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Tom of Finland Special Benefit showing Sept. 27
Gay Comedian James Adomian Sept.28
Blue Ridge Pride Procession September 29
Blue Ridge Pride Festival (Gay Pride) September 29 
Brother Wolf Drag Queen Bingo November 2
​WNCAP Raise Your Hand Auction November 17

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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 - MS The Super 60s Fundraiser at Tressa's Jazz and Blues Club Downtown Asheville. All are welcome Time: 5-8 PM.  Full details on Entertainment Page. 

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 - The Super 60's Fundraiser for MS. This annual fundraiser from Annie Garic features the great sounds of the 60's from a unique live band. Place: Tressa's Downtown. Time: 5-8:00 PM. Complete information can be found on Entertainment Page.

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 – Gay Men’s Activity, Adventure and Travel Group – Haw Creek Hike and Lunch at Filo. Open to all interested gay men, to find out more info and join go to https://www.meetup.com/GayMensActivityGroup/

September 5, Wednesday – Mountain Men’s Club, a gay men’s group that meets for dinner on Wednesdays during each month. All area gay/bi men are invited to attend. Place: Smoky Falls Lodge on Soco Rd in Maggie Valley. Time: 6:00 PM Happy Hour, Dinner at 7:00 PM For more info contact cliff@gammamu.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 - Blue Ridge Pride 10th Annual Pageant with a new twist. Special Categories for a diverse competition for anyone seeking to offer an artistic interpretation of gender as they compete for the title.  Lots of Entertainers including past winners, Beer City Sisters and a unique Intermission performance from Youth Outright. Place: Asheville Community Theater 35 E. Walnut St. Asheville, NC 28801 Time: 6:00-10:00 PM (Doors open at 5:30PM) Tickets are $10.00 advance and $15 at the door.
Cocktails provided courtesy of O.Henry's. For advance tickets click here: 

September 7, Friday - Walk It Out – (First Friday of the month, new day and place) We will meet up at the Chamber of Commerce Parking lot off Montford Avenue. Time: 5:30 PM. Walk will take place throughout the Historic Montford neighborhood for approx. 1 hr. 

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 7, Friday to September 8, Saturday – Gay men’s Activity, Adventure and Travel Group – Tent camping at Mount Mitchel State Park – Leave at 4:00 PM. For full information join Meet Up Group. https://www.meetup.com/GayMensActivityGroup/ 

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 – NC Nudists- The September gathering will include a special dinner, hot tub, outdoor activities and great fun for gay naturalists. Gatherings are limited and on a sign up basis. For more information and to join visit. NC Nudists  https://www.meetup.com/NC-Nudists/

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 9, Sunday - Sunday 11, Tuesday - Observance of Jewish Holiday 
Rosh Hashanah  Wishing all our Jewish community and friends a l'shanah tovah.


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 picnic this month. 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 13, Thursday – Youth Outright Young Voices Night Circus. Here is a chance to hear and see work and entertainment from our LGBTQ Youth and help raise funds for Youth Outright. Place: Isis Music Hall 743 Haywood Rd. West Asheville. Time: 7PM – 10PM Tickets are $5.00 youth, $20 Adult and $30 VIP. See Facebook for more info. 

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 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 15, Saturday - 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. In honor of "The Queen of Soul", Aretha Franklin's recent passing, DJ Phoenix will focus on Soul music, especially your favorites among The Queen's many amazing hits!  Small admission charge. 

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 - Gay Men’s Activity, Adventure and Travel Group Private Caboose Charter on Great Smoky Mountains Railroad. 10:30 AM – 3:00 PM. You are invited to join them for this fun ride. See Bulletin Board 

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-- 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 - Franklin NC Friends Dinner. A monthly gathering of the LGBT community in the Franklin area.  All are welcome to join them and make new friends. This month the dinner will be at Mama G's Italian in Clayton, GA. 777 US 441 Clayton GA 30525  (RST #) 706-782-9565 Drinks at 6:00 Dinner 6:30   Please - RSVP on the Franklin Friends Facebook page or call/text Ramona at 443-857-6761

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 18, Tuesday - September 19, Wednesday  Jewish Holiday Yom Kippur
We wish all our Jewish community and friends a Gmar hatimah tovah.

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 – Mountain Men’s Club, a gay men’s group that meets for dinner on Wednesdays during each month. All area gay/bi men are invited to attend. Place: Smoky Falls Lodge on Soco Rd in Maggie Valley. Time: 6:00 PM For more info contact cliff@gammamu.com

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 – 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 -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 - Tranzmission Field Day and Picnic Bring yourself, your family, your kids, your friends, a tasty dish to share (if you are able, if not there will be plenty to share) and join them for some socializing in the sun or under the trees. Let's enjoy the opportunity to connect and reconnect with our community before the colder months are upon us. Place: Carrier Park 220 Amboy Rd. Time: 4-7PM  See Facebook

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 Blue Ridge Pride Festival. Place: Grail Moviehouse Time: 7:00 PM. Tickets can be purchased at Grail House.com On line ticket sales only.  

