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Attend a lively musical performance, go dancing at one of the many street festivals planned throughout the Blue Ridge Mountains, explore regional gem mines, sample your way across a food and wine festival, or explore a new art exhibit. There’s no shortage of cool things to do here in Western North Carolina. Here’s a list of some of the best events taking place this month.

Hendersonville Restaurant Week

Henderson County Restaurants Hendersonville, NC

Hendersonville introduces its first restaurant week, featuring an impressive variety of restaurants across the county. The 10-day event encourages locals and visitors to explore area eateries via prix fixe, multicourse menus. Participating restaurants run the gamut from fine dining to upscale casual to innovative tasting room food trucks. With prix fixe lunch menus available for […]

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Seussical the Musical

Flat Rock Playhouse Downtown 125 S Main St, Hendersonville, NC

Oh the places you’ll go with beloved Dr. Seuss characters The Cat in the Hat, Horton the Elephant and more in "Seussical the Musical," a delightful journey imagined by Tony-winners Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty. "Seussical the Musical" launches the season for Flat Rock Playhouse's Studio 52 Family Series. A whimsical ride through the land […]

$14 – $28

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Mutts Gone Nuts

Flat Rock Playhouse 2661 Greenville Hwy, Flat Rock, NC

Flat Rock Playhouse presents the return of "Mutts Gone Nuts" — a comedy dog thrill show that promotes the adoption of rescue animals. Deemed "A Must See" by "The Washington Post," expect the unexpected as canines and comedy collide in a smash hit performance that’s leaving audiences everywhere howling for more. From shelters to showbiz, these […]

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Clue: The Musical

Flat Rock Playhouse 2661 Greenville Hwy, Flat Rock, NC

Flat Rock Playhouse kicks off its Mainstage series with a musical based on the classic board game. This fun-filled musical brings the world’s best-known suspects to life. With all the family-friendly and interactive excitement of the Parker Brother’s board game, "Clue: The Musical" invites audiences to help solve the mystery: Who killed Mr. Boddy, in […]

$20 – $52

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Monday Night Live!

Hendersonville Visitor Center 201 South Main Street, Hendersonville, NC

Summertime Monday nights are particularly fun in downtown Hendersonville. Monday Night Live! brings an outdoor concert to the Visitor Center stage each week in June. Visitors and locals gather in lawn chairs to enjoy blues, rock, pop, Americana, folk and country tunes. It doesn't take long for dancers to fall into rhythm in front of […]

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Music on Main

Hendersonville Visitor Center 201 South Main Street, Hendersonville, NC

The summer season gets into full swing with the return of the popular Music on Main concert series. People gather at the Visitor Center on Friday evenings throughout the summer to hear some the region’s finest bands. Concerts are held every Friday evening from June 8 through August 17 . Musical genres vary from pop […]

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The Love List

Flat Rock Playhouse 2661 Greenville Hwy, Flat Rock, NC

Flat Rock Playhouse continues its 2018 Mainstage Series with the lighthearted and thought-provoking comedy "The Love List" by Norm Foster. A master of weaving together comedic timing and witty remarks within a tender story of love and discovery, Foster also wrote "The Affections of May," which appeared on the Flat Rock Playhouse stage in 2016. […]

$20 – $52

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Broadway on the Rock

Flat Rock Playhouse 2661 Greenville Hwy, Flat Rock, NC

The Flat Rock Playhouse 2018 season continues by bringing audiences another hit musical theater experience, "Broadway on the Rock." In response to the 2017 hit production of "Music of the Night: The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber," Flat Rock Playhouse’s brand new production of "Broadway on the Rock," will feature music from "Oklahoma," "The Sound […]

$17 – $55
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Mamma Mia

Flat Rock Playhouse 2661 Greenville Hwy, Flat Rock, NC

The Flat Rock Playhouse continues the 2018 season with the highly anticipated blockbuster musical, “Mamma Mia!” This spirited jukebox musical featuring the music of the hit Swedish pop group, ABBA, tells the story of a daughter’s search to find her father before her upcoming wedding. The soon-to-be bride, Sophie, decides to take matters into her […]

