Monday, 10/8 League of Women Voters Forum for District 2, Buncombe County Board of Commissioners (Ellen Frost, Mike Fryar, Christina Merrill, Republicans; Ellen Frost, Carol Peterson, Democrats), and District 115, N.C. House of Representatives (Nathan Ramsey, Republican; Susan Wilson, Democrat), 6:30-8:30 p.m. in the Black Mountain Library, 105 N. Dougherty St., Black Mountain. Moderated by Jerri Jameson, news director for Clear Channel Asheville; co-sponsored by 570 WWNC and 880, Mountain Xpress and The Urban News.
Tuesday, 10/9 Democrats on the Move Rally, 6-8 p.m., Lake Tomahawk Park, Black Mountain. Program features BBQ and Bluegrass with short speeches from statewide and local Democratic candidates.
Tuesday, 10/9 Buncombe County Board of Commissioners forum, 5:30-8 p.m., hosted at the Phil Mechanic Studios. Candidates are invited to bring a piece of art that is meaningful to them to talk about with the audience, in addition to a Q&A forum. 109 Roberts St., River Arts District.
Thursday, 10/11 Campaign Appreciation Event for Carol Peterson, Buncombe County Board of Commissioners, hosted by John Young at Weaverville Town Hall. Free event; hot dog dinner included; 5:30-8 p.m.
Monday, 10/15 League of Women Voters Forum for District 3, Buncombe County Board of Commissioners (Terry Van Duyn, Michelle Pace Wood, Democrats; Joe Belcher, David King, Republicans) and District 116, N.C. House of Representatives (Jane Whilden, Democrat; Tim Moffitt, Republican), 6:30-8:30 p.m., Skyland Volunteer Fire Department, 9 Miller Road (where Long Shoals meets Hendersonville Road). Moderated by Jerri Jameson, news director for Clear Channel Asheville; co-sponsored by 570 WWNC and 880, Mountain Xpress and The Urban News.
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