PlanAhead: June 2021

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Tuesday | June 1st

Show 

Asheville Old Time Jam | Tues., June 1 | 3–9 p.m. | Green Man Brewery,  27 Buxton Ave.| Free | Bring your strings for some good old-fashioned picking and grinning. 🎻

Community

West Asheville Tailgate Market  | Tues., June 1 | 3:30–6:30 p.m. | 718 Haywood Rd.| Free | Come hungry, leave with locally produced farm, food, and craft products. 🍅

 

Learn 

Evening Book Club: Educated  | Tues., June 1 | 7–8 p.m. | Enka-Candler Library, 1404 Sand Hill Rd.| Free, virtual | Discuss Tara Westover’s Educated with other book lovers. Email or call to register. 📘

Learn

Black History on the Blue Ridge Parkway: Places, Stories, and New Research | Tues., June 1 | 11 a.m. | Virtual | Free | This 30-minute webinar will discuss Black history that’s related to the Parkway + reckon with the agency’s historic racism.

TryThis

Painting & Pints  | Tues., June 1 | 6:30–8:30 p.m. | 12 Bones Brewing, 2350 Hendersonville Rd..| $37 | Sip suds and create your own take-home masterpiece. 🎨

Art

QuickDraw Fine Art Sale + Auction for Art Ed | Tues., June 1- Wed., June 30 | Virtual Event | Free, Donations Appreciated | Join QuickDraw Fine Art for their virtual auction where you can bid to win + help students create in rural WNC public schools. 

Wednesday | June 2nd

Show 

Patio Show: Pink Beds | Wed., June 2 | 8:30 p.m. | The Grey Eagle, 185 Clingman Ave. | $10 | An eclectic sound with influences of Americana, jazz + disco. Reserved seating.

Trivia 

Socially Distanced Trivia Night  | Wed., June 2 | 7– p.m. | Hi-Wire Brewing – Big Top, 2A Huntsman Pl. | Free | First, second, and third place winners win Hi-Wire gift cards.

Active 

High Intensity Interval Training | Wed., June 2 | 5:15-6:15 p.m. | Carrier Park, 220 Amboy Rd. | Free, register | Join the Asheville Fit Tribe Group for a 60-minute HIIT workout. 💪

Wellness 

Yoga in the Meadow  | Wed., June 2 | 6–7p.m. | Highland Brewing Co.

12 Old Charlotte Hwy. #200 | $10 | Unwind + stretch with Abbey, Highland’s Production Manager and certified yoga instructor. 

Learn

Smart Series: Juneteenth | Wed., June 2 | 12-1 p.m. | Virtual | Free, Registration Required | Bruce Waller Jr. will speak to the significance of the Juneteenth holiday + examine Asheville’s history of the holiday.

Arts 

A Life in the Wild  | Wed., June 2 | 9 a.m.-5 p.m. | The North Carolina Arboretum, 100 Frederick Law Olmsted Way | Free with parking | This exhibit features 40+ images from award-winning nature photographer Thomas D. Mangelsen.

Thursday | June 3rd

Show 

Sunset Rooftop Standup Comedy | Thurs., June 3 | 7 p.m. | Rabbit Rabbit, 75 Coxe Ave. | $24+ | Featuring Cary Goff + other premier asheville comics.

 

Show 

Ryan Montbleau | Thurs., June 3 | 7 p.m. | Salvage Station, 468 Riverside Dr. | $25 | A roots rock, americana powerhouse. Tickets sold in pods. 

Show 

Lawn Concert with Dave Jordan & The NIA | Thurs., June 3 | 7 p.m. | Isis Music Hall, 743 Haywood Rd. | $15 | Award winning roots rocker. Seated concert with dinner. 

Show 

Patio Show: Ross Osteen Band | Thurs., June 3 | 6 p.m. | The Grey Eagle, 185 Clingman Ave. | $10 | Blues + rock scene from the deep south. Reserved seating.

Show 

49 Winchester | Thurs., June 3 | 8 p.m. | The Orange Peel, 101 Biltmore Ave. | $20 | A country group from Castlewood, VA belting Appalachian soul music.

