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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.

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Carolina Shag

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

Summer is here, and the Flat Rock Playhouse Downtown is ready to celebrate by transporting the beach to the mountains with the upcoming Music on the Rock concert "Carolina Shag." Celebrating the musical phenomenon that developed in the early 1950s on the Carolina coast, "Carolina Shag" features upbeat beach music from artists such as The […]

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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 […]

Free

TGIF Summer Concert Series – The Extraordinaires + Cruise In

Historic Burke County Courthouse Lawn 102 East Union Street, Morganton, NC

Friday, May 3 Band: The Extraordinaires - Variety The Extraordinaires kick off the TGIF Concert Series on Friday, May 3rd! Bring your chair or blanket and enjoy this FREE performance on the Historic Courthouse lawn. Food and beverage vendors open at 6:00pm offering a selection of dining and drink options. Then music starts at 7:00pm. […]

Free

TGIF Free Summer Concert Series: Surf Cavalier + Morganton Motor Cruise In

Historic Burke County Courthouse Lawn 102 East Union Street, Morganton, NC

Friday, June 7 Band: Surf Cavalier - Indie Rock Surf Cavalier hits the TGIF stage for the first time on Friday, June 7th! Bring your chair or blanket and enjoy this FREE performance on the Historic Courthouse lawn. Food and beverage vendors open at 6:00pm offering a selection of dining and drink options. Then music […]

Free

Morganton TGIF Summer Concert Series – Buick MacKane

Historic Burke County Courthouse Lawn 102 East Union Street, Morganton, NC

Friday, July 26 Band: Buick MacKane - Southern Rock Buick MacKane closes out the 2019 season of the TGIF Summer Concert Series on Friday, July 26th. Bring your chair or blanket and enjoy this free performance on the Historic Courthouse lawn. Food and beverage vendors open at 6:00pm offering a selection of dining and drink […]

Free

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

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

Halloween Spooktacular

NC

Thursday, October 31, 2019 Where: Courthouse Square When: Thursday, October 31 3:00-6:00pm Calling all goblins, vampires, super heroes, princesses and gypsies and everything in between! Come to Downtown Morganton Thursday, Oct. 31, and enjoy the annual Downtown Trick-or-Treating and Halloween Spooktacular! We'll have trick-or-treating at downtown businesses from 3-5pm. When the trick-or-treaters have collected their […]

Free

Winter Carnival and Memorial Tree Lighting

Historic Burke County Courthouse Lawn 102 East Union Street, Morganton, NC

Saturday, November 23, 2019 Where: Courthouse Square When: Saturday, November 23 5:00-8:00pm Join downtown Morganton on the Saturday before Thanksgiving for a holiday celebration for the entire family! Come out to the Courthouse Square at 5:30pm for the Memorial Tree Lighting Ceremony and then stick around until 8pm for the Winter Carnival. From 5-8pm the […]

Free