Upcoming events and things to do in Asheville, NC. Below is a list of events for festivals, concerts, art exhibitions, group meetups and more.

Thursday, October 28, 2021
City Dance
Oct 28 @ 7:30 pm
Landmark Hal

Beginner’s workshop lesson at 7:30 P.M., then 8-11 P.M. Contra Dance with Country Waltzing at the break and the final dance. This is a partner dance but it’s not necessary to come with a partner. We have different live bands and callers.

Contra Dance At The OFB CANCELLED
Oct 28 @ 8:00 pm
Warren Wilson College

Come on out and Contra Dance with the Old Farmer’s Ball. Free lesson starts at 7:30 PM and the dance starts at 8.

Salsa Night Thursday
Oct 28 @ 9:30 pm – Oct 29 @ 2:00 am
Asheville Beauty Academy

Spice up your life with Latin sounds by local DJs Nex Millen & Mtn Vibez every Thursday.

Super bonus if you come early and get Dance Lessons from our knowladable instructors and get your body ready with sabor for the night. NO COVER All events 21+

Saturday, October 30, 2021
Shuffle Up Halloween Silent Disco Dance Party
Oct 30 @ 7:00 pm
Rabbit Rabbit

All Ages

Come celebrate the Halloween weekend at Rabbit Rabbit with the Shuffle Up Halloween Silent Disco Dance Party!

Each ticket comes with a pair of sanitized wireless head phones.
Costumes encouraged! Costume contest with prizes from Rabbit Rabbit and Asheville Brewing Company.

Saturday night music mix by Nex Millen & Dayowulf
Custom visuals by The Sorcerist
Featuring SHUFFLE dance demos!

Sunday, October 31, 2021
Zombie Disco
Oct 31 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 am
Asheville Beauty Academy

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Dance as if you just risen from the dead. It’s Zombie Disco with KPopKakashi!

10pm to 2am NO COVER 21+

Treat Street Carnival
Oct 31 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Downtown Hendersonville

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Treats and fun all along Main Street in downtown Hendersonville. Trick & Treat at merchants, celebrate Dia de los Muertos, win fabulous prizes at the costume contest, play on inflatables, enjoy live music and dance…so much to do in Downtown Hendersonville this Halloween. Registration for the contest begins at 4pm and contest will begin at 5pm in front of the historic courthouse. 7 Costume Categories: ages 0-3; 4-7; 8-11; 12-15; 16+; group and pet

Tuesday, November 2, 2021
Aquanet: Goth Night
Nov 2 @ 9:00 pm – Nov 3 @ 2:00 am
Asheville Beauty Academy
Wednesday, November 3, 2021
Move On Up: Soul/R+B
Nov 3 @ 9:00 pm – Nov 4 @ 2:00 am
Asheville Beauty Academy

“Move On Up” is a night of your favorite and forgotten Soul/RB cuts right after Comedy Night.

Thursday, November 4, 2021
Contra Dance At The OFB CANCELLED
Nov 4 @ 8:00 pm
Warren Wilson College

Come on out and Contra Dance with the Old Farmer’s Ball. Free lesson starts at 7:30 PM and the dance starts at 8.

Salsa Night Thursday
Nov 4 @ 9:30 pm – Nov 5 @ 2:00 am
Asheville Beauty Academy

Spice up your life with Latin sounds by local DJs Nex Millen & Mtn Vibez every Thursday.

Super bonus if you come early and get Dance Lessons from our knowladable instructors and get your body ready with sabor for the night. NO COVER All events 21+

Saturday, November 6, 2021
Monthly Social Swing Dance
Nov 6 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm
CONTINUUM ART NC

Join us in our new monthly social swing event on the 1st Saturdays of every month! The music,
open vintage space and wood floors and is guaranteed to have you dancing East Coast and/or
Lindy all night long! A free lesson is offered to kick things off and will include a different
combination of moves each time. No partner or rhythm needed and dress is casual!
7:00-7:30 Beginner Swing Lesson by Ian Fleming and Tola Sun
7:30-9:30 Live Swing Band (new ones every month)
9:30-11:00 DJ (mixture of vintage and modern music)
$12 (cash, card, Venmo, PayPal accepted) on the day of the event

Hip Hop Night: Vinyl Timetravelers
Nov 6 @ 10:00 pm – Nov 7 @ 5:00 pm
Asheville Beauty Academy

