Last Chance to See Boeing Boeing at Flat Rock Playhouse


Boeing Boeing, a sparkling, quick-paced farce, will be performed at Flat Rock Playhouse through July 27th. Continue reading

Mozart and Mahler Tonight at Brevard Music Center

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Keith Lockhart leads the Brevard Music Center Orchestra in a performance of two powerful works composed by true masters of the craft. Continue reading

Child Labor in NC Photography Exhibit


Peering from across a century, many children look older than their years in photographs captured by Lewis Hines in the mill villages of Cabarrus, Gaston, Lincoln, Rowan and other North Carolina counties. Continue reading

Brevard’s 4th Friday Gallery Walk on July 25th


Enjoy an evening stroll in downtown Brevard, NC as you explore the art galleries, art stores, retail stores and restaurants that are staying open late from 5-9 pm on July 25th. Continue reading

Cruise with Oskar Blues Brewery and Headwaters Outfitters


This summer Oskar Blues Brewery Brevard and Headwaters Outfitters Outdoor Adventures will team up to bring the best of both worlds together for a great night! Continue reading

Appalachian Barn Photography Workshop on July 25 – 27


Join the Western North Carolina and Photographer Don McGowan (Earthsong Photography) for a very special weekend photography workshop (with all proceeds going to WNCA) to focus on Appalachian Barns. Continue reading

USDA Policy for Free and Reduced Price Meals in the National School Lunch Program Announced


The North Carolina Department of Public Instruction announced the 2014-15 United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) policy for free and reduced price meals for children enrolled in North Carolina’s schools. Continue reading

Brevard Music Center Presents A Night at the Movies

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Ken Lam leads the Brevard Sinfonia in an evening of music from the movies on July 26th. Continue reading

Steely Dan at the Biltmore on July 31st


See this performance by award-winning artist Steely Dan at Biltmore on July 31st! Continue reading

Urban/Suburban Black Bear Study


If you are a homeowner experiencing black bear activity on your property, the Urban/Suburban Black Bear Study would like to speak with you! Continue reading

Music on Main Street on July 25th


Audiences will once again be treated to one of Hendersonville’s favorite summertime events, the Music On Main Street concert series. Music On Main Street presents an outstanding concert every Friday evening through August 15 at the Visitor Information Center, located at 201 South … Continue reading

The Artwork of Carol MacAllister & Judith Duff


The Transylvania Community Arts Council has partnered with local Brevard artists Carol MacAllister (painter) & Judith Duff (potter). MacAllister will unviel her new intuitive free-flowing abstract paintings while Duff will have her pottery on display. Continue reading

3 Foods That May Fend Off Diabetes


These three simple diet tweaks may help you dodge diabetes. Continue reading

Henderson County Animal Services Receives 2014 NAC Achievement Award

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Congratulations to the Henderson County Animal Services Department for receiving a 2014 Achievement Award from the National Association of Counties! Continue reading

Hydroponic Lettuce Takes Root in NC


Jedd Koehn is a young and innovative agricultural entrepreneur. Raised on an organic row-crop farm in western Kansas, he moved to North Carolina about nine years ago, wanting to live “where it was green.” Continue reading

Flat Rock Playhouse Presents Miss Saigon Beginning July 24th


From the creators of last summer’s hit musical Les Misérables comes another epic production about love and revolution. Continue reading

2014 Saddle Seat World Cup


The International Saddle Seat Equitation World Cup is a bi-annual competition which originated in the early 1980s with an informal exchange of saddle seat athletes in the United States and South Africa. Continue reading

Kyocera Consolidates North American Cutting Tool Operations: Company will be Headquartered in Hendersonville, NC


Kyocera recently celebrated the creation of a new, wholly-owned subsidiary, Kyocera Precision Tools, Incorporated (KPTI). Continue reading

Don’t Let Travel Rip Offs Ruin Your Summer Vacation

Nothing ruins a trip faster than falling victim to a scam or bad deal. Read our tips to learn how to avoid travel scams such as phony offers for a free vacation or travel club memberships that don’t meet your expectation. Continue reading

An Evening with Filmmaker Paul Bonesteel on July 28


Join WNCA and our partners at ECO for an evening with filmmaker Paul Bonesteel and his film “The Mystery of George Masa.” Continue reading

Art in the Park…ing Lot


A unique opportunity is being created for regionally known artists, jewelers and craftsmen to sell their wares in downtown Hendersonville on a monthly basis. Continue reading

Seen a Wild Turkey? Wildlife Commission Wants to Know


The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is seeking public assistance in reporting observations of wild turkeys this summer. Continue reading

Burlingame Country Club Art Exhibit at TC Arts


The Transylvania Community Arts Council has partnered with the artists of Burlingame Country Club for this exhibit from July 18 – August 15. Continue reading

More Than 277,000 Books Collected for “Give Five – Read Five” Campaign


Elementary students across North Carolina have plenty of new books to read this summer as a result of the successful second annual “Give Five – Read Five” campaign. Continue reading

Healthy Tip – You Say Tomato


You’ve heard of ditching salt to help lower your blood pressure. But what about bumping up your tomato intake? Continue reading