Learn 

Online Spanish Conversation Group | Thurs., June 3 | 5–6 p.m. | Enka-Candler Library, 1404 Sandhill Rd. | Virtual, register | Practice your Spanish language skills virtually. 

Learn

BPR and Foxfire Oral History Project – Virtual Information Session | Thurs., June 3 | 12-1 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Learn how to record your own oral histories. 

Network

Business After Hours | Thurs., June 3 | 5:30-7 p.m. | Firelight Hearth & Patio, 264 Biltmore Ave. | Join the Asheville Chamber + make business connections at this monthly networking event. 

TryThis

Canvas Shoe Makeover | Thurs., June 3–Fri. June 4 | 1–4 p.m. | Local Cloth, 207 Coxe Ave. | $60 | Transform your new or used white cotton canvas kicks. 👟

TheBuy 

Spring Plant Shows | Thurs., June 3-Sun., June 6 | 10 a.m.-4 p.m. | M R Gardens, 441 Onteora Blvd. | Free | Nab the season’s last native flowers, veggie starts, herbs, and more. 🌱

PlanAhead

10th Annual Black Jar International Honey Tasting Contest | Thurs., June 3 | 5-7:30 p.m. | Renaissance Asheville Hotel | $75 | Enjoy delicious hors d’oeuvres, wine + beer, a silent auction, honey tasting, and live music by Jason DeChristofaro at the 10th Annual International Honey Tasting event.

Friday | June 4th

Theatre

Ballet Conservatory of Asheville presents La Sylphide | Fri., June 4 | 7 p.m. | $17-22 | Diana Wortham Theatre, 18 Biltmore Ave | Watch a performance about a Scottish fairy, La Sylphide, who enters the dream of a young Scotsman + then allures him when he wakes. 

Show 

Silent Disco with Molly Parti | Fri., June 4 | 8 p.m. | Rabbit Rabbit, 75 Coxe Ave. | $5 | Groove + move to your own beat. 

 

Show 

The Wildmans | Fri., June 4 | 7 p.m. | Isis Music Hall, 743 Haywood Rd. | $15 | An up + coming Neo traditional string band. Seated concert with dinner. 

Show 

Celebrate Pride: Tret Fure, Kipyn Martin , Abby Posner Live Stream | Fri., June 4 | 8 p.m. | Virtual | $15+ | Three singer songwriters come together to celebrate Pride month.

Show 

Patio Show: Hearts Gone South | Fri., June 4 | 6 p.m. | The Grey Eagle, 185 Clingman Ave. | $10 | Classic style country full of heart + soul. Reserved seating.

Show 

The Steel Woods | Fri., June 4 | 9 p.m. | The Grey Eagle, 185 Clingman Ave. | $20+ | Southern rock, Americana roots country. 

Show

Getaway Comedy featuring Kate Willett | Fri., June 4 | 7:30-8:30 p.m. | The Getaway Bar, 790 Riverside Dr. | $18 | Feminist storytelling that’s raunchy, smart + relateable. 

Saturday | June 5th

Community

Historic Montford Garden Tour | Sat., June 5 | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. | Various locations | $25 | Visit 12 Montford gardens while enjoying bluegrass, folk + classical music performances.

Show 

Elle King: Pod Show at Paint Rock Farm | Sat., June 5 | 7:30 p.m. | Paint Rock Farm, 1295 Paint Rock Rd., Hot Springs | $150+ | A mix of country, rock n’ roll + punk. Tickets sold in pods. 

Show 

Ariella | Sat., June 5 | 7 p.m. | Isis Music Hall, 743 Haywood Rd. | $15 | Blues, jazz + soul. Seated concert with dinner. 

Show 

The Secret B-Sides | Sat., June 5 | 8 p.m. | The Orange Peel, 101 Biltmore Ave. | $10 | Fresh sounds, rooted in the classics of R&B + soul.

 

Show 

Patio Show: Life Like Water | Sat., June 5 | 6 p.m. | The Grey Eagle, 185 Clingman Ave. | $12 | Indie folk, with elegant vocal harmonies. Reserved seating.

