January Plan Ahead: Your Asheville events calendar 

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Happy January , Asheville. ❄️If you’re anything like us, you’re ecstatic about the new year, colder temps, and starting something new — and with all that excitement, you’re also looking for fun local events to attend. Read on for all the top events happening this month in AVL.

Note: COVID-19 protocols are changing rapidly to curb the spread of the Omicron variant in Asheville. Please make sure to check event listing pages + venue websites for the most up-to-date information.

All month long

  • Mountain Inspirations | Mon., Jan. 1-Mon., Jan. 31| 11 a.m.-6 p.m. | Asheville Gallery of Art, 82 Patton Ave. | Free | This month’s gallery theme is Mountain Inspiration and will include three new artists, Jan Smith, Mandy Kjellstrom, and Raymond Byram. 

Jan. 1-2

Saturday, Jan. 1

  • ZEKE BEATS, Ahee, Lavier and Tan Leather | Mon., Jan. 1 | 8 p.m. | Asheville Music Hall, 31 Patton Ave. | $12+ | Listen to various dance + electronic artists perform. ⚡️
  • Restorative walk | Mon., Jan. 1 | 2- 5 p.m. | Pisgah National Forest, 1600 Pisgah Hwy.  | Free | Refresh, restore, and reconnect after the business of the holiday season.🚶
  • Zydeco Ya Ya | Mon., Jan. 1 | 8-10:30 p.m. | Weinhaus, 86 Patton Ave. | $8 | Two-steps + waltz into the new year.  💃
  • Ladies Who Brunch | Mon., Jan. 1 | 11 a.m.-3 p.m. | Smoky Park Supper Club, 350 Riverside Dr. | Various Times | Join guest chefs Beth Kellerhals, Michele Gentille, and Terri Terrell for savory brunch cuisines.

Sunday., Jan. 2 

  • Samara Jade | Sun., Jan. 2 | 7 p.m. | The Grey Eagle, 185 Clingman Ave. | $12 | Come listen to this modern folk troubadour and multi-instrumentalist songwriter. 
  • Vision: Intention and Goal Setting Workshop | Sun., Jan. 2 | 2-4 p.m. | Ahimsa Healing Loft Colon Hydrotherapy, 4110 Hendersonville Rd. | $35 | Join for a vision themed workshop that includes yoga, essential oils, and vision boards. 🧘

Jan. 3-9

Monday, Jan. 3 

  • Endurance Training | Mon., Jan. 3 | 5:15 p.m. | Carrier Park, 220 Amboy Rd. | Free | Make sure to register for a 60 minute endurance workout. 🏃‍♂️

Tuesday, Jan. 4 

  • Aubrey and Justin Eisenman Live | Tues., Jan. 4 | 6-8 p.m. | Highland Brewing Downtown, 56 Patton Ave. | Free | Listen to a mix of bluegrass, Americana, and original and Appalachian-influenced folk music. 

Wednesday, Jan. 5 

  • Getaway Comedy: Sean Patton | Wed., Jan. 5 | 7-9 p.m. | Getaway River Bar, 790 Riverside Dr. | $15 | Come laugh the night away from this comedian that you may have seen on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, Comedy Central, Conan, and many other shows.  
  • Yoga for Runners Pop Up Class w/ Katie | Wed., Jan. 5 | 8-9 a.m. | Mount Inspiration Apparel, 444 Haywood Rd. | $15 | Practice isolation techniques, building strength, and resilience at this yoga session where all levels are welcomed.🧘
  • Re-Charge Your Writing | Wed., Jan. 5 | 6:30-8:30 p.m. | Virtual | $50 | A workshop to jump back into your writing. 📝
  • Intro to Flash Fiction | Wed., Jan. 5 | 10:30-11 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Join this workshop for an introduction to the dynamic genre of flash fiction. 📕
  • Smart Series: Workplace Culture | Wed., Jan. 5 | 12-1 p.m. | Asheville Area Chamber of Commerce, 36 Montford Ave. | $15 | Learn how to build community inside and outside of your business.

