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Loving Food Resources Affair in White August 10
Aging with Pride- A Men's Health Program August 15
Blue Ridge Pride Festival September 28



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JULY ​

July 1, Monday – Grey Eagle Open Mic Night (Every Monday night) Place: Grey Eagle 185 Clingman Ave. Asheville 28801- Sign Ups at 6:00 Performances start 7:00 PM Everyone is invited to join in or see performances that include many local LGBTQ artists. Admission is Free

July 1, Monday – Hendersonville’s Gay Men’s Happy Hour (Meets first Monday of each month). Change of restaurant this month. Meet at Mezzaluna 226 N. Main St. Hendersonville. Time 5:00 Pm as usual. All men are invited to come out and join in the fun. 

July 1, Monday – Asheville Lesbian Social Club – Beginners Line Dancing. For location and details see ALSC Meet Up group. 

July 1, Monday – PFLAG-Hendersonville (Meets 1st Monday of the Month) All are invited to attend, free. Place: Providence Baptist Church Education room, 1201 Oakland St. for more info contact jerry.w96@gmail.com Time: 7:00 - 8:30 PM

July 1, Monday - – LGBTQ Book Club (meets 1st Monday of the month) at Malaprops 55 Haywood St. downtown. Time:7:00 PM in Regional Book Section

July 1, Monday - Risque Monday Burlesque Hosted The Odditorium 1045 Haywood Rd. Time: 8:30-11:30 PM a weekly burlesque show presented by Deb au Nare's Burlesque Academy of Asheville. Come see a mix of burlesque performers from newbies to veterans EVERY WEEK! You will never see the same show twice!

July 2, Tuesday - Men's Coffee Club, (meets every Tuesday) at Green Life Grocery Cafe at 70 Merrimon Avet. 9:00 Am All men are invited to attend for coffee and conversation. contact Rick at ricsem@att.net 

July 2, Tuesday WNCAP offers a HIV/AIDS support group (Every 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month). The group is held at All Souls Counseling Center @ 6pm. For more information on the support group, contact us at (828) 252-7489. All Souls Counseling Center is located at:35 Arlington Street, Asheville, NC 28801

July 2, Tuesday – Booty Tuesdays and Drag at Ole Shakey’s. (First and third Tuesdays of each month) Come out and enjoy a Queer Dance Party DJed by lil meow meow. Drag begins at 11:30 PM.  

July 2,Tuesday - Queer Book Club for Young and new adults – Ages 14-24, a special group organized by Asheville Buncombe Library held (first Tuesday of the month) Place: South Buncombe Library 260 Overlook Rd. Asheville. PH: 828-250-6488 All young adults are invited.  

July 3, Wednesday- Mens Nude Yoga (held every Wednesday) -a non-sexual, non-exclusive Gay Yoga class 6:45 pm above the French Broad Co-op space 90 Biltmore Ave. for more information contact ashevillenudeyoga@gmail.com

July 3, Wednesday -- Gathering At The Social Lounge (Every Wednesday- This is an informal gathering of Asheville gay men for socializing and conversation from 6:00 on. The Social Lounge, 29 Broadway Downtown.

July 3, Wednesday - Roast of Ida Carolina.  A special drag show 
The Odditorium 1045 Haywood Rd. West Asheville. 

July 4, Thursday - Karaoke Thursdays at The Burger Bar 1 Craven St. Asheville 28806 Time: 9 PM until.

July 4, Thursday - Party Foul Fourth of July in the Trailer Park. Asheville’s weirdest punk Drag Show is throwing a Fourth of July Celebration!! With none other than the Trailer Of Chambers, Ashevilles Trashy Trailer Park Drag Family. Doors open at 9:00, show begins at 10:00 PM.  The Odditorium 1045 Haywood Rd. West Asheville 

July 5, Friday - LGBT Elders Advocates – Luncheon. Come join us at La Carreta in North Asheville EVERY FRIDAY to enjoy lunch with other LGBTQ+ elders and advocates. They are joining up with an ongoing Phoenix lunch.

July 5, Friday - Walk IT Out - The LGBTQ walking group. (First Friday of each month) changed date this month to July 12 due to 4th Holiday. See Below. 

July 5, Friday -Total Gold Dance Party (First Friday of Every Month) Longest running monthly dance party in WNC.Music to dance to includes trap, pop, footwork, rap, 90’s, and anything else that is fabulous to dance to. 10:00 PM to Closing $5.00 at door The Underground O.Henry's

July 5, Friday - Anam Cara Theatre Company production of “The Secret History of Trash Day.” The performances will take place at Attic Salt Theatre 2002 Riverside Dr. Suite 42-0. Asheville. Free Admission, with donations accepted. Details on play and Anam Cara Here.

