United States Dog Agility Association presents a dog agility trial in Tryon. Spectators are welcome, but no pets are allowed.
From April 7 through 23, Grovewood Gallery in Asheville will host Spring Awakening, a pediatric patients’ exhibition to benefit Arts For Life, an Asheville-based nonprofit that provides pediatric patients and their families with arts education and engagement opportunities. An opening reception, sponsored by The Hop Ice Cream Café, will take place on Saturday, April 7, from 2-5pm and feature live music by the Haw Creek Sweet Hots, refreshments, and craft activities for kids. Admission is free. Spring Awakening is curated…
Tryon Arts and Crafts School presents its Arts and Flower Festival, featuring fine arts and crafts from juried artists from throughout the Southeast, spring plants, food and music.
To celebrate Brevard's sesquicentennial, the Transylvania Heritage Museum presents an exhibit that looks at how fads and fashions have changed over the years.
Music on the Rock presents the songs of two country music superstars who blend traditional honky tonk and mainstream country sounds with classic rock 'n roll.
Applications are now being accepted for artists wishing to participate in this year's Henderson County Open Studio Tour scheduled for Sept. 22-23. Applications and more information can be found online. This self-guided tour takes art lovers to the studios of more than 50 artists. The artists will have new artwork for people to view and purchase. All proceeds earned during the tour are retained by the artists. The application deadline is May 31.
Crate Wine Market and Project presents the work of graphic designer and artist Rachele Riley. The exhibition runs April 17-May 28.
Henderson County wineries and cideries present a weekend filled with artisan hard cider, local wines, food and educational programs. Many events are free. Go to the Web site for events, dates and locations or call 828-693-9708.
Festival offers fine arts and crafts from regional artists along with a election of spring plants, craft demonstrations, kids activities, food and live music. There will be an old-fashioned cake walk fundraiser.
The Carl Sandburg Home National Historic Site visitors center is housing an art exhibit titled Nothing Happens Unless First a Dream. Students from North Carolina and across the nation created artwork reflecting a quote from Sandburg's writing. The exhibit features 60 pieces that represent students' perspectives on dreams, perseverance, and achievement. The display runs through May 31.
Refit is a life-changing group fitness experience that rocks your body, heart, and soul with powerful moves and positive music, to inspire you from the inside out. Powered by human connections, the classes turn boring, have-to workouts into a can’t-miss community fitness experience.
Players of all experience ranges are invited to join the Foothills Chess Club. You can learn the basics and then challenge yourself by playing with someone new.
Brevard Little Theatre hosts a readers' theatre each week where there is no memorizing or auditions. Drop-ins and audience members are welcome to attend. Call Julie Vorus at 828-884-3166 for details.
A budget plan is one of the best tools for financial empowerment. Learn how income, expenses, and debt all affect a successful budget and gain tools to help you create a realistic budget. This free program is funded by the Friends of the Library. Registration is required. Contact the Fletcher Library at 828-687-1218 for more information or to register.