$17 – $55
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Mamma Mia

Flat Rock Playhouse 2661 Greenville Hwy, Flat Rock, NC

The Flat Rock Playhouse continues the 2018 season with the highly anticipated blockbuster musical, "Mamma Mia!" This spirited jukebox musical featuring the music of the hit Swedish pop group, ABBA, tells the story of a daughter’s search to find her father before her upcoming wedding. The soon-to-be bride, Sophie, decides to take matters into her […]

$17 – $55

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Mamma Mia

Flat Rock Playhouse 2661 Greenville Hwy, Flat Rock, NC

The Flat Rock Playhouse continues the 2018 season with the highly anticipated blockbuster musical, “Mamma Mia!” This spirited jukebox musical featuring the music of the hit Swedish pop group, ABBA, tells the story of a daughter’s search to find her father before her upcoming wedding. The soon-to-be bride, Sophie, decides to take matters into her […]

$17 – $55

North Carolina Apple Festival

Downtown Hendersonville 318 N Main St, Hendersonville, NC

Celebrate the fall harvest in NC apple country. Henderson County leads the way in apple production in the state and is the seventh-largest producer in the country. The town of Hendersonville honors this special time of year with the NC Apple Festival each Labor Day weekend. The four-day street festival includes arts and crafts, live […]

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Pickin’ and a Grinnin’: A Night at the Opry

Flat Rock Playhouse 2661 Greenville Hwy, Flat Rock, NC

The Grand Ole Opry is one of American Music’s greatest traditions, shaping the landscape of American music culture. It launched the careers of everyone from Bill Monroe and Roy Acuff, to Hank Williams and Chet Atkins. Comedians like Minnie Pearl and ‘String Bean’ Akeman found their stardom with the Opry. And legends like Cash, Parton, […]

$20 – $52
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Miss Nelson is Missing

Flat Rock Playhouse Downtown 125 S. Main St., Hendersonville

School is back in session, prompting families and educators alike to jump into an exciting new year full of new students, new teachers, and new life lessons. Flat Rock Playhouse brings this relatable, if a bit unpredictable, children's tale. From page to stage, this classic children’s book, written by Harry Allard and illustrated by James […]

$14 – $28

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The Hound of the Baskervilles

Flat Rock Playhouse 2661 Greenville Hwy, Flat Rock, NC

Coming this November to the Flat Rock Playhouse Mainstage, "The Hound of the Baskervilles" promises audiences a thrilling, hilarious and nimble retelling of the classic crime novel by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle starring the iconic Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson. In this production, three actors work in tandem to portray more than 15 characters with […]

$20 – $52
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Bullington Gardens Holiday Sale & Open House

Bullington Gardens 95 Upper Red Oak Trail, Hendersonville, NC

Join the Bullington elves as we open our doors and our hearts to new and old friends at our annual Holiday Sale & Open House. Shop for custom-made wreaths, amaryllis, poinsettias, handcrafted ornaments, and crafts, swag and cyclamen. Freshly cut, native Fraser firs and wreaths are available by pre-order. Order must be placed by 4 […]

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The Jungle Book

Flat Rock Playhouse 2661 Greenville Hwy, Flat Rock, NC

Explore a faraway land full of mysterious and magnificent creatures during Flat Rock Playhouse’s rendition of "The Jungle Book." This adaptation brings the beloved childhood tale to life as you’ve never seen it before. While Flat Rock Playhouse’s 2019 “homecoming” season celebrates love, family, and adventure, family takes center stage in this upcoming production. Rudyard […]

$14 – $28

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Sylvia

Flat Rock Playhouse 2661 Greenville Hwy, Flat Rock, NC

Flat Rock Playhouse kicks off the 2019 season in April with "Sylvia," the darling comedy by A.R. Gurney. "Sylvia" explores an adorable twist on a family in mid-life crisis when an unexpected stray dog comes home to stay. Most everyone knows what it's like for a pet, who often seems more human than not, to […]

$17 – $54
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Spring Plant Sale

Bullington Gardens 95 Upper Red Oak Trail, Hendersonville, NC

The Bullington Gardens Spring Plant Sale features a wide variety of native and non-native perennials, more than 20 varieties of tomatoes plus other vegetable starts, herbs, unusual annuals, and small trees and shrubs. Back by popular demand are the pollinator packs, a collection of native plant seedlings nurtured from seed at Bullington Gardens. These “instant pollinator […]

