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Dustin Brayley and Aaron LaVigne singing during a 2018 performance of Music of the Beatles and Eagles.

Flat Rock Playhouse Presents The Music of The Beatles and The Eagles

Flat Rock Playhouse presents the first 2019 Music on the Rock concert with The Music of The Beatles and The Eagles on February 14-17. To celebrate the 2019 homecoming season, Flat Rock Playhouse re-imagines two hit productions that have rocked the Rock since it all began.

A bird flapping its wings while picking at a tree.

The 2019 Great Backyard Bird Count Day

The 22nd Annual Great Backyard Bird Count takes place February 15-18 in North Carolina communities and across the globe – in backyards, parks, nature centers, on hiking trails, school grounds, balconies and beaches – anywhere you find birds.

Barbara G. Volk with Rotary Club members for a proclaimation event.

Hendersonville Mayor Proclaims Rotary Day

Hendersonville Mayor Barbara G. Volk proclaimed February 23 as “Rotary International Day” during a recent meeting of the Hendersonville City Council.

The origins of Valentine's Day are murky. We do know that the ancient Romans celebrated the feast of Lupercalia, a spring festival, on the 15th of February.

The Origins of Valentine’s Day

The origins of Valentine’s Day are murky. We do know that the ancient Romans celebrated the feast of Lupercalia, a spring festival, on the 15th of February.

A person attempting to repair a computer motherboard.

WNC Repair Cafés Return in 2019

After a successful first year, WNC Repair Cafe returns to Living Web Farms for several events in 2019. The next session takes place Tuesday, April 16. Participants will enjoy free hands-on help repairing broken household items.

A person working on a computer during a meeting.

Goodwill Offers Job Prep Sessions Throughout February

Finding a job can be hard work, but finding help to prepare for a job shouldn’t be. That’s why Goodwill Industries of Northwest North Carolina is adding one-time-only pop-up satellite locations to augment the offerings at its regional Career Connections centers.

Kam Mak, the artist who created the Year of the Boar artwork.

Stamp of Good Fortune

Bright pink peach blossoms highlight the 2019 Year of the Boar Forever stamp, the 12th and final stamp in the Celebrating Lunar New Year series.