Thursday, May 12

Early voting, 8 a.m. — 7:30 p.m. 2022 Primary early voting sites open at the following locations: Wesley Grant Center 285 Livingston St., Asheville; Weaverville Community Center, 60 Lakeshore Drive, Weaverville. www.buncombecounty.org.

Monet & Friends at Biltmore, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Biltmore, 1 Lodge St., Asheville. www.biltmore.com.

Biltmore Blooms, 9 a.m. Biltmore Estate, 1 Lodge St., Asheville. www.biltmore.com.

Anxiety: Calming the Anxious Mind, 10:30 — 11:30 a.m. Asheville. www.buncombecounty.org.

“LOAM” mixed media exhibition by Tarah Singh & Alex Stilber, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Art Garden AVL, 191 Lyman St., 316, Asheville. www.riverartsdistrict.com.

Biltmore Garden Railway – Wonders of the World, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Biltmore Estate, 1 Lodge St., Asheville. www.biltmore.com.

Creative Writing Group online, 4 — 5:30 p.m. library, Leicester. www.buncombecounty.org.

Clint Roberts, all ages, 5 p.m. The Grey Eagle, 185 Clingman Ave., Asheville. www.bandsintown.com.

5j Barrow, 6 p.m. Highland Brewing Downtown Taproom, 56 Patton Ave., Suite 200, Asheville. www.bandsintown.com.

Jammin Jerry from JGB and the Dead, 6 p.m. French Broad Brewery, 101 Fairview Road, #D, Asheville. www.bandsintown.com.

Library Advisory Board-Special Meeting, 6:30-8 p.m., Pack library or online, www.buncombecounty.org.

J. Pavone String Ensemble, Abby Swidler, Jessica Pavone and Aimée Niemann, 7 p.m. Black Mountain College Museum, Asheville. www.blackmountaincollege.org.

Stetson Kennedy Songwriter Residency Workshop, 7 p.m. Blue Ridge Assembly, 84 Blue Ridge Circle, Black Mountain. www.bandsintown.com.

Nicholas Edward Williams, 7 p.m. Southeast Regional Folk Alliance, Black Mountain. www.bandsintown.com.

American Patchwork Quartet, 7 p.m. LEAF Festival, 377 Lake Eden Road, Black Mountain. www.bandsintown.com.

Working Class Heroes, virtual event on the definitive history of the American labor movement from Teen Vogue columnist Kim Kelly, 7-8:30 p.m. 610 Haywood Road, Asheville. firestorm.coop.

Grace Morrison, 7 p.m. LEAF Festival, 377 Lake Eden Road, Black Mountain. www.bandsintown.com.

Electric Blue Yonder, traveling troupe of intrepid space folk explorers, 7 p.m. LEAF Festival, 377 Lake Eden Road, Black Mountain. www.bandsintown.com.

Secret Agency featuring Empire Strikes Brass, 7 p.m. LEAF Festival, 377 Lake Eden Road, Black Mountain. www.bandsintown.com.

Grateful Shred, 8 p.m. Salvage Station, 468 Riverside Drive, Asheville.

Still Woozy, 8 p.m. The Orange Peel, 101 Biltmore Ave., Asheville.

Bill and the Belles, Twisted Pine and Golden Shoals, all ages, 8 p.m. The Grey Eagle, 185 Clingman Ave., Asheville. www.bandsintown.com.

Sam Holt Band, Todd and Remembering Mikey, 8:30 p.m. Isis Music Hall, 743 Haywood Road, Asheville. www.bandsintown.com.

God is a Scottish Drag Queen, Diana Wortham Theatre, 18 Biltmore Ave., Asheville. ashevillearts.com.

Boom, Attic Salt Theatre Attic Salt Theatre Company, 2002 Riverside Drive, Studio O, Asheville. www.exploreasheville.com.

Friday, May 13

Black Mountain College campus tour, 10-11 a.m. Camp Rockmont, 375 Lake Eden Road, Black Mountain. www.brownpapertickets.com.

YMCA Mobile Market, 10:30am — noon, lower library parking lot (adjacent to the playground), Oakley/South, Asheville. www.buncombecounty.org.

Lake Eden Arts Festival, 5 p.m. Lake Eden Events & Lodging, 377 Lake Eden Road, Black Mountain. www.bandsintown.com.

Brews and Bears, 5:30-8 p.m. WNC Nature Center, 75 Gashes Creek Road, Asheville. wildwnc.org.

Laura Boswell and Kathryn O’Shea, 6:30 p.m. LEAF Festival, 377 Lake Eden Road, Black Mountain. www.bandsintown.com.

An Evening with Reggie Harris, 7-8:30 p.m. Lounge, 743 Haywood Road, Asheville. isisasheville.com.

Blues Traveler, 7 p.m. Harrah’s Cherokee Center Asheville, 87 Haywood St., Asheville. www.bandsintown.com.

The SERFA Conference is a gathering of folk music, 7 p.m. Blue Ridge Assembly, 84 Blue Ridge Circle, Black Mountain. www.bandsintown.com.

