Nathan King, “Beyond Knowledge and Skills: Education for Intellectual Virtue”

Highsmith Student Union, Alumni Hall (114)

"Philosophy professor Nathan King will present ""Beyond Knowledge and Skills: Education for Intellectual Virtue,” at 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 23 in Highsmith Union, Alumni Hall. King will discuss the importance of intellectual virtues, such as curiosity, carefulness, autonomy, humility, and open-mindedness. King’s lecture will explore why these virtues matter, and how students and professors can develop them.

Queer Studies Conference

Sherrill Center Concourse

UNC Asheville will host its biennial Queer Studies Conference from March 24-26 on campus, bringing together scholars, artists and activists for workshops and presentations focusing on the theme “Blooming: Metamorphoses and Seasons of Queerness.” This conference is open to the pubic and free for all attendees, with a suggested donation of $20-60. Registration is required and available here.


UNC Asheville

Greenfest is a semi-annual series held on the campus of UNC Asheville in September and March/April that celebrates sustainability, students, and community.

RAIL Project Symposium

UNC Asheville

This spring, UNC Asheville will host the Rail and Incarcerated Laborer (RAIL) Project Symposium from March 30 to April 1. The three-day event consisting of panels, conversations, and field opportunities, […]

Visting Writers: Jamel Brinkley

Sherrill Center, Ingles Mountain View Room

Award-winning author Jamel Brinkley will present a reading at 7 p.m. on Thurday, April 6 in UNC Asheville's Sherrill Center, Mountain View Room.

Charles Frazier in Conversation with Wiley Cash

Lipinsky Hall Auditorium

UNC Asheville Writer-in-Residence Wiley Cash will join award-winning author Charles Frazier in conversation to celebrate the release of Frazier's new book, "The Trackers," on Monday, April 10 at 7 p.m. in Lipinsky Auditorium. Barrett Smith from the Steep Canyon Rangers will also perform Woody Guthrie/Depression era tunes. 

Activating Indigenous Beats: Hip Hop Nativo Festival

University Quad

The week-long event features an outdoor concert on the UNC Asheville Quad on Friday, April 14 with Indigenous hip-hop artists, a DJ, and mural artists from North and South America to celebrate hip-hop culture and highlight the power of music and literature as tools for promoting awareness about Indigenous and African American realities in Abiayala (the Americas).

“The Right to Read” Documentary Screening

Highsmith Student Union, Grotto (108)

UNC Asheville will host a screening of "The Right to Read" at 2 p.m. and again at 4 p.m. on Thursday, April 13 in Highsmith Union, The Grotto. "The Right […]

Southern Appalachian Weather and Climate Workshop

Highsmith Student Union, Alumni Hall (114)

"The Southern Appalachian Weather and Climate Workshop, held April 14-15 in Highsmith Union, brings together a diverse group of federal, academic, students, and broadcast media to share research, operations, and communication of weather, water, and climate events.

Student Creative Activity and Research Forum

Highsmith Student Union, Mountain Suites (225/226)

The Student Creative Activity and Research Forum, showcasing student projects that have been selected for the Outstanding Achievement in Creative Activity and Research Award, will take place from 5-7:30 p.m. on Friday, April 14 in Highsmith Union.

“And Then They Came For Us,” Documentary Screening

Mullen & James Humanities Lecture Hall

UNC Asheville will host a screening of the film "And Then They Came For Us," with an introduction by Amanda Glenn-Bradley, user engagement librarian, at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, April 18 in the Mullen & James Humanities Lecture Hall.

TheatreUNCA Presents “Elektra”

Carol Belk Theatre

Travel through a familiar mountain backdrop while exploring an Ancient Greek tale as you’ve never seen it before, with TheatreUNCA’s spring production of “Elektra.” 


Spring Student Art and Ceramics Sale

The UNC Asheville Student Art and Ceramics Sale will be held Friday, April 21 from 4 to 8 p.m., and on Saturday, April 22 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., […]

The Reuter Center Singers in Concert, “Across the Pond…We Go!”

Reuter Center, Manheimer Room (102)

The Reuter Center Singers will present their spring concert, "Across The Pond ... We Go!" performing memorable selections from "Les Miserables," "Mamma Mia," and "Miss Saigon" musicals at 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 30 in the Reuter Center, Manheimer Room.

STEAM Studio’s “Bridge the Gap” SkillSet Fundraiser

STEAM Studio 821 Riverside Dr., Asheville

UNC Asheville STEAM Studio's SkillSet programs will hold a fundraiser event benefiting student financial assistance from 5 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 18 at STEAM Studio. The event will include a tour of the studio, a silent auction featuring objects created by instructors, and refreshments. 