July 5, Friday - Lambda Al-Anon - Open meeting for gays lesbians and teens (Every Friday) Cathedral of All Souls 9 Swan Street Biltmore Village 8:00 pm

July 6, Saturday - Asheville Lesbian Social Club Saturday Coffee and Conversation Time: 9:30 AM Meet other area lesbians and enjoy events. Membership is required through Meet Up Group and full details are available upon joining ALSC

July 6, Saturday - Anam Cara Theatre Company production of “The Secret History of Trash Day.” The performances will take place at Attic Salt Theatre 2002 Riverside Dr. Suite 42-0. Asheville. Free Admission, with donations accepted. Details on play and Anam Cara on Theatre page 

July 6, Saturday - Asheville Lesbian Social Club Coffee and Conversation. For more details and location see ALSC Meet Up group.

July 7, Sunday - Sunday – First Sunday Pot Luck at O. Henry’s. Come share your favorite dish with friends and be entertained later. Time: 5:00 PM. Everyone is invited.  

July 7, Sunday – Youth Outright Meets (First and Third Sundays 16-20 age group,) Special programs designed for specific age group as a safe space to gather. New location Francine Delany New School 119 Brevard Rd. Asheville,NC 28806 Time: 3:00 – 6:30 PM

July 8, Monday- Asheville Lesbian Social Club Beginner Line Dancing Time: 7:00 PM - Meet other area lesbians and enjoy events. Membership is required through Meet Up Group and full details are available upon joining ALSC

July 8, Monday - Grey Eagle Open Mic Night (Every Monday night) Place: Grey Eagle 185 Clingman Ave. Asheville 28801- Sign Ups at 6:00 Performances start 7:00 PM Everyone is invited to join in or see performances that include many local LGBTQ artists. Admission is Free

July 8, Monday - Risqué Monday Burlesque. a weekly burlesque show presented by Deb au Nare's Burlesque Academy of Asheville. Come see a mix of burlesque performers from newbies to veterans EVERY WEEK! You will never see the same show twice! Place: Odditorium 1045 Haywood St. West Asheville 28806 Time: 8:30-11:30 PM 

July 9, Tuesday- Pricilla Chambers presents Drag and Dancing at Ole Shaky’s, Asheville. See Entertainment more details. 

July 9, Tuesday – Transformers Peer Support Group (Transgender group meets 2nd Tuesday of each month) Time 7-8:30 pm Topics vary monthly. All transgender persons and supporters are invited to attend. For place and more information contact ashevilletransformers@gmail.com

July 9, Tuesday -Asheville Pride Bowling Summer League. You are invited to participate in the 3rd Summer Bowling League. There are currently 14 teams and lasts 12 weeks and consists of LGBT and friends bowlers. If you are interested in bowling or just coming out and supporting contact Pride Bowling or show up. Place: AMF Star Bowling Lanes 491 Kenilworth Rd. For more info go to Asheville Meet up Group 

July 9, Tuesday – Queer Pie Night Out - It’s a Queer Night Out monthly (2nd Tuesday of month) gathering of pie, and conversation Place: Baked Pie Company 50 N. Merrimon Ave. Suite 103, Asheville 28804

July 9, Tuesday - Men's Coffee Club, (meets every Tuesday) at Green Life Grocery Cafe at 70 Merrimon Ave. 9:00 Am All men are invited to attend for coffee and conversation. contact Rick at ricsem@att.net 

July 9, Tuesday - Gorge-US Monthly Dinner Club ( Meets once a month ) Special Pot Luck at member’s home.. For more info or to join contact Gorge US 

July 10 , Wednesday – PFLAG Asheville - (meets 2nd Wednesday of month) Meetings are at First Congregational UCC 20 Oak St. Asheville, 28801 Room E-107 Time : 7:00 PM PFLAG is made up of parents and friends of the LGBTQ community and all interested are invited to attend. Check out their Facebook page for additional events.

July 10, Wednesday- Mens Nude Yoga (held every Wednesday) -a non-sexual, non-exclusive Gay Yoga class 6:45 pm above the French Broad Co-op space 90 Biltmore Ave. for more information contact ashevillenudeyoga@gmail.com

July 10, Wednesday -- Gathering At The Social Lounge (Every Wednesday- This is an informal gathering of Asheville gay men for socializing and conversation from 6:00 on. The Social Lounge, 29 Broadway Downtown.