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Country Royalty: Hank Williams and Patsy Cline

Flat Rock Playhouse 2661 Greenville Hwy, Flat Rock, NC

“Hey, Good looking!” Flat Rock Playhouse has something good cooking with Jason Petty and Katie Deal showcasing the music of Hank Williams and Patsy Cline. Petty and Deal bring together two of the biggest legends of country music on the same stage at the same time. Swoon and croon along to hits such as, “Crazy,” […]

$20 – $65
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Neil Simon’s Proposals

Flat Rock Playhouse 2661 Greenville Hwy, Flat Rock, NC

If Flat Rock Playhouse’s 2019 Homecoming Season celebrates family, love and adventure, then Neil Simon’s "Proposals," checks all three boxes. Simon is known for hits such as "The Odd Couple," "Barefoot in the Park," and "Lost in Yonkers." Much like his other comedies, "Proposals" recounts the highs and lows of family life with laughter, punctuated […]

$20 – $58

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South Pacific

Flat Rock Playhouse 2661 Greenville Hwy, Flat Rock, NC

Flat Rock Playhouse continues the 2019 season with summer blockbuster musical and Broadway classic “South Pacific.” Known for its glorious score by Rodgers and Hammerstein, the show transports audiences to the Pacific Islands in World War II as young couples struggle with the dynamics of love, war and faith. Yet “South Pacific” also showcases a […]

$20 – $65
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South Pacific

Flat Rock Playhouse 2661 Greenville Hwy, Flat Rock, NC

Flat Rock Playhouse continues the 2019 season with summer blockbuster musical and Broadway classic "South Pacific." Known for its glorious score by Rodgers and Hammerstein, the show transports audiences to the Pacific Islands in World War II as young couples struggle with the dynamics of love, war and faith. Yet "South Pacific" also showcases a […]

$20 – $65
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Rootabaga Stories

Carl Sandburg Home National Historic Site 1800 Little River Road, Flat Rock, NC

The summer season features children’s plays — lively performances of Sandburg’s “Rootabaga Stories” — performed by apprentice actors from Flat Rock Playhouse Vagabond School of Drama. The Wednesdays through Saturdays at 10:15 am in the park amphitheater, from June 12 through August 10. Wednesday and Friday morning performances feature "Spink, Skabootch and Swipes" (Sandburg’s loving nicknames for […]

Free
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South Pacific

Flat Rock Playhouse 2661 Greenville Hwy, Flat Rock, NC

Flat Rock Playhouse continues the 2019 season with summer blockbuster musical and Broadway classic “South Pacific.” Known for its glorious score by Rodgers and Hammerstein, the show transports audiences to the Pacific Islands in World War II as young couples struggle with the dynamics of love, war and faith. Yet “South Pacific” also showcases a […]

$20 – $65
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Sandburg Sing-along

Carl Sandburg Home National Historic Site 1800 Little River Road, Flat Rock, NC

To celebrate Carl Sandburg’s love of folk music, the park offers new, monthly Sandburg Sing-alongs. Featuring music from Sandburg’s "The American Songbag," musicians will lead the audience in singing along at the amphitheater. Song sheets will be available. Musician lineup: June 25: Geriatric Jukebox Band July 20: Cindy Carpenter and Emily Reasoner Aug. 11: Lucy […]

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Street Dances

Hendersonville Visitor Center 201 South Main Street, Hendersonville, NC

This summer marks the 101st year of Hendersonville's street dances. What began in 1918 as a celebration to welcome the soldiers home from World War I is now a favorite tradition. People of all ages gather in downtown Hendersonville each Monday evening from mid-July through mid-August to enjoy mountain heritage music and dancing. People square […]

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Separate Beds

Flat Rock Playhouse 2661 Greenville Hwy, Flat Rock, NC

Flat Rock Playhouse cools off this summer with "Separate Beds," a playful, romantic comedy. This entertaining yet emotional story focuses on a decades-old marriage facing the unknown: an empty nest. Setting sail on a cruise to shake things up, two longtime spouses meet another couple who seems to have it all — romance, excitement and […]

