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What's Good in the Hood, Asheville NC, January 19, 2024

It's Friday!! That means it's time for some What's Good in the Hood! We hope you find something wonderful to do this weekend! Stay warm!


The Dolly Llama Opening!

Branded swag to free desserts, and even selfies with … llamas! On Saturday, The Dolly Llama Waffle Master, which serves sweet and salty waffle and ice cream edible masterpieces, will open at 2 Town Square Blvd., Suite 130, Biltmore Park Town Square.

Two llamas will be attending the grand opening party for unforgettable photo opportunities!

Asheville Pizza Comedy & Open Mic!

A Charlotte Comic Takeover!!! It’s Another Great Comedy Show at Asheville Pizza & Brewing Co., Theater 2! Sunday, 6:30p, 18+, Get Dinner, Drinks & Laughs with the area's best standup comics. Featured + Open Mic Comedy. [Performing comics get 3-5m, FREE entry and pizza.] In from Charlotte, Morgan Marie is guest hosting, with some great comic features in tow!! Get Your Tickets Now!! $14 | 675 Merrimon Ave

The Wizard of OZ - Youth Edition

Asheville Junior Theater is kicking this show up a notch with a bluegrass/Appalachian/Asheville adaptation of the original. It’s the classic story with a creative twist in a familiar setting. Featuring local Bluegrass band, The Well Drinkers. This show will knock your socks off!! Diana Wortham Theatre | 18 Biltmore Ave. | $20 to $25

Taco Temple!

“Asheville's Taco Temple on Charlotte Street is probably my favorite taco place as of right now...” (Asheville Foodie Community). Heirloom corn tortillas are ground onsite daily. Slow-roasted chicken and pork pastor.

Tacos, Tortas, and Tequila! Order online or dine in!  mamacitastacotemple.com | 132 Charlotte St.

Westville Pub!

They believe that a good pub should be a melting pot for the community. It should have good beer and good spirits, in both uses of the word. Local neighborhood bar and grill with freshly prepared eclectic cuisine plus a large variety of micro-brewed beers and handmade cocktails. Dine-in and outdoor seating or order for takeout! 777 Haywood Rd | westvillepub.com

Asheville Tool Library

Commit at least three months to training and you can assist this community-based lending library as a dedicated maintenance staff repair person, and a tool inventory librarian — plus, explore short-term opportunities like tool sales and tool sharpening days.

16 Smith Mill Rd. | (828) 808 – 2122 | https://ashevilletoollibrary.org/volunteer/

Yoga in the Asheville Art Museum

Creative Flow: Join others in collaboration with the Asheville Art Museum for a harmonious blend of artistic inspiration and mindful movement. Saturday | 9:30am-10:30am (Also Saturday, January 27, Saturday, February 03, Saturday, February 10, Saturday, February 17)

Asheville Art Museum | 2 S. Pack Square

Winterfest at Fae Nectar!

Saturday January 27th is the Second annual WINTERFEST festival! An all-day extravaganza hosted by the Warriors Of Ash and Fae Nectar, this exciting Axe & Sword Fighting Event will be accompanied by a roaring bonfire, working blacksmiths, live music, axe throwing, pony rides, and a village of Artisans. Artisan Market - 11am to 5pm | Sword Fighting & Viking Battle Music - 12pm, 2pm, and 4pm at Fae Nectar!

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