville. (828) 505-2225, www.thesatellitegallery.com

Friday, October 3
Small Works Show

Opening reception from 5-8 p.m. Eighteen of the gallery’s 28 artists will display small works, the dimensions of which may not exceed 12 by 12 inches. A wide range of subject matter, media, and styles are represented. An early opportunity for holiday shopping. On display October 1-31, 2014. The Asheville Gallery of Art, 16 College Street, downtown Asheville. For more information, call (828) 251-5796 or visit www.ashevillegallery-of-art.com.

Friday, October 3
Carolina Colors

Opening reception 5-7 p.m. at the historic Red House Gallery, 310 W. State St., Black Mountain. Call the Swannanoa Valley Fine Arts League, (828) 669-0351 or go to www.svfalarts.org

Friday, October 3
Give and Take

Collaboration of Asheville artists and Washington DC area artists exploring the effects of technology on the artistic process. Opening reception 5-8 p.m. at the Asheville Area Arts Council’s Gallery, 1 Page Ave., in the Grove Arcade. www.ashevillearts.com

October 3 & 5
Die Fledermaus: An Appalachian Party

Asheville Lyric Opera presents a fresh new adaptation of an operatic masterpiece. October 3 at 8 p.m. October 5 at 3 p.m. Diana Wortham Theatre. (828) 257-4530, www.ashevillelyric.org

Saturday, October 4
Appalachian Pastel Society National Exhibition

Free demonstration by Stan Sperak, at 2 p.m, reception 5 to 7 p.m. On display through January 4, 2015 at the Bascom Center, 323 Franklin Road, Highlands. www.AppalachianPastelSociety.org

Saturday, October 4
True Nature Country Fair

8th Annual celebration features local, organic, and sustainable products, exhibits and demonstrations. $12 Adults; $3 Children 12 and under. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Highland Lake Cove in Flat Rock. www.truenaturecountryfair.org

Saturday, October 4
Hops & Crafts

Mugs, Steins & Tankards by regional artists. Opening reception 2-5 p.m. at the Grovewood Gallery, adjacent to the Grove Park Inn in North Asheville. (828) 253-7651, www.grovewood.com

Saturday, October 4
ColorFest

Dillsboro Fine Arts & Crafts Fair features six full hours of entertainment, beginning at 10 a.m. (828) 631-4587 or www.spiritofappalachia.org

Saturday, October 4
Crimson Laurel Gallery

Opening reception for three exhibits: ceramics by featured artist Lynn Duryea; figurative sculptural work by Lisa Clague and David Robinson; ceramics by Shadow May and Jerilyn Verden. Bakersville, NC. (828) 688-3599, www.crimsonlaurelgallery.com

Saturday, October 4
Blue Ridge Pride Celebration

9 p.m. – 3 a.m. Featuring DJ Stratos, DJ Deanna, and DrewG. Drag show at 12:30 a.m. 3 Dance Floors, 4 Bars, One Price, $12. Ages 18+. 11 Grove Street, Downtown Asheville (828) 505-1612, www.scandalsnightclub.com

October 4-5
Barnaroo

More than 10 local/regional bands, craft beer by Hi-Wire, sake from Blue Kudzu, cyclocross race by Youngblood bicycles, silent auction, local food, vendors, and camping. Franny’s Farm, 38 Came Sharp Rd., Leicester. (828) 515-0075, www.frannysfarm.com

Sunday, October 5 at 3 p.m.
POETRIO

Monthly series of readings and signings by three poets at 3 p.m. Featured poets for October are Marjory Wentworth (New and Selected Poems), Barbara Hagerty (Twinzilla), and George Ella Lyon (Many-Storied House). Malaprop’s Bookstore & Cafe, 55 Haywood Street, downtown Asheville. Call (828) 254-6734, or visit www.malaprops.com.

Sunday, October 5

Noam Pickelny and Stuart Duncan

Preeminent banjoist performs with master fiddler. 8 p.m.
$35; $30 in advance. The Altamont Theatre, 18 Church St., Asheville. (828) 270-7747, www.myAltamont.com

October 6-7
Auditions for A Charlie Brown Christmas

Features a cast of 11 adults. Must sing 16 bars of music and bring sheet music in your key. Accompanist provided. No singing to a CD or other recording. Directed by Eric Mills. Musical direction by Brad Curtioff. At Asheville Community Theatre. For more information visit www.ashevilletheatre.org.

