Event Cancellations Due to Coronavirus

Several upcoming events have been canceled or postponed due to concerns about the new coronavirus (COVID-19). Events listed on this page may be outdated, so please visit the event website or contact the event organizer for the latest information.
Event organizers can contact us to update their event’s information.

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

Saturday, June 6, 2020
Women’s Paddlefest Nantahala Outdoor Center
Jun 6 all-day
Nantahala Outdoor Center

Time: See Schedule for Details https://noc.com/events/womens-paddlefest

Age: All Ages

Women’s Paddlefest at NOC!!

The Ladies Southeast Paddling Series has moved to Nantahala Outdoor Center for a three-day paddle festival, hosted by inspirational paddler Anna Levesque! This festival is all about creating community by connecting, sharing, paddling, and supporting each other on the river. Trips will be offered on the Tuckaseegee River (Class I-II), the Nantahala River (Class II-III), and the Ocoee River (Class II-IV) representing a range of skill levels, and is open to all women in all water craft!

Donations and registration fees benefit the Shannon Christy Memorial Fund, an organization that supports non-profits focused on women’s empowerment.

Registration: Registration is $45 and Includes an event t-shirt, dinner, and one raffle ticket. Registration is available from January 1, 2020 to May 15, 2020. Our sponsors have donated a Dagger Kayak of choice, a Werner Paddle, and NRS gear among other awesome prizes for a raffle on Saturday! Additional raffle tickets can be purchased on site.

Sunday, June 7, 2020
Women’s Paddlefest Nantahala Outdoor Center
Jun 7 all-day
Nantahala Outdoor Center

Time: See Schedule for Details https://noc.com/events/womens-paddlefest

Age: All Ages

Women’s Paddlefest at NOC!!

The Ladies Southeast Paddling Series has moved to Nantahala Outdoor Center for a three-day paddle festival, hosted by inspirational paddler Anna Levesque! This festival is all about creating community by connecting, sharing, paddling, and supporting each other on the river. Trips will be offered on the Tuckaseegee River (Class I-II), the Nantahala River (Class II-III), and the Ocoee River (Class II-IV) representing a range of skill levels, and is open to all women in all water craft!

Donations and registration fees benefit the Shannon Christy Memorial Fund, an organization that supports non-profits focused on women’s empowerment.

Registration: Registration is $45 and Includes an event t-shirt, dinner, and one raffle ticket. Registration is available from January 1, 2020 to May 15, 2020. Our sponsors have donated a Dagger Kayak of choice, a Werner Paddle, and NRS gear among other awesome prizes for a raffle on Saturday! Additional raffle tickets can be purchased on site.

Monday, June 8, 2020
Zero K (0.0) for EDIN and CRC for ED!
Jun 8 all-day
Virtual Campaign

It’s like a walk, but not – it’s a ZERO K!

CRC for ED and EDIN are partnering to raise awareness and funds for eating disorders support. This virtual campaign kicks-off on Monday, May 11th and closes on ‘Zero K Day’ (June 8th).

Sunday, September 27, 2020
“Empty Bowls” Flat Rock Backpack Program RESCHEDULED Sept. 27
Sep 27 @ 12:30 pm
The Episcopal Church of St. John in the Wilderness
Due to current public health concerns with COVID-19, the fourth annual “Empty
Bowls” fundraiser is postponed until Sunday, September 27, 2020. Current ticket holders are
encouraged to hold on to their tickets which will be honored at the event.
Although the fundraiser is being postponed, the Flat Rock Backpack Program will continue to
feed at-risk youth and their families at seven Henderson County schools. Donations are
gratefully accepted throughout the year, and tickets ($25 per person or $50 for a family of two
adults and children under 12) are still being sold by calling 828-693-9783.
Attendees receive one hand-crafted bowl per ticket holder (all donated by area potters) and a
meal featuring a variety of soups, breads and desserts. The autumn meal will take place inside
the Parish Hall at The Episcopal Church of St. John in the Wilderness, 1905 Greenville Hwy,
Flat Rock. Three seating times are offered at 12:30pm, 5pm and 6pm.
For the fourth year, local pottery artists are firing their kilns to help hungry
children in the greater Flat Rock area.
EMPTY BOWLS, a community meal benefitting the Flat Rock Backpack Program, will take place inside the Parish
Hall at The Episcopal Church of St. John in the Wilderness, 1905 Greenville Hwy, Flat Rock.
There are three seatings with suggested reservations, 12:30pm, 5pm and 6pm.
Tickets are $25 per person or $50 for a family of two adults and children under 12 years old.
Each ticket includes one hand-crafted bowl (all donated by area potters) and a soup-based meal
(a variety of soups, breads and desserts).
Tickets will be available beginning Monday, March 2 at St. John in the Wilderness Parish House Office, from Backpack team members or at the door on the day of the event.
Please join us for this fun community event. Donations are gratefully accepted throughout the
year.