- Karaoke every Thursday with Terraoke at the Getaway River Bar from 9pm to 1am.
- Line Dancing, Country Music and Beginning Two-Step lessons every Thursday at Banks Ave. Bar, with their night called Butts N Boots starting at 6pm.
- This and every Friday it’s Drag Queen karaoke at O Henry’s 8pm to midnight
- Every first thursday Transmission is hosting their monthly Trans Feminine Support Meeting-
A meeting for only transfeminine people/people exploring a transfeminine transition.
- Friday,February 9th it’s Comedy at Catawba: featuring Jamie Shriner. Jamie is a comedian based in Chicago, IL. A former theatre kid, current queer, deaf, & mentally ill gig-worker, Jamie uses humorous original songs to discuss her hearing loss and mental illness, as well as her struggles with body image, womanhood, and being queer in Indiana where she grew up. ages 18+ doors at 6:30pm, show at 7pm, catawb
- This and every Saturday, drag shows starting at 11pm and midnight at O.Henrys.
- THIS Sunday, Feb. 11th is Asheville’s Mardi Gras Parade and Queens Ball starting at 3:00 in the South Slope. The annual tradition isn’t a queer event… but it’s pretty darn queer. Queens Ball follows the parade at the Funkatorium.
- Also Sunday Feb. 11th is also the monthly Butch Out Sunday, Funday, Tea Dance at Banks Ave Bar starting at 4pm!
- Every Sunday, Gentle Yoga for Queer & GNC Folks at West Asheville Yoga Studio from 1:30 to 2:30. Learn more at “westashevilleyoga.com”.
- “Life’s a Drag” Brunch Every Sunday at Asheville Beauty Academy. Doors @12, show @ 1pm.
- Following the “Life’s a Drag” Brunch is Drag Appreciation Day every Sunday at the Asheville Beauty Academy from 3pm to 6pm.
- Also this and every Sunday it’s Social Sundays at Banks Avenue Bar from 4-7pm. Music, Dancing and Drinks with the queer community.
- Monday and every Monday, Karaoke hosted by Ganymede at the 27 Club at 10pm.
- Every Tuesday it’s Trivia with a drag queen at Avl Beauty academy at 8pm, followed by karaoke at 10pm.
- This wednesday, february 7th, BRRRRR! Cold hands? Warm hearts! Through February 14th the Beer City Sisters are buying gloves, hats, socks, etc. for the houseless folks in Asheville, NC. BeLoved Asheville will distribute the goods. If you’re interested you can donate items, or make a donation. It’s cold— please think about helping out! They are still needing donations of sleeping bags, backpacks, blankets, sterno, and hot hands. PS- If you’re interested in joining the Beer City Sisters we’d LOVE to have you! Any gender spectrum, any sexuality, any human– as long as you have it in your heart to spread JOY! Learn more at beercitysisters.org
- On Thursday, February15 LaZoom Room presents Comedy with Gabbie Watts a stand-up comic based in Atlanta, GA. She was the winner of the 2023 “Queer of the Year” competition at the P3 Comedy Fest at LaZoom Room Bar & Gorilla at 76 Biltmore Avenue at 7pm.
- Wednesday, February 21, Practice your figure drawing in an inclusive atmosphere. This is a recurring event, happening the third Wednesday of each month from 6:00-8:00pm. Drawing starts at 6:00pm! Sliding scale! Registration in advance helps us plan, but drop-ins are welcome!
- Saturday February 24th Brittany Howard plays the Orange Peel for an 18 and over show at 8pm. She’s probably best known as the lead singer and guitarist for the Alabama Shakes, and has been a proud lesbian for over a decade.
- Saturday, is Trash Talk! At Shakeys. A Queer Dance Party w/ DJ Abu Disarray 10pm-2am and Drag Shows hosted by Priscilla Chambers & Calcutta 11:30pm
- Hendersonville Theatre is presenting Sordid Lives starting Thursday March 21st. Tickets at hendersonvilletheatre.org
Looking Farther Ahead….
- On Thursday, April 25th, the Western North Carolina AIDS Project (WNCAP) will host the annual Dining Out For Life event. Partnering again with the Asheville Independent Restaurant Association (AIR), Dining Out For Life 2024 will encourage residents of Asheville and Western North Carolina to eat out at Participating Restaurants. This celebration supports both the local restaurants that host the events and raises money for WNCAP’s life-saving services. Now in its 22nd year, Dining Out for Life has raised hundreds of thousands of dollars in the fight against HIV/AIDS. The money raised by WNCAP’s annual Dining Out for Life is more critical than ever. Your donations provide care, rental assistance, and education in our fight against HIV/AIDS. Dine Out. End HIV!