Downtown Hendersonville

Guided History Walks on Main Street Resume July 1st

Posted on Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Guided history walks along Hendersonville’s Main Street will be offered starting Saturday, July 1st at 10:00 am, and continuing at 10:00 am every Saturday morning in July.

Outdoor Water Containers

Protect From Mosquitoes After Storms

Posted on Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Public health officials remind everyone to “tip and toss” outdoor water containers after heavy rain. Disposing of standing water is one of the easiest and most effective ways to reduce breeding sites for mosquitoes near houses.


Brevard’s 4th of July Celebration

Posted on Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Brevard’s 4th of July Celebration is one of a kind! Come join us in downtown Brevard for the annual Fourth of July Celebration.

Music on Main Street

Music On Main Street Continues June 30th

Posted on Friday, June 23, 2017

The summer season gets into full swing with the return of the popular Music on Main Street Concert Series. Thousands of people flock to the Visitor Center to hear some the region’s finest bands.

Solar Eclipse

Learn About “The Eclipse of a Lifetime” at PARI

Posted on Thursday, June 22, 2017

A total solar eclipse, one that many are calling “The Eclipse of a Lifetime,” will cross over Transylvania County on August 21st. You can learn what it’s all about during a special presentation at PARI July 14th.

Brevard College Lifetime Supporters

Brevard College Honors Lifetime Supporters

Posted on Wednesday, June 21, 2017

In a unique ceremony that traces its roots to pre-medieval Europe, Brevard College recently showed appreciation to those who quietly and consistently change the lives of its students.

Arts Festival

58th Annual Arts on Main Festival

Posted on Tuesday, June 20, 2017

The Arts Council of Henderson County is announcing the 58th annual Art on Main fine art/fine craft festival on September 30th and October 1st, from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm on both days.

Meals on the Bus

Meals on the Bus is Ready to Roll

Posted on Monday, June 19, 2017

After years of careful planning and hard work, Henderson County Public Schools recently launched their Meals on the Bus program.

Flat Rock Playhouse's Annie

Annie at Flat Rock Playhouse

Posted on Friday, June 16, 2017

The reviews are in, and leapin’ lizards are they good! America’s favorite red headed orphan is gracing the stage at Flat Rock Playhouse in the Broadway hit sensation Annie.

Rhythm and Brews Logo

Rhythm & Brews 2017 Concert Series Continues July 20th

Posted on Thursday, June 15, 2017

The Rhythm & Brews crew is excited to continue downtown Hendersonville’s premier annual concert experience! As always you can count on them to deliver high quality entertainment across the board.

Hands On! Museum

ExxonMobil Supports Local Education at Hands On!

Posted on Thursday, June 15, 2017

This is the 7th year that ExxonMobil has supported our community through Hands On! as part of its support of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education in the U.S.

"The Trail Town" Elkin mural with mural artist Michael Brown

New Artwork Added to Appalachian Mural Trail

Posted on Thursday, June 8, 2017

Even to this day, people can still see the results of what the USA did for its people during the Great Depression. Called the WPA, the Works Progress Administration was the largest and most ambitious American project ever.

What’s in Season in North Carolina?

Posted on Thursday, June 8, 2017

Blackberries, blueberries, bokchoy, cabbage, collards, cucumbers, eggplants, kale and more are currently in season in North Carolina.

June Garden Chores

Posted on Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Maintain the mowing height for fescue lawns at three inches. Try to mow frequently enough to remove no more than 1/3 of the blade at a time.

Students in Bullington Gardens Competition

Students Grow in Bullington Gardens Competition

Posted on Monday, June 5, 2017

It’s a beautiful day at Bullington Gardens in Hendersonville. The sun is shining, the birds are chirping, and Henderson County Public Schools students are showing off the gardens they’ve been developing on site all semester long.

Carly Allman

Carly Allman Named 2017 Teacher of the Year

Posted on Thursday, June 1, 2017

Carly Allman, a science teacher at East Henderson High School, has been named Henderson County Public Schools’ Teacher of the Year for 2017.


Stargazing Tips for Summer Skywatching

Posted on Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Summertime is the best time of the year for many stargazers. Traditionally, it is a time when folks have extended summer vacations.


NCDA&CS Expects Good Late-variety Blueberry Crop

Posted on Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Despite a late March freeze that affected early varieties of blueberries grown in North Carolina, marketing specialists with the N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services anticipate plenty of later varieties available for consumers to enjoy.

Kenmure Country Club

What Does Carl Sandburg Have To Do With Golf?

Posted on Thursday, May 25, 2017

That is the question folks in Henderson County are asking after the announcement of the inaugural Carl Sandburg Heritage Golf Tournament, to be played on October 16th, 2017.

Pardee Apple Festival 8K Road Race

The 2017 Pardee Apple Festival 8K Road Race

Posted on Tuesday, May 16, 2017

The Henderson County Chamber of Commerce presents the Pardee Apple Festival 8K Road Race on Saturday, September 2nd, 2017. This certified course winds through scenic Hendersonville and Laurel Park.

School Nurses

A Day in the Life of a School Nurse

Posted on Monday, May 15, 2017

According to Jeanna Johnston, a school nurse at both Mills River Elementary and Etowah Elementary, a day in the life of a school nurse begins between 7:30 am and 8:00 am.

Real ID

North Carolina to Offer REAL ID Licenses and ID Cards

Posted on Thursday, May 4, 2017

The N.C. Division of Motor Vehicles is now producing the state’s first REAL ID, an optional license or identification card that meets the security requirements of the federal REAL ID Act.

ASAP Local Food Guide

ASAP’s 2017 Local Food Guide is Here

Posted on Friday, April 21, 2017

Finding seasonal local farm products at farmers tailgate markets is certainly a sign of spring along with local food at restaurants and roadside stands.

Solar Eclipse

NASA Taps PARI for Total Solar Eclipse Research

Posted on Tuesday, April 11, 2017

In 1962, NASA chose a scenic location in Transylvania County, North Carolina, to establish the East Coast satellite tracking station during the infancy of the U.S. space program.

Garden Beds

Grow a Garden With Your Kids

Posted on Thursday, April 6, 2017

Starting a garden is a fun way to teach your kids about healthy fruits and vegetables and get some exercise as you work on a project together.

Downtown Hendersonville

Downtown Hendersonville Receives “Award of Merit”

Posted on Thursday, March 23, 2017

Historic Downtown Hendersonville is excited to announce that the local Main Street Program was once again, for the fourth year in a row, recognized with an “Award of Merit” during the annual NC Main Street Awards Ceremony.