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AIDS Memorial Quilt Display November 26 - December 1
World AIDS Day December 1
Prime Timers Jingle Bell Trolley Ride Fundraiser Dec.8
LFR 21st Annual Cookie (Drive) Party Dec.14
Asheville Gay Men's Chorus Holiday Concert Dec. 15 & 16





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DECEMBER 

December 1, Saturday – WORLD AIDS DAY 

December 1, Saturday – WNCAP honors World AIDS Day with special Luncheon TBA
December 1, Saturday - Walk It Out –TBA

December 1, Saturday - Asheville Prime Timers Members Holiday Party - All Prime Timer members are invited to attend.  Place: O.Henry's Underground Time: 6:30 - 9:00 PM  

December 2, Sunday – Hanukkah begins   “Happy Hanukkah to all our Jewish Community. 

December 2, 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.  

December 2, Sunday – Asheville Front Runners and Walkers Sunday Run/Walk  ( Every Sunday, Weather permitting) The return of the LGBTQ weekly running/walking group. Each week a 3-4 mile run or walk All levels are invited to participate. Pets on leads are welcome. Place: Carrier Park 220 Amboy Rd. Meet at Mellowdrome Race Track visitor Center. Time: 10:00 AM for more information email info@ashevillefrontrunners.org

December 2, Sunday- Youth Outright Discussion Groups  (every Sunday) meet from 3-6 pm New Youth Room located at 417 Biltmore Avenue #4 , Asheville 28801 For More information contact info@youthoutright.org

December 2, 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

December 3, 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. 

December 3, 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

December 3, 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

December 3, Monday – Queer Night Fleetwood’s Style – (Every Monday night) hosting a weekly night dedicated the Asheville LGBTQIA & Service Industry communities and allies. Fun, crazy and lots Of music. Place Fleetwoods Pub 496 Haywood Rd. West Asheville 28806 Time: 9:00 -12:00 AM

December 3, Monday - – LGBTQ Book Club (meets 1st Monday of the month) at Malaprops 55 Haywood St. downtown. Time:7:00 PM in Regional Book Section

December 4, 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 

December 4, Tuesday - Tuesday Night Boogie Dance Party – Asheville Lesbian Social Club. For complete information See Meetup groups Asheville Social Club

December 4, 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

December 4, Tuesday - - Pricilla Chambers presents Drag and Dancing at Ole Shaky’s, Asheville. (First and Third Tuesdays) See Entertainment more details. 

December 5, 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

December 5, Wednesday – Youth Outright Weekly Safe Space Drop (every Wednesday)-In Hours are from 3-6 pm each Wednesday In New Youth Room located at 417 Biltmore Avenue #4 , Asheville 28801 For More information contact info@youthoutright.org

December 5, 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.

December 5- 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

December 5, Wednesday – Franklin NC Friends will host their December dinner. Place: El Charro Mexican Grill, 201 Highlands Rd in Franklin. Wear your favorite holiday outfit, hat, sweater or other accessory. Please RSVP Rixey Wilcher text or call 757-477-6593.

December 6, Thursday -

December 7, 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 

December 7, Friday and December 8, Saturday– WomanSong Winter Concert “Lead with Love” All are invited to come hear this 75 member diverse women’s group perform. Place: Rainbow Community School Auditorium 60 State Street Asheville. Time: Friday 7:30 PM Saturday 3:00 PM. For Tickets

December 8, Saturday – Asheville Prime Timers Jingle Bell Trolley Ride fundraiser for Trinity Place Youth Shelter.  Come ride vintage trolleys along the river from Woodfin to Weaverville.  Time: 2:30 PM  Place: Craggy Mountain Line Trolleys  Tickets $15 each
full details and information on Bulletin Board. 

December 8, Saturday - Asheville Supper Club celebrates with a Holiday Pot Luck. 
Members are invited to bring their favorite dish for some holiday dining.  Dinner at 6:30 PM    Directions and host are mailed to members.  DATE CHANGED TO DEC.15

December 8, 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, lesbians, femmes, bisexual peeps, and anyone else. Place: O.Henry's Time: 10:00 pm Cost $5.00 

December 8, Saturday- Transformers (Asheville Transgender group) Ice Cream Social (2nd Saturday of every month) All transgender persons and allies are invited to socialize with the group. Place: The Hop on 640 .Merrimon Ave. Time: 3:00pm
December 8, Saturday - Second Saturdays, YO Drag Brunch Place: THE BLOCK off Biltmore (39 S. Market Street) Time: 11:00am-2:00pm

December 8, 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

December 9, Sunday – Asheville Front Runners and Walkers Sunday Run/Walk ( Every Sunday, Weather permitting) The return of the LGBTQ weekly running/walking group. Each week a 3-4 mile run or walk All levels are invited to participate. Pets on leads are welcome. Place: Carrier Park 220 Amboy Rd. Meet at Mellowdrome Race Track visitor Center. Time: 10:00 AM for more information email info@ashevillefrontrunners.org

December 9, 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 

December 9, 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

December 9, 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

December 9, Sunday- Youth Outright Discussion Groups (every Sunday) meet from 3-6 pm New Youth Room located at 417 Biltmore Avenue #4 , Asheville 28801 For More information contact info@youthoutright.org

December 9, Sunday - Sunday’s are a Drag- (2nd Sunday of month) A heavy metal evening. 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

December 10, 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. 