Chinobay, 7 p.m. LEAF Festival, 377 Lake Eden Road, Black Mountain. www.bandsintown.com.

Orquesta Akokan, 7 p.m. LEAF Festival, 377 Lake Eden Road, Black Mountain. www.bandsintown.com.

Mr. Jimmy with special guest Ben Balmer, 7 p.m. Asheville Guitar Bar, 122 Riverside Drive, Asheville. www.bandsintown.com.

The Polish Ambassador, 8 p.m. The Orange Peel, 101 Biltmore Ave., Asheville.

Runaway Gin — a Tribute to Phish, 8 p.m. Asheville Music Hall, 31 Patton Ave., Asheville. www.bandsintown.com.

John King, 8 p.m. Silverados, 2898 US-70, Black Mountain. www.bandsintown.com.

Chilltonic, 8 p.m. White Horse Black Mountain, 105 Montreat Road, Black Mountain. www.bandsintown.com.

Maya de Vitry album release, with Alexa Rose, 8:30-10:30 p.m. The Main Stage, 743 Haywood Road, Asheville. isisasheville.com.

Maya de Vitry and Alexa Rose, 8:30 p.m. Isis Music Hall, 743 Haywood Road, Asheville. www.bandsintown.com.

Pierce Edens and Rachel Baiman, all ages, 9 p.m., The Grey Eagle, 185 Clingman Ave., Asheville. www.bandsintown.com.

Rags and Riches, 9 p.m. Hickory Tavern, 30 Town Square Boulevard Suite 100, Asheville. www.bandsintown.com.

Old Sap, 9 p.m. Root Bar, 1410 Tunnel Road, Asheville. www.bandsintown.com.

Saturday, May 14

Valley History Explorer Hike #3, Swannanoa (Davidson Grave),9 a.m.-1 p.m. Swannanoa Valley Museum & History Center, 223 West State St., Black Mountain. www.history.swannanoavalleymuseum.org.

Polishing up the Pigeon River Cleanup, 9 a.m.-noon, 13 Penland St., Canton. haywoodwaterways.org.

Fiber Day,10 a.m.-4 p.m. Southern Highland Craft Guild, Milepost 382 Blue Ridge Parkway, Asheville. www.facebook.com.

Guided Trail Walk, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. The North Carolina Arboretum, 100 Frederick Law Olmsted Way, Asheville. www.ncarboretum.org.

Old Sap, noon, Pritchard Park, 67 Patton Ave., Asheville. www.bandsintown.com.

“Rebirth,” an exhibit of works by Ray Byram, 2-5 p.m. Trackside Studios, 375 Depot St., Asheville. www.riverartsdistrict.com.

Ben Balmer, 2 p.m. One World Brewing West, 520 Haywood Road, Asheville. www.bandsintown.com.

Chuck Brodsky with Chris Rosser and Doug Pettibone, 7 p.m. Isis Music Hall, 743 Haywood Road, Asheville. www.bandsintown.com.

Masterworks 5, 18th-century Mozart looks ahead to the Romantic style of the future with his final symphony. 8 p.m. The Refinery Creator Space, 207 Coxe Ave., Asheville. ashevillearts.com.

Will Kimbrough, 8 p.m. Tina McGuire Theatre, 18 Biltmore Ave., Asheville. www.worthamarts.org.

Fooshee’s Forecast, 8 p.m. One World Brewing West, 520 Haywood Road, Asheville. www.bandsintown.com.

Old Sap, 8 p.m. Great Wild Nowhere, 122 Riverside Dr. Suite A, Asheville. www.bandsintown.com.

Oracle Blue, 8 p.m. One World Brewing, 10 Patton Ave. #002, Asheville. www.bandsintown.com.

Bluegrass with The Tray Wellington Band, 8:30-10 p.m. The Main Stage, 743 Haywood Road, Asheville. isisasheville.com.

Somewhat Petty, 9 p.m. The Orange Peel, 101 Biltmore Ave., Asheville. www.bandsintown.com.

Celaris, 9 p.m. 27 Club Asheville, 180 Patton Ave., Asheville. www.bandsintown.com.

Chris Gethard, 9:30 p.m. The Grey Eagle, 185 Clingman Ave., Asheville.

SERFA Conference Showcase, 10:30 p.m. YMCA Blue Ridge Assembly, 84 Blue Ridge Circle, Black Mountain. www.bandsintown.com.

The Train Wreck Guerilla Showcase, 11:15 p.m. SERFA Conference, Black Mountain. www.bandsintown.com.

Second Saturdays, gallery walks with demonstrations, workshops, live music, wine tastings, delicious food, and more. River Arts District Artists, Asheville, Asheville. www.facebook.com.

”Resilience” — Zine Exhibition, open to all artists. ArtPLay, 372 Depot St., Suite 44, Asheville. ashevillearts.com.

Sunday, May 15

Asheville Drag Brunch FUNdraiser for Arms Around ASD noon-1 p.m. 12 Bones South, 2350 Hendersonville Road, Arden. www.brownpapertickets.com.