Thursday, Jan. 6 

  • The Late Shifters | Thurs., Jan. 6 | 7 p.m. | The Grey Eagle, 185 Clingman Ave. | $10 | Southern rock meets jam band + Americana. 🎤
  • January Business After Hours | Thurs., Jan. 6 | 5:30-7 p.m. | Fairfield Inn & Suites, 25 Fairfield Approach Dr., Weaverville. | Free | Bring your business card + network. 
  • YMCA Mobile Market | Thurs., Jan. 6 | 4:30-5:30 p.m. | Enka-Candler Library, 1404 Sandhill Rd. | Free | Get fresh produce paired with healthy recipes.🥗
  • Money Visioning & Goal Setting | Thurs., Jan. 6 | 5:30 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Join this online class by financial education & counseling business, OnTrack WNC.💰    

Friday, Jan. 7 

  • Sam Burchfield + Will Blackburn | Fri., Jan. 7 |  8 p.m. | The Grey Eagle, 185 Clingman Ave. | $15+ | A  mix of folk, gospel, country, and southern soul. 🎵 
  • Getaway Comedy: Maddie Wiener | Fri., Jan. 7 | 8-10 p.m. | Getaway River Bar, 790 Riverside Dr. | $15 | Laugh the night away with this comedian who has been seen on NBC and Comedy Central. 
  • Asheville Business Overview | Fri., Jan. 7 | 12-1:30 p.m. | 16 -C Regent Park Blvd | Free | Learn how ordinary people are taking advantage of the sales system Symmetry to reach financial freedom. 
  • Organic Vibes Studio ft Blicka | Fri., Jan. 7 | 9 p.m. | Great Wild Nowhere, 122 Riverside Dr. | $15 | Groove to the beat of electronic artists. 
  • Thursday | Fri., Jan. 7 | 8 p.m. | The Orange Peel | $30 | An American post-hardcore show. 🎶
  • 3 Cool Cats | Fri., Jan. 7 | 8-10:30 p.m. | Weinhaus, 86 Patton Ave. | $7 | An old school rock & roll show. 
  • Champagne, Friends & Popcorn Webinar | Fri., Jan. 7 | 6-8 p.m. | Virtual | $10+ | Learn from the comfort of your home about how different sparkling wines and popcorn are the best pairing.

Saturday, Jan. 8 

  • Beyond Basic Manners | Sat., Jan. 8 | 10:15-11:15 a.m. | Asheville Humane Behavior Center, 800 Fairview Rd. | $175 | This advanced six week class expands on the Canine Manners course to help your dog achieve reliable behaviors. 🦮
  • John Paul White | Sat., Jan. 8 | 7 p.m. | The Grey Eagle, 185 Clingman Ave. | $17+ | A night of country music from a Tennessee native. 
  • In Person: Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED | Sat., Jan. 8 | 9 a.m.-3 p.m. |  Buncombe Partnership for Children, 53 Ashland Ave. | $69 | Get certified in First Aid/CPR/AED in a 6 hour training.
  • Sly Grog Benefit | Sat., Jan. 8 | 6-10 p.m. | Archetype Brewing – West, 265 Haywood Rd. | $15 | A show with live performances by Murkury, Yung Earthy, Audio Goblin, Musashi Xero, Introspctv, Vera Fox, Trinity Justice, and a secret special guest that will help get Sly Grog back open. 🎼
  • Beauty Parlor Comedy: Andy Sandford | Sat., Jan. 8 | 7-9 p.m. | Asheville Beauty Academy, 28 Broadway St. | $15 | Watch this comedian who has performed his jokes on Conan, The Late Late Show with James Corden and Aqua Teen Hunger Force
  • Mixed Level Pilates Mat Class for Beginners | Sat., Jan. 8 | 11 a.m.- 12 p.m. | Virtual  | Free | Join Alexis from Cisco Pilates Asheville for a beginner friendly mat class. 🏃‍♀️
  • Saturday Meows with MPR AVL | Sat., Jan. 8 | 12-4 p.m. | PetSmart, 150 Bleachery Blvd. | Free | Come adopt a sweet kitty cat. 🐱
  • EVs and Coffee | Sat., Jan. 8 | 10 a.m. | 863 Brevard Road | Free | View electric vehicles and learn all about them.
  • Community Wellness Day | Sat., Jan. 8 | 9 a.m.-6 p.m. | Riveter, 701 Old Fanning Bridge Rd., Mills River | Free | Enjoy yoga classes + free samples from local health-conscious companies — there is an Arm Balance and Inversion Workshop noon-2 p.m. for $75 (capped at 10 participants).*

