Asheville celebrates fall with the 5th annual Oktoberfest, complete with plenty of polka dancing, noon to 6 Saturday, Coxe Avenue. $20
Celebrate autumn with the animals at the WNC Nature Center during the 37th annual Hey Day, Saturday. Pumpkin carving, bluegrass music, clogging, and of course plenty of critters. $8 adults/$4 kids/2 and under free.
Haywood County Community College hosts “Jammin’ at the Millpond” on its campus Saturday. Molasses making, crafts, vintage car show, kids area, and more. 10 to 4. FREE
It’s never too early to think about holiday shopping! Check out the Ooh La La Holiday Bazaar, featuring locally made arts & crafts. 10 to 4 Saturday, Pitchard Park, Asheville. FREE
You’ll find more than 100 venders taking part in the Maggie Valley’s October Leaves Craft Show, 9 to 5 Saturday and Sunday. $1 or one canned food item.