TryThis

Dumplings from around the World  | Sat., June 5 | 4–7 p.m. | Asheville Mountain Kitchen, 332 E Sondley Dr. | $75 | Learn to make various Asian dumplings, steamed buns, and pierogi. 🥟

Art

Living Images, An Augmented Reality Experience in Art | Sat., June 5 | 4-7 p.m. | Trackside Studios, 375 Depot Street, River Arts District, Asheville | Free | Artist Jaime Byrd brings one of the first Augmented Reality art exhibits to the Asheville area.

Event

Poses & Pints @ 12 Bones South |  Sat., June 5 | 11 a.m- 11:45a.m. | 12 Bones South 2350 Hendersonville Road Arden, NC 28704 | $10 | Join Down Dog yoga for a beginner friendly yoga class at 12 Bones South. Instructor Mauni will guide you through a gentle but challenging yoga class in the brewery taproom. 

Sunday | June 6th

Show 

Darren Nicholson Band | Sun., June 6 | 7 p.m. | Isis Music Hall, 743 Haywood Rd. | $15 | A group of Appalachian musicians with a love of American acoustic music. Seated concert with dinner. 

Theatre

WNC Dance Academy Spring Show | Sun., June 6 | 2 p.m., 5 p.m. | Diana Wortham Theatre, 18 Biltmore Ave. | WNC Dance Academy presents their annual Spring Showcase, featuring award winning WNCDA Performance Company and the artistry of talented academy students and choreographers.

Show 

Patio Show: Jeff Santiago & Los Gatos | Sun., June 6 | 6 p.m. | The Grey Eagle, 185 Clingman Ave. | $12 | Sway with funk, rock + pop. Reserved seating.

Show 

Tongues of Fire + Nordista Freeze + Cry Baby + Daddy’s Beemer | Sun., June 6 | 8:30 p.m. | The Grey Eagle, 185 Clingman Ave. | $10 | A blend of 60s pop + modern psychedelia. 

Monday | June 7th

Tuesday | June 8th

Civic 

Asheville City Council Budget Hearing | Tues., June 8 | 5 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Join this public hearing on the City’s 2021-22 annual operating budget.

 

Show 

The Arcadian Wild | Tues., June 8 | 8 p.m. | The Grey Eagle, 185 Clingman Ave. | $12+ | Traditional + contemporary music that creates various acoustic sounds.

Wednesday | June 9th

Show 

Patio Show: Derek Frye | Wed., June 9 | 6 p.m. | The Grey Eagle, 185 Clingman Ave. | $10 | Traditional + contemporary music that creates various acoustic sounds.

Thursday | June 10th

Show 

Sunset Rooftop Standup Comedy | Thurs., June 10 | 7 p.m. | Rabbit Rabbit, 75 Coxe Ave. | $24+ | Featuring Cary Goff + other premier asheville comics.

Show 

Lawn Concert with Jesse Barry & The Jam | Wed., June 10 | 6 p.m. | Isis Music Hall, 743 Haywood Rd. | $15 | Historical tales of heartbreak, trouble + strife through angsty rock. 

Show 

Patio Show: The Maggie Valley Band | Thurs., June 10 | 6 p.m. | The Grey Eagle, 185 Clingman Ave. | $8 | Traditional + contemporary music that creates various acoustic sounds. Reserved tables.

Show

Power of Animal-Human Relationships: Culture | Thurs., June 10 | 12 p.m- 1 p.m. | Virtual Event | Free | Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians Storytellers, Kathi Littlejohn, and Freeman Owle will share stories that show the unique bond between humans and animals.

Friday | June 11th

Network

Mega Networking | Fri., June 11 | 8:30 a.m.- 12 p.m. | Holiday Inn Biltmore West, 435 Smoky Park Hwy. | In a relaxed and friendly atmosphere, meet face-to-face with business prospects from a variety of industries and gain exposure for your company.

Show 

Cane Mill Road | Fri., June 11 | 7 p.m. | Isis Music Hall, 743 Haywood Rd. | $15 | Walk the lines between bluegrass, americana, old-time + folk. Seated concert with dinner. 