Hip Hop Turntablism party with DJs Kutzu & Chubby Knuckles & the Vinyl Time Travelers first Saturday of the month.
Every First Saturday 10pm to 2am
All events 21+
Tuesday, November 9, 2021
Aquanet: Goth Night
Nov 9 @ 9:00 pm – Nov 10 @ 2:00 am
Asheville Beauty Academy
Wednesday, November 10, 2021
Move On Up: Soul/R+B
Nov 10 @ 9:00 pm – Nov 11 @ 2:00 am
Asheville Beauty Academy

“Move On Up” is a night of your favorite and forgotten Soul/RB cuts right after Comedy Night.

Thursday, November 11, 2021
Contra Dance At The OFB CANCELLED
Nov 11 @ 8:00 pm
Warren Wilson College

Come on out and Contra Dance with the Old Farmer’s Ball. Free lesson starts at 7:30 PM and the dance starts at 8.

Salsa Night Thursday
Nov 11 @ 9:30 pm – Nov 12 @ 2:00 am
Asheville Beauty Academy

Spice up your life with Latin sounds by local DJs Nex Millen & Mtn Vibez every Thursday.

Super bonus if you come early and get Dance Lessons from our knowladable instructors and get your body ready with sabor for the night. NO COVER All events 21+

Tuesday, November 16, 2021
Aquanet: Goth Night
Nov 16 @ 9:00 pm – Nov 17 @ 2:00 am
Asheville Beauty Academy
Wednesday, November 17, 2021
Move On Up: Soul/R+B
Nov 17 @ 9:00 pm – Nov 18 @ 2:00 am
Asheville Beauty Academy

“Move On Up” is a night of your favorite and forgotten Soul/RB cuts right after Comedy Night.

Thursday, November 18, 2021
Contra Dance At The OFB CANCELLED
Nov 18 @ 8:00 pm
Warren Wilson College

Come on out and Contra Dance with the Old Farmer’s Ball. Free lesson starts at 7:30 PM and the dance starts at 8.

Salsa Night Thursday
Nov 18 @ 9:30 pm – Nov 19 @ 2:00 am
Asheville Beauty Academy

Spice up your life with Latin sounds by local DJs Nex Millen & Mtn Vibez every Thursday.

Super bonus if you come early and get Dance Lessons from our knowladable instructors and get your body ready with sabor for the night. NO COVER All events 21+

Tuesday, November 23, 2021
Aquanet: Goth Night
Nov 23 @ 9:00 pm – Nov 24 @ 2:00 am
Asheville Beauty Academy
Wednesday, November 24, 2021
Move On Up: Soul/R+B
Nov 24 @ 9:00 pm – Nov 25 @ 2:00 am
Asheville Beauty Academy

“Move On Up” is a night of your favorite and forgotten Soul/RB cuts right after Comedy Night.

Thursday, November 25, 2021
City Dance
Nov 25 @ 7:30 pm
Landmark Hal

Beginner’s workshop lesson at 7:30 P.M., then 8-11 P.M. Contra Dance with Country Waltzing at the break and the final dance. This is a partner dance but it’s not necessary to come with a partner. We have different live bands and callers.

Contra Dance At The OFB CANCELLED
Nov 25 @ 8:00 pm
Warren Wilson College

Come on out and Contra Dance with the Old Farmer’s Ball. Free lesson starts at 7:30 PM and the dance starts at 8.

Salsa Night Thursday
Nov 25 @ 9:30 pm – Nov 26 @ 2:00 am
Asheville Beauty Academy

Spice up your life with Latin sounds by local DJs Nex Millen & Mtn Vibez every Thursday.

Super bonus if you come early and get Dance Lessons from our knowladable instructors and get your body ready with sabor for the night. NO COVER All events 21+

Tuesday, November 30, 2021
Aquanet: Goth Night
Nov 30 @ 9:00 pm – Dec 1 @ 2:00 am
Asheville Beauty Academy
Thursday, December 2, 2021
Contra Dance At The OFB CANCELLED
Dec 2 @ 8:00 pm
Warren Wilson College

Come on out and Contra Dance with the Old Farmer’s Ball. Free lesson starts at 7:30 PM and the dance starts at 8.

