Asheville Civic Center offers recreational and entertainment activities and organizes community gatherings. The center has an arena and auditorium that host various programs, circus shows and cultural events. It offers various activities, including ice skating, and laser and light shows, and organizes weddings and musical programs. Asheville Civic Center also organizes conventions and meetings, and has a theater, banquet facility, reception area and the Thomas Wolfe Auditorium. It also operates the Civic Center Task Force that provides community support services and fundraising programs for civic center activities. Asheville Civic Center helps in promotional campaigns and provides advertising assistance to various entities through collaborations with assorted local publications, and television and radio stations. The center is located in Asheville, N.C.