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What's Good in the Hood, Asheville NC, April 26, 2024

World Tai Chi and Qigong Day! Meet up at Carrier Park in West Asheville at the pavilion. The class will be in the grassy area just outside of the pavilion. No experience is needed. This event is to help introduce new people to the various forms of Tai Chi, or Taiji, practice. This event is free and open to the public. Saturday, 10 am-3 pm | Carrier Park | 220 Amboy Rd.

Silent Disco at Rabbit Rabbit! Rabbit Rabbit and Asheville Brewing present the return of Silent Disco at Rabbit Rabbit on Friday nights! A different live DJ every Friday spinnin' tunes for you to boogie down to! The bar will be open with great cocktails and beer! Friday, 9 - 11:30 pm | 75 Coxe Ave | $5 | 18+

Sunday Morning Trivia Brunch! Bring your friends & family to compete in the Sunday Morning Trivia Brunch. Be prepared to enjoy a delicious breakfast, Mimosas, and breakfast beers & cocktails while deciphering multiple rounds of trivia questions. Each round will cover a range of fun ‘nerd-centric’ topics. Then stay for board games after! Sunday, 10:30 am-1 pm | Well Played Board Game Café | 162 Coxe Ave.

Home Barista Workshop! This is a hands-on experience. Our barista will take you through understanding what espresso should and should not taste like and why, explain dialing in, how to measure, distribute, tamp, and pull a shot, have you frothing milk, and learn how to pour. Ending with how to clean and maintain a sanitary machine/store the beans for freshness. $125.00/Per Person | Coffee Curious Workshops | 45 South French Broad Avenue

WBFD Spring Plant Sale! Stop by West Buncombe Fire Department for our annual Spring plant sale! They will have beautiful Spring flowers and a variety of vegetable plants to choose from. Sales will benefit the WBFD Fire Auxiliary, which supports our firefighters, their families, and the West Buncombe community. Saturday, 8 am - 12 pm | West Buncombe Fire Auxiliary | 549 Old County Home Rd

Pottery Demo! Potter Laurey-Faye Dean will be demonstrating throwing, trimming, and adding handles to pots in the lobby of the Folk Art Center on the Blue Ridge Parkway. Visitors are encouraged to watch and ask questions while the demonstrators work and talk about their creative process! Saturday, 10 am-4 pm | Folk Art Center | 382 Blue Ridge Parkway

Intro to Falconry! Carolina Avian Research & Education presents its Intro to Falconry class. An in-depth look at the history, some of the equipment used, and some of the techniques used in training these magnificent birds. Attendees will be able to meet several falconry birds up close and personal! This class is suitable for ages 14 and up. $45 | 109 Olivia Trace Dr, Fletcher | Tickets: https://carebird.org/class-list/

Eyes on the Solar System! Eyes on the Solar System with Asheville Museum of Science. Students will live a day in the life of our solar system through interactive play and inquiry-based exploration with their inflatable planetarium. They will take ownership of research and practice science communication through group sharing. Ages 8-15 | Saturday, 1 - 2pm | Fairview Library - 1 Taylor Rd

12th Annual Face Jug Show! Featuring new work from 12 potters across NC, SC, GA, TX, & WI, join them all month long as they celebrate a storied regional tradition: the wild, weird, and culturally iconic Face Jug! Saturday, 11 am-5 pm | American Folk Art & Framing | 64 Biltmore Avenue


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