North Carolina Arboretum Garden Entrance in Asheville

The N.C. Arboretum in Asheville has 65 acres of cultivated gardens to explore along meandering paths.

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Thursday, June 24

Enjoy a nod to Americana when The Paper Crowns take to the open-air stage at Salvage Station, 468 Riverside Drive. Doors open at 5 p.m.; show starts at 6:30, $7 general admission. Outside stage, dining available,

Friday, June 25

Jane Monheit performs at Brevard Music Center, Whittington-Pfohl Auditorium, 349 Andante Lane, Brevard. 7:30 p.m. Auditorium and lawn seating is available. Swing to the sultry sounds of star vocalist Monheit as she joins Brevard’s Director of Jazz Mike Dease and the students and faculty of the BMC Jazz Institute in the closing concert of this year’s Jazz@Brevard.

Asheville Art in the Park

Asheville Art in the Park

Saturday, June 26

Art in the Park, Pack Square, 121 College St., 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Shop for one-of-a-kind art, crafts, glass, pottery, ceramics, jewelry and more. Admission is free.

Dirty Dozen Brass Band

Dirty Dozen Brass Band

Sunday, June 27

The Dirty Dozen Brass Band takes the stage at Grey Eagle at 8 p.m., 185 Clingman Ave., Asheville. Doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets $20-$25; all ages show. The DDBB is straight out of New Orleans and is credited for much of the creation and development of the brass band sound.

Monday, June 28

Gather up the kids and head to Rabbit Rabbit, 75 Coxe Ave., Asheville, for a screening of “Monsters Inc.” Doors open at 6 p.m.; the movie is rated G for all audiences. The show starts at 7 p.m. Admission is $5.

Tuesday, June 29

Take a hike at the North Carolina Arboretum, 101 Frederick Law Olmsted Way, Asheville. These popular guided trail walks are free, however parking fees apply and a donation is suggested. Walks are led by volunteer guides and last approximately one and a half to two and a half hours, traversing one to two miles. Space is limited to 10 participants. Not recommended for children under 16 years old. Advance registration is required. Well-behaved, leashed pets are welcome. Walks meet Tuesdays at 1 p.m. (Saturdays at 10 a.m. and 1p.m.) at the Barker Information desk. The event happens rain or shine.

Wednesday, June 30

Well-crafted Wednesdays get underway at Highland Brewery, 12 Old Charlotte Hwy., Asheville. Enjoy local musicians performing original music. The event is hosted by Matt Smith from 6-8 p.m. Well-crafted Wednesdays are part of the weekly songwriter series inside the tap room. Craft beer tastings round out a night of great music. Seating is first-come, first-served; admission is free.

Compiled by Jeannette Carrillo

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