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Abraham Kuykendall Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution
This patriotic, historic, and educational hereditary organization meets at 7PM on the second Thursday of each month. Call 891-7887 for more inforamtion.

American Association of University Women, Hendersonville Branch, holds a monthly general meeting at 9:30AM the second Friday of most months at Hendersonville First Congregational Church. Call Mary Jane Swanson at 697-8733 for more information.  An evening dinner and meeting is held at 6PM the third Thursday of each month at McGuffey's in Blue Ridge Mall.  Email Roberta Keller, [email protected] if you plan to attend.

American Business Women's Association - Sky-Hy Chapter The Sky-Hy Chapter of American Business Women is an organization that provides networking and personal growth opportunities to working women of Western North Carolina. Join the Sky-Hy Chapter of ABWA at their monthly meeting on the first Thursday of each month at the Blue Ridge Conference Center. Please see our website for information on reservations, speakers, special events.

American-Scandinavian Foundation Western Carolinas Associates meets seven times yearly for social dinners and Scandinavian oriented activites. For more information, call 692-0323 or 693-4456.

Antique Automobile Club of America, Great Smoky Mountain Region meets the third Tuesday of each month at 6PM for dinner, with a meeting at 7PM. Membership is open to all having a genuine interest in the antique automobile hobby.  For more information on meeting time and location, call 828-693-8223.

Apple Country Antique Engine and Tractor Association meets at 7:00PM the fourth Tuesday of every month at Ryan's Steakhouse. For more information, call 828-667-9872.

The Apple Valley Model Railroad Club is open to the public 1 PM to 3PM on Wednesdays and 10AM to 2PM on Saturdays in the Hendersonville Railroad Depot, Seventh Ave. at Maple Street. Admission is free. For more information, call 828-595-0446.

Art League of Henderson County meets 1:45-4pm the third Wednesday of the month at the Opportunity House, 1411 Asheville Highway. A live demonstration and refreshments follow a short business meeting. Open to the public. Call 697-5420 for more information.

The Asheville Marine Aquarium Society is a group of marine (saltwater) and reef aquarium enthusiasts whose goal is to educate new aquarists and to preserve our reefs and oceans through breeding and coral propagation.

ASGA Asheville Chapter meets at 5:30PM on the first Thursday of the month for a dinner meeting.  Call Cathy Brown, 654-8709, for location information.  Visit the website for info on golf outings and memberships.

Barker Heights Community Club meets 6:30 p.m. third Tuesday in the community building on Glover Street for a meeting and covered dish supper. For more information, call 693-7316.

Beta Sigma Phi Soroity, Preceptor Beta Eta Chapter of Hendersonville meets first and third Tuesday of the month. Call 891-9611 for more information.

Blue Ridge Al-Anon Family Group holds meetings on Mondays at 8pm at St. John in the Wilderness parish house in Flat Rock. Call 1-800-286-1326 for more information.

Blue Ridge AMateur Radio Club meets 7:30 p.m. the first Tuesday of each month at Stoney Mountain Community Center. For more information, call 891-2575.

Blue Ridge Chapter, Sons of the American Revolution meets at noon the second Saturday of February, April, June, August, October, and December, generally at Basil's Restaurant, in Fletcher. Call 698-0069 for more information.

Blue Ridge UFO Research Society holds meetings on the third Wednesday of every other month at 7pm. This is open to the public at the Forum Hall of Unitarian-Universalist Fellowship in Hendersonville. Call 692-8937 for more information.

British Car Club of Western North Carolina
This club began in 1994 and has grown to over 60 members who like to share their enthusiasm and favorite car wax formula for their British sports cars.

The Camera Club of Hendersonville meets at 6:30pm the fourth Tuesday of each month at the Sammy Williams Senior Center. Call 891-4989 for more information.

Cancer Outreach Services
Mission St. Joseph's holds a variety of cancer outreach progrAMs for people with cancer or people in recovery. Visit the website for all the meeting days and times.