$17 – $58
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All Shook Up

Flat Rock Playhouse 2661 Greenville Hwy, Flat Rock, NC

Celebrate hit songs made famous by Elvis Presley. The Broadway musical hit "All Shook Up" combines the hilarity of Shakespearean comedies, such as "A Midsummer Night’s Dream," with the rock 'n' roll music of Elvis Presley. In a musical presentation akin to Godspell and Footloose, this jukebox musical tells the story of a small-town girl […]

$20 – $65

North Carolina Apple Festival

Downtown Hendersonville 318 N Main St, Hendersonville, NC

The North Carolina Apple Festival is the official Apple Festival in the state, and includes a street fair, arts & craft vendors, free live entertainment, children's activities, carnival rides, the King Apple Parade, festival food, the Apple Festival 8k/team5k/mini moo mile, vintage car show, special events going on throughout the county & much more. Apple […]

Free

NC Mountain State Fair

WNC Agricultural Center 1301 Fanning Bridge Rd., Fletcher, NC

The third largest fair in North Carolina celebrates the heritage of the Blue Ridge mountains, including agriculture, music, crafts, art, food, entertainment, livestock displays, competitions, and midway amusement rides.

Free – $10

Fiesta Hendersonville

Hendersonville Visitor Center 201 S Main St, Hendersonville, NC

Fiesta Hendersonville gives Hendersonville a unique opportunity to experience the best of Latin American countries in their own backyard. Patrons can journey through over 20 represented countries and experience their people, live music, art, food and culture. Located between Allen & Caswell Streets in Hendersonville, NC.

Free

Farm City Day

Jackson Park 801 Glover St, Hendersonville, NC

The farm comes to the city at Hendersonville’s Annual Farm City Day, a celebration of Hendersonville’s rural traditions through introducing the urban population to agriculture. The day includes petting zoo, urban, rural and educational displays, antique and modern farm equipment, live music, food and concessions for sale, and crafters selling their wares, a special youth […]

Free

Downtown Hendersonville Street Lighting & Santa’s Arrival

Historic Henderson County Courthouse 1 Historic Courthouse Square, Hendersonville, NC

The lighting of Hendersonville’s downtown holiday lights and Santa’s arrival kick off the holiday season in Downtown Hendersonville. The evening features entertainment, sing-along, hot chocolate, carriage rides and an opportunity to visit with Santa Claus at the Historic Courthouse on Main Street after he lights up downtown.

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A Flat Rock Playhouse Christmas

Flat Rock Playhouse 2661 Greenville Hwy, Flat Rock, NC

Flat Rock Playhouse bids farewell to 2019 with a holiday celebration that’s sure to entertain and inspire. For the third year in a row, "A Flat Rock Playhouse Christmas" closes out the season in style and whimsy. This production features beloved holiday songs, spectacular dance numbers, fabulous costumes, sublime vocals and hilarious sketches. "A Flat […]

$17 – $65

Holiday Tour of Historic Inns and Cookie Caper

Throughout Hendersonville

The Holiday Tour of Historic Inns and Cookie Caper is a self-guided tour of several of the area’s inns decorated for the holidays, where at the end of each inn tour, participants are given a delicious Christmas treat. Tickets sold at the Hendersonville Visitor Center. Inns TBD, check the website closer to the date for […]

$20

New Year’s Eve Celebration

Point Lookout Vineyards 408 Appleola Road, Hendersonville, NC

Send the year off with a rocking good time, a fine dinner, great wine and a midnight toast. Point Lookout Vineyards serves fine wine and mead high atop its namesake mountain. The stately tasting-room pavilion boasts large chandeliers, a wood-burning fireplace and plenty of room for dancing the night away. Cocktail hour begins at 6:30 […]

$90 – $170

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Garden Jubilee Nurseries & Orchards Tour

Hendersonville, NC Hendersonville, NC

Garden Jubilee, a fixture on Hendersonville’s Main Street for a quarter century, moves to the countryside this year to avoid large crowds gathering downtown. The 2020 version, renamed Garden Jubilee Nurseries & Orchards Tour, takes place over four days, Friday, May 22, through Monday, May 25. In lieu of a street festival, people will venture […]

Free