ROSMAN — Go behind the scenes of the Pisgah Astronomical Research Institute with a free open house at the 200-acre former NASA station tucked away in the Pisgah National Forest from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, May 1.
HAYWOOD — Stock up on hanging baskets, annuals, perennials, vegetables and herbs at one of several greenhouse sales being held in Haywood County over the coming week.
ASHEVILLE — The Uncommon Market, Asheville’s largest curated pop-up market, will be held from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, April 25, at the Foundy in the River Arts District.
ASHEVILLE — Peruse the offerings of more than a dozen WNC camps at a summer camp expo from noon-4 p.m. Saturday, April 24, at the Asheville Outlets.
PISGAH FOREST — The popular twilight tours to see the rare Blue Ghost firefly — the visual equivalent of a tribe of fairies carrying blue candles through the forest — are expected to fill up fast again this year.
WAYNESVILLE — Dozens of costume pieces from past theatrical productions at Haywood Arts Regional Theater are getting sold off to free up the theater's wardrobe space.
SWANNANOA — Have some fun by the water with a spring kids fishing tournament at the small lake at Charles D. Owen Park along the Swannanoa River from 8-11:30 a.m. Saturday, April 17.
ASHEVILLE — Yoga sessions at The Asheville Art Museum are held one Saturday morning a month, with the next one coming up Saturday, April 17.
HENDERSONVILLE — Serenity Moss Garden is allowing the public to tour the privately-held hillside moss garden between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. April 17-18.
ASHEVILLE — Kids can borrow a ukulele, disc golf set and games through a new “Take & Play” program at Pack Library in Asheville.
CHIMNEY ROCK — Awaken your spring senses with a sunrise yoga series held four Saturdays at Chimney Rock State Park, from 6:45 a.m to 7:45 a.m on April 17, April 26, May 9 and May 26.
ASHEVILLE — It’s impossible to overstate the wow-factor invoked by an astounding walk-through maze of willow-branch sculptures at the Biltmore Estate.
BREVARD — See a working dog tag machine from WWII, the newest addition to the Veterans History Museum of the Carolinas in Brevard.
ASHEVILLE — Biltmore Gardens Railway brings the estate to life in miniature with a model train exhibit located in the Conservatory.
CHIMNEY ROCK — Learn to take better photos on your phone with a beginner photography class from 9 a.m to 12 p.m Saturday, April 10, at Chimney Rock Park.
WNC provides a perfect spiritual backdrop for outdoor Easter Sunrise Services, with many being live streamed to worship virtually from your own living room.
WAYNESVILLE — Ridin’ on Faith Ministries will lead an Easter Sunrise Service at 7 a.m. Sunday, April 4, in the arena of the Smoky Mountain Event Center in Waynesville.
BRYSON CITY — The Great Smoky Mountains Railroad is rolling out a new themed excursion for Easter weekend: The Bunny Hopper Express Easter Train on April 2 and 3.
The Southern Highland Craft Guild invites visitors to experience free craft demonstrations at the Folk Art Center, 382 Blue Ridge Pkwy., daily from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
From singing to playing in a rock band, this year’s summer music camps offered by Asheville Music School are filled with opportunities for young people.
Come see the story of Alyx and Dru, as it unfolds throughout their lives, performed along the Reed Creek Greenway. There will be staggered showings on Saturdays and Sundays from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Wee Trade Carolinas is starting its 20th year of bringing the Wee Trade Consignment Event to Western North Carolina. The free event returns on Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 27-28.
HENDERSONVILLE — Bullington Gardens is gearing up for its 2021 Spring Speaker Series, offering both virtual and hybrid classes. Look for the same high quality educational programming as offered in past years.
The HCC Small Business center presents a free seminar titled: "A simple Recipe for Social Media Success," which will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 10 from 1-2:30 p.m.
Elevated Mountain Dislilling Company is hosting a Sweetheart Dining Experience on Sunday, Feb. 14. The dinner will be held at 6 p.m.
Asheville-based artist Cilla Vee presents Angel of Light, a durational performance in the Museum’s oculus window, viewable from the plaza and beyond. The performance will take place at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, March 9.
The Asheville Art Museum announces Meeting the Moon, an exhibition featuring prints, photographs, ceramics, sculptures, and more from the Museum’s Collection.
Skating Rinks, bowling alleys, and laser tag arenas are all closed, but movie theaters are still open. Waynesville's movie theater, Smoky Mountain Cinema, is open and showing movies for families to enjoy.
Explore the world of sound through the history, science, and music of the synthesizer and the theremin at the Moogseum at 56 Broadway St. in Asheville. Discover their impact on all genres of music from classical to jazz and country to rock.
Biltmore continues to safely welcome guests to its 8,000-acre estate in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Asheville and will boast a range of favorite seasonal events along with several new experiences in 2021.