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Hendersonville, NC and WNC News

Local news for Hendersonville, North Carolina and the surrounding Western North Carolina communities.

The cast of The Young Irelanders in a grassy field.

Flat Rock Playhouse’s The Young Irelanders Begins March 3rd

Performing the best of Ireland’s musical traditions with a modern twist, international sensation The Young Irelanders will whisk audiences away this coming March 3rd and 4th for three performances at the Flat Rock Playhouse Mainstage.

Girls participating in the start of a Girls on the Run 5k race.

100 Days for 1,000 Girls

What if two hundred dollars could transform a life? Perhaps it can! Girls on the Run of WNC is a positive youth development program offered to girls from 3rd to 8th grade in fourteen Western North Carolina counties.

A child about to shoot in a soccer game.

Ways to Be Active

The Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans recommends thirty minutes of physical activity a day for adults, sixty minutes for children, at least five days a week. Sound daunting?

A shark swimming in an aquarium.

Team ECCO Installs 2,000 Gallon Shark Tank

A new 2,000 gallon shark study tank has been installed at the Team ECCO Aquarium. Water will be added to the tank this week and the tank will need 10-14 days of ‘curing’ before sharks can be acclimated into the new space.

Paint supplies on a table.

Submissions Chosen for ArtScape Banner Project

Forty-nine pieces of art were recently chosen by a two-person jury for the upcoming ArtScape Banner Project. The outdoor art exhibit of art banners hung on light posts in downtown Hendersonville and along Historic 7th Avenue will come down in March to be replaced by the 2018 exhibition.