Tuesday, August 25th 2015 - All Day
Intent to Apply forms are available 8/25/15.. Submission of a completed form registers a parent/guardian’s intent to apply for Open Enrollment Period scheduled to begin January 2016. Forms will be available in English and Spanish. Register online or at Henderson County Public Libraries
Thursday, October 1st 2015 - All Day
Massage Envy recognizes the sacrifices that United States military members make every day and wants to honor those members and the volunteers who support military organizations. In order to help show our gratitude, we created Massage Envy Cares For Those Who Care: an opportunity for some deserving people in our community to experience the benefits of massage. On October 1, 2015 Massage Envy will begin to accept nominations via their Facebook page for one Asheville-area military member or volunteer who could benefit from the stress relief, relaxation and pain relief that massage therapy provides. If you know a member of the military or a military-related volunteer, you now have a chance to nominate that person to win a free 1-year membership to Massage Envy (consisting of twelve 1-hour monthly massages, including gratuity). To submit your nomination, visit the Massage Envy Spa – Asheville Facebook page and tell Massage Envy why you believe this special person should win a membership. Entries will be accepted October 1 through October 31, 2015. Winners will be announced November 5, 2015.
Saturday, October 10th 2015 - 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm at Asheville Home Builders Association
14 Mimidis Ln
A free self guided tour of homes in and around the Asheville Area. We invite you to join us on 34th Annual Parade of Homes! Plan to visit a variety of beautiful and inspiring homes through a free self guided tour over two dynamic weekends taking place October 10-11 and 17-18, 2015. Homes will be open from 12 noon to 5pm. Come and browse the latest designs and trends, get ideas, visit with Builders, shop for your new home, locate your future Builder or simply take pleasure in the Parade!
Saturday, October 24th 2015 - 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
On October 24 and 25 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., the Weaverville Art Safari hosts a free self-guided tour of regional artists’ studios. A special preview party to kick off the event will be held at the Weaverville Town Hall on October 23 at 7 p.m.
Saturday, October 24th 2015 - 11:00 am - 2:00 pm at AB Tech Community College – Ferguson Auditorium
340 Victoria Rd
The 2015 Let’s Explore Africa (LEA) Quiz Tournament is here! Students across the State of North Carolina in 4th through 12th grade will be competing. This segment is for residents in the Appalachian Region. Admission to the event is FREE.
Saturday, October 24th 2015 - 11:00 am - 2:00 pm at Lake Julian Park
Long Shoals Road
It’s time to design your Scarecrow and Pumpkin!
Gather your friends and family to create a scarecrow and enter it into our Scarecrow Contest or Carve a pumpkin and bring it with you to enter into the Pumpkin Carving Contest. We will have some great prizes for the best Scarecrows and Carved Pumpkins. Preregistration for the Scarecrow Contest is suggested. Entry forms can be found on the Buncombe County Parks and Recreation Website. www.buncombecounty.org/parks Contest winners will be announced at 2:00 pm the day of the Festival.
The Fall Festival will have many activities available for folks of all ages: Take a Ride on the Pirate Pontoon Ship, look for bones from Steve the Pirate on a Skeleton Scavenger Hunt, try Zombie Zumba, Pumpkin Volleyball or take a break with your little ones and listen to a story as you look out over beautiful Lake Julian and the Fall splendor. WNC Safe Kids, Buncombe County Sheriff’s Department Crime Prevention and Skyland Fire Department will be there with Fall safety tips.
Friday, October 30th 2015 - 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm at Estes Elementary
275 Overlook Rd
We are providing a fun safe place for families to hangout this Halloween season. So join us for a FREE party on October 30th at Estes Elementary from 6-8PM. There well be LOTS of candy, inflatable games, custom contest and more!
Friday, November 6th 2015 - 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm at The Robert Greene Theatre at TC Roberson High School
250 Overlook Rd
The Progressive Education Program presents internationally renowned puppeteer Hobey Ford and his “Golden Rod Puppets” November 6th at The Robert Greene Theatre at 7pm to raise funds essential to augment their yearly budget.
Friday, December 4th 2015 - 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm at Downtown Marshall, NC
Downtown Marshall, NC
The pageant is held each night beginning at 6:30 pm as the streets of Marshall are transformed into Bethlehem through costumed townspeople, cast members, songs of the season, and narration. A live nativity.
Saturday, December 5th 2015 - 8:00 am - 10:00 am at Dicks’s Sporting Goods
107 River Hills Rd
Nominate a child in need for a $100 shopping spree at Dick’s Sporting Goods on Dec. 5 from 8-10 am during the $100 For 100 event at the Dick’s Sporting Goods in the River Hills Shopping Center, 107 River Hills Road, in Asheville.