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

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Wednesday, February 21, 2024
Self Compassion to Prevent Burnout: A mini Wellness Workshop
Feb 21 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
online
zoom
This session is held on zoom. Please register to gain access to the meeting link.

Join Veronika Jerdetski of Yoga Nut for a mini, interactive wellness workshop. Learn practical tools on how to implement self-compassion on a daily basis to improve productivity, regulate your emotions, reduce the likelihood of burnout and experience a more supportive work environment. This complimentary session is open to all businesses/organizations, specifically Management, Owners/Founders, their representatives, and those in Human Resources.

We will meet via zoom on Wednesday, February 21st at 11am EST. Link will be provided via email upon registration. Session lasts 30 minutes.

Please register by Monday, February 19th, 2024.

Location: online via zoom

Sewing 101
Feb 21 @ 6:00 pm – Mar 27 @ 7:00 pm
Hendersonville Theatre

Teacher: Allison Starling

Class Cost: $150

Min Students: 3

Max Students: 5

Class Dates: Wednesdays, February 7 – March 27 (8 weeks)

Time: 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Location: Hendersonville Theatre’s Costume Shop

Must be 14+ to attend. Parents are encouraged, though not required, to participate with minor students.

Refund Policy: The last day to receive a full refund* is January 9, 2024. After January 9, 2024, no refund will be issued.

*Be advised: Refunds are for tuition only and are at the discretion of the Class Teacher and Education Director. All taxes and fees are final and cannot be refunded.

Class Description:
Sewing 101 is an eight-week class for beginners with little sewing experience. Whether that means you have never even SEEN a sewing machine or have explored a little and are ready to learn what all the switches and buttons do! Allison will help you master the basics, from threading your machine and blowing a bobbin to making projects using zippers! Join this exciting new class and impress your friends with your new sewing prowess.

For more information and to register, visit https://hendersonvilletheatre….

Sewing 101 (Tuesdays)
Feb 21 @ 6:00 pm – Mar 26 @ 7:00 pm
Hendersonville Theatre

Teacher: Allison Starling

Class Cost: $150

Min Students: 3

Max Students: 5

Class Dates: Tuesdays, February 6 – March 26 (8 weeks)

Time: 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Location: Hendersonville Theatre’s Costume Shop

Must be 14+ to attend. Parents are encouraged, though not required, to participate with minor students.

Refund Policy: The last day to receive a full refund* is January 9, 2024. After January 9, 2024, no refund will be issued.

*Be advised: Refunds are for tuition only and are at the discretion of the Class Teacher and Education Director. All taxes and fees are final and cannot be refunded.

Class Description:
Sewing 101 is an eight-week class for beginners with little sewing experience. Whether that means you have never even SEEN a sewing machine or have explored a little and are ready to learn what all the switches and buttons do! Allison will help you master the basics, from threading your machine and blowing a bobbin to making projects using zippers! Join this exciting new class and impress your friends with your new sewing prowess.

For more information and to register, visit https://hendersonvilletheatre….

Hip Hop Adult Beginning Dance
Feb 21 @ 7:00 pm – Mar 27 @ 8:00 pm
Hendersonville Theatre

Teacher: Tawny Watson

Class Cost: $150

Min Students: 3

Max Students: 12

Class Dates: Wednesdays, February 7 – March 27 (8 weeks)

Time: 7 pm to 8 pm

Location: Whitmire Activity Center, 310 Lily Pond Dr, Hendersonville, NC 28739

Must be 18+ to attend

Refund Policy: The last day to receive a full refund* is January 7, 2024. After this date, no refund will be issued.

*Be advised: Refunds are for tuition only and are at the discretion of the Class Teacher and Education Director. All taxes and fees are final and cannot be refunded.

Class Description:
Beginner Adult Hip Hop is a high-energy class that introduces the many styles of Hip Hop. Hip-hop dancing is dynamic and helps the dancer improve creativity, rhythm, and musicality, and develop the body balance and coordination.

For more information and to register, visit https://hendersonvilletheatre….

Thursday, February 22, 2024
Reconnect for Resilience
Feb 22 @ 9:00 am – Feb 23 @ 5:00 pm
online
Virtual Event
Online via Zoom. Will receive Zoom link upon registration.

Reconnect for Resilience trainings offer community members a set of easy – to- use tools to stay well in the face of adversity. In this 14-hour class, participants will learn what happens when our brains and bodies are stressed, and are given tools to stay healthy, connected, and resilient during tough times.