Carolina Convertible Car Club
For anyone with a convertible who enjoys motoring with the top down - come join us for weekend rides, no memberships dues, few formalities, just driving and social fun. For more info contact: 828-684-3187

Civil Air Patrol, Hendersonville Squadron meets 7PM on Mondays in the Dana Recreation Center, Upward Rd. Info: 692-8175

Compassion for Animals meets the 2nd and 4th Mondays at 7:30PM at Friends Meeting Place at 227 Edgewood Street. This active animal rights group believes in granting basic rights to sentient non-human animals and ending institutionalized animal exploitation. Call 253-6176 or 281-1693 for more information.

Daughters of the American Revolution, Joseph McDowell Chapter meet at 11:30AM the second Friday of each month at the Cedars, 715 Church St., Hendersonville. For more information, call 828-696-1905 or 828-891-3654.

Donut Derelicts auto enthusiasts group of WNC meets at 7:30AM Saturdays, weather permitting, in the parking lot in front of the Gold Glazed Donut Shop, US 25, Fletcher. Bring cars.  For more information, call 828-697-6777.

Early Bird Meeting of AA meets at 7:30AM Monday mornings at the parish house of St. John in the Wilderness. Non-smoking environment and open to all. Call 82-693-5825 for more information.

Earth First! meets the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month at 7pm. All are welcome to attend the meetings at the Fortune Building in West Asheville. Call 285-0631 for more information.

Elisha Mitchell Audubon Society Join these folks for their monthly bird walks and learn more about preservation of our environment.

Embroiderers Guild of America meets at 10AM the first Thursday of each month at St. John in the Wilderness parish hall. Programs for stitchers from beginners to advanced. Bring a lunch. Call 890-0412 or 693-4254 for more information.

Ex-Military Nurses Group (including the Cadet Nurses) meets for lunch the third Monday of every month. WWII, Korea, Vietnam, Gulf War, etc., all are welcome. If interested, call 693-6947 or 693-7169.

Four Seasons Hospice offers a variety of bereavement services, which are open to the community, including regular meetings of support groups. For more information call 692-3931.

Four Seasons Hiking Club
This McDowell County-based club schedules hikes throughout WNC and Virginia. Call 738-3074 for more information.

General Motors Alumni Club of WNC meets 4 times a year for buffet dinners. Call 692-5811 for more information.

Great Smoky Mountain Region of the Antique Automobile Club of AMerica meets the third Tuesday of each month with dinner at 6 p.m. in various restaurants in WNC. For more information, call 891-1676.

Greater Henderson County Home School Chess Club meets from noon to 2PM Fridays. Call 749-1625.

Gold Wing Road Riders Association meets third Saturday of each month at Samovar Cafe, Heritage Square Mall at 8AM. Call 692-4608 for more information.

Healing Pathways Group for Cancer Survivors will be offered a various times throughout the week at Pathways-Life After Cancer, 121 Sherwood Rd., Asheville. For more information, call 828-252-4106.

The Healing Place is a sexual assault response and resource center which offers support groups at several location for adult survivors of sexual assault. The Healing Place is located at 722 Fifth Avenue West. All services provided by the Healing Place are at no cost to the client. For information call 692-0495.

Henderson County Crafters Association meets at 7PM on the second Tuesday of every month at Opportunity House, 1411 Asheville Hwy. All crafters of quality handmade crafts are eligible to join. Visitors welcome. Refreshments will be served. Call 891-9948 for more info.

Henderson County Democratic Women meets at 5PM on the second Tuesday of every month at Three Chopt Sandwich Shoppe, 103 Third Ave E.  Call 692-6424 for more information.

Henderson County Gem and Mineral Society meets at 7:30PM third Fridays, January-October, at the Salvation Army Building, Grove Street between 4th and 3rd.

Henderson County Genealogical and Historical Society meets at 7:30PM the first Friday of February, April June, October, and December at the History Center, 400 N. Main St., Hendersonville. The annual dinner meeting is the first Friday of August. The History Center is open 10AM to 4PM Monday through Friday for research. For more information, call 693-1531.

Henderson County Mineral and Lapidary Museum holds meetings throughout the year. Call 828-698-1977 for more information.

Henderson County Mechanical-Electrical Association meets at 7pm the third Thursday of each month at the Chariot. Call 884-5733 for more information.