December 10, Monday – Queer Night Fleetwood’s Style – (Every Monday night) hosting a weekly night dedicated the Asheville LGBTQIA & Service Industry communities and allies. Fun, crazy and lots Of music. Place Fleetwoods Pub 496 Haywood Rd. West Asheville 28806 Time: 9:00 -12:00 AM

December 10, 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

December 11, 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 

December 11, 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  Date Changed to December 18. 

December 11, 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

December 12, 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

December 12, Wednesday – Wednesday Night Journeys an evening of fun, dinner with others in our community, and take a journey to learn more about yourself, There is no charge for dinner or any of the activities. Place MCC Sacred Journey 1735 5th Ave. West Hendersonville, NC 28793 Time: 5:00 – 8:00 PM. All are welcome. 

December 12, Wednesday - – Youth Outright Weekly Safe Space Drop In (every Wednesday)-Youth Outright Weekly Safe Space Drop (every Wednesday)-In Hours are from 3-6 pm each Wednesday In New Youth Room located at 417 Biltmore Avenue #4 , Asheville 28801 For More information contact info@youthoutright.org

December 12, 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

December 12, Wednesday – Wednesday Night Journeys:(every Wednesday) an evening of fun, dinner with others in our community, and take a journey to learn more about yourself, There is no charge for dinner or any of the activities. Place MCC Sacred Journey 1735 5th Ave. West Hendersonville, NC 28793 Time: 5:00 – 8:00 PM. All are welcome.

December 12, 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.

December 13, Thursday- Thursday- LGBT Elder Advocates Bi-Monthly Luncheon (held every 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month) Place: IHOP - 245 Tunnel Rd, Asheville, NC 28805. Time: 12:00 Noon. All are invited to come by, enjoy lunch and conversation.  

December 14, 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

December 14, Friday - The 21st annual LFR Cookie Party at Kennilworth Center, 4 Chiles Avenue Asheville (just off Kennilworth Rd.in back of Kennilworth Presbyterian Church. Time: 6 PM-8PM. Each year members of the Asheville Community are asked to donate a couple dozen cookies which are then packed into boxes for the Clients of LFR (Loving Food Resources). It is a great way to begin the season and enjoy the act of giving at the same time. You can drop off your cookies or take part in distributing them among the boxes, having a cup of hot cider or cocoa and some treats as well. If you can’t make it and want to donate cookies, you may drop them off at Ace Hardware on 821 Merrimon Avenue up until 4:00 PM Friday afternoon. 

December 15, 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

December 15, Saturday – Parents Supporting Parents Tranzmission Group Parents and caregivers of non binary children and teens, coming together to share information, ideas, ask for advice, and support each other as only we can. Place: Tranzmission Center 4 DR. Park Suite A Asheville 28801 Time: 4:00 PM

December 15, Saturday - Asheville Supper Club celebrates with a Holiday Pot Luck. 
Members are invited to bring their favorite dish for some holiday dining. Dinner at 6:30 PM Directions and host are mailed to members. ** CHANGED FROM DEC.8

December 15, Saturday & December 16, Sunday - Asheville Gay Men's Chorus Holiday Concert Appalachian Spirit.  The chorus will be singing many old favorite selections as well as some new ones just for the Holidays.  Place: Grace Covenant Presbyterian Church 789 Merrimon Avenue, Asheville  Time: Saturday - 7:30 PM  Sunday 4:00 PM.
For tickets   

December 16, Sunday – Asheville Front Runners and Walkers Sunday Run/Walk ( Every Sunday, Weather permitting) The return of the LGBTQ weekly running/walking group. Each week a 3-4 mile run or walk All levels are invited to participate. Pets on leads are welcome. Place: Carrier Park 220 Amboy Rd. Meet at Mellowdrome Race Track visitor Center. Time: 10:00 AM for more information email info@ashevillefrontrunners.org

December 16, Sunday - Youth Outright Discussion Groups (every Sunday) meet from 3-6 pm New Youth Room located at 417 Biltmore Avenue #4 , Asheville 28801 For More information contact info@youthoutright.org

December 16, 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

December 17, Monday – Queer Night Fleetwood’s Style – (Every Monday night) hosting a weekly night dedicated the Asheville LGBTQIA & Service Industry communities and allies. Fun, crazy and lots Of music. Place Fleetwoods Pub 496 Haywood Rd. West Asheville 28806 Time: 9:00 -12:00 AM

December 17, 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.

December 17, 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

December 18, Tuesday- Pricilla Chambers presents Drag and Dancing at Ole Shaky’s, Asheville. See Entertainment more details. 

