October 2009 Events

James and the Giant Peach

October 1

Diana Wortham Theatre and Theatre UNCA present James and the Giant Peach. This literature-based production follows the story of or ... Read more »

The Black Crowes at the Civic Center

October 2

Rolling Stone's Best New American Band of 1990, The Black Crowes bring their bluesy jam to Asheville¹s Thomas Wolfe Auditorium Fr ... Read more »

World of Woodworking

October 4

Three days when the world of woodworking comes to Asheville. See top professionals woodworkers from across the country, watch educ ... Read more »

Duhks at The Orange Peel

October 8

The Winnipeg, Manitoba-based Duhks have always gravitated towards traditional roots-based song structures, but they've never stopp ... Read more »

The Marriage of Figaro

October 9

Mozart's beloved comedy, The Marriage of Figaro, brings a musical journey of love and intrigue to the stage for the opening of Ash ... Read more »


October 10

Octoberfest: The event will feature beer tastings from local breweries including Highland Brewing, Asheville Brewing Company, Pisg ... Read more »

Southern Highland Craft Guild

October 15

The Asheville Civic Center comes alive with fine traditional and contemporary crafts made by members of the Southern Highland Craf ... Read more »


October 16

Chicago's premier, GRAMMY® nominated Mexican folk music group, SONES DE MÉXICO ENSEMBLE will put on a special family-friendly, c ... Read more »

David Magee at Malaprop's

October 22

Award-winning columnist and author David Magee will read from and sign his book, The Education of Mr. Mayfield. It chronicles the ... Read more »

Tour de Nantahala Road Ride

October 23

Featuring the Tour de Nantahala Road Ride, this fall festival will keep everyone entertained with a 5K trail run, special German c ... Read more »

Asheville Women's Expo

October 23

Two days catering to every aspect of a woman's life. The Asheville Women's Expo features exhibits, health screenings, fashion show ... Read more »

Creepy Crawler Cabin

October 24

Creatures of the darkness will be on display in the Creepy Crawler Cabin along with a fabulously large 8 ft. Burmese python, a 5 f ... Read more »

Best of WNC 2009

October 25

Mountain Xpress, Asheville's alternative newspaper and website, presents Best of WNC 2009! This showcase features entertainment, f ... Read more »

Spyro Gyra at Biltmore

October 30

Legendary jazz group Spyro Gyra will perform at Biltmore's newest event venue, Diana at Biltmore, for a special Fall evening of mu ... Read more »

Spirits of Asheville Masquerade

October 31

Halloween gets a funny at the Spirits of Asheville Masquerade, at 8 pm - 2am Oct. 31 in the Haywood Park Ballroom on Haywood Stree ... Read more »

Pretty Lights at The Orange Peel

October 31

Pretty Lights is the musical vision of the ultra-versatile Colorado based producer Derek Vincent Smith, accompanied in the live se ... Read more »