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Daily Events presented by: Comprehensive info by Asheville's alternative weekly, MountainXpress, which is also printed every Wednesday and distributed throughout the Asheville Area for free. Click Here> One of the finest regional websites anywhere with a number of stations. Its 88.7 FM reaches the Asheville area with an excellent variety of music, from funky to international to blues to bluegrass favorites and newbies, depending on the time of day or night. This radio service of Isothermal College in Spindale, NC, provides a detailed online Community Calendar of daily events, big and little, an impressive ever-changing compendium for those to be in the know. Click Here> For today's events and festivals, simply click on the button that says "SUBMIT EVENT SEARCH" to see today's listed events. This website is owned by the Buncombe County Tourism Development Authority. Click Here> Although somewhat limited in its listings, Asheville Daily Planet's worth may be its selection of events others give short shrift to or ignore entirely. Click Here>

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Downtown Asheville Art Galleries' free Art Walk Friday on Aug. 3 | It's the season for walking around downtown, and no better excuse is needed than for participating art galleries to open their doors en masse from 5 to 8 p.m., on Fri., Aug. 3, 2018. Psssst, pass it on: On the art walk, hot wire your creative sensibilities at Momentum Gallery (24 No. Lexington Ave.) — and ask them about their plans for a new 21,000 sq.ft. gallery, located on Broadway next to the Mellow Mushroom. But live big and visit Momentum on Lex on June 1st; it's truly exquisitely curated, stunningly contemporary, and a must-see gallery for serious art lovers who enjoy taking it all in at ALL the galleries participating in this year's Downtown Asheville "First Fridays" Art Walks on Aug. 3, Sept. 7, Oct. 5, Nov. 2 and Dec. 7, 2018, via More>

'Downtown After Five' in Asheville on Aug. 17 | Having kicked off its 30th season in the spring, 'Downtown After Five' continues throughout the summer. This free street party is open to the public complements of Asheville Downtown Association with support by Prestige Suburu and many other local businesses and organizations. Its next event is scheduled for Aug. 17, 2018. Details of this and other 'Downtown After Five' events in 2018 at More>


Spring into Dance and honor Mother's Day with the Asheville Ballet | On May 11 & 12, 2018, beginning 7:30 p.m. at Diana Wortham Theatre, this professionally produced, family-friendly event features a special ballet in honor of Mother’s Day. It was created by Fleming Lomax, and features a new work by Asheville Ballet director Ann Dunn with live music by Earspace, as well as exciting new works by Tricia Renshaw, Sandi Weinberg, and Jessica Hodgins. For details, visit More> | For tickets, visit More>