Friday, December 3, 2021
ASHEVILLE CONTEMPORARY DANCE THEATRE PRESENTS “THE NUTCRACKER AND THE MOUSE KING”
Dec 3 @ 10:00 am
Diana Wortham Theatre

A GREAT WAY TO KICK OFF THE HOLIDAY SEASON!

Expect the brilliantly unexpected from Asheville Contemporary Dance Theatre’s tenth annual performance of The Nutcracker and the Mouse King. ACDT shocked and surprised audiences over the years with their original version of The Nutcracker. Though The Nutcracker might be the world’s most famous ballet, if it is being performed by ACDT you can guarantee it is something you haven’t seen before. Their version couldn’t be farther from Tchaikovsky’s famous ballet. It is based on the original and much darker story written in 1816 by German author E.T.A. Hoffmann.

“I always want to go back to the original story” artistic co- director Collard says. “The characters and the story are always so much more interesting.” Take for example the King and Queen of Sausages who have surprised and delighted audiences with delightful humor and the party guests wrapped in gorgeous costumes dancing a wild and wonderful polka. And then there is the famous Mouse King and his lovely wife and their numerous children creating havoc all over the ballet with magical aerialists flying over head creating a surrealism to visually delight all ages.

This year’s performance features the ACDT adult company, White Dog ProjectX International, and the students of New Studio of Dance. With typical ACDT flair, The Nutcracker and the Mouse King will again prove to be a wonderful Seasonal story full of adventure, courage and loyalty where love comes alive in a spectacular modern dance experience.

Asheville Contemporary Dance Theatre (ACDT) is a non-profit professional dance company created in 1979. As western North Carolina’s first professional modern dance company, they believe that everything everywhere is dance and everyone is a dancer. ACDT is devoted to local and international work, forging collaborations and partnerships between Asheville artists and dance artists from around the world.

Saturday, December 4, 2021
ASHEVILLE CONTEMPORARY DANCE THEATRE PRESENTS “THE NUTCRACKER AND THE MOUSE KING”
Dec 4 @ 2:00 pm
Diana Wortham Theatre

A GREAT WAY TO KICK OFF THE HOLIDAY SEASON!

Expect the brilliantly unexpected from Asheville Contemporary Dance Theatre’s tenth annual performance of The Nutcracker and the Mouse King. ACDT shocked and surprised audiences over the years with their original version of The Nutcracker. Though The Nutcracker might be the world’s most famous ballet, if it is being performed by ACDT you can guarantee it is something you haven’t seen before. Their version couldn’t be farther from Tchaikovsky’s famous ballet. It is based on the original and much darker story written in 1816 by German author E.T.A. Hoffmann.

“I always want to go back to the original story” artistic co- director Collard says. “The characters and the story are always so much more interesting.” Take for example the King and Queen of Sausages who have surprised and delighted audiences with delightful humor and the party guests wrapped in gorgeous costumes dancing a wild and wonderful polka. And then there is the famous Mouse King and his lovely wife and their numerous children creating havoc all over the ballet with magical aerialists flying over head creating a surrealism to visually delight all ages.

This year’s performance features the ACDT adult company, White Dog ProjectX International, and the students of New Studio of Dance. With typical ACDT flair, The Nutcracker and the Mouse King will again prove to be a wonderful Seasonal story full of adventure, courage and loyalty where love comes alive in a spectacular modern dance experience.

Asheville Contemporary Dance Theatre (ACDT) is a non-profit professional dance company created in 1979. As western North Carolina’s first professional modern dance company, they believe that everything everywhere is dance and everyone is a dancer. ACDT is devoted to local and international work, forging collaborations and partnerships between Asheville artists and dance artists from around the world.

Monthly Social Swing Dance
Dec 4 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm
CONTINUUM ART NC

Join us in our new monthly social swing event on the 1st Saturdays of every month! The music,
open vintage space and wood floors and is guaranteed to have you dancing East Coast and/or
Lindy all night long! A free lesson is offered to kick things off and will include a different
combination of moves each time. No partner or rhythm needed and dress is casual!
7:00-7:30 Beginner Swing Lesson by Ian Fleming and Tola Sun
7:30-9:30 Live Swing Band (new ones every month)
9:30-11:00 DJ (mixture of vintage and modern music)
$12 (cash, card, Venmo, PayPal accepted) on the day of the event