July 10, Wednesday - Queer Women's Book Club (Meets mid Wednesdays Monthly) at Firestone Books and Coffee 610 Haywood Rd. Time: 7:30 PM. For more information see QWBC

July 11, Thursday – Karaoke Thursdays at The Burger Bar 1 Craven St. Asheville 28806 Time: 9 PM until.

July 12, Friday - Walk IT Out - The LGBTQ walking group (Normally meets on First Friday - Changed due to 4th Holiday.  Different location today.  They will be meeting near Carrier Park in front of Homegrown on Amboy Road at 5:45 and walking at 6pm. 
219 Amboy Rd, Asheville, NC 28806  Everyone is invited to come out and join the group. 

July 12, Friday – Friday - Lambda Al-Anon - Open meeting for gays lesbians and teens (Every Friday) Cathedral of All Souls 9 Swan Street Biltmore Village 8:00 pm

July 12, Friday - LGBT Elders Advocates – Luncheon. Come join us at La Carreta in North Asheville EVERY FRIDAY to enjoy lunch with other LGBTQ+ elders and advocates. They are joining up with an ongoing Phoenix lunch.

July 12, Friday – Tuck It UP Buttercup – Turn About Show with non-drag performers dressing up and putting on a show. Place: Banks Ave Bar. Time: Begins at 9:00 PM 

July 13, Saturday –

July 14, Sunday - Youth Outright Meets (Second and Fourth Sundays 11-15 age group,) Special programs designed for specific age group as a safe space to gather. New location Francine Delany New School 119 Brevard Rd. Asheville,NC 28806 Time: 3:00 – 6:30 PM

July 14, Sunday – Tea Dance at Banks Ave. A revival of the Sunday afternoon traditional T-Dance. Place: Banks Ave Bar 32 Banks Ave. Asheville Time: 4 -8 PM. This is an LGBT event, all are welcome.

July 14, Sunday – LIM Sunday Brunch (2nd Sunday of each month) Place: Avenue M 791 Merrimon Ave. Asheville, time 11:00 AM All are invited to attend. Please RSVP to host Kathycoco1@gmail.com

July 15, Monday- Asheville Lesbian Social Club Beginner Line Dancing Time: 7:00 PM - Meet other area lesbians and enjoy events. Membership is required through Meet Up Group and full details are available upon joining ALSC

July 15, Monday - Risqué Monday Burlesque. a weekly burlesque show presented by Deb au Nare's Burlesque Academy of Asheville. Come see a mix of burlesque performers from newbies to veterans EVERY WEEK! You will never see the same show twice! Place: Odditorium 1045 Haywood St. West Asheville 28806 Time: 8:30-11:30 PM 

July 15, Monday - Prime Timers go to Concerts on the Quad - Special outdoor concert at UNCA. Che Apalache are the featured entertainers, a 4 man “Latingrass” band .Time 7:00 – 8:30 PM Bring a blanket or lawn chair.  See Prime Timers Website for details. 

July 16, Tuesday – Booty Tuesdays and Drag at Ole Shakey’s. (First and third Tuesdays of each month) Come out and enjoy a Queer Dance Party DJed by lil meow meow. Drag begins at 11:30 PM.  

July 16, Tuesday - WNCAP offers a HIV/AIDS support group (Every 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month). The group is held at All Souls Counseling Center @ 6pm. For more information on the support group, contact us at (828) 252-7489. All Souls Counseling Center is located at:35 Arlington Street, Asheville, NC 28801

July 16, Tuesday - Men's Coffee Club, (meets every Tuesday) at Green Life Grocery Cafe at 70 Merrimon Ave. 9:00 Am All men are invited to attend for coffee and conversation. contact Rick at ricsem@att.net 

July 17Wednesday- Mens Nude Yoga (held every Wednesday) -a non-sexual, non-exclusive Gay Yoga class 6:45 pm above the French Broad Co-op space 90 Biltmore Ave. for more information contact ashevillenudeyoga@gmail.com

July 17, Wednesday -- Gathering At The Social Lounge (Every Wednesday- This is an informal gathering of Asheville gay men for socializing and conversation from 6:00 on. The Social Lounge, 29 Broadway Downtown.

July 18 , Thursday – LIM 3rd Thursday Business Dinner, Place TBA. Time 6:30PM No RSVP All are welcome to attend See LIM for details 

July 18, Thursday – Karaoke Thursdays at The Burger Bar 1 Craven St. Asheville 28806 Time: 9 PM until.

July 18, Thursday – LGBTQ JEW is meeting to discuss a revitalization of the group. All Jewish and non-Jewish interested individuals are invited to attend a dinner meeting. The dinner is free. Place Asheville Jewish Community Center Social Hall 236 Charlotte St. Asheville. Time: 6:15 – 8:15. RSVP to belle@jcc-asheville.org 
by Tuesday July 16 if you plan to attend. 

