Check out the most popular selections from this year's 48 Hour Film Project at a Best of Screening on Thursday, July 12 at 7 p.m. Held at the Asheville Pizza and Brewing Company, 675 Merrimon Ave. $7. Info: http://avl.mx/hl.
Marshall's "French Broad Friday: Bike-a-Licious" will include live music by Sons of Ralph and Rooftop Pedestrian, carriage rides, courthouse tours, a bicycle swap, local food and art, a "parade of all things on wheels" and more. Held throughout downtown on Friday, July 13 from 4-10 p.m. Info: http://avl.mx/h9.
Baltimore-based multi-media artist Sight of Sound and Atlanta-based multi-instrumentalist Klimchak will perform as part of the Eclectricity Concert Series, "live performances of original electronic, electro-acoustic and experimental music," on Saturday, July 14 at 8 p.m. Hosted by The Artery, 346 Depot St. $5 donation. Info: http://www.ashevillearts.com/artery.
The N.C. Arboretum, 100 Frederick Law Olmsted Way, hosts a Bamboo Festival, featuring lectures, hands-on workshops about bamboo crafting, bamboo ink painting and more, on Sunday, July 15 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Festival begins Sat., July 14. $8 per car/free for Arboretum Society members. Info: http://www.ncarboretum.org or 665-2492.
Appalachian State University hosts a screening of My Afternoons with Margueritte in the university's Farthing Auditorium on Monday, July 16 at 8 p.m. as part of the Appalachian Summer Festival. A discussion with festival film expert Dr. John Pfeifer will precede the screening. $10/$9. Info: http://www.appsummer.org.