Van Cliburn Competition Winner Takes Center Stage


Internationally-acclaimed conductor Miguel Harth-Bedoya makes his Brevard Music Center premiere with a weekend of unforgettable performances. Continue reading

Razor Wit “For Love of Beer and Mountains” Partnership Hike


Enjoy an evening hike to the protected property adjacent to Razor Mountain. The 3-mile trail climbs approx. 1,300 feet for spectacular views of Buncombe, Madison, and Yancey Counties — and beyond. Continue reading

Motorized, All-Terrain Wheelchairs Donated to Wildlife Commission


The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission recently worked with disabled sportsmen to field test nine new all-terrain wheelchairs, or “track chairs,” at the John E. Pechmann Fishing Education Center. Continue reading

BearWaters Brewing Co. Awarded Two Gold Medals at U.S. Open Beer Championship


BearWaters Brewing Co., was awarded two gold medals at the US Open Beer Championship held in Atlanta, GA. Continue reading

Skin Cancer is the Most Common Cancer in the U.S.


Don’t become a statistic – in the United States skin cancer is the most common cancer with 1 in 5 Americans currently developing the disease. Continue reading

Agronomists Help North Carolina Produce Grower Expand


Six years ago, Amy Douglas left a career in civil engineering so she and her husband could raise their children in a bucolic setting. Today, they grow about six acres of produce and sell it at their roadside stand, The Farmers’ Daughter, on … Continue reading

40th Anniversary – World of Carl Sandburg


The World of Carl Sandburg is a 30-minute reprise of the 1960 Broadway play that will continue playing through August 9th. Continue reading

Brevard College Professor Explores Educational Methods at England’s Oxford University


Brevard College Assistant Professor of Business and Organizational Leadership Michael Oliphant recently traveled to England to explore the educational methods used at Oxford University. Continue reading

Henderson County Library Author Appreciation Dinner

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Come out on August 9th and appreciate featured authors Mark de Castrique, Ann B. Ross and Robert Inman. Continue reading

July is Got to Be NC Agriculture Month


Farmers across North Carolina are in full swing, bringing their fresh fruits and vegetables to market. Those farmers are part of the state’s $78-billion agriculture industry. Continue reading

Garden Chores for July


If brown patch fungus disease has developed in the lawn, the best steps to reduce the spread of the disease are to avoid mowing or even walking on the lawn when it is wet, and do not irrigate. Continue reading

The 2014 Pardee Apple Festival 8k


The Henderson County Chamber of Commerce presents the Pardee Apple Festival 8K Road Race on Saturday, August 30th. Continue reading

Wildlife Commission and Partners Use Internet to Protect Wildlife


The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission has concluded a joint operation with partner agencies to use the Internet to protect wildlife, wildlife habitat, lawful businesses and public safety. Continue reading

ReadyNC App will Help Families Prepare for Emergencies


There’s a new mobile app that helps North Carolinians prepare for everything from minor traffic emergencies to severe storms on a daily basis. Continue reading

N.C. Peach Season on Tap to Be a Good One


Homemade ice cream, cobbler or sliced fresh, no matter what way you enjoy peaches, this season is looking good for the crop. Continue reading

North Carolina Division of Veterans Affairs Launches “Vet Tip Hotline” for USVA Allegations


The North Carolina Division of Veterans Affairs (NCVA) launched a “Vet Tip Hotline” to help veterans and improve services at US Department of Veterans Affairs (USVA) medical facilities located in North Carolina. Continue reading

Grants Available for Manufactured Home Removal

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Henderson County residents with an abandoned manufactured home on their property are invited to apply for a grant to have the home removed. Continue reading

Lightning Safety: Safe Shelters and Indoor Safety


As summer storms refresh long, hot days, it’s important to stay safe and out of harm’s way. Read on to brush up on lighning safety and ensure the well-being of you and your loved ones in the months ahead. Continue reading

NCDOI Offers New Life Insurance Policy Locator Service


Insurance Commissioner Wayne Goodwin announced that the N.C. Department of Insurance is now offering a lost life insurance and annuity inquiry service to help consumers locate benefits from life insurance policies or annuity contracts purchased in North Carolina. Continue reading

10 Cheap & Effective Mosquito Bite Solutions


While mosquito repellants reduce the chance of a bite from our pesky friends, once the weather gets warmer you’re still pretty much guaranteed a mosquito bite or two. Once you’re bit, the scratching begins. Continue reading

7 Tips for Cleaning Fruits, Vegetables

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Federal health officials estimate that nearly 48 million people are sickened by food contaminated with harmful germs each year, and some of the causes might surprise you. Continue reading

June Garden Chores


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

Sloan Neuburger, The 2014-15 Henderson County Public Schools Teacher of the Year


Sloan Neuburger, an Exceptional Children’s Teacher at North Henderson High School, is the 2014-15 Henderson County Public Schools Teacher of the Year. Continue reading

Wildlife Commission Reduces Stockings in Trout Waters


The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission has reduced trout-stocking rates by 50 percent into public waters through August 2014 due to excessive predation by great blue herons at the Bobby N. Setzer State Fish Hatchery in Pisgah National Forest. Continue reading