The Appalachian Trail Conservancy

Sunday, June 1st 2014 - All Day

The Appalachian Trail Conservancy invites experienced backpackers to apply for its Smokies Wilderness Elite Appalachian Trail Crew, known as SWEAT. Each six-day session gives volunteers the opportunity to work on different parts of the Appalachian Trail in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Hikers interested in volunteering between June and August on SWEAT Crew should apply at or call 828-357-6541.


Community Action Opportunities: Head Start Program

Friday, June 27th 2014 - 9:00 am - 4:00 pm at 25 Gaston St
25 Gaston St

Community Action Opportunities invites Buncombe and Madison County residents to give their child a Head Start and apply for its free comprehensive, educational program for 3 and 4 year olds. Call 828-252-2495 or stop by 25 Gaston St. in Asheville.


Blue Ridge Rollergirls

Saturday, August 2nd 2014 - 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm at US Cellular Center
87 Haywood St.

Blue Ridge Rollergirls are ranked in the top 50 teams internationally! They will compete in the Division 1 playoffs in Sacramento, Ca. this year. 6pm – Blue Ridge French Broads vs Demolition City Destruction Dames 8pm – Blue Ridge All Stars vs Demolition City Dynamite Dolls $12 Tickets $10: Students, Military, Go Local Cards, Groups 10+, Fire/Police/EMS


Benefit of Culture: A Pirate Party Hullabaloo

Thursday, August 7th 2014 - 5:00 pm at Highland Brewing Company
12 Old Charlotte Hwy

LEAF presents the 4th annual FUNdraising event, Benefit of Culture: A Pirate Party Hullabaloo on August 7th, at the Highland Brewing Tasting Room. This pirate themed evening of music, food, drinks, and fun will benefit six youth arts education programs locally and globally through LEAF Schools & Streets and LEAF International programs. Patrons are encouraged dress in their swashbuckling best for the pirate costume contest, live music by Sirius B and the “Swashbuckling Sea-Stars”, Easel Rider “Pirate Arts,” and opportunities to win fabulous booty in the silent auction. Local HomeGrown EATS and a Highland Brewing BEER are included with ticket. Doors open at 6p.m. with a special VIP reception at 5pm. Individual tickets are $35; family tickets are $60, which includes admission of two adult and their children; VIP tickets are $75 per person; children under 10 are FREE. Tickets are available at For more information about Benefit of Culture, visit


The ‘Live in Living Color’ Benefit Concert

Sunday, August 10th 2014 - 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm at Abernethy UMC
1418 Patton Ave

Open Minds, Open Hearts, Open Minds. Vocal Blast, Asheville’s Community Choir, is all volunteer. We raise money for local performing arts scholarships mainly for AVL city schools. The ‘Live in Living Color’ Benefit Concert is a collection of songs from musicals that have been adapted from a film. Vocal Blast is a community -all volunteer- show choir started in 2012. No tickets, but donation at the door for admission.

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