Tuesday, October 7
Beginning Clay Sculpture

Eight-week class begins October 7 from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., at Asheville Parks & Recreation Harvest House, 205 Kenilworth Road, Asheville. For beginners and intermediates. $80; limited to eight. (828) 350-2051.

Tuesday, October 7
Ceramic Art Show

Ceramic art of Reiko Miyagi, Elaine Lacy, and Barbara Quartrone as well as 25 other gallery members. Odyssey Cooperative Art Gallery, 238 Clingman Ave. in Asheville.

October 9-12
Dead Man’s Cell Phone

Directed by Stephanie Hickling Beckman. October 9-11 at 7:30 p.m. October 12 at 2 p.m. UNC-A’s Carol Belk Theatre. $12. (828) 232-6610, or http://drama.unca.edu

Thursday, October 9
Paula Poundstone

One of Comedy Central’s 100 Greatest Stand-up Comedians. Diana Wortham Theatre, 8 p.m. Tickets: $40; Student $35; Student Rush day-of-the-show $10. Tickets/Info: (828) 257-4530 or www.dwtheatre.com.

Saturday, October 11
Robert Ebendorf Book Signing & Trunk Show

2-5 p.m. at Mora, 9 West Walnut St., Suite 2A, in downtown Asheville. Open Monday-Saturday 10-6, Sunday 12-5. Call (828) 575-2294.

Saturday, October 11
Norbury Books & Café Grand Opening

Reception, 2-6 p.m. Live music, refreshments, wine tastings, and children’s arts and crafts. Used bookstore features Spanish-Language, children’s, and mystery books. Norbury Books & Cafe, 62 C North Main Street in Weaverville. (828) 484-1542

Saturday, October 11
Second Saturday

Demonstrations, refreshments, music, and a showcase of ceramic arts. The Odyssey Cooperative Art Gallery, 238 Clingman Ave., Asheville.

Saturday, October 11
Fiesta Latina

Traditional, contemporary and folk music, dance, art, tantalizing ethnic food. Family oriented free event. Noon to 8 p.m. Roger McGuire Green in Pack Square, downtown Asheville.

Saturday, October 11
Heroes for Hope

10K Walk, Run, Roll 10K at A-B Tech on Victoria Road in Asheville. 9 a.m. to noon. Registration is $20 in-advance or $25 the day of; includes lunch. Register at www.eblencharities.org

Saturday, October 11
Oktoberfest

1-6 p.m. Coxe Avenue on downtown Asheville’s south slope.

Saturday, October 11
Art on the Green

Showcase of fine art paintings from noon to 6 p.m. Rain date October 12. On the Green by Dobra Tea in Black Mountain. Paint while you exhibit your art. Music and other art-tea entertainment. $20 to reserve a 10’x10’ space. Contact Marilyn Owens at marilyndesigns@charter.net or (828) 232-7954

Saturday & Sunday, October 11 & 12
October Leaves Craft Show

Fine handmade crafts, food, a raffle, and a food drive. Saturday 9-5 p.m., Sunday 9-4 p.m. at the Maggie Valley Festival Grounds. Free admission. Details at (828) 497-9425 or (828) 736-3245 or visit www.mvcraftshows.com

Tuesday, October 14
Jazz Demonstration and Concert

Jamey Aebersold presents a free demonstration and concert from 6:30 to 8:30. Performers include Bill Gerhardt on piano, Mike Holstein on bass and Sonny Thornton on drums. Cummings Memorial United Methodist Church, 1 Banner Farm Rd., Mills River. 

Wednesday, October 15
Hand-Crafted Book Exhibit

Handmade bound books created by Mary Carol Koester on display at the Beverly-Hanks Discovery Center in Biltmore Park Town Square. Reception 5:30-7 p.m. On display through November 20, 2014.