Sunday, Jan. 9 

  • The Stolen Faces | Sun., Jan. 9 | 7 p.m. | The Grey Eagle, 185 Clingman Ave. | $10 | If you love the Grateful Dead then you will love this cover band.🎶
  • Making your sentences sing | Sun., Jan. 9 | 1-4 p.m. | Virtual | $75 | Learn to craft dynamite sentences w/ award-winning author Tessa Fontaine.✍️

Jan. 10-16

Monday, Jan. 10 

  • Washed Out | Mon., Jan. 10 | 8 p.m. | The Orange Peel | $25 | Come check out this synth-pop band.🎶
  • Money Visioning & Goal Setting | Mon., Jan. 10| 12 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Join this online class by financial education & counseling business, OnTrack WNC.💰   
  • Monday Music Bingo (Singo) | Mon., Jan 10 | 7-8:15 p.m. | Down Dog, 51 Sweeten Creek Rd. | Free | Singo (a combination of music and bingo) uses familiar songs instead of numbers to keep track of your card — win merch or gift cards.*

Tuesday, Jan. 11 

  • Citizen Cope | Tues., Jan. 11 | 8 p.m. | The Grey Eagle, 185 Clingman Ave. | $ 36 | Join Clarence Greenwood, an American songwriter + producer for his return to Asheville. 🎤
  • Assessing Your Insurance Needs | Tues., Jan. 11| 5:30 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Join this online class by financial education & counseling business, OnTrack WNC to talk about insurance.  
  • Natural Wine vs. Organic & Biodynamic Wines | Tues., Jan. 11 | 6 p.m. | North Carolina Wine Academy, 58 Wall St. | $40 | Learn the difference between these wines and how to achieve a healthier wine drinking experience.  

Wednesday, Jan. 12 

Thursday, Jan. 13 

  • DIY Sausage & Beer | Thurs., Jan. 13 | 6-8 p.m. | The Chop Shop Butchery, 100 Charlotte St. | $90+ | An educational evening of beer + sausage-making.
  • Creative Writing Group | Thurs., Jan. 13 | 4-5:30 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Do several rounds of writing prompts then present them to the group.
  • Slice of Life Open Mic Comedy with Hilliary Begley | Thurs., Jan. 13 | 7:30 p.m. | The Orange Peel | $8 | Join for the return of this event at the Pulp Lounge with this comedian who was voted this year’s best comic of WNC Mountain Xpress reader’s poll.
  • The Narrative | Thurs., Jan. 13 | 7:30 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Discuss The Brothers Size and Choir Boy by Tarell Alvin McCraney with other community members. 
  • Ribbon Cutting for Marquee | Thurs., Jan. 13 | 4-7 p.m. | Marquee, 36 Foundy St. | Free | Join for the grand opening of this design-centric marketplace of highly-curated vendors from around the region and all over.     

