FernLeaf Community Charter School

August 25, 2015 - December 31, 2015 - All Day at

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


34th Annual Parade of Homes

October 10, 2015 - October 18, 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!


FREE Gluten Free Event!

October 11, 2015 - 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm at Lelia Patterson Wellness Center
1111 Howard Gap Road

Fletcher Valley Market and Bakery is holding a FREE Gluten Free Event at the Lelia Patterson Wellness Center in Fletcher on Sunday October 11th from 1 to 5pm! You’ll be able to sample gluten-free foods and speak to the vendors from Ardenne Farms, Heritage Health, Kim’s Simple Meals and more! The Lelia Patterson Wellness Center is at 1111 Howard Gap Road. Visit, or find them on Facebook!


Weaverville Art Safari

October 24, 2015 - October 25, 2015 - 10:00 am - 5:00 pm at

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.


2015 Let’s Explore Africa (LEA) Quiz Tournament

October 24, 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.

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Fall Festival at Lake Julian Park

October 24, 2015 - 11:00 am - 2:00 pm at

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. 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.

Madison County Christmas Pageant

December 4, 2015 - December 5, 2015 - 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm at

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.

Joyal Capital Management Foundation, Inc.

December 5, 2015 - 8:00 am - 10:00 am at Dick’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.

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