Wednesday, October 15
The War on Drugs

With opening act Peter Matthew Bauer (of the Walkmen). Doors open at 8 p.m., show at 9 p.m., $20 advance/$23 day of. The Orange Peel, 101 Biltmore Ave., downtown Asheville. (828) 398-1837, or www.theorangepeel.net

October 16-19
The Craft Fair of the Southern Highlands

10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Thursday – Saturday, and 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Sunday. Admission: Adults $8, children under 12 free. Group discounts available. U.S. Cellular Center, 87 Haywood St. in downtown Asheville. For more information call (828) 298-7928, or visit www.craftguild.org.

Friday, October 17
Festival Pablo Casals Prades Collective

8 p.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation, corner of Charlotte Street and Edwin Place in Asheville. Individual tickets are $38 and available at the door, first come first served. For more information please visit the ACMS website: ashevillechambermusic.org.

Friday, October 17
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Noir-pop band along with multi-instrumentalist Dep. $12; $8 adv. Ages 21+. 9 p.m. at the Mothlight, 701 Haywood Rd., Asheville. (828) 252-5433, www.themothlight.com

Friday & Saturday, October 17 & 18
Paul Taylor Dance Company

Modern dance. Diana Wortham Theatre. 8 p.m. Tickets: $45; Student $40; Children 12 and under $20; Student Rush day-of-the-show $10. (828) 257-4530 or www.dwtheatre.com.

Saturday, October 18
History and Legacy Tour

10 am. Burnsville. Asheville Preservation Society and Yancey History Association present area history. “Tragedy of Frankie and Charlie” lecture with museum and downtown tours. Details at www.psabc.com.

Saturday, October 18
Visionary Arts Fair

New Mountain will be transformed into a multi-dimentional world of psychedelic eye candy, musical landscapes, circus arts, and live painting by world renowned artists Alex and Allyson Grey. 714 Spring St. NW, Atlanta, GA 30307. Details at www.Area51presents.com.

Sunday, October 19
Great Jewish food at the 12th Annual HardLox

Asheville’s Jewish Food and Heritage Festival, in Pack Square Park from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. There will be lots of delicious homemade Jewish foods, Israeli dancing, crafts, a Kids Zone, klezmer music and lots more! Every Jewish organization in the Asheville area will be represented with many providing interactive educational opportunities. For more information visit www.HardLox.com.

 


Jazzy Jews

AmiciMusic will present Jazzy Jews, featuring clarinetist Steve Loew and pianist Daniel Weiser performing a fun mix of Klezmer-inspired music and Jazz, highlighting the links between those two styles through works by Jewish composers such as George Gershwin and Benny Goodman.

Saturday, October 18 at 11 a.m. Classical Brunch at Isis in W. Asheville at 743 Haywood Rd. $15 for concert and $7-11 for brunch. Reservations are recommended by calling (828) 575-2737. For more details please visit www.isisasheville.com

Saturday, October 18 at 7:30 p.m. White Horse Black Mountain at 105 Montreat Rd in Black Mountain. $20 at the door or $15 in advance. Call (828) 669-0816 or visit www.whitehorseblackmountain.com to reserve.

Sunday, October 19 at 4 p.m. Unitairan Universalist Congregation of Asheville at 1 Edwin Place. $20 at door or $15 for Church members. Discounts available in advance online at www.amicimusic.org.

Sunday, October 19 at 7:30 p.m. House Concert in Hendersonville at the home of Daniel Angerstein and Jerry Schultz. Fantastic 9 foot piano from 1892 and views for miles. Light food and drink included. Cost is $35 pp. Reservations are required. Call Dan at 802-369-0856, e-mail daniel@amicimusic.org, or pay online at www.amicimusic.org.


 

Wednesday, October 22
Sacred Music, Sacred Dance for World Healing

7 p.m. in Lipinsky Auditorium Tickets are $22; $13 for UNC-A faculty, staff and alumni; $8 for students; $6 for UNC-A students. Tickets available at www.uncatickets.com. Details at cesap.unca.edu or call (828) 251-6674.

Friday, October 24
Jonas Paints Plein Air

Opening reception from 6-9 p.m. On display through November 22, 2014. Jonas Gerard Fine Art, 240 Clingman Ave., in Asheville’s River Arts District.

Friday & Saturday, October 24 & 25
Annual Book Sale

Thousands of good-condition used books. 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Asheville, 1 Edwin Place. (828) 254-6001.