July 19, Friday - Lambda Al-Anon - Open meeting for gays lesbians and teens (Every Friday) Cathedral of All Souls 9 Swan Street Biltmore Village 8:00 pm

July 19, Friday - LGBT Elders Advocates – Luncheon. Come join us at La Carreta in North Asheville EVERY FRIDAY to enjoy lunch with other LGBTQ+ elders and advocates. They are joining up with an ongoing Phoenix lunch.

July 20, Saturday Prime Timers  Go To Anything That Floats Parade. Prime Timers will gather to watch the annual River Link Floating Parade on the French Broad. Participants float creative entries down the river which ends at New Belgium Brewery. Time: 9:30-2:00 PM. We will gather together and carpool to river site viewing More information will be on website. 

July 20, Saturday – Asheville Men’s Supper July Club Pot Luck. Members gather to socialize over their favorite dishes. Held at a member’s home. All gay and bi men are invited to join. See LGBTQ resources for link to join. 

July 21, Sunday – Beer City Sisters Present "Communion Sunday" (Every 3rd Sunday) a special comedy drag service to rejuvenate your soul during times of celebration and times of need. It’s Drag, Singing, Comedy, Poetry and more. Place: Banks Avenue Bar, 32 Banks Avenue Asheville 28801 Time: 6:00 PM NO COVER FEE!!! Banks Ave. Bar will donate 10% of their sales to the Beer City Sisters, Abbey of All Souls.

July 21, Sunday – Lesbian Senior Brunch Bunch Meets at Avenue M 791 Merrimon Ave, Asheville, NC 28804 All lesbians over 60 are invited to come out and join us, no rsvp needed. 

July 21, Sunday – Youth Outright Meets (First and Third Sundays 16-20 age group,) Special programs designed for specific age group as a safe space to gather. New location Francine Delany New School 119 Brevard Rd. Asheville,NC 28806 Time: 3:00 – 6:30 PM

July 22, Monday- Asheville Lesbian Social Club Beginner Line Dancing Time: 7:00 PM - Meet other area lesbians and enjoy events. Membership is required through Meet Up Group and full details are available upon joining ALSC

July 22, Monday - Grey Eagle Open Mic Night (Every Monday night) Place: Grey Eagle 185 Clingman Ave. Asheville 28801- Sign Ups at 6:00 Performances start 7:00 PM Everyone is invited to join in or see performances that include many local LGBTQ artists. Admission is Free

July 22, Monday - Risqué Monday Burlesque. a weekly burlesque show presented by Deb au Nare's Burlesque Academy of Asheville. Come see a mix of burlesque performers from newbies to veterans EVERY WEEK! You will never see the same show twice! Place: Odditorium 1045 Haywood St. West Asheville 28806 Time: 8:30-11:30 PM 

July 23, Tuesday -Men's Coffee Club (meets every Tuesday) at Green Life Grocery Cafe at 70 Merrimon Avet. 9:00 Am All men are invited to attend for coffee and conversation. contact Rick at ricsem@att.net 

July 23, Tuesday -Asheville Pride Bowling Summer League. You are invited to participate in the 3rd Summer Bowling League. There are currently 14 teams and lasts 12 weeks and consists of LGBT and friends bowlers. If you are interested in bowling or just coming out and supporting contact Pride Bowling or show up. Place: AMF Star Bowling Lanes 491 Kenilworth Rd. For more info go to Asheville Meet up Group 

July 24, Wednesday- Mens Nude Yoga (held every Wednesday) -a non-sexual, non-exclusive Gay Yoga class 6:45 pm above the French Broad Co-op space 90 Biltmore Ave. for more information contact ashevillenudeyoga@gmail.com

July 24, Wednesday - Gathering At The Social Lounge (Every Wednesday- This is an informal gathering of Asheville gay men for socializing and conversation from 6:00 

July 25, Thursday - Karaoke Thursdays at The Burger Bar 1 Craven St. Asheville 28806 Time: 9 PM until.

July 25, Thursday – Franklin Friends Dinner – The LGBT social group in Franklin and surrounding areas that meets once a month for dinner, discussion and enjoyment. Place: El Charro Mexican Grill 201 Highlands Rd. Franklin. Time 6 PM All interested are invited to attend. RSVP text to 757-477-6593 by Sunday, June 21 to attend. 

