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Pat's School of Dance and Pat Shepherd's 45th anniversary: 7 pm at Hendersonville High School. Disney Classics and Snow White ballet. Free. www.patsschoolofdance.com.
Sewing 101: Fabric, Thread, Fun: 6:30-9 pm, Roots + Wings School of Art and Design Creative Campus, 573 Fairview Road, Asheville. For age 16 and older. Covers basics of sewing. Experiment with different fabrics, stitches, and threads and make a simple project. $30. 828-545-4827 or www.rootsandwingsarts.com/art-design-studios/.
Moral Monday with the Rev. William Barber: 5 pm at Bridge Park in Sylva. http://jacksonncnaacp.org/.
Shag lessons and dancing: Every Tuesday at 550 Tavern amp; Grille, 550 Airport Road, Fletcher. Free lesson 6:30-7 pm No partner needed. Rotating DJ's 7-10 pm $5 cover charge. 828-298-9382 or www.mountainshagclub.com.
Make Dad a Father's Day card: 10 am-5 pm June 14-17, Hand On! Children's Museum, 318 N. Main St., Hendersonville. Self-directed activity takes place in the party room. $5, free for members. www.handsonwnc.org or 828-697-8333.
Learn to play chess: 2 pm, Metro Wines, 169 Charlotte St., Asheville. Chess offers skills that are valuable on and off the board. $10 at the door. Class held every Tuesday. http://www.metrowinesasheville.com/art/entry/chess-class-metrowines.
Edward Jones opportunity dinner: 6 pm, 61 Westridge Marketplace, Candler. Dinner discussion about financial advisor opportunities. 828-665-2320.
Budgeting and Debt class: 5:30-7 pm, OnTrack Financial Education, 50 S. French Broad Ave., Suite 227, Asheville. Learn options for managing debt, learn to make a budget. Free but call 828-255-5166 to register. www.ontrackwnc.org.
Learn Qigong with Bob and Fran German: 6:30 pm, Henderson County Public Library, 301 N. Washington St., Hendersonville. Qigong (pronounced chee kung) means cultivating energy. It helps reduce stress, increase vitality, sleep better, and reverse aging. No impact, no sweating. Free. 828-697-4725.
Asheville Rotary Club: Noon-1:30 pm, Renaissance Hotel, 31 Woodfin St., downtown. The program will be "Planning for 2016 Rotarians Against Hunger." http://www.rotaryasheville.org.
"The Complete Works of William Shakespeare, Abridged and Revised": 6:30 pm, Jackson County Public Library, Keener Street, Sylva. A parody of the Bard known for comically shortened scenes, pop culture references and occasional audience participation. Free. 828-586-2016.
Arden Rotary Club: 7:30 am, Fletcher YMCA, 2775 Hendersonville Road, Fletcher. Meets every Thursday. www.ardenrotaryclub.org.
Taste of Scotland Festival: 10 am-4 pm June 17 and 10 am-6 pm June 18 in downtown Franklin. Music by Def Leprechaun, Juniper Trio, The Jacobites By Name, and others. Scottish Film Fest at 10 am Friday-$5. Ceilidh 7-9 pm Friday on Stewart Street. Opening ceremonies at 9:30 am Saturday followed by parade. The honored clan this year is Grant. Also Cherokee demonstrations. www.tasteofscotlandfestival.org.
Eagle/osprey nest tour: Meet at 9:45 am at Paddy's Creek Area East Picnic Shelter at Lake James State Park in Nebo. The waters and shoreline is bursting with life and there's no better way to explore than by boat. Free but registration required. 828-584-7728.
Asheville Percussion Festival: June 17-19, Odyssey Community School, 90 Zillicoa St., Asheville. Teaching artists from around the globe, workshops, Friday night community drumming, vendors, food, Sunday morning sound meditation. Masters Concert at 8 pm June 18 at Diana Wortham Theatre, 12 Biltmore Ave. Tickets for individual workshops, concert, day passes or weekend passes: $20-$120. www.AshevilleRhythm.org or 828-259-3653.