Show 

Silent Disco with Molly Parti | Fri., June 11 | 8 p.m. | Rabbit Rabbit, 75 Coxe Ave. | $5 | Groove + move to your own beat. 

Show 

Psychedelic Jam Fest 2021 | Fri., June 11-Sun., Jun.13 | 7 p.m. | Sly Grog Lounge, 271 Haywood St. | $35 | A night of psychedelic fun with some of the biggest funk bands + DJ’s in the southeast. 

Show 

Patio Show: Howl In The Valley | Fri., June 11 | 6 p.m. | The Grey Eagle, 185 Clingman Ave. | $10 | Folk rock trio with powerful, well-crafted songs. Reserved seating. 

Show 

Rahm Squad | Fri., June 11 | 8 p.m. | The Grey Eagle, 185 Clingman Ave. | $8+ | Elements of indie-rock, funk, world-music + soul. 

Saturday | June 12th

Show 

The Lazybirds | Sat., June 12 | 7 p.m. | Isis Music Hall, 743 Haywood Rd. | $15 | American roots band from the mountains of North Carolina. Seated concert with dinner. 

Show 

Psychedelic Jam Fest 2021 | Fri., June 11-Sun., Jun.13 | 7 p.m. | Sly Grog Lounge, 271 Haywood St. | $35 | A night of psychedelic fun with some of the biggest funk bands + DJ’s in the southeast. 

 

Show 

The Get Right Band | Sat., June 12 | 8 p.m. | The Orange Peel, 101 Biltmore Ave. | $10 | A psychedelic indie rock power trio hailing from Asheville, NC.

Show 

Patio Show: Caiola, Airpark, and Kirby Sybert | Sat., June 12 | 6 p.m. | The Grey Eagle, 185 Clingman Ave. | $17 | Indie, folk, 70s jams + more. Reserved seating. 

Sunday | June 13th

Show 

Russ Wilson & his Famous Orchestra: Music that made the 20’s Roar! | Sun., June 13 | 7 p.m. | Isis Music Hall, 743 Haywood Rd. | $15 | Hear the jazzy music of Duke Ellington, Paul Whiteman, Abe Lyman, Charlie Johnson, Fletcher Henderson + others. Seated concert with dinner. 

Show 

Psychedelic Jam Fest 2021 | Fri., June 11-Sun., Jun.13 | 7 p.m. | Sly Grog Lounge, 271 Haywood St. | $35 | A night of psychedelic fun with some of the biggest funk bands + DJ’s in the southeast. 

Show 

Patio Show: Lord Nelson | Sun., June 13 | 6 p.m. | The Grey Eagle, 185 Clingman Ave. | $10 | Elements of piano, organ + horns in guitar-based rock. Reserved seating. 

Event

Grove Park Neighborhood Outdoor Living Garden Tour | Sun., Jun 13 | 10 a.m.- 3 p.m.| Grove Park Neighborhood 324 Charlotte Street | $20, tickets available day of | Enjoy a self directed tour of the private gardens in the Grove Park Neighborhood filled with history, local legends, architectural information and more

Monday | June 14th

PlanAhead

Business Before Hours | Tues., June 15 | 8-9 a.m. | WNC Farmers Market, 570 Brevard Rd. | Make connections + promote your business at this monthly morning networking event. 

Tuesday | June 15th

TryThis 

Painting & Pints | Tues., June 15 | 6:30-8:30 p.m. | Catawba Brewing Co., 32 Banks Ave. | $37 | Grab a brew + get crafty. 

Wednesday | June 16th

Event 

Hippie Dippie Summer Fest | Wed., June 16 | 6-8 p.m. | Haiku I Do, 26 Sweeten Creek Rd. | $30 | Bust out your flared jeans, flower crowns + all things hippie.

Thursday | June 17th

Show 

Sunset Rooftop Standup Comedy | Thurs., June 17 | 7 p.m. | Rabbit Rabbit, 75 Coxe Ave. | $24+ | Featuring Cary Goff + other premier Asheville comics.