Friday, Jan. 14 

Saturday, Jan. 15

  • The 5th Annual Onesie Bar Crawl | Sat., Jan. 15 | 4-12 p.m. | Twin Leaf Brewery, 144 Coxe Ave. | $20+ | Wear your comfiest onesie and hit the bars.  
  • Goat Yoga – Morning Session | Sat., Jan. 15 | 10:30-11:30 p.m. | 22 Franny’s Farm Road, Leicester, NC | $25 | Yoga + goats – what more could you want? 🐐
  • The Get Right Band | Sat., Jan. 15 | 8 p.m. | The Grey Eagle, 185 Clingman Ave. | $10 | A local psychedelic indie rock power trio band.🎸
  • Take Me Back to Harlem | Sat., Jan. 15 | 6 p.m. | The Orange Peel | $65 | Attend this musical theater performance set in the 1940’s to celebrate MLK’s birthday. 
  • Pen and Ink Drawing class | Sat., Jan. 15 | 10-11:30 p.m. | Leicester Library, 1561 Alexander Rd. | Free | James Cassara, who brings more than 35 years experience as an artist will guide you through landscape drawings. ✍️
  • Winter Workshop 1: Crafting Stories from Nature | Sat., Jan. 15 | 1-3 p.m. |  Christmount Christian Assembly, 222 Fern Way, Black Mountain | $40 | Join naturalist Doug Elliott and learn how we can celebrate our human connection with nature.
  • Barketype Adoption Event | Sat., Jan. 15 | 12-3 p.m. | Archetype Brewing West, 265 Haywood Rd. | Free | Come find a new fur baby to join your family. 
  • Saturday Meows with MPR AVL | Sat., Jan. 15 | 6-8 p.m. | PetSmart, 150 Bleachery Blvd. | Free | Come adopt a new furry friend. 🐱
  • Atelier Maison & Co.’s Warehouse Sale | Sat., Jan. 15 | 10 a.m.-6 p.m. | 121 Sweeten Creek Rd. | Free entry | Enjoy discounts up to 40% off and shop unique items from designers registered through the Trade Program, plus overstock and clearance inventory.*

Sunday, Jan. 16

  • Benefit for Sly Grog Lounge | Sun., Jan 16 | 4-8 p.m. | Leaf Global Arts, 19 Eagle St. | $15 | A benefit event with comedy, music, and puppetry.  
  • Sports: Get A Good Look World Tour | Sun., Jan 16 | 8 p.m. | The Grey Eagle, 185 Clingman Ave. | $17 | Attend this band’s show who blurs the lines between synth-pop, indie-funk, and psychedelic rock. 🎵
  • Alcohol Art Ink and Drink | Sun., Jan 16 | 4-5:30 p.m. | Archetype Brewing, 174 Broadway St. | $35 | Nationally published Artist Sherri Welser will demonstrate all the fun ways to create a beautiful landscape.
  • Burlesque Brunch | Sun., Jan 16 | 11 a.m. | The Grey Eagle, 185 Clingman Ave. | $15+ | A monthly burlesque and bellydance show with a classic speakeasy feel.
  • The Kruger Brothers Live | Sun., Jan 16 | 4-6 p.m. | The Madison County Arts Center, 90 S. Main St., Marshall | $35+ | Join this trio of musicians who play bluegrass and new American folk music. 
  • Plant-based Cooking Class | Sun., Jan 16 | 2-4:30 p.m. | Virtual | $35 | Join for an interactive virtual plant-based cooking class.

Jan. 17-23

Monday, Jan. 17 

Tuesday, Jan. 18

  • Read Southall Band | Tues., Jan. 18 | 8 p.m. | The Grey Eagle, 185 Clingman Ave. | $12 | Tunes from an Oklahoma-bred country band. 🎤
  • New Year, New Cheese! Charcuterie Workshop | Tues., Jan. 18 | Catawba Brewing Company South Slope, 32 Banks Ave. | $65 | Learn how to make a beautiful charcuterie board while sipping beer.🍻
  • BINGO – Holiday Regift Edition | Tues., Jan. 18 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. | Pack Memorial Library, 67 Haywood St. | Free | Bring your holiday gifts and re-gift them. 🎁
  • Taste of the Islands Wine Tasting & Pairing | Tues., Jan. 18 | 6 p.m. | North Carolina Wine Academy, 58 Wall St. | $50 | Get a taste of Puerto Rican, Hawaiian and Dominican Republic food paired with the perfect wines.

