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JULY

July 1, 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 1, 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

July 1, 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

July 1, 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

July 2, 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. 

July 2, 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 2, 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 2, 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

July 2, 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 3, 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 3, Tuesday - Tuesday Night Boogie Dance Party – Asheville Lesbian Social Club. For complete information See Meetup groups Asheville Social Club

July 3, 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 3, Tuesday - - Pricilla Chambers presents Drag and Dancing at Ole Shaky’s, Asheville. (First and  Third Tuesdays) See Entertainment more details. 

July 4, 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 4, Wednesday - Happy 4th of July 
** Check with organizations on 4th of July meetings)

July 4, 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

July 4, 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 4- 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

July 6, 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 7, Saturday -Walk It Out – (new day-Saturdays and venue) 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! 

July 7, Saturday – Dinner and Putt Putt – Asheville Lesbian Social Club event. See Meet Up Group for more information and location.

July 8, 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

July 8, 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 

July 8, 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 8, 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

July 8, 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

July 8, 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

July 9, 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. 

July 9, 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

July 9, 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

July 10, 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 10, 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, 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 11, 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, 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. 

July 11, 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

July 11, 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 11, 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.

July 11, 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 12, 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.  

July 13, 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 14, Saturday -Walk It Out – (new day-Saturdays and venue) 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! 

July 14, 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 14, 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 

July 14, 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

July 14, Saturday - Second Saturdays, YO Drag Brunch Place: THE BLOCK off Biltmore (39 S. Market Street) Time: 11:00am-2:00pm

July 14, 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

July 14, 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

July 15, 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

July 15, Sunday – Beer City Sisters Present 2nd Annual Anniversary Carnival Fundraising Extravaganza at O.Henry's Asheville 237 Haywood St. 
Time: 6-11 PM. July 15 Come and join the Beer City Sisters as they celebrate another year with our Community here in Asheville. This will be a night to celebrate who we are with Games, carnival treats, music and more!
Performances by Jessie Glamour Scott, EE Cummings, Sylvur Cox, Margarita del Encanto and our 1st Winner of “Not Just A Sister Act”: Reptilian Anderson. 
All proceeds to help our local non-profits: Youth OUTRight, Loving Food Resources and many others. 

July 15, 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

July 15, 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

July 15, 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

July 16, Monday – GMA-Third Monday Trip  - Gay Mountain Adventurers of WNC will enjoy a Raft/Zip Line /Adventure Park, with option to do one or both adventures. Time: Meet 8:00 AM -5:00 PM Place to meet: Ingles Market 863 Brevard Rd. Asheville. For more information and to join the group and go, see  Meetup 

July 16, 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.

July 16, 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 17, Tuesday- Pricilla Chambers presents Drag and Dancing at Ole Shaky’s, Asheville. See Entertainment more details. 

July 17, 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 17, Tuesday - Queer Night Out will be having a Queer Pie Night at Woodfin Baked Pie Company 50 N Merrimon Ave. Asheville, NC 28804 All LGBTQ are invited to join in the fun. Time: 6:30-9:00 PM

July 17,Tuesday -Tuesday Night Boogie Dance Party - Asheville Lesbian Social Club. For complete information See Meetup groups Asheville Social Club

July 18, 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

July 18, 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. 

July 18, 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 18, 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, Wednesday – Franklin Friends (FMCF) Dinner – All in the Franklin area LGBT community are welcome to join them for their monthly dinner gathering. Place El Charro Mexican Restaurant on Highlands Rd. Time: 6 PM Please RSVP if you plan to attend. 757-477-6593 or for additional information contact info@franklinncfriends.org

July 18 , 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

July 19, Thursday – LIM 3rd Thursday Business Dinner, Place TBA. Time 6:30PM No RSVP All are welcome to attend See LIM for details 

July 19, 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

July 20, 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 21, Saturday - Asheville Supper Club July Pot Luck Dinner. A special Gay men member's only gathering at a member's home. Information is sent to members. To join see Asheville Supper Club.  

July 21, Saturday -Walk It Out – (new day-Saturdays and venue) 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! 

July 21, 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

July 21, Saturday- Pink Pistols LGBT Gun Club June Shoot. at TBA Time: 3:00 PM. All are invited to come out and join in. For more info see PINK

July 21, 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. 

July 22, 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

July 22, 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 22, Sunday - N.C. Nudists will celebrate the month with a special Red, White and Butt Naked gathering.  This is a non-sexual members only group of gay men that enjoy socializing in the buff.  A limited number of guests are invited. To find out more information and join the group go to Meet UP  N.C. Nudists

July 22, 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

July 22, 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

July 23, 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.