Network

Asheville Chamber Annual Meeting | Thurs., June 17 | 5-8:00 p.m. | Biltmore Estate | $100+ | Celebrate the success of local business leaders + enjoy a gourmet dinner at this black-tie occasion. 

Film 

The Spirits Still Move Them | Thurs., June 17 | 7 p.m. | The Orange Peel, 101 Biltmore Ave. | $15+ | A documentary film focusing on the iconic moonshiners.

Show 

Patio Show: The Whiskey Charmers | Sun., June 13 | 6 p.m. | The Grey Eagle, 185 Clingman Ave. | $10 | The Detroit-based band performs their recent album “Lost on the Range.” Reserved seating. 

Show 

Music Room: Susto | Sun., June 17 | 9 p.m. | The Grey Eagle, 185 Clingman Ave. | $25 | The Rogue Acoustic Tour featuring Rose Hotel. Reserved seating. 

Show 

Lawn Concert with CaroMia Tiller & Rahm Mandelkorn | Thurs., June 17 | 7 p.m. | Isis Music Hall, 743 Haywood Rd. | $15 | An evening of good vibes, originals + classic gems. Seated concert with dinner. 

Show

Power of Animal-Human Relationships: The animals that rescue us | Thurs., June 17 | 12 p.m- 1 p.m. | Virtual Event | Free | Join Eva Hyatt, Executive Director of PARTNERS! Canine, as she shares about the value of taking good care of ourselves by taking care of the animals who need a home.

Friday | June 18th

Show 

Bygone Blues with Peggy Ratuz and Aaron Price | Fri., June 18 | 7 p.m. | Isis Music Hall, 743 Haywood Rd. | $15 | Vintage blues inspired by female artists from the early 1900s. Seated concert with dinner. 

Show 

Graham Sharp | Fri., June 18 | 8 p.m. | The Orange Peel, 101 Biltmore Ave. | $15+ | Songwriter, singer, guitarist + banjo player.

Show 

Patio Show: Jack Marion And The Pearl Snap Prophets | Fri., June 18 | 6 p.m. | The Grey Eagle, 185 Clingman Ave. | $10 | Storytelling folk music mixed with high-energy + reckless outlaw country. Reserved seating. 

Show 

Music Room: Matt Heckler | Fri., June 18 | 9 p.m. | The Grey Eagle, 185 Clingman Ave. | $15 | Featuring Sweet Baby Jules + distinctive string sounds. 

Show 

Silent Disco with Molly Parti |  Fri., June 18 | 8 p.m. | Rabbit Rabbit, 75 Coxe Ave. | $5 | Groove + move to your own beat. 

Saturday | June 19th

Show 

Unspoken Tradition | Sat., June 19 | 7 p.m. | Isis Music Hall, 743 Haywood Rd. | $15 | New, original bluegrass. Seated concert with dinner. 

Show 

Andrew Scotchie & The River Rats | Sat., June 19 | 8 p.m. | The Orange Peel, 101 Biltmore Ave. | $10 | High energy funk, rock + blues.

Sunday | June 20th

Theatre

Blue Ridge Orchestra presents String Solstice | Sun., June 20 | 3 p.m., 5:30 p.m. | Market Street Courtyard, 18 Biltmore Ave. | Celebrate the solstice with the Blue Ridge Orchestra Chamber Strings.

Show 

Molly Stevens with A Tale of Two | Sun., June 20 | 7 p.m. | Isis Music Hall, 743 Haywood Rd. | $15 | Americana + blues melodies. Seated concert with dinner. 

Monday | June 21st

Tuesday | June 22nd

Wednesday | June 23rd

Show 

Patio Show: 5j Barrow | Wed., June 23 | 6 p.m. | The Grey Eagle, 185 Clingman Ave. | $8 | Soulful music, evocative imagery +lyrics that touch the heart. Reserved seating. 

Thursday | June 24th

Show 

Sunset Rooftop Standup Comedy | Thurs., June 10 | 7 p.m. | Rabbit Rabbit, 75 Coxe Ave. | $24+ | Featuring Cary Goff + other premier asheville comics.