Leaf Spring “Waters of Life” Festival, 4 p.m. Lake Eden Events & Lodging, 377 Lake Eden Road, Black Mountain. www.bandsintown.com.

BASSOONIVERSE, 4 p.m. – First Presbyterian Church, 40 Church St, Asheville. panharmonia.org.

Brother and The Hayes, 5:30 p.m. Isis Music Hall, 743 Haywood Road, Asheville. www.bandsintown.com.

Old Sap, 6 p.m. The Grey Eagle, 185 Clingman Ave., Asheville. www.bandsintown.com.

Nicholas Edward Williams & Pretty Little Goat, 7 p.m. Isis Music Hall, 743 Haywood Road, Asheville. www.bandsintown.com.

Chicago, 7:30 p.m. Harrah’s Cherokee Center Asheville, 87 Haywood St., Asheville. www.harrahscherokeecenterasheville.com.

Pretty Little Goat and Nicholas Edward Williams, 7:30-9:30 p.m. The Main Stage, 743 Haywood Road, Asheville. isisasheville.com.

Kim Ware and the Good Graces, Ash Devine, Annette Wasilik, 7:30 p.m. White Horse Black Mountain, 105 Montreat Road, Black Mountain. www.bandsintown.com.

Sirens Of Folk, 7:30 p.m. White Horse Black Mountain, 105 Montreat Road, Black Mountain. www.bandsintown.com.

Molly Burch, 8 p.m. The Grey Eagle, 185 Clingman Ave., Asheville.

Gone Gone Beyond, 9 p.m., $15-$18, 21+, Asheville Music Hall, 31 Patton Ave., Asheville. www.bandsintown.com.

Monday, May 16

You Bred Raptors? 5 p.m., all ages, The Grey Eagle, 185 Clingman Ave., Asheville. www.bandsintown.com.

Cynthia McDermott: 6 p.m. The Omni Grove Park Inn, 290 Macon Ave, Asheville. www.bandsintown.com.

Willy Tea Taylor and Jeffrey Martin, 7 p.m. The Grey Eagle, 185 Clingman Ave., Asheville. www.bandsintown.com.

Tuesday, May 17

Sumo Cyco, Buckcherry and Blacktop Mojo, 6:30 a.m. Silverados, 2898 US-70, Black Mountain. www.bandsintown.com.

Leicester Library Book Discussion Group, online, 1-2 p.m, “What A Dog Knows” by Susan Wilson. Library, Leicester. www.buncombecounty.org.

Joey Muha, 6 p.m. Silverados, 2898 US-70, Black Mountain. www.bandsintown.com.

Fairview Book Club online, 7 p.m., “The Sparrow,” by Mary Doria Russell, via ZOOM. Asheville. www.buncombecounty.org.

Buckcherry, 7 p.m. Silverados, 2898 US-70, Black Mountain. www.bandsintown.com.

In This Moment, 8 p.m. The Orange Peel, 101 Biltmore Ave., Asheville.

Wednesday, May 18

Leon Bridges, 6:30 p.m. Rabbit Rabbit, 75 Coxe Ave., Asheville.

Calliope Musicals, 7 p.m. The Odditorium, 1045 Haywood Road, Asheville. www.bandsintown.com.

Dehd (pronounced “Dead”) and 81355 (pronounced “Bless”), all ages, 8 p.m. The Grey Eagle, 185 Clingman Ave., Asheville. www.bandsintown.com.

Thursday, May 19

Friends of the South Buncombe Library Book Club, 2:30-4 p.m. “American Dirt” by Jeanine Cummins, Library, Skyland. www.buncombecounty.org.

Taylor Winchester, all ages, 5 p.m. The Grey Eagle, 185 Clingman Ave., Asheville. www.bandsintown.com.

Sound Effects Benefit Concert (with Asheville Beatles Band). 6 p.m. Salvage Station, 468 Riverside Dr., Asheville.

Notorious HBC (History Book Club), 7 p.m. email patricia@malaprops.com for more info and instructions. Malaprop’s Bookstore/Cafe, 55 Haywood St., Asheville. www.malaprops.com.

Carolina, 7 p.m. West Asheville Baptist Church, 926 Haywood Road, Asheville. www.bandsintown.com.

Kikagaku Moyo, 7 p.m. The Orange Peel, 101 Biltmore Ave., Asheville. www.bandsintown.com.

Food Systems Revolution, writer Robert Turner talks to researcher Laura Lengnick to celebrate the release of Turner’s Lewis Mumford and the Food Fighters, 7-8:30 p.m. 610 Haywood Road, Asheville. firestorm.coop.

Comedian Mickey Bell and Ernie Haase and Signature Sound, West Asheville Baptist Church, 926 Haywood Road, Asheville. Tickets, online or by calling 800-965-9324 or 828-551-0766 7 p.m. www.bandsintown.com.

Tuba Skinny, 8 p.m. The Grey Eagle, 185 Clingman Ave., Asheville.

Slow Parade 8 p.m. Static Age Records, 110 N. Lexington Ave., Asheville. www.bandsintown.com.

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