July 25, Thursday - Asheville LGBT Film Series.  This month a very funny award winning comedy " My Big Gay Italian Wedding" will be shown at Fine Arts Theater.  Time: 7:30 PM  Tickets: $20 which include a free cocktail at after party at the Aloft Hotel.  The film series benefits Blue Ridge Pride Community Partner Fund. 
 For tickets 

July 25, Thursday - Asheville Prime Timers Go To The Movies.  Members will attend the LGBT Film Series with special member discount.  Members be at box office at 7:00 PM for vouchers. 

July 26 Friday Asheville Lesbian Social Club Bowling Time: 6:00 PM - Meet other area lesbians and enjoy events. Membership is required through Meet Up Group and full details are available upon joining ALSC

July 26, Friday- Lambda Al-Anon - Open meeting for gays lesbians and teens (Every Friday) Cathedral of All Souls 9 Swan Street Biltmore Village 8:00 pm

July 26, Friday - LGBT Elders Advocates – Luncheon. Come join us at La Carreta in North Asheville EVERY FRIDAY to enjoy lunch with other LGBTQ+ elders and advocates. They are joining up with an ongoing Phoenix lunch.

July 27, Saturday 

July 28, Sunday - Women's Reading Group - Meets monthly (last Sunday of month) includes pot luck. Time: 4 PM. An open group and welcome newcomers at any time. For place, book information and RSVP contact sandralfrith@gmail.com

July 28 Sunday – Youth Outright Meets (Second and Fourth Sundays 11-15 age group,) Special programs designed for specific age group as a safe space to gather. New location Francine Delany New School 119 Brevard Rd. Asheville,NC 28806 Time: 3:00 – 6:30 PM

July 29, Monday - Grey Eagle Open Mic Night (Every Monday night) Place: Grey Eagle 185 Clingman Ave. Asheville 28801- Sign Ups at 6:00 Performances start 7:00 PM Everyone is invited to join in or see performances that include many local LGBTQ artists. Admission is Free

July 29, Monday - Risqué Monday Burlesque. a weekly burlesque show presented by Deb au Nare's Burlesque Academy of Asheville. Come see a mix of burlesque performers from newbies to veterans EVERY WEEK! You will never see the same show twice! Place: Odditorium 1045 Haywood St. West Asheville 28806 Time: 8:30-11:30 PM 

July 30, Tuesday - Men's Coffee Club, (meets every Tuesday) at Green Life Grocery Cafe at 70 Merrimon Avet. 9:00 Am All men are invited to attend for coffee and conversation. contact Rick at ricsem@att.net 

July 30, Tuesday -Asheville Pride Bowling Summer League. You are invited to participate in the 3rd Summer Bowling League. There are currently 14 teams and lasts 12 weeks and consists of LGBT and friends bowlers. If you are interested in bowling or just coming out and supporting contact Pride Bowling or show up. Place: AMF Star Bowling Lanes 491 Kenilworth Rd. For more info go to Asheville Meet up Group 

July 31, Wednesday- Mens Nude Yoga (held every Wednesday) -a non-sexual, non-exclusive Gay Yoga class 6:45 pm above the French Broad Co-op space 90 Biltmore Ave. for more information contact ashevillenudeyoga@gmail.com

July 31, Wednesday -- Gathering At The Social Lounge (Every Wednesday- This is an informal gathering of Asheville gay men for socializing and conversation from 6:00 on. The Social Lounge, 29 Broadway Downtown.

August
(Additions updated weekly)

August 1, Thursday - Karaoke Thursdays at The Burger Bar 1 Craven St. Asheville 28806 Time: 9 PM until.

August 2, Friday - Lambda Al-Anon - Open meeting for gays lesbians and teens (Every Friday) Cathedral of All Souls 9 Swan Street Biltmore Village 8:00 pm

August 2, Friday - LGBTQA Walk It Out The LGBTQ walking group (meets on First Friday of month). They will be meeting near Carrier Park in front of Homegrown on Amboy Road at 5:45 and walking at 6pm. 219 Amboy Rd, Asheville, NC 28806 Everyone is invited to come out and join the group. 

August 2, Friday -- LGBT Elders Advocates – Luncheon. Come join us at La Carreta in North Asheville EVERY FRIDAY at 11:45 to enjoy lunch with other LGBTQ+ elders and advocates. They are joining up with an ongoing Phoenix lunch.

August 3, Saturday -

August 4,, Sunday – First Sunday Pot Luck at O. Henry’s. Come share your favorite dish with friends and be entertained later. Time: 5:00 PM. Everyone is invited.  