 

Show 

Lawn Concert with Honey Magpie | Thurs., June 24 | 7 p.m. | Isis Music Hall, 743 Haywood Rd. | $15 | An indie-folk band from Chapel Hill. Seated concert with dinner. 

Show 

Patio Show: Hotel Fiction | Wed., June 23 | 6 p.m. | The Grey Eagle, 185 Clingman Ave. | $8 | Best friends Jade Long + Jessica Thompson perform genre-fluid music with indie, pop + rock influences. Reserved seating. 

Show

Power of Animal-Human Relationships – Respectful Training | Thurs., June 24 | 12 p.m- 1 p.m. | Virtual Event | Free | In this online session, Melissa Helms, an ABC Certified Dog Trainer, will help you understand how to communicate with your dogs to maximize the human-animal relationship.

Friday | June 25th

Show 

The Burnett Sisters Band w/Colin Ray | Fri., June 25 | 7 p.m. | Isis Music Hall, 743 Haywood Rd. | $15 | Folk music + modern bluegrass. Seated concert with dinner. 

Show 

Patio Show: The Scatterlings | Fri., June 25 | 6 p.m. | The Grey Eagle, 185 Clingman Ave. | $10 | An acoustic, Americana band based in Asheville. Reserved seating. 

Show 

Daniel Donato | Fri., June 25 | 9 p.m. | The Grey Eagle, 185 Clingman Ave. | $10 | An evening of cosmic + western jams. 

Event 

South Atlantic Hemp + Arts Expo | Fri., June 25 | 9 p.m. | Asheville WNC Agricultural Center | $28+ | Everything hemp, music, art + so much more. 

Saturday | June 26th

Show 

Americana Rising: featuring Jane Kramer, Kristen Englenz, Jason Erie, and Jon Latham | Sat., June 26 | 7 p.m. | Isis Music Hall, 743 Haywood Rd. | $15 | An evening of songs + stories from the Southeast’s most beloved up-and-coming artists. Seated concert with dinner. 

Show 

Sang Sarah | Sat., June 26 | 8 p.m. | The Orange Peel, 101 Biltmore Ave. | $10 | Atmospheric heavy rock that draws influences from early metal.

Show 

Daniel Donato | Sat., June 26 | 9 p.m. | The Grey Eagle, 185 Clingman Ave. | $10 | An evening of country + western songs. 

Event

Arts in the Burg Launch Party Festival | Sat., June 26 | 9 a.m-4 p.m. | 207 South Cedar Avenue, South Pittsburg, Tn | Free | The Arts in the Burg Launch Party festival will include 30 artists booths, Guest speakers, Food Trucks, Craft Beer, and more. 

Sunday | June 27th

 

Dish 

Chow Chow: Appalachian Pride Brunch | Sun., June 27 | 12-3 p.m. | Smoky Park Supper Club, 350 Riverside Dr. | $75 | Local chefs will share personal stories about identity equality, and finding family and community through cooking. 

 

Show 

The Floyd Philharmonic | Sun., June 27 | 7 p.m. | Isis Music Hall, 743 Haywood Rd. | $15 | A mix of classics followed by Dark Side of the Moon in its entirety. Seated concert with dinner. 

Show 

Dirty Dozen Brass Band | Sun., June 27 | 8 p.m. | The Grey Eagle, 185 Clingman Ave. | $20 | A brass band pioneering modern New Orleans sound. 

Monday | June 28th

PlanAhead

Fern Way Farm School Summer Camps | Mon., Jun. 28 – Fri, Jul. 30| 6-7:30 p.m. | Christmount, 222 Fern Way, Black Mountain, NC 28711| $150+ | At Fern Way Farm School we offer a variety of summer camps for all ages. For camp descriptions and information click here.

Tuesday | June 29th

Wednesday | June 30th

Show 

Patio Show: Lo Wolf | Wed., June 30 | 6 p.m. | The Grey Eagle, 185 Clingman Ave. | $8 | A classically trained harpist turned folk singer.