Jason Sandford

Jason Sandford is a reporter, writer, blogger and photographer interested in all things Asheville.

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Whatever your political affiliation, chances are you’ll want to unwind this weekend with family, friends, and loved ones. We’ve got our curated list of how to help you do it. It’s time for the Asheville GritVegas Weekend Update. 


Night of the Living Dead @ Magnetic 375

7:30 pm

Different Strokes! Performing Arts Collective brings you bloody fun and the zombie apocalypse. The show runs Thursdays through Saturdays until 11/19. 


Veteran’s Day. Take time out to honor the men and women who fight for our country.

The 4th Annual Faerie Arts Festival @ the Renaissance Hotel

7-10 pm

This adults-only fashion and art show brings together talent from the region for a night of the dark arts. Check out our feature on Asheville Grit here.

11:11 Awaken Asheville @ Timo’s House

9:30 pm – 1:30 am

Local and regional hip-hop artists and producers, including Bryan Divisions and Siyah, come together for a night of consciousness-expanding music. Check out our preview post here.

How I Learned to Drive @ 35 Below

7:30 Friday and Saturday; 2:30 Sunday

This Pulitzer-winning play is produced by Attic Salt Productions and is happening at 35 Below (under Asheville Community Theater). Shows continue through this weekend and next, running Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 and Sundays at 2:30 pm. Read the review on Asheville Grit here.


RAD Studio Stroll @ the River Arts District

10 am Saturday – 5 pm Sunday

The Fall stroll is here! See what local artists in the RAD are up to and get some art! Through Sunday.

Goose Island Migration Week Event @ Salvage Station

until 2 am Saturday

This is a weekend-long event that celebrates Goose Island Brewing’s rare and popular beer offerings. While the event is free, you must RSVP. The first 100 people to RSVP will receive a Goose Island food voucher and a special surprise (oooo). Live music, appropriately, from Murmuration. Register here.


Jeff Thompson’s Big Ol’ Birfday Bash @ Isis Theater

7:30-11:30 pm

Help one of our favorite local musicians celebrate his birthday in style! Featuring music and dance performances, art projection, and special guests.

That’s it for this edition of the GritVegas weekend update. Leave us a comment to let us know if we missed anything.

Jason Sandford

Jason Sandford is a reporter, writer, blogger and photographer interested in all things Asheville.

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