August 4, Sunday-- Youth Outright Meets (First and Third Sundays 16-20 age group,) Special programs designed for specific age group as a safe space to gather. New location Francine Delany New School 119 Brevard Rd. Asheville,NC 28806 Time: 3:00 – 6:30 PM

August 5, Monday – Grey Eagle Open Mic Night (Every Monday night) Place: Grey Eagle 185 Clingman Ave. Asheville 28801- Sign Ups at 6:00 Performances start 7:00 PM Everyone is invited to join in or see performances that include many local LGBTQ artists. Admission is Free

August 5, Monday - – LGBTQ Book Club (meets 1st Monday of the month) at Malaprops 55 Haywood St. downtown. Time:7:00 PM in Regional Book Section

August 5, Monday - – PFLAG-Hendersonville (Meets 1st Monday of the Month) All are invited to attend, free. Place: Providence Baptist Church Education room, 1201 Oakland St. for more info contact jerry.w96@gmail.com Time: 7:00 - 8:30 PM

August 5, Monday - Hendersonville’s Gay Men’s Happy Hour (Meets first Monday of each month). Change of restaurant this month. Meet at Mezzaluna 226 N. Main St. Hendersonville. Time 5:00 Pm as usual. All men are invited to come out and join in the fun. 

August 6, Tuesday- Booty Tuesdays and Drag at Ole Shakey’s. (First and third Tuesdays of each month) Come out and enjoy a Queer Dance Party DJed by lil meow meow. Drag begins at 11:30 PM.  

August 6, Tuesday – HIV/AIDS Support Group – (Meets 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month) Time: 6:00 PM at All Souls Counseling Center 34 Arlington St. Asheville for more info contact at 828-252-7489

November 6, Tuesday- Men's Coffee Club, (meets every Tuesday) at Green Life Grocery Cafe at 70 Merrimon Ave. 9:00 Am All men are invited to attend for coffee and conversation. contact Rick at ricsem@att.net 

August 6, Tuesday – Queer Book Club – For young and new adults age 14-24. (First Tuesday of month) Meets at South Buncombe Library 260 Overlook Rd. PH 828-250-6488 Time: 5:30 PM 

August 7, Wednesday- Mens Nude Yoga (held every Wednesday) -a non-sexual, non-exclusive Gay Yoga class 6:45 pm above the French Broad Co-op space 90 Biltmore Ave. for more information contact ashevillenudeyoga@gmail.com

August 7, Wednesday - Party FOUL-a tasteful Queer troupe (first Wednesday of each month) A unique array of original performances with drag, drinks and fun. Place: Odditorium 1045 Haywood Rd, West Asheville. Time: 9:00 PM 18 and over $5 cover. All are invited. For more info see Entertainment

August 7, Wednesday -- Gathering At The Social Lounge (Every Wednesday- This is an informal gathering of Asheville gay men for socializing and conversation from 6:00 on. The Social Lounge, 29 Broadway Downtown.

August 8, Thursday - Karaoke Thursdays at The Burger Bar 1 Craven St. Asheville 28806 Time: 9 PM until.

August 9, Friday - Lambda Al-Anon - Open meeting for gays lesbians and teens (Every Friday) Cathedral of All Souls 9 Swan Street Biltmore Village 8:00 pm

August 9, Friday - LGBT Elders Advocates – Luncheon. Come join us at La Carreta in North Asheville EVERY FRIDAY at 11:45 to enjoy lunch with other LGBTQ+ elders and advocates. They are joining up with an ongoing Phoenix lunch.

August 10, Saturday - AFFAIR IN WHITE - The annual LFR fundraising party.  Place: Renaissance Hotel Asheville, Time: 7-10 PM  A fun filled evening of great food, drinks and lots of fun all raising money for Loving Food Resources Food Pantry. 

August 10, Saturday –Glitter Bomb (the 2nd Saturday of each month) the Asheville party for trans women and trans men, gender nonconforming folks, allies to trans and queer people, queers, gays,  O.Henry's Haywood St. Asheville 

August 10, Saturday – Youth Outright Mitchell County group (2nd Saturday of each month) Meets from 12 pm – 2 pm at the Ridgeway Building at the Penland School of Craft 67 Doras Trl, Bakersville, NC 28705 For More information contact info@youthoutright.org

August 11, Sunday – ALPS Billiards Night (2nd Sunday of each month) at O.Henry’s 237 Haywood St. Time 5:30-8:30 PM Hosted by Deanna for more info contact deannawolves@msn.com

August 11, Sunday – LIM Sunday Brunch (2nd Sunday of each month) Place: Avenue M 791 Merrimon Ave. Asheville, time 11:00 AM All are invited to attend. Please RSVP to host Kathycoco1@gmail.com

August 11, Sunday - Youth Outright Meets (Second and Fourth Sundays 11-15 age group,) Special programs designed for specific age group as a safe space to gather. New location Francine Delany New School 119 Brevard Rd. Asheville,NC 28806 Time: 3:00 – 6:30 PM

