Events

Accio Books Drive!

Thursday, April 7th 2016 - 12:00 am - 11:30 pm
at The Hop
640 Merrimon Ave #103

The Asheville Harry Potter Alliance wants your books! We’re collecting your unwanted or unneeded books for Accio Books, a book drive which will send the donations to a new community library in Uganda. We are specifically looking for books that include main characters or authors that are people of color. Any books that we are unable to send to Africa will be donated locally to The POP Project. We have book drop off locations at The Hop on Merrimon, Wyvern’s Tale, Retro Games in downtown Canton, Asheville Savings Bank downtown, and Orbit DVD. You can also come to any of our events listed below!

 

*April 13th at The Hop on Merrimon from 6-9pm for our opening event.

*April 23rd at Spellbound Books from 5-7pm for a World Book Night event

*April 30th at the Waynesville Branch of the Haywood County Public Library from 10am-4pm for Library-Con

*May 18th at the Canton branch of the Haywood County Public Library at 4pm for our Accio Books closing event.

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Emmylou Harris & Mary Chapin Carpenter

Monday, May 2nd 2016 - 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
at The Biltmore Estate
1 Lodge St

7:30 pm, Sunday, August 14th
Biltmore Estate

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Mix Dollar Dog Friday

Friday, May 6th 2016 - 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
at McCormick Field
30 Buchanan Pl

Join Mix for the season’s first DOLLAR DOG NIGHT with the Asheville Tourists!  Come to McCormick Field for the best family food and entertainment bargain in town, meet Mr. Moon and Ted E. Tourist, and visit the Mix tent when you come through the gate for a chance to throw the first pitch, and be upgraded to the Bojangles Suite Seats!

 

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Walk A Mile Asheville!

Saturday, May 7th 2016 - 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
at Pack Square Park
20 South Spruce Street

It’s that time of year again- time to put yourself in the shoes of another and join the people’s march against rape, sexual assault and gender violence. Walk a Mile Asheville, a benefit to support Our VOICE, will begin at 10:00 am on Saturday, May 7th at Pack Square Park. Register yourself or your team online at www.walkamileasheville.org . Be a part of the movement!

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Walk A Mile In Her Shoes

Saturday, May 7th 2016 - 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
at Pack Square Park
20 South Spruce Street

Join Dex from the Mix Morning Show and other men in heels walking around downtown Asheville to support Our Voice, the rape crisis center.  You can also pre-register here.

Weaverville Art Safari

Saturday, May 7th 2016 - 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
at Downtown Weaverville
N Main Street

On May 7-8 from 10 a.m.-5 p.m., the Weaverville Art Safari hosts a free self-guided tour of regional artists’ studios. More than 50 acclaimed artists showcase their newest collections. A downloadable brochure is available at WeavervilleArtSafari.com.

Weaverville Art Safari’s mission is to support local artists and attract visitors to the vibrant art community on the northern outskirts of Asheville, NC.

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Mix Yappy Hour

Thursday, May 12th 2016 - 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
at Moe’s Original Bar B Que
72 Weaverville Road

It’s a doggy date night! Bring your pooch Mix 96.5’s Yappy Hour, presented by the animal emergency and specialty professionals at REACH, your 24 hour emergency and specialty animal hospital. Join Tammy & Dex and discover the Asheville Food Park, a great play space for four- and two-legged visitors alike.  Your $5 ticket gets you complimentary light bites, and helps support the Asheville Humane Society.

Jesus Gets The Gameball/Crossover Cancer

Friday, May 13th 2016 - 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
at AC Reynolds High School
1 Rocket Drive

We host a basketball tournament each year in May. The proceeds are generated through entry fee for teams, concessions, and donations. All funds are donated to women who are currently fighting cancer, and are having a hard time financially. This year the tournament starts at 6:30 on Friday and ends at 5:30 on Sunday.

Def Leppard performs at the Wembley Arena

Featuring: Def Leppard, Joe Elliott
Where: London, United Kingdom
When: 18 Dec 2015
Credit: WENN.com

Def Leppard & REO Speedwagon

Friday, May 13th 2016 - 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
at Greensboro Coliseum
1921 W Lee St

7 pm, Friday, May 13th
Greensboro Coliseum

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TIPS-MAPP Pre-Service Training for Prospective Foster Parents

Monday, May 16th 2016 - 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
at Eliada
2 Compton Drive

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