Events Calendar

Feb
10
Fri
Designed for Drama: Fashion from the Classics @ Biltmore Estate
Feb 10 – Jul 4 all-day
Designed for Drama: Fashion from the Classics @ Biltmore Estate  | Asheville | North Carolina | United States

A collection of classic literary works and the popular movies that brought them to life will be celebrated in “Designed for Drama: Fashion from the Classics,” Biltmore’s newest exhibition of award-winning costumes and objects from the Biltmore collection. Set for Feb. 10 through July 4, 2017, the exhibition is inspired by favorite stories in George Vanderbilt’s 22,000-volume library.

Photo credit: Aaron Taylor-Johnson and Alicia Vikander in a scene from “Anna Karenina.” Costumes from the film will be on display in Biltmore House when “Designed for Drama: Fashion from the Classics” opens on Feb. 10, 2017. © 2012 Universal Pictures Limited

Jun
17
Sat
Better Dads Festival @ Roger McGuire Green, Pack Square Park
Jun 17 @ 12:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Better Dads Festival @ Roger McGuire Green, Pack Square Park | Asheville | North Carolina | United States

Kick off Father’s Day weekend with the Better Dads Festival taking place on June 17 in downtown Asheville. This free, family-friendly event welcomes men, women, and children from Asheville’s diverse communities to come explore and celebrate fatherhood in all its forms. Live music, dance, games, costumes, drumming, storytelling, crafts, a poetry slam, and a dress-your-dad photo booth will provide opportunities to play together. Community speakers will invite everyone (festival goers) to consider how men show up in their lives, the challenges they face, and the many possibilities that exist. For those seeking deeper connection, there will be sharing circles. Musical guests will include LYRIC (who performs with her father), Billy Jonas, and David LaMotte. Come join us for the music and the play and the zest of community. www.BetterDadsFestival.com