Friday, October 24
Pan Harmonia

Featuring the Opal String Quartet at 7:30 p.m. St. Mary’s Episcopal Church, 337 Charlotte in North Asheville. $16.50 in advance; $22 at the door; $5 for students. www.pan-harmonia.org

Saturday, October 25
Haywood Art Studio Tour

10-5 p.m. and Sunday, October 26, noon – 5 p.m. Visit the Haywood Arts Council, www.haywoodarts.org for more information and a brochure.

Saturday, October 25
Runner of the Woods

Featuring Nicolas Beaudoing of the Doc Marshalls. $5 show at 10:30 p.m. Jack of the Wood, 95 Patton Ave, Asheville. Details at (828) 252-5445, or visit www.jackofthewood.com

Saturday, October 25
The Pure Heart Ensemble

Piano, vocals, cello, flute and crystal bowls. 8 p.m. at the White Horse Black Mountain, 105c Montreat Road, (828) 669-0816. $18; $15 in advance.

October 25 & 26
Artisans Craft Fair

Local artisans will be displaying their fine arts and crafts in a show that is not to be missed! Included will be fine arts, photography, greeting cards, wood crafts, handmade jewelry, mandalas, pottery, beadwork, dolls, handbags, and much, much more! Perfect for early Christmas shopping! October 25 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and October 26 from 1–5 p.m.
2 Science of Mind Way, Asheville. For more information contact David Washington 951-264-6800.

Wednesday October 29
Trigger Hippie

Band created by Black Crowes drummer Steve Gorman features Joan Osborne on lead vocals and Jackie Greene on vocals/guitar/organ. All ages. $20; $15 adv. 8 p.m. at the Grey Eagle, 185 Clingman Ave., Asheville. (828) 232-5800, www.thegreyeagle.com

Thursday, October 30
Nocturnal Omissions

An evening of poetry and song featuring Gavin Geoffrey Dillard at 7:30 p.m. $15 in advance/$20 at the door. White Horse Black Mountain, 105c Montreat Road, Black Mountain. (828) 669-0816, or visit www.whitehorseblackmountain.com

Thursday, October 30
Listen to This

Stories and original songs from locals. Hosted by Tom Chalmers. Tickets are $15. 7:30 p.m. in 35below. 35 E. Walnut St., Asheville. Call (828) 254-1320, or visit www.ashevilletheatre.org

Thursday, October 30
Autumn Garden Journaling

10-4 with Mary Alice Ramsey. Create images from dried seed pods, late summer vegetables, flowers and autumn leaves. Cost: $125 plus $25 for materials. Register online at gallery@310art.com or call Fleta Monaghan at (828) 776-2716.

Friday, October 31
Alayo Dance Company

Award-winning company perform an innovative fusion of Afro-Cuban modern, folkloric and popular Cuban dance.
8 p.m. Diana Wortham Theatre. (828) 210-9837, www.dwtheatre.com

Friday, October 31
Zansa Halloween Party

With Reggae band Bruckshot. Wear a mask inspired by the spirit world, ancient legends, or human-animal amalgamations. Best Mask Contest. 9 p.m. $15; $10 advance. Isis Restaurant & Music Hall, 743 Haywood Rd., West Asheville. www.isisasheville.com.

October 31 – November 2
Other Desert Cities

Contemporary family drama. October 31 and November 1 at 35below at Asheville Community Theatre at 2:30 p.m. November 2 at the Reuter Center at UNCA at 2:30 p.m. $6. Asheville Community Theatre Box Office, 35 East Walnut Street, (828) 254-1320.

Friday, October 31 – November 2
Ivy Rowe

Stars Barbara Bates Smith. Feisty mountain woman’s life of “livin’ on love.” Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m., Sunday at 3 p.m. Musical accompaniment by Jeff Sebens. Tickets: $12, $18, $24. NC Stage Company, 15 Stage Lane in Asheville. (828) 239-0263 or www.ncstage.org.

November 1 and 2
Weaverville Art Safari

10 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information on the participating artists, visit www.weavervilleartsafari.com or contact Steven Forbes-deSoule at (828) 645-9065 or forbes143@charter.net.

 


American Craft Week

Friday, October 3 at 5:30 p.m. Keynote by Mayor Esther Manheimer at the Center for Craft, Creativity & Design, 67 Broadway St. in downtown Asheville. The event is followed by the Downtown Asheville Art District’s first Friday Gallery Stroll.

