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December 1, Sunday – WORLD AIDS DAY – A day to reflect on the impact that this disease has affected the LGBT community and the strides we have made. 

December 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.  

December 1, Sunday-- Youth Outright Meets (First and Third Sundays 16-20 age group,) Special programs designed for specific age group as a safe space to gather. New location Francine Delany New School 119 Brevard Rd. Asheville,NC 28806 Time: 3:00 – 6:30 PM

December 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

December 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

December 2, Monday - – PFLAG-Hendersonville (Meets 1st Monday of the Month) All are invited to attend, free. Place NEW Place:The Center for Arts and Inspiration 125 South Main Street, Hendersonville, NC 28792. for more info contact jerry.w96@gmail.com Time: 7:00 - 8:30 PM

December 3,Tuesday- Booty Tuesdays and Drag at Ole Shakey’s. (First and third Tuesdays of each month) Come out and enjoy a Queer Dance Party DJed by lil meow meow. Drag begins at 11:30 PM. 

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

December 3,Tuesday- Men's Coffee Club, (meets every Tuesday) at Green Life Grocery Cafe at 70 Merrimon Ave. 9:00 Am All men are invited to attend for coffee and conversation. contact Rick at ricsem@att.net 

December 3,Tuesday – Queer Book Club – For young and new adults age 14-24. (First Tuesday of month)Meets at South Buncombe Library 260 Overlook Rd. PH 828-250-6488 Time: 5:30 PM 

December 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

December 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.

December 5, Thursday - Asheville Men's Supper Club and Asheville Prime Timers combined Holiday Pot Luck.  All members are invited to come out, bring your favorite dish and enjoy and evening of fellowship and great food.  Place: St. Mary's Parish Hall Charlotte St. Time: Gather 6:00 PM  Dinner 6:30 PM.  RSVP required to ashevillegaysupperclub@gmail.com 

December 5,Thursday - Karaoke Thursdays at The Burger Bar 1 Craven St. Asheville 28806 Time: 9 PM until.

December 6, 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 6, Friday - LGBT Elders Advocates – Luncheon. Come join us at La Carreta in North Asheville EVERY FRIDAY at 11:45 to enjoy lunch with other LGBTQ+ elders and advocates. They are joining up with an ongoing Phoenix lunch.

December 7, Saturday -Goth Night at O.Henry’s It is an evening of unusual mix of music for dancing. All are invited to attend. Place: O.Henry’s Underground Time: 10 PM – 2:00 AM

December 7, Saturday – Lesbian Social Club Dinner & Putt Putt (no Putt Putt till spring) Dinner at El Que Pasa 891 Paton Ave. Asheville Time: 5:30 PM. Come out and enjoy some gal fun. All are welcome to attend. Please RSVP. mntbear001@aol.com

​December 7, Saturday – Youth Outright Drag Brunch- Enjoy a kid friendly show with food and drinks available for purchase. Place: Grey Eagle 185 Clingman Ave. Time: 12PM – 2 PM Price: $10 at door and $5.00 youth at door.

December 8, Sunday - Youth Outright Meets (Second and Fourth Sundays 11-15 age group,) Special programs designed for specific age group as a safe space to gather. Location: Francine Delany New School 119 Brevard Rd. Asheville,NC 28806 Time: 3:00 – 6:30 PM

December 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

December 8,Sunday’s are a Drag- (2nd Sunday of month). Kings, Queens, and anything in between welcome! Newcomers strongly encouraged to attend. The space is safe for all to experiment and indulge in their drag curiosity, though it is not mandatory that you drag out to attend. All good folks, friends, and allies welcomed! Place: Crow and Quill 106 N. Lexington, Asheville 28801 Time: 10:00 PM – 2:00 Am

December 9, 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 10, Tuesday - Men's Coffee Club, (meets every Tuesday) at Green Life Grocery Cafe at 70 Merrimon Ave. 9:00 Am All men are invited to attend for coffee and conversation. contact Rick at ricsem@att.net 

December 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

December 10,Tuesday Pricilla Chambers presents Drag and Dancing at Ole Shaky’s, Asheville. See Entertainment more details. 

December 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 

December 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

December 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

December 11, Wednesday - PFLAG Asheville - (meets 2nd Wednesday of month) Meetings are at First Congregational UCC 20 Oak St. Asheville, 28801 Room E-107 Time : 7:00 PM PFLAG is made up of parents and friends of the LGBTQ community and all interested are invited to attend. Check out their Facebook page for additional events.

December 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.

December 12,, Thursday - Karaoke Thursdays at The Burger Bar 1 Craven St. Asheville 28806 Time: 9 PM until.