The tools we teach are intended for everyone, no matter where they are on the stress-trauma continuum, and are designed to bring the nervous system back into balance and help people return to their Resilient Zone.

This two-day virtual training will be held online via Zoom. Please register by visiting bit.ly/RFRFEB24

CEU’s available and limited scholarships available. See more information at the registration page.

Saturday, February 24, 2024
Belonging in a Divided World: Restoring Connection to Your Self and Your Life
Feb 24 @ 9:00 am – Feb 25 @ 5:00 pm
Story Parlor

This highly-experiential two-day workshop addresses the epidemic disconnection from our true selves, from other people, and from the natural world—major causes of personal unhappiness and planetary crisis—and gives participants tools for mending the separation, a fundamental step toward healing and wholeness.

Using a synthesis of the wisdom of our ancient ancestors and the latest in neuroscience and the psychology of belonging, we will immerse ourselves in the dynamics and collective awareness of the workshop group to:

  • Identify, explore and revise unhealthy stories about ourselves and our world,

  • Learn and practice essential skills in connecting deeply to others,

  • Experience ancient ways of being in relationship with the other-than-human, and

  • Innovate creative ways to foster belonging and connection in our everyday lives.

Full Moon Breakthrough Breathworkshop with Sound Baths
Feb 24 @ 10:00 am – 4:30 pm
Magictown Movement Studio

To celebrate this February full moon, embark on a transformative journey of self-discovery and inner healing through our groundbreaking Breathwork Meditation Workshop including 2 Sound Baths! During this immersive experience you will be guided through a powerful Breathwork practice to help you massively release stress, heal past wounds and traumas, access deeper levels of awareness, and connect more profoundly to Source.

Led by two professional highly experienced facilitators with over 60 years experience between them, this workshop will
deepen your connection with your breath and unlock its incredible potential for physical, mental, and emotional well-being.

We are delighted to have Kat Houghton again facilitate sound baths to complete each of the Breathwork Meditation Sessions.

Join a group of like-minded individuals on the path to self-discovery in a supportive nurturing environment on the beautiful island in Marshall on one of the oldest rivers in the world.

You may come to the full day (10am-4.30pm, recommended, ) which includes two Breathwork Meditation Sessions with sound baths and a session of Self-discovery. You may also come to the first Breathwork Meditation Session with sound bath only (10am-1pm,) or the second Breathwork Session with sound bath only (1.30pm-4.30pm.).

Monday, February 26, 2024
Virtual Writers Workshops
Feb 26 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
online w/ Carl Sandburg Home

Join writers and poets from across the country each month for a virtual writing workshop. A link will be added to their name when more details and sign-up information becomes available. These workshops are geared towards amateur writers, ages 16 and older recommended. Follow us on Facebook for notifications too.

2024 Virtual Writers Workshops

January 23 – Tony Robles
February 26 – Ruba Ahmed
March – Amber Rose Crowtree

2023 Workshop Writers : Angela Evans, Tom Tenbrunsel, Robert Edward Miss, Kenneth Chamblee, Yasmin Mays, Shannon Yong, Jennifer McGaha, Erica Reid, Raymond McNally, Jane Waldrop, Francis Pearce, Eric Nelson, Darren Todd.

Monday, March 4, 2024
Evolving Tales: Transforming Narratives in Conflict
Mar 4 @ 6:30 pm – Apr 1 @ 8:30 pm
Story Parlor

Monday evenings from 6:30-8:00pm at Story Parlor
3/4, 3/11, 3/18, 3/25, and 4/1

Evolving Tales
Sale Price:$235.00 Original Price:$265.00
Early Bird pricing through February 18
Regular price effective February 19

Space is LIMITED to ensure an intimate experience. We recommend signing up EARLY!

Refund and Covid policies can be found here.

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In this workshop, participants will delve into the art of leveraging conflict as a powerful tool for narrative evolution. The sessions will guide individuals in unpacking and understanding their unique conflict styles, providing them with the tools to give these conflicts characters and allow them to tell their own stories. Exploring conflict through various art mediums will give participants insights into reshaping inner and outer narratives and turning adversarial energies into creative forces.

What Participants Will Learn/Gain/Takeaway:

Techniques to leverage conflict as a catalyst for narrative transformation.

Understanding and unpacking individual conflict styles.

The ability to personify conflicts and let them express their unique stories.