Henderson County Republican Men's Club meets at 8AM the fourth Wednesday of every month except November (third Wednesday)  and December (no meeting) in Opportunity House, 1411 Asheville Highway. Call 891-5291 for more information.

Henderson County Council for Women meets the second Monday of the month at the Unitarian Universalist Church fellowship hall on Kanuga Rd. Call 698-2783 for more information.

Hendersonville Antique Car Club meets at 7PM the first Tuesday of each month at Samovar Cafe on Church St. For more information, call 697-7876.

Hendersonville Area Computer Society meets at 7:30pm the third Monday of each month at Opportunity House in Hendersonville. Visitors welcome. Call Jim Bailes at 693-6990 or email [email protected] for more info.

Hendersonville BPW (Business and Professional Women)
We meet the 3rd Thursday of every month at The Chariot at 6PM. Our goal is to empower women, personally and professionally. Although we are political, we are non-partisan. www.bpwusa.org to find out more.

Hendersonville Chapter of BNI, Profitable Partners meets noon to 1:30PM Tuesdays at McGuffey's in the Blue Ridge Mall.  $10 meal fee. Call 685-0822 or 692-6310.

Hendersonville Chess Club meets from 1-4:30PM Fridays upstairs in the Henderson County Public Library on Washington Street. All are welcome, no dues. Call 891-8968 for more info.

Hendersonville China Painters meet at 9:30AM first Tuesdays at Balfour UMC, 2567 Asheville Hwy. Call Babara Miller at 692-8377 for more info.

Hendersonville Jaycees provides young people ages 21-39 the opportunity to develop personal and leadership skills through local community service and organizatinal involvement. For more information, call 654-4080.

Hendersonville Kennel Club meets at 5:30pm the second Monday of each month at The Chariot at Sixth Avenue West. Call 883-3128 for more information.

Hendersonville Pipes & Drums meets from 9-10AM every Thursday. Anyone interested in playing the Scottish bagpipe or snare drum is welcome. Call 890-2121 oe email at [email protected].

Hendersonville Shrine Club meets from at 5:15PM the second Monday of each month at The Chariot. All Shriners are welcome. Call Ron Ontko, president for more info at 891-9452.

Hendersonville Single Women's Association meets at 2Pm the first Tuesday of each month at hendersonville Congregational Church. Call 692-2658.

Hendersonville Seekers of the Way Study Group meets at 7PM Thursdays at 2028 S. Stoneyview.  All ages, nationalities, and religions welcome.

Hendersonville Single Women's Association meets at 2pm the first Tuesday of each month at hendersonville Congregational Church. Call 692-2658.

History Society
The Blue Ridge Living History Society of North Carolina, a fAMily-oriented, non-profit Civil War re-enacting organization, is seeking recruits in the area. Members will have an opportunity to attend re-enactments all over the eastern United States. Call 1-800-295-6411 for more information.

Internet User Group of HACS meets from 7-9pm the second Monday of each month at Opportunity House. Visitors are welcome. Call 891-9048 for more information.

Internet User Group of HACS meets from 7-9pm the second Monday of each month at Opportunity House. Visitors are welcome. Call 891-9048 for more information.

The Joseph McDowell Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution meets at 11:45AM every second Friday from September through June. For information and reservations call 891-3654.

Kiwanis International is a thriving organization of service- and community-minded individuals who support children and young adults around the world. More than 600,000 Kiwanis-fAMily members in 96 countries make their mark by responding to the needs of their communities and pooling their resources to address worldwide issues.

The Laurel Chapter of the American Business Women's Association meets at 11:45AM the second Tuesday of each month at Ryan's. Call 891-8165 for more information.

League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan organization dedicated to encouraging political involvement by increaing the public's knowledge of and participation in the electoral process. Call 697-2244 or email [email protected] or [email protected] for more information.

Lions Clubs International
Nearly 1.4 million Lions members in 194 countries and geographic areas answer the needs that challenge the communities of the world. Lions tackle tough problems like blindness, drug abuse prevention and diabetes awareness.

