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Thursday, July 1
One World Brewery West, 520 Haywood Road, Asheville, welcomes an evening of music with two performances. Solo artist Isaac Hadden kicks off the night from 6-9 p.m. Next up, the JLloyd Mashup takes to the stage, featuring a combination of musicians playing everything from soul to funk to acid jazz to reggae and more. Admission is a sliding scale from $5 to $10.
Friday, July 2
Isis Music Hall, 743 Haywood Road, Asheville, presents Christie Lenee, “2019 London Guitar Show Acoustic Guitarist of the Year,” in concert at 7 p.m. A singer, songwriter and finger-style guitarist, Lenee creates symphonic compositions that flow from her fingertips with sound ranging from transcendental folk-pop to virtuosic instrumentals. Her Isis show will feature uplifting songs in the realm of Joni Mitchell and Dave Matthews. For information, visit isisasheville.com/event/christie lenee_7_2_2021/.
Saturday, July 3
Black Mountain will celebrate Fourth of July with a fireworks show over downtown. Start time is approximately 9:30 p.m. No other activities are planned.
The Historic One Theatre on the campus of Mars Hill University, 100 Athletic St., will present “The Last Five Years,” at 2:30 p.m. (Saturday and Sunday matinee) by the Southern Appalachian Repertory Theatre. An emotionally powerful and intimate musical about two New Yorkers in their 20s who fall in and out of love over the course of five years. Cathy tells her story backwards, while Jamie tells his story chronologically. The two only meet once, at their wedding, in the the middle of the show. A captivating story of human nature. Tickets are $26. For information, visit www.sartplays.com.
Ooh La La Curiosity Market, Pritchard Park, 67 Patton Ave, Asheville, runs from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Two dozen vendors fill up the square while local musicians perform at 10:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. The market is a fundraiser for Animal Haven, a no-kill shelter in East Asheville. Admission is free.
Sunday, July 4
Freedom Days at Mountain Fresh Orchards Farm, 2887 Chimney Rock Road, Hendersonville. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Enjoy the atmosphere of a small family farm that grows 17 varieties of apples. Baked items feature apple cider donuts, fried apple pies, along with fresh-picked raspberries, blueberries, blackberries, cabbage, peaches and nectarines. Discover lots of other treats at the farm market, and the kids will enjoy the piece de resistance — Apple Express — a trackless train adventure through the orchard. Admission is free. For information, visit mtnfreshorchards.com.
Monday, July 5
Highland Brewing, 2 Old Charlotte Hwy., #200, hosts Totally Rad Trivia every Monday, from 6-8 p.m. Participation is free and teams may comprise a maximum of six players. Bring your A-game as top teams win cash prizes.
Tuesday, July 6
Fleet Feet Asheville, 8 Town Square Blvd., #165, reprises its weekly fun runs. Participation is free; no advance registration is required. Show up before 6 p.m. Run or walk the course; several routes will be mapped out according to fitness level. Pick your pace and head out. The runs are a great way to keep in shape and meet new people. For information, call 828-676-3536.
Wednesday, July 7
Molly Tuttle at the Hazel Robinson Amphitheatre, 90 Gay St., Asheville. Concert starts at 7 p.m. General admission lawn seating and bench seating available. Celebrate the start of July with a modern take on folk, bluegrass and Americana.