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Thursday, November 15
Break Beats in the Bronx
Dr. Joseph Ewoodzie, author of Break Beats in the Bronx: Rediscovering Hip-Hop’s Early Years, and a professor at Davidson College, will lead a discussion on hip-hop culture. Presented by the MHU history program and the Black Student Association at 7 p.m. in Belk Auditorium (Wren Student Union) on the campus of Mars Hill University.

Saturday, November 17
Asheville Holiday Parade
The Asheville Holiday Parade gets underway at 11 a.m. The parade will begin on S. Charlotte St. near McCormick Field and travel up Biltmore Avenue to Pack Square. Television coverage, performances, and the judges will all be on the square. From Pack Square the parade will turn down Patton Avenue and end on South French Broad Ave.

Sunday, November 18
Taking Pride In Our Diversity
This free event includes two tickets to the performance of Dearly Departed. It is an interactive improvisation experience in celebration of diversity and inclusion. The workshop and production are directed by New York City director and actor Reginald Wilson. Improv Workshop held from 12 noon until 1 p.m.; Scholarship auditions from 1-2 p.m. at the Thomas Black Box Theatre on the campus of Mars Hill University.

Sunday, November 18
Ethical Humanist Society of Asheville
Andy Barnett will discuss housing challenges facing our community in his talk, “Home is the Key” from 2-3:30 p.m. at Friends Meeting House, 227 Edgewood Road. The program will be followed by discussion and refreshments. All are welcome. For more information, call (828) 687-7759, email EHSAsheville@gmail.com, or visit EHSAsheville.org or www.meetup.com/Ethical-Society-of-Asheville.

Sunday, November 18 & December 9 & 16
Winter Market
Calling all revolutionary hearts! Join us for conscious consumption, craft and conversation. Come for warm winter drinks, local holiday gifts, self care, and holistic living resources. Every second and third Sundays from 12 noon to 3 p.m. THE BLOCK off Biltmore, 39 S. Market St., Asheville.

Friday, November 23
Give Thanks Boogy Bash
Featuring the Free Flow Band. Dress to Impress! 8 p.m. to midnight. Tickets: $20; visit facebook.com/Sister.Soul.Sessions. Held at Stephens-Lee Recreation Center, 30 George Washington Carver Ave. in Asheville.

Saturday, December 1
Winter Coat Drive
Please come out and help those that need your help this winter. We are accepting coats, gloves, hats, scarves or anything you can think of that will help someone less fortunate to survive the cold winter weather. From 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. at Linwood Crump Shiloh Center, 120 Shiloh Road in Asheville.

Saturday, December 1
A Winter’s Tail
The WNC Nature Center will host its annual holiday celebration from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Photos with Santa are from 12-4 p.m., at no extra charge; parents should bring their own cameras. Other event activities include: making garlands and holiday masks, dipping candles, and a holiday-themed Family Feud game. Educational programs will feature otters, a bobcat, a raccoon, and an owl. Regular admission rates apply. Additional information available at wildwnc.org/event/a-winters-tail.

Hood Tours
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 info@hoodhuggers.com for details and to register.

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