August 11, Sunday- Asheville Lesbian Social Club Sunday Line Dancing Time: 6:00 PM - Meet other area lesbians and enjoy events. Membership is required through Meet Up Group and full details are available upon joining ALSC

August 11,Sunday’s are a Drag- (2nd Sunday of month). Kings, Queens, and anything in between welcome! Newcomers strongly encouraged to attend. The space is safe for all to experiment and indulge in their drag curiosity, though it is not mandatory that you drag out to attend. All good folks, friends, and allies welcomed! Place: Crow and Quill 106 N. Lexington, Asheville 28801 Time: 10:00 PM – 2:00 Am

August 12, Monday-- Geeks Who Drink”- Asheville Branch Hosts Trivia Night at O.Henry's (every. 

August 12, Monday – Grey Eagle Open Mic Night (Every Monday night) Place: Grey Eagle 185 Clingman Ave. Asheville 28801- Sign Ups at 6:00 Performances start 7:00 PM Everyone is invited to join in or see performances that include many local LGBTQ artists. Admission is Free

August 13, Tuesday - Men's Coffee Club, (meets every Tuesday) at Green Life Grocery Cafe at 70 Merrimon Ave. 9:00 Am All men are invited to attend for coffee and conversation. contact Rick at ricsem@att.net 

August 13,Tuesday – Transformers Peer Support Group (Transgender group meets 2nd Tuesday of each month) Time 7-8:30 pm Topics vary monthly. All transgender persons and supporters are invited to attend. For place and more information contact ashevilletransformers@gmail.com

August 13, Tuesday Pricilla Chambers presents Drag and Dancing at Ole Shaky’s, Asheville. See Entertainment more details. 

August 13, Tuesday - Gorge-US Monthly Dinner Club ( Meets once a month ) Special Pot Luck at member’s home.. For more info or to join contact Gorge US 

August 13, Tuesday – Queer Pie Night Out – a monthly gathering of the LGBTQ community to enjoy some pie, company and great conversation. Place: Baked Pie Company 50 N. Merrimon Ave. St. 103 28804. Time 6:30 -8 PM. 

August 14, Wednesday - Queer Women's Book Club (Meets mid Wednesdays Monthly) at Firestone Books and Coffee 610 Haywood Rd. Time: 7:30 PM. For more information see QWBC

August 14, Wednesday- Mens Nude Yoga (held every Wednesday) -a non-sexual, non-exclusive Gay Yoga class 6:45 pm above the French Broad Co-op space 90 Biltmore Ave. for more information contact ashevillenudeyoga@gmail.com

August 14, Wednesday - PFLAG Asheville - (meets 2nd Wednesday of month) Meetings are at First Congregational UCC 20 Oak St. Asheville, 28801 Room E-107 Time : 7:00 PM PFLAG is made up of parents and friends of the LGBTQ community and all interested are invited to attend. Check out their Facebook page for additional events.

August 14, Wednesday -- Gathering At The Social Lounge (Every Wednesday- This is an informal gathering of Asheville gay men for socializing and conversation from 6:00 on. The Social Lounge, 29 Broadway Downtown.

August 15, Thursday - Karaoke Thursdays at The Burger Bar 1 Craven St. Asheville 28806 Time: 9 PM until.

August 15, Thursday – LIM 3rd Thursday Business Dinner, Place TBA. Time 6:30PM No RSVP All are welcome to attend See LIM in LGBTQ Resources

August 15, Thursday - Asheville Prime Timers sponsor Aging with Pride. A special program with guest speakers on Men's Health issues from middle age onwards.  All are invited to attend this exciting evening.   Place: Cathedral of All Souls, Biltmore Village  Time: 6:30-8:30 PM.   The event is free and refreshments will be served.  For more details see Prime Timers Aging With Pride 

August 16, Friday - LGBT Elder Advocates Friday Luncheon Come join us at La Carreta in North Asheville EVERY FRIDAY at 11:45 to enjoy lunch with other LGBTQ+ elders and advocates. They are joining up with an ongoing Phoenix lunch.

August 16, Friday - Lambda Al-Anon - Open meeting for gays lesbians and teens (Every Friday) Cathedral of All Souls 9 Swan Street Biltmore Village 8:00 pm

August 17, Saturday - 

August18, Sunday – Lesbian Senior Brunch Bunch Meets at Avenue M 791 Merrimon Ave, Asheville, NC 28804 All lesbians over 60 are invited to come out and join us, no rsvp needed. 

