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Thursday, Sept. 23
“Talk Travel with Jewell” while enjoying a free glass of wine and snacks at St. Paul Mountain Vineyards, 2698c Greenville Hwy. in Flat Rock. Discover the South Pacific – Australia, New Zealand, Tahiti, Fiji. Socializing starts at 5 p.m.; presentation at 5:45 p.m. The talk will end around 7 p.m.
Bill and Tina Collison demonstrate the art of wood turning during a live presentation, starting at 10 a.m. Lobby of the Folk Art Center on the Blue Ridge Parkway, 382 Blue Ridge Pkwy. Call ahead for the latest updates, 28-298-7928. Admission is free.
Friday, Sept. 24
Join post-apocalyptic drifter Max on his journey along Fury Road in “Mad Max: Fury Road” at 7 p.m. at Asheville Pizza & Brewing Co., 675 Merrimon Ave. $5 admission; seating is first-come, first-served. Proof of COVID-19 vaccination is required for entry. The movie is rated R.
Get ready for the holidays during the vintage tree painting party from 6-9 p.m. at Fired Up Creative Lounge, 26 Wall St. All supplies and tree firing is included with the purchase of each tree, ranging from $65 to $155. Choose from vintage or whimsical tree designs. Call Linda or Cassidy, 828-253-8181.
Saturday, Sept. 25
Beauty Parlor comedy, featuring Sam Tallent, 7-9 p.m. Asheville Beauty Academy, 28 Broadway St. Tallent hails from Denver and has appeared on Comedy Central, Viceland and the Chris Gerhard Show. Admission, $15
Sunday, Sept. 26
Enjoy a free mimosa when you sign up for Field of Sunflowers at Painting With a Twist, 2 Town Square Blvd., Suite 150, 3:30-6:30 p.m. Instructor Elizabeth Oglesby will lead students in an in-studio event. Painters may bring their own wine, beer, food or non-alcoholic beverages; cups, napkins and bottle openers provided. Tickets, $47-$55.
Monday, Sept. 27
SPOTLIGHT: Beer & Bath Night at down dog Dog Bar & Yoga Studio
If Fido needs a bath and you need a beer after tacking the drama, head to down dog Dog Bar & Yoga Studio, 51 Sweeten Creek Road, where you and your furry friend will feel refreshed and renewed. Beer & Bath Night recur every Monday night from 4-8 p.m. with Jan from Paisley Paws Mobile. The service includes $25 beer and bath combo — 20-minute bath using bio-degradable, organic shampoo and coat conditioner. Baths are first-come, first-served. Sign up at the bar.
Tuesday, Sept. 28
Do you love charcuterie but couldn’t put a board together if your life depended on it? Head to Catawba Brewing Company, 32 Banks Ave., for a charcuterie class, where a master will teach students how to stack those cheeses, meats, dried fruit and nuts. The class runs from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Tickets, $70, includes one free beer.
Wednesday, Sept. 29
River Arts District Farmers Market, 289 Lyman St., 3-6 p.m. Bread, pastry, local meat, cheese, eggs, coffee, wine, sauces, micro-greens, mushrooms, rice, herbs, seasonal fruits and vegetables, flowers, bone broth, olive oil, scallops, fish, dog treats, honey, need we say more.