Wednesday, Jan. 19

  • January Chamber Orientation | Wed., Jan. 19 | 3:30-5 p.m. | Asheville Area Chamber of Commerce, 36 Montford Ave. | Free | Register and learn what being a Chamber member is all about.  
  • Pop-Up Game Nights | Wed., Jan. 5 | 10 p.m.-1 a.m. | Asheville Beauty Academy, 28 Broadway St. | $5 | Play from a large selection of classic board games.🎲
  • Wednesday Meows with MPR AVL |  Wed., Jan. 19 | 6-8 p.m. | PetSmart, 150 Bleachery Blvd. | Free | Come adopt a new furry friend. 🐱 

Thursday, Jan. 20 

  • Tall Heights | Thurs., Jan. 20 | 8:30 p.m. | The Grey Eagle, 185 Clingman Ave. | $18 | Listen to an electro folk band. 🎶
  • Biz & Bites: Empower Your New Year | Thurs., Jan. 20 | 12-1:30 p.m. | Focal Point Coworking, 125 South Lexington Ave. | $5 | Learn how to practice intention-setting, create powerful affirmations, and build mindful rituals. 
  • Hominy Creek Comfort Makers | Thurs., Jan. 20 | 10:30-12:30 p.m. | Enka-Candler Library, 1404 Sandhill Rd. | Work on projects that provide comfort items to those struggling.
  • Money Visioning & Goal Setting | Thurs., Jan. 20 | 12 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Join this online class by financial education & counseling business, OnTrack WNC.💰
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration | Thurs., Jan. 20 | 7-8 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Attend to hear the Keynote Address from New York Times bestselling author and Chair of Princeton’s Department of African American Studies, Eddie Glaude Jr. 

Friday, Jan. 21 

  • Getaway Comedy: Nathan Owens | Fri., Jan. 21 | 8-10 p.m. | Getaway River Bar, 790 Riverside Dr. | $15 | An Atlanta-based comedian. 
  • PARKER MCCOLLUM | Fri., Jan. 21 | 8 p.m. | The Orange Peel | $35 | A country singer + songwriter. 
  • The Pink Stones + Teddy and The Rough Riders | Fri., Jan. 21 | 8 p.m. | The Grey Eagle, 185 Clingman Ave. | $15 | A country rock artist.
  • Vintage Pop-up | Fri., Jan. 21 | 1-8 p.m. | 81 Broadway St. | Free | Shop vintage clothing, local art, Tarot reading, and more.
  • ​​70s Disco Night at the Riveter | Fri., Jan. 21 | 7-10 p.m. | Riveter, 701 Old Fanning Bridge Rd., Mills River | Free | Break out the polyester + platforms and boogie — prizes for the best costume and disco moves. 🕺*

Saturday, Jan. 22

  • 2022 Wedding Festival | Sat., Jan 22 | 10 a.m.-2 p.m. | WNC Agriculture Center | $8+ | Learn everything you need for a perfect wedding. 💍
  • Mustache The Band | Sat., Jan 22 | 8 p.m. | The Orange Peel | $12 | Enjoy country hits from the 90’s.
  • Roundtable Session for Women Entrepreneurs | Sat., Jan 22 | 10 a.m.-12 p.m. | Focal Point Cowork, 125 S. Lexington Ave. | $20+ | Join this collaborative, inclusive, and supportive environment. 
  • Saturday Meows with MPR AVL | Sat., Jan 22 | 6-8 p.m. | PetSmart, 150 Bleachery Blvd. | Free | Come adopt a new furry friend. 🐱 
  • Daniel Shearin | Sat., Jan 22 | 4-6 p.m. | Cellarest Beer Project, 395 Haywood Rd. | Free | Listen to the local singer from River Whyless and enjoy a drink or two.      