August 18, Sunday - Youth Outright Meets (First and Third Sundays 16-20 age group,) Special programs designed for specific age group as a safe space to gather. New location Francine Delany New School 119 Brevard Rd. Asheville,NC 28806 Time: 3:00 – 6:30 PM

August 19, Monday - Monday – Grey Eagle Open Mic Night (Every Monday night) Place: Grey Eagle 185 Clingman Ave. Asheville 28801- Sign Ups at 6:00 Performances start 7:00 PM Everyone is invited to join in or see performances that include many local LGBTQ artists. Admission is Free

August 20, Tuesday – HIV/AIDS Support Group – (Meets 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month) Time: 6:00 PM at All Souls Counseling Center 34 Arlington St. Asheville for more info contact at 828-252-7489

August 20, Tuesday -Men's Coffee Club(meets every Tuesday) at Green Life Grocery Cafe at 70 Merrimon Ave. 9:00 Am All men are invited to attend for coffee and conversation. contact Rick at ricsem@att.net 

August 20, Tuesday- Booty Tuesdays and Drag at Ole Shakey’s. (First and third Tuesdays of each month) Come out and enjoy a Queer Dance Party DJed by lil meow meow. Drag begins at 11:30 PM.  

August 21, Wednesday- Mens Nude Yoga (held every Wednesday) -a non-sexual, non-exclusive Gay Yoga class 6:45 pm above the French Broad Co-op space 90 Biltmore Ave. for more information contact ashevillenudeyoga@gmail.com

August 21, Wednesday - Gathering At The Social Lounge (Every Wednesday- This is an informal gathering of Asheville gay men for socializing and conversation from 6:00 

August 22, Thursday - Karaoke Thursdays at The Burger Bar 1 Craven St. Asheville 28806 Time: 9 PM until.

August 23, Friday- Lambda Al-Anon - Open meeting for gays lesbians and teens (Every Friday) Cathedral of All Souls 9 Swan Street Biltmore Village 8:00 pm

August 23, Friday -- LGBT Elders Advocates – Luncheon. Come join us at La Carreta in North Asheville EVERY FRIDAY at 11:45 to enjoy lunch with other LGBTQ+ elders and advocates. They are joining up with an ongoing Phoenix lunch.

August 24, Saturday – 

August 25, Sunday – Asheville Drag Brunch with 2 shows FUNdraiser for Beloved Asheville Asheville Drag Brunch will host another fun show at 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. at The Grey Eagle in Asheville, NC. The $20 ticket includes a fabulous brunch and the hour-long drag show. Tickets are on sale now at www.AshevilleDragBrunch.com. Profits from this show benefit BeLoved Asheville 501(c)3 as they help Asheville's over 550 homeless people year-round. Tickets can be purchased HERE

August 25, Sunday - Youth Outright Meets (Second and Fourth Sundays 11-15 age group,) Special programs designed for specific age group as a safe space to gather. New location Francine Delany New School 119 Brevard Rd. Asheville,NC 28806 Time: 3:00 – 6:30 PM

August 25, Sunday - Women's Reading Group - Meets monthly (last Sunday of month) includes pot luck. Time: 3 PM (**note time change). An open group and welcome newcomers at any time. For place, book information and RSVP contact sandralfrith@gmail.com

August 26, Monday- Geeks Who Drink”- Asheville Branch Hosts Trivia Night at O.Henry's (every Monday night) 7:00- 9:00 PM All are invited to come out and join in the fun. Christmas Holiday.

August 27, Tuesday - Men's Coffee Club, (meets every Tuesday) at Green Life Grocery Cafe at 70 Merrimon Ave. 9:00 Am All men are invited to attend for coffee and conversation. contact Rick at ricsem@att.net 

August 28, Wednesday- Mens Nude Yoga (held every Wednesday) -a non-sexual, non-exclusive Gay Yoga class 6:45 pm above the French Broad Co-op space 90 Biltmore Ave. for more information contact ashevillenudeyoga@gmail.com

August 28, Wednesday - Gathering At The Social Lounge (Every Wednesday- This is an informal gathering of Asheville gay men for socializing and conversation from 6:00 

August 29, Thursday - Karaoke Thursdays at The Burger Bar 1 Craven St. Asheville 28806 Time: 9 PM until.

August 30, Friday-- LGBT Elders Advocates – Luncheon. Come join us at La Carreta in North Asheville EVERY FRIDAY at 11:45 to enjoy lunch with other LGBTQ+ elders and advocates. They are joining up with an ongoing Phoenix lunch.

August 23, Friday - Lambda Al-Anon - Open meeting for gays lesbians and teens (Every Friday) Cathedral of All Souls 9 Swan Street Biltmore Village 8:00 pm

August 31, Saturday