Personal Enrichment Events
Quick Jump to:
Arida Arts Symposium
This annual event honors North Carolina artists and their contributions to the arts. All events are funded by the Gamil T. Arida Endowment Fund through Blue Ridge Community College Educational Foundation and are free to the public.
Blue Ridge Concert Series
Each year Community Enrichment presents the Blue Ridge Concert Series featuring highly acclaimed classical artists of national renown as well as two concerts by musicians from the University of North Carolina School of the Arts. By offering the series of six concerts in addition to a variety of other performances and cultural events throughout the year, the College seeks to play an active role in enhancing the cultural life of the community. All concerts are scheduled on Tuesday evenings at 7:30 pm in the Thomas Auditorium in the Sink Building.
Season tickets are $50, single tickets $10, and student tickets $5. For information about the series call (828) 694-1742 or (828) 694-1860.
|View the Blue Ridge Concert Series Schedule|
Kehr Lecture Series
This series brings expert presenters to discuss issues relative to horticulture and environmental science. Events are funded by the August E. Kehr and Mary Louise Kehr Lecture Series Fund through Blue Ridge Community College Educational Foundation.
|View 11th Annual Kehr Lecture Series information
Music by the Lake
Each summer, Blue Ridge Community College offers summer concerts beside the College lake as a gift to the community. These free Sunday evening concerts are scheduled from 5 to 7 p.m. and feature a wide range of musical and vocal groups. The public is invited to bring lawn chairs and picnics to enjoy the music by the lake. In the event of inclement weather, the concert will take place in the Thomas Auditorium in the Sink Building.
|View the Music by the Lake Schedule|