August 2009 Events

Asheville Wine & Food Festival

August 8

Help us celebrate the beginning of the grape harvest season and the kick-off of Asheville's first Wine and Food Festival! This eve ... Read more »

De La Soul at The Orange Peel

August 9 - August 10

At the time of its 1989 release, De La Soul's debut album, 3 Feet High and Rising, was hailed as the future of hip-hop. With its c ... Read more »

The Rocky Horrow Show

August 10 - August 11

Flat Rock Playhouse presents The Rocky Horror Show. Come up to the lab and see what's on the slab! This cult classic will time-war ... Read more »

Flower Carpet

August 14

Flower Carpet - This 14,400-square-foot design features thousands of plants woven together on the South Terrace of Biltmore House ... Read more »

Phil Mechanic Studios Open House

August 15 - August 16

Phil Mechanic Studios Open House - Saturday & Sunday August 15 & 16 10 am - 6 pm The artists at Phil Mechanic Studios cordially in ... Read more »

Doug Stanhope

August 15

Aug. 15th Doug Stanhope is a stand-up comic. Has been since 1990. His material ranges from true-life graphic perversion to volatil ... Read more »

August Concerts

August 21

Produced by the Asheville Downtown Association, Downtown After 5 is celebrating its 21st year. The concert series is the 3rd Frida ... Read more »

Delicious Raw Desserts

August 22

Come celebrate Delicious Raw Desserts with us — beautiful sunny weather, laughter & music, and fun in the sun with delicious, vi ... Read more »

Wonder and Wisdom

August 23

Windhorse Zen Community invites you to "Wonder and Wisdom," an evening of spellbinding storytelling with internationally acclaimed ... Read more »

Bele Chere 5k

July 25

Celebrate the 30th running of the largest road race in Western North Carolina. The Bele Chere 5K is the race everybody runs so com ... Read more »

Zoso at The Orange Peel

August 27 - August 28

In 1995, Zoso was formed to create the most mesmerizing and accurate portrayal of "the biggest band of the 1970's" - Led Zeppelin ... Read more »

Grand Slam Asheville

August 28

Tennis legend Andre Agassi has joined the Grand Slam Asheville lineup and will take on Marat Safin at this rare exhibition event, ... Read more »

Amanda Gable at Malaprop's

August 29

Amanda Gable reads from and signs her new book, The Confederate General Rides North, in which Katherine McConnell, an 11-year-old ... Read more »


August 30

Mix your favorite mind-blowing lecture in college with a hot night out at a club, add a few beers, and you've got TEDxAsheville, w ... Read more »