July 23, 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 23, 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

July 24, Tuesday -Men's Coffee (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 24, Tuesday-Tuesday Night Boogie Dance Party - Asheville Lesbian Social Club event. For complete information See Meetup groups Asheville Social Club

July 25, Wednesday – Land of Swine BBQ Open House, sponsored by Land of Sky Regional Council Lunch at noon, Open House from 1-5 PM. Place Land of Sky Regional Council offices 339 New Leicester Hwy Suite 140, Asheville 28806 Vegan items will also be available. Please RSVP HERE    Land of Sky provides many services to the senior community especially our LGBT Elders. 

July 25, 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

July 25, 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. 

July 25, 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 25, 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 26, 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.  

July 26, Thursday – Asheville Prime Timers Dinner – All members are invited to attend this special dinner. Place: Olive Garden Tunnel Rd. Time: gather 6:15 Dine around 6:30 PM.  Members please RSVP if you plan to attend. ashevilleprimetimers@gmail.com

July 27, 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 27, 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 28, Saturday -Walk It Out – (new day-Saturdays and venue) 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! 

July 29, 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

July 29, 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

July 29, 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 30, 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 30, 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.

July 9, 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

​July 31, Tuesday - Tuesday Night Boogie Dance Party - Asheville Lesbian Social Club. For complete information See Meetup groups Asheville Social Club

July 31, 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 

AUGUST
August 1, 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 1, 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

August 1, 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 1 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 2, 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

August 3, 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 3-5 - Pansy Fest 2018 - Three days of celebration of being Queer.

​August 3, Friday – Queer Fam Circus Jam – A special evening for LGBTQ youth ages 14 and up and their friends to an evening of aerial and pole fundamentals and playtime. Place: Empyrean Arts 32 Banks Ave. Suite 108 Asheville, NC 28801 Time 7:45 PM No need to sign up, just come out.


August 3, 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 

Aug 3 Friday – 7:00 PM Pansy Fest 2 Music & Benefit (for Tranzmission Prison Project and Trans Kindred Fund. Place The Mothlight 701 Haywood Rd, Asheville, NC 28806 TimeL 7PM Cost $5-$10 Featuring special bands and dance Afterwards. Everyone is invited to attend.

August 4, Saturday – Pansy Fest Workshop on LGBTQ Issues. Place: Firestorm Books 610 Haywood Rd, Asheville, NC 28806 Time: Noon-5:00 Pm For more information on workshop check with Firestorm Books. 

August 4, Saturday – Pansy Fest Extravaganza, featuring popular LGBTQ bands from all over. Place: Odditorium 1045 Haywood Rd, Asheville, NC 28806 Time:  7-midnight Cost $5 -$10 All are invited to attend.   

​August 5, Sunday – Pansy Fest Queer Country and Brunch Benefit  hosted by Pansy Fest Collective Place: Fleetwoods’s 496 Haywood Rd. West Asheville, NC 28806 Time: 11AM - 2 PM  A wrap-up to this phenomenal weekend of music and workshops with to some good ole country and eating biscuits with queers. There will be guitars, grits, gays, and possibly more alteration. $5 entry $10 suggested donation for plates

August 4, Saturday –– Dinner and Putt Putt – Asheville Lesbian Social Club Activity. See Meetup groups for information. 

August 4, Saturday -Walk It Out – (new day-Saturdays and venue) 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! 

August 5, 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

August 5, 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 5, 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 5 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

August 6, 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. 

August 6, 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

August 6, 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 6, 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 7, Tuesday - - Pricilla Chambers presents Drag and Dancing at Ole Shaky’s, Asheville. See Entertainment more details. 

August 7,Tuesday - Tuesday Night Boogie Dance Party - Asheville Lesbian Social Club. For complete information See Meetup groups Asheville Social Club

August 7, 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 

August 8, 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

August 8, 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 8, 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 9, 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.  

August 10, 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 11, 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

August 11, Saturday -Walk It Out – (new day-Saturdays and venue) 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! 

August 11, 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 

 August 11, 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

August 11, 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, Saturday – Affair in White, Annual LFR (Loving Food Resources) Fundraiser.  A Late Summer party of Food, Entertainment and Fun all to raise funds for LFR.  Place: Renaissance Hotel Woodfin Ave. Asheville.  Time: 7:00 -10:00 PM
More Details and Ticket info HERE

August 12, 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

August 12, 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

August 12, 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 12, 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 12, 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

August 12, 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 13, 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

August 13, 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.

August 13, 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 14, 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 

August 14, Tuesday - - Pricilla Chambers presents Drag and Dancing at Ole Shaky’s, Asheville. See Entertainment more details. 