2023 Summer Buzz Breakfast Series

Crowne Plaza Resort Expo Center 1 Resort Drive, Asheville

Building Bridges: What is Already Being Done and How Can You Help?


2023 Bulldog Athletics Association Scholarship Golf Classic

Country Club of Asheville

The 2023 Bulldog Athletics Association (BAA) Scholarship Golf Classic presented by Harrah's Cherokee Casino Resort and the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians will be held August 21 and 22 at the Country Club of Asheville. All proceeds from the Golf Classic go to support the UNC Asheville student-athlete scholarship fund.

Exhibition: STEAM Studio, Six Years in the Making

Owen Hall, S. Tucker Cooke Gallery

UNC Asheville’s STEAM studio will present an exhibition of works, “UNCA Steam Studio: 6 Years In The Making” at the S. Tucker Cooke Gallery in Owen Hall on UNC Asheville’s campus, with a public reception on Aug. 31 from 5-9 p.m. The gallery will continue to host the exhibition until Sept. 14.

John Vercher and Wiley Cash in Conversation

Malaprops Bookstore and Cafe 55 Haywood St.,, Asheville

John Vercher, inaugural Wilma Dykeman Writer-in-Residence at UNC Asheville, and Wiley Cash, New York Times bestselling author and Alumni Author-in-Residence at UNC Asheville, will host a conversation and booksigning at […]

Saturday North Asheville Tailgate Market

Parking Lot P28

The North Asheville Tailgate Market is held every Saturday on UNC Asheville's campus in lot P28. Voted #1 Farmers Market in WNC, the North Asheville Tailgate Market (NATM) features local produce direct from area farmers, local baked goods, handmade crafts, music and more with over 65 vendors weekly. 

“Externalities,” Lecture with Artist Nick Raynolds

Ramsey Library, Blowers Gallery

Local artist Nick Raynolds will discuss the work in his current exhibit, “Externalities,” at 1 p.m. on Thursday, September 14, in UNC Asheville’s Ramsey Library, Blowers Gallery.

National Voter Registration Day.

UNC Asheville

Register to vote or update your registration on National Voter Registration Day, September 19. Student volunteers will be tabling from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in front of Ramsey Library, in Reed Plaza, at the Governor’s Hall shuttle stop and on the first floor of Highsmith to register voters, help voters update their registration status and answer any election-related questions. 

“What’s Ahead for NC Elections in 2023 and 2024,” with Executive Director of the NC State Board of Elections Karen Brinson Bell

Highsmith Student Union, Blue Ridge Room (202/203)

Learn how changes in election law will affect your voting experience in 2023 and 2024. Executive Director of the North Carolina State Board of Elections and UNC Asheville alumna Karen Brinson Bell will be delivering a public talk on “What's Ahead for NC Elections in 2023 and 2024” on September 19 in the Blue Ridge South Room of Highsmith Student Union at 7 p.m.

Common Word Community Read: Student-Athlete Roundtable

Reuter Center, Manheimer Room (102)

Join Wiley Cash and several student-athletes for a robust discussion about the pressures and expectations of life as a student-athlete on Thursday, September 21 at 7 p.m. in UNC Asheville's Reuter Center Manheimer Room.

Family Weekend

Join us for a fun-filled weekend with your loved ones at UNC Asheville from September 22 to 24! Family members of students in any class – first-year, sophomore, junior, or senior – are strongly encouraged to attend. We have planned a wide range of activities and entertainment both on campus and in Asheville. Explore the […]

Free – $50

Fall Clothing Swap

Carol Belk Theatre

Participants are invited to bring two to 10 clean items of clothing in good condition to Belk Theatre, room 118 between Monday, Sept.18 and the event opening on Friday, Sept. 22 at noon. Late donations will also be accepted.

Fall 2023 Greenfest

UNC Asheville will celebrate its bi-annual 2023 Fall Greenfest from September 24-30. There will be daily events throughout the week-long festival hosted on UNC Asheville’s campus, many are free and open to the public.

Live at Lunch Music Performance

University Quad

UNC Asheville music students will treat audiences to free, weekly performances throughout the fall semester at noon on Thursdays on the Quad, outside of Lipinsky Auditorium. 

Career and Internship Fair

Highsmith Student Union, Blue Ridge Room (202/203)

A Career and Internship Fair will take place from noon to 2 p.m. on Thursday, September 28 in UNC Asheville's Highsmith Union, Blue Ridge Room. UNC Asheville students, alumni, and community members are invited to learn about opportunities with employers, service experiences, and internships, with organizations looking for talent.