Piedmont Classic Paso Fino Horse Show: To June 19 at WNC Ag Center, 1301 Fanning Bridge Road, Fletcher. 8 am-6 pm Friday, 8 am-8 pm Saturday-Sunday. Free admission. Vendors. Champions Celebration at 7:30 pm June 17. $31.50 dinner ticket, $10.50 children. http://www.ashevillealive.net.
Manage Your Money Series: 9 am-12:30 pm, OnTrack Financial Education, 50 S. French Broad Ave., Suite 227, Asheville. Learn basics of budgeting, setting goals, saving strategies, more. Free but call 828-255-5166 to register. www.ontrackwnc.org.
"Slice of Life" performance: 7:30 pm, Metro Wines, 169 Charlotte St., Asheville. Connie Regan-Blake and her "Taking the Stage" workshop participants present evening of storytelling. $15 includes glass of wine. Parking is free, easy and close. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/slice-of-life-an-evening-of-stories-tickets-19758401912.
Yard sale: 7 am-1 pm, Avery's Creek United Methodist Church, corner of Brevard Road and Glen Bridge Road SE, Arden. Rent a table for $10. 828-273-5391.
Square dance: Southern Lights Square and Round Dance Club holds "Fabulous Fathers" dance at 6 pm at Whitmire Activity Bldg, 301 Lily Pond Road, Hendersonville. http://www.southernlights.org/ or on Facebook.
Hendersonville Police K9 Unit kid safe event/K9 fundraiser: 10 am-4 pm, Hendersonville High School football field. Bring your bicycle and helmet for bike safety course. K9 demos, drunk goggles, finger printing, bounce house, more.
National Picnic Day: Noon-7 pm, Burntshirt Vineyards, 2695 Sugarloaf Road, Hendersonville. Apple wine and two cheese trays $30; chardonnay and trays $35; Altitude 3400 and trays $37. Tastings $7 and $10. Free tour of winery at 2 pm Music by Jason Lusky 3-6 pm Food truck to 6 pm 828-685-2402 or www.burntshirtvineyards.com/events.html.
Tour of artist studios: 11 am-4 pm, Grovewood Gallery, 111 Grovewood Road, Asheville. Go behind-the-scenes and tour studios, meet makers who work in a variety of media, and browse original works of art. Free and self-guided. www.grovewood.com.
Full moon meditation: 6-7 pm, Asheville Therapeutic Salt Cave, 12 Eagle St. Combined with healing power of Himalayan salt crystals, this meditation will help you feel deeply centered in your life and in your place in the universe. $36. Advance registration required. 828-236-5999 or www.ashevillesaltcave.com.
Pancake breakfast and cruise in: 9-11 am, Mills River Presbyterian Church, 10 Presbyterian Church Road. $4. Tickets sold at the door. For more information, call 828-891-7101.
Firefly Twilight Tour: 7:30-9:30 pm, Cradle of Forestry Historical Site, 11250 Pisgah Highway/US276, Pisgah Forest. Learn about natural history of fireflies. Wheelchair accessible. Begins with a talk and a craft for children. Bring a flashlight. $6, $3 ages 4-15. 828-877-3130 or www.cradleofforestry.com.
Mattress sale by Tuscola High School Big T Club: 564 Tuscola School Road, Waynesville (near Lowe's). All sizes, new with full factory warranties. Cash, check, credit card. Proceeds benefit athletics program. www.facebook.com/cfsupstatescBeds4Mountaineers.
Kirkin of the Tartans service: 10 am First Presbyterian Church in Franklin. A way to remember Scottish heritage. All who attend are invited to eat lunch in Tartan Hall.
PlottFest: Begins at noon at Maggie Valley Fairgrounds on Soco Road. Trout fishing instruction for youth, demonstrations of blacksmithing, canning, carving and more, inflatables, art and craft vendors, dog supply vendors, food, antique trucks, tractors and hayride, music by Balsam Range and others. $15. Get tickets at www.plottfest.org or at the gate.
Free concert by organist Dr. Vance Reese: 2 pm, First Church of Christ, Scientist, 64 N. French Broad Ave., Asheville. Celebrating installation of new organ. 828-252-3391.