(To submit an item for consideration to our weekly calendar, email thebiltmorebeacon@gmail.com. List the event title, date, time, admission price, location, website and photo, as well as a brief description. All events take place in Asheville unless noted otherwise.)


Yoga in the Park, 6 p.m., Carrier Park Pavilion, 220 Amboy Road. An all-level class, bring a friend and enjoy the great outdoors. Bring your own mat and a towel. Donations accepted.

Opera’s Greatest Hits, 7:30-9 p.m., Brevard Music Center, 349 Andante Lance, Brevard. The Janiec Opera Company of the Brevard Music Center breathes life into opera favorites. Seating ranges from lawn (general admission), $20 to auditorium, $55. Visit brevardmusic.org.

Sunset Rooftop Standup Comedy, 8-9:30 p.m., Rabbit Rabbit, 75 Coxe Ave. Enjoy a lineup of local comics, including Cary Goff, hosted by Petey Smith McDowell. Order favorites from the taco food truck or pick up a pizza from next door. Cocktails available for purchase; rooftop seating, weather permitting. In the event of rain, the show will move indoors. Tickets, $12. Visit rabbitrabbitavl.com.

Flat Rock Farmers Market, 3-6 p.m., Pinecrest ARP Church, 1790 Greenville Hwy., Hendersonville. Shop for local produce and handcrafted goods. Visit flatrockfarmersmarket.com.


Catch “Bohemian Rhapsody,” 3:30-5:45 p.m. at Asheville Pizza & Brewing Co., 675 Merrimon Ave. Asheville’s original dine-in theater presents the rock ’n’ roll tribute on the big screen. Socially distanced theater will be sold at half capacity. Tickets, $5.

Myron Hyman at Sawyer Springs Vineyard, 3-6 p.m., 124 Sandy Hill Lane, Hendersonville. Enjoy sips of zinfandel, rose, Sweet Melissa White and more in the shadow of the big red barn. Live music rounds out the experience.

Downtown After 5, 7 p.m., 100 N. Lexington Ave. Acoustic Syndicate and Joe Lasher open the season of this popular outdoor concert series, featuring music, food, beer, wine and cider. Admission is free; a $2 wristband is required to purchase alcoholic beverages.


Big Summer Book Sale, 3-8 p.m., Pack Memorial Library, 67 Haywood St. Build or add to your home library with great titles at great prices. Free.

Shindig on the Green, 7-10 p.m., Pack Square Park, 80 Court Plaza. An Asheville staple returns in 2021 with ballad singers, impromptu jams, storytellers and the music of the Stoney Creek Boys. Concessions available. Experience a true taste of the dance and music traditions of Southern Appalachia. Admission is free.

“Everything is Rosie,” 7:30 p.m. (Saturday, July 18, 2 p.m. matinee), Hendersonville Community Theatre, 229 S. Washington St., Hendersonville. Follow the life of Rosemary Clooney, from the 1950s hits through heartbreak and triumph. Enjoy songs like “Come On a My House,” “Hey There” and other classics. Tickets, $25-$30. Visit hendersonvillecoummunitytheatre.org.


Asheville Triathlon, 7:30 a.m. to noon, Asheville Recreation Park, 65 Gashes Creek Road. Test your mettle along the swim, bike and running courses. Events are suitable for novice to elite athletes. Register at idaph.net/asheville-triathlon/.

Burlesque Brunch, noon to 2 p.m., The Grey Eagle, 185 Clingman Ave. This popular monthly event features performances from burlesque to belly dancing. The show recurs every third Sunday of the month. Pair the eye candy on stage with specialties from the taqueria, serving tacos, salads, nachos, rice bowls, burritos, empanadas, churros and more. Admission, 18 years and older; tickets, $12-$15. Visit thegreyeagle.com.


Power in Pints, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Hillman Beer, 25 Sweeten Creek Road. Support Asheville Strong in its efforts to provide crisis relief programs to Buncombe County’s small and independent business community. $1 from every pint sale will benefit Asheville Strong.

Buddhist Inspired Good Reads Book Club will discuss “Zen Mind, Beginners Mind” by Shunryu Suzuki. 6:30-7:30 p.m., French Broad River Park, 508 Riverview Drive. Members enjoy insightful discussions led by a veteran meditation and mindfulness teacher. Visit www.meetup.com/en-AU/buddhist-inspired-good-reads-book-club.


West Asheville Tailgate Market, 3:30-6:30 p.m., 718 Haywood Road. Bread, pastries, chicken and duck eggs, tamales, sheep milk yogurt, berries, gelato, seafood, plants, vegetables — all locally sourced — plus handmade crafts, need we say more? Shop in person, or pre-order your items online and pick them up during the Tuesday event to ensure minimal physical contact. Free admission. Visit westashevilletailgatemarket.com.


Fly Fishing Expo, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Pisgah Center for Wildlife Education, 1401 Fish Hatchery Road, Pisgah National Forest. If you’re into fly fishing, this event was made for you — hands-on fishing activities, etc. No registration required. Visit ncwildlife.org.

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