Note: Due to the Coronavirus, some events may have been cancelled or postponed. Please contact the host of the event before attending.
CANCELLED – Church Basement Ladies
A church may be run by the male clergy, but this musical comedy shows us that behind every strong church is an even stronger group of women. Produced by SART on the campus of Mars Hill University. Visit www.sartplays.com or call (828) 689-1239 to purchase tickets.
Sunday, March 15
CANCELLED – Ethical Humanist Society of Asheville
“Instructions for Living a Life” will be presented by Kathy Meacham and Ira Sloan, 2:30-4 p.m. at Friends Meeting House, 227 Edgewood Road, Asheville, NC. All are welcome to attend. Informal discussion and refreshments will follow the presentation.For more information: call (828) 687-7759, email EHSAsheville@gmail.com, visit EHSAsheville.org, or www.meetup.com/Ethical-Society-of-Asheville.
Sunday, March 15
Old Time Religion Singing in Fellowship
Featuring Sisters in Christ from Spindale NC, God’s Promise, Happen Stance, Piney Ridge Men’s Choir, Rev. Odell Suber Jr., and Nakeisha Shivers. 3 p.m. at Community Baptist Church, 103 Burton Street in Asheville. Free to attend. Reverend Calvin Hailstock, Pastor.
Thursday, March 19
Ovarian Cancer Fact Talk
Dr. Ashley Case, GYN Cancer Specialist/Surgeon presents information that can be helpful in your quest for better health. Dinner, childcare, transportation, and translation service provided. 6-7:30 p.m. at the Edington Community Center, 133 Livingston St. in Asheville. Call (828) 242-5020 for more information.
Friday, March 20
Hearing Loss Association of America – Asheville Chapter
“Advocacy and Hearing Loss” will be presented by Susan Sacco, Asheville Regional Center, Division of Services for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing. 4:30-6 p.m., OLLI at UNC Asheville Campus (Reuter Center), One University Heights, Room 206. CART and ASL Interpretation will be available. For more information call (828) 276-2206 or visit www.nchearingloss.org/asheville.htm.
CANCELLED – Friday, March 20
Tentative – Friday, April 17
Mars Hill Anderson Rosenwald School Open House & Historical Tour
Come meet and chat with alumni. Learn about the many historical contributions made by members of the Long Ridge Community. Tours held from 1-3 p.m. at Mars Hill Anderson Rosenwald School, 225 Mt. Olive Drive, Mars Hill, NC 28754. Carpooling strongly advised. Visit www.marshillrosenwaldschool.org.
Monday, March 23
Student Summit on Opioid Awareness and Substance Use Prevention
Take a serious look at the opioid epidemic and other substance use trends impacting youth and their families. Join this supportive space to brainstorm solutions and action plans. 8:30-2:30 p.m. at MAHEC, 121 Hendersonville Road in Asheville.
Tuesday, April 7
Auditions for The Chalk Garden
The Autumn Players will hold auditions from 10:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. in 35below, 35 E. Walnut St. in Asheville. The Chalk Garden will be directed by Anita Chapman and performed as reader’s theatre. Auditions are open to all in the community; no previous experience required. All audition material is provided at the auditions. Call (828) 254-1320, or visit www.ashevilletheatre.org.
Saturday & Sunday, June 20 & 21
ASAP’s 2020 Farm Tour
Experience firsthand how food is grown in the Southern Appalachian Mountains. The tour is family-friendly and a wonderful summer adventure for visitors of all ages. Tickets are $30 per car in advance, $40 the weekend of the tour. Learn more and purchase a tour pass at asapconnections.org/events/asaps-farm-tour.
An interactive tour focusing on Asheville’s resilient African American history and future in the arts, environmentalism, and entrepreneurship. Tours run most Thursdays through Saturdays, lasting approximately 1.5 hours. Call (828) 275-5305 or email email@example.com for details and to register.