The Music On Main Street concert series presents a Special Fireworks Celebration Concert on Monday, July 4th, featuring West Sound. Henderson County will launch an Independence Day fireworks display at sundown.
The July 4th activities begin at 9:00 am in downtown Brevard and continue until 5:00 pm. We then move on over to Brevard College for a fantastic fireworks celebration at 9:30 pm.
A great American masterpiece, The Music Man is the story of the fast talking con artist Harold Hill who plots to swindle the folks of River City Iowa by posing as a band instructor.
Brevard College and the Brevard Music Center are collaborating to offer a new summer choral intensive for high school singers. They will present a free concert on July 2nd at 12:00 pm in the Ingram Auditorium.
According to the American Automobile Association, it is estimated that 43 million people will travel during the Independence Day holiday period; the highest Fourth of July travel on record.
The hemlock woolly adelgid is responsible for the deaths of thousands of North Carolina hemlock trees over the past two decades, but an integrated approach to pest management is showing positive results for the trees’ long-term survival.
Saint Paul Mountain Vineyards is a family owned winery located on acreage that has been in the family and farmed for more than nine generations.
The Carolina Panthers’ 2016 training camp opens Thursday, July 28th, with the Lowe’s Kickoff Party. The team will practice from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Gibbs Stadium on the campus of Wofford College.
Visitors to the area now have a new mobile tool to help them plan a trip to the Blue Ridge Parkway. The app is called “Blue Ridge Parkway – Travel Planner.”
The Hendersonville Racquet Club is proud to announce four one-week tennis youth camps offered this summer. Half day and full day camps are available.
The National Main Street Center has cited 44 North Carolina communities for economic vitality and fidelity in following the best-practice standards for historic preservation and community revitalization championed by the center.
Hummingbirds, which artist John J. Audubon called “glittering fragments of the rainbow,” are once again darting around flowers and feeders in North Carolina, say local natural resources officials.
Brevard Music Center will celebrate its 80th anniversary and its 2016 Summer Music Festival with a string of extraordinary performances culminating in July 4th festivities.
Raspberries and peaches have made their debut at the Transylvania Farmers Market. Her Heartbeat Farm brought raspberries and Calee’s Coops has South Carolina grown peaches.
Summer is here and perhaps you’re looking for ways to enjoy the outdoors. Whether it’s taking a refreshing dip in a pool, riding a bike or simply opening a window to feel the warm breeze, safety should always come first.
Following recent approval by the Henderson County Board of Public Education, Henderson County Public Schools announces the following administrative changes for the 2016-2017 school year.
Visitors to The North Carolina Arboretum will enjoy a fun-filled outdoor adventure this summer and fall at the Arboretum’s newest exhibit, Nature Connects, Art with LEGO Bricks, on display throughout the Arboretum’s gardens beginning July 30th.
Thanks to a new grant from the Golden LEAF Foundation, Brevard College is moving forward with plans to become the only college in Western North Carolina to offer an agricultural education program.
In 1985, First Lady Dottie Martin worked to create a program to beautify the highways of North Carolina. This set the stage for the establishment of the Wildflower Program. Today, the program has more than 1,500 acres of flower beds across the state.
What if you could travel from North Carolina to Los Angeles in just under seven hours without boarding a plane? It could be possible on a Maglev train.
The Transylvania Community Arts Council invites everyone to come out to Brevard and Transylvania County to enjoy Arts & Culture Celebration 2016 from June 24th through July 4th.
The Grace Lutheran Church Foundation Board of Directors has approved the awarding of scholarships valued at $20,000 to eleven students for the 2016-2017 academic year.
The North Carolina Arboretum is the seventh educational institution in the nation to be certified as an affiliate of the Bee Campus USA program, designed to marshal the strengths of educational campuses for the benefit of pollinators.
In celebration of the National Park Service’s centennial, Flat Rock Playhouse announces plans to debut two original works to be performed by Flat Rock Playhouse’s Apprentice Company during the Sandburg Summer Stage series.
For some pet parents, a trip is no fun if the four-legged members of the family can’t come along. But traveling can be highly stressful, both for you and your pets.
Guided walks along Hendersonville’s Main Street will reveal the history of the town and interesting architectural designs each Saturday morning in July at 10:00 am.
This event is to highlight the recent refurbishment of the Bountiful Harvest Community Garden in Jackson Park. The garden was established eight years ago as a project for the Extension Master Gardener Volunteers to provide outreach into the community.
Hurricane season is here and what that usually means in Western North Carolina is the possibility of flooding.
The Transylvania Community Arts Council has announced its summer fundraiser: A Duck Race for Kreative Kids. The Duck Race will be held on July 4th at Brevard College near the gymnasium on Kings Creek.
The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is accepting entries to its 12th annual Wildlife in North Carolina Photo Competition until 5 p.m., Sept. 1st.
The days are getting longer, the weather is warming up and swimming pools are beginning to fill. This means that another favorite summertime activity is heating up, too – it’s grilling season.
The mini-golf course at Boyd Park, located in downtown Hendersonville, is now open. The park features two tennis courts and a putt-putt golf course with a unique motif.
While the iconic film “Dirty Dancing” is undergoing a greatly anticipated remake, the annual Dirty Dancing Festival in Lake Lure, N.C. is also experiencing an exciting reinvention as it enters its seventh year.
Celebrate the ultimate in summer sights and sounds at Biltmore when the estate’s 20th annual Concert Series begins Thursday, July 28th. Tickets are now on sale.
George and Edith Vanderbilt encouraged their guests to explore the rolling hillsides, manicured gardens and verdant forests surrounding Biltmore House, especially in summertime.
A genuine link with Hendersonville’s historic past has quietly kept its place in the hearts of Henderson County residents and visitors since 1924.
Bo Caldwell will succeed David Jones as Henderson County Public Schools’ superintendent, effective July 1st. Caldwell currently serves as Assistant Superintendent of Administrative Services, and has a rich history in HCPS administration and in the classroom.
The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is seeking public assistance in reporting observations of wild turkeys this summer.
Is your medicine cabinet filled with expired drugs or medications you no longer use? How should you dispose of them?
Surrounded by the beautiful mountains of Western North Carolina, Henderson County is both beautiful and breathtaking. Hendersonville is known as the “City of Four Seasons,” an ideal community for young families, retirees and all those in between.
Make zero-waste lunches this year: you could prevent 67 pounds of waste and save tons of money! Most parents pack lunch items in single-use plastic bags, aluminum foil, or wax paper, or they purchase single-serving items that come in their own disposable package. …
For those looking for a invigorating, outdoors spot to spend the better part of a day away from their own particular brand of hustle and bustle, Chimney Rock Park might just be the place.