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Oct 21, 2016 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Brevard basket maker Joe Bruneau will be demonstrating at Gallery of the Mountains on Friday, October 21 from 1 – 5pm. Bruneau, who studied art at Warren Wilson College, has been handcrafting contemporary Appalachian ribbed baskets for nearly 25 ...
Art & Exhibitions
Oct 21, 2016 12:00 AM - midnight
Oct 21, 2016 - Oct 22, 2016
Oct 21, 2016 - Oct 29, 2016
Oct 21, 2016 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
On Friday, October 21, 2016, Sister Marana Saad will present a conference on the “Challenges of the
Christians in the Middle East.”
Religion & Spirituality
Saint Anthony Maronite Catholic Church, 4611 Sadler Road, Glen Allen, Virginia, is proud to present on
Saturday, October 22, 2016, a Religious Concert by Saint Rafka’s Choir of Saint Joseph Convent, Tomb
of Saint Rafka in Lebanon.
Under the di...
Oct 22, 2016 12:00 AM
Got chili? Bring your best chili recipe to the voting public. Now accepting Team Entry applications. Space is limited to this very popular event! Bring the whole family out to enjoy the Fall Foliage this weekend.
Oct 22, 2016 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
From 1,500+ feet above the valley floor, enjoy dramatic views from Chimney Rock Mountain, surrounded by a sea of stunning fall leaf colors, from deep red and maroon to fiery yellow and orange. Led by an expert naturalist, you’ll experience Wester...
Oct 22, 2016 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
On Saturday, October 22, Asheville artist Tess Darling will be at Grovewood Gallery demonstrating some of the drawing and painting techniques that she applies to her popular Fauna series - a collection of paintings portraying North American wildl...
Oct 22, 2016 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Get ready to run for your life as zombies have been unleashed at ACE Adventure Resort this Halloween. Compete in a 5k run where you will encounter obstacles and the undead ready to eat your brains. Can you escape the feeding frenzy and finish the...
Oct 22, 2016 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
ZOMBIE FUN RUN AND HALLOWEEN CELEBRATION: (Main Street with run registration at 3pm and start time at 4pm) Downtown fun run where the object is to avoid the brain-eating zombies! Halloween activities and Trick or Treating at Downtown Wytheville ...
Oct 18, 2016 - Oct 22, 2016
Called “riveting” by the New York Times, Laura Simms is an award-winning storyteller who performs, teaches, and conducts projects worldwide. She combines traditional stories with personal narrative. Simms has performed worldwide in venues that ...
Theater & Dance
Oct 25, 2016 - Oct 29, 2016
Sheila Kay Adams shares stories from the small mountain community in Western North Carolina where she was born, and passes on the rich musical heritage of her ancestors. An accomplished banjo player and seventh generation ballad singer, she is a...
Oct 26, 2016 - Oct 28, 2016
It is with great pleasure that we welcome you to the 2nd International Conference on Brain Disorders and Therapeutics during October 26-28, 2016 at Chicago, USA. Our organizing committee is gearing up with more innovative and explorative sessions...
Oct 15, 2016 - Nov 14, 2016
Witness Western NC’s legendary fall colors from high atop Chimney Rock with up to 75-mile panoramic views overlooking Lake Lure and the Blue Ridge Foothills. Some of the region’s most stunning autumn foliage appears here from late-October to earl...
Oct 27, 2016 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Join NEA National Heritage Award Winner and world-class balladeer Sheila Kay Adams for an evening of mountain stories and songs, many of which were passed down through her family.
$15 All Seats, reservations recommended.
Concerts & Live Music
Oct 28, 2016 12:00 AM
Oct 28, 2016 - Oct 29, 2016
Oct 28, 2016 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Watch Asheville artist Karen Kennedy needle-felt fall pumpkins using locally dyed wool. Karen is a graduate of Haywood Community College's Professional Crafts Program who enjoys weaving, dying and felting for "pleasure and profit.” She says, "Lit...
Oct 29, 2016 12:00 AM
Oct 29, 2016 12:00 AM - midnight
Oct 29, 2016 2:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Fun & games in Memorial Park, plus the Monster March and Trick-or-treating with downtown merchants! All free.
Kids & Family
Oct 31, 2016 12:00 AM
Nov 4, 2016 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Watch Asheville artist Karen Kennedy needle-felt fall pumpkins and snowmen using locally dyed wool. Karen is a graduate of Haywood Community College's Professional Crafts Program who enjoys weaving, dying and felting for "pleasure and profit.” Ka...
Nov 5, 2016 12:00 AM
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