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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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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 […]

Free
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Oliver!

Parkway Playhouse 202 Green Mountain Drive, Burnsville, NC

The streets of Victorian England come to life as Oliver, a malnourished orphan in a workhouse, becomes the neglected apprentice of an undertaker. Oliver escapes to London and finds acceptance among a group of petty thieves and pickpockets led by the elderly Fagin. When Oliver is captured for a theft that he did not commit, […]

$13 – $24

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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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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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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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Summer Outdoor Movie Series

Bare Dark Sky Observatory 66 Energy Exchange Drive, Burnsville, NC

Enjoy out-of-this-world movie experiences all summer long at the Earth to Sky Park. From June through September, the Mayland Community College Foundation hosts space-themed movie nights on the lawn. Bring a blanket and lawn chairs, purchase some popcorn and a drink, and sit back to watch. All movies are rated PG. June 22nd: "Hidden Figures" […]

$5
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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 […]

Patriotic Concert

Burnsville Town Center 6 S. Main St., Burnsville, NC

Acclaimed pianist and vocalist Brian Gurl brings his rollicking rendition of patriotic hits to Burnsville to kick off the holiday weekend. Gurl and his six-piece band present “America the Beautiful,” a compilation of classic tunes to celebrate Independence Day. The family-friendly concert includes such standards as “This Land Is Your Land,” “An American Triology,” “God […]

$10 – $30

Fabulous Fourth of July Festival

Downtown Columbus Courthouse Square, Columbus, NC

The Town of Columbus is celebrating it's 58th Fabulous Fourth of July Celebration. The festival is 10am-10pm. Come join the crowd for this family oriented event. The day is filled with family fun, food, and entertainment, ending with spectacular fireworks.

Free

Coon Dog Day

Downtown Saluda, NC Main Street, Saluda, NC

57th Annual Coon Dog Day A homecoming and celebration for dogs and their people! Great food, live music, parade, crafts, street dance, and more. Come enjoy this homecoming event in Downtown Saluda, NC. What began as a chicken supper fundraiser for the local Coon Club has grown into an event that attracts over 10,000 people […]

Free