UNC Asheville's Art Department will hold its annual holiday sale of ceramics, glass and other art objects from 4-7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 30, and 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1, in the S. Tucker Cooke Gallery, located on the ground floor of Owen Hall. The sale is open to the public.
Just in time for the winter weather season, UNC Asheville offers the 2013 Western North Carolina Weather Calendar, complete with daily average high and low temperatures, phases of the moon and daily sunrise and sunset times.
UNC Asheville will celebrate Native American Heritage Month with a series of special events including a panel discussion, storytelling performance, and presentations of Cherokee language, ceremonies, pottery, ceremonies and rituals.
The Center for Craft, Creativity & Design (CCCD) at UNC Asheville is pleased to announce the 2012 Craft Research Fund grant awards. This is the center's 8th year of annual awards to advance, expand and support research about craft in the United States for both graduate and professional level scholars. This national grant program is funded by a private charitable foundation.
Vocalist Stephanie Morgan and keyboard artist Chuck Lichtenberger of Stephanie's Id will join UNC Asheville's Percussion Ensemble as part of a concert which will also feature the UNC Asheville String Quartet. The music begins at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 8 in Lipinsky Auditorium.
UNC Asheville senior Macon Foscue is one of seventeen students across the state to receive the 2012 Community Impact Award. Given by North Carolina Campus Compact, the award recognizes college students who make significant, innovative efforts to address local community needs.
The Writers at Home series, sponsored by UNC Asheville's Great Smokies Writing Program, continues in November with works from authors Catherine Reid and Nancy Dew Taylor. The readings will take place at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 18 at Malaprop's Bookstore/Café, 55 Haywood St., in downtown Asheville. This event is free and open the public.
Members of the public will learn how to participate in research on tropical cyclones via the internet, when Chris Hennon, UNC Asheville associate professor of atmospheric sciences, offers a public presentation from 4-5 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 1, at Karpen Hall, room 038. This event is free and open to the public.