December 18, 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 

December 18, Tuesday - Gorge-US Monthly Dinner Club (Meets once a month )  Special Holiday Party with appetizers and desserts will be held.  Date change due to weather For more info or to join contact Gorge US under LGBTQ Resources. 

December 18,Tuesday -Tuesday Night Boogie Dance Party - Asheville Lesbian Social Club. For complete information See Meetup groups Asheville Social Club

December 19, Wednesday - Youth Outright Weekly Safe Space Drop In (every Wednesday)-In Hours are from 3-6 pm each Wednesday In New Youth Room located at 417 Biltmore Avenue #4 , Asheville 28801 For More information contact info@youthoutright.org

December 19, Wednesday – Wednesday Night Journeys an evening of fun, dinner with others in our community, and take a journey to learn more about yourself, There is no charge for dinner or any of the activities. Place MCC Sacred Journey 1735 5th Ave. West Hendersonville, NC 28793 Time: 5:00 – 8:00 PM. All are welcome. 

December 19, 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

December 19, 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.

December 19, Wednesday – Franklin Friends (FMCF) Dinner –TBA 757-477-6593 or for additional information contact info@franklinncfriends.org

December 19, Wednesday – ALZ Support Group for LGBT Community (meets 3rd Wednesday of each month) by Alzheimer’s Association at Premier Home Health Care Services 1550 Hendersonville Rd, Suite 210 Creating a support system, exchange information and serve as a caregiver support system. All are invited to attend. For more information contact dparris@phhc.com 828-277-5950

December 20, Thursday – LIM 3rd Thursday Business Dinner, Place TBA. Time 6:30PM No RSVP All are welcome to attend See LIM for details 

December 20, Thursday 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

December 21, 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

December 22, Saturday -Walk It Out –NC Arboretum (in Bent Creek off HWY 91. We will meet up in front of the bonsai section of the arboretum at 9:50 am. There is a charge to enter the arboretum, but you can carpool. This is an experiment. Something new!! You are also allowed to bring your pets to the walk! 

December 22, Saturday -Youth Outright’s YOYOs (middle school group) (3rd Saturday of each month) from 11 am-1 pm in our New Youth Room located at 417 Biltmore Avenue #4 , Asheville 28801 For More information contact info@youthoutright.org

December 22, Saturday- Pink Pistols LGBT Gun Club Shoot. at TBA Time: 3:00 PM. All are invited to come out and join in. For more info see PINK

December 22, Saturday - Dance Divas Women’s Dance– Eleven on Grove, 11 Grove St. Asheville. Time: 7:30-11:30 PM contact etledder@gmail.com All women are invited to attend. Small admission charge. 

December 23, Sunday – Asheville Front Runners and Walkers Sunday Run/Walk ( Every Sunday, Weather permitting) The return of the LGBTQ weekly running/walking group. Each week a 3-4 mile run or walk All levels are invited to participate. Pets on leads are welcome. Place: Carrier Park 220 Amboy Rd. Meet at Mellowdrome Race Track visitor Center. Time: 10:00 AM for more information email info@ashevillefrontrunners.org

December 23, 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. 

December 23, 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

December 23, Sunday- Youth Outright Discussion Groups (every Sunday) meet from 3-6 pm New Youth Room located at 417 Biltmore Avenue #4 , Asheville 28801 For More information contact info@youthoutright.org

December 24, 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.

December 24, 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

December 24, Monday – Queer Night Fleetwood’s Style – (Every Monday night) hosting a weekly night dedicated the Asheville LGBTQIA & Service Industry communities and allies. Fun, crazy and lots Of music. Place Fleetwoods Pub 496 Haywood Rd. West Asheville 28806 Time: 9:00 -12:00 AM


December 25, Tuesday Merry Christmas 

December 26, Wednesday – Youth Outright Weekly Safe Space Drop In (every Wednesday)-In Hours are from 3-6 pm each Wednesday In New Youth Room located at 417 Biltmore Avenue #4 , Asheville 28801 For More information contact info@youthoutright.org

December 26, Wednesday – Wednesday Night Journeys an evening of fun, dinner with others in our community, and take a journey to learn more about yourself, There is no charge for dinner or any of the activities. Place MCC Sacred Journey 1735 5th Ave. West Hendersonville, NC 28793 Time: 5:00 – 8:00 PM. All are welcome. 

December 26, 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

December 26, Wednesday - Gathering At The Social Lounge (Every Wednesday- This is an informal gathering of Asheville gay men for socializing and conversation from 6:00 

December 27, Thursday- LGBT Elder Advocates Bi-Monthly Luncheon (held every 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month) Place: 

December 28, 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

December 28, 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

December 30, Sunday - Youth Outright Discussion Groups (every Sunday meet from 3-6 pm New Youth Room located at 417 Biltmore Avenue #4 , Asheville 28801 For More information contact info@youthoutright.org

December 30, 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

December 30, 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

December 31, Monday – New Year’s Eve