Democratic Happenings in Buncombe County

Upcoming Events December 5, 2017 and Beyond!

Check out the event on Facebook to stay updated, or look for details in future emails.

Volunteer Lunch

When:  Wednesday, December 6, 12:00 – 1:30 p.m.
Where:  BCDP Headquarters, 951 Old Fairview Rd., Asheville, NC 28803 (map)
Description:  Buncombe Democrat Volunteer Lunch. Hot Dogs catered by Anderson Davis, $5.00. Come join with other volunteers and get prepared for 2018 elections!
Contact: Keith Thomson at for more information.

11th District Democrats Monthly Meeting

When:  Wednesday, December 6, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Where:  BCDP Headquarters, 951 Old Fairview Rd., Asheville, NC 28803 (map)
Description:  Join Democrats from across the 11th Congressional District for our monthly meeting.
Contact:  Visit or e-mail for more information.

Hominies Cluster Meeting

When:  Thursday, December 7, 5:30 – 7:00 p.m.
Where:  Enka-Candler Library, 1404 Sand Hill Rd, Candler, NC 28715, USA (map)
Description:  All Precinct Officers, members of any Hominies Precincts, and anyone interested in helping plan events/activities for the Hominies Cluster are welcome participants. Join us as we discuss and plan how to reach out to residents in our Hominies Communities in an effort to make a real difference and solve problems facing us all. December’s meeting will involve final planning for the February County-Wide Precinct/Cluster meeting and a review of DATA/results from 2016 Election, precinct by precinct.
Contact: Nancy Waldrop at or 828-778-4186 with questions and to RSVP.

Precinct 9.1 Organizing Meeting

When:  Thursday, December 7, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.
Where:  BCDP Headquarters, 951 Old Fairview Rd, Asheville, NC 28803, (map)
Description:  All registered Dems in Precinct 9.1 are invited to attend as we discuss plans for canvassing in December!
Contact: with questions

Progressive Democrats of Buncombe County Meeting

When:  Monday, December 11, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.
Where:  Buncombe County Democratic Party HQ, 951 Old Fairview Road, Asheville, NC 28803 (map)
Description:  Our goal is to further progressive ideals. We work to get big money out of politics and bring power to the people–not just corporations. We believe higher education needs to be available to anyone willing to do the academic work. We stand up for single-payer health care. Come and join us–make these ideals a reality!
Contact: Kris Kramer at

Veterans’ Restoration Food Service

When:  Wednesday, December 13, 9:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Where:  ABCCM Veterans Restoration Quarters, 1329 Tunnel Road, Asheville, NC 28805 (map)
Description:  BCDP has elected to help prep and serve food every second Wednesday. Three to five volunteers are needed each shift (we have 3 “regulars”). The residents and staff are very appreciative and the volunteers find the time spent very rewarding.
Contact:  Ingrid Campbell at or 828-515-2002 to sign up for a shift. Precinct chairs, how about each of you taking one month’s shift and finding those 3-5 volunteers to help!

Shiloh-Precinct 8.2 Monthly Meeting

When: Wednesday, December 13, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.
Where: Shiloh Community Center, 121 Shiloh Rd, Asheville, NC 28803, USA (map)
Description: Join members of Shiloh precinct 8.2 for our monthly meeting.
Contact: Catherine Mitchell –

Senior Dems Monthly Meeting

When:  Thursday, December 14, 6:00 – 7:30 p.m.
Where: BCDP Headquarters, 951 Old Fairview Rd., Asheville, NC 28803 (map)
Description:  Buncombe County Senior Dems monthly meeting. We will have a Pot Luck dinner. Please bring a covered dish to share or pay $5.00.
RSVP:  Nancy Detweiler at

Riceville-Swannanoa Cluster Meeting

When:  Thursday, December 14, 6:30 – 8:15 p.m.
Where:  Craggy View Cottages Clubhouse, 134 Outlook Cir, Swannanoa, NC 28778 (map)
Description:  Any resident of Riceville/Swannanoa concerned about the political situation in Washington and/or Raleigh is encouraged to attend! We meet every 6 weeks to discuss what we can do to change the current state of affairs in Washington and Raleigh and then plan and implement steps to make those changes happen. NC State Senator Terry Van Duyn will be the guest speaker.
Contact:  Patrick Kilroy at with questions.

BCDP Monthly Meeting

When:  Saturday, December 16, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Where:  BCDP Headquarters, 951 Old Fairview Rd., Asheville, NC  28803 (map)
Description:  Buncombe County Democratic Party officers will meet at BCDP HQ to discuss the past month and plan for the coming month. We’ll hear updates from auxiliaries, reports from each member of our Executive Board, and discuss the state of the party. No quorum is required for this meeting. The meeting is open to all.
Contact:  Jeff Rose at or call 828-333-2595 with any questions.

African American Caucus Monthly Meeting

When: Monday, December 18, 6:00 – 7:30 p.m.
Where: Stephens Lee Recreation Center, 30 George Washington Carver Ave, Asheville, NC 28801 (map)
Description:  Join Buncombe’s African American Caucus for our December monthly meeting.
Contact: Catherine P Mitchell at or 828-215-0728.

Precinct 6.1 Monthly Meeting + Potluck

When:  Wednesday, December 20, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.
Where:  BCDP Headquarters, 951 Old Fairview Rd., Asheville, NC 28803 (map)
Description:  Come hang out, bring a dish to share, chat with your neighbors, help plan for our upcoming East Asheville Cluster Bowling Night in January, and brainstorm ideas for how to get out the vote in 2018! We’d love to have you!
Contact:  Laura Evans at with questions.


BCDP Women’s Club Will Not Meet in December

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