5th Annual Zelda Fitzgerald Week, March 9 – 14, 2020

Monday, March 9, 6pm at Pack Memorial Library, Lord Auditorium, 67 Haywood St, Asheville, NC 28801.

“Z – A Novel of Zelda Fitzgerald” by Therese Anne Fowler.

Therese Anne Fowler is the New York Times bestselling author “Z: A Novel of Zelda Fitzgerald”, which has been adapted as an original television series for Amazon Studios, starring Christina Ricci. Dr. Lisa Nanney will host this interview.


Tuesday, March 10, 5pm – The Reading of the Proclamation, Tuesday, March 10th is Zelda Sayre Fitzgerald Day, City Hall Meeting starts at 5pm, 70 Court Plaza, Asheville, 28801.

Tuesday, March 10, 6pm – The Thomas Wolfe Memorial, 52. N. Market St., Asheville, 28801.

“Amid the Rubble and Ashes: The Highland Hospital Fire”

In recognition of Asheville’s annual Zelda Sayre Fitzgerald Day The Thomas Wolfe Memorial staff will take a look at the events surrounding her tragic death. 


Friday, March 13, 12 noon, Asheville Art Museum, 2 South Pack Square, 2nd Floor Gallery,  Asheville, 28801.

In Conversation: Zelda Fitzgerald”

Zelda (actor Terry Darakjy) and “reporter” (actor Carol Anders) have created a thought provoking interview which takes place in March of 1948, days before the Highland Hospital fire. This imaginary interview is based on historic research. 

Included with General Admission or Free for Museum Members. 

(Buncombe County Library card, holders can go online to reserve a ticket). 

Saturday, March 14, 12 – 3pm, Phil Mechanic Building, Stand Gallery, 109 Roberts Street, Asheville 28801

The Story of Zelda – As told through Mixed Media by artists from Aurora Studio & Gallery, ART OPENING. 

This exhibit will be on display for the month of March. Presented by Aurora Studio, a nonprofit art space for artists who have been impacted by mental health needs or addiction. Aurora Studio & Gallery is the host of the week long Zelda Event series. Light refreshments will be served.


Saturday, March 14, 8 – 11pm, with A ROARING 20’s Party with Queen Bee & the Honeylovers at Ginger’s Revenge, 829 Riverside Drive, Suite 100, Asheville, NC 28801. 

Queen Bee and the Honeylovers are an unabashedly joyful swing band that performs all-original compositions with a dedicated ‘nod’ to the small-jazz-combo and ‘hot club’ legends who first defined the genre. Come decked out in 20’S PERIOD APPAREL, and you may win a PRIZE FOR BEST COSTUME!      

This event is FREE of charge with donations accepted for Aurora Studio & Gallery.


Celebrate Zelda 2019!

Visit our BULLETINS PAGE for LINKS to the various ZELDA EVENTS.