October 2011 Events

Fall Color Hike

October 1

The public is invited to celebrate the arrival of the 2011 fall color season with a hike through the crisp autumn woods led by a P ... Read more »

Hey Day

October 1

Hey Day, held every year in October, is the largest Special Event at the WNC Nature Center. In it’s 35th year, come celebrate th ... Read more »

Asheville Galleries

October 7

Asheville Downtown Gallery Association Invites you to visit the downtown galleries to enjoy the fine art and craft that they have ... Read more »

Carolina Bonsai Expo

October 8

Now in its 16th year, the Carolina Bonsai Expo is the premier event hosted by the Arboretum. Featuring juried exhibits by bonsai e ... Read more »

Swami Beyondananda

October 10

Expect to be struck by hilarious enlightening! An evening of laughter and insight with internationally known author, comedian, pol ... Read more »

Stingy Jack’s Pumpkin Patch

October 14

Stingy Jack’s Pumpkin Patch is an amazing Jack-O-Lantern Adventure and Fall Festival! Enjoy Stingy’s Illuminated Pumpkin Trail ... Read more »

Doc Watson & David Holt

October 15

Doc Watson is a national treasure — recipient of the National Medal of Arts, a National Heritage Fellowship, seven Grammy Awards ... Read more »

“What Turns Bees On”

October 16

“What Turns Bees On” An all day event at the Folk Art Center on the Blue Ridge Parkway (milepost 382 ) in Asheville - featurin ... Read more »

Charles Frazier of Malaprop’s

October 21

Malaprop’s and our co-sponsor The Great Smokies Writing Program are thrilled to host Asheville’s own Charles Frazier, who retu ... Read more »

Nature Scavenger Hunt

October 22

Join the Western North Carolina Alliance on Saturday, October 22, for a Nature Scavenger Hunt! Put your knowledge of nature to the ... Read more »

Halloween Fun and Games at UNC Asheville

October 23

Who: Kids 11 and under Where: Kimmel Arena on the Campus of UNC Asheville Wear your best costume and join our student-athletes f ... Read more »