Our Mission

LEAF LOCAL EVENTS serves to connect cultures, create community, celebrate diversity and champion creativity in the heart of Asheville, NC.  Our programs include performance collaborations with local venues, music enrichment camps, artist ambassador programs, neighborhood support projects, and the co-creation of events that foster community unity through inclusion. LEAF Local Events will curate spaces that encourage interpersonal exchange, cultural awareness, and artistic excellence.

LEAF Downtown AVL

LEAF Community Arts is thrilled to announce the second annual LEAF Downtown AVL event taking place on Just 30th & 31st, 2016. Get ready to celebrate communities, creativity, diversity, and families in the heart of downtown Asheville!  Click the image below for more Details.

LEAF Art Dash 5K

LEAF Community Arts is thrilled to welcome back the official Art Dash AVL 5K launching LEAF Downtown AVL on July 30th, 2016.  Get ready to Run Your Ash with puppeteers, stilters, jugglers, brass bands, and other fun surprises along the way! 

LEAF Local Concert Series 

In the spirit of community collaboration, LEAF has aligned forces with New Mountain AVL & Pisgah Brewing Company to partner on a series of incredible, local (to our Western NC roots) concerts this Spring & Summer of 2016! Click the image below for more details.