  • Etowah
  • Fletcher
  • Hendersonville
  • Hendersonville Daybreak 
  • Mountain Home Lions Club Meets at 7PM on the first and third Tuesday at the Mountain Home Lions Den, 23 Pinellas Street. Call 828-693-4814 for more information.
  • Saluda
    Meets at 6:30PM, second and fourth Tues. at Episcopal Parish House on Seminary Street.  
  • Tryon
    Meets at 6:30PM, second and fourth Tues. at
    Calvert's Kitchen, 306 Mills Street.

Mac Computer Group The Macintosh Asheville Computer Society meets at TC Roberson High School Media Center at Long Shoals Road from 7-9pm the 2nd Thursday of each month. All are welcome.

M.I. Hummel Club local chapter meets bimonthly September though June at 7PM on the third Thursday in Balfour United Methodist Church, Hendersonville. For more information, call Harold Johnson at 828-692-8355.

Mustangers of WNC meets at 7pm the second Monday of each month at Ryan's Steak House. Visitors Welcome. Call 697-6633 for more information.

National Association of Retired Federal Employees meets at Ryan's Family Steakhouse. For more information, call 828-697-2112.

Natural Healing Study Group meets at 7pm the first Wednesday of each month at the First Citizens Bank Community Room at 129 Fifth Avenue West. Speakers and discussion on natural healing. Call 692-5197 for more information.

NIA Fitness Class
Ongoing NIA fitness classes are held at the Opportunity House at 1411 Asheville Highway. Call 692-0575 for reservations and information.

The North Star Amateur Astronomy Club will meet 7-9 p.m. the fourth Tuesday of each month in the SAMmy WilliAMs Senior Center, the Third Avenue West at Justice Street. For more information, call 890-3681.

Operation Toasty Toes, Chapter 7 meets 10AM - noon Mondays at 105 Campbell Drive, Flat Rock. This committee knits and crochets comfort items for American military serving overseas. For more information, call 696-9777 or 697-0366.

The Opportunity House is an arts, crafts, and cultural center located at 1411 Asheville Highway. They offer classes and activities like bridge, bingo, woodworking, computers, gardening, sewing, languages, exercises, dancing, pottery and much more. Call 692-0575 for more information.

Optimist International has been "Bringing Out the Best in Kids" since 1919. Optimist Clubs conduct positive service projects aimed at providing a helping hand to youth.

Out There
Get out there! This group of local folks encourages you to join them for all types of outdoor activities.

Parents without Partners meets at 7pm the first Monday of the month in the Community Room of First Citizens Bank. Educational and professional, speakers and activities for parents and children. Call 891-7454 for more information.

Pisgah Chapter of Trout Unlimited
The Pisgah Chapter of Trout Unlimited is located in Hendersonville, N.C. nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains. The Chapter was founded in June of 1969. They are now celebrating our 32nd year of cold water conservation.

Polish American Club of Western North Carolina usually meets at 7PM the last Wednesay of the month in the parish house of St. John in the Wilderness Church. The public is welcome. Call 697-5665 for more information.

The Preservation Society of Asheville and Buncombe County: If you want to get involved in helping to preserve Asheville and Buncombe County's heritage, then get involved with this organization. You will enjoy the people and the projects on which you will have an opportunity to work. Call 828-254-2343 for further information.

Quality Forward Walk-About Quality Forward is resurrecting the monthly walks to get us all out to see Beautiful Asheville and Buncombe County. On the first Monday of every month at 5:30 they will meet at the Quality Forward office at 29 Page. Call 254-1776 for more information.

Red Cross Classes
The American Red Cross Asheville-Mountain Area Chapter is offering several health and safety courses. Call 258-3888*230 for more information.

Rotary Club
ROTARY is an organization of business and professional leaders united worldwide, who provide humanitarian services, encourage high ethical standards in all vocations, and help build goodwill and peace in the world.

  • Arden Rotary Club meets Thursdays at 7:30AM at the Crescent View Retirement Community. 828-684-3455.
  • Brevard Rotary Club 
  • Hendersonville Rotary Club 
  • Hendersonville-Four Seasons Rotary Club meets Tuesdays at 7:00AM at Dixie Diner on US 64. 828-890-0875.
  • Pisgah Forest Rotary Club meets Wednesdays at 8:00AM at Glen Cannon Country Club. 828-884-2324.