December 12, Thursday – LIM 3rd Thursday Business Dinner, Place TBA. Time 6:30PM No RSVP All are welcome to attend See LIM in LGBTQ Resources

December 13, Friday – Lesbian Social Club Conscious Conversation. Interesting conversations and topics for gals. This month’s will be a potluck and White Elephant Gift Exchange. Place Earthfare at Westgate Shopping Center Asheville. Time: 7:00 PM 

December 13, LFR Annual Cookie Party - Kenilworth Center 4 Chiles Avenue, behind Kenilworth Presbyterian Church. Time: 6-8 PM. You are invited to bake them, buy them and bring 4 dozen cookies to put in special holiday boxes for clients. This annual event is a much anticipated one and helps bring joy to both those who donate and help fill the boxes and the clients who receive them.  

December 13, Friday - LGBT Elder Advocates Friday Luncheon Come join us at La Carreta in North Asheville EVERY FRIDAY at 11:45 to enjoy lunch with other LGBTQ+ elders and advocates. They are joining up with an ongoing Phoenix lunch.

December 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

December 14, Saturday – Lesbian In the Mountains (LIM)2nd Saturday Coffee and Conversation share your ideas, hear about LIM activities and have good food and conversation. Place: Malvern Hills Bakery 1570 Patton Ave. Asheville. Time: 9:30 AM

December 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, O.Henry’s Underground 

December 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 

December 14, Saturday – Asheville Gay Men’s Chorus Annual Holiday Concert “ Sound the Trumpet.” Get in a festive mood and get your tickets early for the always sell out concert of great music and fun antics. Place: Grace Covenant Presbyterian Church Downtown Asheville. Time: 7:30 PM For tickets $10-$30 Visit AGMC TICKETS 

December 15, Sunday – Asheville Gay Men’s Chorus Annual Holiday Concert “ Sound the Trumpet.” Get in a festive mood and get your tickets early for the always sell out concert of great music and fun antics. Place: Grace Covenant Presbyterian Church Downtown Asheville. Time: Matinee 4:00 PM For tickets $10-$30 Visit AGMC TICKETS 

December 15,Sunday - Youth Outright Meets (First and Third Sundays 16-20 age group,) Special programs designed for specific age group as a safe space to gather. New location Francine Delany New School 119 Brevard Rd. Asheville,NC 28806 Time: 3:00 – 6:30 PM

December 16, 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 17, Tuesday -Men's Coffee Club(meets every Tuesday) at Green Life Grocery Cafe at 70 Merrimon Ave. 9:00 Am All men are invited to attend for coffee and conversation. contact Rick at ricsem@att.net 

December 17,Tuesday- Booty Tuesdays and Drag at Ole Shakey’s. (First and third Tuesdays of each month) Come out and enjoy a Queer Dance Party DJed by lil meow meow. Drag begins at 11:30 PM.  

December 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

December 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 

December 19, Thursday – LIM Monthly Dinner – Everyone is invited to share your ideas, hear about LIM activities and have good food and conversation. Place: Cornerstone Restaurant 102 Tunnel Rd. Asheville. Please RSVP mntbear001@aol.com

December 19, Thursday – Klezmer Appalachian Hanukkah Party. All are invited to come out and join LGBTQ Jewish Pride members, friends and the Asheville Jewish community for an evening of celebration, fun, music and food. Place: Asheville JCC 236 Charlotte St. Time: 7:30-9:30 PM Cost is $10 per person with advance RSVP to rochelle@jcc-asheville.org or $15 at the door.

December 19, Thursday - Karaoke Thursdays at The Burger Bar 1 Craven St. Asheville 28806 Time: 9 PM until.

December 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

December 20, Friday -- LGBT Elders Advocates – Luncheon. Come join us at La Carreta in North Asheville EVERY FRIDAY at 11:45 to enjoy lunch with other LGBTQ+ elders and advocates. They are joining up with an ongoing Phoenix lunch.

December 21,Saturday –

December 22, Sunday - Happy Hanukkah 
December 22, Sunday - Youth Outright Meets (Second and Fourth Sundays 11-15 age group,) Special programs designed for specific age group as a safe space to gather. New location Francine Delany New School 119 Brevard Rd. Asheville,NC 28806 Time: 3:00 – 6:30 PM

December 22, Sunday - Women's Reading Group - Meets monthly (last Sunday of month) includes pot luck. Time: 3 PM (**note time change). An open group and welcome newcomers at any time. For place, book information and RSVP contact sandralfrith@gmail.com

December 23, 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 24, Tuesday - Men's Coffee Club, (meets every Tuesday) at Green Life Grocery Cafe at 70 Merrimon Ave. 9:00 Am All men are invited to attend for coffee and conversation. contact Rick at ricsem@att.net 

December 25, Wednesday -  Merry Christmas 

December 26,, Thursday - Karaoke Thursdays at The Burger Bar 1 Craven St. Asheville 28806 Time: 9 PM until.

December 27Friday-- LGBT Elders Advocates – Luncheon. Come join us at La Carreta in North Asheville EVERY FRIDAY at 11:45 to enjoy lunch with other LGBTQ+ elders and advocates. They are joining up with an ongoing Phoenix lunch.

December 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

December 28, Saturday – 
December 29, Sunday 
December 30, Monday
December 31, Tuesday – New Year’s Eve