Creative skills in utilizing diverse art mediums for conflict resolution and expression.

Open to participants of all artistic backgrounds.

Friday, March 8, 2024
Perennials + Dahlias
Mar 8 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Bullington Gardens

Learn about the basics of perennial and dahlia culture. What is a perennial and what makes them special in the garden? How can you get free plants from your current perennials? These questions and so much more will be covered. We will also have a demo on how to divide perennials. Presented by Isaac Wyatt, Agricultural Program Assistant with Henderson County Extension, will teach the basics of perennial and dahlia culture.

Monday, March 18, 2024
Healing Sound Bath + Meditation
Mar 18 @ 6:30 pm
Happy Body

Join us as we embrace the arrival of spring with our Sound Bath and Meditation Workshop. Awaken your senses, align your spirit, and embrace the renewal of the season. Reserve your spot now for an evening of deep relaxation and inner harmony.

· Cacao Ceremony

· Meditation and Journaling

· Healing Sound Bath

Happy Body Biltmore Village – 25 Reed St. Suite 210 – $49pp

Tuesday, March 19, 2024
Restoring And Planting American Chestnuts Tree Planting Workshop
Mar 19 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
West Asheville Edible Park

Attend this FREE Workshop

Restoring And Planting American Chestnuts

with

Bountiful Cities Community Garden Network and

The American Chestnut Foundation

Curious about American chestnuts?
Come learn how to plant and care for American chestnut seedlings as we add to a small demonstration orchard in Asheville’s city parks!
You will hear about The American Chestnut Foundation’s current strategies on how to restore this once prolific tree.
No supplies needed, just bring yourself and any questions you may have.
This workshop will be led by Jamie Van Clief, Southern Regional Coordinator with The American Chestnut Foundation.
Wednesday, March 20, 2024
Great Smokies Writing Program | Utilizing the Visual Arts in Writing and Revising Personal Narrative
Mar 20 – Apr 17 all-day
Story Parlor

Wednesdays, starting March 20 | Offered through the Great Smokies Writing Program, this five-week class will investigate the ways in which paintings, drawings, photographs, and sculpture inspire, collaborate with, and complement our writing process.

Thursday, March 21, 2024
Berries !!!
Mar 21 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Bullington Gardens

Interested in delving into cultivating fruits but not sure how to start? Berry plants are great examples of fruiting plants that grow well in our area. Henderson County Specialized Extension Agent Craig Mauney will discuss cultivation and horticultural techniques for berry plants.

Sunday, March 24, 2024
Wortham Center Student Series PILOBOLUS
Mar 24 @ 10:00 am
Diana Wortham Theatre

Recommended for grades 3-12
Production duration: 60 min.

One of the world’s most exciting dance companies, Pilobolus celebrates movement and creativity in a lively, interactive performance created for student audiences. Humor, happiness and hope abound in this rejuvenating program featuring fresh works.

Connect with the artists in a post-show Q&A.

Reservations for individuals (10 people or less): $12 each. To reserve, complete the Student Series Reservation Form, call the box office at 828-257-4530 ext. 1, or email [email protected].

Reservations for groups (11 people or more): $11 each. To reserve, complete the Student Series Reservation Form. Please note that all group reservations require a deposit of $1 per ticket. Please contact the box office if you have questions.





Thursday, April 4, 2024
Seed Starting
Apr 4 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Bullington Gardens

Seed starting is an affordable way to start gardens for different seasons. Isaac Wyatt, Agricultural Program Assistant with Henderson County Extension, will teach the basics of seed starting.

Monday, April 15, 2024
Writing from the Top of Your Head
Apr 15 @ 6:30 pm – May 20 @ 9:00 pm
Story Parlor
Monday evenings from 6:30-9:00pm at Story Parlor
4/15, 4/22, 4/29, 5/6, 5/13, 5/20
Student showcase reserved for 6/3
No class 5/27
Writing from the Top of Your Head is a 6-week workshop for beginning through experienced writers, inspired by Emily
Thursday, May 2, 2024
Ephemerals, Mosses, + Ferns
May 2 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Bullington Gardens

Want to learn more about mosses and ferns? What are the most common spring ephemeral plants?, their pollinators and some of the interesting history of these special plants. Henderson County Extension Agent and host of the Gardening in the Mountains Radio Show Steve Pettis will discuss the many flowers that grow in the Spring time in the forests of Western North Carolina.