August 14, Tuesday - Queer Night Out will be having a Queer Pie Night at Woodfin Baked Pie Company 50 N Merrimon Ave. Asheville, NC 28804 All LGBTQ are invited to join in the fun. Time: 6:30-9:00 PM

August 14, Tuesday - Tuesday Night Boogie Dance Party - Asheville Lesbian Social Club. For complete information See Meetup groups Asheville Social Club

August 14, 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 14, 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 15, 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 15, 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

August 15, 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 15, 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, 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

August 16, Thursday – LIM 3rd Thursday Business Dinner, Place TBA. Time 6:30PM No RSVP All are welcome to attend See LIM for details 

August 17, 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 18, Saturday -Walk It Out – (new day-Saturdays and venue) 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! 

August 18, 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

August 18, Saturday- Pink Pistols LGBT Gun Club - June Shoot. at TBA Time: 3:00 PM. All are invited to come out and join in. For more info see PINK

August 18, 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. 

August 19, 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

August 19, Sunday – Beer City Sisters Present “ Not Just A Sister Act” ( 3rd Sunday of the month) It’s Drag, Singing, Comedy, Poetry and more. Place: O.Henry’s Time:TBA

August 19, 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 19, 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 19, 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

August 20, 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

August 20, 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.

August 20, 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 21,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 

August 21, Tuesday - Tuesday Night Boogie Dance Party - Asheville Lesbian Social Club. For complete information See Meetup groups Asheville Social Club

August 21, 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

August 22, 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

August 22, 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 22, 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 23, 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.  

August 24, 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

August 24, 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 25, Saturday -Walk It Out – (new day-Saturdays and venue) 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! 

August 26, 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

August 26, 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

August 26, 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 26, 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

August 27, 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 27, 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.

August 27, 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

August 28,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 

August 28, Tuesday - Tuesday Night Boogie Dance Party - Asheville Lesbian Social Club. For complete information See Meetup groups Asheville Social Club

August 29, 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

August 29, 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 29, 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 30, Thursday -

August 31, 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

August 31, 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






September 

September 1, 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! 

September 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.  

September 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

September 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

September 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

September 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. 

September 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

September 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


September 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

September 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

September 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 

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

September 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

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

September 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


September 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

September 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.

September 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

September 6, Thursday -

September 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 

September 8, 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! 

September 8, Saturday – Dinner and Putt Putt – Asheville Lesbian Social Club event. See Meet Up Group for more information and location.

September 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 


September 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

September 8, Saturday - Second Saturdays, YO Drag Brunch Place: THE BLOCK off Biltmore (39 S. Market Street) Time: 11:00am-2:00pm

September 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

September 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

September 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 

September 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

September 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

September 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

September 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

September 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. 

September 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

September 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

September 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 

September 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 

September 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

September 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

September 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. 

September 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

September 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

September 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.

September 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.

September 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.  

September 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

September 14, Friday - Asheville Supper Club July Pot Luck Dinner. A special Gay men member's only gathering at a member's home. Information is sent to members. To join see Asheville Supper Club

September 15, 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! 

September 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

September 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

September 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

September 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

September 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

September 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

September 17, Monday – GMA-Third Monday Trip - TBA

September 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.

September 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

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

September 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 

September 18, Tuesday - Queer Night Out will be having a Queer Pie Night at Woodfin Baked Pie Company 50 N Merrimon Ave. Asheville, NC 28804 All LGBTQ are invited to join in the fun. Time: 6:30-9:00 PM

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

September 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

September 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. 

September 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

September 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.

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

September 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

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

September 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

September 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

September 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! 

September 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

September 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

September 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. 

September 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

September 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. 

September 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

September 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

Asheville Celebrates LGBTQ Blue Ridge Pride Week- September 24-29
See blue listings for special Pride Week Events and Festival (Watch for additions)

September 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.

September 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

September 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

September 25, Tuesday -Men's Coffee (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 

September 25Tuesday-Tuesday Night Boogie Dance Party - Asheville Lesbian Social Club event. For complete information See Meetup groups Asheville Social Club

September 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

September 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. 

September 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

September 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 on all are welcome to attend.  

September 27, 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.  

September 27, Thursday – Pride Week Special Gay Film Tom of Finland sponsored by Asheville Prime Timers. This award winning film deals with the life of the iconic artist named Tom of Finland. His illustrations influenced gay culture from the ‘50s to the 80’s. Showing will benefit LFR and other non-profits. Place: Grail Moviehouse Time: 7:30 PM. Tickets can be purchased at Grail House.com On line ticket sales only.  

September 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

September 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

September 29, 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! 

September 29, Saturday – Blue Ridge Pride LGBTQ Festival Day Pack Place. Details TBA.

September 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

September 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

September 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