Sunday, Jan. 23

  • James McMurtry | Sun., Jan. 23 | 8 p.m. | The Grey Eagle, 185 Clingman Ave. | $22 | Listen to this alternative country show. 🎶
  • Tommy Stinson Solo | Sun., Jan. 23 | 8:30-11:30 p.m. | Fleetwood’s, 496 Haywood Rd. | $20+ | An alternative rock show artist plays his bass guitar. 🎸
  • Caravan Palace | Sun., Jan. 23 | 8 p.m. | The Orange Peel | $27 | Enjoy a show from a French electronic band based in Paris. 🎤
  • C2 Verona String Quartet | Sun., Jan. 23 | 3 p.m. | UU Congregation Of Asheville, 1  Edwin Pl. | $40 | Listen to this quartet luminous sound and dramatic poise.
  • Girl Scout Cookies & Wine Pairing | Sun., Jan. 23 | 3 p.m. | North Carolina Wine Academy, 58 Wall St. | $25 | Taste six classic girl scout cookies paired perfectly with six different wines.
  • The Kruger Brothers Live | Sun., Jan 23 | 4-6 p.m. | The Madison County Arts Center, 90 S. Main St., Marshall | $35+ | Join this trio of musicians who play bluegrass and new American folk music. 🎶
  • Art Break: A Living Language | Sun., Jan. 23 | 2-3 p.m. | Asheville Art Museum, 2 South Pack Sq. | With admission ticket | Led by Hilary Schroeder, take part in an informal gallery talk about  A Living Language: Cherokee Syllabary and Contemporary Art.

Jan. 24-30

 

Monday, Jan. 24

  • Boy Harsher | Mon., Jan. 24 | 7 p.m. | The Grey Eagle, 185 Clingman Ave. | $15 | US-based duo of vocalist + lyricist Jae Matthews and producer Augustus Muller. 

Tuesday, Jan. 25 

  • Quilting Bee | Tues., Jan. 25 | 10 a.m.-2 p.m. | East Asheville Library, 902 Tunnel Rd. | Free | Bring your own sewing machine + project or work together on a community project.
  • For the love of waterfalls | Tues., Jan. 25 | 7-8 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Kevin Adams is a naturalist, writer, teacher, and photographer who will teach you the historical significance of NC waterfalls.💧
  • Money Visioning & Goal Setting | Tues., Jan. 25 | 5:30 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Join this online class by financial education & counseling business, OnTrack WNC.💰  

Wednesday, Jan. 26 

  • Ryley Walker | Wed., Jan. 26 | 7 p.m. | The Grey Eagle, 185 Clingman Ave. | $15 | Rock out with this midwestern artist. 🎸
  • Pop-Up Game Nights | Wed., Jan. 26 | 10 p.m.-1 a.m. | Asheville Beauty Academy, 28 Broadway St. | $5 | Play from a large selection of classic board games. 🎲
  • Wednesday Meows with MPR AVL |  Wed., Jan. 26 | 6-8 p.m. | PetSmart, 150 Bleachery Blvd. | Free | Come adopt a new furry friend. 🐱
  • Mikasa Nostra 6 Course Dinner | Wed., Jan. 26 | 6:30-9 p.m. | Botanist & Barrel, 32 Broadway St. | $110+ | Enjoy Peruvian-Italian flavors provided by Chef Santiago Vargas and Sommelier/Pommelier Amie Fields.
  •  Intro to QuickBooks Online | Wed., Jan. 26 | 6-8:30 p.m. | Virtual | $25 | gain an overview of QuickBooks and the different subscription levels, learn how to navigate the dashboard, and more.   
  • Scotch & Chocolate Tasting Event | Wed., Jan. 26 | 8-10 p.m. | Top of the Monk, 92 Patton Ave. | $25 |Taste the delicate pairing of Scotch Whisky and locally handcrafted chocolates. 