The Saver's Club meets at noon the fourth Friday of each month at the Consumer Credit Counseling Service, 50 S. French Broad Ave, Asheville. Call 255-5166 for more information.

The Seniors Social Club is a seniors club having four dinner socials and two luncheon socials a year with entertainment plus numberous monthly activities. Call 693-8167 for more information.

Song O'Sky Chorus
The Song O'Sky Chorus of Sweet Adelines International will meet each Monday night at 7pm at the First Christian Church. Call 274-9374 for more information.

Street-tiques of Asheville, an N.S.R.A. affiliated club for pre-1949 steet rods, meets monthly. For place and time call 697-6777.

The Tarhell Ruggers meet second and fourth Mondays, 10AM-2PM in the fellowship hall at Calvary Baptist Church on Haywood Road. Please bring a lunch; coffee and tea will be served. Call 693-9237 for more information.

Toastmasters International
Toastmasters members learn to speak simply by speaking, and they learn leadership by leading.

TOPS Club, Inc.
TOPS® is a non-profit international family of all ages, sizes,and shapes from all walks of life, dedicated to helping each other Take Off and Keep Off Pounds Sensibly.

  • TOPS No. 185 meets at 5:15PM Tuesdays at East Flat Rock UMC, Spartanburg Highway. Call 692-2071 for more information.
  • TOPS No. 186 meets 8:30AM Wednesdays at Covenant Presbyterian Church, 2010 Kangua Road. For more information, call 698-8054.

Trout Unlimited Land-of-Sky
Join this group of anglers and conservationists as they seek to protect area trout and their habitat. There are numerous scenic trout streAMs in the area; TU members can tell you where to cast your fly!

The Tudors are an ensemble of recorder players that meet to play and enjoy music from the Baroque period from 1:30-3:30pm on Tuesdays at the Covenant Presbyterian Church. New players are welcome. Call 692-8830 or 693-6181 for more information.

Walter M. Bryson Camp 70, Sons of Confederate Veterans meets 7PM on the third Thursdays of each month at Grace Bible Church, corner of Allen and Washington.  Call 828-891-5513 or 828-890-4015 for more information.

Welcome Wagon of Henderson County is a newcomers club introducing new members to the community and offering opportunities for friendship through activity groups. Times and days vary. For more information, visit their website.

The Western Carolina Botanical Club meets Fridays for a lecture or nature hike. Amateurs and experts are welcome. Call 696-2077 or 883-4946 for more information.

Western Carolina Chapter #126, National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors meets at 10:30AM the second Saturday of every other month at the Chariot meeting hall. Call 966-4680 for more information.

Western North Carolina Department 56 Club WNC 56'ers meets the first Tuesday of each month at Mills River Restaurant. Dinner starts at 5:30pm and meeting starts at 7pm. Call 628-4865 for more information.

Western North Carolina Racing Pigeon Club meets monthly and has two pigeon racing seasons each year.

Western North Carolina Sierra Club has monthly meetings offering educational speakers. They also have planned some awesome hikes in our beautiful mountains.

WNC Pilots Association meets the third Tuesday of each month at Basil's Restaurant, across from the Asheville Regional Airport at 7pm. Call 891-8233 for more information.

WNC Quilters Guild meets third Thursdays with alternating day and evening meetings. New members and guests welcome. Call 698-6395 for more info.

WNC Singles Club has weekly meetings on Thursdays at 7pm at the Calvary Baptist Fellowship Hall in West Asheville. Call 828-254-0540 for more information.

The WNC Society for Genealogical Research meets at 10AM on the 4th Sat. of the month (except Dec.).  Call 698-1599 for more information.

Writers' Group Seeks New Members  

The Appalachian Round Table, a small group of writers (mostly Great Smokies Writing ProgrAM enrollees) is seeking up to four new members.  The group meets every other Tuesday, 6 to 9 PM, at the UNCA library, to workshop previously distributed literary fiction manuscripts.  Interested persons please contact Jeanne Howe: [email protected].


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