Upcoming Events

May 30
Solar Saturday
Morris’ Community Pavilion
11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Clean Energy for WNC and Garden Club of America’s local French Broad chapter will host Solar Saturday. The event will feature free solar and energy efficiency workshops for homeowners, businesses and nonprofits. Audubon NC will present on the impact of climate change on birds and there will be booths from local organizations, food trucks, free beverages, and a raffle for a generous gift basked from Hickory Nut Gap Farms and more!

This event is free and open to all, so bring your lawn chair and have some fun! For more information please email ashley@cleanenergyfor.us.


June 9ADV_Pinball invite
Alumni & Friends Gathering
Asheville Pinball Museum
6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

You and your guest are invited for an evening of unlimited pinball and an opportunity to talk about a winning game plan for the future of Warren Wilson College with fellow alumni and friends.

The favor of a reply is requested before Tuesday 2 June. Please email Kelly Ball, Associate Director of Alumni Relations at kball@warren-wilson.edu to confirm your attendance.

June 26 – 28
On Campus

Return to the Swannanoa Valley June 26-28 for Weekend@Wilson, a weekend of camaraderie, laughter and learning that is open to alumni, friends and their families with an option of staying on campus in a residence hall. Online registration is now open. Click here to view the catalog with workshop descriptions.

July 3, 11, 18, 25, and August 1

Swannanoa Chamber Music Festival
Kittredge Theatre
7:30 p.m. each night

The Swannanoa Chamber Music Festival, one of the oldest music festivals in the United States, is a five-week music festival that takes place in the summer in and around the beautiful mountains of Western North Carolina. The festival features some of the most beautiful chamber music ever written, such as great standards by Brahms, Haydn, Vivaldi, and Debussy as well as many other interesting and varied selections that will be sure to please and delight audiences. Click here to purchase tickets.

July 1 – 11

MFA Program for Writers Readings and Lectures
Ransom Fellowship Hall

The public is welcome to attend the morning lectures and evening readings in fiction and poetry offered during the Master of Fine Arts Program for Writers summer residency. Events last approximately one hour and admission is free. The online schedule will posted soon. For more information, call the MFA Office at (828) 771-3717.

July 5 – August 8

Swannanoa Gathering

Founded in 1991 by WWC President Emeritus Douglas M. Orr, Jr., the Swannanoa Gathering is an educational program consisting of a series of week-long workshops in various folk arts. With a limited enrollment and an open format, students select their curriculum from a variety of courses. The Gathering offers an intimate, supportive community experience for students of all abilities and features a staff of some of the finest performers and teachers in the world.


All events are subject to change.