Thursday, Jan. 27 

  • WomanUP Celebration | Thurs., Jan. 27 | 8-10 a.m. | Crowne Plaza Resort – Expo Center, 1 Resort Dr. | $50+ | Attend to honor the creativity of outstanding women in business.  
  • Railroad Earth | Thurs., Jan. 27 | 8 p.m. | The Orange Peel | $29 | Listen to these bluegrass inspired artists from New Jersey. 🎶
  • Jeremy Boger and The Golden Eagles: Albums Release Show | Thurs., Jan. 27 | 8 p.m. | The Grey Eagle, 185 Clingman Ave. | $10 | Celebrate their latest EP release with their hometown show.   
  • The Basics of Wine: Understanding red, white & rosé | Thurs., Jan. 27 | 6 p.m. | North Carolina Wine Academy, 58 Wall St. | $80 | Get a deeper understanding of where the taste of wine comes from.
  • GameRoom Standup Comedy Show | Thurs., Jan. 27 | Asheville Pizza & Brewing Co., 675 Merrimon Ave. | $10 | Enjoy some adult-friendly comedy entertainment featuring Asheville’s hottest comics.

Friday, Jan. 28 

  • El Ten Eleven | Fri., Jan. 28 | 8 p.m. | The Grey Eagle, 185 Clingman Ave. | $17 | Listen to this Los Angeles based rock duo. 🎸 
  • Orientation Session | Fri., Jan. 28 | 10-11 a.m. | Virtual | Free | Discover what resources are available at Mountain BizWorks that will help you start and grow your business.

Saturday, Jan. 29

  • Ward Davis | Sat., Jan. 29 | 8 p.m.| The Grey Eagle, 185 Clingman Ave. | $25 | Country music show by an American singer-songwriter from Monticello, AR. 
  • Supatight w/ Random Animals |Sat., Jan. 29 | 9 p.m.|  Asheville Music Hall, 31 Patton Ave. |  $10+ | Night of indie soul music.🎵
  • Queer Country Night | Sat., Jan. 29 | 8-11 p.m.| Fleetwood’s, 496 Haywood Rd. | $10 | Listen to three queer country bands.  
  • Town Mountain | Sat., Jan. 29 | 8 p.m. | The orange Peel | $20 | Listen to the band whose sound has been described as bluegrass spiced with country, old school rock ‘n’ roll, and boogie-woogie.
  • Beer & Cheese Pairing Masterclass | Sat., Jan. 29 | 4 p.m. | North Carolina Wine Academy, 58 Wall St. | $35 | Learn the basics about beer and cheese pairing.  
  • Saturday Meows with MPR AVL | Sat., Jan. 29 | 6-8 p.m. | PetSmart, 150 Bleachery Blvd. | Free | Come adopt a new furry friend. 🐱
  • Public Tour: Stained with Glass and A Hand in Studio Craft | Sat., Jan. 29 | 1-2 p.m. | Asheville Art Museum, 2 South Pack Sq. | With admission ticket | Learn from touring docent, Megan Pyle about this special collection.   

Sunday, Jan. 30

  • Justin Golan’s Piano Comedy Tour | Sat., Jan. 30 |  6 p.m. | The Grey Eagle, 185 Clingman Ave.| 15+ | Laugh with his professional piano bar entertainer and beatboxer from Canada.
  • Sip & Plant Workshop | Sat., Jan. 30 | 2 p.m. | 12 Bones Smokehouse South, 2350 Hendersonville Rd. | $15 | Join for craft beers and DIY succulent fairy gardens. 
  • 2022 Venture Asheville Demo Day | Sat., Jan. 30 | 5-7 p.m. | Ferguson Auditorium on A-B Tech Campus, 340 Victoria Rd. | Hear pitches from startups that are investment-ready and actively raising capital.  
  • The Year Project | Sat., Jan. 30 | 4-7 p.m. | Circa29, 56 Patton Ave. | $28 | An evening to cultivate, connect, prioritize, and organize your goals + intentions for the year.  

Monday, Jan. 31