Asheville Art in the Park takes place from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, October 4, 11 and 18. Located in Pack Square in the center of downtown Asheville, the event features works by local and regional artists.

On Saturday, October 11 from 5-6 p.m. Karen Fowler, Executive Director of ArtFields, will speak at HandMade in America, 125 S. Lexington Ave. Come hear about the ArtFields initiative to enrich and bring life back to the small town of Lake City, SC through a major arts program every spring.
For a listing of aditional events happening in support of American Craft week visit www.americancraftweek.com/participants

 


Live Music at Bogarts

Waynesville’s favorite steakhouse offers the best steaks in town, as well as sandwiches, fresh salads, homemade soups, and a wide variety of desserts. Live Old Time/Bluegrass music on Thursday nights at 6:30 p.m. featuring local favorites and a few travelers.

Thursday, October 2 – The Freight Hoppers, Old time string band
Thursday, October 9 – Darren Nicholson w/ The Sweet Lowdown, Canadian Bluegrass accompanied by Darren
Thursday, October 16 – Ragtime Hawks, Old time/ Rag time string band
Thursday, October 23 – The Freight Hoppers, Old time string band
Thursday, October 30 – Ragtime Hawks, Old time/ Rag time string band
Sunday, October 5 & 12 – Eddie Rose & Highway Forty, 5-Piece Bluegrass.

Bogart’s Restaurant & Tavern, 303 South Main St. Waynesville, NC
(828) 452-1313, www.bogartswaynesville.com


 

The Arthouse Gallery

Saturday Night Free Concert Series presented by Michael Arrowood from 7-11 p.m.

October 4 – Emily Bodley with Wayne Bodley. Indie-pop, acoustic.
October 18 – Peggy Ratusz & Johnathan Perlman. Blues, Jazz guitar and vocals.
October 25 – “Dueling Divas” Sopranos. Katie Cilluffo & Andrea Bailey with pianist George Wilkins. Classical opera and contemporary duets. 7:30 p.m. RSVP.

The Arthouse Gallery & Studios, 5 Highland Park Rd., E. Flat Rock, NC
www.arthousegalleryandstudio.com, (828) 808-3594 or (828) 595-9500

 


Live Dinner Music at The Green Room Café

Friday and Saturday nights. Visit www.TheGreenRoomCafe.biz for more details. Live music 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Friday, October 3 – Americana by Carrie Morrison, vocals & keyboard
Saturday, October 4 – Country music by Brooke McBride, nominee of the Carolina & Charlotte Music Awards. Art on Main Festival, 5:30-8 p.m.
Saturday, October 11 – Lake & Moore, acoustic guitar duo. Folk & Americana
Saturday, October 18 – Singer/Songwriter Aaron Coffin on acoustic Guitar
Friday, October 24 – Jazz with Elise Pratt on vocals, Mike Holstein on guitar.
Saturday, October 25 – Jazz & Pop, soft sounds on Sax by Olivier.

The Green Room Café, 536 North Main, Hendersonville
(828) 692-6335, www.thegreenroomcafe.biz


 

Cosmic Happy Slam
November 1, 7–9:30 pm

Join The Fun Conspiracy and Soulspeak Asheville for a youth poetry slam and open mic on the theme of Happiness. Youth poets can earn competition points toward the Grand Slam in April 2015 which determines the Brave New Voices (BNV) team. Three rounds with one 90-second poem and two poems up to 3:30 minutes each. All poems must be original and happy or funny to be eligible for points and prizes. The Fun Conspiracy is donating cash prizes and $100 to the charity of choice for each of the top three performers. Advance registration requested. Slam limited to 12 participants, ages 12-21. Tickets: $12 adults/$7 students; FREE for teachers and slam participants. At Odyssey Community School, 90 Zillicoa St
Asheville. For more information contact Mel Kelley 828-782-0142

Let’s Fall in Love
Saturday, November 8

An original musical revue of Broadway’s great love songs. 7:30 p.m., at Calvary Episcopal Church Parish Hall in Fletcher. Tickets are $40 and include wine, coffee and Viennese desserts.

