DuPont State Forest is Open

North Carolina State Parks are open including DuPont State Forest and Holmes Educational Center, 5 minutes from Crab Creek Bed and Bale.    The Blue Ridge Parkway is open for driving, hiking and outside exploration; however, the facilities along the Blue Ridge Parkway including welcome centers, bathrooms, museums and other education centers along the parkway will [...]

Southeastern Animal Fiber Fair

October 25 – 27 Southeastern Animal Fiber Fair, Western North Carolina Agricultural Center McGough Arena, (100’s of animals, crafters, workshops & demonstrations), Fletcher, 828-687-1414 or 828-242-3446 www.saffsite.org

Hank Williams: Lost Highway at Flat Rock Playhouse

October 2 – November 3 Flat Rock Playhouse presents Hank Williams: Lost Highway, musical biography of a legendary singer-songwriter, Wed-Sat 8:00pm; Wed, Thurs, Sat & Sun 2:00pm; Regular tickets $40.00; Seniors, AAA, Military $38.00; Students $30.00; Seniors, AAA, Military $33; Students $25; Flat Rock, 828-693-0731, 866-732-8008  www.flatrockplayhouse.org

Fall into the Farm ~ Carl Sandburg Home

September 21 Fall Into the Farm: A Family Fun Day, Carl Sandburg Home, 10:00 am- 3:00pm, a family-friendly festival highlighting the Sandburg family’s farm life and features a professional storyteller, square dancing, garden tours, cheese-making demonstrations, goat judging and children’s crafts; all activities including house tours for this festival day are free, Flat Rock, NC [...]

NC Mountain State Fair

September 6 – 15 NC Mountain State Fair, WNC Agricultural Center, the third largest fair in North Carolina, (celebrates the heritage of the Blue Ridge Mountains, including agriculture, music, crafts, art, food, entertainment, display of livestock, competitions, & midway amusement rides), Fletcher, NC 828-687-1414 www.mountainfair.org

Flat Rock Playhouse Downtown

September 4 – October 6 Flat Rock Playhouse Downtown present the acclaimed musical Cats, Wed-Sat 8:00pm; Thurs, Sat & Sun 2:00pm, Regular tickets $35.00; Seniors, AAA, Military $33; Students $25; Hendersonville, NC 828-693-0731, 866-732-8008 www.flatrockplayhouse.org

Music on Main Street ~ Hendersonville

June 7, 14, 21, 28, July 4, 5, 12, 19, 26, August 2, 9 & 16 15th Annual Music On Main Street concert series Season Opener featuring Tuxedo Junction and the Hendersonville Antique Car Club hosts Classic Car Show; Visitors Information Center – 201. S. Main St.s, 7:00PM-9:00PM, free, every Friday through August 16, Bring [...]

Fireworks Downtown ~ Horse Show at the WNC Ag Center

Independence Day Fireworks Display, at dark, fireworks may be viewed from downtown Hendersonville and the south side of town near the intersection of Hwy. 25 and Hwy. 276, a large red balloon will be launched the morning of the 4th to signify visibility of the fireworks show, if you can see the balloon, you can [...]

Piedmont Paso Fino Horse Show

June 20 – 23 Piedmont Paso Fino Horse Show, WNC Agricultural Center McGough Arena Fletcher, NC 828-687-1414 or 828-228-5842

Festival of Flowers ~ Biltmore

March 21 – May 19 Festival of Flowers, Biltmore Estate, the gardens designed by Frederick Law Olmsted come alive with color & blossoms, Asheville, 800-411-3812