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Rhubarb and spring vegetables on a table.

Fresh at Farmers Markets This Week

Despite the harsh drop in temperature last week, farmers still have the best of early spring on offer! Strawberries, ramps, and rhubarb have arrived at farmers tailgate markets, alongside many other exciting products.

Dozens of book spines.

Friends of the Henderson County Public Library Book Sale

Friends of the Library’s Spring Sale returns to offer thousands of books, CDs, and DVDs at bargain prices. Doors open from 10:00 am until 4:30 pm on May 4th and 5th at 1940 Spartanburg Highway (next to Dollar General) in Hendersonville, NC.

A collection of handcrafted empty bowls on a table.

Empty Bowls Benefit for Flat Rock Backpack Program

Potters and artisans of Henderson County will present the second annual Empty Bowls event benefiting the Flat Rock Backpack Program, Sunday, April 29th, from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm at the Parish House at St. John in the Wilderness Episcopal Church.

A runner going through mud.

Finish Line Festival at the 7th Annual Mad Mountain Mud Run

Want to see what all the mud is about at the Mad Mountain Mud Run? If you are curious about the Mud Run or just want to enjoy the muddy entertainment, attend the free Finish Line Festival on Saturday, June 23rd, from 12:00 pm to 6:00 pm.

A speaker at a conference.

MAHEC Hosts Diabetes Conference on April 28th

On Saturday, April 28th, the Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC) will bring together primary care providers, families, and community members to explore ways children and adults can thrive with diabetes throughout life.

Hendersonville Community Theatre

Hendersonville Community Theatre Stages The Gin Game

In this Pulitzer Prize-winning tragi-comedy by Donald L. Coburn, Fonsia Dorsey, a woman in her twilight years residing in a “home for the aged,” has her loneliness interrupted by the crusty charm of fellow resident Weller Martin, who teaches her how to play Gin Rummy.

A bee pollinating a flower.

Bee City USA Certifies Hundredth Affiliate

Bee City USA, the organization that fosters sustainable habitats for pollinators across the U.S. since 2012, has reached a monumental achievement this week by certifying their 100th affiliate.

A wild deer hiding among snow-covered trees.

Deer Harvest for 2017-18 Season Sees Eight Percent Increase

Results from the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission’s annual deer harvest summary indicate hunters across the state reported harvesting 161,854 deer during the 2017-18 hunting season – an 8 percent increase over the 2016-17 season.