September 27, Thursday – Guys Movie Night Out – will be attending the special screening of “Tom of Finland” at the Grail Moviehouse. 45 S. French Broad Ave. Asheville. Time: 7:00 – 9:00 PM Special after party at O.Henry’s Haywood St. beginning at 9:00 PM. See above for ticket sales link. 

September 28, Friday - Asheville Supper Club Pride Pot Luck.  Celebrate our Blue Ridge Pride with a pot luck the day before the festival.  All members are invited to bring a dish and join friends.  To join and for more information contact Supper Club 

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 – LGBT Senior Prom sponsored by LGBT Elder Advocates and AARP with tunes by DJ Sherry. Dress flashy or whatever makes you happy. Time 7:00 PM -11:00 PM Place: Eleven on Eleven 11 Grove Street, Asheville 28801​ This is a Blue Ridge Pride Festival Week Event.  For more info to come.

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 28, Friday - Gay Comedian James Adomian will appear at the Grey Eagle as a Asheville Pride Celebration.  Two shows, 7:00 and 9:30 PM.  Learn more about James and how to get tickets on Entertainment page

September 28, Friday – YO in the Park,  Youth Outright presents a special evening of entertainment at Pack Square Park Bring a Chair and be entertained. Free to all. Time 7:00 – 9:00 PM This is a Blue Ridge Pride Festival Week Event.

September 29, Saturday - ​ Blue Ridge Pride Festival Procession Downtown Asheville. Join in as we celebrate WNC's diversity with a special "Parade-like" Procession. Beginning at 10:30 AM with the route down Patton Ave to Pack Square Park. Everyone is invited to line the streets, line up and cheer the participants on or join in the procession. A special application form to be a part and complete information is available HERE. 

September 29, Saturday  – Blue Ridge Pride Festival.  Asheville’s biggest ever with 3 stages of entertainment, a children’s play area managed by the YMCA, gay weddings, vendor area, VIP tent and plenty of food, beer and wine. Come for the day and have the gayest of times. Time: 11:00 AM – 7:00 PM Place: Pack Square Park, from the Vance Monument to City Hall. See more about the festival HERE. (coming soon)

September 30, Sunday - After Pride Pot Luck.  Celebrate the close of Pride with a special pot luck at O.Henry's. ​Bring your favorite dish to share and join friends as they gather to discuss the Pride celebration. Time: 5:30 PM  Place: O.Henry's on Haywood St. 

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 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 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 
October  

October 1, 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. 

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

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

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

October 1, 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

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

October 2, Tuesday - - Pricilla Chambers presents Drag and Dancing at Ole Shaky’s, Asheville. See Entertainment more details. 

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

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

October 3, 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

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

October 3- 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

October 4, Thursday -

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

October 5, Friday - Walk It Out – (First Friday of the month, new day and place) We will meet up at the Chamber of Commerce Parking lot off Montford Avenue. Time: 5:30 PM. Walk will take place throughout the Historic Montford neighborhood for approx. 1 hr. 

October 6, Saturday –

October 6, 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

October 7, 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

October 7, 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

October 8, 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. 

October 8, 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

October 8, 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

October 9, 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 

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

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

October 10, 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

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

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

October 11,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.  

October 12, 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

October 13, 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

October 13 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 

October 13, 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

October 13, 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

October 13, 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

October 14, 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 

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


October 14, 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

October 14, 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

October 15, 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.

October 15, 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

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

October 16, 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 

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

October 17, 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

October 17, 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

October 17, 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

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

October 17, 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

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


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

October 20, 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

October 20, 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

October 20, 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. 

October 21, 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

October 21, 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

October 21, Sunday - October 21, Monday - Asheville Prime Timers ​trip to Barter Theater in Abingdon, VA.   Info and to join see  Asheville Prime Timers. 

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

October 21, 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

October 21, 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

October 22, 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.

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

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

October 24, 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

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

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

October 25, 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.  

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

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

October 26, Friday – Asheville Men’s Supper Club Halloween Pot Luck, this month meeting on a Friday. Information on place and details are mailed to members. To join, see Supperclub. 

October 27, Saturday 

October 28, 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

October 28, 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

October 28, 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

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

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

 October 29, 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.

October 29, 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

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


October 31, 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

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

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

November 2   Crowne Plaza Hotel