William Matthews Poetry Prize
Deadline: January 15, 2015

First Place: $1,000. Second Place: $250. Third Place: publication in the Asheville Poetry Review, and a featured reading at Malaprop’s Bookstore. All submissions considered. Send three poems, any style, any theme, any length, with a $20 entry fee (payable to Asheville Poetry Review) to: William Matthews Poetry Prize, c/o Asheville Poetry Review, PO Box 7086, Asheville, NC 28802. For full details visit www.ashevillepoetryreview.com

We Love This Place – October 2014

Dueling Divas
Saturday, October 25 at 7:30 p.m.

Katie Cilluffo and Andrea Bailey will entertain patrons at the Art House Gallery & Studio. The evening will be filled with opera and classical and contemporary duets. Tickets are $20 and include appetizers. 10% of the proceeds from this special event will go to Homeward Bound, a multi-faceted organization dedicated to ending homelessness in Western North Carolina. The Arthouse Gallery & Studios, 5 Highland Park Rd., E. Flat Rock, NC. RSVP to (828) 595-9500. Visit www.arthousegalleryandstudio.com.

Regional Artist Project Grant
Deadline: Tuesday, October 14, 2014
Support is available to assist developing professionals in the advancement of their careers as artists. The selection criteria include artistic merit, the potential of the project to contribute to the artist’s professional growth, and the feasibility of the project itself. The Regional Artist Project Grants range from $400-$1,200. An information session will be held on Monday, October 6 from 12-1 p.m. at the Asheville Area Arts Council, located in The Grove Arcade, 1 Page Ave., Ste. 144, in Asheville. Although not required for grant submission, the session will offer instruction for completing the application, as well as some advice on presenting a positive proposal. Grant applications are due Tuesday, October 14, 2014, by 5 p.m. Visit www.ashevillearts.com/regional-artist-project-grant-program

 

Ongoing Events

Every Monday
Open Mic

8 p.m. at the Courtyard Gallery. Musicians, poets, comics, singer/songwriters, filmmakers, writers. Flood Gallery Fine Art Center, 109 Roberts Street, Asheville. www.floodgallery.org


John Mac Kah Classes & Workshops
Register anytime. Saturdays in the Studio. Thursday evenings Studio Painting/Drawing. Intro to Oils, Studies to Studio, Plein Air Workshops & Excursions. 122 Riverside Drive, Cotton Mill Studios. For more information, (828) 225-5000, jmackah@gmail.com, or visit www.JohnMacKah.com

Every Sunday
Arrowhead Artists and Artisan League

For those interested in painting, drawing, pastels, or other media. Materials provided free of charge for the first two sessions. To continue, join the league for $25 per year. 2-4 p.m. at the Arrowhead Gallery & Studios, 78 Catawba Ave, in Old Fort. For the full schedule please contact Helen Sullivan at helensullivan@wildblue.net.

Live Music Every Friday and Saturday
at the Classic Wineseller

Live music, kitchen serves small plate fare at 5:30 p.m. 20 Church St., Waynesville. (828) 452-6000, or visit www.classicwineseller.com.


White Horse Black Mountain
Every Tuesday
– Irish Session at 6:30 p.m.
Come join us each and every Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. and listen to the sounds of fiddles, flutes, guitars, harps, bodhrans and more as regional musicians gather in a circle to share songs and tunes from Ireland and Scotland. No cover charge.

Every Tuesday – Open Mic at 8:45 p.m.
You never know who is going to show up to perform on open mic night at the White Horse. Come enjoy the sounds of rising stars, aspiring hopefuls and seasoned songsters. No cover charge.

White Horse Black Mountain, 105C Montreat Rd.
(828) 669-0816, www.whitehorseblackmountain.com


Tuesday Night Funk Jam
Every Tuesday – Two bands. This weekly jam is an amazing opportunity for musicians to network while refining their musical chops, and for the people who support our scene to shake their hips to the best funk around! Encouraging new bands to showcase their passion for music and live performance. 21+, free, 10 p.m. Asheville Music Hall, 31 Patton Avenue, Asheville, NC. Call (828) 255-7777, www.ashevillemusichall.com.


DanceAsheville
Information about all types of dance events, classes, workshops and performances. View the extensive listings at www.DanceAsheville.com